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The cartoonist who turned Serena Williams into an angry baby doesn't think his drawing is racist and says 'the world has just gone crazy' - Dotemirates

The cartoonist who turned Serena Williams into an angry baby doesn't think his drawing is racist and says 'the world has just gone crazy'

Serena Williams. AP Images Serena Williams was turned into a controversial cartoon on Monday. Williams lost the 2018 US Open women's final on Saturday after getting slapped with three code violations on court. Her behaviour was lampooned by Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight, who drew Williams as an angry baby with exaggerated features like oversized lips, a big nose, and wiry hair. Knight denies the cartoon is racist and says "the world has gone crazy." The cartoonist who turned Serena Williams into an angry baby throwing a tantrum during the US Open final claimed his cartoon isn't about race and...


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Boban, Maldini join former club AC Milan in reshuffle

MILAN: Zvonimir Boban left his role as FIFA deputy secretary general on Friday to join his former club and “family” AC Milan, while Paolo Maldini’s appointment as technical director was also confirmed by the Italian giants.The 50-year-old Croatian Boban has been working at FIFA since 2016, but will now take a job as Italian giants Milan’s “chief football officer,” to work alongside Maldini.Boban spent 10 years as a player at Milan from 1991 until 2001, winning four Serie A titles and the 1993-94 Champions League.“The people at AC Milan are my family and the city of Milan and Italy are...
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Root, England bask in sun for 8-wicket win over West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON, England: The sun appeared after a week of gloom and shined on England, giving the World Cup hosts perfect batting conditions to chase down a meager West Indies target and clinch an eight-wicket win with almost 17 overs to spare on Friday.Joe Root was able to get on the front foot to nullify any threat of an expected barrage from the West Indies pace attack and scored an unbeaten century to guide England to 213-2 in reply to 212.Root also took two wickets — both caught-and-bowled — and Barbados-born Jofra Archer took 3-30 after England skipper Eoin Morgan won...
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Rose pads lead, Woods six adrift in US Open 2nd round

PEBBLE BEACH, US: Justin Rose, aiming to build on his record-equalling first-round 65, stretched his lead early in the second round of the US Open at Pebble Beach on Friday.On a misty morning on the Monterey Peninsula, Rose opened with five straight pars before his first birdie of the day at the par-four 15th.He got up and down for a birdie from a greenside bunker at the par-five 18th to reach eight-under with nine to play.The steady effort came on the heels of Rose’s late surge in his six-under first round, in which three straight birdies to finish saw him...

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Hola Madrid! Hazard aims to become a 'Galactico'

Eden Hazard said on Thursday he wants to become a 'Galactico' at Real Madrid and believes he is joining the club at the perfect moment in his career. Hazard was unveiled in front of around 50,000 fans at the Santiagio Bernabeu after the Belgian's long-awaited move from Chelsea was confirmed last week. "I'm not a galactico, not yet, but I hope I will be one day," Hazard said in a press conference afterwards. "Despite everything I've done in the past, it will be like starting again from zero. I'm not a galactico, I'm Eden Hazard, just a very good player."...
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Maradona to leave Mexican club for health reasons

Diego Maradona is to leave his job as coach of Mexican side Dorados de Sinalao on the advice of his doctor, the Argentine's lawyer said on Thursday. "On doctor's advice he will dedicate his time to his health and have two operations, on his shoulder and his knee," Matias Morla wrote on Twitter. "We thank the entire Dorados family and we'll continue this dream another time." Maradona's resignation comes after nine months in charge of the second division side from Mexico's northwest. Under his charge, the Dorados twice reached the second division play-offs but fell short both times. Maradona, who...
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Messi back again for another shot at Copa

Lionel Messi was fed up and hurting three years ago, on the losing side once again at the Copa America. "For me, the national team is over. I've done all I can," Messi said after Argentina's penalty-shootout loss to Chile at the 2016 edition in the United States. Three years later, the five-time world player of the year is back at South America's biggest tournament, the guy Argentina is relying on once again to end their trophy drought in international soccer. Now 31, Messi is still among the best players in the world. He is coming off another prolific season...