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Russia may want to use Brittney Griner to negotiate prisoner exchange with US
Basketball star appeared in Moscow court on Friday after being arrested four months ago on suspicion of cannabis possession The US basketball star Brittney Griner has appeared in a Moscow court in a drug trafficking case that Russia may want to use to negotiate another prisoner exchange in its...
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Mohamed Salah commits future to Liverpool by signing contract to 2025
Deal makes him highest-paid player in Liverpool’s history Salah will be just past his 33rd birthday when contract ends Mohamed Salah has signed a new contract with Liverpool to 2025. The forward’s deal was due to expire in a year and the agreement makes him the highest-paid player in the club’s...
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FIFA's new offside technology to make World Cup debut in Qatar
This image provided by FIFA, July 1, shows a sample 3D animation generated by the semiautomated offside technology, set to make its World Cup debut in Qatar in Nov. 2022. Yonhap FIFA announced Friday it will implement a new offside technology at this year's World Cup to help video match officials...
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‘I’d Take a Bullet for Putin,’ Says Ex-Formula 1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone
The former chief executive of Formula 1 has defended Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and said he would “still take a bullet” for the Russian president. Bernie Ecclestone told ITV’s Good Morning Britain that Putin was a...
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'It made a lot of sense': Serena Williams on Ons Jabeur as her doubles partner ...
Serena Williams said 'it felt good out there' after she paired up with Ons Jabeur to win her first match since limping out of Wimbledon last year. Williams and Jabeur beat Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova 3-6, 6-3, 13-11 in their first match at the Eastbourne International. Serena was full of...
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Qatar World Cup organisers reverse course on Taiwan name change
The island’s name is altered yet again on a website for football fans who plan to attend the event. ......
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Naomi Osaka pulls out of Wimbledon with Achilles injury
The Japanese has not played since a first-round exit at the French Open....
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Rafael Nadal hoping to play at Wimbledon despite chronic foot issue
Rafael Nadal is hopeful of being able to play at Wimbledon after treatment for his chronic foot problem. The 36-year-old was pictured on crutches after winning his 14th French Open title almost two weeks ago and said he would not continue to play if the situation did not improve. But Nadal has been...
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Williams set to return after being awarded wild card for Wimbledon
Serena Williams will play singles at Wimbledon after being awarded a wild card. The 23-time grand slam singles champion made a tearful exit in the first round at the All England Club 12 months ago after retiring during the first set against Aliaksandra Sasnovich due to a leg injury and doubts had...
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Lewis Hamilton expects to race in F1 Canadian GP despite back pain in Baku
‘I wouldn’t miss it for the world’, Hamilton says on social media Mercedes driver suffering from car’s ongoing ‘porpoising’ issue Lewis Hamilton says he expects to be able to take part in this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix despite suffering back pain during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The...
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