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Surfing: Sebastian Steudtner's world record for the largest wave surfed by a man
Germany's Sebastian Steudtner has set a world record for the largest wave surfed by a man for his ride measuring 26.21 meters (86ft) in Nazare, Portugal in October 2020. ......
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Chelsea sale completed after Roman Abramovich agrees to government terms
The £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea football club has been completed after Roman Abramovich agreed to the UK government’s terms for the sale, ending a tumultuous period that raised fears over the club’s existence. Nadine Dorrie, the sports and culture minister, said the UK government issued a licence on...
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PSG president demands respect after LaLiga questions Kylian Mbappe deal
Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi demanded more respect for his club and Ligue 1 after criticism from LaLiga. Al-Khelaifi hinted at the disrespect following Kylian Mbappe’s decision to snub Real Madrid and stay in Paris on a three-year deal. LaLiga president Javier Tebas hit out at PSG...
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Israel seeks direct flights with Qatar during World Cup 2022
Jerusalem: Israel is approaching Qatar for direct flights between the two countries during the FIFA World Cup slated for later this year in Qatar,...
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Tiger Woods makes cut at PGA Championship as Will Zalatoris leads
Bubba Watson matches course record while Rory McIlroy shares fifth, but biggest crowds follow Woods as he continues comeback after his car crash last year. ......
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Chess: Carlsen goes head to head with Ding Liren as world top two meet
China’s Ding is the new favourite for next month’s Candidates after Alireza Firouzja, 18, failed in Bucharest, and the 29-year-old will play the world No 1 at least once during the Chessable Masters A head to head between the world champion and the leading pretender to the throne can be a game to...
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NBA ‘quietly’ returns to China state TV after almost three years away
The NBA has made a “quiet” return to state-run TV in China for this year’s playoffs after being off-air there for roughly three years. That’s according a new ESPN story by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, who also report that NBA owners collectively have over $10 billion in asset exposure to...
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Football fans taking cocaine at matches face five-year bans
Move comes in response to significant increase in disorder at games, much of which, police say, is driven by class A drugs Football fans convicted of selling or taking class A drugs such as cocaine at matches could face five-year bans, the government has announced, in a bid to tackle rising violence...
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Kaepernick to receive honorary degree from HBCU Morgan State University
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is set to be awarded an honorary degree from Morgan State University (MSU) during its spring commencement ceremony. In a statement on Tuesday, the Baltimore, Md.-based historically black college, said Kaepernick will receive degrees honoring vanguards of...
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This is why Liverpool fans boo the national anthem and this is what would stop it
The contrast between Boris Johnson and Jurgen Klopp could not be starker. The Liverpool manager...
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