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Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, a source close to his family confirmed to CNN. Regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Maradona became a household name after inspiring his country to World Cup glory in 1986. He took center stage at the…MORE

Emily Kristine Pedersen is a star on the rise after back-to-back Tour wins

Emily Kristine Pedersen is a star on the rise after back-to-back Tour wins

While 2020 has been a challenging year for most, Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen at least is enjoying a breakthrough season for the ages. Back-to-back Ladies European Tour (LET) wins in November for the Copenhagen native mean she has already wrapped up the 2020 Order of Merit title with a tournament to spare, cementing her status…MORE

Australian Open ‘likely’ to be postponed by ‘one or two weeks’

Australian Open ‘likely’ to be postponed by ‘one or two weeks’

Next year’s Australian Open will “likely” be postponed by “one or two weeks,” according to an announcement by the state government in Victoria, Australia on Wednesday. The tournament, the first tennis grand slam of the year, is currently scheduled to get underway on January 18 with the women’s and men’s singles finals taking place on…MORE

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore used to be “so afraid” of going to school given the bullying was so relentless. At its lowest point, her backpack and favored Justin Bieber hardpack were ruined after they were dowsed in water by bullies picking on her because of her size. But refusing to be downtrodden and using golf as an…MORE

Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss social injustice

Five NBA players visited the Vatican on Monday to discuss social and economic injustice with Pope Francis. According to the NBPA — the league’s players association — the meeting took place in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace where the players spoke about their efforts to address inequality in their communities. The players present…MORE

Goalkeeper gets married then stars in semifinal later in the day

Goalkeeper gets married then stars in semifinal later in the day

He tied the knot in the morning before later on helping his team tie down a grand final spot. It proved to be an eventful weekend for Queensland Lions player Luke Borean, who swapped wedding tux for goalkeeper gloves to have a hand in his side’s 4-1 semifinal victory over Peninsular Power. “It is not…MORE

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