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Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet break
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Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet break

Stefanos Tsitsipas was booed by the crowd during his second-round US Open win over Adrian Mannarino after taking another extended toilet break. The world No. 3 angered Andy Murray, his opening-round opponent, during their five-set epic on Monday with two long trips to the bathroom, leading the Scot to call out Tsitsipas after the match.…MORE

‘The possibilities are endless on how fast we can go,’ says Paralympian David Brown, the world’s fastest blind athlete
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‘The possibilities are endless on how fast we can go,’ says Paralympian David Brown, the world’s fastest blind athlete

It was in the stands of Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium that David Brown’s dreams of a career in track and field started to take hold. Brown, who has been blind since the age of 13, remembers taking in the “spots and colors” of the Paralympic Games in Beijing as his friends dictated what was happening…MORE

Tennis’ governing bodies continue to urge players to get vaccinated ahead of US Open
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Tennis’ governing bodies continue to urge players to get vaccinated ahead of US Open

Some of the world’s best tennis players are congregating in New York for the US Open, the season’s final grand slam. They do so at a time when there appears to be a sense of vaccine hesitancy among some of the sport’s leading stars. Men’s world No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas has been the latest high-profile…MORE

Jacques Rogge, former IOC president, dies at 79
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Jacques Rogge, former IOC president, dies at 79

Former International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge has died at the age of 79, the organization announced Sunday. Rogge served as president from 2001 to 2013, overseeing three summer Games and three winter Games, as well as creating the Youth Olympics. “First and foremost, Jacques loved sport and being with athletes — and he transmitted…MORE

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight: What you need to know
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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight: What you need to know

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has found his way back into the ring, this time to fight former UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley. Paul previously defeated fellow YouTube personality AnEsonGib, former NBA star Nate Robinson and former MMA fighter Ben Askren. The pay-per-view event, which includes five fights, is scheduled to start Sunday, August 29 at 8…MORE

NBA requiring Covid-19 vaccinations for referees and others who work with players
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NBA requiring Covid-19 vaccinations for referees and others who work with players

Less than two months ahead of the regular season tip-off, the NBA says it’s requiring referees and other personnel who work with players during the 2021-22 season to be fully vaccinated. “All referees must be fully vaccinated unless they have a religious or medical exemption. The referees have also agreed to take any recommended boosters,”…MORE

Manchester City smashes Arsenal 5-0 as Gunners drop to bottom of Premier League
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Manchester City smashes Arsenal 5-0 as Gunners drop to bottom of Premier League

Manchester City put on a stunning display to thrash Arsenal 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, dropping the Gunners to the bottom of the Premier League table with their third consecutive loss. Ilkay Gundogan scored within the first ten minutes of the match thanks to a cross from teammate Gabriel Jesus, putting an unchallenged…MORE

Manchester United set to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo after reaching agreement with Juventus
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Manchester United set to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo after reaching agreement with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to re-sign for Manchester United subject to personal terms, visa and a medical assessment, the club announced on Friday. The Premier League giant said an agreement had been reached with Juventus for the 36-year-old, who scored 118 goals in 292 games during his first spell at Old Trafford. “Everyone at the…MORE

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