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Chris Smith, Team GB mountain runner, found dead in Scottish Highlands

Chris Smith, a 43-year-old mountain runner who competed for Great Britain, has been confirmed dead after going missing on a run in the Scottish Highlands Tuesday. Smith, an “experienced fell/mountain runner,” set out on an 11-mile route along four peaks in Scotland’s Glen Lyon area on Tuesday, according to a GoFundMe page set up to…MORE

Jack Nicklaus endorses Donald Trump ahead of US presidential election

Golf great Jack Nicklaus says he has voted for US President Donald Trump and has encouraged other American voters to do the same ahead of next week’s election. In a social media post, the 18-time major winner and arguably the greatest golfer of all time wrote that Trump’s “love for America and its citizens, and…MORE

The NFL is confronting racism, but are Black quarterbacks continuing to be stereotyped?

To his frustration, they talked about Patrick Mahomes’ arm rather than his decision making as if brawn somehow mattered more than brain. Despite monetary success and awards, Black quarterbacks, past and present, say they still face an uphill battle against prejudice, especially when entering the league. For quarterbacks who threw for more than 3,000 yards…MORE

Lionel Messi scores as Cristiano Ronaldo misses Barcelona’s victory over Juventus

Football fans looking forward to seeing the renewal of the rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were made to wait a while longer after the Portuguese forward was forced to miss Juventus’ Champions League tie against Barcelona on Wednesday. Ronaldo, who tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from Portugal following the recent international football…MORE

Last-minute drama as Real Madrid avoids yet another defeat in the Champions League

A last-minute goal from Casemiro completed a stunning comeback from Real Madrid on Tuesday that earned the Spanish giants its first point of the new Champions League campaign. Madrid had been trailing German outfit Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 until the 87th minute before the visitors mounted a late surge to avoid humiliation and a fourth consecutive…MORE

Sprint star Christian Coleman banned for 2 years over missed drug test

Reigning world 100-meter champion Christian Coleman is set to miss the Tokyo Olympics after being banned for two years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The independent body, which combats doping, had provisionally suspended the 24-year-old in June for a “whereabouts failure” and upheld its decision on Tuesday. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) “whereabouts” system…MORE

Ezzeldin Bahader, 74, is the world’s oldest professional footballer

If you want proof that age is just a number, then look no further than Egyptian footballer Ezzeldin Bahader. At the age of 74 years and 125 days, he became the oldest professional football player in the world, according to Guinness World Records, breaking Israeli Isaak Hayik’s record. Bahader played his second full match for…MORE

Novak Djokovic targets Pete Sampras’ year-end world No. 1 record in Vienna

While unable to edge closer to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the grand slam leaderboard in the second half of the tennis season, Novak Djokovic is chasing one record that could see him outstrip his rivals. Djokovic needs to win just two matches at this week’s Vienna Open to end the year as world…MORE

Innovator FC Midtjylland shakes up status quo with revolutionary approach

You need to be a bit of a European geography expert to pinpoint the city of Herning — population 50,000 — in Denmark. But if you’re a football fan you’re likely to be aware that the city’s football club FC Midtjylland is doing a pretty good job of putting Herning on the map. Formed in…MORE

Tom Brady becomes NFL’s all-time passing touchdown leader

There are not many NFL records Tom Brady hasn’t set, but on Sunday the 43-year-old managed to find another one to break and again etch his name into the history books. When Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the field in Las Vegas, he trailed Drew Brees by three career touchdowns. The New…MORE