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Joe Burrow is in for a ‘rude awakening’ at Arrowhead Stadium, says former Chiefs kicker
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Joe Burrow is in for a ‘rude awakening’ at Arrowhead Stadium, says former Chiefs kicker

As if losing helmet radio communications during a divisional round game wasn’t tough enough, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow’s sound-related trials are apparently only just beginning. The second-year signal caller faces the challenge of steering his team past the Kansas City Chiefs and into the Super Bowl in Sunday’s AFC Championship game on the road…

Danielle Collins: American reaches maiden grand slam final with victory over Iga Swiatek at Australian Open
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Danielle Collins: American reaches maiden grand slam final with victory over Iga Swiatek at Australian Open

American Danielle Collins reached her maiden grand slam final with victory over Poland’s Iga Swiatek in the Australian Open semifinal on Thursday The 28-year-old Collins overpowered the 7th seed in straight sets 6-4 6-1 and will meet world no.1 Ash Barty in Saturday’s women’s singles final at Melbourne Park. The 27th seed’s run to the…

Gianni Infantino: FIFA president says his comments about refugees ‘crossing the Mediterranean’ were ‘misinterpreted’
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Gianni Infantino: FIFA president says his comments about refugees ‘crossing the Mediterranean’ were ‘misinterpreted’

Gianni Infantino, the president of football’s global governing body FIFA, has said his remarks about a biennial World Cup and bringing “hope” to refugees crossing the Mediterranean have been “misinterpreted.” Speaking in an address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Wednesday, Infantino spent the final part of his speech talking…

Bob Marley’s last ever outdoor concert inspires new soccer shirt
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Bob Marley’s last ever outdoor concert inspires new soccer shirt

What is the next move for a football team that has a designated poet in residence and the sport’s very first climate officer? To design a shirt in honor of reggae legend Bob Marley, of course. In the latest progressive scheme from Irish club Bohemians, a member-owned and not-for-profit team, the club have released a…

Substitute keeper Abo Gabal the shootout hero as Egypt advance

Substitute keeper Abo Gabal the shootout hero as Egypt advance

Egypt booked a quarterfinal place at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 5-4 shootout victory over Ivory Coast on Wednesday as substitute goalkeeper Mohamed Abo Gabal saved Eric Bailly’s tame penalty and Mohamed Salah stroked home the decisive spotkick. The match finished 0-0 after extra time before Abo Gabal, who had replaced the injured…

Kobe and Gianna Bryant statue placed at crash site on 2-year anniversary of their deaths
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Kobe and Gianna Bryant statue placed at crash site on 2-year anniversary of their deaths

A bronze statue of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was placed Wednesday at the crash site in Calabasas, California, where the Bryants and seven others were killed. Wednesday marked two years since the helicopter crash, which was determined by federal investigators as having been caused by pilot disorientation due to foggy conditions.…

‘It creates a lot of anxiety’: Ahead of the Winter Olympics, athletes are doing everything to avoid catching Covid-19
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‘It creates a lot of anxiety’: Ahead of the Winter Olympics, athletes are doing everything to avoid catching Covid-19

For athletes competing at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, arriving at the Games with a clean bill of health is a crucial part of their preparation. The prospect of testing positive for Covid-19 — and thus missing out on the chance of competing — looms over every athlete ahead of Beijing 2022, which gets underway…

Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills
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Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills fans — known as Bills Mafia — are typically the ones making donations after a game, but after the Bills lost 42-36 to the Kansas City Chiefs in an epic AFC divisional round Sunday, Chiefs fans decided to step up to the plate. Chiefs fans began donating Tuesday to Oishei Children’s Hospital in…

Super Bowl attendees given masks, must wear them unless eating or drinking, says public health director
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Super Bowl attendees given masks, must wear them unless eating or drinking, says public health director

All attendees at Super Bowl LVI will be given KN95 masks and will be reminded to keep their face coverings up at all times unless drinking or eating, said Los Angeles County of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer Tuesday. Fans heading to the NFL Experience at the LA Convention Center, the NFL’s “interactive football theme…

Aaron Rodgers claims his ‘divisive’ vaccination status was the ‘only reason’ people wanted Packers to lose in the playoffs
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Aaron Rodgers claims his ‘divisive’ vaccination status was the ‘only reason’ people wanted Packers to lose in the playoffs

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has said that he takes accountability for being “divisive” as a result of his vaccination status, despite never intending to be a polarizing figure. The reigning NFL MVP reappeared on the “The Pat McAfee Show” on Tuesday to reflect on Saturday’s divisional round playoff defeat to the San Francisco…

Danielle Collins: US tennis star reaches Australian Open semifinals after life-changing surgery
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Danielle Collins: US tennis star reaches Australian Open semifinals after life-changing surgery

The life of an elite athlete is rarely straightforward but Danielle Collins has had to fight harder than most. In April, the American was undergoing emergency surgery for endometriosis and had suffered an abdominal injury at the French Open. Fast forward to 2022 and the 28-year-old has just progressed into the semifinals of the Australian…

Climate change and fake snow could make the Winter Olympics ‘dangerous,’ study finds

Climate change and fake snow could make the Winter Olympics ‘dangerous,’ study finds

Climate change is threatening the Winter Olympics and the future of snow sports by making conditions much more dangerous for athletes and participants, experts warned in a report published a week ahead of the start of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. The Beijing Games, kicking off on February 4, will be the first Winter…

Teenagers make history for Iran and Kenya at Australian Open
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Teenagers make history for Iran and Kenya at Australian Open

While the superstars of the main tour inevitably attract the majority of the attention at this year’s Australian Open, two young women have made history in the junior tournament. Iran’s Meshkat al-Zahra Safi and Kenya’s Angella Okutoyi have both reached historic milestones at the first grand slam of the year and have been inspiring the…

AFCON: Report into deadly stadium crush will focus on who closed gate that led to loss of lives
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AFCON: Report into deadly stadium crush will focus on who closed gate that led to loss of lives

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said a report into a stadium crush in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé will center on who closed the gate at the Olembe Stadium. At least eight people were killed and 38 injured in Monday’s incident during the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) game between…

AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper
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AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper

Comoros’ progress to the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages has been the feel-good storyline of the tournament so far. The tiny island nation, Africa’s fourth smallest country and ranked 132nd in FIFA’s world rankings, stunned heavyweight Ghana 3-2 in the final group stage game to book its place in the round of 16. Comoros’…