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World No. 2 Simona Halep is recovering after testing positive for Covid-19

World No. 2 Simona Halep is recovering after testing positive for Covid-19

Tennis star Simona Halep says she is “recovering well” after testing positive for Covid-19. The world No. 2 confirmed she was self-isolating at home after experiencing mild symptoms from the virus. “Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19. I am self-isolating at home and am recovering well from…

Sue Bird posts photo with Megan Rapinoe down on one knee presenting her a ring

Sue Bird posts photo with Megan Rapinoe down on one knee presenting her a ring

It looks like the ultimate sports power couple are engaged. Sue Bird posted a photo on Instagram where Megan Rapinoe is seen on one knee presenting her with what appears to be a ring. The post doesn’t have a caption, but Bird’s team followed up by congratulating them on their engagement. The Seattle Storm tweeted:…

At 37, marathon runner Sara Hall is enjoying her sport more than ever

At 37, marathon runner Sara Hall is enjoying her sport more than ever

She says running has “broken my heart a hundred times,” but each moment of heartbreak would have seemed worthwhile as Sara Hall moved into second place on the final straight of this year’s London Marathon. The dramatic finish saw a surging Hall overtake Ruth Chepngetich in a sprint finish having made up 40 seconds in…

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

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…

Jack Nicklaus endorses Donald Trump ahead of US presidential election

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…