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‘I think it’s a yes:’ Tom Brady says he could play in the NFL until 50
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‘I think it’s a yes:’ Tom Brady says he could play in the NFL until 50

Tom Brady has already cemented his legacy as one of the greatest to ever play the game but the legendary quarterback says he’s got many more years left in him. In a video alongside friend and long-term teammate Rob Gronkowski, the 44-year-old has admitted wanting to stave off NFL retirement for another six years. On…

Members of Afghan women’s youth football team arrive in Pakistan
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Members of Afghan women’s youth football team arrive in Pakistan

Members of Afghanistan’s women’s football team have arrived in neighboring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday. Former Afghanistan women’s team captain Khalida Popal says she helped with the evacuation process, tweeting: “I am happy to announce that once with the great support I managed to get more than 79 youth female footballers…

Man identified by Chelsea FC charged by Met Police after investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful tweets
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Man identified by Chelsea FC charged by Met Police after investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful tweets

A man who was identified by Chelsea Football Club for tweets posted in late 2020 has been charged by the London Metropolitan Police on seven counts of sending “hateful” messages on social media. The Met Police said in a statement: “A man has been charged after a Met Police investigation into racist, anti-semitic and hateful…

Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut
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Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut

It took Cristiano Ronaldo less than 13 minutes to score on his second Champions League debut for Manchester United, opening the scoring against Swiss team Young Boys. With practically his first touch of the match, the Portuguese forward turned home a stunning ball from international teammate Bruno Fernandes to open his account in this season’s…

US Open: Daniil Medvedev beats Novak Djokovic in men’s final
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US Open: Daniil Medvedev beats Novak Djokovic in men’s final

Daniil Medvedev won his first grand slam title Sunday, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4 6-4 in the US Open final and ending the world No. 1’s hopes of completing a calendar grand slam. The 25-year-old Medvedev, playing in his third grand slam final, became the third Russian man to win a major singles title and…

Billy Horschel wins BMW PGA Championship, becoming only the second American to win the famous event
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Billy Horschel wins BMW PGA Championship, becoming only the second American to win the famous event

US golfer Billy Horschel won the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday, becoming just the second American player to win the famous event. The 34-year-old shot a brilliant seven-under final round 65 to finish on 19-under and a shot ahead of Jamie Donaldson, Laurie Canter and Kiradech Aphibarnrat at Wentworth Golf Club. Playing in the penultimate…

2 Milwaukee Brewers combine to throw MLB’s record 9th no-hitter this season
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2 Milwaukee Brewers combine to throw MLB’s record 9th no-hitter this season

There have been nine no-hitters thrown in the 2021 Major League Baseball season — breaking its all-time record for a single season. The latest came Saturday, when the Milwaukee Brewers combined to no-hit the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Brewers’ pitcher Corbin Burnes went eight innings, striking out 14 batters and walking…

Britain’s Emma Raducanu defeats Canada’s Leylah Fernandez in all-teen US Open final
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Britain’s Emma Raducanu defeats Canada’s Leylah Fernandez in all-teen US Open final

British teenager Emma Raducanu won her first grand slam title by defeating Canadian Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the US Open final Saturday, completing a spectacular run at Flushing Meadows’ first all-teen final since 1999. With her straight-set victory, Raducanu did not drop a set in the entire tournament. “It was an incredibly difficult match,…

Jordan Spieth and Olympic champion Xander Schauffele among USA’s Ryder Cup captain’s picks
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Jordan Spieth and Olympic champion Xander Schauffele among USA’s Ryder Cup captain’s picks

The USA’s Ryder Cup team was finalized on Wednesday as Steve Stricker announced his six captain’s picks, which included three-time major champion Jordan Spieth and recently crowned Olympic gold medalist Xander Schauffele. The other four captain’s picks for golf’s biennial tournament, which gets underway at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin on September 24, were Harris English,…

‘I will face this match with a smile’: Brazilian football hero Pele announces surgery to remove tumor
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‘I will face this match with a smile’: Brazilian football hero Pele announces surgery to remove tumor

Brazilian football hero Pele underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his right colon last Saturday, he announced on social media on Monday. The news of the surgery follows Pele’s denial of reports that he had fainted last week, when he said that he was in good health and receiving routine examinations. The 80-year-old sports…

Former footballer Jean-Pierre Adams dies following 39-year coma
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Former footballer Jean-Pierre Adams dies following 39-year coma

Jean-Pierre Adams, an ex-footballer who fell into a coma in 1982 following a botched knee operation, has died at the age of 73, his former clubs Nimes Olympique, Paris Saint-Germain and Nice said. Adams, an imposing central defender, started his career in Fontainebleu, where he helped the local side win its amateur championship, before moving…

Sloane Stephens says she received more than 2,000 messages of ‘abuse and anger’ after US Open defeat
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Sloane Stephens says she received more than 2,000 messages of ‘abuse and anger’ after US Open defeat

American tennis player Sloane Stephens revealed harassing and threatening messages she received following her third-round loss to Angelique Kerber at the US Open on Friday. Stephens wrote on her Instagram story Saturday: “I am human, after last night’s match I got 2K + messages of abuse/anger from people upset by yesterday’s result. It’s so hard…

Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty stunned at US Open

Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty stunned at US Open

American tennis player Shelby Rogers rallied to upset No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia, the top-ranked woman in the world, in the third round of the US Open in New York on Saturday night. The final score was 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5). Rogers, ranked 43rd in the world, took the first set, but Barty…

The Baylor women’s basketball team is dropping ‘Lady’ from its name and will be known as the Bears
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The Baylor women’s basketball team is dropping ‘Lady’ from its name and will be known as the Bears

Baylor University’s women’s basketball team will no longer be known as the Lady Bears. The team announced Friday that it’s dropping “Lady” from its moniker, and going forward it will be referred to as the “Bears,” like the university’s other sports teams. “Baylor Women’s Basketball has solidified itself as one of Baylor’s most remarkable and…