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Start the Barty! Australian wins Wimbledon for 2nd major

WIMBLEDON, England — Everything came so easily for Ash Barty at the start of the Wimbledon final. Hard to believe one player would grab the first 14 points of a major championship match. Surely, it couldn’t stay that one-sided, right? Of course not. Still, Barty used that perfect […]

After tough pandemic, Patel thrilled to be India’s first female swimmer at Games

AHMEDABAD, July 5 – Maana Patel said she was thrilled to become the first Indian female swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympics, having faced pool closures and a harsh lockdown as she prepared for the Tokyo Games during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patel, 21, will compete in Tokyo […]

Denmark taking Eriksen inspiration to Wembley at Euro 2020

BAKU, Azerbaijan — Christian Eriksen’s absence makes it even harder to forget what happened to him. Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand found that out on Saturday, his mind wandering from the match even as his team was playing in the European Championship quarterfinals. “I thought about him during the […]

Eriksen sends public thank you message from hospital

COPENHAGEN — Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their “sweet and amazing” well-wishes after his collapse at the European Championship. Eriksen remains in the hospital after suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday, when he had […]

England bowler Ollie Robinson suspended for abusive tweets

London, Jun 7:  England fast bowler Ollie Robinson was suspended from international cricket pending an investigation into discriminatory tweets he posted from 2012-13. Robinson will not be available for the second test against New Zealand starting Thursday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Sunday. Robinson made […]

4-time Slam champ Osaka out of French Open, cites anxiety

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open on Monday and wrote on Twitter that she would be taking a break from competition, a dramatic turn of events for a four-time Grand Slam champion who said she experiences “huge waves of anxiety” before speaking to the media and revealed she has […]

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