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How double Olympic gold medalist Shim Suk-hee lost the race to overturn her ban ahead of Beijing 2022
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How double Olympic gold medalist Shim Suk-hee lost the race to overturn her ban ahead of Beijing 2022

At the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korean speed skater Shim Suk-hee stepped onto the podium with her teammates for gold medals — the crowning moments of her sporting career. Fast-forward to 2022, and things have drastically changed for Shim ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing. The short-track speed skater was barred…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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.…MORE

‘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…MORE

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…MORE

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