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Serena Williams Makes Return to Competitive Tennis at Eastbourne

Image Source: Eurosport Serena Williams returned to the tennis court on Tuesday, having not played in a competitive match in almost a year. Just weeks after, many had assumed the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion would never again play. The indicators pointed to one of the greatest players of all time retiring quietly and without …

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Diego Maradona: Football Legend’s Medical Staff to Face Trial

Image Source: El Periodico Eight medical professionals suspected of criminal negligence in the death of renowned Argentine footballer Diego Maradona will go on trial. A judge has mandated a culpable murder trial after a medical review team discovered numerous “deficiencies and anomalies” in Maradona’s care. Diego Maradona, 60, passed away in Buenos Aires in November …

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Sepp Blatter tells court he is too ill to testify on first day of trial with Platini

Image Source: Sky Sports The trial of former FIFA head Sepp Blatter and French football great Michel Platini over alleged corruption payments came to a standstill on Wednesday when Blatter declared himself too unwell to testify. Prosecutors in Switzerland accuse the couple of illegally arranging the payment of 2 million Swiss francs (£1.6 million) in …

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US Open: Novak and Williams Makes Entry List but Remain Doubts

Image Source: Eurosport This year’s US Open admission list included Serena Williams as well as 21-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic, who is now barred from entering the US due to regulations requiring visitors to be fully immunized against Covid-19. However, the inclusion does not guarantee that either will appear. Having taken a year off, …

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Nick Kyrgios Fined for Antics During Third-Round Match

Image Source: CNN After their heated Wimbledon third-round match on Saturday, Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas each received a punishment. The joint-highest single fine of the tournament thus far was imposed on World No. 5 Tsitsipas, who received a $10,000 fine for unsportsmanlike behavior. He expressed regret for smashing a ball into the stands after …

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Max Verstappen pips Fernando Alonso to pole at the Canadian Grand Prix

Image Source: Express Max Verstappen of Red Bull claimed pole in a wet qualifying session at the Canadian Grand Prix, with Alpine’s Fernando Alonso coming in second. Verstappen led the pack by 0.645 seconds after the track started wet and gradually dried. Alonso was on pole for the 2012 German Grand Prix in a Ferrari, …

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Premier League Fixtures: Mid-season Breaks, World Cup Breaks and all the Details 

Image Source: CBS Sports Champions Manchester City will go to West Ham United on the opening weekend of the Premier League season in 2022-23, which will include a mid-season break for the World Cup in Qatar.  Because of the World Cup, there will be no top-flight games from November 12-13 to December 26.  Crystal Palace …

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Celtics

Boston Celtics triumph over Golden State Warriors in NBA finals opener

Image Source: CBS Sports The determined Celtics delivered a remarkable comeback as they rallied over Stephen Curry and the Golden State old guard. Once Boston’s balanced squad of NBA finals first-timers found a rhythm from long range.  The Celtics rode the most lopsided fourth quarter in NBA finals history to a 120-108 victory over the …

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Jelena Dokic is in a better place now: how Former tennis player came close to taking her own life 

Image Source: USA Today In a personal and emotional Instagram post on Monday, former Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic revealed she “nearly leaped out my 26th storey balcony and ended my own life.” Dokic said beside a close-up shot of herself, where she is red-faced and teary-eyed as if she had been crying, that she …

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Steph Curry injured in 116-100 Warriors loss to Celtics in NBA Finals Game 3

Image Source: Sports Illustrated Steph Curry sank a 27-foot three-pointer near the conclusion of the third quarter, putting the Golden State Warriors in front of the Boston Celtics for the first time since the first minute. It was also the Warriors’ last lead, as they were defeated 116-100 by the Celtics, who took a 2-1 …

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