Category: International Sports

International Sports
Beckham facing new roadblock to build state-of-the-art venue for MLS club

The new MLS franchise is set to begin playing in the city of Miami next season after facing many problems. The latest problem Beckham is facing before Inter Miami FC takes the pitch for the first time has to do with the ground where the stadium is supposed to be built. A study by environmental […]

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Dovizioso pips Marquez to win Austrian MotoGP

Spielberg, Austria, Aug 11 – Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso won the Austrian MotoGP on Sunday to slightly close the gap between him and runaway championship leader Marc Marquez. “I didn’t think I could overtake on the last corner but it was the last one and I absolutely had to try,” Dovizioso, 33, said. “I felt incredibly strong […]

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Tiger battles back stiffness as US PGA playoffs begin

NEW YORK, United States, Aug 8 – Tiger Woods struggled with a stiff back Wednesday, limited to chipping and putting on the back nine of his pro-am round on the eve of the US PGA playoff opener. Woods, the reigning Masters champion, has played a limited schedule this season in hopes of keeping himself healthy at age […]

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Serena’s injury hands Andreescu Toronto crown

TORONTO, Canada, Aug 11 – A tearful Serena Williams saw her US Open preparation thrown into disarray Sunday as back spasms forced her out of the WTA Toronto final after just four games, handing Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu the title. She called for a medical timeout, but within a minute, the umpire announced she was retiring. “I […]

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Team GB’s only black swimmer: ‘I understand why girls would quit over their hair’

“I was about 12 or 13 at the time and had never thought of the idea of the hair stopping you from swimming. Now that I am older I can fully understand why someone would quit over their hair.” Alice Dearing, a 22-year-old student at Loughborough University, is one of Great Britain’s top female marathon […]

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Drowning man saved by Olympic swimmer in heroic rescue

A drowning man had a stroke of luck when he was rescued by an Olympic swimmer who had been relaxing nearby.  Olympic medal-winner Filippo Magnini was with his girlfriend Giorgia Palmas on a Sardinian beach when he heard cries for help and launched into action, according to local media reports. The heroic rescue happened after […]

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Is Deontay Wilder’s younger brother Marsellos fighting for his big bro’s approval?

Older kids never used to pick on Marsellos, the quiet boy in the Wilder family. “Growing up my brother would fight a lot,” he tells Sky Sports. “I didn’t really have to fight too much on the streets, because of my brother’s reputation. “Guys didn’t really try me, when I was a teenager, because they knew […]

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US mass shootings: Philadelphia Union’s Alejandro Bedoya calls for end to gun violence

Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya called on US Congress to “end gun violence” by shouting into a pitch-side microphone after scoring in his side’s 5-1 win against DC United. “Congress, do something now. End gun violence,” said Bedoya, 32. The United States winger scored the opener within three minutes as Philadelphia beat Wayne Rooney’s side. […]

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Transcontinental Race: Germany’s Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race

Germany’s Fiona Kolbinger has beaten more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, cycling more than 2,485 miles across Europe in just over 10 days. After finishing in a time of 10 days, two hours and 48 minutes, Kolbinger say she could have “gone harder”, adding: “I could have […]

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Hamilton relishing new rivalry with Verstappen

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug 5 – Lewis Hamilton hailed Max Verstappen on Monday after a gripping duel in the Hungarian Grand Prix which left drivers and followers of Formula One looking forward to many more battles between the two. “When I got into second, I was like ‘OK, this whole battle we’ve been talking about me having with […]

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