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Amir Malik is on a drive to make golf more inclusive for Muslims

CNN  —  Amir Malik is a man in love with golf. Yet golf has not always loved him back. A devoted sports fan since his childhood in Kingston upon Thames, London, he was fascinated with golf long before he took his first swing. But knowing nobody else who played, Malik …

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Erling Haaland is on track to crush Premier League records

CNN  —  Erling Haaland is redefining the art of goalscoring in the 21st century, goal by goal, hat-trick by hat-trick. The 22-year-old seems to write a new scoring record every time he takes to the field and Sunday’s Manchester derby proved no exception. Three goals in Manchester City’s 6-3 dismantling …

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NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

CNN  —  The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game …

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Neymar Jr.: Brazilian soccer star faces criticism for Bolsonaro support

CNN  —  Just days ahead of Brazil’s national elections on Sunday, soccer star Neymar Jr. has appeared in a campaign video endorsing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. The Paris Saint-Germain forward and Brazil captain appeared on a TikTok video singing Bolsonaro’s campaign jingle in which he lip synchs, “Vote, vote, and …

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Brittney Griner’s former college coach Kim Mulkey refused to comment on basketball star’s detainment in Russia

CNN  —  Kim Mulkey, who coached Brittney Griner for four years at Baylor University, is facing criticism over her refusal to comment on her former player’s detainment in Russia at a media conference earlier this week. A journalist began to ask Mulkey, “I just want to get your thoughts on …

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Diniyar Bilyaletdinov: Former English Premier League summoned to fight for Russian military amid ‘partial mobilization’ efforts

CNN  —  Former Everton and Russian national team soccer player Diniyar Bilyaletdinov received a summons from Russia’s military registration and enlistment office, his father, Rinat Bilyaletdinov, told Russian state news agency RIA Novosti. “Diniyar really received a summons. It’s hard to talk about emotions, because he didn’t serve, although he …

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Qatar World Cup organizers dispute Denmark kit manufacturer’s claims of human rights violations

CNN  —  Qatar World Cup organizers disputed Denmark kit manufacturer Hummel’s claims of human rights violations in the host country following the unveiling of the Danish kits the country will wear at this year’s tournament. On Wednesday, Hummel revealed “toned down” kits that Denmark will wear during the men’s World …

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Spain stuns Portugal with late goal to reach Nations League finals

CNN  —  Spain secured a dramatic, late victory against Portugal to qualify for next year’s Nations League finals. Portugal had looked more likely to take the lead throughout Tuesday’s match in Braga, but Álvaro Morata’s goal with two minutes remaining handed Spain an unlikely victory – the country’s first win …

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Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN  —  Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a …

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Italy moves onto Nations League finals, while England is relegated after playing out thrilling draw with Germany at Wembley

CNN  —  Italy joined The Netherlands and Croatia in the Nations League final four with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Hungary, while England and Germany shared the spoils at Wembley in a 3-3 draw that will leave both sides frustrated with their performances ahead of the World Cup. Italy needed …

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