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Davy Morgan becomes third motorcyclist to die at this year’s Isle of Man TT

Event organizers confirmed the 52-year-old’s death on Monday after “an incident on the final lap of the first Supersport Race.” “We extend our deepest sympathy to Davy’s partner Trudy, his family, loved ones, and friends,” a statement read. “Davy was a stalwart of the TT paddock, with 2022 marking 20 …

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Rafael Nadal on his French Open record: ‘I always consider myself a very normal guy. If I did it, maybe somebody else can’

For one athlete to have so much success at a single event is wholly unprecedented, while Nadal has also set himself apart from Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic by winning 22 grand slam titles to his rivals’ 20. “There is no word to describe this feat,” Federer’s coach Ivan Ljubicic …

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LeBron James on Brittney Griner’s detainment: ‘Our voice as athletes is stronger together’

CNN  —  Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has joined the many other athletes voicing their desire to get WNBA star Brittney Griner home after being detained in Russia for more than 100 days. “We need to come together and help do whatever we possibly can to bring BG home …

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Tampa Bay Rays: Several players decline to wear LBGTQ logos on uniforms for Pride Night, reports say

According to the Tampa Bay Times, at least five Rays baseball players — pitchers Jason Adam, Jalen Beeks, Brooks Raley, Jeffrey Springs and Ryan Thompson — declined to wear the uniforms which featured rainbow logos on the caps and jerseys. Adam addressed the situation on behalf of the players who …

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Lionel Messi scores five goals in a single game to climb all-time international scoring list

CNN  —  Lionel Messi scored all five of Argentina’s goals as it beat Estonia 5-0 in an international friendly on Sunday. The 34-year-old was in clinical form as he opened the scoring with a penalty before adding four more goals in his country’s rout. Messi, who has 86 goals in …

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Minjee Lee wins US Women’s Open

Lee, who is from Australia, took a three-shot lead into the final round over Harigae, having broken a 23-year-old record with her 54-hole score of 200 after shooting a 67 on Saturday. The tournament took place at Pine Needles Golf Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina — the fourth time …

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Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder steps down after eight seasons

“After eight years, I just feel it is time to move onward. I needed to take time to detach after the season and make sure this was the right decision,” Snyder said in a statement Sunday, adding that he strongly feels the team needs a new voice “to continue to …

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Ukraine’s hopes of reaching this year’s World Cup end with defeat against Wales

Ukraine has failed to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup, football’s most prestigious tournament, after a 1-0 defeat to Wales, but when your country is at war it doesn’t really matter. The bloodshed continues, lives are still being lost. Yet, for 90 minutes on a rain-soaked evening in Wales, …

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Nadal wins record-extending 14th French Open title with a straight-sets victory against Casper Ruud

Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 14th title at the French Open as he defeated Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-3 6-3 6-0. The Spaniard dominated Sunday’s final and won 11 consecutive games across the second and third sets to wrap up a 22nd grand slam title — two ahead of Roger Federer …

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