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81 executions in Saudi Arabia on one day and horror of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine buffet the Premier League

Premier League matches might have huge global appeal and its broadcast deals are worth billions of dollars, but right now the organization finds itself at the eye of a moral, ethical, and political storm. The PIF — which has an 80% stake in the club as part of a three-party …

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Aliaksandra Herasimenia: Olympic medallist who fled Belarus forced into exile again as Ukraine attacked

Herasimenia, a three-time Olympic medallist, found herself among thousands of Ukrainians massing at the border with Poland as Russian troops advanced on Kyiv. On the second day of the Russian invasion last month, Herasimenia and her husband, Olympic swimmer Yauhen Tsurkin, scrambled to pack some belongings and set off on …

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Brittney Griner: Russian court extends US basketball star’s arrest until May 19, reports TASS

“The court granted the request of the investigation and extended the period of detention of the US citizen Griner until May 19,” the court said, per TASS. According to Russian authorities, the two-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested on allegations of drug smuggling significant amounts of narcotic substance at a …

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Golden State Warriors coach left fuming after Steph Curry collision and injury

Curry injured his foot after Smart dived for the ball in the second half, crashing into the two-time MVP’s leg and leading him to limp out of the game. Warriors coach Kerr, who was visibly upset after the incident, called it “dangerous play.” “I thought Marcus dove into Steph, and …

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Juventus crash out of the Champions League after a 3-0 defeat to Villarreal

Three late goals from Gerard Moreno, Pau Torres and Arnaut Danjuma condemned the Old Lady to its joint largest Champions League home defeat. The result also means that Juve has been eliminated in the last 16 for the third consecutive season, while the 2020/21 Europa League-winning Villarreal will play in …

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Russell Wilson says trade to Broncos was ‘mutual,’ came to Denver to win ‘three to four more Super Bowls’

And at Wilson’s unveiling as a Broncos player on Wednesday, first-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett couldn’t contain his excitement at having a Super Bowl champion as his quarterback. “Wow! C’mon, y’all. Russell Wilson! Holy sh*t. Very exciting,” he said with a smile. The 33-year-old Wilson was traded from the Seahawks …

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Paul Pogba: Manchester United star’s ‘worst nightmare’ realized after family home burgled

The Frenchman said his two children were sleeping in their bedrooms under the watch of their nanny when the family’s “worst nightmare was realised.” Pogba was used as a second-half substitute as United lost the round-of-16 tie 2-1 on aggregate. “The burglars were in our home for less than five …

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Rafael Nadal battles past Reilly Opelka to reach Indian Wells quarterfinals

The Spaniard managed to grind out a 7-6 (3) 7-6 (5) win over the 6-foot-11-inch serving specialist to record his 18th consecutive victory at the start of 2022. Nadal is just the second player to start a season 18-0 since the ATP Tour launched in 1990, with only Novak Djokovic …

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Hall of Famer Greg Norman reveals new Saudi-backed professional golf series

Norman, a 20-time winner on the PGA Tour and a former World No. 1 player, is a prominent face of the start-up LIV Golf Invitational series, which will host its first invitational competitions this summer. The venture, backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, pledges to award $250 million in …

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Red Bull Plane Swap: Skydiving from one plane to another — at 14,000 feet? Wild feat of mid-air plane swap has been decades in the making

The plane slows abruptly, then pitches down, steeper, then steeper still, settling into the most precipitous of dives, pointed directly at the ocean below. To the left of us, the door of the little Cessna has been removed. The wind rages past as the Pacific coast pulls ever closer into …

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