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Karen Bardsley: Manchester Derby is a ‘battle for rights,’ says England goalkeeping legend

CNN —   The upcoming FA Cup 5th round clash between archrivals Manchester United and Manchester City will be a “battle for rights,” veteran goalkeeper Karen Bardsley says. “It does get a little spicy, you know?” the Manchester City keeper told Connect the World’s Becky Anderson in Dubai this week. …

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MLB cancels more Spring Training games as owners and players seek to hammer out a new agreement

“While negotiations have yet to result in an agreement, we are committed to working around the clock through Monday’s deadline,” MLB said in a statement. Last week, MLB announced the cancelation of some scheduled preseason games. The games, which were set to begin on February 26 with some exhibition games …

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Russian NHL star player Alex Ovechkin says, ‘Please, no more war’

“I would say it’s a hard situation,” the Washington Capitals left wing said at a Friday news conference. “I have lots of friends in Russia and Ukraine. And, it’s hard to see another war. I hope it’s soon going to be over and there’s going to be peace in the …

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Top Russian tennis stars speak out against war in Ukraine

CNN —   Two top-10 Russian tennis stars, including world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev, have addressed their country’s invasion of Ukraine this week. Speaking on Thursday, Medvedev, who won the US Open last year, addressed the situation in his home country after winning his match in Mexico, saying he is …

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The Klitschko brothers, heavyweight boxing legends, vow to fight for Ukraine

Russia launched its invasion by land, air and sea on Thursday following a declaration of war by President Vladimir Putin. An estimated 100,000 people have fled as explosions and gunfire rocked major cities. Dozens have been reported killed. Vitali Klitschko, who has been the mayor of Ukraine’s capital Kyiv since …

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UEFA moves Champions League Final from St Petersburg as sporting world reacts to Russian invasion of Ukraine

The 2022 final was scheduled to be held at Krestovsky Stadium, which is sponsored by Russian state-owned company Gazprom, but will now be moved to the Stade de France in Paris to be played on the original date of May 28. “UEFA wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to …

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Daniil Medvedev to overtake Novak Djokovic and become tennis’ new world No. 1

CNN —   For the first time since Andy Roddick held top spot in 2004, Monday will mark the first time a player outside of the ‘Big Four’ of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will be ranked world No. 1 in men’s tennis. Russia’s Daniil Medvedev …

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Harold Varner III says monster 92-foot eagle putt to win tournament is ‘No. 1’ moment in golf career

As he himself documented on his Instagram, Varner was ranked 1,510th in the world in 2014. Since then, the American has seen a steady improvement year by year, rising through the ranks. But it took a moment of magic that he will never forget to finally crack the top 50 …

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MLB lockout: League will cancel regular season games if no union deal is struck by Monday, source says

MLB is in the midst of its first lockout since the 1994-1995 season. Members of the players’ union Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and the league are currently holding daily face-to-face meetings in Jupiter, Florida, to negotiate a new CBA contract. MLBPA declined to comment on the record. Citing …

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Jordi Bongard: Borussia Mönchengladbach player dies in traffic accident aged 20

The 20-year-old Bongard, who signed a professional contract with Gladbach last July, died in a serious traffic accident on Wednesday night, the club said. “We received this terrible news this morning and are stunned,” the club’s sporting director, Roland Virkus, said in a statement. “Our deepest sympathy and our thoughts …

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