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ROC at Beijing 2022: What is it and how can Russian athletes compete at the Olympics?

Its significance? An opportunity for clean Russian athletes to compete in the Olympics while their country remains banned from the Games because of a doping scandal. Russian athletes will be competing under the neutral banner for the second consecutive Games after they did so at last year’s Tokyo Olympics. There …

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David Goodwillie: Scottish club Raith Rovers criticized after it signs striker who was ruled to have been a rapist by a judge in a civil case

Raith announced it had signed the 32-year-old Goodwillie on Monday to a contract until the end of the 2023-24 season. Goodwillie had been with Clyde and other teams since the 2011 incident. In response to the criticism the club faced for the signing, Raith Rovers released a statement which said …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo surpasses Michael Jordan’s triple-double total as Milwaukee Bucks win

The “Greek Freak” scored 33 points in total, adding 15 rebounds and 11 assists in yet another dominant performance. He has now surpassed Michael Jordan’s total of triple doubles and sits 18th on the all-time list after recording the 29th of his career. Antetokounmpo, who failed to score in the …

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Brian Flores lawsuit: Former Miami Dolphins coach sues NFL and 3 NFL teams alleging racial discrimination

Programming note: Watch CNN’s interview with Brian Flores on “New Day” on Wednesday, February 2, at 8 a.m. ET. Flores, who is Black, says in his lawsuit that the Giants interviewed him for their vacant head coaching job under disingenuous circumstances, as Flores had found out three days before his …

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A look back at Tom Brady’s storied career

From a nearly forgotten sixth-round draft pick to the architect of one of the greatest sports dynasties ever, it’s been filled with trials and tribulations. And on Tuesday, it was announced he will retire from the NFL at the age of 44. Over the course of his legendary career, Brady …

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Tom Brady officially announces retirement from NFL

The 44-year-old, arguably the greatest NFL quarterback of all time, announced the news on social media. “I have always believed the sport of football is an ‘all-in’ proposition — if a 100% competitive commitment isn’t there, you won’t succeed, and success is what I love so much about our game,” …

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French lawmakers have proposed a hijab ban in competitive sports. The impact on women could be devastating.

“It almost means the end of soccer for me,” Diakité, a member of Paris based Les Hijabeuses, a collective of young hijab-wearing female footballers campaigning against the ban, and fighting what they describe as the exclusion of Muslim women from sports. The French senate in January voted 160 to 143 …

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This year’s Super Bowl tickets are the most expensive ever

SeatGeek said that the average price customers are paying for tickets as of Monday was $10,427. StubHub has an average of $9,800. The cheapest seats in Super Bowl LVI are being sold for about $7,000. Ticket prices could go up in the coming days. A record number of tickets are …

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LA Rams coach Sean McVay says he’s more ‘comfortable’ heading into Super Bowl having previously lost in one in 2018

For LA Rams head coach Sean McVay, losing to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at the end of the 2018 season as a 33-year-old could have been cataclysmic for his career. However, he showed no evidence of being scarred by the 13-3 loss — the lowest-scoring Super Bowl …

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Valorant: The new game boosting diversity in esports

An example of this is the Valorant Game Changers initiative which looks to provide a platform for marginalized genders to compete and develop into professional players. Valorant is a first-person shooting game developed by Riot Games — of League of Legends fame — and has approximately 12 million players logging …

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