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Christian Eriksen targets World Cup ‘dream’ after recovering from cardiac arrest

Eriksen collapsed during Denmark’s game against Finland in Copenhagen last June and received life-saving treatment on the pitch. He now says that his heart is “not an obstacle” when it comes to his ambitions to return to football. “My goal is to play in the World Cup in Qatar. I …

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Jalen Hurts pens letter calling for action over ‘near-tragic’ rail collapse at Washington

Hurts was entering the tunnel leading to the locker room following a 20-16 Eagles victory — cheered overhead by excited Eagles fans — when the railing collapsed, spilling fans onto the ground and missing the 23-year-old quarterback by mere inches. The Eagles star helped fans to their feet before taking …

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Novak Djokovic: Public backlash against Serb’s medical exemption to play in Australian Open

There had been uncertainty over Djokovic’s participation after players were told they would have to be fully vaccinated in order to participate or have a medical exemption granted by an independent panel of experts. The exemption from the vaccine mandate means he will defend his 2021 title in Melbourne. Djokovic, …

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Romelu Lukaku apologizes to Chelsea fans for incendiary interview

In the interview, which was recorded back in December but released last week, Lukaku said he was “not happy” with his current situation at the London club and was frustrated by the system head coach Thomas Tuchel had decided to use. The Belgian striker also said he would one day …

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Japan’s female sumo wrestlers: Meet the women changing the face of the sport

The two pre-teen girls grapple for a dozen seconds before Kajiwara ousts her rival from the ring. At this sumo tournament, no loincloth-clad men are competing for the title of “grand champion.” Instead, girls aged between 8 and 12 are going head-to-head and step-by-step changing the future of Japan’s male-dominated …

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Washington Football Team to reveal new name on February 2, won’t be ‘Wolves’ or ‘RedWolves’

Team president Jason Wright made the announcement on the team’s website Tuesday stating that: “We can’t wait to hit the ground running with our team name and identity on a clear path — one without distracting obstacles, legal or otherwise.” The new name will not be the ‘Wolves’ or ‘RedWolves,’ …

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Novak Djokovic will defend 2021 Australian Open title

There had been uncertainty over Djokovic’s participation after players were told they would have to be fully vaccinated in order to participate or have a medical exemption granted by an independent panel of experts. Djokovic, who is tied with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 grand slam singles titles, …

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Portland Trail Blazers beat the Atlanta Hawks despite Trae Young’s season-high 56 points

Young’s total set a new NBA season-high mark, surpassing Kevin Durant’s 51-point performance for the Brooklyn Nets on December 12. Young also became the first ever player to score 56 points and dish out 14 assists in a game, according to the NBA. But despite Young’s heroics, it was the …

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Kylian Mbappé reaches landmark 200 career goals in Paris Saint-Germain’s Coupe de France win

The 23-year-old bagged his goals — taking his career tally to 201 — in the space of 17 second-half minutes to guide PSG into the last 16 in the absence of four players, including Lionel Messi, who tested positive for Covid-19. The hat-trick is already the 10th of his career …

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