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Opinion: Why Australia’s elite basketballer is ready to tell the world he is gay

Editor’s Note: Isaac Humphries is a professional basketball player for Melbourne United, part of Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL). He previously played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. Read more opinion on CNN. Melbourne CNN  —  One of the best feelings …

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Ali Daei: Iranian football legend refuses to attend World Cup in solidarity with protesters

CNN  —  Iran’s record international goalscorer Ali Daei said on Monday that he refused an invitation to attend the World Cup in Qatar next week to stand in solidarity with Iranian protesters. “I rejected the official invitation of FIFA and Qatar Football Federation to attend the World Cup with my …

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Eagles vs. Commanders: No undefeated teams left in NFL in 2022, as Philadelphia loses to Washington, 32-21

CNN  —  And then there were none. After the Philadelphia Eagles were defeated 32-21 by the Washington Commanders on Monday night, no undefeated teams remain in the NFL. It was the first defeat of the season for the unusually sloppy Eagles as they slipped to 8-1 on an evening when …

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Diego Maradona: How the ‘world’s most famous football’ became a ‘gift from God’ for former referee Ali Bin Nasser

CNN  —  The two goals are perhaps as famous as each other – the first fabled for its audacity and guile, the second for its brilliant, breathtaking skill. Just four minutes separate Diego Maradona’s two memorable contributions at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca 36 years ago, and together they typify Argentina’s …

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Cristiano Ronaldo says Manchester United owners ‘don’t care about the club’

CNN  —  No one seems safe from Cristiano Ronaldo’s wrath at the moment. The superstar has been on a war-path against his current club and is clearly uninspired by Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family. In an explosive interview with Piers Morgan for TalkTV, Ronaldo says the owners “don’t care …

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Novak Djokovic: Australia to overturn three-year visa ban, source says, paving way for Australian Open

Sydney CNN  —  Australia will overturn a three-year ban on tennis player Novak Djokovic entering the country, paving the way for the former world No. 1 to contest the 2023 Australian Open. Australia’s Immigration Minister Andrew Giles will repeal the ban, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told …

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World Cup 2022: David Beckham’s ‘status as a gay icon will be shredded’ if he continues as Qatar ambassador says British comedian

CNN  —  David Beckham’s “status as a gay icon will be shredded” if the former England captain and Manchester United star continues in his role as a Qatar World Cup ambassador said British comedian Joe Lycett on Sunday. In a video posted on Twitter, Lycett, a British comedian who describes …

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Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: American MMA fighter dies at 38 from undisclosed illness

CNN  —  American MMA lightweight fighter Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has died at the age of 38 from an undisclosed illness, according to Bellator MMA. “It is with great sadness we acknowledge the passing of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, Bellator MMA announced on social media on Sunday. “The BELLATOR family is devastated …

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Padraig Harrington: Golfer gives fans $100 to buy beers for moving out of shadows

CNN  —  The beers were well and truly on Pádraig Harrington on Sunday. Surging towards an emphatic victory at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship – the PGA Tour Champions season finale – drinks were already set to flow for the Irishman, but Harrington seemed determined to start the party early. …

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Vikings vs Bills: Minnesota pulls off epic 33-30 overtime victory over Buffalo

CNN  —  It is already being called the “game of the year” by none other than LeBron James. In a dramatic finale that required overtime to settle the result, the Minnesota Vikings somehow defeated the Buffalo Bills 33-30 on Sunday, improving their record to 8-1. Leading 27-10 in the third …

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