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Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon due to Achilles injury

CNN  —  Naomi Osaka will not compete at Wimbledon later this month, with the four-time tennis grand slam champion citing an Achilles injury. Having posted a video on Twitter of herself rehabbing her Achilles on an underwater treadmill last week, on Saturday the 24-year-old was placed on the tournament’s withdraw …

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Steph Curry’s 2022 NBA title puts him on basketball’s Mt. Rushmore

Like Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, it was comprised of soft strokes of the finest details and, in the end, was beautiful. Curry’s legacy as one of the sport’s greats has long been cemented, but he’s never been one to be caught standing still. Despite everything stacked against him in Game …

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US Open: Morikawa shares lead with qualifier Dahmen

Ranked 130th in the world, Dahmen came agonizingly close to finishing the day above the two-time major winner as the outright leader but missed his birdie putt at the 18th hole by mere inches. The 34-year-old, who secured his first and only win on the PGA Tour in March 2021 …

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Mickelson out of contention at US Open in first major after LIV Golf debut

CNN  —  Phil Mickelson is out of contention at the US Open, missing the cut in his first major since joining the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf series. Having suffered a nightmare start at The Country Club on Thursday – an eight-over 78 marring Mickelson’s 52nd birthday – the six-time major …

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Golfer hits spectacular shot from hospitality deck at the US Open

Facing The Country Club’s longest hole — the 616-yard fourteenth — MJ Daffue found himself making an unexpected detour after his tee shot skewed left and settled on the hospitality deck. Still in bounds, the South African could have taken the opportunity of a drop ball, but instead lined up …

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Jacky Hunt-Broersma runs 104 marathons in 104 days as amputee athlete

At least, that’s what Jacky Hunt-Broersma, an amputee endurance runner based in Arizona, might have thought before she took up the sport nearly six years ago. “I wasn’t a runner before I was an amputee,” she tells CNN Sport, “I thought runners were crazy … But I kind of just …

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British Gymnastics: Independent review reveals systemic physical and emotional abuse

Following accusations of mistreatment by a significant number of young British gymnasts, parents and guardians, Anne Whyte was appointed by UK Sport and Sport England in the summer of 2020 to review allegations that British Gymnastics failed to address complaints for decades. In a 300-plus page review released Thursday, Whyte …

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NBA Finals: Led by MVP Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors win championship with Game 6 victory over Boston Celtics

CNN  —  Led by 34 points from Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night to claim their fourth NBA championship in the last eight seasons. The victory gives the trio of Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green their fourth title together – all …

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US Open: Phil Mickelson suffers nightmare first round as Adam Hadwin takes surprise lead

Playing on his 52nd birthday, Mickelson struggled to an eight-over 78, with only seven players of the 156-man field carding a lower score. The six-time major winner must finish in the top 60 by the close of Friday’s second round to avoid being cut. Though the first players teed off …

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Sue Bird to retire after WNBA season

Bird, the league’s career assists leader broke the official news on social media, writing, “I have loved every single minute, and still do, so gonna play my last year, just like this little girl played her first.” The 2002 No. 1 overall pick, Bird has played her entire career with …

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