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Robert Griswold: Paralympic gold medalist swimmer accused of raping and abusing teammate

CNN  —  Paralympic gold medalist swimmer Robert Griswold “maliciously targeted,” groomed and sexually abused a younger, intellectually disabled teammate, a civil lawsuit filed on Friday in Colorado alleges. He allegedly abused now-19-year-old Parker Egbert, who has suffered from developmental delay and intellectual disability his entire life making him “significantly more …

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Brentford stuns Manchester City with 98th minute winning goal

CNN  —  Brentford defeated Manchester City 2-1 on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium, ending City’s run of 16 consecutive home victories with a breathtaking breakaway goal in the 98th minute that sealed victory. One moment, Phil Foden was taking a corner for Manchester City; a chance to set up a …

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Kyrie Irving: Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says he believes NBA star ‘does not have any beliefs of hate towards Jewish people’

CNN  —  Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says he believes Nets star Kyrie Irving “does not have any beliefs of hate towards Jewish people.” Tsai tweeted on Friday: “Clara and I met with Kyrie and his family yesterday. We spent quality time to understand each other and it’s clear to …

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Women’s Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand defeat England in record-breaking game

CNN  —  Finals can often be sluggish affairs, stifled by the weight of the occasion and the all-encompassing pressure that accompanies them. But sometimes, the occasion can elevate the final into a historic match, as was the case at the women’s rugby World Cup as New Zealand defeated England 34-31 …

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‘Power Slap’: UFC president launches new open-handed striking venture

CNN  —  UFC president Dana White is getting into the slap game. The longtime president of the UFC announced a new striking competition called Power Slap during a press conference on Friday. The new venture will pit men and women competitors from around the world to showcase “power, technique and …

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FTX: NBA’s Miami Heat to terminate relationship with crypto giant, will get new arena name

CNN  —  The NBA’s Miami Heat and Miami-Dade County have terminated their relationship with bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX and will search for a new naming rights partner for their arena in downtown Miami. The announcement came after the FTX group earlier on Friday filed for bankruptcy in the United States …

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Kylian Mbappé tells Sports Illustrated he considered quitting French national team after Euro 2020, citing lack of support after suffering racist abuse

CNN  —  French superstar Kylian Mbappé says he considered quitting the France national team after Euro 2020, citing a lack of support after suffering racist abuse. Speaking to Sports Illustrated, Mbappé recounts that he spoke to French Football Federation (FFF) President Noël Le Graët about the racist abuse he’d endured …

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Wayne Rooney: As former Premier League star rolls sushi in Dubai, his thoughts turn to Alex Ferguson

CNN  —  Wayne Rooney holds down the bamboo mat with one sinewy hand while the other is busy mixing rice into slices of salmon and avocado. Carefully, the former Premier League footballer, wearing a bright orange apron, moisturizes the blend with vinegar and water, before wrapping it in one of …

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Iran protests: Archer joins other athletes in showing support for protests

CNN  —  Iranian archer Parmida Ghasemi demonstrated her support for anti-government protests by removing her hijab during an awards ceremony in Tehran, a video shared to social media on Thursday shows. In the video, Ghasemi lets her headscarf fall off as she stands on a podium along with other athletes. …

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Iran should not be allowed to play at World Cup, says former FIFA President Sepp Blatter

CNN  —  Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter thinks Iran should be barred from the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, a Swiss paper and online news website quoted him as saying Friday. The comments come amid nationwide protests that have gripped Iran for weeks, following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini …

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