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Ronnie O’Sullivan wins world title for the seventh time

O'Sullivan won the Crucible at the age of 46, defeating Trump 18-13 in the final. Following his victory, O'Sullivan and Trump hugged for over a minute. Ronnie O'Sullivan broke down in tears after winning the World Snooker Championship for the seventh time in his illustrious career after sharing a lengthy embrace with opponent Judd Trump after the match.   At times, O'Sullivan appears to be completely unconcerned about the magnitude […]

todayMay 4, 2022 4

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Andy Murray’s thoughts on banning Russian and Belarusian players from Wimbledon

Andy Murray is “unsupportive” of the plan to ban Russian and Belarusian players from Wimbledon in the aftermath of Ukraine's invasion, but says there is no “correct” response. Wimbledon officials said they were left with “no viable alternative” but to bar Russian and Belarussian players from competing in this year's Grand Slam, which begins on June 27. If players are to compete, the government is said to have asked sporting […]

todayMay 4, 2022 2

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Ben Stokes: the new captain for England men’s Test team

England has announced that Ben Stokes will succeed Joe Root as men's Test captain. Root stepped down as England's captain on Good Friday after five years, citing the toll and impact of leading the team. With England having won only one of their last 17 Tests, the newly installed managing director of men's cricket, Rob Key, has wasted no time in turning to the most obvious candidate to succeed Root, […]

todayApril 29, 2022 2

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Carlsen, Norway’s chess champ unlikely to defend championship title

The current world chess champion is Magnus Carlsen, GM. Many consider him to be the greatest chess player of all time, though GMs Garry Kasparov and Bobby Fischer are still contenders. In any case, the obvious and remarkable point is that Carlsen has already earned a place at the top before reaching the age of 30. In 2004, one month before becoming the second-youngest GM in history, the 13-year-old Norwegian […]

todayApril 23, 2022 3

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Lord Lariat triumphs at Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse

Lord Lariat won the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse for the second time in a row for local trainer Dermot McLoughlin. A year after 150-1 shot Freewheelin Dylan stunned the field in the Easter Monday feature, Lord Lariat made the list at 40-1 under jockey Paddy O'Hanlon. While there were plenty of fallers in the back, there wasn't much movement at the front end for the majority of the three-mile-five-furlong […]

todayApril 18, 2022 1

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Cristiano Ronaldo: “I would like to apologise for my outburst”

Following Manchester United's 1-0 defeat at Everton, Cristiano Ronaldo has apologised for knocking a fan’s phone to the ground, apparently. Ronaldo appeared to swipe his hand towards the ground as he walked off the pitch and into the tunnel at Goodison Park, according to social media footage. According to witnesses, the 37-year-old knocked a fan's phone out of their hand and it smashed to the ground.   “It’s never easy […]

todayApril 11, 2022 4

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Australia wins against England in cricket World Cup Final

Australia's victory over England in the Women's World Cup further cemented their status as the world's best international sports team. The Australians broke records in Christchurch on their way to adding the 50-over title to their T20 World Cup and Ashes titles. Alyssa Healy hit an incredible 170 off 138 balls, the highest score in either a men's or women's World Cup final. Her 160-run partnership with Rachael Haynes, as […]

todayApril 5, 2022 3

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Who will be the next head in the RFU?

Bill Sweeney, the head of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), stated that he would prefer to appoint an English successor to head coach Eddie Jones. Sweeney has backed Jones, who is under pressure following two disappointing Six Nations campaigns. Australian Jones is under contract with the RFU until the end of the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Bill Sweeney and Conor O'Shea, the performance director, were quick to point out […]

todayMarch 30, 2022 1 2

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Will Rory McIlroy miss the cut again?

One thing on Rory McIlroy's mind is whether or not he'll miss The Players Championship again, which would make this the second year that happened. After completing the final three holes of his opening round, carding 73, the 32-year-old Northern Irishman shot another 73 in his second in difficult conditions at TPC Sawgrass to end the day two-over-par. That means McIlroy is currently on the wrong end of the projected […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 3

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