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Ksenia Efremova: 12-year-old Russian tennis prodigy has ‘incredible potential,’ says Patrick Mouratoglou
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Ksenia Efremova: 12-year-old Russian tennis prodigy has ‘incredible potential,’ says Patrick Mouratoglou

Ksenia Efremova hadn’t even turned three years old and her mother already had the feeling her daughter was destined to become a star. One afternoon when her older brother was practicing on the tennis court, Efremova picked up one of his rackets — as she would often do — and began hitting a basket of…MORE

Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players
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Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players

The organizer of the Australian Open says the organization deeply regrets the impact that the Novak Djokovic saga has had on players competing in the first grand slam of the tennis season. Djokovic arrived back in Serbia’s capital Belgrade on Monday after his deportation from Australia ended the world No. 1 tennis player’s hopes of…MORE

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’

Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is returning to Arsenal from the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for further medical tests having been diagnosed with “cardiac lesions” following a positive Covid-19 test. Striker Aubameyang and Gabon teammate Mario Lemina, who plays for French club Nice, both tested positive for Covid-19 on January 6 upon arrival in Cameroon…MORE

Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting
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Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting

Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming has for the first time addressed his encounter last month with tennis star Peng Shuai, describing her as in “pretty good condition.” Peng’s well-being has become a global concern after she made allegations of sexual assault against a former national leader. “I’ve known Peng Shuai for almost 20 years,” Yao…MORE

Novak Djokovic arrives back in Belgrade after deportation from Australia
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Novak Djokovic arrives back in Belgrade after deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic has arrived back in Serbia’s capital Belgrade after his deportation from Australian ended the world No. 1 tennis player’s hopes of playing in the Australian Open. Djokovic travelled to Belgrade from Melbourne via Dubai after losing a court challenge on Sunday against the Australian government’s decision to cancel his visa on public health…MORE

Dallas Cowboys fans throw trash at the refs after heartbreaking NFL playoff loss; Dak Prescott says ‘credit to them’
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Dallas Cowboys fans throw trash at the refs after heartbreaking NFL playoff loss; Dak Prescott says ‘credit to them’

The Dallas Cowboys’ 2021 season couldn’t have ended in a more heartbreaking manner for fans, and they wasted no time in expressing that frustration. Shortly after the Cowboys’ 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card game, video captured fans throwing trash at players and referees as they ran…MORE

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka cruises to first-round victory; Rafael Nadal record bid off to perfect start
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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka cruises to first-round victory; Rafael Nadal record bid off to perfect start

Reigning Australian Open women’s champion Naomi Osaka said she’s been keeping a journal to document how she’s been feeling before defending her title. The 25-year-old couldn’t have hoped for a better script for any potential entry she pens for January 17 as she won her opening match 6-3 6-3 against Colombian Camila Osorio on Rod…MORE