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Alex Pullin, two time snowboarding world champion found died while spearfishing

Two time snow boarding world champion, Alex Pullin died while spearfishing in Australia. 32-year-old Pullin was treated by paramedics off a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast but could not be revived. In the 2014  Winter Olympics in Sochi Pullin was the flag bearer. Local media reported that a snorkeler spotted Pullin unconscious underwater on an […]

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10 Pakistani cricketers become unwell after testing positive for coronavirus

Seven more Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday. The PCB, in its press release, said that seven players Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz tested positive on Tuesday, taking the infected players’ count to 10 in […]

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Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test positive for coronavirus

World number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he had tested positive for coronavirus, the Serb star becoming the fourth player to contract the virus after taking part in his exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans. Djokovic, who is “not showing any symptoms” according to a statement from his spokesperson, joins Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and […]

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Will Enjoy Fruits Of My Labor: Undertaker Retires From WWE

The Undertaker has announced his retirement from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The iconic wrestler announced in the last episode of the WWE docuseries “The Last Ride” that he has no desire to return to the ring for another match. In a series of tweets posted by the WWE, The Undertaker said that “I’m gonna leave […]

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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal investigators said on Wednesday. Pilot Ara Zobayan told air traffic controllers that his chopper was climbing out of heavy clouds when in fact […]

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Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi tests positive for coronavirus

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Saturday said he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately I’m COVID positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery,” Afridi, 40, wrote on Twitter. The swashbuckling all-rounder made his debut in 1996. […]

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Ghanaian footballer stranded at Mumbai airport after 74 days due to Covid-19 lockdown

A Ghanaian footballer who slept in an Indian airport for over two months during the country’s coronavirus lockdown has finally left the hub. Randy Juan Muller, who turned 23 this week, flew to India on November 7 for a six-month contract to play soccer for ORPC Sports Club in Kerala, south India. As the coronavirus […]

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Now Use Of Saliva On Cricket Ball Invites 5-Run Penalty To Batting Side

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced several interim changes in playing regulations, including the ban on use of saliva to shine a cricket ball. The world governing body also approved the appointment of home umpires in international series as recommended by its Cricket Committee led by former India leg-spinner Anil Kumble. “The ICC […]

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UFC fighter Conor McGregor announces retirement for third time

Conor McGregor says he has retired from fighting – for the third time in four years. Ireland’s former two-weight UFC champion, 31, has a record of 22 wins and four defeats. His last fight, in January 2020, saw him beat American fan favourite Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas. He has […]

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English footballer woke up from coma speaking fluent French

Rory Curtis was 22 years old when an accident in 2014 left him in a coma. When he woke up from his coma, he was speaking in fluent French and had lost 12 years of his life in his head. “Hearing that, my dad did his research,” Curtis told BBC while talking about the crash […]

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Roger Federer tops Forbes’ highest-paid athlete list in the world

Tennis star Roger Federer is the highest-paid athlete in the world, according to Forbes. The 38-year-old earned a total of $106.3 million over the past 12 months, making him the first tennis player to top Forbes’ world’s 100 highest-paid athletes list. Athletes from 10 sports and 21 different countries made the list this year but […]

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Premier League to restart from June 17 behind closed doors

The Premier League is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval. A full round of fixtures would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. There are 92 matches still to play, and the first to take place will be […]