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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 […]

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Professional footballer Christian Mbulu dies at 23

Professional footballer Christian Mbulu has died at the age of 23, according to a statement from his team, Morecambe FC. The defender, who spent his career in the lower leagues of British football, made three appearances for the League Two side this season. “Everyone at Morecambe FC is deeply saddened to learn of Christian Mbulu’s […]

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Hana Kimura, pro-wrestler and Netflix star dies at 22

Hana Kimura, a professional Japanese wrestler who appeared in the latest series of Netflix’s reality show Terrace House, has died at the age of 22. Stardom Wrestling, Kimura’s organisation, confirmed the news and asked fans to be respectful. The cause of death was not immediately clear. Shortly before she died, she issued a series of […]

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Naomi Osaka becomes highest paid female athlete in history

Tennis sensation Naomi Osaka has become the highest paid female athlete in history after earning $37.4 million over the last year, according to Forbes. The 22-year-old amassed her staggering pre-tax total through a combination of prize money and endorsements, raking in $1.4 million more than Serena Williams over the last 12 months. Williams, a 23-time […]

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South Korean football club fined $81,300 for placing sex dolls in its stands

South Korean football team FC Seoul has said it has been handed a 100 million KRW ($81,300) fine after being accused of placing sex dolls in its stands to add to the atmosphere during a closed match. Sporting events around the globe have been halted because of coronavirus, but South Korea’s K League is one […]

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Former WWE star Shad Gaspard found on a California beach

The body of former WWE star Shad Gaspard was found on a California beach early Wednesday morning, three days after he went missing during a swim. A passerby spotted a body that had washed ashore on Venice Beach, and notified police. “The decedent was identified as Shad Gaspard,” police said. His family members have been […]

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Anil Kumble-led ICC committee recommends saliva ban to shine ball amid coronavirus pandemic

The Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee on Monday recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting over a video conference, the committee also pushed for bringing back two non-neutral umpires for all internationals matches. “We are living through extraordinary times and the recommendations the committee […]

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Bundesliga: Haaland, Guerreiro shine as Borussia Dortmund defeat FC Schalke 4-0

Even though Borussia Dortmund ran riot against their bitter rivals FC Schalke by winning the match 4-0, the lack of the iconic yellow wall, no chants and echoing voices of players and support staff clearly gave a glimpse of what sporting activities could like post-COVID-19 There was a strange feeling in the empty Signal Iduna […]

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German driver Sebastian Vettel to quit Ferrari by the end of 2020

Four-time Formula One Champion Sebastian Vettel will be quitting Ferrari at the end of 2020 after contract talks between the two broke down. Germany’s tabloid Bild and Auto Motor und Sport reported regarding this on Monday. According to these media reports, the German has rejected the terms offered in the new deal. Team Ferrari has […]

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Atalanta midfielder Andrea Rinaldi dies. He was 19.

Atalanta midfielder Andrea Rinaldi has died aged 19, the Italian club said in a statement on its website. Rinaldi, who had been on loan at fourth-tier side A.C. Legnano, was described by Atalanta as a “positive” personality and “well-liked by everyone.” A.C. Legnano said in a statement on its website that Rinaldi’s death had been […]