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Paris 2024 torch lit in ancient Olympia; relay under way

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The torch for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games was lit in ancient Olympia in a traditional ceremony on Tuesday, marking the final stretch of the seven-year preparations for the Games' start on July 26. Greek actress Mary Mina, playing the role of high priestess, lit the torch using a backup… Read

Sports

Olympic gold is great, but athletes say some cash to go with it is even better

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They compete for a trophy, a ring, the chance to be called a champion and, sometimes, a place in history. Most of the world's best athletes in all sorts of sports compete for cold, hard cash, too. After more than 100 years of striving to earn Olympic gold — but… Read

GOLF

Rory McIlroy debunks LIV Golf rumors; Greg Norman claims unanimous support during Masters trip

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This wasn't the kind of attention Rory McIlroy was hoping for on the day after the Masters. A London financial paper, City A.M., cited anonymous sources as saying McIlroy was believed to be close to an $850 million deal to join LIV Golf. The publication did not say how the… Read

Sports

Pride and hype as F1 roars back to China after COVID absence

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Two years ago the Shanghai International Circuit hosted a COVID hospital, but this weekend it will stage Formula One once more as the sport returns to China for the first time since the pandemic. Adding to the excitement of fans, they will see Shanghai native Zhou Guanyu drive at his… Read

TENNIS

Nadal returns to action with easy win over Cobolli in first round of Barcelona Open

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Taking it easy after months away from competitive tennis, Rafael Nadal was good enough to earn a comfortable first-round win at the Barcelona Open on Tuesday. Nadal looked injury-free in a 6-2, 6-3 win over Flavio Cobolli to advance to the second round in his first tournament in more than… Read

SOCCER

Mbappe's PSG punish 10-man Barca to reach Champions League semis

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Kylian Mbappe struck twice as Paris Saint-Germain battled back to beat 10-man Barcelona 4-1 and book a place in the Champions League semi-finals with a 6-4 aggregate triumph on Tuesday. Raphinha fired Barcelona ahead early on but Ronald Araujo's 29th-minute red card turned the tide in PSG's favour, despite the… Read

SOCCER

Asian CL semifinal postponed in United Arab Emirates after flooding caused by heavy rain

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The first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinal between Al-Ain of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal has been postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday after torrential rain brought floods to the host country. The Asian Football Confederatoin made the decision after thunderstorms pounded the UAE, flooding out… Read

BASEBALL

Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame manager who led St. Louis Cardinals to 3 pennants, dies at 92

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Whitey Herzog, the gruff and ingenious Hall of Fame manager who guided the St. Louis Cardinals to three pennants and a World Series title in the 1980s and perfected an intricate, nail-biting strategy known as "Whiteyball," has died. He was 92. Cardinals spokesman Brian Bartow said Tuesday the team had… Read

RUGBY UNION

Former All Blacks head coach Ian Foster secures new role in Japan

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Former New Zealand All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will take up a new role with Toyota Verblitz for the next season in Japan Rugby League One. In his first role since last year’s Rugby World Cup, Foster will renew an association with former All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen,… Read

Sports

Macron says Olympic opening ceremony on Seine could be moved to stadium for security reasons

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said the opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics planned on the River Seine could be shifted instead to the country's national stadium if the security threat is deemed too high. France is on high security alert ahead of the Paris Olympics and Paralympics, which… Read

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