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Olympic qualifying events canceled and moved due to deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Olympic qualifying events canceled and moved due to deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing qualifying tournament for the Asian and Oceanian region has been canceled due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed in a statement Wednesday. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) also announced that the Olympic qualifying for women’s football has been moved from from Wuhan to Nanjing. It…MORE

Superstar trio share Longines best racehorse award

Superstar trio share Longines best racehorse award

Superstar thoroughbreds Enable, Crystal Ocean and Waldgeist have been named as joint winners of the prestigious Longines Best Racehorse Award for 2019. The John Gosden-trained Enable, owned by Saudi royal Khalid Abdullah, narrowly missed out on a record third straight Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe title in Paris. Her conqueror at Longchamp, the Andre Fabre-trained…MORE

Is Javier Hernandez the biggest MLS signing since David Beckham?

Is Javier Hernandez the biggest MLS signing since David Beckham?

LA Galaxy’s signing of David Beckham in 2007 revolutionized Major League Soccer, helping draw more eyeballs to North American football than ever before. The English superstar paved the way for a generation of high-profile players to join MLS but none have quite matched “Goldenballs’” star pulling power. Until now. Javier Hernandez, known across the world…MORE

Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff set to meet at the Australian Open

Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff set to meet at the Australian Open

For the first time at a grand slam, Naomi Osaka has her dad watching on from the players’ box during the Australian Open. Whether his court-side presence will help guide the world No. 4 to back-to-back titles in Melbourne remains to be seen, but it’s doing the trick so far as Osaka advanced to the…MORE

Rafa Nadal breezes through Australian Open first round

Rafa Nadal breezes through Australian Open first round

World No. 1 Rafa Nadal got his Australian Open campaign off to a winning start as he cruised past Bolivian Hugo Dellien 6-2 6-3 6-0. Nadal, whose sole title in Melbourne came in 2009, was tested by the No. 73 despite what the one-sided scoreline suggests. He was twice broken by Dellien — at the…MORE

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is officially a married man

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is officially a married man

Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot Monday in Cape Town, South Africa, according to People magazine. In a sunset ceremony at La Paris Estate, the former NFL quarterback and Miss Universe 2017 exchanged vows they had written for each other, according to People. “I want the vows to be perfect. I’m leaving in…MORE

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