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Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horror fall

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horror fall

British skateboarder Sky Brown says her “helmet and arm saved her life” after being involved in a horrific fall during training. The 11-year-old posted a video on her Instagram and YouTube channel with a clip of her spill in California and an emotional message from her hospital bed. The video shows Brown flying off the…MORE

Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

Premier League players urged to take a knee in protest at George Floyd’s death

After Liverpool players took a knee during training in a show of solidarity following the global outrage over George Floyd’s death, NBA star Lebron James tweeted #YNWA — a reference to the Premier League club’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone” anthem. As pictures of the Liverpool players’ gesture went viral on social media the head of…MORE

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor apologizes for ‘completely inappropriate’ Adolf Hitler joke

Fox Sports anchor Matty Johns has apologized for a “completely inappropriate” joke after a TV segment featuring a photoshopped cardboard cutout of Adolf Hitler was aired on one of the broadcaster’s Australian National Rugby League shows. The incident came after cardboard cutouts of convicted British serial killer Harold Shipman and Dominic Cummings, the much-criticized adviser…MORE

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Lewis Hamilton and Michael Jordan speak out after George Floyd’s death

Not for the first time in recent days, members of the sports world — notably NBA great Michael Jordan and Formula One star Lewis Hamilton — are paying respects to George Floyd’s memory. Floyd — a 46-year-old unarmed black man — died in the US city of Minneapolis on May 25 after an arrest by…MORE

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

Do you remember the record-breaking summer of 2017? When Wonder Woman smashed glass ceilings and box office sales worldwide. When the unmistakable sound of Despacito became the most streamed song of all time. Or perhaps when, at an eye-watering $263 million, the prodigious Neymar Jr. became the most expensive footballer on the planet. It marked…MORE

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

The coronavirus-hit Formula One season will finally get underway with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5, the Austrian government announced Saturday. The race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will be the first of an F1 double-header, with the second being staged the following weekend. Both races will be held behind closed doors…MORE