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Tiger Woods hits supernatural ‘Kobe Bryant’ putt

Tiger Woods hits supernatural ‘Kobe Bryant’ putt

Supernatural or merely coincidence? Some might think there was a higher power at work when Tiger Woods strode down the first hole at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles Thursday. Close to where basketball great Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash last month, Woods fizzed his second shot into the green to leave an…MORE

Colin Kaepernick to pen memoir through his new publishing house

Colin Kaepernick to pen memoir through his new publishing house

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is to pen a memoir through his newly formed publishing house. The athlete-turned-activist has been unsigned by an NFL team since 2017 after he sparked controversy by kneeling during the National Anthem before several games in protest at police shootings and other social injustices faced by African-Americans. Kaepernick…MORE

Usain Bolt says he considered coming out of retirement

Usain Bolt says he considered coming out of retirement

Usain Bolt’s glittering career may have ended on a disappointing note as he pulled up with a hamstring injury in the last 50 meters of the 4x100m at the 2017 world championships, but that may not have been the Jamaican sprint star’s final act on the track. Bolt won the last of his eight gold…MORE

Tottenham Hotspur condemns new dictionary definition of ‘Yid’

Tottenham Hotspur condemns new dictionary definition of ‘Yid’

English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur says it’s unhappy that the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has included an updated definition of the word “Yid” to include “a supporter of or player” of the club. The word has inoffensive origins within the Jewish community, but it took on a new meaning in the 1930s — especially…MORE

La Liga defends apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

La Liga defends apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

The actions of a Real Mallorca coach who appeared to make a racist gesture during Sunday’s match against Espanyol have been defended by La Liga, Spanish football’s top division. Midway through the second half of match, Dani Pastor, the fitness coach at Mallorca, was caught on camera pulling his eyes back to allegedly signal to…MORE

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