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How the sports world is using break in action to do good

How the sports world is using break in action to do...

Steph Curry has donated to feed school children Athletes suddenly have a lot of time on their hands. Some of them are using it to help out their communities. Across the NBA, Premier League and cricket, some athletes and teams are doing what they can to help…
Coronavirus: F1 drivers and other sports stars turn to esports during shutdown

Coronavirus: F1 drivers and other sports stars turn to esports during...

F1 driver Lando Norris (left) and footballer Thibaut Courtois (right) will go head-to-head at a virtual Australian Grand Prix The Australian Grand Prix may have been cancelled but McLaren driver Lando Norris is still racing on the Albert Park Circuit. But i…
Champions League last 16: What are each side’s chances?

Champions League last 16: What are each side’s chances?

Kevin de Bruyne's late penalty at the Bernabeu sealed a 2-1 first-leg win for Manchester City against Real Madrid Who are the clubs well-placed to progress as crunch time arrives in the Champions League last 16? And who has it all to do? Three of England's …

“Rydable” is reinventing how we use transportation day-to-day

Humanity is living in the golden age of rideable technology right now. Over the past few years, electric motors have become smaller and more...
AP Was There: Villanova shoots lights out to upend Hoyas

AP Was There: Villanova shoots lights out to upend Hoyas

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men’s basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 4 and the following story was sent April…
AP Was There: Duke hangs on for ’10 championship over Butler

AP Was There: Duke hangs on for ’10 championship over Butler

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men’s basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. The AP game stories are being republished because the sport has been shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 7 and this story was sent…
US Justice Department: Don’t treat trans athletes as girls

US Justice Department: Don’t treat trans athletes as girls

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is getting involved in a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from competing as girls in interscholastic sports.Attorney General William Barr signed what is known as a statement of interest Tuesday, arguing against the policy of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference,…
Coronavirus: Serie A games may be played behind closed doors

Coronavirus: Serie A games may be played behind closed doors

Coronavirus cases in Italy have risen to more than 2,000, causing major sporting events to be postponed Italy's sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora says Serie A games may be played behind closed doors in an effort to contain coronavirus. Italy is the worst-h…
The 16-year-old ‘rock star’ standing between England and T20 World Cup final

The 16-year-old ‘rock star’ standing between England and T20 World Cup...

Shafali Verma idolises India legend Sachin Tendulkar Women's T20 World Cup semi-final: India v England Date: 5 March Time: 04:00 GMT Venue: Sydney Cricket GroundCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special com…
Serie A plays on despite government request to suspend games

Serie A plays on despite government request to suspend games

ROME (AP) — Serie A games went ahead Sunday despite calls from Italy’s sports minister and the players’ association president to suspend action in the country’s top soccer division.Parma-Spal, the first match of the day, kicked off after a 75-minute delay inside an empty stadium as officials considered an appeal from sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora…

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