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India-England Oval, August 19-24, 1971: Standing on the shoulders of these giants

Cricketers often take the field with black armbands to mark the passing of one of their tribe, or to condole particularly tragic recent events. Recently...

‘You’ve Got to Grow Up at Some Point’

August 27, 2021 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The first thing I said to Jake Paul when we sat...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has momentum, but analysts anticipate that robust margins could be pinched

Raymond James admits it was wrong about Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. and upgraded the stock to market perform from underperform after the athletic-gear retailer crushed...

Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive...

View: Congrats to athletes but Olympics is no place to look for national validation

Huge congratulations to all the seven medal winners and the entire Indian contingent which took part in the recently concluded Olympics. Your years of hard...

Suit: Brown failed to protect women from sexual misconduct

Brown University has systematically and repeatedly failed to protect women from rape and other sexual misconduct, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed recently...

Doncic, Slovenia move into Olympic basketball semifinals

Luka Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat Germany 94-70 in the opening game of the Olympic men’s basketball quarterfinals...

Belarus Tries to Send Olympic Sprinter Home After Criticism

TOKYO—A Belarusian sprinter who had publicly criticized the country’s national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics was taken to an airport in a bid to take...

Belarus’ Krystsina Tsimanouskaya ‘won’t return’ home after Olympics

A Belarusian Olympic sprinter plans to seek asylum in Germany or Austria on Monday after her country’s Olympic committee attempted to send her home for...

Olympic surprise: American Finke leaves Tokyo with two golds

Bobby Finke will be the first to concede he had modest goals for the Tokyo Olympics By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer August 1, 2021,...

Here’s how much the 2021 NBA draft picks will earn on their rookie contracts

A group of new athletes joined the NBA fraternity on Thursday night as the league held its annual draft. For players, the team that drafts...

Jalen Suggs’s decision to pass on a football scholarship could end up making him millions

Gonzaga star freshman Jalen Suggs banked in a shot from nearly half-court on Saturday to advance his team to the NCAA men’s National Championship game...

Simone Biles withdrew from Tokyo 2020 for mental health, how do you know if it’s time to prioritize personal care over success?

July 29, 2021 9 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions...

Tokyo sets another virus record days after Olympics begin

Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics...

Cost of the Olympics: How the 2020 Tokyo Games are one of the most expensive ever

This Summer’s Tokyo Olympics could lead to billions of dollars in losses for Japan as costs continue to rise. Funding the stadium renovations, athlete accommodations...

Tokyo Sets Daily Record for Covid-19 Cases as Olympics Roll On

TOKYO—Tokyo on Tuesday set a daily record for Covid-19 cases, reporting 2,848 new infections on the fifth day of the Summer Olympics in the Japanese...

Number of NFL players in vaccination process up to 80%

The number of NFL players in the COVID-19 vaccination process has reached 80%, with nine teams having 90% or more of their players in that...

How to watch the Tokyo Olympics for (mostly) free

It’s been delayed a year, will have almost no fans in attendance and there’s a 13-hour time difference with the U.S. East Coast, but the...

Hall of Famer Bobby Bowden has terminal medical condition

Legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden says he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer July 22, 2021,...

Can Harley-Davidson revive a rally in its stock with an expected swing to a profit and doubling of revenue?

Harley-Davidson Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter results before Wednesday’s open, with Wall Street expecting the iconic motorcycle maker to swing to a profit on...

First Covid-19 Infections Among Athletes in Olympic Village Are Confirmed

TOKYO—Two athletes staying at the Olympic Village in Tokyo have tested positive for Covid-19, the organizers of the Games said. The infections are the first...

“Nav Ratna”: Meet India’s nine boxing gems

An unprecedented nine Indian boxers will be taking the ring at the Tokyo Olympics, conscious of the fact that medal expectations from them are at...

Cases surge to 6-month high in Tokyo a week before Olympics

New daily coronavirus cases have surged above 1,300 in Tokyo, a six-month high, as fears rise of a possible dramatic increase that could flood hospitals...

Looking for a fun escape? Try a weekend getaway in Atlanta

You know this vibrant Southern city for its deep musical roots, professional sports teams and emerging reputation as a film production hot spot, but Atlanta is also...

Here’s how much money the 2021 MLB draft picks will make

A group of new athletes will join the Major League Baseball family this week as the MLB holds its annual draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected...