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Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Serena Williams shed a tear following her loss at the Australian Open — not to lament her own performance, but because her close friend had just played her final game of professional tennis. Caroline Wozniacki announced last year that she would end her playing days in Melbourne at the age of 29. The Dane’s 7-5…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin wins 65th World Cup race to cement overall lead

Mikaela Shiffrin wins 65th World Cup race to cement overall lead

She’s back in the fast lane. Mikaela Shiffrin skied to a 65th career World Cup win and first in downhill since 2017 with victory in Bansko, Bulgaria Friday. The American star is now just two race wins behind Austrian great Marcel Hirscher, who retired last year, and fourth on the list of all-time World Cup…MORE

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Wiliams‘ hunt for a 24th grand slam remains a work in progress after the US star was stunned by China’s Qiang Wang at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. The 28-year-old from the Chinese port city of Tianjin was the No. 27 seed heading in to the tournament, but edged past Williams 6-4…MORE

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal called it one of the more scary moments he’s had on the tennis court. The world No. 1 was en route to a straight-sets win against Argentina’s Federico Delbonis, leading 4-1 in the third set of their second-round match Thursday. But on a return of serve, a scorching forehand from Nadal hit a…MORE

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Expectation is higher for the 2019 NBA draft’s number one overall selection Zion Williamson than any rookie since LeBron James. Perhaps ever. The hype surrounding Williamson built and built during his single year at Duke University as video clip after video clip of him dunking on unfortunate opponents went viral. When the New Orleans Pelicans…MORE

Nick Kyrgios and Gilles Simon mock Rafael Nadal routine at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios and Gilles Simon mock Rafael Nadal routine at Australian Open

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Nick Kyrgios didn’t appear to be praising Rafael Nadal’s pre-serve routine when he mimicked the Spaniard at the Australian Open. In response to a time violation at the end of the second set, Kyrgios chuntered before imitating Rafa’s ticks — a swipe of the hair…MORE

Barcelona ‘avoids total ridicule’ in narrow win over Ibiza

Barcelona ‘avoids total ridicule’ in narrow win over Ibiza

Barcelona proved to be a real party pooper on Wednesday, coming from behind to beat Ibiza in the Copa del Rey thanks to two late goals from Antoine Griezmann. The third-tier team from the Spanish island, known around the world for its lively nightlife, stunned the visiting side with an early goal from forward Javi…MORE

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