China beat Japan 3-1 to retain Cup

HELSINKI • China’s shuttlers swept aside Japan 3-1 yesterday to win the Sudirman Cup mixed team final in Vantaa, Finland for a record-extending 12th time. The defending champions, playing in their 14th straight final, were convincing winners over the Japanese, even though Rio Games men’s singles gold medallist Chen Long, and world No. 4 men’s doubles pair Li Junhui and […]

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Saints Finally Return Home, to a City That Needed Them

NEW ORLEANS — The locals streamed down Poydras Street toward the Superdome, walking past tree limbs, over downed poles and through intersections where lights blinked only red. Once they were inside together, they released what the jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins last week called the most beautiful sound in the world. “Like Mardi Gras and second line and church altogether,” Ruffins […]

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N.W.S.L. Cancels Schedule Amid Coaching Abuse Scandal

The National Women’s Soccer League on Friday canceled five matches scheduled for this weekend as the league struggled to respond to a widening misconduct scandal in which several coaches were accused of abusing players, and the league faced charges that it had done little to protect its athletes. The league announced the match cancellations in a brief statement that noted […]

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Shooting: Siblings Martina and Marat Veloso hit national records on the same day

SINGAPORE – A sensational double was recorded by the Veloso siblings at the Singapore Cup on Sunday (Sept 26). First, Martina broke the national women’s 50m rifle three positions record, scoring 1,185 points at the local monthly meet to beat her previous mark of 1,177. Minutes later, her younger brother Marat scored 1,166 in the men’s event, rewriting his own […]

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Michael Jordan's underwear sells for big price at auction

Fox Business Flash top headlines for September 30 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Michael Jordan-related items are always hot tickets on the memorabilia market and prices skyrocketed last year due to "The Last Dance" documentary and the coronavirus pandemic. Even Jordan’s personal effects appear to be just as hot as any game-worn shoe or basketball trading card. CLICK HERE […]

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Lamar Jackson’s Bold Play: A Contract Without an Agent

By any argument, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has had an exceptional career through his first three N.F.L. seasons. Drafted at the end of the first round in 2018, he quickly emerged as one of the league’s most dynamic players, winning six of his first seven regular season starts in his first year and the Most Valuable Player Award in his […]

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Boxing: What you should know about Manny Pacquiao, Asia's rags to riches champion

MANILA (REUTERS) – Manny Pacquiao, one of the most decorated fighters in world boxing, announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday (Sept 29) to concentrate on a run for the presidency of the Philippines. Below are some facts about Pacquiao: 1. Humble beginnings Pacquiao was born in 1978 in Kibawe in the southern province of Bukidnon. He is one […]

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SportSG suspends programmes for children and seniors

Sports programmes for children and seniors have been halted temporarily, Sport Singapore (SportSG) announced yesterday. In a circular to members of its ActiveSG platform, the national agency said that all programmes catering to children aged 12 and below will be suspended until Oct 10. Those organised by ActiveSG for seniors – aged 60 and above – will be suspended until […]

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What We Learned From Week 3 of the N.F.L. Season

The No. 1 takeaway from Week 3 in the N.F.L.? These new-look Los Angeles Chargers possess precisely what it takes to beat the Kansas City Chiefs: guts. An endless supply of guts. Chargers Coach Brandon Staley understands that you kick at your own peril against these Chiefs. Working the clock, too, is an ancient concept that leads to your demise. […]

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