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The NFL combine: an ethically dubious meat market wrapped in junk science

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The annual carnival in Indianapolis is supposed to showcase players' talents. But the event instead swings between pointless and demeaning The underwear Olympics, otherwise...
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A 22-year-old Brit who has 'the menace of George Foreman' is close to a world title shot against Deontay Wilder, according to his promoter

A 22-year-old Brit who has 'the menace of George Foreman' is close to a world title shot against Deontay Wilder, according to his promoter

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Daniel Dubois, a 22-year-old from the UK, could soon enter the mix as one of the elite heavyweights in the world. Dubois fights the former Olympic silver medalist Joe Joyce in...
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Usain Bolt slammed 'soft' Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club's biggest problem

Usain Bolt slammed 'soft' Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club's biggest problem

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Usain Bolt says watching Manchester United is "rough," and that "soft" Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the biggest problem at the club. United is currently enduring its worst ever...
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Tokyo Olympics organizers says there is no 'Plan B' for 2020 summer games amid coronavirus fears

Tokyo Olympics organizers says there is no 'Plan B' for 2020 summer games amid coronavirus fears

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said that there is no 'Plan B' for the upcoming summer games during a news conference on Friday, the Associated...
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A 20-year-old USA-born Swede just broke the pole-vaulting world record, and said he wanted to do it since he was 3 years old

A 20-year-old USA-born Swede just broke the pole-vaulting world record, and said he wanted to do it since he was 3 years old

12 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Armand Duplantis just broke the pole-vaulting record. The 20-year-old cleared 6.17 meters in Poland on Saturday, which beat the previous record by a centimeter. It is a huge...
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14-year-old Alysa Liu could be the next 'Simone Biles of figure skating.' Here's what legends Adam Rippon and Tara Lipinski had to say about the rising star

14-year-old Alysa Liu could be the next 'Simone Biles of figure skating.' Here's what legends Adam Rippon and Tara Lipinski had to say about the rising star

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Alysa Liu, 14, defended her title at the 2020 US Figure Skating Championship last week. She made history by becoming the first American woman to land a quadruple jump at...
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Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes just avoided a ban. But future running shoes will face new regulations

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes just avoided a ban. But future running shoes will face new regulations

21 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes, worn by record-breaking marathoners , just avoided a ban ahead of the Tokyo Olympics . New rules announced Friday permit the shoes already...
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EU citizens like me shouldn't have to prove that we ‘belong' after Brexit

EU citizens like me shouldn't have to prove that we ‘belong' after Brexit

21 days ago   |   Metro

I have lived here for over 15 years, longer than I ever lived in Poland As an EU citizen living in the UK on Brexit Day, it's difficult to put into words how I feel. ‘Sad'...
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Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes will not be banned. Instead, all prototype technology not currently on the market will be temporarily suspended, The Guardian reports

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes will not be banned. Instead, all prototype technology not currently on the market will be temporarily suspended, The Guardian reports

23 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The man and woman who hold the marathon world records both compete in Nike Vaporfly shoes . Vaporflys give runners more energetic efficiency because the shoes' foam-and-carbon...
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Politics overshadows performances in Clint Eastwood's controversial drama, Richard Jewell

Politics overshadows performances in Clint Eastwood's controversial drama, Richard Jewell

24 days ago   |   Metro

Richard Jewell is the story of a real life hero suspected of being a terrorist As Clint Eastwood enters his eighth decade in show business, his films still have the power to...
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Wilder vs Fury 2 live stream: how to watch the boxing rematch from anywhere...

Wilder vs Fury 2 live stream: how to watch the boxing rematch from anywhere this weekend

If the result of the Deontay WIlder vs Tyson Fury rematch came down to trash talk only, then this one would probably be heading for another hard fought draw! But the time for... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Branson downplays threat to new cruise line Virgin Voyages

Coronavirus: Branson downplays threat to new cruise line Virgin Voyages

Business magnate Sir Richard Branson has said he does not expect his new luxury cruise line to be hit by any fallout from the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

These are the victims of the far-right mass shooting in Germany, including a...

These are the victims of the far-right mass shooting in Germany, including a pregnant mother, and 22-year-old who just finished studying

Ten people died, and several more were injured at a mass shooting at two hookah bars in Hanau, Germany on Wednesday night. The attack. The shooter, Tobia Rathjen, left behind a... Read more ...

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Review: The Southwest Performance Business card offers valuable frequent-flyer perks - and you can currently earn the Companion Pass with its sign-up bonus

The Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card is currently offering an increased sign-up bonus of up to 100,000 points. You'll earn 70,000 points after spending... Read more ...

Tesla's next Gigafactory is back on track after a German court threw out an...

Tesla's next Gigafactory is back on track after a German court threw out an environmental challenge

Tesla's plans to build its first Gigafactory in Europe is back on track. Elon Musk's electric-car startup halted preparations after environmental activists won an injunction... Read more ...

Here's what you need to know about Grimes, the Canadian singer dating Elon...

Here's what you need to know about Grimes, the Canadian singer dating Elon Musk who just confirmed she's 7 months pregnant

Grimes , the Canadian singer, revealed in a recent interview that she's seven months pregnant after a month of hinting to it on social media. The internet is furiously... Read more ...

Virgin launch first adults-only cruise ship targeted at millennials

Virgin launch first adults-only cruise ship targeted at millennials

The huge ship will begin commercial sailing in March Virgin Voyages have launched their maiden ship today, as the Scarlet Lady arrives in Dover. Richard Branson's new cruise... Read more ...

Euro Paper Talk: Solskjaer makes striker decision as Man Utd add Celtic man...

Euro Paper Talk: Solskjaer makes striker decision as Man Utd add Celtic man to four-man wish list; Ajax star to join Ziyech at Chelsea

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has handed Manchester United chiefs his four-man striker shopping list for the summer, while Chelsea are in talks over a top-level goalkeeper signing... Read more ...

The man who murdered backpacker Grace Millane couldn't meet her mom's eyes...

The man who murdered backpacker Grace Millane couldn't meet her mom's eyes as she confronted him in court over strangling her daughter to death

Warning: This story contains upsetting details. The man who killed 21-year-old British tourist Grace Millane was sentenced on Friday for her murder. As part of the process... Read more ...

A crowd in Ukraine threw bricks at buses carrying coronavirus evacuees from...

A crowd in Ukraine threw bricks at buses carrying coronavirus evacuees from Wuhan to quarantine

A crowd of Ukrainian protesters on Thursday attacked buses ferrying Wuhan evacuees to a quarantine hospital. The buses were transporting 45 Ukrainians and 27 foreign nationals... Read more ...