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Caster Semenya is back, and so is the toughest problem in her sport

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Champion runner Caster Semenya heads into this year’s world championships with virtually no chance of winning. On Wednesday in Eugene, Ore., the 31-year-old, three-time world champion in the 800 meters will run in the 5,000 meters instead. Not considered a serious medal contender. For the first time since she …

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Nelson Piquet urged to sue Brazil’s Federal Court after allegations of racist and homophobic language

The charges, brought by human rights groups, want Pique to pay 10 million Brazilian reals (£1.56 million) for allegedly causing moral harm to black and LGBTQ+ people; footage has emerged of Pique using an alleged homophobic slur against Lewis Hamilton, along with racially abusive language Last Updated: 12/07/22 7:30 AM A Brazilian judge on Monday …

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150th Open: Rory McIlroy beaten for title by Gary Player, while Tiger Woods ‘could be a force’ | Golf News

Nine-time major winner Gary Player has won The Open three times and is backing Rory McIlroy to win the tournament for the second time this week; Watch live coverage of the 150th Open from St Andrews on Sky Sports The Open, with the first round starting from 6.30am on Thursday Last Updated: 10/07/22 11:25 AM …

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150th Open: Tiger Woods’ last time at St Andrews? Big win for Rory McIlroy? Stories to Follow | Golf News

Tiger Woods is chasing a historic 16th major title, while Rory McIlroy is looking for a first major since 2014 and England look set to win The Open after a 30-year absence; Watch all week live on Sky Sports’ dedicated open channel! Last Updated: 11/07/22 11:00 AM Please use the Chrome browser for a more …

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John Gwynn: Former Sky Sports commentator dies aged 77 | Darts News

John Gwynn was part of Sky Sports’ darts commentary team for two decades until he retired in 2013 after covering 20 World Cups and 20 World Matches; he was also a regular match reporter on Soccer Saturday and covered cricket, rugby league and speedway Last Updated: 09/07/22 10:48 AM Former darts commentator and Sky Sports …

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Lando Norris says long-term contract naysayers ‘misunderstood’: ‘McLaren is the best place for me’

Lando Norris, who is tied to McLaren until the end of 2025, spoke exclusively to Sky Sports F1 about why he is confident about the team’s future and why he has not been tempted to move despite his F1 form Last update: 06/07/22 13:03 Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player …

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150th Open at St Andrews: Ways to watch on Sky Sports and key TV times to follow the action | Golf News

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player The wait is almost over for the final men’s major of the year, with extended coverage of the 150th Open exclusively live on Sky Sports’ dedicated channel. The wait is almost over for the final men’s major of the year, with extended coverage of …

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LIV golf trio Ian Poulter, Justin Harding and Adrian Otaegi qualify for Scottish Open | Golf News

Ian Poulter, Justin Harding and Adrian Otaegi will play this week’s Scottish Open after their suspensions from the DP World Tour were upheld at a Sport Resolutions (UK) hearing Last update: 04/07/22 22:28 Ian Poulter is among the players who will now be able to play in the Scottish Open Ian Poulter, Justin Harding and …

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Wimbledon: Andy Murray’s hopes are dashed by John Isner, but Cameron Nori manages to do it | Tennis news

Andy Murray was sent to crash by American John Isner, who is heavily served in four sets Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray joined Emma Raducanu through the front door after losing four sets to John Isner. The great American Isner secured his first career victory over the Scot in the ninth attempt, shooting 36 aces …

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