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US Men's Basketball Team Builds Gig Lead then Holds off Australia for 98-92 win in Olympics Tuneup

Sports Jock Landale scored 20 for Australia, which got 17 from Josh Giddey and 14 from Dyson Daniels, The AP reported. The AP

US Men's Basketball Team Builds Gig Lead then Holds off Australia for 98-92 win in Olympics Tuneup

There was a lot for the US Olympic team to like on Monday. And a lot not to like. Anthony Davis scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyrese Haliburton…

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Saudi Youth Handball Team Faces Bahrain in Asian Championship after Defeating Hong Kong

The Saudi youth handball team started their journey in the 18th Asian Youth Handball Championship with a resounding victory. Competing against Hong Kong, the…

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Sports FILED - 05 July 2024, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart: Germany's Thomas Mueller reacts after the UEFA EURO 2024 quarter-final soccer match between Spain and Germany at the MHPArena. Photo: Tom Weller/dpa

Thomas Mueller Ends Germany Career Following Euro 2024

Germany striker Thomas Mueller said Monday he was retiring from international football after a disappointing Euro 2024 in which the host nation were eliminated…

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Spain Midfielder Rodri Says Winning Euro 2024 is 'the Best Day of My Career'

He only played half the game, but Spain midfielder Rodri called it the best day of his career. Spain looked to have suffered a major blow when Rodri went off…

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Sports Saudi Arabia’s Majid Binsuaiger and Khalid Al-Harbi win the silver medal in table tennis doubles at the ITTF World Masters Championships Rome 2024. SPA

Al-Harbi, Binsuaiger Win Silver in Table Tennis Doubles at World Pioneers Championship Rome 2024

Saudi Arabia’s Majid Binsuaiger and Khalid Al-Harbi achieved a remarkable feat on Sunday by winning the silver medal in table tennis doubles at the ITTF World…

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Sports Jefferson Lerma scored in the 39th minute (The AP)

Colombia Beats Uruguay 1-0, Advances to Copa America Final against Lionel Messi, Argentina

Jefferson Lerma scored in the 39th minute, and Colombia played a man short the entire second half in a 1-0 win over Uruguay on Wednesday night to reach the…

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Sports Italy's Lorenzo Musetti celebrates winning against US player Taylor Fritz during their men's singles quarter-finals tennis match on the tenth day of the 2024 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2024. (AFP)

Lorenzo Musetti Reaches His First Grand Slam Semifinal at Wimbledon

Lorenzo Musetti threw his head back and spread his arms wide to celebrate reaching his first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon, then covered his face with both…

Sports England's Ollie Watkins, left, celebrates with England's Marc Guehi after winning a semifinal match between the Netherlands and England at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. (AP)

With a Late Goal Fit for a King, England Reaches Another Euro Final by Beating Netherlands 2-1

England is into another European Championship final after its latest dramatic, come-from-behind win that even took King Charles III on a roller coaster ride. …

Sports NEOM, AFC Extend Global Partnership for 4 More Years

NEOM, AFC Extend Global Partnership for 4 More Years

NEOM and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Wednesday the extension of their partnership for an additional four years until 2029 in the AFC…

Sports Serbia's Novak Djokovic takes part in a training session on the Aorangi practice courts on the tenth day of the 2024 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2024. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP)

Djokovic into Wimbledon Semi-finals as De Minaur Pulls Out

Seven-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday when "devastated" Alex de Minaur withdrew from their last-eight clash with a…

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Sports France's head coach Didier Deschamps boards the bus to leave the stadium after the UEFA Euro 2024 semi-final football match between Spain and France at the Munich Football Arena in Munich on July 9, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Deschamps to Stay on as France Coach after Semifinal Exit at Euro 2024

Didier Deschamps is staying on as France coach after being praised by the head of the country's soccer federation for leading the team “in the best possible…

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Sports The Global Sports Tower, the tallest sports tower in the world and a key landmark of the Sports Boulevard project, will play a significant role in achieving the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030. SPA

Saudi Arabia: SBF Board of Directors Approves Global Sports Tower Designs

The board of directors of the Sports Boulevard Foundation (SBF), chaired by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Crown Prince and Prime…

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Sports 09 July 2024, US, East Rutherford: Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his side's second goal with team mates during the CONMEBOL Copa America semi-final soccer match between Argentina and Canada at Metlife Stadium. Photo: Vanessa Carvalho/ZUMA Press Wire/dpa

Messi's 109th Goal Leads Argentina over Canada 2-0, Into Copa America Final

Lionel Messi and Argentina moved within one win of joining Spain as the only nations to win three straight major titles. “It’s insane what this team has done,…

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Sports Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates winning against Italy's Jannik Sinner during their men's singles quarter-final tennis match on the ninth day of the 2024 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 9, 2024. (AFP)

Medvedev Beats Sinner at Wimbledon and Faces Defending Champ Alcaraz Next

Jannik Sinner felt ill. He was dizzy. Hadn't slept well the night before. Wimbledon's top-seeded man, who recently attained the No. 1 ranking, definitely did…

Sports  Shericka Jackson, of Jamaica, reacts to an injury during the women's 200 meter event at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial Track and Field Hungarian Grand Prix in Szekesfehervar, Hungary, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (Tamas Vasvari/MTI via AP)

World 200-Meter Champion Shericka Jackson Suffers Apparent Injury in Race with Olympics on Horizon

World 200-meter champion and Olympic favorite Shericka Jackson pulled up with an apparent injury late in a race Tuesday as part of the Hungarian Athletics…

Sports  Spain's Lamine Yamal celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during a semifinal match between Spain and France at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (AP)

Spain Beats France 2-1 to Reach Euro 2024 Final with Yamal Youngest-Ever Scorer at the Tournament

Spain reached the European Championship final with a 2-1 victory over France on Tuesday with 16-year-old Lamine Yamal becoming the youngest-ever scorer at the…

Sports Champions League runner-up Borussia Dortmund made Germany defender Waldemar Anton its first signing of the offseason -The AP

Champions League Runner-up Dortmund Signs Germany Defender Waldemar Anton from Stuttgart

Champions League runner-up Borussia Dortmund made Germany defender Waldemar Anton its first signing of the offseason on Monday, leaving Stuttgart needing a new…

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US Women's Coach Emma Hayes Sidesteps Equal Pay Question if High-priced Star Takes over American Men

US women's coach Emma Hayes sidestepped a question on whether she should get a raise if a high-priced star such as Jürgen Klopp is hired to replace Gregg…

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Sports Harry Kane is aiming to lead England into a first ever major tournament final on foreign soil. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP

Euros Final Beckons For One of Imperfect England or the Netherlands

England have a first ever major tournament final on foreign soil in their sights in Wednesday's Euro 2024 semi-final when they face a Netherlands side hitting…

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Sports Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 8, 2024 Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his fourth round match against Denmark's Holger Rune REUTERS/Paul Childs

Djokovic Gets Into it with Wimbledon Fans after Reaching Quarterfinals

Maybe the Centre Court spectators were saluting Novak Djokovic's opponent by saying his name. Maybe they were booing Djokovic, trying to rattle him. The 24…

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Sports Argentina's coach Lionel Scaloni (R) and Argentina's forward Lionel Messi talk during a training session one day before the Conmebol 2024 Copa America tournament semi-final match between Canada and Argentina, in Whippany, New Jersey, on July 8, 2024. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)

Messi Will Start vs. Canada in Copa America Semifinal, Argentina Coach Says

Lionel Messi won't be stopped by a leg injury and will play in Argentina's Copa America semifinal against Canada on Tuesday night. Messi has been dealing with…

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Sports Alex de Minaur of Australia plays a forehand return to Arthur Fils of France during their fourth round match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Monday, July 8, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Australia’s De Minaur Reaches First Wimbledon Quarter-final

Australia's Alex de Minaur reached his first Wimbledon quarter-final on Monday with a four-set win over Arthur Fils of France although he ended the match…

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Sports The Korean team T1 won the "League of Legends" competition at the Esports World Cup in Saudi Arabia. Aswat Asharq Al-Awsatt

South Korea’s T1 Wins League of Legends within Esports World Cup in Saudi Arabia

The Korean team T1 won the "League of Legends" competition at the Esports World Cup, defeating the Chinese team Top Esports with a score of 3-1 in the final…

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Sports (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on July 7, 2024 shows Spain's forward #07 Alvaro Morata (L) ahead of the UEFA Euro 2024 round of 16 football match between Spain and Georgia at the Cologne Stadium in Cologne on June 30, 2024; and France's forward #10 Kylian Mbappe during the UEFA Euro 2024 quarter-final football match between Portugal and France at the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg on July 5, 2024. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI and PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP)

Spain Faces France with Spot in Euro 2024 Final on the Line

Spain and France meet in the semifinals of the European Championship on Tuesday. The match pits one of the highest-scoring teams at the tournament against one…

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Sports Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One British Grand Prix at the Silverstone motor racing circuit in Silverstone, central England, on July 7, 2024. (Photo by BENJAMIN CREMEL / AFP)

Hamilton in Thrilling Formula 1 Win at British GP

Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen's late charge to win a thrilling British Grand Prix on Sunday and secure his first victory since the penultimate race of…

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Sports  USA's Emma Navarro celebrates winning against US player Coco Gauff during their women's singles fourth round tennis match on the seventh day of the 2024 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2024. (AFP)

Emma Navarro Eliminates Coco Gauff at Wimbledon to Reach Her 1st Grand Slam Quarterfinal

Coco Gauff has never made it past the fourth round at Wimbledon, and she exited at that stage again on Sunday, eliminated by Emma Navarro 6-4, 6-3 in an all…

Sports  Ziyad Saleem poses in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, May 28, 2024. (AP)

Sudanese Olympic Backstroker Ziyad Saleem of California Looks to Leave His Mark on Paris Games

As a boy in Milwaukee, Ziyad Saleem would walk through the house pretending to swim backstroke — arm circling backward along the right ear and over his…

Sports Palestinian Karate-ka, 18-year-old Mais Elbostami, trains in a park near her home, east of the Egyptian capital Cairo on June 25, 2024. (AFP)

Displaced Gazan Karate Champ Forges a Future in Egypt

On October 6, 2023, Palestinian karate champion Mais Elbostami went to bed thrilled after winning a competition in the Gaza Strip. She awoke the next day to a…

Sports Uruguay celebrated a penalty shoot out victory over Brazil in their Copa America quarter-final on Saturday. Robyn Beck / AFP

Uruguay Beat Brazil on Penalties to Reach Copa America Semi-finals

Uruguay beat Brazil on penalties (4-2) to reach the semi-finals of Copa America after an ugly game ended goalless on Saturday. Uruguay, who finished the game…

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