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Coach dives into pool to rescue American swimmer at World Championships

Coach dives into pool to rescue American swimmer at World Championships

Coach Andrea Fuentes jumped into the pool after she saw the 25-year-old artistic swimmer sink to the bottom at the end of her routine in the women’s solo free event on Wednesday. Fuentes, a four-time Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming, lifted Alvarez to the surface before helping bring her to the edge of the pool. …

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Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner turned fun-loving sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner turned fun-loving sideline reporter, dies at age 55

The team announcement didn’t list a cause or place of his death. “The Siragusa family asks that everyone respect their privacy during this difficult time,” the organization said. Siragusa had a 12-year playing career as a defensive tackle with the Indianapolis Colts and Ravens before working for Fox Sports from 2003 to 2015, including nearly …

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Brooks Koepka is QUITTING golf's PGA Tour to join the money-spinning Saudi breakaway LIV Golf Series

Brooks Koepka is QUITTING golf’s PGA Tour to join the money-spinning Saudi breakaway LIV Golf Series

Brooks Koepka is quitting the PGA Tour and is joining the controversial Saudi-breakaway LIV Golf Series, according to reports. The four-time major winner, 32, is set to become the latest big name to join the money-spinning tour, with the American to be announced in the coming days alongside compatriots Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed. It …

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International Swimming Federation votes to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women's aquatics competitions

International Swimming Federation votes to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions

Swimming’s world governing body approved the new “gender inclusion” policy on Sunday, after 71.5% of FINA’s member federations voted in support at the FINA Extraordinary General Congress 2022. The new gender inclusion policy, which is set to go into effect on June 20, 2022, says that male-to-female transgender athletes will only be eligible to compete …

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Saudi money, blockbuster names and a unique format: everything you need to know about the LIV Golf series

Saudi money, blockbuster names and a unique format: everything you need to know about the LIV Golf series

The new golf tour began on Thursday in London, with fans arriving at the Centurion Club to witness some of the sport’s biggest names playing in the inaugural event just north of London. But what is the LIV Golf series, the new venture which threatens to shake the foundations of the sport to its core? …

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PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural LIV Golf event

PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural LIV Golf event

“As you know, the players listed below did not receive the necessary conflicting event and media rights releases — or did not apply for releases at all — and their participation in the Saudi Golf League/LIV Golf event is in violation of our Tournament Regulations ,” Monahan said in a memo. “The same fate holds …

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Phil Mickelson says he's sorry as he's grilled on eve of LIV Golf series start

Phil Mickelson says he’s sorry as he’s grilled on eve of LIV Golf series start

The six-time major winner was quoted from a 2021 interview with author Alan Shipnuck for his upcoming book, “Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar,” as saying that he would consider joining the proposed Super League because it is an “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape how the PGA Tour operates.” Shipnuck quoted …

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Miami Heat and Boston Celtics pay tribute to victims as the sporting world reacts to Texas shooting

Miami Heat and Boston Celtics pay tribute to victims as the sporting world reacts to Texas shooting

While sport continued, each game seemed diminished by the magnitude of Tuesday’s tragedy. Before Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics in Miami, a moment of silence was held for those lost. “The Heat urges you to contact your state senators by calling 202-224-3121 to leave a …

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