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Two-time golf major winner Angel Cabrera arrested in Brazil

Two-time golf major winner Angel Cabrera arrested in Brazil

Federal Police in Brazil have arrested golfer Angel Cabrera on an Interpol red notice for alleged crimes committed in Argentina. In a statement by Federal Police in Rio de Janeiro, an unnamed 51-year-old Argentine was arrested Friday. A Rio de Janeiro Federal Police official who doesn’t want to be identified confirmed to CNN that the…MORE

Dakar Rally rider Pierre Cherpin dies after sustaining injuries in crash

Dakar Rally rider Pierre Cherpin dies after sustaining injuries in crash

Dakar Rally rider Pierre Cherpin has passed away from injuries sustained in a crash on January 10, race organizers announced on Friday. Cherpin, 52, was competing in the seventh stage of the iconic rally from Ha’il to Sakaka in Saudi Arabia when he crashed at the 178-kilometer mark. According to a statement from race organizers,…MORE

Russian woman who swam under Siberia’s ice may have broken the world record

Russian woman who swam under Siberia’s ice may have broken the world record

Wearing nothing but a bathing suit, a swimming cap and an underwater mask, the 40-year-old woman plunged into a carved-out section of a frozen Siberian lake, before diving under the ice to swim in water estimated to be around 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Footage tweeted by the English language Siberian Times shows the 40-year-old woman from…MORE

Houston Rockets trade James Harden to Brooklyn Nets in blockbuster three-team deal

Houston Rockets trade James Harden to Brooklyn Nets in blockbuster three-team deal

The Houston Rockets are moving on from franchise superstar James Harden. They have traded the 31-year-old to the Brooklyn Nets as part of a three-team deal, the Nets announced on Thursday. In return for Harden, Houston is acquiring Caris LeVert and Rodions Kurucs from the Nets, Dante Exum from the Cleveland Cavaliers, three first-round picks…MORE

Chapecoense earns promotion back to Brazil’s top division

Chapecoense earns promotion back to Brazil’s top division

Brazilian football club Chapecoense, which lost almost its entire first-team squad in a plane crash in 2016, has earned promotion back to Serie A. Chapecoense beat Figueirense 2-1 on Tuesday to guarantee a top four place in Serie B and an immediate return to the country’s top division following last season’s relegation. On November 28,…MORE

2021 Masters to allow return of limited number of fans

2021 Masters to allow return of limited number of fans

The 2021 Masters will allow a limited number of spectators in attendance, Fred Ridley — chairman of Augusta National Golf Club — announced Tuesday in a statement. “While we are disappointed that we will be unable to accommodate a full complement of patrons this year, we will continue our efforts to ensure that all who…MORE

Megan Rapinoe condemns US Capitol rioters as ‘White supremacy mob’

Megan Rapinoe condemns US Capitol rioters as ‘White supremacy mob’

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has denounced last week’s riots in the US Capitol as “a huge stain on the country.” Rapinoe, who has returned to US Women’s National Team (USWNT) duty for the first time in nearly a year, spoke to reporters at length about the insurrection on January 6 that saw a pro-Trump mob…MORE