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'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

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Four-time Grand Slam doubles winner and Olympic medalist Vera Zvonareva says Novak Djokovic shouldn't be judged too harshly after the Serbian star was slammed for hosting a...
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St. Augustine's University fires longtime track coach

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RALEIGH, N.C. - George Williams, longtime track and field coach at St. Augustine's College and a former coach with the U.S. Olympic team, has been fired, his attorney said...
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Churchill: As New York reopens, residents of group homes wait

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Before the coronavirus changed everything, Heidi Schroder lived an active and fulfilling life. She had a part-time job at the Center for Disability Services. She went to an art...
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Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

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NEW YORK - Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women's basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.
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Poll: More Than Half Of Tokyo Residents Don't Want City To Host 2021 Olympics

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Over the weekend, two Japanese news organizations, Kyodo News and Tokyo MX, conducted a poll to determine Tokyo residents' enthusiasm for the city to host the 2021 Summer...
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Apple drops official trailer for its sports docu-series 'Greatness Code'

Apple drops official trailer for its sports docu-series 'Greatness Code'

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Find out how seven athletes became the name you know today. What you need to know Apple has dropped the trailer for 'Greatness Code'. The docu-series explores the stories of...
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'I want to do it': Russian figure skating champ Medvedeva reveals she is already training athletes ahead of future coaching career

'I want to do it': Russian figure skating champ Medvedeva reveals she is already training athletes ahead of future coaching career

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Two-time skating world champ Evgenia Medvedeva, who has seen her plans to return to the ice in Japanese show Sailor Moon this year dashed, is eyeing a post-retirement career in...
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Michael Phelps to narrate and appear in HBO documentary exploring Olympians' mental health

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Michael Phelps will narrate and serve as the subject of a new documentary on the mental health challenges faced by Olympic athletes, set to debut on HBO at the end of July.
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Willie Nelson Joins List Of Celebrities Endorsing Biden

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The Texas country star joins the company of Cher, an Olympic medalist and others as Biden leads the race in the Lone Star State by a single percentage point, according to a...
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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declares victory in her fight to win reelection and oversee the 2024 Summer Olympics

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Many first responders, from paramedics to police, facing emotional toll of...

Many first responders, from paramedics to police, facing emotional toll of pandemic

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Army identifies dead suspect in disappearance of missing Fort Hood soldier

Army identifies dead suspect in disappearance of missing Fort Hood soldier

Private First Class Vanessa Guillen was last seen in the parking lot of her barracks at the Texas Army base on April 22. Read more ...

A huge Wendy's and Pizza Hut franchisee just filed for bankruptcy

A huge Wendy's and Pizza Hut franchisee just filed for bankruptcy

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U.S. Sen. Johnson: Swap Columbus Day for Juneteenth as federal holiday

U.S. Sen. Johnson: Swap Columbus Day for Juneteenth as federal holiday

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson explains why he supports replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a new federal holiday. Read more ...

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain is receiving treatment for...

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain is receiving treatment for coronavirus at Atlanta hospital

Former 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is receiving treatment for coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital. Read more ...

Legendary television broadcaster Hugh Downs dies at 99

Legendary television broadcaster Hugh Downs dies at 99

The former "Today" anchor and co-host of "20/20" died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Wednesday, according to a statement from his family. Read more ...

Penn State announces first student death from COVID-19

Penn State announces first student death from COVID-19

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Illinois reports 869 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, 36 additional deaths

Illinois reports 869 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, 36 additional deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois Department of Public Health officials announced 869 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday and 36 additional deaths. There are now 144,882 total... Read more ...

Fireworks and hand sanitizer could make for dangerous combination on Fourth...

Fireworks and hand sanitizer could make for dangerous combination on Fourth of July

The world may have changed drastically over the last few months due to the pandemic, but the laws of combustion have not. While hand sanitizer has become an integral part of... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday on charges she helped procure underage sex partners for financier Jeffrey Epstein. An indictment made... Read more ...