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Tennis-Kyrgios will leave Laver Cup for more family time

Australian Nick Kyrgios will not participate in the 2022 Laver Cup as he wants to spend more time with his family, the player said on Tuesday. “No Laver Cup for me this year,” Kyrgios wrote on Instagram.

Golf-Woods Rejects $700-800 Million LIV Offer, Says Norman

Tiger Woods turned down an amount in the region of $700-800 million to join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series, Breakaway Circuit CEO Greg Norman told Fox News. Norman said the offer was made before the Australian was made the head of the controversial chain, which is controlled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.

Doping – US colleges, Pro Sport must recognize anti-doping code: WADA chief

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) believes the time is right to finally get American college and professional sports to recognize the Anti-Doping Code and has proposed a road map to launch the effort, President Witold Banka told Reuters. American college and professional sports has long been viewed by anti-doping officials as a black hole, with spotty trials and punishments often held in secrecy.

The Games-Kiplimo kick ended Uganda’s dominance of the Commonwealth Games in the 10,000 m. extent to

Jacob Kiplimo used a devastating late kick to win Commonwealth Games men’s 10,000m gold on Tuesday, stepping into Uganda’s dominance in the event in the absence of world champion Joshua Chepetgi. The opening night at Alexander Stadium was supposed to be highlighted by Cheptegi defending his Commonwealth crown, but the Ugandan world record holder opted to prepare better for the rest of the Diamond League race.

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Lawyer says Griner’s Russian trial should end ‘very soon’

US basketball star Brittany Griner’s Russian drugs trial should end “very soon”, her lawyer said on Tuesday, as the Kremlin warned the United States that megaphone diplomacy would secure a prisoner swap for the 31-year-old Texan. Won’t do Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and star of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on February 17 for containing hashish oil in her luggage.

Football-Canada’s Davis will donate World Cup earnings

Bayern Munich and Canada defender Alfonso Davies has said that he will donate his earnings from the 2022 World Cup to charity. Davis was born in a refugee camp in Ghana to Liberian parents, where he spent five years before moving to Canada, saying he wanted to show his gratitude by giving something back.

Tennis-Djokovic likely to miss US Open over COVID-19 vaccine situation

A petition is underway to allow Novak Djokovic to play at the US Open, but the Serbian is likely to miss the entire North American hardcourt swing, barring sudden changes to COVID-19 protocols in the United States and Canada. Djokovic has refused a COVID-19 vaccine, yet the 21-time Grand Slam winner remains on the entry list for the ATP 1000 events in Montreal and Cincinnati as tune-ups for August 29-September Works. 11 US Open in New York.

Baseball-Padres land Soto in blockbuster deal with Nationals

The San Diego Padres emerged as the winner in the Juan Soto sweepstakes, receiving young slugger as well as first baseman Josh Bell from the Washington Nationals in one of the biggest deals in league history, the team announced Tuesday.

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23-year-old Soto is batting. 246 with 21 home runs, RBI scored 46 and scored 62 runs this season. The outfielder currently leads the Major with 91 walks and was crowned home run derby champion during the All-Star break last month.

NFL-Dolphins docked with draft picks, owner suspended for tampering

The National Football League (NFL) docked the Miami Dolphins’ draft picks and suspended team owner Stephen Ross on Tuesday for violating the league’s anti-tampering policy, but said the team deliberately missed games in the 2019 season. lost. The league said the Dolphins should give up their first-round picks in 2023 and third-round picks in 2024. Ross received a $1.5 million fine and will be banned from representing the club in any NFL events until October 17.

Golf-Woods not named as an assistant to the US Presidents Cup team

Tiger Woods will not be an assistant in this year’s Presidents Cup as US captain Davis Love III named Steve Stryker and Webb Simpson as their final two assists for their September performance at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday. Woods, who was a playing captain in 2019 when the United States beat an international team to claim their eighth consecutive President’s Cup, has made three competitive appearances since suffering serious leg injuries in a February 2020 car accident .

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