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WNBA team Atlanta Dream sold to new owners — including a former player

WNBA team Atlanta Dream sold to new owners — including a former player

The Atlanta Dream, the WNBA team previously co-owned by former US Sen. Kelly Loeffler, has been sold to executives from a national real estate firm and a former player. The sale of the team to Larry Gottesdiener, chairman of the real estate firm Northland, was unanimously approved by the WNBA and the NBA Board of…MORE

Thierry Henry steps down as coach of CF Montreal due to family reasons

Thierry Henry steps down as coach of CF Montreal due to family reasons

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry is stepping down as head coach of Major League Soccer (MLS) side CF Montreal due to family reasons. Henry made the announcement on Twitter, saying: “It is with a heavy heart that I’m writing this message. The last year has been an extremely difficult one for me personally. Due to…MORE

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is mourning the loss of his father, who drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Alisson Becker’s father, Jose, in Brazil on Wednesday,” Liverpool said on its Twitter feed. The thoughts of everybody at the club are with…MORE

Brisbane is the ‘preferred host’ for 2032 Olympics, IOC announces

The Australian city of Brisbane is the “preferred host” for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Wednesday, in a move which officials said was designed to bring “stability” to the Games after the delay of the Tokyo 2020 edition. IOC President Thomas Bach announced at a news conference Wednesday that the…MORE

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