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Climbing the height of Mount Everest from the comfort of your own home

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Or in the case of John Griffin, the tough get walking. There are 30 steps in his three-story house and for a minimum of six-and-a-half hours every day he’s been going up and down them. Four days later after 1,363 trips to the top floor of…MORE

Sofia Shapatava says ‘tennis may not survive’ coronavirus pandemic

Sofia Shapatava earned $2,900 in the first three months of the year. Now there is no money coming in. She used to travel the world. But now she is stuck in her home city, living with her parents and wondering whether she will ever play tennis professionally again. There isn’t much of a vista for…MORE

Steph Curry made a morale-boosting call to coronavirus nurses

Steph Curry made a morale-boosting call to coronavirus nurses

Steph Curry raised the spirits of a group of coronavirus nurses in Oakland, California, when he surprised them with a FaceTime call Tuesday. Shelby Delaney, an ICU nurse at Summit Medical Center, had started wearing Curry’s Warriors kit under her scrubs to “summon my inner warrior.” She was given a further lift this week when…MORE

Premier League stars launch initiative to help NHS amid coronavirus crisis

Premier League stars launch initiative to help NHS amid coronavirus crisis

English Premier League soccer players have launched a collective initiative to generate and distribute funds to the British National Health Service during the coronavirus pandemic. Launched on Wednesday, #PlayersTogether will set about helping those fighting on the frontline of the UK outbreak and has partnered with the NHS Charities Together organization to identify key areas…MORE

Qatar and Russia deny allegations of bribery surrounding World Cup bids

Qatar and Russia deny allegations of bribery surrounding World Cup bids

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) isn’t letting up on its investigation into corruption in soccer. Its latest indictment filed in US District Court in March was made public this week, alleging that bribes were accepted by top officials ahead of the votes that allocated Russia and Qatar as respective hosts of the 2018 and…MORE

Jose Mourinho accepts training in a public park was wrong

Jose Mourinho accepts training in a public park was wrong

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has acknowledged he breached UK government guidelines after he and a number of his star players were pictured flouting social distancing regulations by training in a north London park. Pictures appeared on social media on Tuesday of Mourinho holding a makeshift training session for midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, while Davinson Sanchez and…MORE

Ronaldinho granted house arrest in Paraguay after ‘fake’ passports claims

Ronaldinho granted house arrest in Paraguay after ‘fake’ passports claims

Former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho has been granted house arrest in Paraguay after allegedly entering the country with false documents. Along with his brother Robert, the former Barcelona forward was arrested by Paraguay’s national police on March 4. The prosecutor’s office said that officials found various documents, including ID cards and Paraguayan passports in the…MORE

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