Romelu Lukaku: Chelsea re-signs Belgium star in reported club-record deal

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Although the fee was not disclosed by the clubs involved, British and US media outlets reported that Chelsea had made an offer worth £97.5 million ($135 million) for Lukaku.The reported fee would make the 28-year-old the second most expensive...

Hansle Parchment thanks volunteer who helped him reach semifinal

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Jamaica's gold medal-winning hurdler narrowly avoided embarrassment thanks to a volunteer who gave the athlete money for a taxi after he accidentally traveled to an aquatics arena instead of Tokyo's Olympic Stadium on the day of his race.And now...

JR Smith: Two-time NBA champion heads to college with eyes set on playing golf

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JR Smith may be 35 years old, but that doesn't mean his athletic dreams are extinguished. Smith, a 16-year NBA veteran, has enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University with the intention of joining the university's golf team. He...

Brentford FC: Ditching Manchester United to support my local team. Now they’re in the...

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Like so many '90s kids, I'd been sucked in by the glamor of the era's most successful Premier League club. Each night, I closed my United curtains and slept beneath club-themed bedsheets.Posters of striker Andy Cole and goalkeeper Peter...

Australian Olympians forced to undergo ‘double quarantine’ of almost a month on return home

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The athletes are currently undergoing two weeks of quarantine in Sydney as part of the country's travel rules. But those making the onward journey to their home state of South Australia will have to comply by restrictions on inter-state...

How Abdi Abdirahman, the oldest US runner to make the Olympics, weathered setbacks to...

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But the pandemic and concerns over safety will keep Team USA at home up until about a week before the race. Abdirahman said he’ll arrive in Tokyo in late July.Japan’s capital is under a state of emergency because of...

Barbie condemned after releasing ‘inclusive’ Tokyo Olympics collection without visible Asian representation

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Mattel, the toy company that manufactures Barbie dolls, collaborated with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 organizers to release a new line of dolls in February 2020 specially designed for the Games. The collection includes five...