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Spain stuns Portugal with late goal to reach Nations League finals

Spain stuns Portugal with late goal to reach Nations League finals

CNN  —  Spain secured a dramatic, late victory against Portugal to qualify for next year’s Nations League finals. Portugal had looked more likely to take the lead throughout Tuesday’s match in Braga, but Álvaro Morata’s goal with two minutes remaining handed Spain an unlikely victory – the country’s first win in Portugal since 2003. The …

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Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN  —  Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a banana was thrown at him …

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How do you even cheat in chess? Artificial intelligence and Morse code

How do you even cheat in chess? Artificial intelligence and Morse code

CNN  —  It’s the story that has rocked chess and shown no sign of abating. The cheating scandal which has engulfed the sport, involving five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen, is all anyone is talking about. On Monday, Carlsen explicitly accused fellow grandmaster and rival Hans Niemann of cheating for the first time in a lengthy …

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Mali basketball players apologize after mixed zone fight

Mali basketball players apologize after mixed zone fight

The incident between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou took place on Monday after Mali’s fourth-straight defeat at the tournament in Sydney, Australia, and footage of the fight was widely circulated on social media. FIBA, basketball’s international governing body, said it has opened an investigation into the incident to decide on any disciplinary actions. “We’re …

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Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel plans appeal after being convicted of assault in Australia

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel plans appeal after being convicted of assault in Australia

CNN  —  Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel will appeal a court conviction for assaulting two teenage girls in a Sydney hotel on Saturday, according to his lawyer. Van der Poel pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of common assault, and was convicted and fined $AUS 1,500 ($967), according to his lawyer. The 27-year-old …

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Hilaree Nelson: US ski mountaineer missing below summit of Nepali ​​mountain

Hilaree Nelson: US ski mountaineer missing below summit of Nepali ​​mountain

CNN  —  Pioneering ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson has gone missing during an expedition in Nepal, according to one of her sponsors. The 49-year-old American, who has enjoyed a famed career spanning over two decades, reportedly disappeared below the summit of Nepal’s ​Mount Manaslu – the world’s eighth-highest mountain. “We are in touch with Hilaree’s family …

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Italy moves onto Nations League finals, while England is relegated after playing out thrilling draw with Germany at Wembley

Italy moves onto Nations League finals, while England is relegated after playing out thrilling draw with Germany at Wembley

CNN  —  Italy joined The Netherlands and Croatia in the Nations League final four with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Hungary, while England and Germany shared the spoils at Wembley in a 3-3 draw that will leave both sides frustrated with their performances ahead of the World Cup. Italy needed to win in Hungary to …

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Phoenix Suns players and staff respond to Robert Sarver report during NBA media day

Phoenix Suns players and staff respond to Robert Sarver report during NBA media day

CNN  —  The players and coaching staff of the Phoenix Suns have been responding to the independent investigation into embattled owner Robert Sarver at the NBA’s media day, with the findings being described as “disturbing.” The NBA suspended Sarver for a year and fined him $10 million as a result of the investigation, which found …

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers moving practice to Miami amid Hurricane Ian concerns

Tampa Bay Buccaneers moving practice to Miami amid Hurricane Ian concerns

CNN  —  In preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Ian, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are relocating their football operations to Miami-Dade County, Florida. Early Tuesday morning, Hurricane Ian became a Category 3 storm as it neared landfall in western Cuba on its way toward Florida. It quickly strengthened on Monday and will likely continue …

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Dallas Cowboys hand New York Giants first loss of the season behind back-up quarterback Cooper Rush

Dallas Cowboys hand New York Giants first loss of the season behind back-up quarterback Cooper Rush

CNN  —  Starting for the second game in a row for the first time in his career, Cooper Rush has grabbed his opportunity with both hands. Having won last week against the Cincinnati Bengals, Rush and the Dallas Cowboys handed the New York Giants their first loss of the season, 23-16, on Monday night. Rush …

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