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Cristiano Ronaldo makes history at Euro 2020 as Portugal beats Hungary

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history at Euro 2020 as Portugal beats Hungary

Cristiano Ronaldo became the greatest goalscorer in the history of the European Championship finals after netting a brace in Portugal’s 3-0 win against Hungary on Tuesday. The 36-year-old had been level with Michel Platini on nine goals ahead of Euro 2020 but overtook the France great after scoring a penalty in the 87th minute. He…MORE

Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite criticizes UEFA for resuming game following Christian Eriksen’s collapse

Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite criticizes UEFA for resuming game following Christian Eriksen’s collapse

Denmark striker Martin Braithwaite has criticized UEFA, European football’s governing body, for forcing the players to continue their Euro 2020 match against Finland on Saturday after teammate Christian Eriksen’s collapse. The match was suspended following prolonged efforts from the medical staff to resuscitate Eriksen with CPR and a defibrillator. Players from both teams were visibly…MORE

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Naomi Osaka will miss Wimbledon but plans on Tokyo Olympics return, says agent

Naomi Osaka will miss Wimbledon but plans on Tokyo Olympics return, says agent

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from this year’s Wimbledon but is planning on returning at the Tokyo Olympics, according to her agent Stuart Duguid. “Naomi won’t be playing Wimbledon this year. She is taking some personal time with friends and family,” Duguid said in a statement on Thursday. “She will be ready for the…

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal has announced he is pulling out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics. In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, the 20-time grand slam champion said: “It’s never an easy decision to take but after listening to my body and discuss it with my team I understand that it is the right…

Wimbledon organizers cut prize money by 5%, aim for full stadium capacity

Wimbledon organizers cut prize money by 5%, aim for full stadium capacity

As the Wimbledon tennis championships return this summer, organizers have announced updated measures including reduced stadium capacities, Covid-19 status certification for spectators, and a 5% cut to prize money. The grass-court grand slam was the only major to be canceled in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. This year, it is scheduled to take place in…

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