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‘There’s not enough Black people’ in golf, says Lee Westwood

Former world No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood says golf has some work to do in addressing issues of diversity within the sport and that it’s “dominated by White people.” While many other sportspeople and sports organizations like Formula 1, the NFL and Premier League soccer have been vocal in support of the Black Lives Matter…MORE

Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident

Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia. Pullin, 32, was the Australian flag bearer at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and competed in three Olympics in total. He was known as an experienced diver and had previously posted about his passion for spearfishing on social…MORE

“MLS is Back Tournament” rolls on despite coronavirus concerns

“MLS is Back Tournament” rolls on despite coronavirus concerns

It’s been dubbed the “MLS is Back Tournament,” but amid a global pandemic the resumption of club soccer in the US will take place without one team and one of Major League Soccer’s star players. With 10 players and one staff member testing positive for Covid-19, MLS has pulled FC Dallas out of the competition,…MORE

Russian goalkeeper, 16, suffers severe burns after struck by lightning

The video is grainy, but with the help of a spotlight, the moment a Russian footballer is struck by a bolt of lightning is clearly visible. Znamya Truda goalkeeper Ivan Zakborovsky was training when lightning struck him on the pitch. While his teammates were training near the touchline, the 16-year-old keeper was about to kick…MORE