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Reality Check: Are sports stars getting older?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon final, aged 36, after a long absence for pregnancy and childbirth It’s long been thought that youth is key to sporting success. But is this changing? Sports stars seem to be getting older, don’t they? In tennis, Roger Federer and Serena Williams (37 and 36 respectively) are regularly competing to win the top tournaments. In golf, 42-year-old Tiger Woods came

Michael Vaughan: Ben Stokes should be able to play cricket after not-guilty verdict

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‘Cheerleading is not just a sport, it’s a way of life’

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T20 Blast: Somerset come close to victory in thrilling comeback against Kent Spitfires

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Fernando Alonso: There are ‘bigger challenges’ than Formula 1 can offer me

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T20 Blast: Somerset’s Jamie Overton takes brilliant catch to dismiss Kent’s Alex Blake

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The World Cup Was A Grift, Just Like Everything Else

VI-Images / Getty Images FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, shows the World Cup trophy to Russian President Vladimir Putin after the final match in Moscow on July 15. Both entered this World Cup with a single goal: to bolster their legitimacy. Before Sunday’s World Cup final, FIFA President Gianni Infantino engaged in the sort of host-country backslapping that is routine at international sporting events. “For a couple of years, I was

Cleveland Browns Parody ‘The Office’ — Their First Win In A While

Diamond Images via Getty Images Jarvis Landry, shown working out last month, plays Pam in “The Office” parody. The Cleveland Browns were the laughingstock of the NFL last season, losing all of their games. But the Browns earned a victory of sorts on Thursday by creating some laughs on purpose. The team posted a brilliant parody of “The Office” opening sequence that featured quarterback Tyrod Taylor as boss Michael Scott,

It’s Never Too Early To Get Excited About The Women’s World Cup

Vaughn Ridley / EMPICS / Getty Images The United States women’s team won the 2015 World Cup after defeating Japan 5-2 in the final. Fret not, soccer fans. The 2018 World Cup in Russia is over, but we don’t have to wait four more years for top-tier international football to return. Less than a year from now, the 2019 Women’s World Cup will kick off in France, where Les Bleues

Ryan Lochte Banned 14 Months For Anti-Doping Violation

SPORTS 07/23/2018 12:58 pm ET Frank Pingue July 23 (Reuters) ― Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte has accepted a 14-month suspension for his use of a prohibited intravenous infusion, the U.S. anti-doping agency (USADA) said on Monday. The body said in a statement that Lochte had posted an image on social media showing himself receiving an infusion of permitted substances and that a subsequent investigation revealed this exceeded