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Djokovic can’t forget being deported but ready to move on in Australia | CNN

Reuters  —  Novak Djokovic will never forget how it felt to be deported from Australia earlier this year but the Serb said his willingness to return for next month’s Grand Slam at Melbourne Park shows the depth of feeling he has for the country. Djokovic was deported on the eve of the 2022 Australian Open …

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‘Maybe they knew something we didn’t’: New Netflix series goes behind the scenes on golf’s most controversial year | CNN

CNN  —  Heated arguments, high stakes, and maximum tension; Netflix’s “Drive to Survive” docuseries delves behind the curtain into the turbulent careers of Formula One drivers. Now, the show’s producers are going behind the scenes with a very different kind of driver. Set to premiere on the streaming service in February, “Full Swing” promises an …

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2022 Australian Open champion Ashleigh Barty announces she’s pregnant | CNN

CNN  —  Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, who retired from professional tennis last year after winning the Australian Open, has announced on Instagram she is pregnant. “2023 set to be the best year yet. We are so excited for our new adventure,” she wrote on Friday, posting a picture of her dog Origi and a pair of …

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Tennis great Martina Navratilova diagnosed with throat and breast cancer | CNN

CNN  —  Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with both stage one throat and breast cancer, her agent told CNN in an email Monday. “This double whammy is serious but still fixable,” the 66-year-old said in a statement on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) website. “I’m hoping for a favorable outcome. It’s going to …

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‘I think this would be a good movie’: Why a Georgia realtor was invited to play The Masters | CNN

CNN  —  To date, the closest Atlanta-based realtor Scott Stallings has ever been to Augusta National is a nearby Costco. Despite years of trying, he had never been able get his hands on a ticket to watch the prestigious Masters tournament at the fabled course. As a golf fan from Georgia, attending the major remained …

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Zach Johnson isn’t discounting Tiger Woods for the Ryder Cup | CNN

CNN  —  Tiger Woods could form part of the US Ryder Cup team – or at least, Zach Johnson isn’t ruling it out. Ahead of the Sony Open in Hawaii, US captain Johnson said he wouldn’t discount selecting Woods to compete in the tournament if the 47-year-old didn’t qualify for the team automatically. “I would …

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Australia pulls out of Afghanistan cricket series over Taliban’s restrictions on women | CNN

Sydney CNN  —  Australia’s men’s cricket team has withdrawn from a series of upcoming matches against Afghanistan in protest over the ruling Taliban’s restrictions on women and girls’ education and employment, Cricket Australia (CA) said in a statement Thursday. The teams were scheduled to play three One Day International (ODI) games in the United Arab …

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Iranian chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears ostracism over her activism as she challenges Russian chief of game’s governing body | CNN

CNN  —  Three years after fleeing Iran, chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears being further ostracized after challenging the game’s governing body and its president, Russia’s former deputy prime minister, over her choice of clothing at a tournament in October. Back in 2020, Bayat was criticized in Iran for not wearing the appropriate headscarf at the …

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Damar Hamlin discharged after spending more than a week hospitalized due to a cardiac arrest | CNN

CNN  —  Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin has been discharged from a Buffalo medical center, his club said Wednesday, after more than a week of hospitalization due to a cardiac arrest he suffered during a “Monday Night Football” game this month. The 24-year-old Bills safety had been showing signs of accelerated improvement in the days …

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