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Wimbledon in discussions about changing its all-white uniform policy after Billie Jean King reveals it is her ‘pet peeve’ | CNN

CNN  —  Clothes aren’t just items to keep you warm or cool – they also indicate status, showcase defiance, and even alleviate anxieties. For tennis legend Billie Jean King, clothes allow female tennis players to express their individuality through colors and prints – a right she and the embryonic Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) fought for …

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UFC president Dana White does not expect punishment for domestic violence incident | CNN

CNN  —  Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White said he does not expect punishment after a video emerged of him in a physical altercation with his wife earlier this month. White made the comments Wednesday at a media day for UFC Fight Night 217. Asked whether he expects there to be repercussions from the …

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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Sydney CNN  —  Australia’s men’s cricket team has withdrawn from a series of upcoming matches against Afghanistan in protest over the ruling Taliban’s restrictions on women and girls’ education and employment, Cricket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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Lovie Smith said the NFL had ‘a problem’ about Black coaches. A year later he was fired and the league is being criticized yet again about its lack of diversity | CNN

CNN  —  When Lovie Smith was hired by the Houston Texans in February 2022 as the team’s new head coach, he said the NFL had “a problem” with hiring Black coaches and diversity. “I realize the amount of Black head coaches there are in the National Football League,” Smith told reporters just under a year …

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Brazilian soccer star Dani Alves under investigation for alleged sexual assault | CNN

CNN  —  Brazilian football player Dani Alves is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault that took place in Barcelona last month, the Catalonia Higher Court of Justice confirmed on Tuesday. “Barcelona investigating magistrate’s court number 15 has opened proceedings for an alleged crime of sexual assault due to a complaint presented by a woman …

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Iraqis celebrate their comeback with soccer tournament after decades of isolation | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in today’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, CNN’s three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Baghdad and Abu Dhabi CNN  —  Iraq is holding its first international soccer tournament in more than four decades, hosting its Gulf Arab neighbors for a two-week competition …

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