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Aussie NBL Finals sequence canceled, champion to be confirmed

SYDNEY (AP) — The final two video games of Australia’s Nationwide Basketball League grand closing sequence have been canceled, with a championship winner but to be confirmed. The defending champion Perth Wildcats had a 2-1 lead within the best-of-five recreation sequence over the Sydney Kings. The second and third video games of the sequence had been performed in empty stadiums due to the unfold of the coronavirus. The fourth recreation was scheduled for Friday night time in Perth, however the Kings had been reluctant to journey amid uncertainty because the…

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Judo champion who fled Iran will get new Olympic nationality

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The previous world champion in judo who fled Iran final 12 months in a dispute over competing in opposition to Israelis has been cleared to signify a brand new nation forward of the Tokyo Olympics. Saeid Mollaei’s change of nationality to Mongolia from refugee standing was accredited Tuesday by the Worldwide Olympic Committee. Mollaei’s change didn’t want permission from Iranian Olympic officers, IOC spokesman Mark Adams stated. The 2018 world champion went into hiding in Germany after defying Iranian crew orders to lose deliberately in the…

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WWE Champion Brock Lesnar returns to RAW

After defeating Ricochet in dominant style at WWE Tremendous ShowDown, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar returns to Uncooked as his street to WrestleMania comes even sharper into focus. Will The Beast Incarnate and his WrestleMania challenger Drew McIntyre cross paths on the primary Uncooked following Lesnar wanting as robust as ever at WWE Tremendous ShowDown? Discover out when Uncooked airs stay at 8/7 C this Monday evening on USA Community! Article continues under …

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Olympic champion Solar Yang banned for eight years in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — Chinese language swimmer Solar Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and can miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a result of he broke anti-doping guidelines in a late-night incident during which a blood pattern container was smashed with a hammer. The Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport discovered the three-time Olympic champion responsible of refusing to cooperate with pattern collectors throughout a go to to his house in September 2018 that turned confrontational. In a uncommon listening to in open court docket in November, proof was…

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Reed wins in Mexico Metropolis; Hovland first Norwegian champion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Patrick Reed made it laborious for anybody to query his moxie. Every week that started with Brooks Koepka saying he thought Reed cheated when he was penalized for swiping sand within the Bahamas ended with Reed delivering clutch moments down the stretch Sunday to win the Mexico Championship. Then once more, Reed all the time appears to be at his greatest when it feels as if the world is in opposition to him. Two photographs behind with 4 holes to play, Reed ran off three straight…

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Defending champion Tsitsipas via to Open 13 remaining

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the Open 13 remaining with a 7-5, 6-Three win towards Alexander Bublik on Saturday. The second-seeded Greek had six aces and broke his strong-serving Kazakh opponent’s serve thrice, dropping his personal as soon as. Enjoying solely his third semifinal at this stage, Bublik competed effectively and hit eight aces. The 21-year-old Tsitsipas will intention for his fifth profession title on Sunday towards both seventh-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime or French veteran Gilles Simon, who has 14 titles. They had been enjoying their semifinal…

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NXT Ladies’s Champion Rhea Ripley def. Bianca Belair

PORTLAND, Ore. — Rhea Ripley might have conquered her newest problem, however her subsequent impediment may be the most important of her profession. Moments after retaining her NXT Ladies’s Championship with a hard-earned win in opposition to Bianca Belair, Ripley was blindsided by an assault from Charlotte Aptitude — and The Queen lastly had a solution for The Nightmare’s problem, declaring that she would see her at WrestleMania. Previous to that sequence, Ripley went by a battle that was as hard-hitting because it was quick paced. With two ladies who’re strangers…

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Previous champion Anderson ousted in return to New York Open

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Anderson misplaced in his return to the New York Open, falling 7-6 (6), 6-Four to Jason Jung on Tuesday evening. Anderson was the primary champion when the match moved from Memphis to Lengthy Island in 2018, however was unable to defend his title final yr due to harm. The 2-time Grand Slam finalist double-faulted to lose the tiebreaker within the first set, then was damaged within the second by Jung, who needed to qualify simply to make the primary draw. Additionally, No. 7 seed Cameron…

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Uncooked Ladies’s Champion Becky Lynch defends her title towards Asuka subsequent week

Becky Lynch claims her victory over Asuka on the Royal Rumble occasion gave her “superpowers,” and she or he’s set to place these to good use subsequent week when she faces The Empress of Tomorrow in a Uncooked Ladies’s Title rematch. Demanded by Asuka on the conclusion of her Uncooked match towards Natalya, the title bout provides The Empress of Tomorrow one more likelihood to develop into “Asuka Two Belts” and probably change the complexion of Uncooked proper as WrestleMania approaches. However for Becky, it’s an opportunity to beat her…

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