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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal has announced he is pulling out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics. In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, the 20-time grand slam champion said: “It’s never an easy decision to take but after listening to my body and discuss it with my team I understand that it is the right…MORE

Wimbledon organizers cut prize money by 5%, aim for full stadium capacity

Wimbledon organizers cut prize money by 5%, aim for full stadium capacity

As the Wimbledon tennis championships return this summer, organizers have announced updated measures including reduced stadium capacities, Covid-19 status certification for spectators, and a 5% cut to prize money. The grass-court grand slam was the only major to be canceled in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. This year, it is scheduled to take place in…MORE

Denmark star Christian Eriksen to be fitted with heart starter

Denmark star Christian Eriksen to be fitted with heart starter

Christian Eriksen is to be fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), the Danish national football association announced Thursday, following the midfielder’s collapse on the field at Euro 2020. Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday before being resuscitated with CPR and a defibrillator. Earlier this week, he said he…MORE

Sergio Ramos to leave Real Madrid after 16 years

Sergio Ramos to leave Real Madrid after 16 years

Long-serving captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after 16 years at the club. The central defender joined from Sevilla in 2005 and went on to enjoy a glittering career with Real, winning four Champions League trophies and five La Liga titles. He made 671 appearances and scored 101 goals from defense, many of…MORE

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