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Kim Clijsters to come out of retirement, announces return to tennis at 36

Kim Clijsters to come out of retirement, announces return to tennis at 36

“Let’s come back one more time. See you in 2020.” Those are the words of four-time grand slam champion and former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters, who announced Thursday that she is returning to professional tennis at the age of 36. “For the past seven years, I’ve been a full-time mom,” Clijsters, who has three…MORE

Terrorism threat throws Sri Lanka cricket tour to Pakistan in doubt

Terrorism threat throws Sri Lanka cricket tour to Pakistan in doubt

Hosting Sri Lanka was meant to signify a new dawn for Pakistan cricket, but security concerns have cast doubt over the forthcoming tour later this month. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) released a statement Wednesday saying it had received “reliable information of a possible terrorist threat” against the national squad and had “sought the assistance of…MORE

Show jumping stars join jet set in Saint-Tropez for LGCT showdown

Show jumping stars join jet set in Saint-Tropez for LGCT showdown

It’s a long-time favorite of the international jet set, but taking to the skies of Saint-Tropez this weekend will be show jumping’s biggest stars for the penultimate event in the Longines Global Champions Tour. All of the top 10 riders in the season standings will be in action at the stunning venue next to the…MORE

Here’s how Antonio Brown’s tumultuous summer has gone

Here’s how Antonio Brown’s tumultuous summer has gone

This has been one crazy year for Antonio Brown. One of the NFL’s top wide receivers is facing a lawsuit accusing him of rape — allegations he denies — just days after he signed with the New England Patriots. How he even got to the Patriots was its own saga. The onetime Pittsburgh Steelers mainstay…MORE

Team USA loses to France in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals

Team USA loses to France in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals

For the first time in 13 years, there will be a new men’s FIBA World Cup champion. In a shocker, Team USA will not medal, losing to France 89-79 in the quarterfinals in Dongguan, China. It ends the 58-game winning streak the US — using NBA players during that stretch — had in international tournaments.…MORE

Meet the investment banker who tuned up two US Open finalists

Meet the investment banker who tuned up two US Open finalists

Heard the one about the 19-year-old tennis prodigy from Canada, the two-meter-tall Russian and the New York investment banker? No, it’s not the introduction to a complicated joke, but a real life scenario that linked two of the finalists at the US Open. Canadian Bianca Andreescu stunned the tennis world by beating 23-time grand slam…MORE

Famed hip-hop photographer highlights soccer’s black culture

Famed hip-hop photographer highlights soccer’s black culture

Mel D. Cole has made a living snapping some of the biggest stars from the world of music. From Drake to Beyonce, the American photographer has captured some of the most iconic moments in music over the past 18 years and has become entwined in the culture that thrives within the hip-hop industry. However, the…MORE

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