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Kevin Durant among the four Nets players declared positive at COVID-19

Kevin Durant among the four Nets players declared positive at COVID-19

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LA - NBA star Kevin Durant is one of four Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for the new coronavirus and ended up in quarantine, The Athletic website said on Tuesday, citing the player.Durant, the Nets' flagship rookie last summer, but who has not yet been able to play the season due to a break in an Achilles tendon that takes a long time to heal, called on everyone "to be careful".  “Take care of yourself and quarantine yourself. We're going to make it, "said the 31-year-old winger, double NBA champion with the Golden State Warriors (2017, 2018) and quintessential player of the 2014 season, told The Athletic.  Shortly before, the Brooklyn franchise announced that four players on its team had been declared positive for COVID-19, without re
Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee by submission in the third round

Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee by submission in the third round

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It was in front of empty stands that Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee by submission to the third round in the final of the UFC Fight Night: Brasilia gala on Saturday.The event was held behind closed doors and staff were limited due to the coronavirus pandemic.When Lee attacked the Brazilian's left leg in an attempt to send him to the ground, the latter took the opportunity to wrap his arms around his rival's neck. By dropping on his back, he completed the guillotine.Oliveira (29-8) brings her winning streak to seven, all before the limit. Lee (18-6) rebounded from Gregor Gillespie after losing his two previous fights.Lee, who did not meet the weight limit on Friday, will donate a percentage of his purse to the winner. The one who trains under the tutelage of Firas Z...
COVID-10: Cristiano Ronaldo wants to transform his hotel into hospital

COVID-10: Cristiano Ronaldo wants to transform his hotel into hospital

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Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Saturday that he would transform hotels he owns in Portugal into hospitals to help people affected by the COVID pandemic, according to Spanish daily Marca, Striker Cristiano Ronaldo. 19.Ronaldo, who is in quarantine, in Madeira, Portugal, since his teammate Daniele Rugani was declared positive for COVID-19, said he would pay the doctors and all the personnel involved.The star player is added to the list of athletes who have offered financial assistance in this time of crisis.Earlier on Saturday, Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert - the first NBA player to test positive for COVID-19 - announced that he would donate more than $ 500,000 in donations to help the community.He followed in the footsteps of a few NBA players and Sergei Bobrovsky, of t...
COVID-19: NBA suspends season until further notice

COVID-19: NBA suspends season until further notice

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"The NBA will use this break to determine next steps regarding the coronavirus pandemic," said Silver circuit, in a statement. "NBA suspends"This stems from a positive COVID-19 test from a Utah Jazz player.A person familiar with the matter said that the player in question is Rudy Gobert. The source said anonymously, as neither the NBA nor the Jazz confirmed a preliminary positive test.Earlier Wednesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder was scheduled to host the Jazz, but the match was postponed due to "unforeseen circumstances".The starting lineups had been announced, and the match seemed to be about to start. But after the referees discussed with each other, the clubs returned to the locker room, then the officials left the field too.The match was officially postpon
Hockey Player 16 Henri Richard died at 84 years old

Hockey Player 16 Henri Richard died at 84 years old

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Henri Richard, the hockey player who has won the most Stanley Cups in NHL history, died of a long illness on Friday night. He was 84 years old.Richard's little brother is no more. If the Rocket had broken all the individual records of the time, the Pocket Rocket, for its part, holds THE record that will never be broken: that of having won the Stanley Cup 11 times.Back on the brilliant career of an inspiring and underestimated player.Henri Richard is no more, but his record of 11 Stanley Cup victories will probably never be erased."Nobody is going to beat that, it's impossible," said Richard himself in 2009. I say it unpretentious. There are too many teams, 30, and the right players are too scattered.“I was fortunate to win the Cup in my first five seaso
Max Holloway defeated in UFC 245 New Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski

Max Holloway defeated in UFC 245 New Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski

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Alexander Volkanovski got the most important victory of his career, On Saturday in Las Vegas by defeating “Max Holloway” by unanimous decision to become the new featherweight champion at UFC 245.He signed at the same time a 18 th straight victory.Holloway had not lost since 2013 in this category, his only other defeat having occurred in the meantime against Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title.Volkanovski did well in the first round with several kicks damaging the leg. He continued to disturb the champion in the same way to the next. Holloway was not very active on his side besides some jabs.Volkanovski continued to be the attacker in the third, moving forward, and his energy did not diminish. In the last minute, Holloway dared
Chelsea wins the FA Cup beating Manchester United

Chelsea wins the FA Cup beating Manchester United

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It will not save his season, or even perhaps his place, but it will put the balm in the heart of Antonio Conte: Chelsea won Saturday the final of the FA Cup, beating Manchester United with a penalty kick Eden Hazard (1-0). More than a spring trophy, this FA Cup was adorned with many virtues. It would have allowed the "Red Devils" to save a poor campaign by adding some silverware to the trophy cabinet.It is finally the "Blues", finalist unhappy last season, who will be able to admire and think back to a season now a little less failed, which saw them go out in the eighth-finals of the Champions League and especially miss the qualification for the next edition finishing at a mediocre fifth place in the Premier League.According to the British press, Conte, angry with his rulers bec...
London Marathon: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday

London Marathon: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday

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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won Sunday his third London marathon in four years (2:04:17), beating Ethiopian Tola Shura Kitata and British track and field star Mo Farah. In the streets of London, Kipchoge, still trying to break the world record, led the race with Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, winner in the British capital in 2017.The riders maintained a world record pace until mid-way, before slowing down, leaving Kipchoge, winner in 2015 and 2016, to lead the train and then escape.Mo Farah positioned himself at the back of the lead group, waiting, and managed to keep up the pace for only his second London Marathon.The four-time Olympic champion in 5000 and 10,000m, aiming for the 2020-marathon, finished on the podium and broke the British record (2h06: 21)....
Rafael Nadal sets new records 31 titles in Masters series

Rafael Nadal sets new records 31 titles in Masters series

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Rafael Nadal set a record with a 31st Masters title on Sunday, beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to win at Monte Carlo. He is ahead of the Serb Novak Djokovic, crowned in 30 competitions of the genre.Nadal also becomes the first player of the modern era who has won the same tournament 11 times. It only took him 13 years."It feels really good to have this trophy in my hands again," said the winner.Nadal has ruled Monaco since 2005 with the exception of three years in a row, starting in 2013.The 31-year-old Spaniard has now raised 76 trophies.The Japanese Nishikori was looking for a first title in the Masters series.In the first set, Nishikori took the lead 2-1 with a break but Nadal won the next four games against the 36th racket in the world.The second run laste...
Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday

Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday

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Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk both had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 42 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday night to force a sixth game. Connor Brown and Andreas Johnsson also took the lead for the Maple Leafs, who trailed 3-2 in the series. The two teams will compete on Monday at the Air Canada Center for the sixth game.Noel Acciari, with a goal and an assist, David Backes and Sean Kuraly responded for the Bruins, who saw their number-one center Patrice Bergeron return to training. Bergeron missed the fourth game due to an upper-body injury. Torey Krug was an accomplice of two goals of hers.Tuukka Rask allowed four goals on 13 shots before being chased out of the game. In relief, Anton Khudobin was perfect in front of...