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Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players
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Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players

The organizer of the Australian Open says the organization deeply regrets the impact that the Novak Djokovic saga has had on players competing in the first grand slam of the tennis season. Djokovic arrived back in Serbia’s capital Belgrade on Monday after his deportation from Australia ended the world No. 1 tennis player’s hopes of…MORE

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’

Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is returning to Arsenal from the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for further medical tests having been diagnosed with “cardiac lesions” following a positive Covid-19 test. Striker Aubameyang and Gabon teammate Mario Lemina, who plays for French club Nice, both tested positive for Covid-19 on January 6 upon arrival in Cameroon…MORE

Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting
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Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting

Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming has for the first time addressed his encounter last month with tennis star Peng Shuai, describing her as in “pretty good condition.” Peng’s well-being has become a global concern after she made allegations of sexual assault against a former national leader. “I’ve known Peng Shuai for almost 20 years,” Yao…MORE

Novak Djokovic arrives back in Belgrade after deportation from Australia
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Novak Djokovic arrives back in Belgrade after deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic has arrived back in Serbia’s capital Belgrade after his deportation from Australian ended the world No. 1 tennis player’s hopes of playing in the Australian Open. Djokovic travelled to Belgrade from Melbourne via Dubai after losing a court challenge on Sunday against the Australian government’s decision to cancel his visa on public health…MORE

Dallas Cowboys fans throw trash at the refs after heartbreaking NFL playoff loss; Dak Prescott says ‘credit to them’
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Dallas Cowboys fans throw trash at the refs after heartbreaking NFL playoff loss; Dak Prescott says ‘credit to them’

The Dallas Cowboys’ 2021 season couldn’t have ended in a more heartbreaking manner for fans, and they wasted no time in expressing that frustration. Shortly after the Cowboys’ 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card game, video captured fans throwing trash at players and referees as they ran…MORE

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka cruises to first-round victory; Rafael Nadal record bid off to perfect start
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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka cruises to first-round victory; Rafael Nadal record bid off to perfect start

Reigning Australian Open women’s champion Naomi Osaka said she’s been keeping a journal to document how she’s been feeling before defending her title. The 25-year-old couldn’t have hoped for a better script for any potential entry she pens for January 17 as she won her opening match 6-3 6-3 against Colombian Camila Osorio on Rod…MORE

Novak Djokovic leaves Australia after court rejects visa challenge
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Novak Djokovic leaves Australia after court rejects visa challenge

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has left Australia without contesting the Australian Open after losing a legal challenge against a decision revoking his visa for the second time. Djokovic departed on an Emirates flight from Melbourne on Sunday, bound for Dubai. In a virtual hearing earlier on Sunday, three Federal Court judges unanimously dismissed Djokovic’s application…MORE

Virat Kohli steps down as India’s cricket Test captain
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Virat Kohli steps down as India’s cricket Test captain

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has announced he will step down as the country’s Test captain, following a series defeat against South Africa. In a statement posted to social media on Saturday, the batsman said his seven-year tenure had been comprised of “hard work, toil and relentless perseverance to take the team in the right direction.”…MORE

Question of the Day

Jan 19

Q: Nearly 60-percent of pet owners have considered getting one of these for their pet… A:  A pet (companion)

Jan 18

Q: 48-million American households still have one of these and use it… A: TV antenna

Jan 14

Q:  About ¼ of vegetable acreage harvested in Pennsylvania was sweet corn, what was the second-most harvested by acreage? A:  Green beans