Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane in Kabul

Zaki Anwari, 19, had played for Afghanistan’s national youth team. Further details of when he died have not been disclosed. Since the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan, thousands of people have scrambled to Kabul’s airport as Western countries rush to evacuate their citizens and Afghan colleagues. Images emerged on Monday showing hundreds of people running alongside […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Momiji Nishiya wins skateboarding gold at just 13

At the age of just 13, Japan’s Momiji Nishiya made history on Monday by winning the first-ever Olympic gold medal in women’s street skateboarding at the Games in Tokyo. Nishiya topped a youthful podium with Rayssa Leal of Brazil, also 13, taking the silver medal and Japan’s Funa Nakayama, 16, winning bronze. With an average […]

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Pink offers to pay bikini bottoms fine for Norway women’s handball team

The team was fined 1,500 euros (£1,295) for “improper clothing” at the European Beach Handball Championships last week. “I’m very proud of the Norwegian female beach handball team for protesting sexist rules about their uniform,” tweeted the singer on Sunday. “Good on ya, ladies,” she added. “I’ll be happy to pay your fines for you. […]

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Tokyo Olympics: World number one Ashleigh Barty stunned by Sara Sorribes Tormo in first round

World number one Ashleigh Barty was stunned by Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain in the first round of women’s Olympics singles in Tokyo. Australian Barty, who won her second Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in July, cut a frustrated figure in her 6-4 6-3 loss to 48th-ranked Sorribes Tormo. The victory is the biggest of […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Shock golds for Kiesenhofer & Hafnaoui as Osaka & Biles start campaigns

Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer won a surprise road race gold and Tunisian teenager Ahmed Hafnaoui stunned the favourites in the pool on a drama-filled second day at the Tokyo Olympics. There were also upsets in the tennis, with Wimbledon champion Ashleigh Barty knocked out, and the taekwondo where Britain’s two-time champion Jade Jones lost in the […]

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Olympics-Skateboarding-Brown set to become Britain’s youngest summer Olympian

LONDON (Reuters) – Twelve-year-old skateboarder Sky Brown is set to become Britain’s youngest ever Summer Olympian after being listed as one of 20 women’s Park qualifiers for the Tokyo Games on Wednesday. Brown finished second in a Tokyo Games qualifier in May, almost a year after suffering life-threatening injuries in a training fall. Born to […]

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Khloe Kardashian settles Good American lawsuit

Khloe Kardashian has reached a settlement with a designer who accused her of stealing her work. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star and her clothing company Good American had been subjected to legal action from Los Angeles-based firm dbleudazzled, who were seeking $10 million damages after accusing the 36-year-old beauty of ripping off their […]

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