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Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is mourning the loss of his father, who drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Alisson Becker’s father, Jose, in Brazil on Wednesday,” Liverpool said on its Twitter feed. The thoughts of everybody at the club are with…MORE

Brisbane is the ‘preferred host’ for 2032 Olympics, IOC announces

The Australian city of Brisbane is the “preferred host” for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Wednesday, in a move which officials said was designed to bring “stability” to the Games after the delay of the Tokyo 2020 edition. IOC President Thomas Bach announced at a news conference Wednesday that the…MORE

Australian Open fans criticized for booing Covid-19 vaccine announcement

Australian Open fans criticized for booing Covid-19 vaccine announcement

Australia’s government has condemned the “disgusting” behavior of spectators at the Australian Open tennis tournament Sunday, after sections of the crowd loudly booed a speech praising the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine. The negative reaction occurred during an awards ceremony following Novak Djokovic’s victory over Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final, which saw the…MORE

She’s 21 and just became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean

Briton Jasmine Harrison, 21, has become the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 3,000-mile (4,800-kilometer) journey from Spain to Antigua, according to organizer Atlantic Campaigns. Harrison completed the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on Saturday in 70 days, 3 hours and 48 minutes — a new world record for…MORE

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