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Football AC Milan deserves a world-class stadium, says investment manager Cardinale
Serie A champions AC Milan deserve a world-class stadium that reflects their global potential, said US investment firm RedBird Capital Partners founder Gerry Cardinale. RedBird, which are investors in Fenway Sports Group, owners of Liverpool and baseball team Boston Red Sox, struck a €1.2 billion ($1.26 billion) deal to buy Milan earlier this month agreed.
Soccer Stuttgart midfielder Karazor arrested in Spain’s Ibiza
Atakan Karazor from VfB Stuttgart was arrested while on vacation on the Spanish island of Ibiza, the Bundesliga club announced on Saturday. The club did not say why the 25-year-old, who came to Stuttgart in 2019 and played 24 league games last season, was arrested or charged with specific crimes.
Tennis Murray in Stuttgart final after Kyrgios loses cool amid ‘racial slurs’
Former world no had lost his calm and said he was racially abused by a fan. The final is the 70th of Murray’s career and his second this year after a second-place finish in Sydney in January. The 35-year-old meets second-seeded Matteo Berrettini, who is contesting his first Tour-level final of the season.
Golf reed new to the LIV series
Former Masters champion Patrick Reed is the latest golfer to join the lucrative LIV Golf Invitational Series, the Saudi-backed league announced on Saturday. Reed, who won the Masters in 2018, has 12 wins on the PGA Tour and the European Tour. LIV announced Reed as their newest member on Twitter.
Golf-Woods joins Jordan, James in billionaire club Forbes
Tiger Woods has joined Michael Jordan and LeBron James in a select group of elite athletes with a net worth of at least $1 billion, business magazine Forbes reported. The 15-time Major winner, who returned to Masters competition in April 14 months after losing his right leg in a car accident in April, has earned over $1.7 billion in prize money, endorsements and other ventures, according to Forbes.
Golf-Schwartzel leads the hunt for the $4 million LIV jackpot
South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel and his compatriot Hennie Du Plessis led the hunt for the record winning check worth $4 million after the second round of the LIV Invitational kick-off event on Friday.
Schwarzel, who led after Thursday’s opening round, produced another scintillating round to stay at the top of the leaderboard with three shots from Du Plessis.
NBA Curry’s legendary performance leaves Warriors teammates stunned
Stephen Curry’s 43-point feat in Game Four of Friday’s NBA Finals left his Warriors teammates, coaches and basketball fans everywhere in awe. While Golden State was in danger of falling into a 3-1 hole against the Celtics in Boston, Curry was great. He shot 14 of 26 with seven threes from the field and amassed 10 rebounds to level the series at 2-2.
MLB round-up: Phillies conquer D-Backs for eighth straight win
Rhys Hoskins hit two home runs, Kyle Schwarber hit a triple home run and the host Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Friday for their eighth consecutive win. Hoskins and Bryce Harper had three apiece and Didi Gregorius added two for red-hot Philadelphia, most recently victorious eight times from August 1-8, 2021. The Phillies also improved to 7-0 under interim manager Rob Thomson.
Boxing-Fury in talks against winner of Joshua-Usyk rematch – Daily Mail
WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is in talks to face the winner of Anthony Joshua’s rematch against Oleksandr Usyk, despite repeated talks of hanging up his gloves, the Daily Mail newspaper reported https://www.dailymail.co. uk/sport/boxing/article-10904943/Fury-locked-talks-face-winner-Anthony-Joshua-vs-Oleksandr-Usyk.html.
Fury knocked out compatriot Dillian Whyte in front of a sold-out crowd at Wembley in April to retain his heavyweight crown and afterwards told fans he was unlikely to fight again.
Soccer shamans support Peru ahead of World Cup playoff against Australia
Thirteen Peruvian shamans gathered on Friday to perform spiritual rituals using rattles, smoke and flowers in support of the national soccer team ahead of their World Cup final match against Australia in Qatar. Peru meet the Socceroos at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan on Monday, with the winners set to take one of the last places at the World Cup finals in the Gulf states later this year.
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