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Man United boss Ten Hag laments ‘harsh’ Rashford’s red card

As Manchester United’s 4-3 Champions League defeat to FC Copenhagen on Wednesday proceeded, a shell-shocked Erik ten Hag described Marcus Rashford’s red card as “harsh,” which precipitated a significant shift in momentum. United had a fantastic start, thanks to a brace from Rasmus Hojlund. However, Ten Hag’s 10-man team gave up their two-goal lead after […]

A volunteer attends a news conference ahead of the Gay Games in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2023. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong holds first Asian leg of Gay Games amid security and rights concerns

Despite requests for a ban from politicians and rights activists who oppose LGBTQ initiatives, Hong Kong will be the first Asian city to host the Gay Games starting on Friday, co-hosting them with a Mexican town in one of the financial hub’s most significant events since COVID-19. Although same-sex marriage is not recognized in the […]

Oct 8, 2023; Chicago, IL, USA; Kelvin Kiptum (KEN) celebrates after finishing in a world record time of 2:00:35 to win the Chicago Marathon at Grant Park. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

Smashed records bring new focus to marathon ahead of New York

After a hugely successful year, the distance race is receiving more attention as competitors prepare for Sunday’s New York City Marathon, thanks to a decline in world records. Tigst Assefa, an Ethiopian, broke the women’s marathon record in Berlin in September, clocking in at two hours, eleven minutes, and fifty-three seconds—more than two minutes faster […]

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U.S. back racking up gold while Pan Am Games problems mount

The United States resumed winning Pan American gold medals as organizers and authorities faced growing challenges following a humiliating error during the race walk and issues at the venues. In the first week of hosting their largest athletic event since the World Cup in 1962, Santiago organizers dismissed worries about ongoing construction and operational mishaps […]