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Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall rescued by cargo ship after boat accident

Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall rescued by cargo ship after boat accident

Solo yachtswoman Susie Goodall has been rescued by a cargo ship in the Southern Ocean after a storm wrecked her boat as she competed in a round-the-world race. The British sailor was around 2,000 miles west of South America on Wednesday when a brutal storm lashed her boat with 60-knot winds. Goodall, who is the…MORE

Lindsey Vonn delays injury comeback in farewell season

Lindsey Vonn delays injury comeback in farewell season

She is desperate to begin her farewell season, but Lindsey Vonn has been forced to put her return from injury on hold. Vonn, who needs five more World Cup wins to pass Ingemar Stenmark’s record of 86, injured her knee in training last month. The 33-year-old missed her beloved Lake Louise event and had hoped…MORE

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash

Former Major League Baseball infielders Luis Valbuena and José Castillo were killed in a car crash Thursday in Venezuela after playing in the country’s winter league, their team said. “We are living a horrible tragedy in Cardenales de Lara. We lost our players Luis Valbuena and José Castillo in a traffic accident,” the Venezuelan club…MORE

Leicester City: Report reveals cause of helicopter crash that killed club owner

Leicester City: Report reveals cause of helicopter crash that killed club owner

The helicopter crash that killed Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in October was caused by a faulty mechanism in the helicopter’s tail rotor mechanism, causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft, British investigators said. Srivaddhanaprabha, 60, was one of five people on board the aircraft when it burst into flames after crashing in…MORE

Cape Town Sevens: Blitzboks to wear jersey to honor Nelson Mandela

Cape Town Sevens: Blitzboks to wear jersey to honor Nelson Mandela

South Africa’s rugby sevens team will wear a special jersey at this weekend’s tournament in Cape Town to pay tribute to former President Nelson Mandela, who would have turned 100 this year. Captains from each country visited Robben Island ahead of the Sevens World Series tournament, the site where Mandela served 18 of his 27…MORE

NFL investigators got police report on Kareem Hunt incident in February

NFL investigators got police report on Kareem Hunt incident in February

A day after indicating a formal NFL request for information on an alleged physical assault involving star running back Kareem Hunt didn’t occur until last week, Cleveland police said Wednesday the league was given a copy of the police report in February. The report did not go through the official public records request process, police…MORE

Hines Ward: With NFL playoffs approaching, teams need to lock in

Hines Ward: With NFL playoffs approaching, teams need to lock in

Two-time Super Bowl champion and CNN Sport contributor Hines Ward talks his experiences from his 14 years in the NFL and other football observations. He was speaking to CNN’s Perry Kostidakis. What’s it like in a locker room when you’re making that final playoff push? There’s a sense of urgency. It’s about buckling down and…MORE

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