Since quitting the 2020 U.S. Olympic workforce and stepping away from aggressive skateboarding, Leo Baker has had no regrets. “I’m happier than I’ve ever been in my life, past what I might have ever even imagined,” he says, talking on a sizzling August day by Zoom from his Brooklyn condominium. He’s sporting a black tank high, exposing tattoos on his chest and arms, and his side-parted blonde hair has simply the correct amount of bounce to think of one other Leo’s beloved Nineties type. “Purging all of the stuff that was not working for me, like quitting the Olympics

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Birmingham 2022 board member Ama Agbeze is happy with how her metropolis has “completely embraced” the Commonwealth Video games, and now believes it is able to stage an Olympics sooner or later.

Over 1.4 million tickets have been bought, comfortably breaking the UK Video games attendance report set at Glasgow in 2014, whereas the 160,000 tickets bought for the ladies’s T20 cricket represents a world report for a ladies’s cricket competitors.

It has been putting how even the competitions outdoors of the sports activities mainstream – similar to garden bowls and three×3 basketball – have been performed in entrance

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Crowds have flocked to the 2022 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham this summer time (Zac Goodwin/PA) (PA Wire)

Birmingham 2022 board member Ama Agbeze is happy with how her metropolis has “completely embraced” the Commonwealth Video games, and now believes it is able to stage an Olympics sooner or later.

Over 1.4 million tickets have been bought, comfortably breaking the UK Video games attendance document set at Glasgow in 2014, whereas the 160,000 tickets bought for the ladies’s T20 cricket represents a world document for a ladies’s cricket competitors.

It has been putting how even the competitions outdoors of

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Brittney Griner holds a photograph of 2022 WNBA All-Stars sporting her identify and quantity on their jerseys.AP Photograph/Dmitry Serebryakov

  • Brittney Griner was discovered responsible of drug smuggling and sentenced to 9 years in Russian jail.

  • The WNBA star was arrested in February after Moscow airport officers discovered hashish in her baggage.

  • From high athletes to musicians and politicians, this is how the world has reacted to Griner’s sentence.

Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in Russian jail over drug-smuggling prices for carrying vape cartridges in her baggage at a Moscow airport.

The WNBA famous person’s trial got here

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Sports activities Illustrated and Empower Onyx are placing the highlight on the various journeys of Black ladies throughout sports activities—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and extra—within the collection, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Ladies in Sports activities.


Maame Biney is powerful, highly effective, assured and centered—not simply as a two-time Olympic speedskater however as a younger Black girl. It was a journey for her to be within the house she is now, an area she now understands she belongs and deserves to be in, however the street was something however clean.

Speedskating was a sport that got

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Nice Britain efficiency director Stephen Park has backed Dame Laura Kenny to realize extra Olympic success after the five-time gold medallist this week revealed she had thought-about quitting the game.

Kenny gained scratch race gold for England on the Commonwealth Video games on Monday, after which admitted she had questioned if it may be her last race after a horrible interval for her personally.

The 30-year-old had deliberate a second baby with husband Jason however suffered a miscarriage in November after which had one among her fallopian tubes eliminated in January attributable to an ectopic being pregnant.

Nice Britain efficiency

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