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Report: Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks Enes Kanter

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks Enes Kanter

Turkey has put in an extradition request and requested an Interpol red notice for the arrest of NBA star Enes Kanter, according to Anadolu, a Turkish state news agency. The report says New York Knicks center Kanter is suspected of being part of a terror organization. According to a Turkish official with knowledge of the…MORE

Tomic takes aim at Hewitt in yet another Australian men’s tennis controversy

Tomic takes aim at Hewitt in yet another Australian men’s tennis controversy

It’s all kicking off in Australian men’s tennis. Again. And no, it isn’t Nick Kyrgios the center of the brouhaha. Rather, it’s another player who has made headlines for the wrong reasons — Bernard Tomic. The once can’t-miss prospect heavily criticized the country’s Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt following a first-round defeat at the Australian…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin wins again to continue march towards history

Mikaela Shiffrin wins again to continue march towards history

Her domination has forced the wider sporting world to take notice, and now Mikaela Shiffrin has done it again. The 23-year-old continued her remarkable romp towards a third straight World Cup overall title with a 10th win of the season in a giant slalom in Italy. The American superstar led by more than a second…MORE

Serena & Venus through at Australian Open, Djokovic and Halep also win

Serena & Venus through at Australian Open, Djokovic and Halep also win

During Serena Williams’ first-round, straight-sets win over Germany’s Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open, one question kept surfacing: How would you describe her green, one-piece Nike outfit? Was it a onesie? A leotard? Williams set the record straight after her convincing 6-0 6-2 victory, achieved in just 49 minutes. “It’s a Serena-tard,” Williams said in…MORE

S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations

S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations

South Korea’s Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse claims, rocking the East Asian country’s sporting establishment. At a press conference Tuesday, Lee Kee-heung — president of the Korean Sports and Olympic Committee, KSOC — bowed in apology as he admitted the organization had allowed individuals to…MORE

How horses and a Krazy Kanguruh keep skiing great Mario Matt busy

How horses and a Krazy Kanguruh keep skiing great Mario Matt busy

Life after a glittering sports career can feel like a come down for many top athletes, but for Austrian skier Mario Matt the party is still pumping. Literally. The 39-year-old slalom specialist was one of the best skiers of his generation before his retirement in 2015, but he has replaced the thrill of competition with…MORE

Sharapova off to blistering ‘double bagel’ start at Australian Open

Sharapova off to blistering ‘double bagel’ start at Australian Open

Now is this any way to treat a player who grew up idolizing you? Sentiment of course counts for little in the heat of sporting battle and Maria Sharapova didn’t want to linger at the Australian Open when she faced Britain’s Harriet Dart, especially in temperatures that topped 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) on the…MORE

UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

Katelyn Ohashi did three backflips, landed into a split and got back up to end her floor routine as though it was easy. Then the crowd went wild as the University of California, Los Angeles, freshman gymnast stood there smiling. Not only did Ohashi stun the audience with her amazing athleticism, but she also wowed…MORE

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