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Impossible to play under US Open’s COVID-19 protocols, says Djokovic

World number one Novak Djokovic has said participating in the US Open would be an impossible task due to the “extreme” COVID-19 protocols in place for the tournament at Flushing Meadows. The US Open, scheduled to begin on August 31, will be the first Grand Slam to be played after the COVID-19 pandemic suspended the 

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SA golf industry implores government to relax lockdown rules

The golfing industry and clubs, in particular, are pleading with government to relax restrictions for the sport to resume before possibly closing for good. Officials say almost 50% of golf clubs in South Africa are just weeks away from financial collapse. The golf industry contributes close to R49 billion per annum to the South African 

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EPL releases revised fixture list

The English Premier League has released its revised fixture list for the first three weeks of the season, which resumes on 17 June. Second-placed Manchester City will host Arsenal on that day while Liverpool will continue their quest for title glory against Everton on 21 June. City and The Reds will then do battle on 22 

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Women’s world 400m champion Naser provisionally suspended

World 400 metre champion, Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain, could face a ban of up to two years for missing three doping tests in 12 months. She ran the third-fastest 400 metres in history when winning gold at 2019’s world championships in Doha. Naser has been provisionally suspended for whereabouts violations. At the world championships 

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US soccer team LA Galaxy parts company with midfielder Katai after wife’s racist posts

US soccer team LA Galaxy has parted company with Serbian midfielder Aleksandar Katai after his wife published “a series of racist and violent social media posts,” the Major League Soccer (MLS) team said on Friday. In Instagram posts that have since been deleted, Tea Katai referred to Black Lives Matter protesters as “disgusting cattle” and 

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Bafana Bafana failed to make progress since 2010 World Cup: McCarthy

South Africa’s all-time leading goal scorer, Benni McCarthy, says Bafana Bafana have failed to make any progress since hosting the FIFA World Cup 10 years ago. McCarthy says more resources should instead be channelled towards the growth of women’s football. The former Cape Town City coach was speaking to the South African Football Journalist Association 

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