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Take a deep breath…freediver swims 662 feet underwater

Danish freediver Stig Severinsen has broken the world distance record for swimming with fins on just one breath — making it 202 meters (662 ft 8.7 in) underwater, Guinness World Records has confirmed. Guinness said Severinsen, 47, completed the swim on November 26 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The previous record of 177…MORE

Fans ejected from Sydney Test as cricket launches probe into alleged racist abuse

Fans ejected from Sydney Test as cricket launches probe into alleged racist abuse

Six people were ejected from the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday as the third Test between Australia and India was overshadowed by allegations of racist abuse. The Indian team lodged an official complaint after bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj complained of hearing racist slurs while fielding near the boundary rope on Saturday, the third…MORE

Justin Thomas apologizes for using ‘inexcusable’ anti-gay slur

Justin Thomas apologizes for using ‘inexcusable’ anti-gay slur

World No. 3 golfer Justin Thomas has apologized for using a homophobic slur that was caught by television microphones at a PGA Tour tournament in Hawaii on Saturday. The incident occurred after Thomas missed a par putt during the Sentry Tournament of Champions’ third round in Hawaii. “There’s no excuse,” Thomas told the Golf Channel…MORE

After 30 league games without a win, Schalke stops the rot with 4-0 victory

After 30 league games without a win, Schalke stops the rot with 4-0 victory

Having last won a German Bundesliga game just under a year ago, Schalke ended that dismal record in some style on Saturday — comfortably beating Hoffenheim 4-0 on Saturday. Matthew Hoppe was the star of the Schalke show as he became the first-ever American player to score a hat-trick in the Bundesliga. Armine Harit, assisted…MORE

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