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Belgium hoop icon Ann Wauters enjoys first Olympic at age 40

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Ann Wauters is a pioneer for women’s basketball in Belgium, becoming the first player to play in the WNBA. Now 21 years later, the No. 1 pick in the 2000 WNBA draft is the team captain of the Belgium squad playing in the Olympics for the first time. The Belgian Cats have won their first two games in dominant fashion, including routing Australia — the No. 2 team in the world.
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Real Madrid has more players than any other team at the Olympic basketball tournament

While this year’s Olympic basketball tournament features more NBA players than ever before, it’s still mostly FIBA clubs who are the most represented at the Games. And there’s actually a runaway No. 1 as far as the club with the most male basketball players participating: Real Madrid, the team that produced a certain Luka Doncic, who just tied the record for second-most points ever scored in an Olympic basketball contest.

July high for WTCR’s awesome Azcona

CUPRA-powered Mikel Azcona made it a July to remember with a double triumph in TCR Europe at Spa-Francorchamps to follow up a season-best second place at WTCR Race of Spain, plus a win in TCR Italy. Azcona completed his Belgian victory brace yesterday (Saturday) and the Spanish sensation now holds...

Canada's Olympic basketball hopes up in the air after loss against Spain

Canada’s hopes of making the quarter-finals of the women’s basketball tournament at the Olympics will now rest on the results of other games. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content. The team lost control of its own destiny by falling to undefeated Spain 76-66...
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Plaskett Seeks to Bar Department of Justice from Defending Insular Cases

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett introduced amendments to legislation Friday that, if they become law, would prohibit the Department of Justice from using federal funds to defend the Insular Cases, which deny some constitutional rights based solely on residence in any territory or possession. Plaskett’s amendments were offered...

How to watch WTCR 2021 for free: All methods

If you prefer passenger cars to single-seaters and prototypes of other categories, then one of the best competitions you can follow is the WTCR. A category with exciting races and with a Spanish brand competing in the constructors’ world championship, such as Cupra (SEAT), two-time world champion, as well as Spanish pilots fighting for the points of the world championship each season.

Almería: beaches, hikes and gastronomy, our must-sees in beautiful Andalusia

Sunbathe on dream beaches of Cabo de Gata Natural Park, visit Almería and admire its architectural treasures, savor the local gastronomy, hike in the Tabernas desert and discover the remains of a prehistoric civilization unique in Europe, or slip into a geode with giant crystals. This relatively unknown region of...

‘The night of the hunter’, only film as director of actor Charles Laughton | TV

EE UU, 1955 (89 minutos). Director: Charles Laughton. Intérpretes: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish. Actor Charles Laughton directed only this film. No more was needed. Laughton created the most wicked fairy tale in movie history. Robert Mitchum has the word “love” in English tattooed on his right hand; on the left, “hate.” And he exhibits a look that frightens more than hundreds of cinematic monsters, turned into the pure incarnation of evil. James Agee’s immaculate script becomes an astonishing album of terrible images, illuminated by a staging of classic breath.
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Luxury looks homeward as Covid curtails travel

The luxury sector has flashed back from the Covid-19 pandemic but the crisis is still putting a crimp in travel, a key part of the market. It is the "upper middle class, the rich and ultra-rich untouched by the crisis" who could not travel or eat out and instead bought luxury goods, said Arnaud Cadart at asset manager Flornoy.

Van’t Hoff wins rescheduled first Spanish F4 race at Aragon

Dilano van’t Hoff took a comfortable lights-to-flag win in Spanish Formula 4’s rescheduled race one at Motorland Aragon. The MP Motorsport driver had a clean start, which led to him opening a gap of over a second and a half by the end of the end of the first lap.
SoccerYNET News

Hosting French Champions soccer showdown is 'win for Israel'

Staging Sunday's French Champions Trophy between cup winners Paris Saint-Germain and league champions Lille in Israel may be controversial -- but the man behind the Tel Aviv showdown says the country can only benefit. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter. Israeli billionaire Sylvan Adams has brought the high-profile French football...
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Manchester City superstar requests to leave the Etihad this summer

According to Duncan Castles on the Transfer Window Podcast (h/t The Sun), Aymeric Laporte has asked to leave Manchester City this summer. The Spanish international, 27, joined the Sky Blues from Atletico Bilbao in January 2018 and immediately became a key figure in Pep Guardiola’s side. He made 35 appearances in the 2018/19 season as Manchester City won the Premier League title, finishing one point ahead of second-placed Liverpool.