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Hometown pitcher throws the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Pitcher Joe Musgrove tossed the first no-hitter in Padres franchise history on Friday night, as San Diego defeated the Texas Rangers 3-0 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Padres, founded in 1969, were the only team in Major League Baseball to have never thrown a no-hitter. Musgrove struck out 10 and only allowed…MORE

2021 French Open postponed by a week due to Covid-19 pandemic

2021 French Open postponed by a week due to Covid-19 pandemic

This year’s French Open tennis tournament has been postponed by a week due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) announced on Thursday. The second grand slam of the year was originally scheduled to take place from Monday 17 May to Sunday 6 June. However, France has recently entered a new lockdown with…MORE

The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

The ‘Tiger Slam’: 20 years on from when Tiger Woods won it all

As Tiger Woods walked onto the 18th green at the 2001 Masters, throngs of fans were in hot pursuit to catch a glimpse of the golfer and all cameras were pointed at the then 25-year-old, who was on the precipice of etching his name into golf history. “Here comes the salute to an achievement that’s…MORE

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Angelo Gabriel, 16, becomes youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history

Santos forward Angelo Gabriel became the youngest goalscorer in Copa Libertadores history on Tuesday as he scored his side’s final goal in a 3-1 victory against San Lorenzo. Aged 16 years, three months and 16 days, Angelo broke Juan Carlos Cardenas’ record that had stood for 59 years with his stoppage-time goal after a save…MORE