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George Kambosos Jr stuns Teófimo López for unified lightweight title in seismic upset

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Australia’s George Kambosos Jr won the IBF, WBA and WBO lightweight titles from Teófimo López in a seismic upset on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The unheralded Sydney native, who went off as...

Creevy and Simmons upset Harlequins to edge London Irish to victory

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This was London Irish’s second win of the season, but you would never have known it. To claim it at the home of their local rivals, the champions of England, will have gratified still further. A game in which both sid...

Lionel Messi’s Panenka wins it for PSG after RB Leipzig threaten upset

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It might sound strange, but despite scoring two goals and winning the game for Paris Saint-Germain with an outrageous Panenka, Lionel Messi did not really have a very good game. Still, nobody at a festive Parc des Pri...

Rising star Badosa aims to upset resurgent Azarenka at Indian Wells

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After two volatile, unpredictable weeks of this experimental autumn Indian Wells, a worthy final in the women’s draw will see another resurgence from a former dominant champion in Victoria Azarenka while a younger, eq...

Nuno expects Kane to ‘get ready’ after Spurs upset Manchester City

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Nuno Espírito Santo said he expects Harry Kane to “get ready and help the team” after the Tottenham striker sat out their victory against Manchester City. Kane, strongly admired by the Premier League champions, was le...

‘We are upset to come second’: How culture change lifted GB swimming

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James Guy leant back against the wall, too tired to think, too tired to talk. Guy swam seven races in the last five days, the last of them, the butterfly leg of the men’s 4x100m medley relay, just an hour earlier. It ...

Britain’s Charlotte Worthington springs BMX freestyle upset to win Olympic gold

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Charlotte Worthington added to Britain’s BMX success in Tokyo with a surprise gold medal in the women’s freestyle park. The Manchester-born 25-year-old fell after a hard landing early in her first run in the park disc...

Morning mail: Sydney’s Covid test, Great Barrier Reef vote, Olyroos upset win

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Good morning. National cabinet meets today to discuss the worsening Covid outbreaks and progress on the vaccine rollout, a UN committee votes on the status of the Great Barrier Reef tonight and cockatoos in Sydney are...

‘First of many’: Socialist India Walton defeats four-term Buffalo mayor in primary upset

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In her lifetime, India Walton has been a 14-year-old working mother, a nurse, a union representative and a socialist community organizer. On Wednesday, she was on the cusp of yet another career change and a series of ...

Lib Dems win Chesham and Amersham byelection in stunning upset

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The Liberal Democrats have pulled off an extraordinary victory in the Buckinghamshire constituency of Chesham and Amersham, taking the formerly safe seat from the Tories in a byelection. In a shock result, Lib Dem Sar...

Young, Muslim and progressive: is another AOC-style upset brewing in New York?

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Steinway is a bustling and noisy street in the Queens neighborhood of Astoria. The area locally referred to as “Little Egypt” is brimming with people grocery shopping and bicyclists rushing in and out of shawarma shop...

‘I don’t want to upset people’: Tom Cruise deepfake creator speaks out

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Joining TikTok has become something of a trend for Hollywood celebrities stuck at home like everyone else. So it wasn’t necessarily surprising to see Tom Cruise on the app, sharing videos of himself playing golf and p...