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Notorious Nick review – warm-hearted biopic of one-armed wrestler

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This mixed martial arts-based flick goes one further than kung-fu classic One-Armed Swordsman in being based on real events: the improbable rise of “Notorious” Nick Newell, who had a congenital amputation of the left ...

Is US wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock the most upbeat athlete at Tokyo 2020?

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At an Olympics where infection rates are studied as closely as medal tables, smiles must be inferred from subtle crumples in face masks and signs in near-empty venues warn spectators not to mingle, Tamyra Mensah-Stock...

Sumo wrestler dies one month after suffering a concussion in Japan

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A Japanese sumo wrestler has died a month after suffering a concussion during a bout, as the ancient sport’s authorities come under renewed pressure to rethink their outdated approach to head injuries. Hibikiryu, a 28...

Former Olympic wrestler Khetag Pliev loses finger during MMA fight

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Khetag Pliev, a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned professional boxer and MMA fighter, lost a finger during a Cage Fury Fighting Championships fight on Thursday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. Pliev, a ...