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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:46 PM EST

A New Sport: Lightsaber Dueling Recognized in France

A New Sport: Lightsaber Dueling Recognized in France

It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:33 PM EST

Lightsaber Dueling Awakens the Force in France

Lightsaber Dueling Awakens the Force in France

In France, it is easier than ever now to act out “Star Wars” fantasies. The fencing federation has officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 01:49 PM EST

USA Gymnastics Hires New CEO: NBA Exec Li Li Leung

USA Gymnastics Hires New CEO: NBA Exec Li Li Leung

Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of Michigan who still considered herself...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 12:26 PM EST

Report: Kaepernick’s Attorney Cites Patriots as Possibility

Report: Kaepernick’s Attorney Cites Patriots as Possibility

The Boston Globe reported that Mark Geragos, Colin Kaepernick’s attorney, said his client wants to compete and play football.

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 12:27 PM EST

Semenya Arrives for Landmark Case at Swiss Sports Tribunal

Semenya Arrives for Landmark Case at Swiss Sports Tribunal

Caster Semenya arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday for a hearing in a landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion from South Africa...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 08:01 AM EST

Warriors' Kevin Durant Named NBA All-Star Game MVP

Warriors' Kevin Durant Named NBA All-Star Game MVP

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant was named NBA All-Star Game's most valuable player Sunday night in Charlotte as Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis 178-164.

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 at 09:15 PM EST

Denny Hamlin Cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 Victory in Four Years

Denny Hamlin Cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 Victory in Four Years

Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the second time in four years, leading a 1-2-3 sweep for Joe Gibbs Racing. The victory Sunday honored J.D. Gibbs, who died last month after battling a degenerative...

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 06:43 PM EST

NBA, FIBA Announce Plans for Pro League in Africa

NBA, FIBA Announce Plans for Pro League in Africa

The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. The Basketball Africa League, a new collaboration between the NBA and the sport's global governing body FIBA, was announced Saturday. The initial plan is for the...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 04:54 PM EST

Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Collusion Grievances With NFL

Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Collusion Grievances With NFL

Colin Kaepernick and the NFL have resolved their grievances, Kaepernick's attorneys and the league said Friday in a statement that didn't go into many details. Attorneys Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas released...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 10:48 AM EST

Old Gold: Tokyo 2020 Recycling Phones, Cameras for Medals

Old Gold: Tokyo 2020 Recycling Phones, Cameras for Medals

Tokyo Olympic organizers said last week that they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic...

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