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Paris 2024 Olympics: What to know about the athletes and sports at the summer games

The 2024 Summer Olympics will kick off in Paris on July 26, and run until August 11. Here's what to…

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As a gay Black man living in a conservative small town, wrestling and drag helped me find the courage to be myself

Princey (a.k.a. Totally Plastic Pha'Nesse) is a pro wrestler. But he found new confidence after doi…

Palmer Haasch   


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I let my kids play in the mud, and I don't mind when they wrestle. I've made my peace with dirt and we have a household safe word.

My kids wrestle and get dirty. I don't mind the extra laundry or rowdiness as long as everyone is h…

Bethaney Phillips   


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So, can we stop calling pro wrestling 'sports entertainment' now?

World Wrestling Entertainment looks like it's no longer insisting on using the term "sports enterta…

Katie Notopoulos   


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Netflix said it didn't want to be in sports. Now it could be streaming two NFL games on Christmas.

Netflix has always said it didn't want to have sports on the service. Now, it could stream NFL game…

Peter Kafka   


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Welcome to the Masters, a staple of the billionaire's social calendar

The Masters Tournament, the first of four men's major golf tournaments, kicks off today. But this i…

Dan DeFrancesco   


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How AEW owner Tony Khan turned his passion for pro wrestling into a TV ratings hit, and dealt with the aftermath of firing CM Punk

In a candid interview, Tony Khan tells Insider about the company's recent success and his heartfelt…

Jason Guerrasio   


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Why Netflix just made a $5 billion pro wrestling deal

The deal to bring the WWE to Netflix is a major marker for the streamer. And it looks like a deal t…

Peter Kafka   


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The Iron Sheik, wrestling legend and Hulk Hogan's rival, dead at 81

Wrestling legend The Iron Sheik, whose real name was Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, was a well-known h…

Kelly McLaughlin   


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Not ‘just cricket’, football and kabbadi getting eyeballs too

India is known for cricket and cricket is known to almost the entirety of the Indian audience. And,…

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AEW's Saraya teases follow-up to the Florence Pugh movie about her life, and reveals why she chose AEW over WWE for her wrestling comeback

Florence Pugh played a young Saraya "Paige" Bevis in the hit 2019 movie produced by Dwayne Johnson.…

Tufayel Ahmed   


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WWE wants betting to become legalized as the wrestling organization lobbies state regulators

WWE betting pushed as the wrestling conglomerate has reportedly spoken to state regulators, lobbyin…

Aaron McDade   


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American wrestling manager Stokely Hathaway says he's working to blend Black culture into All Elite Wrestling

Stokely Hathaway's comments about incorporating more Black cultural references into AEW follow form…

Alan Dawson   


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Mary Kom to head Oversight Committee for wrestling federation; Yogeshwar, Murgunde named members

World champion woman boxer and Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom will head the government-appoin…

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Russia is wrestling with a labor crisis — and is making it even worse by sending highly-skilled workers to war

Around 900,000 Russians have fled the country since the Ukraine invasion, causing a workforce crisi…

Tom Porter   


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How 'The Iron Claw' director Sean Durkin made the Von Erich curse into a pro-wrestling Greek tragedy

"The Iron Claw" looks at one of wrestling's greatest families, which were believed to be cursed.

Jason Guerrasio   


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Pro wrestling icon and reality TV star Bryan Danielson hints at retirement after grueling, blood-soaked Iron Man match

Total Bellas regular Bryan Danielson, formerly Daniel Bryan of WWE, dropped a retirement hint just …

Alan Dawson   


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World champion arm wrestler Margaret Pathaw gets Rs 5 lakh award from Meghalaya govt

The Meghalaya government handed over Rs five lakh as a cash award to Margaret Pathaw, who won gold …

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Elon Musk arm-wrestled his business partner to settle PayPal software dispute: book

Elon Musk challenged Max Levchin to an arm-wrestle to settle a disagreement when the two worked tog…

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Dhols, garlands and bouquets for Commonwealth Games winners coming home

Indian athletes, following their scintillating performance at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, ha…