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Inaugural Esports World Cup in Saudi Arabia, worth more than $60M, hopes to send ‘positive message’ to struggling industry

By Ben Church, CNN (CNN) — Boasting the largest prize pool in esports history, this year’s inaugural 2024 Esports World Cup (EWC) could prove to be a pivotal moment for the industry. Organized by the Esports World Cup Foundation – and with the latest details announced on Tuesday – the EWC will bring together gamers,

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The catsuit served a serious purpose

‘I didn’t know it would cause such a stir’: Serena Williams reveals how catsuit became an iconic fashion moment

By Amanda Davies and Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) — When Serena Williams returned to the 2018 French Open just months after giving birth to her first child, there was very little talk about her straight sets victory over Kristýna Plíšková. Instead, the conversation largely revolved around what she was wearing: the now iconic superhero ‘catsuit.’

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Mauricio Pochettino laments ‘sad situation’ after Chelsea players squabble over penalty during 6-0 win against Everton

By George Ramsay, CNN (CNN) — Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino said it was a “sad situation” seeing his players squabble over who was going to take a penalty during an otherwise impressive 6-0 win against Everton. Cole Palmer, who ultimately took the penalty and scored his fourth goal of Monday’s Premier League game, had won

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Lithuanian discus thrower Mykolas Alekna breaks longest standing men’s track and field world record

By Martynas Ruseckas, CNN (CNN) — Lithuanian discus thrower Mykolas Alekna broke a world record that had stood for four decades at the Oklahoma Throws Series World Invitational meeting in Ramona on Sunday. The Lithuanian’s throw of 74.35 meters surpassed Jurgen Schult’s effort in 1986, when the German threw 74.08m. Schult’s landmark effore had been

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