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Kelly Slater wins Billabong Pro Pipeline six days short of 50th birthday

Kelly Slater wins Billabong Pro Pipeline six days short of 50th birthday

Just six days short of his 50th birthday, surfing legend Kelly Slater has won the Billabong Pro Pipeline in Oahu, Hawaii. Slater defeated 24-year-old Seth Moniz in the final on Saturday at a location where he has won eight Championship Tour events, with his first coming back in 1992.

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How Alysa Liu, other COVID-positive USA figure skaters can still make 2022 Winter Olympics team

How Alysa Liu, other COVID-positive USA figure skaters can still make 2022 Winter Olympics team

At least five competitors at this weekend’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships have tested positive for COVID-19. Alysa Liu is the biggest name so far to test positive. The 16-year-old star dropped out of the competition Friday.

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Why NHL players aren't going to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Why NHL players aren't going to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic — along with a wave of shutdowns across the league — has forced the NHL to prohibit its players from leaving for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Why Max Verstappen's last-lap win over Lewis Hamilton at 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was so controversial

Why Max Verstappen's last-lap win over Lewis Hamilton at 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was so controversial

As has been the case for the 2021 Formula 1 season, the championship-deciding race was rife with drama. On the closing laps of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Williams driver Nicholas Latifi slid off the track and hit a wall, leading to a safety car.

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