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Russia Denies Its Soccer Players Are Doped Up

Authorities are looking into whether every member of Russia’s 2014 team was on performance enhancing drugs.

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Warriors’ Championship Cheers Hearts in Faraway Georgia

Tbilisi is thrilled Zaza Pachulia and his supporting cast won an NBA title.


In the Kingdom of Dying Ponies

Polo, the sport of kings, hails from the forgotten, violent state of Manipur, India. Can anyone save its endangered, fabled horses?

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Some American Athletes Refusing to Play on Trump’s Team

They shoot, they score, they — move to Sweden?

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How Two Australians Tricked North Korea Into Giving Them a Free Round of Golf in Pyongyang

Two pranksters jokingly signed up for a North Korean golf tournament. When government officials there approved, they just went with it.

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Washington Redskins Fumble the Transatlantic Relationship

A spokesman for the Washington Redskins pushed away a German reporter asking about a missed kick after a game in London.


Colin Kaepernick Is Lucky He’s Not Japanese

National anthems have always inspired dissenters — but some countries treat their refuseniks better than others.


Hawk Hunting, Goat Carcass Chasing, and Steven Seagal at World Nomad Games, in Photos

Goat carcasses, hawk hunting, bone throwing, and Steven Seagal: The World Nomad Games in photos.

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