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[ad_1] Dolph Morrison crió a Rachel Alexandra pero estaba tan poco impresionado en las primeras etapas de su desarrollo  que contempló venderla un par de veces. Ella fue inscrita en las ventas de Noviembre de Keeneland del 2006 como cría destetada pero tuvo que ser retirada cuando los rayos x revelaron un problema menor en su crecimiento. Morrison envió a la hija de Medaglia d’Oro al rancho de Jimmy Dodwell’s Diamond D en Texas el verano siguiente, abierto a la idea de ponerla en remate en Florida. Mientras Rachel Alexandra estuvo con Dodwell, él vio en ella cualidades que no había visto…

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[ad_1]   By Tennis Now | @Tennis_Now | Thursday, May 9, 2024 New York area juniors can play for a scholarship to the Johnny Mac Tennis Project.Sportime, the home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, and the Johnny Mac Tennis Project present their annual scholarship tryout and athletic scouting combine at Sportime Randall’s Island, Saturday June 15th.Tryout for players ages 8-16, Sportime, JMTA and JMTP will award full and partial scholarships to selected tryout and combine participants for the 2024-2025 season at Sportime Randall’s Island.For the eleventh year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at Sportime Randall’s Island,…

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[ad_1] A valiant HS Prannoy rallied his way to a morale-boosting three-game win over China’s Lu Guang Zu as he and double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu progressed to the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships at Ningbo China on Wednesday. World No. 9 Prannoy showed exemplary mental fortitude as he battled for 90 minutes before prevailing 17-21 23-21 23-21 over Lu, ranked 16th, to set up a second-round clash with Chinese Taipei’s Lin Chun-Yi. Sindhu, who is desperately seeking to rediscover her form ahead of the Paris Olympics, too survived some tense moments before overcoming world number…

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[ad_1] Having clinched a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics, Indian men’s hockey team will look to upgrade to gold in the upcoming Paris Games, said skipper Harmanpreet Singh. The record eight-time gold medalists had fought hard from a 1-3 deficit to beat Germany 5-4 in the bronze play-off at Tokyo in 2021, ending their 41-year wait for an Olympic medal. Prior to that, India’s last Olympic medal was a gold in the Moscow Games in 1980. “Tokyo was a monumental moment, and we’re determined to carry that momentum into Paris. Our goal is straightforward — to upgrade the…

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[ad_1] WORLD heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has paid tribute to the late Sherif Lawal, who died after sustaining injuries on his professional debut on Sunday night. Lawal’s fight against Malam Varela was stopped in the fourth round after he was hit with a right hand to the head. Referee Lee Every waved it off and Lawal received immediate attention from the ringside medics.  The 29-year-old was rushed to Northwick Park hospital but was tragically pronounced dead. The news has reached Riyadh, where Fury and Oleksandr Usyk are preparing for the biggest fight of their lives and the former reiterated that…

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[ad_1] The ICC’s decision to forgo a reserve day for the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2024 has sparked discussion among fans and pundits alike. While the first semifinal in Trinidad on June 26 has a designated reserve day, the second semifinal scheduled for June 27 in Guyana will not.Why no reserve day for the second semifinal of T20 World Cup 2024?This decision stems from logistical constraints. The final of the tournament is set for June 29 in Barbados. Having a reserve day for the second semifinal would risk a scenario where the winning team has less than…

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[ad_1] India team strikes a happy pose on the eve of the tounament | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Ankita Raina was confident of India’s capacity to put up a good fare in the Asia Oceania Billie Jean King Cup women’s tennis tournament in Changsha, China, but warned about not being overconfident, considering the clay surface.On the eve of the tournament, the 30-year-old Ankita, who reached China from Japan after winning a doubles title in ITF circuit, was quite happy about the form and fitness of all the team members. “We have a strong team and everyone has done well in…

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[ad_1] India’s challenge at the Badminton Asia Championships ended after double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy bowed out in pre-quarterfinals of their respective events at Ningbo, China on Thursday. Sindhu, who is desperately seeking to rediscover her form ahead of the Paris Olympics, fought valiantly for for an hour and nine minutes but was outperformed by sixth seed Han Yue of China 18-21 21-13 17-21. It was Sindhu’s first loss against Yue against whom she had a flawless 5-0 record before Thursday’s contest. Seventh seed Prannoy went down meekly to unseeded Lin Chun-Yi of Chinese Taipei…

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[ad_1] It’s mind over matter for Hockey India as the sports body hired renowned South African mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton to assist the men’s national team in the Paris Olympics. Upton, who played a role in India winning the 2011 Cricket World Cup, will be a part of the support staff of the country’s men’s hockey team in Paris. He was also there when the team won gold medals at the recent Asian Champions Trophy and Asian Games. Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Craig Fulton confirmed to PTI that Upton will be with his wards at…

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[ad_1] Tyson Fury’s promoter, Frank Warren, says IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk is a tougher test for his fighter than going into the Deontay Wilder fights. That’s a big compliment by Warren of Usyk because Fury was knocked cold and arguably knocked out in the first fight with Wilder in 2018. Warren feels that the skills and amateur pedigree of Usyk (21-0, 14 KOs) make him a tough test for WBC champion Fury. This is a different type of test for Fury because the southpaw Usyk is a sniper, who moves around the ring and doesn’t present a stationary target…

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