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Emily Harrington becomes first woman to free-climb El Capitan in a day

Harrington reached top of 3,000ft granite wall in Yosemite in 21 hours, 13 minutes and 51 secondsEmily Harrington has become the first woman – and the fourth climber overall – to free-climb El Capitan, the 3,000ft granite wall in Yosemite national park…

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Lakers title celebrations likely added to California’s Covid-19 spike, agency says

Officials say celebrations ‘likely’ led to recent surge in casesAgency warns fans ahead of potential Dodgers championshipWith Los Angeles hoping to celebrate another major sports title in a matter of days, the city might be paying a price for one earli…

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California’s Kobe Bryant law bans photos of the dead by first responders

Governor signs law covering accident or crime scenesBryant’s widow sued sheriff’s department for distressing imagesCalifornia will make it illegal for first responders to take unauthorized photos of deceased people at the scene of an accident or crime,…

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NFL great Joe Montana reportedly saves grandchild from kidnapping

TMZ reports incident happened on Saturday in Malibu homeWoman said to have been charged with kidnapping and burglaryIt appears that NFL hall of famer Joe Montana is a crimefighter as well as the winner of four Super Bowls.According to a TMZ report, the…

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Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa sues LA county sheriff over leaked crash photos

Reports said deputies shared graphic scenes of deadly crashNBA legend and eight others died in January accidentVanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles county sheriff claiming deputies shared…

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Beach volleyball great Kerri Walsh Jennings faces backlash over mask refusal

Three-time Olympic champion makes stand on social mediaOther users attack athlete for ignoring Covid-19 adviceThree-time Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings has received backlash on social media after saying she did not wear a mask i…

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Paralympic rowing star Angela Madsen dies during solo crossing of Pacific

60-year-old was crossing from California to HawaiiMadsen was also a campaigner for disability and LBGT rightsAngela Madsen, whose remarkable life took in a spell in the Marines, a string of gold medals and record setting rowing journeys, has died while…

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Former USC and Chargers player Max Tuerk dies while hiking aged 26

Family says former NFL player died while hiking with parentsFormer college coach says he is ‘heartbroken’ by deathMax Tuerk, an All-America offensive lineman at the University of Southern California who was drafted by the Chargers, has died. He was 26….

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Kobe Bryant’s widow ‘devastated’ by claims deputies shared photos of crash

Vanessa Bryant makes statement through her lawyerNBA star and eight other killed in January crashThe widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant is “absolutely devastated” by allegations that deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene where …

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Tearful Michael Jordan pays tribute to ‘brother’ Kobe Bryant at memorial service

NBA star and eight others, including daughter, killed in crashVanessa Bryant gives powerful eulogy to familyThousands of fans pack into Staples Center in LAFriends, family and fellow athletes have paid tribute to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight oth…

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Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash had violation over flying in reduced visibility

Ara Zobayan was reprimanded over incident in May 2015Other helicopter pilots divided over severity of penaltyNBA superstar and eight others died in crash last monthThe pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a southern California hillside, killing Kobe…

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Kobe and Gianna Bryant buried in private ceremony near family home

Death certificates say father and daughter buried last FridayPublic memorial will be held later this month in LAKobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were buried on Friday in a private ceremony near the family’s southern California home, ac…

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Murals honor Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna – in pictures

Fans and artists around the world have responded to the shocking deaths of the NBA star and his daughter in a helicopter crashKobe Bryant ranked at the very top in the pantheon of US sports megastars Continue reading…

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‘Devastating’: America mourns Kobe Bryant after death in helicopter crash

Trump and Obama send condolences to Bryant familyDaughter Gianna, 13, among nine people killed in CaliforniaAmerica remains in shock over the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash on Sunday.It emerged on Monday that the hel…

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Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and their shared love of basketball – video report

Gianna Bryant had dreamed of playing basketball professionally like her father, Kobe Bryant, but on 26 January, both she and her father were killed, along with seven others, when the helicopter they were travelling on crashed in California.Over the pas…

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Kobe Bryant: NBA legend dies in helicopter crash at age of 41

Basketball star was involved in crash in California on SundayNo other survivors reported in Calabasas incidentKobe Bryant: a life in picturesKobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, has died in a helicopter crash. He was 41.Brya…

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Alyssa Nakken becomes first female coach in MLB history

Nakken, a former softball standout at first base for Sacramento State, was named an assistant manager of the San Francisco GiantsAlyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history on Thursday when she was named an a…

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Investigation concludes animal cruelty not behind California racehorse deaths

Spike in fatalities at Santa Anita had attracted attentionRecommendations made for improving safety for animalsCalifornia prosecutors found no evidence of animal cruelty or other crimes during an investigation into a spike in horse deaths at Santa Anit…

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‘We represent both countries’: the rise of Andy Ruiz, a cross-border champion

Andy Ruiz’s improbable rise mirrors the rebound of his hometown, Imperial, a community at the heart of the debate over immigration in the United StatesThe Sparta boxing club is hard to find, tucked behind a wall of blue corrugated metal between a tire …

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Brad Gobright, renowned US rock climber, dies after fall in Mexico

The American was abseiling down El Potrero Chico near Monterrey when he plunged about 300m to his deathOne of the world’s most renowned rock climbers, the American Brad Gobright, has died after falling off a mountain in Mexico.The fall occurred on Wedn…