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  • Team USA Taekwondo Brothers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    Team USA Taekwondo brothers, Steven and Jean Lopez, were accused of sexual misconduct. Neither of them have been criminally charged. However, a lawsuit was filed by four of the alleged victims in Colorado, on May 4.

  • Lightning Strike Kills South African Footballer

    South African football club Maritzburg United confirmed May 4 that 21-year-old forward Luyanda Ntshangase has died two months after being struck by lightning during a match.

  • Reports: FIFA Considering Biennial Mini-World Cup

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reportedly proposed an eight-team mini-World Cup to be played every odd year starting as early as 2021, but the plans have yet to be approved by FIFA Council.

  • Iranian Girls Enter Football Stadium Disguised As Men

    On April 27, five unidentified girls disguised themselves as young men to gain access into Tehran's Azadi stadium.

  • New Rules for Female Runners With High Testosterone

    The International Association of Athletics Federations is changing its rules for female competitors with naturally high testosterone levels. As of Nov.1, females with a "difference of sexual development" will have to either race against men or take medication to lower their testosterone levels.

  • Brazilian Surfer Breaks World Record for Largest Wave

    A Brazilian surfer recently rode an 80-foot wave, breaking the world record for the largest wave ever surfed. Judges at the 2018 Big Wave Awards in California ratified it on April 28.

  • FIFA Bans Ex-Brazilian Football President for Life

    On April 27, FIFA announced an immediate lifetime ban on ex-Brazilian football chief Marco Polo Del Nero due to a number of bribery and corruption allegations that date to 2015.

  • London Marathon Runner Dies

    Matt Campbell, who collapsed while running in the London Marathon over the weekend, has died in the hospital.

  • Arsène Wenger to Leave Arsenal

    After 22 years as Arsenal's manager, Arsène Wenger announced April 20 that he will step down at the end of the season.

  • Lance Armstrong Settles $100M Fraud Case

    Lance Armstrong agreed to pay the U.S. government $5 million, to settle a civil fraud lawsuit against him on April 19.

  • Japanese Man, American Woman Win Boston Marathon

    Yuki Kawauchi of Japan and Desiree Linden of the United States slogged their way through cold, rainy and windy conditions April 16 to win the men's and women's races at the 2018 Boston Marathon.

  • Boston Celtics Star Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs

    On April 5, the Boston Celtics announced Kyrie Irving will undergo knee surgery, which means he'll miss this year's playoffs.

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