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Brazil great Carlos Alberto dies following heart attack

RIO DE JANIERO: Brazil great Carlos Alberto, who captained the 1970 World Cup-winning side and scored one of the most acclaimed final goals ever, has died aged 72 following a heart attack, local TV reported on Tuesday. Right-back Alberto was capped 53 times by Brazil and won titles with Fluminense and Santos. (Reporting Andrew Downie,… Read More »

ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanation

REUTERS: American Varvara Lepchenko is clear to play again after she was found to shoulder “no fault or negligence” for an anti-doping rule violation, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday. The world number 79 tested positive for banned substance meldonium, added to the World Anti Doping Agency’s (WADA) prohibited list on Jan. 1,… Read More »