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Below is a summary of the latest sports news. Report: Kyrie Irving will miss the seventh game in a row on Monday

Kyrie Irving won’t be playing Monday night when the Brooklyn Nets host the Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN reported. Irving had been classified as questionable. He hasn’t played since January 5th and is working on his conditioning. Ohio State QB Justin Fields declares for NFL draft

Ohio state quarterback Justin Fields declared himself in favor of the 2021 NFL draft on Monday, a move that was expected. Fields is expected to be one of the first two quarterbacks recorded in Cleveland on the first day of draft on April 29th. Tennis: The Davis Cup final takes place over 11 days in three cities

The Davis Cup final 2021 will take place on eleven instead of seven days and will almost certainly be played in three cities, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed on Monday. The changes proposed by ITF event partner Kosmos Tennis, the Spain-based investment firm that has raised $ 3 billion over 25 years, have been approved by the ITF board. The Greek President praises the Olympic champion for breaking the silence of abuse

The Greek President praised Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou for breaking a “conspiracy of silence” by reporting a historic allegation of sexual assault on a sports official. Bekatorou, who won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, told Marie Claire’s Greek edition last month that she was abused in 1998 when she was 21. Tom Brady’s biggest remaining Super Bowl underdog from Bucs

Tom Brady has three times as many Super Bowl titles as the three other quarterbacks competing together over the conference championship weekend, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers remain the longest shot to win the Super Bowl LV. The Bucs are offered by PointsBet with +425 in order to be crowned champion. The Green Bay Packers, who will host the Tampa Bay NFC Championship Game on Sunday, are offered at +210. Problems arise at the Australian Open as four other participants are infected

More players were forced into tough quarantine ahead of the Australian Open. Those in charge confirmed on Monday that four other participants, including an athlete, tested positive for COVID-19 in people arriving in Melbourne. Victoria state health officials have now reported nine infections in passengers who chartered flights for the Australian Open February 8-21, and officials said more cases may come to light if testing continues. Chiefs QB Mahomes remains on concussion log

Patrick Mahomes’ status for Sunday’s AFC Championship against the Buffalo Bills remains up in the air as the Super Bowl MVP is still on concussion log, Kansas City Chief’s head coach Andy Reid said Monday. Mahomes was screened for a concussion on Sunday after being knocked to the ground in the third quarter of the division round playoff win in Kansas City against the Cleveland Browns and did not return to the game. NBA postpones the game of wizards against Hornets

The NBA postponed Washington’s game in Charlotte on Wednesday, making it the Wizards’s fifth game in a row that was canceled on the team due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Due to ongoing contact tracing within the wizards, the team will not have the eight players required in the league to continue with the scheduled game against the Hornets,” the NBA said in a statement. Get to know Kyuta: the 10-year-old 85-kilo sumo in training

Among the young sumo wrestlers lifting weights in the ring, 10-year-old Kyuta Kumagai stands out. At 85 kilograms, Kyuta is twice the size of the other kids his age and so dominant that he wrestles and hits boys five or six years older. Belarus stripped the ice hockey world championship after cracking down on demonstrators

Belarus was deprived of the right to host this year’s ice hockey world championship together because of security concerns over political unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic there, the sports association announced on Monday to President Alexander Lukashenko. The move deprives Lukashenko, an avid ice hockey fan, of a stage that is set to host the country’s biggest international event since winning last August. The opposition said he was manipulated and fraught with violations.

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