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British Woman Conquers World Conkers Championship With Only 20 Minutes Of Training

LONDON (Reuters) – Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship. The quintessential British school playground pastime involves competitors taking it in turns to launch their conkers in a bid to break those of their opponents. Victory can also be claime… Sports

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Raptors' Lowry, Leonard developing chemistry in training camp

Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard have been on the floor together for virtually every drill of this week’s Raptors training camp. And while time will tell if these are the early days of a budding bromance, coach Nick Nurse said he’s at least seen a level of mutual respect between the two stars. “Maybe they’re doing some shooting drills and ...

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New faces, different feel at this year's Raptors training camp

Fred VanVleet stepped into the middle of a semicircle of reporters on Wednesday, his hands resting on a gaudy faux gold WWE championship belt cinched around his waist. Two days into Toronto Raptors training camp, the plastic belt was one of the small details that signalled a new era with the team. “I’m just the champ for the day,” VanVleet ...

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NBA training camp 2018: Start dates, schedules and top storylines as teams prepare for new season

With the NBA’s media day under way, training camps opening up this weekend and the first preseason games less than a week away, we’ve officially entered basketball season. While training camp itself isn’t exactly something you can watch — teams aren’t just out here broadcasting their practices — there will be plenty of storylines to follow as the entire league ...

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Report: Butler won't attend Wolves media day, start of training camp

Whether or not a trade is consummated this weekend, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Jimmy Butler will reportedly spare themselves the awkwardness of a public appearance. Butler, who has formally asked to be dealt, has been granted permission to skip Timberwolves media day on Monday, sources to… NBA | theScore

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Report: Butler may not attend training camp if he isn't traded

Jimmy Butler‘s tenure with the Minnesota Timberwolves will soon be coming to an end – the writing is on the wall. There remains a real possibility that Butler may not report to training camp on Sept. 25 if he’s not moved, league sources told <a href="https://theathletic.com/536185/2018/09/21… NBA | theScore

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Brad Stevens excited about fully healthy roster for Boston Celtics training camp

Five days from now, the Boston Celtics will hold their first official training camp practice as they (and every other NBA team) begin¬†preparation for the 2018-19 season. After months of waiting and hoping, it appears everyone on the Celtics’ roster — including injured stars Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving — will be ready to go come Sept. 25. Celtics coach ...

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