Current Events 8 | Sports Round-Up!

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On the 8th episode of Current Events, Al goes over the latest news from the world of sports! Since COVID-19 hit last year, many of the major sports leagues and tournaments are starting to take place again.

The main event of the summer will be the Olympics starting next month in Tokyo. However, we have some huge events taking place right now! First, we have the Euro 2020 which started today! Next, we have the Copa America tournament starting this weekend as well. There was some big news today from the French Open on the men’s side. Finally, we talk about the four major American sports leagues (NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL) on this episode of Current Events!

Here are the key vocabulary:
to dig into
Summer Olympics
Euro 2020
to postpone
to fortify
chock-full
succinctly
runner-up
knockout stage
single elimination
to be shorthanded
to alleviate
to spearhead
effervescent
“King of Clay”
best of 7 series
upset
underdog
offseason
OTA (organized team activities)

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Fox Sports:
Euro 2020: What You Need To Know About Europe’s Massive International Soccer Tournament

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