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What could more European football mean for planet?

More teams, more games - and more flights. Next season will see men's European club football expand further, with an additional 177 fixtures across Uefa's three major tournaments - and with that comes an increasing impact on the planet.

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Climate change is eyeing up your favorite sport

Climate change is making it more difficult for athletes worldwide to partake in their favorite sports, as rising temperatures complicate the games they know and love.

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‘Big irony’ as winter sports sponsored by climate polluters, report finds

Winter sports are being sponsored by high-carbon companies despite their pollution helping to melt the snow the sports require to exist, according to a new report.

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Ski slopes close as Europe enters 2023 with record January warmth

European gas prices fell and Alpine ski resorts closed due to a lack of winter snow after much of Europe greeted 2023 with unusually warm weather.

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Pro-climber Tommy Caldwell details climate change's impact on rock climbing

NPR's Alina Selyukh talks with pro-climber Tommy Caldwell about how a warming climate is changing the outdoor sport and making it even more dangerous.
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Extreme weather challenges bikepackers on the Tour Divide race

The Tour Divide, a bikepacking race from the Canadian Rockies to the U.S. border with Mexico, has always been a test of fortitude. But extreme weather is making it much more dangerous.
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Olympic athletes and volunteers in Tokyo ‘tortured’ by hottest Games ever

Olympic athletes and volunteers in Tokyo are being "tortured" by dangerous heat, meteorologists have said, as the hottest Games in history puts pressure on organisers to rethink the future of sport in a climate-disrupted world.

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