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LeBron James became the NBA's all-time leading scorer after his 38 points, for Los Angeles Lakers, in their 133-130 defeat by the Oklahoma City Thunder, passed fellow-Laker legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's long-standing record of 38,387, set in 1989.

Needing 36 points to break the record, James 38, broke the record with a fadeaway jumper at the end of the third quarter and he finished the match with a career total of 38,390. In front of a cheering crowd that included tennis legend John McEnroe, music stars Jay-Z, LL Cool J and Bad Bunny, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and actor Denzel Washington, Abdul-Jabbar ceremoniously handed over the ball to James to recognise his new record.

The Brazilian Football Confederation said that it sent a letter to FIFA calling for a crackdown on racism in the sport, after a series of incidents targeting players including Brazil star Vinicius Junior.

The CBF told AFP it had also addressed the letter to European football's governing body, UEFA, and the South American confederation, a.k.a. CONMEBOL, urging stronger action to fight racism and raise awareness about a problem that has long dogged the sport.

Grace Wales Bonner is continuing her relationship with Adidas with a new collaboration. The British fashion designer and the sports giant revealed on Monday a collection with the Jamaican Football Federation, with Wales Bonner creating the football kits for the players.

The collection is the first under a four-year partnership between Adidas and the Jamaican Football Federation. Wales Bonner’s football kits include home, away and pre-match jerseys, as well as a reversible anthem jacket for the women’s team, known as Reggae Girlz, and the men’s team, known as Reggae Boyz. 

The Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad for the 2023 World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia (18 February) has been selected. Selection was based on the aims of the policy which were capability of team medal success at the Championship; supporting senior athlete preparation for future global track success; and providing opportunities for developing junior athletes with the potential for future success at Cross Country championships.

Several eligible athletes were not available for selection due to not expressing an interest and prioritising other race plans. However, GB & NI will have representation across all races within the Championships.