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After Snagging Big Wins at the ESPY Awards, Naomi Osaka Is Honored With Her Own Barbie

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Naomi Osaka already aced the ESPY Awards on Saturday, winning Best Female Athlete and Best Female Tennis Player. Now, she may well be on track to win Best Barbie, as the tennis phenom has also earned a permanent place in the brand’s Role Model line.

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This year's ESPY Awards were sprinkled with #BlackGirlMagic - Sports Edition. Tennis star Naomi Osaka won the Best Female Athlete award, host Anthony Mackie showed Sha'Carri Richardson some love after her Tokyo Olympics drama and Spelling Bee Champ/Basketball phenom Zalia Avant-garde made a red carpet appearance. Get it all inside... Black female athletes took over the 2021 ESPY Awards, which was held at The Rooftop at Pier 17. There was […]

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