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FILE PHOTO: Nick Tandy of Britain drives his Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 (R) ahead the Audi R18 e-tron quattro number 7 driven by Marcel Fassler of Switzerland, during the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race in Le Mans, central France June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The rescheduled 24 Hours of
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city’s mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus. Rio de Janeiro’s Mayor Marcelo Crivella speaks during a news conference with Rio de Janeiro’s
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FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Wednesday he met with the head of the MLB Players Association this week and they put
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(Reuters) – Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has emerged as the bookmakers’ joint-favourite to win Britain’s sports personality of the year award after his successful campaign for school food vouchers to be provided over the summer holidays. British ministers originally said that school food vouchers would not be available over the long holiday, prompting the
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October 5, 2019 Christian Coleman of the U.S. before the race REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel/File Photo (Reuters) – World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman of the United States said on Tuesday that he is
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FILE PHOTO: Jun 1, 2020; Arlington, Texas, United States; The playing field is seen during the first day of public tours at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Major League Baseball cleared the path for all scouting activities to resume for the first time since shutting down March 19, ESPN reported
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(Reuters) – Fans deprived of live athletics action were treated to a mini pole vaulting competition on Friday as German Torben Blech won the Flight Night event at a drive-in cinema in Duesseldorf, Germany. In the absence of world record holder Armand Duplantis, Blech cleared 5.55 metres as pole vaulters competed in the first sports
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The Major League Baseball Players Association on Saturday rejected the owners’ latest proposal for starting the season, with the union telling the league to set a schedule rather than offering a counterproposal. FILE PHOTO: The empty field and stands at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Washington Nationals, are seen after it was
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BELGRADE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic, Austrian Dominic Thiem and Germany’s Alexander Zverev won their opening Adria Tour matches in contrasting fashion as the two-day charity event got underway on Saturday. Tennis – Adria Tour – Novak Tennis Centre, Belgrade, Serbia – June 12, 2020 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Austria’s Dominic
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FILE PHOTO: Athletes train in the Alexander Athletics Stadium after the announcement that it will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Britain December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Staples (Reuters) – Athletes competing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England will be allowed to take a knee in support of worldwide anti-racism movements, competition organisers
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