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(Reuters) – Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision. Tennis – Shanghai Masters – Men’s Singles – Shanghai, China – October 8, 2019 – Roger Federer of Switzerland rests during his match against Spain’s Albert
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Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 13, 2019. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc before the race. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has accepted blame for a collision with Red Bull’sthat wrecked both drivers’ Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 21-year-old Monegasque finished sixth but was
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Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson passed for 280 yards and accounted for three touchdowns Sunday as the Texans handled the Chiefs 31-24 at Kansas City, Mo., on Sunday. Oct 13, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) warms up before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit:
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 12, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) looks on during workouts at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports Joe Girardi, Buck Showalter and Dusty Baker will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies’ managerial vacancy this week, according to multiple reports. The Phillies canned Gabe Kapler
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Athletics – Chicago Marathon – Chicago, Illinois, United States – October 13, 2019 Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei celebrates winning the women’s marathon and setting a new world record REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s marathon world record when she ran two hours, 14 minutes, four seconds at the Chicago Marathon on
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Connor McDavid scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 10:16 remaining, and Leon Draisaitl collected two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers dominated the third period and remained unbeaten with a 4-1 victory over the host New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon. Oct 12, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Edmonton Oilers
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, stretching the limits of human endeavor and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for decades if at all. Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the
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Erik Haula scored his fourth goal of the season to break a second-period tie, and the undefeated Carolina Hurricanes set some team history in a 5-2 victory against the New York Islanders on Friday night in Raleigh, N.C. Oct 11, 2019; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Haula (56) is congratulated after his
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FILE PHOTO: The Nike swoosh logo is seen outside the store on 5th Ave in New York, New York, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – Nike Inc [NKE.N] shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group on Thursday, following the recent four-year ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar by the U.S. Anti-Doping
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(Reuters) – Iranian women watched the country’s national soccer team for the first time in 40 years on Thursday, celebrating their long-awaited access to the national stadium but also paying tribute to the ‘Blue Girl’ fan who died last month. Iranian women attend Iran’s World Cup Asian qualifier against Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in
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Stadium signage has been removed and players reportedly are growing uneasy with playing games amid growing tensions in China, where the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are scheduled to play Thursday. A Chinese national flag flutters near a partly-removed banner advertising an NBA China game between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, outside a
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President Donald Trump strode into the NBA’s China morass on Wednesday, denouncing the reaction of Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to the controversy. U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event to sign executive orders on “transparency in federal guidance and enforcement” in the
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(Reuters) – Former world number one Andy Murray told Fabio Fognini to “shut up” before losing to the fiery Italian 7-6(4) 2-6 7-6(2) in an ill-tempered second-round clash at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – China Open – Men’s Singles – Quarterfinals – National Tennis Center, Beijing, China – October 4, 2019.
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Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Women’s Team Final – Balance Beam – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany – October 8, 2019 Team U.S. celebrate with their gold medals on the podium REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay (Reuters) – The United States women cruised to their fifth consecutive title in the teams finals at the gymnastics world
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The Washington Redskins fired head coach Jay Gruden early Monday following the team’s 0-5 start. FILE PHOTO: Oct 6, 2019; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden walks off the field after the RedskinsÕ game against the New England Patriots at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Redskins made the announcement
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WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA’s response to a Houston Rockets official’s tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to end a 15-month trade war resumed. The National Basketball Association, which has built a huge following and burgeoning business in China,
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The Los Angeles Dodgers erupted for seven runs in the sixth inning and never looked back, beating the host Washington Nationals 10-4 in Washington, D.C., on Sunday night to take a 2-1 National League Division Series lead. October 6, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after game three of the 2019 NLDS playoff
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Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Men’s 1500 Metres Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October 6, 2019. Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot in action. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah DOHA (Reuters) – Kenyan Timothy Cheruiyot led from the front to win the men’s 1500 meters at the world athletics championships on Sunday, going one
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BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese Basketball Association said on Sunday it was suspending “exchanges and cooperation” with the Houston Rockets basketball team, after their general manager took to Twitter to support protests in Hong Kong. The Rockets are widely followed in China, partly because they drafted the Chinese basketball player Yao Ming in 2002, who
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