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FILE PHOTO: Golf – The 148th Open Championship – Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland – July 19, 2019 Jordan Spieth of the U.S. during the second round REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth said he hopes the work he put in during the three-month suspension of the PGA Tour due to the
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NFL Football – Houston Texans v Jacksonville Jaguars – NFL International Series – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – November 3, 2019 Houston Texans’ Deshaun Watson at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins are joining with students and fellow alumni at Clemson in calling for the university
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Brazilian team announced for friendly matches – CBF headquarters, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – September 20, 2019 General view outside of the Brazilian Football Confederation REUTERS/Sergio Moraes/File Photo (Reuters) – Brazil has withdrawn its candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) saying the
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FILE PHOTO: The NBA logo is displayed as people pass by the NBA Store in New York City, U.S., October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NBA teams will be permitted to carry replacement players who can be added to the active roster in the event of a positive COVID-19 test, ESPN reported. If a player
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Football Soccer – VfB Stuttgart – German Bundesliga – Mercedes-Benz Arena – Stuttgart, Germany – July 21, 2017 – Stuttgart’s Mitchell Langerak. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (Reuters) – Nagoya Grampus goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Japanese club have said. Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki tested positive last week, shortly after the J.League
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Patrick Mouratoglou, the long-time coach of Serena Williams, feels tennis needs to reinvent itself and hopes his new league will make the sport more attractive and engaging for a younger generation. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 12, 2019 Serena Williams
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 7 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 7 June 7, 2009 TENNIS – Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning his maiden French Open title beating Swede Robin Soderling 6-1 7-6 (1) 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros. Federer’s win in the claycourt showpiece meant he equalled
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Friday that doping samples taken from three-time world weightlifting champion Nadezhda Evstyukhina and two other Russian weightlifters had tested positive for the same banned substance. The substance, Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone metabolite, is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as an anabolic agent. The 32-year-old Evstyukhina, who
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TORONTO (Reuters) – The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was plagued by decades of corruption orchestrated by autocratic former president Tamas Ajan, said Richard McLaren after he led an independent investigation into the governing body. FILE PHOTO: International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Ajan of Hungary speaks during a news conference at the Beijing 2008 Olympic
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(Reuters) – China will resume domestic basketball league games on June 20 following the COVID-19 disruption, the sport’s governing body in the country said on Thursday. The top-flight Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league, which began in November last year, was suspended on Feb. 1 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 4 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 4 June 4, 1998 SWIMMING – Australian swimmer John MacLean trains in Sydney Harbour ahead of his attempt to become the first paraplegic to swim across the English Channel. MacLean became paraplegic after an eight-ton truck hit his bicycle while
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YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Japan’s top baseball players got their first taste of competitive action on Tuesday, more than 10 weeks after the scheduled start of the season, as warm-up matches were held across the country. Team members of Yokohama DeNA BayStars and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles are seen before their practice baseball game amid the
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FILE PHOTO: May 17, 2020; Juno Beach, FL, USA; Rory McIlroy of the American Nurses Foundation team plays a shot from a bunker on the second hole during the TaylorMade Driving Relieve Supported By UnitedHealth Group on May 17, 2020 at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Florida. Mandatory credit: Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via USA
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 2 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 2 June 2, 2019 SOCCER – Liverpool’s team bus travels past fans during a parade in Liverpool, England following their 2-0 Champions League title-winning victory over English Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur a day earlier. Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool were beaten
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