U.S. Open tennis to offer record prize money in 2018

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Singles champions at the U.S. Open tennis tournament will leave New York in September with a fatter wallet than last year’s victors. Sep 4, 2017; New York, NY, USA; A general view as an American flag waves in the wind over Arthur Ashe Stadium during the match between Roger Federer More...

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Smart: Georgia over loss to Alabama, ready to go in 2018

Georgia coach Kirby Smart said his team is over the heartbreaking loss to Alabama in the national title game in January. Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart arrives for the More...

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Amazon, MLB add machine-learned stats to cloud deal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc will provide a new set of real-time statistics and graphics on live baseball games later this season, expanding its cloud computing deal with U.S. Major League Baseball, More...

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Garcia denies Carnoustie demons as he prepares for Open push

(Reuters) – Sergio Garcia says he has no lasting scars from his heart-breaking previous encounters at Carnoustie as he prepares to battle for a second major at the Scottish golf course in this week’s British More...

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Golf will never be drug-free, says Player

(Reuters) – Golf will never be completely drug free according to retired South African golfer Gary Player who has also questioned why it took so long for the British Open to implement blood testing as part More...

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Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney lead world’s highest paid entertainers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of More...

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Croatia takes to streets to toast soccer team’s historic run

ZAGREB (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Croats in red and white chequered soccer shirts and scarves poured onto the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to welcome home the national team and celebrate More...

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World Cup Pussy Riot pitch intruders jailed for 15 days

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia when they More...

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French fans give hero welcome to ‘Les Bleus’ World Cup champions

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting “We Are The Champions” as their bus paraded More...

By news On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Heavy rain damaged one of Russia’s newly-built World Cup stadiums on Sunday when the tournament ended with the final in Moscow. A view shows a landslide, caused by heavy rain, near More...