Golf: Matthew appointed 2019 European Solheim Cup captain

LONDON (Reuters) – Scotland’s Catriona Matthew was appointed European team captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on Thursday in what she said was a dream come true after making nine appearances as a player. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Since my first appearance in 1998, I have always loved playing More...

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North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes’ gear

GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Cycling: Lappartient replaces Cookson as UCI president

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) – France’s David Lappartient claimed a landslide victory as he was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president, replacing incumbent Brian Cookson after the Briton failed More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Mexican F1 track undamaged by quake, race to go ahead

LONDON (Reuters) – Mexican Grand Prix organizers say next month’s Formula One race in Mexico City will go ahead as planned despite the capital being hit by its deadliest earthquake in three decades. Marketing More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian police locked Santos fans inside their home stadium for 20 minutes on Wednesday after violence erupted outside the Vila Belmiro ground following the team’s elimination from More...

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Olympics: Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification paths for the 2024 Paris Olympics go through More...

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Golf: Top-ranked Spieth primed for $10 million bonus at East Lake

(Reuters) – Jordan Spieth feels good about the quality of his game heading into the season-ending Tour Championship starting in Atlanta on Thursday, even if he is not holing as many long putts as when he More...

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Cycling: Europe to decide UCI election, says former chief McQuaid

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) – France’s David Lappartient will beat incumbent Brian Cookson to be elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if the body’s European delegates vote as one, former More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Jake LaMotta, boxing’s ‘Raging Bull,’ dies in his 90s

(Reuters) – Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie “Raging Bull,” died on Tuesday, according to one of his daughters. More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Motorcycling: Rossi will try to race in Spain with a broken leg

LONDON (Reuters) – Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green More...