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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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The NBA coaches’ union is concerned that the league’s return-to-play setup at Walt Disney World Resort will risk their members’ health and hurt their future job prospects. 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 At the end
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but expects the league to address all player concerns before games resume in Orlando next month. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a pre match press conference
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Tottenham Hotspur’s Paulinho (L) is challenged by West Bromwich Albion’s Craig Dawson during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart lane in London September 21, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN – Tags: SPORT SOCCER) NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR “LIVE” SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45
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Five days after saying he was “100 percent” certain a Major League Baseball season would be played, commissioner Rob Manfred expressed a different sentiment Monday. 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 Monday’s comments
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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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(Reuters) – Rivalries highlight the ‘MLS is Back Tournament’ after a draw on Thursday pitted regional foes against each other in a return to action following a three-month coronavirus hiatus. FILE PHOTO: Jul 27, 2019; Orlando, FL, USA; General view of a MLS logo on a jersey prior to the MLS works Day of Service
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayern Munich could cap a memorable season with their eighth straight Bundesliga title on Saturday and should they wrap it up with a home victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach the plaudits would go to coach Hansi Flick who turned their campaign around. Soccer Football – DFB Cup – Semi Final – Bayern Munich
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(Reuters) – NASCAR on Wednesday banned the Confederate flag from all races as the sport moved to distance itself from a checkered past on race amid global protests against the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. The African American man died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly
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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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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City’s England soccer international Raheem Sterling has backed anti-racism protests in Britain after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Carabao Cup Final – Aston Villa v Manchester City – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – March 1, 2020 Manchester
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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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FILE PHOTO: Mar 15, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; General exterior view of the PPG PAINTS Arena as the NHL game scheduled between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders was suspended due to COVID-19 coronavirus concerns. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – The Pittsburgh Penguins, who would be part of the approved
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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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(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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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 1 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 1 June 1, 2002 BOXING – Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his controversial win against Hasim Rahman in their non-title bout in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Holyfield controlled most of the fight before accidentally headbutting
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Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina are among the men’s and women’s pros set to compete in grass and hard-court events in Berlin in July. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – February 2, 2020 Austria’s Dominic Thiem celebrates during his match against
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FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a pre match press conference REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (Reuters) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league’s Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31,
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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the completely renewed Formula1 Grand Prix circuit in Zandvoort, Netherlands January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron (Reuters) – The Dutch Formula One Grand Prix at Zandvoort has been postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Thursday. The race at the seaside circuit would have been the
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — MAY 28 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — May 28 May 28, 1999 FORMULA ONE – Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine cools off during the free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya. The Briton qualified second but dropped down the grid in the race,
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