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Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Golf: Spieth uses birdie blitz to climb Harbour Town leaderboard
Jordan Spieth recovered from a poor start with a stunning run of birdies to tie the lowest nine-hole score of his career in the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Lamine Diack will die in jail if sentenced - defence lawyers tell court
Lawyers for former world athletics chief Lamine Diack, who is on trial for corruption, on Thursday protested their client's innocence and said the 87-year-old would die in jail if sentenced to a prison term.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Kaepernick joins Medium, will create content on race and civil rights
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has joined the board of directors of Medium and will work on content focused on race and civil rights, the U.S.-based online publishing platform announced on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Fauci casts doubt on football this fall
With the United States bracing for a possible second wave of the novel coronavirus, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Thursday cast doubt on the National Football League playing this year.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Djokovic says important all players free to travel to U.S. Open
World number one Novak Djokovic says he is excited by the prospect of playing at the U.S. Open but says it would only be fair if every player eligible is able to compete.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Le Mans schedule condensed due to pandemic
The rescheduled 24 Hours of Le Mans in September will be condensed into a four-day timetable incorporating free practice, qualifying, warm-up and the race, organizers announced on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Water polo: Hungary's triple Olympic champion Benedek dies at 47
The former captain and coach of Hungary's water polo team Tibor Benedek, who won three straight Olympic golds as a player in the 2000s and a world championship as coach, died on Thursday aged 47, the Hungarian Water Polo Federation said.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

CONMEBOL, Colombia complain to FIFA about 2023 World Cup bid report
Colombia's soccer chief and the head of South American football confederation CONMEBOL have written to FIFA complaining of "erroneous and discriminatory conclusions" in the assessment of the country's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Kvitova hopes for 'easy' U.S. Open decision, Barty also waits
Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the U.S. Open and hopes the health situation in New York will improve to make her decision easier, the two-times Wimbledon champion told Reuters.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

High penalty count will open game up eventually: Gatland
Fans should get used to a greater number of penalties in the early stages of Super Rugby Aotearoa as teams adjust to new rule interpretations but the end result should be a more open, free flowing game, Waikato Chiefs coach Warren Gatland has said.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Exclusive: La Liga television audiences soar 48% in first week back
Spanish football's international viewing figures have increased by over 48% since the season returned after being halted for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organising body La Liga said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

On this day: Born June 19, 1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, NBA player
Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki was one of the finest imports to feature in the NBA and became the first European player to win the league's Most Valuable Player award (MVP) in 2007 before he led the franchise to a maiden championship in 2011.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 18, 2020

Speaking about social issues more normal for players now: Rashford
Expressing opinions on social issues and campaigning for change is becoming more normal for the current generation of players, Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has said.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Football to return in Brazil on Thursday
Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city's mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Alcott slams U.S. Open 'discrimination' over wheelchair omission
Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it "disgusting discrimination".

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

NBA coaches union expresses concerns over Orlando plan
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.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Trump backs ex-QB activist Kaepernick returning to NFL
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be in favor of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick returning to the field.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: NTSB
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal investigators said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash may have become disoriented in heavy fog, NTSB says
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in foothills near Los Angeles, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal investigators said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

McLaren considering sale of a minority stake in F1 team: Sky
McLaren are considering selling a minority stake in their once-dominant Formula One team to raise funds to help the company weather the COVID-19 crisis, Sky News reported on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

MLB and players agree framework for 2020 season
Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Wednesday he met with the head of the MLB Players Association this week and they put together the framework of a deal to salvage a 2020 season amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Manfred, MLBPA's Clark agree to framework of 2020 season
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and players union executive director Tony Clark re-opened talks geared toward getting baseball back on the field and away from the negotiating table and are closing in on an agreement.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Golf: You should be here, McIlroy tells European players upset about rankings
The European players who opted not to travel to the United States for the PGA Tour's restart after a three-month COVID-19 break should not complain about losing out on world ranking points, world number one Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Racing Point get 2020 F1 car on track at Silverstone
Racing Point became the first Formula One team to get their 2020 car on track after the COVID-19 shutdown when Lance Stroll took part in a limited-mileage private test at Silverstone on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Golf: Top three eye rebound at Harbour Town after rough re-start
The top three golfers in the world - Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Brooks Koepka - will all try to bounce back from a rough return to competition when they tee it up at this week's RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Soccer: Players take a knee as Premier League restarts
Aston Villa and Sheffield United players and referee Michael Oliver took a knee at kickoff in support of the "Black Lives Matter" movement as the Premier League season restarted on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

French Open pushed back a week, ATP and WTA announce August resumption
The re-scheduled French Open has been pushed back a further week and the ATP Tour and WTA Tour have both issued revised calendars as professional tennis gears up to emerge from the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

French Open to be held with fans: French federation president
The French Open, unlike its U.S. counterpart, will be held with fans when it takes place from Sept. 27-Oct. 11, the head of the French tennis federation (FFT) said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Horse racing: Favourite Tiz the Law draws eighth post for Belmont
The Belmont Stakes's 6-5 favourite Tiz the Law will break from the eighth post on Saturday, at the start of American horse racing's prized Triple Crown.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Lamine Diack should serve four years in jail, French prosecutor tells court
French financial prosecutors on Wednesday sought a four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics' governing body, on trial for corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Serena 'cannot wait' to play in this year's U.S. Open
Fears that strict health protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak could deter the game's biggest names from competing at this year's U.S. Open were somewhat allayed on Wednesday when Serena Williams confirmed she will play the New York event.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

French prosecutors request four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack
French financial prosecutors on Wednesday asked for a four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack, former head of world athletics, on trial for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

French Open pushed back one week, includes qualifying draw
The re-scheduled French Open will begin a week later on Sept. 27 following a qualifying draw, organizers confirmed on Wednesday after the ATP and WTA Tours announced their revised calendars.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Serena 'cannot wait' to compete in this year's U.S. Open
Fears that strict health protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak could deter the game's biggest names from competing at this year's U.S. Open were somewhat allayed on Wednesday as Serena Williams confirmed she will play the New York event.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

UEFA praises players for taking political stance
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin on Wednesday praised footballers for taking a political stance and said the European soccer governing body's own attempts to tackle racism in the game were "not enough."

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption
The men's ATP Tour and women's WTA Tour on Wednesday issued revised calendars for the resumption of professional tennis after the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

World No. 2 Halep currently does not plan to play U.S. Open
Simona Halep does not currently plan to play the U.S. Open with the health protocols put in place by the organisers for the Grand Slam due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian women's world number two told Reuters on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Champions League to be completed with eight-team tournament in Lisbon
This season's Champions League, suspended in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be completed with an eight-team mini-tournament which will be held in Lisbon in August, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Sprint star Coleman facing ban after another whereabouts failure
World 100 meters champion Christian Coleman, who narrowly escaped a ban last year for missing three doping tests, was provisionally suspended on Wednesday and could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after again breaching whereabouts rules.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Cycling: French label Paule Ka to sponsor Bigla-Katusha team
French fashion label Paule Ka will become Bigla-Katusha's main sponsor from next month until the end of 2024, the Swiss women's cycling team said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Canada's Dabrowski slams decision to go ahead with U.S. Open
Canadian doubles specialist Gabriela Dabrowski has hit out at the decision to go ahead with this year's U.S. Open, saying that despite strict health protocols it will be "impossible" to protect players in a bio-secure bubble throughout the event.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Coleman provisionally suspended after whereabouts failure
World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Wednesday and could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after violating anti-doping whereabouts rules.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Rashford emerges as joint-favourite for British Sports Personality of 2020
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has emerged as the bookmakers' joint-favourite to win Britain's sports personality of the year award after his successful campaign for school food vouchers to be provided over the summer holidays.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Halep 'highly unlikely' to play restricted U.S. Open
World number two Simona Halep is "highly unlikely" to play in the U.S. Open with organisers set to put strict health protocols in place for the Grand Slam due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a spokeswoman for the Romanian told Reuters.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 17, 2020

Fisher sees grounds for optimism in Australian game
Influential ACT Brumbies forwards coach Laurie Fisher sees grounds for optimism for Australian rugby over the next couple of years under the leadership of new Wallabies boss Dave Rennie.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Truex, Kenseth teams among those penalized at Miami
Aside from a four-race ban handed down Saturday to a trio of crewmembers, last weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway turned out to be pretty tame when it came to NASCAR rules infractions.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

World Cup was always going to end in tears: former Wallabies selector
Former Australia selector Michael O'Connor has said the Wallabies' World Cup campaign in Japan was doomed to failure due to confusion over coach Michael Cheika's game plan and appalling training standards within the playing group.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Fauci says MLB shouldn't play into October
With Major League Baseball and its players association arguing over when the season should start, one of the nation's leading coronavirus experts weighed in about when play should end.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Coleman facing possible doping ban after whereabouts failure
World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman said on Tuesday he is facing a possible suspension that could see him miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after violating anti-doping whereabouts rules.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Silver: NBA will address player concerns before return
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.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Horse racing: Battaash lands King's Stand Stakes to hand Crowley Royal Ascot treble
Jockey Jim Crowley completed a treble on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, including a victory on Battaash in the Group One King's Stand Stakes.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Report: Multiple owners against '20 MLB season
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred's shifting perspective on the likelihood of a 2020 season could be a direct read of a faction of owners pushing to punt until next year.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Las Vegas will host 2021 Pro Bowl
The 2021 Pro Bowl will be held at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas next January, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Canada 'open' to hosting NHL hub city, Trudeau says
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday he was comfortable having a hub city in Canada for teams competing in the National Hockey League's planned restart amid the COVID-19 outbreak as long as local health authorities approve.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Cycling: Dutchman Terpstra suffers heavy crash during training
Former Paris-Roubaix winner Niki Terpstra's season hung in the balance after he suffered a heavy crash during training on Tuesday, his wife said.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Trudeau: Canada 'open' to hosting NHL restart
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday the country is "open" to and "comfortable" with the possibility of one of its cities serving as a hub for the NHL's restart later this summer, despite current travel restrictions in place.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

U.S. Open to go ahead without fans, says New York Governor Cuomo
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday gave the green light for the U.S. Open to be held from Aug. 31-Sept. 13 without fans as part of the state's reopening from shutdowns related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

LPGA to restart July 31 in Toledo
The LPGA Tour, the elite women's professional golf circuit, will return from its COVID-19 shutdown with two tournaments in Ohio, starting with the new Drive On Championship three-day event from July 31 to Aug. 2, officials said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Russia's RUSADA resumes sample collecting after COVID hiatus
Russia's anti-doping agency said on Tuesday it was restarting its collection of samples from athletes after halting testing activity due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Sagan to skip cobbled classic to take part in Giro d'Italia
Triple world champion Peter Sagan will skip the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix this year in order to take part in the Giro d'Italia for the first time, his Bora-Hansgrohe team manager Ralph Denk said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Premier League CEO backs 'Black Lives Matter' on team shirts
The Premier League's chief executive, Richard Masters, said he supported the move to have the slogan 'Black Lives Matter' on player's shirts in this week's games, saying it represented an ethical stance rather than a political one.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

On this day: Born June 17, 1980 - Venus Williams, American tennis player
Venus Williams might have been overshadowed by the exploits of her younger sister Serena as a player, but the towering American's place in women's tennis history will extend far beyond her seven Grand Slam singles titles.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Americans 'selfish' to go ahead with U.S. Open - Kyrgios
Australian Nick Kyrgios says the United States Tennis Association is being "selfish" by pressing ahead with the U.S. Open on its original dates from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Chadwick set to move up from W Series with Formula Three regional seat
Jamie Chadwick, the first champion of the all-female W Series, may not be back to defend her title next year after securing a coveted seat in the Regional European Formula Three championship.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

On this day: Born June 17, 1980: Venus Williams, American tennis player
Venus Williams might have been overshadowed by the exploits of her younger sister Serena as a player, but the towering American's place in women's tennis history will extend far beyond her seven Grand Slam singles titles.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Bettman defends NHL's expansion playoff format
Commissioner Gary Bettman stands by the NHL's decision to admit 24 teams into the playoffs when action restarts this summer.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

Report: NBPA discusses playing amid Black Lives Matter movement
Players set to return to the court next month as part of the NBA's restart are discussing the best way to push the "Black Lives Matter" movement to the forefront.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 16, 2020

China offered two F1 races this year - Shanghai official
China has been invited to host two Formula One races in Shanghai this season but no decision has been reached over whether to accept the offer, the head of the Shanghai Sports Bureau has told local media.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Tokyo 2020 executive says another delay should be an option: Nikkan Sports
Tokyo 2020 board member Haruyuki Takahashi has said a further delay to the already-postponed Olympics should be considered instead of canceling the event if the COVID-19 pandemic does not improve, Japanese daily Nikkan Sports reported on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

76ers look for third title in NBA 2K League's Tipoff event
76ers GC sit 0-6 in the NBA 2K League through the first six weeks of the regular season, but they will get a chance for a bit of redemption when The Tipoff tournament starts Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

NASCAR moves All-Star race to Bristol, plans for 30,000 fans
NASCAR moved its showcase July 15 All-Star race to Bristol from its traditional Charlotte Motor Speedway home on Monday and plans to allow up to 30,000 spectators to attend the event.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Goodell says he would 'support' signing Kaepernick, seeks input on social justice
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would "encourage" teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, adding that the league would also welcome the quarterback's off-the-field guidance on social justice.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Horse racing: Trainers adapt to COVID-19 era ahead of Saturday's Belmont
With a shortened distance and owners barred from the stands amid the coronavirus outbreak, the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday will bear little resemblance to previous years.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

MLB Commissioner Manfred 'not confident' of a 2020 season
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Monday he is "not confident" a 2020 season will happen now that the players' union broke off talks about a return-to-play plan amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Manfred: MLB season no longer certainty
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.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Athletics: Great North Run cancellation adds to London Marathon doubts
The cancellation of September's Great North Run half marathon on Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic has increased doubts about the London Marathon going ahead in October.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

WNBA to play season at single site in Florida without fans
The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) will begin its 2020 season in late July amid the COVID-19 outbreak with all games to be played without fans at a single site in Florida, the league said on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

MLB permits scouting to resume
Major League Baseball cleared the path for all scouting activities to resume for the first time since shutting down March 19, ESPN reported on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

NBA star Durant buys stake in MLS side Philadelphia Union
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has become the latest NBA player to buy into a sports team with the announcement on Monday that he purchased a 5% stake in Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Broncos, FanDuel announce first NFL team betting partnership
The Denver Broncos announced a multi-year agreement with FanDuel on Monday to make the company "an official sports betting partner and an official daily fantasy partner" of the team.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Soccer: Qatar dedicates new stadium to COVID-19 frontline workers
Qatar showed off the latest stadium to be completed for the 2022 soccer World Cup in a virtual presentation on Monday and dedicated it to frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Doping: WADA to investigate IWF doping allegations
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has begun an investigation into doping violations after an inquiry led by Richard McLaren uncovered 40 positive adverse analytical findings hidden in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) records.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

U.S. Open will go ahead without fans amid COVID-19: reports
The United States Tennis Association will hold the U.S. Open this year without fans amid the COVID-19 outbreak even though some top players have expressed concerns about attending the tournament due to the virus, according to multiple reports.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

NFL: Cowboys player Elliott tests positive for coronavirus
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is among one of several members of his team and the Houston Texans to test positive for COVID-19, the NFL Network reported on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

Browns offer Clowney $15M in '20
Free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to generate interest from the Cleveland Browns, who are prepared to offer a deal that includes $15 million in 2020.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

U.S. Open will go ahead without fans amid COVID-19-reports
The United States Tennis Association will hold the U.S. Open this year without fans amid the COVID-19 outbreak even though some top players have expressed concerns about attending the tournament due to the virus, according to multiple reports.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

England's Rashford steps up campaign over free meals for children
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has stepped up his campaign for the government to fund free meals for struggling children through the summer school lockdown, support he himself had to rely on as a boy.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 15, 2020

On this day: Born June 16, 1970: Phil Mickelson, golfer
Throughout a good part of his career Phil Mickelson was the best golfer never to win a major but as "Lefty" turns 50 he has become golf's nearly man.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Hamlin nabs another victory in dominating fashion at Homestead
It took him more than seven hours to get it, but Denny Hamlin became the NASCAR Cup Series' first three-race winner of the 2020 season when he drove to a dominating victory in Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Second Oklahoma State LB tests positive for COVID-19
For the second time this month, an Oklahoma State football player has confirmed he has contracted COVID-19.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Report: Lakers players say they're unified on social justice, resumption of play
Though several NBA players on Friday reportedly voiced their opposition to resuming the season as a protest against racism and social injustice, ESPN reported that the Los Angeles Lakers' players remain undivided on the resumption of the season.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Commissioner hails 'phenomenal start' to PGA Tour return
Commissioner Jay Monahan said on Sunday the PGA Tour's return from a three-month COVID-19 shutdown was off to a phenomenal start and that he will share information about its safety measures with other sports looking to restart play.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Popovich blasts Goodell for folding to Trump on anthem protests
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sharply ripped NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for folding under pressure from president Donald Trump in the past when it came to national anthem protests.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Berger wins playoff at Colonial in PGA Tour's return from COVID-19
Daniel Berger emerged from a tightly-bunched leaderboard to win the PGA Tour's first tournament back after a three-month COVID-19 break with a playoff victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Colonial champion Berger happy to fly under the radar
Some of golf's biggest names were crammed on the final-round leaderboard at Colonial Country Club on Sunday but in the end it was unheralded Daniel Berger who walked away with the winner's plaid jacket.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Lopez expects significant cuts to prizemoney
Significant reductions in prize money will be the new reality for tennis players when the ATP and WTA Tours resume, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

McIlroy rues missed chance after bad start at Colonial
Rory McIlroy came into the PGA Tour's first tournament back from a three-month COVID-19 break as the favourite to win but after a number of miscues in the final round on Sunday the Northern Irishman was not even the highest-placed Rory in the field.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Berger beats Morikawa in sudden-death playoff at Colonial
Daniel Berger captured his third PGA Tour title by beating fellow American Collin Morikawa in a sudden-death playoff at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Djokovic breaks down in tears after hosting Belgrade exhibition
An emotional Novak Djokovic could not hold back the tears while hosting a charity event at his tennis complex by the Danube River on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 14, 2020

Schauffele in share of lead midway through final round at Colonial
Xander Schauffele held a share of the lead midway through his final round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday where a number of the game's top players were on the leaderboard and hot on his heels.

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