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Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020
The Fed Cup's existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis Federation confirmed on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October
Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Wary of past pain, Nadal eyes third Wimbledon title
Rafa Nadal received a degree of sympathy this week when he questioned a Wimbledon seedings formula that relegated him down to third in this year's draw despite a world ranking of two.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Reports: Chiefs WR Hill spends 8 hours with NFL investigators
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill spent eight hours answering questions from investigators on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

MLB roundup: Keuchel earns first win with Braves
Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a solo shot, and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-3 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Rooney scores from own half in stunning strike for DC United
Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

U.S. men likely to wander Wimbledon wilderness once again
The Americans set to compete at Wimbledon are unlikely to end the United States' 19-year drought for the men's title at the All England Club as the nation's top athletes continue to be drawn to other sports, tennis great John McEnroe has said.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Serena headed to Wimbledon seeking return to form
Serena Williams will bring her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title to Wimbledon next week where she will try to shake off a nagging knee injury and show the tennis world that her window of opportunity is still open.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 27, 2019

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid
Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

U.S. beat Panama to set up Curacao tie in last eight
Jozy Altidore scored a memorable second half goal to help the United States to a 1-0 win over Panama on Wednesday and set them up for a quarter-final match against Curacao.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup
Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Don't care: Kyrgios the hottest ticket in town
Perhaps, in years to come, tennis fans will yearn for the days of "characters like Nick Kyrgios", just as they do for John McEnroe, the one-time Superbrat everyone loved to hate who is now embraced as a lovable rogue from the golden age.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Angels' Ohtani back on mound ahead of 2020 return
Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani was finally back on the mound Wednesday -- but don't expect his actual pitching comeback to begin until 2020.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

NBA notebook: Durant opts out, will hit free agency
NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Dahl drives in five as Rockies top Giants
David Dahl drove in a career-best five runs, four on a third-inning grand slam, powering the Colorado Rockies to a 6-3 victory over the host San Francisco Giants in the finale of a three-game series Wednesday afternoon.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Trump signs order to allow military academy graduates to play pro sports
President Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon on Wednesday to allow graduates of the U.S. military academies to play professional sports before fulfilling their two-year active-duty military requirement.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Vettel still has what it takes at Ferrari, says Webber
Sebastian Vettel took the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton at last year's Austrian Grand Prix but the Ferrari driver has now fallen so far behind there can be no repeat at Spielberg this weekend.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

MLB notebook: Stanton on IL, to miss London trip
New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is returning to the 10-day injured list with a strained right posterior cruciate ligament and will miss this weekend's trip to London, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Reports: Raptors' Gasol exercises $25.6 million option
Center Marc Gasol will pass on free agency and return to the Toronto Raptors in 2019-20 after exercising his $25.6 million player option on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

D-backs ruin Gonsolin's debut, whip Dodgers
Arizona led 4-0 after four batters to spoil the debut of Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin, and the Diamondbacks cruised to an 8-2 win Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Reyes, Padres erupt in rout of Orioles
Franmil Reyes hit two of the Padres' five home runs Wednesday afternoon as visiting San Diego completed a two-game sweep with a 10-5 victory over the Orioles.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Report: Seeking Butler, Rockets shopping Capela, Gordon
Looking to clear the way for a sign-and-trade for Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Jimmy Butler, the Houston Rockets are shopping center Clint Capela, guard Eric Gordon and forward P.J. Tucker to cap-abundant teams, ESPN reported Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

California governor signs new horse racing rules after latest death
California's governor on Wednesday signed legislation allowing state officials to suspend or shut down horse races with little notice, responding to a furor over the death of 30 horses since December at the famed Santa Anita track near Los Angeles.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Yankees' Stanton to IL, will miss London trip
New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is returning to the 10-day injured list with a strained right PCL and will miss this weekend's trip to London, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Torres rescues Yankees with walk-off single vs. Jays
Gleyber Torres hit a game-winning single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the New York Yankees overcame blowing a late lead and pulled out an 8-7 victory over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Trump criticizes Rapinoe for spurning potential White House invite
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Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Abreu, White Sox rally past Red Sox in ninth
Jose Abreu hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox avoided a three-game sweep by beating the host Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Wednesday afternoon.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Wozniacki out as Kerber, Pliskova, Halep win in Eastbourne
Three former world number ones reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne championships but a fourth, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, fell short as she was beaten by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

No problem for U.S. Open champion Woodland
U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland is enjoying life as a newly-crowned major champion but has quickly realized that the biggest adjustment since his breakthrough victory may just be finding out how to say no.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Bauer strikes out 12 as Indians beat Royals
Trevor Bauer struck out a season-high 12 batters over 6 2/3 innings as the host Cleveland Indians recorded a 5-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon in the rubber match of their series.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Canadiens re-sign D Reilly to two-year, $3 million deal
The Montreal Canadiens re-signed defenseman Mike Reilly to a two-year, $3 million contract through the 2020-21 season on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

UFC fighter Green charged with DUI manslaughter
UFC fighter Desmond Green was charged in Broward County, Fla., with four counts of DUI manslaughter and other charges in connection with a five-vehicle crash nearly a year ago that killed two people.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Panthers G Luongo retires after 19 seasons
Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending a 19-year career that was one of the longest by a goaltender in NHL history.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Report: Grizzlies make G Wright restricted free agent
The Memphis Grizzlies made point guard Delon Wright a restricted free agent by extending a qualifying offer Wednesday, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

ATP roundup: Fritz upsets top seed in Eastbourne
Taylor Fritz upended top-seeded Guido Pella of Argentina 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne, England.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Timberwolves make G Jones a restricted free agent
The Minnesota Timberwolves extended a qualifying offer Wednesday to point guard Tyus Jones, making him a restricted free agent.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

White Sox 3B Moncada exits after HBP
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada left Wednesday's game in Boston soon after being hit in the right knee with a pitch from Red Sox starter Chris Sale.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

MRI shows no new injury for Yankees' Stanton
An MRI exam on the right knee of New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton came back clean, though manager Aaron Boone said the team will take a cautious approach with the slugger.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Diamondbacks reinstate 3B Lamb from IL
The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated third baseman Jake Lamb from the 10-day injured list Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Hawks G Crabbe arrested on DUI charge
Atlanta Hawks guard Allen Crabbe was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence Tuesday on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, according to police records.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Kerber leads high-powered trio through in Eastbourne
A trio of former world number ones stormed into the quarter-finals at Eastbourne on Wednesday with Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova all sharpening their grasscourt games ahead of Wimbledon.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals
FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women's World Cup in France.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Son of Borg makes quiet debut on London grasscourt
A blonde-haired, blue-eyed Swede named Borg was in action on a London grasscourt on Wednesday although it went almost unnoticed at the Hurlingham Club where all eyes were on Rafael Nadal.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Durant declines $31.5 million option with Warriors
NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Trump slams Rapinoe for spurning potential White House invite
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Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Cilic offers Nadal a Wimbledon reality check
Spaniard Rafael Nadal got a quickfire reminder of the challenge he faces to win a third Wimbledon title as he was blown away by big-serving Marin Cilic in an exhibition match on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold
Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organization.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Olympics - Sponsorship rule change will not apply to everyone: Canadian official
Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a "one-size-fits-all" decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Hamilton returns to scene of most recent retirement
Lewis Hamilton will feel the heat, literally at least, in Austria this weekend as Formula One champions Mercedes seek to equal McLaren's modern-day record of 11 wins in a row and he returns to the scene of his most recent retirement.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

IOC overhauls bidding process for Games to stop dropouts
The International Olympic Committee outlined plans to overhaul the bidding process for future Games, stating that cities interested in hosting the Games should hold referendums before submitting official tenders to avoid having to withdraw their candidacy at a later date.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

England's Houghton and Bright injury doubts for Norway clash
England manager Phil Neville says defenders Steph Houghton and Millie Bright are "major doubts" for their women's World Cup quarter-final against Norway in Le Havre on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

'No regrets,' says Spanish boxer-politician fighting gender violence
Miriam Gutierrez boxes with a mouthguard engraved with the words #genderviolence.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Federer seeded second at Wimbledon, Nadal drops to three
Eight-time champion Roger Federer was confirmed as the second seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, bumping Rafael Nadal down to third despite being ranked below the Spaniard.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and suspended international boxing federation AIBA following a vote at its session.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Dutch hero Martens admits team rode luck on their way to win
Netherlands goal hero Lieke Martens admitted her side struggled through the closing stages of Tuesday's women's World Cup victory over Japan but said a team sometimes need a little luck to progress in the tournament.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

MLB roundup: Yanks set homer record in win over Jays
DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers in the first inning as the New York Yankees set the major league record by homering for the 28th straight game and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Curacao claim shock quarter-final berth at Gold Cup
Jurien Gaari scored a stoppage time equalizer as Curacao held Jamaica 1-1 at the Gold Cup in Los Angeles on Tuesday and booked a surprise quarter-final for the tiny Caribbean nation.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Honduras dump El Salvador from Gold Cup with 4-0 result
Honduras upset El Salvador 4-0 at the Gold Cup in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a result that sent Curacao through to the quarter-finals at the expense of El Salvador.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 26, 2019

Japan must accept 'cruel' late penalty, says coach Takakura
The referee's decision to award the Netherlands a late penalty against Japan in Tuesday's women's World Cup last-16 match was one of many "cruel decisions" made by VAR during the tournament, Japanese coach Asako Takakura said after the side lost 2-1.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Jamaica through to quarters with 1-1 draw against Curacao
Jamaica advanced to the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup with a 1-1 draw against Curacao in their final Group C match in Los Angeles on Thursday but may be left to rue squandering several gilt-edged chances.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic
Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic's bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

LeMahieu gives Yankees record homer streak
Leadoff man DJ LeMahieu went deep leading off the bottom of the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing the Yankees to break the major league record for most consecutive games with a home run, 28.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

NBA notebook: Raptors president confident team can sign Leonard
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

NHL notebook: Blues remove Berube's interim tag with deal
Craig Berube, who led the St. Louis Blues to the Stanley Cup as an interim head coach, signed a three-year contract Tuesday to stay with the team.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

MLB notebook: Cardinals' Hicks to have Tommy John surgery
The St. Louis Cardinals confirmed Tuesday that hard-throwing reliever Jordan Hicks will undergo Tommy John surgery on his injured right elbow.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Ostapenko, Cornet among upset winners at Eastbourne
Sloane Stephens was one of five top-16 seeds sent packing Tuesday at the Nature Valley International at Eastbourne, England.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals
The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Iguodala: 'Bone bruise' in 2018 playoffs was a fractured leg
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala said he missed time during the 2018 playoffs with a fractured leg, despite the team claiming it was a bone bruise.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Wickenheiser heads six-member Hockey Hall of Fame class
Former Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser headlines the six-player class chosen to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Wimbledon champion Kerber beats Stosur in Eastbourne
Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her impressive build-up with a 6-4 6-4 defeat of Australian Sam Stosur in her opening match at the Eastbourne championships on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Italy restore fan pride at women's World Cup
Italy's women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country's football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series of failures by the men's team.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Ex-heavyweight champ Klitschko rescued at sea
Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko said a trip with family and friends ended in a rescue off the coast of Spain after their yacht caught fire.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Rangers activate Gallo from IL
The Texas Rangers activated outfielder Joey Gallo from the 10-day injured list in time to start Tuesday night's game in Detroit.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Red Sox activate P Wright following 80-game suspension
The Boston Red Sox activated right-handed pitcher Steven Wright from the restricted list Tuesday after he served an 80-game suspension without pay for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return
Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Copa America organizers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite lengthy delays
Copa America organizers CONMEBOL defended the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention, nearly double the time taken at the 2018 World Cup.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Raptors president Ujiri confident team can sign Leonard
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Djokovic impresses as gets back in grasscourt groove
Reigning champion Novak Djokovic said he is looking forward to getting back on the All England Club's "sacred" Centre Court as his build-up for Wimbledon began in earnest on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Djokovic has sympathy for Nadal over Wimbledon seedings gripe
Spaniard Rafael Nadal received support from Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic on Tuesday after criticising the unique seedings formula used by the grasscourt Grand Slam which gets underway at the All England Club on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Breakdancing takes next step toward Paris 2024 Games
Breakdancing and three other sports took another step toward appearing at the Paris 2024 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday voted in favor of their inclusion.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Capitals' Orpik retires after 15 seasons
Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik retired from the NHL after 15 seasons.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping
Russian race walker Maria Ponomareva has been handed a four-year suspension for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Tokyo 2020 Games domestic sponsorship tops $3 billion as companies pile in
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have generated record domestic sponsorship revenues of more than $3 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday - three times more than any previous summer Games.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU
Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Nadal says Wimbledon's seedings system 'not a good thing'
Spaniard Rafael Nadal has criticized Wimbledon's unique seedings formula, which could hinder his chances of a third title when the tournament starts on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Mercedes boss optimistic that Ocon will be in F1 next year
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has taken a dig at Renault counterpart Cyril Abiteboul while remaining confident that French driver Esteban Ocon will secure a seat in Formula One next season.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Former technical head Lowe leaves Williams F1 team
Former technical director Paddy Lowe is leaving Williams with immediate effect and has stepped down from the board of directors, the Formula One team said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Refreshed Kerber relishing emotional return to Wimbledon's grass
Angelique Kerber was born on Germany's Baltic coast, but for her Wimbledon feels like the green, green grass of home.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

Tsitsipas faces steep learning curve at Wimbledon
The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the feel-good stories of tennis this year but the Greek world number six with the infectious smile and aggressive game will be out of his comfort zone as the grass-court season builds up to Wimbledon.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

MLB roundup: Yanks tie homer-streak record
Giancarlo Stanton hit his first homer of the season to highlight a seven-run sixth inning, and the New York Yankees tied a major league record by homering for the 27th straight game Monday night before holding on for a 10-8 victory over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 25, 2019

NBA awards: Antetokounmpo wins MVP, Doncic top rookie
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo became the second European player to be selected the NBA's Most Valuable Player, winning the honor on Monday night at the league's awards show in Santa Monica, Calif.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

NBA awards: Doncic top rookie, Siakam most improved
Luka Doncic, the No. 3 overall selection who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks on draft day in 2018, won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night at the league's awards show in Santa Monica, Calif.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

MLB notebook: Dodgers to extend netting
One day after a fan a Dodger Stadium got hit in the head by a foul ball, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Monday that they would extend the protective netting further down the foul lines.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Olympics: Garcetti says LA will rake in $1 billion profit from 2028 Games
The 2028 Summer Games will see host city Los Angeles record a profit of at least $1 billion, mayor Eric Garcetti told a sports summit on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Olympics: As Games suitors dwindle, sport still good business, says LA
While another reduced bid process was completed on Monday with Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo winning the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Los Angeles Sport Council (LASC) released a report that said sport, including the Games, is good business.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Federer looks to turn number nine Wimbledon dream into reality
Historically, emotionally and statistically, Roger Federer remains the man to beat at Wimbledon even at the 21st time of asking.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Ecuador's draw with Japan send Paraguay into quarters
Japan and Ecuador were eliminated from the Copa America on Monday after their 1-1 draw gifted Paraguay a quarter-final berth as one of the two best third-placed sides.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Cavani pounces against Chile to give Uruguay top spot
A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C at their opponents' expense and set up a quarter-final meeting with Peru.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Woods dropped from wrongful death case
A family's wrongful death lawsuit that was filed last month against Tiger Woods, a Florida restaurant named for him, and Woods' girlfriend, Erica Herman, the eatery's general manager, is no longer targeting the star golfer, Woods' attorney said Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Jun 24, 2019

Dodgers to extend netting after latest fan injury
One day after a fan a Dodger Stadium got hit in the head by a foul ball, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Monday that they would extend the protective netting further down the foul lines.

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