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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Chicago Marathon – Chicago, Illinois, United States – October 13, 2019 Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh in action before finishing second in the women’s marathon REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the half marathon world record by 20 seconds on Friday to win the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) event in
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FILE PHOTO: Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike speaks at the opening ceremony of the Ariake Arena, which will host volleyball and wheelchair basketball competitions in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday it was inappropriate for candidates in London’s mayoral
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FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury Press Conference – The Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States – February 19, 2020 Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury go head to head during the press conference REUTERS/Steve Marcus (Reuters) – Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, who will clash in a
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Racing Point’s new Formula One car looks a lot like Lewis Hamilton’s title-winning 2019 Mercedes painted pink but technical director Andy Green says the team have taken a big risk with it. Formula One F1 – Pre Season Testing – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – February 20, 2020 Racing Point’s Sergio
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FILE PHOTO: MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez gestures next to a Repsol Honda Team RC213V motorbike at a news conference at Repsol headquarters in Madrid, Spain October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (Reuters) – Spain’s six times MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has signed a four-year contract extension with Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) through to the end
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – If bickering over funding was an Olympic sport, Australia would be in line for a gold that might help slow the nation’s seemingly inexorable slide down the medals table. John Coates, President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), answers a question during a media conference in Sydney, Australia, August 24, 2017. REUTERS/David
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The Los Angeles Kings traded defenseman Alec Martinez to the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, parting ways with another veteran. FILE PHOTO: Feb 15, 2020; Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez (27) controls the puck against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period during a Stadium Series hockey game at U.S.
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The Chicago Cubs want to get third baseman Kris Bryant as many at-bats as possible by using him in the leadoff spot this season. FILE PHOTO: Sep 15, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) hits a home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Trevor Williams (not pictured) during the third
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Oakland Athletics right-hander Mike Fiers said he isn’t interested in receiving extra security protection through the 2020 season during an interview with The Athletic on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers pitches against Seattle Mariners at their opening game of the 2019 MLB season at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan in this photo
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(Reuters) – Rory McIlroy will try to complete his collection of World Golf Championships (WGC) titles when he stares down a stacked field in Mexico City this week that includes defending champion Dustin Johnson. FILE PHOTO: February 16, 2020; Pacific Palisades, California, USA; Rory McIlroy hits onto the second hole green during the final round
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(Reuters) – With a back story ripped from a Hollywood script, crossover charisma and surfing skill that would impress Duke Kahanamoku, Kanoa Igarashi is riding a wave of opportunity that could carry him to Olympic gold and the sport to new heights. FILE PHOTO: Eleven-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater of the USA rides a
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – An unwell Sebastian Vettel was relieved of his duties at Ferrari on Formula One’s first day of pre-season testing in Spain on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – November 30, 2019 Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel during qualifying REUTERS/Hamad
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The Major League Baseball Players Association disputed commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday evening, saying it did not resist the league’s efforts during the MLB’s investigation of the Houston Astros’ 2017 electronic sign-stealing. FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February
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Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists, and Bryan Rust added a goal and two assists Tuesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2. Feb 18, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) scores a goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) during the
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FILE PHOTO: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa and Paralympic mascot Someity hold placards with their names during the mascots’ debut in Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyko’s 2020 Olympic Games mascots headed out from the capital’s Haneda airport on Wednesday for a promotional tour of Europe, bemusing travelers
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FILE PHOTO: Jan 23, 2020; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein reacts in the third quarter against the Washington Wizards at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo John Beilein is out as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after little more than half a season in the position,
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. FILE PHOTO: Jan 22, 2020; Kissimmiee, Florida, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws the ball during NFC practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he is set to return and make “another
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FILE PHOTO: Former San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice (R) poses with former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. and his bust after being accepted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio August 7, 2010.REUTERS/Aaron Josefczy/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a pardon for Eddie DeBartolo Jr., the former
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