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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year’s Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport’s amateur governing body AIBA. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attends a news conference after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 27,
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FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft attends a conference at the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation
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Noah Syndergaard did it all for the New York Mets on Thursday afternoon, as the right-hander tossed a four-hitter and produced the game’s only run with a third-inning homer in a 1-0 win over the visiting Cincinnati Reds. May 2, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) pitches
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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres on Friday before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Diamond League – Monaco – Stade Louis II, Monaco – July 20, 2018 South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates
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Apr 30, 2019; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) makes a save against Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) in the second period during game three of the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports A day after punching Columbus
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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya against the introduction of regulations to restrict testosterone levels in female athletes. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 1500m Final – Carrara Stadium – Carrara Stadium – Gold
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Former Baltimore Colts defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gino Marchetti died Monday night. Conflicting media reports listed his age as 92 or 93. Navy defensive end Gino Marchetti (98) celebrates a third quarter fumble recovery with teammate Brad Wimsatt (rear) during the third quarter of the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia, December 4.
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon Spring Press Conference 2016 – All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England – 26/4/16 General view in the grounds of Wimbledon Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year’s championships, a rise
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Arizona general manager Steve Keim said he remembers the moment he decided the Cardinals would make former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft. Apr 26, 2019; Tempe, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray speaks to the media during a press conference at the Cardinals Training Facility after being
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Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock doubled down on Derek Carr as the team’s franchise quarterback after not selecting a signal-caller during the 2019 NFL Draft. FILE PHOTO: Dec 24, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) drops back to pass against the Denver Broncos in the first half at Oakland Coliseum.
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Manuel Margot’s bases-loaded single keyed a six-run 10th inning, and the visiting San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive win. Apr 27, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Juan Soto (22) reacts after hitting a two run home run against the San Diego Padres at Nationals
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FILE PHOTO – Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – April 27, 2019 Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Raikkonen REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov BAKU (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen will start Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the pitlane along with Red Bull’s Pierre Gasly and Williams’s Robert Kubica after stewards struck off the
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Dominic Thiem knocked favorite and 11-times champion Rafael Nadal out of the Barcelona Open with a stunning 6-4 6-4 victory in Saturday’s semi-final, avenging his defeat by the Spaniard in last year’s French Open final. FILE PHOTO – Tennis – ATP 1000 – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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Albert Pujols continued to move up the career RBI list, passing Lou Gehrig for fourth place all-time in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-1 victory over the Royals Friday in Kansas City. Apr 26, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun (56) celebrates with teammates third basemen David Fletcher (6) and
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Eleven-times champion Rafael Nadal booked his place in the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open semi-finals by beating German Jan-Lennard Struff 7-5 7-5 in a hard-fought match on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP 1000 – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France – April 19, 2019 Spain’s Rafael Nadal in
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(Reuters) – Tiger Woods said Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 major championships is in his sights following his triumph at the Masters as he enjoys a career “extension” after a prolonged period of injury woes. FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods of the U.S. is congratulated by Jack Nicklaus (L) after his final round of the Memorial
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Eduardo Rodriguez shined over six innings, and J.D. Martinez collected a season-high three hits to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the visiting Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. Apr 24, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (57) throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the first
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BAKU (Reuters) – Valtteri Bottas has a score to settle as he heads into Sunday’s Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix determined to make up for a lost win and regain the championship lead from Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China –
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