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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) – Shohei Ohtani is turning Angels Stadium in Anaheim into a favored destination for Japanese tourists and expats looking to see their beloved countryman in action as he shines in his first season in the Major Leagues. Apr 17, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) prior
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Danica Patrick may soon no longer be a race car driver but the only woman to win an IndyCar race remains as driven as ever as she speeds toward one last Indianapolis 500 and the end of a ground-breaking career. Professional race car driver Danica Patrick poses for a photograph during
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(Reuters) – Fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov survived a scare against Pierre-Hugues Herbert before holding his nerve to win 3-6 6-2 6-4 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday, while Dominic Thiem edged out Russian youngster Andrey Rublev. Tennis – ATP – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Monte Carlo, Monaco
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(Reuters) – New Zealander George Bennett avoided potentially life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while training in Italy. FILE PHOTO – Cycling – The 104th Tour de France cycling race – The 189.5-km Stage 15 from Laissac-Severac l’Eglise to Le Puy-en-Velay, France – July 16, 2017 – Lotto NL-Jumbo rider George Bennett
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi and America’s Desiree Linden ended long droughts for their countries with stunning victories in a wet and windy Boston Marathon on Monday. Desiree Linden of the U.S. crosses the finish line to win the women’s division of the 122nd Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brian
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Formula One’s planned Chinese joint venture will have its own marketing, licensing and media rights arms dedicated to growing the sport’s presence in the vast but still nascent market, commercial managing director Sean Bratches has said. “What we will do is effectively set up a similar structure to what we have in
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie has apologized for a “stuff-up” at the closing ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after athletes were marginalized from the television broadcast and a string of officials hogged the spotlight with lengthy speeches. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Opening ceremony – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast,
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Highlights on day 11 of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (times GMT): Athletics – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men’s Marathon Final – Southport Broadwater Parklands – Gold Coast, Australia – April 15, 2018. Callum Hawkins of Scotland leads the pack. REUTERS/Paul Childs 0235 HAWKINS “SITTING UP AND TALKING”
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MADRID (Reuters) – Irishman Paul Dunne still leads the way in the Spanish Open but will face stiff competition on the final day from Nacho Elvira and world number four Jon Rahm after the two home favorites each carded six under on day three. Dunne has topped the leaderboard since the opening day but saw
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Highlights on day 10 of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (times GMT): Boxing – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 57kg Final Bout – Oxenford Studios – Gold Coast, Australia – April 14, 2018. Skye Nicolson of Australia. celebrates after winning. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha 0911 AUSTRALIAN BOXER NICOLSON BEATS WALSH
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Singaporean para-athlete Mohammad Khairi Bin Ishak has been barred from competing at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after failing a doping test prior to the multi-sports event beginning, the Singapore team said on Saturday. Local media, citing the Singapore Disability Sports Council and the Singapore National Paralympic Council, reported that
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TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) – The International Weightlifting Federation hopes that “innovative and creative” rules targeting nations who have violated anti-doping regulations will secure the long term future of the sport in the Olympic program. Five nations, including Russia, with high doping records have risked weightlifting’s place on the Olympic schedule. The IWF is effectively allowing
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MADRID (Reuters) – Scotland’s Marc Warren and Irishman Paul Dunne finished strongly to lead the Spanish Open by one shot ahead of a group of 11 players including local favorite Jon Rahm and Spanish amateur Victor Pastor after the first round on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Britain Golf – British Masters – The Grove, Hertfordshire –
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Williams drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin head into Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix looking for positives after the former champions made their worst start to a Formula One season in years. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – March 23, 2018 Williams’
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(Reuters) – The International Biathlon Union has provisionally suspended secretary general Nicole Resch while president Anders Besseberg has stepped down pending an investigation, the world body announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Biathlon – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s 15 km Mass Start Final – Alpensia Biathlon Centre – Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 18,
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC) has said boxer Sean McComb was an “innocent victim” in a nightclub altercation at the Gold Coast and have asked police to review a fine given to the Belfast man. McComb, who lost on points to England’s Luke McCormack in the round of 16
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(Reuters) – Manchester City will participate in the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup in July as part of their pre-season U.S. tour, the club announced on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Women’s Champions League Quarter Final First Leg – Manchester City vs Linkoping – Academy Stadium, Manchester, Britain – March 21, 2018 Manchester City’s
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