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Trump renews clash with U.S. sports world

SOMERSET, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump renewed his spat with the sports world on Sunday, again calling for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem. Read More

 

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A's Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during anthem

(Reuters) - Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell joined the list of athlete protesters on Saturday when he became the first MajorLeague Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem. More »

 

Athletics: Kipchoge misses record in rainy Berlin triumph

BERLIN (Reuters) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge staved off a surprise challenge from Ethiopian debutant Guye Adola to win an enthralling Berlin marathon on Sunday, but missed out on his bid to set a new world record. More »

 

Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki ended her string of final failures by beating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo on Sunday to win her second straight Pan Pacific Open title. More »

 

Cycling: Hayman blames service cars for world championships crash

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Australian Mathew Hayman blamed the service cars for a crash which forced him to retire from the road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday. More »

 

Nadal and Federer team up to widen Europe's lead in Laver Cup

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal took care of business in their singles matches before teaming up in an eagerly anticipated doubles pairing to extend Europe's lead over players from the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup on Saturday. More »

 

Melania Trump meets Prince Harry, Trudeau, thanks U.S. Invictus team

TORONTO (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Melania Trump, on her first solo international trip on Saturday, to Toronto, met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and invited Britain’s Prince Harry to visit the White House. More »

 

Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' Alptekin banned for life: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Asli Cakir Alptekin, who won Olympic gold at London 2012 before being stripped of the title, has been banned for life by the Turkish Athletics Federation for a third doping offense, state-run Anadolu news agency have reported. More »

 

NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) - The National Football League on Friday vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide. More »

 

French Olympic Committee chief 'cannot imagine' 2018 boycott

(Reuters) - French Olympic Committee President Denis Masseglia "cannot imagine" a situation that will lead to the country boycotting next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea amid growing concerns over tensions in North Korea. More »

 

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