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Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States.
Auger-Aliassime set for Paire showdown in Lyon final
(Reuters) - Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied to beat top seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4 in the Lyon Open semi-finals on Friday to move into his second ATP final of the year.
Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns
(Reuters) - For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt.
UPDATE 2-Canada tackles flight overbooking with passenger bill of rights
May 24 (Reuters) - All airlines flying in and out of Canada will be required to compensate travelers for incidents like denied boarding or lost luggage, starting on July 15, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said at Pearson International Airport outside Toronto on Friday.
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week in a row -Baker Hughes
May 24 (Reuters) - U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a third week in a row as weaker oil prices encourage drillers to follow through on plans to cut spending.
Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid
BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden's Stockholm/Are proposal.
Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year.
Paralympics: Intensity, emotion and a lot of noise at sitting volleyball
CHIBA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year's Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by.
NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative.
Move over Milos, young trio now fueling Canada's rise
(Reuters) - Ice rinks are the traditional breeding ground for Canada's sporting heroes, not tennis courts, but times are changing.
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