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NFL's Washington team to retire Redskins name and logo

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Football League's Washington team announced on Monday it will retire its Redskins name and logo, which it has used since 1933 but which has long been criticized as racist by Native American rights groups. Read More


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Morikawa leaps over Woods in Official World Golf Ranking

Collin Morikawa vaulted past Tiger Woods in the Official World Golf Ranking, which were released Monday. More »


Reports: NFL, NFLPA still debating COVID-19 protocols

The NFL and the NFL Players Association held a bargaining session by phone Monday but failed to reach any agreements regarding the upcoming season, multiple media outlets reported. More »


Olympics: Tokyo Games likely to be pared down, says JOC chief

TOKYO (Reuters) - The rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday. More »


Cycling: Briton Varnish loses employment tribunal appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British cyclist Jess Varnish's employment tribunal appeal against the sport's national governing body has been dismissed, it was announced on Tuesday. More »


Saudi Arabia permanently cancels licence of Qatar's beIN Sports

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Competition (GAC) said on Tuesday it has permanently canceled the licence of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports, which has been barred from broadcasting in the kingdom since mid-2017 under a dispute with Qatar. More »


NFL: Odds favor Redtails for Washington football team's new name

(Reuters) - Moments after the NFL's Washington team said on Monday it would retire the Redskins name and logo, long criticized by Native American activists as a racist slur, debate over the team's new identity lit up the internet. More »


NBA: Rockets guard Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Orlando trip

(Reuters) - Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook said on Monday that he had tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the team's departure to Orlando where the NBA plans to restart its season. More »


PGA Tour to finish season with no spectators amid COVID-19

(Reuters) - The PGA Tour will conduct the rest of its season without fans after the circuit's three playoff events announced on Monday that they will be contested without spectators due to the COVID-19 outbreak. More »


Motor racing: Britain's Bird to join Jaguar Formula E team

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Sam Bird, the only driver to have won a Formula E race in every year of the all-electric series, is joining the Jaguar team for season seven that is due to start in Chile next January. More »


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