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NBA roundup: Heat clinch playoffs with win over Celtics

The Miami Heat clinched a spot in the playoffs for the fourth time in the past six seasons by beating the host Boston Celtics 129-121 on Tuesday night. Read More


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US athletics team cancels pre-Olympics camp in Japan-local government

TOKYO (Reuters) -The United States' track and field team has cancelled its pre-Olympics training camp in Japan out of concerns for safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, local authorities announced on Wednesday, raising more questions about the holding of the Games. More »


MLB roundup: Manny Machado's 5 RBIs lift COVID-19 plagued Padres

Manny Machado hit a two-run homer and a three-run triple, leading the San Diego Padres to an 8-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night in Denver. More »


Soccer-Sporting title celebrations marred as fans clash with riot police

LISBON (Reuters) - Sporting fans celebrating their club being crowned Portuguese champions for the first time in nearly two decades clashed with riot police in the early hours of Wednesday. More »


Olympics-Brazil to start vaccinating athletes, staff headed to Tokyo Games

(Reuters) - Brazilian athletes and staff travelling to Tokyo for the Olympics will receive COVID-19 vaccines with the first doses set to be administered on Friday, the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has said. More »


Soccer-UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against three Super League clubs

(Reuters) - European soccer's governing body UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation into Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus over their attempts to launch a breakaway Super League. More »


Horse racing-Medina Spirit cleared to compete in Preakness Stakes

(Reuters) -Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit, the Bob Baffert-trained horse which failed a drug test after its May 1 triumph, is eligible to compete in Saturday's Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Jockey Club said on Tuesday. More »


Olympics-Travel restrictions hurt India thrower Chopra's Tokyo preparation

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Neeraj Chopra has been training hard for this year's Olympic Games but India's top javelin thrower fears not being able to compete internationally might compromise his bid for a medal in Tokyo. More »


Tennis-Djokovic fumes at umpire in rain-affected Rome opener

ROME (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic was furious with the chair umpire for not suspending play as rain trickled down during his Italian Open second-round match against American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday. More »


Logan Webb whiffs career-high 10 as Giants top Rangers

Right-hander Logan Webb struck out a career-high 10 in six-plus innings and the host San Francisco Giants took advantage of Texas Rangers walks and miscues to complete a two-game interleague sweep with a 4-2 victory on Tuesday afternoon. More »


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