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Japanese fans flock to Anaheim amid Ohtani-mania

April 21, 2018

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. Yasuhiro Mimura (L) and Katsuya Miyanaga of Tokyo and Yoichi Nagatomo (R), of Torrance get […]

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Golf: Johnson surges into share of lead in San Antonio

April 21, 2018

(Reuters) – Zach Johnson shot a blistering seven-under-par 65 to jump into a tie with Ryan Moore on nine-under 135 after the second round of the Texas Open on Friday. Apr 20, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Zach Johnson hits from the fairway on the eighteenth hole during the second round of the Valero Texas […]

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Amazon.com secures U.S. Open tennis rights in UK and Ireland

April 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon.com confirmed on Thursday it has secured UK and Ireland rights to broadcast the US Open Tennis Championship, adding its first Grand Slam to a sports offer that already includes action from the ATP World Tour. The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. […]

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Athletics: Human record holder Kipchoge knows what he is doing

April 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Eliud Kipchoge is, by just about any reckoning, the most successful marathon runner in history so he can be excused for his somewhat dismissive response when questioned on Thursday about his unusual preparations for Sunday’s London race. Athletics – London Marathon – Elite Men Press Conference – London, Britain – April 19, […]

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Doping: UK anti-doping agency plans 50 percent more tests to 2022

April 17, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s anti-doping agency (UKAD) said on Tuesday it was aiming for a 50 percent increase in publicly-funded testing over the next four years. Presenting a strategic plan for 2018-22, UK Anti-Doping chair Trevor Pearce said the challenges were “as acute as they have ever been” but extra government cash would allow more […]

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Athletics: New, relaxed Farah ready to mix it in the marathon

April 17, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Whether months of 120 miles-a-week altitude training will be enough to transform Mo Farah into a world-class marathon runner will be revealed on the streets of London on Sunday but the switch already seems to have transformed his state of mind. Athletics – London Marathon – Mo Farah Press Conference – London, […]

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Athletics: Gatlin and Coleman form elite relay team

April 12, 2018

(Reuters) – World champions Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman have formed their own relay team and will learn on Saturday how fast they can run. FILE PHOTO: Justin Gatlin of the U.S. celebrates after winning the “Mano a Mano” challenge, a 100-meter race, at the Brazilian Jockey Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 1, […]

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Weightlifting: Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic spots in doping clampdown

April 12, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Five nations, including Russia, whose doping records have risked weightlifting’s place on the Olympic schedule have been limited to just two athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Games by the sport’s governing body, according to a document seen by Reuters. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is effectively allowing Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and […]

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Games: Semenya glides to 1,500m Commonwealth gold

April 10, 2018

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – South African flag-bearer Caster Semenya powered to the 1,500 metres title at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, keeping her bid for a golden double at the Gold Coast intact. Athletics – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 1500m Final – Carrara Stadium – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast, Australia […]

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Campbell gamble pays off as Australia win 4x100m medley relay

April 10, 2018

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Bronte Campbell repaid the faith in her by Australia’s selectors as she chased down Canada’s Taylor Ruck in the final leg of the 4×100 metres medley relay to ensure the home nation won their eighth successive Commonwealth Games title on Tuesday. Swimming – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s […]

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