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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it “disgusting discrimination”. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Quad wheelchair singles final – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 27, 2018. Winner Dylan Alcott of Australia kisses the trophy. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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FILE PHOTO: Sherriffs and officials investigate the helicopter crash site of NBA star Kobe Bryant in Calabasas, California, U.S., January 27, 2020. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in foothills near Los Angeles, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely
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Soccer Football – Premier League – Aston Villa v Sheffield United – Villa Park, Birmingham, Britain – June 17, 2020 Aston Villa’s Keinan Davis and Sheffield United’s John Lundstram take a knee as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Shaun Botterill/Pool via REUTERS BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Aston
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October 5, 2019 Christian Coleman of the U.S. before the race REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel/File Photo (Reuters) – World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman of the United States said on Tuesday that he is
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but expects the league to address all player concerns before games resume in Orlando next month. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a pre match press conference
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FILE PHOTO: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the Economic Club of New York luncheon in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “encourage” teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, adding that the league would also welcome the quarterback’s off-the-field guidance on social
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Dec 13, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the game at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images (TAGS: Sport American Football NFL) *** Local Caption *** 2015-12-14T051545Z_1660555073_NOCID_RTRMADP_3_NFL-NEW-ENGLAND-PATRIOTS-AT-HOUSTON-TEXANS.JPG Free agent defensive end Jadeveon
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(Reuters) – Fans deprived of live athletics action were treated to a mini pole vaulting competition on Friday as German Torben Blech won the Flight Night event at a drive-in cinema in Duesseldorf, Germany. In the absence of world record holder Armand Duplantis, Blech cleared 5.55 metres as pole vaulters competed in the first sports
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester City v Manchester United – Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain – December 7, 2019. Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford reacts. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has stepped up his campaign for the government to fund free meals for struggling children through
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The Los Angeles Lakers have their eye on an NBA championship when the season resumes next month, but center Dwight Howard said the team will have to do it without him. FILE PHOTO: February 15, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles Lakers player Dwight Howard dunks during NBA All Star Saturday Night at United Center.
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FILE PHOTO: Fenway Park, with no games for Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox, is opened for an event to honor Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (Reuters) – The union representing Major League Baseball players said on Saturday it had rejected
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Cynthia Calvillo shook off a slow start to control Jessica Eye on the ground and secure victory via unanimous decision in a main-even flyweight bout Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. June 13, 2020; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Cynthia Calvillo (blue gloves) punches Jessica Eye (red gloves) in their flyweight fight during
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The Major League Baseball Players Association on Saturday rejected the owners’ latest proposal for starting the season, with the union telling the league to set a schedule rather than offering a counterproposal. FILE PHOTO: The empty field and stands at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Washington Nationals, are seen after it was
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