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Snooker: China Open raises stakes after pocketing lucrative deal

Snooker: China Open raises stakes after pocketing lucrative deal

Published 22/01/2018

(Reuters) - This year’s China Open will become only the second snooker tournament after the world championship to offer one million pounds ($1.39 million) in [more…]

Golf: James starts another long drive to success

Golf: James starts another long drive to success

Published 15/01/2018

Jan 7, 2018- Maui, HI, USA- PGA golfer Dustin Johnson reacts after winning the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort - The [more…]

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Britain's skip Eve Muirhead delivers a stone during their women's curling bronze medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in the Ice [more…]

NBC plans to show player protests if they occur at Super Bowl

NBC plans to show player protests if they occur at Super Bowl

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and free safety Eric Reid (35) kneel in protest during the [more…]

Rio ballerinas struggle amid Brazil’s financial crisis

Rio ballerinas struggle amid Brazil’s financial crisis

Published 23/12/2017

Ballet dancers of Municipal Theatre attend a ballet class in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ricardo MoraesRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de [more…]

U.S. sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, 82, dies in San Diego: media

U.S. sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, 82, dies in San Diego: media

Published 22/12/2017

Broadcaster Dick Enberg, who charmed sports fans with his "Oh My!" declaration as he called some of the most memorable sporting events during the last five decades, died on Thursday, ESPN reported. He was 82. [more…]

Latest Tokyo budget down $300 million to $12.6 billion, more cuts eyed

Latest Tokyo budget down $300 million to $12.6 billion, more cuts eyed

Published 22/12/2017

Men work at the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, in Tokyo, Japan December 22, [more…]

Facebook, Universal Music strike multi-year licensing deal

Facebook, Universal Music strike multi-year licensing deal

Published 21/12/2017

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Universal Music Group on Thursday announced a global agreement that will enable users to upload videos featuring music from Universal’s [more…]

Major League Soccer delays naming next expansion team

Major League Soccer delays naming next expansion team

Published 21/12/2017

Dec 20, 2017- Nashville, TN, USA- Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Nashville Soccer Club owner John Ingram, MLS commissioner Don Garber and Tennessee governor Bill Haslam [more…]

Procter & Gamble to ‘evaluate’ USA Gymnastics sponsorship

Procter & Gamble to ‘evaluate’ USA Gymnastics sponsorship

Published 15/12/2017

Procter & Gamble will "evaluate" next year whether to negotiate another sponsorship deal with USA Gymnastics (USAG), a company spokesperson said on Thursday. [more…]