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Braves, Nats set for first meeting in 2020

Braves, Nats set for first meeting in 2020

Published 17/08/2020

A pair of injury-stricken teams will meet for the first time this season when the Washington Nationals visit the Atlanta Braves for a three-game series [more…]

NHL roundup: Isles’ OT win puts Caps on brink

NHL roundup: Isles’ OT win puts Caps on brink

Published 17/08/2020

Mathew Barzal scored 4:28 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 win over Washington and a commanding 3-0 lead in their Eastern [more…]

MLB roundup: White Sox hit four straight HRs, beat Cards

MLB roundup: White Sox hit four straight HRs, beat Cards

Published 17/08/2020

Yoan Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, Jose Abreu and Eloy Jimenez connected on four consecutive home runs in the fifth inning to tie a major league record, [more…]

FC Dallas, Nashville SC players to stay in locker room during anthem

FC Dallas, Nashville SC players to stay in locker room during anthem

Published 17/08/2020

FC Dallas announced that players will remain in the locker rooms during the playing of the national anthem in Sunday night’s game against Nashville SC, [more…]

Brady claims first WTA title at Top Seed Open as WTA marks U.S. return

Brady claims first WTA title at Top Seed Open as WTA marks U.S. return

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - American Jennifer Brady clinched her first career WTA title on Sunday, defeating Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann 6-3 6-4 in the Top Seed Open final. [more…]

Nishikori tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of U.S. Open

Nishikori tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of U.S. Open

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - Japan’s Kei Nishikori said on Sunday he had tested positive for COVID-19 while in Florida - just two weeks ahead of the U.S. [more…]

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi has urged riders who make their way up to the premier class to exercise caution when fighting for track positions [more…]

Halep wins Prague title, to decide on U.S. Open on Monday

Halep wins Prague title, to decide on U.S. Open on Monday

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - World number two Simona Halep said she will announce on Monday whether she will play at the U.S. Open. Speaking after her victory [more…]

K-Pop group BTS’ label Big Hit posts profit as it prepares for IPO

K-Pop group BTS’ label Big Hit posts profit as it prepares for IPO

Published 15/08/2020

(This August 13 story corrects to show that 2019 and 2020 H1 results are based on different accounting standards in paragraph 3, changes percentage change [more…]

Virus spike pushes Sarajevo Film Festival online

Virus spike pushes Sarajevo Film Festival online

Published 14/08/2020

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Sarajevo Film Festival will be launched entirely online on Friday after a spike in coronavirus cases forced organisers to cancel plans [more…]