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NBA’s return doubles typical regular-season audience, broadcaster TNT says

NBA’s return doubles typical regular-season audience, broadcaster TNT says

Published 31/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The NBA’s return to regular-season play for the first time in four months averaged 3.4 million viewers for a close contest [more…]

Original drawing of Olympic rings sells for 185,000 euros

Original drawing of Olympic rings sells for 185,000 euros

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - An original drawing of the Olympic rings by the founder of the modern Games, Pierre de Coubertin, has fetched 185,000 euros ($216,302) at [more…]

NFL: Washington to retire Redskins name and logo

NFL: Washington to retire Redskins name and logo

Published 13/07/2020

(Reuters) - The NFL’s Washington team announced on Monday it will retire its Redskins name and logo in a decision made after sponsors stepped up [more…]

UEFA Financial Fair Play rules set to change after City ban overturned

UEFA Financial Fair Play rules set to change after City ban overturned

Published 13/07/2020

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - After UEFA’s attempt to ban Manchester City from European football was overturned by sport’s highest court on Monday, the continental governing [more…]

Badminton: BWF seeking further advice on Chinese tournaments

Badminton: BWF seeking further advice on Chinese tournaments

Published 11/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) are seeking more information from China about its decision to cancel all international sport in the country this [more…]

Djokovic’s event taught us to be cautious: French Open director

Djokovic’s event taught us to be cautious: French Open director

Published 06/07/2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - French Open organizers are taking every precaution to ensure the Grand Slam does not meet the same fate as Novak Djokovic’s Adria [more…]

NHL, union reach tentative agreement on plan to resume season

NHL, union reach tentative agreement on plan to resume season

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The National Hockey League and union representing its players have reached a tentative agreement on protocols to resume a season interrupted by the [more…]

Motor racing: McLaren’s Formula One future was never a doubt, says Seidl

Motor racing: McLaren’s Formula One future was never a doubt, says Seidl

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren’s Formula One future was never in doubt despite a cash crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and now resolved by [more…]

Sailing: Team New Zealand blames inside job for America’s Cup allegations

Sailing: Team New Zealand blames inside job for America’s Cup allegations

Published 30/06/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Team New Zealand have blamed “informants” for spreading “highly defamatory and inaccurate” allegations about the body organising their America’s Cup defence, triggering [more…]

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women’s World Cup bid: Kyodo

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women’s World Cup bid: Kyodo

Published 22/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Kyodo news agency quoted a source as saying on Monday, [more…]