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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: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Wednesday he met with the head of the MLB Players Association this week and they put
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(Reuters) – World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Wednesday and could miss next year’s Tokyo Olympics after violating anti-doping whereabouts rules. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but he 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
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FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred’s shifting perspective on the likelihood of a 2020 season could be a direct read of a faction of owners pushing to
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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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LONDON (Reuters) – Williams driver George Russell took his fourth successive virtual Formula One victory on Sunday in the last race before the real season starts in Austria next month. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – March 12, 2020 Williams’ George Russell arriving to
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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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Tennis – Adria Tour – Belgrade, Serbia – June 13, 2020 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Serbia’s Viktor Troicki REUTERS/Marko Djurica BELGRADE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic’s winning start to his charity tournament on Saturday was spoiled by news that the event’s third leg, scheduled to take place in
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Free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown was sentenced to two years probation, ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation and enroll in a 13-week anger management course in a Florida court on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 15, 2019; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) watches from the sidelines in the
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FILE PHOTO: Athletes train in the Alexander Athletics Stadium after the announcement that it will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Britain December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Staples (Reuters) – Athletes competing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England will be allowed to take a knee in support of worldwide anti-racism movements, competition organisers
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