Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Tennis – Raducanu’s toughest challenge is coping with the fame game

By Sudipto Ganguly (Reuters) - Emma Raducanu has spent her time hopping from one media interview to another...

Soccer – CAF president urges ‘open minded’ debate on World Cup every two years

(Reuters) - Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe says discussions around hosting the World Cup every two years should continue "in an open minded manner", providing a potential boost...

Tennis – Raducanu inspires Liverpool manager Klopp

(Reuters) - Emma Raducanu's scintillating run to the U.S. Open title earned her millions of new fans worldwide and among them was Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, who was captivated by the...

Soccer – Tough group will be exciting, says Liverpool’s Klopp

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Liverpool must hit the ground running in their first Champions League game against AC Milan as a tough group also including Atletico Madrid and Porto will leave...

Ghanaian featherweight aims to go pro after historic Olympic bronze

By Francis Kokoroko ACCRA (Reuters) - It was an innocuous blow for such a monumental moment, a glance...

Athletics – WA restructures cross country, combined and race walking events

(Reuters) - World Athletics (WA) has moved the cross country, combined events and race walking meetings to a three-tier World Tour format to allow the governing body to create a simpler...

Philippines’ Pacquiao sues influential evangelist over graft accusation

MANILA (Reuters) - Boxer Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday sued for libel an influential celebrity evangelist followed by millions of Filipinos, after he accused the eight-division world champion of embezzling funds intended...

MLB roundup: Giants bomb Padres, clinch playoff berth

The San Francisco Giants clinched their first postseason berth since 2016 on Monday night, using a five-run first inning against Yu Darvish as a springboard to a 9-1 victory over the visiting San Diego Padres. ...

Raiders nearly win, then finally succeed in beating Ravens

Derek Carr lofted a 31-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Zay Jones with 3:38 left in overtime to give the Las Vegas Raiders a wild 33-27 victory over the visiting Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. ...

Soccer-Messi, Neymar back in PSG squad for Champions League opener

(Reuters) - Lionel Messi and Neymar have been included in Paris St Germain's Champions League squad for their trip to Club Brugge on Wednesday after the pair missed the weekend's Ligue...

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