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Petition against Tokyo Olympics with 350,000 signatures submitted to organisers

By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) - A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo...

NBA roundup: Suns get by Blazers on Devin Booker’s late FTs

Devin Booker made two free throws with 2.4 seconds left as the Phoenix Suns edged the Portland Trail Blazers 118-117 on Thursday night. ...

Soccer-Colombian players call for league halt due to protests

(Reuters) -The union of Colombian footballers called on authorities to halt all domestic matches because of political instability in the country on Thursday, just a month before the Copa America is due to kick off...

Jordan Spieth fires 63 at Byron Nelson for share of lead

Jordan Spieth hasn't played much golf lately. The three-time major winner revealed this week that he tested positive for COVID-19 about 10 days after the Masters, leading him to take a few weeks off to...

Patrick Corbin pitches Nationals past Phillies

Patrick Corbin pitched seven strong innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the visiting Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Thursday to salvage the finale of the three-game series. ...

MLB roundup: Yankees ace Gerrit Cole conquers Rays

New York's Gerrit Cole crafted eight brilliant innings to finally solve Tampa Bay in the regular season, and the Yankees secured another series Wednesday night with a 1-0 victory over the Rays in St. Petersburg,...

Soccer-Real sink Granada to keep pressure on Atletico

GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) -Real Madrid swatted aside Granada 4-1 on Thursday to ensure the La Liga title race will go down to the wire. ...

Gymnastics: Body suits could help keep young gymnasts in the sport – Voss

By Barbara Woolsey and Andreas Kranz BERLIN (Reuters) - Full-body suits could encourage teenage gymnasts put off by...

White Sox beat Twins to complete second straight sweep

Tim Anderson and Jake Lamb each hit solo home runs and the Chicago White Sox held on for a 4-2 win to complete a three-game sweep over the visiting Minnesota Twins on Thursday afternoon. ...

Soccer-Firmino double as Liverpool end long wait for win at United

By Simon Evans MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) -Roberto Firmino scored twice as Liverpool boosted their hopes of Champions League football next season with...

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