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Olympics-Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber TOKYO (Reuters) -A Belarusian sprinter refused to get on a flight from Tokyo on Sunday after being taken to...

Olympics-Athletics-Forza Italia! Jacobs and Tamberi make it a night to remember

By Sudipto Ganguly TOKYO (Reuters) - Lamont Marcell Jacobs became the first men's Olympic 100 metres champion of...

Olympics-Handball-Perfect record dented as Denmark set up Norway quarter-final

TOKYO (Reuters) - Defending Olympic champions Denmark finished as Group B winners despite crashing to a shock 33-30 loss to Sweden in the men's handball competition at the Yoyogi National Stadium...

Olympics-Athletics-Kenya’s Rotich through to 800m final with fastest time

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kenya's Ferguson Rotich cruised into the 800 metres final with the fastest run of the semi-final on Sunday, setting himself up as a strong contender to succeed compatriot...

Olympics-Italians elated, amazed by Jacobs, Tamberi golds

MILAN (Reuters) - Italians were elated and not a little stunned on Sunday as compatriots Lamont Marcell Jacobs and Gianmarco Tamberi claimed upset victories in sprint and high jump events at...

Motor racing-Vettel and three others reprimanded for not removing LGBTQ+ rights t-shirts before anthem

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Four-times Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel was reprimanded for not removing a t-shirt promoting LGBTQ+ rights ahead of the national anthem at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. ...

Motor racing-Bottas handed five place grid penalty for next race

BUDAPEST (Reuters) -Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas will have a five place grid penalty at Formula One's next race in Belgium after the Finn triggered chaos and collisions on the opening lap of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. ...

Motor racing-Hamilton suspects long COVID after suffering fatigue, dizziness

By Abhishek Takle BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said he suspects he has...

MLB roundup: Rays take over first in the AL East

Wander Franco hit a tiebreaking RBI triple in the sixth inning, Ji-Man Choi and Francisco Mejia each had two-run homers and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the visiting Boston Red Sox for a 9-5...

Sharks’ Evander Kane denies gambling allegations

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane emphatically denied allegations made by his wife that he gambled on his own games and intentionally tried to lose to cash in on his wagers. ...

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