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Olympics: Pyeongchang 2018 Games struggle with tickets and legacy

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 4:58pm
LIMA (Reuters) - The basics for next year's Pyeongchang winter Olympics are in place but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urged Games organizers on Wednesday to boost promotion and ticket sales and ensure no white elephants were left standing after the event.

Baseball-Cleveland rocks! Indians set AL win streak record

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:59pm
(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians earned an American League record 21st consecutive win on Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers.

Olympics: IOC crowns Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 in unique double

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:10pm
LIMA (Reuters) - Paris was awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles the 2028 Games on Wednesday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades of tradition to vote on a unique double allocation.

Indians earns AL record 21st consecutive victory

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:34pm
(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians earned an American League record 21st consecutive win on Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers.

Olympics-Games will not solve our problems, lament Paris suburb residents

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:32pm
SAINT-DENIS, France (Reuters) - As French officials uncorked the champagne to celebrate securing the 2024 Olympics, in Saint-Denis, the underprivileged district just north of Paris where much of the Games will be hosted, not everyone was preparing to party.

Olympics-IOC break with past to hand Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 Games

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:26pm
LIMA (Reuters) - Paris was awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles was handed the 2028 edition on Wednesday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades of tradition to vote on a unique double allocation.

Baseball 'can benefit from LA 2028 Games decision'

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:26pm
LIMA (Reuters) - Baseball and softball's chances of continuing as Olympic sports increased considerably on Wednesday after the city of Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Olympic Games.

Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games: IOC

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:08pm
LIMA (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Paris and the 2028 edition to Los Angeles following a vote in the Peruvian capital.

Golf: Rivals bid to dilute Korean dominance of majors at Evian

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:03pm
(Reuters) - World number two Lexi Thompson heads the group trying to halt the Korean majors juggernaut at the Evian Championship starting in Evian-les-Bains, France on Thursday.

Serena Williams shows off baby girl Alexis in photos, video diary

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14pm
(Reuters) - American tennis star Serena Williams on Wednesday announced the name and released first pictures of her baby girl, revealing that they had spent a week in the hospital following the Sept. 1 birth in Florida because of unspecified complications.

Motor racing - Toro Rosso's Kvyat expects 'good things' as Honda deal awaited

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:05pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Russian Formula One driver Daniil Kvyat dodged questions about Toro Rosso's expected 2018 engine deal with Honda on Wednesday, saying he saw "good things ahead" for his Red Bull-owned team.

Olympics: Games won't solve our problems, lament Paris suburb residents

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:20am
SAINT-DENIS, France (Reuters) - As French officials get ready to uncork the champagne to celebrate securing the 2024 Olympics, in Saint-Denis, the underprivileged district just north of Paris where much of the Games will be hosted, not everyone is preparing to party.

Motorcycling: Silverstone and Donington bidding for British MotoGP slot

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:06am
LONDON (Reuters) - Silverstone's future as a venue for MotoGP, as well as Formula One, looks uncertain after a draft calendar published on Wednesday had no circuit listed for next year's British motorcycle grand prix.

FIFA still resistant to change, says former official

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 6:33am
LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA is struggling to implement reforms and change its operating culture because its leaders are more worried about their own political futures, a former top official said on Wednesday.

Hamilton chasing Singapore hat-trick but wary of Ferrari

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 6:05am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton arrives in Singapore as Formula One leader and the season's first back-to-back winner, but Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel could dash the Mercedes driver's hopes of a third win in a row on Sunday.

Motor racing-No deal yet but F1 plans long-term stay in Singapore: Carey

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:47am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One is keen to secure a new deal to keep the Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar beyond this year, its chief executive Chase Carey said, with the sport eyeing a long-term future in the city-state.

WADA tells Russia to stop shifting blame for its doping scandal

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 4:14am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Wednesday urged Russia to stop shifting blame for its doping scandals after a deputy prime minister from the country partially blamed WADA for the problems.

No deal yet but F1 plans long-term stay in Singapore: Carey

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:10am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One is keen to secure a new deal to keep the Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar beyond this year, its chief executive Chase Carey said, with the sport eyeing a long-term future in the city-state.

Nadal has many more years at the top, says coach Moya

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:39am
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal can compete at the top level for years to come if he managed to stay healthy, his coach Carlos Moya has said after the Spaniard won two grand slams titles this year.

Indians grab 20th straight win to tie American League record

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:45pm
Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Cleveland Indians equaled an American League record 20th straight win on Tuesday when they beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 to continue their amazing streak.

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