(Reuters) – Distance races are expected to continue at Oregon’s Prefontaine Classic and also at other meetings even though the Diamond League is dropping events longer than 3,000 meters from its globally televised program in 2020, officials say. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)Read More →

Horse Racing – Cheltenham Festival – Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Britain – March 15, 2019 Paul Townend celebrates with Al Boum Photo after winning the 3.30 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase REUTERS/Eddie Keogh CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) – Al Boum Photo, ridden by Paul Townend, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on FridayRead More →

Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt was suspended for the first eight games of the 2018 season. FILE PHOTO: Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) runs with the ball as Houston Texans inside linebacker Zach Cunningham (41) defends during the second quarterRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has set down a long list of conditions Russia must meet for the next four years to avoid having a doping-related suspension reinstated. FILE PHOTO: Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics – Closing Ceremony – Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium – Pyeongchang, South Korea – MarchRead More →

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics organizers launched their ambitious Robot Project on Friday, unveiling two of the robots designed to assist supporters, workers and athletes at the Games. Toyota’s Human Support Robot (HSR) delivers a basket to a woman in a wheelchair at a demonstration of TokyoRead More →

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The Bangladesh cricket team narrowly avoided being caught up in a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday that left several people dead and forced the cancellation of a test match against hosts New Zealand. AOS (Armed Offenders Squad) push back members of the public followingRead More →

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The Bangladesh cricket team narrowly avoided being caught up in a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday that left several people dead and forced the cancellation of a test match against hosts New Zealand. Ambulances drive along a street after reports that several shots hadRead More →

(Reuters) – A slew of errors came at the worst possible time for Venus Williams on Thursday as she blew a first set tiebreak before losing 7-6(3) 6-3 to Angelique Kerber in the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals in Indian Wells. Mar 14, 2019; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Angelique Kerber (GER)Read More →

Tsunekazu Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic committee, bows as he attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda is likely to retire without serving another term as French prosecutors are investigating him for suspected corruption inRead More →

(Reuters) – Canadian Milos Raonic fired down 13 aces to defeat Miomir Kecmanovic 6-3 6-4 and set up a BNP Paribas Open semi-final against Dominic Thiem after the Austrian’s opponent, Gael Monfils, withdrew injured before their match on Thursday. Mar 14, 2019; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Milos Raonic (CAN) duringRead More →

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Saints rather than join the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple reports on Thursday. Jan 20, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws a pass during warmups before the NFC Championship game against the LosRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – Self-confessed adrenaline junkie Catie Munnings likes to live out of her comfort zone, which is why next week the British rally driver will accelerate her Peugeot 208 at 160mph along the rim of an Azores volcano. A handout photo of British rally driver Catie Munnings posing forRead More →

Mar 14, 2019; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Milos Raonic (CAN) during his quarterfinal match against Miomir Kecmanovic (not pictured) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic fired down 13 aces to defeat Miomir KecmanovicRead More →

Steve Pearce got back to his World Series form on Thursday, hitting two home runs for the Boston Red Sox in a 4-4 spring training tie with the Detroit Tigers at Lakeland, Fla. Mar 14, 2019; Lakeland, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox infielder Steve Pearce (25) hits a two-run homeRead More →