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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson is signing a one-year contract to remain with the team, multiple media outlets reported Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Jan 12, 2020; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) returns to play during the AFC Divisional Round playoff football game against the Houston Texans at
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Council Meeting – Monaco – November 22, 2019 IAAF President Sebastian Coe during a press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo Athletes already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before the Games were postponed will get to keep their spots in the rescheduled 2021 competition. About 6,200 of the 11,000 scheduled
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Discussions between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association regarding issues surrounding the coronavirus-induced work stoppage produced an agreement, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Thursday night. Mar 26, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; A general view of a baseball sitting on a monument on what was supposed to be opening day between the New York Yankees
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Current contracts for players and coaches should be extended until the end of the delayed domestic soccer seasons, according to an internal FIFA document presented to its Coronavirus Working Group. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 – Zurich, Switzerland – September 4,
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FILE PHOTO: Rowing – 2018 Oxford University vs Cambridge University Boat Race – London, Britain – March 24, 2018 British rower Katherine Grainger working for BBC TV before the boat race REUTERS/Peter Cziborra (Reuters) – UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger has said the organization will hold discussions with the government on extending Team GB’s current
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ATHENS/TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and the Olympics movement were deciding on Tuesday whether to postpone this year’s Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus as a global outcry made an unprecedented delay seem inevitable. To the consternation of athletes, the July 24-Aug. 9 Olympics have been the last big sporting event left standing in coming months
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TORONTO/TOKYO (Reuters) – Major sporting nations Australia and Canada withdrew from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday as organizers faced global pressure to postpone the Games due to the coronavirus crisis for the first time in their 124-year modern history. Putting back the July 24-Aug. 9 event, as is looking inevitable, would be a massive
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TORONTO/TOKYO (Reuters) – Major sporting nations Australia and Canada quit the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday as organizers faced global pressure to postpone the Games due to the coronavirus crisis for the first time in their 124-year modern history. Putting back the July 24-Aug. 9 event, as is looking inevitable, would be a massive blow
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The Indianapolis Colts officially announced the signing of quarterback Philip Rivers on Saturday, handing the keys of the franchise to the 16-year veteran. FILE PHOTO: NFL Football – Tennessee Titans v Los Angeles Chargers – NFL International Series – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – October 21, 2018 Los Angeles Chargers’ Philip Rivers celebrates during the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Calls from sporting organizations for this year’s Tokyo Olympics to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic gathered pace on Saturday with USA Track and Field (USATF), the French Swimming Federation and Brazil’s Olympic Committee the latest to join the throng. A passerby wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of
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(Reuters) – USA Track and Field (USATF), the governing body of American athletics, on Saturday called for a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics. Mar 15, 2020; Walnut, California, USA; General view of the newly renovated Hilmer Lodge Stadium on the campus of Mt. San Antonio College. The $100 million facility with a nine lane Benyon
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FILE PHOTO: Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Women’s Balance Beam Final – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany – October 13, 2019 Gold medalist Simone Biles of the U.S. celebrates on the podium with her medal and flowers REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo (Reuters) – USA Gymnastics said on Friday the federation was surveying its athletes
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FILE PHOTO: A guard stands next to a medical screening tent for coronavirus testing outside the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG), in Geneva, Switzerland March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy (Reuters) – Swiss professional cyclist Elise Chabbey has swapped her racesuit for her doctor’s uniform following the shutdown of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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