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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – WTA International – Nature Valley Open – Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham – June 12, 2019 Russia’s Liudmila Samsonova in action during her first round match against Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Eighth-seeded Swiss Jil Teichmann won all seven completed games before the Germany’s Anna-Lena Friedsam retired due to
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TIGNES, France (Reuters) – Colombian Egan Bernal was catapulted into the overall lead of the Tour de France in dramatic circumstances on Friday as the 19th stage of the race, effectively the penultimate stage, was stopped early because of a hail storm. Cycling – Tour de France – The 126.5-km Stage 19 from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to
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Nelson Cruz continued his power display with the first three-homer game of his career to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 10-3 victory over the host Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Jul 25, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) hits a two run home run against the Chicago White
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GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Another day, another controversy at the world swimming championships, with American Lilly King’s disqualification from the women’s 200 meters breaststroke on Thursday proving the latest headache for governing body FINA. Swimming – 18th FINA World Swimming Championships – Women’s 200m Breaststroke Heats – Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, Gwangju, South
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Paul DeJong went 4-for-4 with three homers, a double and five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-8 Wednesday night. Jul 24, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong (12) circles the bases on his third home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the eighth inning at PNC
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All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton struck out 11 in seven strong innings, and Guillermo Heredia doubled in the go-ahead run to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday afternoon in St. Petersburg, Fla. Jul 24, 2019; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton
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(Reuters) – Olympic and world champion Christian Taylor will do more flying than jumping this week. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Diamond League – Monaco – Stade Louis II, Monaco – July 12, 2019 Christian Taylor of the U.S. in action before winning the Men’s Triple Jump REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo The five times triple jump gold
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(Reuters) – The speed show that is the backbone of the American athletics championships takes on added significance in Des Moines, Iowa this week when the United States select a team for this year’s worlds which are being held in Doha. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Diamond League – Shanghai – Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai, China –
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GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China’s Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday. Swimming – 18th FINA World Swimming Championships – Men’s 400m Freestyle Medal Ceremony – Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center,
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Swimming – 18th FINA World Swimming Championships – Men’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Finals – Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, Gwangju, South Korea – July 21, 2019. Adam Peaty of Britain competes. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Britain’s Adam Peaty became the first to swim the 100 meters breaststroke in under 57 seconds on Sunday,
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Jul 20, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Manny Pacquiao (white trunks) lands a hit against Keith Thurman (red/white/blue trunks) during their WBA welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao beat champion Keith Thurman in a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super
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Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chronicle. FILE PHOTO: NBA player James Harden of the Houston Rockets attends a promotional event in Taipei, Taiwan July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Harden has informed coach Gregg Popovich that he
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PAU, France (Reuters) – Defending champion Geraint Thomas labeled Julian Alaphilippe the Tour de France favorite after the Frenchman extended his overall lead with a stunning victory in Friday’s individual time trial. Cycling – Tour de France – The 27.5-km Stage 13 Individual Time Trial from Pau to Pau – July 19, 2019 – Deceuninck-Quick
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Golf – The 148th Open Championship – Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland – July 19, 2019 England’s Tommy Fleetwood reacts on the 18th hole during the second round REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – Tommy Fleetwood’s confident second-round 67 moved him within a shot of overnight leader J.B Holmes at the British
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