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NFL pulls plug on Mexico City game over unsafe field conditions

Nov 13 2018

Next week's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams originally scheduled for Mexico City will now be held in California due to unsafe field conditions at the Estadio Azteca, the National Football League said on Tuesday.

Mayweather says 'never agreed' to fight Japanese kickboxer

Nov 07 2018

Floyd Mayweather said on Wednesday he never agreed to come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve and was blindsided when the event was announced this week at a news conference he attended in Tokyo.

USOC under pressure to fix USA Gymnastics before Tokyo 2020

Nov 07 2018

Like a world-class gymnast, the United States Olympic Committee(USOC) needs to nail a perfect landing to put a damaging sexual abuse scandal behind it ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo, sports sponsorship experts said.

USOC seeks to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as governing body

Nov 05 2018

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has taken the first steps to revoke USA Gymnastics of its status as the national governing body for the sport in the latest fallout from the sex abuse scandal involving a former team doctor.

Calgary Olympic committee recommends city scrap 2026 Winter Games bid

Oct 30 2018

Calgary's Olympic assessment committee on Tuesday recommended the city scrap a bid for the 2026 Winter Games after a funding row with the Canadian government.

Former Armstrong team manager, doctor get lifetime cycling bans

Oct 24 2018

Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel was banned from cycling for life on Wednesday after a successful appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Ice hockey: Kenya's lone hockey team have Olympic-sized dreams

Oct 19 2018

TORONTO Kenya may be known more for producing the world's greatest long distance runners than winter athletes, but the country's only ice hockey team are hoping a recent trip to Canada will help change that narrative.

Raisman questions USA Gymnastics' interim president pick

Oct 15 2018

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Monday spoke out against USA Gymnastics' choice for its interim president and chief executive, saying survivors of sexual abuse "deserve better."

Warriors still team to beat despite rivals' best efforts, say pundits

Oct 15 2018

LeBron James was one of many high-profile players who switched NBA teams during the offseason but all the roster shuffling will do little to cause the reigning champions Golden State Warriors to panic, TV pundits said on Monday.

LeBron's move to LA gives 'new lease on life' to East teams

Oct 10 2018

LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles Lakers gives new life to Eastern Conference teams that have been foiled by the game's greatest player for nearly a decade, basketball Hall of Famer Reggie Miller said on Wednesday.

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