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U.S. women cruise to 3-0 win over Ireland in stateside return

Aug 04 2019

LOS ANGELES The U.S. women's soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over Ireland in Pasadena on Saturday in their first match on home soil since claiming back-to-back World Cup titles in France last month.

Felix says female athletes are united for change

Aug 03 2019

LOS ANGELES Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week.

Los Angeles emerges as NBA epicenter as Leonard joins Clips

Jul 07 2019

LOS ANGELES With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George agreeing to join the Clippers on Friday and the Lakers signing power forward Anthony Davis on Saturday, Los Angeles has emerged as the biggest winner in one of the wildest free agency seasons in recent memory.

Angels mourn loss of 'family member' Skaggs

Jul 03 2019

LOS ANGELES The tragic death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in Texas on Monday was akin to losing a family member, Angels managers said on Tuesday. | Video

Horse racing: Breeders' Cup to remain at Santa Anita despite horse deaths

Jun 27 2019

LOS ANGELES The Breeders' Cup will be held as scheduled at Santa Anita Park in November despite the death of 30 horses at the track since December, the board overseeing the race said on Thursday.

U.S. men likely to wander Wimbledon wilderness once again

Jun 27 2019

The Americans set to compete at Wimbledon are unlikely to end the United States' 19-year drought for the men's title at the All England Club as the nation's top athletes continue to be drawn to other sports, tennis great John McEnroe has said.

Olympics: Garcetti says LA will rake in $1 billion profit from 2028 Games

Jun 24 2019

LOS ANGELES The 2028 Summer Games will see host city Los Angeles record a profit of at least $1 billion, mayor Eric Garcetti told a sports summit on Monday.

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita

Jun 22 2019

LOS ANGELES Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

Horse racing-Trainer Hollendorfer banned from Santa Anita

Jun 22 2019

LOS ANGELES, June 22 Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita Park on Saturday after a fourth horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation

Jun 20 2019

A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body.

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