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NHL roundup: Flames stretch streak to 5, end Avs' at 6

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Sean Monahan scored in overtime and the Calgary Flames overcame blowing a two-goal lead in the third period to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 in Denver on Monday night.
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NBA roundup: Kings' Bjelica beats buzzer to stun Rockets

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Nemanja Bjelica drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and the Sacramento Kings claimed a 119-118 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Monday.
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Els crunches the numbers in search of Presidents Cup edge

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Captain Ernie Els hopes that crunching the numbers will help give his International team the edge over the United States at the Presidents Cup this week as they look to halt...
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Demand for Tokyo 2020 tickets unprecedented, says IPC chief

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

There have been more than three million requests for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics tickets via the first lottery phase, three times the demand seen a year out from the London 2012...
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Rapinoe adds a goal for 2020: helping Democrats win White House

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

From award shows to magazine covers, it can often feel as though Megan Rapinoe is everywhere - and soon, that might include rallies for Democratic presidential candidates.
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I did not cheat, says Reed, as Presidents Cup gets personal

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

American golfer Patrick Reed has denied cheating in a tournament last week and hit out at International team players for saying he had, as a little edge entered proceedings on...
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Paralympics chief 'disgusted' with Russia for letting down nation's clean athletes

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes, after the World Anti-Doping Agency banned...
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Russia banned from Olympics but door open to Tokyo Games

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Russia may be banned from the next two Olympics but the door is open for Russian participation at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games if athletes can meet the rigid criteria laid out...
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Sanctions have emboldened Russia, says Tygart

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Travis Tygart, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency chief, says Russia has only been emboldened by previous sanctions for its doping violations and the four-year ban imposed on Monday...
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Australia backs Russia ban, athletes group unimpressed

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Australian Olympic Committee have welcomed the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to ban Russia from major sporting events, including next year's Tokyo Games, for...
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New Zealand volcano: 27 victims suffered 70% burns as death toll expected to...

New Zealand volcano: 27 victims suffered 70% burns as death toll expected to rise

The government's chief medical officer said some of the victims of the eruption off White Island could succumb to their wounds, adding that burns units across the South Pacific... Read more ...

Russian president Vladimir Putin says country have 'reason to appeal'...

Russian president Vladimir Putin says country have 'reason to appeal' four-year WADA ban

Vladimir Putin's comments come after WADA barred teams under a Russian flag from competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2022 and the football World Cup in 2022. Read more ...

Freddie Ljungberg explains how Arsenal ace Gabriel Martinelli puts a smile...

Freddie Ljungberg explains how Arsenal ace Gabriel Martinelli puts a smile on his face

Arsenal caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg has admitted that Gunners striker Gabriel Martinelli brought a smile to his face during the 3-1 win over West Ham on Monday night. Read more ...

Jennifer Lopez thanks 'amazing' fan for asking plane passengers to watch...

Jennifer Lopez thanks 'amazing' fan for asking plane passengers to watch Hustlers

The superstar has been nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category. Read more ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'ready to snub Milan return' in favour of Napoli transfer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'ready to snub Milan return' in favour of Napoli transfer

The 38-year-old had been strongly tipped to re-join his former club AC Milan but now appears to be having a change of heart Read more ...

At least six dead after gunman opens fire in hospital

At least six dead after gunman opens fire in hospital

The shooter opened fire in a hospital in Ostrava At least six people have been confirmed dead in a hospital shooting in the eastern Czech Republic. Police and officials say... Read more ...

Declan Rice admits West Ham have been 'rubbish' recently

Declan Rice admits West Ham have been 'rubbish' recently

Manuel Pellegrini is under growing pressure after Monday night's 3-1 loss to Arsenal, a result which means the east London side have won just one of their last 11 matches in... Read more ...

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at UN court to defend Myanmar against charge of...

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at UN court to defend Myanmar against charge of Rohingya genocide

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Who are the Labour Party candidates standing in the general election? Full list

Who are the Labour Party candidates standing in the general election? Full list

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn vowed to “transform” Britain when he launched his party's campaign but his party has been slammed for it's Soviet-style plans for... Read more ...

Banksy's latest mural is vandalised as artist's festive reindeer get red...

Banksy's latest mural is vandalised as artist's festive reindeer get red noses on Birmingham wall

Bright red noses have been sprayed onto Banksy's new mural of two reindeer pulling a sleigh in Birmingham. A young man reportedly asked 'should I tag it?' before vandalising... Read more ...