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TOKYO (Reuters) – Reigning world champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took a decisive step toward a fourth ice dancing crown on Friday after clinching a strong lead with an elegant tango-themed rhythm dance. ISU World Figure Skating Championships – Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan – March 22, 2019. France’s Gabriella Papadakis and
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation for suspected corruption, said on Tuesday he will step down from his position when his term ends in June and resign from the International Olympic Committee. Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda attends JOC board of directors meeting in Tokyo, Japan,
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FILE PHOTO: Tsunekazu Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic committee, attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is expected to announce plans to step down on Tuesday, is also set to resign as a member of the International
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Nice mayor Christian Estrosi, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme,Thierry Gouvenou, the Tour de France Sporting Director, and Yann Le Moenner, CEO of Amaury Sport Organisation, attend a news conference for the official presentation of the 2020 Grand Depart of the Tour de France cycling race at the Opera de Nice in Nice, France, March
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Feb 17, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch aka A.J. Hinch during the MLB annual spring training media day at Hilton in West Palm Beach. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch will serve a one-game suspension on Sunday related to his ejection from a split-squad
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Valtteri Bottas capitalized on a late pitstop to upset his world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton and clinch the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday with the “best race” of his life. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas holds the winners trophy as Lewis Hamilton looks on after Bottas won the Formula One
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Mar 15, 2019; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Rafael Nadal (ESP) returns as he wins his semi final match against Karen Khachanov (not pictured) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Indian Wells tournament on Saturday with a knee
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Horse Racing – Cheltenham Festival – Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Britain – March 15, 2019 Paul Townend celebrates with Al Boum Photo after winning the 3.30 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase REUTERS/Eddie Keogh CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) – Al Boum Photo, ridden by Paul Townend, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday to give trainer Willie Mullins
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FILE PHOTO: Feb 2, 2019; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) dribbles the ball during the second half against the Brooklyn Nets at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice ORLANDO (Reuters) – With less than a month remaining in the NBA’s regular season, the Orlando Magic’s contests have become something they have
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FILE PHOTO: FIA Formula One Race Director Charlie Whiting speaks during a press briefing regarding Japanese Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit on October 10, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Formula One race director Charlie Whiting, a popular and key figure in the sport, has died three days before the season-opening Australian
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FILE PHOTO: Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez arrives in the courtroom at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts April 1, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (Reuters) – Massachusetts’ top court on Wednesday reinstated former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez’s conviction on charges of murdering an acquaintance in 2013, making it easier
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Injured Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Francis Martes has received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Clomiphene, a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. Mar 11, 2019; Jupiter, FL, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) delivers a pitch in the first inning of the spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals
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