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Fisher sees grounds for optimism in Australian game

Wed, 2020-06-17 01:08
Influential ACT Brumbies forwards coach Laurie Fisher sees grounds for optimism for Australian rugby over the next couple of years under the leadership of new Wallabies boss Dave Rennie.

Truex, Kenseth teams among those penalized at Miami

Tue, 2020-06-16 23:41
Aside from a four-race ban handed down Saturday to a trio of crewmembers, last weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway turned out to be pretty tame when it came to NASCAR rules infractions.

World Cup was always going to end in tears: former Wallabies selector

Tue, 2020-06-16 23:30
Former Australia selector Michael O'Connor has said the Wallabies' World Cup campaign in Japan was doomed to failure due to confusion over coach Michael Cheika's game plan and appalling training standards within the playing group.

Fauci says MLB shouldn't play into October

Tue, 2020-06-16 23:28
With Major League Baseball and its players association arguing over when the season should start, one of the nation's leading coronavirus experts weighed in about when play should end.

Coleman facing possible doping ban after whereabouts failure

Tue, 2020-06-16 19:19
World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman of the United States said on Tuesday that he is facing a possible suspension after another violation of the anti-doping whereabouts rules.

Coleman facing possible doping ban after whereabouts failure

Tue, 2020-06-16 19:02
World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman of the United States said on Tuesday that he is facing a possible suspension after another violation of the anti-doping whereabouts rules.

Silver: NBA will address player concerns before return

Tue, 2020-06-16 17:34
NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but expects the league to address all player concerns before games resume in Orlando next month.

Horse racing: Battaash lands King's Stand Stakes to hand Crowley Royal Ascot treble

Tue, 2020-06-16 16:46
Jockey Jim Crowley completed a treble on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, including a victory on Battaash in the Group One King's Stand Stakes.

Report: Multiple owners against '20 MLB season

Tue, 2020-06-16 16:20
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred's shifting perspective on the likelihood of a 2020 season could be a direct read of a faction of owners pushing to punt until next year.

Las Vegas will host 2021 Pro Bowl

Tue, 2020-06-16 15:30
The 2021 Pro Bowl will be held at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas next January, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Canada 'open' to hosting NHL hub city, Trudeau says

Tue, 2020-06-16 15:25
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday he was comfortable having a hub city in Canada for teams competing in the National Hockey League's planned restart amid the COVID-19 outbreak as long as local health authorities approve.

Cycling: Dutchman Terpstra suffers heavy crash during training

Tue, 2020-06-16 14:42
Former Paris-Roubaix winner Niki Terpstra's season hung in the balance after he suffered a heavy crash during training on Tuesday, his wife said.

Trudeau: Canada 'open' to hosting NHL restart

Tue, 2020-06-16 14:18
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday the country is "open" to and "comfortable" with the possibility of one of its cities serving as a hub for the NHL's restart later this summer, despite current travel restrictions in place.

U.S. Open to go ahead without fans, says New York Governor Cuomo

Tue, 2020-06-16 12:29
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday gave the green light for the U.S. Open to be held from Aug. 31-Sept. 13 without fans as part of the state's reopening from shutdowns related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

LPGA to restart July 31 in Toledo

Tue, 2020-06-16 11:57
The LPGA Tour, the elite women’s professional golf circuit, will return from its COVID-19 shutdown with two tournaments in Ohio, starting with the new Drive On Championship three-day event from July 31 to Aug. 2, officials said on Tuesday.

Russia's RUSADA resumes sample collecting after COVID hiatus

Tue, 2020-06-16 09:54
Russia's anti-doping agency said on Tuesday it was restarting its collection of samples from athletes after halting testing activity due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Premier League CEO backs 'Black Lives Matter' on team shirts

Tue, 2020-06-16 09:44
The Premier League's chief executive, Richard Masters, said he supported the move to have the slogan 'Black Lives Matter' on player's shirts in this week's games, saying it represented an ethical stance rather than a political one.

Sagan to skip cobbled classic to take part in Giro d'Italia

Tue, 2020-06-16 09:42
Triple world champion Peter Sagan will skip the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix this year in order to take part in the Giro d'Italia for the first time, his Bora-Hansgrohe team manager Ralph Denk said on Tuesday.

On this day: Born June 17, 1980 - Venus Williams, American tennis player

Tue, 2020-06-16 03:59
Venus Williams might have been overshadowed by the exploits of her younger sister Serena as a player, but the towering American's place in women's tennis history will extend far beyond her seven Grand Slam singles titles.

Americans 'selfish' to go ahead with U.S. Open - Kyrgios

Tue, 2020-06-16 02:54
Australian Nick Kyrgios says the United States Tennis Association is being "selfish" by pressing ahead with the U.S. Open on its original dates from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13.