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Power group EDF becomes corporate sponsor for 2024 Paris Olympics

Tue, 2019-11-19 05:47
French state-controlled power group EDF said on Tuesday it had become an official partner for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Top 25 basketball roundup: No. 9 Kentucky survives scare

Tue, 2019-11-19 05:31
Kentucky, which plummeted from No. 1 to No. 9 in the AP Top 25 following a stunning home loss to Evansville, got back on the winning track Monday night with an 82-74 win over Utah Valley on Lexington, Ky. -- but it wasn't easy.

Paris mayor sounds alarm over Airbnb Olympics tie-up

Tue, 2019-11-19 05:09
The mayor of Paris, due to host the Olympics in 2024, has taken issue with a sponsorship deal between the Games and Airbnb Inc., saying the short-term rental firm pushes working people out of the housing market, French media reported.

Basketball- Breaking bad: NZ team under fire for off-court incidents

Tue, 2019-11-19 03:44
The CEO and part-owner of the New Zealand Breakers apologised to fans on Tuesday after the struggling pro basketball team were rocked by off-court incidents this week.

NBA roundup: Doncic scores 42 in triple-double

Tue, 2019-11-19 02:22
Luka Doncic poured in a career-high 42 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and recorded 12 assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 117-110 win over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Monday for their second straight victory.

Soccer: Four Australia under-23 players banned for 'unprofessional conduct'

Tue, 2019-11-19 01:28
Football Federation Australia has handed lengthy bans to four members of the country's Olympic squad for "unprofessional conduct" at the end of an under-23 tournament in Cambodia in March following a complaint from a woman.

India association says Kazakhstan to host Pakistan Davis Cup tie

Tue, 2019-11-19 01:24
The International Tennis Federation has rejected Pakistan's appeal against the decision to move its Davis Cup tie with India to a neutral venue and the fixture will be played in Kazakhstan, the Indian tennis association (AITA) told Reuters on Tuesday.

Olympics: Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020

Tue, 2019-11-19 00:56
Construction work has been completed at Tokyo's National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year's Olympic Games, the site's owners said on Tuesday.

No guarantees for Murray at Davis Cup - Smith

Mon, 2019-11-18 23:32
Andy Murray is a welcome addition to Britain's Davis Cup team but there is no guarantee the former world number one will play in the singles, team captain Leon Smith has said.

NFL notebook: Browns' Garrett to appeal

Mon, 2019-11-18 23:03
Suspended Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett plans to appeal his indefinite suspension at a hearing with James Thrash on Wednesday.

Breaking bad: NZ team under fire for off-court incidents

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:47
A pro New Zealand basketball team are under heavy scrutiny due to off-court incidents that saw their top import sacked over an assault charge and a second player issue an apology following a report of disorderly behavior on a flight home.

NBA fines Hield $25K for kicking ball into stands

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:09
The Sacramento guard kicked the ball into the stands after the Kings held on for a win over the visiting Boston Celtics, and the NBA handed him a $25,000 fine Monday.

Lift off for revamped Davis Cup but Croatia fall flat

Mon, 2019-11-18 18:39
Gerard Pique boldly describes the inaugural edition of the revamped Davis Cup as a 'new era for tennis' but amidst all the glitz and glamour in Madrid's La Caja Majica there was only gloom for reigning champions Croatia on Monday.

Astros agree to 2020 salary with Gurriel

Mon, 2019-11-18 18:10
The Houston Astros agreed to a $8.3 million salary in 2020 for first baseman Yuli Gurriel, USA Today reported Monday.

Browns' Garrett to appeal, taking shot at junk defense

Mon, 2019-11-18 15:32
Suspended Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett plans to appeal his indefinite suspension at a hearing with James Thrash on Wednesday.

Alabama QB Tagovailoa recovering after hip surgery

Mon, 2019-11-18 15:25
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is expected to make a full recovery following surgery on his right hip Monday in Houston.

Jeter headlines 2020 Hall of Fame ballot

Mon, 2019-11-18 14:03
Five-time World Series champion and longtime New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter headlines a group of 18 new candidates on the 32-member 2020 Hall of Fame ballot.

Motorcycling: Team Marquez as Alex joins brother Marc at Honda

Mon, 2019-11-18 13:27
The Repsol Honda MotoGP team will be a family affair next season after the Japanese manufacturer announced on Monday that Alex Marquez was joining as team mate to older brother Marc.

Canadiens' Drouin, Byron set for surgical procedures

Mon, 2019-11-18 12:29
The Montreal Canadiens will be without a pair forwards for an indefinite amount of time as Jonathan Drouin and Paul Byron both need surgery, head coach Claude Julien told reporters Monday.

Suspended Heat G Waiters visits Syracuse, Boeheim

Mon, 2019-11-18 11:33
Suspended Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters paid a visit to his former college coach as he works his way through a 10-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.