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Golf: McIlroy wants golf to be more racially diverse

Wed, 2020-06-10 17:06
Rory McIlroy wants to see greater racial diversity in golf and hopes the recent protests across the world against police brutality towards black people will lead to lasting change in society.

Golf: Fit-again Koepka gunning for world number one spot

Wed, 2020-06-10 16:12
Brooks Koepka said he feels "like a new person" after using the PGA Tour's three-month break to get his left knee healthy and he now has his sights set on taking the world number one spot back from Rory McIlroy.

Panthers remove controversial Richardson statue

Wed, 2020-06-10 15:35
The Carolina Panthers began removing a controversial statue of franchise founder and former owner Jerry Richardson outside of Bank of America Stadium on Wednesday.

Report: Physicians to ID at-risk NBA players through medical records

Wed, 2020-06-10 15:28
Players and coaches who are considered high-risk for complications related to the coronavirus are being identified by a panel reviewing current medical records, ESPN reported Wednesday.

Report: Manfred close to 'nuclear' option, shortened season

Wed, 2020-06-10 15:26
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is close to using his "nuclear option" to end the acrimonious negotiations between players and owners, USA Today reported.

Soccer: Frankfurt players display '#blacklivesmatter' on game shirts

Wed, 2020-06-10 15:08
Eintracht Frankfurt changed their team shirt to display "#blacklivesmatter" on the front for their German Cup semi-final at Bayern Munich on Wednesday to take a stand against racism, the club said.

Players Coalition asks Congress to support bill ending police immunity

Wed, 2020-06-10 14:48
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady was among more than 1,400 people across America's biggest sports leagues who signed a letter sent by the Players Coalition to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday calling for an end to police immunity.

Motor racing: Hamilton happy with form after test return at wet Silverstone

Wed, 2020-06-10 14:14
Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said it was good to know he could still drive after returning to the track in a Formula One car for the first time in more than 100 days at Silverstone on Wednesday.

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

Wed, 2020-06-10 12:53
Weightlifting could lose its place in future Olympic Games if ongoing investigations into the sports' international federation (IWF) reveal more corruption, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder

Wed, 2020-06-10 12:47
Athletes will discuss and decide on how best to support the core Olympic values "in a dignified way", the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday, as calls to change rules restricting protests at Games grow louder.

Golf: Players prepare for 'weird' atmosphere at fan free Colonial

Wed, 2020-06-10 12:18
As the PGA Tour returns to competition this week in Fort Worth, Texas amid the COVID-19 outbreak, golfers used to feeding off the energy of raucous galleries will have an empty feeling as they adjust to competing on a course closed to spectators.

Joshua and Fury agree terms on two-fight deal, says promoter Hearn

Wed, 2020-06-10 11:55
British world heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed financial terms for a two-fight deal, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday.

World Athletics chief Coe gets Olympic membership nod after wait

Wed, 2020-06-10 11:49
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe on Wednesday was nominated for membership to the International Olympic Committee pending proof he has stepped down from an active role in a consultancy firm, the IOC President said.

Stricker gets six captain's picks as U.S. change Ryder Cup qualification

Wed, 2020-06-10 10:21
The United States have modified their qualification criteria for this year's Ryder Cup and increased captain Steve Stricker's picks from four to six.

Major League Soccer to restart season on July 8

Wed, 2020-06-10 10:14
Major League Soccer will restart the season on July 8, after being shut down for almost three months by the COVID-19 outbreak, by staging a tournament without fans at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, it said on Wednesday.

Tokyo Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified, says CEO Muto

Wed, 2020-06-10 09:14
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said on Wednesday that the rearranged Olympics will "not be done with grand splendour", but will be simplified.

FIFA report rates Australia/NZ bid best for 2023 women's World Cup

Wed, 2020-06-10 08:05
World soccer's governing body FIFA has rated the joint Australia/New Zealand bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup as the best to host the tournament.

Coronavirus shutdown may help Serena's Grand Slam quest: coach

Wed, 2020-06-10 07:21
Serena Williams is as motivated as ever to add to her 23 Grand Slam singles titles and the COVID-19 shutdown could end up helping her in that quest, the American's long-time coach Patrick Mouratoglou has told Reuters.

Coronavirus shutdown may help Serena's Grand Slam quest: coach

Wed, 2020-06-10 07:08
Serena Williams is as motivated as ever to add to her 23 Grand Slam singles titles and the COVID-19 shutdown could end up helping her in that quest, the American's long-time coach Patrick Mouratoglou has told Reuters.

Federer to miss rest of season after second knee op

Wed, 2020-06-10 03:58
Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season after undergoing a second procedure on his right knee, the 20-times Grand Slam singles champion said on Wednesday.

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