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(Reuters) – The Cleveland Cavaliers were “lucky” to get the 100-97 win to level their NBA playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, LeBron James said on Wednesday. Apr 18, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) during the second half
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Danica Patrick may soon no longer be a race car driver but the only woman to win an IndyCar race remains as driven as ever as she speeds toward one last Indianapolis 500 and the end of a ground-breaking career. Professional race car driver Danica Patrick poses for a photograph during
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Red Bull hope they can convince Daniel Ricciardo to stay with them after giving the Australian a winning car in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. Formula One – F1 – Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai, China – April 15, 2018 – Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates with champagne after winning the race. REUTERS/Aly
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie has apologized for a “stuff-up” at the closing ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after athletes were marginalized from the television broadcast and a string of officials hogged the spotlight with lengthy speeches. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Opening ceremony – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast,
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The smile was broader than ever as Daniel Ricciardo savoured a surprise Chinese Grand Prix victory in his own inimitable fashion on Sunday. Formula One F1 – Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China – April 15, 2018 Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates with a trophy on the podium after
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Etene Nanai-Seturo and Regan Ware scored first half tries to ensure New Zealand regained the Commonwealth Games men’s rugby sevens gold with a 14-0 victory over Fiji, while a sensational Kelly Brazier effort gave their women a maiden title. Rugby Sevens – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s Gold
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Having made it all the way to the Eastern Conference finals with former club Boston Celtics a year ago, sharp-shooting Swede Jonas Jerebko has told Reuters his Utah Jazz team fear no-one as the NBA playoffs get under way this weekend. Apr 5, 2018; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz forward
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel pumped in a stunning late lap to snatch pole position from team mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari dominated Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. Formula One – F1 – Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai, China – April 14, 2018 – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in action during
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Highlights on day 10 of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (times GMT): Badminton – Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – March 17, 2018 India’s Pusarla V. Sindhu in action during the women’s singles semi final Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra 0540 SINDHU HAPPY TO
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(Reuters) – Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat could face serious American challenges when they defend their Boston Marathon titles on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the men’s division of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo U.S. Olympic bronze
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GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – A few minutes’ walk from the Commonwealth Games basketball venue, a deflated Armando Cozzolino surveys empty tables and idle waitstaff at La Roma restaurant, waiting for a promised business dividend that has stubbornly refused to come. Pedestrians walk past empty restaurants located in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast in Australia,
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COMPTON, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens on Thursday unveiled refurbished tennis courts at a school in impoverished Compton, California, the latest in an ongoing effort by the African American player to expand the reach of the sport to minorities. U.S. Open Champion Sloane Stephens teaches tennis to 400 elementary students at a
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