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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after evidence emerged of widespread doping but some of its athletes will be allowed to compete under the tag of “Olympic Athlete of Russia”, the IOC said on Tuesday. Samuel Schmid, Chair of the IOC Disciplinary Commission, and Thomas Bach, President
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(The Sports Xchange) – Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri was named Major League Soccer’s Most Valuable Player on Monday. Dec 4, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri watches as his daughter, Connie, and his wife, Florencia look at the Landon Donovan MVP Award he earned this year at Adidas America Headquarters. Mandatory
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LAUSANNE (Reuters) – Under huge pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Olympics over alleged institutionalized doping. FILE PHOTO: An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association games: December 3, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) moves in to score a a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Rockets 118, Lakers 95 James
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Football League games Dec 3, 2017; Glendale, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Rams place kicker Greg Zuerlein (4) kicks a field goal during the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports – – – Patriots 23, Bills 3
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LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool and Chelsea maintained their pursuit of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City with comfortable wins on Saturday but Tottenham Hotspur dropped further off the pace with a disappointing 1-1 draw at Watford. Soccer Football – Premier League – Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool – The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton,
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The favorites to win next year’s World Cup in Russia were given a fairly straightforward path to the last 16 with the coaches of Germany, Brazil, France, Argentina and Spain among those likely to feel relaxed after Friday’s draw. Soccer Football – 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw – State Kremlin Palace, Moscow,
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(Reuters) – Tiger Woods dazzled in his much-anticipated return from injury on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one flashed a fist pump and did not seem bothered by his troublesome back. November 30, 2017; New Providence, The Bahamas; Tiger Woods hits a shot on the 15th
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation’s sporting reputation in recent years. A presenter holds the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia during an
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(Reuters) – U.S. Masters Champion Sergio Garcia carded a bogey-free, five-under-par 67 at the Australian PGA Championships in Queensland on Thursday to trail local pair Jordan Zunic and Adam Bland by a single stroke after the opening round. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Sergio Garcia in action during the first round Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith Bland
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