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  • Dedication the key to world record lift, says Moradi
    (Reuters) - Olympic champion Sohrab Moradi is reaping the benefits of a life completely devoted to weightlifting, the 28-year-old said after breaking the men's 94kg world record at the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • Ice hockey makes push to help China get its skates on
    BEIJING (Reuters) - The National Hockey League went to great lengths to win over the home crowd when the Los Angeles Kings took on the Vancouver Canucks in the first ever NHL pre-season game played in Beijing on Saturday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation
    (Attention to language that might offend some readers in paragraphs 3-4) ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki ended her string of final failures by beating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo on Sunday to win her second straight Pan Pacific Open title. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • Melania Trump meets Prince Harry, Trudeau, thanks U.S. Invictus team
    TORONTO (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Melania Trump, on her first solo international trip on Saturday, to Toronto, met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and invited Britain’s Prince Harry to visit the White House. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • A’s Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during anthem
    (Reuters) - Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell joined the list of athlete protesters on Saturday when he became the first MajorLeague Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-24
  • Nadal and Federer team up to widen Europe’s lead in Laver Cup
    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal took care of business in their singles matches before teaming up in an eagerly anticipated doubles pairing to extend Europe's lead over players from the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup on Saturday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-23
  • NFL condemns Trump’s comments on football player protests
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's call for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem revealed an "unfortunate lack of respect" for the NFL and its players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-23
  • Remarkable Rossi qualifies third for Aragon MotoGP
    MADRID (Reuters) - Valentino Rossi made a remarkable comeback to qualify third for the Aragon MotoGP on Saturday just three weeks after suffering a broken leg, with team mate Maverick Vinales taking pole ahead of Jorge Lorenzo. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-23
  • NFL vows ‘vigorous’ fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
    BOSTON (Reuters) - The National Football League on Friday vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2017-09-22