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Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

The Kremlin is blaming political chicanery, not its own sports officials, after doctored laboratory data resulted in a ban that means Russia will appear on the global sports stage without its flag or anthem for the next four years. In the latest twist to the country's continuing doping scandal, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday handed Russia a four-year ban from top international sporting events, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup. Major League Baseball (MLB) announced plans on Tuesday to hold regular season games in Mexico City for the first time in 2020, with the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres expected to play a two-game series there on April 18-19.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

In the latest twist to the country's continuing doping scandal, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday handed Russia a four-year ban from top international sporting events, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup. Thomas mimics Reed's bunker controversy at Presidents Cup Former world number one Justin Thomas has made light of Patrick Reed's controversial penalty in the Bahamas last week, mimicking his United States team mate's bunker grooming during practice at the Presidents Cup. In video posted on social media, Thomas is seen flinging sand away from the lie of his ball with his wedge when plugged in a bunker at Royal Melbourne during practice.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

San Francisco starting center Weston Richburg will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a torn right patellar tendon in his team's 48-46 road win over the New Orleans Saints, coach Kyle Shanahan announced Monday afternoon. The Kremlin is blaming political chicanery, not its own sports officials, after doctored laboratory data resulted in a ban that means Russia will appear on the global sports stage without its flag or anthem for the next four years. In the latest twist to the country's continuing doping scandal, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday handed Russia a four-year ban from top international sporting events, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup.

Kings ‘robbed’ during 2001-02 Western Conference Finals, was the fix in?

Friday, November 1st, 2019

There are events that happen during the history of a professional franchise that help define who they are. For the San Francisco 49ers, it was Dwight Clark's incredible catch in the 1981 NFC Championship game that became the nexus for a dynasty. A poorly officiated Game 6 in the 2001-02 Western Conference cost the team a chance to eliminate the Los Angeles Lakers and move onto the NBA Finals.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Olympic 400 meters champion Wayde van Niekerk has backed South African compatriot Caster Semenya in her battle with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which now appears to have taken a new twist. Semenya, a double 800 meters Olympic gold medalist, is waiting for the outcome of her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to halt the introduction of new regulations by governing body IAAF that would require her to take medicine to limit her natural levels of testosterone.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Kevin Anderson has pulled out of all clay tournaments this season, including next month's French Open, to give himself time to recover from an elbow injury, the South African said on Tuesday. Police in Santa Monica, Calif., said a local sports reporter never filed a report accusing Luke Walton of sexual assault, and the Sacramento Kings reportedly weren't aware of the allegations when they hired him as their head coach last week.