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Jerry West, all-time great and inspiration for NBA logo, dies aged 86

Jerry West, all-time great and inspiration for NBA logo, dies aged 86

By Steve Keating (Reuters) -Jerry West, widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all-time whose silhouette was…
Soccer-Valencia fans convicted for racist abuse against Vinicius Jr

Soccer-Valencia fans convicted for racist abuse against Vinicius Jr

By Fernando Kallas and Emma Pinedo MADRID (Reuters) -Three Valencia football fans were sentenced to eight months in prison on…
Olympics-Political turmoil in France won’t affect Paris Games, IOC head says

Olympics-Political turmoil in France won’t affect Paris Games, IOC head says

PARIS (Reuters) -Political upheaval in France won’t affect preparations for the Olympic Summer Games, IOC President Thomas Bach said on…
Tennis-Clay queen Swiatek rules again at Roland Garros

Tennis-Clay queen Swiatek rules again at Roland Garros

By Shrivathsa Sridhar PARIS (Reuters) -Iga Swiatek produced a ruthless performance to crush 12th seed Jasmine Paolini on Saturday and…
Baseball star Ohtani’s ex-interpreter pleads guilty to bank fraud

Baseball star Ohtani’s ex-interpreter pleads guilty to bank fraud

By Michael Blake and Brad Brooks SANTA ANA, California (Reuters) -Japanese baseball great Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter pleaded guilty on…
Mick Jagger, strutting at 80, teases new album and more touring

Mick Jagger, strutting at 80, teases new album and more touring

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — How does it feel for Mick Jagger to be back on tour singing,…
Olympics-McLaughlin-Levrone sets world lead on return to 400m hurdles

Olympics-McLaughlin-Levrone sets world lead on return to 400m hurdles

(Reuters) — Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone ramped up preparations for a title defence at this year’s Paris Games by running…
Gymnastics-Biles dominant on first day of U.S. championships

Gymnastics-Biles dominant on first day of U.S. championships

(Reuters) — Simone Biles got her bid for a record-extending ninth all-around title at the U.S. championships off to a…
Bruhat Soma, 12, wins US national spelling bee in a spell-off

Bruhat Soma, 12, wins US national spelling bee in a spell-off

(Reuters) -Bruhat Soma, a 12-year-old from Tampa, Florida, won the 96th Scripps National Spelling Bee in a spell-off on Thursday,…
Golf-Scheffler freed of charges arising from Louisville arrest

Golf-Scheffler freed of charges arising from Louisville arrest

By Frank Pingue (Reuters) -Charges against world number one golfer Scottie Scheffler stemming from his arrest before the second round…
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