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Platini announces FIFA presidency bid
Platini announces FIFA presidency bid
By Reuters - Jul 29, 2015

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini ended weeks of uncertainty on Wednesday when he announced that he would stand for the presidency of FIFA in place...

Song says Beijing Winter Games will boost NHL in Asia
Song says Beijing Winter Games will boost NHL in Asia
By Reuters - Jul 29, 2015

By Julian Linden KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Song Andong, the first Chinese-born player drafted to play in the National Hockey League, got a first-hand look on Wednesday at the giant...

Tokyo Games chief apologizes for stadium fiasco
Tokyo Games chief apologizes for stadium fiasco
By Reuters - Jul 29, 2015

By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Games chief Yoshiro Mori has formally apologized to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after plans for the ...

Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw
Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw
By Reuters - Jul 29, 2015

(Reuters) - Chelsea wrapped up their pre-season tour of the United States on a high note by beating Barcelona in a shootout after their International Champions Cup match ended 2-2...

Mets pitcher Mejia gets 162-game drug ban
Mets pitcher Mejia gets 162-game drug ban
By Reuters - Jul 28, 2015

(Reuters) - New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been suspended for 162 games after testing positive for banned substances a second time, Major League Baseball said on ...

Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter
Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter
By Reuters - Jul 28, 2015

By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a 'miracle' Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch ...

F1 summer break? Time to get the learner plates on
F1 summer break? Time to get the learner plates on
By Reuters - Jul 28, 2015

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - While Formula One rivals head to the sea or mountains at the start of the August break, Max Verstappen has some driving lessons on the horizon. ...

Cardinals hailed for hiring NFL's first female coach
Cardinals hailed for hiring NFL's first female coach
By Reuters - Jul 28, 2015

(Reuters) - The Arizona Cardinals were being hailed as groundbreakers on Tuesday after hiring the National Football League's first female coach. The Cardinals on Monday hired...