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Cactus League asks MLB to delay spring training amid virus surge

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:12
The Cactus League and affiliated communities sent a letter to Major League Baseball asking for a delayed start to spring training as the coronavirus pandemic ...

International sports face vaccine dilemma ahead of Olympics, Euros

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:01
The president of the country's National Olympic Committee said athletes who aren't innoculated could face "extremely difficult" conditions including long quarantines and daily testing.

Asian Champions League to be played in centralized venues

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:48
This year's Asian Champions League and AFC Cup club competitions will be played in centralized group stages due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Football ...

Marathon, track and field Olympic test events set for May

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:33
The Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Monday that test events for marathon and track and field events for this summer's Tokyo Olympics will be ...

Florida official offers to host Olympics if Tokyo backs out

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:29
Florida's chief financial officer on Monday told the International Olympic Committee that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games amid speculation that ...

NBA, players’ union reportedly discuss All-Star Game

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:23
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association are engaged in discussions about possibility holding an All-Star Game in early March, with Atlanta targeted as ...

Akito Watabe ties Japanese record with 19th Nordic combined World Cup win

11 hours 36 min ago
Akito Watabe on Sunday claimed his first individual Nordic combined skiing World Cup victory of the season, and 19th overall, to tie the all-time record ...

NPB, J. League hope to avoid burdening local governments during training camps

12 hours 7 min ago
Nippon Professional Baseball and the J. League want teams to focus on making sure players and staff members don’t become infected with COVID-19 during training ...

Daieisho basks in glow of first top-division championship

15 hours 22 min ago
A tenacious pusher and thruster, Daieisho is set to be promoted back to sumo's third-highest rank of sekiwake, which he previously held for just a ...

Chiefs beat Bills to earn second straight trip to Super Bowl

15 hours 49 min ago
Since the beginning of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs have had one goal they turned into a catchphrase after winning last year's Super Bowl: ...

Manchester United knocks Liverpool out of F.A. Cup

16 hours 57 min ago
Manchester United added to Liverpool's current woes with a 3-2 win, thanks to a free kick by Bruno Fernandes in a blockbuster fourth-round F.A. Cup ...

Greek sailing coach arrested for rape of underage athlete

18 hours 22 min ago
A Greek sailing coach accused of raping an 11-year-old athlete was arrested Sunday, the latest aftershock from an Olympic champion's allegations of sexual abuse in ...

Maya Yoshida opens account for Sampdoria during win over Parma

18 hours 37 min ago
Japan captain Maya Yoshida netted his first goal in the Italian top flight Sunday to help Sampdoria defeat relegation-threatened Parma 2-0.The 32-year-old center back, who ...

Gold medalist Katerina Stefanidi reverses course, wants to see Tokyo Olympics happen in 2021

18 hours 54 min ago
The stance is a marked departure from the 30-year-old Rio de Janeiro Olympic champion's opinion 10 months earlier.

Tom Brady and Buccaneers hold off Packers to reach Super Bowl

19 hours 22 min ago
Brady passed for three touchdowns and reached the Super Bowl for the 10th time in his career.

Confident Daieisho wraps up first Emperor’s Cup

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 11:36
The Oitekaze stable wrestler, who turned heads with a clean sweep over the elite sanyaku ranks to start the tournament, became the Emperor's Cup winner ...

Dustin Poirier stuns Conor McGregor in second round at UFC 257

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 08:53
Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts. But he's been busier being a star outside the cage than a fighter in it ...

Wizards returning with Rui Hachimura still out due to virus

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 08:04
Rui Hachimura and five other players will remain sidelined due to coronavirus safety protocols when the Washington Wizards resume their season following a six-game postponement, ...

Japan’s remaining Asia Cup qualifiers relocated to Doha

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 07:38
The Akatsuki Five will play the rest of their Group B games in a bio-secure "bubble" due in part to the ongoing state of emergency ...

Chinese racer on brink of F1 dream says ‘last step the hardest’

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 06:34
Zhou Guanyu played with toy cars as a little boy and dreamed of being China's first Formula One driver. Now 21, he is within touching ...