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Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup and other big events for cheating over doping

21 min 38 sec ago
Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, a period that includes the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, for tampering with doping-related laboratory data.

Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal

1 hour 59 min ago
Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports for four years on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data, a WADA spokesman said.

Russia banned from Olympics for four years over doping scandal: TASS

2 hours 19 min ago
Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data, the TASS news agency reported.

Woods looks to draw a line under Reed violation ahead of Presidents Cup

3 hours 42 min ago
United States captain Tiger Woods attempted to draw a line under Patrick Reed's rules violation at the Hero World Challenge over the weekend when his team touched down in Australia on Monday for this week's Presidents Cup.

Russia to learn Olympic fate over doping violations later on Monday

4 hours 47 min ago
Russia will learn later on Monday whether it will be hit with a four-year Olympic ban for tampering with doping-related laboratory data, a decision local officials have said they fear may not be taken fairly.

NBA roundup: AD drops 50, Lakers beat Wolves

5 hours 19 min ago
Anthony Davis scored a season-high 50 points, sparking the Los Angeles Lakers to a 142-125 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

Queensland to bid to bring Games back to Australia in 2032

5 hours 29 min ago
Queensland will launch a bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Australia for the third time in 2032 if it can get financial support from central and local government, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Monday.

NHL roundup: Eichel extends streak, Sabres down Oilers in OT

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 10:42pm
Defenseman Colin Miller scored his first goal of the season 1:13 into overtime as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the host Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Sunday night.

Joshua says had health issue before first Ruiz fight

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:02pm
Briton Anthony Joshua, who reclaimed his world heavyweight titles with a clinical victory over Andy Ruiz Jr on Sunday, says a health issue had left him tired and drained before his shock defeat to the Mexican-American in their first fight in June.

NFL roundup: 49ers win thrilling shootout vs. Saints

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 8:59pm
Jimmy Garoppolo threw four touchdown passes, and Robbie Gould kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired as the visiting San Francisco 49ers defeated the New Orleans Saints 48-46 in an NFC showdown on Sunday afternoon with major seeding ramifications.

Golf: Confident Oosthuizen puts on his game face for Presidents Cup

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 7:25pm
Louis Oosthuizen said his late charge at the Australian Open has given him a big boost of confidence heading into this week's Presidents Cup clash against Tiger Woods's United States team at Royal Melbourne.

NFL: Duty calls as Massachusetts police escort Chiefs' gear to game

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:03pm
Police in the American state of Massachusetts must have felt split loyalties as they provided an escort for football gear ahead of Sunday's National Football League game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.

Teqball: Hosts Hungary dominate world championships

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 3:11pm
Hungary showed it remains the dominant force in teqball, a hybrid sport mixing football with table tennis, winning the singles and doubles world titles on Sunday.

Golf: Teenager wins tense play-off to take tour title

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:59am
Danish teenager Rasmus Hojgaard gave a nerveless display in a tense sudden-death playoff on Sunday to win the Mauritius Open in a three-man shootout.

Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:01am
Britain's Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.

Beaten Ruiz wants Joshua rematch but others ahead in line

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:57am
A beaten Andy Ruiz Jr called for a rematch after Anthony Joshua won back an array of world heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but the Mexican-American cannot expect to be at the front of the queue.

NHL roundup: Avs snap Bruins' streaks, win 6th straight

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 2:44am
Ian Cole scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the second period as the Colorado Avalanche handed the Boston Bruins their first regulation home loss of the season, 4-1, on Saturday.

NBA roundup: Knicks lose to Pacers in interim coach's debut

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 2:38am
Julius Randle missed a game-tying free-throw attempt with one-tenth of a second remaining, and Indiana handed host New York its ninth straight loss in the debut of Knicks' interim coach Mike Miller.

Golf: Roots in Pacific but Finau bleeds Red, White and Blue

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 2:24am
Tony Finau's ancestral roots lie not too far from Melbourne in the South Pacific but he bleeds Red, White and Blue and could not be more motivated to play for Tiger Woods at this week's Presidents Cup.

Golf: Hadwin driven to avenge 2017 Presidents Cup humiliation

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 2:23am
A burning desire to avenge his previous Presidents Cup nightmare will drive Adam Hadwin at this week's tournament against the mighty Americans at Royal Melbourne.