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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it “disgusting discrimination”. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Quad wheelchair singles final – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 27, 2018. Winner Dylan Alcott of Australia kisses the trophy. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but expects the league to address all player concerns before games resume in Orlando next month. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a pre match press conference
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FILE PHOTO: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the Economic Club of New York luncheon in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “encourage” teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, adding that the league would also welcome the quarterback’s off-the-field guidance on social
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Dec 13, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the game at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images (TAGS: Sport American Football NFL) *** Local Caption *** 2015-12-14T051545Z_1660555073_NOCID_RTRMADP_3_NFL-NEW-ENGLAND-PATRIOTS-AT-HOUSTON-TEXANS.JPG Free agent defensive end Jadeveon
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester City v Manchester United – Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain – December 7, 2019. Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford reacts. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has stepped up his campaign for the government to fund free meals for struggling children through
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The Los Angeles Lakers have their eye on an NBA championship when the season resumes next month, but center Dwight Howard said the team will have to do it without him. FILE PHOTO: February 15, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles Lakers player Dwight Howard dunks during NBA All Star Saturday Night at United Center.
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The Major League Baseball Players Association on Saturday rejected the owners’ latest proposal for starting the season, with the union telling the league to set a schedule rather than offering a counterproposal. FILE PHOTO: The empty field and stands at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Washington Nationals, are seen after it was
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BELGRADE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic is looking forward to returning to action in front of fans at the Serb’s charity tennis tournament in Belgrade this weekend. Tennis – Adria Tour – Novak Tennis Centre, Belgrade, Serbia – June 12, 2020 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action with former player Jelena Jankovic during their
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(Reuters) – NASCAR on Wednesday banned the Confederate flag from all races as the sport moved to distance itself from a checkered past on race amid global protests against the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. The African American man died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Semi Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 30, 2020. Switzerland’s Roger Federer looks dejected after his match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo MUMBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season after undergoing a second procedure on his right knee,
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NFL Football – Houston Texans v Jacksonville Jaguars – NFL International Series – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – November 3, 2019 Houston Texans’ Deshaun Watson at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins are joining with students and fellow alumni at Clemson in calling for the university
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With NFL teams reportedly set to start bringing players back to the workplace later this month, the NFL issued a detailed list of protocols Monday for the reopening of club facilities. FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017.
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP 500 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 28, 2020 Britain’s Dan Evans in action during his Semi Final match against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani/File Photo (Reuters) – Britain’s Dan Evans believes Novak Djokovic’s concerns about players having only one
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