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Red Sox reinstate Wright after 80-game ban

The Boston Red Sox have reinstated right-hander Steven Wright the team announced. The 34-year-old received an 80-game suspension on March 6 after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance during an offseason test. He lost his appeal and he is ineligible to play in any postseason games this year. In January, Wright and …

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IOC president cautions against profit-driven sports events

International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. KEYSTONE VIA AP JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND Seeking to protect sports bodies from independently run events, IOC President Thomas Bach …

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Tennis: Pliskova moves on in Eastbourne after sister act

Karolina Pliskova booked her spot in the last 16 with a straightforward 6-3 6-3 defeat of Margarita Gasparyan (not pictured) on the Devonshire Park grass.PHOTO: REUTERS/ACTION IMAGES EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Second seed Karolina Pliskova was just happy not to have her twin sister on the other side of the …

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2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan

Italians celebrate in Milan after the city was announced as the winning candidate to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.PHOTO: REUTERS LAUSANNE (AFP) – The 2026 Winter Olympics will be staged at the Italian venue of Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo after beating off a bid from Stockholm/Are in Sweden, the International Olympic …

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