Cycling: Tour organizers seek uncharted territory

Reuters Sports - 1 hour 7 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Every year since he took over from Jean-Marie Leblanc in 2006, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has tried to spice up the route with new climbs to make the race more exciting.
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Honduras coach calls FIFA playoff dates 'inhumane'

Reuters Sports - 1 hour 58 min ago
(Reuters) - FIFA's decision to schedule the World Cup qualifier between Australia and Honduras with just five days in between the two matches was "inhumane", the Central Americans' coach Jorge Luis Pinto has said.
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National Football League roundup

Reuters Sports - 2 hours 6 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Monday that Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone "in the near future."
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National Hockey League roundup

Reuters Sports - 2 hours 12 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will make his season debut in Tuesday's home game versus the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Monday.
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Tiger cleared by doctors to return to golf: ESPN

Reuters Sports - 2 hours 40 min ago
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday.
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Joshua to face Takam after Pulev pulls out

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:49
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev pulls out injured.
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Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for first time since 2009

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:47
Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for the first time since the 2009 attack on their team bus in Lahore.
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NFL says it will seek compromise over 'taking the knee' anthem protests

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:31
The NFL says it will seek to compromise over the issue of players protesting during the national anthem.
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Mahrez equaliser shows kick up backside worked - Shakespeare

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:22
Riyad Mahrez's first goal of the season rescues a point for struggling Leicester City against West Bromwich Albion.
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Sympathy, scepticism, Shearer - the end of the Ashley era?

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:09
Chris Waddle feels "some sympathy" for Newcastle owner Mike Ashley, but fans are sceptical after he puts the club up for sale.
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NFL to tackle protests as Trump decries 'disrespectful' players

Reuters Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:07
(Reuters) - The National Football League will tackle criticism from President Donald Trump over players who protest racial discrimination by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem when league officials gather with team owners in New York for their autumn meeting this week.
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Leicester City 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Craig Shakespeare pleased with 'spirit and resilience'

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:06
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says his side showed "spirit and resilience" to score a "deserved" late equaliser against West Brom.
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Leicester City 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Tony Pulis disappointed not to hold on for win

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:59
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is disappointed his side conceded another late equaliser against struggling Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
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FA abuse inquiry chief receives counselling after hearing victims' stories

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:55
The leader of the independent investigation into historical child sex abuse in football has counselling to deal with evidence he has heard.
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Gatland 'done' with Lions after abuse in New Zealand

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:05
Wales boss Warren Gatland says he "won't subject himself" to taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021.
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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe

Reuters Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:47
(Reuters) - The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball.
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FA Cup first-round draw: Hyde United to host MK Dons

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:47
Northern Premier League Division One North side Hyde United will host MK Dons in the FA Cup first round.
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FA Cup: Hyde United celebrate being drawn against MK Dons in first round

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:38
Hyde United director Mark Tonge is among those celebrating as the eighth-tier club are drawn against MK Dons in the FA Cup.
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Lovren accuses Lukaku of deliberately kicking him in face

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:37
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku of deliberately kicking him in the face in Saturday's game.
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I could have lost my hand - Baldwin on lion bite

Sports - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:12
Wales hooker Scott Baldwin tells the BBC Rugby Union Weekly podcast he could have lost a hand after being bitten by a lion.
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