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Athletics: IAAF delays imposing gender rule due to Semenya challenge

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female classification due to the legal challenge by South Africa's Caster Semenya. Read More


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USA Gymnastics interim CEO quits after anti-Nike tweet

(Reuters) - Mary Bono resigned as interim chief of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, only four days into the job, after she drew fire for a tweet she sent criticizing Nike Inc's use of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign. More »


WADA to audit Russian anti-doping agency in December

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday it would audit Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA in December to check it remains compliant following its conditional reinstatement last month. More »


Brewers blank Dodgers for 2-1 NLCS lead

LOS ANGELES -- The bullpen has been a difference-maker for the Brewers this season, but it is starting pitching that is guiding Milwaukee on the final push toward the club's first World Series berth in 36 years. More »


NHL roundup: Leafs top Kings for 5th straight win

Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals to help the Toronto Maple Leafs extend their winning streak to five games Monday night with a 4-1 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings. More »


Nurmagomedov challenges Mayweather to fight

After beating Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to recreate McGregor's most lucrative moment -- a fight against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. More »


Golf: Miller disappointed by American team's Ryder Cup preparation

(Reuters) - Twice major winner Johnny Miller tried to hold his tongue during the recent Ryder Cup in France, but the filter came off on Tuesday as he criticized the U.S. team's preparation in the lead up to their heavy defeat by Europe. More »


NBA-Opening-night rosters feature 108 international players

(Reuters) - The National Basketball Association's 2018-19 season will tip off later on Tuesday with 108 international players from a record-tying 42 countries and territories on opening-night rosters, according to the league. More »


Former teammates describe chilling Hernandez behavior: Report

Aaron Hernandez went from jovial to intense in an instant and his behavior and demeanor were wildly unpredictable on a given day, former teammates of the late New England Patriots tight end told the Boston Globe. More »


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