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Other Sport 28 Jun 2019 | 5:21 AM

Breeders' Cup to remain at Santa Anita despite horse deaths

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Breeders' Cup will be held as scheduled at Santa Anita Park in November despite the death of 30 horses at the track since December, the board overseeing the race said on Thursday.

Other Sport 13 Jun 2019 | 6:35 PM

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths

(Reuters) - The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing.

Other Sport 12 Jun 2019 | 8:17 PM

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz

SANTA DOMINGO (Reuters) - The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 (£6,306) to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 10 Jun 2019 | 4:08 PM

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die

(Reuters) - The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas.

Motorsport 24 May 2019 | 2:01 AM

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton

MONACO (Reuters) - Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda.

Other Sport 29 Mar 2019 | 7:25 AM

Horse racing - California moves to limit use of drugs and whips

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California horse racing authorities on Thursday took steps to limit the use of medications and whips in competitions, moves that come following the death of 22 horses at the famous Santa Anita track this year.

Football 11 Mar 2019 | 11:39 PM

Pitch invasions raise fears for player safety

LONDON (Reuters) - Weekend pitch invasions in England and Scotland have raised fears for player safety with those in the game warning of potential tragedy unless firm action was taken to tackle the problem and the governing FA saying a line had been crossed.

Other Sport 09 Mar 2019 | 6:56 AM

Horse racing - Key Kentucky Derby prep race off at Santa Anita

(Reuters) - A big weekend of racing including a test for Kentucky Derby hopefuls will not take place at famed Santa Anita on Saturday as officials seek to find out what led to the deaths of 21 horses at the Southern California track in the last two months.

Other Sport 06 Mar 2019 | 11:52 AM

Horse racing - Santa Anita cancels racing after latest horse death

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Santa Anita Park has cancelled horse racing indefinitely after the latest in a series of horse fatalities at the renowned track.

Football 28 Dec 2018 | 10:04 PM

"That's enough," says Inter coach Spalletti, after racism and violence

MILAN (Reuters) - Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti said on Friday it was time to say "Enough" to racism and hatred in soccer following incidents before and during Wednesday's 1-0 win over Napoli.