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Other Sport 05 Aug 2018 | 7:42 AM

Rowing - Cincinnati teacher completes record trans-Atlantic row

LONDON (Reuters) - Cincinnati schoolteacher Bryce Carlson set a record for the fastest solo unsupported west-east row across the North Atlantic ocean on Saturday and also became the first U.S. citizen to complete the feat.

Football 15 Jul 2018 | 2:30 AM

For a Moment, Underdog Croatia Basks in World Cup Joy

DUBROVNIK, Croatia — When Croatia’s national soccer team scored the goal that took it past England and into its first World Cup final, delirious fans lit flares and burned tires outside the towering limestone walls of the old city in Dubrovnik.

Football 03 Jul 2018 | 6:30 AM

Russian Relaxes, for a Moment, to Let Soccer Fans Rejoice

MOSCOW — Under normal circumstances, a single Muscovite can hold a sign on a sidewalk without a parade permit. But if another person turns up, it becomes an illegal gathering and police can make arrests.

Football 25 Jan 2018 | 9:16 PM

Lazio fined 50,000 euros for anti-semitic Anne Frank stickers

(Reuters) - The Italian FA's federal tribunal has fined Lazio 50,000 euros (43,507 pounds), saying it was "objectively" responsible for the distribution by fans of anti-semitic stickers showing Holocaust victim Anne Frank wearing the jersey of city rivals AS Roma.

Football 24 Oct 2017 | 10:53 PM

Anne Frank diary to be read at Italian matches to condemn anti-Semitism

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's soccer authorities ruled on Tuesday that stadiums will hold a minute's silence at their next matches while a passage from Anne Frank's diary is read out, in response to anti-Semitic stickers posted by Lazio fans.

Football 24 Oct 2017 | 4:02 AM

Italy investigates anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers at stadium

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police and soccer authorities on Monday opened investigations after Lazio fans posted anti-Semitic stickers of Holocaust victim Anne Frank wearing the jersey of their top-flight city rivals AS Roma.

Cycling 30 Jun 2017 | 7:53 PM

EPO does little for cyclists' race performance, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Cyclists considering turning to blood doping to boost their racing speeds may find it does little for their performance, according to the results of a rare study published on Friday.

Tennis 20 Apr 2017 | 9:37 AM

Health, training to play into Williams' tennis comeback after childbirth

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tennis star Serena Williams' plan to return to competition in 2018 will depend on how quickly her body recovers from giving birth this fall and how hard she trains through her pregnancy, said researchers who study pregnancy in high-performing athletes.

Motorsport 14 Sep 2016 | 12:01 PM

Hill puts his demons to rest in new book

LONDON (Reuters) - The first time Damon Hill visited Suzuka for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, the circuit hotel registered him as 'Demon'. The 1996 world champion could laugh that one off, at least.