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Tennis 30 May 2017 | 1:50 PM Premium

Stosur says players could boycott Margaret Court stadium

PARIS (Reuters) - Australia's tennis number one Samantha Stosur has suggested players at the Australian Open could boycott the Melbourne Park stadium named after Margaret Court due to the 24-times grand slam champion's opposition to same-sex marriage.

Other Sport 10 Jun 2015 | 11:52 PM Premium

Amid fight over Olympic bid, U.S. brewer seeks 'Boston 2024' mark

BOSTON (Reuters) - Even as backers of Boston's embattled bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games struggle to overcome public opposition, the maker of the city's Sam Adams beer has jumped into the fray by applying for a "Boston 2024" beer trademark.

Other Sport 16 Apr 2015 | 10:22 PM Premium

Support for Boston Olympics bid rises, opposition strong -poll

BOSTON (Reuters) - Support for Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games rose slightly in April, but half of area residents still oppose the idea over concerns that it will prove too costly, according to a poll released on Thursday.

Other Sport 01 Apr 2015 | 4:22 AM Premium

US Olympic Committee says committed to Boston bid for 2024 Games

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Tuesday it was committed to supporting Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, denying a report that it may drop the bid if public support does not improve.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bahrain race is unifying force, says circuit boss

MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One is a unifying force for Bahrain and local support for the grand prix is 'overwhelming' despite continuing unrest in the country, circuit chairman Zayed Alzayani said on Thursday.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bahrain race is unifying force, says circuit boss

MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One is a unifying force for Bahrain and local support for the grand prix is 'overwhelming' despite continuing unrest in the country, circuit chairman Zayed Alzayani said on Thursday.

Other Sport 09 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Golf and rugby accepted as Olympic sports

COPENHAGEN: Golf and rugby have been approved as Olympic sports. The International Olympic Committee voted Friday to include both sports on the program for the 2016 and 2020 Summer Games.