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Football 21 Mar 2021 | 12:05 AM

Anti-Euro 2020 drone interrupts La Liga game

(Reuters) - A drone carrying a flag opposing Euro 2020 matches in Bilbao interrupted Athletic Bilbao's match at home to Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.

Other Sport 01 Nov 2018 | 8:59 AM

Olympics - Calgary 2026 Games bid still alive after vote

(Reuters) - Calgary's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics remained alive after city council voted to proceed on Wednesday but hurdles remain with a Nov. 13 plebiscite still to be cleared.

Other Sport 31 Oct 2018 | 7:09 AM

Calgary Olympic committee recommends city scrap 2026 Winter Games bid

(Reuters) - Calgary's Olympic assessment committee on Tuesday recommended the city scrap a bid for the 2026 Winter Games after a funding row with the Canadian government.

Other Sport 10 Oct 2018 | 2:41 AM

IOC session ratifies three bidders for 2026 Winter Olympics

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The cities of Calgary and Stockholm and an Italian bid involving Cortina D'Ampezzo and Milan officially became candidates for the 2026 Winter Olympics on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee ratified their bids.

Community Sports 24 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Politics divide, sport unites

NOW that the storm and excitement that GE14 generated is over and things have settled with a new Government in place, the sport fraternity eagerly awaits the appointment of the Youth and Sports Minister.

Motorsport 23 Feb 2017 | 5:22 AM

Exclusive - F1 team boss Mallya sees no grounds for extradition

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Vijay Mallya, the one-time billionaire who co-owns the Force India Formula One team, said on Wednesday Indian authorities had no grounds to extradite him from Britain and he would not be leaving.

Football 03 May 2016 | 10:40 PM

Flame lands in Brazil for 90-day relay to Games

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

Other Sport 20 Apr 2016 | 2:31 AM

Exclusive - More Olympic projects under investigation for corruption: prosecutor

CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) - A sweeping investigation into corruption in Brazil is targeting more infrastructure projects for this year's Olympic Games than previously made public, a federal prosecutor told Reuters, citing testimony from construction companies and executives.

Football 09 Jul 2015 | 12:27 AM

Croatia PM asks UEFA for leniency over swastika incident

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has urged European football body UEFA not to impose heavy sanctions on the national team after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch of a stadium in Split last month.