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TOKYO (Reuters) - A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave.
PETALING JAYA: The heatwave in Europe has taken the Malaysian hockey players by surprise and they are bracing themselves for another ‘hot’ action against Spain tomorrow.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is hoping rain will come to the rescue as a Hockenheim heatwave threatens to dash Mercedes's hopes of a home German Grand Prix win on Sunday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - With temperatures rising to 35 degrees Celsius and humidity of 75% on Thursday, Tokyo 2020 organisers had the perfect weather to try out their heat countermeasures and preparedness for next year's Olympics at the beach volleyball test event.
NIMES, France (Reuters) - With only five days of actual racing left, there is still no clear front runner in this year's Tour de France, making it the most open and exciting competition in 30 years.
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris' Parc des Princes stadium can hold 48,000 people at full capacity and every seat is expected to be taken on Friday night as hosts France take on the U.S. defending champions in a highly anticipated women's World Cup quarter-final.
PARIS (Reuters) - High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are still debating changes to the timing for the marathon, with plans to introduce daylight savings at the Games to avoid the worst of Japan's scorching August heat looking doomed.
(Reuters) - India coach Ravi Shastri has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to schedule practice matches ahead of their test series in Australia this year, but is not sure if additional fixtures can be inserted into a crammed schedule.