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MELBOURNE/GEELONG, Australia (Reuters) - Gina Cimarosti would normally be hosting swarms of thirsty football fans at her corner pub ahead of Australia's biggest weekend of sport but a prolonged lockdown due to COVID-19 has kept the beer taps dry and crushed the party vibe in Melbourne.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian stayer Vow and Declare won the 159th running of the Melbourne Cup by a neck at Flemington racecourse on Tuesday with the race overshadowed by a stewards' protest and a horse pulling up lame with a cracked pelvis.
TOKYO (Reuters) - About 15,000 fans attended Wales's open training session in the southern Japanese city of Kitakyushu on Monday ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
PETALING JAYA: Independent men’s singles shuttler Liew Daren has pulled out from the Indonesian Masters in Jakarta which begins today.
AFTER more than 30 matches, ADE H&A FC, formerly known as Kilat Veterans, were crowned Rom Star Veteran 9s champions once more in the annual tournament.
KAZAN: World Cup fever is finally taking hold in Russia, where wild enthusiasm in provincial centres such as chilly Kazan is filtering through to Moscow ahead of today’s opening match in the capital.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rekindling won the 157th running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, giving Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien a maiden triumph Down Under and victory over his father's horse in a thrilling sprint to the line.
LONDON (Reuters) - As Usain Bolt takes his leave of athletics and the desperate hunt grows to find charismatic new trailblazers for the sport, another young Jamaican, Omar McLeod, demonstrated in winning the 110 metres hurdles title on Monday why he may fit the bill.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A ticket touting ring uncovered at the Rio Games had operated for around 8 years and was preparing for other Olympic events such as the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, two Rio de Janeiro police sources said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Nine Australian Olympic athletes had their passports returned on Sunday, a team official said, after an accreditation problem at the Rio Games earlier saw them risk missing their flight home.