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PARIS: French tennis confronts an historic moment today when a decision is taken on whether or not to abandon Roland Garros, the historic home of the French Open.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Backers of Boston's embattled bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday defended the proposal against criticism that it will saddle the city with debt, saying new international guidelines will help lower costs.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was poised on Friday to announce plans to revise the design of a controversial national stadium, the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, media reports said, after sky-rocketing costs sparked public outrage.
MIAMI (Reuters) - Retired English football star David Beckham is considering a proposal to build a sports high school at a new football stadium in Miami as part of his quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to the city.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The resignation of Tokyo's governor for inappropriate use of tax money came at a bad time as the city gears up preparations for the 2020 Olympics, but the longer-term impact is likely to be limited, the games' organising team chief said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - There would not currently be any economic growth in Russia without investment generated by preparations for the 2018 soccer World Cup, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW — When the officials leading the U.S. bid to host the 2026 World Cup — a joint effort with Mexico and Canada — hit the campaign trail in earnest this year, they quickly encountered uncomfortable questions from soccer associations around the world concerned about President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions on people from many countries.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Chanting "Independence" and "Free political prisoners", several thousand Catalan protesters gathered near Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium on Wednesday hours before the home side was to face rivals Real Madrid in Spain's most high-profile match.
(Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is starting a group with other black celebrities to work to prevent the suppression of the African-American vote, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.