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  • FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2010, file photo, Steve Pagliuca, managing director of Bain Capital, speaks during a conference at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, May 21, 2015, making Boston Celtics co-owner Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games. Pagliuca takes over the effort to convince the IOC to send the Summer Olympics to the United States for the first time since 1996. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
    US delegation to visit IOC next week … Associated Press - 15 minutes ago

    LONDON (AP) — Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid … More »US delegation to visit IOC next week …

    FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2010, file photo, Steve Pagliuca, managing director of Bain Capital, speaks during a conference at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, May 21, 2015, making Boston Celtics co-owner Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games. Pagliuca takes over the effort to convince the IOC to send the Summer Olympics to the United States for the first time since 1996. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    LONDON (AP) — Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.

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    Looking ahead to Game 2: Atlanta vs. … Ball Don't Lie - 28 minutes ago

    The Cavaliers will attempt to put a stranglehold on the Eastern Conference finals on Friday evening. More »Looking ahead to Game 2: Atlanta vs. …

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    The Cavaliers will attempt to put a stranglehold on the Eastern Conference finals on Friday evening.

  • England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test
    Guptill, Latham give New Zealand steady … Reuters - 35 minutes ago

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham gave New Zealand a solid start as they reached 44 for no wicket in reply to England's 389 at lunch … More »Guptill, Latham give New Zealand steady …

    England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham gave New Zealand a solid start as they reached 44 for no wicket in reply to England's 389 at lunch on the second day of the first test at Lord's on Friday. Guptill was caught by Alastair Cook at first slip off Mark Wood just before the interval but …

  • First placed Campbell-Brown of Jamaica celebrates after the women's 100m event during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich
    'VCB'ready to run faster than … Reuters - 36 minutes ago

    Veronica Campbell-Brown, the first lady of Jamaican sprinting, believes she will run faster than ever after enduring an ordeal she trusts no other athlete will have to … More »'VCB'ready to run faster than …

    First placed Campbell-Brown of Jamaica celebrates after the women's 100m event during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich

    Veronica Campbell-Brown, the first lady of Jamaican sprinting, believes she will run faster than ever after enduring an ordeal she trusts no other athlete will have to suffer. “It was very unfair and I hope no athlete will ever go through what I went through,” Campbell-Brown reflected in an interview with Reuters after …

  • (From L) Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, President of the French Tennis Federation Jean Gachassin, and Spanish player Rafael Nadal, seen at the draw for the first round of the French Open in Paris on May 22, 2015
    Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' … AFP News - 38 minutes ago

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts … More »Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' …

    (From L) Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, President of the French Tennis Federation Jean Gachassin, and Spanish player Rafael Nadal, seen at the draw for the first round of the French Open in Paris on May 22, 2015

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a decade. "Everyone expects …

  • McLaren Formula One driver Alonso of Spain drives his car during the first free practice session for the Monaco F1 Grand Prix
    Formula One faces call to end alcohol … Reuters - 38 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the Monaco Grand Prix on Friday by giving extensive publicity … More »Formula One faces call to end alcohol …

    McLaren Formula One driver Alonso of Spain drives his car during the first free practice session for the Monaco F1 Grand Prix

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the Monaco Grand Prix on Friday by giving extensive publicity to drinks brands while campaigning for road safety. A report, published by European Alcohol Policy Alliance network Eurocare, highlighted what it called …

  • West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea - Barclays Premier League
    I won't give medal away this time, … Reuters - 42 minutes ago

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho will receive a third Premier League winners' medal on Sunday but the Chelsea manager is not feeling so charitable this … More »I won't give medal away this time, …

    West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea - Barclays Premier League

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho will receive a third Premier League winners' medal on Sunday but the Chelsea manager is not feeling so charitable this time -- meaning no surprise souvenir for a lucky fan at Stamford Bridge. After claiming a second English title in 2006 following a 3-0 win against Manchester …

  • Football: Liverpool stonewall wantaway … AFP News - 56 minutes ago

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted on Friday club owners Fenway Sports Group would not back down in the acrimonious battle over Raheem Sterling's contract dispute. … More »Football: Liverpool stonewall wantaway …

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted on Friday club owners Fenway Sports Group would not back down in the acrimonious battle over Raheem Sterling's contract dispute. "The ownership have shown their strength in their time here," Rodgers said. "At every opportunity when they have had to show that strength - whether …

  • Midfielder Xavi Hernandez is set to leave Barcelona after a 17-year playing career
    Xavi to start final La Liga game AFP News - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will captain the side on his 505th and final La Liga appearance for the Catalans at home to Deportivo la Coruna … More »Xavi to start final La Liga game

    Midfielder Xavi Hernandez is set to leave Barcelona after a 17-year playing career

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will captain the side on his 505th and final La Liga appearance for the Catalans at home to Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday. "Xavi will start tomorrow," Enrique told a press conference on Friday.

  • Pakistanj cricket fans stand in a queue to enter the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2015. Zimbabwe is the first test playing nation to visit Pakistan in more than six years since gunmen attacked a bus of the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in 2009. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
    Pakistan fans buzzing in Lahore on return … Associated Press - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Guarded by hundreds of police, Gaddafi Stadium was filled to capacity and buzzing in anticipation of the first major cricket match in Pakistan … More »Pakistan fans buzzing in Lahore on return …

    Pakistanj cricket fans stand in a queue to enter the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2015. Zimbabwe is the first test playing nation to visit Pakistan in more than six years since gunmen attacked a bus of the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in 2009. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Guarded by hundreds of police, Gaddafi Stadium was filled to capacity and buzzing in anticipation of the first major cricket match in Pakistan in six years on Friday.

  • In these 2015, photos, drivers in the starting field for the May 24, 2015 Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race are shown after they qualified at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Fifth row: Oriol Servia, of Spain; Charlie Kimball; Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia. Sixth row: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal, Carlos Huertas, of Colombia. Seventh row: Simona de Silvestro, of Switzerland; James Jakes, of England; Alex Tagliani, of Canada. Eighth row: Sage Karam, Conor Daly; Townsend Bell. (AP Photo/Dave Parker)
    Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas … Associated Press - 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed … More »Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas …

    In these 2015, photos, drivers in the starting field for the May 24, 2015 Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race are shown after they qualified at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Fifth row: Oriol Servia, of Spain; Charlie Kimball; Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia. Sixth row: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal, Carlos Huertas, of Colombia. Seventh row: Simona de Silvestro, of Switzerland; James Jakes, of England; Alex Tagliani, of Canada. Eighth row: Sage Karam, Conor Daly; Townsend Bell. (AP Photo/Dave Parker)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam.

  • Summer Games federations chastize SportAccord … Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International … More »Summer Games federations chastize SportAccord …

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International Olympic Committee as more federations withdrew from the umbrella organization. In a sharply-worded letter, seen by Reuters, ASOIF president Francesco …

  • Spanish media reports have claimed Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti (pictured) will be replaced by Napoli boss Rafael Benitez next week
    Ancelotti to discuss future in coming … AFP News - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted he still doesn't know if he will be retained by the club for next season. Ancelotti led Madrid to their 10th European … More »Ancelotti to discuss future in coming …

    Spanish media reports have claimed Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti (pictured) will be replaced by Napoli boss Rafael Benitez next week

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted he still doesn't know if he will be retained by the club for next season. Ancelotti led Madrid to their 10th European Cup last season, but widespread reports in the Spanish media have claimed he is to be replaced by Napoli boss Rafael Benitez next week. "I continue to believe …

  • Jurgen Klopp will watch his final game as Dortmund coach on May 30 - the German Cup final against VfL Wolfsburg
    Klopp set for emotional farewell in … AFP News - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Jurgen Klopp admits he may not be able to contain his emotions for his last home league game as Borussia Dortmund coach when he hosts Werder Bremen on Saturday. Klopp's … More »Klopp set for emotional farewell in …

    Jurgen Klopp will watch his final game as Dortmund coach on May 30 - the German Cup final against VfL Wolfsburg

    Jurgen Klopp admits he may not be able to contain his emotions for his last home league game as Borussia Dortmund coach when he hosts Werder Bremen on Saturday. Klopp's final game in charge is the German Cup final on May 30 against VfL Wolfsburg at Berlin's Olympic Stadium having announced in April that he will leave at …

  • Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord … Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International … More »Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord …

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International Olympic Committee as more federations withdrew from the umbrella organisation. In a sharply-worded letter, seen by Reuters, ASOIF president Francesco …

  • Osaka y Yokohama serán sedes de Mundial … Associated Press - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    ZURICH (AP) — Osaka y Yokohama serán las ciudades sede del Mundial de Clubes que se efectuará a finales de 2015 en Japón, dijo la FIFA. More »Osaka y Yokohama serán sedes de Mundial …

    ZURICH (AP) — Osaka y Yokohama serán las ciudades sede del Mundial de Clubes que se efectuará a finales de 2015 en Japón, dijo la FIFA.

  • España: Libres 4 sospechosos en caso … Associated Press - 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    MADRID (AP) — Un tribunal español ordenó liberar a cuatro sospechosos de participar en la muerte de un hincha de fútbol en una pelea callejera entre barras bravas el … More »España: Libres 4 sospechosos en caso …

    MADRID (AP) — Un tribunal español ordenó liberar a cuatro sospechosos de participar en la muerte de un hincha de fútbol en una pelea callejera entre barras bravas el noviembre en Madrid.

  • Motor racing-Formula One faces call … Reuters - 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 22 (Reuters) - Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the Monaco Grand Prix on Friday by giving extensive publicity … More »Motor racing-Formula One faces call …

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 22 (Reuters) - Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the Monaco Grand Prix on Friday by giving extensive publicity to drinks brands while campaigning for road safety. A report, published by European Alcohol Policy Alliance network Eurocare, highlighted what it …

  • Israel briefly detains travelling Palestine … Reuters - 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has complained to world football's governing body FIFA that Israeli authorities … More »Israel briefly detains travelling Palestine …

    By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has complained to world football's governing body FIFA that Israeli authorities held up a national team player as the squad travelled from the West Bank to Tunisia on Thursday. The PFA said player Sameh Maraabah was temporarily detained …

  • F1 abrirá subasta para proveedor de … Associated Press - 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    MONACO (AP) — El organismo rector de la Fórmula Uno invitó a compañías fabricantes de neumáticos a que presenten sus propuestas para ser el proveedor exclusivo de llantas … More »F1 abrirá subasta para proveedor de …

    MONACO (AP) — El organismo rector de la Fórmula Uno invitó a compañías fabricantes de neumáticos a que presenten sus propuestas para ser el proveedor exclusivo de llantas para el deporte en el período de tres años que comienza en 2017.