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    • Porte clinches first Tour Down Under

      Porte clinches first Tour Down Under

      Australia's Richie Porte won his first Tour Down Under on Sunday when he finished behind compatriot Caleb Ewan in a bunch sprint on the final 90-kilometre sixth stage around the streets of Adelaide. Orica-Scott's Ewan outsprinted world champion Peter Sagan to clinch his fourth stage on this year's Tour, joining Germany's Andre Greipel (2028) and Australia's Robbie McEwen (2002) as the only riders to have won four stages in the same race. More »

      Reuters - 4 hours ago
    • Cycling-Porte clinches first Tour Down Under

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      Reuters - 4 hours ago
    • Germany wants Russian Olympics ban in case of state doping

      Germany wants Russian Olympics ban in case of state doping

      A ban of Russia from the 2018 winter Olympics and possibly the 2020 Tokyo summer Games should be considered if there was state-run doping in the country, Germany's Olympic Committee chief Alfons Hoermann said on Sunday. Leaders of 19 anti-doping agencies also called for a blanket ban on Russia from all international sport with the second part of Richard McLaren's report for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) exposing the huge scale of state-sponsored, systematic doping and cover-ups in the country. More »

      Reuters - 4 hours ago
    • Doping-Germany wants Russian Olympics ban in case of state doping

      A ban of Russia from the 2018 winter Olympics and possibly the 2020 Tokyo summer Games should be considered if there was state-run doping in the country, Germany's Olympic Committee chief Alfons Hoermann said on Sunday. Leaders of 19 anti-doping agencies also called for a blanket ban on Russia from all international sport with the second part of Richard McLaren's report for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) exposing the huge scale of state-sponsored, systematic doping and cover-ups in the country. More »

      Reuters - 5 hours ago
    • LeBron James considering 2020 Olympics because of Gregg Popovich

      LeBron James considering 2020 Olympics because of Gregg Popovich

      LeBron James, 32, could play at the Olympic Games in Tokyo because of Gregg Popovich. More »

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