Italian government says 2026 Winter Olympic Games bid is ‘dead’

"The proposal does not have the support of the government so it dies here," Sports Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti told parliament. "Doubt and suspicion prevailed." The government decision will make it almost impossible for the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) to press ahead with the MMA Mixed Martial Arts News, Photos, Stats, Scores, More...

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US Open umpire who spoke to Kyrgios gets 2-tournament ban

The chair umpire who climbed out of his seat to talk with Nick Kyrgios during a U.S. Open match was suspended for two tournaments by the ATP. Mohamed Lahyani will not officiate at his next two scheduled events More...

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Jose Ramirez has turned into the star promoter Bob Arum never expected to have

Top Rank signed a slew of Olympians from the Class of 2012, but the three it had focused on signing were Puerto Rico’s Felix Verdejo, Mexico’s Oscar Valdez and Jose Ramirez of the U.S. The company later signed More...

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History of the heavyweight championship of the world: 1966

Join Steve Bunce for a trip down boxing's memory lane, starting in 1966. Boxing on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games  More...

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Defending champ Dzumhur advances to St Petersburg 2nd round

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Defending champion Damir Dzumhur advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open after beating Austrian qualifier Lucas Miedler 7-5, 6-3 on Tuesday. Tennis News, Photos, More...

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AP source: Pelicans bringing back veteran guard Jarrett Jack

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms on a one-year, veteran-minimum contract with guard Jarrett Jack. NBA Basketball News, Scores, Standings, More...

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History of the heavyweight championship of the world: 1962

Join Steve Bunce for a trip down boxing's memory lane, starting in 1962. Boxing on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games  More...

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Mayweather says Pacquiao rematch on cards this year

Former world welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight. In a posting on Instagram, Mayweather said he will come out More...

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Sam Dekker trying to rewrite underwhelming NBA story with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cavaliers hope that's the case with Sam Dekker — a 2015 first-round pick who was once part of a blockbuster trade involving future Hall-of-Famer Chris Paul. In the run-up to the Cavs' 2018-19 More...

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History of the heavyweight championship of the world: 1965

Join Steve Bunce for a trip down boxing's memory lane, starting in 1965. Boxing on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games  More...