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Barca's Miami U-turn highlights culture divide - experts

11 Dec 2018

Barcelona's decision to back out of next month's La Liga match against Girona in Miami highlights the differences that epitomise the European and American models of sport, according to sports industry analysts.

Olympics: USOC failed to protect athletes from sex abuse - report

11 Dec 2018

The United States Olympics Committee failed to protect athletes from the threat of sexual abuse, according to a report released on Monday that showed some top executives took no action as the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was unfolding.

Soccer: New U.S. coach Berhalter preaches patience to those seeking quick fix

04 Dec 2018

Ushering in a winning culture to the U.S. national team, still reeling from their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, will take time and patience, newly-appointed men's head coach Gregg Berhalter said on Tuesday.

Soccer-New U.S. coach Berhalter preaches patience to those seeking quick fix

04 Dec 2018

Dec 4 Ushering in a winning culture to the U.S. national team, still reeling from their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, will take time and patience, newly-appointed men's head coach Gregg Berhalter said on Tuesday.

Mickelson beats Woods in $9 million winner-take-all match

24 Nov 2018

Phil Mickelson has played in Tiger Woods' shadow for much of his career but got some semblance of revenge on Friday by winning their $9 million (7.02 million pounds) matchplay exhibition under the floodlights in Las Vegas.

USA Gymnastics unwilling to relinquish governing body status: USOC

21 Nov 2018

USA Gymnastics will face a hearing that could lead to the organization's demise after it decided against surrendering its status as the national governing body (NGB) for the sport, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday.

Gymnastics-USA Gymnastics unwilling to relinquish governing body status-USOC

21 Nov 2018

Nov 21 USA Gymnastics will face a hearing that could lead to the organisation's demise after it decided against surrendering its status as the national governing body (NGB) for the sport, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday.

NFL pulls plug on Mexico City game over unsafe field conditions

13 Nov 2018

Next week's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams originally scheduled for Mexico City will now be held in California due to unsafe field conditions at the Estadio Azteca, the National Football League said on Tuesday.

Mayweather says 'never agreed' to fight Japanese kickboxer

07 Nov 2018

Floyd Mayweather said on Wednesday he never agreed to come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve and was blindsided when the event was announced this week at a news conference he attended in Tokyo.

USOC under pressure to fix USA Gymnastics before Tokyo 2020

07 Nov 2018

Like a world-class gymnast, the United States Olympic Committee(USOC) needs to nail a perfect landing to put a damaging sexual abuse scandal behind it ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo, sports sponsorship experts said.

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