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NBA-Los Angeles emerges as NBA epicentre as Leonard joins Clips

07 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George agreeing to join the Clippers on Friday and the Lakers signing power forward Anthony Davis on Saturday, Los Angeles has emerged as the biggest winner in one of the wildest free agency seasons in recent memory.

Angels mourn loss of 'family member' Skaggs

03 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES The tragic death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in Texas on Monday was akin to losing a family member, Angels managers said on Tuesday. | Video

Breeders' Cup to remain at Santa Anita despite horse deaths

27 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES The Breeders' Cup will be held as scheduled at Santa Anita Park in November despite the death of 30 horses at the track since December, the board overseeing the race said on Thursday.

U.S. men likely to wander Wimbledon wilderness once again

27 Jun 2019

The Americans set to compete at Wimbledon are unlikely to end the United States' 19-year drought for the men's title at the All England Club as the nation's top athletes continue to be drawn to other sports, tennis great John McEnroe has said.

Garcetti says LA will rake in $1 billion profit from 2028 Games

25 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES The 2028 Summer Games will see host city Los Angeles record a profit of at least $1 billion (£784.3 million), mayor Eric Garcetti told a sports summit on Monday.

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita

23 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

UPDATE 1-Horse racing-Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita

23 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES, June 22 Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

Horse racing-Trainer Hollendorfer banned from Santa Anita

22 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES, June 22 Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita Park on Saturday after a fourth horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30.

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation

21 Jun 2019

A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organisation is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body.

U.S. defeat Guyana 4-0 in Gold Cup opener

19 Jun 2019

The United States got their Gold Cup title defence off to a flying start with a 4-0 win over Guyana in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday.

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