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Haddad Maia hoping to inspire the next generation of Brazilian tennis players

Aug 13, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) watches her return to Karolina Pliskova (not pictured) in the semi-finals of the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia said she …

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Mexico’s president draws ire after navy helicopter flies in baseball mascot

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends his regular news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico July 21, 2022. Mexico Presidency/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is facing a flood of criticism after Mexico’s navy …

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Russian former deputy PM Dvorkovich re-elected chess federation president

Skolkovo Foundation Chairman Arkady Dvorkovich attends the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 7 (Reuters) – Former Russian deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term as president of the International Chess Federation …

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Horse racing-Judge halts implementation of safety law in Louisiana and West Virginia

July 26 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday granted Louisiana and West Virginia’s request to halt implementation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) in those states until a wider lawsuit challenging its constitutionality is decided. US District Court Judge Terry Doughty granted a preliminary injunction, saying that the threatened harm to the …

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Serena ‘can’t wait’ to reach the light at the end of the tennis tunnel

Aug 8, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Serena Williams (USA) reacts after defeating Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) in first round play in the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. / Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance …

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Australia beat India for T20 cricket gold but the big winner was the sport

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Australia beat India by nine runs to claim the Commonwealth Games women’s T20 cricket gold medal on Sunday but the real winner was the sport which delivered compelling competition and boosted its case to be included in the Olympics. A part of the Commonwealth Games program for the first …

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