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Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping5/22/2019 11:24:51 AM Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement.Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol5/22/2019 11:03:42 AM Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged5/22/2019 10:49:07 AM U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26.MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox5/22/2019 10:21:07 AM Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.Motor racing: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir Monaco emotions5/22/2019 10:20:15 AM Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side.Motor racing: Statistics for the Monaco Grand Prix5/22/2019 10:17:18 AM Statistics for Sunday's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, the sixth race of the season.Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams5/22/2019 8:48:37 AM When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall.South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages5/22/2019 8:14:20 AM South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said.Injury-hit Osaka heads to French Open after 'rocky' clay season5/22/2019 7:19:49 AM After pulling out of last week's Italian Open due to injury, World number one Naomi Osaka admitted she has had a “rocky” claycourt season heading into the French Open.Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open5/22/2019 7:17:54 AM World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week's Italian Open final.Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark5/22/2019 7:16:06 AM On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task.Lowry, Raptors down Bucks, level East finals5/22/2019 6:53:51 AM TORONTO - - Kawhi Leonard carried the Toronto Raptors through most of the postseason.FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup5/22/2019 6:21:32 AM World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together.Blues KO Sharks in Game 6, reach first Final since '705/22/2019 4:09:32 AM The worst team in the entire NHL a few days into the new year completed an astounding turnaround Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970.Reflective Warriors welcome extended break before Finals5/22/2019 3:11:16 AM Pausing to reflect on their historic fifth consecutive Finals appearance should be an easy task for the Warriors.MLB notebook: Yelich out due to back spasms5/22/2019 1:56:53 AM Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich was scratched from the lineup Tuesday due to back spasms.NBA notebook: Trail Blazers' Stotts rewarded with extension5/22/2019 1:24:02 AM The Portland Trail Blazers said Tuesday that they have signed coach Terry Stotts to a multi-year contract extension.NFL notebook: Patriots extend Edelman through 20215/22/2019 12:40:16 AM The Patriots finalized a two-year extension worth $21 million to perhaps keep Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman in New England for his entire career.Sharks' Karlsson, Hertl, Pavelski all out for Game 65/22/2019 12:24:03 AM San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson and forward Tomas Hertl did not travel with the team to St. Louis for Game 6 against the Blues on Tuesday night, while captain Joe Pavelski was ruled out shortly before the game.OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows5/21/2019 11:54:03 PM Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after missing workouts earlier this spring.