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Derek Jeter's Players' Tribune expands into Europe
(Reuters) - Players' Tribune, the three-year-old digital media company owned by former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, is expanding into Europe and looking to sign deals with networks, online streaming services and other content distributors, executives told Reuters.
Kremlin: UK Johnson's comparison of Russia World Cup with Nazi Olympics unacceptable
MOSCOW, March 22 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday that remarks by British foreign minister Boris Johnson comparing Russia's hosting of the soccer World Cup this summer with Nazi Germany's hosting of the Olympics in 1936 were disgusting and unacceptable.
Manchester United apply to establish professional women's team
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have applied to the Football Association to establish a professional team in the second tier of the Women's Super League, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.
Doping-WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse
LAUSANNE, March 21 (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie said changing circumstances made him confident Russia would become compliant with international anti-doping standards despite an apparent impasse.
WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie said changing circumstances made him confident Russia would become compliant with international anti-doping standards despite an apparent impasse.
UPDATE 1-Russia to use World Cup like Hitler used Olympics to bolster image - UK's Johnson
LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will try to bolster Russia's image through hosting the World Cup in much the same way as Adolf Hitler used the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.
Construction at World Cup stadium in Samara still behind schedule, says FIFA
SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - FIFA warned on Wednesday that a huge amount of work still needs to be done to get the stadium in Samara ready for the World Cup which kicks off on June 14.
UPDATE 1-Doping-Two key points blocking Russian reinstatement, says WADA chief
LAUSANNE, March 21 (Reuters) - Russia's progress towards being declared compliant with international anti-doping standards has become bogged down over two key points, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday.
Elliott offers more financial support to AC Milan - source
MILAN, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity fund Elliott has offered to provide additional financial support to Italian soccer club AC Milan this season by extending liquidity to its Chinese owner, a source close to the matter said.
Doping-WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement
LAUSANNE, March 21 (Reuters) - The head of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) complained on Wednesday of slow progress by Russian authorities towards making the country's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) compliant with international standards.
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