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WTA ‘extremely disappointed’ by French Open semi scheduling

PARIS (Reuters) – Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon has criticized French Open organizers for scheduling both of the women’s semi-finals away from center court. Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 26, 2019 General view of Court Simonne-Mathieu during the first round match between Spain’s Garbine Muguruza and Taylor Townsend […]

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Australia’s women soccer players to get same base pay as men

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s professional women soccer players will be given the same base pay as men in a one-year extension to a collective bargaining agreement. Soccer Football – Japan v Australia – Tournament of Nations Soccer 2017 – Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California – July 30, 2017. Australia’s Sam Kerr (20) is congratulated by […]

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Nike ‘very concerned’ about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar

(Reuters) – Nike Inc is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world’s largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport’s most famous players. Brazilian soccer player Neymar leaves the police station after testifying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 6, 2019. […]

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