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Tokyo a candidate for track and field world championships

May. 25, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The $1.4 billion Tokyo national stadium, built by the Japanese government for last year’s Olympics, is being viewed as a site for track and field's world championships. An inspection team from World Athletics — the governing body of the sport — met with Tokyo...

Anderson: Donaldson tried to provoke with 'Jackie' comment

May. 24, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson said Tuesday that Josh Donaldson was clearly trying to rattle him when the New York Yankees third baseman referred to him as “Jackie,” a remark that led to Donaldson being suspended one game by Major League Baseball. ...

Urias tags Cole, O's overcome Judge's 2 HRs, beat Yanks 6-4

May. 23, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning off Gerrit Cole and the Baltimore Orioles withstood Aaron Judge’s two home runs to beat the Yankees 6-4 Monday night and send New York to its season-high third straight loss. “I thought we grinded out...

MLB suspends Yanks' Donaldson for 1 game for 'Jackie' remark

May. 23, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Josh Donaldson for one game Monday after the New York Yankees slugger made multiple references to Jackie Robinson while talking to White Sox star Tim Anderson during the weekend. Donaldson also was fined an undisclosed amount for his...

Semenya says she offered to show track officials her body

May. 23, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya said she offered to show her vagina to athletics officials when she was just 18 years old to prove she was a female. In an interview with HBO Real Sports, she also accused track and field's world governing body of making her take medication if she wanted to...

Bauer grievance hearing begins on attempt to overturn ban

May. 23, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The hearing on Trevor Bauer’s attempt to overturn his unprecedented two-year suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy began Monday before an arbitrator. Bauer was suspended by Commissioner Rob Manfred on April 29, a penalty that if...

Spain unable to reach deal for 2030 bid on Winter Olympics

May. 23, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish regional governments of Catalonia and Aragón have not been able to reach an agreement on a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics in the Pyrenees, the Spanish Olympic Committee said on Monday. The committee said the local governments met but could not come to...

MLB suspends Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson 1 game for making Jackie Robinson remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson

May. 23, 2022 17:17 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — MLB suspends Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson 1 game for making Jackie Robinson remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson.

Tokyo Olympic film debuts in Japan; headed next to Cannes

May. 23, 2022 05:00 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, shown to reporters and other invited guests in the Japanese capital. The work of Japanese director Naomi Kawase, the 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of...

Boone: Donaldson shouldn't make 'Jackie' remark to Anderson

May. 22, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson was wrong to make a remark referencing Jackie Robinson when speaking to White Sox star Tim Anderson, New York manager Aaron Boone said Sunday. A day after the comment called “racist” by Chicago manager Tony La Russa — an...