Horse racing: Derby favourite Charlatan tests positive for banned substance – NY Times

(Reuters) – Two horses trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, including Kentucky Derby favourite Charlatan, have tested positive for a banned substances, the New York Times ...

Tiafoe wants to draw more black kids to tennis

MUMBAI (Reuters) – American Frances Tiafoe has already changed the lives of his immigrant parents thanks to his tennis career and the 2019 Australian Open quarter-finalist hopes ...

Elliott ends Busch’s Truck Series dominance

In the closing laps of Tuesday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Chase Elliott held off a determined charge from Kyle ...

Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalise disrespect of the ...

Coronavirus outbreak at South Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies battled ...

Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan’s Kyoto Animation

Shinji Aoba, a suspected arsonist who is suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation in July 2019, is seen on a stretcher as he is carried to Fushimi police station after ...

League proposes steep cuts to players’ salaries for return of games: ESPN

FILE PHOTO: A baseball ready for export is pictured at the Rawlings factory in Turrialba, Costa Rica March 3, 2010. To match Reuters Life! COSTARICA-BASEBALLS/ REUTERS/Juan Carlos ...

Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of riot police took up posts in and around Hong Kong’s financial district on Wednesday ahead of a debate at the city’s Legislative Council ...

In morgues and shipping containers, Ecuadorians search for lost dead

GUAYAQUIL/QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) – Dolores Centeno has scoured the morgues and cemeteries of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city, for two months searching for her father’s ...

Man arrested in deadly 2019 fire at Japan’s Kyoto Animation: media

Shinji Aoba, a suspected arsonist who is suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation in July 2019, is seen on a stretcher as he is carried to Fushimi police station after ...