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Red Sox clinch AL East with win over Yankees 21.9.2018 SportsKeeda
The Boston Red Sox earned the title with an 11-6 victory against rivals the New York Yankees on Thursday.
Impending surgery not to stop Swapna Barman from resuming training 21.9.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Behind Swapna Barman's delightful smile that adorns her face and charms observers is a steely resolve that few are born and blessed with. That spunk and ability to befriend pain and say hello to it galvanised her to gallop to victory in the heptathlon event of the recently concluded Asian Games in Jakarta.
MLB wrap: Red Sox clinch AL East with win over Yankees 21.9.2018 Sporting News RSS

The Red Sox have now clinched the AL East in three straight seasons.

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Busy day lands Angels' Arcia in baseball record books 21.9.2018 SportsKeeda
Busy day lands Angels' Arcia in baseball record books
Angels' Arcia 1st to catch, pitch, hit HR in game 21.9.2018 www.espn.com - TOP
The Angels' Francisco Arcia made MLB history in Thursday's 21-3 loss to the Athletics, when he became the first player to catch, pitch and homer in the same game.
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Vishy Anand wants chess to be part of 2020 Olympics 21.9.2018 Rediff: Sports
Chess has applied for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and a final decision is expected to come next summer.
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Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics 21.9.2018 SportsKeeda
Joshua vs. Povetkin: Recapping AJ's previous world title defenses 20.9.2018 Sporting News RSS

Anthony Joshua reigns as the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion. Next up for the Brit: Alexander Povetkin.

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Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics 20.9.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games. Chess has applied for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and a final decision is expected to come next summer.
Russian athletes set to return as WADA lifts doping ban 20.9.2018 Rediff: Sports
Although the change will have no immediate effect on current bans on the Russian federations for athletics, weightlifting and paralympics, it opens the door for their return, following the reinstatement of the Russian Olympic Committee after the country was banned from this year's Winter Games in South Korea.
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Doping: WADA votes to reinstate RUSADA amid widespread protests 20.9.2018 Reuters: Sports News
The ban on Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA was lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners.
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Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics 20.9.2018 Zee News :Sports
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Athletics: London Marathon raises record 63.7 million pounds for charity 20.9.2018 Reuters: Sports News
Runners at this year's London Marathon raised 63.7 million pounds ($84.21 million) for charity, setting a new world record for an annual single day fundraising event for a 12th successive year.
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SAI to launch stress and finance-management workshops for athletes 20.9.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Indian athletes' training regimen will not just be about honing sporting skills but also learning "life skills" such as stress and finance management, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) announced Thursday, saying the new aspects will be an integral part of their soon-to-be-launched workshops.
Former heavyweight champ Ray Mercer says Joshua would defeat Wilder 20.9.2018 Sporting News RSS

Ray Mercer thinks Anthony Joshua will reign over the heavyweight division for many years to come.

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Doping: Reinstated RUSADA says it still has much to do to satisfy WADA 20.9.2018 Reuters: Sports News
Yuri Ganus, the director general of Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA, said on Thursday that he welcomed a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate his agency, but said there was still much work to do to satisfy WADA.
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Doping: WADA votes to reinstate RUSADA subject to conditions 20.9.2018 Reuters: Sports News
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has voted, subject to certain conditions, to lift the ban on Russia’s anti-doping authority (RUSADA), which was suspended in 2015 following allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping.
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Coming soon: Workshops to teach stress and finance-management to athletes 20.9.2018 SportsKeeda
World Anti-Doping Agency lifts Russia ban 20.9.2018 Sporting News RSS

A "great majority" of the WADA executive committee decided to deem Russia compliant once again on Thursday.

Costly Pyeongchang venues might be razed 20.9.2018 www.espn.com - OLY
Seven months after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, costly venues that now sit mostly deserted have led to feuding over who pays for their maintenance.
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