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Canadian GP to go ahead, says Montreal mayor

The Canadian Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead next June after organisers reached an agreement in principal with the sport's commercial rights holders, Montreal mayor Denis Coderre said on Twitter.

The race was one of three, along with Brazil and Germany, listed with an asterisk against it as subject …

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Scott delights at World Cup format, still cold on Olympics

Adam Scott is delighted that this week's World Cup of Golf has returned to a more traditional team event but the Australian remains opposed to any future participation at the Olympics.

The primarily individual format used at the last edition in 2013 has been jettisoned in favor of a two-player …

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Spanish court wants two-year prison sentence for Barca's Neymar

Spain's public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga champions in 2013, said a court filing on Wednesday.

The case stems from a complaint …

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Athletics: Kenya drops doping charges against Italian agent

Charges against Italian sports agent Federico Rosa over the alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs have been dropped, a Kenyan magistrate said on Tuesday.

Rosa, who had denied the charges made against him in July, runs Italy-based company Rosa & Associati.

Kenya, renowned for its distance runners, has faced frequent allegations of …

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McLaren need a title sponsor, says Brown

McLaren need a title sponsor after years without one, the Formula One team's new executive director Zak Brown said on Tuesday.

"There's lots of space on the McLaren race car that needs filling with top luxury brands. A title sponsor will help propel you forward," he said.

McLaren last had …

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McLaren to deliver report into Russian doping December 9 in London

Canadian law professor Richard McLaren will deliver his final report into state-sponsored doping in Russian sport on Dec. 9 at a downtown London hotel, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday.

The much-anticipated report is expected to provide more details on an elaborate doping scheme operated by Russia at the …

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