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England's Houghton and Bright injury doubts for Norway clash6/26/2019 3:49:51 PM England manager Phil Neville says defenders Steph Houghton and Millie Bright are "major doubts" for their women's World Cup quarter-final against Norway in Le Havre on Thursday.'No regrets,' says Spanish boxer-politician fighting gender violence6/26/2019 3:09:04 PM Miriam Gutierrez boxes with a mouthguard engraved with the words #genderviolence.Federer seeded second at Wimbledon, Nadal drops to three6/26/2019 3:00:53 PM Eight-time champion Roger Federer was confirmed as the second seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, bumping Rafael Nadal down to third despite being ranked below the Spaniard.IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games6/26/2019 3:00:47 PM The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and suspended international boxing federation AIBA following a vote at its session.Dutch hero Martens admits team rode luck on their way to win6/26/2019 12:42:07 PM Netherlands goal hero Lieke Martens admitted her side struggled through the closing stages of Tuesday's women's World Cup victory over Japan but said a team sometimes need a little luck to progress in the tournament.MLB roundup: Yanks set homer record in win over Jays6/26/2019 11:46:29 AM DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers in the first inning as the New York Yankees set the major league record by homering for the 28th straight game and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.Curacao claim shock quarter-final berth at Gold Cup6/26/2019 9:45:29 AM Jurien Gaari scored a stoppage time equalizer as Curacao held Jamaica 1-1 at the Gold Cup in Los Angeles on Tuesday and booked a surprise quarter-final for the tiny Caribbean nation.Honduras dump El Salvador from Gold Cup with 4-0 result6/26/2019 9:43:28 AM Honduras upset El Salvador 4-0 at the Gold Cup in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a result that sent Curacao through to the quarter-finals at the expense of El Salvador.Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals6/26/2019 8:33:41 AM The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday.Japan must accept 'cruel' late penalty, says coach Takakura6/26/2019 8:31:54 AM The referee's decision to award the Netherlands a late penalty against Japan in Tuesday's women's World Cup last-16 match was one of many "cruel decisions" made by VAR during the tournament, Japanese coach Asako Takakura said after the side lost 2-1.No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic6/26/2019 6:41:10 AM Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic's bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club.LeMahieu gives Yankees record homer streak6/26/2019 5:44:34 AM Leadoff man DJ LeMahieu went deep leading off the bottom of the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing the Yankees to break the major league record for most consecutive games with a home run, 28.NBA notebook: Raptors president confident team can sign Leonard6/26/2019 5:14:38 AM Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar.Wickenheiser heads six-member Hockey Hall of Fame class6/26/2019 4:37:39 AM Former Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser headlines the six-player class chosen to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Tuesday.NHL notebook: Blues remove Berube's interim tag with deal6/26/2019 4:36:58 AM Craig Berube, who led the St. Louis Blues to the Stanley Cup as an interim head coach, signed a three-year contract Tuesday to stay with the team.MLB notebook: Cardinals' Hicks to have Tommy John surgery6/26/2019 4:26:06 AM The St. Louis Cardinals confirmed Tuesday that hard-throwing reliever Jordan Hicks will undergo Tommy John surgery on his injured right elbow.Ostapenko, Cornet among upset winners at Eastbourne6/26/2019 2:58:56 AM Sloane Stephens was one of five top-16 seeds sent packing Tuesday at the Nature Valley International at Eastbourne, England.Iguodala: 'Bone bruise' in 2018 playoffs was a fractured leg6/26/2019 2:30:51 AM Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala said he missed time during the 2018 playoffs with a fractured leg, despite the team claiming it was a bone bruise.Wimbledon champion Kerber beats Stosur in Eastbourne6/26/2019 12:58:09 AM Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her impressive build-up with a 6-4 6-4 defeat of Australian Sam Stosur in her opening match at the Eastbourne championships on Tuesday.Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return6/26/2019 12:36:25 AM Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.