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Soccer-England must win women's World Cup to support equal pay talks

May 25 (Reuters) - England must first win the women's World Cup before they can start a discussion on equal pay with their male counterparts, Lionesses forward Fran Kirby said. More »

 

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report

(Reuters) - Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday. More »

 

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report

May 25 (Reuters) - Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday. More »

 

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

KATHMANDU, May 25 (Reuters) - A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season. More »

 

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States. More »

 

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship

ITO, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Reuters) - The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture. More »

 

Cricket-Afghanistan celebrates warmup win with pride and gunfire

KABUL, May 25 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's victory over Pakistan in a warmup match for the Cricket World Cup on Friday was greeted with prolonged volleys of celebratory gunfire and prompted a rare show of unity in a country split by increasingly bitter political divisions. More »

 

MLB roundup: Story walk-off leads Rockies past Orioles

Trevor Story hit two home runs, including a two-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Friday night in Denver. More »

 

D-backs bust out bats, hammer Giants 18-2

The Arizona Diamondbacks smashed four home runs and posted their highest run total of the season as they snapped a five-game losing streak with an 18-2 rout against the host San Francisco Giants on Friday night. More »

 

Astros' Springer hurts hamstring, likely to land on IL

American League home run and RBI leader George Springer probably is headed to the injured list after hurting his left hamstring Friday, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said. More »

 

MLB Standings

May 25 (OPTA) - Standings from the MLB on Saturday More »

 

Hot Rangers edge foundering Angels

Hunter Pence's two-run single in the seventh inning erased a deficit and lifted the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night in Anaheim, Calif. More »

 

MLB roundup: Story walk-off leads Rockies past Orioles

Trevor Story hit two home runs, including a two-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Friday night in Denver. More »

 

MLB Giants vs Diamondbacks Box score

May 25 (OPTA) - Box score from San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday More »

 

UPDATE 18-MLB Results

May 25 (OPTA) - Results from the MLB games on Friday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) More »

 

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