"I know what I said and I meant it. Everybody in Canada should wear a poppy to honour our fallen soldiers," hockey commentator Don Cherry said his comments were not meant to be insensitive to other cultures.
After a 7-5, 7-5 defeat to Dominic Thiem in his tournament opener, six-time champion Roger Federer may find it tricky to qualify for the last four of the ATP Finals.
Chelsea were also 2-0 victors against Crystal Palace as they too jumped above Manchester City into third.
Mostafa Mohamed has earned rave reviews for his performances with top Egyptian club Zamalek at home and in Africa, with some pundits comparing him to legendary forward Hossam Hassan.
Tiger Woods will be the first playing captain in the Presidents Cup since American Hale Irwin in its inaugural edition in 1994.
The footballer kicked a chicken after a brood of them entered the field and then threw it over the fence, drawing ire from animal rights groups and potentially facing a one-year prison sentence.
The switch would mark the fourth code-switch in Sonny Bill Williams' career, setting him to become the highest-paid player in either of rugby's two codes.
Chelsea battled to an incident-packed 4-4 draw with nine-man Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League on Tuesday, with the hosts fighting back from 4-1 down after scoring two own goals.
Fans have repeatedly subjected players of sub-Saharan African origin to racist chants - With recent cases targeting Mario Balotelli, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Romelu Lukaku.
The Melbourne Cup was run this year with the industry under extreme scrutiny following damning revelations about the fate of retired racehorses, including mistreatment and the alleged slaughter of hundreds of thoroughbreds at local abattoirs.
Some 37,000 runners from 106 countries competed in the 41st Istanbul Marathon which started at 06:00 GMT from Istanbul's Asian side and ended in the European side of the city.
Irem Yaman beat two-time Olympic winner Jade Jones 22-9 to become European champion in Italy,
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