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January 17, 2019

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Brazilians divided over loosening of gun laws

Brazilians divided over loosening of gun laws

Silvana Tavares, a long-time sports shooter who is a vendor in a firearms store in Sao Paulo, says she has never brandished a weapon at anyone, and she does not want to kill anyone.But she is determined to keep a gun at home."Nobody goes into a gun shop think

International bobsleigh body bans Zubkov for two years

International bobsleigh body bans Zubkov for two years

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has suspended two-time Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Zubkov for two years for doping code violations at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the sport's governing body announced Wednesday."The ADHP

Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines

Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods will make his 2019 debut at next week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in California, tournament organisers confirmed on Wednesday.The 43-year-old world number 12, who made a successful return to the sport last year after missing nearly tw

Signing Hernandez this January 'unrealistic', say Bayern

Signing Hernandez this January 'unrealistic', say Bayern

Bayern Munich's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez is unlikely to join the German champions this January as they look to replace their ageing squad with younger talent.Bayern, who trail Bundesliga leaders Boruss

At Detroit auto show, the future of cars is... in the future

At Detroit auto show, the future of cars is... in the future

The Detroit auto show kicked off this week with glitzy, high-production value debuts of mostly sports cars, giant trucks and SUVs -- new versions of age-old themes.But tucked away in a corner of the show were the people and companies hoping for at least a litt

MLS adds Austin as 27th team, Texas capital's first club

MLS adds Austin as 27th team, Texas capital's first club

Austin FC was announced Tuesday as Major League Soccer's 27th club, the first top-level sports team for the Texas capital debuting in 2021 in a new 20,000-seat stadium."We think we are the league for a new America and that America lives here in Austin," MLS