September 20, 2018

Adobe to buy marketing software firm Marketo for $4.75 billion

Adobe Systems Inc said on Thursday it would buy Marketo Inc, a privately held cloud-based marketing software company, for about $4.75 billion (3.5 billion pounds), accelerating the Photoshop maker's move into the cloud and bolstering its digital marke...
September 20, 2018

Doping-WADA votes to reinstate RUSADA amid widespread protests

The ban on Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA was lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners.
September 20, 2018

Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko -- and to end with a similar outcome.
September 20, 2018

Leicester may rest Maguire for Huddersfield clash

Leicester City manager Claude Puel is mulling over whether to rest centre back Harry Maguire for Saturday's Premier League home game against Huddersfield Town.
September 20, 2018

Reaction to WADA’s decision to reinstate RUSADA

The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday to lift, subject to certain conditions, a ban on Russia's anti-doping authority (RUSADA) [nL8N1W64HF] has been met by an almost unanimous chorus of disapproval from around the world.
September 20, 2018

Nike’s Kaepernick ad spurs spike in sold-out items

Nike Inc has sold out 61 percent more merchandise since the controversial ad campaign featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick appeared earlier this month, according to data on the company's online sales from Thomson Reuters Proprietary Research.
September 20, 2018

Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team – Forbes

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for a 12th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/nfl-valuations/list published by business magazine Forbes...
September 20, 2018

WBA champion Charr’s title defence cancelled after ‘suspect’ test

Heavyweight champion Manuel Charr will not defend his WBA belt next week against American challenger Fres Oquendo after a 'suspect' doping test by the Syrian forced the fight to be cancelled, his management said on Thursday.
September 20, 2018

Southampton short on strikers for Liverpool match

Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini is a doubt for Saturday's Premier League trip to Liverpool because of a hamstring injury, leaving manager Mark Hughes short of options up front.
September 20, 2018

Burnley back to being underdogs after forgetting DNA – Dyche

Burnley are back to being plucky underdogs after a poor start to the season that resulted from the team forgetting all the things that made them so successful in previous campaigns, manager Sean Dyche said on Thursday.
September 20, 2018

West Ham’s Arnautovic a doubt for Chelsea visit

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is facing a selection headache for Sunday's Premier League game against leaders Chelsea as Marko Arnautovic could be ruled out with a knee problem.
September 20, 2018

Cipriani out of England squad as Ashton, Tuilagi included

Gloucester flyhalf Danny Cipriani has been left out of England's training squad for next week's training camp in Bristol, while Chris Ashton and Manu Tuilagi were included on the 36-player list, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Thursday.