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Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The credit card giant’s Team Visa scheme features 96 athletes across 27 sports, including soccer star Megan Rapinoe, gymnast …

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Good news, everyone! Week Two of the iRacing Pro Invitational Series was just as much fun as Week One. This week’s action featured jokes, laughs and, of course, a big wreck or two. “I didn’t mean to wreck you.”- @gbiffle and @ClintBowyer FaceTime after their iRacing incident Sunday pic.twitter.com/nwq3auzFzz — FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) March 29, …

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020. “The games are meant to be in summer, so …

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020. “The games are meant to be in summer, so …

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Race fans are in for a treat this weekend, beginning Saturday night on FOX Sports 1. See you at 7p ET! Watch an Atlanta classic along with us. #NASCARonFS1 https://t.co/TendxfPlNw — FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) March 28, 2020 The 2001 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway represented the fourth race of the …

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The walk to the starting grid for Tony Kanaan began in his Indianapolis kitchen, through the foyer, past the trophy case, up the stairs, down the hall, through the master bedroom, master bathroom and finally into the closet. That’s where the former Indianapolis 500 winner tucked away Saturday to participate in a full day of …

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As the United States – and the world – fights against COVID-19, several teams, NASCAR manufacturers, and those involved in the NASCAR industry are doing things to help communities battle and cope. Among them: Wood Brothers Racing has received $33,500 in donations – from 1251 individual donors – to purchase, as of Thursday, 212 computer tablets …

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DENVER (AP) — The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. At least one has already started layoffs and others are desperate to stay solvent. Some are expecting a major downturn in membership dues, while others are reeling from event …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion has joined the field for IndyCar’s inaugural online race as he contemplates driving in that series following his retirement from full-time stock car racing. IndyCar has followed NASCAR, IMSA and Formula One in setting up a virtual racing series to give fans content during the coronavirus pandemic that …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has joined the field for IndyCar’s inaugural online race as he contemplates driving in that series following his retirement from full-time stock car racing. IndyCar has followed NASCAR, IMSA and Formula One in setting up a virtual racing series to give fans content during the coronavirus …

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