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Woods not attending his D.C.-area event

1 hour 30 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Tiger Woods, who has missed numerous tournaments the past few seasons because of ongoing back problems, will not perform his usual duties as tournament host at this week's Quicken Loans National as he addresses his use of prescription drugs to manage his back pain.

Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages

2 hours 8 min ago
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday said professional minor league baseball is exempt from U.S. antitrust laws, and rejected an appeal by players who complained that their wages were kept artificially low.

Tennis: Serve-and-volley a lost art as grass loses its menace

2 hours 28 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Ivan Lendl once complained that Wimbledon's super-lush lawns were fit only for grazing cows, before manfully learning how to serve and volley and reach two finals.

Kerber says top ranking weighs, but ready for grass season

2 hours 51 min ago
EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) - World number one Angelique Kerber needs no reminding how perilous life on Tour can be when you are the player everyone wants to knock off their perch.

Bolt brings sunshine and heat on his last trip to Golden Spike meeting

3 hours 14 min ago
PRAGUE (Reuters) - As Usain Bolt deals with the emotions of closing the curtain on his record-breaking career, one thing that won't trouble him as he prepares for his ninth and final appearance at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting is the heat, he said on Monday.

Athletics: Strong U.S. world team could match Rio success

4 hours 22 min ago
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A world-class group of jumpers, shot putters and women's hurdlers should have American athletes heading to the podium often at August's world championships in London.

Cavendish confirmed for Tour de France after battle with illness

4 hours 45 min ago
(Reuters) - Sprinter Mark Cavendish was named as one of the three Britons who will be racing for Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France next month, the South African-based team confirmed on Monday.

Willis starts well on another great Wimbledon adventure

5 hours 5 min ago
(Reuters) - Marcus Willis, the Briton whose tennis fairytale enchanted Wimbledon last year, made a strong start to his latest adventure to reach the main draw of the world's biggest tournament on Monday as he won his first qualifying match at Roehampton.

In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth

5 hours 47 min ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece's homegrown NBA All-Star, made an emotional return to the city he grew up in and promised to help children in Greece and Africa make it in life.

Kvitova pulls out of Eastbourne tournament

6 hours 36 min ago
EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) - Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the Aegon International tournament at Eastbourne with an abdominal strain, tournament organizers said on Monday.

McEnroe urges Agassi to spend more time with Djokovic

7 hours 22 min ago
(Reuters) - Andre Agassi and world number four Novak Djokovic need to work together for at least a month if the American's coaching is to have a long-term impact on the struggling Serb's game, three-times Wimbledon champion John McEnroe has said.

Foot injury dents Muir hopes of doubling up in London

9 hours 16 min ago
(Reuters) - British middle distance runner Laura Muir is expected to abandon her bid to double up at the world championships in London after a foot injury hampered her preparations for the August event.

North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

9 hours 32 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying that political tension must be resolved first.

The gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

10 hours 13 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The gloves are off and the fight is on between Formula One title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.

New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America's Cup glory

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:21pm
HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) - Emirates Team New Zealand will take to Bermuda's Great Sound on Monday with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup.

Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:11pm
LONDON (Reuters) - This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.

Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 8:07pm
LONDON (Reuters) - What started as a bit of fun may just have led to a masterstroke.

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:20pm
(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday and become the second youngest player in the modern era behind Tiger Woods to post 10 PGA Tour victories.

Athletics: Coleman stunned in 200 as Merritt, Bowie also lose

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:17pm
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Rising star Christian Coleman's weekend of disappointment continued on Sunday as he lost the 200 metres at the U.S. nationals and world championships trials to Ameer Webb.

Injured Lyles pulls out of 200m at U.S. championships

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 3:05pm
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - U.S. teenage prospect Noah Lyles pulled out of the 200 metres semi-finals at the American trials on Sunday with a hamstring strain, ending his chance of competing in August's world championships in London.

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