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Dutch sales manager wins McLaren F1 simulator job

3 hours 1 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A Dutch sales manager whose teenage hopes of a motorsport career ended when the money ran out won an eSports competition on Tuesday to become a McLaren Formula One simulator driver.

Australian Open to feature 25-second shot-clocks

5 hours 42 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Players will have an additional five seconds between points at next year's Australian Open but time-wasters will have nowhere to hide thanks to the introduction of shot-clocks.

America's Cup boats 'hell of a challenge' for veteran Simmer

7 hours 55 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Designing, building and eventually sailing the new breed of America's Cup boats will pose "one hell of a challenge", Land Rover BAR's new CEO Grant Simmer said on Tuesday.

FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

9 hours 50 min ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

Golf: Rose to compete at Indonesian Masters tournament

12 hours 30 min ago
(Reuters) - World number six Justin Rose will compete in the final event of this year's Asian Tour at the Indonesian Masters in December, the tournament organizers said on Tuesday.

Highlights of Monday's NBA games

14 hours 14 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Basketball Association games:

Highlights of Monday's NHL games

15 hours 22 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games:

Sumo: Japan's national sport wrestles with latest act of violence

15 hours 34 min ago
FUKUOKA/TOKYO, Japan - (Reuters) - A probe into an assault by a sumo grand champion against a junior wrestler threatens to stain the image of Japan's ancient national sport just as its popularity was recovering from previous scandals and a shrinking fan base.

Falcons hang on for win as Seahawks field goal fails to fly

16 hours 17 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and Seattle came up short on a game-tying field-goal attempt with two seconds remaining as the Falcons held on to defeat the Seahawks 34-31 in Seattle on Monday.

Pelicans' Cousins ejected for elbowing Westbrook

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:33pm
(Reuters) - New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins was ejected on Monday for striking Oklahoma City Russell Westbrook with an elbow.

Baseball star Halladay's plane made dive before fatal crash: NTSB

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:53pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The aircraft piloted by Roy Halladay made a sharp dive before crashing into the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month, killing the retired baseball star, federal investigators said on Monday.

New monohull boat design unveiled for 2021 America's Cup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:19pm
(Reuters) - The boats teams will race at the 2021 America's Cup in New Zealand will feature monohulls, a departure from the catamarans used during this year's competition in Bermuda, the designers said on Monday.

National Football League roundup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:14pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn died early Monday morning after being involved in a car crash in Irving, Texas. He was 43.

Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:07pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

FIA returns entry fee paid by defunct Manor F1 team

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:46pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body has returned the entry fee paid a year ago by the now-defunct Manor team, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Monday.

Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:39pm
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.

Haye pulls out of Bellew fight after 'freak accident'

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:36pm
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain's former heavyweight world champion David Haye has pulled out of next month's scheduled showdown with WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew after suffering a "freak accident".

Goffin aims to ride the wave to Davis Cup glory

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - Beaten but exhilarated, Belgium's David Goffin believes his exceptional run at the ATP Finals has strengthened him for the last great challenge of his breakthrough season -- helping his country win the Davis Cup for the first time.

Qatar urges Gulf neighbors to let nationals attend 2022 soccer World Cup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:45am
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is urging the four countries imposing a diplomatic and trade boycott against it to allow their nationals to attend the World Cup in Doha in 2022, a senior Qatari organizer said on Monday.

Suspended AIBA president Wu to step down from post

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:41am
(Reuters) - The International Boxing Association's (AIBA) suspended president Wu Ching-kuo announced on Monday that he would step down from his post to "resolve the management issues" within the Olympic sport's governing body.

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