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Unstoppable Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympics

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:40am
(Reuters) - Evergreen American Venus Williams has dismissed any notion of announcing her retirement anytime soon, saying she is eager to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:17am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

Motor racing: Formula E season charges up with eyes to the future

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula E is trying to focus on the present but looking very much to the future as the electric racing series powers up for the start of season four in Hong Kong this weekend.

Alpine skiing: Women's downhill training at Lake Louise canceled

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 6:49pm
(Reuters) - Training for the first women's downhill World Cup races of the season were canceled on Wednesday due to soft snow but conditions looked good to resume on Thursday, a spokesperson for the U.S. ski team said on Wednesday.

Alpine skiing: Theaux quickest in downhill training at Beaver Creek

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:27pm
(Reuters) - France's Adrien Theaux posted the fastest time in the first round of men's downhill training in Beaver Creek, Colorado on Wednesday, edging out countryman Johan Clarey ahead of Saturday's World Cup event.

Players debate NFL's proposed $100 million donation

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:21pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The NFL proposed joining with its players in a bid to spur social justice change, although not all players are on board with the proposal.

Kubica quick on final day of Williams test

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:20pm
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Poland's Robert Kubica kept on course for a Formula One comeback after ending the final test of the year on Wednesday with the quickest lap by a Williams driver.

U.S. team doctor Nassar pleads guilty to additional sexual conduct charges

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:53pm
(Reuters) - Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said.

Santander ends Ferrari and F1 sponsorship

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:50pm
(Reuters) - Santander is ending its long-running sponsorship of Ferrari and Formula One at the end of the season and teaming up with the Champions League, the Spanish bank announced on Wednesday.

Froome to race in 2018 Giro d'Italia

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:01pm
(Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to claim the Giro d'Italia/Tour de France double for 20 years after confirming on Wednesday he would tackle both races in 2018.

Motor racing: Alfa Romeo to become Sauber title sponsor

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Alfa Romeo are returning to Formula One for the first time in 30 years with the century-old Italian marque partnering the Swiss-based Sauber team as title sponsors.

Woods back for perhaps last shot at a comeback

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:02am
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods will once again steal the spotlight at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday, despite the elite field containing eight of the world's top-10 golfers, as he embarks on what could be his final shot at a comeback.

IOC bans three Russian bobsledders for life over doping

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:56am
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had banned three Russian bobsledders - Aleksandr Kasyanov, Aleksei Pushkarev and Ilvir Khuzin - for life over doping allegations related to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Alfa Romeo to become Sauber title sponsor

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:05am
LONDON (Reuters) - Alfa Romeo will become title sponsor of the Sauber Formula One team next season as part of a multi-year technical and commercial partnership, both sides announced on Wednesday.

Sumo: Grand champion Harumafuji retires over assault incident

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:55am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sumo grand champion Harumafuji announced he would retire on Wednesday to take responsibility for injuring a junior wrestler in an incident that has threatened to taint the image of Japan's national sport just as it was regaining popularity.

Serena, Kuznetsova uncertain of playing Australian Open

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:53am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Serena Williams has yet to make a decision about her participation at the Australian Open, while world number 12 Svetlana Kuznetsova is also a doubt for the first grand slam of 2018 after undergoing wrist surgery.

Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:49am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:25am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's National Basketball Association games:

NBA: National Basketball Association roundup

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 8:15pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin could be sidelined for two months while recovering from a sprained MCL in his left knee, according to an ESPN report Tuesday.

Sumo: Grand champion Harumafuji to retire over assault incident

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 8:02pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Grand champion Harumafuji has informed Japan's sumo association of his intention to retire, an association spokesman said on Wednesday, after his assault of a junior wrestler tainted the image of the national sport just as it was regaining popularity.



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