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Golf-McIlroy adds British Masters to his end-season schedule

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:17pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy will play in next week's British Masters after the four times major winner failed to qualify for the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team: Forbes

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:06pm
(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for an 11th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes on Monday.

Formula One plays the blame game after Vettel smash

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:38am
LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel's temperament is under the spotlight again after the Ferrari driver's hopes of seizing back the Formula One lead disappeared in a few seconds of mayhem at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

Cycling: Giro d'Italia to open 2018 race with three stages in Israel

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:10am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will host the three opening stages of next year's Giro d'Italia, the first time a cycling classic race will be held outside Europe, organizers said on Monday.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:26am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

McLaren can be resistant to change, says Honda boss

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:25am
LONDON (Reuters) - Honda's motorsport head has portrayed former champions McLaren as 'systematic' and set in their ways as the Formula One partners prepare to separate at the end of the season.

Tennis: Electronic calls to replace line judges at Next Gen Finals

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:37am
LONDON (Reuters) - Line judges face an uncertain future after the ATP announced that they will be replaced by "electronic line calls" at this year's inaugural Next Gen Finals in Milan.

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:09am
LONDON (Reuters) - The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen.

Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:32am
TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday.

Soccer-Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:00am
MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis on Wednesday after serving a five-match suspension, as the champions look to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Ex-England captain Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:31am
LONDON (Reuters) - Former England soccer captain Wayne Rooney received a two-year driving ban on Monday after pleading guilty in a British court to drink-driving, the Press Association news agency reported.

Mercedes must not drop the ball now, warns Wolff

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:13am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mercedes will see Ferrari's Singapore self-destruction as a warning, even as they revel in Lewis Hamilton's sudden 28-point lead, that anything can happen in Formula One and nothing can be taken for granted.

Basketball: Unsung hero Kokoskov still humble after Slovenia feat

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:47am
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia’s historic triumph at the European basketball championship left their coach Igor Kokoskov as the unsung hero after the Alpine country’s impressive 93-85 win over Serbia in a rip-roaring final in Istanbul.

Golf: Leishman fends off Rose challenge to win BMW Championship

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:20pm
(Reuters) - Marc Leishman staved off a challenge from Justin Rose to win the BMW Championship by five strokes outside Chicago on Sunday.

Red Bull roll back the years with Singapore form

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:22pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Red Bull rekindled memories of their pomp at the Singapore Grand Prix, but team driver Daniel Ricciardo doesn't expect a three-way tussle for the Formula One world championship just yet.

Basketball: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:07pm
(Reuters) - An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbors Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday.

Aston Martin wants to be more involved in F1

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 3:50pm
LONDON (Reuters) - British luxury sportscar maker Aston Martin is looking to get more engaged in Formula One, chief executive Andy Palmer said on Sunday amid speculation of a title partnership with Red Bull and future engine involvement.

Vettel's hopes of regaining title lead wrecked in Singapore GP crash

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 3:24pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel may well come to rue the errant turn of the steering wheel that triggered the first-corner collision taking the German out of the Singapore Grand Prix and wrecking his hopes of regaining the overall championship lead.

Belgium beat Australia 3-2 to reach Davis Cup final

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 2:52pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - David Goffin and Steve Darcis staged a thrilling comeback on Sunday to take Belgium into their second Davis Cup final in three years with a 3-2 victory over Australia.

Golf: Nordqvist wins Evian Championship after playoff

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:12pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (Reuters) - Sweden's Anna Nordqvist won the Evian Championship after beating American Brittany Altomare in a playoff on Sunday.