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Davis Cup holders Argentina relegated from world group

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:35am
(Reuters) - Davis Cup holders Argentina were relegated from the world group after 15 years among the tennis elite when they lost 3-2 to Kazakhstan in Astana on Sunday.

Cycling: Sunweb shine with team time trial double at world championships

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:57am
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Team Sunweb achieved the double at the road cycling world championships when their men's and women's teams won the team time trial events on Sunday.

Motor racing: Hamilton takes big step toward fourth title

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:39am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton took a huge stride toward a fourth Formula One title on Sunday with victory in an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix after Ferrari title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at the start.

France reach Davis Cup final after Tsonga beats Lajovic

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:17am
LILLE, France (Reuters) - France won a place in the Davis Cup final when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Dusan Lajovic 2-6 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2 to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead over Serbia on Sunday.

Hamilton wins in Singapore with Vettel out

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:41am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to go 28 points clear at the top of the Formula One world championship after Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel was caught in a first corner collision.

France beat Serbia to reach Davis Cup final

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:20am
LILLE, France (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Dusan Lajovic 2-6 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2 to give France an unassailable 3-1 lead against Serbia and book their place in the Davis Cup final on Sunday.

Motor racing: Vettel out of Singapore GP as Hamilton leads

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:39am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel’s hopes of vaulting back into the overall Formula One world championship lead were wrecked by a first corner collision on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

Motor racing: Concerned Hamilton says he is trying to go vegan

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:37am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is trying to go vegan out of concern for the planet, love of animals and his own health.

Motor racing-Perez stays with Ocon at Force India in 2018

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:31am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mexican driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the Formula One team said ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

Perez stays with Ocon at Force India in 2018

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:41am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez will stay at Force India next season in an unchanged line-up with Frenchman Esteban Ocon, the team said in a statement on Sunday.

Qualifier Diyas wins maiden WTA title in Tokyo

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 3:10am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Zarina Diyas made it second time lucky at the Japan Women's Open on Sunday when she beat fellow qualifier and local hopeful Miyu Kato 6-2 7-5 to win her maiden WTA title.

Golovkin draws with Alvarez in middleweight superfight

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:27pm
(Reuters) - Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a draw in their middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Soccer: Record MLS crowd watches Atlanta, Orlando City draw

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 6:08pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Josef Martinez recorded his second straight hat trick, but Atlanta United had to settle for a 3-3 draw with Orlando City SC as the largest crowd ever to attend an MLS game, 70,425 fans, watched at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday.

Golf: Leishman five clear of Day and Fowler after third round at BMW

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 5:10pm
(Reuters) - Marc Leishman carded a solid three-under-par 68 to extend his lead to five strokes after the third round at the BMW Championship outside Chicago on Saturday.

Vettel on pole in Singapore with Hamilton fifth

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 4:01pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position to retake the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton with a sensational late lap in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

Hamilton holding on 'for dear life’ in Singapore

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 2:00pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton described Saturday's qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as a matter of 'holding on for dear life' after he lapped a disappointing fifth fastest.

Balkan delight as Serbia and Slovenia lock horns

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:44pm
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - When regional rivals Serbia and Slovenia clash for the European basketball title on Sunday, any outcome will spell victory for the Balkans where passion and natural talent for the game are considered second to none in Europe.

Mahut, Herbert put France ahead in Davis Cup semi

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:34pm
LILLE, France (Reuters) - Hosts France took a 2-1 lead over Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final when Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut beat Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1 6-2 7-6(3) in the doubles on Saturday.

Golf: Thai Jutanugarn moves ahead in Evian

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:31pm
(Reuters) - Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand took a bold step toward a first major title when she carded a three-under-par 68 to claim the lead at a tightly-contested Evian championships on Saturday.

Australia go 2-1 up in Davis Cup semi-final

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:03am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Australia took a 2-1 lead against Belgium on Saturday after easily winning their Davis Cup semi-final doubles in three sets.