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Former number one Donald in hospital after heart scare

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:56pm
(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

Kirk takes lead as Snedeker makes strong return from injury

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:23pm
(Reuters) - Former champion Chris Kirk took the first-round lead at the RSM Classic in coastal Georgia on Thursday, as two-times American Ryder Cup member Brandt Snedeker made a solid comeback after a long injury absence.

Smith, Chien share CME Group lead

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:31pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Sarah Jane Smith and Peiyun Chien posted 6-under 66s Thursday in the first round of the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla.

Astros Altuve, Marlins slugger Stanton win MVP awards

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:26pm
(Reuters) - Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor.

Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP deal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - will exclusively stream 37 top men's tennis tournaments from 2019 to its Amazon Prime Video subscribers in Britain and Ireland after it won the ATP broadcast rights from pay-TV group Sky.

Sock stuns Zverev to prolong London adventure, Federer rolls on

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:58pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Owners rebuke Jones for detrimental conduct

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests," the New York Times reported on Thursday.

Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:52pm
LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.

I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:32am
(Reuters) - A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

Paraguayan judge authorizes extradition of ex-Conmebol president

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:21am
ASUNCION (Reuters) - A Paraguayan judge authorized on Thursday the extradition of the former president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Nicolas Leoz to the United States, where he faces bribery accusations in a corruption investigation into world football executives.

No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

Hartley and Gasly to race for Toro Rosso in 2018

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:19am
LONDON (Reuters) - New Zealander Brendon Hartley and French driver Pierre Gasly will race for Toro Rosso next season, the Red Bull-owned Formula One team said on Thursday.

Exclusive: CONCACAF agrees to launch new Nations League

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:38am
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - CONCACAF's governing council has agreed to launch a new Nations League tournament, for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean, president Victor Montagliani told Reuters on Thursday.

Rose takes route 66 in Race to Dubai

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:57am
(Reuters) - Justin Rose struck an early blow in the Race to Dubai by trouncing his playing partner Tommy Fleetwood as the two went head to head in the season-defining DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.

Trump acknowledges thanks from UCLA players released from China

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday acknowledged the thanks he received from three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China for shoplifting and were released after he raised the case with his Chinese counterpart.

Allyson Felix eyes Tokyo 400m gold as final farewell

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:28am
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - American sprinter Allyson Felix, the most decorated woman in Olympic and world championship history, is eyeing a final shot at the one major medal to elude her – Olympic 400 meters gold.

Czech police end investigation into Kvitova stabbing case

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:36am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech police have ended their investigation into a knife attack on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova last year that forced her off the court for five months this season.

Motor racing: Force India count the cost of success

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:31am
LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are enjoying their highest-scoring Formula One season, the team punching above their weight to secure fourth place in the constructors' championship for the second year in a row.

Golf: Co-leader Koepka makes solid start to title defense in Japan

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:22am
(Reuters) - Defending Dunlop Phoenix Tournament champion Brooks Koepka quickly stamped his authority on the challengers to his title with a six-under-par 65 to tie South Korean Lee Sang-hee for the first-round lead in Miyazaki, Japan on Thursday.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:59am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday: