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Soccer: Maradona - I want another go at coaching Argentina

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:12am
(Reuters) - Diego Maradona criticized the faltering Argentina team on Wednesday and appealed for another chance at managing the national side.

Rugby: France named surprise host of 2023 Rugby World Cup

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:51am
LONDON (Reuters) - France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in a huge surprise after the Council of the sport's governing body went against the recommendations of an extensive evaluation report in a secret ballot on Wednesday.

Formula E will leave Britain if no Brexit deal, says CEO

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:14am
LONDON (Reuters) - The London-based Formula E electric car racing series will leave Britain if Brexit goes ahead without a deal on tax and employment, Spanish chief executive Alejandro Agag said on Wednesday.

Jedinak hat-trick sends Australia to World Cup soccer

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:49am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Captain Mile Jedinak led the way with a second-half hat-trick as Australia brushed aside Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to secure a place at next year's World Cup finals.

UK Anti-Doping closes Team Sky 'mystery package' probe

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:47am
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) has closed its Team Sky "mystery package" investigation and will not be making any charges, it said on Wednesday.

Australia beat Honduras 3-1 to qualify for World Cup soccer

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:10am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia beat Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia.

Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:53am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Tuesday:

Russia has done 'everything possible' for RUSADA reinstatement: minister

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:40am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Wednesday the country has done everything in its power to have its anti-doping agency (RUSADA) reinstated after it was suspended over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

Golf: Murray apologizes for questioning Champions Tour relevance

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:08am
(Reuters) - PGA Tour player Grayson Murray has apologized for questioning the relevance of the 50-and-over Champions Tour.

Delgado confident Murray is tracking back to best

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:02am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray has had no adverse reaction to his recent charity game against Roger Federer and assistant coach Jamie Delgado is confident he will be able to get back to his best after a hip injury brought an early end to his season.

Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:57pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Tuesday:

Golf: Garcia leaning toward Callaway after split with TaylorMade

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:49pm
(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will use a new ball and clubs at this week's DP World Tour Championship in Dubai after parting company with the TaylorMade equipment company.

National Hockey League roundup

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 9:45pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Los Angeles Kings acquired forward Jussi Jokinen from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Michael Cammalleri on Tuesday.

Aronimink to host 2020 Women's PGA, 2027 PGA Championship

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 8:39pm
(Reuters) - Aronimink Golf Club in Pennsylvania will host the 2027 PGA Championship and the Women's PGA Championship in 2020, the PGA of America said on Tuesday.

UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 8:37pm
MANILA/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

Major League Baseball roundup

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:34pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.

National Football League roundup

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:28pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Jerry Jones is staying on the offensive in his crusade against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the league's compensation committee.

Twins' Molitor named AL Manager of the Year

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:25pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.

Teenager McKennie scores debut goal as U.S. hold Portugal

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 5:46pm
LISBON (Reuters) - Teenager Weston McKennie scored on his debut for the United States as they held Portugal to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday in their first match since failing to qualify for the World Cup.

Federer downs Zverev in 'generation game'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 5:27pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals at the ATP Finals once again on Tuesday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany's Alexander Zverev.

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