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There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games: IOC's Bach

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:19pm
LIMA (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is not considering any plan B for the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics despite the escalating crisis with North Korea, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.

Golf: LPGA forced to cancel China tournament scheduled for October

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 6:41pm
(Reuters) - The LPGA on Tuesday had to cancel a tournament in Shanghai less than one month before it was due to be played after failing to get local government approval for the event.

U.S. gambler Walters loses bid to stay free during insider trading appeal

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 4:19pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a bid by famed Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters on Tuesday to remain free while he appeals his conviction and five-year prison sentence for insider trading.

U.S. gambler Walters asks to stay free during insider trading appeal

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:45pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for famed Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters on Tuesday urged a U.S. appeals court to let his client remain free while he appeals his conviction and five-year prison sentence for insider trading.

Soccer: World Cup tickets to cost from $105 to $1100

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:45pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - Tickets for next year's World Cup in Russia will go on sale from Thursday with prices ranging from $105 for the cheapest seats at group stage matches to $1,100 for the most expensive seats at the final, FIFA said on Tuesday.

No late deal for NHL players at Pyeongchang - IIHF's Fasel

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:43am
LIMA (Reuters) - There is no longer any chance of a late deal with the National Hockey League (NHL) to send players to the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics, the president of the international ice hockey federation (IIHF) said on Tuesday.

Ex-Knicks star Oakley sues Dolan, MSG over removal from game

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:19am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Knicks basketball star Charles Oakley has filed a defamation lawsuit against team owner James Dolan, stemming from Oakley's forcible, televised removal from a game at Madison Square Garden in February.

Ex-Knicks star Oakley sues MSG, Dolan over removal from game

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:02am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Knicks basketball star Charles Oakley on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against Madison Square Garden Co, MSG Networks Inc and their executive chairman, James Dolan, in connection with his forcible removal from a Knicks game in February.

Facebook pays millions for reality show on NFL's Marshawn Lynch

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:45am
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is paying Time Warner Inc's Bleacher Report millions of dollars for a reality show on NFL player Marshawn Lynch, the sports site told Reuters - a sign that the social media firm is willing to pay top dollar to lure viewers and ads to its Watch video service.

Charles Oakley sues MSG, Dolan over removal from game, aftermath

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:17am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley on Tuesday filed a defamation lawsuit against Madison Square Garden Co, MSG Networks Inc and their executive chairman, James Dolan, in connection with the forcible removal of the former National Basketball Association star from a Knicks game in February.

Froome to compete in world championships time trial

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:12am
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will follow up his first Vuelta a Espana victory by competing in the team and individual time trials at the road world championships starting in Norway at the weekend.

Ronaldo ripe for Real return in Champions League: Zidane

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:54am
(Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo is eager to return to action as he prepares for his first start of the season when Real Madrid begin their Champions League defence on Wednesday against APOEL Nicosia, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday.

Three Russian cyclists sue WADA, investigator McLaren: coach

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:41am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren over their exclusion from the Rio 2016 Olympics, their coach said on Tuesday.

Jaguar to launch Formula E support series in 2018

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:30am
LONDON (Reuters) - Jaguar is to launch an all-electric support series of races to accompany the Formula E championship late next year, the British-based carmaker said on Tuesday.

FA to increase World Cup cyber security over hacking concerns

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 6:11am
(Reuters) - The English Football Association will increase cyber security for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after hacking attacks by a group suspected of links to a Russian spy agency, media reports said.

PRO14 chief executive keen on U.S. east coast expansion

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 3:59am
(Reuters) - The chief executive of PRO14 believes it is the matter of "when, not if" a team based on the east coast of the United States will join the cross-hemisphere tournament.

Davis Cup team spirit fires Kyrgios up again

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:51am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Two weeks after declaring he lacked any dedication to tennis, Nick Kyrgios has pledged to fire up for Australia's bid to reach the Davis Cup final.

NFL: Peterson denies argument with coach after quiet Saints debut

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:21am
(Reuters) - Adrian Peterson dismissed suggestions of a heated exchange with New Orleans coach Sean Payton after his disappointing return to Minnesota on Monday.

North Korea crisis so far no threat to Pyeongchang 2018: IOC

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:59pm
LIMA (Reuters) - The escalating North Korean crisis had so far raised "no hint" of a security threat for next year's Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.

Olympics: IOC lawyers in touch with Brazil over Rio Games chief

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:17pm
LIMA (Reuters) - Lawyers for the International Olympic Committee on Monday contacted Brazilian judicial authorities to request any evidence regarding the involvement of Rio de Janeiro Olympics chief in alleged corruption, IOC chief Thomas Bach said.

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