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Motor racing: Concerned Formula One drivers put on united front

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:51am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One drivers, including Britain's four times world champion Lewis Hamilton, have shown rare unanimity by all signing up for their union amid concern for the sport's future direction.

Boxing: Australian Horn beats Corcoran to retain world welterweight crown

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:41am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Jeff Horn retained his WBO welterweight world title by technical knockout when Briton Gary Corcoran's corner threw in the towel in the 11th round of their contest in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Ice Hockey: Russia's hockey league gives blessing for players to compete as neutrals at Olympics

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:39am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) said on Wednesday it was in favor of its players competing at the Pyeongchang winter Olympics after Moscow agreed to let Russian athletes take part as neutrals.

Cycling: Froome faces tough questions after positive Vuelta test

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 4:49am
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome could potentially be stripped of his Vuelta a Espana title after a urine test he gave during the race in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.

Cycling: Froome tested positive for asthma drug during Vuelta

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:21am
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a urine test at the Vuelta a Espana in September but the Briton said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong.

Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:19am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Tuesday:

Froome tested positive for asthma drug during Vuelta

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:15am
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a urine test at the Vuelta a Espana in September but the Briton said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong.

Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:54am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Tuesday:

Packers QB Rodgers says cleared to return from injury

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:41am
(The Sports Xchange) - The uncertainty about whether Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers would be ready to return this week was resolved on Thursday when Rodgers announced on Instagram that he was medically cleared to play football.

National Hockey League roundup

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:46pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Pittsburgh Penguins activated two-time Stanley Cup winning goaltender Matt Murray from injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

National Football League roundup

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:53pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Kenny Britt is close to getting another shot, and with the defending Super Bowl champions no less.

People hope 'I break my neck' after Trump comments: Vonn

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:11pm
(Reuters) - Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday.

Azarenka given wildcard for Australian Open

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:15pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Twice champion Victoria Azarenka has been given a wildcard for next month's Australian Open, organizers said on Wednesday.

Fury says 'nightmare' over after UKAD clears him to return to ring

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:21pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he was glad the "nightmare" was behind him as he was cleared to resume his boxing career after agreeing a two-year backdated ban for an anti-doping violation on Tuesday.

Zidane delighted to call on 'world's best' Ronaldo

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:15pm
MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was delighted to be able to call on the "best player in the world" in Cristiano Ronaldo as his side gear up to defend their Club World Cup title.

Fury free to fight again as UKAD resolves anti-doping case

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:52am
(Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after reaching an agreement with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) over the charges against him, the agency said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Australia sound out Scolari for World Cup job

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:21am
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Australia have approached World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari about leading them to the 2018 tournament in Russia, the former Brazil and Portugal boss has told Reuters.

IOC bans six Russian female ice hockey players for life over doping

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:18am
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday it had banned six Russian female ice hockey players for life from the Olympics over doping allegations linked to the Sochi 2014 winter games.

Russia's Olympic Committee to support its neutral athletes at Winter Games

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:08am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to support its athletes who choose to compete in next year's Winter Games in South Korea as neutrals following a ban on the Russian national team.

Oscar Pistorius suffers bruise in prison fight

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:13am
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday.

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