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No tolerance for hooligans at Russia World Cup: UK police chief

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:41am
SHEFFIELD, England (Reuters) - Soccer hooligans can expect swift police action if they try to make trouble at this summer's World Cup finals in Russia where authorities are already putting strict security procedures in place, Britain's lead officer for soccer policing said.

Alibaba looks to modernize Olympics starting in Pyeongchang

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:39am
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, one of the few Olympics sponsors signed up until 2028, said it wants to upgrade the technology that keeps the Games running and will study the Pyeongchang Games to help find ways to save future host countries money.

Beckham set to be formally handed Miami MLS franchise

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:11am
MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) - Former England captain David Beckham is expected to be officially awarded an Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami on Monday.

Federer's phenomenal indoor record leaves Cilic in the shade

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 8:11am
(Reuters) - The moment organizers decided to shut the roof on Rod Laver Arena, Roger Federer already had one hand on the Australian Open title.

Woods breaks into top 20 during final round at Torrey Pines

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 4:05am
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Tiger Woods continued his promising comeback on Sunday as he improved his position to inside the top 20 during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics: IPC

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 4:04am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Monday it was upholding the suspension of Russia's Paralympic Committee but will allow some Russians to compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Paralympics in March.

Chung hoping Melbourne run sparks Korean tennis boom

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:33am
SEOUL (Reuters) - Chung Hyeon hopes his surprise run to the Australian Open semi-finals will give South Korean tennis a shot in the arm and the 21-year-old said his next target was breaking into the top 10 in the world rankings.

Evergreen Federer planning Melbourne return in 2019

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 11:11pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Roger Federer is set to continue defying Father Time after announcing he will return to defend his title next year, the Swiss said on Monday.

Eagles touch down in chilly Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 10:02pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles landed in Minneapolis on Sunday amid frigid temperatures a week ahead of their Super Bowl clash with the New England Patriots.

Day, Noren set for Monday finish at Torrey Pines, Woods tied 23rd

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 8:42pm
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Jason Day and Alex Noren will return early on Monday to decide the Farmers Insurance Open after their playoff was suspended due to darkness at Torrey Pines.

Golf: Day and Noren deadlocked at Torrey Pines, Woods ties for 23rd

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 8:03pm
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Jason Day and Alex Noren will return early on Monday to decide the Farmers Insurance Open after their playoff was suspended due to darkness at Torrey Pines.

Golf: Lincicome defends title under the lights in Paradise Island

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 7:06pm
(Reuters) - American Brittany Lincicome beat the darkness to sink a birdie putt under lights on the 18th hole to win the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic on Sunday.

Doping: Concerned raised over new doping control bottles, WADA says

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 6:59pm
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has begun an investigation into a potential integrity issue with new generation security bottles used in doping control, the global agency said on Sunday.

Golf: Day, Noren, Palmer headed to playoff at Torrey Pines

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 6:10pm
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Australian Jason Day, Swede Alex Noren and American Ryan Palmer are headed to a playoff after finishing the regulation 72 holes locked together at 10-under-par 278 on a warm and windy day at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday.

Motor racing: Car woes plague Alonso as Albuquerque team wins at Daytona

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 5:04pm
(Reuters) - Portuguese drivers Filipe Albuquerque and Joao Barbosa teamed up with Brazil's Christian Fittipaldi to win the Rolex 24 Hours as twice Formula One champion Fernando Alonso's car experienced frequent problems at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.

Handball: Vintage Spain win maiden European title

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 3:19pm
ZAGREB (Reuters) - A rampant Spain lifted their first European handball title after a magnificent second half propelled the former world champions to a 29-23 win over the 16-nation tournament's surprise package Sweden in the final on Sunday.

Golf: Woods breaks into top 20 during final round at Torrey Pines

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 1:10pm
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Tiger Woods continued his promising comeback on Sunday as he improved his position to inside the top 20 during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

Li edges McIlroy in thriller to win Dubai Desert Classic

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 9:20am
(Reuters) - China's Li Haotong edged out Rory McIlroy by a single stroke in a thrilling final round at Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday to claim the second European Tour title of his career.

Cilic blames closed roof for slow start against Federer

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 9:06am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Open runner-up Marin Cilic queried the decision to close the roof at Rod Laver Arena for the men's final on Sunday and said it had contributed to his slow start in defeat to Roger Federer.

Alpine skiing: Resounding win for Hirscher, Ligety back on podium

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 8:58am
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Marcel Hirscher again showed his dominance in the slalom with a resounding win at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday while American Ted Ligety managed his first top three finish for more than two years.

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