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Kuznetsova out of Australian Open with wrist injury

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:57pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Russia's world number 12 Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss next month's Australian Open as she recovers from wrist surgery, organizers confirmed on Friday.

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:24pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Born and raised in Japan, three North Korean soccer players are expecting to face boos from the home crowd in a match that comes less than two weeks after the latest North Korean test missile splashed into the Sea of Japan.

National Hockey League roundup

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:25pm
(The Sports Xchange) - A Seattle ownership group has been authorized to file an application for an NHL expansion team, commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday from Manalapan, Fla., where the league's board of governors are meeting.

U.S. expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:22pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said the United States looks forward to participating in the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea in February, after questions arose about security in the neighbor to North Korea, which has recently ramped up weapons testing.

U.S. gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years for child pornography

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 1:39pm
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually assaulting gymnasts, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges that grew out of a sex abuse investigation.

Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or reignites eternal debate with Messi

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 1:26pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo collected his joint-record fifth Ballon d'Or on Thursday in Paris in the middle of his worst domestic season for Real Madrid, but with a deserved reputation for delivering on the biggest stage of all and when it matters most.

Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d'Or for joint-record fifth time

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 1:22pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d'Or for world player of the year on Thursday for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times.

Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Warren Moon denies harassment claim

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:51pm
(Reuters) - Professional football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon denied accusations of sexual harassment by a woman who was an executive assistant to the former National Football League player at the sports marketing firm he co-founded.

U.S. gymnastics team doctor sentenced to 60 years on child pornography charges

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:27am
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually assaulting gymnasts, to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges that grew out of a sex abuse investigation, local media reported.

Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Warren Moon accused of sexual harassment

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:18am
(Reuters) - Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman who worked for the former National Football League player's sports marketing firm.

Golf: Davidse rises from hospital bed to lead at Joburg Open

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:18am
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Keenan Davidse overcame illness and a spell in hospital to card a 63 and take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the European Tour’s Joburg Open at the Randpark Golf Club on Thursday.

Alpine skiing: German teenager dies after Lake Louise crash

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:16am
(Reuters) - German teenager Max Burkhart has died of injuries sustained in a crash during a Nor Am Cup race in Lake Louise, Alpine Canada said in statement.

U.S. Masters champion Garcia named Europe's best golfer

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:00am
(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the first time on Thursday, capping an excellent year in which he also triumphed in the Dubai Desert Classic and the Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

Pyeongchang in a cold sweat over freezing opening ceremony

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:05am
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's winter Olympics organizers have worries other than a ban on Russia competing, poor ticket sales and tensions over North Korea. They fear it may be too cold.

Figure skating: Chen edges Uno for lead in Grand Prix final

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 6:16am
NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States edged Japan’s Shoma Uno in the men’s short program to take the lead at the Grand Prix final on Thursday, setting up a showdown between the two jumping powerhouses two months before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Motor racing: Hamilton tops poll of Formula One bosses

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 5:55am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One team bosses have voted Lewis Hamilton as the sport's top driver for the fourth year in a row but Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas slipped to 10th place in the rankings.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 1:32am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:50am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:

Konta appoints Joyce as new coach

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:11am
(Reuters) - British world number nine Johanna Konta has named American Michael Joyce as her new coach for the 2018 season following her split from Belgian Wim Fisette in October.

National Football League roundup

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 7:00pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Roger Goodell signed a five-year contract extension to remain the commissioner of the NFL, according to a memo sent to league owners from the compensation committee on Wednesday.

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