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Athletics: Rupp, Dibaba claim Chicago Marathon victories

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:25am
(Reuters) - Galen Rupp became the first American to win the Chicago Marathon in 15 years and Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba ran away with the women's race on Sunday.

Motor racing: Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 9:24am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel is one race reprimand away from a 10-place grid penalty after Formula One stewards punished the Ferrari driver for missing the national anthem at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:43am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel's Sunday could not get much worse after engine problems at the Japanese Grand Prix all but killed off his title hopes, but Formula One stewards reprimanded him anyway for missing the national anthem before the race.

Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:27am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish.

Goffin downs Mannarino to win Japan Open title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:26am
(Reuters) - Fourth-seeded Belgian David Goffin beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3 7-5 in the Japan Open final in Tokyo on Sunday to win his second title in as many weeks and first ATP 500 trophy.

Motor racing - Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:02am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish.

Vettel's title hopes suffer huge blow in Japan

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:45am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel suffered the agony of another retirement on Sunday as his Formula One title hopes disappeared almost over the horizon.

Highlights of Saturday's NHL games

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:24am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Saturday's MLB playoff games

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:20am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball playoff games:

Duncan keeps lead heading into final round of Safeway Open

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:57pm
(Reuters) - Tyler Duncan held on to his one-shot lead at the Safeway Open on Saturday after carding a one-under-par 71 at the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Ca. Duncan, playing in just his second PGA Tour start, moved to 14-under and will start the final round with a slender lead over Chesson Hadley, who shot a two-under 70 a day after dazzling with a 61.

Lightning's Brown raises fist during national anthem

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:41pm
(Reuters) - Tampa Bay forward J.T. Brown raised a closed right fist during the national anthem on Saturday, joining the growing list of professional athletes protesting what they see as a pattern of racism in the treatment of African-Americans by U.S. police.

Golf - Duncan keeps lead heading into final round of Safeway Open

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:22pm
(Reuters) - Tyler Duncan held on to his one-shot lead at the Safeway Open on Saturday after carding a one-under-par 71 at the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Ca.

Capitals' Walker becomes first Australian to play in NHL

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 9:28pm
(Reuters) - Washington forward Nathan Walker became the first Australian to play in the NHL on Saturday and marked the occasion by scoring a goal as the Capitals beat the Montreal Canadians 6-1.

Brazil's Nuzman steps way from Olympics committee after his arrest

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Carlos Arthur Nuzman, head of Brazil's Olympics committee, has decided to step away from the games' governing body after he was arrested last week for allegedly conspiring to rig the election of the city hosting the 2016 games, according to a statement by the National Olympics Committee on Saturday.

National Basketball Association roundup

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:28pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Hall of Famer and Phoenix Suns star Connie Hawkins, who played seven seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 75.

National Football League roundup

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:01pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Dallas Cowboys activated defensive end David Irving from the reserve/exempt list and he is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Gymnastics: Britain's Whitlock repeats as pommel horse champion

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:11pm
(Reuters) - Olympic champion Max Whitlock became the first British gymnast to retain a world title when he won the pommel horse gold medal at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal on Saturday.

Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cup

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 5:08pm
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Alex Iwobi’s second-half winner ensured Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when their 1-0 home victory over Zambia on Saturday moved them into an unassailable lead in their group.

Dominant Lewis Hamilton seizes Suzuka pole with record lap

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 1:35pm
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton smashed the Suzuka track record to seize a dominant Japanese Grand Prix pole position on Saturday with Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel lining up alongside on the front row.

Phoenix Suns Hall of Famer Hawkins dies at age 75

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 1:28pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Hall of Famer and Phoenix Suns star forward Connie Hawkins, who played seven seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 75.

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