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Weightlifting: Egypt and Colombia take gold, hosts U.S. make podium

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:03pm
ANAHEIM (Reuters) - Egypt and Colombia took the titles on day five of the weightlifting World Championships while Mattie Rogers was one of two medalists for the United States on Saturday.

National Football League roundup

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:22pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers celebrated his birthday Saturday by practicing with the team for the first time since breaking his collarbone on Oct. 15.

National Hockey League roundup

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:17pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets activated left winger Matt Calvert off injured reserve and placed defenseman Ryan Murray on IR, the team announced Saturday.

Alpine skiing: Shiffrin gets first World Cup downhill win at Lake Louise

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 5:00pm
(Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin notched up her first career World Cup win in downhill at Canada's Lake Louise on Saturday, one day after reaching her first ever podium in the discipline.

Woods struggles as bogeys slow his comeback

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:48pm
(Reuters) - A troublesome start dominated by bogeys proved costly for Tiger Woods as he struggled at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Saturday.

Alpine skiing: Svindal wins downhill World Cup at Beaver Creek

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 2:49pm
(Reuters) - Aksel Svindal was the first out of the gate at the downhill race in Beaver Creek on Saturday and never relinquished the lead as he cruised to his 33rd career World Cup win.

Liverpool and Chelsea keep up chase behind City; Spurs held

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:00pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool and Chelsea maintained their pursuit of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City with comfortable wins on Saturday but Tottenham Hotspur dropped further off the pace with a disappointing 1-1 draw at Watford.

Motor racing: Leclerc joins Ericsson at Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:17am
ARESE, Italy (Reuters) - Formula Two champion Charles Leclerc will move up to Formula One with Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber next season while Marcus Ericcson stays in the lineup despite the Swede failing to score a point in 2017.

Golf: De Jager, Atwal lead Mauritius Open

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:06am
(Reuters) - South Africa’s Louis de Jager joined overnight leader Arjun Atwal of India at the top of the leaderboard after the Mauritius Open third round on Saturday and the pair will take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of the European Tour event in Domaine del Bel Ombre.

Britain's Bird wins Formula E opener in Hong Kong

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:02am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Sam Bird won Formula E's season-opening race in Hong Kong on Saturday despite the Briton being forced to serve a drive-through penalty after crashing his all-electric DS-Virgin Racing car in the pit lane.

Adidas expects big boost from soccer World Cup

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 5:45am
BERLIN (Reuters) - Adidas expects a big increase in sales of soccer jerseys from the 2018 World Cup in Russia helped by its sponsorship of three of the top teams, the German sportswear maker's chief executive was quoted as saying on Saturday.

Motor racing: Leclerc and Ericsson to race for Sauber in 2018

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:51am
ARESE, Italy (Reuters) - Formula Two champion Charles Leclerc will graduate to Formula One with Sauber next season while Sweden's Marcus Ericcson stays in the lineup despite failing to score a point in 2017.

Weightlifting: U.S. hope Cummings flops, South Korean Won wins 69kg gold

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:37am
ANAHEIM (Reuters) - The United States’ long wait for a men’s weightlifting World Championships medal goes on after their big hope, teenager Clarence ‘CJ’ Cummings, failed to register a total on Friday.

Zunic storms clear despite late lapse at Australian PGA

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:21am
(Reuters) - Jordan Zunic fired 11 birdies in 16 holes on his way to matching the course record with an eight-under 64 before a late lapse left him three shots clear after the third round of the Australian PGA Championship on Saturday.

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:52pm
The Oklahoma City Thunder's troublesome trend of letting second-half leads disappear looked like it was going to show itself again.

Durant tossed from Warriors' win over Magic

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:02pm
(Reuters) - Golden State's Kevin Durant became the latest high-profile player to be ejected from a game when he was thrown out of the Warriors' 133-112 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday.

Yankees choose Boone as new manager: sources

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:41pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Yankees have chosen Aaron Boone to replace Joe Girardi as their manager, according to multiple reportsFriday.

Golf: Woods tied for fifth after firing 68 in Bahamas

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:30pm
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods got off to a fast start and briefly held the outright lead in the second round of the Hero World Challenge on Friday before finishing with a four-under-par 68, tied for fifth, as his comeback continued in the Bahamas.

Alpine skiing: Kriechmayr wins Super G for first World Cup victory

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:53pm
(Reuters) - Austria's Vincent Kriechmayr claimed his first World Cup victory by winning the Super G race over the Birds of Prey course in Colorado on Friday.

Alpine skiing: Huetter wins in Lake Louise as Vonn crashes

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:09pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (Reuters) - Austria's Cornelia Huetter won the women's downhill at Lake Louise on Friday after American favorite Lindsey Vonn crashed out of the World Cup event. Huetter claimed her second World Cup victory by posting a time of one minute 48.53 seconds to edge Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather (1:48.62). American Mikaela Shiffrin took third in 1:48.83.

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