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Motorcycling: Rossi 'positive' as Aragon decision looms

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:05pm
(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi will have a medical on Wednesday before deciding whether to try to compete in this weekend's Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after breaking his leg, his Yamaha team said.

FIFA says bans Caribbean soccer official Gordon Derrick

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:17am
ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer body FIFA said on Tuesday that the president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), Gordon Derrick, had been banned for six years from all soccer-related activities for violating several articles of FIFA's ethical code.

Fok elected president of Asian Electronic Sports Federation

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:16am
(Reuters) - Kenneth Fok has been elected president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) replacing Kazakhstan's Natalya Sipovich, the organization said on Tuesday.

Boxing: Haye all set for rematch with Bellew

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:13am
LONDON (Reuters) - Former heavyweight world champion David Haye said on Tuesday he was all set for a rematch with fellow-Briton Tony Bellew after losing their first meeting in March.

Cycling: Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:39am
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Annemiek van Vleuten won the women's individual time trial at the road world championships on Tuesday in a Dutch one-two.

Eurobasket MVP Dragic waves goodbye to Slovenia national team

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:37am
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian basketball champion Goran Dragic, who led the national team to its first Eurobasket title on Sunday, said he no longer plans to play for the national team.

France to play Davis Cup final against Belgium in Lille

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:45am
PARIS (Reuters) - The Davis Cup final between France and Belgium will be played at Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Nov. 24-26, the French tennis federation announced on Tuesday.

Golf: Money no motivator for laid-back Leishman, says coach

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:55am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Marc Leishman's dominant BMW Championship victory has put him in the frame for the FedExCup's $10 million bonus but the Australian would prize the validation of beating the world's best much more than the money, his long-time coach has said.

No coach, no problem as Pliskova targets WTA Finals

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:50am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Karolina Pliskova is confident that splitting with coach David Kotyza will not be a hindrance as she attempts to go it alone over the home stretch of the season, leading up to the WTA Finals in Singapore next month.

Women work just as hard, sacrifice as much as men: Murray

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37am
(Reuters) - Britain's world number three Andy Murray has stressed the importance of gender equality in tennis, saying the work ethic required to succeed is the same for both men and women.

Return to traditional grinders for next America's Cup: Dalton

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:27am
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The next America's Cup regatta in 2021 will see a return to traditional arm-grinders, ending the use of cycling-style stations, Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton has said.

South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:59am
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.

Highlights of Monday's MLB games

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:19am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games:

NFL-Stafford's two TD passes help Lions beat Giants

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:15am
(The Sports Xchange) - On a night when the New York Giants honored their 2007 Super Bowl championship team at halftime, the current Giants once again looked like chumps.

Stafford's two TD passes help Lions beat Giants

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:08pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Detroit rookie Jamal Agnew returned a punt 88 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes to help the Lions earn a 24-10 win over the New York Giants on Monday night at Met Life Stadium.

No room for Australia, New Zealand in Asian Games: OCA chief

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:50pm
ASHKABAT (Reuters) - The influential head of the Olympic Council of Asia has dashed hopes that athletes from Oceania nations, including Australia and New Zealand, might be able to compete in the Asian Games from 2022.

Motorcycling: Rossi not ruling out return in Spain this weekend

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:01pm
(Reuters) - Italian great Valentino Rossi has not ruled out a return to MotoGP in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his right leg, after getting back on a bike for some test laps on Monday.

Golf: PGA Tour hires London firm to monitor betting activity

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:28pm
(Reuters) - The PGA Tour said on Monday it will implement a more comprehensive gambling policy from 2018 to monitor global betting markets for any irregular activity.

British cyclist pedals around world in 78 days, smashing record

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:20pm
PARIS (Reuters) - A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.

Golf-McIlroy adds British Masters to his end-season schedule

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:17pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy will play in next week's British Masters after the four times major winner failed to qualify for the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

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