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Olympics: Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

3 hours 2 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification paths for the 2024 Paris Olympics go through Asia, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

NFL: National Football League roundup

3 hours 22 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after passing for 447 yards and three touchdowns in the 36-20 win against the New Orleans Saints.

Golf: Top-ranked Spieth primed for $10 million bonus at East Lake

5 hours 25 min ago
(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth feels good about the quality of his game heading into the season-ending Tour Championship starting in Atlanta on Thursday, even if he is not holing as many long putts as when he won the event in 2015.

McGregor could address Congress in rights campaign for fighters

6 hours 49 min ago
(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin.

Cycling: Europe to decide UCI election, says former chief McQuaid

8 hours 42 min ago
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France's David Lappartient will beat incumbent Brian Cookson to be elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if the body's European delegates vote as one, former UCI chief Pat McQuaid told Reuters.

Soccer: Madrid's Metropolitano stadium to stage 2019 Champions League final

9 hours 21 min ago
NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid's new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday.

Tennis: Spain to host Britain in 2018 Davis Cup first round

9 hours 36 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition.

Cycling: Dumoulin crushes opposition to win maiden time trial title

10 hours 6 min ago
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands crushed his rivals to claim a maiden individual time trial title at the road cycling world championships on Wednesday, crowning a superb season after he won the Giro d'Italia in May.

Cycling: Dumoulin wins individual time trial at world championships

11 hours 23 min ago
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands won the gold medal in the individual time trial at the road cycling world championships on Wednesday.

Nadal and Federer lead Europe in inaugural Laver Cup

11 hours 47 min ago
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts on Friday.

Jake LaMotta, boxing's 'Raging Bull,' dies in his 90s

11 hours 52 min ago
(Reuters) - Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie "Raging Bull," died on Tuesday, according to one of his daughters.

Cycling: Wais completes journey from war-torn Syria to world championships

11 hours 59 min ago
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Three years after fleeing his home in war-torn Syria, Ahmad Badreddin Wais was living his dream on Wednesday as he competed in the individual time trial at the cycling world championships in Bergen, Norway.

Motorcycling: Rossi will try to race in Spain with a broken leg

13 hours 51 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Yamaha's Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green light.

World para swimming, powerlifting events postponed after quake: IPC

15 hours 5 min ago
(Reuters) - The world para swimming and powerlifting championships to be held in Mexico City later this month have been postponed following the devastating earthquake this week, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday.

Tennis: Japan's Date has no immediate plans to coach

16 hours 32 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kimiko Date has no immediate plans to turn to tennis coaching but is keen to contribute in some other way to the sport she quit last month, the 46-year-old said.

Tennis: Muguruza crushes Puig in Tokyo, Pliskova also advances

17 hours 11 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - New world number one Garbine Muguruza overwhelmed Olympic champion Monica Puig in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

19 hours 31 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games:

Commonwealth Games: 2022 deadline looms with Birmingham in box seat

19 hours 46 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Potential candidate cities for the 2022 Commonwealth Games have until the end of the month to submit details of intent with Britain's Birmingham seen to be in pole position as organizers continue the search for a new host.

MLB breaks record for home runs in season

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:17pm
(Reuters) - Major League Baseball set a record for home runs in a single season on Tuesday with Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's round-tripper in Toronto making it 5,694 for the year.

NFL: National Football League roundup

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:08pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Miami Dolphins suspended starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, stemming from his mysterious weekend disappearance in Los Angeles.

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