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Gatlin claims 100 meters victory at Japan Golden Prix

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:02am
(Reuters) - Veteran American sprinter Justin Gatlin fended off the challenge of a host of Japanese hopes when he won the men's 100 meters at the Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki on Sunday, crossing the line first in 10.28 seconds.

Frankel-sired Soul Stirring wins Japanese Oaks

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:12am
(Reuters) - Soul Stirring has become the first horse sired by Frankel to win a classic after the filly took the Japanese Oaks at Tokyo Racecourse by nearly two lengths on Sunday.

Durant's big third quarter helps Warriors sink Spurs

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:32pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Kevin Durant scored 33 points, 19 of them in the decisive third quarter, and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors easily dispatched the San Antonio Spurs 120-108 on Saturday in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals.

WBA order rematch of N'Dam-Murata title fight

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:29pm
(Reuters) - The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered a rematch of the middleweight world title fight between Hassan N'Dam and Ryota Murata after a contentious decision awarded victory to the Frenchman in Tokyo on Saturday.

Thompson posts world leading 200m time in Kingston

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:07pm
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson cruised to a world leading equalling 22.09 seconds to win the 200 meters at the Jamaica International Invitational meeting on Saturday.

Bennett wins Tour of California, Huffman wins final stage

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:43pm
(Reuters) - New Zealander George Bennett, riding for LottoNL-Jumbo, wrapped up the overall victory at the Tour of California on Saturday, finishing safely in the peloton on the seventh and final stage, won by American Evan Huffman.

Bourdais suffers multiple fractures in Indy crash

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:25pm
(Reuters) - Sebastien Bourdais was transported to hospital for surgery after the French driver suffered fractures to his pelvis and right hip from a crash during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, officials said.

Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:09pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Pontus Aberg's first career playoff goal was the decisive score as the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday.

Alonso qualifies seventh-fastest as Carpenter leads

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:56pm
(Reuters) - Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso qualified for the Indy 500 on Saturday as Ed Carpenter produced the day's top speed.

Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 6:40pm
(Reuters) - Cloud Computing pulled off a major surprise in the Preakness Stakes in Maryland on Saturday, charging down the stretch to overtake Classic Empire and win the second race of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 6:31pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs after aggravating a hip injury during Game Two of the Eastern Conference final, the team announced on Saturday.

Former L.A. Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda hospitalized

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 6:03pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, the baseball Hall of Fame legend who led his team to two World Series championships in the 1980s, has been hospitalized for the second time since last fall, the club confirmed on Saturday.

Hahn grabs lead on 'Moving Day' ahead of Horschel, Day

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 6:00pm
(Reuters) - Jason Day made the most of a frantic moving day at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Saturday by firing a seven-under 63 in the third round to move within two shots of leader James Hahn at TPC Las Colinas in Texas.

Turkish NBA star denied entry to Romania after passport canceled: police

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 1:45pm
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - U.S.-based Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter was refused entry into Romania on Saturday because his Turkish passport had been canceled, Romanian border police said.

Another win for Buemi in Paris Formula E race

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 1:43pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Switzerland's reigning champion Sebastien Buemi took his fifth victory in six races of the Formula E season in Paris on Saturday.

Ice hockey: Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:25am
COLOGNE (Reuters) - World champions Canada staged a sensational third period comeback to beat Russia 4-2 on Saturday and reach the world championship final where they will eye a third straight title.

Dumoulin strengthens grip on Giro with stage 14 win

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:22am
(Reuters) - Race leader Tom Dumoulin further underlined his Giro d'Italia credentials as he won the 14th stage after a dramatic summit finish in Oropa on Saturday.

Motorcycling: Vinales on pole in all-Yamaha front row in France

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:34am
PARIS (Reuters) - Spaniard Maverick Vinales took pole position for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Saturday with his Yamaha team mate and MotoGP leader Valentino Rossi qualifying alongside.

Djokovic eases into Rome semis after rain delay

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:41am
(Reuters) - World number two Novak Djokovic dealt with unfinished business by beating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 6-4 in a rain-delayed Italian Open quarter-final on Saturday.

Halep cruises into Italian Open final

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:07am
(Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep made light of heavy conditions to cruise into the Italian Open final with a 7-5 6-1 victory over Dutch 15th seed Kiki Bertens on Saturday.