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With ticket to Olympics, North Korean skating pair are 'a rough diamond'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:06am
WARSAW (Reuters) - When the Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte started working with a pair of Olympics-qualified North Korean figure skaters, he did not expect much warmth from them.

Russia says humiliating to go to Olympics without flag: RIA

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:49am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko said that it would be unacceptable and humiliating for Russia to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea without the national flag and anthem, RIA news agency reported on Friday.

Wiggins to swap pedals for oars at indoor championships

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:27am
LONDON (Reuters) - Retired cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is to turn his sights on a new sporting challenge when he competes in next month's British Rowing Indoor Championships in London.

Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:09am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday:

Celtics rally to beat Warriors for 14th straight victory

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:11am
(The Sports Xchange) - A media type suggested to Steph Curry that Golden State will be returning to Boston's TD Garden again this season.

Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:06am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Thursday:

Kerber appoints Fissette as new coach

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:47am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Angelique Kerber is hoping to bounce back from a disappointing campaign with the announcement that Belgian Wim Fisette will replace Torben Beltz as her coach in 2018, the German said on Thursday.

Valhalla to host 2024 PGA Championship

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:01am
(Reuters) - The 2024 PGA Championship will be held at the Valhalla course in Louisville, Kentucky, the PGA of America announced on Thursday.

Steelers go airborne to soar over Titans

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:56pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau schemes to make opposing offenses "one-dimensional". It was his mantra through 16 seasons as a Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coach.

Former number one Donald in hospital after heart scare

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:56pm
(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

Kirk takes lead as Snedeker makes strong return from injury

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:23pm
(Reuters) - Former champion Chris Kirk took the first-round lead at the RSM Classic in coastal Georgia on Thursday, as two-times American Ryder Cup member Brandt Snedeker made a solid comeback after a long injury absence.

Smith, Chien share CME Group lead

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:31pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Sarah Jane Smith and Peiyun Chien posted 6-under 66s Thursday in the first round of the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla.

Astros Altuve, Marlins slugger Stanton win MVP awards

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:26pm
(Reuters) - Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor.

Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP deal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com will exclusively stream 37 top men's tennis tournaments from 2019 to its Amazon Prime Video subscribers in Britain and Ireland after it won the ATP broadcast rights from pay-TV group Sky.

Sock stuns Zverev to prolong London adventure, Federer rolls on

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:58pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Owners rebuke Jones for detrimental conduct

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests," the New York Times reported on Thursday.

Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:52pm
LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.

I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:32am
(Reuters) - A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

Paraguayan judge authorizes extradition of ex-Conmebol president

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:21am
ASUNCION (Reuters) - A Paraguayan judge authorized on Thursday the extradition of the former president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Nicolas Leoz to the United States, where he faces bribery accusations in a corruption investigation into world football executives.

No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

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