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2018 Games torch relay to begin in November

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:01am
SEOUL (Reuters) - The torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November and travel 2,018 kilometers around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25 Games, organizers said on Monday.

Thomas plays for Celtics a day after sister's death

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 10:01pm
(Reuters) - Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made an emotional return to the court on Sunday, a day after his sister Chyna had been killed in a car crash.

Fan in coma after violence at Argentine soccer match

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 8:29pm
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An Argentine soccer fan was in a coma and two men arrested for attempted murder after a scuffle among supporters in the derby between Belgrano and Talleres in Cordoba, local media reported on Sunday.

Major League Baseball roundup

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:54pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Toronto Blue Jays have problems with injuries to their pitching staff.

National Football League roundup

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:34pm
(Reuters) - The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on Sept. 7.

Jet-lagged Johnson limps to Houston clay court victory

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:56pm
(Reuters) - American Steve Johnson literally limped to a 6-4 4-6 7-5(5) victory over Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in the final of the US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston on Sunday.

Bryan wins Heritage by one stroke from Donald

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 4:50pm
(Reuters) - Wesley Bryan completed a bogey-free back nine to break out of the pack and win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Sunday.

Two eagles see Molinari storm to title in Morocco

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 1:07pm
RABAT (Reuters) - Edoardo Molinari came from four shots behind at the start of the final round to win a European PGA Tour event for the first time in almost seven years when he edged Irishman Paul Dunne at the first playoff hole to take the Trophee Hassan II on Sunday.

Coric wins first ATP title after saving match points

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 12:07pm
(Reuters) - Croatian Borna Coric claimed his first ATP title when he battled back to beat experienced German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the final of the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech on Sunday.

Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:44am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix to go seven points clear at the top of the Formula One standings on Sunday, with Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton staging a late charge to finish second.

France clinch men's Madison, Barker win first individual gold

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 8:56am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - French duo Benjamin Thomas and Morgan Kneisky edged out Australia's Cameron Meyer and Callum Scotson to win the men's Madison, while Elinor Barker claimed her first individual world title at the track cycling world championships on Sunday.

Kerr credits lucky turtle for Lotte triumph

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 12:36am
(Reuters) - Cristie Kerr took advantage of a meltdown by South Korean Jang Su-yeon to win the LPGA's Lotte Championship by three strokes in Hawaii on Saturday.

Jazz lose Gobert early in playoff opener

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:03pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert suffered a sprained left knee in the opening minute of their playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday and will not return. Gobert was setting a screen during Utah’s first possession and collided with Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute.

Athletics: Thompson enjoys fast start to season

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:59pm
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson cruised to a wind-assisted 10.75 seconds to win the 100 meters at Jamaica's UTECH Classic on Saturday.

Dodgers unveil statue to trailblazer Robinson

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:29pm
(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled a statue on Saturday honoring trailblazer Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first African American player.

National Hockey League roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:50pm
(Reuters) - The Arizona Coyotes signed goaltender Hunter Miska to an entry-level contract on Saturday.

Major League Baseball roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:37pm
(Reuters) - Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi left Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox after throwing his first pitch of the second inning.

National Football League roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Arizona.

Two eagles help Dufner soar to Heritage lead

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:53pm
(Reuters) - Jason Dufner took advantage of two eagles and a run of three consecutive birdies to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian Graham DeLaet in the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday.

Tottenham roll on, now seek a helping hand

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 2:21pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur remained a worrying presence in Chelsea's rearview mirror after a second successive 4-0 victory cut the gap in the Premier League title race to four points on Saturday.