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Hartley and Gasly to race for Toro Rosso in 2018

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:19am
LONDON (Reuters) - New Zealander Brendon Hartley and French driver Pierre Gasly will race for Toro Rosso next season, the Red Bull-owned Formula One team said on Thursday.

Exclusive: CONCACAF agrees to launch new Nations League

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:38am
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - CONCACAF's governing council has agreed to launch a new Nations League tournament, for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean, president Victor Montagliani told Reuters on Thursday.

Rose takes route 66 in Race to Dubai

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:57am
(Reuters) - Justin Rose struck an early blow in the Race to Dubai by trouncing his playing partner Tommy Fleetwood as the two went head to head in the season-defining DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.

Trump acknowledges thanks from UCLA players released from China

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday acknowledged the thanks he received from three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China for shoplifting and were released after he raised the case with his Chinese counterpart.

Allyson Felix eyes Tokyo 400m gold as final farewell

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:28am
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - American sprinter Allyson Felix, the most decorated woman in Olympic and world championship history, is eyeing a final shot at the one major medal to elude her – Olympic 400 meters gold.

Czech police end investigation into Kvitova stabbing case

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:36am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech police have ended their investigation into a knife attack on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova last year that forced her off the court for five months this season.

Motor racing: Force India count the cost of success

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:31am
LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are enjoying their highest-scoring Formula One season, the team punching above their weight to secure fourth place in the constructors' championship for the second year in a row.

Golf: Co-leader Koepka makes solid start to title defense in Japan

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:22am
(Reuters) - Defending Dunlop Phoenix Tournament champion Brooks Koepka quickly stamped his authority on the challengers to his title with a six-under-par 65 to tie South Korean Lee Sang-hee for the first-round lead in Miyazaki, Japan on Thursday.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:59am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday:

WADA rules Russia 'non-compliant' in Winter Games blow

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:56am
SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday that Russia remains "non-compliant" with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country's hopes of being cleared to compete at February's Winter Olympics.

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:55am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Wednesday:

WADA says Russia still 'non-compliant' with anti-doping code

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:42pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday that Russia remains "non-compliant" with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country's hopes of being cleared for the Winter Olympics in February.

National Football League roundup

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:53pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Buffalo Bills announced a change at quarterback following a blowout loss, benching Tyrod Taylor to start rookie Nathan Peterman on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Major League Baseball roundup

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer earned his third Cy Young Award by beating out teammate Stephen Strasburg and Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in the voting announced on Wednesday.

Nats' Scherzer, Indians' Kluber win Cy Young Awards

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:40pm
(Reuters) - Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won his second consecutive Cy Young Award as the National League's top pitcher on Wednesday while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians took home American League honors.

National Hockey League roundup

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:36pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella was fined $5,000 by the NHL for slashing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist during Tuesday's game.

Argentina lawyer named in FIFA trial commits suicide: police

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:53pm
BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Argentine lawyer for a government-run soccer television program ran in front of a Buenos Aires train and committed suicide late on Tuesday, hours after being accused in a New York court of receiving bribes, police said.

Cowboys' Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve ban

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has withdrawn his appeal of his six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy, his agents announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Televisa, Globo paid FIFA bribes for 2026/2030 World Cup rights: trial witness

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:09pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo took part in a $15 million bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

Sublime Dimitrov thrashes Goffin to reach semis

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:46pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov stopped listening to the Roger Federer comparisons years ago but produced tennis the Swiss maestro would have been proud of to destroy David Goffin and reach the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday.