Top Sports News

Subscribe to Top Sports News feed Top Sports News
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 3 min 42 sec ago

Motor racing: ESPN to use Sky Sports for Formula One coverage

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:29am
LONDON (Reuters) - ESPN will look to Sky Sports to provide its Formula One coverage in the United States this season, the broadcaster said on Tuesday.

Konta defeats qualifier Pera to avenge Melbourne shock

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:23am
(Reuters) - Johanna Konta powered past qualifier Bernarda Pera 7-6(5) 6-1 in the first round of the Qatar Open on Tuesday to avenge her shock defeat by the American in the Australian Open last month.

Ice Hockey: U.S. women down Russia on strength of record-quickest goals

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:54am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson set an Olympic record for the fastest two goals scored by a single player, helping power the U.S. women's ice hockey team to a 5-0 win over an outgunned Olympic Athletes from Russia team on Tuesday.

Two Malaysian badminton players investigated for suspected match-fixing: New Straits Times

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:47am
(Reuters) - Two badminton players from Malaysia are being investigated by the sport's world governing body over suspicions of match-fixing, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) General Manager Michelle Chai told the New Straits Times newspaper on Tuesday, without naming the two players.

Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day four

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:46am
(Reuters) - Following are some memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday:

Speed skating: U.S. skaters under pressure after slow start

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:44am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - With four races gone and zero Olympic medals in the bag, the U.S. speed skaters are already well off the pace set by their Dutch counterparts in South Korea.

Ice Hockey: American woman sets Olympic record for fastest goals

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:52am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson on Tuesday set an Olympic record for the fastest two goals scored a single player, male or female, when she tallied twice in six seconds against the Olympic Athletes of Russia.

Curling: Canada sweep past Swiss for first mixed doubles gold

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:39am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada were crowned the first Olympics mixed doubles curling champions on Tuesday, claiming gold with a 10-3 blowout win over world champions Switzerland.

Russian & American skeleton racers refuse to break the ice

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:28am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian and American skeleton racers are refusing to speak to each other at the Pyeongchang winter Games in a spat that centers on allegations of widespread Russian doping.

Luge: Geisenberger defends gold, extends German reign

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:25am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - German luge queen Natalie Geisenberger defended her Olympic gold medal in the women's singles in style on Tuesday as her nation extended its stranglehold over the event to 20 years.

Short track: Italian Fontana wins 500m, Korean Choi disqualified

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:12am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Arianna Fontana won the Olympic women's 500 metres race on Tuesday after a photo finish with home favorite Choi Minjeong who was later disqualified.

Never mind the minders: united Korea team bonds to K-pop

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:03am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - They sleep in separate dorms, travel in different buses and government minders watch over them, but North Korean members of the united Korean women's ice hockey team are bonding with their team-mates from the South, thanks partly to K-pop.

Luge: Geisenberger defends luge gold, extends German reign

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:57am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany's Natalie Geisenberger won her second successive Olympic gold medal in the women's singles luge on Tuesday.

Curling: Canada sweeps past Swiss for first mixed-doubles gold

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:55am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada were crowned the first Olympics mixed-doubles curling champions on Tuesday claiming gold with a 10-3 blowout win over world champions Switzerland.

Cross-country skiing: Stina takes sprint gold for Sweden

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:51am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Stina Nilsson swept aside the field in the Olympic women's sprint classic final on Tuesday, powering to victory in a time of 3:03.8 to secure Sweden's second cross-country gold of the Games.

Short track: Fontana wins gold in 500m

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:41am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italy's Arianna Fontana won gold in the women's 500 metres race on Tuesday after a photo finish with South Korean Choi Minjeong who was later disqualified.

Biathlon: Fourcade can become France's greatest Olympian

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:22am
PARIS (Reuters) - Martin Fourcade joined a select club of triple champions by winning the Olympic biathlon pursuit on Monday and is on course to become the most successful French Olympian.

Ice Hockey: Statue of Liberty image cleared for U.S. helmets

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:24am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two U.S. goaltenders are free to take to the ice on Tuesday with images of the Statue of Liberty on their helmets after a misunderstanding about whether they violated an Olympic ban on political symbols.

Alpine skiing: Shiffrin won't give up slalom gold easily

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:15am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin will enter the record books if she can win Wednesday's Olympic women's slalom event at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre.

No final, but huge pride for Iran's Baher

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:09am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Iran's Samaneh Beyrami Baher may have come dead last in Olympic sprint qualifying, but she crossed the line bursting with pride at being the only female in her country's cross-country skiing team.

Pages