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Golf: Donald turns back clock, two shots behind at Harbour Town

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 6:14pm
(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, looking to break through at the RBC Heritage after many close calls, shot a six-under-par 65 that left him two shots off the lead after the opening round in South Carolina on Thursday.

Teen Kazakh tennis player Arashov gets two-year doping ban

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 5:27pm
(Reuters) - Kazakhstan teenager Arsan Arashov has been banned for two years after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Thursday.

Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:37pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.

WADA reinstates Doha anti-doping laboratory

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 4:06pm
(Reuters) - The Doping Analysis Laboratory in Doha has had its suspension lifted and been reinstated, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday.

Elder statesmen stay relevant in ever-changing NBA

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:10pm
(Reuters) - The NBA's regular season may have drawn to a close but the venerable careers of several veteran players keeps forging ahead with no clear end in sight.

Athletics: IAAF's Coe disappointed by lack of Russia doping progress

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 2:22pm
LONDON (Reuters) - IAAF chief Sebastian Coe said on Thursday he was disappointed by the lack of progress made by Russia in cleaning up its anti-doping regime and made it clear that the ban on the country's athletics federation would continue indefinitely.

Golf: Johnson to make PGA Tour return at Wells Fargo in May

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 1:08pm
(Reuters) - Dustin Johnson will make his first start since withdrawing from last week's U.S. Masters when he competes in the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point Golf Club in North Carolina from May 4-7, the tournament's director said on Thursday.

Alonso sets hectic schedule ahead of Indy 500

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:54am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso's in-flight movies will be all about the Indianapolis 500 for the next few weeks as the double Formula One world champion gears up for a challenge that he is far from ready for.

Athletics - 50km walk to stay in Olympics

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:52am
LONDON (Reuters) - The 50km walk will remain in the Olympics and world championships after the IAAF voted unanimously to retain the longest event in the athletics program.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:49am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:46am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:

Islamist arrested over soccer bus attack was IS member in Iraq: German prosecutor

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:39am
BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant against a 26-year-old Iraqi man who was detained in connection with an attack on a bus carrying players of a top soccer team, saying on Thursday they believe he was a member of Islamic State.

Heat complete epic second half of season but miss playoffs

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:19pm
(Reuters) - The Miami Heat notched a milestone on Wednesday on the final day of the NBA regular season but that was little consolation as they missed the playoffs as the increasingly common practice of resting players took on extra significance.

Drogba, career no longer rising, will end career in Phoenix

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 7:23pm
(Reuters) - Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has agreed to join second-tier United States team the Phoenix Rising in an effort to help them join an expanded Major League Soccer (MLS) competition before he takes an executive role with the team when he retires.

'Country' Victoria bids to host 2030 Commonwealths

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 7:12pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A series of 11 country towns across the Australian state of Victoria has launched what it says is a "revolutionary" bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2030.

Alonso's Indy move is also a consequence of failure

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:19pm
MANAMA (Reuters) - McLaren's decision to let Fernando Alonso miss the Monaco Grand Prix and race in the Indianapolis 500 is an extraordinary step that, while triggering a rush of excitement, is also a reflection of the team's current predicament.

Major League Baseball roundup

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:17pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Washington Nationals placed infielder Stephen Drew on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a right hamstring strain.

National Hockey League roundup

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:11pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Interim coach Doug Weight is sticking around for the long-term as New York Islanders head coach.

National Football League roundup

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:00pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The city of St. Louis is suing the NFL over the Rams' relocation to Los Angeles 15 months ago.

Kuchar tries to turn Masters rally into Harbour Town win

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 4:33pm
(Reuters) - Matt Kuchar will try to build off his strong finish at the U.S. Masters when he tees off in the first round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday among a field featuring several recent PGA Tour winners.

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