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Soccer: Iran primed for attempt to break group stage hoodoo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:27am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - The stability and pragmatism of Carlos Queiroz's seven-year reign has firmly established Iran's as Asia's number one team, but the nation will go to the World Cup hoping to advance for the first time to the knockout phase.

Soccer: Tough draw is a heavy blow to Morocco's hopes

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:22am
(Reuters) - Morocco improved markedly through the African qualifiers to emerge as the form team from the continent heading to the World Cup but their chances of making an impact in Russia were dealt a heavy blow at December's draw.

Soccer: Rejuvenated Spain ready to thrill the world again

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:15am
MADRID (Reuters) - With a potent mix of hungry youngsters and seasoned veterans who have already triumphed at international tournaments, Spain boast all the ingredients to re-establish themselves as the best team in the world in Russia and reclaim the crown they won in 2010.

Soccer: Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:11am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency's owner has confirmed.

Soccer: Aging defense and off-form players are a worry for Portugal

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:10am
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo shows no signs of flagging as he approaches his mid-30s but there are plenty of other worries for a team with an aging central defense and a number of players struggling for form.

Soccer: Uruguay looking to spring a surprise in Russia

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:00am
(Reuters) - A smooth qualifying campaign spearheaded by their strikers and marked by the emergence of youth has given former champions Uruguay reasons to be optimistic about their chances at the World Cup in Russia next month.

Generous group provides hope for uninspiring Russia

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:13am
(Reuters) - Russia have badly under-performed since reaching the Euro 2008 semi-finals and, with a squad lacking in quality and experience plus poor recent results, there is a real danger of an embarrassing early exit as World Cup hosts.

Croatia's Dalic cuts World Cup squad to 24 players

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 8:08am
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has slashed his provisional World Cup squad to 24 players from 32 and axe one more player by the June 4 deadline for next month's tournament in Russia.

Major League Baseball: Ohtani, Angels end Rays' winning streak

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:11am
Shohei Ohtani struck out nine over 7 2/3 innings, allowing two runs, as the host Los Angeles Angels snapped the Tampa Bay Rays' six-game winning streak and avoided a four-game sweep with a 5-2 win Sunday.

Curry leads Warriors' onslaught over Rockets for 2-1 lead

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:42am
Stephen Curry hit seven straight shots, including a pair of 3-pointers, in a third-quarter flurry Sunday night that broke open a competitive game and sent the Golden State Warriors to a 126-85 blowout win over the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif.

Nadal back at number one ahead of bid for 11th French Open crown

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:58am
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal returned to the top of the world rankings on Monday after winning his eighth Italian Open title at the weekend to confirm once more his status as the king of the clay court.

Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:08am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency's owner has confirmed.

Raonic pulls out of French Open with knee injury

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:37pm
(Reuters) - Milos Raonic has withdrawn from next week's French Open with a knee injury and is targeting a return during the grasscourt season, the former world number three said on Sunday.

Golf: Ariya Jutanugarn makes it 15 different winners from 15 events

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 9:57pm
(Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn made it 15 different winners in 15 events on the LPGA Tour this year when she triumphed in a three-way playoff at the Kingsmill Championship in Virginia on Sunday.

Golf: Wise beyond his years, Aaron clinches first PGA Tour win

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 9:22pm
(Reuters) - South African-born American Aaron Wise became the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in more than a year when he clinched a three-shot victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday.

Golf: Wise clinches first PGA Tour win in Texas

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:56pm
(Reuters) - South African-born American Aaron Wise clinched his first PGA Tour title in only his 26th start on Sunday, an empathic three-shot win at the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas.

Doncic's NBA decision coming 'soon' after Euroleague title

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:30pm
Top NBA prospect Luka Doncic led Real Madrid over defending Euroleague champions Fenerbahce 85-80 to claim the league title on Sunday in Belgrade, Serbia, earning Final Four MVP honors in the process.

Embarrassed Celtics strive to bounce back against recharged Cavaliers

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:26pm
The Boston Celtics are embarrassed despite leading the Eastern Conference finals.

NHL: Once kicked to curb, Golden Knights coach heads to Cup final

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:10pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Just 17 months ago, Gerard Gallant was abruptly fired by the Florida Panthers and left at the curb following a road game to hail his own taxi as the team bus drove away.

Motor racing: Carpenter wins Indy 500 pole, Patrick seventh

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 6:42pm
(Reuters) - Hometown favorite Ed Carpenter won pole for next week's Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, topping 230 miles per hour to help restrict Danica Patrick to a third-row start for the final race of her career.


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