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Men's downhill training canceled at Lake Louise

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:00pm
(Reuters) - Training for the opening World Cup men's downhill at the Lake Louise resort was canceled on Wednesday due to wet snow overnight and warm conditions.

U.S. team doctor Nassar pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct in Michigan court

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 1:34pm
(Reuters) - Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Motor racing: Todt unopposed for third term as FIA president

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - Jean Todt is sure to be re-elected for a third term as president of Formula One's governing body after the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Wednesday that no other candidates were standing.

IOC bans four Russian skeleton athletes for life over Sochi doping

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:34am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

Motor racing: Kubica, Sirotkin to test with Williams

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:55am
LONDON (Reuters) - Polish driver Robert Kubica will test for Williams again in Abu Dhabi next week as he presses for a Formula One comeback with the former world champions.

Motor racing: Bragging rights and money at stake in F1 finale

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:23am
LONDON (Reuters) - The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order.

Day, Spieth ready to resume rivalry at Australian Open

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:33am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Jason Day is desperate to add the Australian Open title to his career honor roll and would love nothing better than to do it after going swing-for-swing with Jordan Spieth in the final round this week.

Ice hockey: Russia's Zaripov has doping ban cut after appeal

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 1:37am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has cut Russian forward Danis Zaripov's doping ban to six months from two years after new evidence came to light.

Late charge pushes Lakers past Bulls

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:43am
(The Sports Xchange) - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing minutes as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point, second-half deficit to defeat the Chicago Bulls 103-94 on Tuesday at Staples Center.

Soccer - Bono stands firm as Toronto hold Columbus in first leg

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:37am
(Reuters) - Toronto FC missed the attacking prowess of banned strikers Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco on Tuesday but a solid display from goalkeeper Alex Bono helped secure a 0-0 draw with Columbus in the first leg of their MLS Eastern Conference final in Ohio.

2018 favorite Medvedeva has broken foot, may miss GP Final

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:23am
(Reuters) - Evgenia Medvedeva, widely seen as the favorite for gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, is nursing a broken foot and could miss next month's Grand Prix Final, the Russian figure skater has said.

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:31pm
(Reuters) - Three-times Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct.

Tiger 'pain free' and ready for return, says Day

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:58pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tiger Woods is waking up "pain free" for the first time in three years ahead of his return to golf at next week's Hero World Challenge, his fellow former world number one Jason Day said on Wednesday.

Dutch sales manager wins McLaren F1 simulator job

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:41pm
LONDON (Reuters) - A Dutch sales manager whose teenage hopes of a motorsport career ended when the money ran out won an eSports competition on Tuesday to become a McLaren Formula One simulator driver.

Australian Open to feature 25-second shot-clocks

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:00am
LONDON (Reuters) - Players will have an additional five seconds between points at next year's Australian Open but time-wasters will have nowhere to hide thanks to the introduction of shot-clocks.

America's Cup boats 'hell of a challenge' for veteran Simmer

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:46am
LONDON (Reuters) - Designing, building and eventually sailing the new breed of America's Cup boats will pose "one hell of a challenge", Land Rover BAR's new CEO Grant Simmer said on Tuesday.

FIFA panel bans three former soccer officials for life

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 6:51am
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

Golf: Rose to compete at Indonesian Masters tournament

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:12am
(Reuters) - World number six Justin Rose will compete in the final event of this year's Asian Tour at the Indonesian Masters in December, the tournament organizers said on Tuesday.

Highlights of Monday's NBA games

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:28am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Basketball Association games:

Highlights of Monday's NHL games

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:20am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games:

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