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Motor racing: Force India to take more risks with fourth place secure

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:01am
LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are prepared to let Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon race more freely in the last two races of the season now that the team are sure of fourth place in the Formula One championship, co-owner Vijay Mallya indicated on Tuesday.

Russian skier banned for doping says his 'medal is clean'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 2:30am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cross country skier Alexander Legkov says he will fight to clear his name after being sanctioned for doping at the 2014 Sochi Games and hit with a lifetime ban from the Olympics last week.

Highlights of Monday's NHL games

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:14am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of the National Hockey League games on Monday:

Highlights of Monday's NBA games

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:59am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Monday:

Horse racing: O'Brien edges dad as Rekindling wins Melbourne Cup

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:34pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rekindling won the 157th running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, giving Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien a maiden triumph Down Under and victory over his father's horse in a thrilling sprint to the line.

Stafford, Lions beat Packers 30-17

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:11pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Detroit Lions found the perfect remedy for a three-game losing streak. The Green Bay Packers.

Horse racing: Rekindling wins Melbourne Cup

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:32pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rekindling won the 157th running of the A$6.2 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, giving jockey Corey Brown his second triumph in "the race that stops a nation" and a first trophy Down Under for Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien.

Horse racing: Rekindling wins the Melbourne Cup

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:10pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rekindling, ridden by Corey Brown, won the 157th version of the A$6.2 million ($4.77 million) Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse on Tuesday.

Horse racing: Jockey Moreira replaced in Melbourne Cup after fall

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:04pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira has been stood down from his ride on Thomas Hobson in the A$6.2 million ($4.76 million) Melbourne Cup after suffering a fall in an earlier race at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday.

National Football League roundup

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 6:18pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday will hear Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's latest legal fight requesting an injunction to overturn his six-game suspension.

Soaring Eagles separate themselves from the pack

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:43pm
(Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles were dismissed as long shots when the National Football League season began two months ago but they have taken the league by storm to emerge as serious Super Bowl contenders.

Jets' WR Kerley suspended four games for PED violation

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:18pm
(The Sports Xchange) - New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley received a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Monday.

Ecclestone skeptical about the impact of any F1 budget cap

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:28pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Former supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes any attempt to make Formula One more competitive by imposing a budget cap is doomed to fail because the big teams will still find a way to stay on top.

ATP apologize after Next Gen draw ceremony lambasted as sexist

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 8:37am
MILAN (Reuters) - The ATP has apologized after the draw ceremony for the Next Gen Finals on Sunday was branded a "disgrace" after female models revealed groupings with letters hidden under their clothing.

Norris replaces Button as McLaren reserve driver

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 6:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - British teenager Lando Norris will replace retired world champion Jenson Button as McLaren's test and reserve driver next season, the Formula One team announced on Monday.

FIFA bribery trial due to kick off in New York court

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:36am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than two years after U.S. prosecutors unveiled a sweeping corruption case that rocked FIFA, soccer's world governing body, three former officials linked to the organization are due to face trial on graft charges on Monday in a New York court.

Kim Jong Un's love of sport could be making of Games

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:11am
SEOUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - As Olympic officials try to persuade North Korea to join what they hope will be a peaceful winter Games in the South in February, leader Kim Jong Un has a weakness that may help them: He loves sport.

Porzingis scores career-high 40 points as Knicks win again

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:41am
(The Sports Xchange) - For the second time in three days, it took until the mid-fourth quarter for Madison Square Garden to come alive.

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:21am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Sunday:

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:17am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of the National Hockey League games on Sunday: