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FIFA's human rights advisers call for more detail over stadium workers

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 8:17am
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - FIFA has been urged to reveal more about its monitoring of construction sites at World Cup venues in Russia and Qatar in a report by its Human Rights Advisory Board.

Reaching ATP Finals like winning a tournament, says Zverev

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 8:14am
MILAN (Reuters) - Germany's Alexander Zverev says he has only played one really bad match during a sensational season.

Four Russian cross-country skiers get life ban for doping

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 8:01am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after they were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Russian cross-country federation said on Thursday.

Russia loses two 2014 Olympic medals after skiers found guilty of doping: R-Sport

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:05am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has been stripped of two Olympic medals won at the 2014 Sochi Games after four cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), R-Sport news agency reported on Thursday.

UCLA basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China confined to hotel

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:20am
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three UCLA men's basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting a day before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit have been confined to their hotel pending legal proceedings, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:53am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday:

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:52am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Wednesday:

Red Sox catching prospect Flores dies of cancer

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:24pm
(Reuters) - Boston Red Sox catching prospect Daniel Flores died on Wednesday due to complications from cancer treatment, the team announced.

National Football League roundup

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:40pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Green Bay Packers released tight end Martellus Bennett with a failure to disclose a medical condition designation, the team announced Wednesday.

Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash: NTSB

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:35pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses said retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before he died when it crashed off the coast of central Florida, a federal official said on Wednesday.

UCLA basketball players arrested in China could stay for months: ESPN

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:26pm
(Reuters) - The three UCLA men's basketball players arrested in China for allegedly shoplifting a day before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit cannot leave their hotel until the end of the legal process, which could last months, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

NFL Players Association calls for moment of silence at Sunday games

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:23pm
(Reuters) - The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution calling on players to honor the Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act during Sunday's games.

Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:02pm
MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Chung Hyeon maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:02pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses reported that retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before the aircraft's crash off the coast of central Florida that killed him, a federal official said on Wednesday.

Olympic Club to host Ryder Cup and PGA Championship

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:48pm
(Reuters) - The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup, the PGA of America said on Wednesday.

Vandeweghe thrives on team aspect of Fed Cup

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:09pm
(Reuters) - Coco Vandeweghe thrives on team play and said on Wednesday she hopes to cap a breakthrough season by leading the United States to victory over Belarus in this weekend's Fed Cup final.

Tennis: Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:53am
MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyeon Chung maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

Joshua the target as heavyweight hype packs a new punch

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:44am
LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua woke up on Wednesday to find himself more of a wanted man than ever in boxing's entertaining new era of old-fashioned heavyweight hoopla and intrigue.

British Cycling chairman steps down after less than a year

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - British Cycling chairman Jonathan Browning is stepping down after 10 months in the job as part of governance reforms following recent bullying and doping scandals.

Snooker among cue sports targeting Paris 2024 Olympics, federation chief says

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:13am
SOFIA (Reuters) - Snooker as well as two other cue sports - carom billiards and pool - deserves to be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic program, the secretary general of the newly-formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) said on Wednesday.

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