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Cycling: Terpstra adds Flanders to Paris-Roubaix in style

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:34am
OUDENAARDE, Belgium (Reuters) - Dutchman Niki Terpstra claimed an impressive solo victory on Sunday to add the Tour of Flanders to his 2014 Paris-Roubaix title for his second triumph in a 'Monument' classic.

In Easter sermons, Australian church leaders urge forgiveness for disgraced cricketers

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 2:13am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A cheating scandal that has ripped through the core of Australia's most venerated pastime, cricket, prompted church leaders to provide guidance over the Easter weekend on how to emerge from the moral tailspin.

Golf: Lindberg holds steady, Park folds at ANA Inspiration

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 9:01pm
(Reuters) - Swede Pernilla Lindberg powered three shots clear at the ANA Inspiration on Saturday while South Korea's Park Sung-hyun suffered a shocking back nine collapse in the third round of the first women's major of the year.

Joshua calls out Wilder after beating Parker on points

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 7:32pm
CARDIFF (Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua moved a step closer to becoming undisputed heavyweight champion of the world on Saturday after beating New Zealander Joseph Parker on a unanimous points decision in their title unification bout.

Joshua looks to Wilder after seeing off Parker on points

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:42pm
CARDIFF (Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua beat New Zealander Joseph Parker on a unanimous points decision in their world heavyweight title unification bout on Saturday and warned American Deontay Wilder that he wanted him next.

Poulter shares Houston lead as he bids for Masters invite

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:59pm
(Reuters) - Ian Poulter kept his hopes alive for a U.S. Masters invitation as the Englishman shot a seven-under-par 65 to share a two-stroke lead with American Beau Hossler after the third round of the Houston Open on Saturday.

Stephens sees off Ostapenko to win Miami title

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 3:39pm
(Reuters) - American Sloane Stephens kept intact her streak of never having lost a final as she defeated Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko 7-6(5) 6-1 to claim the Miami Open title on Saturday.

Double amputee Monger on podium after F3 debut

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 2:56pm
LONDON (Reuters) - British teenager Billy Monger drew plaudits from Formula One and across the world of motorsport on Saturday after finishing third on his F3 debut less than a year after his legs were amputated.

Struggling Djokovic splits with coach Agassi

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:14pm
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former world number one Novak Djokovic has parted company with head coach Andre Agassi after struggling to rediscover his form following a long elbow injury layoff.

Soccer: Zlatan adds spice to first meeting of LA teams

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 4:08am
CARSON, Calif. (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic's debut with LA Galaxy on Saturday will add extra spice to their highly-anticipated first meeting with crosstown rivals Los Angeles FC, players and coaches said on Friday.

Soccer: As economic sanctions bite, North Korea coach Andersen departs

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 2:33am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Jorn Andersen says he accomplished all of his goals as coach of North Korea's national soccer team but economic hardships have made it impossible for him to stay on in the country.

North Korea will take part in next two Olympics: IOC chief Bach

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:43pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea will take part in the next two Olympic Games in Japan and China, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Saturday after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang.

Tennis: Zverev rolls into Miami final, will battle Isner

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:22pm
(Reuters) - German fourth seed Alexander Zverev beat Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6(4) 6-2 on Friday to set up a Miami Open final showdown against big-serving American John Isner, who earlier overwhelmed Juan Martin del Potro.

Golf: Park joins Lindberg in second-round clubhouse lead at ANA

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:18pm
(Reuters) - Park Sung-hyun eagled the par-four 15th hole en route to an "awesome" eight-under-par 64 and a share of the second-round clubhouse lead at the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California on Friday.

IOC chief Bach met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: KCNA

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 8:53pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a meeting on Friday that the IOC would cooperate with the North to prepare for its participation in the 2020 Tokyo and 2022 Beijing Olympic Games, the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) has reported.

Park joins Lindberg in second-round clubhouse lead at ANA

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 4:35pm
(Reuters) - Park Sung-hyun eagled the par-four 15th hole en route to an "awesome" eight-under-par 64 and a share of the second-round clubhouse lead at the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California on Friday.

Isner stuns del Potro to make Miami final

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 4:32pm
(Reuters) - Big serving John Isner overwhelmed Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 7-6(2) in the Miami Open semi-finals on Friday, ending the Argentine's 15-match winning streak.

Lawsuit over LeBron James, NBA stars' tattoos in video games can proceed

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 1:42pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by the maker of the popular NBA 2K video game series to dismiss a lawsuit over its depiction in the game of tattoos belonging to LeBron James and other National Basketball Association stars.

Baseball: Players from record 21 countries on Opening Day rosters

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:04am
(Reuters) - A total 254 international players from a record 21 countries appeared on Major League Baseball's Opening Day rosters including the first from South Africa and Lithuania, MLB said on Friday.

Government report sees Paris Olympics 500 million euros over budget

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:59am
PARIS (Reuters) - The cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday.

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