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Djokovic, Wawrinka to return to action in Abu Dhabi

47 min 40 sec ago
(Reuters) - Former world number one Novak Djokovic and Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka will return from lengthy injury breaks at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) exhibition event in Abu Dhabi in December.

Former world champion Bingham banned for betting offences

53 min 41 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Former world snooker champion Stuart Bingham has been banned for six months for infringing betting rules over a 12-year period, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Olympics: Pyeongchang 2018 Games torch lit in ancient Olympia

1 hour 17 min ago
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - The torch for the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics was lit in ancient Olympia on Tuesday using the backup flame from the dress rehearsal due to rainy weather, kicking off the countdown for the first winter Games in Asia outside Japan.

Shot clock at next year's Austrian Open to combat slow play

4 hours 47 sec ago
(Reuters) - Next year's Austrian Open will be the first tournament in professional golf to set a time limit on every shot in a bid to combat slow play, the European Tour has said.

Wentz carves up Redskins as Eagles win fifth in row

5 hours 13 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Carson Wentz threw touchdown passes to four different players, catapulting the Philadelphia Eagles past the Washington Redskins 34-24 on Monday.

Highlights of Monday's NBA games

5 hours 16 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Monday:

Highlights from Monday's NHL games

5 hours 20 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Monday:

Baseball: Dodgers, Astros brace for scorching start to World Series

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:34pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Baseball's 'Fall Classic' will begin in decidedly summer-like conditions on Tuesday in Los Angeles when temperatures are forecasted to set a new high for a World Series game.

Motor racing: No halo but IndyCar could see screen next year

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:31pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Indycar has ruled out using a head protection device similar to Formula One's halo but a screen could yet be introduced some time next season, according to series chief executive Mark Miles.

WADA to investigate claims of systematic doping in China

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:40pm
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will investigate allegations by a retired physician that systematic doping took place in Chinese sport during the 1980s and 1990s, the international anti-doping agency said in a statement.

Motor racing - Toro Rosso drop Kvyat and give Hartley another go

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:05pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Toro Rosso have dropped Russian Daniil Kvyat for Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix and handed Brendon Hartley a second chance after the New Zealander made a strong debut in Texas at the weekend.

Sendejo suspended for hit that sent Wallace's helmet flying

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:50pm
(Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo has been suspended for one game following a hit on Ravens' wide receiver Mike Wallace during Sunday's game.

Suns' GM says guard Bledsoe likely done with team

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:47pm
(Reuters) - Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters on Monday.

NBA: Curry fined $50,000 for tossing mouthpiece

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:36pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Former two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 by the league for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee during Saturday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA announced Monday afternoon.

Motor racing: Torro Rosso pick Gasly and Hartley for Mexico, Kvyat axed

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:14pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Frenchman Pierre Gasly will return to the Toro Rosso lineup for the Mexican Grand Prix after the team axed Russian driver Daniil Kvyat from Sunday's race.

Soccer: Atlanta to host 2018 MLS All-Star Game

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 4:15pm
(Reuters) - Atlanta United's Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host the 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world's best player

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:32pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Real Madrid's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA's The Best awards gala on Monday.

NBA: Australia's Simmons backing up hype in rookie season

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 2:09pm
(Reuters) - Ben Simmons is only three games into his much-anticipated NBA debut season but the Australian point guard has been so good that he is already drawing comparisons to some of the game's greatest players.

Soccer: Italy investigates anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers at stadium

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 2:03pm
ROME (Reuters) - Italian police and soccer authorities on Monday opened investigations after Lazio fans posted anti-Semitic stickers of Holocaust victim Anne Frank wearing the jersey of their top-flight city rivals AS Roma.

Dallas Cowboys' Elliott eligible another week after ruling

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 2:00pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Ezekiel Elliott will be allowed to play at least another week after a federal judge on Monday rejected the NFL's request for an expedited hearing on the Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension for alleged domestic assault against his ex-girlfriend.

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