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Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

2 hours 49 min ago
(Reuters) - Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house.

Haye, Bellew trade verbal blows before heavyweight boxing clash

3 hours 16 min ago
(Reuters) - Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye and Saturday's opponent Tony Bellew traded verbal insults but thankfully no punches as they warmed up for their much-hyped contest.

BCE says head of its Bell Media unit leaves for NFL job

5 hours 3 min ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - The head of BCE Inc's Bell Media unit has left the Canadian company to take a job at the National Football League, BCE said on Monday.

Knicks' Noah expected to miss rest of season

6 hours 47 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - New York Knicks center Joakim Noah will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and miss the remainder of the season, according to multiple reports Monday.

Tebow reports to Mets Spring Training

7 hours 35 min ago
(Reuters) - Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow reported to spring training with Major League Baseball's New York Mets on Monday, eager to continue his quest to make it in professional baseball.

Motor racing: Alonso sad and disappointed by lack of laps

7 hours 42 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso spoke of his sadness and disappointment on Monday after his McLaren once again let him down on the first day of Formula One's pre-season testing in front of the Spaniard's home fans.

Motor racing: Horner says new F1 cars let down by 'shark fins'

9 hours 41 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One has put aerodynamics before aesthetics, with the new-look 2017 cars let down by "shark fins" resulting from a change in the rules, according to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner.

Federer returns with easy win over Paire in Dubai

10 hours 18 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer breezed back into action to reach the second round of the Dubai Open with a straightforward 6-1 6-3 over erratic Frenchman Benoit Paire on Monday.

Formula One relaxes social media rules for teams

10 hours 33 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One's new owners signaled a break from the Bernie Ecclestone era on Monday by giving teams and drivers greater freedom to engage with fans on social media from inside the circuit confines.

China warns soccer investors, don't break rules on capital outflows

12 hours 18 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Private Chinese investors are welcome to help develop the sports industry but must follow the country's rules on moving capital overseas, the sports ministry said on Monday, following a splurge on foreign soccer clubs by local buyers.

Motor racing: Mercedes pile on the laps, McLaren and Red Bull sidelined

14 hours 13 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - World champions Mercedes pounded out the laps while Ferrari went fastest and rivals Red Bull and McLaren hit immediate setbacks as Formula One's new crop of cars made their test debuts on Monday.

Soccer: Bruised Saints take solace from Gabbiadini's star turn

14 hours 28 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A bruised Southampton squad licked their wounds on Monday after narrowly losing a pulsating League Cup final to Manchester United, but can draw much consolation from the confirmation that in Manolo Gabbiadini they have unearthed a goal-scoring diamond.

Confused Palace fans accidentally vandalize own team bus

16 hours 55 min ago
(Reuters) - Crystal Palace supporters inadvertently vandalized their own team's bus thinking it belonged to Middlesbrough prior to the Premier League clash between the relegation rivals on Saturday.

Toro Rosso still open to re-branding of engine

19 hours 10 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso are still open to re-branding their Renault engines this season if they can find a suitable partner, said team principal Franz Tost.

Busch drives past controversy to Daytona victory

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 9:29pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Kurt Busch survived a demolition Daytona 500 on Sunday and much like he has throughout a controversial 18-year NASCAR career came away a winner, albeit with a few bumps, scrapes and dents.

Motor racing: Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 demolition derby

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 6:05pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Kurt Busch steered clear of the chaos to win a wreck-filled Daytona 500 on Sunday that saw nearly half the 40-car field fail to take the checkered flag.

Golf: Fowler closes deal, wins Honda Classic by four strokes

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 5:06pm
(Reuters) - American Rickie Fowler flirted with a late disaster before clinching a four-stroke victory at the $6.4 million Honda Classic in Florida on Sunday.

Back in Venezuela, 'world's worst skier' proud of his performance

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 4:07pm
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan skier Adrian Solano may be the butt of the world’s jokes after hapless slips and falls in the Lahti Nordic World Ski Championships last week, but the 22-year-old cook who had never seen snow and practiced the sport on wheels is delighted with his “marvelous” adventure.

Tennis: Sock wins Delray Beach final in walkover as Raonic withdraws

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 2:48pm
(Reuters) - Canadian world number four Milos Raonic pulled out of Sunday’s Delray Beach Open final in Florida, handing American Jack Sock the title by walkover.

Tennis: Tsonga stays on hot streak to win title in Marseille

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 2:03pm
(Reuters) - France's Jo-Wilfred Tsonga won his second title in succession by comfortably beating compatriot Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-4 in the Marseille Open final on Sunday.