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U.S. on brink of Fed Cup glory as Vandeweghe downs Sabalekna

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:58am
MINSK (Reuters) - The United States moved one win away from winning the Fed Cup final after Coco Vandeweghe turned in another calm display to beat Belarus's world number 78 Aryna Sabalenka 7-6(5) 6-1 on Sunday.

Figure skating: Virtue, Moir glide to victory in Japan, clinch final berth

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:07am
TOKYO (Reuters) - A confident Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir spun to ice dance gold in Japan's grand prix event on Sunday for their second podium-topping finish, clinching a place in next month's final.

Highlights of Saturday's NHL games

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 1:02am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Saturday:

Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:54am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Saturday:

Golf: China's Feng wins at home, projected to take top ranking

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:34pm
(Reuters) - China's Shanshan Feng is projected to take over the women's world number one ranking after she completed back-to-back victories with a one-stroke win at the Blue Bay LPGA at home on Sunday.

Brazil GP security tightened after armed robbery

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:39pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian Grand Prix organizers have tightened security around Sunday's race after armed robbers held up members of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team as they left the circuit.

Chung beats Rublev to become first Next Gen champion

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:01pm
MILAN (Reuters) - South Korean iceman Chung Hyeon doused the fire of Russian Andrey Rublev to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals on Saturday -- pocketing a $390,000 check in the process.

U.S. soccer star Hope Solo says ex-FIFA president 'grabbed' her

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:43pm
(Reuters) - U.S. soccer star Hope Solo accused ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter of grabbing her buttocks during an awards ceremony five years ago, an allegation that the former head of international football's governing body denied.

Bottas grabs pole while Hamilton crashes out

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:33pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas took pole position for Mercedes at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate and newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton will start at the back after crashing out.

Vandeweghe keeps her cool against Sasnovich to give U.S. 1-0 lead

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:57am
MINSK (Reuters) - Coco Vandeweghe survived a late attack of nerves in an otherwise composed performance to beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-4 6-4 and give the United States a 1-0 lead in the Fed Cup final against Belarus on Saturday.

Figure skating: Russian Voronov takes top spot in Japan

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:37am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Russia's Sergei Voronov eased to victory in Japan's grand prix on Saturday with an elegant, melancholy short program and his compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva won the women's event.

Mercedes team members robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:31am
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has urged Formula One to improve security after armed robbers held up members of his Mercedes team outside the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit.

Shipachyov signs for Russia's SKA after NHL exit

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:23am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forward Vadim Shipachyov has signed a one-year contract with SKA St Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) after severing ties with North America's NHL, the club said on Saturday.

UCLA players quizzed over alleged shoplifting to remain in China: ESPN

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:01am
(Reuters) - Three UCLA men's basketball players detained in China over allegations of shoplifting this week will not be on the team's return flight to the United States on Saturday, ESPN reported.

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:06am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Friday:

Highlights of Friday's NHL games

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:05am
((The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday:

Golf: Fowler continues strong play on second day at Mayakoba

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:51pm
(Reuters) - Rickie Fowler continued his excellent start to the season on Friday, staying one stroke off the lead at 10-under par through 15 holes during a rain-shortened second day at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

NHL-National Hockey League roundup

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 7:08pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Edmonton Oilers placed forward Anton Slepyshev on injured reserve Friday.

National Football League roundup

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 6:55pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said issues surrounding the ongoing negotiations to extend commissioner Roger Goodell's contract, not the suspension of star running back Ezekiel Elliott are the reason he is threatening to sue the NFL.

Interview: Russian refusal to admit doping could block Olympic path - WADA

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:41pm
(Reuters) - Russia's refusal to accept responsibility for widespread state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report could prevent its competitors taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics, WADA director general Olivier Niggli said on Friday.