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Ice hockey: Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:25am
COLOGNE (Reuters) - World champions Canada staged a sensational third period comeback to beat Russia 4-2 on Saturday and reach the world championship final where they will eye a third straight title.

Dumoulin strengthens grip on Giro with stage 14 win

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:22am
(Reuters) - Race leader Tom Dumoulin further underlined his Giro d'Italia credentials as he won the 14th stage after a dramatic summit finish in Oropa on Saturday.

Motorcycling: Vinales on pole in all-Yamaha front row in France

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:34am
PARIS (Reuters) - Spaniard Maverick Vinales took pole position for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Saturday with his Yamaha team mate and MotoGP leader Valentino Rossi qualifying alongside.

Djokovic eases into Rome semis after rain delay

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:41am
(Reuters) - World number two Novak Djokovic dealt with unfinished business by beating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 6-4 in a rain-delayed Italian Open quarter-final on Saturday.

Halep cruises into Italian Open final

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:07am
(Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep made light of heavy conditions to cruise into the Italian Open final with a 7-5 6-1 victory over Dutch 15th seed Kiki Bertens on Saturday.

Boxing: Frenchman N'Dam beats Japan's Murata to win WBA middleweight title

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:07am
TOKYO (Reuters) - France's Hassan N'Dam claimed the vacant WBA middleweight title by defeating Japan's Ryota Murata after a surprising split decision on Saturday.

Dodger Turner sidelined with hamstring strain

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:41pm
(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Major League Baseball hitting leader Justin Turner on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain, the team announced on Friday.

Dibben wins sixth stage in California, Bennett seizes lead

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:06pm
(Reuters) - Jonathan Dibben of Team Sky won the sixth stage of the Tour of California on Friday but George Bennett seized the yellow jersey heading into the final day.

LeBron lights up the Garden as Cavs crush Celtics

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:35pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - LeBron James lit up Boston's TD Garden with a stellar display as the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Celtics 130-86 to race to a 2-0 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Friday.

Thompson extends lead to three at Kingsmill

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Lexi Thompson extended her lead to three shots on Friday at the LPGA Kingsmill Championship after posting a second straight six-under-par 65 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Kokrak seizes five-shot lead, Johnson lurking

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:07pm
(Reuters) - American Jason Kokrak fired a flawless eight-under-par 62 to seize a commanding five-stroke lead midway through the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving, Texas on Friday.

Olympics: More than 100 rusted or defective medals returned

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 7:13pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - More than 100 medals won at the Rio Olympics have been returned to organizers because they have rusted or developed black spots on them, the games' spokesman said on Friday.

Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 6:52pm
(Reuters) - Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais posted the top speed while IndyCar rookie Fernando Alonso fired a warning shot on the final day of practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.

Military veterans suffering PTSD get back on course with golf

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 5:12pm
(Reuters) - Sylvan Olivieri, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine, is among dozens of veterans who have sought therapy on the golf course.

Brady signs deal to pitch $212K Aston Martin car

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:35pm
(The Sports Exchange) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signed a multi-year endorsement deal with British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to pitch a model that starts at $211,995.

Billionaire Usmanov made $1.3 billion offer for control of Arsenal

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:03pm
(Reuters) - Arsenal's second-largest investor, Alisher Usmanov, made a $1.3 billion offer to buy out the soccer club's majority owner Stan Kroenke, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, confirming earlier reports.

McIlroy withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:31pm
(Reuters) - Former champion Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club in England due to an ongoing rib injury, the world number two said on Friday.

Brady did not have concussion last year: agent

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:29pm
(Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was not diagnosed with a concussion during the 2016 season despite his wife's recent comments, his agent said on Friday.

Halep through to Italian Open semis

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:59pm
(Reuters) - Romanian sixth seed Simona Halep swept into the semi-finals of the Italian Open in Rome by beating Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6-2 6-4 on Friday.

Zverev gives Raonic a lesson in Rome to reach semis

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:04am
(Reuters) - Rising German star Alexander Zverev reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final with a 7-6(4) 6-1 defeat of world number six Milos Raonic at the Italian Open on Friday.