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Neymar can lead Brazil to World Cup glory, says Roberto Carlos

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 9:32am
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Brazil are among the favorites for next year's World Cup in Russia and Neymar can lead the South American nation to their sixth title, former winner Roberto Carlos said on Tuesday.

UCLA players depart China after Trump asked for Xi's help

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:44am
MANILA/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were headed back to the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

Hong Kong soccer fans defy Beijing by booing Chinese national anthem

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:09am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Hong Kong soccer fans booed and jeered the Chinese national anthem at an Asia Cup qualifier match on Tuesday in defiance of Communist Party rulers in Beijing, while others turned their backs.

Exclusive: EU set to rule in favor of speed skaters over ISU ban threat - sources

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:09am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators are set to back speed skaters who want to compete in new money-spinning events outside the control of the sport's governing body, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Athletics: Semenya to attempt double again at Commonwealth Games

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 3:55am
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Caster Semenya will again attempt the 800 meters and 1500m double at next year's Commonwealth Games before setting her sights on a world record.

Trump asked for Xi's help in UCLA players' shoplifting case in China

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:26am
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case of three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting last week, and said he hoped they could come home soon.

Highlights of Monday's NHL games

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:18am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Monday:

Highlights of Monday's NBA games

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 1:55am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Monday:

Panthers maul Dolphins behind Newton's four touchdown passes

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:43pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Cam Newton threw four touchdown passes and the Carolina Panthers pounded the Miami Dolphins in a 45-21 victory on Monday at Bank of America Stadium.

Trump asked for Xi's help in UCLA players' shoplifting case: official

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:20pm
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case of three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting last week, said a senior White House official.

Major League Baseball roundup

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:23pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The verdict was a unanimous one as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday.

Stunned Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden qualify

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 6:56pm
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football boss Carlo Tavecchio said recently that failure to qualify for the World Cup would be the apocalypse and his worst fears came true on Monday as they missed out on the finals for the first time in 60 years.

Goffin puts Nadal out of his misery, Dimitrov wins

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 6:50pm
LONDON (Reuters) - The spirit was as strong as ever but Rafael Nadal's troublesome knee failed him in the end as the Spaniard quit the ATP Finals after a painful defeat by Belgium's David Goffin on Monday.

National Football League roundup

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 6:30pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The co-owners of the New York Giants issued a statement in support of head coach Ben McAdoo on Monday.

Honduras accuses Australia of spying by drone

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 6:28pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Honduras accused Australia of spying on their training sessions with a drone on Monday, as tensions heated up ahead of Wednesday's decisive World Cup playoff match.

Judge unanimous choice for American League Rookie of Year

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 6:26pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The verdict was a unanimous one as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday.

Alpine skiing-Frenchman Poisson dies in training accident

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 5:45pm
PARIS (Reuters) - French Alpine skier David Poisson has died following a crash during training at the Canadian resort of Nakiska, the French skiing federation said in a statement on Monday.

Injured Nadal pulls out ATP Finals

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 5:31pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal pulled out of the season-ending ATP Finals on Monday after being hampered by a knee injury during his round-robin defeat by Belgian David Goffin.

Honduras accuses Australia of spying by drone before playoff

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 5:17pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Honduras accused Australia of spying on their training sessions with a drone on Monday, as tensions heated up ahead of Wednesday's decisive World Cup playoff match.

Goffin stuns stricken Nadal at ATP Finals

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 5:09pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Belgium's first-time qualifier David Goffin sprung a huge surprise when he beat stricken world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-4 at the ATP Finals on Monday.

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