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Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 4:13pm
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to Sweden, who booked a place at next year's tournament in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win on Monday. The Swedes survived wave after wave of Italian attacks in the second leg of their European playoff tie on a night of unremitting tension and drama at a disbelieving San Siro. Four-times champions Italy, who had not missed the World Cup since the 1958 finals in S

Frenchman Poisson dies in training accident

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 4:09pm
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.

Honda team principal Suppo to leave MotoGP

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 3:08pm
(Reuters) - Honda announced the departure of MotoGP team principal Livio Suppo on Monday, a day after Spaniard Marc Marquez secured his fourth top-flight world championship in five years.

First U.S. trial opens in FIFA corruption probe

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:55pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers defending three former soccer officials at trial on U.S. corruption charges strove to distance their clients from a scandal that has engulfed the sport as they delivered opening statements to jurors on Monday.

Frenchman Poisson dies at 35 after training accident

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:39pm
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.

Brazil F1 tire test canceled for security reasons

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:51am
LONDON (Reuters) - Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend.

Dimitrov marks debut with narrow victory over Thiem

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:46am
LONDON (Reuters) - It had been a long time coming but Grigor Dimitrov's belated first appearance at the ATP Finals did not disappoint as he outlasted Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3 5-7 7-5 in a gripping afternoon duel at the O2 Arena on Monday.

Pirelli cancel F1 tire test in Brazil after attacks

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:56am
LONDON (Reuters) - Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend.

Russian weightlifter Albegov suspended: IWF

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:21am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Olympic weightlifter Ruslan Albegov has been suspended for having potentially violated anti-doping rules, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Monday.

ESPN brings SportsCenter show to Snapchat

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 4:09am
(Reuters) - U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN launched its flagship SportsCenter program on messaging app Snapchat on Monday, reimagining the show that provides sports highlights and commentary into a short-form series.

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:53am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Sunday:

Gymnastics: Raisman says it took time to recognize what she says was sex abuse by doctor

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:43am
(Reuters) - Triple Olympic gymnastics champion Aly Raisman has said in a interview she did not realize at first that she had been treated inappropriately by a doctor accused of having sexually assaulted female gymnasts while he was the U.S. team doctor.

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:16pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Sunday:

National Football League roundup

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:06pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Roy Miller, who was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., early Saturday morning and charged with domestic battery, is accused in the police report of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt.

Kizzire wins in Mexico as Fowler runner-up again

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:37pm
(Reuters) - Patton Kizzire held on to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Sunday, relegating fellow American Rickie Fowler to another runner-up finish on the PGA Tour.

NFL-Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:16pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Mark Ingram II rushed for 131 yards and a career-high three touchdowns to power the New Orleans Saints to a 47-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:32pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Mark Ingram II rushed for 131 yards and three touchdowns to power the New Orleans Saints to a 47-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Federer leaves Sock standing in London opener

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:20pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Whatever else happens to Jack Sock at the ATP Finals this week, his between-the-legs volley at 4-4 in the second set of his debut match will feature in the end-of-tournament showreel.

Alpine skiing: Neureuther cashes in on Ryding error to win opener

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:45pm
(Reuters) - Germany's Felix Neureuther won the season-opening World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland on Sunday but only after Britain's Dave Ryding had missed out on a glorious opportunity to achieve an historic triumph.

Massa says farewell to Brazilian fans from the podium

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:43pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Felipe Massa said farewell to his home Brazilian Formula One fans in the way he wanted on Sunday, thanking them from the Interlagos podium after a seventh place that felt like a victory.

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