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Soccer: Wenger to leave Arsenal after two decades in charge

2 hours 36 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to leave at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years that made him the most successful boss in the Premier League club's history.

Soccer: Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of season - club statement

3 hours 10 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club at the end of season, the Frenchman said in a statement issued by the Premier League club on Friday.

Boxing: Pacquiao targets more bouts after Kuala Lumpur showdown

6 hours 33 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao believes he has "a couple more fights" left in him before he retires, starting with his first contest for more than a year when he faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur this July.

Golf: Murray tames wind to lead in Texas, Garcia woes continue

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:04pm
(Reuters) - Grayson Murray has blown hot and cold recently and on Thursday he was hot at the Texas Open, shooting a five-under 67 for a one-stroke lead after the first round in windy San Antonio.

Premier League clubs enjoy record profits - Deloitte report

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:41pm
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Premier League clubs enjoyed record profits and revenues in the 2016/17 season according to data released on Friday by Deloitte, who expect profitability to continue despite a decline in domestic broadcasting revenue.

Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 4:12pm
(Reuters) - Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney said.

American Wicks to leave Swedish club after positive cocaine test

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 2:17pm
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - American goalkeeper Joshua Wicks is to be released by Swedish top-flight club Sirius after he tested positive for cocaine following his side's 3-1 loss to Hammarby this month in the opening game of the season.

Thiem downs Djokovic in Monte Carlo to set up Nadal clash

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:34pm
MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Fifth seed Dominic Thiem came from behind to knock out Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Thursday and set up a quarter-final clash with defending champion Rafa Nadal.

Athletics: "Human record holder" Kipchoge knows what he is doing

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:08am
LONDON (Reuters) - Eliud Kipchoge is, by just about any reckoning, the most successful marathon runner in history so he can be excused for his somewhat dismissive response when questioned on Thursday about his unusual preparations for Sunday's London race. secures U.S. Open tennis rights in UK and Ireland

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:05am
LONDON (Reuters) - confirmed on Thursday it has secured UK and Ireland rights to broadcast the US Open Tennis Championship, adding its first Grand Slam to a sports offer that already includes action from the ATP World Tour.

Motor racing: F1 steps into fantasy world with equity stake

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:01am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One is targeting the lucrative U.S. fantasy sports market with the launch on Thursday of daily pay-to-play and traditional free F1 games in partnership with Dublin-based PlayON.

Andy Rihs, hearing-aid billionaire and passionate cyclist, dies at 75

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:58am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Andreas "Andy" Rihs, a Swiss billionaire whose success with the world's largest hearing aid company Sonova financed his passion for professional bicycle racing and soccer, has died at the age of 75.

Chelsea's Alonso handed three-match ban, out of FA Cup semi-final

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:16am
(Reuters) - Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will miss Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Southampton after being handed a three-match suspension for violent conduct, the Football Association (FA) said on Thursday.

Athletics: Kawauchi to turn pro after Boston win - local media

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 3:12am
TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - Boston Marathon winner Yuki Kawauchi has told reporters in his native Japan that he plans to turn professional within a year.

Boxing: Alvarez, Ogawa banned for six months for failed drug tests

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 3:05am
(Reuters) - Mexican Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Japan's Kenichi Ogawa have been suspended for six months following hearings with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after both boxers failed recent doping tests.

NBA: Cleveland 'lucky' to beat Pacers, James says after 100-97 win

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:46pm
(Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers were "lucky" to get the 100-97 win to level their NBA playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, LeBron James said on Wednesday.

Former U.S. Olympians tell Congress more reforms needed in gymnastics

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:13pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gymnastics needs more reforms to wipe out sexual abuse after a scandal involving an ex-team doctor convicted of molesting female athletes, former Olympic athletes told a Senate panel on Wednesday.

As driving career ends Patrick remains driven

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:21pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Danica Patrick may soon no longer be a race car driver but the only woman to win an IndyCar race remains as driven as ever as she speeds toward one last Indianapolis 500 and the end of a ground-breaking career.

Maroney says she was molested by Nassar 'hundreds' of times

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:58pm
(Reuters) - McKayla Maroney was molested “hundreds” of times by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast said on Wednesday.

Wounded Gaza cyclist to miss Asian Games after amputation

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:08pm
GAZA (Reuters) - A Gaza cyclist's dream of waving the Palestinian flag at the Asian Games has been shattered by an Israeli bullet that caused him to lose his leg after he joined a Gaza border protest.