Top Sports News

Subscribe to Top Sports News feed Top Sports News
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 58 min 15 sec ago

Indian athletes sent home after needle found in room

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 8:25pm
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Indian athletes Rakesh Babu and Irfan Kolothum Thodi are being sent home from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a needle was found in a cup in their bedroom at the Athletes' Village, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday.

McDavid named in Team Canada for world championships

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:29pm
(Reuters) - Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid, the NHL's leading scorer, headlined a list of players named in Canada's team for the ice hockey world championships, Hockey Canada said on Thursday.

Golf: South African Sabbatini leads by two at Hilton Head

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 5:49pm
(Reuters) - A flawless Rory Sabbatini held a two-shot lead after the first round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday only hours after being unsure if he would be fit to play.

Stephens serves up tennis to inner city youth

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 5:14pm
COMPTON, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens on Thursday unveiled refurbished tennis courts at a school in impoverished Compton, California, the latest in an ongoing effort by the African American player to expand the reach of the sport to minorities.

Golf: Warren and Dunne share lead at Spanish Open

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:29pm
MADRID (Reuters) - Scotland's Marc Warren and Irishman Paul Dunne finished strongly to lead the Spanish Open by one shot ahead of a group of 11 players including local favorite Jon Rahm and Spanish amateur Victor Pastor after the first round on Thursday.

Williams drivers looking for positives in China

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:06pm
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Williams drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin head into Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix looking for positives after the former champions made their worst start to a Formula One season in years.

Lessons to be learned from virtual world, says Olympian Ruggiero

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:37pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.

Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic spots in doping clampdown

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:37pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Five nations, including Russia, whose doping records have risked weightlifting's place on the Olympic schedule have been limited to just two athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Games by the sport's governing body, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Gatlin and Coleman form elite relay team

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:37pm
(Reuters) - World champions Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman have formed their own relay team and will learn on Saturday how fast they can run.

Woods files entry to play U.S. Open in June

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:37pm
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, fresh off competing in his first major championship since 2015, has filed an entry to compete in June's U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association said on Thursday.

Soccer: FIFA says companies interested in expanded Club World Cup

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:35pm
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that companies had shown an interest in backing an expanded Club World Cup although he did not comment on reports that they had offered up to $25 billion for that and another proposed tournament.

Golf: Warren leads Spanish Open, amateur Pastor makes strong start

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:21pm
MADRID (Reuters) - Scotland's Marc Warren finished with five birdies in the last seven holes to lead the Spanish Open by one shot on six-under par ahead of local favorite Jon Rahm and Spanish amateur Victor Pastor after the first round on Thursday.

NBA: Record number of international players reach postseason

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:19pm
(Reuters) - The NBA postseason will have a distinct international flair with a record 62 foreign born players from 33 countries chasing a championship ring, the league said on Thursday.

Golf: Woods files entry to play U.S. Open in June

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:19pm
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, fresh off competing in his first major championship since 2015, has filed an entry to compete in June's U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association said on Thursday.

Esports: Lessons to be learned from virtual world, says Olympian Ruggiero

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:44am
LONDON (Reuters) - Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.

Fury says he's fitter and ready to fight on June 9

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:35am
LONDON (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he was fitter than ever after announcing a comeback fight in Manchester on June 9 after an absence of more than two-and-a-half years.

Weightlifting: Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic spots in doping clampdown

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:25am
LONDON (Reuters) - Five nations, including Russia, whose doping records have risked weightlifting's place on the Olympic schedule have been limited to just two athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Games by the sport's governing body, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Athletics: Gatlin and Coleman form elite relay team

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 9:24am
(Reuters) - World champions Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman have formed their own relay team and will learn on Saturday how fast they can run.

Games: Highlights on day eight of Commonwealth Games

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 9:16am
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Highlights on day eight of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday (times GMT):

ESPN+ streaming service launches Disney's digital drive

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 8:52am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Thursday debuted its new ESPN+ digital subscription service, the first consumer offering in the traditional media company's push to become a leader in streaming entertainment.

Pages