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Goffin aims to ride the wave to Davis Cup glory

1 hour 22 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Beaten but exhilarated, Belgium's David Goffin believes his exceptional run at the ATP Finals has strengthened him for the last great challenge of his breakthrough season -- helping his country win the Davis Cup for the first time.

Qatar urges Gulf neighbors to let nationals attend 2022 soccer World Cup

4 hours 27 min ago
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is urging the four countries imposing a diplomatic and trade boycott against it to allow their nationals to attend the World Cup in Doha in 2022, a senior Qatari organizer said on Monday.

Suspended AIBA president Wu to step down from post

4 hours 31 min ago
(Reuters) - The International Boxing Association's (AIBA) suspended president Wu Ching-kuo announced on Monday that he would step down from his post to "resolve the management issues" within the Olympic sport's governing body.

Wimbledon champion Novotna dies after battle with cancer

5 hours 33 min ago
PRAGUE/LONDON (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) said on Monday.

Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies after battle with cancer

7 hours 21 min ago
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association said on Monday.

Farah to kick off road career on the streets of London

7 hours 52 min ago
(Reuters) - Mo Farah will start his career as a full-time road runner by taking part in a London half marathon early next year before tackling the full distance around the British capital in April, according to The Times.

Olympics: In Yuna's absence, Koreans holding out for a Pyeongchang hero

8 hours 30 sec ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - A year after her dazzling gold medal-winning performance at the Vancouver Games, figure skater Kim Yuna delivered an impassioned speech to the International Olympic Committee that helped sway the vote to bring the 2018 Winter Games to South Korea.

Golf: Spieth's Sydney love affair comes with a cash bonus

10 hours 39 min ago
(Reuters) - World number two Jordan Spieth will be well rewarded for his trip Down Under this week regardless of whether he successfully defends his title at the Australian Open, a tournament he has developed a love affair with over the last four years.

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:36pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Hockey League games:

National Basketball Association roundup

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:09pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant missed Sunday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a sprained left ankle, the team announced.

National Football League roundup

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:06pm
(The Sports Xchange) - A proposed contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly is on track to be completed soon despite Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recently threatening to sue the NFL if the extension is approved.

National Hockey League roundup

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:00pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Winnipeg Jets placed defenceman Toby Enstrom on injured reserve Sunday, and the team announced he will miss up to eight weeks with a lower-body injury.

Rookie Cook claims maiden PGA Tour title in Georgia

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - Rookie Austin Cook sank a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole to seal a four-stroke victory at the RSM Classic on Sunday and claim his first PGA Tour title.

Golf: Ariya uses birdie to claim CME Group Tour title

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:37pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn sank a 25-foot birdie putt on the last hole to capture the CME Group Tour Championship by one shot on Sunday in Naples, Florida.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 4:59pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

Dimitrov comes of age to win ATP Finals title

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 4:05pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday.

Dimitrov edges Goffin to win ATP Finals title

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 3:01pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals title at the first time of asking on Sunday.

Kontinen and Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 1:15pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Finland's Henri Kontinen and Australian partner John Peers won the doubles title at the ATP Finals for the second year running when they beat world number one duo Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4 6-2 on Sunday.

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 12:33pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday he should have left in jail the three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting after the father of one of the players questioned Trump's role in their release.

Motor racing: Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 9:58am
(Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday when he tried out Toyota's world endurance championship car in a test that could lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year.

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