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Pouille gives France 10th Davis Cup title

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 11:47am
LILLE, France (Reuters) - France won their 10th Davis Cup title when Lucas Pouille crushed Steve Darcis 6-3 6-1 6-0 to give the hosts a 3-2 victory in the final against Belgium on Sunday.

Athletics: IAAF continues its ban on Russian athletics

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:44am
MONACO (Reuters) - Russia still has not met key requirements for the reinstatement of its athletics federation and an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban instituted in 2015 will remain in effect, the global governing body said on Sunday.

Ice-cool Goffin beats Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 9:45am
LILLE, France (Reuters) - David Goffin never once lost his cool as he beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(5) 6-3 6-2 to put Belgium level at 2-2 with hosts France, sending the Davis Cup final into a decisive fifth match on Sunday.

Formula One changes logo for new-look future

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 9:19am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One unveiled a new logo at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as the first step in a rebranding of the U.S.-owned sport.

Motor racing: Bottas beats Hamilton in Mercedes one-two finish

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 8:50am
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas won Formula One's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position in a Mercedes one-two finish with four-times champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday.

Golf: Ormsby charges to first European Tour title in Hong Kong

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 3:29am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Australian Wade Ormsby won his maiden European Tour title with a two-under-par 68 in the final round of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday after Rafa Cabrera-Bello bogeyed the 18th to blow his chance of forcing a playoff.

Final round flop sums up 'indifferent' season for Day

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 3:13am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former world number one Jason Day felt the final round two-over-par 73 that dashed his hopes of a maiden Australian Open title on Sunday pretty much summed up his disappointing 2017 season.

Golf: Stunned Davis wins Australian Open after Day blows up

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 1:25am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cameron Davis stunned even himself by shooting a seven-under-par 64 to win the 102nd Australian Open by a stroke on Sunday after overnight leader Jason Day's title charge ended in a mid-round collapse.

Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:20am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games:

Golf: Unheralded Davis wins Australian Open after Day blow-up

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:43pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - World number 1,494 Cameron Davis shot a stunning seven-under-par 64 to win the Australian Open by a stroke on Sunday after compatriot and overnight leader Jason Day's title charge ended in a mid-round collapse.

Figure skating: Chen wins Skate America gold despite shaky free skate

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:05pm
(Reuters) - American Nathan Chen overcame his worst free skate in more than a year to win gold at Skate America in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday.

Alpine skiing: Feuz wins Lake Louise downhill as racers mourn Poisson

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 8:54pm
(Reuters) - Reigning World Cup champion Beat Feuz again set the pace by winning the season-opening men's downhill at Lake Louise on Saturday as the sport continued to mourn death of French skier David Poisson.

British teen is Formula One's first eSport champion

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 7:23pm
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - British teenage gamer Brendon Leigh became Formula One's first eSports champion after winning the finale in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Alpine skiing: Rebensburg wins World Cup giant slalom title

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 2:04pm
(Reuters) - Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg won her second World Cup race of the season on Saturday when she beat American favorite Mikaela Shiffrin in the giant slalom in Killington, Vermont.

Noah's gamble rewarded as France take Davis Cup lead

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 12:03pm
LILLE, France (Reuters) - France captain Yannick Noah gambled on an untested pair for the pivotal Davis Cup final doubles against Belgium on Saturday but Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert's win ensured he was spared a "hot seat" as Les Bleus moved into the driving seat.

France win doubles move 2-1 ahead in Davis Cup final

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 10:55am
LILLE, France (Reuters) - France moved one step closer to a 10th Davis Cup title when Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore 6-1 3-6 7-6(2) 6-4 to give the hosts a 2-1 lead in the final against neighbors Belgium on Saturday.

Li's knockout win puts China on UFC map

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 9:28am
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fans flocked to the first event staged in mainland China by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as a new generation added their names to a proud martial arts history that stretches back thousands of years.

Motor racing: Bottas denies Hamilton the final pole of 2017

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 9:10am
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas denied quadruple world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton the final pole position of the Formula One season on Saturday, leading a Mercedes one-two in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying.

Golf: Day to take one-shot lead into final day of Australian Open

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 3:27am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former world number one Jason Day will take a one-stroke lead into the final day of the Australian Open after firing up on the back nine and shooting a third-round two-under 69 in tricky conditions on Saturday.

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 2:19am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games:

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