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NFL's Rooney Rule seen as a way to greater diversity in European coaching

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 7:59am
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - The NFL's Rooney Rule could be a way of bringing greater racial and ethnic diversity to European soccer coaching, campaigners said, as a new survey confirmed that it remains a white, male preserve.

Sao Paulo's Formula E round postponed to 2019

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 6:54am
(Reuters) - Sao Paulo's first Formula E race has been postponed to 2019 because the Brazilian city's authorities are in the process of selling off the planned venue.

Soccer - World Cup draw offers welcome distraction for Russia

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 6:45am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years.

Garcia starts well as locals dominate Australian PGA

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:49am
(Reuters) - U.S. Masters Champion Sergio Garcia carded a bogey-free, five-under-par 67 at the Australian PGA Championships in Queensland on Thursday to trail local pair Jordan Zunic and Adam Bland by a single stroke after the opening round.

INADO head says IOC decision on Russia critical to anti-doping fight

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:13am
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - The head of the umbrella group of national anti-doping agencies told Reuters that allowing Russia to compete at the 2018 Winter Games would be "a missed opportunity" which would raise doubts about sport's willingness to root out drug cheats.

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:46am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:

Kipchoge to make London Marathon return in 2018

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:42am
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon in 2018 after a year's absence, resuming his quest for a third victory in the event, organizers said on Thursday.

Unstoppable Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympics

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:40am
(Reuters) - Evergreen American Venus Williams has dismissed any notion of announcing her retirement anytime soon, saying she is eager to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:17am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

Motor racing: Formula E season charges up with eyes to the future

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula E is trying to focus on the present but looking very much to the future as the electric racing series powers up for the start of season four in Hong Kong this weekend.

Alpine skiing: Women's downhill training at Lake Louise canceled

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 6:49pm
(Reuters) - Training for the first women's downhill World Cup races of the season were canceled on Wednesday due to soft snow but conditions looked good to resume on Thursday, a spokesperson for the U.S. ski team said on Wednesday.

Alpine skiing: Theaux quickest in downhill training at Beaver Creek

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:27pm
(Reuters) - France's Adrien Theaux posted the fastest time in the first round of men's downhill training in Beaver Creek, Colorado on Wednesday, edging out countryman Johan Clarey ahead of Saturday's World Cup event.

Players debate NFL's proposed $100 million donation

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:21pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The NFL proposed joining with its players in a bid to spur social justice change, although not all players are on board with the proposal.

Kubica quick on final day of Williams test

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:20pm
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Poland's Robert Kubica kept on course for a Formula One comeback after ending the final test of the year on Wednesday with the quickest lap by a Williams driver.

U.S. team doctor Nassar pleads guilty to additional sexual conduct charges

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:53pm
(Reuters) - Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said.

Santander ends Ferrari and F1 sponsorship

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:50pm
(Reuters) - Santander is ending its long-running sponsorship of Ferrari and Formula One at the end of the season and teaming up with the Champions League, the Spanish bank announced on Wednesday.

Froome to race in 2018 Giro d'Italia

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:01pm
(Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to claim the Giro d'Italia/Tour de France double for 20 years after confirming on Wednesday he would tackle both races in 2018.

Motor racing: Alfa Romeo to become Sauber title sponsor

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Alfa Romeo are returning to Formula One for the first time in 30 years with the century-old Italian marque partnering the Swiss-based Sauber team as title sponsors.

Woods back for perhaps last shot at a comeback

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:02am
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods will once again steal the spotlight at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday, despite the elite field containing eight of the world's top-10 golfers, as he embarks on what could be his final shot at a comeback.

IOC bans three Russian bobsledders for life over doping

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:56am
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had banned three Russian bobsledders - Aleksandr Kasyanov, Aleksei Pushkarev and Ilvir Khuzin - for life over doping allegations related to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.