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Figure skating: Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

1 hour 15 min ago
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond on Friday took the lead at the second to last qualifying event for the grand prix final next month with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program.

Tennis: Time up for Thiem as Goffin reaches semi-finals

1 hour 52 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - David Goffin recovered from a slow start to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-1 on Friday and set up a last-four clash with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals.

Golf: Fleetwood shoots 65 to retake pole in the Race to Dubai

1 hour 56 min ago
(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood regained control in the Race to Dubai, rebounding from his poor first round to shoot a seven-under-par 65 and also power back into the hunt for the DP World Tour Championship title on Friday.

Sixers' Embiid thriving in role as likeable villain

3 hours 46 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid has positioned himself as the NBA's most charming villain: trash-talking, tweeting, and smiling his way to his own brand of entertaining dominance.

With ticket to Olympics, North Korean skating pair are 'a rough diamond'

3 hours 48 min ago
WARSAW (Reuters) - When the Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte started working with a pair of Olympics-qualified North Korean figure skaters, he did not expect much warmth from them.

Russia says humiliating to go to Olympics without flag: RIA

4 hours 5 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko said that it would be unacceptable and humiliating for Russia to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea without the national flag and anthem, RIA news agency reported on Friday.

Wiggins to swap pedals for oars at indoor championships

5 hours 27 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Retired cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is to turn his sights on a new sporting challenge when he competes in next month's British Rowing Indoor Championships in London.

Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

8 hours 45 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday:

Celtics rally to beat Warriors for 14th straight victory

9 hours 43 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - A media type suggested to Steph Curry that Golden State will be returning to Boston's TD Garden again this season.

Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

9 hours 48 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Thursday:

Kerber appoints Fissette as new coach

10 hours 7 min ago
(Reuters) - Former world number one Angelique Kerber is hoping to bounce back from a disappointing campaign with the announcement that Belgian Wim Fisette will replace Torben Beltz as her coach in 2018, the German said on Thursday.

Valhalla to host 2024 PGA Championship

11 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - The 2024 PGA Championship will be held at the Valhalla course in Louisville, Kentucky, the PGA of America announced on Thursday.

Steelers go airborne to soar over Titans

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:56pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau schemes to make opposing offenses "one-dimensional". It was his mantra through 16 seasons as a Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coach.

Former number one Donald in hospital after heart scare

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:56pm
(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald was admitted to a Georgia hospital after feeling prolonged chests pains, the English golfer said in a social media post on Thursday.

Kirk takes lead as Snedeker makes strong return from injury

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:23pm
(Reuters) - Former champion Chris Kirk took the first-round lead at the RSM Classic in coastal Georgia on Thursday, as two-times American Ryder Cup member Brandt Snedeker made a solid comeback after a long injury absence.

Smith, Chien share CME Group lead

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:31pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Sarah Jane Smith and Peiyun Chien posted 6-under 66s Thursday in the first round of the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla.

Astros Altuve, Marlins slugger Stanton win MVP awards

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:26pm
(Reuters) - Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor.

Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP deal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - will exclusively stream 37 top men's tennis tournaments from 2019 to its Amazon Prime Video subscribers in Britain and Ireland after it won the ATP broadcast rights from pay-TV group Sky.

Sock stuns Zverev to prolong London adventure, Federer rolls on

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:58pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Owners rebuke Jones for detrimental conduct

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests," the New York Times reported on Thursday.