Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pavlyuchenkova gets past Kerber, advances to Tokyo final

TOKYO (Reuters) - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova withstood a furious rally to beat Angelique Kerber 6-0 6-7(4) 6-4 on Saturday and book her spot in the Pan Pacific Open final...

Motorcycling: Rossi ‘comfortable’ in wet Aragon practice

(Reuters) - Spaniard Dani Pedrosa lapped fastest for Honda on home soil on Friday but Valentino Rossi, returning three weeks after breaking his leg, was the center of...

Cycling: France’s Cosnefroy claims Under-23 gold at world championships

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France’s Benoit Cosnefroy won the Under-23 road race at the cycling world championships on Friday after jumping away from the pack late on the...

Baseball: Major League Baseball roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Mets expect manager Terry Collins to retire after this season, the New York Daily News reported Thursday. The Mets and Collins...

France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) - France’s Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, France’s sports minister said on...

Rossi passes MotoGP medical at Aragon circuit

(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi was cleared on Thursday to take part in this weekend’s Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after the Yamaha rider broke his leg...

Macron praises IOC for keeping Paris, LA dreams alive

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised a 2024 Olympic Games that transform French sport and praised the International Olympic Committee’s decision to keep the dreams...

Olympics: Oceania allowed small quota of athletes at 2022 Asian Games

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A small contingent of athletes from Oceania nations will be allowed to compete at the 2022 Asian Games in China so long as their qualification...

Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police locked Santos fans inside their home stadium for 20 minutes on Wednesday after violence erupted outside the Vila Belmiro ground following the...

Nadal and Federer lead Europe in inaugural Laver Cup

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural...

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Protests could derail St. Louis’ bid for second Amazon hub: sources

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede...

NFL condemns Trump’s comments on football player protests

(Note: Strong language in paragraphs 2 and 5) By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s call for National Football...

Facing far-right gains, Merkel, Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote

BERLIN/GREIFSWALD, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, poised to win a fourth term in Sunday’s election, and her center-left challenger Martin Schulz...