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Tennis: Svitolina struggling with injury after second round win

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Fourth seed Elina Svitolina revealed she had been dealing with injury issues at the Australian Open after successfully negotiating a tricky second round match against Katerina Siniakova on Wednesday. More »


UPDATE 8-NHL Results

Jan 17 (Opta) - Results from the NHL games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) More »


UPDATE 4-NBA Results

Jan 17 (Opta) - Results from the NBA games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) More »


Tennis-Dream grand slam debut continues for 15-year-old Kostyuk

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Ukrainian 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk became the youngest player to reach the third round of a grand slam in over 20 years when she defeated local wildcard Olivia Rogowska at the Australian Open on Wednesday. More »



Jan 17 (Opta) - Results from the NCAAB games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) More »


Tennis: Giant killers Bencic and Zhang tumble back to earth

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Seed slayers Belinda Bencic and Zhang Shuai were brought back down to earth at the Australian Open on Wednesday as they both failed to follow up their first-round exploits. More »


HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day three

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Highlights of Wednesday's third day of the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the year: More »


Soccer-Mourinho close to signing new deal at United-reports

MANCHESTER, England, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a contract extension that would keep him at the club until 2021, British media said on Tuesday. More »


Man United overhaul Spanish pair as Europe's biggest earners

ZURICH (Reuters) - Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday. More »


Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced doctor for her father's suicide. More »


Handball: Sweden stun hosts Croatia to advance into main round at Euros

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Sweden will carry a maximum four points into the European handball championship main round after a 35-31 win over hosts Croatia who also advanced on Tuesday. More »


U.S. Olympic gold medalist Biles says doctor sexually abused her

(The Jan. 15 story was refiled to correct the attribution of quote in the last paragraph to Biles, not Douglas) More »


CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. Olympic gold medalist Biles says doctor sexually abused her

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said on Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct. More »


Former McLaren boss Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role

LONDON (Reuters) - Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is returning to Formula One in a temporary role advising the sport's governing body on cost control measures. More »


Motor racing: Hamilton misses sponsor event but back on social media

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his first sponsor engagement of the year on Tuesday but reappeared on social media after wiping his accounts clean over the Christmas break. More »


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