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2018 F1 calendar approved; Brazil GP security issue raised

Dec 7, 2017

The Formula One calendar for 2018 has been approved with the Grand Prix races in Bahrain and China swapping places early in the season as initially planned

Indian tycoon's lawyer rebuts government extradition case

Dec 5, 2017

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is refuting the Indian government's charge that he obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in bank loans that he knew he would not be able to repay

Marchionne: Ferrari could quit F1 over proposed changes

Dec 2, 2017

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says the threat that the Italian team could leave Formula One is a "serious" one


Zuccarello scores 2 to lead Rangers to 5-2 win over Devils

Dec 10, 2017

Mats Zuccarello scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 shots and the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2

Angels welcome Ohtani, plot course for 2-way Japanese star

Dec 10, 2017

Shohei Ohtani has been formally introduced by the Los Angeles Angels after they won the fierce baseball-wide competition for the services of the two-way Japanese star

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

Dec 9, 2017

People familiar with deal to AP: Yankees make big catch, set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins


Oladipo scores career-high 47 as Pacers beat Nuggets in OT

Dec 11, 2017

Victor Oladipo had a career-high 47 points and added seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 126-116 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets

Porzingis scores 30, Knicks hold off Hawks for 111-107 win

Dec 11, 2017

Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 off the bench and the New York Knicks withstood a late push from the Atlanta Hawks for a 111-107 victory

Holiday saves Pelicans in 131-124 win over 76ers

Dec 11, 2017

Jrue Holiday scored 19 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame an eight-point deficit in the final period to beat the under-manned Philadelphia 76ers 131-124


The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

Dec 9, 2017

The Arab League chief has called on world nations to recognize the State of Palestine with east Jerusalem as its capital

Sagan cleared by UCI over Tour de France disqualification

Dec 5, 2017

The UCI has ruled that Peter Sagan did not intentionally elbow Mark Cavendish during a sprint finish at the Tour de France in a crash that led to the Slovak rider's disqualification

Next year's Giro has 8 uphill finishes on road to Rome

Nov 29, 2017

Next year's Giro d'Italia has 8 uphill finishes on road to Rome


Lawyer: No one at Michigan State knew about doc's assaults

Dec 8, 2017

A former federal prosecutor hired by Michigan State University says there's no evidence that campus officials knew a sports doctor was sexually abusing young female athletes

Michigan doctor gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn

Dec 7, 2017

A former elite Michigan sports doctor who possessed child pornography and assaulted gymnasts has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison in one of three criminal cases that ensures he won't ever be free

The Latest: Michigan sports doctor gets 60 years in prison

Dec 7, 2017

A former elite Michigan sports doctor who possessed child pornography and assaulted gymnasts has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison in one of three criminal cases that ensures he won't ever be free


Niederreiter gives Wild 4-3 win over Sharks in OT

Dec 11, 2017

Nino Niederreiter scored 3:26 into overtime and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 after squandering a three-goal lead

McElhinney makes 41 saves, Maple Leafs beat Oilers 1-0

Dec 11, 2017

Curtis McElhinney made 41 saves for his first shutout of the season and sixth overall, and Zach Hyman scored in the first minute in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 1-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers

Tarasenko scores in OT as short-handed Blues beat Sabres 3-2

Dec 11, 2017

Vladimir Tarasenko scored with 36 seconds left in overtime, and the short-handed St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2


Wales captain Warburton will miss entire rugby season

Dec 8, 2017

Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss the entire northern rugby season following knee surgery

Wales edges Springboks 24-22 to likely end Coetzee reign

Dec 2, 2017

Wales has topped South Africa 24-22 after blowing a 21-3 lead in their rugby test in Cardiff

South Africa retain Dubai Sevens title, beat NZ in final

Dec 2, 2017

South Africa defended the Dubai Sevens rugby title by beating New Zealand 24-12 in the final


Russian teenager Alina Zagitova wins Grand Prix Final

Dec 9, 2017

Alina Zagitova performed a near-flawless free skate on Saturday to win the figure skating Grand Prix Final

'I, Tonya' reclaims Harding's narrative in provocative film

Dec 8, 2017

'I, Tonya' reclaims Harding's narrative in provocative film that examines abuses the disgraced figure skater suffered from her mother and ex-husband

US skater Chen edges Japan's Uno to win Grand Prix Final

Dec 8, 2017

Nathan Chen held on to his lead from the short program to edge Japan's Shoma Uno and win the Grand Prix Final


The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

Dec 6, 2017

There will be Russians competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics and likely winning some medals

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Sep 24, 2017

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon

Olympic halfpipe champion I-Pod to have knee surgery

Mar 14, 2017

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov will have surgery after sustaining a serious knee injury at the snowboard world championships

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