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Djokovic out but Del Potro, Cilic move on in Miami

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:22:05 -0400

(Reuters) - Six-time champion Novak Djokovic's hopes of turning around his season at the Miami Open ended in the second round when he was defeated 6-3 6-4 by Frenchman Benoit Paire on Friday.(image)

Tennis: Puig stuns Wozniacki in Miami, Osaka's run over

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:16:56 -0400

(Reuters) - Monica Puig shrugged off an opening set bagel to rally for a 0-6 6-4 6-4 victory over world number two Caroline Wozniacki in the second round of the Miami Open on Friday.(image)

Boxing: Nevada State suspends Alvarez after second positive test

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:38:18 -0400

(Reuters) - Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez was temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following two positive tests for the banned fat-burning drug clenbuterol, the body's executive director Bob Bennett said in a statement on Friday.(image)

Motor racing: Ferrari's Vettel tops final free practice

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:34:55 -0400

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Four-times Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari 1-2 in the final free practice ahead of qualifying for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.(image)

Cycling: Cavendish ruled out of Commonwealth Games

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:23:52 -0400

LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games to recover from injuries he sustained in a horrific crash at last week's Milan-San Remo race, his team announced on Friday.(image)

Motor racing: Angry Ricciardo slams stewards for grid penalty

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:12:05 -0400

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A frustrated Daniel Ricciardo condemned Formula One stewards at the Australian Grand Prix after the Red Bull driver was handed a three-place grid penalty for his home race on Sunday.(image)

McIlroy, Spieth eliminated from Match Play as seeds tumble

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:30:38 -0400

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth were among the big names eliminated from the WGC-Dell Match Play on Friday, leaving only two of the top 10 seeds to contest the knockout rounds.(image)

Romo shoots 82 to finish last in PGA Tour debut

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:06:21 -0400

(Reuters) - Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo missed the cut after shooting an 82 in the second round of the Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic on Friday.(image)

Table tennis: India's Ghosh suspended over sex crime allegation

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:16:26 -0400

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh has been provisionally suspended by his country's governing body after an 18-year-old woman filed a rape allegation against him with the police.(image)

Hamilton fastest but Red Bull, Ferrari in hunt

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:13:20 -0400

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets for Mercedes in both practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday but Red Bull's Max Verstappen showed enough pace to give the Silver Arrows pause for thought.(image)