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Farah coach used prohibited drug infusions, says newspaper

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:47:08 -0500

(Reuters) - Alberto Salazar, the coach of Britain's Olympic champion Mo Farah, has been accused of using prohibited infusions of supplements to improve the performance of his runners, the Sunday Times reported citing a leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report.(image)

Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in 'super fight'

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:06:30 -0500

(Reuters) - Multiple world champion Manny Pacquiao has agreed to fight Britain's Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan on April 23, both boxers said on Sunday.(image)

This may hurt, says Hamilton as F1 gets back on track

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:10:52 -0500

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton is expecting to feel the pain, no matter how much he has worked out over the winter break, when Formula One's first pre-season test starts on Monday.(image)

Transgender teenage wrestler wins Texas state championship

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:57:15 -0500

(Reuters) - High school athlete Mack Beggs, a teenager who is transitioning from female to male, won his 110-pound weight class in the Texas girl's state championship on Saturday, according to media reports.(image)

Fichardt holds nerve to win Joburg Open

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:36:11 -0500

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Darren Fichardt birdied the final hole to secure a one-shot victory at the Joburg Open on Sunday and a first European Tour title in four years.(image)

NHL: Vermette 10-game suspension upheld by commissioner

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:26:15 -0500

(The Sports Xchange) - National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman upheld the 10-game suspension given to Anaheim Ducks forward Antoine Vermette for slashing an official with his stick during a game last week, the league announced Saturday.(image)

Kipsang misses world record in Tokyo Marathon win

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:10:59 -0500

TOKYO (Reuters) - Wilson Kipsang of Kenya missed out on the world record but ran the fastest time ever on Japanese soil to win the Tokyo Marathon in two hours, three minutes and 58 seconds on Sunday.(image)

Raonic overcomes Del Potro in Florida, meets Sock in final

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:46:13 -0500

(Reuters) - World number four Milos Raonic of Canada overcame a battling Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 7-6(6) on Saturday to set up a Delray Beach Open final against American Jack Sock.(image)

Nordic skiing: Russia takes team sprint gold as Norway, Finland collide

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:27:37 -0500

LAHTI, Finland (Reuters) - Russia swept to victory in the team sprint at the Nordic World Ski Championships after the Norwegian and Finnish skiers who were battling for gold collided late on, causing both to fall.(image)

Alpine skiing: Vonn pulls out of Alpine combined after crash

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:58:31 -0500

(Reuters) - American former Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has pulled out of Sunday's World Cup Alpine combined event in Switzerland, she announced on Twitter.(image)