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  • Alpine skiing: Osborne-Paradis down but not out after horrific injury
    Considering his once mangled lower left leg has been put back together with 13 screws, bone cement and a hip bone taken from a cadaver, downhiller Manuel Osborne-Paradis' return to the piste could rank among the great ski racing comebacks of all time. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Olympics: Canadian Cliff finding quick success in marathon
    Rachel Cliff says she is not running with a chip on her shoulder but her results since a bold switch to the marathon from the 5,000 meters might suggest otherwise as the Canadian looks to punch her ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Blues’ Blais to have wrist surgery, out 10 weeks
    St. Louis Blues forward Sammy Blais will undergo surgery on his right wrist and be sidelined at least 10 weeks, the team announced. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Serbia into last eight at Davis Cup
    Serbia sealed their place in the Davis Cup quarter-finals in straightforward fashion on Thursday, brushing France aside to join Spain, Australia, Canada, Russia and Germany in a powerful-looking knockout phase. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Lorenzo-Vera defies illness to take early lead in Dubai
    France's Mike Lorenzo-Vera overcame a lung infection to shoot the lowest-ever round at the DP World Tour Championship on Thursday, while Bernd Wiesberger stayed in pole position for the season-ending Race to Dubai title. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Women drivers can succeed in Formula E, says Venturi’s Wolff
    Formula E starts its sixth season in Saudi Arabia on Friday with an all-male cast of drivers but Venturi's Susie Wolff, the only woman to run a team in the electric series, says change will come. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Tokyo 2020 venues near completion eight months from Games
    Construction at two Tokyo 2020 venues is nearing completion eight months before the start of the Olympics, as preparations for the Games enter the final stretch on schedule. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • NBA roundup: Clippers win OT thriller over Celtics
    Lou Williams scored 27 points, and Paul George added 25 points and eight assists to help the Los Angeles Clippers notch an intense 107-104 overtime victory over the visiting Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Spain, Australia cruise into Davis Cup last eight
    Hosts Spain and Australia made smooth progress to join Canada in the last eight of the Davis Cup Finals but elsewhere in La Caja Magica on Wednesday it proved a more trying day for players, organisers and fans. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Ruiz defeat made me a smarter fighter, says Joshua
    Briton Anthony Joshua has said his first career defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr. was down to a lack of experience and he has become a "smarter" fighter ahead of December's rematch. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • NFL notebook: Browns’ Garrett states case in appeal
    Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett on Wednesday appealed his suspension for his on-field conduct last Thursday, when he took Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph's helmet and hit Rudolph in the head, stating in his hearing that precedent doesn't support his indefinite ban, ESPN reported. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Tennis: Australia pull out of doubles in tit-for-tat with Canada
    Australia retired one game into their doubles dead rubber against Belgium at the Davis Cup Finals, placing the revamped tournament under further scrutiny a day after Canada forfeited a doubles rubber against the United States. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Trail Blazers waive Gasol, could become coach
    Six-time All-Star Pau Gasol has been waived by the Portland Trail Blazers, the 7-foot-1 power forward said Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-21-2019
  • Maple Leafs fire head coach Babcock
    The Toronto Maple Leafs fired Mike Babcock on Wednesday and promoted Sheldon Keefe from their AHL franchise to take over head coaching duties. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-20-2019
  • Braves re-sign RHP Martin to two-year deal
    The Atlanta Braves brought back right-hander reliever Chris Martin with a two-year, $14 million deal, the team announced. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 11-20-2019
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