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Alpine skiing: Osborne-Paradis down but not out after horrific injury

Thu, 2019-11-21 11:16
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.

Olympics: Canadian Cliff finding quick success in marathon

Thu, 2019-11-21 10:32
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.

Blues' Blais to have wrist surgery, out 10 weeks

Thu, 2019-11-21 10:29
St. Louis Blues forward Sammy Blais will undergo surgery on his right wrist and be sidelined at least 10 weeks, the team announced.

Serbia into last eight at Davis Cup

Thu, 2019-11-21 10:17
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.

Lorenzo-Vera defies illness to take early lead in Dubai

Thu, 2019-11-21 08:58
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.

Women drivers can succeed in Formula E, says Venturi's Wolff

Thu, 2019-11-21 07:58
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.

Tokyo 2020 venues near completion eight months from Games

Thu, 2019-11-21 04:34
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.

NBA roundup: Clippers win OT thriller over Celtics

Thu, 2019-11-21 02:26
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.

Spain, Australia cruise into Davis Cup last eight

Wed, 2019-11-20 23:33
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.

Ruiz defeat made me a smarter fighter, says Joshua

Wed, 2019-11-20 23:19
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.

NFL notebook: Browns' Garrett states case in appeal

Wed, 2019-11-20 23:16
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.

Tennis: Australia pull out of doubles in tit-for-tat with Canada

Wed, 2019-11-20 23:00
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.

Trail Blazers waive Gasol, could become coach

Wed, 2019-11-20 20:31
Six-time All-Star Pau Gasol has been waived by the Portland Trail Blazers, the 7-foot-1 power forward said Wednesday.

Spain cruise into Davis Cup last eight, holders Croatia eliminated

Wed, 2019-11-20 19:27
Hosts Spain made smooth progress into the last eight of the Davis Cup Finals but elsewhere in La Caja Magica on Wednesday it proved a more trying day for players, organizers and fans.

Maple Leafs fire head coach Babcock

Wed, 2019-11-20 17:56
The Toronto Maple Leafs fired Mike Babcock on Wednesday and promoted Sheldon Keefe from their AHL franchise to take over head coaching duties.

Braves re-sign RHP Martin to two-year deal

Wed, 2019-11-20 17:35
The Atlanta Braves brought back right-hander reliever Chris Martin with a two-year, $14 million deal, the team announced.

Davis Cup Finals turning into the late, late show

Wed, 2019-11-20 15:08
The Davis Cup Finals schedule was thrown into chaos on Wednesday as, for the second day running, the challenge of fitting in six ties in a day at La Caja Magica proved almost impossible.

WADA suspends Bangkok laboratory

Wed, 2019-11-20 15:05
The National Doping Control Centre in Bangkok has been suspended for six months due to non-conformities, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday.

Caps' Hathaway suspended three games for spitting incident

Wed, 2019-11-20 15:02
Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway was suspended without pay for three games for spitting on an opponent, the NHL announced Wednesday.

Rio boxing officials will not feature at Tokyo 2020: IOC

Wed, 2019-11-20 14:22
Boxing referees and judges involved in the Rio Olympics, who were all suspended following the Games, will not be allowed to officiate at Tokyo 2020, an International Olympic Committee task force said on Wednesday https://www.olympic.org/news/transparency-highlighted-in-tokyo-2020-olympic-boxing-regulations.

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