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Canada's gift to U.S. criticized by rival nations

Wed, 2019-11-20 14:20
Canada's decision to forfeit their doubles rubber in Tuesday's Group F clash against the U.S. at the revamped Davis Cup Finals has come under fire from rival teams.

Djokovic calls for merger of ATP Cup and Davis Cup

Wed, 2019-11-20 13:50
Novak Djokovic says the Davis Cup Finals and the ATP Cup cannot co-exist and must merge and believes an elite eight-nation competition in September would be the ideal scenario.

Rallying: Citroen leaves world championship as Ogier exits

Wed, 2019-11-20 12:14
Citroen is leaving the world rally championship with immediate effect after six-times world champion Sebastien Ogier announced his departure from the team, the French manufacturer said on Wednesday.

Bulls' Porter (foot) out at least two more weeks

Wed, 2019-11-20 12:09
Chicago Bulls swingman Otto Porter Jr. will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a left foot injury.

Koepka ruled out of Presidents Cup with injury

Wed, 2019-11-20 12:02
World number one Brooks Koepka pulled out of the U.S. Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury on Wednesday and was replaced with Rickie Fowler by playing captain Tiger Woods.

Senators' Ryan to enter player assistance program

Wed, 2019-11-20 11:39
Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will take leave from the team while participating in the NHL/NHL Players' Association assistance program, the league and union announced Wednesday.

Murray admits being out of shape after Davis Cup scare

Wed, 2019-11-20 11:34
Former world number one Andy Murray admitted he was not in the best physical shape to open Britain's Davis Cup Finals campaign after narrowly avoiding a shock defeat to unheralded Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor on Wednesday.

Baby Shark headed overseas: Parra to play in Japan

Wed, 2019-11-20 10:52
Outfielder Gerardo Parra agreed to a contract with the Yomiuri Giants, the Japanese professional baseball team announced on Wednesday.

From prayer to boxing: Naples church offers jobless youths lifeline

Wed, 2019-11-20 10:19
Thwacks and thumps echo through the hallway of the 17th century church in a neglected Naples neighborhood as 21-year-old Nico Rodrigues and 20 other youngsters go through their paces in the boxing ring.

King Kokoskov named Serbia coach for Olympic push

Wed, 2019-11-20 10:17
Sacramento Kings assistant coach Igor Kokoskov has taken charge of his native Serbia in a bid to steer them to next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Balkan nation's basketball federation (KSS) said on Wednesday.

Murray claws out victory to give Britain lead, Serbia win

Wed, 2019-11-20 10:00
Andy Murray gave Britain a winning start in their opening Davis Cup Finals tie against the Netherlands but only after suffering a huge scare against an inspired Tallon Griekspoor on Wednesday.

Porsche and Mercedes embark on new era of electric racing

Wed, 2019-11-20 09:10
Formula E starts its sixth season in Saudi Arabia on Friday with debutants Porsche and Mercedes hoping to carry their respective success in sports cars and Formula One to a new all-electric battleground.

Boxing: American Martin gets four-year ban for anti-doping violation

Wed, 2019-11-20 07:25
American boxer Ryan Martin has been suspended for four years by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) on Wednesday after testing positive for prohibited substances last year.

Anthony scores 10 points in Blazers debut

Wed, 2019-11-20 06:11
Forward Carmelo Anthony officially joined the Trail Blazers on Tuesday, and he scored 10 points in Portland's 115-104 road loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Hong Kong Open postponed due to protest violence: organizers

Wed, 2019-11-20 05:46
The Hong Kong Open golf tournament has been postponed after violence from anti-government protests escalated this week, the Asian Tour and European Tour said on Wednesday.

Russian runner's suspension for working with banned coach lifted: AIU

Wed, 2019-11-20 05:26
Russian 400m runner Artyom Denmukhametov's suspension for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin has been lifted by the IAAF global athletics body, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said.

I'll stop when my body tells me to, says Federer

Wed, 2019-11-20 02:24
Roger Federer first thought about how long his playing career would last in 2009 but a decade later the 38-year-old is still going strong and says he will keeping playing until his body decides otherwise.

NHL roundup: Isles nip Pens, extend point streak to 15

Wed, 2019-11-20 02:20
Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game, on his own rebound at 2:55 of overtime, as the visiting New York Islanders downed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Tuesday to stretch their point streak to 15 games, matching a franchise record.

NBA roundup: Pelicans dump Blazers in Anthony's debut

Wed, 2019-11-20 02:02
Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists as the host New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony's debut by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 115-104 on Tuesday night.

Davis Cup format needed a revamp, says Murray

Wed, 2019-11-20 00:39
The 119-year-old Davis Cup was in need of a revamp as the old format did not allow the top players to compete over the course of a year, Britain's Jamie Murray has said.