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Halep survives Dodin scare to advance in Miami

(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep survived a scare from France's Oceane Dodin on Thursday, beating the lucky loser 3-6 6-3 7-5 to reach the Miami Open third round. Read More


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Women's soccer league gaining foothold in U.S.

(Reuters) - Women's professional soccer has long been a tough sell in the United States but the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is already in uncharted territory as it gets set to open its sixth season this weekend. More »


No repeat championship for Johnson at WGC Match Play

(Reuters) - Defending champion Dustin Johnson has no chance of advancing to the knockout phase of the WGC-Match Play after suffering a second straight defeat in Austin, Texas on Thursday. More »


Sousa beats Harrison to set up Goffin clash in Miami

(Reuters) - Portugal's Joao Sousa edged American Ryan Harrison 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in first round action at the Miami Open on Wednesday as unseeded players enjoyed a day in the limelight in Florida. More »


Motor racing: Hamilton, Vettel savor competing against the 'best'

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The tension of a rivalry that produced 'road rage' and acrimony between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in 2017 was absent on Thursday as the four-times Formula One champions made nice before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. More »


Former NFL quarterback Romo shoots 77 in PGA Tour debut

(Reuters) - Tony Romo acknowledged the unforgiving nature of professional golf after carding five-over-par 77 in the opening round at the Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic on Thursday. More »


Boxing: Parker a bigger all-round threat than Wilder, says Joshua

(Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua says his next opponent, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, is a more well-rounded fighter than Deontay Wilder and does not appear overly impressed with the WBC belt holder's recent win over Luis Ortiz. More »


Sprint king Bolt to get his Dortmund trial on Friday

BERLIN (Reuters) - Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday as the retired Jamaican sprinter fulfils his ambition to workout with a major professional soccer team, the German club said on Thursday. More »


Motor racing: Hamilton says critical Rosberg trying to get 'headlines'

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has dismissed criticism from former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg as the product of someone seeking "headlines". More »


Soccer: Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United for LA Galaxy - reports

LONDON (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to leave Manchester United imminently and join Los Angeles Galaxy, according to media reports in Britain and the United States on Thursday. More »


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