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Serena to play Fed Cup tie against Netherlands

(Reuters) - Former world number one Serena Williams will return to the tennis courts next month in the United States' Fed Cup first round tie against the Netherlands, the United States Tennis Association said on Tuesday. Read More


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Quarter-final curse fells Nadal again as Cilic advances

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal's Australian Open quarter-final curse struck again on Tuesday, an injury forcing the top seed to retire in the fifth set against Croatia's Marin Cilic. More »


Wozniacki sees off Suarez Navarro to reach semi-finals

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki marched into her second Australian Open semi-final by beating Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0 6-7(3) 6-2 in the early hours of Wednesday morning. More »


Confident Tiger Woods plays practice round ahead of comeback

LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Tiger Woods declared it was all systems go after sneaking in nine quick holes at Torrey Pines on Tuesday, two days ahead of his official PGA Tour comeback at the Farmers Insurance Open. More »


Freestyle skier Yater-Wallace overcomes trials to reach second Olympics

(Reuters) - Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace’s journey to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is among the most remarkable, after the American endured a sequence of trials testing his mental perseverance, physical strength and desire to compete at the top of his sport. More »


Alpine skiing: Hirscher wins again, snowballs aimed at Kristoffersen

SCHLADMING, Austria (Reuters) - Local favorite Marcel Hirscher edged out Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen at the World Cup slalom in Schladming on Tuesday after his great rival had snowballs thrown at him. More »


Figure skating: Two Russians barred from Olympics, hockey players also excluded

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian figure skater Ksenia Stolbova and ice dancer Ivan Bukin will not be allowed to take part in next month's Olympic Games, the Russian Figure Skating Federation said on Tuesday, citing a directive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC). More »


North American 2026 World Cup bid yet to get government guarantees

LONDON (Reuters) - Less then two months from the deadline for submission of their proposal, the tri-nation North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has not secured the government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions demanded by FIFA. More »


Denmark reach Euro handball semis as Slovenia stun Spain

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Olympic champions Denmark became the first nation to reach the European championship semi-finals as other results in main round Group II sent them through without throwing a ball on Tuesday. More »


Force India could start F1 season with a new name

LONDON (Reuters) - Force India could have a new name before Formula One's pre-season testing starts in Spain next month. More »


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