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Brazilian football boss Del Nero banned for 90 days: FIFA

3 hours 54 min ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer chief Marco Polo del Nero was banned for 90 days by FIFA on Friday while he is investigated over possible unethical conduct, the global body said in a statement.

FIFA watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

4 hours 8 min ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdog has provisionally banned Marco Polo Del Nero, the head of Brazil's soccer association, for 90 days, the organization said on Friday.

Bedene to switch allegiance from Britain back to Slovenia

5 hours 58 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - World number 49 Aljaz Bedene has finally given up on representing his adopted country Britain and will switch allegiance back to his native Slovenia next year.

Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

9 hours 25 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Thursday:

Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

10 hours 39 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Thursday:

Osweiler's three TDs lift Broncos over Colts

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:32pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Brock Osweiler threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Denver Broncos to a 25-13 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night.

Procter & Gamble to 'evaluate' USA Gymnastics sponsorship

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:30pm
(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble will "evaluate" next year whether to negotiate another sponsorship deal with USA Gymnastics (USAG), a company spokesperson said on Thursday.

Major League Baseball roundup

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:24pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Major League Baseball is conducting an investigation into whether a team official leaked medical information pertaining to Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani, ESPN reported on Thursday.

National Basketball Association roundup

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:53pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green added his name to a growing list of injured teammates in being ruled out for Thursday's home game against the Dallas Mavericks, the San Jose Mercury News reported.

National Football League roundup

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:49pm
(The Sports Xchange) - New Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey didn't wait long to take a shot at the previous regime.

Hewitt comes out of retirement to play doubles at Australian Open

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 5:01pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporarily and play doubles with compatriot Sam Groth at next month's Australian Open, local media reported on Friday.

Team New Zealand boss endorses America's Cup preferred base venue

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 4:16pm
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The choice of venue for the next America's Cup regatta in Auckland has been endorsed by Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton.

Athletes' universal rights 'will protect from doping fallout'

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:15pm
(Reuters) - The world's leading players' associations unveiled a universal declaration of player rights on Thursday designed to give athletes a global voice and protect them from the fallout from corruption and a broken anti-doping system.

Froome 'not ashamed' of using asthma inhaler

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 5:46am
LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome has said his use of an inhaler is "not something to be ashamed of" after a urine test at the Vuelta a Espana in September showed excess levels of an asthma medication.

Putin: U.S. secret services control doping whistleblower Rodchenkov

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 4:43am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's former anti-doping chief-turned-whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov is working under the control of U.S. special services, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.

Putin says confident Russia to be ready to host 2018 World Cup

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 4:42am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was confident that Russia would have everything ready to host the 2018 soccer World Cup as it has a vast experience in holding major sports events.

Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:46am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday:

Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:37am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Wednesday:

NFL-Cardinals' coach unsure if running back Peterson will play again this season

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:13pm
(Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he has "no idea" whether veteran running back Adrian Peterson will play again this season.

Fox's Star to bring Disney cash and cricket in India

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:24pm
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's expected deal with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc would give the world's best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as cricket rights and local-language TV shows for the fast-growing media market.