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Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor faces additional prison term

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 4:43am
(Reuters) - Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, already convicted of molesting young women athletes and sentenced to 175 years in prison, is due to receive a further sentence on Monday for his plea of guilty to related charges.

Olympics: Athletes and fans shiver at Winter Games

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 3:59am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sub-zero temperatures could be a real issue for visitors in Pyeongchang for this month's Winter Olympics, but while Games fans shivered, athletes on Monday welcomed the cold.

Patriots' Brady laments Super Bowl loss, expects to return

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 1:00am
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Moments after a stunning Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, New England Patriots' 40-year-old quarterback Tom Brady was not ready to retire, saying he would likely return and try again for his sixth National Football League title.

Foles goes from near retirement to Super Bowl MVP

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:23am
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Two years after contemplating retirement, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was on top of the football world after leading his team to a Super Bowl victory on Sunday, even earning Most Valuable Player honors in the process.

Vital defensive play helps Eagles seal deal in Minneapolis

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:01am
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - After allowing the New England Patriots to march up and down the field for much of the game, the Philadelphia Eagles stopped the five-times champions when it mattered most in Sunday's Super Bowl, forcing a Tom Brady fumble to help seal their 41-33 win.

Eagles stun Patriots for first Super Bowl title

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 11:36pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - For a city that produced one of Hollywood's ultimate underdog stories, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered an equally inspiring script by upsetting the New England Patriots on Sunday for their first Super Bowl title.

No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians: IOC

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 11:05pm
PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday that 15 Russian athletes and coaches who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport's highest tribunal will not be invited to this month's Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Eagles stun Patriots to claim maiden Super Bowl triumph

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 10:13pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles upset the National Football League's defending champion New England Patriots 41-33 in a back-and-forth clash on Sunday to capture their maiden Super Bowl title.

Hopes for talks grow with North Korea's ceremonial leader to visit South Korea for Olympics

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:49pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's ceremonial leader will make an unprecedented visit to South Korea this week, officials said on Monday, as hopes grow for high-level inter-Korean talks during the Winter Olympics that begin in four days.

Eagles' QB Foles named Super Bowl MVP after win over Patriots

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:37pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was named the Most Valuable Player of the Super Bowl on Sunday after leading his team to victory over the New England Patriots in the NFL's championship game.

Eagles stun Patriots to win maiden Super Bowl title

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:21pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Eagles upset the National Football League's defending champion New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday to capture their maiden Super Bowl title.

Timberlake back at Super Bowl halftime, no wardrobe malfunctions

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 8:51pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake posed for a selfie, paid tribute to music legend Prince and played it safe at a halftime Super Bowl performance on Sunday, returning to the gig where he and Janet Jackson introduced "wardrobe malfunction" to the American lexicon.

Super Bowl opens with protest-free anthem, but fans still divided

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 8:23pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be a bye week for on-field protests, with none of the players kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem, allowing the NFL's biggest day to unfold without the season's most polarizing issue at center stage.

North Korea's ceremonial leader to visit South Korea amid hopes for high-level talks

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 8:08pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's ceremonial leader will visit South Korea this week as Seoul boosts hopes for high-level inter-Korean talks during the Winter Olympics that begin in four days.

Woodland beats Reavie in Phoenix Open playoff

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 6:27pm
(Reuters) - American Gary Woodland parred the first extra hole to beat compatriot Chez Reavie in a Phoenix Open sudden-death playoff on Sunday as two of the lesser-known players on the PGA Tour battled for victory after the big names fluffed their lines.

Super Bowl opens with protest-free Star Spangled Banner

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 6:20pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be a bye week for on-field protests, with none of the players kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem, allowing the NFL's biggest day to unfold without the season's most polarizing issue at center stage.

Americans Woodland, Reavie in playoff at Phoenix Open

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 5:01pm
(Reuters) - Journeymen Gary Woodland and Chez Reavie will contest a playoff at the Phoenix Open after finishing the final round tied on Sunday.

Super Bowl a 'magical' moment for fans despite sub-zero cold

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 4:16pm
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - New England Patriots fan Jason Baer of Tampa won a sales contest at his job to score two tickets to the Super Bowl and invited his best friend. The magnitude of the moment hit when they entered Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

Olympics-Fans flock to cheer joint Korean ice hockey team

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 1:21pm
INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean fans chanting, "We are one" and wearing shirts with the unification flag emblazoned on the front packed into a freezing ice hockey arena on Sunday to cheer on the joint Korean women's team in a tune-up for this month's Winter Olympics.

Mannarino earns injury-hit France quarter-final spot in Davis Cup

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 10:53am
(Reuters) - Holders France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup when stand-in player Adrian Mannarino earned them a 3-1 unassailable lead against the Netherlands on Sunday despite Les Bleus being without their two best players because of injuries.

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