Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney
(Reuters) - Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney and federal officials said.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 9:47 pm
Golf: Murray tames wind to lead in Texas, Garcia woes continue
(Reuters) - Grayson Murray has blown hot and cold recently and on Thursday he was hot at the Texas Open, shooting a five-under 67 for a one-stroke lead after the first round in windy San Antonio.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 9:04 pm
Premier League clubs enjoy record profits - Deloitte report
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Premier League clubs enjoyed record profits and revenues in the 2016/17 season according to data released on Friday by Deloitte, who expect profitability to continue despite a decline in domestic broadcasting revenue.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 8:43 pm
Lance Armstrong settles $100m US government lawsuit for $5m
Lance Armstrong agrees to pay $5m (£3.5m) to the US government to settle a long-running lawsuit that could have cost him $100m (£71m) in damages.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:39 pm
Burnley 1-2 Chelsea: Antonio Conte feels playing two strikers is a good option for his side
Antonio Conte says playing two strikers is a good option following an impressive showing by Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Burnley.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:22 pm
Leicester 0-0 Southampton: I can't fault the Southampton players - Mark Hughes
Southampton manager Mark Hughes cannot fault his players following a desperate performance against Leicester in a goalless draw.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:19 pm
Saints must 'go for it now' - Hughes wants more in attack after draw at Leicester
Southampton have to "take more risks" and "just go for it" says manager Mark Hughes after they were held to a draw against Leicester
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:08 pm
Chelsea win at Burnley to keep top-four hopes alive
Chelsea maintain their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at European hopefuls Burnley.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:01 pm
Burnley 1-2 Chelsea: Sean Dyche feels top six are a 'different animal'
Burnley boss Sean Dyche believes the top six teams in the Premier League are a "different animal" following their 2-1 defeat by Chelsea.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 5:51 pm
Leicester 0-0 Southampton: Claude Puel a 'little disappointed' with Foxes draw
Claude Puel is a "little disappointed" with Leicester's goalless draw against Southampton as the Foxes remain winless in five games at home.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 5:48 pm
Ups, downs and the race for Europe - who can be promoted or relegated this weekend?
All you need to know about promotion, relegation and qualification for Europe in England and Scotland's top football leagues.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 5:36 pm
Istanbul derby abandoned after Beskitas boss hit by object from crowd
Fenerbahce and Besiktas' Turkish Cup semi-final second leg is abandoned after Bekistas boss Senol Gunes is hit on the head by an object thrown from the crowd.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 5:35 pm
Late drop-goal helps Hull FC edge out Leeds
Marc Sneyd's late drop-goal seals victory for Hull FC against Leeds Rhinos, who have now suffered back-to-back one-point losses.
Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 5:04 pm
American Wicks to leave Swedish club after positive cocaine test
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - American goalkeeper Joshua Wicks is to be released by Swedish top-flight club Sirius after he tested positive for cocaine following his side's 3-1 loss to Hammarby this month in the opening game of the season.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 3:17 pm
Thiem downs Djokovic in Monte Carlo to set up Nadal clash
MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Fifth seed Dominic Thiem came from behind to knock out Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Thursday and set up a quarter-final clash with defending champion Rafa Nadal.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 2:34 pm
Racing's 'Everest' aims to win back 'Snapchat' generation
It's known as "The Everest," but the world's richest horse race on turf is just one peak in the journey to lure back lost generations of fans to the sport.
Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 19 Apr 2018 | 1:23 pm
Motor racing: F1 steps into fantasy world with equity stake
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One is targeting the lucrative U.S. fantasy sports market with the launch on Thursday of daily pay-to-play and traditional free F1 games in partnership with Dublin-based PlayON.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 9:01 am
Chelsea's Alonso handed three-match ban, out of FA Cup semi-final
(Reuters) - Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will miss Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Southampton after being handed a three-match suspension for violent conduct, the Football Association (FA) said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 19 Apr 2018 | 6:16 am
NBA: Cleveland 'lucky' to beat Pacers, James says after 100-97 win
(Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers were "lucky" to get the 100-97 win to level their NBA playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, LeBron James said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Apr 2018 | 10:46 pm
Former U.S. Olympians tell Congress more reforms needed in gymnastics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gymnastics needs more reforms to wipe out sexual abuse after a scandal involving an ex-team doctor convicted of molesting female athletes, former Olympic athletes told a Senate panel on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Apr 2018 | 9:17 pm
Maroney says she was molested by Nassar 'hundreds' of times
(Reuters) - McKayla Maroney was molested “hundreds” of times by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Apr 2018 | 2:58 pm
F1 star Daniel Ricciardo to leave Red Bull?
Just days after securing his first win of the season at the Chinese Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo has cast doubt on his Red Bull future.
Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 18 Apr 2018 | 7:56 am
How rugby is reforming Italian prisoners
They might live behind bars, but rugby has given prisoners in Italy a new-found freedom.
Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 18 Apr 2018 | 6:40 am
This full-time nurse shocked the Boston Marathon
Desiree Linden made history at this year's Boston Marathon as the first American woman to win the storied race since 1985.
Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 18 Apr 2018 | 3:29 am