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  • CORRECTED - Record breaking Roma playing second fiddle to Juventus

    CORRECTED - Record breaking Roma playing second fiddle to Juventus

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - (In para 10 deletes incorrect reference to Ranieri winning first 10 league games at club) AS Roma confirmed their astonishing revival this season by winning 1-0 at Fiorentina and securing second spot in Serie A and … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Vettel chafes after orders to let Ricciardo pass

    Vettel chafes after orders to let Ricciardo pass

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster. Ricciardo … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    SHANGHAI (AP) -- Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn't used to being asked to step aside for a teammate. Now it's happened twice in two races. … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Westwood canters to win in Malaysia to end two-year drought

    (Reuters) - A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a seven-stroke win in the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Sunday to end an almost two-year trophy drought. The former world number one, … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Golf-Westwood canters to win in Malaysia to end two-year drought

    A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a seven-stroke win in the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Sunday to end an almost two-year trophy drought. The former world number one, leading by a … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Czech Republic beats Italy 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

    Czech Republic beats Italy 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) -- The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Westwood wins Malaysian Open

    Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday. After a four-hour delay due to the threat of lightning in the middle of the final round, Westwood went on to shoot a 4-under par 68 to complete … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinals Czech Republic v Italy latest

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinals match between Czech Republic and Italy on Sunday 3-Czech Republic lead 1-Italy 3-0 On SaturdayPetra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Camila Giorgi (Italy) 6-4 6-2 Lucie … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

    On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

    By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Atletico playmaker Arda fit to face Chelsea

    Atletico playmaker Arda fit to face Chelsea

    MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid playmaker Arda Turan has been declared fit to face Chelsea in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg, the La Liga leaders said on Sunday. The Turkey international has not featured since picking up a groin … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Golf-European Tour Malaysian Open scores

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Malaysian Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur 270 Lee Westwood (Britain) 65 66 71 68 277 Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 72 68 69 68 Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium) 66 69 72 70 … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of deadly 2013 bombing

    By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack. Some … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • McLaren woes continue in China

    McLaren endured another tough weekend in China on Sunday with both drivers failing to score points for the second race running and the team tumbling down the Formula One constructors' standings. After a double retirement in Bahrain, the team's … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that it's in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton's … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • Record breaking Roma playing second fiddle to Juventus

    Record breaking Roma playing second fiddle to Juventus

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - AS Roma confirmed their astonishing revival this season by winning 1-0 at Fiorentina and securing second spot in Serie A and a place in the Champions League group stage on Saturday. Despite their record-breaking … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of 2013 bombing

    Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of 2013 bombing

    By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack. Some … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Hamilton wins Chinese GP in Mercedes one-two

    Hamilton wins Chinese GP in Mercedes one-two

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton raced to a hat-trick of wins in Sunday's Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, cruising unchallenged to the flag ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg as a dominant Mercedes claimed a third straight one-two … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Swansea still not safe, says manager Monk

    Swansea still not safe, says manager Monk

    REUTERS - Manager Garry Monk feels Swansea City still have work to do before they can feel safe from Premier League relegation despite a 2-1 win against Newcastle United on Saturday that lifted them six points clear of the drop zone. Wilfried … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

    Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland on Saturday, handing the initiative to Premier League leaders Liverpool who visit lowly Norwich City on Sunday. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Djokovic out for "some time" with wrist injury

    Djokovic out for "some time" with wrist injury

    Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he would not be able to play tennis "for some time" after being hampered by a wrist injury at the Monte Carlo Masters. The Serbian second seed was knocked out 7-5 6-2 by former world number one Roger Federer in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Hawks pull away from Pacers in Game 1

    Hawks pull away from Pacers in Game 1

    Atlanta's Jeff Teague demolished the Pacers' grand playoff plan. The Pacers didn't have an answer. Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points, Paul Millsap added 25 and the eighth-seeded Hawks won their first road playoff game in three years, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Lacklustre Bayern sneak Braunschweig win as Real await

    Lacklustre Bayern sneak Braunschweig win as Real await

    Lacklustre Bayern Munich managed their first win in four league games, beating Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 on Saturday, but coach Pep Guardiola sounded the alarm ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final at Real Madrid. Late goals from … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Matt Calvert sends the 2OT winner past Fleury

    Matt Calvert sends the 2OT winner past Fleury

    Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert comes up clutch to bury his own rebound past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to win Game 2 in 2OT for the Jackets. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Portland scores four unanswered goals against Kelowna to even WHL Western Conference final

    Portland scores four unanswered goals against Kelowna to even WHL Western Conference final

    KELOWNA — First-period leads seem to be the kiss of death in the WHL’s Western Conference final. On Friday, Portland led 3-0 before Kelowna rallied for a 5-4 Game 1 win. In Game 2, the Rockets jumped out to a … Continue reading → … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

    The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear. By Saturday evening, the bodies of 13 Sherpa guides … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Livorno fire Di Carlo after three months, bring back Nicola

    (Reuters) - Relegation-threatened Livorno have fired coach Domenico Di Carlo after only three months and brought back the man he replaced in January, Davide Nicola. The club lost patience with Di Carlo after Saturday's 3-0 defeat at AC Milan left … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Germany secures place in Fed Cup final

    Germany secures place in Fed Cup final

    Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by beating Australia after Angelique Kerber clinched the victory with a three-set win over Sam Stosur on Sunday. Kerber overcame a slow start to win 4-6, 6-0, 6-4, giving Germany an unbeatable 3-0 lead … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Veteran F1 boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial

    Veteran F1 boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial

    By Keith Weir LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany this week in a case that threatens to end the Briton's long reign as the commercial boss of the motor sport. Prosecutors in Munich … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Red Bull and McLaren at legal loggerheads

    Red Bull and McLaren at legal loggerheads

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Woking-based Formula One team but changed his mind. Dennis had accused the world … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open. The amateur had five birdies against a lone bogey at Kumamoto Airport … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Katsu becomes youngest winner on Japan's LPGA tour at 15

    REUTERS - Japanese 15-year-old amateur Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on the Japan LPGA Tour by claiming the Vantelin Ladies Open on Sunday. The first-year student from Kagoshima High School hit five birdies and a bogey for a four-under-par … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Golf-Katsu becomes youngest winner on Japan's LPGA tour at 15

    April 20 (Reuters) - Japanese 15-year-old amateur Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on the Japan LPGA Tour by claiming the Vantelin Ladies Open on Sunday. The first-year student from Kagoshima High School hit five birdies and a bogey for a … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Bartolo Colon swings for the fences and loses his helmet

    Bartolo Colon swings for the fences and loses his helmet

    Bartolo Colon plate appearances are becoming must see events. … More »

    Big League Stew - 4 hours ago
  • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

    Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

    (Reuters) - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinals Australia v Germany result

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinals match between Australia and Germany on Sunday Germany beat Australia 3-1 On SaturdayAngelique Kerber (Germany) beat Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 6-1 6-0 Andrea Petkovic … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Hopkins oldest to win unification bout

    Hopkins oldest to win unification bout

    Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion. ''I was so in my living room watching Archie Bunker,'' Hopkins said, playfully comparing himself to the main character from the 1970's series ''All in the Family.'' … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • INTERVIEW - High-flying Atletico inspired by terror victim

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - If Atletico Madrid crown a remarkable season by winning La Liga, coach Diego Simeone and his players may remember March 29 and their 2-1 comeback victory at Athletic Bilbao as the moment they truly started to … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Whitecaps rally for draw, Toronto FC lose late, Impact crushed again: Canadian MLS recap

    Whitecaps rally for draw, Toronto FC lose late, Impact crushed again: Canadian MLS recap

    Kekuta Manneh's late goal rescued a point for the Whitecaps at home against Los Angeles. … More »

    Eh Game - 5 hours ago
  • Sunderland survival hopes have been resurrected, says Poyet

    Sunderland survival hopes have been resurrected, says Poyet

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says his side are back from the dead after they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday to revive their chances of survival. Sunderland, who are bottom … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • MacKinnon helps Avs go up 2-0 on Wild

    MacKinnon helps Avs go up 2-0 on Wild

    Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. The speedy 18-year-old delivered another stellar performance for the Colorado Avalanche, scoring his first NHL postseason goal and dishing out three assists in a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago