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Motorsport 14 Apr 2020 | 11:55 PM

Formula E exploring all options to finish season

LONDON (Reuters) - The all-electric Formula E series could run races without spectators and away from city centres to finish a season put on hold by the novel coronaviorus pandemic which has led to two of its top venues being turned into temporary hospitals.

Cycling 18 Jul 2018 | 1:59 AM

Alaphilippe restores French pride as top guns hold fire

LE GRAND BORNAND, France (Reuters) - Julian Alaphilippe claimed France’s first victory on this year’s Tour de France when he climbed impressively to win the 10th stage on Tuesday, a 158.5-kilometre ride from Annecy to Le Grand Bornand.

Other Sport 13 Feb 2018 | 7:57 PM

Alpine skiing - American Ligety confident after strong combined finish

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two-time Olympic gold medallist American Ted Ligety missed the podium but said his fifth place finish in Tuesday's Alpine combined has given him a boost in confidence ahead of his giant slalom and super-G races at the Pyeongchang Games.

Cycling 16 May 2017 | 10:13 AM

Cycling: Majka takes yellow jersey after winning stage 2 in California

(Reuters) - Pole Rafal Majka fought strong headwinds and a late push by New Zealand's George Bennett to win a hilly stage two and earn the yellow jersey at the Tour of California on Monday.

Athletics 03 May 2017 | 7:12 PM

Sub-two hour marathon possible in Monza, say experts

(Reuters) - Nike's "Breaking-2" attempt in Italy this weekend might not produce a sub-two hour marathon, but it will probably lead to a world best time, three exercise physiology experts have told Reuters.

Athletics 10 Feb 2017 | 2:30 PM

'Cultural' change needed in Russia to lift Athletics ban - Coe

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Russia still needs to demonstrate a "cultural shift" in its commitment to clean sport if its track and field athletes hope to compete under the nation's flag again, IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Friday.

Cycling 31 Oct 2015 | 6:31 PM

Evers takes Tour of Borneo lead with time trial win

LABUAN: Australian Craig Evers triumphed in the race against the clock in Tour of Borneo to take the race lead on Saturday.

Football 09 Oct 2015 | 8:32 AM

Insight - As lawyers took control at FIFA, Blatter became increasingly isolated, powerless

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter's loss of control of soccer's world governing body had been evident to staff in its hilltop glass headquarters here well before Thursday's announcement by FIFA's Ethics Committee that he had been suspended.

Football 24 Jul 2015 | 3:47 PM

Puma's sales start seeing boost from marketing spend

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German sportswear company Puma reported better-than-expected sales for the second quarter as investments in new products and marketing started to pay off, helping to lift its shares as much as 3 percent.

Athletics 07 Sep 2014 | 2:32 AM

Olympic champion Ohno trains for biggest challenge yet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting.