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Motor racing: Sick Hamilton aims to sleep off Hockenheim disappointment

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is planning to get plenty of rest over the next few days as he seeks to shake off the sickness that laid him low in Sunday's German Grand Prix.


Mercedes lick wounds after ‘Armageddon’ home race

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff spoke of Armageddon, and karma, on Sunday after a landmark home German Grand Prix left the dominant champions with only a sour taste.


If you have the green, Masters treasure is now a click away

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - There was a time when getting your hands on Masters merchandise was nearly as difficult and rewarding as winning a Green Jacket.


Players comfortable in Augusta National's cloak of secrecy

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Augusta National opens its hallowed grounds to the public for the Masters each year but anyone trying to learn about the finer details of the exclusive club can expect to be met with a CIA-level of secrecy.

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Short of ice, Dutch canal-skating marathon finds second home in Austria

TECHENDORF, Austria (Reuters) - It is 22 years since canals in the Netherlands froze enough to run the country's most famous speed skating event, an epic race that snakes through towns near the northern coast.


Shot of the day is scant consolation after Garcia's 75

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia all but shot himself out of the title equation with a 75 at the British Open on Thursday but there was some consolation for the 2017 U.S. Masters champion as he conjured one of the strokes of the day.


Italy very different team from last game with Spain - Buffon

MADRID (Reuters) - Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon believes his side will produce a very different performance in Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Spain at the Santiago Bernabeu than they did in their last meeting with their European rivals, when they scraped a 1-1 draw.


Canal pool shows Paris could have Seine swimming for 2024 Olympics, mayor says

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo opened a clean swimming zone in a city canal on Tuesday, calling it a step on the way to open water swim events in the city's Seine river in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.


Lizard adds to Formula One's track menagerie

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One acquired an exotic addition to its list of wildlife hazards on Saturday after a large monitor lizard wandered onto the Singapore Grand Prix circuit during final practice.


Archery - South Korea's women extend Olympic reign

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Carrying a country's expectations and an Olympic legacy of astonishing over-achievement, South Korea's archers were hardly going to let the wind at the Sambadrome blow their chances of an eighth successive women's team title at the Rio Games.