North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks
GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - North Korean Olympic officials arrived in Switzerland on Thursday ahead of weekend talks at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to finalize Pyongyang's participation in the Winter Games in South Korea next month.
Back with old sponsor, Patrick seeks car for Daytona and Indy
(Reuters) - Danica Patrick has found a sponsor for the final two races of her career at this year's Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. All she needs now is some wheels.
IOC tests over 14,000 athletes ahead of Winter Olympics
(Reuters) - Over 14,000 doping tests have been conducted ahead of next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in an effort to protect clean athletes and safeguard the Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Thursday, Jan. 18
Jan. 18 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Thursday:
Russia chooses neutral gray for Winter Olympians' outfits
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian competitors at next month's Winter Olympics will be kitted out in predominantly gray uniforms with no national markings, in keeping with their status as neutral athletes after the national team was barred over doping allegations.
Russia chooses neutral grey for Winter Olympians' outfits
MOSCOW, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Russian competitors at next month's Winter Olympics will be kitted out in predominantly grey uniforms with no national markings, in keeping with their status as neutral athletes after the national team was barred over doping allegations.
Fleetwood, Tanihara lead in Abu Dhabi as McIlroy returns
(Reuters) - Defending champion Tommy Fleetwood and Japan's Hideto Tanihara took the first round lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Thursday, while Rory McIlroy returned to competitive golf for the first time since October.
Garcia shares Singapore Open lead after disrupted first day
(Reuters) - Masters champion Sergio Garcia and American Kurt Kitayama both carded five-under-par 66 to share the lead after the first round of the Singapore Open on Thursday.
UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer subdues hard-hitting Struff
MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Champion Roger Federer escaped the worst of the Melbourne heatwave but had to knuckle down to avoid getting burnt by feisty German Jan-Lennard Struff as he won 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
Wilander fears Rod Laver slot may inhibit Kyrgios vs. Tsonga
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios must not let playing on Rod Laver Arena douse his natural fire when he plays Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the standout match of the Australian Open third round on Friday, according to former champion Mats Wilander.
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