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Team New Zealand boss endorses America's Cup preferred base venue
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The choice of venue for the next America's Cup regatta in Auckland has been endorsed by Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton.
ANALYSIS-Murdoch bets live sports and news will boost new, smaller Fox
NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch is banking on Americans' love of live sports and breaking news for a new, slimmed down version of his Fox TV business after selling the company's film studios and international operations to Walt Disney Co.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday, Dec. 14
Dec. 14 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday:
Athletes' universal rights 'will protect from doping fallout'
(Reuters) - The world's leading players' associations unveiled a universal declaration of player rights on Thursday designed to give athletes a global voice and protect them from the fallout from corruption and a broken anti-doping system.
Sport-Athletes' universal rights 'will protect from doping fallout'
Dec 14 (Reuters) - The world's leading players' associations unveiled a universal declaration of player rights on Thursday designed to give athletes a global voice and protect them from the fallout from corruption and a broken anti-doping system.
Indian tycoon's extradition hearing told of abuse of UK 'Chennai Six'
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the "Chennai Six" group of ex-British soldiers jailed in India was dragged to a psychiatric hospital and force-fed anti-psychotic tablets during his time in jail, a London court considering whether to extradite Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya was told on Thursday.
Fox's Star to bring Disney cash and cricket in India
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's deal with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc gives the world's best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as cricket rights and local-language TV shows for the fast-growing media market.
Froome 'not ashamed' of using asthma inhaler
LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome has said his use of an inhaler is "not something to be ashamed of" after a urine test at the Vuelta a Espana in September showed excess levels of an asthma medication.
Putin: U.S. secret services control doping whistleblower Rodchenkov
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's former anti-doping chief-turned-whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov is working under the control of U.S. special services, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
Putin says confident Russia to be ready to host 2018 World Cup
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was confident that Russia would have everything ready to host the 2018 soccer World Cup as it has a vast experience in holding major sports events.
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