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Murray to end season after playing in Shenzhen and Beijing

(Reuters) - Andy Murray will end his season after playing in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks to be "in the best possible shape" for the Australian Open in January," the Scot said on Saturday. More »

 

IOC Athletes' Commission supports WADA's lifting of ban on RUSADA

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Kirsty Coventry, chair of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission, said on Saturday that she supported the lifting of the ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA despite widespread dismay over this week's WADA decision. More »

 

Badminton: Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei diagnosed with nose cancer

(Reuters) - Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with nose cancer, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) said in a statement on Saturday. More »

 

Badminton-Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei diagnosed with nose cancer

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is receiving treatment after being diagnosed with nose cancer, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) said in a statement on Saturday. More »

 

China's Wang wins second WTA title with Guangzhou triumph

(Reuters) - China's Wang Qiang picked up her second career WTA title with a surprisingly straightforward 6-1 6-2 victory over Yulia Putintseva in the final of the Gunagzhou International Women's Open on Saturday. More »

 

MLB roundup: Red Sox tie franchise wins record

Tzu-Wei Lin delivered the tie-breaking RBI infield single in the seventh inning Friday night and hit his first major league homer in the ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-5, in the opener of a three-game series between division champions at Progressive Field. More »

 

College football roundup: Penn State crushes Illinois late

Junior Miles Sanders rushed for career bests of 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 10 Penn State to a 63-24 victory over host Illinois on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. More »

 

Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

(Reuters) - Team Europe took a commanding 3-1 lead over Team World in the Laver Cup on Friday, despite seeing their high-profile doubles pairing of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic suffer the defending champions' only defeat of the first day in Chicago on Friday. More »

 

Red-hot Osaka powers past Giorgi into Tokyo final

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka stormed past Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Karolina Pliskova. More »

 

RPT-INTERVIEW-Golf-Play your rookies early at Ryder Cup, says France's Van de Velde

PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Europe team captain Thomas Bjorn should give his rookies game time on the first day of next week's Ryder Cup to settle nerves on a French course that demands precision shot-making, Jean Van de Velde said on Friday. More »

 

College football roundup: Penn State crushes Illinois late

Junior Miles Sanders rushed for career bests of 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 10 Penn State to a 63-24 victory over host Illinois on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. More »

 

MLB roundup: Red Sox tie franchise wins record

Tzu-Wei Lin delivered the tie-breaking RBI infield single in the seventh inning Friday night and hit his first major league homer in the ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-5, in the opener of a three-game series between division champions at Progressive Field. More »

 

Rockies end skid, push D-backs to brink of elimination

Colorado first baseman Ian Desmond drove in three runs, two on a single to cap a four-run eighth inning, and the Rockies received seven strong innings from right-hander German Marquez for a 6-2 victory over the host Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Friday. More »

 

Padres slow down hot Dodgers

Hunter Renfroe and Freddy Galvis hit home runs, while left-hander Eric Lauer went five strong innings as the San Diego Padres upset the host Los Angeles Dodgers' momentum with a 5-3 victory on Friday night. More »

 

USC rallies from 13 down to top WSU

True freshman quarterback JT Daniels passed for 241 yards and three touchdowns, and Vavae Malepeai rushed for two scores as USC rallied for a 39-36 Pac-12 Conference victory over visiting Washington State. More »

 

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