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Teens, amateurs using steroids, says official

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – The recent wave of positive tests has thrust sports doping back in the headlines but it is not just athletes seeking to enhance performance who are taking banned substances, a Norwegian anti-doping official has told Reuters.

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Del Potro to face Federer in matchup of comebacks

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Juan Martin del Potro’s comeback trail will collide with Roger Federer’s after the Argentine won his opening Miami Open match against compatriot Guido Pella on Wednesday.

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Late slump leaves Scott ruing ‘pathetic’ match play finish

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Adam Scott has been the red-hot player on the PGA Tour this season but the WGC-Dell Match Play tournament continued to be a thorn in his side as the world number six wasted a golden opportunity to record a rare win on Wednesday.

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Hawks return favor, beat Wizards

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(The Sports Xchange) – Atlanta had its five-game winning streak snapped Monday by the Washington Wizards. In the conclusion of a home-and-home set against their Southeast Division rival, the Hawks were motivated to return the favor.

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Vault champion Yang suffers injury, unlikely for Rio – media

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Olympic vault champion Yang Hak-seon is likely to miss the Rio de Janeiro Games due to an Achilles injury, state media reported.

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Day wins match, injures back at WGC-Dell Match Play

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Jason Day was among the early winners in Wednesday’s opening day of the WGC-Dell Match Play but the Australian world number two left the Austin Country Club course clutching his back heading for treatment.

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Judge dismisses ex-LA Clippers owner Sterling’s lawsuit vs NBA

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – A federal judge has dismissed former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s lawsuit accusing the National Basketball Association of antitrust violations for forcing him to sell the franchise in 2014.

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Former ballplayer, sportscaster Joe Garagiola dead at age 90

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Former Major League catcher Joe Garagiola, who enjoyed a long career as a sports announcer and television host after his retirement from baseball, died on Wednesday at the age of 90.

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NFL looking at playing regular season game in China

/  24.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday that China is too big a market to ignore and the league is working on holding a regular season game there within the next couple of years.

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A-Rod says he will retire after 2017 season: ESPN

/  23.03.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Alex Rodriguez plans on retiring at the end of the 2017 Major League Baseball season after playing out his contract with the New York Yankees, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

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