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Knost and McIlroy go low at the Players

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – While overnight leader Jason Day prepared for a late start on Friday, low scoring was once again plentiful for the morning wave as Colt Knost and Rory McIlroy both made big moves in the second round of the Players Championship in Florida.

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Speculation ends as Kings give Sutter contract extension

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Weeks of speculation about Darryl Sutter’s future with the Los Angeles Kings finally ended on Friday when the National Hockey League team agreed to a multi-year contract extension with their experienced head coach.

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Bidding for 2026 World Cup must be bullet-proof : Infantino

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The 2026 World Cup bidding process must be “bullet-proof” after the controversy which has surrounded the hosting of the next two tournaments, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Friday.

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Brad Pitt to wave Le Mans 24 Hours start flag

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Hollywood actor Brad Pitt will be the honorary starter for the Le Mans 24 Hours sports car race in June, organizers of the endurance classic said on Friday.

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FIFA names U.N. humanitarian expert Samoura as secretary general

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, a United Nations veteran, became the first woman to be named as secretary general of soccer’s world governing body FIFA on Friday.

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Greipel powers his way to Giro stage seven victory

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Veteran Andre Greipel powered his way to a splendid victory in the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, in a rain-affected race between Sulmona and Folign.

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Soccer-FIFA lifts suspension on Indonesia

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Soccer’s world governing body FIFA on Friday lifted a suspension on Indonesia which was imposed almost a year ago for political interference in the local football association.

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Spurs’ Duncan, Ginobili ponder future plans after shock playoff exit

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Future Hall of Famers Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, who have been the heart of many championship teams with the San Antonio Spurs, are undecided on their NBA playing futures after an unexpected early playoff exit.

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Australia’s Beale signs for Wasps from NSW Waratahs

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Australia utility back Kurtley Beale has joined English Premiership club Wasps from New South Wales Waratahs because he wants to experience the passion for the game in Europe.

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Murray downs Goffin to reach semi-finals in Rome

/  13.05.2016  /  Sports 

ROME (Reuters) – Andy Murray held off a strong fight back from David Goffin to beat the Belgian 6-1 7-5 and reach the semi-finals of the Rome Masters on Friday.

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