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U.S. seal World Cup berth with win over Mexico

U.S. seal World Cup berth with win over Mexico

Published 11/09/2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The United States qualified for the World Cup finals in Brazil after second half goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan [more…]

Tearful Costa Rica celebrate a place in Brazil

Tearful Costa Rica celebrate a place in Brazil

Published 11/09/2013

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Costa Rica celebrated qualification for next year's World Cup finals in Brazil on Tuesday despite a stoppage time equalizer from Jermaine Anderson [more…]

United States, Costa Rica qualify for 2014 World Cup finals

United States, Costa Rica qualify for 2014 World Cup finals

Published 11/09/2013

(Reuters) - The United States and Costa Rica secured a place in next year's World Cup finals in Brazil when Honduras drew 2-2 with Panama [more…]

Oracle calls time out in America’s Cup after Kiwi trouncing

Oracle calls time out in America’s Cup after Kiwi trouncing

Published 11/09/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Embattled defending champion Oracle Team USA postponed a second America's Cup race on Tuesday, saying it needed to regroup after Emirates [more…]

German Bach claims top IOC post, plans changes to Games

German Bach claims top IOC post, plans changes to Games

Published 10/09/2013

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Germany's Thomas Bach was elected president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday, succeeding Belgian Jacques Rogge and maintaining a [more…]

Fitness experts hail Nyad’s feat as reward for fit life

Fitness experts hail Nyad’s feat as reward for fit life

Published 09/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Diana Nyad became the first person to swim the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, baby [more…]

Japan Olympic win boosts Abe, but Fukushima shadows linger

Japan Olympic win boosts Abe, but Fukushima shadows linger

Published 09/09/2013

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan savored its victory on Monday in the race to host the 2020 Olympic Games, anticipating an economic boost to spur its [more…]

Williams shows no signs of fading, matches Federer

Williams shows no signs of fading, matches Federer

Published 09/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It has been 14 years since Serena Williams won her first U.S. Open but there was no hint of decline as [more…]

Serena Williams beats Azarenka in US Open final

Serena Williams beats Azarenka in US Open final

Published 09/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams repeated as U.S. Open women's champion by holding off a battling Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5 6-7(6) 6-1 in [more…]

Gallant Azarenka feels pain of US Open defeat once more

Gallant Azarenka feels pain of US Open defeat once more

Published 09/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victoria Azarenka walked off court with her head held high after a gallant loss to Serena Williams in the U.S. Open [more…]