Top Sports News

Subscribe to Top Sports News feed Top Sports News is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 58 min 35 sec ago

Motor racing: Alonso to test with Toyota endurance team in Bahrain

2 hours 6 min ago
(Reuters) - The prospect of Fernando Alonso racing for Toyota at Le Mans this year moved a step closer after the Japanese manufacturer said he would test with them in Bahrain on Sunday.

Dimitrov snaps Sock jinx, rises to world number three

3 hours 4 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov stood one win away from the biggest title of his career on Saturday after ending his Jack Sock jinx to reach the final of the season-ending ATP Finals at the 02 Arena.

Cook leads by three as he chases first PGA victory

3 hours 7 min ago
(Reuters) - Rookie Austin Cook edged closer to his maiden PGA Tour title after firing a third-round four-under-par 66 for a three-stroke lead at the RSM Classic in Sea Island, Georgia, on Saturday.

Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

3 hours 30 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final.

Federer expects great things from returning trio

9 hours 25 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer expects great things from the likes of Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray when they return from long injury layoffs at the start of next season.

Seahawks' Chancellor injured, expected to miss rest of season

9 hours 26 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a neck injury, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Goffin stuns Federer to reach London final

10 hours 14 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Belgium's David Goffin pulled off a huge shock to beat six-times champion Roger Federer 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Saturday.

Weightlifting: Suleymanoglu, the 'Pocket Hercules', dies at 50

12 hours 59 min ago
(Reuters) - Former Olympic and world weightlifting champion Naim Suleymanoglu, one of the sport's most successful athletes, has died aged 50 in a hospital in Istanbul, officials said on Saturday.

Golf: Koepka blitzes Phoenix to extend Dunlop lead

18 hours 2 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Defending champion Brooks Koepka will take a four-stroke lead into the final day of the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament after firing a sizzling seven-under-par 64 in the third round on Saturday.

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

20 hours 8 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games:

Cavs' Rose to miss up to three weeks with ankle sprain

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:48pm
(Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose could be out for three more weeks as he treats a sprained left ankle, the team said on Friday.

Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:30pm
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

National Football League roundup

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:01pm
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension negotiations will be discussed Dec. 13 during an owners-only session at the league's meetings in Irving, Texas.

Park takes three-stroke lead at CME Group Tour Championship

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:46pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Park Sung-hyun put herself in position for a number of year-end honors with her performance on Friday.

Rookie Cook takes lead at RSM Classic

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:38pm
(Reuters) - PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook shot an eight-under-par 62 to take a one-stroke lead over Brian Gay in the second round of the RSM Classic on Friday.

National Hockey League roundup

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:35pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets signed right winger Cam Atkinson to a seven-year, $41.125 million contract extension that will run through the 2024-25 season.

Patrick to race Daytona, Indy 500s before retiring

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:19pm
(Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world's most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday.

Murray splits with coach Lendl for second time

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray has mutually agreed to end his relationship with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time, the British former world number one said on Friday.

Nigeria bobsledders on cusp of Olympic dream

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:42pm
(Reuters) - Nigeria may be within grasp of an historic first ever appearance in the winter Olympics, but the three members of the Super Eagles women's bobsleigh team have bigger goals than simply qualifying to race next year in Pyeongchang.

Osmond, Fernandez lead after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:13pm
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took the lead in the France grand prix with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program on Friday as Spain's Javier Fernandez returned to winning ways with a season-best performance.