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LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One fans will be hearing a lot about Juan Manuel Fangio this season as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel battle to match the late Argentine's 1950s feat of five world championships.
LONDON (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso faces the busiest year of any Formula One driver but the Spaniard has played down fears he could be spreading himself too thin by competing in two world championships at once.
United Airlines wrongly shipped a Kansas-bound pet dog to Japan, the second embarrassment this week for the airline and a "nightmare" for the Swindle family -- who are moving from Oregon to Wichita with their beloved pet, a 10-year-old German shepherd named Irgo.
(Reuters) - Men and women will compete together in this year's inaugural European Golf Team Championships after their respective tours announced on Thursday that they had agreed on a format and qualification process.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's navy wants to buy its first oil tanker to carry fuel to Okinawa as it cranks up operations in the East China Sea to counter a growing Chinese naval presence, two sources familiar with plan said.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - A quote from the late, great Roger Bannister helped turn Andrew Pozzi from prey into predator as the British sprint hurdler hunted down a U.S rival to play a real captain's innings for the home team at the world indoor championships on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Poland's sensational 400 meters relay men and inspired British hurdler Andrew Pozzi transformed the final day of the world indoor championships into an athletics celebration as the sport bade a fond farewell to Roger Bannister on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Christian Coleman looked every inch the natural successor to Usain Bolt as the fastest man in athletics, sweeping in a blur to a majestic 60 metres victory at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - American Sandi Morris ended Katerina Stefanidi's long winning streak in the pole vault -- and stemmed her own run of silver medals -- to claim a first major title at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Frenchman Kevin Mayer took heptathlon gold by a mere five points to deny Damian Warner in a thrilling finish to the two-day competition at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas, an athletics heroine who has shone in dark times for her country, again made her compatriots proud as she successfully defended her triple jump crown at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Frenchman Kevin Mayer and Canadian Damian Warner face a race to the finish for gold in the final event of a thrilling heptathlon competition at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Christian Coleman, the man fancied to lead sprinting into the post-Usain Bolt era, gave a glimpse of his searing ability after a brief alarm as he breezed into the 60 meters semi-finals at the world indoor championships on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Murielle Ahoure produced one of the great 60 metres runs to lead home compatriot Marie-Josee Ta Lou and make it a landmark night for the Ivory Coast at the world indoor championships in Birmingham on Friday.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China delayed a U.S. request for a United Nations Security Council committee to blacklist 33 ships, 27 shipping companies, and a Taiwan man for violating international sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said on Friday.
BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) - Juan Miguel Echevarria won a captivating long jump at the world indoor championships on Friday that stirred memories of epic past contests as the Cuban refused to buckle under a fierce challenge from outdoor champion Luvo Manyonga.
(Reuters) - Second seed Lucas Pouille outlasted Serbia's Filip Krajinovic 6-3 6-7(4) 7-6(5) at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday to reach his third ATP World Tour final in four events.
NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines is reviewing its relationships with all "politically divisive" groups, the carrier's chief executive said in a Friday memo to employees, following blowback this week from the airline's decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Every runner, including the world's fastest man this year, was disqualified in a bizarre 400m heat that made athletics history on the second day of the world indoor championships in Birmingham on Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Mariya Lasitskene and Danil Lysenko could not represent their banned home nation of Russia at the world indoor championships on Thursday but, competing as neutral athletes, the spring-heeled pair still leapt to high jump gold.
New York's banking regulator has asked Deutsche Bank and two other small lenders about their financial relationships with Jared Kushner, his family members and the family's real estate business, according to a person familiar with the matter.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Jennifer Song fired a brilliant seven-under 65 to open a two-shot lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's World Championships on Thursday, the American returning from a late weather delay to complete a bogey-free 18 holes.
(Reuters) - Hosts the Netherlands enjoyed a stunning opening night at the UCI world track championships with two gold medals including beating Jason Kenny's British trio in the team sprint on Wednesday.
Feb 28 (Reuters) - New York's state banking regulator asked Deutsche Bank AG and two other lenders for information on their relationships with U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his family's real estate company, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
(Reuters) - New York's state banking regulator asked Deutsche Bank AG and two other lenders for information on their relationships with U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his family's real estate company, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
(Reuters) - The world indoor athletics championships begin in Birmingham on Thursday with the high jump finals as organizers look to replicate the buzz generated by a similar unusual start to the 2016 edition in Portland.
(Reuters) - Lucas Pouille overcame Karen Khachanov 6-4 3-6 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships and avenge his defeat by the Russian in last weekend's final in Marseille.
ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO (Reuters) - On the banks of the Parana River, machines hum 24 hours a day in Argentina's grain ports, churning out soy-based animal feed and shooting it straight into the hulls of ships bound for buyers worldwide.
ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - On the banks of the Parana River, machines hum 24 hours a day in Argentina's grain ports, churning out soy-based animal feed and shooting it straight into the hulls of ships bound for buyers worldwide.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.
(Reuters) - Russia's Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday, while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world number one Angelique Kerber.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions against North Korea on Friday, intensifying pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A protracted pay dispute that almost saw the U.S. women's ice hockey team boycott last year's world championships was part of a journey that forged bonds between the players and helped them win a first Olympic gold since 1998, captain Meghan Duggan said.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has fired a diplomatic warning shot at Washington by raising the prospect of building nuclear reactors for ships while staying within the limits set by its atomic deal with major powers, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report showed on Thursday.
(Reuters) - New 60 metres world record holder Christian Coleman and defending world champions Brittney Reese, Vashti Cunningham and Marquis Dendy headline a 49-member American team for next month's IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England, USA Track and Field announced on Tuesday.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency.
(Reuters) - Vin Lananna, the chief organizer of Oregon's 2021 world athletics championships, has been temporarily placed on administrative leave as president of USA Track & Field (USATF) while the U.S. Department of Justice investigates bids by Eugene and other athletics championships, USATF said in a statement on Monday.
(Reuters) - Scott Houston upset world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks while Christian Coleman stayed on course in the 60 metres at the U.S. indoor championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that he thinks more details about the financial relationships between the Trump organization before the election and the Trump campaign will surface in the Mueller investigation.
(Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova and U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys have pulled out of next week's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, the tournament organizers said on Thursday.
PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - After setting alight the biathlon world with her five golds at the 2017 World Championships, German Laura Dahlmeier used her sure-fire marksmanship to win her first Olympic title in tough conditions in Pyeongchang on Saturday.
BUENOS AIRES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A truck owners strike that started last week in a bid to force the adoption of mandatory minimum grains hauling rates slowed the loading of export cargo ships on Thursday, said Guillermo Wade, manager of the Chamber of Port and Maritime Activities.
Vice President Mike Pence will deride any notion of normalizing North Korea's relationships with the outside world while he leads the US delegation at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this week, a Pence aide told Axios on Sunday.
JERUSALEM, Feb 4 (Reuters) - AmTrust Financial Services is looking to boost its presence significantly in Israel in the next year through partnerships and buying stakes in technology firms to tap into the growing need for "insurtech", company officials said.
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - As NFL players, fans and sponsors began heading to Minneapolis last weekend for the upcoming Super Bowl, 2,500 hardy skaters took to the frozen surface of Lake Nokomis in a celebration of pond hockey, a childhood joy for millions of amateur players.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Conflict between Myanmar's army and guerrillas in Kachin state has escalated since Jan. 19, including in Sumprabum, Waingmaw and Tanai townships, a U.N. humanitarian report said on Friday.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Phoebe Schecter struck gold at the Women's Careers in Football Forum last year as one of 22 women who found jobs or internships in tackle football, which is often viewed as a notoriously macho world of tackle football.
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Every year the French Riviera town of Cannes rolls out the red carpet to A-list celebrities at the world's most glamorous film festival. Now it wants to roll out a bigger beach too.
US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "great relationships" with Rwanda after meeting Friday with its leader, Paul Kagame, but did not say whether they had discussed Trump's reportedly vulgar remark about African nations earlier this month.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to tell the World Economic Forum that he will always put America First, but that does not mean America would be alone, according to excerpts of his speech on Friday.
(Reuters) - Intel Corp on Thursday blew past Wall Street profit and revenue expectations for the fourth quarter on the strength of record-breaking sales to data center customers, even as it warned investors for the first time that fallout from security flaws found it is chips could hurt its future results and customer relationships.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States tightened its economic crackdown on North Korea over its nuclear arms program on Wednesday, imposing sanctions on nine entities, 16 people and six ships it accused of helping Pyongyang develop weapons of mass destruction.
ZAGREB (Reuters) - An avalanche of goals were scored at the European handball championships on Monday as France brushed aside Serbia 39-30 and Sweden beat Belarus 29-20 with both nations edging closer to the 16-nation tournament's semi-finals.
(Reuters) - The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have set up a second Super Bowl showdown after both teams won their respective conference championships with contrasting victories on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twice world champion Evgenia Medvedeva was upstaged by Russian compatriot Alina Zagitova in the short program at the European championships on Thursday as Russians pairs swept the podium on home ice.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twice world champion Evgenia Medvedeva was upstaged by Russian compatriot Alina Zagitova in the short program at the European championships on Thursday as the Olympic gold medal favorite made her comeback following a two-month injury layoff.
(Reuters) - Athletics global governing body has not been made aware of any information that would give it concern about successful world championship bids by Doha and Eugene, Oregon, the IAAF's chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Global athletics is hoping to link the 2021 world championships in Oregon to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a bid to maximize interest in the sport in the United States, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Spain's Javier Fernandez stumbled on a quad Salchow but still took the lead after the short program at the European figure skating championships on Wednesday before French duo Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres upset their Russian rivals in the pairs.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Spain's Javier Fernandez stumbled on a quad Salchow but still took the lead after the short program at the European figure skating championships on Wednesday as he bids to win a sixth consecutive title.
The US Navy announced Tuesday that the former commanding officers of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain -- the ships involved in two deadly 2017 collisions that killed 17 sailors -- will face criminal charges including dereliction of duty, hazarding a vessel and negligent homicide.
MEXICO CITY, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Car dealerships in Mexico City have kicked off the new year offering "clearance sales" and free insurance as 2017 models collect dust on their lots, a reminder that consumer nerves over high interest rates could slow the economy ahead of elections.
Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than four-month low on Tuesday, as capesize rates dropped to their lowest since August last year.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is examining how to evacuate its roughly 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis that closes airports, with military ships being used as shuttles, a Japanese newspaper reported on Tuesday.