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Pouille reels in Coric to make first Melbourne quarter-final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A slow-starting Lucas Pouille rallied from a set down to overcome Borna Coric 6-7(4) 6-4 7-5 7-6(2) and advance to the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time on Monday. More »

 

HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day eight

MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Highlights of Monday's eighth day of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times GMT): More »

 

NHL roundup: Toews notches hat trick as Blackhawks crush Capitals

Jonathan Toews finished with three goals and two assists while Patrick Kane added two goals and two assists as the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-5 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. More »

 

Britain's FTSE slightly higher led by oil, consumer goods

Jan 21 (Reuters) - British shares opened slightly higher on Monday, buoyed by strength in oil majors and multinational consumer goods companies, as investors readied for news from Prime Minister Theresa May on her plan to exit from the European Union. More »

 

Pliskova pounds Muguruza to reach quarters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova thrashed double Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3 6-1 on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third year in succession. More »

 

Angry Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Raonic

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - German prospect Alexander Zverev only managed to beat his racket on Monday as the highly-regarded fourth seed was dumped out of the Australian Open by big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in a surprisingly one-sided 6-1 6-1 7-6(5) fourth round triumph. More »

 

Rugby-Hunt joins Waratahs from Reds on season-long deal

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Super Rugby's New South Wales Waratahs signed Karmichael Hunt from Queensland Reds on a season-long deal on Monday, offering the Australia back a chance to revive his career following drugs-related problems. More »

 

Inspired by young guns, Osaka marches on in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka said she drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer after booking her maiden Australian Open quarter-final spot with a grinding 4-6 6-3 6-4 win over Anastasija Sevastova on Monday. More »

 

NHL roundup: Toews notches hat trick as Blackhawks crush Capitals

Jonathan Toews finished with three goals and two assists while Patrick Kane added two goals and two assists as the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-5 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. More »

 

Bettors quickly make Patriots slight favorite to beat Rams

The New England Patriots opened as a slight underdog to the Los Angeles Rams at some Las Vegas sports books, but it didn't take long -- mere minutes, actually -- for bettors to make them the favorite. More »

 

Niederreiter, Wallmark score 2 each as Hurricanes top Oilers

Nino Niederreiter scored two first-period goals in just his second game with the Carolina Hurricanes in a 7-4 victory against the host Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. More »

 

NHL Standings

Jan 21 (OPTA) - Standings from the NHL on Monday More »

 

UPDATE 5-NHL Results

Jan 21 (OPTA) - Results from the NHL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) More »

 

NBA roundup: Wolves' Rose beats buzzer to bury Suns

Derrick Rose buried a 20-foot, tie-breaking jumper with nine-tenths of a second remaining Sunday night, delivering the Minnesota Timberwolves a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns in Minneapolis. More »

 

Saints QB Brees confirms he will return next season

Drew Brees has some unfinished business he would like to address. More »

 

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