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October 21, 2018 6:40 AM Motorcycling: Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Spain’s Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after title rival Andrea Dovizioso fell on the penultimate lap while trying to find a way past the Honda rider. The 25-year-old is now tied with Australian Mick Doohan on five premier class world titles, with only Italian’s 97

October 20, 2018 3:23 PM Motor racing: Hamilton v Vettel, the Formula One season so far

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fifth Formula One world championship at Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton started the season on pole position but Vettel took the 48th victory of his career, after a Mercedes miscalculation during a virtual safety car period that allowed the German to take the lead. Vettel’s turn to start on pole in a Ferrari 84

October 19, 2018 11:22 PM Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreaks

Those six-hour Wimbledon marathons will be a thing of the past beginning next year as the All-England Lawn Tennis Club introduces a final-set tiebreak. The organization announced Friday that once the final set reaches 12-12, the match will be ended with a tiebreaker. A semifinal match this year between Kevin Anderson and John Isner lasted six and a half hours 78

October 19, 2018 12:00 PM Prince Harry & Australian Prime Minister Scale Sydney Harbour Bridge

Prince Harry knows how to rise above things ... in this case, scaling the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Harry climbed the iconic landmark in Australia Friday afternoon along with Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Not for nothing but it seemed Harry was nervous ... looking serious and holding on tight. Probs thankful the Mrs., Meghan Markle, stayed behind. She's 47

October 19, 2018 2:11 AM Court dismisses Australian watchdog's appeal against Pfizer ruling

(Reuters) - Australia’s competition watchdog said on Friday the High Court dismissed its special leave application to appeal a court’s decision on whether Pfizer Inc’s local unit used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) sought leave to appeal against 121

October 18, 2018 10:24 PM Tennis: Kyrgios ends season after pulling out of Kremlin Cup

(Reuters) - Australian Nick Kyrgios has called time on his season after pulling out of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday with a recurrence of an elbow injury. Kyrgios, seeded fifth at the Moscow event, had been due to face Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Mirza Basic. “Sorry guys, I won’t be able to play today, this evening, it is obviously very unfortunate, dealing with ongoing 75

October 18, 2018 7:50 AM Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights

SEOUL (Reuters) - American Chez Reavie hit a four-under-par 68 to take a one-shot lead after the opening day of the PGA Tour’s CJ Cup as high South Korean winds played havoc with the rounds of the expected contenders on Jeju Island on Thursday. The world number 64, whose only tour win came a decade ago at the Canadian Open, carded his fifth birdie at the 16th hole to ease to the front 69

October 18, 2018 12:09 AM Australia's Investa says Blackstone pulls out of takeover race

(Reuters) - Australian landlord Investa Office Fund (IOF) (IOF.AX) said on Thursday it had been advised by Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) that the private equity giant would not match Canada’s Oxford Properties Group’s A$5.60 per share takeover bid. IOF said it had terminated the Blackstone agreement and had entered into a scheme implementation agreement 79

October 17, 2018 4:05 PM Teen attempting to break world record for cycling around globe has bike stolen after 18K miles in Australia

A British teenager, who'd already ridden 18,000 miles in his bid to become the youngest person to cycle the globe, had his dream dashed down under when a thief stole his bike in Australia. Charlie Condell, 18, of Bristol started his journey in July and had already traveled through Europe and Asia when he made it to Australia, the BBC reported. The cyclist 166

October 16, 2018 2:34 PM No One is More Excited About Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Than This Animal

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, more formally known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are touring Australia and while most of the locals are very excited to meet them, none were quite as overwhelmed as one little fella they met at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. At the Zoo, the royal couple met koalas, including a set of baby koalas (or joeys) called Harry 74