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  • Olympics-Winter Games negotiations stalled says NHL

    By Steve Keating TORONTO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The chances of the National Hockey League shutting down to allow players to compete at the 2018 Winter Games continue to dim, said NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly on Tuesday as the decision deadlines fast approaches. Daly, one of the chief negotiators in the Olympic talks, refused to handicap the chances of the NHL being in Pyeongchang, South Korea, saying only that he was less optimistic than Rene Fasel, when told the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president had pegged the odds at 50-50. "So on the basis of that I would say, I'm more negative today than I was two weeks ago." NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was less forthcoming but backed his deputy pointing out that negotiations were currently at standstill with no firm dates set for resuming discussions. More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 46 seconds ago
  • Nike turns in solid quarter after Olympics

    Nike turns in solid quarter after Olympics

    Nike reported earnings per share, bolstered by share buybacks, at 73 cents, compared to 67 cents a year ago and well past the 56 cents analysts had predicted More »

    AFP - 24 minutes ago
  • Ryder Cup 2016: Thomas Pieters looks ready for pressure; Henrik Stenson helps rookie

    Ryder Cup 2016: Thomas Pieters looks ready for pressure; Henrik Stenson helps rookie

    Thomas Pieters looked calm and cool during his practice round Tuesday at Hazeltine. More »

    Sporting News - 4 hours ago
  • Avis falls 8% amid weaker European demand

    Shares of Avis Budget Group fell more than 8 percent on a volume spike, following comments made Tuesday about weaker European demand in August. More »

    CNBC - 4 hours ago
  • Nick Skelton exclusive: Why I turned down €15m for my horse

    Nick Skelton exclusive: Why I turned down €15m for my horse

    Yahoo Sport caught up with TeamGB's oldest Olympic gold medalist, show jumping legend Nick Skelton to discuss the cost of horses, his myriad of injuries and why Rio was good for weight loss More »

    Yahoo Sport UK - 5 hours ago