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Reuters Sports News Summary

Updated: 11-02-2019 22:28 IST
Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Australia's Barty savors 'best feeling' after downing U.S.

Australia's Ashleigh Barty continued her bright start to the season by winning all three of her Fed Cup ties to send the United States crashing out of the team tournament on Sunday. The world number 13, who reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final at her home Australian Open last month, beat Madison Keys and Sofia Kenin in the singles before teaming up with Priscilla Hon in the decisive doubles tie to seal a tense 3-2 win in Asheville, North Carolina. Vonn claims bronze in farewell race as Stuhec wins downhill

Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec swept to gold in the women's downhill at the Alpine Ski World Championships on Sunday, but her victory was eclipsed by a bronze medal for American Lindsey Vonn in the final race of her glittering career. Corinne Suter of Switzerland took silver, but it was Vonn who hogged the headlines as she brought the curtain down on almost two decades in which she became one of the most successful skiers of all time. NHL roundup: Domingue wins 10th straight as Tampa Bay rolls

Backup goalie Louis Domingue won his 10th straight start as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the host Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday night in Sunrise, Fla. Domingue (18-4-0), who made 25 saves, is 3-0 against the Panthers this season and hasn't lost to anyone since Nov. 27. NFL notebook: Rams CB Robey-Coleman fined for Super Bowl hit

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman has been smacked with a hefty fine for a hit in a second straight playoff game. Robey-Coleman was fined $26,739 by the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a prone New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead in the first quarter of Super Bowl LIII, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The Patriots won 13-3. Knicks delete Durant photo from ticket pitch on website

Calling it nothing more than a marketing tool, the New York Knicks have nonetheless deleted a game action photo of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant and Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson from their website after it was used in a ticket sales promotion. The photo was included in a renewal drive for season-ticket holders. A few factors have given its use extra scrutiny. Pinturault braves tough conditions to take combined gold

Alexis Pinturault of France burst out of the pack to claim the gold in the men's combined event at the Alpine World Skiing Championships in Are on Monday as the Swedish weather once again made it tough for the competitors. With Olympic champion Marcel Hirscher skipping the race, Stefan Hadalin of Slovenia made the most of being first out on the slalom course to take the silver medal, 0.24 seconds behind the winner. 'He is a free man': Thailand releases refugee Bahraini footballer after extradition bid dropped

Thailand on Monday freed a jailed refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia, after Bahrain abandoned its bid to seek his extradition, and immigration officials said he was immediately driven to the airport. Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was arrested in November last year at a Bangkok airport while on a honeymoon trip, following an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request. Soccer: Warnock calls off Cardiff's Tenerife trip to mourn Sala

Cardiff City canceled the club's trip to Tenerife for a mid-season break so the players could mourn striker Emiliano Sala's death with their families, manager Neil Warnock has said. January signing Sala was traveling to Cardiff from French club Nantes when the plane he was on crashed in the English Channel last month. Rolex backs Ellison's SailGP with long-term partnership

Swiss watchmaker Rolex raised its aquatic profile on Monday in a long-term partnership with SailGP, a new $1 million winner-takes-all series backed by Oracle boss Larry Ellison. "Rolex timepieces and clocks will be visible throughout all SailGP events, and featured on each of the six supercharged F50 catamarans – the world's fastest race boat," SailGP said. NBA roundup: Warriors escape with win over Heat

DeMarcus Cousins made two tie-breaking free throws after retrieving a Kevin Durant missed 3-pointer with 5.4 seconds remaining Sunday night, allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive a 3-point-shooting assault by the Miami Heat for a 120-118 victory in Oakland, Calif. The game marked the final Oakland appearance by Heat standout Dwyane Wade, who contributed 10 points, six rebounds and nine assists to a remarkable Heat effort.