Canada’s Duhamel, Radford shatter Chinese dreams

(Reuters) – Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford broke Chinese hearts by outclassing home favorites Sui Wenjing and Han Cong to win their first pairs title at the world figure skating championships in Shanghai on Thursday.

Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) – Ferrari’s drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging display in Australia with new recruit Sebastian Vettel claiming he is much happier with the car than he was with last year’s Red Bull.

Renee Richards still amazed she broke transgender taboo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than three decades after putting down her tennis racquet, Renee Richards is still astonished she had the moxie to join the women’s professional tour after living the first 34 years of her life as a man.

Alonso raring to go after clearing crash confusion

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso sought to clarify the situation surrounding the pre-season crash that forced him to miss the season-opening race in Australia, the Spaniard saying he never lost consciousness or suffered memory lapses as a result of the accident.

FIFA taking the wrong approach to development, says Prince Ali

VIENNA (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan believes that world soccer’s governing body is taking the wrong approach to development of the sport, leaving many national associations without basics such as kit and pitches.

Fit-again Bottas makes cockpit changes for Malaysia

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) – Valtteri Bottas is confident his back has fully healed and he will be fit for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after the Finn missed the season-opening race in Australia despite qualifying sixth fastest in his Williams.

Highlights of Wednesday’s NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Wednesday’s NBA games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games: