No criminal charges to be filed against NASCAR’s Busch

(Reuters) – No criminal charges will be filed against suspended NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic abuse case involving his former girlfriend, prosecutors in Delaware said on Thursday.

Marussia look at young talent to complete lineup

LONDON (Reuters) – The revived Manor Marussia Formula One team have indicated they are more likely to sign a promising young rookie than an established name to complete their driver lineup.

Vettel hopes Ferrari can be Mercedes’ closest rivals

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (Reuters) – Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari can become the strongest challengers to Mercedes this season after failing to win a race last year.

Dumped F1 driver takes action against Sauber: reports

(Reuters) – Dumped Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde has taken legal action ahead of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix to press his claim to a drive with Sauber, Australian media reported on Thursday.

Tseng revival continues with solid Singapore opening

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Yani Tseng had the golfing world at her feet during a glorious five-year spell from 2008 that saw the Taiwanese pick up five major victories and top the world rankings for 109 consecutive weeks. Then the wheels fell off.

Former number ones overshadow Ko in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Lydia Ko’s meteoric rise to the top of women’s golf has shown little sign of slowing down but the New Zealand teen was forced to take a back seat to a pair of former number ones at the HSBC Women’s Champions on Thursday.

Rodriguez gets walk in first game in 18 months

(Reuters) – Alex Rodriguez singled in his first at-bat in nearly 18 months as the formerly banished player began his attempted comeback with the New York Yankees with a Spring Training contest in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday.

MLS reaches deal with players to avert strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major League Soccer and its players struck a deal for a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday, avoiding the threat of a players’ strike two days before the start of the season.