Exclusive: Federation to cover NHL costs at 2018 Winter Games - IOC 8:00am EDT

BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has agreed to pay NHL players' travel and insurance costs to try to lure them to the 2018 Winter Olympics but team owners have set more commercial demands, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.  Full Article

Soccer: U.S. keep World Cup hopes alive, Mexico take control 2:01am EDT 

(Reuters) - The United States remain in contention for a spot at next year's World Cup after Bruce Arena's side battled to a scrappy 1-1 away draw against Panama in CONCACAF qualifying on Tuesday.  Full Article  

Motor racing: U.S. GP boss says F1 should own some circuits 11:03am EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Grand Prix promoter Bobby Epstein says it would make sense for Formula One's new American owners Liberty Media to buy some circuits as part of their long-term strategic plans for the sport.  Full Article