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Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal. Erik Haula scored his fourth goal of the season to break a second-period tie, and the undefeated Carolina Hurricanes set some team history in a 5-2 victory against the New York Islanders on Friday night in Raleigh, N.C. The Hurricanes improved to 5-0-0 for the best five-game start in franchise history.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 11th, 2019

British Olympic champion Mo Farah defended his reputation at a news conference ahead of the Chicago Marathon on Friday after being bombarded with questions about his former coach Alberto Salazar who has been banned for doping violations. Farah, who has not been accused of any wrongdoing, worked from 2011 to 2017 with Salazar, who was given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Sept. 30. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 11th, 2019

British Olympic champion Mo Farah defended his reputation at a news conference ahead of the Chicago Marathon on Friday after being bombarded with questions about his former coach Alberto Salazar who has been banned for doping violations. Farah, who has not been accused of any wrongdoing, worked from 2011 to 2017 with Salazar, who was given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Sept. 30. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal.

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup final

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The Boston Bruins powered into the Stanley Cup final on Thursday, crushing the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 to complete a series sweep in their Eastern Conference final. Patrice Bergeron scored twice while Tuukka Rask made 24 saves as the Bruins booked their 20th appearance in the final and their third in the past nine seasons. The Bruins will face either the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues in the final.