The defending champion Czech Republic clinched its fourth Fed Cup title in five years after Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova won the decisive doubles against the Russian pair of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Elena Vesnina in Prague.

The Czechs rallied to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory to take the best-of-five series 3-2 on an indoor hard court.

Earlier Sunday, Maria Sharapova beat Petra Kvitova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the first reverse singles to give Russia a 2-1 lead. Pliskova kept the Czechs in the final by defeating Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-4 in the second reverse singles.

Men's tennis

Djokovic rolls at ATP finals

Right now, Novak Djokovic is as good as he's ever been and perhaps as good as it gets.

The top-ranked Serb put on an impressive display against Kei Nishikori in pool play at the ATP finals in London, stretching his winning streak to 15 matches at the season-ending tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 win at the O2 Arena.

In the late match, Roger Federer beat Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-2.

Auto racing

Rosberg wins again in F1

Nico Rosberg won the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix, leading from start to finish to beat Mercedes teammate and already-crowned season champion Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg started from the pole and won his second consecutive race.

Golf

Second-ranked Park triumphs

Inbee Park won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Mexico City, holding off Carlota Ciganda for her fifth victory of the season and 17th LPGA Tour title.

The second-ranked South Korean star birdied the final two holes for a bogey-free 8-under 64 and a three-stroke victory. Ciganda shot a 63.

PGA Tour event to be finished Monday

Russell Knox had six birdies in 11 holes and was tied with Graeme McDowell when the fourth round of the rain-delayed OHL Classic was suspended in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The event will be completed Monday.

Speedskating

More records fall in Calgary

The ice is fast at Calgary's Olympic Oval.

American Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the women's 1,500 meters, and Russia's Pavel Kulizhnikov topped the record in the men's 500 in Calgary, Alberta.

Bowe finished in 1 minute, 51.59 seconds to break the record of 1:51.79 set by Canada's Cindy Klassen in 2005. On Saturday, Bowe broke her own world mark in the 1,000, but teammate Heather Bergsma topped her.

Kulizhnikov finished the 500 in 34.00 to break the mark of 34.03 set by Canada's Jeremy Wotherspoon in 2007.

SOCCER

New York wins NASL title

A hat trick from Gastón Cellerino propelled New York Cosmos past Ottawa Fury FC 3-2 for the club's seventh NASL title.

It was New York's second championship in three years and came in front of 10,166 fans on the campus of Hofstra University.

Hungary ends long big-event drought

Hungary secured a spot at next year's European Championship by beating Norway 2-1 in Budapest, ending a 30-year absence from major tournaments.

Around the horn

Doping: A Kenyan coach said three marathon runners paid bribes to the national federation in exchange for lenient doping bans. The coach, Paul Simbolei, said he told police the names.

Drag racing: Del Worsham raced to his first Funny Car title in the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. Andrew Hines won his second consecutive Pro Stock Motorcycle title.

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