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Black Ferns beat France to win women's Rugby World Cup Sevens

New Zealand won the women's Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco by defeating France 29-0 in Saturday's final....

Tokyo 2020 introduces names of mascots for Olympic, Paralympic Games

Japan has unveiled the names of its mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Blue and white che...

Tiger Woods poised for Open strike as Jordan Spieth relishes battle

Tiger Woods was positively buzzing, knowing he is within touching distance of perhaps the greatest feat of his storie...

Photographing F1 with 105-year-old camera

While thousands of photographers follow F1 from circuit to circuit around the world, none capture it quite like American photographer Joshua Paul, whose 1913 camera sets him apart in the paddock. We caught up with him as he met Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, to find out how he gets to the heart of a driver, via his 105-year-old lens.

Perry Baker: US speed merchant ready to rip up San Francisco

Midway through a cup semifinal at the ...

The Open: Could US 'frat house' hold key to Claret Jug?

Sometimes it's about who you know, and an invite to the elite Carnoustie "frat house" could be the key to unlocking t...

Rugby Sevens World Cup: USA going for glory on home soil

For American rugby player Matai Leuta, this year's birthday won't be an ordinary one.The USA star turns 28 the...

Olympic figure skater stabbed to death

Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, died at the age of 25 after being stabbed.

NFL: Jurrell Casey to protest, pay fine

Tennessee Titan Jurrell Casey says he plans on protesting during the US anthem and will pay the fines despite the NFL's new rule against player protests.

The Open: Louis Oosthuizen's golf bag

2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen walks Shane O'Donoghue through his golf bag and let's us know his caddie's nickname.

Rory McIlroy in contention with stoic round at rain-sodden Open

Bad weather and Rory McIlroy have not made easy bedfellows in the past, but the Northern Irishman was stoic under the...

Louis Oosthuizen: Inside the golf bag of an Open champion

Golfers are meticulous in their planning for major tournaments.From hours spent on the practice ranges and put...

Ash Turner's journey with cerebral palsy to Open Championship debut

He fractured his skull after falling into a fish tank as a toddler, and had to wear a crash helmet at school as a res...

IJF suspends Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has suspended the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix from its comp...

Looking Back on opening day at The Open Championship

Justin Thomas is among a pack of golfers chasing Kevin Kisner for the lead on day 1 of the Open Championship

NFL anthem policy shelved as talks with Players Association continue

The NFL is shelving its new policy regarding conduct surrounding the national anthem until it reaches an agreement wi...

LPGA star Brittany Lincicome 'happy' after PGA Tour debut

Two-time major champion Brittany Lincicome is happy. She has achieved what she wanted.The American went up aga...

The state of soccer in the US with 2026 World Cup on the horizon

More than 5,000 miles away from the World Cup final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, thousands of fans filed into the Me...

Sailing senses: How sound helps blind sailor Lucy Hodges win gold medals

During a rare spell of sunny hot weather in England, gold medalist Lucy Hodges takes the helm of a monohull off the c...

Tiger Woods fights for legacy -- great or greatest?

From the minute he swept into view, you knew something was different.As Tiger Woods strode onto the Carnoustie...

Traveling the world, sought-after autographs -- The life of an F1 superfan

When it comes to memorabilia, Formula One superfan Sarah Merritt has it all.There is, in fact, a room in her h...

Denis Ten: Olympic figure skater stabbed to death

Tributes are being paid to Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, who died Thursday at the age ...

Valtteri Bottas signs contract extension at Mercedes

Reigning Formula One constructors' champion Mercedes has locked down its options for next season's starting grid by s...

Liverpool signs Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson from Roma for $84 million

Brazil international Alisson has joined Liverpool from Roma in an $84 million transfer -- a world record deal for a g...

Jhonattan Vegas takes helicopter to The Open, barely makes his tee time

The 1986 film "Clockwise" starring Monty Python actor John Cleese tells the story of a clock-watching headteacher's j...

Why are the All Blacks so good?

Since the 2011 Rugby World Cup, New Zealand has boasted an 89% win record. It's an intimidating haul of results since...

Lewis Hamilton agrees two-year contract extension at Mercedes

Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a two-year contract extension at Mercedes and will rema...

Kylian Mbappé's biggest fans are in Bondy

French phenomenon Kylian Mbappé burst onto the world stage at Russia 2018, but the World Cup winner's biggest fans always knew he would succeed.

2018 Open: Phil Mickelson on links golf

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson speaks to Shane O'Donoghue about his history on links golf and how he prepares for the challenge.

Rory McIlroy wants boyish bounce back to rekindle major mojo

He's the curly-haired kid who lit up Carnoustie as an amateur, and now Rory McIlroy hopes to channel some of that boy...

NFL: Titans star Jurrell Casey says he'll protest during anthem and take fine

If the NFL thinks its new rule designed to quell player protests will end its national anthem controversy, it may wan...

LPGA star Brittany Lincicome ready to compete against the men

Brittany Lincicome will be just the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event, and the LPGA star is well aware of th...

Kylian Mbappe: The boy from Bondy who never forgot his birthplace

'I can be someone, I can be someone," say the kids playing football in Bondy, Kylian Mbappe's birthplace.The 1...

Carnoustie: Paul Lawrie's favorite course

Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie has only one course in mind when you ask what's his favorite - the course where he won the Open in 1999: Carnoustie.

World Cup One-on-One: Eden Hazard and Belgium

Belgium captain Eden Hazard believes his team have the potential to make the World Cup final, after years of not delivering at big tournaments.

Roundtable: The Legacy of Russia 2018

Amanda Davies sits down with Alex Thomas, Martino Simcik Arese, and Dimitry Zanin to reflect on what they have experienced in Russia during the World Cup.

Angelique Kerber Wins Maiden Wimbledon Title

Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams in straight sets to win her 3rd Grand Slam title.

6-hour tennis match sets Wimbledon record

South Africa's Kevin Anderson defeated US player John Isner in a record match at Wimbledon lasting over six hours. CNN's Ravi Ubha reports.

Li Na's lucrative life after tennis

Li Na, the first Asian tennis player to win a grand slam singles title, tells CNN what she has been up to since retiring from the game in 2014.

Ronaldo's 'deal of the century': Why now?

Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus has been called the "deal of the century" in Italy, but why is this deal happening now? Christina Macfarlane discusses the move with James Horncastle.

Women's quarterfinal day at Wimbledon, and previewing golf's Scottish Open

Serena Williams and Jelena Ostapenko reach the last four at Wimbledon. In the golf world, Rafa Cabrera Bello, will be aiming to add to his three European Tour titles at the Scottish Open

France prepare for Belgium's 'Golden Generation'

Belgium's "Golden Generation" have seemingly come of age in Russia while France's mercurial talents are peaking at just the right time. It has all the makings of a World Cup classic, but who will deliver in the semifinals?

World No.1 Simona Halep Exits Wimbledon In 3rd Round

All England Club Chief Executive Richard Lewis discusses the 150th anniversary of the club.

Froome under scrutiny at Tour de France

Cycling journalist John Woodhouse joins Christina Macfarlane to discuss Chris Froome's participation in the Tour de France.

Baldwin: Overwhelming sexism at World Cup

Several female reporters at the World Cup have been groped, kissed and harassed while doing their jobs on air. CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Christine Brennan discuss why.

Rugby on the rise for Russia's women

CNN World Rugby meets the Russian women's rugby sevens team, who have become one of the most competitive sides on the world circuit.

LGCT Monaco: Shane Breen 'delighted' with win

The harbor of Monaco belonged to the horses as the ninth stop of the Global Champions Tour took place in the shadow of the super yachts.

LeBron 3.0

As NBA free agency looms, where will LeBron James end up this time?

Swapping rugby for timbersports

Four rugby players from Leicester Tigers took on timbersports -- an extreme sport that involves chopping and sawing wood at speed.

​The Hill at the Epsom Derby​

The Epsom Derby is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and the original derby. How do you attract new fans to the fold? Say hello to the Hill.

Trump: Ronaldo wouldn't be Portugal president

US President Donald Trump jokes with Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa about Cristiano Ronaldo's chances to be Portuguese president some day.

Theresa May's surprise World Cup gift

British PM Theresa May had an impromptu gift given to her at the EU summit in Brussels on Thursday by the Belgian PM - a Belgium football shirt.

Horse of a lifetime: Lizziemary

Danielle Goldstein is in her 4th year of the Longines Global Champions Tour, so she's seen lots of amazing horses, but which is her horse of a lifetime?

Mo Salah scores but Russia thumps Egypt

Mo Salah finally made his World Cup bow and scored a goal but the Egyptian could not save his country as the Pharaohs...

Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

It was a match which had plenty of talking points -- a first red card of the World Cup, a penalty, a clever freekick ...

Animals are better at predicting World Cup matches than you. (Well, some of them are)

Everything is falling into place.Last month, the Supreme Court struck down a ...

World Cup 2018: Schedule and results

With so many teams, fixtures, groups and timings you would be forgiven to lose track of your favorite team's schedule...

Fighting for equality 'in a lonely world' -- Hope Solo on the struggles of changing American soccer

Those who go against the grain, who push for change, who question the status quo are not the sort who are universally...

Young sailors find perspective high in the Arctic

High above the Arctic Circle, waves crash aggressively onto Europe's largest three-masted wooden schooner.Wind...

World Cup gambling in Kenya

Five African nations are competing in the FIFA World Cup, and it is anticipated that an incredible 86% of the contine...

Roman Abramovich makes World Cup dreams come true for seriously ill children

For football fans across the globe, the opportunity to go to the World Cup is something dreams are made of.For...

Harry Kane the hero as England scrape past Tunisia

Few countries fail to live up to national expectations at big tournaments so consistently as England.And in a ...

Meet the high school teacher bidding to make American rowing history

In between teaching biology and psychology classes, grading his student's papers and revamping lesson plans, high sch...

Domestic violence surges during the World Cup, and England is battling back

The most hotly anticipated and widely enjoyed sporting event in the world has a dark side.For several years, B...

Russia 2018: US and Chinese fans snap up World Cup tickets

The US and China failed to qualify for the World Cup, but that hasn't stopped fans based in either nation snapping up...

Brooks Koepka: From gaining 20 pounds to back-to-back US Open titles

He became the first man to win back-to-back US Open titles for 29 years, but just a few months ago the thought of win...

Sweden beats South Korea thanks to VAR

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came to Sweden's rescue as it was put to use in awarding the Swedes a penalty which...

Hirving Lozano the hero as Mexico stun holders Germany

Germany came into Russia 2018 tipped as favorites by many, looking to become the first team to retain the World Cup s...

Aleksandar Kolarov's stunning free kick gives Serbia victory over Costa Rica

Aleksandar Kolarov scored one of the goals of the tournament as his stunning free-kick, one which Cristiano Ronaldo w...

Phil Mickelson sparks controversy as four players tie for US Open lead

Phil Mickelson's "putt-gate" shenanigans at Shinnecock created a firestorm that will haunt his legacy on a tumultuous...

Longines Prix de Diane: Laurens wins France's fillies' Classic

It's one of the jewels of European racing, and Laurens was crowned queen of the Longines Prix de Diane, France's equi...

Geoff Hurst: "Winning a World Cup for your country changes your life"

It's been just over 50 years since England's World Cup victory against West Germany in 1966 and still to this day Geo...

Iceland keep Argentina and Messi at bay in historic World Cup debut

On paper, few matches in World Cup history will have been more of a mismatch than Argentina against Iceland.Th...

History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match

There was a moment of history at Russia 2018 on Saturday as the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was used for the first ...

Cristiano Ronaldo: Portuguese commentator goes wild over CR7

The whistle blew. There was a chance. One final chance. This is what Portugal had been waiting for.Having come...

Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick earns Portugal thrilling draw against Spain

One of the most eagerly anticipated games of the opening days of the ...

US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut

He showed why he is ranked the best in the world as Dustin Johnson surged into a four-shot lead heading into the week...

Dejan Lovren: Croatia's World Cup squad is packed with 'big talent'

It's been 20 years since Croatia not only burst onto the ...

'I'm already missing a heartbeat': Iranian women get to watch their team at World Cup

For many Iranian women, their nation's opening World Cup match against Morocco was life-changing."I'm already ...

Mystery over empty seats at World Cup game between Uruguay and Egypt

The World Cup is barely two days old and football's governing body FIFA is already having to field questions about po...

Lionel Messi: Indian tea-maker creates shrine to Argentina star

In the cricket-obsessed country of India, who would expect to find a shrine to footballer Lionel Messi?Shib Sa...

'It's in blood, the nature and the culture.' Iceland's hard World Cup work pays off

The first fires came in the early morning.In the distance, a plume of smoke rose from the eastern side of the ...

World Cup: Is Russia 2018 the last chance for Messi and Ronaldo?

The Russia 2018 World Cup is loaded with fascinating plot lines on and off the pitch. Names like Cristiano Ronaldo, L...

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy case

Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity against bankruptcy proceedings in Britain due to his work as a diplomat ...

US Open: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy suffer, Dustin Johnson in the hunt

They mostly walked off shell-shocked at Shinnecock Hills, humbled by the difficulty of a brutal golf course in US Ope...

Who you should root for in the World Cup when your country isn't even in it

For the next month, the world will be glued to the biggest sporting event on the globe: the World Cup. Thirty-one cou...

Robbie Williams and Ronaldo kick off World Cup 2018

After billions of dollars spent, new stadiums built and much anticipation, the 2018 World Cup got underway with a mus...

Will there be redemption for Mat Ryan and Australia this World Cup?

Mat Ryan's first World Cup memory came 12 years ago, when the Australian was in the infancy of his now blossoming goa...

Russia opens World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia

As Russian President Vladimir Putin called for nations to set aside their differences and ...

Ramadan: How will fasting for a month affect World Cup stars?

With a crucial World Cup qualifier later that evening, Saudi Arabia's players hadn't had anything to eat or drink for...

Conor McGregor expresses regret over bus brawl after brief court appearance

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor expressed regret to reporters Thursday over an attack on a bus of fellow fight...

Mohamed Salah and the hope of 100 million Egyptians: 'I don't feel the pressure'

For a 100 million Egyptians the wait is over -- and so is the tension over whether the country's most famous star wil...

Afghanistan vs India: historic test cricket match

Only 11 nations have ever played at the top level of cricket - until today.On Thursday morning, Afghanistan's ...

Daughter of Olympic skier Bode Miller drowns in California

The daughter of Olympic skier Bode Miller drowned Saturday.Orange County firefighters responded to the inciden...

US Open 2018: Feisty fans and fiery course spice up legend of Shinnecock

It might lie at the blueblood heart of the Hamptons, but history tells us that a US Open at Shinnecock Hills isn't al...

Ronaldo: Neymar is 'our greatest hope'

Few players have the weight of an expectant nation on their shoulders like Neymar.Going into Russia 2018, Braz...

Russia 2018: 'Trump factor helping Morocco,' says rival 2026 World Cup bid member

Morocco has had an unexpected helping hand from US President Donald Trump over the last few months in its bid to win ...

Justify's value skyrockets to $60M with Triple Crown win at Belmont Park

As he thundered across the line to win the coveted Triple Crown, Justify's value skyrocketed to about ...

NBA Free Agency: Where will LeBron James land next season?

Another decision day is looming. And just like it did in 2010 and 2014, it could have a seismic impact on the NBA lan...

Why Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe has invested $153M in sailing

It started with a beer and ended with a $153 million investment aimed at finally breaking Britain's America's Cup duc...

Tennis player Sara Errani 'disgusted' by doping ban increase

Italian tennis star Sara Errani says she is "disgusted" that her doping ban has been increased from two to 10 months...

How Rafael Nadal is challenging Roger Federer to be the G.O.A.T

For a long time we've assumed Roger Federer is the greatest player of his generation -- perhaps all time -- but Rafae...

World Cup 2018: Hand-held devices to provide in-game analysis to coaches

The late-Dutch great Johan Cruyff once said football is a game you play with your brain.But now it's a game in...

Vincent Kompany: 'Pele is the greatest player of all time'

Who is the greatest footballer of all time?It's a loaded question but you'd be challenged to find a football f...

"We'll go there to try to win the World Cup,' says Belgium Eden Hazard.

There may never be another Belgian World Cup team this loaded with star power -- or lacking in confidence -- with tea...

Sailor sacrifices sleep for science to save the planet

When you only sleep in short bursts every second counts, but one around-the-world sailor is willing to sacrifice shut...

Rugby's southern hemisphere sides strike first blows

Summer is usually a time to kick back and relax, but for the northern hemisphere's top rugby stars it signals punishi...

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

Having just turned 32, Rafael Nadal is unlikely to win 20 French Opens. But how about 15?He began that quest S...

Dustin Johnson reclaims world No. 1 ranking with walk-off eagle

If Dustin Johnson wanted to make a statement ahead of this week's US Open, he succeeded.The big-hitting Americ...

How Diego Maradona redefined football in the space of less than five minutes

If the history of film was once described as before and after "Gone with the Wind," it could be argued that the histo...

Paris Sevens: South Africa win World Series title in dramatic finale

After six months, ten tournaments and over 2,700 tries, the men's Sevens World Series title was decided by the final ...

World Cup: Brazil needs to avoid another historical upset for redemption

They won't be at Russia 2018, but for one day in 1950 the Americans were kings of the soccer world.Led by a te...

Justify wins Triple Crown with dominant victory at Belmont

Sixteen weeks ago, no one knew what to make of Justify -- except Hall of Fame horse racing trainer Bob Baffert....

Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to win French Open and first major

Seeing her opponents come back against her in grand slam finals, this time Simona Halep turned the tables to end her ...

Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open final, will face Dominic Thiem

What kind of a challenge does Dominic Thiem face in Sunday's French Open final against Rafael Nadal?If you lis...

France's 'Rainbow Team' look backs at historic World Cup triumph

The faces of the fans on the street were as diverse as those they were cheering on the pitch.France's victorio...

Transgender jockey inspired by Caitlyn Jenner switches from Vince to Victoria

Victoria Smith has lost count of the number of times she sat in the weighing room, her stomach aflutter with pre-race...

Gonet Monofoil: Revolutionary 'flying' monohull takes off

It's been developed in secret in Switzerland, but a new "flying" yacht could be a taste of things to come for the Ame...

Russia 2018: LGBT members face 'significant risk' at World Cup, UK Foreign Office warns

British football fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup have been warned about threats of racism and violence by ...

'Messi is the greatest ever,' says Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford

He's days away from attending his first World Cup finals and Marcus Rashford's mind is very much on the world's great...

Simona Halep to face Sloane Stephens in French Open final

Simona Halep has made no secret about how keen she is to land a first grand slam title, and her team is certainly doi...

Barrett brothers make history for New Zealand All Blacks

Let's just say they're keeping it in the family.New Zealand's famous All Blacks rugby team will contain three ...

Refreshed Rafael Nadal surges into French Open semifinals

His face was creased with worry as he trailed a pumped-up rival, but Rafael Nadal re-emerged after an overnight rain ...

From headbutts to the 'Hand of God': 11 moments that shook the World Cup

Russia 2018 will be the 21st World Cup. The preceding 20 tournaments have thrown up a host of dramatic and controvers...

Hope Solo: 2026 World Cup should go to 'more deserving' bid than US-Canada-Mexico

Hope Solo is one of America's most decorated soccer players, a record-breaking goalkeeper who has made over 200 appea...

World Cup: Data says Brazil and Germany in the cards for Russia 2018

Do you believe in second chances? Football-mad Brazilians want to, but the five-time World Cup winners are going to h...

Unified Korean team to fight at East Asian Judo Championships

While political tensions on the Korean peninsula remain unresolved, the two nations are set to fight side by side thi...

Portugal star Bernardo Silva: 'I really like "The Crown" and "Game of Thrones"'

Turns out that Portugal and Manchester City forward Bernardo Silva's mind is very much on crowns and thrones as he he...

Think horse riding isn't physically demanding? Think again ...

For those who think horse riding doesn't require much athletic ability, think again.For former Olympic showjum...

Anger in Israel after Argentina cancels soccer match

Argentina has called off a pre-World Cup exhibition match with Israel following political pressure and claims of thre...

Belmont Stakes: Can Justify win horse racing's fabled Triple Crown?

Only 12 thoroughbreds have achieved the feat in the past century, but Justify's rivals are already conceding it will ...

No women in Forbes' top 100 richest athletes list

For the first time in eight years, no women feature on Forbes' list of the world's 100 highest-earning sports stars -...

How Australia used wearable technology to negotiate 250,000 kilometer World Cup journey

Widely considered rank outsiders for Russia 2018, Australia's national football team has had to get smart in its bid ...

Cricket Australia chief resigns after 17 years in the job

Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland announced his resignation on Wednesday, following a ball-tampering...

Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open despite seven-shot collapse

Heading into the back nine at the US Women's Open with a seven-shot lead, Thailand's ...

Ailing Novak Djokovic upset by inspired Marco Cecchinato at French Open

An ailing Novak Djokovic exited the French Open to inspired underdog Marco Cecchinato in a thrilling encounter at Rol...

Yannick Noah: The last Frenchman to win Roland Garros

Yannick Noah turned as the ball sailed over his head and watched it land beyond the baseline.He sank to his kn...

Robert Pir-s: Arsenal's 'Invincibles' team was better than '98 World Cup winners

France's shock World Cup final win over Brazil in 1998 sparked wild celebrations across the country -- with the trium...

Former 49ers great dies after battle with ALS

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark died Monday at age 61 after a battle with amyotrophic lateral s...

French Open: Serena Williams pulls out of Roland Garros due to injury

When her day was done Monday at the French Open, Maria Sharapova found herself in the quarterfinals instead of Serena...

Jorge Lorenzo ends Ducati drought with bittersweet win

Jorge Lorenzo took a bittersweet swig from Ducati's poisoned chalice at the Italian MotoGP on Sunday, with the first ...

Leroy Sane: Manchester City star one of the notable players not going to the World Cup

There are 736 players going to the World Cup, but it's the absentees that are grabbing all the headlines in the run-u...

Corinne Dubreuil: Photographer to the tennis stars

Corinne Dubreuil is one of the best tennis photographers in the world -- and she's had a front-row seat to history fo...

Your Country Needs You! What nationality means to the modern-day footballer

Growing up in Malm-, budding footballer Saman Ghoddos had the flags of both Sweden and Iran on his bedroom wall....

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova at French Open

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova meeting in the second week of a grand slam wouldn't have come as a surprise a few...

French Open: Breakthrough for Zverev, Wozniacki in trouble

Alexander Zverev made his long awaited first grand slam quarterfinal, and no one can say the German did it the easy w...

London Sevens: Fiji takes command of series with victory over South Africa

Fiji made it four wins on the bounce in the Sevens World Series, overcoming South Africa 21-17 in a tight encounter a...

Novak Djokovic loses cool but not match at French Open

Novak Djokovic lost his cool at the French Open on Friday but crucially for the Serb, not his third-round match or co...

Rafael Nadal: Why the 'King of Clay' reigns in Paris

Rafael Nadal is known as the "King of Clay" and it's not for his pottery skills.The 16-time grand slam champio...

Serena Williams pulls off huge comeback at French Open

Serena Williams felt like a 'superhero' as she wore a black catsuit when ...

Masters 2018: Firefighter Matt Parziale to tackle Augusta

He qualified for the Masters, but firefighter Matt Parziale was more concerned about getting back for work the next d...

Paolo Guerrero granted leave to play at Russia 2018 World Cup after all

His case has gripped and outraged a nation, but it looks like Paolo Guerrero will play for Peru at the 2018 World Cup...

Master coach Zinedine Zidane was the Real deal

It's arguably the toughest club in the world to manage -- how else to explain Zinedine Zidane's decision to quit as R...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane has announced he is stepping down as Real Madrid coach less than a week after he guided the club to a...

World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi rivalry heats up

It is the question that has divided football fans for over a decade. Who has the edge -- Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel ...

Novak Djokovic: Tennis woes irrelevant 'when people are starving to death'

His stellar career is in a slump, but Novak Djokovic says struggling at tennis means nothing when "people are starvi...

Serena sails through in 'superhero' catsuit on French Open return

She had been away from grand slams for 16 months, but Serena Williams said she felt like "a warrior princess" as she ...

Hidetoshi Nakata reveals the secret to his success

Despite retiring from football early at the age of 29, Japan legend Hidetoshi Nakata still spent more than a decade p...

Rafael Nadal's secret weapon? The sea

Triumph, defeat or injury, there is one place Rafael Nadal keeps going back to.The sea.Born and raised ...

Paolo Guerrero's shattered World Cup dream prompts calls for anti-doping reform

It's a story involving an alleged drugs violation and Inca mummies that's enraged a South American nation about to ma...

John Whitaker: The 62-year-old eying the Tokyo Olympics

Athletes from all sports have ways of staving off the ravages of time.Golf legend Gary Player, now 82, swears ...

Roman Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship, reports say

Chelsea Football Club owner and high-profile Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has been granted Israeli citizenship, ...

French Open: Lucky loser Marco Trungelliti hits jackpot after marathon journey

Given the thousands of professional tennis players, it's only a tiny minority of 128 men and women who make the main ...

Liverpool sign Brazilian star Fabinho from Monaco for reported $50 million

Liverpool have agreed to sign Monaco midfielder Fabinho, ...

South Africa names first black rugby captain in 127-year Test history

When South Africa's rugby union team walk out on home turf against England next month, they will be led by their firs...

Petra Kvitova living the 'dream' after recovering from knife attack

As she prepared to make her tennis comeback last year at the French Open, ...

Loris Karius: Police investigate death threats to Liverpool goalkeeper

Police are investigating death threats made to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius after two of his mistakes played a m...

Legends of Judo: Mongolian icon T-vshinbayar Naidan

Mongolia's Tuvshinbayar Naidan rolled back the years at this weekend's Hohhot Grand Prix, winning his first title on ...

Defending champion Ostapenko, Venus Williams suffer shock French Open exits

Jelena Ostapenko was dethroned as the French Open champion by the 66th-ranked Kateryna Kozlova on the first day of th...

Real Madrid beats Liverpool 3-1 to win Champions League, make more history

When it comes to the Champions League, there's no stopping Real Madrid.They may be second best to Barcelona of...

'Formula E has advantages over F1,' says former F1 champion Nico Rosberg

For former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg, it's undeniable that respect for electric ...

Lewis Hamilton as a teammate? Sebastian Vettel prefers Kimi Raikkonen

They've won eight of the last 10 world titles between them, dominating Formula One's modern era and securing their re...

Serena Williams & Rafael Nadal out to make French Open history

Springtime in Paris. The River Seine glistens, the Eiffel Tower tickles resplendent skies and the sweet pinging of ra...

Jordan Spieth 'haunted' by infamous Masters meltdown

It was excruciating to watch and he's bounced back since, but Jordan Spieth admits he was "haunted" by his ...

Could French Open signal Novak Djokovic's grand slam rebirth?

If world rankings told the whole story, you'd think Novak Djokovic's slump shows no signs of easing.But the pu...

Lewis Hamilton & Sebastian Vettel back return of 'beautiful' grid girls

Female models will back on the grid at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, though they won't be holding placards displa...

Meet Big Jake and Thumbelina: The tallest and smallest horse in the world

Horses come in all shapes, colors and sizes. From the Falabella mini...

Barcelona legend Iniesta signs with Japanese club Kobe

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has signed with Japanese club Vissel Kobe, he announced at a press conference in Toky...

Liverpool 'ready to fight' Real Madrid, says Dejan Lovren

Dejan Lovren will be faced with one of the toughest tasks in football on Saturday.In his first ...

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce ba...

Will golf be on Donald Trump's agenda during UK visit?

As part of his visit to the UK in July, US President Donald Trump will extend his trip to allow him to play golf in S...

Unai Emery succeeds Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager

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