FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 8, 2019 Cori Gauff of the U.S. in action during her fourth round match against Romania’s Simona Halep REUTERS/Tony O’Brien American teen sensation Coco Gauff captured the first WTA singles title of herRead More →

Connor McDavid scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 10:16 remaining, and Leon Draisaitl collected two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers dominated the third period and remained unbeaten with a 4-1 victory over the host New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon. Oct 12, 2019; NewRead More →

Antonio Brown wants to resolve his off-field issues and return to the NFL soon, as ESPN reported Saturday the former Steelers-Raiders-Patriots wideout hopes to have his playing status cleared up “in the next few weeks.” FILE PHOTO: Sep 15, 2019; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver AntonioRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Aug 31, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Coco Gauff of the United States serves to Naomi Osaka of Japan in the third round on day six of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports American teenRead More →

(Reuters) – Carlos Edriel Yulo became the first ever Filipino gymnast to win a gold medal at the world championships, edging Israel’s Artem Dolgopyat in the floor exercise final in Stuttgart on Saturday. Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Men’s Floor Final – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany –Read More →

VIENNA (Reuters) – Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, stretching the limits of human endeavor and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for decades if at all. Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathonRead More →

(Reuters) – Simone Biles claimed a record-equaling 23rd medal at the gymnastics world championships on Saturday, leading an American one-two finish in the vault final in Stuttgart. Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Women’s Vault Final – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany – October 12, 2019 Simone Biles ofRead More →

(Reuters) – American teenage sensation Coco Gauff progressed to her maiden WTA final as she eased past Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 6-4 6-4 at the Linz Open on Saturday. Sep 22, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; Tennis player Coco Gauff throws out the first pitch before a game between the Washington NationalsRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Cycling – Tour de France – The 27.5-km Stage 13 Individual Time Trial from Pau to Pau – July 19, 2019 – Trek-Segafredo rider Bauke Mollema of the Netherlands finishes. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes COMO, Italy (Reuters) – Dutchman Bauke Mollema claimed his biggest career victory when he won theRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Oct 7, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Robert’s (right) watches batting practice prior to game four of the 2019 NLDS playoff baseball series against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will return to theRead More →

(Reuters) – Sayed Aghazada, the former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), has been banned for five years and fined after FIFA’s ethics committee found him guilty of violations relating to the abuse of female players. The world soccer body said in a statement that the investigation concernedRead More →

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The winds of change are roiling through the sport of endurance running as athletes descend on the Windy City for Sunday’s Chicago Marathon, with one of the sport’s longstanding figureheads conspicuously out of the picture. FILE PHOTO: Alberto Salazar, coach to Mo Farah of Great Britain andRead More →

(Reuters) – Unheralded Finn Tapio Pulkkanen putted superbly to take a first-round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday as Justin Rose survived a shaky start to lurk two shots behind in Rome. Pulkkanen, in his second season on the European Tour, reeled off four successive birdies on his frontRead More →

VIENNA (Reuters) – Kenya’s world record holder Eliud Kipchoge has compared running a sub two-hour marathon to going to the moon before his unofficial attempt in Vienna on Saturday to become the first athlete to break the barrier. “I am running to make history, to show that no human isRead More →

(Reuters) – MotoGP has signed a five-year contract to return to Brazil from 2022 with the race to be held at a planned new circuit in Rio de Janeiro. Rio last hosted a round of the motorcycle world championship in 2004 at the old Jacarepagua circuit that was demolished toRead More →