MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Order of play on the main showcourts on the fourth day of the Australian Open on Thursday (play begins at 0000 GMT, prefix number denotes seeding): Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 22, 2020. General view of the courtRead More →

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Teenage sensation Coco Gauff survived a three-set thriller against Sorana Cirstea at the Australian Open on Wednesday to book a third-round showdown with defending champion Naomi Osaka for the second Grand Slam in a row. Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, AustraliaRead More →

Frank Vatrano tallied his second career hat trick, and the Florida Panthers held on for a 4-3 win over the host Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. FILE PHOTO – Jan 12, 2020; Sunrise, Florida, USA; Florida Panthers center Frank Vatrano (77) warms up prior to the game between the FloridaRead More →

Derek Jeter and Larry Walker were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday in balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. FILE PHOTO – May 14, 2017; Bronx, NY, USA; Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter poses with his retired jersey number during a ceremonyRead More →

(Reuters) – Ultra trail runner Kilian Jornet beat base jumper Tom Erik Heimen in an unusual contest — one ran up and down a mountain while the other climbed up and flew down in a race last year, footage of which was released on Tuesday. The video shows the two-timeRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Jan 13, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers former player Odell Beckham, Jr. reacts on the field while in attendance before the College Football Playoff national championship game against the Clemson Tigers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns wide receiver OdellRead More →

Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21, 2020. Australia’s Nick Kyrgios celebrates after winning his match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Issei Kato MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios has expressed an interest in joining his country’s Olympic team in Tokyo, fourRead More →

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia held his nerve in a war of attrition against American Frances Tiafoe to register a 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-2 victory in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – MelbourneRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21, 2020. Russia’s Daniil Medvedev celebrates after his match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S.. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia held his nerve in a war of attritionRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Euro 2020 Qualifier – Group J – Bosnia and Herzegovina v Italy – Bilino Polje Stadium, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina – November 15, 2019 Italy’s Lorenzo Insigne celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Dado Ruvic ROME (Reuters) – Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has apologized to aRead More →

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Injured All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has been ordered to curb his use of the social media platform TikTok as he recovers from knee surgery. Savea, who injured his knee in the Rugby World Cup semi-final against England, had surgery in December and was not expectedRead More →

TOKYO (Reuters) – Fukushima prefecture, home to the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, on Tuesday reassured participants and spectators at the Olympic torch relay this year that they would not need to worry about radiation exposure. An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) uses a geiger counter nextRead More →

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former champion Maria Sharapova made her earliest Australian Open exit in a decade on Tuesday and said she was unsure whether her troublesome shoulder injury would allow her to return next year. Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21,Read More →

After missing 10 games with right knee soreness, Kristaps Porzingis could return Tuesday when the Dallas Mavericks host the Los Angeles Clippers. FILE PHOTO: Jan 10, 2020; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) warms up before the game between the Mavericks and the Lakers at the AmericanRead More →