China reaches first Women's Basketball World Cup semifinals in 28 years

China got past France 85-71 on Thursday to advance to the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup semifinals for the first time in almost three decades.

All rise!

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge blasted his 61st home run of the season on Wednesday to equal the legendary Roger Maris' longstanding American League record.

  • China downs Japan for 3rd straight victory at women's volleyball worlds

    China claimed its third consecutive win at the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship in Arnhem, the Netherlands on Wednesday, beating Japan 28-26, 25-17, 29-27 to take a sole lead in the pool.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/29 17:02:56
  • Rivalry intensifies

    Rory McIlroy finds himself in a field that includes several LIV Golf players at this week's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland, and once again, he didn't hesitate to express his thoughts on the Saudi-backed upstart circuit.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/29 16:59:59
  • Historic arena annihilation

    A crucial step toward the demolition of the iconic San Siro begins on Wednesday when Milan hosts the first of a series of meetings with the public necessary for the new stadium proposed by the city's two soccering giants.

    By AFP | 2022/9/29 16:56:19
  • FIA approves of doubling sprint sessions in Formula One from 2023

    Six Formula One grands prix from the 2023 season onwards will have sprint sessions after the governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), on Tuesday approved an increase from three events in 2022.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/28 18:34:14
  • Golfers hail PGA changes

    Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson and three other golfers dropped out of a lawsuit on Tuesday which was filed against the PGA Tour in August over its decision to suspend players who participated on the new LIV Golf circuit.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/28 18:29:22
  • Yankees clinch AL East, but Judge's home run record chase stalls

    The New York Yankees clinched top spot in the American League East with a 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday but Aaron Judge's pursuit of Roger Maris's home run record remained stalled on 60.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/28 18:22:26
  • Guirantes steers team to playoffs

    Favorites the US will face Serbia in the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup quarter-finals after hitting three figures for the second straight match Tuesday, while Puerto Rico take on Canada after making the knockouts for the first time.

    By AFP | 2022/9/28 18:19:20
  • China surge to straight-set victory over Colombia at women's volleyball worlds

    The Chinese women's volleyball team continued their momentum at the FIVB World Championship in Arnhem, the Netherlands on Tuesday, cruising past Colombia 25-16, 25-21, 25-16 to secure their second victory in as many matches at the tournament.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/28 18:16:29
  • La Roja edge rivals

    Alvaro Morata's late strike snatched Spain a 1-0 Nations League victory over Portugal in Braga on Tuesday and sent them into the semifinals.

    By AFP | 2022/9/28 18:11:34
  • World chess champion Carlsen alleges Niemann has cheated more than he admits

    World chess champion Magnus Carlsen said on Monday he believed Hans Niemann had “cheated more – and more recently – than he has publicly admitted,” adding he no longer wanted to play against the American and any rivals who repeatedly cheated in the past.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/27 18:55:47
  • Trying times

    English Premiership side Worcester are set to be placed in administration after they were suspended from all competitions by the Rugby Football Union on Monday for failing to meet a funding ultimatum.

    By AFP | 2022/9/27 18:52:11
  • Green, Wade guide Australia to four-wicket win over India in first T20

    Matthew Wade steered Australia to a four-wicket victory over India after a blistering knock by Cameron Green in the opening game of the three match Twenty20 series in Mohali, India on Tuesday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/27 18:48:46
  • Change of tactics saves game

    Gareth Southgate hopes England will feel the benefit of being put under intense pressure in recent days at the World Cup after fighting back from 2-0 down to salvage a 3-3 draw against Germany on Monday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/27 18:45:00
  • China finish in top two of Women's Basketball World Cup Group A

    China secured a top two finish from Group A with a vital 81-55 win over Belgium on Tuesday ahead of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup quarterfinals.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/27 18:41:24
  • LeBron stays strong

    Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said Monday staying injury free will be his priority as he prepares for a 20th season in the NBA which could see him break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all-time scoring record.

    By AFP | 2022/9/27 18:39:06
  • Top Dutch cyclist Van der Poel pleads guilty to assault in Australia

    Top Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel pleaded guilty Monday to common assault after being arrested over an altercation with two teenage girls at a Sydney hotel, a court official said.

    By AFP | 2022/9/26 20:45:26
  • US run continues

    The US won the Presidents Cup for a ninth consecutive time on Sunday with Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele delivering the clinching point in a 17.5-12.5 triumph over the Internationals.

    By AFP | 2022/9/26 17:53:35
  • Bills miss last touchdowns

    Aaron Rodgers scored only his second career victory over Tom Brady as the Green Bay Packers squeezed past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-12 on Sunday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/26 17:47:30
  • China open women's volleyball worlds with triumph over Argentina

    China started the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship with a comfortable 25-23, 25-22, 25-20 victory over Argentina in one hour and 27 minutes here on Sunday.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/26 17:41:01
  • World at their feet

    Frances Tiafoe led Team World to their first Laver Cup title as the American saved four match points in a dramatic victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas that denied Roger Federer a farewell trophy on Sunday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/26 17:30:58
  • Kipchoge puts new world marathon record down to 'real teamwork'

    Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge has beaten his own world marathon record by 30 seconds, running two hours, one minute and nine seconds in Berlin, Germany on Sunday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/25 20:13:14
  • Internationals stun US

    The underdog Internationals bared their teeth on Saturday, outplaying the US in a marathon day of golf to leave American fans stunned and the Presidents Cup suddenly up for grabs.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/25 20:12:28
  • Southgate insists he is right man to lead England

    England manager Gareth Southgate, under fire after a disappointing Nations League campaign, said he is nonetheless "the right person" to take the team into 2022's World Cup in Qatar.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/25 20:11:21
  • Djokovic makes stylish return

    Novak Djokovic made an ­impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 with Roger Federer cheering him on at the Laver Cup on Saturday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/25 20:10:39
  • Spain upset by Switzerland

    Switzerland earned a 2-1 win over Spain in the Nations League on Saturday in Zaragoza, Spain to drag Luis Enrique's side off top spot in the group.

    By AFP | 2022/9/25 20:08:19
  • FA chief says LGBTQ+ fans won't face arrest for kissing at World Cup

    English Football Association chief executive Mark Bullingham says he has been told LGBTQ+ fans won't be arrested for holding hands or kissing in public at the World Cup in Qatar.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 18:27:49
  • Germany wary of Hungary

    Germany go into Friday's Nations League clash with Hungary in Leipzig well aware of their opponents' quality, having been held 1-1 in Budapest in the summer.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 18:24:55
  • Horner regrets missing the chance to sign Oscar Piastri

    Red Bull boss Christian Horner has spoken of his regret at missing the chance to sign Oscar Piastri when the Australian was working his way up to Formula One.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/22 18:19:39
  • NBA welcomes swift decision

    Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, banned for a year and fined $10 million by the NBA for racist and misogynist remarks and workplace bullying, said Wednesday he will sell the team.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 18:15:25
  • China's Zhang, Zheng stun top two seeds to reach last 8 in Pan Pacific Open

    Chinese veteran Zhang Shuai saved match point to upset second seed Caroline Garcia 4-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/22 18:12:41
  • Battle lines drawn

    Americans Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay, both ranked in the world's top five, will face Masters winners Hideki Matsuyama and Adam Scott when the Presidents Cup tees off Thursday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 18:10:07
  • 'Unleash my full energy'

    Olympic short track speed skating champion Ren Ziwei cannot remember how many times he has crossed the finish line. But he knows there is one “line” that he should not cross.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/22 16:44:23
  • Top Australian Rules club hit by Indigenous mistreatment claims

    Australian Rules' chief executive said Wednesday it was “hard to find more serious allegations” after a top club was accused of separating Indigenous players from their families and pressuring one couple to have an abortion.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 16:36:33
  • Never leave tennis

    Retirement, a necessary end, will come when it will come. But after Roger Federer announced it from tennis, there was an instant outpouring of emotion among athletes and fans all over the world.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/22 16:34:04
  • A 72-year-old woman 'races against clock'

    Yang Xiuyun, 72, is addicted to running. A 10-kilometer run in the morning is like her first meal of the day.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/22 16:29:45
  • Life-changing ride

    The self-proclaimed “best football influencer in the world,” Brazilian internet sensation Luva de Pedreiro, is rich and famous at 20 years old – but needs a break from his unexpected celebrity, he says.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 16:25:15
  • Brentford star Bryan Mbeumo eyes World Cup place with Cameroon

    France-born English Premier League forward Bryan Mbeumo hopes switching national team loyalty to Cameroon can win him a place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

    By AFP | 2022/9/22 16:12:30
  • Away game

    The United Arab Emirates did not qualify for the Qatar World Cup but it will be a winner anyway if an overspill of fans floods its hotels, restaurants and planes.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/22 16:04:00
  • Ban on using saliva to shine cricket balls made permanent by ICC

    A temporary ban on using saliva to shine cricket balls was on Tuesday made permanent by the International Cricket Council.

    By AFP | 2022/9/21 20:40:17
  • World champion feels heat

    A thrilling MotoGP season moves to Japan this weekend after world champion Fabio Quartararo crashed in Aragon to blow the title race wide open with five grands prix to go.

    By AFP | 2022/9/21 20:37:36
  • Kenya's sports minister clashes with suspended soccer official over duties

    Crisis-hit Kenyan soccer witnessed another day of drama on Tuesday when suspended Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa reopened the offices he has been locked out of since November 2021, only for the country's sports minister to term the move a “break-in.”

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/21 20:34:29
  • Qatar campaign threatened

    Just two months before France begin their defense of the World Cup, the mood around the team is in stark contrast to the celebrations that followed their win over Croatia in the 2018 final.

    By AFP | 2022/9/21 20:28:48
  • Naomi Osaka 'really scared' after Daria Saville retires with knee injury

    Naomi Osaka said she felt “really scared” after watching opponent Daria Saville collapse with a knee injury just seven minutes into their Pan Pacific Open match in Tokyo on Tuesday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/21 20:24:52
  • New era of golf

    A record five Asian players will be part of the Internationals lineup attempting to pull off an upset over the US at the Presidents Cup starting on Thursday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/21 20:21:54
  • Australia's Aaron Finch wants to carry on 'exciting' T20 cricket journey

    Australia's Aaron Finch finds Twenty20 cricket “exciting” and has no immediate plans to quit the format, the 35-year-old said ahead of their three-match series against India on Monday.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/20 18:18:45
  • Undeveloped market

    Africa offers a vast underdeveloped market for global sports, with thousands of athletes ready to join international ranks if only there were major investment, industry leaders and stars say.

    By AFP | 2022/9/20 18:14:41
  • Waerenskjold wins U-23 men's time trial at UCI Road World Championships

    Norway's Soren Waerenskjold took the first place in the men's under-23 individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Wollongong, Australia on Monday.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/20 18:07:52
  • Depleted Internationals youngest yet

    An American squad with 11 of the world's 18 top-ranked players arrived Monday at the Presidents Cup as huge favorites for a ninth consecutive victory over a depleted Internationals lineup.

    By AFP | 2022/9/20 17:59:49
  • Allen throws 4 touchdowns as Bills maintain unbeaten start

    Josh Allen threw four touchdowns as the Buffalo Bills maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 41-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans on Monday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/20 17:56:44
  • Key dress rehearsal

    A hectic schedule of club soccer ahead of the World Cup is interrupted this week as national teams get a last chance to finetune their preparations before traveling to Qatar for the start of the tournament on November 20.

    By AFP | 2022/9/20 17:52:52
  • Dolphins rally to beat Ravens

    Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw six touchdowns and the Dolphins erased a 21-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Baltimore Ravens 42-38 on a thrilling NFL Sunday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/19 19:11:11
  • Carlos Alcaraz fires Spain into Davis Cup quarters; Italy down Sweden

    Carlos Alcaraz secured his first win as world number one on Sunday as he beat South Korea's Kwon Soon-woo to send Spain into the last eight of the Davis Cup while Matteo Berrettini helped Italy seal top spot in their group with victory over Sweden.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/19 19:02:07
  • Fabio not seriously harmed

    Enea Bastianini won the Aragon MotoGP with a last lap overtake after mayhem at the start as world champion Fabio Quartararo crashed out to put a severe dent in his hopes of retaining the title.

    By AFP | 2022/9/19 18:59:17
  • Chinese young gun Zhang Linyan scores in Swiss Nationalliga A debut

    Chinese striker Zhang Linyan scored in her debut at the Swiss women's soccer league Nationalliga A to help Grasshopper FC Zurich beat Zurich Frauen 2-0 on Saturday.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/19 18:51:39
  • Messi strikes early

    Lionel Messi struck after five minutes as Paris Saint-Germain edged Lyon 1-0 to regain top spot in the Ligue 1 table ahead of Marseille on Sunday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/19 18:48:20
  • Mature Hales 'looking forward' to England opportunity at T20 World Cup

    Batsman Alex Hales said he has matured during his three-year absence from England's squad, adding that he is “really looking forward” to aiding his country in their Twenty20 World Cup campaign in Australia.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/18 17:41:12
  • Bagnaia nabs fifth pole

    Francesco Bagnaia set a MotorLand lap record on Saturday as he topped qualifying for the Aragon Grand Prix and grabbed his fifth pole position of the MotoGP season.

    By AFP | 2022/9/18 17:36:30
  • Dutch star Van Dijk defends world time-trial crown for 3rd career title

    Dutch ace Ellen van Dijk successfully defended her time-trial crown at cycling's road world championships on Sunday for her third career title, outpacing Australia's Grace Brown and European champion Marlen Reusser.

    By AFP | 2022/9/18 17:08:52
  • Polish forward shines again

    Relentless striker Robert Lewandowski pounced twice as Barcelona hammered 10-man Elche 3-0 to move a point clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/18 17:03:03
  • Canada clinch place in Davis Cup quarter-finals as Croatia boost hopes

    Canada clinched their place in the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Saturday thanks to Felix Auger-Aliassime's win in singles, while Croatia improved their chances of reaching the last eight with a 3-0 sweep of Argentina.

    By AFP | 2022/9/18 16:58:04
  • Springboks take down Pumas

    South Africa brushed aside a series of scandals during the week to storm to the top of the Rugby Championship with a bonus point 36-20 win over Argentina on Saturday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/18 16:55:27
  • Leading European clubs in dark due to split season, says Salihamidzic

    The unique circumstances of the 2022-23 season are leaving the leading European clubs in the dark, says Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/15 20:06:15
  • More love, less violence

    Venezuelan Yorsibeth Teran scans the court as players scream at her to blow her whistle while locals watch, some drinking coffee.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 20:03:47
  • All Blacks rugby legend praises 'knowledgeable' Queen Elizabeth

    New Zealand rugby legend Sean Fitzpatrick, who paid two visits to Buckingham Palace with the All Blacks, said the late Queen Elizabeth II taught him an invaluable piece of etiquette.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 18:20:47
  • Sanction for Sarver 'fair': Silver

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday the punishment to Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver for racist and misogynist remarks was severe even though it didn't force him to sell the team.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 18:18:00
  • WTT Champions, WTT Cup Finals to take place in China in October

    World Table Tennis (WTT) has announced the WTT Champions and WTT Cup Finals will be held in China in October after the Chengdu 2022 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/15 17:50:59
  • Haaland haunts Dortmund as Man City triumph

    Erling Haaland scored an acrobatic late winner against his old club as Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while there were hard-earned victories for Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 17:47:58
  • Public ballot for London Marathon to include non-binary gender option

    The public ballot for 2023's London Marathon will have a non-binary gender option for the first time, organizers confirmed on Wednesday.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/15 17:39:50
  • Nadal, Djokovic both absent

    Spain beat Serbia in their opening tie of the Davis Cup group stage on Wednesday as US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz watched from the sidelines, but Great Britain and Andy Murray lost to the US.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 17:36:27
  • 'It's never too late'

    It was when he was lying in the medical room of a hospital that Gao Qunxiang, an iconic Chinese skateboarder, learned he grabbed a gold medal at China's 14th National Games in 2021.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/15 17:29:23
  • 'Just doing my job,' says Nepali climber

    Summiting the world's 8,000-meter mountains is the ultimate bucket list dream for ambitious climbers, a feat managed by fewer than 50 people, and Sanu Sherpa is the first to do it twice.

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 17:25:35
  • 'Let him flow, let him play'

    Carlos Alcaraz's stunning triumph at the US Open marked another record-setting episode in a story predicted to end with “30 Grand Slam titles.”

    By AFP | 2022/9/15 17:21:41
  • 'Love the sport'

    Being the first Chinese player to reach the men's singles last 32 at the US Open, Wu Yibing not only started a new chapter in the Chinese tennis history, but also entered a new stage of his life.

    By Xinhua | 2022/9/15 17:16:27
  • Vaughan says England under Stokes capable of winning Ashes in 2023

    England's dominant home summer has convinced former skipper Michael Vaughan that Ben Stokes and his men are capable of wresting the Ashes urn from traditional rivals Australia in 2023.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/14 19:00:16
  • 'Need to be at our best'

    Coach Dave Rennie is confident a new-look Australia can get one hand on the elusive Bledisloe Cup with victory over New Zealand in Melbourne on Thursday, but warned the Wallabies must be at their best.

    By AFP | 2022/9/14 18:57:58
  • Marc Marquez to return to racing at Aragon Grand Prix, says Honda

    Six-times MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will return to racing at this weekend's Aragon Grand Prix after recovering from surgery and conducting successful tests on the bike, his team Honda said on Tuesday.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/14 18:55:02
  • 'Troubling and disappointing'

    The NBA has suspended Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver for one year and fined him $10 million after a probe of claims of racism and misogyny, the league said Tuesday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/14 18:53:12
  • Mendy found not guilty of one count of rape as trial continues

    Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been found not guilty of the rape of a 19-year-old woman on the direction of a judge presiding over his trial for multiple alleged sexual offenses.

    By AFP | 2022/9/14 18:49:52
  • No joy for Lewandowski in 1st match back in Munich

    Bayern Munich got the better of Barcelona as Robert Lewandowski returned to face his former club on Tuesday, while a late Joel Matip goal allowed Liverpool to beat Ajax and get their Champions League campaign up and running.

    By AFP | 2022/9/14 18:47:52
  • Tiafoe, Gauff poised to carry Serena Williams' legacy forward: USTA

    The US Open began as a farewell party for Serena Williams and ended with proof of her legacy for black athletes, USTA player development head Martin Blackman told Reuters.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/13 20:03:14
  • Horner bullish on F1 future

    Red Bull will be at no disadvantage to Formula One rivals without Porsche as a partner, team boss Christian Horner said after the announcement last week that talks with the German sportscar maker had ended.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/13 20:00:15
  • Denver's Russell Wilson booed and loses on return to Seattle

    Denver quarterback Russell Wilson's return to Seattle started with hearty boos and finished with a 17-16 NFL loss to Geno Smith and the Seahawks on Monday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/13 19:58:09
  • South African head coach Mark Boucher to quit after T20 World Cup

    South African head coach Mark Boucher will quit his job after the T20 World Cup in October and November, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/13 19:57:08
  • 'A lot to clean up' says Brady

    Tom Brady had a frustrating start on Monday to the first match of his 23rd NFL season but a familiar finish as his Tampa Bay Buccaneers downed the Dallas Cowboys 19-3 in Texas.

    By AFP | 2022/9/13 19:53:43
  • Rampant Norwegian set for Dortmund showdown

    Borussia Dortmund know only too well of Erling Haaland's ability to destroy defenses in the Champions League, but the German giants may die by the sword they previously lived by when they visit Manchester City on Wednesday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/13 19:50:30
  • Alcaraz claims US Open and becomes youngest world No.1

    Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz claimed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open on Sunday, becoming the youngest man to ascend to the world No.1 ranking and cementing his status as the poster boy of tennis' new wave.

    By AFP | 2022/9/12 18:14:54
  • Buccaneers roll past Cowboys in season opener as Prescott injures hand

    Todd Bowles won his Tampa Bay coaching debut and Tom Brady remained unbeaten against Dallas as the visiting Buccaneers beat the Cowboys 19-3 in Sunday night's season opener in Arlington, Texas.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/12 18:12:39
  • Verstappen closes in on F1 title

    Max Verstappen won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix on Sunday to leave himself in touching distance of his second straight Formula One title.

    By Agencies | 2022/9/12 18:10:36
  • Belgium's Evenepoel delivers on early promise with Vuelta triumph

    Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel's crushing triumph at the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday saw the 22-year-old finally deliver on his early promise five seasons after his breakout year.

    By AFP | 2022/9/12 18:09:17
  • Juve held by Salernitana

    Juventus came back from two goals down at halftime to draw an incident-packed match with Salernitana 2-2 on Sunday as Atalanta gave up the Serie A lead after a 1-1 draw with Cremonese.

    By AFP | 2022/9/12 18:07:37
  • 'Chilled' India not worried about Asia Cup losses ahead of T20 event

    Rohit Sharma played down concerns about India's form ahead of October's T20 World Cup after successive Asia Cup defeats, insisting the dressing room atmosphere remained “relaxed and chilled.”

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 21:07:58
  • Star quarterback seeks 8th title

    Tom Brady's dramatic retirement U-turn has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the spotlight as the NFL season kicks off with the superstar quarterback in search of an eighth Super Bowl title.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 21:05:53
  • Roglic suffers crash as champion Pedersen wins Vuelta 16th stage

    Mads Pedersen won a thrilling sprint at the end of stage 16 at the Vuelta a Espana as overall contender Primoz Roglic's hopes of dislodging leader Remco Evenepoel were hit by a heavy crash meters from the line on Tuesday.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/7 21:01:34
  • Norwegian's relations with opponent 'tense'

    Casper Ruud reached the US Open semi-finals for the first time on Tuesday, potentially reigniting his bitter feud with Nick Kyrgios whom he once described as an “idiot.”

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:55:18
  • European second tier star power

    Premier League heavyweights Manchester United and Arsenal begin as the leading contenders for this season's Europa League, although Jose Mourinho's Roma are eying back-to-back continental titles after claiming the inaugural Europa Conference League earlier in 2022.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:52:00
  • Antonio Conte shows desperation to improve record as Spurs return

    Antonio Conte has revealed his burning desire to improve his Champions League record ahead of Tottenham's opener against Marseille on Wednesday but admitted it would be “unthinkable” to win the trophy this season.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:47:39
  • Runs at a premium in England-South Africa deciding match at Oval

    South Africa's Keegan Petersen has no doubt first-innings runs hold the key to the outcome of the third and deciding Test against England at The Oval starting Thursday.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:43:07
  • Rookie team to face US

    Trevor Immelman finalized his International Presidents Cup team on Tuesday, with six captain's picks to complete a side “hungry” to take on the US even without high-profile names ruled out by their move to LIV Golf.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:39:53
  • Condemnations come amid EU energy crisis

    French soccer giants Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday faced accusations of failing to take climate change seriously, after coach Christophe Galtier and star Kylian Mbappe mocked a suggestion that they should take the train rather than private planes for short-haul travel.

    By AFP | 2022/9/7 20:34:40
  • Odds-defying Frances Tiafoe raises home hope ahead of quarterfinal

    Flushing Meadows has found a new darling in Frances Tiafoe, who set up a potential US Open outcome that seemed impossible only days ago – an American man hoisting the trophy.

    By Reuters | 2022/9/7 20:30:39