The spectator behind one of the biggest pileups in Tour de France history goes on trial Thursday charged with injuring dozens of riders on the cycling race's first day in June.
Timothy Weah set up the winner as the United States came from behind to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and reignite their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday.
Reigning US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is out of the ATP Indian Wells Masters, falling in stunning fashion in the fourth round to No.23 seed Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday.
The Brooklyn Nets decided Tuesday to bar star guard Kyrie Irving from practice as well as games in the NBA season that starts next week because he refuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The UEFA Nations Legaue ended in dramatic fashion with France striker Kylian Mbappe scoring a controversial late winner.
Heavyweight boxing so often fails to live up to what is expected of it but that was far from the case when Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder met for a third time last weekend.
The biggest story of the international break in the English Premier League has been the takeover at long awaited Newcastle United.
The annual Super Orienteering Ski Open will kick off on December 4 at the Silk Road ski resort in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, organizers have announced, adding that they hope the series can continue to cultivate more winter sports enthusiasts.
China twice narrowed the gap with host Saudi Arabia but eventually failed to collect a point, losing 3-2 in its FIFA World Cup Asian qualifier on Tuesday.
Offside calls could be “automated by 2022,” when the World Cup will be held in Qatar, Arsene Wenger, FIFA's Chief of Global Football Development, said Tuesday.
The Seattle Kraken embarked on their first season in the National Hockey League on Tuesday, losing a hard-fought contest 4-3 to the Vegas Golden Knights, the second youngest team after joining the league four years ago.
Alexander Zverev won the clash of the two most recent Olympic gold medalists at the ATP Indian Wells on Tuesday, holding off a fierce challenge from Andy Murray despite an equipment malfunction.
The 10th edition of the competition schedule for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games has been updated, it was announced on Sunday. One of the highlights of the Games is that the proportion of female athletes will be the highest for any Winter Games, coming ever closer to true "gender equality."
Top seed Karolina Pliskova crashed out of the WTA Indian Wells tournament on Monday, losing in straight sets to unseeded Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 7-5 in a third-round match.
Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned on Monday, as new allegations of using misogynistic and anti-gay language rocked the coach just days after he was accused of racism.
A Timo Werner double on Monday helped Germany stamp their ticket for the 2022 World Cup with a 4-0 win over North Macedonia, but Belgium will have to wait until next month after Wales carved out a narrow win in Estonia.
For much of Brazil, football remains almost a religion. But the spectacle, glamour and quality of play in the NBA is making basketball the sport of choice for a steadily increasing number of fans – both men and women.
The China Open speed skating event, the first international competition of the Beijing 2022 test series, concluded on Sunday after all elements of the Games were tested.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas claimed his first chequered flag of the season to win the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday as Max Verstappen reclaimed the lead in the title race.
World champions France won the Nations League final with goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe earning them a 2-1 win over Spain at the San Siro stadium on Sunday.
Lionel Messi opened the scoring as Argentina thumped neighbors Uruguay 3-0 in an entertaining World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Andy Murray rallied to win an inter-generational battle against teenager Carlos Alcaraz on Sunday, reaching the third round at the Indian Wells Masters along with Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev.
Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight crown on Saturday with a spectacular 11th-round knockout of Deontay Wilder as their trilogy fight delivered a boxing classic.
After being canceled last year due to COVID-19 and postponed six months this year, the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon is finally scheduled to be contested on Monday.
US Open champion Daniil Medvedev made a smooth return to ATP action Saturday, downing American Mackenzie McDonald 6-4, 6-2 to reach the third round at Indian Wells.
Scott McTominay scored an injury-time winner as Scotland came from behind to claim a crucial 3-2 victory over Israel in World Cup qualifying on Saturday, while England thrashed Andorra 5-0 to stay on track to reach next year's global showpiece.
British star Emma Raducanu plans to take her time before hiring a new coach as she returns for her first tournament since winning the US Open at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
A veteran of 179 Formula One starts, Romain Grosjean was back in class on Wednesday passing his Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program (ROP), setting the 35-year-old Frenchman up for a shot at qualifying for the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” in May 2022.
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder were prevented from a face-off as insults and expletives filled the air at an ill-tempered final press conference on Wednesday for their heavyweight world title fight.
Ferran Torres put Spain into the Nations League final on Wednesday with a brace in a 2-1 win that ended Italy's world record unbeaten run at 37 matches in front of their own fans.
Double NBA winner and Europe's most successful basketballer Pau Gasol said on Tuesday he had made the "difficult decision" to retire, but at 41 was at ease with his choice.
Former Real Madrid and Everton midfielder James Rodriguez is the latest big name to find himself signing for a club in Qatar's QNB Stars League - and he is not likely to be the last.
As ever, the debate around Manchester United's disappointing draws with Everton centered on Cristiano Ronaldo.
The managerial merry-go-round has caught its first casualty of the English Premier League season with Watford blinking first.
A sequence of test matches for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will begin on Tuesday, lasting three months.
A break dancing event was held for the first time ever as part of China's 14th National Games in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, on Saturday.
As China's 14th National Games drew to a close, Generation Z athletes have convinced the world with their solid performance.
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton came home first at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi and brought up an unprecedented century of wins.
US gymnastics icon Simone Biles said Monday she should have quit “way before Tokyo” but held onto her Olympic dream even though it took a heavy emotional toll on her well-being.
Manchester United cross paths with Villarreal once more on Wednesday in desperate need of a win to avoid another European embarrassment and ease the rising pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Another week and another Mohamed Salah record, with the Liverpool winger scoring his 100th English Premier League goal for the Reds during their 3-3 draw against Brentford.
When Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez pointed at Cristiano Ronaldo and asked him to take Manchester United's penalty at Old Trafford last weekend he was doing what a lot of fans of the home team were thinking.
Yang Lihao, the 14-year-old teen climber representing Shanghai who won a gold medal in the combined Lead and Boulder event of the U16 Group at the National Games, has been applauded by Chinese netizens for becoming the first rock climbing champion in the history of the national sports gala, which included the event for the first time ever in 2021.
When two swimmers representing the Macao Special Administrative Region exerted all energy in the preliminary contest of women's 50-meter freestyle swimming at China's 14th National Games on Saturday, Pun Weng Kun, deputy head of the Macao sports delegation, nodded from time to time.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic might hog the headlines at AC Milan but Ante Rebic has quietly carved out a key role for himself in the Rossoneri attack despite stiff competition from both veteran stars and up-and-coming talent.
Lewis Hamilton described becoming the first driver to win 100 Formula One races as “magical” on Sunday while his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff hailed the landmark as “mind-blowing.”
The United States crushed Europe 19-9 to recapture the Ryder Cup on Sunday in a performance captain Steve Stricker called the “greatest of all time.”
Naturalized Chinese athlete Nina Schultz, Chinese name Zheng Ninali, won the women's heptathlon championship at the 14th National Games track and field competition on Saturday. After the win, she expressed her ambition to go even further at the Paris Olympic Games.
Naturalized Chinese athlete Zheng Ninali dominated the women's heptathlon event at the ongoing China's 14th National Games on Saturday.
Real Madrid failed to capitalize on Atletico Madrid's shock defeat by bottom club Alaves on Saturday as they were held to a goalless draw by a determined Villarreal in La Liga.
Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion with a stunning unanimous points decision victory on Saturday, scuppering hopes of a “Battle of Britain” unification bout with fellow world titleholder Tyson Fury.
Manchester City ended their Chelsea hoodoo on Saturday, beating the European champions 1-0 while Bruno Fernandes missed a last-gasp penalty in Manchester United's shock 1-0 Premier League defeat by Aston Villa.
The 14th National Games' Men's 200 meters final was held in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Wednesday. Athlete Tang Xingqiang, considered by many a "dark horse" for the event, defeated Xie Zhenye, still the event's record holder, from the Zhejiang team before crossing the finish line and winning gold.
While the numbers were unfamiliar, fans looking at the lineups for Fort Lauderdale's most recent game will have been forgiven for a sense of déjà vu when they saw Beckham and Neville lining up on the right side for Inter Miami's sister side.
We might only be weeks into the new season but it is already nearing the time for the individual awards for the year to be decided.
It is the champions of England against the champions of Europe when Chelsea welcome Manchester City to Stamford Bridge for the lunchtime kickoff on Saturday.
Europe's "Golden Shoe" winner Robert Lewandowski sent out a warning to defenses around Europe on Tuesday when he likened himself to a "good wine" that was still improving.
“1:54.26!” As the commentator announced the new national record in the women's 200-meter individual freestyle, warm applause and cheers thundered around the swimming pool.
Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup as West Ham avenged their painful loss to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, while Chelsea and Tottenham survived penalty shootouts to reach the fourth round on Wednesday.
AC Milan moved level with Serie A leaders Inter Milan on Wednesday thanks to a Theo Hernandez-inspired 2-0 win over Venezia, while Juventus won their first match of the season at the fifth attempt, 3-2 at Spezia.
Lewis Hamilton will be seeking to exploit every advantage he can find this weekend as he bids for an unprecedented and thus far elusive 100th Formula One win to regain the lead in the world championship at the Russian Grand Prix.
When Su Bingtian failed to win the National Games title in 2017, he heard the sounds of "You are done!" from outside.
The Brooklyn Nets have had “positive” contract extension talks with James Harden and Kyrie Irving as the team aims to build a championshipwinning roster, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday.
Luis Suarez scored twice, including an injury-time winner, as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat 10-man Getafe 2-1 and move top of La Liga on Tuesday.
Manchester City started their bid to lift a fifth successive League Cup with a 6-1 rout of Wycombe, while Japanese forward Takumi Minamino inspired Liverpool's 3-0 victory at Norwich on Tuesday.
Chinese Olympic gold medalist swimmer Wang Shun made a splash on Monday by winning two gold medals at the 14th National Games.
After crashing out of the men's team quarterfinals with Shanghai at the ongoing 14th Chinese National Games on Monday, Olympic champion Xu Xin expressed his expectations for the mixed doubles, an event he lost in the final at the Tokyo Olympics, at a later stage of the tournament.
Brooks Koepka's feud with teammate Bryson DeChambeau won't be an issue at the 43rd Ryder Cup, US captain Steve Stricker insisted Monday.
Jimmy Greaves was hailed as the “best goalscorer to ever play” after the former Tottenham and England striker died aged 81 on Sunday.
Napoli moved top of Serie A on Monday thanks to a 4-0 stroll at Udinese which made sure they maintained their 100 percent start to the season.
The national surfing championships came to an end on Sunday in Beihai, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with Huang Yaoshu of Team Fujian and Zhang Qiqi of Team Hainan winning the under-18 titles in the boys' and girls' competitions.
The opening ceremony of China's 14th National Games was held in Xi'an, capital city of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Wednesday. Launched in one of China's most culturally and historically rich cities, the opening ceremony brought several highlight moments that combined the sporting spirit with Shaanxi's red and folk culture.
England midfielder Jude Bellingham shone with a goal, then an assist and a kiss for Erling Haaland as Borussia Dortmund kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win at Besiktas.
Lionel Messi made his first Paris Saint-Germain start in a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday, while last season's runners-up Manchester City and Liverpool won high-scoring thrillers.
The national surfing championships kicked off on Thursday in Beihai, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with more than 100 athletes competing for the top prize in the four-day competition.
Jose Mourinho has long been seen as the "Special One" but he entered an elite group of managers with his 1,000th game in charge last weekend as Roma faced Sassulo in Serie A.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was in a resigned mood after his side were outclassed and beaten 3-0 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, saying fans needed to be realistic about the team's current plight.
Dreams do come true, at least if you are the new US Open women's singles champion Emma Raducanu.
The second coming of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford did not disappoint as the returning Manchester United striker scored twice on his first game for the club in nine years.
Cristiano Ronaldo has wasted no time in showing how valuable he will be to Manchester United but Tuesday's shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Young Boys in Bern was a reminder that the Old Trafford side have not been a major player at this level for a long time.
New English Rugby Football Union (RFU) chair Tom Ilube said Tuesday he plans to launch a bid for the 2031 World Cup and believes Eddie Jones' men must establish themselves in the top two of the global rankings.
Two goals from Robert Lewandowski and one from Thomas Mueller propelled Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win at Barcelona in their opening Champions League game on Tuesday in another brutal demonstration of the gulf in class between the two sides.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said Romelu Lukaku's knack of scoring decisive goals is what the Blues were missing despite winning the Champions League last season.
The sight of the hefty back tire of Max Verstappen's Red Bull Formula One car crashing down toward the helmet of Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix made for sickening viewing.
Brazilian football legend Pele is ready to leave the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumor, one of his daughters said Monday.
AC Milan make their long-awaited return to the UEFA Champions League this week on one of the biggest stages the game has to offer, a trip to Liverpool on Wednesday allowing them to dream of Europe's biggest prize once again.
Everton moved level on points with the Premier League leaders after roaring back from a goal down to beat Burnley 3-1 on Monday.
Real Madrid returned to the Santiago Bernabeu after 560 days away and Karim Benzema ensured it was a happy homecoming as his hat trick inspired a thrilling 5-2 fightback against Celta Vigo on Sunday.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Italian Grand Prix in a stunning McLaren one-two at Monza on Sunday while Formula One title rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton took each other out of the race.
Jose Mourinho said he felt like a child when charging from his dugout to celebrate Stephan El Shaarawy's last-gasp winner in a thrilling 2-1 victory over Sassuolo, which put his side top of Serie A in his 1,000th match as a manager.
Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam dream with a straight-set victory in the US Open final here Sunday, denying the world No.1 a record-breaking 21st major men's singles title.
Britain's Emma Raducanu, 18, defeated fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez from Canada to win her first grand slam at the US Open final on Saturday. The young athlete, whose mother is from Northeast China, was applauded by Chinese netizens who were impressed by her multicultural background and pride in her half Chinese descent.
Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed a sensational return to Manchester United as his debut double inspired a 4-1 win against Newcastle, while Arsenal eased the pressure on Mikel Arteta with a 1-0 victory over Norwich on Saturday.
Milwaukee pitcher Corbin Burnes pitched eight no-hit innings and Josh Hader came in to complete a record-setting combined no-hitter in the Brewers' 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
Former heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield looked all of his 58 years in a first-round technical knockout loss to mixed martial arts star Vitor Belfort on Saturday.
British teenager Emma Raducanu completed the greatest underdog title run in tennis history on Saturday, becoming the first qualifier to capture a Grand Slam crown by defeating Canada's Leylah Fernandez in the US Open women's final.
England boss Gareth Southgate voiced fears on Tuesday that the World Cup could lose some of its luster if it were held every two years, warning other competitions would have to be sacrificed to make it happen.
Formula 1 veteran Kimi Raikkonen has decided to hang up his helmet and retire from elite motorsport at the end of the current season.
Romelu Lukaku has become one of the most highly rated strikers in world football. The 28-year old marked a century of caps for Belgium with another goal.
On August 16, 2003, the English Premier League was introduced to a callow Portuguese teenager by the name of Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
Serge Gnabry scored his third international goal in three days as Germany swept past Iceland 4-0 in Reykjavik on Wednesday to consolidate first place in their World Cup qualifying group.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc has called for the “tifosi” to generate a crazy Dutch-style atmosphere as he bids to gate-crash the championship contenders' title scrap at the Italian Grand Prix.