PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan announced a sweeping overhaul of the circuit on Wednesday in a move designed to dissuade players from defecting to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series.
Eight medical personnel will stand trial for alleged criminal neglect causing Argentine football legend Diego Maradona to die in bed while receiving post-surgery care.
Rafael Nadal's hopes of winning Wimbledon for the first time in over a decade and staying on track for the calendar year Grand Slam will meet a familiar adversary in Novak Djokovic who is bidding to extend his domination at the grass-court major.
McLaren Racing's head of commercial technology told Xinhua at the Collision technology conference on Wednesday that he hopes Formula 1 returns to China soon and that the country is “often the leaders” in innovation.
Nazem Kadri lashed in an overtime winner as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay Lighting 3-2 in overtime to move within one win of the Stanley Cup crown on Wednesday.
Japan is the home of judo but a brutal win-at-all-costs mentality, corporal punishment and pressure to lose weight are driving large numbers of children to quit, raising fears for the sport's future in its traditional powerhouse.
The packed stands at Epsom and Royal Ascot are just the images a sport wants beamed worldwide but away from the prestigious meetings racing faces a challenging time in attracting new spectators.
Missing from the Formula One calendar since 2019, the Canadian Grand Prix was back in race mode last weekend to the delight of drivers, fans and business owners who had missed the fast-paced action at the circuit during its forced COVID-19 hiatus.
Will Zalatoris battled for a major victory to the final green on Sunday at the US Open before settling for his third career major runner-up finish without winning a title.
Swimming will set up an "open category" to allow transgender athletes to compete as part of a new policy which will effectively ban them from women's races.
Katinka Hosszu, Krisztina Egerszegi, Tamas Darnyi, Hungarian water-polo team, all names that were synonymous with gold medals, an incredible feat from a small landlocked central European country with a population of barely 10 million, but little Hungary had better be taken seriously in any international swimming event.
Chinese swimmers grabbed their chances on the fourth day of the 19th FINA World Championships, winning a historic gold in artistic swimming, another gold and a bronze medal in the women's 200 meters freestyle on Tuesday.
Transgender cyclist Veronica Ivy questioned the move by swimming's governing body FINA to restrict the participation of trans athletes in elite women's competitions, telling Reuters that there had not been enough research to guide such decisions.
Brooks Koepka is expected to join the LIV Golf Series and participate in the first event in the United States on June 30, according to multiple reports.
Serena Williams admitted Tuesday that she feared her storied career was over after a leg injury at last year's Wimbledon forced her off tour for a year and saw her ranking plummet to 1,204 in the world.
A senior UEFA representative said on Tuesday he did not believe French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin's claims about the number of fake tickets in circulation during the chaotic scenes before last month's Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will rejoin Inter Milan on a one-year loan deal after a disappointing spell with the Premier League club, according to reports on Tuesday.
Charles Leclerc left the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in defiant mood after Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix and insisted that he can overhaul Max Verstappen to win this year's world championship.
Garbine Muguruza kick-started a difficult season as the former Wimbledon champion beat Poland's Magdalena Frech 6-1, 7-6 (9/7) to reach the last 16 of the Eastbourne International on Monday.
Ryan Giggs resigned from his role as manager of Wales on Monday as the former Manchester United great awaits trial on an accusation of domestic violence. Giggs has been on leave since November 2020 when he was arrested.
The Tampa Bay Lightning showed their mettle when they rode a four-goal second period to a resounding 6-2 win over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Monday in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
World football's governing body FIFA and World Athletics said on Monday that they are reviewing their transgender eligibility policies after swimming passed new rules that restrict transgender participation in women's events.
American Katie Ledecky continued to pile up her gold medal collection on Monday after earning a record extending 17th world championship title with victory in the 1,500 meters freestyle.
China's twin sisters Wang Liuyi and Wang Qianyi won the gold medal in the artistic swimming women's technical duet at the 19th FINA World Championships on Sunday. The 25-year-olds scored 93.7536 points for the title.
Alfa Romeo's Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu scored his best-ever finish in F1 with eighth place in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, as Red Bull's Max Verstappen held off a late charge from Ferrari's Carlos Sainz to take his sixth win of the 2022 Formula 1 season.
France international Kylian Mbappe on Sunday accused the president of the French Football Federation (FFF) of ignoring racist abuse after his penalty miss at Euro 2020.
England's Matt Fitzpatrick captured his first major title on Sunday by winning the US Open in dramatic fashion, making spectacular shots as rivals crumbled under final-round pressure.
Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo extended his lead in the overall standings with a commanding performance despite feeling unwell to win the German MotoGP on Sunday.
Poland's Hubert Hurkacz showed his Wimbledon credentials on Sunday, hammering world No.1 Daniil Medvedev 6-1 6-4 to win the ATP 500 grass-court tournament in Halle, Germany.
More than half of all players at the finals of last year's European Championship and Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were subjected to some form of discriminatory abuse online, a report published by global football governing body FIFA has revealed.
Olympic silver medalist Katie Ledecky powered to victory in the women's 400 meters freestyle event on the opening day of the swimming world championships in Budapest on Saturday to capture a record-extending 16th gold medal in the competition.
Defending champion Jon Rahm, Masters champion Scottie Scheffler and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy - the world's three top-ranked players - ground out rounds Saturday to stay in contention at the US Open.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hammered home her status as world championship favorite on Saturday by equaling her world best time this year to win the 100 meters at the Paris Diamond League meeting.
The Colorado Avalanche made good on their vow to avoid a letdown in Game 2, and now they're two wins away from winning it all.
Former world No.1 Naomi Osaka pulled out of Wimbledon for the second successive year on Saturday, blaming an Achilles injury.
The first-ever China Golf Association (CGA) International Junior Masters, a world-level competition for young golf talents, wrapped up in Boao, Hainan Province on Sunday.
Highflying skipper Babar Azam hopes that his extraordinary run-scoring can fire Pakistan to World Cup glory - and in the process fulfill a childhood dream.
Gareth Southgate was a national hero less than a year ago as he led England to a first major tournament final for 55 years but is now in the firing line after a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Hungary.
Yorkshire and a “number of individuals” have been charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board following the governing body's investigation into how the county dealt with racism allegations made by former player Azeem Rafiq.
Charles Leclerc is expecting another bumpy ride this weekend as he bids to put Ferrari's reliability problems behind him and reboot his title challenge at the Canadian Grand Prix.
The Swiss prosecutor's office on Wednesday demanded a 20-month suspended jail sentence for Michel Platini and ex-president of FIFA Sepp Blatter, accusing them of defrauding football's governing body.
La Liga confirmed Wednesday it has filed complaints to UEFA about Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City "continuously breaching the current regulations of financial fair play."
Boston's backs are against the wall heading into Game 6 of the NBA Finals, but Celtics star Jaylen Brown vowed they won't back down against the Golden State Warriors.
Andre Burakovsky showed what championship experience means and put the Colorado Avalanche one game closer to their first title in 21 years.
Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan said this week that China is primed to “monopolize” the sport and boasts three or four players who have recently emerged as potential world champions.
Manchester City are still waiting for their moment of Champions League glory, but by winning the race to sign Erling Haaland they have established themselves as a go-to destination for Europe's top talent.
Phil Bennett was considered to be the finest fly-half to play for Wales, pivotal to the country's glory years during the 1970s who became a cult figure due to a grievance-laced pre-match speech before facing England, the old enemy.
Fresh from a head-to-head match against her compatriot Han Xu in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), Li Yueru feels that Chinese women's basketball has earned recognition from the world's elite league in recent years.
England suffered their heaviest home defeat in nearly 100 years on Tuesday as Gareth Southgate's side went down 4-0 to Hungary in the UEFA Nations League, while it was also a night to forget for Italy as they lost 5-2 in Germany.
Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool had shown "decisiveness and ambition in equal measure" to land Darwin Nunez for a fee that could rise to a club-record 100 million euros ($105 million).
French Open finalist Casper Ruud crashed out of the Queen's grass-court tournament on Tuesday, beaten by British unknown Ryan Peniston in straight sets.
A hotly anticipated US Open starts Thursday that will test the world's top golfers over a formidable layout at a historic setting with a splash of controversy as well.
A longtime Phoenix Suns employee alleges that she resigned after experiencing bullying and hostile treatment she believes was in retaliation for her voicing concerns about gender equity and misconduct within the NBA team's organization, according to ESPN.
Luka Modric's early penalty gave Croatia a 1-0 win over off-form France in Paris on Monday as the World Cup holders finished their June run of UEFA Nations League matches without a victory in four outings.
Football's rules body on Monday said five substitutes would be permanently introduced for all top-level matches and a semi-automated offside detector is closer to being used at this year's World Cup.
Golf's fracture between the PGA Tour and Saudi-backed LIV Golf series is the talk of the US Open and Justin Thomas is saddened by what it could mean for the sport.
Travis d'Arnaud, Marcell Ozuna, Adam Duvall, Dansby Swanson and Michael Harris II homered as the Atlanta Braves earned their 12th consecutive win, beating the host Washington Nationals 9-5 on Monday.
Los Angeles FC believe Giorgio Chiellini can propel the team towards a first Major League Soccer crown after the veteran Italy and Juventus defender confirmed his move to the club on Monday.
Andrew Wiggins scored 26 points as the Golden State Warriors battled past the Boston Celtics 104-94 to move within one win of a seventh NBA championship crown on Monday.
China secured their first victory of the men's 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) on Sunday by overcoming hosts and defending champions Brazil 25-23, 31-29, 25-23.
Chinese players showed their strength on tennis court on Sunday to win three major titles and a total of six around the world.
Spain won a second successive UEFA Nations League match on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the Czech Republic while rivals Portugal conceded a goal after just 57 seconds to lose to Switzerland.
Rory McIlroy admitted he had been motivated by pulling clear of Greg Norman's PGA Tour title haul after surging to victory Sunday at the Canadian Open.
The feeling-out process is complete. All even at 2-2 in the NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors now contest a best-of-three for the championship.
Cal Quantrill gave up one run over six innings and Jose Ramirez drove in three runs as the Cleveland Guardians rolled to a 6-3 victory over the visiting Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
World champion Max Verstappen led a Red Bull 1-2 in Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a potentially key moment of the title race after pole-sitter Charles Leclerc and Ferrari endured another dose of misery with a double retirement.
China's Zhang Weili will get a shot at redemption in the UFC strawweight division after knocking out Joanna Jedrzejczyk of Poland with a sensational second-round spinning back fist in Singapore on Sunday.
A semiautomated offside system could be used at this year's World Cup with the International Football Association Board, the guardian of the laws of the game, set to discuss the introduction of the technology in Doha on Monday.
The two-time defending NHL champion Tampa Bay Lightning are headed back to the Stanley Cup final for a third straight year after beating the New York Rangers 2-1 to clinch the Eastern Conference final.
Rory McIlroy charged into contention but American Wyndham Clark fired a level-par 70 to maintain a one-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the US PGA Tour's Canadian Open.
England are bottom of their UEFA Nations League group without a win after drawing 0-0 with Italy in a repeat of the Euro 2020 final on Saturday, while Germany settled for a point in a 1-1 stalemate in Hungary.
There are three certainties in life - death, taxes and Rafael Nadal winning the French Open.
Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski revealed this week he wants to call time on his career with the Bundesliga giants because of his desire for “more emotions in life.”
There are 1.4 billion people in India but none currently on the books of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
On a concrete playground in a poor hillside neighborhood in Brazil, ecstatic children are chasing a ball at top speed.
Joe Root underlined the talent that had long seemed obvious from early in his career when he became just the second England batsman to score 10,000 Test runs during a match-winning hundred against New Zealand at Lord's last weekend.
Ice skating's governing body voted this week to raise the minimum age for senior competition to 17, months after an Olympics drug scandal involving teenage Russian Kamila Valieva.
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown combined for 53 points as the Boston Celtics outmuscled the Golden State Warriors 116-100 to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals on Wednesday.
Gareth Southgate insists England's established stars deserve his loyalty because they would "die for each other" on the pitch.
Belgium tore Poland apart to win their Nations League match 6-1 in Brussels on Wednesday.
For Rory McIlroy having his name on a trophy is more meaningful than seeing it on a check and he offered a warning to golfers chasing a big pay day with the LIV Invitational Golf Series that doing anything purely for money usually does not end well.
Colorado right fielder Charlie Blackmon's misplay with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning allowed the San Francisco Giants to post a 2-1 victory over the visiting Rockies on Wednesday night.
Liverpool and Real Madrid fans who were victims of crime at the Champions League final have been told they can file complaints to the French authorities.
England captain Harry Kane scored his 50th international goal on Tuesday by converting a late penalty in Munich, Germany to seal a 1-1 Nations League draw with Germany.
The Tampa Bay Lightning took a while to get back up to speed, but they are playing like the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions now.
Andy Murray won his first match at the ATP event in Stuttgart on Tuesday, while Nick Kyrgios made a triumphant return after sitting out the European clay-court season.
Phil Mickelson headlines a field of 48 golfers at this week's LIV Golf Invitational London - the inaugural event in a breakaway series threatening to tear the sport apart.
Desperate to reduce turnovers and avoid third-quarter slumps, the Boston Celtics hope coming home will spark a revival in their NBA Finals performance.
Alexis Vuillermoz, a veteran who feared for his life after a crash last season, capped his recovery by winning a frantic sprint on Monday to take the overall lead in the Criterium du Dauphine.
Before continuing his grass court preparations, Andy Murray on Monday did the maths on Rafael Nadal's latest feat on clay.
Artturi Lehkonen scored 79 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 6-5 victory over Edmonton on Monday in the NHL playoffs.
UK ministers must press UEFA and the French government to "retract the attempts to smear" Liverpool fans over the chaotic scenes at the Champions League final, lawmakers heard on Monday.
Brazil manager Tite said his team's "mentality" can make the difference at the World Cup, after they broke down a stubborn Japan in a 1-0 friendly win in Tokyo on Monday.
World championship leader Fabio Quartararo extended his lead in the standings with a dominant victory at the Catalunya Grand Prix on Sunday as home favorite Aleix Espargaro threw away a podium position with an embarrassing mistake on the final lap.
Cristiano Ronaldo marshaled Portugal past Switzerland in the Nations League on Sunday as Gavi made history becoming Spain's youngest-ever scorer.
Billy Horschel made an eagle putt from nearly 53 feet away en route to a four-shot victory at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday in Dublin, Ohio.
Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors roared back into NBA Finals contention on Sunday with a series-leveling 107-88 Game 2 victory over the Boston Celtics.
Rafael Nadal won a 14th French Open and record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday to become the oldest male champion at Roland Garros and then revealed he will undergo more treatment to cure a potentially career-ending foot injury.
A tired England side went down to a surprise 1-0 defeat in Hungary in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday, while Germany had to come from behind to draw 1-1 with an inexperienced Italy team.
Together, they were one of the world's most famous couples, but more than a decade later, Colombian superstar Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique have called time on their relationship, they announced Saturday.
Unbeaten American Devin Haney fought a "smart fight" to comfortably beat Australia's George Kambosos on points Sunday and become the first undisputed lightweight world champion in modern boxing history.
The Colorado Avalanche are looking for a sweep that will send them to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since claiming the 2001 title.