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Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S.

A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released from the organization....

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S.

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Kaillie Humphries stood up to her sport's abusive culture. It ended how you'd expect | Shireen Ahmed The double Olympic champion was denied her bid to escape a coach she says abused and harassed her, exposing a numbingly familiar truth: the system is not set up to support survivorsKaillie Humphries brought glory to Canada time and again on the world...
18:00 2019-09-20

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
03:42 2019-06-04

Bobsleigh- Humphries sues Bobsleigh Canada, wants to compete for U.S.- report Double Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for the United States and has filed a lawsuit against Bobsleigh Canada to obtain her release, according to a CBC report https://www.cbc.ca/sports/kaillie-humphries-bobsleigh-canada-haras...
23:00 2019-09-13

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid for a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday."...
12:14 2019-08-06

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday....
23:56 2019-06-13

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired on Tuesday....
11:00 2019-08-06

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released...
16:00 2019-06-19

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classique."...
15:28 2019-08-09

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion, and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24TV....
05:28 2019-08-26

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competition to pursue his music career....
04:28 2019-08-07

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watch the full episode: https://oly.ch/2Wz9Z5z"...
14:00 2019-06-19

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:14 2019-05-29

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the S...
18:00 2019-09-20

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
16:14 2019-06-04

Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner accuses late skating champion John Coughlin of sexual assault U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner claims the late John Coughlin — a fellow figure skater who killed himself earlier this year — sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago at a skating camp in Colorado, joining another skater who made similar accusa...
22:56 2019-08-01

Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her....
07:00 2019-08-21

Tom Brady’s age scared Adam Humphries from Patriots Tom Brady hasn’t slowed down much on the field. But the NFL is waiting for the 41-year old to show signs of wear, and the anticipated decline already saw one free agent spurn the Patriots. Adam Humphries, who signed with the Titans on a four-ye...
23:28 2019-06-03

WR Humphries says Brady's age part of passing on Pats Wide receiver Adam Humphries signed a four-year, $36 million with the Tennessee Titans in March, passing up the chance to play for the New England Patriots....
09:00 2019-06-04

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the Bluegrass at the Lexington Opera House. Humphries, ...
04:00 2019-06-08

Titans WR Adam Humphries: Tom Brady's age factored into decision not to sign with Patriots Newly signed Tennessee Titans slot receiver Adam Humphries said he considered Tom Brady's advancing age when picking his next team.        ...
20:14 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
13:14 2019-05-29

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
16:42 2019-05-27

Can AEW compete with WWE? All Elite Wrestling hosts its debut event in Las Vegas over the weekend. With strong talent and a TV deal its seemingly set up for success, but will AEW be a legitimate competitor to WWE or simply another operation in the shadows of the industry lead...
16:28 2019-05-24

| Spurs 'can compete with the best' - Winks Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks says their recent draw with Manchester City shows they "can compete with the best teams in the Premier League and Europe"....
18:14 2019-08-20

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
22:14 2019-06-28

Can this year's new Kindle compete with the Paperwhite? This year's Kindle refresh gave Managing Editor James Trew a lot to like, including an illuminated display and a smaller design with smoother edges. Although the 2019 Kindle has only a single storage option and its recessed display tends to attr...
17:14 2019-08-29

Liga MX And MLS Will Compete For A New, Meaningless Trophy Starting in July, MLS and Liga MX will compete in a new, eight team, single elimination competition to crown the best club in Mexico and the United States (Canada can go fuck itself unless Toronto, Vancouver, or Montreal qualify for the tourney, I gu...
21:14 2019-05-29

The best Walmart deals that compete with Prime Day Walmart has some great deals that are as good as Amazon's this Prime Day. We've found the best ones for you.       ...
04:14 2019-07-16

Hamilton sure he was 'good enough' to compete with Leclerc "Lewis Hamilton believes that he would have had enough in reserve to challenge for pole position today even if Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc hadn\u0027t fallen foul of technical issues."...
18:56 2019-07-31

2019 ESPYS: Compete List of Nominations Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Tiger Woods, and Simone Biles are among the star athletes nominated for 2019 ESPYS. The tennis champion, arguably the most successful of all time, is......
19:28 2019-06-19

Brad Pitt Knows He Can't Compete With These Two Stars for Roles No Hollywood A-lister is a fit for every role--just ask Brad Pitt. The Oscar-winning actor and star of the upcoming Ad Astra has a laundry list of roles to his name in the course of a......
20:42 2019-09-16

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
14:31 2019-05-21

Alibaba raises its game to compete with Amazon Alibaba said Tuesday it is opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products to small- and mid-sized business buyers around the world. That will help Alibaba better compete with Amazon and Shopify, which already ...
09:28 2019-07-24

AMD could struggle to compete with Intel when it comes to laptop processors AMD has been bringing the heat to its long-term rival Intel recently, with its latest Ryzen 3000 series of processors beating Intel’s offerings when it comes to price, performance and power consumption – but there’s one area wher...
11:56 2019-07-22

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
10:28 2019-07-11

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty to their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn federal court, said her “master,’’ “Smallville’’ TV actre...
21:28 2019-06-10

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursda...
15:28 2019-08-16

| US teen McNally learns she can compete with best in tennis US teen Caty McNally was awestruck as she walked onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to face 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams at the US Open....
12:14 2019-08-29

Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom to compete on DWTS Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis and former NBA player Lamar Odom are the only professional athletes on this season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."...
17:14 2019-08-21

Apple TV+: a canny plan to compete with Netflix Apple is building a new base while selling expensive hardware to users, and taking a 30% cut from developersApple had few treats for those avid followers who tuned in to the company’s press event this week. Three new phones, all thoroughly leaked in ...
22:42 2019-09-11

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new r...
19:42 2019-06-03

Private Sector Will Now Be Able To Compete For Defence Ministry's Awards Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has accorded approval to allow private firms to compete with ordnance factories and defence PSUs for the Raksha Mantri's Awards for Excellence, officials said on......
05:56 2019-07-17

Locals compete in cardboard canoe race sponsored by Con Ed Intrepid sailors competed Saturday in a race of cardboard kayaks. Participating kids and teens joined 15 teams that designed and built the boats just before the race. The festivities, sponsored by Con Ed, called attention to the city’s waterways. Eac...
12:00 2019-07-14

Felix ready to compete in U.S. relay pool for worlds Six-times Olympic champion Allyson Felix will be a part of the United States' 4x400 metres relay pool for next month's world championships in Doha, her brother told Reuters on Tuesday....
04:28 2019-08-28

These retailers are having major sales to compete with Amazon Prime Day Thought Prime Day deals were the only way to save money? Think again. You can actually get huge savings at some of your favorite retailers right now.       ...
18:28 2019-07-16

T.J. Collett Selected to Compete in College Home Run Derby LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s T.J. Collett has been selected to the roster for the 10th annual Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans College Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on Saturday, June 29, Intersport announced today. Collett is one of six c...
23:42 2019-06-20

Murray: I’m relaxed whether I compete again or not - Australia was difficult mentally "Andy Murray has opened up about his fitness battle since undergoing surgery, with the Briton admitting he would be “relaxed” about not competing again."...
21:00 2019-06-07

‘Vauxhall and Peugeot need to cut their electric car prices to compete with MINI’ Opinion 20 Jul, 2019 Mike Rutherford thinks affordability is fast becoming one of the most important words in the modern car-buying vocabulary...
14:56 2019-07-20

Samsung may be prepping a high-end tablet to compete with the iPad Pro A lot of the coverage that’s been devoted to Samsung lately has to do with its smartphone business, and particularly its experimentation in that arena. We’re referring to things like the Galaxy Fold, which was supposed to herald a new era...
03:28 2019-06-15

Lying-Ass Sean Spicer to Compete on Dancing With the Stars The fall for lying white men from the Trump administration is never really a fall. In fact, the “fall” is really just a series of shitty interviews in which the former White House employee laughs about the lies he told or basically sells himself as a...
20:56 2019-08-21

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
15:28 2019-08-16

Falcons bring in Blair Walsh to compete for kicking job With 1 game left in preseason, Atlanta Falcons bring in former Pro Bowler Blair Walsh to compete for their kicking job       ...
23:28 2019-08-25

Does The $150,000 Porsche Taycan Really Compete With The Much Cheaper Tesla Model S? For the past few weeks, I’ve been referring to the upcoming Porsche Taycan as possibly the first true Tesla Model S competitor. But then I saw the Taycan’s $150,000+ price tag. While I still think it’ll draw in some Tesla buyers, I have to back off o...
02:42 2019-09-05

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
18:28 2019-05-29

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about the company's philosophy toward open source....
15:42 2019-07-04

Target announces deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Target is taking on Amazon’s Prime Day next week with deals on thousands of items on their website. The online sale starts on July 15 and runs for 48 hours. That’s the exact same time as Amazon’s Prime Day event. Target announced sh...
22:42 2019-07-09

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
19:14 2019-05-24

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck....
08:42 2019-07-20

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
21:01 2019-06-02

Nvidia announces its Studio line of laptops to compete against the MacBook Pro During its press conference in Taipei a day before Computex starts, Nvidia announced a new line of laptops that will run its RTX graphics processing units, as well as a new software platform called Studio, with SDKs and drivers to make graphics rende...
01:56 2019-05-28

Walmart unveils sales deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Walmart rolled out its answer to rival Amazon's Prime Day. The retail giant's big Summer Savings event runs through Wednesday.       ...
21:01 2019-07-14

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of...
02:28 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco looks to keep costs down, compete with fintechs Brazil’s largest private lender, Itau Unibanco Holding SA is keeping costs under control to compete with financial technology companies, executives told investors in a conference on Tuesday....
03:28 2019-09-04

Google to allow rival search engines to compete on Android - at a price Alphabet Inc's Google will allow rivals to compete to be the default search engines on new Android devices in Europe, but they will have to pay for the privilege....
22:42 2019-08-02

Atwood, Alexis among 12 authors to compete for Canada's Giller Prize Canadian author Margaret Atwood, who penned the novels that inspired the hit television series "Alias Grace" and "The Handmaid's Tale", is among 12 writers listed on Tuesday for Canada's top literary......
21:42 2019-09-03

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
15:56 2019-07-18

Watch: Vegetarian athletes compete in 'The Game Changers' trailer The trailer for the documentary "The Game Changers" reveals top athletes competing on a plant-based diet, from executive producers James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan....
21:28 2019-08-28

At $37,890 the 2020 Cadillac CT5 Hopes to Compete With the Europeans by Being Dirt Cheap The Cadillac CT5 has a big job ahead of it as the successor to CTS, the nameplate that arguably brought GM’s flagship brand into the modern era. But as good as the CTS was, it didn’t sell well enough, and now it’s time for the CT5 to try to fix that ...
17:42 2019-07-18

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for ...
20:42 2019-07-17

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
19:28 2019-06-13

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspired by the famous “When Harry Met Sally” scene. The Lower East Side pastrami sandwich mecca — wh...
22:14 2019-07-12

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
20:14 2019-07-12

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, military branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
03:42 2019-06-29

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that appears to take dead aim at Netflix: an all-Disney, ...
13:28 2019-08-07

McDonald's US franchisees ask for a Southern-style chicken sandwich to compete with Chick-fil-A McDonald's U.S. franchisees want a chicken sandwich to rival Chick-fil-A's as the Southern chain's threat to their business continues to grow....
15:28 2019-07-10

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON – Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only nat...
05:14 2019-06-15

Summer pop diva showdown: Can Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry still compete? When Miley Cyrus became a coach on “The Voice” in 2016 and then Katy Perry joined the judges’ panel for the re-booted “American Idol” last year, it felt as if both pop divas were entering has-been territory a little before their time. While neither h...
00:28 2019-06-01

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, service branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
04:42 2019-06-21

Review: The 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier is priced too high to compete at $50,000 But after a week with the $49,290 Blazer Premier, we're worried that Chevy priced the Blazer too high to be competitive. Without serious discounts, we wouldn't recommend it....
01:00 2019-08-20

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group to Compete With Facebook, Google News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 election cycle heats up....
18:56 2019-06-20

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
21:56 2019-07-02

Porsche's $153,510 electric sports car, the Taycan, is set to compete with Tesla's Model S — here's how they stack up (TSLA) Porsche Porsche on Wednesday unveiled the production versions of its first fully electric sports car, the Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S. The vehicles will compete against Tesla's Model S sedan. The Model S has better acceleration, a higher top...
19:56 2019-09-05

Crystal Palace academy ready to compete with the best after show of faith from Steve Parish Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish recently revealed a three-year plan for the club, the cornerstone of which involves investing unprecedented amounts of money into an academy which, over the past two years, has provided the club's most expensive p...
14:14 2019-09-11

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we stil...
01:56 2019-06-18

California judge blocks law requiring Trump to submit tax returns to compete in state's 2020 primary A federal judge in California Thursday granted the Trump campaign’s request to block a new law that requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to run in the state’s primary elections.  ...
08:00 2019-09-20

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns compete in Battle Royal to face Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt appears Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and eight other superstars competed in a Battle Royal on Raw to determine who would face Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam....
21:28 2019-07-16

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
18:01 2019-07-09

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest...
22:00 2019-05-22

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles       ...
16:42 2019-07-19

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team's loss to the USA in the World Cup. (Sept. 9)       ...
21:14 2019-09-09

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee under a change approved Thursday by the board of directors. The name will be ...
23:42 2019-06-20

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either....
10:14 2019-08-11

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
22:28 2019-06-20

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legen...
14:56 2019-07-05

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
18:56 2019-07-09

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdle...
16:14 2019-07-21

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
18:28 2019-08-04

How 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the U.S. USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he is hearing about how 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the United States.       ...
23:56 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going t...
06:00 2019-06-20

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison can stake her claim to $1 million in the PFL Championship....
18:00 2019-07-12

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00 2019-08-12

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
19:01 2019-07-16

Why Mack Brown's fingerprints are the Clemson's dynasty he now must compete against North Carolina coach Mack Brown has a long relationship with Clemson's Dabo Swinney that helped make the Tigers a dominant college football power.       ...
02:28 2019-07-19

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair....
19:28 2019-07-31

Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympic baseball qualifier Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2002 Summer Games in Tokyo....
17:14 2019-08-08

| Banyana draw in opening 2020 Olympic qualifier Banyana Banyana played to a 0-0 draw against Botswana on Friday night at the National Stadium in Gaborone in the first leg of their first 2020 Olympic qualifier....
12:42 2019-08-31

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
13:42 2019-06-12

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
21:56 2019-07-05

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports han...
00:56 2019-09-14

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
19:01 2019-06-22

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British record in Beijing."...
21:56 2019-06-12

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
14:42 2019-07-03

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant visas to all athletes competing at such competitions....
20:28 2019-06-21

Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics        ...
20:28 2019-05-22

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
23:28 2019-06-15

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that begins every Games....
20:28 2019-08-22

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
20:28 2019-08-22

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Ol...
12:00 2019-06-11

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
19:14 2019-07-01

Olympic fencer may be disciplined for taking a knee on podium A US Olympic fencing champion took a knee on the podium at the Pan American Games — and now he may face disciplinary action. Race Imboden — who took home gold in the team foil event — knelt during the national anthem at the medal ce...
22:14 2019-08-11

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
17:14 2019-07-05

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Commit...
02:14 2019-08-21

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
14:31 2019-05-21

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
09:28 2019-07-19

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure appeared first on Boxing News....
14:42 2019-08-14

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as “decoration” but federations view as “e...
14:42 2019-05-23

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"    &...
15:42 2019-05-23

‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed (BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a ceremony at the Shougang Ice Hockey Arena in the Chinese capital. Beij...
15:14 2019-09-18

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first men’s rugby sevens team to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, after winning their th...
20:00 2019-05-25

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan "Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rout of Japan on Thursday."...
20:14 2019-09-05

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
13:56 2019-05-22

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch this November.....
21:28 2019-09-16

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be optimistic about his future....
00:00 2019-08-13

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationa...
15:00 2019-06-17

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division and silver in the women's to win top overall team honors at a qualifying competition in Japan....
11:28 2019-09-16

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexu...
22:42 2019-08-06

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests. Michael Rotich was banned by the IAAF ethics board following ...
15:28 2019-05-22

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
07:14 2019-07-14

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an ...
04:14 2019-06-28

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes from Pakistan were denied visas to compete       ...
20:14 2019-06-20

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
03:14 2019-06-20

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
20:42 2019-08-30

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
01:28 2019-07-25

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
15:42 2019-05-23

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing g...
14:01 2019-06-18

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a spot on the United States 2020 Olympic swim team....
15:42 2019-08-07

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
18:42 2019-07-14

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
18:28 2019-05-22

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. O...
21:14 2019-09-14

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation̶...
21:42 2019-05-21

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
15:42 2019-06-11

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.       ...
01:14 2019-08-21

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
09:28 2019-05-22

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. However, a number of crises are causing headaches for the organizers....
22:14 2019-07-22

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
12:00 2019-07-11

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body imposed in 2015 The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies       ...
17:56 2019-07-05

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed...
18:00 2019-07-11

Toyota plans self-driving escort for Olympic torch and marathon The vehicle is part of the automaker’s wider Olympic transport plans that also include self-driving shuttles and personal mobility devices such as scooters....
12:28 2019-08-23

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When...
14:14 2019-06-11

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other misconduct in 2019 than it did last year, leading to...
21:42 2019-09-17

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote       ...
18:14 2019-06-20

Race walker asks court for Olympic status for women's 50K World champion race walker Inês Henriques is aiming for gender equality by asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport to add the women's 50-kilometer event to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics       ...
19:00 2019-06-27

American Meyers Taylor expecting baby, targets Olympic return Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant and will miss the 2019-2020 season but plans to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics....
01:42 2019-09-19

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fightTwo-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down se...
07:56 2019-08-11

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze in the team foil event in 2016American hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised fist on podiumUnited States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sa...
07:56 2019-08-11

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.       ...
15:56 2019-08-10

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponsors after the 2016 Rio Games....
16:14 2019-08-20

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles....
03:00 2019-09-18

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
00:00 2019-06-02

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
16:42 2019-08-30

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy.       ...
23:56 2019-07-24

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:14 2019-07-25

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games Officials for Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-21

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for...
23:42 2019-07-18

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
23:14 2019-08-12

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
21:56 2019-07-09

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
07:42 2019-08-08

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnastics trainer Larry Nasser...
22:42 2019-07-03

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
12:28 2019-08-01

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
12:14 2019-06-10

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
14:00 2019-05-22

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
03:42 2019-09-14

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to help in the reconstruction of the region   ...
15:28 2019-09-15

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
20:42 2019-06-30

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed suicide in January. Wagner, who won the team bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, said the incid...
19:14 2019-08-01

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32.       ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
11:28 2019-05-22

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by Inter...
15:28 2019-07-24

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver ...
18:14 2019-09-16

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
12:42 2019-07-19

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, ...
01:42 2019-07-10

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
16:42 2019-07-05

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
12:28 2019-05-22

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
19:56 2019-07-31

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
18:14 2019-07-10

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
17:28 2019-06-08

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
07:14 2019-08-23

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet dur...
12:56 2019-08-12

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
23:56 2019-06-13

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
20:28 2019-06-11

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
15:56 2019-08-14

U.S. Olympic Fencer Kneels in National Anthem Protest During Pan-Am Games Medal Ceremony Race Imboden, 26, an American fencer who won a bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, knelt during the national anthem at a Pan American Games award ceremony on Friday in Lima, Peru, to protest American racial and social injustice. “This week I...
19:28 2019-08-11

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Coughlin when she was 17 and he was 22....
20:42 2019-08-01

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
03:42 2019-09-20

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to host the Games and deliver on its promises should the International Olympic Committee pick it....
20:56 2019-06-23

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
10:14 2019-06-24

Olympic Skater Ashley Wagner Claims John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her at 17 Figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is sharing allegations of sexual assault against John Coughlin. In a piece for USA Today, published on Thursday, the Olympic athlete details the 2008......
20:00 2019-08-01

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
22:28 2019-09-02

Three years after beating Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling seeking Olympic return Joseph Schooling became a star the day he beat Michael Phelps to win gold at the 2016 Rio Games. Now Schooling is running out of time to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics....
00:00 2019-09-03

Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa found dead in mountains Former skier Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, the first Spanish woman to medal in the Olympics, was found dead in the mountains outside of Madrid on Wednesday.       ...
02:00 2019-09-06

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
23:42 2019-06-28

Missing Spanish Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead The body of a missing Olympic skier from Spain has been found in a mountainous region near Madrid, authorities said. Blanca Fernández Ochoa, a 56-year-old alpine skier, was discovered Wednesday by a police dog near a hiking trail in Cercedilla, the B...
18:42 2019-09-05

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
14:56 2019-07-05

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 boys who he trained over the last 44 years. His alleged crimes were brought to light in part because...
17:28 2019-08-02

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in T...
20:14 2019-05-27

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
17:14 2019-07-16

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating everyone in her way....
21:14 2019-06-06

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there were no plans to ban the controversial banner, as demanded by South Korea....
15:00 2019-09-13

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestio...
10:42 2019-07-16

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
14:28 2019-05-30

Jeremy Lin is an NBA champion now The age of Linsanity may be over, but Jeremy Lin is now an NBA champion. Lin, who played just one minute (Game 3) in the NBA Finals, will get a championship ring after the Raptors defeated the Warriors’ 114-110 in Game 6 on Thursday night. The ...
07:28 2019-06-14

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
14:14 2019-08-20

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place appeared first on B...
20:14 2019-08-16

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensive reminder of colonial atrocities. ...
09:56 2019-09-12

Why Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner felt it was time to come forward about sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner talks about the reasons she felt it was time for her to come forward about her sexual assault.       ...
12:28 2019-08-01

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning man after wind pushed him off unicorn float Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach. ...
21:28 2019-07-11

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
18:56 2019-08-12

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
07:56 2019-08-03

Group founded to address child sex abuse in Olympic sports struggling to manage its caseload The Colorado-based organization founded to address the issue of sexual abuse in Olympic sports at the youth level is fielding 55 percent more reports of misconduct this year than in 2018....
10:56 2019-09-18

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever across Europe*."...
01:28 2019-07-25

How to build a spelling bee champion As a tutor, what makes the National Spelling Bee so fulfilling is that it represents the culmination of dozens of hours of study spent practicing these skills with my studentsThe Scripps National Spelling Bee is an object of curiosity and bemusement....
16:42 2019-05-28

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer The dogs have 10 minutes to catch as many waves as they can. Judges look at length of ride, whether they make it back to shore, and how many tricks they doWhen my golden retriever, Ricochet, was born, on 20 January 2008, she took her first breath in ...
12:28 2019-07-19

Tokyo snow: Japan's Olympic organizers trial slush machines to beat summer heat Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators cool at next year's summer games in Japan....
15:00 2019-09-13

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
14:56 2019-05-21

A former 'Jeopardy' champion says he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia, but has yet to be paid HQ Trivia One-time "Jeopardy" champion Alex Jacob claims that he won $20,000 on HQ Trivia in June — but one month later, he says he has yet to be paid. "It may take some eligible winners up to 90 days to receive cash prizes," HQ Trivia told Bu...
11:56 2019-07-09

3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34 Veteran NBA guard Shaun Livingston, who came back from a devastating knee injury early in his career to become one of the league's savviest players, has retired at the age of 34....
19:00 2019-09-13

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion? Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes to become the undisputed champion?...
15:28 2019-08-16

Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health....
19:42 2019-05-21

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
18:28 2019-06-21

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Time Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands....
05:56 2019-07-08

Despite being champion, Masayuki Ito still a blank canvas Masayuki Ito won a junior lightweight title as a professional despite never having fought as an amateur. But that's no surprise to trainer Rudy Hernandez, who said the sky is the limit for Ito....
17:28 2019-05-24

The Heavyweight Champion With an Imperfect Body Boxer Andy Ruiz calls himself “the little fat boy” and eats candy bars before his fights, but pulled off a shocking upset over heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua....
16:00 2019-06-02

Champion Clijsters' shock return a very welcome one "The Belgian will be back on tour in 2020, playing a reduced schedule as she looks for her fifth Grand Slam title - and it\u0027s a very welcome return, writes Carrie Dunn."...
05:14 2019-09-13

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
15:28 2019-05-21

Niki Lauda: Much more than a Formula One champion Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
16:00 2019-05-21

The battle at 140: Which champion can unify the division? Ahead of Hooker-Ramirez on July 27, the junior welterweight division is basically a four-man tournament for unification. Which fighter at 140 has the best chances to make it happen?...
16:56 2019-07-24

Who is Gary Woodland? What you need to know about the new U.S. Open champion Not everyone knows Gary Woodland. From his family to his love of basketball to his near misses on the PGA Tour, here's a look at the new U.S. Open champion....
04:42 2019-06-17

Vergne becomes Formula E's first double champion French driver Jean-Eric Vergne defended his Formula E title and became the first double champion in the all-electric series after finishing seventh in Sunday's New York season finale....
01:42 2019-07-15

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I'm a champion."...
12:42 2019-06-14

Fury still lineal champion with TKO of Schwarz Tyson Fury needed just two rounds to put away Tom Schwarz, dropping the challenger late in the second round before scoring a TKO to retain his lineal heavyweight title Saturday night....
15:56 2019-06-16

On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born Thomas Georgiou looks back on the life of heavyweight great Ken Norton The post On This Day: Heavyweight champion Ken Norton is born appeared first on Boxing News....
15:28 2019-08-09

Champion boxer balances training with day job at gas company Andrew Cancio gets up around 4 a.m. every weekday and goes for a pre-dawn run near his home in Oxnard. He drives 30 minutes to Simi Valley, changes into his uniform and starts his shift as a technician for the Southern California Gas Company at 6:30 ...
14:56 2019-06-21

Carl Frampton: 'I genuinely know I can be a world champion again' As he returns to the ring, Frampton talks about losing to Josh Warrington, nearly retiring, his resonance with Rocky and why he won’t listen to ‘dickheads on Twitter who say I’m now shit’Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love, but Carl F...
21:01 2019-08-05

Which team will be the NHL's next first-time champion? Here are the odds Now that the St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup, who’s the next first-time winner? Here’s our odds going into 2019-20.       ...
09:42 2019-06-13

Giro champion Carapaz confirmed for La Vuelta "Richard Carapaz will look to add the Vuelta title to his Giro d’Italia crown after being confirmed in Movistar’s line-up for the final Grand Tour of the season."...
15:00 2019-08-19

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
10:01 2019-07-23

This LS-Powered Mini is the Undisputed Champion of Hooning Is there anything cooler than a car built for the singular purpose of shredding tires and looking scary as hell? While this Mini technically can be driven on the road (and it seems the owner does just that), there is very little here in terms of driv...
05:14 2019-07-08

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
16:28 2019-06-29

Former champion Kuznetsova added to U.S. Open field Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year's tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova....
02:00 2019-08-13

US teenager becomes first Fortnite World Cup champion, winning $3m Sixteen-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf beat 99 other players at the Fortnite World Cup tournament in New YorkLast night, a US teenager who goes by the name Bugha – real name Kyle Giersdorf – became the Fortnite World Cup Champion. The 16-year-old be...
18:00 2019-07-31

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
14:00 2019-07-03

FE champion Vergne would "strongly" consider top F1 team offer Double ABB FIA Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says he would "strongly" consider a return to Formula 1, but only if he received an offer from a top squad...
14:56 2019-07-24

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
17:56 2019-07-15

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
18:56 2019-07-31

Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
22:28 2019-07-18

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
09:01 2019-07-19

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
17:00 2019-07-23

| Another injury setback for hurdles champion Pearson 100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, with a hamstring strain forcing her out of upcoming events in Lucerne, Monaco and London....
08:42 2019-07-05

Bob Wilber, Champion of Jazz’s Legacy, Is Dead at 91 He was a devoted disciple of the pioneering New Orleans soprano saxophonist and clarinetist Sidney Bechet. But he developed his own take on Bechet’s style....
22:28 2019-08-09

Former champion Kuznetsova added to US Open field "Russia\u0027s Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 US Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year\u0027s tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia\u0027s Dominika Cibulkova."...
20:56 2019-08-12

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
03:14 2019-07-20

Giro champion Carapaz confirmed for Vuelta "Richard Carapaz will look to add the Vuelta title to his Giro d’Italia crown after being confirmed in Movistar’s line-up for the final Grand Tour of the season."...
16:14 2019-08-19

AEW All Out: 5 things to watch as a world champion gets crowned The Elite bring things full circle with “All Out” before starting the next phase of All Elite Wrestling. Cody Rhodes, Kenny Omega, Hangman Page and The Young Bucks are back at the Sears Centre, the site of last year’s “All In” show that laid th...
00:00 2019-08-30

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to find any sort of rhythm....
09:14 2019-08-28

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public "A case in which China\u0027s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday."...
23:00 2019-08-20

World champion Gatlin OK after hamstring scare "Reigning world 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin should be back training within the week after tests were negative for a possible hamstring injury."...
19:28 2019-09-04

Halep in haste as defending champion swings into last eight Defending champion Simona Halep hurried into the French Open quarter-finals by sweeping aside Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in a 6-1 6-0 victory on Monday....
09:00 2019-06-04

2016 Blancpain GT champion Enzo Ide in coma Enzo Ide, the 2016 Blancpain GT Sprint champion, is in an artificial coma in Bruges following an accident at home, but his condition is reported to be stable...
21:56 2019-08-28

GOP impeachment champion gets a hero's welcome back home GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash is a lonely man in Congress, the sole Republican to back Donald Trump’s removal from office. But back home on Tuesday night, the Michigan lawmaker got the red-carpet treatment in his first face-to-face encounte...
08:00 2019-05-29

Here's How To Tackle A Decreasing Radius Turn Like A Champion Decreasing radius turns are nasty buggers, especially if you aren’t expecting them. You’re cruising along happily at a good speed, taking the turn and then all of a sudden it starts getting way tighter than you anticipated. What do you do then? Let o...
17:56 2019-08-20

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov ...
17:14 2019-05-27

Lee Salem, Champion of Quirky Cartoonists, Is Dead at 73 He nurtured an empire of influential comic strips, including “Cathy,” “Doonesbury,” “Calvin and Hobbes,” “The Boondocks” and “For Better or for Worse.”...
22:56 2019-09-18

Hamilton 'cracked up' at Verstappen's dig at ex-F1 champion Rosberg Lewis Hamilton was "cracking up" when he saw Max Verstappen's comment that Nico Rosberg is "the new Jacques Villeneuve", and believes retired drivers are critical because they are now "irrelevant"...
16:56 2019-09-08

2-time champion Kvitova back in 2nd week at Wimbledon Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reaches second week for first time since her last title at the All England Club in 2014       ...
15:00 2019-07-06

Aishwarya Pissay Becomes India's First-Ever FIM Bajas World Champion Aishwarya Pissay finished fourth in the fourth and final round of the 2019 FIM Bajas World Cup to lead the championship with four points and claim the title....
16:42 2019-08-12

Basso holds Rome lead over ERC champion Lukyanuk "Giandomenico Basso has maintained his lead on Rally di Roma Capitale over last year’s FIA European Rally Championship winner Alexey Lukyanuk during Sunday morning\u0027s four stages."...
14:42 2019-07-21

Ruiz stuns Joshua to become world heavyweight champion "Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York\u0027s Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion."...
09:56 2019-06-02

Defending champion Thomas crashes again in Tour de France Defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas suffered his third crash in this year's race when he hit the ground during the 16th stage on Tuesday....
14:56 2019-07-23

The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion Series (previously called the Championship Series...
01:56 2019-08-04

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
05:56 2019-07-22

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
01:28 2019-06-18

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies in China to Close An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:00 2019-08-27

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women's Open champion Lee Jeong-eun had a '6' added to her surname on the Korean women's golf tour to differentiate her from the five others that joined the circuit before her....
15:56 2019-06-03

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies to Close in China An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:28 2019-08-27

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroid        ...
16:14 2019-05-27

| World 800m champion Arzamasova given provisional drugs ban The 2015 women's 800m world champion Maryna Arzamasova has provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced....
06:56 2019-08-28

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier Kalinskaya "Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to find any sort of rhythm."...
11:14 2019-08-28

eSport: MoAuba becomes first German FIFA world champion 'MoAuba' upset the odds in the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final to beat reigning titleholder 'Rogue Msdossary' in London. The Werder Bremen gamer is the first German to claim a world title in competitive FIFA....
23:28 2019-08-04

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 Hernandez sat out this season because of his dealings with an agent. Facing additional pun...
08:42 2019-06-21

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years. Green clo...
03:42 2019-06-24

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
23:28 2019-05-21

Defending champion Osaka falls to Bencic at U.S. Open Naomi Osaka was upset 7-5 6-4 by Belinda Bencic at the U.S. Open on Monday as the Japanese lost her grip on both her title and number one status while the Swiss reached the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows for the second time....
00:56 2019-09-03

Tour de France champion gets homecoming fiesta in Colombia Thousands of screaming fans are holding a victory party for Tour de France Champion Egan Bernal in his Colombian hometown       ...
20:28 2019-08-07

| World champion Gatlin limps out of Zagreb race Justin Gatlin ended a 100m race limping and holding his left thigh just three weeks ahead of the defence of his title at the Doha world championships....
08:42 2019-09-04

Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya Natty Ngwenya tells John Dennen why fourth time's the charm The post Meet England’s heavyweight champion Natty Ngwenya appeared first on Boxing News....
22:42 2019-06-20

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France had sco...
02:28 2019-06-09

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
00:56 2019-06-05

Athletics: World champion Gatlin OK after hamstring scare Reigning world 100 meters champion Justin Gatlin should be back training within the week after tests were negative for a possible hamstring injury, his manager told Reuters on Wednesday....
20:42 2019-09-04

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
23:42 2019-05-24

Former swimming world champion James Magnussen retires SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion James Magnussen said Wednesday he is retiring after winning 15 medals for Australia at major international events over a 10-year career. The 28-year-old Magnussen was affected by shoulder injuries over t...
04:28 2019-06-05

Former Stanley Cup champion homeless again in Canada, refuses help: report Joe Murphy, who was the No. 1 pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and a Stanley Cup champion with the Edmonton Oilers in 1990, is reportedly homeless for the second time in two years and is struggling with his mental health....
05:28 2019-08-10

French Open trophy gaffe gives Australia another champion When Ash Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the first Australian woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret Court in 1973....
13:28 2019-06-09

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share t...
18:28 2019-07-24

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
09:14 2019-07-22

Two-times welterweight world champion Napoles dead at 79 Two-times welterweight world champion Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles died on Friday in Mexico City aged 79, the World Boxing Council announced on its website....
08:28 2019-08-17

Wimbledon champion Halep enjoys Romania's adulation Romania's presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep their highest distinctions on Monday while hundreds of fans cheered her home after she blitzed U.S. opponent Serena Williams at the weekend....
22:42 2019-07-15

Former French Open champion Ostapenko blows out in first round again Jelena Ostapenko suffered her second successive first-round loss at the French Open since winning the 2017 title as she was beaten by former world number one Victoria Azarenka on Tuesday....
17:14 2019-05-28

Supercars champion McLaughlin denies claims he's become "boring" Scott McLaughlin has hit back at comments from Supercars rival David Reynolds that he has become "boring", claiming that he's simply "grown up" since moving to DJR Team Penske...
05:56 2019-08-24

American Ron Messel named air guitar world champion The victor strummed his way to success after becoming US national champion earlier this year. The annual event sees contestants adopt rock'n'roll alter-egos and pretend to play guitar to promote world peace....
04:14 2019-08-24

Former 800m world champion Arzamasova gets provisional ban for doping "Former 800 metres world champion Marina Arzamasova of Belarus has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday."...
18:14 2019-08-27

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
16:01 2019-07-22

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal wit...
19:56 2019-08-16

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
09:28 2019-05-22

John Cohen, Champion of Old-Time Music, Is Dead at 87 As a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers and as a photographer, filmmaker and musicologist, he devoted his life to the traditional music of the rural South....
02:00 2019-09-18

Out of the shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug        ...
21:42 2019-07-22

ERC champion Lukyanuk gets 10 days of community service for speeding Defending European Rally champion Alexey Lukyanuk has been handed 10 days of community service as punishment for two speeding offences on last weekend's Rally Liepaja...
19:14 2019-05-27

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55 A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia....
06:14 2019-07-16

Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. Yuta “Yuttoto” Sudo is Evo 2019’s Soulcalibur VI champion. He fended off a fierce challenge from runner-up Zain “Bluegod” Tibeishat to become the game’s first official Evo champion....
09:42 2019-08-03

Cori 'Coco' Gauff can be grand slam champion Chinese superstar Li Na is excited by the state of the women's game at present after yet another dramatic fortnight at Wimbledon and is looking forward to what will be an intriguing US Open in August. Much of the satisfaction is down to the emerging ...
18:28 2019-07-31

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev predicts Yarde will become a champion Terry Dooley rounds up today's boxing news The post Boxing News at Five: Kovalev predicts Yarde will become a champion appeared first on Boxing News....
01:56 2019-08-27

Charlie Edwards: ‘I’m maturing into an elite world champion’ Charlie Edwards knows just how tough his August 31 world title defence will be. He speaks in depth with Matt Bevan The post Charlie Edwards: ‘I’m maturing into an elite world champion’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:28 2019-08-20

Defending champion Tony Romo leads celebrity event Defending champion Tony Romo birdied six of his final 11 holes to take the first-round lead in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course       ...
02:14 2019-07-13

Tennis: Clay field wide open for new women's champion Want to know who will win the women's French Open? Stick a pin in the draw. That cliche has seldom rang more true than at this year's Roland Garros, where no players stand out and few seem to be hitting form in the run up to the year's second major....
20:01 2019-05-24

Must Speak Out, Says Swimming Champion Who Filmed Sexual Abuse By Coach A video of a swimming coach from Bengal sexually abusing a teenaged swimmer, also from the state, in a room in Goa and the swimmer's testament has sent shockwaves on social media and the country's......
21:00 2019-09-05

FE champion Vergne handed community service for radio message Jean-Eric Vergne has been handed one day of community service for unsportsmanlike behaviour in the first Formula E race in New York due to comments made over the team radio...
10:56 2019-07-15

Maurice Hope – The world champion in a Hackney beer garden In 1981 Maurice Hope lost his world title to Wilfred Benitez after a brutal knockout. The next time they met the circumstances were wildly different The post Maurice Hope – The world champion in a Hackney beer garden appeared first on Boxing Ne...
20:00 2019-05-24

Tour champion Bernal confirmed for World Championships in Yorkshire "Tour de France champion Egan Bernal will compete in the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, the Colombian Cycling Federation announced on Wednesday."...
19:28 2019-09-04

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, as “a champion for multilateralism” who had succeeded in making the United Nations “relevant to a...
03:00 2019-09-17

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
21:14 2019-05-28

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation said on Thursday."...
18:14 2019-05-23

Loheac World RX: European Super1600 champion Baciuska leads on day one Reigning European Rallycross Super1600 champion Rokas Baciuska claimed a career-first fastest World Rallycross time at Loheac to lead the order on day one...
20:28 2019-08-31

Iranian judo champion afraid to go home in Israel dispute A judo world champion from Iran says he is afraid to return home after disobeying orders from the government to withdraw from the world championships in Tokyo to avoid a potential bout against an Israeli opponent...
12:42 2019-09-02

She Was Filipino Food’s Greatest Champion. Now Her Work Is Finding New Fans. Years after her death, the writer Doreen Gamboa Fernandez is gaining a following among Filipino-American chefs for the way she explored the cuisine from the bottom up....
19:01 2019-07-31

Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WBC made Canelo Alvarez one? In a baffling move the WBC make Jermall Charlo champion and Canelo Alvarez 'franchise' titlist. Terry Dooley tries to fathom it in today's Boxing News at Five The post Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WB...
22:00 2019-06-27

'American Ninja Warrior': A champion will be crowned for the first time in four years In a nail-biter of a finale, an "American Ninja Warrior" champion will win the $1M grand prize for the first time since 2015.        ...
05:28 2019-09-17

Street Fighter Champion Gives Up Thousands In Protest Of Japanese Bureaucracy This past weekend, a legendary Street Fighter player placed first in what was perhaps the most stacked Street Fighter V tournament ever, but he will only be taking home a fraction of his prize money. That’s due to Japan’s heavily restrictive laws on ...
20:14 2019-09-16

Newly crowned motorsport champion punished for unsportsmanlike behavior Formula E world champion Jean-Eric Vergne has been ordered to complete a day of community service for unsportsmanlike behavior in the penultimate race of the season in New York....
17:14 2019-07-15

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernanda Gomes, early Thursday morning also posted about it on her Instagram story as a plea for help in fin...
05:28 2019-05-31

'They're icons': US women's champion team honored with New York parade Women’s World Cup winners to go down ‘Canyon of Heroes’USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to capture second straight titleThe US women’s soccer team, fresh from its second straight World Cup triumph, will return to Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Wednesday m...
15:56 2019-07-10

Wimbledon Champion Angelique Kerber On Finding Her Fighting Spirit Tennis champion Angelique Kerber knows the courage and determination that it takes to succeed in the sport. Here, she recalls how she hit her stride and reignited her passion for the game...
12:00 2019-05-31

Defending Tour champion Thomas opens up gaps on rivals Just two days into the Tour de France Geraint Thomas is already putting daylight between himself and some of the riders dreaming of dethroning the reigning champion       ...
20:56 2019-07-07

The Latest: Italian Open champion Pliskova loses to Martic The latest on the French Open: Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova eliminated from French Open, ensuring that Naomi Osaka will hold onto the No. 1 ranking        ...
14:28 2019-05-31

Jean-Eric Vergne Becomes FIA Formula E's First-Ever Two-Time World Champion It was fitting finale to the 2018-19 FIA Formula E series with DS Cheetah driver Jean-Eric Vergne defend his world championship title. In doing so, he became the first-ever driver to become a two-time......
00:56 2019-07-16

Jack Dempsey: Champion with a heart of gold, 1895-1983 The Boxing News Jack Dempsey obituary written by Frank Butler, the then News of the World Sports Editor The post Jack Dempsey: Champion with a heart of gold, 1895-1983 appeared first on Boxing News....
17:28 2019-05-31

West Ham sells Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG West Ham has announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in a terse, two-line statement       ...
12:56 2019-07-08

New Zealand honor for 5-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Five-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the country’s annual Queen’s Birthday honors list. United States-based Dixon said being recognized by his...
00:28 2019-06-03

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
12:14 2019-06-09

Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’ PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Mo...
23:14 2019-05-27

| Defending champion Halep reaches quarters with 45-minute thrashing Defending champion Simona Halep has reached her fourth French Open quarter-final on Monday with a 45-minute thrashing of Polish teenager Iga Swiatek....
21:42 2019-06-03

U.S. Women's Open champion will earn $1 million for the first time The winner of this week's U.S. Women's Open will receive a $1 million prize, the largest winner's check in women's major championship history.        ...
01:28 2019-05-29

F1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen On Sports: 'Drinking Is Probably Safer' Alfa Romeo Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen has a pulled muscle, meaning reserve driver Marcus Ericsson will have to miss the IndyCar round in Portland, Oregon this weekend in order to be Alfa’s backup boy for the Belgian Grand Prix. Räikkönen blam...
08:28 2019-08-30

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint', champion of the poor Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps....
18:28 2019-09-08

Defending champion Kerber outclasses tricky compatriot at Wimbledon Defending champion Angelique Kerber needed to call upon all her cunning and experience to navigate her way 6-4 6-3 through an awkward first-round encounter with German compatriot Tatjana Maria on Tuesday....
18:56 2019-07-02

Four-time champion Vettel thinks F1 will regret losing German GP Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cannot afford to lose traditional races like the German Grand Prix, and thinks the championship will eventually realise it needs an event in his home country...
20:42 2019-09-15

US Open Champion Rafael Nadal Hails One Of His "Most Emotional" Wins Rafael Nadal clinched his fourth US Open crown in thrilling fashion, squandering a two-set lead before outlasting Russian fifth seed Daniil Medvedev....
06:14 2019-09-09

The Latest: NCAA champion Jubb loses in Wimbledon debut College champion Paul Jubb lost in his Wimbledon debut, two months after winning the NCAA title for South Carolina        ...
22:28 2019-07-02

British Open champion Francesco Molinari has one regret about tattoo he got when he was 18 Champion Golfer of the Year for 2018, Francesco Molinari has a tattoo, which he got when he was 18. But he has a regret about getting it.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

'Congratulations Liverpool you are the champion' - Pep's ironic response to title question "Pep Guardiola was in no mood to consider questions about Manchester City, Liverpool and the title race following a shock 3-2 defeat to Norwich City."...
06:00 2019-09-15

Tottenham Spurs fans are pumped for elusive Champion’s League win Showcased behind the bar at Flannery’s is a gold-hued soccer boot. But it’s not just any shoe — it’s the game boot worn and signed by Tottenham Hotspur star striker Harry Kane. It might be a lucky talisman Saturday, when the Spurs, from North London,...
00:28 2019-06-01

2018 champion Yates out of Mitchelton-SCOTT squad for Vuelta "Reigning Vuelta a Espana rider Simon Yates will not defend his Tour crown after he was left out of Mitchelton-SCOTT\u0027s eight-man team for the competition."...
15:56 2019-08-16

'They came in with guns': Fortnite world champion Bugha 'swatted' during livestream 16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf won $3m in JulyPolice surrounded home on Saturday after hoax callBarely two weeks after winning $3m at the Fortnite World Cup, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was “swatted” in the middle of a livestreaming session.The 16-yea...
23:42 2019-08-12

Six-time WRC champion Ogier to test Extreme E car in advisory role The Extreme E electric off-road series will call on Citroen driver and six-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to help advise the new championship on sporting matters...
16:42 2019-07-19

Fans shrug off rain to honor Stanley Cup champion Blues Large crowds are gathering in downtown St. Louis despite heavy rain, awaiting a parade and rally to honor the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues       ...
17:14 2019-06-15

Former champion Justin Thomas withdraws from PGA Championship with wrist injury Thomas won the 2017 PGA Championship, his first career major, by two strokes ahead of Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed.        ...
14:31 2019-05-21

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
20:42 2019-08-24

Berger would "love" double F1 champion Alonso to be guest DTM driver DTM boss Gerhard Berger says he would "love" to have Fernando Alonso as a guest driver, after admitting to early talks in the past with the double Formula 1 champion...
14:14 2019-06-20

Andy Murray ends GB's 77-year wait for men's Wimbledon champion Andy Murray wins Wimbledon in 2013 to become the first British male winner since Fred Perry in 1936. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
14:56 2019-05-21

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
23:56 2019-06-13

Fortnite champion 'swatted' as armed police descend on his home The newly-crowned winner of the Fortnite World Cup has become the latest victim of an online craze that sees pranksters call armed police to interrupt gamers during a live-stream....
15:14 2019-08-13

3-time Super Bowl champion Andruzzi gets his college degree Three-time Super Bowl champion and cancer survivor Joe Andruzzi can now add college graduate to his list of accomplishments       ...
19:28 2019-07-23

Why former champion Randall Bailey is getting involved in bare knuckle boxing 'Bored' 44-year-old Randall Bailey tells James Slater that he wanted 'a little fun' and got into bare knuckle boxing The post Why former champion Randall Bailey is getting involved in bare knuckle boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
17:14 2019-06-19

Three-time F1 champion Niki Lauda dies: Tributes from the paddock Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes and several Formula 1 and motorsport personalities are among those to have paid tribute to three-time world champion Niki Lauda, who died on Monday...
17:14 2019-05-21

Stanley Cup champion Blues will be honored Saturday with parade and rally A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup championship       ...
03:28 2019-06-14

NCAA champion Paul Jubb gets wild card for Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — NCAA tennis champion Paul Jubb has received a wild card to play at Wimbledon. The 19-year-old northern Englishman recently won the American college title in Orlando, Florida, playing for the University of South Carolina. He ...
14:42 2019-06-19

Three Time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda Dies Aged 70 It's a sad day for the world of motorsport that has lost one of its most iconic figures. Former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The three-time world champion passed away......
15:56 2019-05-21

Dominant ‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer returns Monday James Holzhauer is back at the buzzer. Regular “Jeopardy!” broadcasts resume Monday following a more than two-week hiatus during which the “Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament” aired. The last time we saw Holzhauer was May 3, when t...
17:42 2019-05-21

Chick-fil-A vs. Popeyes: Vote for our Chicken Sandwich Bracket champion Chick-fil-A and Popeyes face off in our final matchup of the Chicken Sandwich Bracket. Who has the best offering? Cast your vote on Twitter.       ...
18:00 2019-08-25

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry.        ...
22:14 2019-05-21

11-time world champion Vincent Lapointe says she is no drug cheat "Canada\u0027s 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her."...
23:00 2019-08-20

Champion skier Lindsey Vonn, NHL star P.K. Subban are engaged New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban proposed to retired Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn last month at their LA home. The couple met in 2017.       ...
19:28 2019-08-23

Nick Nurse: the NBA champion coach who learned his trade in ... Britain? Before he coached the Raptors to an improbable NBA title, Nurse honed his craft in the British Basketball LeagueAs Nick Nurse went through some final preparations on Thursday night, a message came through on his phone from an old friend.“I get in tou...
16:56 2019-06-16

Niki Lauda: Calculative, Resilient, Three-Time World Champion The week started on a sombre note with the death of three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda. The legendary F1 driver left for the heavenly abode leaving behind stories of inspiration for an......
16:14 2019-05-22

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
14:31 2019-05-21

Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off Trading her all-concealing crimson-and-white “work clothes” for a sunny canary dress, The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss nonetheless came to Friday’s Late Show ready to get down to business. Quizzed by Stephen Colbert about her career-long facil...
17:28 2019-06-08

Christian Pulisic: ‘There’s a champion mentality at Chelsea’ | Dominic Fifield The young American may well be the only new recruit at Stamford Bridge next season and he is planning to make an impactEarly afternoon at Stamford Bridge and the man who could yet prove to be the only new face in Chelsea ranks next season was still p...
03:28 2019-05-22

Parade, rally to honor Stanley Cup champion Blues Saturday ST. LOUIS (AP) — A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues’ first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Wednesday’s Game 7 in Boston....
22:28 2019-06-13

Partner of US figure skating champion says he sexually abused her for two years John Coughlin, 33, killed himself in JanuaryLawyer says senior figures in skating knew of allegationsOne of the former skating partners of two-time US pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him of sexually assaulting her over a two-year period.Brid...
21:14 2019-05-21

WTCR champion Gabriele Tarquini tries Hyundai World Rally Car Defending World Touring Car Cup champion Gabriele Tarquini tested a Hyundai i20 Coupe World Rally Car on gravel for the first time in Sardinia on Monday...
20:42 2019-06-17

Pharrell, Adidas Champion Female Empowerment With 'Now Is Her Time' Collection Ageless wonder Pharrell Williams and Adidas are joining forces to spread the gospel of female empowerment with “Now Is Her Time,” a new campaign celebrating the fearless women who are revolutionizing our world....
09:14 2019-08-31

'A show, not a sport': Russian face-slapping champion becomes YouTube star Siberian farmer Vasily Kamotsky fells opponents with a single blow – attracting hilarity and outrage Vasily Kamotsky does not so much slap his opponents as cudgel them with his massive palm. He was crowned the slapping champion at the Siberian Power ...
19:00 2019-05-26

On This Day: World heavyweight champion Sonny Liston obliterates Floyd Patterson again Sonny Liston repeats his first round win over sorry Patterson on July 22 1963, writes Matt Christie The post On This Day: World heavyweight champion Sonny Liston obliterates Floyd Patterson again appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00 2019-07-23

Hot dog champion Joey Chestnut blasts sportswriter for criticizing competitive eating Joey Chestnut defended competitive eating after sportswriter Peter King labeled the events as "disgusting."       ...
00:14 2019-07-05

| Mugabe: Ramaphosa expresses condolences after death of anti-colonialism 'champion' President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Zimbabweans on behalf of South Africa, following the news of the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe....
12:00 2019-09-07

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend and Three-Time World Champion, Dead at 70 Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda, a legendary figure of perseverance in the face of adversity and three-time Formula One world champion who remained a fixture in the sport even after his racing days were long over, has died, according to his family memb...
14:56 2019-05-21

How Patrick Schwarzenegger and Abby Champion Became Young Hollywood's Model Couple Under the Hollywood lights and between the most prestigious magazines pages lay a young Hollywood couple constantly displaying model behavior. Sure, they may not be ones to walk every red......
13:42 2019-09-18

'Mother, champion': Serena Williams causes stir again with French Open outfit 23-time grand slam champion wears bold outfit in ParisAmerican attracted criticism from officials last yearA year after Serena caused a stir at the French Open with her Black Panther catsuit, the American chose another bold outfit for her first-round...
20:14 2019-05-27

Nadal Teaches Kyrgios Lesson At Wimbledon, Champion Kerber Knocked Out Rafael Nadal's pleasure was evident when he sealed the match against a man he had accused of lacking respect for the sport as he fist-pumped and jumped in the air...
09:14 2019-07-05

Tennis champion, trailblazer Althea Gibson will be honored at US Open with statue Althea Gibson, the first African American to win a major title in tennis, integrated two sports during an era of racial segregation in the 1950s.        ...
08:28 2019-08-25

Three-time NBA champion Shaun Livingston announces retirement after 15-year career Shaun Livingston, who played 15 years in the NBA and won three championships with the Golden State Warriors, announced his retirement Friday.       ...
03:42 2019-09-14

Venus defeats defending Cincinnati champion Bertens as Kerber falls "Venus Williams claimed her second top-five win in the season by defeating defending champion Kiki Bertens in three sets in the second round at Cincinnati."...
23:42 2019-08-13

Shahan Ali Mohsin Crowned 2019 JK Tyre National Karting Champion Agra boy Shahan Ali Mohsin has been crowned the 2019 JK Tyre National Karting Champion in the final round of the season. The fifth and final round held at Meco Kartopia in Bangalore saw the driver......
18:56 2019-08-25

Trump Presents 'President's Cup' To Sumo Champion In Japan Trip Highlight Finally, after a full day of matches, perhaps the biggest star of all - weighing in at 243 pounds, according to his most recent physical - climbed into the sumo ring....
06:42 2019-05-27

Katie Taylor becomes undisputed champion in epic scrap with Delfine Persoon Taylor (14-0, 6 KOs) unifies title belts with majority-decision win2012 Olympic gold medalist says she will give Persoon a rematchJoshua v Ruiz Jr: world heavyweight championship – live!A bloodied and bruised Katie Taylor achieved her long-held goal ...
08:00 2019-06-02

Emotional Serena Williams retires from Rogers Cup final, and the champion comforts her Serena Williams retired early in the first set of her Rogers Cup final match against Biana Andreescu in Toronto on Sunday.       ...
07:56 2019-08-12

Anthony Joshua suggests that Deontay Wilder is on borrowed time as champion ‘It’s coming close to a time when Deontay Wilder’s belt should change hands,’ says Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua suggests that Deontay Wilder is on borrowed time as champion appeared first on Boxing News....
04:28 2019-05-31

Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz produces one of the biggest upsets of all time to dethrone Anthony Joshua in New York The post Andy Ruiz stuns Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
06:56 2019-06-02

Mortal Kombat 11 Rookie Steamrolls Evo Champion SonicFox To Win Major Tournament The ongoing Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition made its first and only stop in Canada last weekend, bringing players to the Great White North to compete for a chunk of points towards qualifying for the finals next year. Even with some of the world’s gr...
03:00 2019-09-10

Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the government not to "degrade" parliament....
02:00 2019-09-10

Alfa Romeo adds eROC champion and F1 Esports runner-up to team Alfa Romeo has signed 2018 F1 Esports runner-up Daniel Bereznay to its line-up for season three, as well as adding eROC champion James Baldwin to its F1 roster...
20:56 2019-07-11