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Rihanna to headline Super Bowl halftime show

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Superstar Rihanna will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, the main event sponsor Apple Music announced …

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semi-finals as France survive relegation

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Croatia and the Netherlands booked their places in the last four of the Nations League as holders France needed a favour …

Presidents Cup win boosts US confidence for 2023 Ryder Cup

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Grinding out a ninth consecutive Presidents Cup victory on Sunday could be a launching pad for United States golfers to …

Rodgers edges Brady as Packers hold off Bucs

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Aaron Rodgers scored only his second career victory over Tom Brady as the Green Bay Packers squeezed past the Tampa Bay …

Defiant Internationals boss Immelman warns 'Team is no joke'

Sep 25 2022

Defiant Internationals captain Trevor Immelman fired back Sunday at those who laughed off his Presidents Cup squad after …

Wales' Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup: Page

Sep 25 2022

Wales manager Rob Page said relegation from the top tier of the Nations League on Sunday is softened by the prospect of …

United States captures ninth consecutive Presidents Cup

Sep 25 2022

The United States won the Presidents Cup for a ninth consecutive time on Sunday with Tokyo Olympic champion Xander …

Wallaby Simone helps Clermont to La Rochelle win

Sep 25 2022

Australia centre Irae Simone scored his first Top 14 try as Clermont beat La Rochelle 22-13 at home on Sunday.

United States clinches ninth consecutive Presidents Cup

Sep 25 2022

Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele delivered the clinching point on Sunday as the United States secured a ninth …

Poland condemn Wales to Nations League relegation

Sep 25 2022

Wales were relegated from the top tier of the Nations League after Karol Swiderski scored the only goal to give Poland a …

Thai teen Atthaya edges Kang for LPGA NW Arkansas trophy

Sep 25 2022

Thailand's Atthaya Thitikul rolled in a birdie putt at the second playoff hole on Sunday to edge Danielle Kang and …

Dolphins defense holds firm as Bills downed

Sep 25 2022

Tua Tagovailoa shrugged off a first half injury and the Miami Dolphins' defense shut down Josh Allen and the Buffalo …

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semi-finals

Sep 25 2022

Croatia and the Netherlands booked their places in the last four of the Nations League as champions France needed a …

Rihanna to return to the stage for Super Bowl halftime show

Sep 25 2022

Superstar Rihanna will return to the stage for the Super Bowl halftime show in February, Apple Music -- the main sponsor …

Rizwan, Rauf help Pakistan edge out England in fourth T20I

Sep 25 2022

Pakistan halted England with three wickets in six balls to take a sensational three-run win in the last over of the …

Tiafoe stars as Team World win first Laver Cup title

Sep 25 2022

Frances Tiafoe led Team World to their first Laver Cup title as the American saved four match points in a dramatic …

Kohli, Yadav propel India to series clinching victory over Australia

Sep 25 2022

India won the third and deciding Twenty20 against Australia in the last over after punchy fifties by Virat Kohli and …

Kohli and Yadav propel India to series clinching victory over Australia

Sep 25 2022

India won the third and deciding Twenty20 against Australia in the last over after punchy fifties by Virat Kohli and …

Migliozzi birdie seals French Open golf win

Sep 25 2022

Guido Migliozzi hit a stunning birdie on the final hole as he stormed to a one-shot victory in the French Open at Le …

Italy's Sonego romps to Metz ATP title

Sep 25 2022

Lorenzo Sonego beat Alexander Bublik 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to win the Moselle ATP Open in Metz on Sunday.

USA on the brink of ninth straight Presidents Cup triumph

Sep 25 2022

Unbeatens Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth were poised for an early charge Sunday as the United States eyed a ninth …

David, Green help Australia to 186 in India T20 decider

Sep 25 2022

Tim David and Cameron Green hit impressive fifties to take Australia to 186-7 in the deciding Twenty20 of their …

Auger-Aliassime downs Djokovic as Team World eye Laver Cup title

Sep 25 2022

Felix Auger-Aliassime stunned Novak Djokovic to put Team World on the brink of winning the Laver Cup for the first time …

Southgate knew backlash would come at some stage of England career

Sep 25 2022

Gareth Southgate said on Sunday he knew he would suffer stinging criticism at some stage of his tenure as England …

Top African coach Mosimane joins Saudi club

Sep 25 2022

South African Pitso Mosimane, the most successful African coach in Confederation of African Football (CAF) club …

'One rabbit at a time' says marathon magician Kipchoge after smashing record

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday but was coy over future plans and …

'One rabbit at a time': Kipchoge coy on future after marathon record

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday but was coy over future plans and …

Canada storm into basketball World Cup quarters, as Australia, France close in

Sep 25 2022

Canada stormed into the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 70-56 victory over Japan on …

Sock and Auger-Aliassime keep Team World in Laver Cup chase

Sep 25 2022

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock dragged Team World back into contention to win the Laver Cup for the first time with …

Argentina slam referee after four yellow cards and 22 penalties

Sep 25 2022

Argentina coach Michael Cheika has slammed Australian referee Damon Murphy after four of his players were yellow-carded …

Russia's Alexandrova shines in Seoul for third title

Sep 25 2022

Ekaterina Alexandrova overcame nerves to win the third title of her career as she dismantled injury-hampered top seed …

Kipchoge puts new world marathon record down to 'real teamwork'

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge has beaten his own world marathon record by 30 seconds, running 2hr 01min 9sec in Berlin on …

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge beats world mark at Berlin Marathon

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge has beaten his own world marathon record by 30 seconds, running 2hr 01min 10sec in Berlin …

Mayweather scores KO in front of watching Pacquiao

Sep 25 2022

Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the …

Miller romps to Japanese MotoGP win as title contenders suffer

Sep 25 2022

Australia's Jack Miller powered to an emphatic victory at Motegi on Sunday in the first Japanese MotoGP since 2019 on a …

Australian Smyth wins first Asian Tour title at Yeangder TPC

Sep 25 2022

Travis Smyth shot a second successive six-under par 66 to fulfil his ambition of winning an Asian Tour event as he came …

Russia's Samsonova credits Wimbledon ban for red-hot form

Sep 25 2022

Liudmila Samsonova said that Wimbledon's ban on Russian players had given her time to transform her game, after winning …

Erasmus set for Springboks return as ban comes to an end

Sep 25 2022

Controversial former Springbok rugby coach Rassie Erasmus is likely to be back with the team on their end-of-year …

Party time as Belgium's Evenepoel goes solo to win road race world title

Sep 25 2022

Belgium ace Remco Evenepoel backed up victory at the Vuelta a Espana by storming to the world road race title on Sunday …

France beat Mali to close in on basketball World Cup quarters

Sep 25 2022

Gabby Williams produced a stellar all-round performance Sunday as France moved closer to a quarter-final berth at the …

Belgium's Evenepoel goes solo to win road race world title

Sep 25 2022

Belgium's Remco Evenepoel backed up victory at the Vuelta a Espana by storming to the world road race title on Sunday …

Mayweather knocks out Japan's Asakura in exhibition

Sep 25 2022

Undefeated former world champion Floyd Mayweather knocked out Japan mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura Sunday in …

In-form Samsonova beats Zheng to claim Tokyo title

Sep 25 2022

Russia's Liudmila Samsonova won her third title in four tournaments by beating China's Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 in the …

'Mentally broken' Van der Poel arrested before world title race

Sep 25 2022

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel was arrested on the eve of Sunday's elite road race at the world championships after …

Lozano lifts Mexico to 1-0 win over Peru in World Cup warm-up

Sep 25 2022

Hirving Lozano's late strike lifted Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Peru at California's Rose Bowl on Saturday in a …

'Bigger than Rugby World Cup': Scotland ready for cycling worlds

Sep 25 2022

Scottish cycling chiefs said on Sunday that preparing to host the biggest ever world championships in Glasgow next year …

Dutch cyclist Van der Poel arrested before world title race: report

Sep 25 2022

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel was arrested on the eve of Sunday's elite road race at the world championships after …

Foster relief as All Blacks take 'different journey' to championship

Sep 25 2022

A relieved Ian Foster said he was satisfied Sunday after his All Blacks side took "a very different journey" to retain …

Medinah memories won't haunt USA as Presidents Cup tightens

Sep 25 2022

Ten years after losing the "Miracle at Medinah" Ryder Cup to Europe, another United States team captained by Davis Love …

Thailand's Atthaya grabs LPGA NW Arkansas lead

Sep 25 2022

Thai rookie Atthaya Thitikul fired an eagle and eight birdies in a 10-under par 61 on Saturday to seize the lead in the …

Fist-pumping thrills for Davis and Kim with late Cup heroics

Sep 24 2022

Kim Joo-hyung's emotional winning putt on the final hole and three consecutive closing birdies by Cam Davis to win gave …

Davis, Kim spark Internationals fightback at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Australia's Cam Davis and South Korean Kim Joo-hyung won matches with sensational late birdies on Saturday as the …

Southgate insists he is right man to lead England to World Cup

Sep 24 2022

England manager Gareth Southgate says he is the right person to lead his country to the World Cup despite a five-game …

Swiss find holes in Spain defence in Nations League upset

Sep 24 2022

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

Italy's 'blooming' Capuozzo inspires Toulouse to Racing win

Sep 24 2022

Italy winger Ange Capuozzo said he is "blooming" at Toulouse after scoring his first try for the club in Saturday's …

Spain defeat to Switzerland sets up Portugal showdown

Sep 24 2022

Spain's shock 2-1 home defeat to Switzerland on Saturday leaves La Roja needing to beat Portugal away on Tuesday to …

Djokovic makes stylish return at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Novak Djokovic made an impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe …

Portugal cruise past Czechs as Dalot bags brace

Sep 24 2022

Defender Diogo Dalot scored twice as Portugal eased past the Czech Republic 4-0 in Prague on Saturday to get within a …

Italy's Capuozzo inspires Toulouse to Racing win

Sep 24 2022

Italy winger Ange Capuozzo scored his first Toulouse try as they beat Racing 92 37-10 on Saturday in the French Top 14.

Fury tells Joshua to sign title fight contract by Monday

Sep 24 2022

Tyson Fury has set Anthony Joshua a deadline of Monday to sign a contract for their hugely anticipated all-British …

India captain defends controversial run-out to seal England sweep

Sep 24 2022

India captain Harmanpreet Kaur insisted her side had committed no "crime" after sealing victory over England at Lord's …

Fiji's Dakuwaqa helps Montpellier past Pau

Sep 24 2022

Fiji's Olympic gold medallist Masivesi Dakuwaqa opened his account for the season as Top 14 champions Montpellier beat …

Crisis club Worcester voted on playing Newcastle before Premiership win

Sep 24 2022

Worcester director of rugby Steve Diamond revealed his players held a vote over whether to go ahead with Saturday's …

New Zealand win Rugby Championship, South Africa second

Sep 24 2022

New Zealand won the Rugby Championship for an eighth time on Saturday after rivals South Africa failed to secure a bonus …

Fritz beats Norrie at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Team World's Taylor Fritz defeated Team Europe's Cameron Norrie to level the Laver Cup at 4-4 on Saturday as the tennis …

Tedder kicks Perpignan to Toulon win on club's 120th birthday

Sep 24 2022

South African fly-half Tristan Tedder kicked 14 points as Perpignan claimed their fist win of the Top 14 season with a …

Americans move closer to ninth win in a row at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth remained undefeated and the United States moved closer to a ninth consecutive Presidents …

Berrettini beats Auger-Aliassime at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Team Europe's Matteo Berrettini defeated Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Laver Cup on Saturday as the tennis …

Barca confirm injuries for defensive duo Araujo and Kounde

Sep 24 2022

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo suffered a thigh-muscle tear while on international duty, his club said Saturday, while …

US reach women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals, as Belgium survive scare

Sep 24 2022

Holders the United States surged into the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with a comfortable …

Southgate running out of time to arrest England slide

Sep 24 2022

Gareth Southgate claimed England have taken a "step in the right direction", but relegation from the top tier of the …

Marquez takes first pole in three years at storm-hit Japanese MotoGP

Sep 24 2022

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez grabbed pole position for the first time in three years as he defied wild …

Raducanu retires hurt from Korea Open semi-final

Sep 24 2022

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu retired hurt during the third set of her Korea Open semi-final on Saturday against …

Chinese teen Zheng Qinwen powers into first WTA final in Tokyo

Sep 24 2022

Fast-rising Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen powered into her first WTA final on Saturday at the Pan Pacific Open after a …

All Blacks thrash Australia to close on championship title

Sep 24 2022

New Zealand put one hand on the Rugby Championship trophy after romping to a 40-14 win over Australia with a bonus-point …

Ghana coach downplays 'danger' of his World Cup reshuffle

Sep 24 2022

Ghana coach Otto Addo acknowledged the "danger" of integrating a number of new players into the squad ahead of the World …

All Blacks thrash Australia to close in on championship title

Sep 24 2022

New Zealand put one hand on the Rugby Championship trophy after romping to a 40-14 win over Australia with a bonus-point …

Raducanu retires from Korea Open semi-final

Sep 24 2022

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu pulled out injured during the third set of her Korea Open semi-final on Saturday …

Van Vleuten defies pain 'hell' to win world road race title

Sep 24 2022

Gutsy Dutchwoman Annemiek Van Vleuten rode through the pain of a fractured elbow to win the women's world cycling road …

US down China to reach women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals

Sep 24 2022

Holders the United States surged into the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with a comfortable …

Cardinals slugger Pujols joins baseball's elite 700-homer club

Sep 24 2022

St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols became just the fourth Major League Baseball player to hit 700 home runs on Friday, with …

Unbeaten Stevenson schools Conceicao in super featherweight bout

Sep 24 2022

Unbeaten Shakur Stevenson said goodbye to the super featherweight division Friday with a unanimous decision victory over …

Marquez fastest in rain-hit Japanese MotoGP practice

Sep 24 2022

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez topped a tricky second practice on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix as a …

Tearful British cycling star adds to soaring reputation on 18th birthday

Sep 24 2022

Unstoppable all-rounder Zoe Backstedt was in tears as she crossed the finish line after blitzing the field Saturday to …

Federer relishes 'different' future after final bow alongside Nadal

Sep 24 2022

Roger Federer promised his fans they had not seen the last of him after bringing the curtain down on his glittering …

Messi scores twice as Argentina down Honduras

Sep 24 2022

Lionel Messi's expertly taken double helped seal a comprehensive 3-0 win for Argentina over Honduras in Miami on Friday …

Tearful Federer bows out of tennis with Laver Cup defeat

Sep 24 2022

Roger Federer described his tennis career as a "perfect journey" despite being denied a fairytale ending with a doubles …

Homa finds joy money can't buy with win at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Sinking one of most pressure-packed putts of his life brought Max Homa a joy money can't buy and maybe even a major …

Roger Federer: Enfant terrible to saintly global icon

Sep 24 2022

From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected role model …

USA grabs record-tying 8-2 lead at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Max Homa sank a dramatic 11-foot birdie putt at the 18th hole Friday to deliver an emotional victory that gave the …

Immelman laughs at LIV-boss Norman's Cup well wishes

Sep 24 2022

Internationals captain Trevor Immelman, whose Presidents Cup squad was decimated by defectors to the LIV Golf Series, …

Federer hails 'amazing journey' as he bows out with defeat

Sep 23 2022

A tearful Roger Federer said he had been on an "amazing journey" after the final match of his outstanding tennis career …

Unbeaten Cantlay-Schauffele duo will sit early at Presidents Cup

Sep 23 2022

Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay, an unbeaten United States duo, will sit out Saturday's …

Phelps finds new focus in mental health fight

Sep 23 2022

A self-confessed "shark" in the water Michael Phelps trained non stop in pursuit of his all-consuming dream to become …

Stunning Szalai strike gives Hungary 1-0 win over Germany in Leipzig

Sep 23 2022

A superb first-half stiletto kick from striker Adam Szalai gave Hungary a 1-0 away win over Germany at Leipzig's Red …

Southgate brushes off the boos after latest Italy defeat

Sep 23 2022

Gareth Southgate said he will take criticism from England fans after his team were beaten again by their Euro 2020 …

Richarlison scores twice as Brazil ease past Ghana

Sep 23 2022

Richarlison struck twice as Brazil showcased their World Cup credentials by putting on an attacking masterclass in a 3-0 …

Udoka suspension 'well warranted' - Celtics owner

Sep 23 2022

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said Friday the NBA team's one-season suspension of coach Ime Udoka was "well …

Raspadori strike keeps Italy's Nations League hopes alive and sends England down

Sep 23 2022

Giacomo Raspadori fired Italy to a 1-0 win over England on Friday which kept alive their hopes of making the Nations …

Raspadori strike keeps Italy's Nations League hopes alive and send England down

Sep 23 2022

Giacomo Raspadori fired Italy to a 1-0 win over England on Friday which kept alive their hopes of making the Nations …

Nearly 2,000 Liverpool fans to sue UEFA over Champions League fiasco

Sep 23 2022

More than 1,700 Liverpool fans who allege they were injured or suffered psychological trauma as a result of the crowd …

India's Rohit levels Australia T20 series with unbeaten 46

Sep 23 2022

Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 20-ball 46 helped India seal a six-wicket victory over visitors Australia in the second T20 …