By Rod Gilmour BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Chase Kalisz continued American dominance of the men's 200 metres individual medley as the United States enjoyed a memorable evening at the world championships on Thursday. Kalisz's win set the tone before rising U.S. star Caeleb Dressel snatched victory
In an emotional Players' Tribune piece, former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom opens up on his drug addiction like never before.
Whether or not Kyrie Irving will be a true superstar with his own team has become a subject of heated debate ever since Irving's trade request.
By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The 2015 death of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson is reason enough for Formula One to introduce the 'halo' cockpit protection system, Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday. Wilson, an ex-Formula One driver, died after being
Confusion reigned at a British race meeting when a 50-1 winner was discovered to have been an imposter, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said on Thursday. Two-year-old Mandarin Princess was declared the winner of the 8.40 a.m. ET race at Great Yarmouth, beating favorite Fyre Cay, but a microchip
Famed Las Vegas sports gambler Billy Walters was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, following his April conviction in one of the highest profile U.S. insider trading trials in years. U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan also ordered Walters, 71, to pay a $10 million fine. Walters
The latest development in the Kyrie Irving saga is that he's been unresponsive to the Cavs' attempts to get in touch with him.
By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - French Formula One driver Romain Grosjean has made his peace with Toto Wolff after angering the Mercedes team boss by saying title contender Lewis Hamilton should have been punished for impeding him in British Grand Prix qualifying. The Haas driver told reporters
German sportswear group Adidas has agreed to sell its CCM ice hockey brand to private equity firm Birch Hill Equity Partners for $110 million, it said on Thursday, as it focuses more strongly on its core Adidas and Reebok brands. Adidas has shaken up its business in the United States and shed non-core
By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Sauber's planned Formula One partnership with troubled Japanese engine maker Honda from next season has been canceled, both parties announced at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday. Sauber, who currently use a year-old Ferrari power unit, said a new engine partner
Damian Lillard took one exception to that comparison. To put it bluntly: He's no loser like solo Kyrie Irving.
Team Sky rider Mikel Landa has spoken of his anger at missing out on the Tour de France podium by one second, saying he sacrificed his chances on the Col d'Izoard finish. Spaniard Landa came fourth overall, one second behind France's Romain Bardet, but says team orders meant he lost 12 seconds
(Reuters) - Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will take on a "vicious" Vuelta a Espana next month aiming to complete one of cycling's toughest doubles. Only two riders -- Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault -- have won the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same year
By Rod Gilmour BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom failed to break the 52-second mark forthe second time at the world championships but still qualified fastest in the women's 100 metres freestyle heats on Thursday. The 23-year-old smashed the world record in Sweden's leadoff leg
By Michael Church HONG KONG (Reuters) - Joern Andersen had long harbored hopes of coaching in Asia, but the former Norway international never imagined he would one day end up working in one of the world's most secretive nations. A little over a year ago, though, the 54-year-old became the first
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Defending water polo world champions Serbia have steamrolled the opposition on the way to Thursday's semi-final against Croatia, but while they are on a three-match win streak against their arch rivals they know they can take nothing for granted. The Serbs beat
(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's love for tennis has only grown stronger during her 15-month doping ban, the five-times grand slam winner has said as she continues her comeback from the suspension. The 30-year-old returned at the Stuttgart Open in April after being given a controversial wildcard and
(Reuters) - Britain's Mark Cavendish hopes to extend his career for a "few more years" as he targets Eddy Merckx's Tour de France stage wins record and the madison gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 32-year-old Team Dimension Data rider was forced out of the Tour with a shoulder
By Rory Carroll SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - The United States' 2-1 win over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Wednesday took their unbeaten streak to 14 games but coach Bruce Arena says they must not lose sight of the big picture -- qualifying for next year's World Cup finals. The
By Rory Carroll SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Jordan Morris scored in the 88th minute to help United States to a 2-1 win against Jamaica in the Gold Cup final in Northern California on Wednesday as the Americans secured their sixth championship. Jose Altidore had given the hosts the lead just before
(Reuters) - Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flacco is expected to miss between three and six weeks of action due to a disc issue in his back, the NFL said on its website on Wednesday. Last season, Flacco threw for 4,317 yards with 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions as the Ravens missed the
(Reuters) - Manchester United ended their pre-season tour of the United States with a defeat to Barcelona but manager Jose Mourinho was satisfied with his team's overall performance and fitness level ahead of the new season. Barcelona secured a 1-0 win with a first-half goal from Neymar, who capitalized
(Reuters) - The Colorado Rockies continued their push for the playoffs by acquiring relief pitcher Pat Neshek in a trade with thePhiladelphia Phillies on Wednesday. The Rockies sent three minor league players in exchange for cash and the two-time All Star Neshek, who will immediately strengthen their
U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organizers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he
U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organisers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he