According to Hannah Cockroft, there is no clear winner at the start of a T34 race any more but perhaps that was just the magnanimity talking.
Bryce Harper once uttered a simple phrase: "Make baseball fun again."
“When you first see him, you think he’s a bit mad,” James Doyle said after the Princess of Wales’s Stakes here on Thursday, “but that’s just how he is.” The horse in question was Hawkbill, who was, as so often, a free-sweating, jig-jogging bundle of nerves before the day’s feature event but then a different beast entirely once the race was under way.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic criticised Wimbledon officials for making the "wrong decision" in postponing his fourth round match to Tuesday after he eased into the quarter-finals a day later than expected with a 6-2 7-6(5) 6-4 win over France's Adrian Mannarino.
Calvin Johnson and the Lions have not had a happy divorce.
Aaron Judge left jaws dropped Monday while capturing the Home Run Derby crown in Miami.
The Edmonton Oilers made official Wednesday what many had been predicting in recent weeks, making Connor McDavid the highest-paid player in NHL history with an eight-year, $100 million contract extension.
Every athlete deals with joy and heartbreak as Kipling might have recommended, treating each impostor just the same, but few have travelled to the second week of the 2017 Wimbledon in such contrasting styles as Johanna Konta and Caroline Garcia, who meet in the fourth round on Monday.
In an exclusive interview, Ding Junhui reveals he's never felt more confident of becoming China's first ever world snooker champion.
“It’s always nice to see Sarah Taylor playing with a smile on her face,” said a beaming Tammy Beaumont. Those at Bristol will be inclined to say the same of her.
LONDON - Two-time champion Petra Kvitova denies she is the favorite to win Wimbledon, insisting she remains an "underground" figure as she returns from the knife attack that nearly ended her career.
Daniil Medvedev got down on his knees, kissed the Centre Court grass and drank in the moment. As maiden grand slam victories go, knocking out the world No3 on one of the biggest stages in tennis takes some topping.
In 2002, the Chinese national soccer team was inspired to reach its first - and so far only - FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea by head coach Bora Milutinovic's "happy soccer" philosophy.
EASTBOURNE, England — Novak Djokovic converted his fourth match point to beat Donald Young 6-2, 7-6 (9) Thursday and advance to the semifinals at the Eastbourne International, a warmup event for Wimbledon.
Tommy Fleetwood will head into the Open Championship this month in the form of his life after claiming a second victory of the season, in the HNA Open de France.
Supporters disillusioned with modern sport have built enormously popular online teams whose followers are now filling real-life stadiums
Johanna Konta needed a statement win after some worrying slippage since her Tour breakthrough in Miami nearly three months ago but she could hardly have envisaged making it twice on the same afternoon by beating the reigning French Open champion and the world No1.
MADRID - Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez ruled out the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club over the summer in a radio interview he gave on Tuesday night.
WUHAN - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said Wednesday she would return to the Wuhan Open this year to defend her title.
Sebastian Vettel is being investigated by the FIA for the incident in which his car hit Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday.
Mo Farah has insisted that he will stick with his controversial coach Alberto Salazar when he moves up to the marathon next year, despite reports suggesting he will sever ties with the American’s Nike Oregon Project after the world championships in London this summer.
A 14-year-old Japanese player of the traditional chess-like board game of shogi has captured the nation's heart by winning a record straight 29 matches, breaking a record held for 30 years.
Annabel Vose was the only woman sailing in the sport's biggest event of the year, but the 22-year-old Britain made her mark, winning the Red Bull Youth America's Cup in Bermuda as strategist on the Land Rover BAR Academy team.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) issued a statement on three Chinese players forfeiting their matches at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Platinum China Open on Sunday, saying 'all potential sanctions are on the table'.
Three of China's top table tennis stars apologized to fans on Sunday after going AWOL at an international tournament and sports authorities have vowed to investigate.
Anastasija Sevastova gave Latvian tennis another red letter day when she lifted the Mallorca Open title on Sunday a fortnight after Jelena Ostapenko became the surprise French Open champion.
U.S. teenage prospect Noah Lyles pulled out of the 200 metres semi-finals at the American trials on Sunday with a hamstring strain, ending his chance of competing in August's world championships in London.
Britain's Johanna Konta crashed out of the Aegon Classic in the second round on Thursday, suffering a 6-1 6-3 loss to impressive American Coco Vandeweghe at the event in Birmingham, England.
An Intel executive said that the company hopes to collaborate with Alibaba for upcoming Olympic Games after it was announced that the American tech giant signed a seven-year deal with the Olympics to develop technology solutions.
Five-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady hopes to one day play an American football game in China, he said on Sunday, on a visit aimed at promoting the sport in a huge potential market.