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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....

3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34

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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.       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

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."...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

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...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
09:32, 05/17/2019

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.        ...
21:32, 08/12/2019

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....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Shaun Livingston Outlasted Everything Given everything we know and can reasonably surmise about where the organization was and the people in charge of it, it seems safe to say that the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t have anything specific in mind when they drafted Shaun Livingston out of an...
14:00, 09/13/2019

Sources: Warriors waive 3-time champ Livingston Veteran guard Shaun Livingston, who is being waived by the Golden State Warriors, intends to return for a 16th NBA season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
22:32, 07/09/2019

Photo finish: The world of horses seen through the eyes of photographer Barbara Livingston Barbara Livingston's career as the preeminent horse racing photographer in the world and is synonymous with many of the images that define the sport.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Shaun Livingston nets ferocious dunk against Rockets Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston ditched his trademark mid-range jumper and threw down a vicious dunk against the Houston Rockets in Game 6....
03:32, 05/11/2019

Bob Ley retires from ESPN Bob Ley’s break from ESPN will be permanent. Ley, an institution at the network, announced on Wednesday morning that he would be retiring from ESPN. “Across 40 years I have enjoyed a professional journey unimaginable when I joined ESPN in...
08:00, 06/26/2019

WR Matthews retires after seven seasons Two days after being released by the New Orleans Saints, wide receiver Rishard Matthews announced his retirement from the NFL on Instagram on Monday....
18:32, 08/12/2019

Djokovic retires against Wawrinka at US Open In an era where men's tennis has been dominated by the "Big 3" of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka can at times be a forgotten man....
19:48, 09/02/2019

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons NEW YORK (AP) — Quarterback Josh McCown has announced he is retiring from playing football after an NFL career that spanned 16 NFL seasons and included stints with 10 teams. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, writes in a piece for The Players’ Tri...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Panthers G Luongo retires after 19 seasons Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending a 19-year career that was one of the longest by a goaltender in NHL history....
13:48, 06/26/2019

Sonnen retires from MMA after loss to Machida Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA on Friday night after he suffered a brutal second-round TKO loss to former UFC champion Lyoto Machida at Bellator 222....
22:32, 06/14/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Colts QB Andrew Luck retires from the NFL INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Then he said goodbye to the NFL. The Colts quarterback heard boos as he walked away from the field, then walked to the podium and made the surprise decision official. The of...
22:00, 08/24/2019

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Ian Callum Retires from Jaguar as One of the GOATs After 20 years as the Director of Design at Jaguar—arguably one of the best carmakers to be Director of Design for—Ian Callum is finally stepping down to pursue his own projects. Callum has proved himself as one of the true greats of automotive desig...
13:00, 06/04/2019

American Airlines retires classic MD-80 planes It's the end of an era for American Airlines' Super 80 planes. The carrier flew its last revenue flight of the classic McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Wednesday....
12:16, 09/04/2019

Orpik retires after 15 NHL seasons, 2 Stanley Cup titles Brooks Orpik announces retirement after 15 NHL seasons with Penguins and Capitals, two Stanley Cup championships       ...
08:48, 06/25/2019

Chiefs backup quarterback EJ Manuel retires from NFL KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback EJ Manuel, who was signed this offseason to compete for a backup job, has decided to retire after four seasons with Buffalo and one season with Oakland. Manuel was the 16th overall pick of the Bills in the 2...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Goalie Roberto Luongo retires after 19 NHL seasons SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie Roberto Luongo has decided to retire after 19 seasons. The 40-year-old Luongo made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account. His 489 career victories are third in NHL history behind only Martin Brodeur and...
12:16, 06/26/2019

G Cam Ward signs 1-day contract, retires with Hurricanes Goalie Cam Ward signs 1-day contract with Carolina Hurricanes and is retiring as member of team he helped lead to Stanley Cup       ...
12:00, 08/28/2019

Pacman Jones retires after controversial NFL career Adam “Pac-Man” Jones’ career was long and filled with controversy. And now, it is over. Jones announced his retirement on Friday after a 12-year career. The infamous cornerback ends his NFL tenure with one All-Pro appearance and one seaso...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Tulowitzki, grateful to live 'my dream,' retires Troy Tulowitzki, whose 223 home runs as a shortstop are seventh-most in MLB history, has announced his retirement at age 34 after 13 seasons with the Rockies, Blue Jays and Yankees....
17:16, 07/25/2019

Troy Tulowitzki Retires After a Brief Comeback in Pinstripes As a shortstop for the Colorado Rockies, Tulowitzki established himself as one of the more dynamic young players in the game, but injuries have cut his career short at age 34....
19:16, 07/25/2019

5-time All-Star Tulowitzki retires after leg injuries Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki says he is retiring from Major League Baseball following injuries that limited him to 13 plate appearances since July 2017       ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

‘I will be a happier man’: Marvin Sordell retires from football at 28 • Sordell: ‘ugly side of football has affected my mental health’• Burton manager, Nigel Clough, pays tribute to retiring forwardThe former England Under-21 striker Marvin Sordell has described football as “a beautiful game with an ugly persona” after...
17:02, 07/26/2019

Sanchez retires, will be ESPN college analyst Mark Sanchez is retiring from the NFL after 10 seasons to join ESPN as a college football analyst. He was the Rose Bowl MVP in 2008, when his Trojans finished No. 3 in the country....
12:32, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Sharapova retires from match trailing 5-0 in 3rd Maria Sharapova retired from her first-round match at Wimbledon with a left wrist injury while trailing 5-0 in the third set        ...
10:16, 07/02/2019

Gustafsson retires after submission loss to Smith Alexander Gustafsson took off his gloves and left them in the Octagon after losing to Anthony Smith via rear-naked choke submission at 2:38 of the fourth round in the main event of UFC Stockholm....
05:16, 06/02/2019

Former Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis retires Kirk Nieuwenhuis is calling it quits. The former Met, who was playing for manager Wally Backman’s Long Island Ducks, retired on Friday, according to multiple reports. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with 11 homers and 41 RBIs in 62 games for the Ducks thi...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Veteran Caps D Orpik retires after 15 seasons Brooks Orpik called it a career Tuesday after 15 bruising NHL seasons in which he established himself as a big-hitting, shutdown defenseman and won the Stanley Cup twice....
07:32, 06/25/2019

Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei retires Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei, a three-time Olympic silver medalist and former world number one, announced his retirement on Thursday, as prolonged health issues after battling cancer dashed his hopes of a comeback....
09:32, 06/13/2019

G Ward signs one-day contract with Hurricanes, retires Goaltender Cam Ward signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday and retired from the team where he spent 13 of his 14 NHL seasons....
16:00, 08/28/2019

Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman retires SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman has retired. Bowman announced his retirement Tuesday at the headquarters of the San Francisco 49ers. He spent eight-plus seasons in San Francisco after being drafted in the third round...
17:32, 06/04/2019

American Airlines retires MD-80 fleet; see the jet through the years American Airlines retired the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 jets with the final passenger flight, American Flight 80, departing Sept. 4.       ...
03:48, 09/05/2019

Tony Parker, Former Spurs Star, Retires From NBA Parker, 37, was a six-time N.B.A. All-Star and the Spurs’ point guard during their run of four championships. He was the first European-born finals MVP....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Ailing Djokovic retires against Wawrinka at US Open In an era where men's tennis has been dominated by the "Big 3" of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka can at times be a forgotten man....
23:16, 09/02/2019

Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league "Aug 27 (Reuters) - San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Former Spain great Xavi retires from soccer at the age of 39 Xavi Hernández will retire from soccer this season, ending a career in which he became one of the best midfielders to ever play for Barcelona and Spain's national team        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Editor who called for revival of KKK retires from Alabama newspaper BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The longtime owner and editor of a small Alabama newspaper that called for a revival of the Ku Klux Klan has sold the publication and retired, months after igniting a firestorm with the editorial, the new owner said. Goodloe Sutton...
00:32, 07/12/2019

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM provisionally agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its fleet, in a bid to improve the airline's fuel efficiency and costs....
12:48, 07/30/2019

Equestrian: 'Captain Canada' retires from international showjumping Canadian Ian Millar announced his retirement from international showjumping on Wednesday following an illustrious career during which he set a record by becoming the first athlete in any sport to compete at 10 Olympic Games....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Ngata retires as a Raven; Billick also honored by team Haloti Ngata's retires as a Raven, will enter team's Ring of Honor in 2020 after former coach Brian Billick gets in this year        ...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Jared Veldheer abruptly retires after one Patriots practice Not even 10 days after being signed by the Patriots, Jared Veldheer has retired from football. The offensive lineman, age 31, was on the Reserve/Retired List, the Patriots announced Tuesday. No reason has been given for the veteran’s abrupt ret...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
07:16, 06/14/2019

Bertens retires from French Open second-round match "Dutch fourth seed Kiki Bertens, one of the pre-tournament favourites, retired due to illness from her second-round match against Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova on Wednesday."...
10:48, 05/29/2019

Smash Pro Retires After Admitting To Relationship With Teenage Competitor Elliot “Ally” Carroza-Oyarce is one of the best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players in the world, but his career came to an apparent end recently when the 28 year old confirmed allegations that he had been involved in a romantic relationship with a mu...
16:16, 07/08/2019

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Mark Sanchez retires from NFL for high-profile ESPN job Quarterback Mark Sanchez is putting away his helmet and heading to ABC/ESPN to be a college football analyst, The Post has learned. Sources tell The Post the former Jets quarterback’s main job will be in ABC’s lead college football studio, where he w...
06:32, 07/23/2019

Postman Retires After 35 Years, Gets A Hawaiian Surprise From Strangers Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Marietta, Georgia, on Thursday, which might have called for a handshake or even a cake to send him off....
01:00, 05/25/2019

WRC title blow for Toyota and Tanak as he retires in Turkey Toyota Gazoo Racing team principal Tommi Makinen says an ECU or fuel-related failure are the most likely reasons for Ott Tanak's retirement from day two of Rally Turkey on Saturday...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Boxing champ Lebedev retires after fights fall through Former world cruiserweight boxing champion Denis Lebedev has retired aged 39 after a lengthy and colorful career       ...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Mike DiMuro retires, Chad Whitson becomes fulltime MLB ump Mike DiMuro, among three father-son duos to work home plate in a major league no-hitter, is retiring after two decades as an umpire and is being replaced on the big league staff by Chad Whitson       ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Chris Kunitz retires after 15 NHL seasons, four Stanley Cup titles Chris Kunitz retires after winning four Stanley Cup titles in 15 NHL seasons, is joining Chicago Blackhawks' front office as adviser.       ...
19:48, 07/30/2019

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon first round with yet another injury Maria Sharapova retired for the first time in her grand slam career at Wimbledon but suggested she isn't about to quit the game for good after a series of demoralizing injuries....
17:32, 07/02/2019

NJ public employee retires after never missing day of work in 62 years His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. “I was trying to get stuff done,” Sumlar said. “You know me, I complete the day.” Sumlar, 84, of Orange, NJ, is so thorough t...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Williams retires hurt during Rogers Cup final against Andreescu "Serena Williams suffered Rogers Cup final heartache after being forced to retire with a back injury in Toronto, handing the title to Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu."...
12:19, 08/11/2019

On This Day: Floyd Mayweather retires after an unfulfilling win against Oscar De La Hoya Floyd Mayweather got the decision over comebacking Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya and said that was his lot, but Claude Abrams at ringside in 2007 asked: can he really rest on his laurels after this close-run thing? The post On This Day: Floyd Mayweathe...
06:32, 05/05/2019

Andrew Luck of the Colts Retires From the N.F.L. After Spate of Injuries The 29-year-old was the first pick in the 2012 draft and is in the third year of a five-year contract extension that pays him an average of $23.3 million a year....
23:00, 08/24/2019

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 17 seasons Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 17 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Williams retires because of injury as Andreescu wins Rogers Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years when Serena Williams retired because of an injury        ...
21:32, 08/12/2019

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 16 seasons in NFL Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 16 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Fernando Torres retires from football after 18-year career Spaniard to hold press conference on Sunday‘The time has come to put an end to my career’The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard, who has been playing in Japan for ...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Tennis: Barty regroups to win, but Osaka retires with injury Top seed Ash Barty rallied from a set down to make the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals but world number one Naomi Osaka withdrew from her quarter-final with an apparent knee injury on Friday....
17:00, 08/16/2019

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Tennis-Osaka retires at Cincinnati with knee injury World number one Naomi Osaka retired from the Cincinnati Masters with an apparent knee injury on Friday, less than two weeks before the start of her U.S. Open title defence....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Ex-Islanders goalie Roberto Luongo retires after 19 NHL seasons SUNRISE, Fla. — Florida goalie Roberto Luongo has decided to retire after 19 seasons. The 40-year-old Luongo made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account. His 489 career victories are third in NHL history behind only Martin Brodeur and Patr...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Arjen Robben retires at 35 after conceding injuries have taken toll • ‘I’m no longer 16 with no idea what injuries can do to you’• Dutchman won 12 titles, including eight at Bayern MunichArjen Robben has retired from football aged 35 following a trophy-laden career at club level and having earned 96 caps for his coun...
16:48, 07/04/2019

Free agent Collison, 31, retires from NBA to focus on faith NEW YORK (AP) — Point guard Darren Collison has decided to retire from the NBA after 10 seasons to focus on being a Jehovah’s Witness. The 31-year-old Collison played for the Indiana Pacers the last two seasons. He told ESPN’s The Undefea...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Rallying: Sordo leads as Ogier retires in Sardinia Spain's Dani Sordo led after the first leg of the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Friday while Citroen's championship leader Sebastien Ogier hit a rock and retired....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Disaster for Djokovic as defending champ retires injured "Novak Djokovic\u0027s U.S. Open title defence came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting a chorus of boos from the crowd at Flushing Meadow...
06:32, 09/02/2019

He built this house: Mr. Hall of Fame retires after 42 years Joe Horrigan ends his 40-plus-year tenure in Canton. Not only did he have a hand in expanding the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he has helped keep football's memories alive....
09:48, 06/01/2019

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter published Monday on the Spanish royals’ website...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Four-star Navy admiral retires over inappropriate professional relationship A decorated US Navy admiral who was set to become the service’s top officer has decided to turn down the position — and will retire instead — after an investigation found that he had maintained an inappropriate “professional r...
01:16, 07/08/2019

Chael Sonnen Retires After Lyoto Machida Kicked His Ass At Bellator 222 It took nearly two rounds of pure domination at the hands of former UFC champion Lyoto Machida for referee Todd Anderson to break up the fight between “The Dragon” and “The American Gangster,” Chael Sonnen....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
05:48, 06/13/2019

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his re...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Andrew Luck retires: What we know about the Colts QB's decision to walk away Andrew Luck stunned the NFL world when he announced that he was stepping away from pro football due to a series of injuries and grueling rehabs.       ...
13:00, 08/25/2019

Colts QB Andrew Luck retires at 29, cites frequent injuries Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, in a surprise announcement, said he made the "hardest decision of my life" to retire from the NFL at age 29, citing frequent injuries....
17:00, 08/25/2019

Ashley Cole retires from playing and plans move into coaching • Cole: ‘My next chapter will hopefully be coaching’• Left-back won 13 major trophies and 107 England capsAshley Cole has said he is planning a move into coaching after calling time on his illustrious playing career.The former England defender won 13...
10:32, 08/18/2019

Buffalo Bills offensive lineman retires over 'fear of the unknown' Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Isaac Asiata announced his retirement Tuesday, citing anxiety and “fear of the unknown” in a heartfelt message posted on social media....
10:48, 07/31/2019

New York Jets K Chandler Catanzaro retires after camp struggles New York Jets veteran kicker Chandler Catanzaro is retiring from the NFL after struggling in training camp and the team's preseason opener against the New York Giants....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Athletics great Sally Pearson retires after injuries take their toll ‘My body is just not up to it,’ says champion hurdlerAustralian will not compete at a third Olympics next yearAustralia’s greatest modern-day track and field athlete Sally Pearson has announced her retirement, acknowledging that her body can take no ...
07:16, 08/06/2019

Serena rolls past Osaka in Toronto, Halep retires Serena Williams moved into the Rogers Cup semi-finals on Friday with a maiden career victory over Naomi Osaka in their first meeting since the American's infamous row with an umpire overshadowed last year's U.S. Open final....
06:16, 08/10/2019

Former wide receiver Jordy Nelson officially retires as a Packer Former Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson had four 1,000-yard seasons, made the Pro Bowl in 2014 and was the Comeback Player of the Year in 2016.       ...
14:48, 08/04/2019

WRC points leader Neuville retires from Rally Chile after accident World Rally Championship points leader Thierry Neuville has suffered a dramatic accident on stage eight of Rally Chile, forcing the Hyundai driver to retire...
08:48, 05/11/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Spanish GP As Pole-sitter Quartararo Retires After securing a DNF in Argentina last month, reigning world champion Marc Marquez took a dominant win in the 2019 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The Honda rider took his second win of the......
09:16, 05/05/2019

New York Jets kicker, 28, abruptly retires after poor preseason performance New York Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro abruptly announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday after struggling during the preseason opener against the New York Giants....
15:32, 08/12/2019

WRC Portugal: Toyota's Tanak wins, Meeke retires on power stage Toyota's Ott Tanak won his second successive World Rally Championship round with victory on Rally Portugal ahead of Hyundai's Thierry Neuville, as team-mate Kris Meeke retired on the final stage...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Darren Collison Abruptly Retires From NBA To Focus On Life As A Jehovah's Witness After 10 seasons in the NBA, Darren Collison announced his retirement through an open letter to The Undefeated, citing his faith as the catalyst for his decision:...
13:48, 06/29/2019

| Serena powers past No. 1-bound Osaka, Halep retires hurt Serena Williams won the rematch Friday, dominating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 to ensure the Japanese star won't leave Toronto with a title to go with her number one world ranking....
01:48, 08/10/2019

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which together with a “left squad designation” accompanying his...
05:00, 08/13/2019

Rallying: Ogier leads into final day of Rally Turkey as Tanak retires Sebastien Ogier will take a 0.2 second lead over Citroen team mate Esapekka Lappi into the final day of Rally Turkey, with championship leader Ott Tanak retiring his Toyota on Saturday....
10:00, 09/14/2019

Fernando Torres retires after glittering 18-year career – video highlights After an 18-year career, former Spain striker Fernando Torres is calling time on professional football. The announcement came in a video posted to social media, with the former Atlético, Liverpool and Chelsea player telling fans he will reveal more a...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Buffalo Bills sign 7 draft picks; QB Derek Anderson retires ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed seven of their eight draft picks, including first-round selection Ed Oliver, while veteran quarterback Derek Anderson is retiring after 14 seasons. The Bills announced the signings and Anderson ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

‘A true legend’: England and Chelsea midfielder Karen Carney retires • 31-year-old has won 143 caps for England and scored 32 goals• Now is definitely the right time to retire, she saysKaren Carney has announced her retirement from football after a long and successful career. Related: If English women’s football is to...
03:16, 07/05/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its fleet, as the Franco-Dutch airline group moves to improve fuel efficiency and costs....
12:48, 07/30/2019

Chief judge caught berating female cop at City Hall retires A chief administrative judge who was caught on video berating and cursing at a female police officer at City Hall last year has retired, officials said. Fidel Del Valle, commissioner of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, retired this m...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Buffalo Bills sign safety Coleman after Rafael Bush retires The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Kurt Coleman to replace Rafael Bush after the player unexpectedly announced his retirement less than a week before the start of training camp       ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Bill Moran, picked to lead U.S. Navy, retires over inappropriate relationship Adm. Bill Moran said he has declined the offer and will instead retire due to a professional relationship he kept with a former Navy official accused of sexual misconduct....
08:32, 07/08/2019

Admiral picked to lead U.S. Navy declines job, retires over inappropriate relationship Vice Adm. Bill Moran said he has declined the offer and will instead retire due to a professional relationship he kept with a former Navy official accused of sexual misconduct....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Quarterback EJ Manuel, first-round NFL draft pick by Buffalo Bills in 2013, retires EJ Manuel, who was a first-round selection by the Buffalo Bills in the 2013 NFL draft, has decided to retire.        ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Sharapova retires from match; Serena, Federer, Nadal advance Maria Sharapova retired from her first-round match against Pauline Parmentier with a left wrist injury, while Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced at Wimbledon....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Former Rep. Darrell Issa mulls run in Calif. if indicted Rep. Hunter resigns or retires: report Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is reportedly considering a run for Rep. Duncan Hunter’s seat in California if the indicted congressman resigns or decides not to seek reelection, according to reports....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Richie Incognito un-retires, joins bizarre Raiders in ‘Hard Knocks’ dream Richie Incognito is back and, naturally, he’s in Oakland. Incognito, who hasn’t played football since 2017 and had announced his retirement, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Because an organiz...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Indianapolis Colts star Andrew Luck retires aged 29 in all-time NFL shocker Quarterback, 29, announces retirement in all-time NFL surpriseStanford product was the No 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draftAndrew Luck, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback and Indianapolis Colts’ franchise player, has informed his team that he is r...
19:00, 08/24/2019

Canadian teen Andreescu wins Toronto title after tearful Serena Williams retires 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu takes Rogers Cup titleWorry for Williams with US Open just two weeks awayAmerican forced out of final with back injury while trailing 3-1Bianca Andreescu delivered Canada a home champion at the Rogers Cup in Toronto but h...
14:19, 08/11/2019

NFL: Indianapolis Colts star Andrew Luck retires after 'cycle of injury pain' – video Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has retired from the NFL in a shock announcement. The 29-year-old says he is quitting after mounting injuries, adding ‘it’s the hardest decision of my life but it is the right decision for me’. Luck has miss...
06:32, 08/25/2019

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
10:32, 08/17/2019

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.       ...
23:16, 08/02/2019

Stan Wawrinka shocks Novak Djokovic to advance to US Open quarterfinals after world No. 1 retires In an era where men's tennis has been dominated by the "Big 3" of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka can at times be a forgotten man....
03:00, 09/02/2019

Quarterback Mark Sanchez retires, joins ESPN as college football studio analyst Former New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, of "butt fumble" fame, has retired from the NFL and is joining ESPN as a college football analyst.       ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Admiral poised to lead Navy retires over ‘professional relationship’ with disgraced ‘bad Santa’ press officer The four-star admiral President Trump nominated to lead the Navy will retire instead after revealing that he maintained a professional relationship with a former public affairs officer who was reassigned after complaints of inappropriate behavior dur...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Eternal Driver Paul Menard Retires From NASCAR While Controversial Upstart DiBenedetto Takes His Place NASCAR fans today were not at all prepared for the news bomb that Wood Brothers Racing was about to drop on the racing world: driver Paul Menard will be ending his 4,000-year career in NASCAR and retiring at the end of the 2019 season, to be replaced...
04:49, 09/11/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
12:48, 06/10/2019

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 ...
01:16, 06/14/2019

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 ...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda has died at 70, months after having a lung transplant, his former racing team McLaren confirmed on Tuesday....
19:16, 05/20/2019

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....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Colts players irate about fans booing Andrew Luck after QB retires: 'It was (expletive)' Several Colts players made it clear they were unhappy with the fans who booed Andrew Luck after word of his retirement leaked.       ...
16:32, 08/26/2019

American Airlines retires last of its 'workhorse' MD-80 fleet An era ended at American Airlines on Wednesday as the airline retired the remaining 26 planes of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fleet.       ...
03:48, 09/05/2019

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?...
17:32, 08/15/2019

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."...
04:16, 06/14/2019

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...
23:32, 07/08/2019

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....
15:32, 07/14/2019

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?...
11:00, 07/24/2019

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....
20:48, 07/07/2019

The Heavyweight Champion With an Imperfect Body Boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. eats candy bars before his fights and was taunted about his weight. He answered with a shocking knockout win over Anthony Joshua....
08:48, 06/02/2019

Fury still lineal champion with TKO of Schwarz Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz by TKO in the second round Saturday night to retain his lineal heavyweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas....
21:16, 06/15/2019

Who is Gary Woodland? What you need to know about the new U.S. Open champion Not everyone knows Woodland. From his family to his love of basketball to his near misses on the PGA Tour, here's a look at the 2019 U.S. Open champion....
10:32, 06/17/2019

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....
17:48, 08/09/2019

No problem for U.S. Open champion Woodland U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland is enjoying life as a newly-crowned major champion but has quickly realized that the biggest adjustment since his breakthrough victory may just be finding out how to say no....
14:48, 06/26/2019

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.’...
14:16, 06/21/2019

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."...
15:01, 09/12/2019

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....
11:48, 05/24/2019

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....
09:32, 04/28/2019

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....
06:16, 05/21/2019

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....
02:16, 05/21/2019

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....
02:16, 05/21/2019

MotoGP champion Marquez goes top after win in Spain World champion Marc Marquez swept back to the top of the MotoGP standings by a single point on Sunday after running away with his home Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez....
21:16, 05/05/2019

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."...
04:16, 08/20/2019

Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ Jordan Gill must make the most of his next big chance, writes Matt Bevan The post Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:16, 05/09/2019

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...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Fat chance: Ruiz set to reign as heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. set to reign as heavyweight champion following epic upset of Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden        ...
12:16, 06/02/2019

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."...
13:32, 08/20/2019

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....
06:32, 06/29/2019

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....
10:48, 06/03/2019

The Londoner: Climate champion's bumpy take-off Labour climate champion spends high on flights | Sadiq Khan becomes friends with a New Yorker | Steve Baker, Mark Francois, and Steve Bray make peace |...
11:16, 06/26/2019

Defending champion Kvitova through to 3rd round in Madrid MADRID (AP) — Defending champion Petra Kvitova defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 7-6 (5) to reach the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The second-seeded Czech outlasted Mladenovic by winning the last three points in the tiebreaker to close o...
12:48, 05/06/2019

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....
23:00, 08/27/2019

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 ...
10:32, 06/21/2019

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...
16:00, 08/28/2019

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...
04:16, 07/03/2019

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....
18:32, 08/12/2019

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....
04:00, 07/23/2019

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...
07:48, 07/24/2019

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....
17:48, 07/19/2019

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...
03:16, 07/29/2019

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....
22:00, 07/18/2019

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....
22:00, 07/18/2019

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....
17:48, 07/30/2019

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....
10:48, 07/15/2019

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 ...
06:32, 05/27/2019

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...
13:16, 08/05/2019

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....
12:48, 08/09/2019

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."...
16:00, 08/12/2019

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...
16:00, 07/07/2019

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...
12:32, 08/29/2019

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.”...
13:48, 09/18/2019

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"...
04:32, 09/08/2019

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....
10:00, 07/23/2019

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.       ...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Why Leclerc, not Vettel, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for There are no prizes for guessing who tops our Power Rankings -- Charles Leclerc, having claimed back-to-back victories, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for....
13:48, 09/18/2019

A boxing champion says he wants to kill a man in the ring: 'This is a gladiator’s sport’ The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
08:16, 05/17/2019

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....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Former Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
14:32, 04/28/2019

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....
13:48, 09/17/2019

Film about seven-time F1 champion Schumacher to release this year An official documentary feature film about Michael Schumacher, which has been fully supported by the seven-time Formula 1 world champion's family, is to be released later this year...
04:48, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Defending champion Kerber loses at Wimbledon Unseeded American Laura Davis came from a set down to knock out defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round of Wimbledon       ...
10:16, 07/04/2019

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....
11:32, 06/09/2019

Defending champion US faces Netherlands in World Cup final The United States will be vying for its fourth Women's World Cup title when it meets European champion the Netherlands on Sunday       ...
08:16, 07/07/2019

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...
12:00, 08/16/2019

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...
17:16, 06/08/2019

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....
02:32, 08/17/2019

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....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Former U.S. Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired off a series of posts about the women’s empo...
07:48, 08/02/2019

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....
08:16, 07/16/2019

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....
02:48, 08/03/2019

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...
20:48, 08/03/2019

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tes...
03:48, 06/10/2019

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....
15:48, 08/04/2019

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....
10:16, 04/28/2019

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        ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

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....
03:48, 08/06/2019

Niki Lauda, F1 champion, aviation entrepreneur, dead at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
21:00, 05/20/2019

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70      ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

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       ...
11:16, 08/07/2019

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...
11:16, 05/27/2019

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....
10:48, 07/15/2019

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....
00:48, 06/18/2019

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."...
02:00, 06/02/2019

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....
16:16, 06/13/2019

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....
15:48, 09/02/2019

Wimbledon champion Kerber beats Stosur in Eastbourne Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her impressive build-up with a 6-4 6-4 defeat of Australian Sam Stosur in her opening match at the Eastbourne championships on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

The beautiful game: how FIFA became the champion of soccer simulators It’s a little bizarre to imagine a gaming landscape in which FIFA didn’t exist, but the very first entry in the series didn’t arrive until 1993. Prior to this, soccer simulators weren’t really simulators at all, but more o...
05:16, 05/05/2019

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....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Defending champion Kvitova reaches 2nd round in Madrid MADRID (AP) — Petra Kvitova opened her title defense in the Madrid Open by dispatching Sofia Kenin of the United States 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday. The second-seeded Kvitova, a three-time champion in Madrid, is coming off a title in Stuttgart and is the on...
16:00, 05/04/2019

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....
09:00, 05/24/2019

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        ...
16:48, 07/22/2019

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...
15:48, 06/23/2019

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....
14:32, 08/26/2019

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....
11:48, 06/04/2019

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."...
02:32, 08/28/2019

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....
07:00, 07/23/2019

Giuliano Bugialli, Champion of Italian Cuisine, Dies at 88 In his books and his cooking classes, he extolled traditional recipes. His 1977 cookbook, “The Fine Art of Italian Cooking,” is a standard in the field....
14:32, 05/03/2019

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....
12:00, 06/20/2019

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."...
06:48, 07/22/2019

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....
21:32, 08/23/2019

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...
14:16, 07/24/2019

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...
00:00, 08/24/2019

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....
17:00, 08/20/2019

American Rob 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....
04:32, 08/24/2019

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."...
06:16, 07/21/2019

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....
23:48, 06/02/2019

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....
21:16, 07/21/2019

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       ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

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 ...
14:00, 07/25/2019

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."...
10:00, 05/23/2019

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...
03:32, 05/21/2019

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......
05:16, 05/21/2019

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...
20:00, 05/21/2019

A star is born at the Tour: 22-year-old champion Egan Bernal Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees       ...
15:48, 07/28/2019

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....
08:48, 07/30/2019

'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.        ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

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......
06:48, 05/22/2019

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson gets new crew chief On the brink of missing the playoffs for this first time, Johnson is moving on to another new crew chief in the hope of reversing a serious slide.       ...
20:16, 07/29/2019

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 in a series of Facebook posts of sexually assaulting h...
13:32, 05/21/2019

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 ...
21:32, 09/16/2019

‘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...
20:00, 09/16/2019

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...
04:48, 09/15/2019

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.       ...
15:00, 08/23/2019

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......
13:16, 09/05/2019

Former surfing world champion Sunny Garcia in intensive care World Surf League confirms Hawaiian is in hospital in OregonWon world title in 2000 and six triple crowns of surfingKelly Slater among those posting messages of supportThe World Surf League has confirmed the former world champion Sunny Garcia is in i...
07:32, 05/01/2019

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....
14:32, 08/24/2019

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."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

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."...
14:16, 09/04/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
14:00, 05/01/2019

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....
14:32, 08/25/2019

Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain’s stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday. Referee Frank Schneider awarded it for a crude foul by Brazilia...
13:32, 05/04/2019

| Reigning champion Kvitova makes convincing start in Madrid World number two Petra Kvitova made an impressive start to the defence of her Madrid Open title by beating America's Sofia Kenin 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday....
13:16, 05/04/2019

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....
08:00, 09/01/2019

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...
16:32, 08/31/2019

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."...
13:32, 08/20/2019

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....
10:00, 09/08/2019

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....
06:00, 09/09/2019

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique in London on Saturday....
07:16, 08/04/2019

'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."...
16:00, 09/14/2019

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....
09:32, 04/28/2019

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...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for Trump....
20:32, 05/18/2019

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.       ...
11:00, 08/25/2019

'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...
17:32, 08/12/2019

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....
10:16, 09/13/2019

Germany: Hazing ritual reported at champion handball academy Prosecutors in northern Germany have launched an investigation after reports of violent hazing rituals at a champion handball academy. The hazing was reportedly widespread at the youth academy for years....
16:00, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

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....
14:01, 08/13/2019

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."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

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...
18:32, 08/29/2019

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       ...
13:00, 07/02/2019

| 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....
22:32, 06/03/2019

| Snookered: Ex-world champion Murphy flops in Open golf bid Former snooker world champion Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine have failed to make the cut for the British Open golf tournament....
11:32, 06/24/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research. Van der Weijden completed the 195-kilo...
11:16, 06/24/2019

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        ...
20:16, 07/12/2019

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....
11:32, 06/13/2019

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...
03:32, 05/31/2019

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...
17:32, 07/14/2019

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......
22:32, 07/14/2019

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....
08:32, 06/19/2019

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....
07:16, 07/15/2019

Former world champion Gilbert left off Tour de France squad PARIS (AP) — Former world champion Philippe Gilbert has been left off his team’s squad for the Tour de France, a year after crashing out of the three-week race. The Belgian rider, who fractured his knee after crashing in the Pyrenees last year ...
04:48, 06/26/2019

'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, has returned to Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Wednesday ...
07:16, 07/10/2019

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...
16:00, 05/27/2019

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....
11:00, 07/02/2019

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....
07:32, 05/31/2019

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        ...
06:00, 05/31/2019

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...
22:00, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

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       ...
05:00, 07/08/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 05/28/2019

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....
13:32, 05/28/2019

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...
10:48, 06/27/2019

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...
15:00, 06/02/2019

British Open champion Francesco Molinari has one regret about tattoo he got when he was 18 Francesco Molinari has a tattoo on his right upper arm. It signifies a rebellious streak he's done well to contain to become a British Open champion.       ...
09:32, 07/15/2019

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...
05:48, 06/20/2019

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....
11:32, 06/09/2019

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....
09:32, 06/13/2019

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...
10:48, 06/17/2019

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...
04:00, 06/08/2019

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       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

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...
15:32, 05/24/2019

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       ...
08:16, 07/23/2019

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...
05:00, 06/16/2019

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."...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship       ...
16:00, 06/15/2019

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 ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

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...
05:48, 06/19/2019

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...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Ruby Walsh retires: Tracks plan tributes to 'racing's Lionel Messi' after surprise announcement Plans were on Thursday being drawn up at major tracks over how to pay tribute to "the Lionel Messi of horse racing", Ruby Walsh, after his surprise retirement....
06:32, 05/02/2019

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 ...
22:00, 06/01/2019

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....
01:16, 06/02/2019

Former NASCAR champion driver Mike Stefanik dies in plane crash at 61 Mike Stefanik, a nine-time champion between NASCAR's Whelen Modified and K&N Pro Series East series, has died in a plane crash. He was 61.       ...
09:48, 09/16/2019

Rizin bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi adds Bellator belt Kyoji Horiguchi adds the Bellator belt to his collection as part of a Bellator 222 undercard featuring another fall by one prospect, Aaron Pico, and a strong outing by another, Dillon Danis....
22:32, 06/14/2019

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......
04:02, 09/18/2019

eROC champion Baldwin: Veloce 'underdog' in LMES Super Final eRace of Champions winner James Baldwin believes his Veloce Esports team is heading into the Super Final of the Le Mans Esports Series as the underdog...
03:48, 06/12/2019

Russia's world high jump champion calls out suspended federation Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticizing her country's suspended athletics federation for what she says is a lack of progress toward reinstatement four years into a doping scandal....
10:32, 08/22/2019

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of its vulnerability in an interconnected world....
06:48, 07/02/2019

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
01:32, 07/01/2019

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"...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Marc Gasol exercises player option to return to NBA champion Raptors Center Marc Gasol, who joined the Toronto Raptors in a February trade, averaged 12 points per game during the NBA Finals.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

| 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....
11:48, 09/06/2019

Former judo world champion scared to return home after defying Iran An Iranian former judo world champion says he is afraid to return home after defying his government's orders to withdraw from the world championships....
11:48, 09/02/2019

French Open champion Barty makes smooth transition to grass "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty made a smooth transition from Parisian clay to British lawns as the Australian opened her grasscourt campaign with an impressive 6-3 6-4 victory over Croatia\u0027s Donna Vekic on Wednesday."...
08:32, 06/19/2019

W Series champion Chadwick tests EF Open as she plans 2020 season W Series champion and Williams Formula 1 development driver Jamie Chadwick could contest Euroformula Open this year, after testing the Dallara F317 Formula 3 car the championship uses at Silverstone...
17:16, 09/06/2019

Tour de France champion Thomas crashes in main prep race BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has crashed in a cycling race, days after teammate Chris Froome was involved in a season-ending accident in France. Team INEOS says Thomas had to drop out of the fourth stage of the nin...
08:48, 06/18/2019

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."       ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Olympian and DWTS Champion Meryl Davis Marries Fedor Andreev Meryl Davis is married! The Olympic ice dancing champion and former winner of Dancing With the Stars wed Russian-Canadian figure skater Fedor Andreev on Saturday in the South of France,......
17:32, 06/22/2019

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.       ...
04:00, 09/09/2019

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....
12:48, 09/09/2019

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......
11:32, 08/25/2019

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...
07:00, 09/10/2019

Trump honors 'very special' World Series champion Red Sox at White House President Trump paid tribute to the Boston Red Sox Thursday at a White House ceremony honoring the club's 2018 World Series championship, describing them as an "unstoppable" team who had won a "spectacular victory."...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson favours NASCAR stay beyond 2020 Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson says he is "favouring more years" in the series if he is "forced to make a decision" by Hendrick Motorsports...
10:48, 09/13/2019

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.        ...
16:32, 08/24/2019

Four-time IndyCar champion Franchitti to make racing return at Goodwood Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti will return to racing for the first time since his 2013 accident at next month's Goodwood Revival...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Brooks Koepka’s stunning girlfriend 'rejected' TWICE by US PGA champion in awkward video US PGA champion Brooks Koepka was so in the zone ahead of the final round of the tournament that he appeared to completely snub his girlfriend’s advances....
12:32, 05/20/2019

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....
17:48, 05/30/2019

‘I almost lost it,’ admits Tour de France champion-in-waiting Egan Bernal • Colombian reflects on time-trial struggle• ‘He was born to go uphill fast,’ says Geraint ThomasEgan Bernal has admitted he came close to defeat after a disappointing time-trial performance on this year’s stage 13 time trial in Pau. Related: Egan Be...
21:48, 07/27/2019

Azarenka hands former French Open champion Ostapenko another first-round exit 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....
11:00, 05/28/2019

'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 ...
10:32, 05/26/2019

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....
18:32, 05/26/2019

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...
15:32, 07/11/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
09:48, 07/17/2019

#TheBreakaway - A great day for Geraint Thomas as defending champion flies under the radar "In #TheBreakaway after Stage 6 of the 2019 Tour de France, Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Adam Blythe discuss La Planche des Belles Filles, Giulio Ciccone going into yellow (01:40), and Thibaut Pinot’s strong performance (04:20). Luke Rowe talks to...
12:00, 07/11/2019

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 multiple news r...
20:00, 05/20/2019

'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...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Wrestling: 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....
06:48, 05/23/2019

As Democrats champion plans for free college, one GOP state already has a model program NBC News- As Democratic presidential candidates promote billion-dollar plans to make college free on the campaign trail, affordable higher education advocates across the political spectrum are pushing a simpler approach: Look to the states. One state...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One world champion, dies aged 70 • Austrian won three F1 world titles between 1975 and 1984• Driver suffered horrific injuries at German GP in 1976• The former world champion’s life – in picturesThe former Formula One driver and three-time world champion Niki Lauda has died at the a...
01:00, 05/21/2019

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....
09:48, 07/22/2019

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...
20:48, 07/04/2019

An eccentric male MMA fighter wants to become the UFC's first 'intergender' champion by challenging a woman to a bout YouTube / BT Sport / ESPN MMA Henry Cejudo, a UFC fighter, says he wants to fight a woman in the Octagon. The woman he has challenged to a bout is the dominant featherweight fighter Valentina Shevchenko. She responded to his call out by saying: "Be ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

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."...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Tour champion Bahamontes laments demise of 1950s-style racing Federico Bahamontes, the first Spaniard to win the Tour de France in 1959 and still considered to be its best-ever climber, is looking forward to watching the last day of this year's enthralling race on Sunday....
12:32, 07/25/2019

British wrestling champion Adrian McCallum dies at 36 after haunting final tweet British wrestler Lionheart today died aged 36 – hours after posting a haunting message online. The world heavyweight champion said: “One day you will eat your last meal, you will hug your friend for the last time”. His message ̵...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Coco Gauff sets up clash with defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka American thrills crowd with win over Tímea Babos World No 1 awaits in third round on SaturdayCocomania is taking further hold of the US Open as it steers into Labor Day weekend – and there is no telling how bright the fireworks will get. American sen...
00:00, 08/30/2019

Meet Hinako Shibuno: 10 things to know about the Women's British Open champion Hinako Shibuno, a 20-year-old from Japan, landed with grace and guts on the world golf stage with her victory in the 2019 Women's British Open.       ...
17:48, 08/04/2019

US Open: Defending Wimbledon champion Simona Halep stunned by Taylor Townsend Simona Halep, seeded No. 4 and coming off her first Wimbledon championship, was shocked in three sets by American Taylor Townsend in the second round.       ...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Jessi Combs, speed champion and former Mythbuster, killed while attempting record-breaking jet car run Jessi Combs, the current women’s record-holder for fastest speed in a 4-wheeled vehicle, was killed in a jet car crash while attempting to best her own speed record. The crash occurred during a run in the Alvord Desert in Oregon, a dry lake bed...
08:00, 08/29/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that m...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Coco Gauff's US Open run comes to an end with loss to defending champion Naomi Osaka Coco Gauff showcased her electrifying athleticism and punishing power at times, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 1 Naomi Osaka.       ...
19:32, 08/31/2019

Novak Djokovic Outlasts Roger Federer In Five-Set Marathon To Repeat As Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 to repeat as Wimbledon champion, and win the tournament for the fifth time in his career. The match was simply a bout of epic proportions between two world class athletes who each spent ...
12:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland finds inspiration in words of friend Amy Bockerstette Amy Bockerstette, a Phoenix golfer who has Down syndrome, and U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland have developed a close bond.       ...
23:00, 06/16/2019

WWE champion Kofi Kingston on breaking racial barriers, 'SmackDown' moving to FOX and NXT as a third brand For over a decade, WWE Champion Kofi Kingston has captivated wrestling fans all around the world with his exciting blend of athletics and infectious charisma. The happy-go-lucky Ghanaian recently made history as becoming the first-ever African-born W...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Iranian Judo Champion in Hiding After Refusing to Boycott Competition With Israeli Athlete (DUESSELDORF, Germany) — Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world championships on political grounds. Now he’s training for next year’s Ol...
11:16, 09/16/2019

Italian speedboat champion Fabio Buzzi killed in racing crash near Venice An Italian speedboat champion and two others were killed Wednesday when their vessel struck an artificial reef off the coast of Venice, authorities said....
20:50, 09/18/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
06:32, 05/01/2019

NASCAR Playoffs See Truck Series Regular-Season Champion Eliminated In First Round On Aug. 10, NASCAR Truck Series driver Grant Enfinger won the series’ regular-season championship, awarded to the driver with the highest amount of points accumulated—and thus the most consistent success—over the first 16 races of the year. By Sept. ...
17:32, 09/16/2019

Three-time Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, who won two Wimbledon and one Australian Open doubles title with fellow Australian Paul McNamee, died at age 64 in Germany.        ...
19:48, 07/21/2019

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
11:16, 07/17/2019

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Opinion: In a place obsessed with identity, Shane Lowry is a champion fans can relate to Shane Lowry looks like a man more likely to guard Claret Jug than have his name engraved on it, but he's one you'd want to drink from it with.        ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

World Cup champion USWNT's equal pay talks with U.S. Soccer Federation break down The U.S. women's national soccer team is "sorely disappointed" no agreement was reached in mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation.       ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they back the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco politicians pride themselves on defending civil liberties in the face of unprecedented attacks by the White...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Women's round-up: Gauff secures dream debut win over five-time champion Venus "Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clinched one of the great Wimbledon upsets as she defeated five-time champion Venus Williams on the opening day on Court One."...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Arrest Made in 1985 Murder of Barry Crane, TV Director and Bridge Champion The suspect, identified by DNA, told reporters he did not remember the killing but said “anything is possible back then” because “I was big into drugs.”...
05:00, 05/10/2019

This is everything tennis champion Rafa Nadal eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Getty Images Rafa Nadal, a clay court master, is struggling to assert his dominance this year. But the Spaniard is on the cusp of a first competition final since the beginning of the year. In order to be the best he can be, he has to eat right. And ...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Opinion: It'll be newcomer vs. champion for World Cup title as Netherlands, US meet in final The Netherlands proves 2017 European title was no fluke by reaching World Cup final with semifinal win against Sweden, will face US for title.       ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

Jeopardy! Champion James Holzhauer Lost Before He Could Break the Show’s Biggest Record James Holzhauer’s historic run on Jeopardy! has come to an end. The Jeopardy! champion, who gained national fame for winning through a specific money strategy, lost in the Final Jeopardy round in the latest episode of the quiz show, which aired...
17:00, 06/03/2019

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....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Shah Jahan: Mughal Emperor, Creator of the Taj Mahal, Champion of Fine Cuisine One of the most well-known buildings in India is the Taj Mahal in Agra, which was commissioned by the Mughal emperor, Shahabuddin Muhammad Shah Jahan, more commonly known as Shah Jahan. This building, which houses the tomb of the emperor’s favorite w...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Stanley Cup champion banned from international competition for 4 years after positive cocaine test Stanley Cup champion Evgeny Kuznetsov was banned from international competition for four years after testing positive for cocaine while representing Russia at the world championship....
14:32, 08/26/2019

Two-time champion Germany becomes first team to reach Women's World Cup quarterfinals Germany beat African champion Nigeria 3-0 in the first knockout game, while Norway and Australia needed extra time to decide their match.       ...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Blind British Paralympic ski champion banned from taking guide dog into Sainsbury's A British Paralympic skiing champion has been left "shaken" and "humiliated" after he was barred from taking his guide dog into a Sainsbury's store minutes from the supermarket chain's head office....
02:48, 06/08/2019

2015 Moto3 champion Danny Kent loses BSB ride over knife offence Danny Kent, the 2015 Moto3 world champion, has been handed a suspended jail sentence for a knife offence, and lost his ride in the British Superbike Championship as a result...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Jeopardy: leaked clip shows fate of reigning champion James Holzhauer Video appears online that purports to show Holzhauer finally losing a game – but is it genuine?A leaked video clip circulated on social media appears to show Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer finally losing a game. Related: James Holzhauer closes i...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s corporate advocacy past could ding image as working-class champion As Sen. Elizabeth Warren climbs in Democratic presidential polls, touting an image as the champion of the working class against powerful corporations, it's only a matter of time before she faces renewed questions about her history advocating on behal...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Francesco Molinari's team of experts making sure the Open champion takes it in his stride The Ibis Earls Court is an unlikely starting point from which to plot an The Open defence, but last Wednesday morning Francesco Molinari stopped outside the hotel after a short drive from his home to pick up his caddie, Pello Iguaran Valle....
00:32, 07/18/2019

Leaked 'Jeopardy!' footage appears to show reigning champion James Holzhauer's defeat A video surfaced Sunday night on Twitter purporting to show "Jeopardy!" reigning champion James Holzhauer's win streak coming to an end. The episode is reportedly supposed to air Monday night....
09:32, 06/03/2019

On brink of missing playoffs, pressure mounts on seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson Johnson, one of the greatest drivers in history with 83 wins, is in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in his illustrious career.       ...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Venus Williams upsets defending Western & Southern Open champion No. 5 Kiki Bertens Venus Williams knocked off defending Western & Southern Open champion and the No. 5 player in the world Kiki Bertens Tuesday        ...
21:32, 08/13/2019

The Open champion Shane Lowry targets Ryder Cup glory after maiden Major triumph Shane Lowry has targeted making fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington's European Ryder Cup team his No1 goal after claiming a first major title at The Open....
07:16, 07/22/2019

Man who allegedly stole Super Bowl champion's rings stopped with help from 'Pawn Stars' shop An Arizona hotel employee was arrested earlier this month for allegedly stealing the Super Bowl rings of former Washington Redskins offensive lineman Mark May....
12:00, 07/18/2019

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....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Defending Western & Southern Open champion Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev There will be a new men's Western & Southern Open champion holding the Rookwood Cup on Sunday after Novak Djokovic was upset Saturday night        ...
08:00, 08/18/2019

Three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour cleans up at World Series of Poker Three-time Super Bowl champion defensive lineman Richard Seymour earned millions in his playing career between the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders but got a little bit richer this week....
03:32, 07/13/2019

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you need to know about Ash Barty was summed up in the immediate aftermath of her first grand slam success. ...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Jose Ramirez stops Maurice Hooker in six action-packed rounds to become unified champion After an impressive showing against Maurice Hooker, Jose Ramirez is now the WBC and WBO super-lightweight king The post Jose Ramirez stops Maurice Hooker in six action-packed rounds to become unified champion appeared first on Boxing News....
08:48, 07/28/2019

NCAA basketball champion Virginia declines White House invitation, cites logistical issues Virginia’s national basketball team won’t visit the White House to celebrate its national championship won earlier this month against Texas Tech.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Reigning time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in midstage Reining time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis has officially dropped out of the 2019 Tour de France after bizarrely stopping 80 km into the 12th stage Thursday — a day before he was expected to win the only individual time-trial....
16:32, 07/19/2019

Elon Musk Accepts Ex-F1 Champion Nico Rosberg's Offer To Drive The Tesla Model S At The Nurburgring Last week, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk tweeted that he will be bringing over the Tesla Model S to the holy grail of motorsport - The Nurburgring circuit in Germany. It was thought of as a challenge to......
13:16, 09/09/2019

Manny Pacquiao Defeats Keith Thurman On Split Decision, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion In History Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday went the distance, and ultimately resulted in an electrifying split-decision victory for the 40-year-old fighter, who became the oldest welterweight champion in the sport’s history....
08:48, 07/21/2019

World Series champion pitcher receives $5.1M settlement with hospital, doctor over alleged botched surgery World Series champion and two-time All-Star Bobby Jenks agreed to a $5.1 million settlement from a Boston hospital and a doctor he said caused a career-ending spinal injury....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Robin Frijns Takes Formula E Season Closer in NYC, Jean Eric Vergne Repeats as Champion After netting a strong pole position in the final race of the season, and second of the New York City double-headers, BMW’s Alexander Sims got away from the start perfectly and settled into a contested but steady lead over race one winner Sebastian B...
01:16, 07/15/2019

The little-known story of Major Taylor, America’s first black sports hero, who became a world champion during the Jim Crow era of 1890s New book tells how, at a time when cycling was the world’s most popular sport, dominated by whites, Taylor broke the color line and disproved racist theorists...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Mayweather is “begging” UFC champion for money fight Andy Ruiz Jnr's rematch against Anthony Joshua is set for New York or Cardiff, while Floyd Mayweather wants a boxing match against Khabib Nurmagomedov The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz vs. Joshua has two possible dates and two possible venues, Maywe...
19:48, 07/18/2019

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....
11:00, 06/04/2019

World champion gymnast Morgan Hurd shares favorite novels for National Book Lovers Day Ahead of the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championship, world champion Morgan Hurd shared her favorite books to celebrate National Book Lovers Day.       ...
04:48, 08/09/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya wins Doha Diamond League 800m after losing testosterone appeal Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has won her final race over the distance before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into place....
12:32, 05/03/2019

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...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion at York Hall It turns out Anthony Joshua didn't 'lowball' Cuban Luis Ortiz after all, and Ohara Davies will fight former IBF champ Miguel Vasquez in June The post Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion...
09:16, 05/01/2019

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says rushing champion not needed to win title amid Ezekiel Elliott's holdout Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is in the middle of a holdout as he looks to secure a long-term deal with the team, but owner Jerry Jones appeared to be bracing for a future without his leading rusher Monday....
15:48, 07/30/2019

Djokovic's sleek Miami Beach retreat: Wimbledon champion's incredible £5.3m apartment in Florida has panoramic views of the Atlantic The 16-time Grand Slam Champion owns a three-bedroom home in the glass-fronted beachside complex designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano, creator of the Shard...
08:48, 07/17/2019

Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson send messages of support to terminally ill Liverpool fan ahead of Champion's League final A Liverpool fan from Coventry who is fighting to stay alive to watch his beloved team in the Champions League final has received messages of support from Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson....
13:48, 05/31/2019

'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.        ...
20:00, 09/13/2019

James Holzhauer is (finally) unseated as 'Jeopardy!' champion; how did it all come down? Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher becomes the new champion as Holzhauer heads home after a 32-game winning streak        ...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Jean-Eric Vergne crowned back-to-back Formula E champion Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first driver to successfully defend the Formula E title as a seventh-placed finish in the final race of the 2018-19 season in New York Sunday was enough to wrap up the championship....
15:00, 07/14/2019

'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings says head-to-head with James Holzhauer is 'inevitable' Now that James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” winning-streak has come to an end just shy of Ken Jennings’ cash record, the 2004 champion says a head-to-head game between them is “inevitable.” ...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Zab Judah: Former world boxing champion 'awake and communicating' after being hospitalised following loss Former world boxing champion Zab Judah is 'awake and communicating' after being hospitalised following his latest fight, according to promoter Joe DeGuardia....
16:00, 06/09/2019

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested ....
14:00, 06/17/2019