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German skier pulls off surprise win in classic Kitzbuhel downhill

It is the most feared and challenging downhill in the world, but outsider Thomas Dressen proved his mettle with a deb...

Simona Halep wins record Australian Open classic, Maria Sharapova exits

The top two seeds at a grand slam having to save match points in the first week? As unlikely as it sounds, it has hap...

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Tennis' "bad boy" Nick Kyrgios did good in front of his home crowd at the Australian Open on Friday.Kyrgios ba...

Six Nations: What's behind France's 'disastrous' form?

It was a chance to cause a shake-up in rugby's pecking order -- for Japan, ...

Australian Open heat: Players being sent to 'abattoir'

It was another scorcher at the Australian Open and for the second day in a row, a French player bore the worst of it ...

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Former NBA star John Amaechi says sporting organizations have been guilty of "purposeful amnesia" in ignoring the way...

Djokovic, Sharapova win in 'brutal' weather at Australian Open

Every year tennis players brace themselves for potentially oppressive weather at the Australian Open -- but that does...

Inside the mind of a suicidal sports star: I wanted 'to kill myself,' recalls Leon McKenzie

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.One person takes their life every 90 minutes -- the sa...

Dave Ryding: From plastic ski slopes to Olympic medal hopes

In skiing terms, Dave Ryding is something of an anomaly.While most pros were raised in Alpine countries, or Sc...

What's happening in sport? Five things to know

Players at the Australian Open sizzling with temperatures set to nudge 40-C (104-F) later this week.On Wednesd...

Rory McIlroy: Heart issue 'nothing' as ex-world No.1 eyes fresh start

He has brushed off a heart issue and has not played a tournament for 104 days because of injury, but Rory McIlroy ins...

Colin Kaepernick says he's completing $1 million donation pledge

Back when he was playing for the San Francisco 49ers -- and protesting by kneeling during the National Anthem -- Coli...

Caroline Wozniacki pulls off amazing comeback at Australian Open

Think grand slam tennis comebacks and Jimmy Connors' rally from 6-1 6-1 4-1 down against Mikael Pernfors at Wimbledon...

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Roger Federer winning his first-round match at the Australian Open wasn't a surprise, since the Swiss great hasn't lo...

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova come back with wins at Australian Open

Comebacks were to the fore at the Australian Open on Tuesday.Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Stan Wawrinka an...

Speed golf: Briton sets new Guinness world record

Slow play has long been a curse of golf but not when Steve Jeffs is about.The Briton is the new world record h...

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There was plenty of buzz when Rafael Nadal faced Victor Estrella Burgos at the Australian Open.Nadal is a 16-t...

Venus Williams exits on rough day for Americans

When Venus Williams won her semifinal at last year's Australian Open against CoCo Vandeweghe, her joy was there for a...

Jaguars make emphatic statement with upset of Steelers

There wasn't a lot of chatter about the Jacksonville Jaguars' chances in their first playoff appearance since the 200...

Royal Ascot to offer record prize money in 2018

Famed for its historic Royal connections and as a pillar of British sporting life, Ascot Racecourse will be offering ...

Cyrille Regis: Pioneering black British footballer dies

A pioneer for black British footballers, who was sent a bullet in the post after he was selected to play for England,...

Chris Paisley wins maiden European Tour title ... with wife's helping hand

Chris Paisley's maiden European Tour title was made all the more special thanks to the caddy he had by his side....

Manchester City's 'Invincible' dream scuppered by Liverpool

Enthralling. Wild. But there was plenty of method in the sometimes madcap approach of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool on Sun...

Dennis Rodman charged with DUI in California

Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman was arrested in California on Saturday night and charged with driving under th...

Swiss racer wins world's longest downhill in Wengen

It's the longest race on skiing's World Cup circuit but Switzerland's Beat Feuz proved he has legs of steel with a se...

Formula E: Rosenqvist wins Marrakech ePrix, takes championship lead

Felix Rosenqvist has stormed to the top of the Formula E 2017/18 championship standings after snatching victory at Sa...

Winter Olympics 2018: 'A tension reducer' for North and South Korea

It was a brief moment of unity. A picture which was shared around the world....

What's happening in sport? Five things to know

History has been made in Saudi Arabia. On Friday, women in the country were, for the first time, allowed to attend a ...

Will Rooney Rule adoption change English football?

Is English football's "mindset" towards black and ethnic minority managers finally changing?This week the Foot...

Formula E: Sam Bird looks to build on flying start

After a helter-skelter two races in Hong Kong, Formula E returns for round three of the 2017-18 Formula E championshi...

The first person to windsurf down a mountain

He swapped sea for snow to go where no man has gone before.Levi Siver, a professional windsurfer used to jumpi...

Margaret Court: Billie Jean King calls for Australian Open court to be renamed

US tennis legend Billie Jean King has joined calls for the Australian Open's Margaret Court Arena to be renamed becau...

Kazuyoshi Miura, the world's oldest soccer player, extends contract

He started his career back when Ronald Reagan was President, Mike Tyson heavyweight champion, and Liverpool won the E...

Golfer banned after testing positive for prohibited substance in weight loss spray

On November 30, Brad Fritsch received a text message that made his heart sink.It was from one of his brothers,...

What's happening in sport? Five things to know

The waiting is almost over for tennis fans.The Australian Open, the first grand slam of the 2018 season, start...

F1 boss Chase Carey 'excited' by Copenhagen GP plan

It is known for a love of two-wheeled pedal power, but could Copenhagen be on the brink of welcoming the world's fast...

Mikaela Shiffrin: Christmas regime the secret to her success?

There is one simple secret behind Mikaela Shiffrin's current dominance of women's slalom skiing.Dedication....

Australian rugby pay parity is 'a great day for women's sport'

Change is afoot in Australian rugby.In December, Raelene Castle became the game's ...

Jose Mourinho vs. Antonio Conte: Football's nastiest feud?

For some it is an unseemly spat, for others it is one of the highlights of the football season.What is not in ...

Winter Olympics 2018: Look away now Russia ... PyeongChang medal predictions

Look away now Russia.The nation which came top of the medal table at the 2014 Winter Olympics will not be at t...

What's happening in sport? Five things to know

Sport is helping open avenues which have been closed for years.They might still technically be at war, but Sou...

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake: 'The elite mindset will always win the race'

Imagine your life changing forever in less than 20 seconds.That's what happened in May 2016 to Nethaneel Mitch...

Formula E partners with Swiss technology giant to 'write the future'

The rush to be a part of the all-electric street racing series that's "writing the future" goes on.Just four y...

FA Cup clash becomes first match in England to use VAR

English club football experienced a landmark moment on Monday night when a video assistant referee (VAR) was used for...

How to train, eat and sleep like an Olympic champion

An Olympic downhill run lasts no more than two minutes, but it takes a lifetime of preparation.Take Lindsey Vo...

Winter Olympics: The skaters who could be North Korea's only medal hope

As the Winter Olympics kick off next month, all eyes will be on the Gangneung Ice Arena in Pyeongchang -- especially ...

What's happening in sport? Five things to know

Barcelona have got their man. Finally.For those who enjoy transfer tittle-tattle, it will perhaps be a source ...

IOC extends deadline for North Koreans to register for Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Monday that it had extended the deadline to register North Korean...

Fanny Sunesson: The female golf caddy that conquered Augusta

She went where no other woman had gone before, muscling her way into the conservative, traditionally male-dominated c...

Andy Murray has hip surgery and targets Wimbledon return

Last week Andy Murray said he wanted to avoid going under the surgeon's knife to cure a long-standing hip injury, but...

Mikaela Shiffrin nears 'perfection' with 40th World Cup victory

Who can stop Mikaela Shiffrin?The blunt answer to that question, at the moment, is no one as the American ski...

Blaise Matuidi receives flood of support after alleged racist abuse

Soccer player Blaise Matuidi has received support from across the world after claims he was racially abused during Ju...

Everything you need to know about the College Football Playoff National Championship 2018

Hello and welcome to your preview of the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship! Pay attention, because ...

Philippe Coutinho to have $481 million buyout clause after Brazilian joins Barcelona from Liverpool

His nickname is "O M-gico" and Barcelona will be hoping that Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho will continue ...

Why is it so difficult to make a good sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo?

He is one of the most recognizable stars in the world. One of the greatest footballers to have ever played the beauti...

Golfer Rickie Fowler divides opinion with untucked Hawaiian shirt

The golf clubhouse might be traditionally the realm of collared shirts, sweaters and sensible slacks but one man is d...

Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

Serena Williams won't be defending her Australian Open title after the American withdrew from the first grand slam of...

Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year

Egypt and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has won the CAF African Player of the Year award, beating out his Senegales...

Sam Allardyce confirms Everton have agreed record fee for Besiktas' Cenk Tosun

Everton are on the verge of making Cenk Tosun the most expensive Turkish player in Super Lig history.Manager S...

Golf set for blockbuster season in 2018

Like a Dustin Johnson drive, the golf season seems to keep on rolling and 2018 promises to be a blockbuster year....

Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin crowned 'Snow Queen'

Mikaela Shiffrin is officially the Snow Queen.The American slalom ski racer secured her seventh win in just 14...

Andy Murray pulls out of Australian Open

Former world No.1 Andy Murray, who has not played competitively since July because of a hip injury, has withdrawn fro...

Manchester City ranked as the world's most financially powerful club

Both at home and abroad, Manchester City have swept all before them this season.Pep Guardiola's side have scor...

Pep Guardiola: Premier League schedule is going to 'kill' players

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has renewed his criticism of the Premier League's fixture schedule, urging orga...

Take our ski slalom masterclass with Olympian Kilian Albrecht

Whether you're going away on your first skiing holiday or looking to brush up on your skills, two-time Olympian Kilia...

Pep Guardiola: EPL fixture list a 'disaster' for player well being

It's been dubbed "the best league in the world," but the English Premier League's fixture scheduling has been labeled...

Andy Murray pulls out in Brisbane; raises hip surgery fear

It is the start of a new year, the start of a new tennis season, but the injury problems which hampered some of the s...

From wooden sleds in a Texas garage to the Winter Olympics for Nigeria

The journey begins in a Texas garage, where an international track and field athlete constructs a makeshift wooden sl...

Sydney-Hobart yacht race result overturned after protest

The grueling Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race ended in dramatic fashion when the initial winner was stripped of victory...

Amid Olympics doping scandal, Russia World Cup organizer steps down

The chairman of Russia's successful 2018 World Cup local organizing committee is stepping down amid allegations that ...

Sydney to Hobart race 2017: Protest throws shadow over Wild Oats XI success

Records were broken and protests made in a dramatic conclusion to the Sydney-Hobart yacht race that was fought out be...

Serena, Djokovic, Murray: 2018 the year of tennis comebacks

If you like a comeback, then tennis is your sport next year. There aren't one, two or three multiple grand slam champ...

Lewis Hamilton apologizes for gender 'shaming' video

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has apologized for posting a video on social media which was widely critici...

Serena Williams set for likely Australian Open comeback after pregnancy

Serena Williams is set to appear on court for the first time since giving birth after confirming she will play at the...

Camel racing: The multi-million dollar industry mixing modernity and tradition

Deep in the heart of the United Arab Emirates, the ancient sport of camel racing is enjoying a resurgence.In k...

2 former South American soccer officials convicted in corruption case

Two former soccer officials from South America were found guilty Friday in connection with an international investiga...

El Clasico: 'Like a cattle prod to the senses' - the insiders' view

It is a rivalry like no other, a match which permeates beyond the white lines of the football pitch. It's a complex c...

A sporty take on The Night before Christmas

It has been an incredible year in sport. Tennis greats ...

Europe's captain Thomas Bjorn hopes for a Brexit-proof Ryder Cup

Since 1979, Europe's best golfers have assembled every two years under the European Union flag to take on the United ...

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announces shock comeback

She stunned the world by retiring from tennis just a month after becoming Wimbledon champion.But now, a little...

The sports stars who fight back against online abuse

When sports stars get abused on social media, they are often advised to turn the other cheek.But for some athl...

Mikaela Shiffrin dominates women's World Cup skiing with third win

Her main target this season is the Winter Olympics, but Mikaela Shiffrin is proving a dominant force on the World Cup...

Scotland's first female Commonwealth boxer: 'I'm expecting gold'

She's set to become her country's first ever female boxer at a Commonwealth Games, but Scottish teenager Vicky Glover...

Justin Gatlin: US sprinter fires coach over doping allegations

Athletics' governing body the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) has begun an investigation into allega...

Commonwealth Games: How viral moment redefined the Brownlee brothers

In the past year, Jonny Brownlee has grown accustomed to people jokingly asking if he needs help crossing the road....

French sailor Francois Gabart sets round-the-world record

He spent 42 days alone at sea, but for Frenchman Francois Gabart it was a lightning dash as he became the fastest per...

Kosei Inoue: 'Never be satisfied, the battle will always continue'

For Kosei Inoue, reaching the pinnacle of his sport is just the start of the journey.His team might have won 1...

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann apologizes for blackface costume

He is one of the world's best and most sought-after footballers, but Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann caused...

Meet 'Agent 00Fitness': The unstoppable rise of the 'Insta-trainer'

Hiring personal trainers is officially a trend for leading athletes -- which is both good news and bad news for their...

Lindsey Vonn strikes back with Val d'Isere World Cup win

She endured a week marred by an ...

Dubai's royal family dominates racing's 'Game of Thrones'

It's been dubbed the "Sport of Kings" -- and no wonder given the number of royal families investing in horse racing a...

St. Moritz: Meet the man who lives in an Olympic stadium

His back garden has hosted an Olympic opening ceremony, and his bedrooms once served as changing rooms for the world'...

Robert Pires: Arsenal 'Invincibles' would beat Pep Guardiola's Manchester City

They've just surpassed a record that has stood since 1905, winning 15 consecutive matches in the English top flight....

Norway's footballers sign historic equal pay agreement

Throughout 2017 women's football teams have been standing up for parity with their male counterparts on the internati...

Winter Olympics: Park Ji Sung's quickfire South Korean translations

Heading to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics but a bit concerned about any potential language barriers?...

Chris Froome: Tour de France champion failed a drug test

The world's best cyclist Chris Froome has asthma -- and he recently failed a drugs test in one of the sport's most pr...

Reporter: NFL Network asked if she plans on 'getting knocked up'

A female television sports reporter and host has shared her story following the news of NFL Network and ESPN ...

Olympic ski champion Mikaela Shiffrin 'scared' by Russian doping scandal

Russia's state-sponsored doping program before and during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics hinged on its ability to bre...

LeBron James: Keeping a billion-dollar body in shape

Everyone knows about LeBron James and his fanatical workouts, but not many people know about the guy entrusted with k...

Lindsey Vonn: My eyes have been opened to 'how divided we are'

Since telling CNN's Alpine Edge she would not be representing US Pr...

England's Football Association probes Manchester Derby fracas

England's Football Association has asked Manchester United and Manchester City for their "observations" over a fracas...

Real Madrid to face Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League glamor tie

It is a mouthwatering clash which will be the hot topic of football discussions for many months.On Monday, def...

Lindsey Vonn injures back, pulls out of St. Moritz race

She's targeting a historic season but Lindsey Vonn pulled out of a race in St. Moritz after injuring her back Saturda...

Hong Kong International Races: The rise of the globetrotting racehorse

Immaterial of the result, Highland Reel looks set to run its last race on Sunday in Hong Kong.Victory in the $...

Will Pep Guardiola's Manchester City become the new 'Invincibles'?

With 14 wins and just one draw so far, Manchester City are on pace to pull off the most dominant season in Premier Le...

Sergio Garcia on his 'best year ever' and winning partnership with his wife

Sergio Garcia used to be regarded as golf's nearly man.There were the 73 failed attempts to win a major -- fou...

How the world reacted to Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed his fifth Ballon d'Or Thursday, equaling the record set by eternal rival Lionel Messi....

Lindsey Vonn goes for gold in the memory of her late grandad

When Lindsey Vonn goes for gold at next year's PyeongChang Olympics, she will do so in the memory of her late grandfa...

'I feel like I have the game to win,' says big-hitting US teen golfer Angel Yin

When Angel Yin first picked up a golf club aged six she'd never even heard of the sport.That didn't stop the y...

Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin speak out against Russian doping

It's been called an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport, prompting the most wide-ran...

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