American superstar Mikaela Shiffrin halted a two-race losing streak to Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova with a commanding home victory in the World Cup slalom in Killington on Sunday.
Palmeiras successfully defended their Copa Libertadores crown as they battled to a 2-1 extra-time win over Flamengo.
Roberto Mancini admitted Italy would rather not have to do battle with Portugal for a place in the 2022 World Cup if they get past North Macedonia.
Antonio Conte says he is not a “magician” and now understands the size of the job on his hands at Tottenham after they suffered one of the most embarrassing nights in their history on Thursday.
Two journalists from Norwegian public broadcasters NRK returned home on Wednesday after being detained for 30 hours in Qatar while reporting on migrant worker issues in the host nation of the 2022 World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s opportunist strike helped Manchester United to a 2-0 win at Villarreal on Tuesday and guaranteed a place in the knock-out phase of the Champions League while holders Chelsea thrashed Juventus to progress.
Four further Bayern Munich players have joined midfielder Joshua Kimmich in isolation amid a report that the Bundesliga champions are not paying unvaccinated players during such quarantine periods.
Novak Djokovic fell at the semi-final stage of the ATP Finals for a second year in succession as he was defeated by Alexander Zverev on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic’s participation in the Australian Open in January is in doubt after officials confirmed all players must be vaccinated in order to compete in the tournament.
Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors’ fourth-quarter charge and registered his fourth 40-point game of the season in a 104-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.
Garbine Muguruza became the first Spaniard to win the WTA Finals after defeating Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 in a history-making victory.
France ended Finland’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup for the first time as a 2-0 win in Helsinki condemned the Nordic nation to third place in UEFA qualifying Group D.
Novak Djokovic recovered from a wobbly start to defeat debutant Casper Ruud in his opening group match at the ATP Finals in Turin on Monday.
Three races in the next four weekends will determine whether Lewis Hamilton wins his eighth Formula One world title or Max Verstappen claims his first after the Briton produced a stunning victory in Sao Paulo on Sunday.
The national football team will take part in the World Cup play-offs for the first time on record after beating Iceland 3:1 in the final match of the Group J qualifiers in Skopje on Sunday.
Germany routed 10-man Liechtenstein 9-0 in World Cup qualifying on Thursday as Hansi Flick set a coaching record for the hosts.
“I felt encouraged to speak out against China after NBA officials said they were giving their players the freedom to talk about injustices happening around the world,” Enes Kanter said in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported.
North Macedonia national football team beat Armenia 5:0 in a World Cup qualifier in Yerevan on Thursday, with captain Enis Bardhi scoring a hat-trick in the process.
Paris St Germain midfielder Aminata Diallo has been arrested in connection with an alleged attack on one of her team-mates.
The NBA has suspended Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic for one game for “forcefully shoving” the Miami Heat’s Markieff Morris on Monday.
Germany coach Hansi Flick is firmly against staging the World Cup every two years which is being considered by the ruling body FIFA.
Barcelona icon Xavi Hernandez was on Monday presented as the ailing club’s new coach, signing a contract until 2024 in the Nou Camp stadium filled with thousands of fans.
Mercedes stunned rivals Red Bull to claim the front row on the grid for the Mexican Formula One Grand Prix from Valtteri Bottas and world champion Lewis Hamilton on Saturday.
The Chinese Grand Prix will remain on the Formula One calendar until 2025 following the announcement of a new deal.
Alexander Zverev was given a thorough examination of his Paris Masters credentials by Grigor Dimitrov, but the fourth seed progressed nonetheless to reach the last eight.
First-half goals from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and a place in the Champions League last 16 and Ajax struck late to win 3-1 in Dortmund to join them.
This year’s World Series once seemed destined to be a titanic clash, one that would have been woven with narratives of revenge and vindication in an emotionally-charged rematch.