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Chelsea's Terry to miss Liverpool clash

Chelsea's Terry to miss Liverpool clash

Chelsea long-serving captain John Terry has been ruled out for around 10 days with strained ligaments in his foot and will miss Friday's Premier League clash with Liverpool, the London club said on Tuesday. The 35-year-old, who has played all four of Chelsea's league games this season, left...

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Two men rush Lochte during 'Dancing with the Stars'

Two men rush Lochte during 'Dancing with the Stars'

Two men rushed the "Dancing with the Stars" stage in protest against embattled U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte as he fielded comments from judges after his performance on the ABC dance competition show on Monday, according to media reports. Lochte has been embroiled in scandal after he...

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Wawrinka seals spot in ATP World Tour Finals

Wawrinka seals spot in ATP World Tour Finals

Stan Wawrinka's stunning defeat of top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final on Sunday booked the Swiss his place at the ATP World Tour Finals in London at the end of the year. Australian Open and French Open winner Djokovic, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Wawrinka are the first...

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Angelique Kerber clinches first US Open title

Angelique Kerber clinches first US Open title

Germany's Angelique Kerber on Saturday put the crowning touch of her newly-acquired world's No. 1 ranking by winning her first U.S. Open tennis championship. Kerber, 28, beat Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in a thrilling match in her third Grand Slam final this year,...

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Yao takes friendly shot at Shaq at Hall of Fame induction

Yao takes friendly shot at Shaq at Hall of Fame induction

Yao Ming, who inspired a generation of NBA fans in his native China, wistfully acknowledged a career that "ended too soon" as he was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. "I treasure each and every moment. I'm grateful for my time on court and for your recognition...

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Blatter and two others facing FIFA investigation over salaries

Blatter and two others facing FIFA investigation over salaries

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke, already banned from soccer for ethics violations, are facing a fresh investigation over the salaries and bonuses they received in office. In a separate decision, former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb was given a...

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Serena Williams loses No 1 rank after US Open exit

Serena Williams loses No 1 rank after US Open exit

Serena Williams suffered a shocking defeat Thursday against Karolina Pliskova at the US Open semifinals, forgoing a chance to reclaim the title she lost last year. The living legend and six-time U.S. Open champion was outplayed by 10th seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, who will...

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Liberty takeover offers a longer-term vision for F1

Liberty takeover offers a longer-term vision for F1

Liberty Media's takeover of Formula One promises a long-term strategy for the cash-rich sport with a sharper focus on new media markets and another attempt to expand in North America. The deal, valued at $8 billion including debt, gives an American media and telecoms business effective...

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Wawrinka beats Del Potro to reach U.S. Open semis

Wawrinka beats Del Potro to reach U.S. Open semis

Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasted tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Twice grand slam winner Wawrinka ended the rousing comeback effort by the Argentine at Flushing Meadows with a 7-6(5) 4-6 6-3 6-2...

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City eyeing nothing less than a win in Manchester derby

City eyeing nothing less than a win in Manchester derby

Nothing less than victory will do for Manchester City in Saturday's feisty Premier League derby against Manchester United, playmaker David Silva has said. Silva, who scored both goals in Spain's friendly win over Belgium last week and two more against Liechtenstein in their World Cup...

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Stanton makes surprise Marlins return

Stanton makes surprise Marlins return

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton made a surprise return to the team on Tuesday, working his way back from injuryahead of schedule with a pinch-hit single. Stanton hurt his left groin last month and was expected to need six weeks of recovery, but he was activated in about half that...

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Kaepernick jersey becomes NFL best seller

Kaepernick jersey becomes NFL best seller

(Reuters) - Jerseys bearing the name and number of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick were the top-selling jersey on the National Football League's official online store on Tuesday, after he protested racial injustice and police brutality in the United States. Kaepernick...

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Croatia draws 1-1 with Turkey in World Cup qualifier

Croatia draws 1-1 with Turkey in World Cup qualifier

ANKARA The 2018 World Cup qualifier match between Croatia and Turkey ended in a 1-1 draw Monday at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb. Croatia took the lead in the 44th minute on a penalty kick by Ivan Rakitic who placed the shot into the bottom left corner. In the 48th minute of the...

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Halep tops rival Suarez Navarro to reach U.S. Open quarters

Halep tops rival Suarez Navarro to reach U.S. Open quarters

Fifth-seeded Simona Halep beat 11th-seeded Spanish rival Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 7-5 on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday. The 24-year-old Romanian was broken serving for the match at 5-4 but she broke right back, and after falling behind 0-30 in the 11th game...

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Motor racing: Stroll emerges as a Williams contender

Motor racing: Stroll emerges as a Williams contender

Canadian teenager Lance Stroll has emerged as a frontrunner to replace Felipe Massa at the Williams Formula One team next season after the Brazilian announced his retirement last week. Jacques Villeneuve, the 1997 world champion who was the last Canadian to race for the British-based team,...

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Djokovic shakes off rust, shrugs off Edmund at U.S. Open

Djokovic shakes off rust, shrugs off Edmund at U.S. Open

(Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic has been starved of competitive action at the U.S. Open but on Sunday the world number one feasted on unseeded Briton Kyle Edmund in a 6-2 6-1 6-4 romp that put him into the quarter-finals. Djokovic had a second-round walkover as Czech Jiri...

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Cycling: Froome struggles to stay in contention after dismal stage

Cycling: Froome struggles to stay in contention after dismal stage

(Reuters) - Chris Froome's hopes of becoming the first rider in 38 years to win the Tour de France and Tour of Spain in the same year were hit by a terrible display in stage 15 on Sunday when he finished two minutes 40 seconds adrift of winner Gianluca Brambilla. Colombian Nairo Quintana...

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Campus Cleanup: Houston rocks Oklahoma to send a loud and clear message to the Big 12

Campus Cleanup: Houston rocks Oklahoma to send a loud and clear message to the Big 12

HOUSTON — Of all oddities, college football revealed on Saturday that money isn’t everything. Who knew. Certainly, money remained popular, and people spoke of money, as with the mass speculation about Big 12 expansion. Why, at halftime of Oklahoma vs. Houston at NRG Stadium, Houston...

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