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| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year....

| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

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Rugby Championship 2019 live stream: how to watch every rugby game online from anywhere This year's Rugby Championship looks set to serve as an intriguing precursor to the forthcoming World Cup in Japan, with Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina once again lock horns for bragging rights across the southern hemisphere....
13:00, 07/20/2019

| Multiple captains for Boks in Rugby Championship? The Springboks may have a number of captains over the next few months as they navigate several challenges in order to get their squad ready for the Rugby World Cup....
15:26, 07/04/2019

| Kolisi to miss Boks' Rugby Championship Oz, NZ clashes Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will be given enough time to fully recover from his knee injury and will miss the opening fortnight of the Rugby Championship....
16:00, 07/03/2019

Wallabies name mixed bag for Rugby Championship opener in South Africa Isi Naisarani named to make international debutJames Slipper to make his return to Test rugbyThe Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday’s opening Rugby Championship at Ellis Park, including debutants, redempti...
15:52, 07/18/2019

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
16:52, 07/15/2019

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
07:00, 06/20/2019

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announced it had discontinued plans to introduce a Nations...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Cancelling rugby in N.S. could discourage reporting of injuries elsewhere: Rugby Canada The decision to cancel all high school rugby games in Nova Scotia could have a dangerous implication for all student athletes, sport officials say, because it could lead to players hiding injuries....
22:26, 05/03/2019

Elizabeth Olsen could've been our Khaleesi if her audition hadn't been so bad Nobody will ever want to talk about Game Of Thrones again in a few days, so we might as well let it all out while we can. With the finale set to air tonight, the people of Westeros are still reeling from Daenerys’ decision to torch King’s Landing, bu...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Mariska Hargitay's Law and Order: SVU Audition Story Will Make Your Day Mariska Hargitay was destined to be Olivia Benson on Law & Order: SVU. She just knew it. "I read the script and I just--I knew in my gut that I had to do this role. I had never......
21:26, 05/02/2019

Moeen Ali injury provides audition for Joe Denly’s leg spin against Pakistan • England coach Trevor Bayliss rests Moeen as a precaution• Bayliss says Jofra Archer is ‘very skilful … he’s fitted in well’Three weeks from the start of a World Cup England have spent four years planning for, there are still a couple of questions l...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Yankees won’t be only team watching Zack Wheeler audition Zack Wheeler’s showcase will continue Tuesday, on a big stage against a potential suitor. Though the possibility of the Mets and Yankees working out a deal that involves Wheeler is likely slim, the right-hander will have plenty of eyes watching as he...
08:13, 07/02/2019

USMNT friendly offers chance to audition for long term as well as the here and now Wednesday's match against Jamaica at Audi Field and another on Sunday versus Venezuela will provide Coach Gregg Berhalter plenty of information headed into the Concacaf Gold Cup....
01:00, 06/05/2019

| No McKenzie, no worries for All Blacks coach All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has attempted to douse the fiery argument raging in New Zealand over a perceived flyhalf crisis ahead of the Rugby World Cup....
16:39, 04/28/2019

| Is Rassie planning to 'Brussow' the All Blacks? If the Bok brains trust do renew their faith in Kwagga Smith, it may be in a bid to rekindle a 'Brussow nightmare' at NZ's expense, writes Rob Houwing....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Why is unemployment for blacks 86% higher than US average? The unemployment rate for black Americans was 6.7% in April, which is 86% above the national rate. The reason for the disparity is not a simple one.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

See Kodi Lee's America's Got Talent Audition That Left Everyone in Tears, Got Him the Golden Buzzer And that's how you start America's Got Talent. Kodi Lee, 22, took to the stage with his mom, Tina Lee, and instantly wowed the judges. Tina explained Kodi is blind and autistic,......
16:13, 05/29/2019

Elizabeth Olsen Once Had a ‘Terrible’ Audition for the Role of Daenerys in Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen, a name that you have trouble spelling, definitely definitely not me, is one of the central players of Game of Thrones, but she, of course, wasn’t the only person auditioned for the part. According to a recent Vultu...
01:13, 05/20/2019

| Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina An All Blacks side missing a number of their star Crusaders players have scrapped their way past Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship clash....
00:00, 07/21/2019

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got...
23:00, 07/03/2019

David Warner falls for duck in Australian audition for World Cup opening berth Steve Smith shines with 89 not out in BrisbaneJhye Richardson scratched from World Cup squadDavid Warner’s return to the top order for Australia was short-lived but Steve Smith showed glimpses of his best as World Cup preparations continue in Brisban...
14:26, 05/08/2019

Tiffany Haddish Leaves Her Phone On in Audition Rooms For an Interesting (and Hysterical) Reason When an actor goes in for an audition, they typically turn off or mute their phone. Not Tiffany Haddish. "You know what I'd do? I'd put my phone on voice memo and put it in my......
23:00, 05/29/2019

| Barrett in shock move to the Blues, re-signs with All Blacks Beauden Barrett has signed a contract extension with the All Blacks that takes him through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup and sees him move to the Blues....
07:52, 07/12/2019

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often calle...
18:39, 06/02/2019

| Boks name touring squad for All Blacks, Pumas Test The Springboks confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks....
17:00, 07/21/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prisoners, according to two new reports on Latin immigra...
16:39, 05/02/2019

Paula Abdul dances, conducts surprise audition for Bond's next Oddjob at Billboard Awards The most recent crop of Bond movies show a willingness to revisit classic characters from the spy series’ long history. After going so far as to feature Christoph Waltz as a 21st century Blofeld, scarred eye and all, the sky seems to be the limit for...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller audition to play Elvis in new biopic Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort and Miles Teller are among five actors who have auditioned for the role of Elvis Presley for a new biopic from director Baz Luhrmann....
17:26, 07/02/2019

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
10:13, 07/10/2019

Blacks, Hispanics at risk of undercount in 2020 census — and why it matters Nationwide, the decennial census could fail to count anywhere from 900,000 to 4 million people, with blacks, Hispanics and children younger than 5 most vulnerable to being overlooked, according to estimates released by the Urban Institute....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Report: Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says minority populations and small children are especially vulnerable to being undercounted. The report released Tuesday by the Urban Institute says anywhere from 90...
07:39, 06/04/2019

And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism and racial bias felt by whites toward blacks, it’s more a matter of nurture than nature, with whites from the South—the U.S. region th...
16:26, 05/29/2019

Pete Buttgieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for blacks in U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African-Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Amma Asante: ‘When my parents came to the UK, signs on doors said: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ The writer and director, 49, on her schoolmate Naomi Campbell, wearing makeup as armour – and being an awful cookAs a woman of colour who makes movies in a world that is the privilege of the white male, I represent 0.4% of my industry. I would love t...
02:26, 05/26/2019

After Segregationists Remarks, Biden’s Support From Blacks May Face Stress Test Mr. Biden is facing intense backlash from primary rivals and questions about whether he is politically sensitive to the concerns of the modern Democratic Party....
00:52, 06/21/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Giancarlo Stanton's injury, Zac Gallen's audition and Nick Pivetta's continued demise Giancarlo Stanton is on the IL again, but that's just the tip of the iceberg, according to Scott White, on a day that included a Raisel Iglesias meltdown, another Dominic Smith home run and terrible outings from Framber Valdez and Nick Pivetta....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson on All Blacks coach shortlist Steve Hansen will step down after World Cup in JapanOther leading candidate likely to be Ian FosterChampion Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has confirmed he wants to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks mentor and is buoyant about his chances. The man ...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
06:13, 06/07/2019

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surprise a lot of confident opponents....
12:26, 06/19/2019

| How WP Rugby may be plucked from cliff edge Development of private school campuses on some of their properties could be a major step toward the rescue of cash-strapped WP Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
13:39, 06/28/2019

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Rela...
09:00, 06/01/2019

| WP, Pumas top SuperSport Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this year....
22:39, 05/26/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over his homophobic comments....
08:00, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
00:00, 05/22/2019

| Key Crusaders duo in doubt for Super Rugby final The Crusaders are sweating on the fitness of Scott Barrett and Ryan Crotty after they were forced off during their Super Rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes....
01:26, 06/30/2019

| Super Rugby Review: Strong weekend for SA! It was a profitable weekend for teams in the South African Conference victories for the Bull and Lions and a draw for the Stormers against the Crusaders....
14:26, 05/19/2019

Rugby Australia terminates Folau’s contract SYDNEY (AP) — Rugby Australia has terminated star fullback Israel Folau’s contract after he was found guilty of a high-level breach of the players’ code of conduct for a social media post that condemned gay people and other “sinners...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cup in Japan have raised fears that bars and restaur...
14:39, 05/06/2019

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Sportwatch: AFL's Showdown 46, NRL, netball, rugby sevens and more – live! Updates from around Australia on a busy day of sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 9.04am BST AFL - half-time: Gold Coast 3.3 (21) trail Melbourne 3.5 (23)Righto, you AFL boffins - what are the records for low-scoring quarters. I imagine som...
10:13, 05/11/2019

| Reds coach endorses Jaguares in Super Rugby Reds coach Brad Thorn says Super Rugby teams should embrace playing the Jaguares, who have faced flak for fielding essentially the Argentina national team....
09:00, 06/02/2019

| Gatland signs Super Rugby deal with Chiefs Wales coach Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal with Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, that includes a release in 2021 to handle the British and Irish Lions....
10:00, 06/28/2019

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll head home to pay it backCristian Rodriguez grew up...
12:26, 05/31/2019

| Super Rugby review: Mixed fortunes for SA teams The Stormers took the honours over the Bulls in their bruising Super North-South derby in Cape Town in a mixed weekend for South African teams in Super Rugby....
16:39, 04/28/2019

| Galthie joins France's rugby World Cup backroom Fabien Galthie, who takes over as coach of Les Bleus after the World Cup, will work as assistant to current incumbent Jacques Brunel for the tournament in Japan....
01:39, 05/07/2019

New York’s New Pro Rugby Team Lands a French Star The fledgling Major League Rugby will soon say bonjour to an international superstar. Mathieu Bastareaud, 30, will join Rugby United New York on a loan from his French club....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Rugby roundup: Bath have last word at Leicester on day of thrillers • Bath clinch sixth with 32-31 comeback win at Welford Road• Sale edge past Gloucester 46-41 in 13-try feastRhys Priestland’s dramatic late conversion completed a stirring comeback for Bath, who clinched sixth place in the Premiership with a thrillin...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying 'whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs...
18:26, 05/17/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
10:13, 07/10/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Dean Ryan leaves the RFU to become director of rugby for the Dragons Ex-Worcester coach will also take a seat on Dragons’ boardRyan leaves role as RFU head of international developmentDean Ryan has been appointed director of rugby for the Dragons in a move that will see him leave his role as the Rugby Football Union’s...
14:39, 05/14/2019

| O’Gara leaves Crusaders with rugby love reaffirmed Departing Crusaders backline coach Ronan O’Gara believes that his two-year stint with the champions had provided him with an invigorating reaffirmation of his love for rugby....
19:00, 07/06/2019

| French rugby player arrested for suspected attempted murder A member of French rugby club Castres is under investigation for attempted murder after he was arrested in connection with an attack on his girlfriend's former partner....
18:39, 05/20/2019

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has said he will seek an apology from Rugby Australia and an admission that the code erred in terminating h...
17:00, 06/27/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
09:13, 05/18/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
17:52, 06/06/2019

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
21:26, 06/21/2019

Israel Folau considering options after not appealing Rugby Australia sacking Four-year, $4m contract officially terminatedPlayer has ‘no confidence’ in fair processIsrael Folau has decided not to appeal against Rugby Australia’s decision to tear up his four-year, $4m contract for his controversial social media posts, but says...
09:13, 05/20/2019

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
19:39, 05/17/2019

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela Day....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Dung And Dragons: Kids Dodge Cows To Play Rugby Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar's only home-grown junior rugby side train on the outskirts of Yangon, preparing to take on children from the city's well-heeled international schools....
11:39, 07/17/2019

Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban With thousands of fans heading to Japan for the tournament, hot springs consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art Thousands of hot springs in Japan are rethinking their long-standing ban on tattooed bathers, as the country prepares fo...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
07:26, 07/10/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On T...
09:26, 06/06/2019

| Lions lose Kwagga for rest of Super Rugby season The Lions have received a blow with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby competition....
15:52, 06/10/2019

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for CTE and ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are considering a class action lawsuit against the code over the game’s historic treatment of concussions.T...
07:13, 07/03/2019

Charity Everest rugby match breaks record for highest ever A group of rugby players, including former internationals, has taken part in a record-breaking charity match held 20,771ft (6,331m) up Mount Everest....
12:52, 05/07/2019

Israel Folau's Rugby Australia code of conduct likely to run into fourth day Outcome not expected by end of Tuesday Panel hopes to determine severity of player’s breachIsrael Folau has now spent more than twice as long holed up at his code of conduct hearing as he has played Super Rugby for the NSW Waratahs in 2019. The Walla...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players...
04:13, 06/27/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
18:13, 06/17/2019

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
22:39, 07/01/2019

| Super Rugby semis created perfect build-up script The results were predicted but what happened on the field in the semi-final round may have injected some much needed interest into the Super Rugby grand finale...
22:00, 07/01/2019

If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sportsRain again. Brian Colona’s sunglasses were an optimistic touch under a sky far less bright than his high-vis yellow vest. Rela...
08:26, 05/25/2019

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strength for the playoffs....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Israel Folau's Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing into second day Player reportedly rejects $1m offer to walk awayNo more witnesses expected to be called on SundayIsrael Folau’s landmark code of conduct hearing has resumed in Sydney. The controversial Wallabies star returned to Rugby Australia headquarters on Sunda...
09:13, 05/05/2019

| Folau, Rugby Australia headed to court after mediation fails Israel Folau and Rugby Australia looked headed for a long and costly court battle over his sacking for homophobic comments after last-ditch conciliation talks collapsed....
10:00, 06/28/2019

| Rugby Australia slams Folau 'media campaign' after leaked letter Rugby Australia has lashed out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of his code of conduct hearing was made public....
10:39, 06/09/2019

Zip-wire calamity to wild rugby tackles: The comedic face of UK's Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting moments of the 2012 Olympic Games....
04:52, 07/22/2019

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It too...
14:52, 06/17/2019

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
08:26, 07/04/2019

Wallaroos thrash Japan to secure comfortable rugby Test series win Australia beat Japan 46-3 at North Sydney OvalCaptain and No 8 Grace Hamilton scores hat-trick Australia completed a predictable series sweep of Japan, winning the second and final rugby Test by an emphatic margin in Sydney. The Wallaroos backed up t...
03:26, 07/20/2019

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Hartley, Robshaw and Care out Hartley has not played since December due to knee injuryAlex Dombrandt and Lewis Ludlam named in squadEngland have omitted former captains Dylan Hartley and Chris Robshaw from their preliminary training squad for the Rugby World Cup. Senior players D...
16:52, 06/20/2019

England rugby squad: Alex Dombrandt given chance to lay down World Cup marker Harlequins' Alex Dombrandt is among four players to receive their first full England call-up after Eddie Jones named his squad for his first World Cup training camp – but his vastly experienced club-mates Chris Robshaw and Danny Care miss out....
19:39, 06/20/2019

Israel Folau sacked after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia Social media post proves the end for Wallabies starPlayer’s four-year, $4m contract terminatedIsrael Folau sacked – live updatesIsrael Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-...
09:13, 05/17/2019

David Pocock closing on Wallabies return with Rugby World Cup in sight Flanker could play role in Rugby ChampionshipCalf injury forced 31-year-old’s Super Rugby retirementWallabies coach Michael Cheika has backed injured flanker David Pocock to play a part in the Rugby Championship and prove his readiness for the World ...
09:13, 07/04/2019

Australian Rugby Star's Anti-Gay Post Exposes Fault Lines The firing of one of Australia’s best-known sports stars for saying gay people are headed for hell has exposed social fault lines and sparked debate about what constitutes religious expression....
02:52, 07/01/2019

'Israel left us with no choice': Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back posted that hell awaits for 'drunks, homosexuals, adulterers'. The Rugby Australia chief executive, Raelene Castle, said it was a s...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title with victory over Jaguares Christchurch-based club win third consecutive finalCodie Taylor scores only try of game in 19-3 winThe Crusaders again proved themselves the masters of pressure in Super Rugby, emerging 19-3 winners over the Jaguares in the competition’s lowest-scori...
15:39, 07/06/2019

Israel Folau likens dispute with Rugby Australia to 'the way Satan works' Australian rugby star Israel Folau has compared any return to the sport in the wake of a homophobic social media post as like being tempted by Satan....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Israel Folau says he resisted 'temptation' of Rugby Australia peace offering ‘It’s been really challenging,’ player says at church serviceOutcome of hearing expected early this weekIsrael Folau has revealed how he resisted the “temptation” of a peace offering from Rugby Australia that would have allowed him to resurrect his p...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Quentin Pongia, former New Zealand rugby league captain, dies aged 48 Pongia played 35 Tests and 137 NRL games ‘An icon of the game,’ says New Zealand Rugby LeagueTributes are flowing in for former Canberra and New Zealand forward Quentin Pongia, who has died from cancer aged 48.Pongia played 137 NRL games and 35 Tests...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Australian rugby player Israel Folau's crowdfunding campaign shut down A fundraising site has barred controversial rugby player Israel Folau from using its platform to raise legal fees. GoFundMe said the Australian's homophobic comments went against its policy of "inclusivity."...
12:26, 06/24/2019

Exeter v Saracens: Premiership rugby union final 2019 – live! Live updates from Twickenham, kick-off 3pm (BST)Rob Baxter hits back over Exeter playing styleRob Kitson: Saracens juggernaut ready to goFeel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 3.48pm BST 40+1 min: Exeter win a penalty under the posts as Sara...
16:52, 06/01/2019

Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women’s rugby sevens world series event in Canada but they took a giant stride towards Olympic q...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after P...
03:39, 05/24/2019

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow with the news that flanker Sean O’Brien will miss the tournament in Japan with a hip injury, his ...
18:52, 05/26/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
10:39, 05/17/2019

England’s Jack Nowell in fitness race for Rugby World Cup after ankle surgery • Exeter’s Rob Baxter expects wing to be fit for tournament• Eddie Jones to name preliminary England squad on ThursdayEngland face a Rugby World Cup waiting game over the fitness of Jack Nowell, who has undergone surgery on the ankle he damaged in th...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Folau guilty of 'high level' breach of code of conduct - Rugby Australia "Australia fullback Israel Folau has been adjudged to have committed a high-level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct with a social media post, Rugby Australia said on Tuesday."...
18:52, 05/07/2019

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia headed for court after failing to resolve dispute Rugby player said he was ‘disappointed’ a settlement could not be reached at Fair Work CommissionRugby Australia and Israel Folau have failed to reach an agreement over the ex-Wallaby’s sacking after a nearly four-hour meeting, with the dispute now d...
09:52, 06/28/2019

Rugby player booted off plane for allegedly sexually harassing flight attendant A “disgusting” rugby player delayed a 55-minute flight for over 90 minutes before being hauled off the plane for allegedly sexually harassing an air stewardess. The easyJet flight, bound for Belfast, Ireland, was due to take off from Engl...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting......
07:39, 07/22/2019

Repeat Blows To Head Linked To Brain Disease In Australian Rugby Players Post-mortem examinations have found a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head in two elite Australian rugby league players, the first cases found in the sport, researchers said......
09:39, 06/27/2019

Rugby Man Slaps Dislocated Knee Back Into Place, Immediately Hops Into Scrum Rugby can be best described as British hockey because for as entertaining as it can be to watch, the fans can often ruin the experience with their innate desire to prove just how much tougher the players are in their sport compared to those in other...
06:26, 06/28/2019

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to ...
11:13, 06/21/2019

How to watch Leinster vs Saracens: live stream European Champions Cup final 2019 rugby from anywhere The moment is here - the European Rugby Champions Cup final, aka the Heineken Champions Cup final, which sees Ireland's Leinster take on England's Saracens in a final that could make the Irish club champions for a record fifth time. And you...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
01:13, 06/08/2019

Brumbies bring focus back to field but fall in Super Rugby semi-final Brumbies lose 39-7 to Jaguares in Buenos Aires‘We wanted to create some positivity,’ says Dan McKellarACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar said his team was determined to create positive headlines in a year that rugby union has been plagued by off-field i...
07:52, 06/29/2019

Good Samaritans, ex-rugby player praised for helping Texas police officer take down suspect A police officer in Texas got a suspected criminal off the streets last week thanks to a group of good Samaritans, including one who put an end to a foot chase by literally tackling the man....
05:52, 07/01/2019

Black model’s leg broken by gang of rugby players in South Africa 'racist attack' A BLACK model was brutally battered and left with a broken leg after star rugby players attacked her while she was with her white German boyfriend in an alleged racist attack....
22:26, 07/15/2019

Australia rugby star Samu Kerevi apologizes for 'I love you Jesus' Easter post An Australian rugby star apologized Tuesday for sharing his religious beliefs on social media after an Easter post drew backlash amid controversy surrounding an Australian national team teammate....
22:39, 04/30/2019

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Joe Marler the shock inclusion after retirement U-turn Joe Marler could make a sensational return to Test rugby at the World Cup after being named in Eddie Jones's 35-man tournament training squad, despite retiring from the international game last September....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens live stream: how to watch Premiership Rugby final 2019 from anywhere The time has arrived for the Premiership Rugby final 2019 which sees Exeter Chiefs take on the mighty Saracens in a final that follows a season where both teams have dominated the league. It's domestic rugby union's biggest day on the calen...
15:39, 06/01/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Former rugby star Christian Scotland-Williamson wants Pittsburgh Steelers roster spot one year after NFL switch Former rugby union star Christian Scotland-Williamson says he is targeting a spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster as he begins his second year as an NFL player....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Sportwatch: Showdown 47, Bombers surge to win as Tigers hammer Suns, Super Rugby final and more – live! Updates from around AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytnerAFL: Bombers beat Swans; Tigers beat Suns 8.37am BST Tour de France: Ah, July, a time of wistfully watching the French countryside speed past our television screens, a time for cra...
09:53, 07/06/2019

England Rugby World Cup places still 'up for grabs' in final squad England coach Eddie Jones says three places are up for grabs before he slims his 38-man World Cup training group to a final squad of 31 on August 12....
14:26, 07/05/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Israel Folau guilty of 'high-level' breach of Rugby Australia's player code of conduct Israel Folau has been found to have committed a "high-level breach" in his code of conduct hearing set by Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts he made last month....
18:52, 05/07/2019

Daly gets OK to use cart at PGA Championship John Daly, who has osteoarthritis in his right knee that keeps him from walking a full round, will be the first golfer to use a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in 2012....
03:39, 05/08/2019

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
19:13, 06/14/2019

Kawhi: Here for championship, not fame TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard loses zero sleep pondering his place in the pantheon of NBA greats. The Toronto Raptors' All-Star is restlessly pursuing only one thing: a championship ring....
00:52, 05/30/2019

Golf: Winners of the PGA Championship Winners of the PGA Championship after Brooks Koepka won the 2019 tournament at Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, New York on Sunday. (U.S. unless stated):...
03:52, 05/20/2019

Local pro Rob Labritz a cut above at PGA Championship Rob Labritz was emotional. He’d just walked off Bethpage Black after shooting a 1-under 69 in Friday’s PGA Championship second round, and thought he had blown his chance at making the cut with a devastating three-putt on his 15th hole of the round, N...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Your say – The WBC ‘franchise’ championship is inexplicable The WBC 'franchise' championship continues to draw the ire of Boxing News readers The post Your say – The WBC ‘franchise’ championship is inexplicable appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00, 07/10/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: third round – live! Brooks Koepka leads by seven going into day threeOfficial leaderboard: get the latest from Bethpage BlackAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 5.35pm BST Young Sam Burns is enjoying his debut at the PGA Championship. The 22-year-old fro...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Bottas leads championship after one-two win in Baku Valtteri Bottas won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the Formula One world championship lead from team mate Lewis Hamilton after a stunning fourth successive one-two finish for Mercedes....
03:26, 04/29/2019

Garcia, Stricker miss the cut at the PGA Championship Woods, Garcia, Stricker, Rahm, DeChambeau, Furyk, Watson, Poulter, Leishman among those missing the cut at PGA Championship        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

PGA Championship: How sharps wager on golf Casual golf bettors enter weekend action in the 2019 PGA Championship trying to figure out how they’re going to scramble for a par. They’re wondering why they took so many fliers on guys who would be out of contention before the halfway mark. They’re...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship Tiger Woods' run at Bethpage Black is over as he failed to make the cut of 4-over at the 101st PGA Championship.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live! Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 3.31pm BST Jason Day bogeys 17. At +3, he’s now right on the cut line with no margin for error. He’s in de...
16:39, 05/17/2019

The 2019 Yankees: Championship or bust Normally this would sound like a thrown-down gauntlet because, normally, this would be a thrown-down gauntlet. In this time, in this place, in this city, it is something else entirely. For the Yankees it ought to be a welcome challenge, and for the p...
11:00, 07/12/2019

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
00:52, 05/24/2019

| Poston off to hot start at Barbasol Championship American JT Poston equalled the course record with a 10-under-par 62 to grab a slim lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
09:26, 07/19/2019

Tiger misses cut by 1 shot at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, for the first time at a major championship following a win at a major, did not make the cut at the PGA Championship after starting 72-73....
03:39, 05/18/2019

Tiger Woods has up-and-down day at PGA Championship, shooting 2-over 72 Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Take 5: Good bets to win 101st PGA Championship With a Par 70 course measuring 7,459 yards and featuring gnarly rough, the winner of the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black this week will need to drive the ball long -- and straight....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Koepka tries to extend his lead in PGA Championship FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka has turned a public golf course into his private domain at the PGA Championship. Along with setting the 36-hole scoring record in major championships, Koepka has opened a seven-shot lead over Jordan Spieth and A...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Koepka continues to set the pace at PGA Championship Brooks Koepka kept the pedal down in the second round at the PGA Championship on Friday as Tommy Fleetwood gave chase and Tiger Woods just about disappeared in the rear-view mirror....
01:13, 05/18/2019

Koepka leaves field looking up at him at PGA Championship With each mammoth drive and perfect putt, Brooks Koepka is turning the PGA Championship into his personal showcase and converting his competitors to admirers....
15:13, 05/18/2019

In photos: Moments from the 2019 PGA Championship Professional golfers compete in the PGA Championship at The Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., from May 16 through May 19, 2019....
18:26, 05/16/2019

How all this rain will affect a relieved PGA Championship The good news is the timing. The bad news is Bethpage Black can’t seem to play host to a major championship without rain coming to spoil the party at least a little. The hulking course on Long Island took a pelting Monday morning and afternoon, limit...
02:39, 05/14/2019

All the reasons Sunday at the PGA Championship still matters You're tempted to give up, right? Because Brooks Koepka is winning in a blowout. But from his dominance to Masters invitations to loud fans at Bethpage, there's still plenty more to see here....
04:00, 05/19/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: first round – live! Live updates from Bethpage Black, the year’s second majorOfficial site leaderboard: latest standings from round oneAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 1.43pm BST The defending champion Brooks Koepka rattles in a 50-footer from just of...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
23:00, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship: Don’t look past under-the-radar contender Xander Schauffele’s play often stands out in majors. Eventually, his name and face will, too. Until then, the 25-year-old Masters runner-up appreciates every low-key practice round he can play. “If I could choose, I’d love to stay under. I’ve heard v...
10:52, 05/16/2019

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead on a rainy Thursday at the Travelers Championship. Ryan Armour, Bronson Burgoon, Mackenzi...
01:52, 06/21/2019

Club pro on going distance at PGA Championship: ‘Just awesome’ Rob Labritz has two children and is playing in his sixth PGA Championship. But the club pro from GlenArbor in Bedford Hills, N.Y., thought making the cut on the number in his own backyard at this PGA Championship at Bethpage Black might have been one...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Ken Tanigawa overcame a three-shot deficit on the back nine to pass defending champion Paul Broadhurst and win the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday. In only his second year on the senior tour and some 15 years after giving up ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Spieth trying to buck the odds at PGA Championship PGA Championship begins with Woods going for 2nd leg of Grand Slam and Spieth facing long odds of career Grand Slam        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Three golfers to pick at the Travelers Championship The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., features 22 of the world’s top-50 players, including Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. Here are two contenders and a long shot worth a wager. The plays Jason Day (18/...
23:13, 06/19/2019

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead at PGA Championship Brooks Koepka turns a public golf course into his private domain at the PGA Championship, keeping his 7-shot lead entering final round        ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
12:13, 06/15/2019

Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship; shot a 72 including 2 birdies, 2 bogeys and double bogey        ...
10:13, 05/19/2019

Koepka closing in on elite company at PGA Championship FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Already a multiple major champion, Brooks Koepka is closing in on elite company at the PGA Championship. Koepka had a seven-shot lead going into the final round Sunday at Bethpage Black, knowing no one had ever lost a lead th...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
15:39, 05/19/2019

Not-so-smooth Jazz exceeds expectations at PGA Championship Jazz Janewattananond thought he would struggle to break 80 at Bethpage Black when he saw the course on Monday but has exceeded expectations with three rounds no worse than par that has lifted him into a tie for second behind runaway leader Brooks Koe...
03:39, 05/19/2019

McIlroy an after-thought as Koepka dominates PGA Championship As Brooks Koepka prepared to start the third round at the PGA Championship with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Rory McIlroy was long done with his day, reduced to being an after-thought at a tournament he entered as the best player in the world this...
03:39, 05/19/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka has turned this into laugher They don’t have the amateur baseball equivalent of a 15-run rule to stop the game early on a count of lopsidedness, so they will go ahead and play the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday at Bethpage, though the winner — Brooks Koepka — has ...
04:52, 05/19/2019

PGA Championship is wrecking golfers on final round The beast came out at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship. Before runaway leader Brooks Koepka had teed off in the afternoon, there were 26 double-bogeys or higher. In the third round, when conditions got tougher as the wind pic...
00:52, 05/20/2019

| Lowry's Open Championship triumph: 4 key moments A look at some of the key moments of Shane Lowry's victory in treacherous conditions to claim his maiden major title at the 148th Open Championship on Sunday...
21:39, 07/21/2019

At P.G.A. Championship, It’s Thumbs-Up for Phil Mickelson Despite Struggles Mickelson had said on a video that, “As the putts go down, the thumbs are coming up.” He finished six over par on the day but still savored the crowd’s support....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way championship tie The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in an unprecedented eight-way tie Friday morning when the competition’s moderators ran out of words for the contestants after 20 rounds. “It’s complete. They will forever be remembered as the Elite Eight,” the ...
08:13, 05/31/2019

Guillermo Rigondeaux wins championship eliminator Guillermo Rigondeaux and Jermell Charlo take stoppage wins in Las Vegas The post Guillermo Rigondeaux wins championship eliminator appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 06/24/2019

Easy win for championship leader Hamilton at French GP LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 points. Hamilton has hit...
17:13, 06/23/2019

| Lee, Ancer join leaders at Travelers Championship South Korea's Lee Kyoung-hoon and Mexico's Abraham Ancer forced their way into a six-way tie at the top of the leaderboard on a low-scoring first round at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship on Thursday....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Tearful Wie questions future after opening 84 at PGA Championship A tearful Michelle Wie was not sure how much longer she can compete after struggling in the first round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday where she iced her ailing right wrist between most shots....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Rain can't dampen Blues' championship parade Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of downtown St. Louis and braved the rain Saturday to cheer on the Stanley Cup champion Blues, who concluded the festivities with a packed rally beneath the Gateway Arch....
02:00, 06/16/2019

Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within one victory of...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Tates Creek Wins State Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Which of his two championship belts will Henry Cejudo defend first? Cejudo won a second title on Saturday. What is in his immediate future, and what's in store for Valentina Shevchenko, Tony Ferguson and others from UFC 238?...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno combined to hold down Nebraska’s offense, and Ohio State mustered just enough of its own to beat the Cornhuskers 3-1 in the Big Ten Tournament championship game Sunday. The seventh-seeded Buckey...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Clash of Clans will have its first World Championship in October Supercell announced today that it will hold the first ever Clash of Clans World Championship at ESL One Hamburg from October 25 to October 27.Read More...
17:00, 07/02/2019

On Golf: At P.G.A. Championship, Thailand Meets Farmingdale Atiwit Janewattananond, better known as Jazz, is the only player using a local caddie. He is tied for second, having fun and going well beyond his original goal of shaking hands with Tiger Woods....
19:00, 05/19/2019

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.       ...
19:39, 07/15/2019

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship by 2 shots Brooks Koepka didn’t crack despite four straight bogeys on the inward nine and saved himself from wasting the largest 54-hole lead in a major.        ...
06:13, 05/20/2019

Spieth 'in a good place' after contending at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth failed to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship on Sunday but the American did show his recent struggles on the course may be a thing of the past....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing D...
13:13, 07/08/2019

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
06:39, 05/21/2019

FIA F3 car to Macau in non-championship race, track changes expected The new FIA Formula 3 car will compete at Macau in a non-championship event, with track changes to sections such as the iconic Lisboa corner also announced...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Championship or bust for Rockets after huge trade What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbrook. While there were some mixed feelings, the message was clear: it's championship or bust in H...
18:13, 07/12/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
08:52, 06/14/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of hockey....
08:52, 06/14/2019

Spieth two back of leader Koepka at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday to sit two shots back of overnight leader Brooks Koepka while Rory McIlroy used a late birdie run to put himself right on the projected cut line....
21:26, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship tee times, pairings: First- and second-round schedule The PGA Championship tees off on Thursday at Bethpage Black. Tee times for the event were announced Friday. Tiger Woods, coming off his Masters win in April, is among the favorites, and will be playing Thursday morning at 8:24 a.m. and Friday afterno...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Slam-chasing Spieth on the march at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth, who is chasing a career grand slam, surged into contention at the PGA Championship on Friday, grabbing the clubhouse lead during the second round....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Drama is teed up, and an epic PGA Championship is at hand What else do you want out of a major championship that this week’s PGA Championship doesn’t have? The dream storylines are aligned perfectly: – Tiger Woods is coming off his 15th career major championship, his first in 11 years and his first Ma...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship Koepka leaves Woods and everyone else in his wake at PGA Championship with record round of 63 at Bethpage Black        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Spa hailed as the best of new World Rallycross Championship tracks Liam Doran topped day one of the World Rallycross Championship's Spa debut, and heralded the Belgian Grand Prix Formula 1 venue's RX circuit as the best of the series' new breed...
20:13, 05/11/2019

Woods brings buzz to golf and to the PGA Championship PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '19: Tiger Woods a Masters champion again and heads to Bethpage Black in search of next major at PGA Championship        ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Bolton's Championship game against Brentford called off - EFL "Bolton Wanderers\u0027 home Championship game against Brentford will now not take place and the visitors will be awarded three points on the basis of a 1-0 victory, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday."...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Koepka in control at PGA Championship, Woods nine back A dialed-in Brooks Koepka made an inspired start to his PGA Championship title defense with a dominant display that left him with a four-shot clubhouse lead while Tiger Woods was nine shots back on Thursday....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods practices ahead of PGA Championship "Tiger Woods proved many doubters wrong with his triumph at last month\u0027s Masters, where he not only completed a comeback story for the ages but also put Jack Nicklaus\u0027s record of 18 major titles back into play."...
13:00, 05/14/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Live updates from day one of round three in the ChampionshipPut the smartphone down Aggers. This spat really isn’t cricketFeel free to email Tanya or tweet @TJAldred your thoughts 10.22am BST Some tawdry gossip (don’t pretend you’re not interested)Pu...
11:39, 05/14/2019

Woods 'rested and ready' for PGA Championship after month off "Tiger Woods walked into the media interview room at the PGA Championship on Tuesday morning clutching a cup of hot coffee on a cool New York morning."...
02:39, 05/15/2019

John Daly approved to use cart at PGA Championship John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of an injured right knee. He will be the first player to ride a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open at Olympic Club in 1998 and 2012. The...
05:00, 05/08/2019

John Daly is making a mockery of the PGA Championship It was 17 years ago and Bethpage Black was making its debut as the first public course in the modern era to host a U.S. Open, and John Daly was reveling in the idea. “I think it’s tremendous,” he told me that Monday before the tournament began. “I th...
06:39, 05/14/2019

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Homa wins Wells Fargo Championship by three strokes Long-shot Max Homa held his nerve during an hour-long rain delay before closing out an emphatic three-stroke victory at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday....
04:13, 05/06/2019

NXT TakeOver: XXV results -- Adam Cole captures the NXT championship The 25th NXT TakeOver event was packed with action, with Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole putting on another thriller and Shayna Baszler defending her women's title but taking a post-match beating from challenger Io Shirai....
04:39, 06/02/2019

Rose builds confidence for PGA Championship as McIlroy fades Justin Rose had a confidence-boosting finish at Quail Hollow on Sunday in the leadup to the PGA Championship but his Ryder Cup team mate Rory McIlroy continued his worrying final round form....
10:13, 05/06/2019

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Breaking down Tiger Woods' 19 PGA Championship performances Tiger Woods has won the PGA Championship four times in 19 appearances, claiming victory in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
23:00, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship: Many of golf’s biggest names lurking after first round The PGA Championship prides itself on being the best field in golf, and it doesn’t seems like those with pedigree are going to let Brooks Koepka run away with it. With the defending PGA champ getting into the clubhouse early with a scalding 7-under 6...
14:39, 05/17/2019

2018's Worst Overwatch League Team Just Won A Championship Around this time last year, the professional Overwatch team Shanghai Dragons had just finished up a history-making 0-40 season. At the time, nobody would have expected that just one year later they’d be leaving the league’s top three teams in a heap ...
02:39, 07/16/2019

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship        ...
02:39, 05/25/2019

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, 'still waiting for my run in the majors'        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle        ...
03:13, 07/13/2019

APOEL Nicosia wins 7th consecutive Cyprus championship NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — APOEL Nicosia clinched its seventh consecutive Cypriot championship by beating 10-man Apollon Limassol 3-0 at home on Saturday. APOEL’s win, combined with AEK Larnaca dropping points in a 1-1 draw against Nea Salamina, ga...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Koepka makes flying start with 63 to lead PGA Championship Defending champion Brooks Koepka made a flying start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that appeared set to give him a big lead until inspired New Zealander Danny Lee made a late charge in the first round on Thursday....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: There is a toe wrestling championship and this man nailed his 16th title The official Toe Wrestling World Championship got off on the right foot in the village of Wetton in Staffordshire. Alan 'Nasty' Nash successfully defended his world title in the specially organised tournament at the local pub....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Eng...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Tiger Woods seeks second straight major win at PGA Championship Masters champion Tiger Woods launched his quest for a second consecutive major title and a possible return to number one in the world rankings at the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Can Justin Rose find elusive 2nd major at PGA Championship? Some players would be happy with one major championship. Most, actually. But for Justin Rose, it seems like it has been a bit of a disappointment that his lone major victory remains the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion. There have been many close calls since...
10:52, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka previews the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Last year's PGA Championship winner, Brooks Koepka, on what it will take for him to defend his title at Bethpage Black in New York.        ...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Justin Thomas withdraws from PGA Championship with wrist injury One of the favorites at the PGA Championship withdrew Monday. Justin Thomas announced he was pulling out of the second major of the season, being played at Bethpage Black, with a lingering wrist injury. “Unfortunately, I will be withdrawing fro...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapper and the likes of MVP Kawhi Leonard,......
19:00, 06/16/2019

What we learned at the Collegiate Esports Championship Overwatch finals The Overwatch tournament at the Collegiate Esports Championship showcased the state of college esports, from the impact of funding to the way teams play....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship       ...
21:39, 06/21/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods discusses soggy conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio spoke with Tiger Woods and the four-time PGA Championship winner discussed the harsh conditions currently plaguing Bethpage Black in Long Island.        ...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Shooting At NBA Championship Celebration In Canada Injures 4 People Four people were injured, some seriously, after a shooting at the NBA championship celebration for the Toronto Raptors, police said. In a Monday evening news conference, Police Chief Mark Saunders......
08:13, 06/18/2019

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Spain U21 2-1 Germany U21: European Championship final – as it happened Goals from Fabián Ruiz and Dani Olmo secured a fifth Under-21 title for Spain, who gained revenge on Germany for the 2017 finalReport: Spain secure Euros glory 9.52pm BST The trophy is lifted and Spain can celebrate. Report to follow from Ben Fisher....
04:13, 07/01/2019

| Tiger joins Koepka, Molinari to start PGA Championship Tiger Woods will play alongside fellow reigning major champions Brooks Koepka and Francesco Molinari in the first two rounds of the PGA Championship....
00:26, 05/11/2019

UCLA Walks It Off Against Oklahoma To Win Another Softball National Championship It may not have been quite as dominant as the show of fireworks that they put on in their unbelievable 16-3 Game 1 win, but it was plenty more dramatic. The UCLA Bruins found the bats when they needed them, hit four dingers once again, and walked it ...
15:13, 06/05/2019

How NBA championship odds changed after free-agent frenzy LAS VEGAS — A day after more than $3 billion in NBA player transactions, betting markets for the league settled into place for oddsmakers from here to New Jersey — with one major exception. On the surface, the Nets would seem to be the biggest mover ...
19:52, 07/02/2019

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Golf: Rose bids to end English drought at PGA Championship It has been 100 years since an English golfer won the PGA Championship and Justin Rose has tweaked his preparations in a bid to peak at the right time and snap the drought....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Johnson raring to go after rare break ahead of PGA Championship Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson is mentally fresh after a break from action and eager to get going at this week's PGA Championship where a big and wet course will put a premium on driving distance....
04:13, 05/15/2019

PGA Championship: Breaking down favorites, sleepers and long shots To break down the PGA Championship field into three categories — favorites, sleepers and long shots — The Post spoke exclusively to Golf Channel’s irreverent and opinionated on-air analyst Brandel Chamblee, one of the most analytical and prepared peo...
01:26, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship predictions: Usual suspects will contend, but not Tiger Our Post golf experts give their predictions for this week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black: George Willis Brooks Koepka: It’s hard to pick against someone who thinks winning majors is easy. He also has the power and touch needed for what s...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Column: Daly turns PGA Championship into ridiculous sideshow Column: By granting John Daly permission to use a cart because of a bum knee, the PGA Championship clears the way for a ridiculous sideshow        ...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I’ve been priming for this my whole life,’’ Labritz told The Post. “I’m beside the moon just to have t...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action later on Thursday....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Woods pays price for being inadequately prepared for PGA Championship Tiger Woods acknowledged after missing the cut at the PGA Championship on Friday that he had paid the price for not being adequately prepared for another major quest so soon after winning the Masters....
15:13, 05/18/2019

Varner's 81 worst round on last day of 2019 PGA Championship Varner's 81 worst round on final day this PGA Championship as he went from sole possession of 2nd place to finishing tied for 36th        ...
21:26, 05/20/2019

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka blinks, and here comes Dustin Johnson Brooks Koepka is struggling for the first time in defense of his PGA Championship. He saw his lead over Dustin Johnson cut to two shots on the back nine of the final round. Koepka, who has led almost from the outset, bogeyed the 11th, 12th and 13th h...
00:52, 05/20/2019

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
06:39, 07/21/2019

Bottas wins in Azerbaijan and retakes championship lead Valtteri Bottas won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday and retook the Formula One lead from team mate Lewis Hamilton after a fourth successive one-two finish for Mercedes....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Johnson completes runner-up grand slam at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson narrowly missed out on winning his second career major at the PGA Championship on Sunday but in doing so he joined some very select company by completing the career runner-up grand slam....
03:52, 05/20/2019

Jim Herman takes 2nd-round lead in Barbasol Championship Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship       ...
03:39, 07/20/2019

Koepka wins PGA Championship for fourth major title "A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf\u0027s new top dog."...
10:39, 05/20/2019

John Isner out of US clay championship with injured foot No. 1 seed John Isner won't participate in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot        ...
02:39, 05/18/2019

On Golf: Tiger Woods Misses the Cut at the P.G.A. Championship by 1 Stroke Woods, hoping to build on an exhilarating Masters win in April, missed the cut at the P.G.A. Championship on Friday after two rounds of bogey-filled golf....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
22:52, 04/28/2019

Herman claims Barbasol Championship after Kraft stumbles Jim Herman made two back-nine birdies after a rain delay on Sunday and was rewarded when Kelly Kraft stumbled late, claiming his second career PGA Tour title at the Barbasol Championship in Nicholasville, Ky....
07:13, 07/22/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win Honda's world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings....
03:52, 05/20/2019

| Herman takes halfway lead at Barbasol Championship Jim Herman credited "a good talking to" from US President Donald Trump with helping him take the halfway lead at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
12:26, 07/20/2019

PGA Championship 2019 picks: The best bets to win at Bethpage Black LAS VEGAS — A Cinderella story out of nowhere is unlikely to unfold this week. These days, the best stories in golf come from long shots or a comeback by Tiger Woods, but the Masters champion is unlikely to win consecutive majors. Woods has not hit a...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Rory McIlroy’s improvement still can’t save his doomed PGA Championship The good scores were there for Rory McIlroy, they just weren’t coming in the same rounds. Which is to say, they haven’t nearly been good enough. The 30-year-old Northern Irishman shot his best score of PGA Championship on Saturday morning, posting a ...
00:39, 05/19/2019

The local club pro who outplayed Tiger Woods at PGA Championship Jason Caron had just finished his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black after having carded an impressive even-par 70 to stand tied for 17th — pretty good for a Long Island club pro — when someone asked what he thought about havin...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Spieth shuts down grand slam talk at PGA Championship Never mind completing the career grand slam, Jordan Spieth is simply happy to be back on the leaderboard, especially at a major, as he plays his way back from a mini-slump....
15:13, 05/18/2019

PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson looking to make weekend charge If it takes a bomber to catch a bomber, then consider Dustin Johnson in a good spot. Johnson fired a 3-under 67 in the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday morning at Bethpage Black, putting him at 4-under for the tournament and eight shots...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Brooks Koepka shuts down Jena Sims’ kiss at PGA Championship For Brooks Koepka, there’s a time and a place, and it’s not before the final round of the PGA Championship. On Sunday, cameras caught Koepka shutting down two kiss attempts from girlfriend Jena Sims at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale. The g...
00:52, 05/20/2019

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship – live! Joshua defends titles against Ruiz at Madison Square GardenTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.29am BST It’s only 10.24pm local time and we’re already up to Sweet Caroline. An early night by New York boxing standards. A quick note on the co-m...
04:52, 06/02/2019

Derby 0-1 Leeds: Championship play-off semi-final, first leg – as it happened Kemar Roofe was Derby’s nemesis yet again as Leeds took a big step towards the play-off final. 7.25pm BST No doubt we’ll hear more of all that in due course. But in the meantime, here’s the verdict of your pal and mine, Paul Doyle, who was at Pride P...
21:00, 05/11/2019

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanting round the pitch with the European Under-21 Championship trophy but Spain now has a classy new gen...
04:13, 07/01/2019

All Women's Team Selected For 2019 National Racing Championship The 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) will see an all women's team in participation under Team Ahura for the second year. The brainchild of former racer and team owner of Ahura......
12:52, 06/07/2019

Watch: Dustin Johnson cards five birdies on first nine of second round at PGA Championship World No. 1 Dustin Johnson ignited the Bethpage Black Course early in the second round with five birdies on his first nine holes at the 2019 PGA Championship on Friday in Old Bethpage, N.Y....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Blues can end 52-year championship drought in Game 6 The Blues lead 3-2 in the best-of-seven NHL championship series going into Sunday's Game 6 at the Enterprise Center.       ...
16:52, 06/09/2019

Manny Pacquiao v Keith Thurman: WBA welterweight championship – live! Pacquiao and Thurman face off at MGM Grand Garden ArenaTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.56am BST Hello and welcome to the MGM Grand for tonight’s WBA welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman. It’s a main event offe...
05:13, 07/21/2019

PGA Championship: John Daly says golf-cart perk ‘a big disadvantage’ John Daly — after lumbering around Bethpage Black on Wednesday for a nine-hole practice round in a cart the PGA of America is allowing him for the PGA Championship — had the audacity to call his use of the cart “a big disadvantage this week, trying t...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
07:52, 06/14/2019

Tanak wins in Chile, Ogier retakes championship lead "Estonian Ott Tanak won the inaugural Rally of Chile for Toyota on Sunday with France\u0027s reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier retaking the overall championship lead for Citroen."...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world championship KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States’ all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The NHL star and two-time Olympian finished the g...
20:13, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Red-hot Chez Reavie storms to lead in third round of Travelers Championship Chez Reavie, who finished T-3 at the PGA Championship, caught fire Saturday in shooting a 7-under 63 to take the Travelers Championship lead.       ...
03:52, 06/23/2019

Tearful Michelle Wie mired in self-doubt after firing an 84 at Women’s PGA Championship “It’s hard. It’s just one of those situations where I’m not entirely sure how much more I have left in me,” said the 29-year-old golfer, who has been battling persistent hand and wrist issues....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Steve Spurrier presented with Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring More than three months since the AAF suspended operations, Steve Spurrier was presented with a custom-made Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring.       ...
08:39, 07/22/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka ends third round with 7-shot lead Brooks Koepka remains in first place at the PGA Championship following Saturday's third round. Koepka ended the day with a seven-shot lead after notching an even-par 70....
04:39, 05/19/2019

PGA Championship 2019: Dates, Tiger Woods odds and tee times After Tiger Woods claimed a historic 15th major championship at The Masters, the new PGA Tour schedule brings to a much earlier but eagerly anticipated PGA Championship....
07:39, 05/14/2019

PGA Championship: Justin Rose isn’t ready to concede to Brooks Koepka While scrolling down the leaderboard to determine who could make a run at Brooks Koepka, there was Justin Rose sticking out like the shine off his Olympic gold medal. The 2013 U.S. Open champion shot a 3-under 67 in his second round of the PGA Champi...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb ...
06:52, 06/24/2019

Hannah Green wins 2019 Women's PGA Championship – as it happened Australia’s Hannah Green won her first major after beating defending champion Park Sung-hyun by one shot at Hazeltine 11.58pm BST Related: Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship 11.10pm BST So congratulations to Hannah Green,...
06:52, 06/24/2019

Brooks Koepka is running up the score and demoralizing the PGA Championship field Brooks Koepka's run that will inevitably reach four major wins in his last eight tries Sunday is the closest thing we have seen to Tiger Woods' prime.        ...
10:13, 05/19/2019

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was full of sub-plots....
17:13, 06/14/2019

'Drake curse': Canadian star vindicated after Raptors' NBA championship win Prior to the victory over the Golden State Warriors, many had fallen victim to the music star’s reputation for bringing bad luckHis repeated interactions with athletes before critical games – and their subsequent losses – have earned Drake the unfort...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
02:13, 06/15/2019

Bethpage Black no beast but will offer a stern test at PGA Championship Bethpage Black, a stout par-70 that stretches 7,459 yards on rolling Long Island land, proved a beast when it hosted the U.S. Open in 2002 and 2009 but scoring might be easier at this week's PGA Championship....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Six Southern AZ teams battle for state championship in HS softball, baseball PHOENIX – Three Southern Arizona high school softball teams and three baseball squads from our region are suiting up In the state title game on Monday and Tuesday night.  Here’s the schedule. MONDAY, MAY 13 SOFTBALL: 5A CHAMPIONSHIP (ASU)...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Hannah Green records first major title at Women's PGA Championship Hannah Green became only the third female Australian golfer to win a major with her victory at the Women's PGA Championship at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn....
00:39, 06/25/2019

Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz: lineal heavyweight championship – live! Fury defends lineal heavyweight title against SchwarzTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 4.31am BST Jesse Hart has won a unanimous decision over Sullivan Barrera by scores of 99-90, 96-93 and 97-92. The North Philadelphia native, a former world...
05:52, 06/16/2019

Major British Touring Car Championship calendar shake-up for 2020 The British Touring Car Championship will feature a radically revised calendar for the 2020 season, with a new layout added to the roster for the first time in 18 years...
13:52, 06/16/2019

QPR fixtures for Championship 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates QPR fans will be looking for more consistency in the 2019-20 season, with the most realistic aim for the campaign likely to be maintaining their Championship status....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Parel shoots 66 to lead wind-altered Senior PGA Championship Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship        ...
07:13, 05/24/2019

Paper Round: Atletico want Lacazette, Man Utd set to sign Championship star "Atletico Madrid want to sign Alexandre Lacazette whilst Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Championship star Daniel James. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Paper Round."...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Max Homa wins Wells Fargo Championship for first career PGA title Max Homa closed with a 4-under 67 and outlasted a stellar group of big names to win the Wells Fargo Championship and a two-year PGA Tour exemption.        ...
03:26, 05/06/2019

'Madden 19' championship finale breaks series viewing records EA's Madden esports ambitions appear to have borne fruit. The gaming giant has revealed that the Madden NFL 19 Bowl, the final match in the Championship Series, broke franchise viewing records to become the most-viewed event in Madden's hi...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26, 05/27/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger Woods, the story of Round 1 at PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.        ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Christian Garin wins US Men's Clay Court Championship Christian Garin of Chile won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship for his first ATP World Tour title, beating Casper Ruud of Norway 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined for the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championshi...
01:13, 07/19/2019

PGA Championship live stream: how to watch 2019 US PGA golf online from anywhere The 2019 PGA Championship at the so-called Black Course was supposed to be virtually impossible to score well at. Enter Brooks Koepka! Golf's second major tournament of the season is here in an all new pre-Memorial Day weekend slot. You can get ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Ten Championship players Premier League clubs have on their radar | Ben Fisher Jack Grealish, who deserves a bigger stage, leads the talent ready to take the step up to the highest levelAs a fascinating Championship season draws to a close we select 10 players who could thrive in the Premier League next season. We have not incl...
18:26, 05/20/2019

Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brady Cherry homered during a four-run fourth inning and Ohio State held on to beat Minnesota 8-6 Sunday and reach the Big Ten Tournament championship game. The semifinal was postponed until Sunday because the length of games Satur...
22:52, 05/26/2019

Finland defeats Canada for gold at hockey world championship BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Finland has won the gold medal at the hockey world championship by beating Canada 3-1 Sunday in the final. Marko Anttila’s second goal of the game broke a 1-all tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Can...
22:52, 05/26/2019

World Snooker Championship: David Gilbert on top against John Higgins • Semi-final debutant close to 147 break in first session• Higgins takes first two frames but Gilbert rallies to lead 5-3David Gilbert came close to a maximum break as he marked his debut appearance in the World Championship semi-finals by establishi...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Finland hosts first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship In the world of bizarre competitions, it probably doesn’t get much stranger than the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship that took place Thursday in Finland....
16:39, 07/16/2019

Yorkshire v Somerset, Lancashire v Sussex and more: County Championship – live • Follow all the action from around the grounds• Meanwhile, in international cricket news …• Email Tanya or leave a comment below the line 3.06pm BST And Dave at the York’s Theatre Royal also needs news: Echoing Paul below, any news from Headingly an...
16:13, 07/15/2019

Anthony Mantha Is Blazing A Path Of Destruction Through The World Championship We’re just a few hours out from a hugely important, potentially decisive Western Conference Finals Game 6, so right now is obviously the perfect time to talk about how dominant this one Detroit Red Wings kid has been over in Slovakia. Yes, for all th...
00:52, 05/22/2019

County Championship: Lancashire v Worcestershire, Hampshire v Notts - live! Live updates from the latest round of Championship gamesEngland give Jofra Archer the nod for World Cup squadEmail your thoughts to Tanya or tweet @TJAldred 1.10pm BST I’d missed this - Mason Crane replaced Liam Dawson at Hampshire because of Dawson’...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Ice hockey: Canada and Finland reach world championship final Canada reached their fourth world championship final in the last five tournaments with a 5-1 rout of the Czech Republic and Finland joined them with a shock 1-0 win over favorites Russia on Saturday....
07:00, 05/26/2019

Golf: Lee slips early in bid to catch leader Koepka at PGA Championship New Zealand's Danny Lee made a rough start in his bid to close the one-shot gap on overnight leader Brooks Koepka as second round action at the PGA Championship got under way on Friday....
15:13, 05/17/2019

County Championship: Kent v Surrey, Hants v Notts and more – live! Updates from the final day of the latest round of matchesRoot happy to leave power-hitting to others during World CupYou can email Tanya here, tweet her here or comment BTL 12.10pm BST Ricardo Vasconcelos out for 10 at the County Ground, Northants 51...
13:13, 05/23/2019

John Daly prohibited from using golf cart at Open Championship John Daly will not be allowed to use a golf cart when he plays the Open Championship in Northern Ireland later this month, the tournament’s organizers said Saturday....
00:39, 07/09/2019

County Championship: Lancashire v Worcestershire, Kent v Surrey - live! Live updates from the latest round of Championship gamesDawson in frame for World Cup spot after fine county formEmail your thoughts to Tanya or tweet @TJAldred 11.35am BST And another! The very next ball. Anderson this time. Rhodes bowled for a gold...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Marquez: Assen "best race" for my 2019 MotoGP championship hopes Marc Marquez says the Dutch TT was the "best race" for his MotoGP championship hopes, as the Honda rider increased his points lead to 44 after finishing second...
15:52, 07/03/2019

Tiger Woods, On His Achy, Miserable First Round At The Open Championship: "Just The Way It’s Going To Be" Remember how surprising it was back in April, when Tiger Woods won the Masters and it seemed like the grueling decade-plus of injury hell he spent between major championships might finally have spit out a Tiger Woods once again capable of regularly c...
00:52, 07/20/2019

Cart ride ends: John Daly will miss the cut at PGA Championship John Daly's ride at the PGA Championship is officially over. The event's 1991 champion shot a 6-over 76 on Friday to cap an 11-over total.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka survives mini-meltdown to retain US PGA Championship • Seven-shot lead reduced to two by runner-up Dustin Johnson• Koepka recorded five bogeys in his last eight holesSeven shots ahead at the start of play, six shots ahead after 10 holes, one shot up on the 15th tee. Brooks Koepka opened US PGA Champion...
06:00, 05/20/2019

PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth still trying to find his game as he chases history Jordan Spieth would become only the sixth player in history to complete the career grand slam if he can hoist the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday.        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey ends in draw – live! Cricket news and updates from around the county groundsCook guides Essex past big-spending Notts Email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or join the discussion BTL 5.32pm BST That's it, the game has now been abandoned!Surrey finish on 255 for 8 and take 12 poi...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Bottas holds off Hamilton to take championship lead with victory at Baku "Valtteri Bottas moved to the top of the Formula 1 championship on Sunday as he held off Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku."...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Johnson cuts lead to two shots as Koepka crumbles at PGA Championship The PGA Championship suddenly developed high drama as Dustin Johnson moved within two strokes of leader Brooks Koepka, with the tournament on a knife edge late in Sunday's final round....
03:52, 05/20/2019

His appeal to masses is obvious, but the John Daly show is getting old at PGA Championship At the PGA Championship, there is a sense that John Daly's act is tired, that he is afforded courtesies that his conduct cost him any right to expect.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2019: championship finals – live! Sixteen finalists compete for $50,000 prize on national televisionSpelling tutor Scott Remer: how to build a spelling bee championCan you beat previous National Spelling Bee winners? Take our testTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 9.29pm BST B...
01:52, 05/31/2019

Homa comes full circle and wins Wells Fargo Championship CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two years after Max Homa played only one Sunday in an entire PGA Tour season, he showed his mettle at Quail Hollow by closing with a 4-under 67 to pull away from the field and win the Wells Fargo Championship. Homa began the ba...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Spelling bee 2019: Eight share Scripps Bee championship title in historic first Eight contestants won the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, sharing a historic co-champion title.        ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka holds off Dustin Johnson for win Brooks Koepka won the 2019 PGA Championship on Sunday for the second consecutive year as he shot 8-under par at Bethpage Black, defeating Dustin Johnson by two strokes....
11:13, 05/20/2019

University of Virginia basketball team will not celebrate championship at the White House The University of Virginia men's basketball team will not be celebrating its national championship with President Donald Trump at the White House, per a statement from the head coach released Friday....
00:26, 04/30/2019

College World Series: Vanderbilt beats Michigan for second national championship Vanderbilt defeated Michigan 8-2 in the winner-take-all Game 3 in the championship series to win the NCAA baseball title.       ...
06:26, 06/27/2019

Gary Wilson finally reaches semis of world snooker championship • Remarkable career resurrection continues at the Crucible• Wilson: ‘I recall situations when I was struggling for money’Gary Wilson continued his remarkable career resurrection by beating Ali Carter 13-9 and reaching the semi-finals of the snooker w...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Open Championship 2019, third round leaderboard: Scores after day three at Royal Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry will take a four shot lead and a nation's support into the final round at The Open Championship after breaking the course record with an astonishing 63....
01:00, 07/21/2019

Golf: Faldo not thrilled Daly will be allowed to ride cart at PGA Championship Six-times major champion Nick Faldo questioned the decision to grant John Daly special dispensation to ride a cart at next week's PGA Championship in New York because the American suffers from arthritis in his right knee....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Queen's Club tennis live stream: how to watch the 2019 championship from anywhere It's time for the annual Queen's Club tennis tournament and we're praying for two things - firstly that the weather cheers up a bit, and second that Andy Murray's hip holds out. It's the big comeback for the former Wimbledon ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:52, 07/16/2019

U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel wins the second of what could be a record world championship haul “It doesn’t get old,” said Dressel, who won his second gold of the meet in the 50-meter butterfly. The most golds won at a swimming world championship is seven....
23:39, 07/22/2019

Cold and wet weather at the PGA Championship creates soft conditions for Bethpage Black Golfweek: The PGA Championship could be marred by bad weather. Golfweek's David Dusek reports from a wet and slippery Bethpage Black.        ...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Sung Kang gets breakthrough victory in Byron Nelson ahead of PGA Championship The Byron Neslon field had no answer for Sung Kang down the stretch en route to his first career PGA Tour victory.        ...
02:39, 05/13/2019

Open Championship 2019, second round leaderboard: Scores after day two at Royal Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry holds a share of the lead as we head into the weekend at The Open as Rory McIlroy put together a fine round to come agonisingly close to making the weekend....
22:39, 07/19/2019

Cardiff City relegated from Premier League: Bluebirds condemned to Championship Cardiff City's relegation from the Premier League was confirmed on Saturday as a home defeat to Crystal Palace saw the Bluebirds slip out of the top flight....
02:00, 05/05/2019

Novak Djokovic eats grass to celebrate his marathon Wimbledon championship Djokovic outlasted Fedeer in an epic five-set match that made history and celebrated his fifth Wimbledon title like a GOAT.       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Tiger Woods skipping Wells Fargo Championship on heels of Masters win Tiger Woods has made the surprising decision to skip next week's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course with their wives slung over their shoulders....
01:13, 07/07/2019

Brazil Snaps 12-Year Copa América Championship Drought With 3-1 Win Over Peru Brazil are once again the champions of South America, defeating Peru 3-1 in the Copa América final and winning the tournament once again for the first time in 12 years....
06:13, 07/08/2019

Wolves offer blueprint for Championship clubs to thrive in the Premier League It may be the biggest tribute of all to the work of one Espirito Nuno Santo that next season's Premier League newcomers are already being assessed to see if they can become 'the new Wolves'....
11:26, 05/08/2019

Rallying: Tanak wins in Chile, Ogier retakes championship lead Estonian Ott Tanak won the inaugural Rally of Chile for Toyota on Sunday with France's reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier retaking the overall championship lead for Citroen....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Championship: Derby, Middlesbrough and Bristol City's play-off battle - live! Live updates from the final day of Championship fixtures Championship play-off battle: Derby close to Leeds Spygate showdownFeel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 12.15pm BST Derby’s Richard Keogh praises the staff “who’ve managed to get my...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Chess: national solving championship opens to entries from Britain this week A prize fund of at least £1,225 is on offer, with qualification for the 2020 world solving championship available to the eventual winnerThis week’s puzzle marks the opening round of a national competition in which Guardian readers have traditionally ...
16:52, 06/21/2019

In cool, wet conditions, Bethpage Black will play tough, long for PGA Championship It looks like the first PGA Championship that Bethpage Black will host is going to be played on a soft, long course. Which players does that favor?        ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Shahan Ali Mohsin Dominates 2019 National Karting Championship Round 1 Agra-based racing talent Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the first round of the 2019 JK-FMSCI Rotax National Karting Championship. The newest season of the karting series brings JK Tyre back as a title......
22:00, 06/12/2019

With Masters celebration behind him, Tiger Woods salvages shaky round at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year at the helm....
13:39, 06/14/2019

With Bruins in Stanley Cup finals, Boston ‘suffers’ from ‘Championship Fatigue Syndrome' Can a city win too much? Boston is putting the question to the test. The Bruins could make Boston the first city since 1935 to hold three major sports championships at the same time....
12:39, 05/25/2019

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture...
12:39, 05/25/2019

National Karting Championship Gets Bigger For 2019; JK Tyre Back As Sponsor JK Tyre will once again back the National Karting Championship in 2019 after a hiatus of two years. For the 2019 season though, the Karting Championship is all set to become bigger than ever with more......
02:13, 05/24/2019

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
03:52, 05/22/2019

Matt Wallace column: I let myself down at British Masters but will control my emotions at PGA Championship Tiger Woods is the reason I play golf. For me, he is the best and I love the idea that I'm getting the chance to compete against him when he is back at the top and compare his game to mine....
10:52, 05/15/2019

LaVar Ball vows Lakers will 'never win another championship' after team reportedly trades his son LaVar Ball condemned the Los Angeles Lakers after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in a package that included his son, Lonzo....
17:26, 06/17/2019

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
14:39, 05/26/2019

Golf: Spieth not distracted by career grand slam thoughts at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth says he is not wasting time thinking about completing the career grand slam as he begins a third bid to seal a full set of major titles at this week's PGA Championship....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Aston Villa v Derby County: Championship play-off final – live! Championship play-off final updates from the 3pm BST kick-offListen to the latest Football Weekly podcast, out nowAny comments? Email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 3.46pm BST 45 min: So, Villa take the lead, after Anwar El-Ghazi makes a run and dives ...
17:00, 05/27/2019

John Daly, smoking a cigarette, arrives at Bethpage Black for PGA Championship John Daly, who will use a cart at the PGA Championship, rolled into Bethpage Black on Wednesday, smoking a cigarette before practice round.        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

UCLA walks off in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma to win 13th national championship in softball UCLA won its 13th national championship in softball, and first since 2010, on Kinsley Washington's walk-off single in Game 2 against Oklahoma.        ...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Finland defeats Canada to win gold medal at hockey world championship Finnish captain Marko Anttila's second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament....
23:52, 05/26/2019

Stanley Cup Finals: Jordan Binnington helps Blues move one win from first championship Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington negated Zdeno Chara’s inspirational decision to play hurt as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 2-1.        ...
09:26, 06/07/2019

Golf: Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his first round at the PGA Championship on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Charlton return to Championship after Patrick Bauer scores last-gasp winner Lee Bowyer was the last man standing in the Charlton technical area as his backroom staff and substitutes bench emptied on to the pitch, fleeing down the touchline to join the pile-on after Patrick Bauer snatched victory to seal promotion deep into f...
18:52, 05/26/2019

Charlton promoted to the Championship after League One Play-Off Final comeback vs Sunderland Charlton Athletic have been promoted to the Championship after captain Patrick Bauer scored a dramatic stoppage time winner to earn playoff final victory over Sunderland at Wembley....
18:52, 05/26/2019

County Championship: Hildreth helps Somerset hit back at Surrey – as it happened Somerset are 137 runs behind Surrey with five wickets remaining thanks to James Hildreth’s 90, while Nottinghamshire wickets tumbled against Essex 8.07pm BST A clutch of tail-end wickets for Jack Leach helped dismiss Surrey for 380 at Taunton as Some...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Golf: Koepka in the hunt at Byron Nelson ahead of PGA Championship defense Brooks Koepka did not get the luxury of seeing the full Trinity Forest layout before the opening round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas on Thursday but that did not keep him from shooting a six-under-par 65....
00:52, 05/10/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Kopeka shatters 36-hole major scoring record Brooks Kopeka fired a 5-under 65 in the second round on Friday to head into the weekend at Bethpage Black with a 36-hole record of 128.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Jon Rahm caught urinating in Dustin Johnson's sightline during PGA Championship Jon Rahm's private moment at the PGA Championship wasn't so private, as TV cameras and fans saw him relieving himself in Dustin Johnson's sightline.        ...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Harold Varner III’s long journey to Sunday’s final group at PGA Championship Harold Varner III is 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds soaking wet. But he isn’t afraid of Brooks Koepka, who stands 6 feet and 186 pounds. In fact, Varner is inspired by Koepka and the way the defending PGA champion is taking apart Bethpage Black. “The first ...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and reports of the shooting caused a chaotic scene, ...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Brooks Koepka holds off dramatic Dustin Johnson run for PGA Championship title It was more drama than he planned for, but the same goal he envisioned. Brooks Koepka looked like a human for the first time all tournament, but now looks like a repeat champion, capturing a second straight PGA Championship on Sunday, finishing at 8-...
00:52, 05/20/2019

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
06:39, 06/18/2019

Shots fired during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade, police say Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday, the Toronto Police Operations Centre announced on Twitter.       ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka shatters 36-hole major scoring record Brooks Koepka fired a 5-under 65 in the second round on Friday to head into the weekend at Bethpage Black with a 36-hole record of 128.        ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Jordan Spieth's 66 signals slump is over, as he told us before the PGA Championship began When Jordan Spieth signed his scorecard after a 66 Friday at Bethpage Black, only Brooks Koepka was above him on the PGA Championship leaderboard.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his future to arise. As Leonard and Kyle Lowry stood side-...
03:00, 06/18/2019

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
06:13, 06/18/2019

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Golf-Johnson makes early move on leader Koepka at PGA Championship World number one Dustin Johnson charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday with a sizzling start that left him three shots back of overnight leader Brooks Koepka midway through his second round....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka survives meltdown to retain US PGA Championship – live reaction! Brooks Koepka holds a seven-shot lead heading into the final daySee the latest leaderboard hereYou can send Scott your thoughts on the day’s play via email 12.01am BST And now it’s time for Brooks Koepka, the 2019 PGA Champion, to lift the Wanamaker ...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Tiger Woods takes shot at John Daly for using cart at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, who once won a major while hobbling on one good leg, isn't impressed with John Daly using a cart for PGA Championship.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Brooks Koepka kisses Jena Sims at US Open after PGA Championship drama It seems Brooks Koepka did not want to make the same mistake twice. After the golfer was dragged on social media for rejecting kisses from girlfriend Jena Sims during last month’s PGA Championship, Koepka, 29, gave his lady love a peck on Sunda...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words....
10:13, 05/31/2019

John Daly to play Barbasol Championship after British Open denies him cart use John Daly, who was denied the use of a cart at the British Open, will instead play in a tournament in Kentucky.        ...
02:26, 07/10/2019

Hyundai joins World Rally Championship race to sign Toyota's Tanak Hyundai has joined the race to sign Ott Tanak for the 2020 World Rally Championship, with team boss Andrea Adamo declaring he has no qualms about chasing a 'superteam' line-up...
15:52, 07/03/2019

Rise and shine: Tiger Woods gets up at 1 a.m. to prepare for Open Championship at Royal Portrush In an effort to adjust to the time-zone change, the 15-time major champion has been waking up at 1 a.m., or 6 a.m. local time in Northern Ireland.        ...
21:26, 07/08/2019

County Championship: Cook guides Essex past big-spending Notts – as it happened Alastair Cook finished off Simon Harmer’s good work to make it 10 games without a win for Nottinghamshire while a thriller is developing at Taunton 9.04pm BST Essex won their first championship game of the season, beating big-spenders Nottinghamshire...
00:52, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship leaderboard: Record-breaking Brooks Koepka streets ahead after day two at Bethpage Brooks Koepka set a new record for a 36-hole score at a Major championship to take a seven shot lead into the weekend of his PGA Championship defence while Tiger Woods missed the cut....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age.       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019