The British and Irish Lions squandered a 16-point lead as the Wellington Hurricanes roared back to snatch a 31-31 draw and dent the Test prospects of several touring players on Tuesday. The Lions leaked four second-half tries and then missed a drop-goal attempt after the siren asRead more »
New Zealand won the America's Cup on Monday, laying to rest the ghost of a stunning 2013 collapse with a crushing victory over Oracle Team USA. The gritty Kiwi challengers, with 26-year-old Peter Burling at the helm, downed the defenders 7-1 in the first to seven points series. "We're
Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky will try to qualify for five individual events at next month's World Championships when the US Swimming Championships begin Tuesday at Indianapolis, Indiana. The 20-year-old superstar is entered in the 100-, 200-, 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle events
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and French center Rudy Gobert of Utah were among five players named Monday to the NBA All-Defensive Team. Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley were also selected to the honor
FIFA's referees chief said Monday he wants less delays caused by the video assistant referee and to reduce disruptions from the system being tested for next year's World Cup. World football's governing body is using the Confederations Cup in Russia to test the video assistant referee (VAR
Claudio Ranieri insists his incredible achievements at Leicester City count for nothing now that he has taken over at sleeping French giants Nantes, where he was unveiled as their new coach on Monday. Ranieri has signed a two-year contract with the Ligue 1 side to return to coaching for the first time
Fiorentina's owners said fan dissatisfaction had driven them to putting the Italian Serie A side up for sale on Monday. Fiorentina, who finished eighth last season, have been owned since 2002 by the Della Valle family, Italian industrialists. "In light of dissatisfaction from the fans Fiorentina
Giant Montpellier striker Steve Mounie is on the verge of completing a transfer to English Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town, the French side announced on Monday.