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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'Now I just go out on the field and dominate'

LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reflects on his movie-like move to the MLS and talks about the importance of his tattoos.

Matt Kuchar says he'll apologize to caddie and pay remainder of the $50,000 he requested

Pro golfer Matt Kuchar originally defended the $5,000 he paid his fill-in caddie after winning $1,296,000 at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico, but issued a new statement saying he'll make the rest of the $50,000 payment that caddie David Ortiz requested.

Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

Japan captain Michael Leitch thinks his team's chances of progressing to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals is "very high."

Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

When fans think of Japanese rugby, they think of the 34-32 win against South Africa. But there's much more to the tale, starting with a rout in 1995.

Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

Japan rugby fan Daisuke Komura was moved to tears when his country beat South Africa at the World Cup -- as happy a day, he says, as when his son was born.

Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

The National High School Rugby tournament in Hanazono is where the country's finest talent goes to Osaka to battle it out to be number one in the country.

Sam Bird ready to soar in Mexico City after dream start to season

The 2019 season of the all-electric motorsport Formula E moves onto Mexico City this weekend for the fourth race of the season.

Appie Nouri: 'You never know how good he could have been,' says Danny Blind

Ajax legend Danny Blind speaks to CNN about the life and tragic incident involving Ajax talent Abdelhak "Appie" Nouri.

Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer or backing vocals? High heels or sneakers?

US skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin answers the hottest questions: quiet night in or big night out? Money or fame? Olympic gold or World Cup overall title?

From Cruyff to de Ligt: The evolution of Ajax's $500 million football factory

Ajax produces more pros in Europe's top leagues than any other club, CNN goes behind the scenes at the club's academy, 'De Toekomst,' to find out more.

Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer or backing vocals? High heels or sneakers?

Watch skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin take on the CNN Alpine Edge quickfire challenge.

Matthijs de Ligt: Ajax's latest homegrown hero

With stars like Barcelona-bound Frenkie de Jong and 19-year-old captain Matthijs de Ligt, people are describing this as the best Ajax team since the '90s.

How Johan Cruyff and Ajax thought 'outside the box' to reach the top

They're one of football's most successful clubs - the home of Johan Cruyff and revered for being the birthplace of "Total Football". Welcome to Ajax.

Neymar absence could be 'big problem' for PSG, warns Gianluigi Buffon

Paris Saint-Germain keeper Gianluigi Buffon speaks to Becky Anderson about Neymar being out of PSG's clash with Manchester United and his PSG future.

From slums to sevens, Kenya's rugby Lionesses defy odds

Kenyan rugby player Diana Awino gives CNN World Rugby a tour through Kibera in Nairobi, the largest urban slum in Africa and the place she calls home.

Frank Robinson, Hall of Fame baseball player who was first black manager in MLB, dies at 83

President George W. Bush awards Frank Robinson, the Hall of Fame baseball player and first black manager in the MLB, the Medal of Freedom.

Morocco in the fast lane with world's largest concentrated solar farm

Built on an area the size of more than 3,500 football pitches, Noor Ouarzazate in Morocco is the world's biggest concentrated solar power farm.

Mhlengi Gwala: A gruesome chainsaw attack, to dreams of Paralympic gold

Mhlengi Gwala might not be at the front of the pack, but he's still out there putting work and has his sights set on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Wayne Rooney: 'I can still play in the Premier League'

Wayne Rooney talks about the Premier League and possible coaches for his old squad, Manchester United.

Bahrain soccer player detained in Thailand to spend another two months in jail

Hakeem Al-Araibi, the refugee soccer player who is fighting extradition from Thailand, will remain in jail for a another 60 days as he prepares a defense against Bahrain's extradition request.

New England Patriots win Super Bowl LIII for 6th title

The New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

The Patriots' latest Super Bowl challenger is the Rams, in a 2002 Super Bowl rematch

Ahead of the Super Bowl, Dr. Tiffany Jones stops by World Sport to give insight on what is going through the players' heads and what they can do to control the nerves.

Kickers sometimes are an afterthought, but they are key to Super Bowl success

Meet the NFL Hall of Fame legend Jan Stenerud, who moved from Norway to the US, and didn't just win a Super Bowl, but left a legacy as regards the role of the field goal kicker.

Kickers sometimes are an afterthought, but they are key to Super Bowl success

Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant show HInes Ward and Coy Wire how to kick a field goal.

Kickers sometimes are an afterthought, but they are key to Super Bowl success

Atlanta Falcons' kicker Matt Bryant shares what it takes to be a successful kicker in the NFL.

Qatar stuns Japan to win Asian Cup

Qatar unexpectedly defeated Japan 3-1 in the final of the Asian Cup.

Lindsey Vonn to retire after World Championships this month

Skiing great Lindsey Vonn has announced that she will retire in February after the World Ski Championships in Åre, Sweden​.

Extreme E to deliver 'Blue Planet meets Dakar Rally'

From the makers of Formula E comes "Extreme E", where electric SUVs compete in some of the world's most inhospitable climates for environmentalism.

Billy Vunipola: England rugby star on family fighting, injury setbacks, and his World Cup 'dream'

England star Billy Vunipola talks about the challenges of moving to the UK as a child and how his rivalry with his brother inspired his love for rugby.

C.J. Anderson was helping children before Rams called him for Super Bowl run

Los Angeles Rams running back and former Super Bowl champion C.J. Anderson talks with CNN's Coy Wire about preparing for the game of a lifetime, Super Bowl LIII.

Roger Goodell on blown Saints call: 'Our officials are human'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended a controversial call in the last quarter of the NFC Championship, saying NFL officials are still human.

A media member asked Bill Belichick for a selfie during his Super Bowl press conference

During a Super Bowl press conference, a credentialed member of the media asked Patriots head coach Bill Belichick if he would take a selfie with him. As expected, the request didn't go over well.

Qatar takes bragging rights in 'blockade derby' at Asian Cup

Qatar and the UAE face off in the AFC Asian Cup semifinals in the first match between the nations since their political dispute began.

Kitzbuhel: Why Arnie can't miss skiing's bucket-list party

Hear how Kitzbuhel's infamous Hahnenkamm downhill has become skiing's scariest race.

Lights, cameras, questions: Super Bowl week in Atlanta kicks off with Opening Night

Coy Wire asks players from this year's Super Bowl what they were doing 17 years ago when Tom Brady won his first Lombardi Trophy in 2002

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Why Trump is 'wrong' on climate change

Actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger tells CNN that climate change is an issue that US President Donald Trump is "wrong" about.

'Off Piste' movie chronicles avalanche deaths of two US Olympic hopefuls

In January 2015, Ronnie Berlack & Bryce Astle were training with the US Ski Team in Solden, Austria. While freeskiing off-piste, the snow suddenly shifted.

Japanese sponsor accused of 'whitewashing' tennis star Naomi Osaka

One of Naomi Osaka's Japanese sponsors has apologized after releasing an advertisement which has been widely accused of "whitewashing" the tennis star's skin tone.

Antonio Felix Da Costa back in the game after 'long time of suffering'

BMW Andretti driver Antonio Felix da Costa tells Nicki Shields about his persistence and drive in Formula E even when he struggles in getting results.

Around the World in 80 Days -- with eco twist

The Africa Eco Race isn't for the faint hearted. Eco-friendly bikes, cars and trucks race over 3,700 miles in early January.

Rugby United New York prepares for its debut season

Former England international Ben Foden discusses his new role as player-coach of Rugby United New York and why the U.S. is a sleeping giant of the sport.

Wengen's classic downhill: Skiing's oldest, longest, fastest race

The annual Lauberhorn race that takes place in Wengen is one of the most well-known events in skiing - but for one Swiss man, it was more than just a race.

Mikaela Shiffrin: 'I'd rather be hunting than hunted' in ski career

As the alpine skiing World Cup rolled into Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy this weekend, there was only one name on everyone's lips: Mikaela Shiffrin.

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will square off in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta on Sunday, February 3.

Lindsey Vonn: Arthritis fear and acting with 'The Rock' drive skier's future

As she returns to competition in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Lindsey Vonn spoke exclusively to CNN on the trials of this final season and the toll it may take.

S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations

South Korea has dominated the Olympic sport of short track speed skating for decades, but there is a dark side to that success. A KSOC report earlier this week detailed 124 assault cases in the last five years -- 16 cases of sexual violence and two coaches who abused minors.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins again to continue march towards history

Her domination has forced the wider sporting world to take notice, and now Mikaela Shiffrin has done it agai...

Max Verstappen observes stewards at Marrakesh E-Prix in 'public service' duty

Red Bull F1 driver Max Verstappen has spent time away from his day job with a trip to watch the Marrakesh E-...

Tokyo 2020: Japanese Olympic chief investigated for corruption

The head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda was placed under formal investigation in P...

Chelsea faces disciplinary proceedings following racist chants in Europa League

Chelsea will face disciplinary proceedings following an investigation into racist chanting during a Europa L...

S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations

South Korea's Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse ...

Serena not feeling the pressure as she sails through Australian Open first round

During Serena Williams' first-round, straight-sets win over Germany's Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open, ...

Andy Murray loses Australian Open thriller to Roberto Bautista Agut

If this was the final match of Andy Murray's career, the Briton made sure his swansong was a memorable one -...

UCLA gymnast's routine stuns social media

University of California, Los Angeles, freshman gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's routine went viral on social media after she earned a perfect ten.

2014 Olympic slalom champion opens up

Retired Austrian skier Mario Matt opens up about his career highlights, including his 2014 Olympic slalom gold medal, and what he's up to now.

Conquering the sand dunes with e-bikes

Riders took on the desert sands and river oases of southern Morocco for the E-Bike Desert Challenge. Electrical bikes are a game changer for the sport.

How horses and a Krazy Kanguruh keep skiing great Mario Matt busy

Life after a glittering sports career can feel like a come down for many top athletes, but for Austrian skie...

UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

Katelyn Ohashi did three backflips, landed into a split and got back up to end her floor routine as though i...

Teenager, 15, triumphs in Moroccan desert challenge -- on an e-bike

Biking on the sand is hard enough but imagine doing it for five days across the desert.This was the c...

Andy Murray: The sporting great who became a champion feminist

And so a golden career is nearing the end. Andy Murray's body is giving up on him.Four months shy of ...

University of Michigan hires -- and then fires -- former head of USA Gymnastics' women's program

The University of Michigan says it is ending a less-than-week-old consulting contract with Rhonda Faehn, the...

Sharapova off to blistering 'double bagel' start at Australian Open

Now is this any way to treat a player who grew up idolizing you?Sentiment of course counts for little...

'His goat-ness': Lionel Messi scores 400th league goal for Barcelona

He just can't stop scoring. He just can't stop setting new records.Lionel Messi notched his 400th Spa...

Manchester United's renaissance continues apace under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faced his first real test as Manchester United's caretaker manager against a top four E...

'Unbelievable,' says Marcel Hirscher as he reflects on skiing dominance

There's just no stopping "Champion of Champions" Marcel Hirscher.The Austrian skier won his eighth an...

Leeds United apologizes to Derby County over 'spygate'

Leeds United's Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa has left his club embarrassed after trying to spy on an oppo...

Formula E attack mode: All you need to know

Attack mode is one of several new features introduced for the fifth season of Formula E. Here's everything you need to know about the sport's newest quirk.

Australian Open: Nadal, Sharapova hoping for fitness and form

The Australian Open hasn't even started and already Melbourne has produced shock waves with the ...

Sarah Thomas to become the first woman to officiate an NFL playoff game

Sarah Thomas keeps making history.She was the first woman to ever officiate a college football bowl g...

Mo Salah soothes Liverpool nerves in Premier League title race

January has tended to be a tricky month for Liverpool under manager Jurgen Klopp.Prior to Saturday, t...

Simona Halep: Bittersweet off-season for popular world No. 1

For someone who says she is usually asleep by 10 p.m., Simona Halep pushed past her bedtime during tennis' o...

Marrakesh ePrix: Jerome D'Ambrosio wins thriller as BMWs crash out

As Morocco embraces electric power, Jerome D'Ambrosio won an unpredictable showcase Marrakesh ePrix.T...

Can Serena Williams bounce back to seal her place in history?

After a remarkable comeback that featured two major finals and ...

Roger Federer starts 2019 strong -- but is this the year a young gun cracks the 'big four'?

Is there anyone out there who can knock Roger Federer off his perch in Australia?The 37-year-old star...

Roger Federer muses on retirement planning

Roger Federer is not planning to retire any time soon, but he knows he wants to go out on his own terms.

Tearful Andy Murray announces retirement plans

Three-time grand slam winner Andy Murray announced on the eve of the Australian Open that he will retire at Wimbledon due to a hip injury.

Godspeed! Vatican launches official athletics team

The Vatican has set its sights on qualifying for the Olympics, with a track team of up of 60 athletes, inclu...

Roger Federer on future retirement: 'It should be a happy, celebration day'

When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years,...

Andy Murray to retire at Wimbledon, at the latest

There will, unfortunately, be no fairytale comeback for Andy Murray.Hindered by a hip injury, the thr...

Cristiano Ronaldo's DNA sought by Las Vegas police investigating rape case

Las Vegas police investigating a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo have sent a warrant to authoritie...

Cardinals hire head coach with losing record

The Arizona Cardinals hired Kliff Kingsbury as the head coach for the NFL team after Kingsbury left his coaching position at Texas Tech with a losing record.

Renowned sportscaster says NFL teams are racist when it comes to hiring coaches

A Dallas sportscaster is causing a stir for a blistering TV commentary in which he acknowledged his own "whi...

Roger Federer: My dream opponent would be...

Tennis legend Roger Federer tells CNN's Christina Macfarlane who he would like to face on court if he could turn back time.

'I knew how to defend myself,' says UFC star Polyana Viana after subduing wannabe thief

Inundated with messages of support after taking on a wannabe thief, UFC fighter Polyana Viana has begun to r...

Arthur Leclerc to test drive with Formula E in Marrakesh

While his brother has recently landed one of the most coveted seats in Formula One, Arthur Leclerc is busy f...

Enes Kanter has received 'hundreds and hundreds of death threats'

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter has said he has received "hundreds and hundreds of death threats" almost every day since he announced on Friday that he would not travel to London with his NBA team for fear of assassination.

Stefan Luitz: Ski racer stripped of victory for oxygen use between runs

His dream moment of a first World Cup skiing victory was dashed after he was caught inhaling oxygen between ...

Enes Kanter: 'Besides America, I don't feel safe anywhere in the world'

NBA star Enes Kanter has said he has received "hundreds and hundreds of death threats" almost every day sinc...

Roger Federer: If I could go back in time I'd play ...

Ask future tennis pros who they would like to play if they could go back in time and Roger Federer just migh...

Aspen: 'A gem in the mountains, a crystal city in the Rockies'

Private jets, $40 million mansions, and streets lined with boutique clothes stores -- welcome to Aspen, a sk...

Daring helicopter rescue of injured skier in France

Dramatic footage of the French mountain police (PGHM) performing a spectacular rescue operation to save an injured skier in the French Alps.

South Africa's first ever black rugby captain

South Africa's first black rugby captain, Siya Kolisi, speaks to CNN's Christina Macfarlane about how his role can shape the future of the game in his country.

Roger Revealed: Federer reflects on remarkable life on and off court

It's the regular retirement question and it usually gets a stock answer from Roger Federer. But, in an emoti...

Roger Federer remembers life changing kiss

The Swiss star remembers the first time he kissed his now-wife and reflects on how his family has helped shape and change his game.

Dramatic footage shows daring moment skier is rescued in French Alps

Dramatic footage of a helicopter partially landing on a mountain side shows the incredible moment a skier wa...

Siya Kolisi: 'There's no way I would've dreamed of being Springbok captain'

There was a time not so long ago in South Africa when people like Siya Kolisi weren't supposed to captain th...

Polyana Viana: Why you should never pick on a UFC fighter

Be careful what you wish for if you ever decide to pick on a Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.As a ma...

Mikaela Shiffrin misses historic win with defeat by Petra Vlhova

She was targeting an historic eighth straight slalom victory, but Mikaela Shiffrin's winning streak came to ...

Mohamed Salah wins Africa player of the year award for second year in a row

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has won the CAF African Footballer of the Year for the second time in a row, bea...

Egypt beats South Africa to earn right to host 2019 African Cup of Nations

Seven-time champions Egypt will host this year's African Cup of Nations.Egypt, the most successful co...

The legend is building for Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence

Still just 19 years old, Trevor Lawrence isn't eligible for the NFL draft until 2021. But right now, he migh...

Roger Federer's tears for former coach: 'Never broke down like this'

As Roger Federer prepares to defend his Australian Open title, an emotional interview with CNN Sport reveals...

World's most beautiful race courses: From beaches to frozen lakes

If the thunder of hooves and the thrill of the racing doesn't grab you, the sublime settings surely will....

Lindsey Vonn fit to resume skiing record quest

Injury delayed the start of her farewell season, but Lindsey Vonn is fit again and set to return to action i...

Marcel Hirscher back to winning ways in Zagreb

While Mikaela Shiffrin is dominating women's ski racing, Marcel Hirscher continues to cement his legacy as t...

Shaquille O'Neal joins effort to help pay for Jazmine Barnes' funeral

NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is helping to cover funeral costs for Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old girl who was...

Enes Kanter to miss Knicks' London trip for fears of assassination

He should be playing for his New York Knicks in London this month but center Enes Kanter says he will not tr...

Andres Iniesta criticized after posting blackface picture online

Former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has been criticized on social media after tweeting a pi...

Franck Ribery: Gold-coated steak backlash earns 'heavy fine'

His meal of gold-coated steak drew ire on social media for being ostentatious, but Franck Ribery's foul-mout...

Weekend in sport: FA Cup throws up surprises; NFL playoffs kick off; Champion Socceroos slump to shock defeat in Asian Cup

Lower league sides indulge in some FA Cup giant killing... NFL postseason opens with wildcard weekend......

Mikaela Shiffrin furthers claim as most dominant sportswoman

She's not quite unbeatable but she's not far off.Mikaela Shiffrin confirmed her status as one of the ...

Roger Federer helps Switzerland defend historic Hopman Cup title

It was the prefect preparation for the Australian Open as Roger Federer teamed up with Belinda Bencic to hel...

How ski fitness can help you improve, avoid injury and harness 'sixth sense'

You know you're a skier when winter daydreams involve swooping down sparkling slopes on far off majestic mou...

Chris Froome hopes to cement legacy as Team Sky enters defining year

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome is looking to cement his legacy by winning a record-equaling ...

DeAndre Hopkins pledges playoff game check to family of Jazmine Barnes

DeAndre Hopkins, a star wide receiver with the Houston Texans, pledged Thursday to donate his playoff payche...

Mido: 'Difficult' for Liverpool to keep Salah

In this 1-on-1 interview, Egyptian great Mido gives his thoughts on Mohamed Salah's season so far and why Liverpool might struggle to keep him if Barcelona or Real Madrid attempt to sign the forward.

Retired NFL star Jared Allen formed a curling team with other former players. They're aiming for the 2022 Winter Olympics

Jared Allen spent 12 years in the NFL terrorizing quarterbacks with 136 career sacks, 11th all-time in leagu...

Domestic violence charge dismissed against NFL player Reuben Foster

A domestic abuse charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster has been dropped, court records...

Why history is with Liverpool in thrilling English Premier League title race

The English Premier League title race caught fire Thursday after ...

Babalwa Latsha: From South African township to Springboks

When South African women's sevens player Babalwa Latsha took up rugby a few years ago it wasn't just a new s...

Manchester City ends Liverpool's unbeaten run to throw EPL title race wide open

Manchester City ended Liverpool's 20-game unbeaten run to throw the title race wide open in an intense Premi...

Italian Super Cup: Holding match in Saudi Arabia 'disgusting'

Matteo Salvini, Italy's hard-line interior minister and deputy prime minister, says the decision to play the...

SA rugby pioneer: 'Sacrifices weren't in vain'

South African rugby pioneer Fagmie Solomons tells CNN's Christina Macfarlane that the sacrifices of his generation to be able to play were not in vain.

The man who conquers mountains

Kilian Jornet is a superstar in mountaineering and ultra running, so what happens when he tries to conquer some of the highest mountains in the world?

Michael Schumacher inundated with goodwill messages on his 50th birthday

Michael Schumacher has been inundated with goodwill wishes on his 50th birthday.The seven-time F1 cha...

Fagmie Solomons: How a two-sport star endured South African apartheid

For Fagmie Solomons, sport was always more than a yearly cycle of training and matches.A standout rug...

Kilian Jornet: 'It's like meditation. It's beautiful to feel that small."

He'd blacked out in the snow-swept night somewhere on Mt. Everest's airy northeast ridge. Now Kilian Jornet ...

Mikaela Shiffrin loses to Petra Vlhova as Dave Ryding equals British record

Slovakia's Petra Vlhova brought Mikaela Shiffrin's unbeaten World Cup slalom run to a halt by claiming the O...

Mo Salah: Can Liverpool keep hold of 'the greatest Egyptian player'?

After extending its lead at the top of the Premier League over the festive period, Liverpool will be looking...

Tiger Woods set to build public golf course in Chicago

He played there as a promising youngster, now Tiger Woods is set to design a public golf course that will be...

Christian Pulisic: Forward signs for Chelsea to become most expensive soccer signing in US history

European soccer's January transfer window is barely a day old, but already a high-profile signing has been a...

Michael Schumacher's legacy lives on with app launch on 50th birthday

Michael Schumacher's family has released a rare statement via his official Facebook page ahead of the Formul...

World Anti-Doping Agency accused of being 'played' by Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been accused of being "played by the Russians" after the country's a...

Elina Svitolina: Tennis star wants to inspire Ukrainians during 'very tough' times

Ukrainians haven't had much to cheer about in recent years. There has been conflict, misery, uncertainty. Bu...

Mayweather to fight kickboxer Nasukawa on New Year's Eve. But will he show up?

It's back on. Or so it would seem.Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is expected to once again come out o...

Weekend in sport: Manchester City secures crucial win in Liverpool chase; Crimson Tide to face Clemson again; Jon Jones retakes UFC belt

Manchester City plays catch up to swaggering Liverpool... Bama prepares to meet Clemson (again)... Bones...

Rafael Nadal: tennis' next generation is ready to take on Big Three

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have dominated men's tennis for more than a decade. But could...

Mikaela Shiffrin squanders chance for 51st World Cup win in Austria

She's beatable after all.Given her recent form of five straight wins, Mikaela Shiffrin looked nailed ...

Serena Williams backs rule changes to help players wanting to have kids

Serena Williams says the Women's Tennis Association's changes to the special ranking rule could encourage pl...

North Korea tour company sponsors English football club

If all publicity is good publicity, a club in the sixth tier of English football and a North Korea travel pr...

Pacers star Victor Oladipo surprises domestic violence survivor with car

When Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo won the NBA's Most Improved Player Award at the end of last season, ...

Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli 'will stop playing' if a player is subjected to racist chants

Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti says the next time a member of his team is racially abused he'd be happy for th...

Sydney to Hobart 2018: Supermaxis battle for line honors

Defending champion Comanche and three other supermaxis were battling it out for line honors in the 2018 Role...

Golfer marks Europe's Ryder Cup win with backside tattoo

A cheeky promise, to be sure, but Thomas Bjorn has indeed followed through on getting ink on his bum....

LeBron James apologizes for Instagram post quoting 'Jewish money' lyrics

LeBron James has apologized after posting song lyrics on Instagram that included the phrase "getting that Je...

Rules reversed after Serena controversies

The Women's Tennis Association updated its rules regarding maternity leave and dress code, both of which affected Serena Williams in 2018.

Weekend in Sport: Real Betis fans spread Christmas cheer, Mikaela Shiffrin makes history

With Christmas fast approaching, there was plenty of festive cheer this weekend -- not least at Real Betis' ...

'I can't practice': Nadal reveals how he lived 'tragedy' of Mallorca floods

It's business as usual at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor, on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the week bef...

Simone Biles wowed them at the world championships. Now this vault will officially bear her name.

Simone Biles' name is associated with gymnastics greatness and history.Now her name will live forever...

The Hong Kong Jockey Championships

At the start of the glitz and glamour that is Hong Kong International Races week is one of the world's most interesting & unique horse racing competitions.

Following Serena Williams' return, WTA changes rules on ranking after pregnancy and dress code

The Women's Tennis Association is changing its rule book to reduce penalties for athletes such as former top...

Mikaela Shiffrin edges ahead of Marcel Hirscher in World Cup 'duel'

It's as if they are fighting their own private duel, as Mikaela Shiffrin scored her sixth World Cup win of t...

International Jockeys' Championship: World's best compete for $100K prize

Kicking off the Hong Kong International Races week is one of the most intriguing spectacles on the horse rac...

America's Cup: Dutch entry makes six challengers to take on New Zealand

A Dutch entry has become the sixth challenger bidding to take on Team New Zealand in the 2021 America's Cup....

Football owner says he would quit the sport if forced to form a women's team

The controversial owner of a leading Romanian football team has said it is "against human nature" and "dange...

Rugby World Cup: In a world of organized sport, Fiji bucks the trend

Under the lights of a quickly-emptying Stade de France, Fiji's rugby players came together for a huddle, a h...

'Off Piste' movie chronicles avalanche deaths of two US Olympic hopefuls

It was a beautiful Monday morning in the Austrian Alps when six young US ski racers set off for a day of fre...

Half the globe's population watched 'best ever' World Cup

More than half of the globe's population aged four and over tuned in to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup, accor...

Hines Ward on Khalil Mack and the Eagles

CNN's Hines Ward discusses his takeaways from week 15 in the NFL, including the resurgence of the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago's Khalil Mack.

Hines Ward: Making a playoff push is the NFL dream

Two-time Super Bowl champion and CNN Sport contributor Hines Ward talks about his experiences from his 1...

From rugby to woodwork: How players prepare for retirement

He's used to anchoring scrums and smashing into tackles, but these days Ronan Loughney's line of work requir...

Tottenham's Dele Alli struck by plastic bottle during win over Arsenal

Tottenham star Dele Alli was "lucky" he was not seriously injured when he was hit by a plastic bottle during...

Manchester United appoints Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as interim manager

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as the club's caretaker manager unt...

Phil Neville: 'Winning Women's World Cup would be my greatest achievement'

On a bleak December day, inside an indoor training pitch with as much coziness as an igloo, toes are quickly...

Jose Mourinho departs Manchester United with a $679,000 hotel bill

Jose Mourinho's firing by Manchester United has dominated the news agenda this week, but so too has the Port...

After years of sneaking out, Cuban baseball players no longer have to defect to play in MLB

Officials with Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation said Wednesday they had reached a dea...

World's richest horse races: The top six prize pots in racing

In horse racing, the rich tend to get richer. Prize funds are growing, and in a select handful of uber-rich ...

Alex Rodriguez is thriving after baseball, but he's 'still a work in progress'

Since retiring from Major League Baseball two years ago, Alex Rodriguez's rise from the ashes of a drug scan...

Jose Mourinho eyes Man Utd job back in 2012

Jose Mourinho talks to CNN World Sport in 2012 about one day succeeding Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Republished as part of CNN World Sport at 25.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fires 'The Special One' after worst ever Premier League start

Manchester United has fired Jose Mourinho following the club's worst ever Premier League start.The cl...

Lewis Hamilton angers his hometown with 'slum' jibe

Lewis Hamilton has upset his hometown of Stevenage in England by referring to it as the "slums."The f...

Marcel Hirscher chases Lindsey Vonn World Cup win mark

He's already one of the greatest sportsmen of his generation, but Marcel Hirscher shows no sign of letting u...

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Akira Sone defies inexperience as Japan tops Guangzhou Masters

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Xherdan Shaqiri double sinks Man Utd as Liverpool tops EPL

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Edwina Tops-Alexander wins $1.4 million Super Grand Prix in Prague

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Prague Playoffs' super six

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Wimbledon tennis buys golf club, members to pocket $107K each

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Chelsea condemns fans who "shamed the club" with anti-Semitic chants

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Phil Neville: WWC win better than '99 treble

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Goodell defends NFL on domestic violence

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Nicolas Chauvin: Club in mourning after death of teenage rugby prospect

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Football agents pick up $548 million from transfers in 2018

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Lewis Hamilton earns first Formula One title in 2008

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Andy Murray ends Britain's 77-year wait for men's Wimbledon champion

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Champions League: Real Madrid embarrassed by CSKA Moscow in record home loss

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Hines Ward on the Miami Miracle & the Steelers

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Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

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