Tennis | Fognini wins Swiss Open final

Fabio Fognini won his fifth career title by beating 170th-ranked qualifier Yannick Hanfmann 6-4, 7-5 in the Swiss Open final yesterday. The fourth-seeded Italian was always in control,

Cricket | England set S. Africa massive 492 to win

England set South Africa a massive challenge of scoring 492 to win the third test match yesterday. England declared shortly before tea on the fourth day at the Oval,

Motorsport | Hamilton aims to seize momentum in Hungary before F1 break

At the Hungaroring circuit where he secured the first of his many wins for Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton will aim to seize the momentum this weekend heading into

Football | Senior FIFA VP Villar resigns amid another corruption case

The corruption crisis in world soccer has removed another top FIFA official. Jailed in Spain on suspicion of financial wrongdoing as head of the Spanish football federation, Angel

Cricket Australia eyes independent umpire in player dispute

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland wants an independent umpire appointed to arbitrate in the pay dispute with the players’ union if the long- running impasse isn’t resolved

FINA World Championships | Hungary’s proud water polo tradition goes on at home worlds

The spirit of the 1956 Olympics lives on in the Hungary men's water polo team. Some 61 years after the infamous "Blood in the Water" game against the Soviet

Tennis | Djokovic will sit out rest of 2017 because of injured elbow

For more than a year, Novak Djokovic's right elbow hurt when he hit serves or forehands. The pain kept getting worse, and now he's going to give his

Cricket | India 399-3 after Dhawan’s 190

India finished day one of the opening test against Sri Lanka in the commanding position of 399-3 yesterday after a powerful 190 from opener Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan hit

The Buzz | Mayweather-McGregor to be shown live in movie theaters

Movie theaters around the U.S. will show the Aug. 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. The bout between the undefeated boxer and the Irish UFC champion

Motorsport | New IndyCar aero kits bring back retro fit for fans, drivers

The IndyCar Series is going retro. On a day series leaders released the first images of a new generation of cars, they also explained how drivers and fans helped

Football | Brazil’s 1982 World Cup goalkeeper dies after heart attack

Former Brazil goalkeeper Waldir Peres, a member of three World Cup teams, died on Sunday at the age of 66 after a heart attack. His death was

Russia enters 19 for athletics worlds despite doping ban

Russia plans to send 19 athletes to the track and field world championships in London next week despite its suspension from international competition for widespread doping.

FINA World Championships | Peaty breaks 50 breast record; Ledecky sets up big night

He’s done it again. Britain’s Adam Peaty set a world record of 26.10 seconds in the preliminaries of the men’s 50-meter breaststroke at the world

Football | Danilo joins City to provide versatility at back

Danilo will be fulfilling his ambition to play under Pep Guardiola after signing for Manchester City from Real Madrid on Sunday. The versatile Brazilian

Spain’s sports court opens disciplinary procedure vs. Villar

Spain’s administrative court for sport has initiated disciplinary procedures against Spanish football federation president and FIFA vice president Angel Maria Villar after he was arrested and

Golf | Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open. And that

Sports | Cricket tournament proceeds despite morning typhoon

How many to win?” a Hong Kong cricketer called out. “Brother, you are dreaming,” came the reply from the Taipa Thunder batsman during the second

‘Artistic swimming’ | Britain’s Daley beats Chinese off big tower

The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal