Ronaldo, Messi, among nominees

Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were among the 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award announced Wednesday. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the

Swimming | High-water mark: Dressel sets own standard with 8 medals in Worlds

Exhaustion and relief flooded Caeleb Dressel. Maybe now the comparisons with Michael Phelps can fade away. Dressel won eight medals, including six golds, at the world

Australian swimming embarrassed after positive drug test

If only the world championships ended as well as it started for the swimmers from Down Under. The much-vaunted Australian squad had an impressive but

Athletics | Muhammad breaks world record in 400 hurdles at nationals

The running joke between Dalilah Muhammad and some of her competitors goes like this: She orders the wet conditions. Because she reigns in the rain.

Colombian cycling ‘beetles’ chase Tour winner Bernal’s dream

Tomás Moreno sneaks a quick glance over his shoulder before speeding across the white finish line and throwing his hands in the air. It’s the 8-year-old’s

One year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals

With exactly one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics open, organizers marked the day by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals that will symbolize the

Swimming | Ledecky withdraws from two events at worlds due to illness

Katie Ledecky withdrew from the 200-meter freestyle preliminaries and the 1,500-meter final yesterday at the world swimming championships because of illness. Her coach Greg Meehan said

Football | Guardiola rejects claims Man City was disrespectful in China

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has rejected claims that the Premier League champions were arrogant and disrespectful during their preseason visit to China last week.

Swimming | Peaty, Canadian teen win breaststroke titles at worlds

Adam Peaty became the first man to win a third 100-meter breaststroke title at the world swimming championships last night. A Canadian teenager grabbed a share of

Taste of the Tour | A signature dessert in Kirk Douglas’ wake

It’s a Tour de France dilemma: When you’ve found a gem of a hotel with a knockout restaurant along the race route, do you greedily keep

Surfers test waves ahead of sport’s Olympic debut at Tokyo

As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new

Boxing | Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

From his first-round knockdown punches to his tenacious 12th-round finish, Manny Pacquiao gave yet another one-sided thrashing to Father Time. Keith Thurman was a whole lot

Swimming | Germany wins world open-water relay, Italy 2nd and US 3rd

Germany won the mixed 5-kilometer open water team relay at the world swimming championships in a close finish over Italy and the United States yesterday. The

Diving gold and perfect marks for Chen Yuxi at age 13

Thirteen-year-old Chinese diver Chen Yuxi won the women’s 10-meter platform final at the world swimming championships, and received two perfect marks for her third drive. Chen

Football | African Cup final much more than Mane vs. Mahrez

Djamel Belmadi sank to his knees, eyes closed and arms aloft after Riyad Mahrez’s goal with seconds remaining put Algeria in the African Cup of Nations final

Boxing | Roach, Jackson praise training to fight Parkinson’s

Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men

Cycling | Technology beating romanticism at Tour de France

With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being

Boxing | Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown

Shakur Stevenson came ready to put on a show in his hometown. He delivered with a big KO — and a promise of big fights at home to come.

IndyCar | Pagenaud wins for third time and Rossi tightens title race

Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar’s Sunday race through the streets of

Motorsports | Lewis Hamilton wins record 6th British GP, extends F1 lead

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday after jumping ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by taking advantage

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