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What next for football's 'weird' social media craze?

A monkey using a laptop, a singing lion, a chess-playing goat, a footballer dressed as a wolf, plumes of whi...

Serena Williams learned her sister's killer was free minutes before loss

Tennis superstar Serena Williams says she found out her sister's killer had been released from prison minute...

Has the digital age changed football fans?

Sky Ouyang used to avidly follow Real Madrid, keeping up to date with how the La Liga club was doing from hi...

John Elway: Colin Kaepernick 'had his chance' with Broncos

The Denver Broncos are in the market for a backup quarterback, but they won't be signing Colin Kaepernick....

Lexi Thompson 'relaxed' after four-week break from golf

World No. 5 Lexi Thompson says she is feeling "very comfortable" after returning to golf following a four-we...

Michael Phelps: 'I'd like to be able to save a life if I can'

It was in 2014, following a second drink driving charge and a six-month suspension from USA Swimming, that M...

Michael Phelps on his fight against depression

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, discusses his struggle with depression and how he hopes to help others.

The intricacies of saddle-making

​Saddle-making is an art form. Carefully crafting leather into a piece of essential horse riding equipment takes skill and lots of training.

Amateur golfer hits three holes-in-one on the same day

Amateur Ali Gibb enjoyed a trip to the golf course that ...

AS Roma's wacky and wonderful social media

Serie A side AS Roma had a great year on the pitch in 2017/18, but they arguably had a more popular one on social media.

Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren

Spanish Formula One driver Carlos Sainz will join McLaren from Renault next season to replace countryman Fer...

Teaching saddlery: 'Do it for the horses - you have to give them the best'

Horses might be big and powerful, but they are sensitive creatures and won't put up with any old saddle....

Ebenezer Cobb Morley: Google Doodle celebrates football's founding father

Before 1863, football was a chaotic and mostly unregulated sport, with differing sets of rules that added to...

Asher-Smith: New queen of European sprinting

Dina Asher-Smith blew her rivals away as she became the queen of European sprinting with gold in the 100m, 200m & 100m relay at the European Championships

The 124-mile, 45,800 vertical foot challenge

Italian Daniel Jung recently tried to do the Tyrolean High Altitude Trail Challenge​ - a 124 mile-long, 45,800 vertical foot trail - in less than two days.

Sleepless in Berlin: Dina Asher-Smith kept awake by golden success

British athlete Dina Asher-Smith isn't getting much sleep these days.That's what happens when you spr...

Tracy Edwards: 'Maiden was either met with antipathy or aggression'

In 1989, Tracy Edwards would have recoiled at the thought of being a feminist."It was such a dreadful...

Ultra runner Daniel Jung blazes a trail in 200-kilometer challenge

There's hiking and then there's hiking.For most walkers, the Tyrolean High Altitude Trail takes betwe...

TV audiences spike as Tiger Woods fever grips the golfing world

When Tiger Woods plays, people watch.That's certainly been the case this year, as television audience...

Brooks Koepka: Golf's hot property and the struggle to be famous

He's the hottest golfer on the planet, though you might struggle to recognize him.Brooks Koepka's sec...

Fernando Alonso: McLaren's Spanish star to leave Formula One

Formula One is to lose one of its bona fide stars after two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced he...

Brooks Koepka wins 2nd major of 2018

The 28 year old joins an elite group of golfers to win both the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same year

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray matches coach's salary with MLB deal

Here's one way to get paid in American college athletics: Go professional in another sport.That's exa...

Former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith says he kept 2013 arrest secret from head coach Urban Meyer

Former Ohio State wide receivers coach Zach Smith says he kept a 2013 arrest secret from Buckeyes head coach...

Tottenham Hotspur delays stadium opening over safety concerns

English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has been forced to postpone the opening of its new stadium ove...

Felipe Massa powered by thrill of the competition in Formula E

He competed in 269 Formula One races, won 11 of them, and for a few seconds at the end of the 2008 season it...

Arsenal sponsored by... Rwanda?

Critics have slammed Rwanda for spending millions to sponsor Arsenal, saying it should have been spent alleviating chronic poverty in the country instead.

Arsenal sponsored by... Rwanda?

With 'Visit Rwanda' emblazoned on its kit, Arsenal F.C. made its season debut against Manchester City in a b...

Box-office Tiger Woods in contention for Ryder Cup wildcard pick

He's been described as "priceless" as a Ryder Cup assistant captain, but Tiger Woods' runner-up finish in th...

Tiger Woods' tale outshines Brooks Koepka's US PGA win

It has been five years since Tiger Woods last won a golf tournament -- 10 years since he secured the last of...

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods to triumph

Tiger Woods came up tantalizingly short in his bid for a 15th major title as Brooks Koepka captured his seco...

PGA Championship: Tiger challenges after successive 66s in St. Louis

Tiger Woods gave himself a fighting chance of winning his first major in more than a decade with a second st...

Video of Phil Mickelson's dance moves goes viral

Golfer Phil Mickelson shows off his dance moves while dodging golf balls in Mizzen+Main's button-down shirt ad.

Florida police union rescinds ticket discounts amid NFL National Anthem protests

A Florida police union is urging Miami Dolphins ticket holders to return their tickets after members of the ...

It's magic! Santi Cazorla appears!

Spanish side Villarreal recently unveiled club icon Santi Cazorla in an original way - by making a magician conjure him up from thin air.

NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as preseason gets in full swing

The NFL's warmup games are in full swing -- and the National Anthem protests are back.Several players...

Santi Cazorla: Villarreal gives midfielder a magical welcome

Now you don't see him. Now you do.Santi Cazorla has enchanted fans and players throughout his career,...

Superstar mare Winx retains top spot in world rankings

She's the superstar of Australian racing, but Winx is also rated No.1 worldwide after she retained top spot ...

Jarrod Lyle remembered by fellow golfers at PGA Championship

He carded a five-under-par 65 to take the clubhouse lead at the PGA Championship on Thursday, but golf wasn'...

The NY Yacht Club returns to the America's Cup

The New York Yacht Club is the most successful team in America's Cup history, but has been out of the competition since 2003. It returns for 2021.

Jordan Spieth Targets Career Grand Slam

The 25-year-old Texan is a PGA Championship shy of winning all 4 majors. CNN's Patrick Snell on Spieth wanting to get the job done sooner rather than later

The return of the greatest team you've never heard of

It is arguably the greatest team you've never heard of.Undefeated between 1851 and 1983, it successfu...

Can 'bloodhound' Jordan Spieth 'sniff out' career grand slam at US PGA?

When Jordan Spieth romped to the Masters title as a 21-year-old in 2015, ...

Kepa Arrizabalaga joins Chelsea as English Premier League clubs scramble to finalize squads

English Premier League clubs were scrambling Thursday to finalize their squads for the new season.The...

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies aged 36, leaves message for supporters

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died after a long battle with cancer, leaving a final message shared by hi...

Spanish goalkeeper pays $91 million release clause

This has been the summer of the goalkeeper.Weeks after Liverpool paid a world record fee for Brazil N...

Deadline Day: Helping new overseas stars feel at home in the English Premier League

When Kepa Arrizabalaga signed for Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao, few fans will have been thinking about where...

Sachin Tendulkar: Meet the 'Master Blaster'

CNN Sport caught up with Indian cricket great Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of his Global Academy in Middlesex.

WNBA team's travel nightmare results in forfeit after league ruling

For the first time in WNBA history, there has been a forfeit.The Las Vegas Aces, who are fighting for...

Lewis Hamilton calls plastic pollution 'disgusting' after beach clean up

As the war against plastic continues, Lewis Hamilton has expressed his fury at companies who are "blindly fi...

Sachin Tendulkar wants to develop 'good human beings' in new academy

Even now, almost five years after retiring, Indian Sachin Tendulkar is still mobbed wherever he goes....

The Open: Could US 'frat house' hold key to Claret Jug?

Sometimes it's about who you know, and an invite to the elite Carnoustie "frat house" could be the key to un...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to introduce facial recognition technology

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic committee said on Tuesday that it will use facial recognition to improve safety and s...

American billionaire Stan Kroenke makes $777m offer for 100% ownership of Arsenal

The takeover battle for English Premier League side Arsenal between American and Russian billionaires could ...

Serena Williams: 'I felt like I was not a good mom'

A week after suffering the heaviest defeat of her career, Serena Williams has admitted she is struggling wit...

Usain Bolt earns 'indefinite training period' with Australia's Central Coast Mariners

If Usain Bolt is going to make it as a footballer, as he is determined to do, his career will begin in Austr...

MclIroy, Mickelson, Spieth target grand slam elite

It's such a rare feat that only five players in golf's modern era have achieved the career grand slam of all...

The guru teaching golfers to think like 'assassins'

He's the secret weapon behind many top sports stars, a Yoda-like master intent on instilling a winning minds...

Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey repeat as CrossFit Games champions

Different year, same result as once again as Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey took top honors at the 2018 Cro...

Niki Lauda: Former F1 champion 'functioning well' after lung transplant

Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda is recovering in hospital after undergoing a lung transplant last...

Nude golf: Naturism in full swing at Australian course

On a golf course in northern Australia everything is swinging ... not least because 30 players are in the nu...

Georgia Hall wins Women's British Open with help of dad's smelly socks

There was something in the air as Georgia Hall strode down the 18th fairway at the Women's British Open with...

Transgender rugby player: 'I've had blood spat in my mouth'

Late on a night out in the English city of Leeds, Verity Smith, unsteady on foot and unsure in mind, calls h...

Andy Murray withdraws from Citi Open after grueling 3 a.m. victory

An emotional Andy Murray sobbed into his towel on the side of the court after a grueling victory over world ...

An inspiring last place Tour de France cyclist

Lawson Craddock became finished last place in the Tour de France, claiming the Lanterne Rouge, but won something important for his hometown velodrome.

The 'greenest football club in the world'

From veganism to solar panels, chairman Dale Vince explains why the aptly named Forest Green Rovers is the greenest football club in the world.

Forest Green Rovers: The world's first carbon neutral football club

Forest Green Rovers is a football club like no other.Named by global governing body FIFA as the green...

F1: Daniel Ricciardo to join Renault from Red Bull for next season

Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has announced he will join Renault from Red Bull for next season....

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson targeting $10 million Thanksgiving duel

A $10 million made-for-TV duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson could take place this Thanksgiving wee...

Rugby Sevens: A high-octane season, but where now for the fast-moving sport?

With the dust settling on the recent sevens rugby season, it's time to take stock of what the future holds f...

How Lawson Craddock endured the Tour de France with a broken shoulder

When Lawson Craddock set off on his first Tour de France in July, he knew the course would be challenging....

Tiger Woods unfazed by physical toll of Ryder Cup as a player

He'll be in Paris anyway as an assistant captain, but ...

This town backed Brexit. Now, it's back in Europe (Well, kind of)

They were among the most ardent supporters of Brexit, but now some residents of Burnley in the northwest of ...

Jarrod Lyle: Emotional tributes pour in as Australian ceases cancer treatment

The world of golf has united with heartfelt support for Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle and his family after t...

CrossFit Games chief Dave Castro is OK being the 'villian'

Dave Castro, the head of CrossFit Games, says there is method to the madness of some of his decisions.

CrossFit Games director Dave Castro is happy being the sport's 'villain'

"Our community needs a villain and if it's going to be me, fine."In the world of CrossFit, there is n...

Serena Williams suffers worst defeat of her career

Serena Williams is usually the one who inflicts heavy defeats on others, but the former world No.1 suffered the most ...

Tia-Clair Toomey relives CrossFit Games title

CrossFit Games champion Tia-Clair Toomey and her coach/husband Shane Orr relive the remarkable finish to the 2017 event.

Bale, Warburton, Thomas ... The Welsh school which breeds sporting greats

Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton and Geraint Thomas. Three sporting greats, Welshmen who have created history and, astonish...

Tia-Clair Toomey: CrossFit Games champion relives nail-biting 2017 finale

It was the most dramatic finish in CrossFit Games history.For a brief moment, Tia-Clair Toomey looked finally ...

Lydia Ko eyes redemption at 'special' British Open

The most accomplished teenage golfer in history recently ended a run of 43 starts and almost two years without a win....

CrossFit star Noah Ohlsen targets 'little moments'

CrossFit star Noah Ohlsen will focus on 'little moments' to go better than an agonizing fourth place last year.

Noah Ohlsen targets 'little moments' to earn CrossFit Games podium place

Gold, silver, bronze, then nothing. Fourth is the toughest place in sports.No medal. No place on the podium. A...

Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France

Sporting history was made on the Champs Elysees as Geraint Thomas became the first Welshman to win cycling's Tour de France.

Deaf amateur Allen John finishes tied for second in Germany

Deaf amateur golfer Allen John came within one shot of an "incredible" tie for first place at the Porsche European Op...

Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas wins to make sporting history

Sporting history was made on the Champs-Elysees Sunday as Geraint Thomas became the first Welshman to win cycling's T...

Qatar denies claims it ran secret 'black operation' to secure 2022 World Cup

Qatar World Cup organizers have denied allegations they ran a "black operations" campaign in their successful effort ...

CrossFit star Brooke Wells was born to compete

CrossFit Games Athlete Brooke Wells has been competing since before she was born. First it was her twin sister, now it's against the fittest women on Earth.

Brooke Wells: The CrossFit star who was born to compete

Brooke Wells has never known a time when she wasn't competing.Her first contest was a race against her twin si...

Queen Elizabeth II's undiminished love of horse racing

It's a love that has endured for over 70 years, since Queen Elizabeth II first visited a racing stable.She was...

Alex Ferguson's heartfelt thank you

Legendary Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has made his first appearance since suffering a brain haemorrhage in May. Appearing in a short video, the 76-year-old thanked the medical staff who took care of him and supporters for their well-wishing.

Mat Fraser is CrossFit's dominant champion

Mat Fraser dominated the 2017 CrossFit Games. Remarkably, he did so, while injured.

'I will be back to watch the team,' says Alex Ferguson after brain surgery

Less than three months after undergoing brain surgery, former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson says he will be...

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Trump 'problematic' for NFL

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has acknowledged that US President Donald Trump's comments on the ongoing NFL anthem...

Francesco Molinari: 'Open victory should get Italians cheering again'

It's been a tough few months for the average Italian sports fan, watching on with envy as 32 other nations vied for t...

'A gift from God': Undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify retires from racing

After just 158 days of an impressive career, Justify -- the 13th horse ever to win the coveted Triple Crown -- will r...

Tour de France rider Chris Froome accosted by policeman on descent

Controversy and confrontation continued at the Tour de France after four-time winner Chris Froome was involved in a c...

Lexi Thompson withdraws from British Open to 'recharge mental batteries'

American golf star Lexi Thompson has withdrawn from next week's British Open, revealing that the last 18 months have ...

How Mat Fraser overcame injury to become the 'Fittest Man on Earth'

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, Jack Nicklaus and Arn...

Davidsdottir looks to reclaim CrossFit title

How disappointment at last year's CrossFit Games helped Katrin Davidsdottir's find her magic in her quest to regain the title as the Fittest Woman on Earth

CrossFit Games: All you need to know

Explainer on the CrossFit Games, where the world's top CrossFit athletes will compete this August in Madison, Wisconsin

Mia Chapman: The off-road racer putting her foot to floor

For 15-year-old Mia Chapman, nothing compares to the adrenaline rush of off-road racing.That's been the case f...

'This could be a game changer': The app hoping to revolutionize football

Oliver Sonne had given up hope of becoming a professional footballer. The Danish teenager had lost his motivation, st...

Roma gazumped as Malcom joins Barcelona from Bordeaux

Leading Italian club AS Roma says it's considering legal options after being gazumped in trying to sign Brazilian for...

Can Katrin Davidsdottir regain 'Fittest Woman on Earth' title?

Katrin Davidsdottir is ready to regain her title as the "Fittest Woman on Earth."Having claimed the honor in 2...

Francesco Molinari gets put to the test

Francesco Molinari became the first Italian to win a major tournament after his impressive performance at the Open, but how does he know his own career?

Tour de France riders inadvertently tear-gassed

The Tour de France -- cycling's most prestigious race -- was temporarily halted after tear gas, used to disperse protesters by police, inadvertently got into the eyes of some riders.

Black Ferns beat France to win women's Rugby World Cup Sevens

New Zealand won the women's Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco by defeating France 29-0 in Saturday's final....

Meet the teacher who handicapped the world's biggest races

For all the star names in horse racing, from Queen Elizabeth II to Sheikh Mohammed to Frankie Dettori, the sport's mo...

IOC preparing 'detailed heat countermeasures' for Tokyo 2020

With exactly two years to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan continues to swelter under searing heat.Doze...

Formula One shelves plans to launch Miami Grand Prix in 2019

Formula One has hit the brakes on a proposed 2019 race in Miami, shelving plans until at least 2020.After Miam...

Tour de France temporarily halted by protesters; riders inadvertently tear-gassed

The Tour de France -- cycling's most prestigious race -- was temporarily halted Tuesday after tear gas, used to dispe...

How well does Francesco Molinari know ... Francesco Molinari?

On Sunday, Francesco Molinari's life changed forever.After victory at the Open Championship, he was no longer ...

Seduced by the whims and charms of sailing the Mediterranean

Once you arrive in the Mediterranean Sea it is easy to understand why the Greek hero Odysseus took 10 years to find h...

Global Champions: Show jumping heads to Canada in 2019

Show jumping's Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League will head to Montreal, Canada, for the firs...

How Tiger Woods' dream unraveled on the 11th

CNN's Alex Thomas walks through the hole which saw Tiger Woods' hopes of a 15th major dashed.

Francesco Molinari delights in Open victory

After becoming the first-ever Italian golfer to win a major championship, CNN' Sport's Alex Thomas sat down with Francesco Molinari shortly after he won the 147th playing of The Open Championship, to reflect on his victory and what it means to Italian sports fans.

The world's first ski descent of K2

High-altitude adventurer Andrzej Bargiel has become the first person to ski down from the summit of K2, descending fr...

Jean Van de Velde: Frenchman forever linked with sporting disaster

It was as heart-breaking as it was excruciating to see a man slowly lose his grip on a childhood dream.France'...

German footballer Mesut Ozil quits national team, citing racism

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil has effectively closed the door on international football, citing criticism from the me...

Francesco Molinari wins British Open as Tiger Woods falls short

The Tiger Woods fairytale may not quite have come true, but it was a dream finish for Francesco Molinari as he became...

For 38 minutes, Tiger Woods made people believe his comeback was complete

For 38 minutes, it looked as though Tiger Woods was going to pull off the impossible.Just three years after mu...

Hamilton retakes F1 title lead after astonishing German Grand Prix victory

Lewis Hamilton came through a chaotic race to claim an extraordinary victory in the German Grand Prix, snatching the ...

Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand wins historic title

New Zealand became the first side to win back-to-back Rugby World Cup Sevens titles after defeating England 33-12 in ...

Sailing senses: How sound helps blind sailor Lucy Hodges win gold medals

During a rare spell of sunny hot weather in England, gold medalist Lucy Hodges takes the helm of a monohull off the c...

NFL: Jurrell Casey to protest, pay fine

Tennessee Titan Jurrell Casey says he plans on protesting during the US anthem and will pay the fines despite the NFL's new rule against player protests.

Rugby Sevens World Cup: USA going for glory on home soil

For American rugby player Matai Leuta, this year's birthday won't be an ordinary one.The USA star turns 28 the...

Tiger Woods poised for Open strike as Jordan Spieth relishes battle

Tiger Woods was positively buzzing, knowing he is within touching distance of perhaps the greatest feat of his storie...

Tokyo 2020 introduces names of mascots for Olympic, Paralympic Games

Japan has unveiled the names of its mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Blue and white che...

Olympic figure skater stabbed to death

Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, died at the age of 25 after being stabbed.

Perry Baker: US speed merchant ready to rip up San Francisco

Midway through a cup semifinal at the ...

The Open: Louis Oosthuizen's golf bag

2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen walks Shane O'Donoghue through his golf bag and let's us know his caddie's nickname.

Photographing F1 with 105-year-old camera

While thousands of photographers follow F1 from circuit to circuit around the world, none capture it quite like American photographer Joshua Paul, whose 1913 camera sets him apart in the paddock. We caught up with him as he met Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, to find out how he gets to the heart of a driver, via his 105-year-old lens.

Rory McIlroy in contention with stoic round at rain-sodden Open

Bad weather and Rory McIlroy have not made easy bedfellows in the past, but the Northern Irishman was stoic under the...

Louis Oosthuizen: Inside the golf bag of an Open champion

Golfers are meticulous in their planning for major tournaments.From hours spent on the practice ranges and put...

Ash Turner's journey with cerebral palsy to Open Championship debut

He fractured his skull after falling into a fish tank as a toddler, and had to wear a crash helmet at school as a res...

IJF suspends Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has suspended the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix from its comp...

Looking Back on opening day at The Open Championship

Justin Thomas is among a pack of golfers chasing Kevin Kisner for the lead on day 1 of the Open Championship

NFL anthem policy shelved as talks with Players Association continue

The NFL is shelving its new policy regarding conduct surrounding the national anthem until it reaches an agreement wi...

LPGA star Brittany Lincicome 'happy' after PGA Tour debut

Two-time major champion Brittany Lincicome is happy. She has achieved what she wanted.The American went up aga...

The state of soccer in the US with 2026 World Cup on the horizon

More than 5,000 miles away from the World Cup final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, thousands of fans filed into the Me...

Tiger Woods fights for legacy -- great or greatest?

From the minute he swept into view, you knew something was different.As Tiger Woods strode onto the Carnoustie...

Traveling the world, sought-after autographs -- The life of an F1 superfan

When it comes to memorabilia, Formula One superfan Sarah Merritt has it all.There is, in fact, a room in her h...

Denis Ten: Olympic figure skater stabbed to death

Tributes are being paid to Denis Ten, Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater, who died Thursday at the age ...

Valtteri Bottas signs contract extension at Mercedes

Reigning Formula One constructors' champion Mercedes has locked down its options for next season's starting grid by s...

Liverpool signs Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson from Roma for $84 million

Brazil international Alisson has joined Liverpool from Roma in an $84 million transfer -- a world record deal for a g...

Jhonattan Vegas takes helicopter to The Open, barely makes his tee time

The 1986 film "Clockwise" starring Monty Python actor John Cleese tells the story of a clock-watching headteacher's j...

Why are the All Blacks so good?

Since the 2011 Rugby World Cup, New Zealand has boasted an 89% win record. It's an intimidating haul of results since...

Lewis Hamilton agrees two-year contract extension at Mercedes

Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a two-year contract extension at Mercedes and will rema...

Kylian Mbappé's biggest fans are in Bondy

French phenomenon Kylian Mbappé burst onto the world stage at Russia 2018, but the World Cup winner's biggest fans always knew he would succeed.

2018 Open: Phil Mickelson on links golf

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson speaks to Shane O'Donoghue about his history on links golf and how he prepares for the challenge.

Rory McIlroy wants boyish bounce back to rekindle major mojo

He's the curly-haired kid who lit up Carnoustie as an amateur, and now Rory McIlroy hopes to channel some of that boy...

NFL: Titans star Jurrell Casey says he'll protest during anthem and take fine

If the NFL thinks its new rule designed to quell player protests will end its national anthem controversy, it may wan...

LPGA star Brittany Lincicome ready to compete against the men

Brittany Lincicome will be just the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event, and the LPGA star is well aware of th...

Kylian Mbappe: The boy from Bondy who never forgot his birthplace

'I can be someone, I can be someone," say the kids playing football in Bondy, Kylian Mbappe's birthplace.The 1...

Carnoustie: Paul Lawrie's favorite course

Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie has only one course in mind when you ask what's his favorite - the course where he won the Open in 1999: Carnoustie.

World Cup One-on-One: Eden Hazard and Belgium

Belgium captain Eden Hazard believes his team have the potential to make the World Cup final, after years of not delivering at big tournaments.

Roundtable: The Legacy of Russia 2018

Amanda Davies sits down with Alex Thomas, Martino Simcik Arese, and Dimitry Zanin to reflect on what they have experienced in Russia during the World Cup.

Angelique Kerber Wins Maiden Wimbledon Title

Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams in straight sets to win her 3rd Grand Slam title.

6-hour tennis match sets Wimbledon record

South Africa's Kevin Anderson defeated US player John Isner in a record match at Wimbledon lasting over six hours. CNN's Ravi Ubha reports.

Li Na's lucrative life after tennis

Li Na, the first Asian tennis player to win a grand slam singles title, tells CNN what she has been up to since retiring from the game in 2014.

Ronaldo's 'deal of the century': Why now?

Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus has been called the "deal of the century" in Italy, but why is this deal happening now? Christina Macfarlane discusses the move with James Horncastle.

Women's quarterfinal day at Wimbledon, and previewing golf's Scottish Open

Serena Williams and Jelena Ostapenko reach the last four at Wimbledon. In the golf world, Rafa Cabrera Bello, will be aiming to add to his three European Tour titles at the Scottish Open

France prepare for Belgium's 'Golden Generation'

Belgium's "Golden Generation" have seemingly come of age in Russia while France's mercurial talents are peaking at just the right time. It has all the makings of a World Cup classic, but who will deliver in the semifinals?

World No.1 Simona Halep Exits Wimbledon In 3rd Round

All England Club Chief Executive Richard Lewis discusses the 150th anniversary of the club.

Froome under scrutiny at Tour de France

Cycling journalist John Woodhouse joins Christina Macfarlane to discuss Chris Froome's participation in the Tour de France.

Baldwin: Overwhelming sexism at World Cup

Several female reporters at the World Cup have been groped, kissed and harassed while doing their jobs on air. CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Christine Brennan discuss why.

Rugby on the rise for Russia's women

CNN World Rugby meets the Russian women's rugby sevens team, who have become one of the most competitive sides on the world circuit.

LGCT Monaco: Shane Breen 'delighted' with win

The harbor of Monaco belonged to the horses as the ninth stop of the Global Champions Tour took place in the shadow of the super yachts.

LeBron 3.0

As NBA free agency looms, where will LeBron James end up this time?

Swapping rugby for timbersports

Four rugby players from Leicester Tigers took on timbersports -- an extreme sport that involves chopping and sawing wood at speed.

​The Hill at the Epsom Derby​

The Epsom Derby is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and the original derby. How do you attract new fans to the fold? Say hello to the Hill.

Trump: Ronaldo wouldn't be Portugal president

US President Donald Trump jokes with Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa about Cristiano Ronaldo's chances to be Portuguese president some day.

Theresa May's surprise World Cup gift

British PM Theresa May had an impromptu gift given to her at the EU summit in Brussels on Thursday by the Belgian PM - a Belgium football shirt.

Horse of a lifetime: Lizziemary

Danielle Goldstein is in her 4th year of the Longines Global Champions Tour, so she's seen lots of amazing horses, but which is her horse of a lifetime?

Somalian refugee finds success in the ring

Ramla Ali, a Somalian refugee, moved to England and has fought the odds to box. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz reports.

Mo Salah scores but Russia thumps Egypt

Mo Salah finally made his World Cup bow and scored a goal but the Egyptian could not save his country as the Pharaohs...

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Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

It was a match which had plenty of talking points -- a first red card of the World Cup, a penalty, a clever freekick ...

One-on-One with World Cup winner Hope Solo

US goalkeeper Hope Solo, one of the most decorated players in women's football, gives out tips on how to win the World Cup, a competition she won in 2015.

World Cup 1-on-1: Bernardo Silva and Portugal

Bernardo Silva, who played a starring role in Man City's Premier League winning season, says Portugal will be heading to Russia "playing to win it."

1-on-1 with Gylfi Sigurdsson: "It's a tough group"

Iceland became the darlings of world football when they secured a famous upset over England at the 2016 European Championships. Will Gylfi Sigurdsson and his team hold the form at this year's World Cup?

1-on-1 with England young gun Marcus Rashford

The 20-year-old Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford says England are more focused than past teams, as they aim to give their long-suffering fans a World Cup title to savour.

1-on-1 with Mathew Ryan: Winning World Cup would be "mind-blowing"

Can Australia win the World Cup? Greatest footballer of all time? Most vivid football memory? Aussie goalkeeper Mathew Ryan sits down for a 1-on-1 interview.

1-on-1 with World Cup veteran Hidetoshi Nakata

The secret to World Cup veteran Hidetoshi Nakata's success? Power naps. CNN speaks to the former Japanese football player ahead of the World Cup 2018.

1-on-1 with World Cup winning captain Lothar Matthäus

Matthaus, who famously led Germany to success at the 1990 World Cup, said that he's confident the current squad have the talent to retain the title, but the South American teams could pose a threat.

1-on-1 with Geoff Hurst: 'It changes your life'

Geoff Hurst remains the only man ever to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final. The England legend reflects on his unrivalled achievement that dates back to the 1966 World Cup final.

1-on-1 with Vincent Kompany: 'A big part is luck'

Even though Belgium undoubtedly have the players, their star defender Vincent Kompany says what's most important in a World Cup is that the team hit their peak at the right time. And, a little luck.

1-on-1 with Croatia stalwart Dejan Lovren

Croatia might only be a country of just over 4 million people, but their stalwart central defender Dejan Lovren says their football team is packed with "big talent" who will punch above their weight in Russia.

Animals are better at predicting World Cup matches than you. (Well, some of them are)

Everything is falling into place.Last month, the Supreme Court struck down a ...

World Cup 2018: Schedule and results

With so many teams, fixtures, groups and timings you would be forgiven to lose track of your favorite team's schedule...

Fighting for equality 'in a lonely world' -- Hope Solo on the struggles of changing American soccer

Those who go against the grain, who push for change, who question the status quo are not the sort who are universally...

Young sailors find perspective high in the Arctic

High above the Arctic Circle, waves crash aggressively onto Europe's largest three-masted wooden schooner.Wind...

World Cup gambling in Kenya

Five African nations are competing in the FIFA World Cup, and it is anticipated that an incredible 86% of the contine...

Roman Abramovich makes World Cup dreams come true for seriously ill children

For football fans across the globe, the opportunity to go to the World Cup is something dreams are made of.For...

Harry Kane the hero as England scrape past Tunisia

Few countries fail to live up to national expectations at big tournaments so consistently as England.And in a ...

World Cup gambling in Kenya

CNN's Farai Sevenzo explores the betting epidemic in Kenya - which is targeting all genders and ages - ahead of the start of the 2018 Russia World Cup.

Brooks Koepka wins 2018 US Open

Brooks Koepka captures his second straight US Open title. Vince Cellini sat down with the 2-time champion to discuss the championship.

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