World football players' union FIFPro has started an initiative to improve concussion awareness and treatment in football matches.
Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters.
John Velazquez, jockey to horse Bodexpress, speaks about being thrown off right out of the gate in this memorable Preakness Stakes race.
Brooks Koepka holds on to win the PGA Championship by two strokes to claim his fourth Major title. He speaks to Don Riddell about his major record.
Cricket was banned in Afghanistan by the Taliban in the 1990s. Two decades later, the sport has redefined the nation and given hope to its people.
Martin Fuchs sealed a double in Madrid as the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world's top showjumpers hit Europe for the first time this season.
President Donald Trump's golf scores have been hacked on his handicap account, United States Golf Association confirmed to CNN sports.
After clinching French title, Olympique Lyon star Ada Hegerberg faces FC Barcelona at the Women's Champions League final on May 18, 2019.
Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse.
Actor and director Rahul Bose, who used to play for the Indian national team, has been a poster boy for the country's rugby ambitions
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson chats with CNN's Don Riddell about Tiger Woods' incredible Masters win in 2019 and his comeback to top-level golf.
Manchester City won their 2nd Premier League in a row, extending Liverpool's 29-year drought for a league title. Mark Bolton has more on City's path.
From Ajax's amazing adventure to the crazy comebacks completed by English finalists Liverpool and Tottenham, European football expert James Horncastle makes his compelling case for an utterly memorable 2018/19 UCL campaign
World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua tells Don Riddell about his rough past and how he doesn't wish to harm his opponents too much in his fights.
With eight different winners in the first eight races of the season, Formula E is setting the pace for the most exciting motorsport season ever.
CNN Sport's Amanda Davies reflects on an historical night in Anfield when Liverpool came back to beat Barcelona 4-0 to make the 2019 Champions League Final
Is it possible to drive an electric car from London to Paris on a single battery charge? CNN Supercharged's Nicki Shields put it to the test.
Danielle Goldstein became the first female winner in Shanghai when the Longines Global Champions Tour visited China
The Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown, is a American sporting and cultural icon.
After having won the biggest fight of his life by overcoming cancer, Daniel Jacobs now faces the biggest fight of his career in the form of Canelo Alvarez.
2-time Masters champion claims cannabidiol use for health reasons, and has been speaking to CNN World Sport's Don Riddell about the topic
Mo Salah hits back at accusations which have labeled him as a diver this season.
With its long history of combat sports, Mongolia is hoping to be a breeding ground for future rugby stars.
Tennis star Sloan Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore announce their engagement after three years of dating.
Claressa Shields, recently crowned the undisputed middleweight world champion, reflects on her rise to the top and how she aims to inspire other women
Miami Celtics win the team competition of the third leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour, while Pieter Devos takes the LGCT Grand Prix title.
Pita Taufatofua, is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in a new sport, as he told CNN World Sport's Amanda Davies
FIA president Jean Todt says having iconic cities like Paris on the calendar is the 'cherry on the cake' for Formula E.
The Longines Global Champions Tour came to Miami and built a stadium by the beach
Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant, who has accused newly appointed Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton of sexual assault, says she was scared to report the incident.
A former sports reporter claims that Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton forced himself on her in 2016.
Dr. Tiffany Jones and CNN Sports' Coy Wire discuss athletes' use of social media and the negative impact it can have on their lives.
UFC President Dana White talks to Patrick Snell about Conor McGregor and the state of boxing, including Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.
Designer and illustrator Filip Peraic does not fear The Beard, so he decided to make unique drawings and designs of James Harden as an art project.
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series is the world's premier cliff diving competition. Seven events are used to crown the best divers in the world.
The 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League arrived in Mexico City where Jerome Guery took the LGCT Grand Prix in style.
2019 Masters champ Tiger Woods completed arguably the greatest sporting comeback of all time as he put on the green jacket for the 5th time in his career.
Tiger Woods clinched his fifth Masters and 15th major title to seal one of the greatest comeback stories in sport after overcoming career-threatening back problems. CNN's Don Riddell reports.
The Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia is one of the most popular events in professional golf, where the victor is honored with the coveted 'green jacket'.
DS Techeetah unveiled its DS X E-TENSE, an electric supercar like no other.
Budweiser's emotional advertisement reminds everyone that Dwyane Wade, who is completing his final season, has had an impact off the court that's been just as profound as his game on the court.
Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade is closing out his 16-year career in 2019 and takes a look back at his stellar career with CNN.
Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations.
Virginia junior guard Kyle Guy talks to CNN's Andy Scholes after being named the NCAA Final Four's Most Outstanding Player for his contributions to help the Cavaliers win their first national championship.
Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died in his hotel room aged 28 while competing at a tournament in China, with "early indications" suggesting it was due to natural causes.
Auburn fans were feeling defeated after some tough calls didn't go their way against Virginia
Sylvia Hatchell, the University of North Carolina's celebrated women's basketball coach, made racially offensive remarks to her players, according to a report from the Washington Post.
Man City boss Pep Guardiola hands out expert tactical advice at a training session for Sunday League team Kitchener FC.
Muffet MCgraw speaks on behalf of women everywhere
A fan of Argentine football club Racing dug up his grandfather's skull to celebrate winning the league title for the third time since 1966.
Sara Sigmundsdottir is one of the biggest stars in CrossFit, but a rib injury in the 2018 CrossFit Games caused her to take a nightmare decision.
At a cost of approximately $1.3 billion, Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium will seat 62,000 and will boast the largest single tiered stand in the UK
The University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave due to "issues raised by student-athletes and others," according to the school's athletics department. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.
The University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave due to "issues raised by student-athletes and others," according to the school's athletics department.
New England Patriots' tight end Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski has announced his retirement from the NFL on his Instagram page.
The Dubai World Cup is the richest race meeting on the planet and a highlight of Dubai's sporting and social calendar.
Leading sports scientist Simon Brundish crunches the numbers on Lionel Messi, explaining why the Barcelona forward is the best player in the world
Football journalist Darren Lewis is "not shocked" by the racist chanting directed at England during its Euro 2020 qualifying win in Montenegro.
Pupils from New Zealand's Auckland Grammar School practice their version of the Haka, the ceremonial art form famously performed by the All Blacks.
Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport, posting the news on his Twitter account.
The unpredictable start to the Formula E season continued in Sanya as the sixth race brought a sixth different winner.
US skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin discusses social media trolls and how its impossible to make everybody happy.
The Gran Premio Latinoamericano is Latin America's top race and its most unique - it changes its rules depending on its location, which changes yearly.
Wiebe Wakker left his Dutch home in March 2016 with no money in his pocket on his way to Australia. The only thing he had? His electric car.
Tayla Harris, a star Australian footballer, says comments on a photo of her captured in the air having kicked the first goal of a game were "sexual abuse."
Austrian Marcel Hirscher has sealed a record eighth straight World Cup overall crown, but retirement is on his mind.
US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin won a record 17 races in an all-conquering season on skiing's World Cup circuit.
Since 2015, Michoacan-based clean energy company Nopalimex has used prickly pear cactus to make biofuel for vehicles: Mexico's "Green Gold."
Keen to experience a unique form of air travel, three Austrian daredevils came up with the concept of Zeppelin-skiing: taking an airship to go free skiing.
AS Roma Fnatic is one of the best FIFA esports teams in the world, but what is the key to their success? It might be the world's first FIFA gaming house.
Dafydd James is a former Wales rugby star and opens up about his struggles transitioning to life post-rugby and the mental health issues he is battling.
The Unites States' women's soccer team will "fight until the end" in its battle for equality, says one of the team's stars Megan Rapinoe.
After a Sunday featuring two pitch invaders assaulting footballers, Alex Thomas asks Mark Bolton: what should be done about these incidents in soccer?
There was high drama in the Hong Kong E Prix as eight cars fail to finish and initial race winner Sam Bird gets demoted.
Members of the US women's national soccer team filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation citing gender discrimination, according to court documents.
Lucas di Grassi reviews the thrilling finale to the Mexico ePrix alongside Nicki Shields.
Lucas di Grassi pipped Pascal Wehrlein in a photo finish in arguably the most thrilling ePrix ever.
Three-time grand slam winner Andy Murray says the hip surgery he underwent earlier this year means he is now "pain free" ahead of his final games as a pro.
Omar Meziane has cooked for England's football, cricket and rowing teams, and now, he's bringing his trade to Harlequins Rugby Club.
Dutch giant Ajax is not only known for its four European Cups, but also as a "Jewish club." Amid rising anti-Semitism, their "Super Jews" keep on singing.
World Rugby vice-chairman Agustin Pichot says he would quit his position if the likes of Fiji and Samoa are excluded from a new global competition.
Frenchman Julien Epaillard edged out defending champion Ben Maher by a whisker to win the first leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour in Doha.
Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney talks to CNN about his move to America and if his new team, DC United, can challenge for the MLS title.
PSG keeper Gianluigi Buffon is a legend on the pitch, but he's also an art lover and he spent a day with CNN at the Musée d'Orsay to talk about his life.
Atlanta United FC has witnessed an incredible rise. Joining the MLS in 2017, it won its first MLS Cup in its second season and the future seems bright.
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.
Skijoring is the sport where a horse drags a skier around a course in a race. If you want a go, this is your official CNN how-to guide.
Serbian tennis player Laslo Djere told CNN he pictured his late parents "sitting in the first row up there" cheering him on to his first ATP title.
Despite being just three races into his Formula E career, Mahindra's Pascal Wehrlein has never been far from the headlines.
Alex Thomas chats with Mark Bolton and Carl Anka about Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and his decision to ignore Maurizio Sarri in the League Cup final.
Alex Honnold was the first man to ever scale El Capitan without ropes. Now, his achievement is featured in the 2019 Oscar-winning documentary, "Free Solo."
Modern football fans are often accused of not showing passion for their teams. Clearly, no one told FC Zenit fans, who gave their team a fiery welcome.
Over three weekends in February, St. Moritz plays host to an international horse festival, featuring oysters, champagne, racing on snow and skijoring.
Duke basketball's star player Zion Williamson left a game against North Carolina with an injury after breaking through his Nike sneaker less than a minute into the rivalry game.
Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has joined the growing list of Mbappé admirers, telling CNN, "When I saw Mbappé for the first time I said - it's Pelé"
Two-time Olympic Champion Edwin Moses has told CNN that "sport has had its head in the ground" over the issue of hypoandrogenism.
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reflects on his movie-like move to the MLS and talks about the importance of his tattoos.
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.
Japan captain Michael Leitch thinks his team's chances of progressing to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals is "very high."
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.
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.
The 2019 season of the all-electric motorsport Formula E moves onto Mexico City this weekend for the fourth race of the season.
Ajax legend Danny Blind speaks to CNN about the life and tragic incident involving Ajax talent Abdelhak "Appie" Nouri.
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?
Watch skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin take on the CNN Alpine Edge quickfire challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President George W. Bush awards Frank Robinson, the Hall of Fame baseball player and first black manager in the MLB, the Medal of Freedom.
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
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.
Wayne Rooney talks about the Premier League and possible coaches for his old squad, Manchester United.
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.
The New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
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.
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.
Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant show HInes Ward and Coy Wire how to kick a field goal.
Atlanta Falcons' kicker Matt Bryant shares what it takes to be a successful kicker in the NFL.
Qatar unexpectedly defeated Japan 3-1 in the final of the Asian Cup.
Skiing great Lindsey Vonn has announced that she will retire in February after the World Ski Championships in Åre, Sweden.
From the makers of Formula E comes "Extreme E", where electric SUVs compete in some of the world's most inhospitable climates for environmentalism.
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.
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.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended a controversial call in the last quarter of the NFC Championship, saying NFL officials are still human.
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 and the UAE face off in the AFC Asian Cup semifinals in the first match between the nations since their political dispute began.
Hear how Kitzbuhel's infamous Hahnenkamm downhill has become skiing's scariest race.
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
Actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger tells CNN that climate change is an issue that US President Donald Trump is "wrong" about.
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.
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.
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.
The Africa Eco Race isn't for the faint hearted. Eco-friendly bikes, cars and trucks race over 3,700 miles in early January.
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.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will square off in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta on Sunday, February 3.
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.
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.
Her domination has forced the wider sporting world to take notice, and now Mikaela Shiffrin has done it agai...
Red Bull F1 driver Max Verstappen has spent time away from his day job with a trip to watch the Marrakesh E-...
The head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda was placed under formal investigation in P...
Chelsea will face disciplinary proceedings following an investigation into racist chanting during a Europa L...
South Korea's Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse ...
During Serena Williams' first-round, straight-sets win over Germany's Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open, ...
If this was the final match of Andy Murray's career, the Briton made sure his swansong was a memorable one -...
University of California, Los Angeles, freshman gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's routine went viral on social media after she earned a perfect ten.
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.
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.
Life after a glittering sports career can feel like a come down for many top athletes, but for Austrian skie...
Katelyn Ohashi did three backflips, landed into a split and got back up to end her floor routine as though i...
Biking on the sand is hard enough but imagine doing it for five days across the desert.This was the c...
And so a golden career is nearing the end. Andy Murray's body is giving up on him.Four months shy of ...
The University of Michigan says it is ending a less-than-week-old consulting contract with Rhonda Faehn, the...
Now is this any way to treat a player who grew up idolizing you?Sentiment of course counts for little...
He just can't stop scoring. He just can't stop setting new records.Lionel Messi notched his 400th Spa...
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faced his first real test as Manchester United's caretaker manager against a top four E...
There's just no stopping "Champion of Champions" Marcel Hirscher.The Austrian skier won his eighth an...
Leeds United's Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa has left his club embarrassed after trying to spy on an oppo...
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.
The Australian Open hasn't even started and already Melbourne has produced shock waves with the ...
Sarah Thomas keeps making history.She was the first woman to ever officiate a college football bowl g...
January has tended to be a tricky month for Liverpool under manager Jurgen Klopp.Prior to Saturday, t...
For someone who says she is usually asleep by 10 p.m., Simona Halep pushed past her bedtime during tennis' o...
As Morocco embraces electric power, Jerome D'Ambrosio won an unpredictable showcase Marrakesh ePrix.T...
After a remarkable comeback that featured two major finals and ...
Is there anyone out there who can knock Roger Federer off his perch in Australia?The 37-year-old star...
Roger Federer is not planning to retire any time soon, but he knows he wants to go out on his own terms.
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.
The Vatican has set its sights on qualifying for the Olympics, with a track team of up of 60 athletes, inclu...
When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years,...
There will, unfortunately, be no fairytale comeback for Andy Murray.Hindered by a hip injury, the thr...
Las Vegas police investigating a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo have sent a warrant to authoritie...
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.
A Dallas sportscaster is causing a stir for a blistering TV commentary in which he acknowledged his own "whi...
Tennis legend Roger Federer tells CNN's Christina Macfarlane who he would like to face on court if he could turn back time.
Inundated with messages of support after taking on a wannabe thief, UFC fighter Polyana Viana has begun to r...
While his brother has recently landed one of the most coveted seats in Formula One, Arthur Leclerc is busy f...
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.
His dream moment of a first World Cup skiing victory was dashed after he was caught inhaling oxygen between ...
NBA star Enes Kanter has said he has received "hundreds and hundreds of death threats" almost every day sinc...
Ask future tennis pros who they would like to play if they could go back in time and Roger Federer just migh...
Private jets, $40 million mansions, and streets lined with boutique clothes stores -- welcome to Aspen, a sk...
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 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.
It's the regular retirement question and it usually gets a stock answer from Roger Federer. But, in an emoti...
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 of a helicopter partially landing on a mountain side shows the incredible moment a skier wa...
There was a time not so long ago in South Africa when people like Siya Kolisi weren't supposed to captain th...
Be careful what you wish for if you ever decide to pick on a Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.As a ma...
She was targeting an historic eighth straight slalom victory, but Mikaela Shiffrin's winning streak came to ...
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has won the CAF African Footballer of the Year for the second time in a row, bea...
Seven-time champions Egypt will host this year's African Cup of Nations.Egypt, the most successful co...
Still just 19 years old, Trevor Lawrence isn't eligible for the NFL draft until 2021. But right now, he migh...
As Roger Federer prepares to defend his Australian Open title, an emotional interview with CNN Sport reveals...
If the thunder of hooves and the thrill of the racing doesn't grab you, the sublime settings surely will....
Injury delayed the start of her farewell season, but Lindsey Vonn is fit again and set to return to action i...