I deserve more Ballon d’Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – December 23, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo in action... Read more »

New esports network VENN aims to bring ‘gaming as a lens into pop culture’

(Reuters) – A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round... Read more »

U.S. woman crosses Channel four times in record-breaking swim

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula... Read more »

Japan set to host ‘special’ World Cup as rugby steps into the unknown

New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, France and the UK have hosted the Rugby World Cup in the tournament’s 32-year history, but Friday’s curtain-raiser between Japan and Russia — the... Read more »

Nats’ Martinez undergoes heart procedure

Nationals manager Dave Martinez underwent a heart procedure Monday in Washington, and it is uncertain when he will be able to rejoin the team. FILE PHOTO: Aug 31, 2019;... Read more »

South African sprinter Horn handed provisional doping ban

(Reuters) – South Africa’s fastest female sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit said on Monday. Horn,... Read more »

Report: Colts hope to talk Vinatieri out of retiring

The Indianapolis Colts are hoping to convince kicker Adam Vinatieri not to retire, NBC’s Mike Florio reported Sunday evening, after the 46-year-old missed two more kicks in Sunday’s win... Read more »

Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas reveals he has HIV

Thomas is believed to be the first British sportsman to announce that he is living with the virus. He was also the first professional rugby union player to announce... Read more »

Garcia seals one-shot victory at KLM Open for 16th European Tour win

(Reuters) – Spain’s Sergio Garcia shot a final-round three-under par 69 and finished at 18-under overall to win the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam by a... Read more »

Fury overcomes wound and Wallin for points victory

(Reuters) – Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on... Read more »