Russia’s Putin says WADA four-year doping ban ‘not justified’

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said... Read more »

North Korea World Cup qualifier with South played to empty stands

SEOUL (Reuters) – Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans... Read more »

Rugby: England vs. France, New Zealand vs. Italy canceled due to typhoon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament’s 32-year history on Thursday – eliminating Italy as a... Read more »

World Cup host Qatar sees climate-controlled stadiums as the future

DOHA (Reuters) – On a late September evening in Qatar a persistent 35 degree Celsius heat hung outside the 2022 World Cup host’s newly-built Al Janoub stadium, but down... Read more »

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win

Basketball – FIBA World Cup – Classification Games 7-8 – United States v Poland – Wukesong Sport Arena, Beijing, China – September 14, 2019 Khris Middleton of the U.S.... Read more »

Soccer – Jailed former South American soccer boss banned by FIFA

Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay, one of three defendants in the FIFA scandal, leaves the United States Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky/Files... Read more »

Basketball: Australia snap United States’ 13-year winning streak

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States’ 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a... Read more »

U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday after taking the top prize in a tournament in New York for the popular online video... Read more »

U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup

Jul 28, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Bugha celebrates after his win as the first solo World Champion at the Fortnite World Cup Finals e-sports event at Arthur Ashe Stadium.... Read more »

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as... Read more »