September 10, 2018

Finau gets final spot on U.S. Ryder Cup team

Tony Finau was named by United States captain Jim Furyk on Monday as the final member of the team for this month's Ryder Cup.
September 10, 2018

USOC board chair Probst to step down

U.S. Olympic Committee Board Chair Larry Probst will step down at the end of the year and be replaced by board member Susanne Lyons, who until recently was the acting CEO, USOC said on Monday
September 10, 2018

Soccer fans, evangelicals clash at Peru stadium over land dispute

A soccer stadium in Peru was the site of pitched battle on Monday, but not between two sports teams.
September 10, 2018

Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open

A clinical Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday, giving him 14 Grand Slams to move into a tie for third on the all-time list alongside Pete Sampras.
September 9, 2018

Barty, Vandeweghe denied chance to celebrate title

A golden moment for Australian Ashleigh Barty and American CoCo Vandeweghe was tinged with disappointment when tournament officials did not let them speak to the crowd after winning the U.S. Open women's doubles final on Sunday.
September 9, 2018

Germany’s Schulz scores winner on debut to sink Peru

Germany defender Nico Schulz scored an 85th-minute goal on his international debut to help his team beat Peru 2-1 in a friendly on Sunday.
September 9, 2018

France’s Giroud ends goal drought in style in 2-1 win over Dutch

France striker Olivier Giroud ended a run of 10 international games without a goal by netting a stunning winner as the world champions claimed a deserved 2-1 victory over the Netherlands in their Nations League clash on Sunday.
September 9, 2018

Manchester United get off to flying start in Women’s Championship

Manchester United thrashed Aston Villa 12-0 in their first league match for more than 10 years as the top two tiers of women’s football in England got fully underway on Sunday.
September 9, 2018

Williams’ U.S. Open treatment divides tennis world

Serena Williams' behaviour in Saturday's U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a "liar" and a "thief" and said he treated her differently than male players during her loss to Naomi Osaka.
September 9, 2018

Golf – Rose could become world number one with BMW final round in doubt

Englishman Justin Rose could become world number one without hitting another shot following Sunday's washout at the BMW Championship in Pennsylvania.
September 9, 2018

Eriksen leads returning Danish team to win over Wales

Christian Eriksen scored twice to lead Denmark to a 2-0 win over Wales in their Nations League opener on Sunday, ending a week of turmoil for the national team on a high note.
September 9, 2018

Cook’s farewell knock helps England seize control

Alastair Cook, as unflappable as ever, led from the front in the final innings of his record-breaking test career to help steer England into a commanding 154-run lead over India on Sunday.