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Today β€” February 20th 2019Sport

Kikkan Randall’s Year: Olympic Glory Followed by Chemotherapy


A year ago, she won the first American gold medal in cross-country skiing. Then she found out she had breast cancer.

Golf: Stricker says communication key to his strategy as U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Steve Stricker will captain the United States at the 2020 Ryder Cup with an emphasis on keeping an open line of communication with players, the former world number two said after being appointed to the role on Wednesday.

Golf: Stricker named U.S. captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

Former world number two Steve Stricker will captain the 2020 United States Ryder Cup team, the PGA of America said on Wednesday.

US Ryder Cup team names Stricker as captain for 2020

It was sent home humbled and in disarray after a heavy defeat by Europe in Paris, but the US Ryder Cup team has moved to avenge the loss by appointing Steve Stricker as captain.

  • February 20th 2019 at 15:31

Motor racing: Hamilton shrugs off Ferrari's early testing pace

Lewis Hamilton shrugged off Ferrari's testing pace on Wednesday while recognizing that he and Mercedes faced their toughest challenge yet as they seek to stretch their Formula One domination into a sixth successive season.

Motor racing: Raikkonen pushes Ferrari off the top of test timesheets

Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen produced the fastest lap so far in Formula One's pre-season testing to push his previous team, Ferrari, off the top of the lunchtime leaderboard on Wednesday.

The $300m mega deal -- Record baseball contract reportedly agreed

Manny Machado, who spent the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has agreed a record-breaking $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to reports.

  • February 20th 2019 at 13:34

Keeping Score: In Don Newcombe, Baseball Got Its First Black Ace


Just four years after Major League Baseball’s integration, Newcombe won 20 games for the Dodgers. That was the start of an extraordinary club.

Watch the game or have a pint? World Cup fans may face a choice

When an estimated 400,000 rugby fans descend on Japan later this year for the Rugby World Cup, finding a place to quench their thirst will not be a problem. Finding a bar to watch the game, however, could be.

Aaron Judge Enters Camp Smiling, as Usual, and Healthy, for a Change


Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, was derailed by a wrist injury last season. But now, he says, “it feels like it never even happened.”

Federer to make clay court return at Madrid Open

Roger Federer confirmed his participation for this year's Madrid Open on Wednesday, marking his return to the European clay court season after two years away.

Martina Navratilova dropped by LGBT group over trans athletes row

An LGBT group has cut ties with tennis great Martina Navratilova after she said it was a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport.

  • February 20th 2019 at 11:09

Lundqvist, Namestnikov Help Rangers Beat Hurricanes 2-1


Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes.

  • February 20th 2019 at 05:32

NHL roundup: Blues win record 11th straight

Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

Tiafoe crashes out, Del Potro advances at Delray Beach Open

Frances Tiafoe's title defense wilted but Juan Martin del Potro looked fully recovered from his knee injury to cruise to a 6-3 7-5 win over Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday.

Top seed Thiem knocked out of Rio Open in first round

Top seed Dominic Thiem was knocked out the Rio Open in the first round on Tuesday, going down 6-3, 6-3 to Laslo Djere, a result that gave the unheralded Serbian his first victory over a top 10 player in his career.

NFL notebook: Brown, Steelers decide to part ways

After meeting with team president Art Rooney II on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown announced on Twitter that both sides have decided to part ways.

MLB notebook: Machado, Padres reportedly agree to deal

The San Diego Padres reached an agreement with free agent infielder Manny Machado on a 10-year, $300 million deal, according to multiple reports Tuesday.

Tearful Osaka stunned by Mladenovic in Dubai

A tearful Naomi Osaka said she was struggling with the attention of being the world's top-ranked woman after being stunned 6-3 6-3 by France's Kristina Mladenovic in her opening match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday.