I had phoned Phelps from South Korea for his reaction to losing his 100-meter butterfly world record to the American Caeleb Dressel last month.Kristof Milak, a 19-year-old from Hungary, had shattered Phelps’s world record in the 200 butterfly earlier in the meet.
ImageBrazil and Australia met in this summer’s World Cup in France.CreditCreditEric Gaillard/ReutersFIFA said Monday that it had received “unprecedented” interest from countries considering bids for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
The decision to stage the rematch in Saudi Arabia has been deemed as controversial.However, the middle east country's "abysmal human rights record" has been called into question by Amnesty International UK, which urged Joshua to "inform himself of the human rights situation" ahead of the rematch.
ImageRudy Gobert, left, will provide a dominant inside presence for France at the FIBA World Cup later this month.A.
Fans clashed inside and outside the ground during the game between Pakistan and Afghanistan on 29 June.Officers said they had "pinpointed four incidents of violent disorder" and were "keen to identify the suspects" after scouring CCTV and social media footage.
Fourteen million Americans watched the World Cup final, yet some National Women’s Soccer League teams average only a few thousand fans at their games.But no goal came, and the 1-0 loss cemented Sky Blue’s place at the bottom of the National Women’s Soccer League standings.
Sports|Caster Semenya Barred From 800 Meters at World ChampionshipsThe South African middle distance runner will continue to fight to compete without taking hormone therapy to block naturally elevated levels of testosterone.“I am very disappointed to be kept from defending my hard-earned title,” Semenya said in a statement about her ineligibility to run the 800 at world track championships, to be held from Sept.
We reflect on Brian Lara's 501 not out 25 years on, plus England's World Cup hangover.Reaction to England's humiliation by Ireland at Lord's just 10 days after their World Cup triumph.
Sports|Katie Ledecky Rallies for Gold in 800 Free at World ChampionshipsImageKatie Ledecky of the United States after winning the women’s 800-meter freestyle final on Saturday in Gwangju, South Korea.CreditCreditLee Jin-Man/Associated PressGWANGJU, South Korea — Katie Ledecky won her first gold medal in her final event of an illness-plagued world swimming championships, rallying on the last lap to claim the 800-meter freestyle on Saturday.
”ImageThe mountaineer Gertrude Benham around 1934.“How can I be when there is so much to see and admire in the world?
Show more Fast bowler Mark Wood joins Elly Oldroyd, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Mark Ramprakash to tell us about the aftermath of England’s World Cup win, and give us the inside scoop of the menu at Downing Street.With Test cricket taking centre stage, former Ireland international Niall O’Brien looks ahead to his old side’s first Test match at Lords.
Image“Obviously this stings a little,” Katie Ledecky said after finishing with the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle, her first loss in that event in a major international competition.“I knew it was going to be a tough race,” Ledecky said, adding that Titmus had produced “such a good swim.
Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Charu Sharma reflect on an incredible World Cup final & former England captain Alec Stewart talks about the legacy it must now create.Show more Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Charu Sharma reflect on an incredible World Cup final and former England captain Alec Stewart talks about the work ahead in order to create a legacy for generations to come.
Show more This week, Omar McLeod and Kelsey-Lee Barber join the team on the eve of the London Anniversary Games.Jamaica's Olympic and World sprint hurdles champion and the Australian who 'threads needles through the sky' - we're learning the art of javelin throwing from a World Championship medal favourite.
The New York Racing Association announced her death, which it said came after an unspecified long illness.CreditBill Cunningham/The New York TimesA Villa, a Castle, a WildernessThe house sat amid the sprawling C.
Sports|World Series of Poker Champion Wins One for the Older CrowdImageHossein Ensan won $10 million at the World Series of Poker.CreditCreditJohn Locher/Associated PressThere was something unusual about Hossein Ensan’s victory in the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas on Wednesday morning.
Sports|England’s World Cup Nail-Biter Might Be the Greatest Cricket Match EverA fluky play, a 241-241 tie, and finally a win on a tiebreaker.ImageBen Stokes dived for a run at the Cricket World Cup.
ImageEngland’s Jos Buttler helped lead his team to victory in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.That meant the World Cup’s first Super Over, which fans watched with hands around their heads and with a rule explainer required on the big screens inside the home of cricket.
Move|Celebrating the World Cup as a Triumph for Women’s SportsWatching the soccer championship was the first time I’ve felt women were being recognized as the incredible athletes that they can be.I watched the 2016 Olympic Marathon trials with a bunch of runners at a bar that opened early to host a watch party.
July 13, 2019ImageMegan Rapinoe of the United States women’s soccer team celebrates her goal during the World Cup.Just like the images of this year’s triumphant World Cup team, that photo of Ms.