GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Akani Simbine upstaged favorite Yohan Blake to win the 100 meters gold medal for South Africa at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, ending Jamaica’s reign over the sprint. Athletics – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men’s 100m Final – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast, Australia – April 9, 2018.
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined religious and community leaders at an emotional vigil on Sunday night to honor the 15 members of a junior ice hockey team killed in a bus crash that shocked the hockey-loving nation. Hundreds of people including National Hockey League (NHL) players attended the vigil at
AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Patrick Reed was closing in on a Green Jacket and his first major title after overcoming an unsteady start to hold a two-shot lead over a hard-charging Jordan Spieth heading into the back nine of the U.S. Masters on Sunday. Patrick Reed of the U.S. walks up to his ball on
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Highlights on day four of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (times GMT): FILE PHOTO – Swimming – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 50m Butterfly Final – Optus Aquatic Centre – Gold Coast, Australia – April 8, 2018. Cate Campbell of Australia. REUTERS/David Gray 1215 AUSTRALIA CONTINUE MEDAL RUSH
(Reuters) – Americans Jack Sock and Ryan Harrison rallied from a set down in a tight doubles rubber to ensure the United States became the first team to advance to the Davis Cup semi-finals on Saturday with a 3-0 victory over Belgium in Nashville, Tennessee. April 7, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; John Isner (USA) and
MANAMA (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen set a scorching pace in Saturday’s final practice session to keep Ferrari at the top of the timesheets in the build-up to qualifying for Sunday’s Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. Formula 1 F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – April 6, 2018 Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Highlights on day three of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (times in GMT): Triathlon – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Mixed Team Relay Final – Southport Broadwater Parklands – Gold Coast, Australia – April 7, 2018. Australia team members celebrate their win. REUTERS/David Gray 0419 AUSTRALIA WIN MIXED-TEAM TRIATHLON
(Reuters) – NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry headline a pool of 35 players selected for the 2018-20 U.S. national team, USA Basketball announced on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Apr 5, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) slam dunks during the second half against the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena.
MANAMA (Reuters) – Australian Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull at the top of the timesheets at the end of Friday’s opening practice session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – March 24, 2018 Red BullÕs Daniel Ricciardo in action during
NEW YORK (Reuters) – UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor surrendered on Thursday, a police spokesman said, after he was accused of attacking a bus carrying fighters leaving a media event ahead of UFC223 this weekend. FILE PHOTO: Conor McGregor of Ireland makes a fist during a news conference in Las Vegas, Nevada U.S. on August
LONDON (Reuters) – Five-time world darts champion Eric Bristow died on Thursday at the age of 60 following a heart attack, the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) said in a statement. Darts – Betfred.com League of Legends Play-Offs – Circus Tavern – Purfleet – Essex – 22/8/08 Eric Bristow Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Lee Mills
AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – Tom Watson struck a blow for the old timers and Jack Nicklaus’s 15-year-old grandson and caddie capped a rollicking, fun-filled U.S. Masters Par-3 Contest with an ace on Wednesday. Jack Nicklaus (wearing yellow) celebrates with Tom Watson and Gary Player (L) after his grandson Gary (R) made a hole-in-one on the
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – A Commonwealth Games already blighted by high-profile withdrawals suffered a hammer blow on Thursday, when the hosts’ top track champion Sally Pearson was forced to pull out with a serious Achilles injury. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Opening ceremony – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast, Australia – April 4,
AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – Tiger Woods says there is no clear-cut favorite, Rory McIlroy hopes to grab the Green Jacket with both hands and Justin Thomas plans to wait for his rivals to self-destruct. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits from the 7th fairway during the final day of practice for the 2018 Masters golf
GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) – Indigenous rights protestors, a heavy rain shower and transport issues provided a turbulent backdrop to the opening ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Opening ceremony – Carrara Stadium – Gold Coast, Australia – April 4, 2018 – Commonwealth Games venue is