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Sam Kerr: Chelsea wins race to land Australian soccer star

Former New Zealand international Rebecca Smith talks to Amanda Davies about the fight for equal pay in women's football.

Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

Argentinian soccer team Estudiantes de la Plata re-opened their stadium with a holographic lion to prowl the pitch. But they're only the latest to use holograms, from esports to concerts.

Tiger Woods set for 'eye-opening' captain's role at Presidents Cup

Fifteen-time major winner and Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods explains to Don Riddell why he chose himself as a wildcard pick and discusses his golf routine as a veteran.

Springboks' victory parade brings joy across South Africa

CNN's David McKenzie explains the significance of South Africa's Rugby World Cup win as the team travels round the country with the trophy.

KSI and Logan Paul box smart in 'fight to legitimize' YouTubers

The two YouTubers face off in a professional boxing match at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 9 in a rematch of their 2018 fight in Manchester which ended in a draw.

Verona handed partial stadium ban over racist abuse towards Mario Balotelli

Lokomotiv Moscow and Portugal midfielder Joao Mario speaks to Alex Thomas about racism in football and his relationship with superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Meet the Paralympic swimmer changing perceptions of disability

Théo Curin has been on a mission to change the way people look at disability. Now a world class swimmer, the teenager is looking to expand his portfolio.

Lewis Hamilton 'could go on until he's 40,' says dad Anthony

Lewis Hamilton's dad, Anthony, believes his son can keep racing in Formula One for another six years as he bids to eclipse Michael Schumacher's all-time record.

South Africa stuns England to win Rugby World Cup and inspire a nation

South Africa has captured the Rugby World Cup championship with a stunning 32-12 win over England. CNN's Christina Macfarlane reports.

Rugby World Cup final win would mean so much to South Africa, says coach Rassie Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus, speaking to CNN ahead of the Rugby World Cup final, reflects on captain Siya Kolisi's influence on the team.

MotoGP has a problem. Can 20-year-old Fabio Quartararo solve it?

Don Riddell speaks with MotoGP expert Jonathan Hawkins about the 2019 season: continued domination of Marc Marquez, rising star Fabio Quartararo and comparing to Formula One.

80 minutes from glory: Can South Africa upset favorites England?

Both Bryan Habana and Jonny Wilkinson know what it's like to win the World Cup. CNN sits down with the South Africa and England legends to find out about the RWC final.

Stephen Strasburg named World Series MVP after dominant postseason

The Washington Nationals have clinched their first World Series title after defeating the host Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.

This footballer was racially abused by a fan ... then banned for six matches

Last season, Linford Harris, a footballer in England's amateur leagues, was banned for six matches despite being the victim of alleged racist abuse.

Vlatko Andonovski: New USWNT coach feels weight of expectation

New US Women's National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski speaks to Don Riddell after his appointment to take over the World Cup winners from Jill Ellis.

World Series: Astros look to snap road-team win streak in Game 6

Hooray for booing! Trump joins the ranks of politicians getting roundly booed. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the best boos.

Age is just a number when it comes to playing rugby in Japan

The Rugby World Cup has seen rugby fever sweep across Japan as a whole new generation of Japanese rugby fans have been inspired by the incredible exploits of the country's national team, the Brave Blossoms.

Wilfried Zaha says he's ready to walk off the pitch if he's racially abused

Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham speaks to Darren Lewis about the racist abuse he received following a penalty miss in the UEFA Super Cup.

Naomi Osaka: 'I want to leave some sort of legacy'

Ahead of the 2019 WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China, two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka reflects on her rollercoaster season with Open Court.

Shaquille O'Neal's sister dies of cancer; his co-hosts pay tribute

NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal's sister, Ayesha Harrison-Jex, has died after a three-year cancer battle. She was 40 years old. His co-commentators on TNT's "Inside the NBA" delivered a touching tribute about O'Neal and his family.

WTA Finals: Top eight women compete for record $14 million pot

The 2019 WTA Finals in Shenzhen will offer the largest ever prize purse in tennis history, with an undefeated winner taking home close to $5 million.

The surprising experience of a Tokyo baseball game

Coy Wire visits Tokyo's Jingu Stadium to take in a traditional baseball game in Japan.

Michael Phelps on doping: One failed test and you should never be allowed to compete again

The Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps spoke to CNN World Sport's Don Riddell about his work with water conservation, as well as discussing his career and family.

All Blacks wary of 'hungry animal' ahead of World Cup semi with England

Ahead of his side's World Cup semifinal with England, the All Blacks' head coach spoke to CNN's Christina Macfarlane.

She lost her arm in a shark attack, but surfer Bethany Hamilton is living 'an unstoppable life'

At the age of 13, pro surfer Bethany Hamilton lost her arm to a shark while out on the water. Since then, she has become a trailblazer in women's surfing, she spoke to CNN about the new documentary focusing on her life

Houston Astros fire executive Brandon Taubman over outburst at reporters

The Houston Astros announced that Brandon Taubman, the Astros' assistant general manager, was fired for his postgame outburst aimed at female reporters following the team's American League Championship Series victory.

Washington Nationals beat heavily favored Astros in Game 1 of World Series

The Washington Nationals' participation in the World Series is a landmark moment for the city of DC, Christine Brennan tells Don Riddell.

RugbyX: 'Rock-and-roll' five-a-side rugby seeking to capitalize on Rugby World Cup success

As the eyes of the rugby world focus on the Rugby World Cup final, six teams will go head-to-head in the UK in RugbyX, rugby's answer to big-hitting, short-form cricket.

Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort dies aged 40 through euthanasia

The gold medalist at London 2012 lived with a degenerative spinal condition that caused her constant pain and made sleeping very difficult.

Willie Brown, Hall of Famer for the Oakland Raiders, dies

Longtime Oakland Raiders defensive back and Hall of Famer Willie Brown has died at 78, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Concussion in football: Temporary substitutions could be on the way

The IFAB is meeting to discuss rule changes, including assessing concussions. The Board is discussing introducing temporary substitutions in football.

Andy Murray 'never expected' to win titles so soon after career-saving hip surgery

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray says he "never expected" to be winning titles so soon after recovering from a second hip surgery in as many years.

All Blacks reach Rugby World Cup semifinals with seven-try demolition of Ireland

New Zealand raised the bar once again at this Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match by booking its place in the semifinals with a seven-try, 46-14 mauling of Ireland.

Wilfried Zaha says he's ready to walk off the pitch if he's racially abused

With racism in football in the spotlight, we asked players past and present at the recent Best of Africa Awards whether it's time for players to take matters in their own hands and walk off if they suffer racist abuse.

Roger Federer wants to compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Roger Federer reflects on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics -- where he has a shot at winning his first gold medal -- and gets quizzed on his rugby knowledge.

Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

Boxer Patrick Day died four days after he was knocked out during a fight with Charles Conwell in Chicago.

Game 4 of the ALCS between the Astros and Yankees has been postponed because of rain

CNN's Jennifer Gray explains what defines a storm as a nor'easter -- and it's not as simple as the storm hitting the Northeast.

48 hours in Paris among racing's beautiful people

Ahead of the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe CNN spoke to Frankie Dettori and John Gosden about what makes the British thoroughbred so special.

Simone Biles is better than ever -- and she is redefining her sport

Christine Brennan talks to Don Riddell about the rising star of Cori "Coco" Gauff in tennis and the immortal greatness of gymnast Simone Biles.

Bulgaria football chief resigns after England players suffer racist abuse

Darren Lewis tells says that the lack of black leaders in the Bulgaria FA and UEFA is a large reason for the racism in the Bulgaria v England Euro qualifier.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

World-record holder Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour marathon barrier in Vienna, Austria.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.

Valtteri Bottas 'not distracted' despite Japanese GP schedule change

Valtteri Bottas discusses his qualifying goal in Suzuka and risks of Typhoon Hagibis with Amanda Davis.

CNN anchor shut down for asking question about the NBA's standoff with China

CNN Sports Correspondent Christina Macfarlane was shut down at a press conference when she asked Houston Rockets players how they feel about speaking out on social issues in the future.

Iraq dreams of World Cup as soccer finally comes home

The author and journalist James Montague is a Middle East football expert. He spoke to CNN World Sport's Don Riddell about why it's taken so long for Iraq to get back home, as well as Iranian women being able to officially enter a football stadium for the first time in decades

Pride at stake for both China and NBA over $4 billion fallout

China's censorship laws are decisive and broad, and they include everything from Winnie the Pooh to the NBA.

Swiss climbs 1,800-foot vertical rock face in record time... without a safety rope

Swiss climber Dani Arnold set a new climbing speed record at the Cima Grand in Italy - free soloing the peak in 46 minutes and 30 seconds.

Could London become a permanent home for the NFL?

Ahead of the NFL's 12th International Series in London, CNN heads to Tottenham's NFL-ready stadium to find out all the quirks and intricacies to the venue.

Japanese superfan turns body into canvas for World Cup

Hiroshi Moriyama, more commonly known as Bak-san, has tasked himself with wearing the jerseys of all 20 Rugby World Cup teams -- in paint.

Noah Lyles steps up to be Usain Bolt's heir apparent with 200m gold

One of the biggest storylines from the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar have been the small crowds watching the action unfold.

'They feel they can win': George Gregan on Japan's World Cup hopes

Former Wallabies captain and Rugby World Cup winner George Gregan reflects on the current tournament in Japan and the success he enjoyed with Australia.

Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix just broke one of Usain Bolt's world records

US track and field star Allyson Felix spoke with CNN's Coy Wire as she looks to add to her 6 career Olympic medals.

Rugby World Cup: Scotland sets up thrilling pool finale with win over Samoa

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton says his country's Rugby World Cup campaign would be considered a success if the team reaches the final.

'They need the cool factor': Tony Hawk on skateboarding at Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks to Patrick Snell about the cultural and philosophical of the sport.

Ben Maher living New York dream with second overall LGCT title

The 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour came to a dramatic finish with Ben Maher repeating as Champion of Champions and the London Knights winning the GCL.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce crowned the fastest woman in the world ... not that many fans saw it

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was crowned the fastest woman in the world for the fourth time as she took the 100m world title in Doha in front of a half-empty stadium.

The world's first transgender professional boxer is now the face of Everlast

Patricio Manuel, who became the first transgender boxer to fight professionally in 2018, has been chosen as the face of the Everlast brand.

Women's marathon to go ahead at World Championships despite heat fears ... at midnight

Amanda Davies reports from the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha to preview the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

230 days, 27 countries, 20,093km: duo cycle from London to Tokyo for Rugby World Cup

Covering over 12,000 miles, or 20,000 kilometers, across 27 countries, the pair took seven months cycling to Japan for the Rugby World Cup

Vietnam Grand Prix organizers made to feel like part of Formula One 'family'

Kristie Lu Stout sits down with the CEO of the Hanoi F1 GP ahead of Vietnam's first GP in 2020.

Meet the Gwijo Squad, the musical fan group confronting apartheid's legacy

The legacy of apartheid in South Africa has kept some black rugby fans away from stadiums but the Gwijo squad hope to change that

Singapore Grand Prix: Humidity meets hedonism during Asia's most punishing race

Sideways Singapore is a vintage Vespa tour company and an official F1 partner which offers tours along the F1 route and beyond.

'I don't see this as a personal issue,' says Seb Coe on Caster Semenya case

Sebastian Coe speaks to CNN regarding the issues that surround Caster Semenya's athletics career

'The biggest show in town' -- how rugby united a divided Ireland

Ireland captain Rory Best and former Ulster player Darren Cave reflect on what it means for Irish rugby to compete as a united team.

How football "art" helped Lille return to the big time

LOSC Lille returns to action in the Champions League group stages against Ajax for the first time in seven years.

Prince Harry praises gay rugby star forced to disclose HIV status

Prince Harry showed support for Gareth Thomas after the Welsh rugby star was forced to disclose his HIV-positive status.

Former NASCAR champ Mike Stefanik dies in plane crash

Nine-time NASCAR champion Mike Stefanik died while piloting a single-seat Aerolite 103 plane out of an airport in New England.

Mo Salah on women's rights in the Middle East and the Amr Warda controversy

Egyptian footballer, Mohamed Salah joins Becky Anderson for an exclusive interview about women's rights in the Middle East and the Amr Warda controversy.

Jessica Springsteen clinches her biggest career win in Saint-Tropez

Showjumper Jessica Springsteen delighted the French crowds as she clinched her first LGCT Grand Prix title in Saint-Tropez.

Joao Felix: Cristiano Ronaldo comparisons 'unfair' says Benfica boss

Portuguese giant Benfica is one of the best teams at producing talent in football. Their academy has churned out Bernardo Silva and Joao Felix among others.

Real Madrid: The world's most valuable club now has a women's team

Real Madrid will officially have a women's team after agreeing to buy recently promoted CD Tacón.

Manchester United players 'at best staying still, but most of all regressing,' says Michael Owen

Former England international Micheal Owen shares his thoughts on Manchester United and the Premier League season ahead.

Lille and the making of Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe

Former teammate José Fonte and LOSC Lille CEO Marc Ingla speak to CNN about what makes the Ivorian winger so special.

Why this ancient land is the spiritual home of Irish horse racing

The Longines Irish Champions Weekend is a spectacular two-day event, featuring 17 races at two legendary Irish racecourses.

Meet the investment banker who tuned up two US Open finalists

18-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal comes from a sporting family and it's shaped his life and how he plays the game.

FIFA must act after death of Iran's 'Blue Girl,' says activist

Iranian football activist Maryam Shojaei urges FIFA to end the ban on female football fans being allowed to watch games in Iran, following the death of Sahar Khodayari.

Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test before he raced in the Kentucky Derby, report says

Triple Crown winner Justify tested positive for drugs weeks before he won the Kentucky Derby in 2018, according to the New York Times.

Famed hip-hop photographer highlights soccer's black culture

Mel D. Cole is one of the most accomplished hip-hop photographers in the world but recently he has been applying his unique perspective to some of football's biggest stars.

Ben Maher's Roman love story continues

Ben Maher leaped to victory in Rome at the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix , while the Prague Lions won in the GCL.

Antonio Brown signs with Patriots hours after being released by the Raiders

Wide receiver Antonio Brown has agreed to a deal with the New England Patriots hours after his release from the Oakland Raiders.

Bianca Andreescu: How a fake check inspired the US Open champion

CNN's Don Riddell goes one-on-one with US Open winner Bianca Andreescu after she defeated Serena Williams.

Chris Duncan formerly of St. Louis Cardinals dies at 38, team says

Chris Duncan, former outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, has passed away from brain cancer. In 2006, he helped his team win the World Series.

Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win her first US Open and grand slam title

Serena Williams fell short in her quest for her 24th major title after losing to Bianca Andreescu in the US Open.

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov not looking for McGregor rematch

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov talks to Becky Anderson about his fight against Dustin Poirier and his rivalry with Conor McGregor.

Stephanie Frappart: 'I didn't think about breaking barriers or making history, only doing my job'

FIFA referee Stéphanie Frappart tells CNN what it was like refereeing the UEFA Super Cup, becoming the first woman to referee a top European football final

'Details make a big difference': Olivier Philippaerts on secrets of his success

Belgian Olivier Philippaerts comes from a great showjumping family, so he really knows what it takes to succeed on the biggest stage.

Can anyone stop Tom Brady and the New England Patriots? 2019 NFL season preview with former player Coy Wire

The 2019 NFL season will be the 100th season of the National Football League. Coy Wire takes a look at the century-old league.

Austrian ski racing great Marcel Hirscher retires

Austrian ski racing great Marcel Hirscher has retired at the age of 30, after winning a record eighth consecutive World Cup overall season title in 2019.

Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert killed in crash at Belgian Grand Prix

Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert has died after a crash at the Belgian Grand Prix, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) has confirmed. The Frenchman's car was hit at high speed at Spa-Francorchamps.

Three-year NFL vet reveals he is bisexual

If Russell plays again in the NFL during the regular season, he will become the first to do so while publicly identifying as LGBTQ.

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour Championship and pockets $15m prize

Fresh off victory at the 2019 Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy spoke to Patrick Snell about the new scoring system, his win and what to expect next year.

Kyrgios on Nadal: 'We wouldn't go to the pub for a drink'

Roger Federer is not planning to retire any time soon, but he knows he wants to go out on his own terms.

Cori 'Coco' Gauff can be grand slam champion if she stays hungry, says Li Na

15-year-old tennis prodigy Cori 'Coco' Gauff, the youngest woman ever to qualify for the draw at Wimbledon, was knocked out in the Round of 16.

Naomi Osaka: Tennis star takes on the CNN quickfire challenge

Two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka knows how to face a big-time tennis match, but can she see off CNN's quirky quickfire challenge?

Arsenal look to avenge last season's humiliating Anfield defeat against Liverpool

Liverpool superstar forward Mo Salah answers all of the hottest questions: favorite TV show? Favorite musician? Goal or assist? Funniest teammate?

'We're not stuck in our ways,' says PGA Tour commissioner on slow play

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan talks to CNN's Patrick Snell about the state of the Tour and the slow play controversy.

Can anyone stop Juventus' march to a ninth successive title?

After eight straight Serie A titles, Juventus has hired Maurizio Sarri who will be looking to make it nine along with the elusive Champions League.

Report: MLB warns players that sexual performance enhancing drugs may contain prohibited ingredients

Former MLB stars Luis Castillo and Octavio Dotel have been implicated in a major Dominican Republic drug ring

Wingsuit wonder Anton 'Squeezer' Andersson reaches new daredevil limits

Meet the 25-year-old Swedish superman who claims he broke two Guinness World Records for wingsuit piloting in a single day - Anton "Squeezer" Andersson.

Can anyone stop Juventus' march to a ninth successive title?

Italian football experts Mina Rzouki and James Horncastle discuss the upcoming Italian league season.

USWNT star Carli Lloyd drills a 55-yard field goal at a Philadelphia Eagles practice

World Cup champion Carli Lloyd impressed Hall of Fame NFL scout Gil Brandt when she drilled a 55-yard field goal at Eagles training camp.

A daredevil broke a 24-year cycling speed record, hitting 174 miles per hour

A British man has broken a cycling speed record, hurtling down a runway at over 174 miles per hour (280 km/h) on a custom-made bike in what he called the "biggest rush you'll ever experience."

Mohamed Salah is 'happy at Liverpool'; less so with the Egyptian FA

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah tells Becky Anderson about the difficulties the Egypt team has with their FA, including at the AFCON.

Josh McCown agrees to contract with Philadelphia Eagles

Josh McCown, a 40-year-old quarterback who had retired and was going to be an analyst with ESPN this season, agreed to contract terms with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced. CNN's Coy Wire reports.

Watch Nate Diaz's UFC comeback this weekend. The Little League and NASCAR also aren't to be missed

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke to CNN's Patrick Snell about his upcoming title fight against Stipe Miocic and his ongoing fued with Jon Jones

'Have a game plan': Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success

2019 LGCT Cascais Grand Prix winner Martin Fuchs tells CNN about what makes him successful in the Global Champions Tour

Serena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati Masters with back injury

19-year-old Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu comforted legendary athlete Serena Williams when she had to forfeit due to an injury during the Roger Cup tennis finals.

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice

Jay-Z's entertainment company Roc Nation is teaming up with the NFL to consult on entertainment and the league's new social justice campaign.

Mohamed Salah's message to Pep Guardiola: The Champions League is football's 'biggest competition'

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah talks to Becky Anderson about LFC's Champions League win, Pep Guardiola's "luck" comments and the squad's future.

Dutch delight as Van der Vleuten wins LGCT Valkenswaard

Showjumper Maikel van der Vleuten delighted the Dutch crowds as he clinched a home victory at the 2019 LGCT Grand Prix in Valkenswaard.

Katelyn Ohashi: 'I felt alone,' says gymnast after her perfect 10 went viral

Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi tells CNN about her viral performance and the importance of hydration for athletes.

If you build it ... White Sox and Yankees to play at 'Field of Dreams' movie site in Iowa

The Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees will play a special game on the baseball diamond originally built for the iconic 1980s movie "Field of Dreams."

Romelu Lukaku set to join Inter Milan on transfer deadline day

VAR is set to debut in the upcoming 19/20 Premier League season, former referee Neil Swarbrick has had his say on the technology

From fighting 'as a boy' to undisputed champion. How Katie Taylor boxed clever

Undisputed lightweight world champion Katie Taylor is a fighter. Boxing is in her blood. Ireland's finest says why the sport is what she was born to do.

Ben Maher returns to winner's circle with double victory in London

Ben Maher secured his first win of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour season, cutting Pieter Devos' lead in the overall rankings to just six points.

Teqball: What Ronaldinho did next

Teqball is the latest sporting craze taking the world by storm, so much so that football legend Ronaldinho is a self-confessed addict.

'The horse has to trust you:' Edwina Tops-Alexander's secrets of success

Two-time Longines Global Champions Tour champion Edwina Tops-Alexander is at the pinnacle of the sport and reveals the secrets to her success to CNNEQ.

Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted by John Coughlin

In a video and written piece that she wrote in USA Today, Ashley Wagner -- an Olympic bronze medalist and US national champion in figure skating -- said she was sexually assaulted by former figure skater John Coughlin when she was 17 years old and when he was 22.

Miami Dolphins great and Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti is dead at 78

NFL Hall of Fame football player Nick Buoniconti, who won a championship with the undefeated Miami Dolphins in 1972, has died at 78.

European Cricket League: Pavel Florin gets backing from Shane Warne

Former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath spoke to CNN Sport about the upcoming 2019 Ashes

The foreign footballers giving up their passports to become Chinese

China are taking their football more seriously than ever before, as hosting a FIFA World Cup could be the ultimate goal for the world's most populous nation.

Kar-go is Europe's first road-worthy autonomous delivery vehicle

If you're tired of arriving home after work to find yet another online delivery has gone AWOL, then a new autonomous delivery vehicle could soon help.

Mat Fraser: The loss that launched a legacy

Three-time CrossFit Games Champion Mat Fraser's legacy was born not from greatness, but from a bitter defeat.

Cori 'Coco' Gauff can be grand slam champion if she stays hungry, says Li Na

Two-time grand slam champion Li Na talks to Christina Macfarlane about American sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff and former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka.

Beitar Jerusalem: Soccer club owner ready to sue 'racist' fans

Beitar Jerusalem is tackling racism from football fans with the help of its owner Moshe Hogeg and its new Nigerien signing Ali Mohamed.

Flawless Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon

History was made after Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win Wimbledon when she defeated Serena Williams 6-2 6-2.

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine attend Wimbledon final

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attended Wimbledon to watch Serena Williams and Simona Halep compete in the women's singles final.

'Who will win? I don't have a clue': Grand finale to world's most unpredictable championship

As one of the most thrilling season in motorsport draws to a close, Dario Franchitti previews the Formula E action in New York.

'I was prepared for this': Daniel Ricciardo reiterates commitment to Renault

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo speaks about the upcoming Silverstone Grand Prix and his Formula One career to date.

'Always want to learn:' Daniel Deusser on the secrets of his success

2019 LGCT Hamburg Grand Prix winner Daniel Deusser is having a season to remember on the tour. What are the secrets to his success?

Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15, eyes US Open win after 'crazy' Wimbledon run

CNN's John Berman spoke to 15-year-old tennis phenomenon Cori 'Coco' Gauff about her experience competing at Wimbledon.

Cori 'Coco' Gauff: 'Cool that Michelle Obama knows I exist'

Cori "Coco' Gauff, the 15-year-old American tennis player making headlines at Wimbledon, shared her reaction on social media to celebrities like Snoop Dogg posting about her success at the tournament.

New dad Christian Ahlmann clinches Paris LGCT victory

Five days after becoming the father of a baby girl, Christian Ahlmann raced to victory in the Longines Global Champions Tour in Paris.

USWNT wins Women's World Cup thanks to Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle goals

After leading the US World Cup team to a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands, USWNT star Megan Rapinoe says it's time for equal pay.

USWNT's World Cup in numbers

US Women's World Cup star Megan Rapinoe says people are ready to move the conversation about equal pay to the next step following the team's 2-0 win over Netherlands in the World Cup final.

Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15, stages remarkable comeback at Wimbledon

American tennis player Cori "Coco" Gauff came from behind to defeat Polona Hercog in the third round of Wimbledon. CNN's Alex Thomas reports.

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton had his arm amputated after a car wreck

Kendrick Norton, a 22-year-old defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins, had one of his arms amputated after a car wreck in Miami, his agent says.

AS Roma uses new signings to highlight search for missing children

Known for its wacky and weird social media, Italian club AS Roma is using its transfer announcements for good - helping to locate missing children.

Megan Rapinoe's teammate on President Trump: 'I refuse to respect a man that warrants no respect'

US women's World Cup player Ali Krieger says she will not visit the White House if invited by President Trump.

The legendary Sue Bird has had it with Trump's Megan Rapinoe bashing

Sue Bird, WNBA star and girlfriend of US Women's National Team star Megan Rapinoe, defended Rapinoe in an op-ed published in The Player's Tribune amid recent criticism from President Trump.

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon first round while on brink of defeat

Cori "Coco" Gauff's mother, Candi, describes her reaction when Gauff beat her idol, Venus Williams, in a match at Wimbledon.

Roger Federer drops set -- but then cruises in Wimbledon opener

Wimbledon is an English tradition - with its strawberries and cream and grass courts - and the original grand slam. But what makes it so special?

'You can't make a horse do something out of pressure': Pieter Devos on the secrets of his success

2019 LGCT Miami Beach Grand Prix winner Pieter Devos is one of the tour's top riders. Just what are the secrets of his success?

Coco Gauff, 15, beats Venus Williams at Wimbledon and declares: I want to be the greatest

Cori "Coco" Gauff tells CNN's Christina Macfarlane about how she grew up idolizing the Williams sisters: Venus and Serena.

England vs. USA: English women chase World Cup history against 'the team everyone wants to beat'

England manager Phil Neville says that the semifinal between the Lionesses and the US is the "pinnacle" of his career and that England should "die trying."

Van der Vleuten wins Monaco leg of Global Champions Tour show jumping

The Longines Global Champions Tour & Global Champions League hit sunny Monaco, where Maikel van der Vleuten and the Scandinavian Pirates took center stage.

Kevin Durant to sign contract with Brooklyn Nets

Golden State Warriors champion Kevin Durant shares the secret of the team's chemistry.

Sweden stuns Germany at Women's World Cup as Dutch reach maiden semifinal

U.S. National Women's Team star, Megan Rapinoe, 1-On-1 around the forthcoming 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Megan Rapinoe strikes an epic pose after scoring against France in the Women's World Cup. The internet goes wild

The US women's team defeated World Cup host France 2-1 to advance to the semifinal. CNN's Amanda Davies reports.

MLB is making a play for popularity in Europe. But in Finland, they've already made baseball their own

Finland has its own version of America's game. It's called pesäpallo and it's faster, more colorful and could make US baseball feel a little bit boring.

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man

In this half-hour World Sport special, Christina Macfarlane sits down with tennis legend Roger Federer and others to speak about the Swiss maestro.

MLB London Series: Yankees and Red Sox greats recall championships, brawls and the Curse of the Bambino

As the MLB comes to London with the Yankees and Red Sox, CNN takes a look at the burgeoning baseball scene in the most unlikely of locales: Britain.

Pikes Peak: Carlin Dunne to remain 'humble' in search of fifth title

Ducati motorcycle racer Carlin Dunne speaks to CNN's Don Riddell before the Pikes Peak race on June 30th, 2019.

Dikembe Mutombo is helping the CDC with a PSA on fighting Ebola

Dikeme Mutombo made this video to help stop the spread of Ebola in his home country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Airspeeder: Motor racing series aims to be the Formula One of the skies

Airspeeder is the new racing series that takes the excitement of Formula One to the skies.

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe says she's 'not going to the f*****g White House' if the women's team wins the World Cup

American women's soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe has no plans to go to the White House if the national team is invited. CNN's Andy Scholes reports.

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe says she's 'not going to the f*****g White House' if the women's team wins the World Cup

Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before her team's clash with the Chicago Red Stars in a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Naomi Osaka rallies again at French Open, this time against Azarenka

Venus and Serena Williams have won a combined 30 grand slam singles titles but their beginnings were humble, as their father Richard Williams told CNN.

Martin Fuchs clinches double GCT victory in Cascais

Swiss showjumper Martin Fuchs did the double in Cascais, winning both the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix and the GCL with London Knights.

Pat Vellner aiming to overthrow 'CrossFit King' Mat Fraser

Canadian Patrick Vellner is the second fittest man on the planet, but does the chiropractor student think he can take down Mat Fraser at CrossFit Games?

'No más': The two words that broke boxing great Roberto Duran

Boxing legend Roberto Durán infamously quit a fight against Sugar Ray Leonard, reportedly saying "no más". A new documentary looks at his life.

Viv Richards: England gave Jofra Archer 'all the respect' he deserves

Two-time World Cup winner and cricket legend Viv Richards speaks to CNN's James Masters about the West Indies' chances to win, India and England.

Royal Ascot 2019: A summer spectacle with the royal seal of approval

Royal Ascot is an icon on the British sporting and cultural calendar. It's a mix of world-class horse racing, fashion and high society.

Gary Woodland wins 119th US Open, his first major title

Gary Woodland outlasts Brooks Koepka to win his first major championship

Peder Fredricson clinches home win at first Global Champions Tour in Stockholm

Peder Fredricson saved the best for last as he clinched the first ever Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) on home soil in Stockholm.

Toronto Raptors fans willed first NBA title success 'into existence'

Canadians are celebrating after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors to clinch their first ever NBA championship. CNN's Paula Newton visits the Ontario hometown of the man who invented the sport.

Tiger Woods' 10-year plan to surpass Jack Nicklaus

The 119th U.S Open tees off at one of the most iconic courses anywhere in the world. Players say "it's more beautiful in person than I could've imagined."

Sex, drugs and soccer: Diego Maradona film shines light on Napoli years

In a new documentary by Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia, soccer star Diego Maradona goes on the record about the highs and lows of his turbulent career.

How the Rugby World Cup has brought hope to one Japanese City

The Japanese city of Kamaishi was devastated by a tsunami in 2011, but the Rugby World Cup has offered a lifeline for local residents.

Hope Solo says Team USA coach Jill Ellis 'cracks under the pressure'

The United States women's soccer team gets energy and motivation from fans of a particular, unique congregation: The American Outlaws.

San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray surprised his brother with a car for graduation

See the moment when San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray surprises his younger brother with a Dodge Challenger as a graduation gift.

Christiane Endler: As well as stopping goals, Chile keeper is opening doors for other women

PSG and Chile goalkeeper Christiane Endler has come a long way to make the FIFA Women's World Cup - fighting for women's football and starting schools.

Niels Bruynseels clinches first Global Champions win in Cannes

Belgian Niels Bruynseels triumphed at the Longines Global Champions Tour Cannes Grand Prix over Scott Brash to win his first ever LGCT title.

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup set to host one of the biggest rivalries in sport

England National Women's Team star, Lucy Bronze, 1-On-1 around the forthcoming 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.

The inspirational footballers helping to change perceptions

We asked female footballers, from World Cup winners to amateurs, to send videos from a day in their lives to show how women around the world live the game.

Volocopter: The world's first flying taxi, coming to the sky near you soon

It might look like something from a futuristic sci-fi movie -- but the Volocopter is launching next year.

Simona Halep crashes out to teen Amanda Anisimova at French Open

Simona Halep was humbled by teenager Amanda Anisimova in their rain-delayed quarterfinal at Roland Garros.

Who is Amanda Anisimova, the 17-year-old who stunned French Open champion Simona Halep?

17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova reached the French Open semifinals after knocking out defending champion and world No. 3 Simona Halep 6-2 6-4 in Paris.

'An inspiration for all fat people': Tyson Fury praises Andy Ruiz Jr.

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury talks to CNN about his future, his weight and battles with mental health ahead of his fight against Tom Schwartz.

Top trainer Bob Baffert: 'Once horses get in your blood, you can't get out'

Bob Baffert is one of the most successful horse trainers in the business and has trained two Triple Crown winners: American Pharoah and Justify.

Gianni Infantino reelected unopposed as FIFA president

CNN speaks exclusively to FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura about her journey from the UN to FIFA, culminating in this year's FIFA Women's World Cup.

'Keep your head cool': Danielle Goldstein on the secrets of her success

Showjumper Danielle Goldstein is a rising star on the Longines Global Champions Tour along with horse Lizziemary. She tells CNN the secrets of her success.

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over his personal logo

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard has filed a lawsuit against Nike over a personal logo that Leonard says ha designed and Nike fraudulently copyrighted.

Daniel Deusser wins LGCT Hamburg, takes first place on tour

German favorite Daniel Deusser won the sixth round of the Longines Global Champions Tour in Hamburg on Saturday.

Footballer Neymar denies rape allegations

Brazilian football star Neymar da Silva denied rape allegations Sunday, publishing texts and photos he said prove he was set up, and his representative claimed he was the victim of attempted extortion.

Israel Folau likens dispute with Rugby Australia to 'the way Satan works'

Meet the Maccabi USA rugby team breaking stereotypes around Jewish athletes

Champions League final: Thousands flock to Madrid -- but can they get a ticket?

With Liverpool looking to win the Champions League for the first time since 2005, CNN sits down with the mastermind of that famous win, Rafa Benitez.

Champions League final: Thousands flock to Madrid -- but can they get a ticket?

It's one thing to soak up the atmosphere in Madrid, it's quite another to try and find an available ticket to attend the Liverpool Tottenham UCL final.

Naomi Osaka can emulate Serena Williams, says Pat Cash

Wimbledon winner and Open Court host Pat Cash says why he thinks two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka has the talent to become the new Serena Williams.

Champions League final: Wenger says 'fear factor' avoidance key for Tottenham and Liverpool

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says a 'fear factor' could prove costly to Liverpool or Tottenham in the Champions League final in Madrid.

'Give and take': Jessica Springsteen on the secrets of her success

Miami Celtics rider Jessica Springsteen talks about her showjumping career, the Miami Celtics and her father - rock legend Bruce Springsteen.

NFL star J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer player Kealia Ohai

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt announced that he is engaged to Houston Dash soccer player Kealia Ohai.

Art Briles to coach high school football 3 years after he was fired over Baylor sexual assault scandal

Art Briles, the former Baylor University football coach who was ousted in May 2016 amid a sexual assault scandal involving some team players, will return to the sidelines this fall as the head coach of a Texas high school football team.

Nico Rosberg: 'When Mercedes come, they come to win'

Mercedes will join Formula E from next season -- and they're coming to win.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon tells CNN about the importance of his hands to his craft and talks about his career and life lessons.

Entering rugby's 'dark places:' how England sevens team trains at the limits

Rugby sevens players are some of the fittest athletes in the world. How do they get that way? CNN went to find out.

World's first virtual sports anchor to debut at ice hockey world champs

Sweden ice hockey coach Rikard Grönborg is doubling up as a virtual sports anchor during this year's world championships.

FIFA Secretary General: Players should 'step out of the field' if racially abused

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura told CNN that the strongest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field.

Raheem Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football'

Bleacher Report talks to Raheem Sterling and City fan Ethan Ross about racial abuse and how to fight back from these issues.

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