Is team's decision to walk off pitch over racist abuse a watershed moment for soccer?
Is team's decision to walk off pitch over racist abuse a watershed moment for soccer?

By Ben Morse, for CNN As soccer's authorities search for answers in the ongoing fight against racism, the manager of a club in England's ninth tier decided enough was enough.

3 hrs 2 mins ago
4-Time Olympian Shalane Flanagan retires from professional running
4-Time Olympian Shalane Flanagan retires from professional running

By Jill Martin, CNN Shalane Flanagan, a four-time Olympian and the winner of the 2017 New York City Marathon, has announced her retirement after 15 years at age 38.

5 hrs 17 mins ago
14 Hours of exhaustion: Inside the US Naval Academy's Sea Trials training exercise
14 Hours of exhaustion: Inside the US Naval Academy's Sea Trials training exercise

By Jeff York, CNN It's 2:30 in the morning at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and it feels like the whole campus is wide awake.

October 15th, 4:37 PM EDT
Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring
Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring

By Ben Church, CNN Real Madrid lost its first league game of the season as coach Zinedine Zidane's reboot of the club continues to malfunction.

7 hrs 47 mins ago
Andy Murray 'never expected' to win titles so soon after career-saving hip surgery
Andy Murray 'never expected' to win titles so soon after career-saving hip surgery

By George Ramsay, CNN There was a time not long ago when Andy Murray never thought he'd be able to play tennis again, let alone win titles.

8 hrs 47 mins ago
Two men arrested following reports of racist abuse that forced match to be abandoned
Two men arrested following reports of racist abuse that forced match to be abandoned

By Ben Morse, for CNN The manager of an English football team that walked off the pitch following allegations of racist abuse from supporters says those fans found guilty should be "banned for life."

9 hrs 2 mins ago
All Blacks reach Rugby World Cup semifinals with seven-try demolition of Ireland
All Blacks reach Rugby World Cup semifinals with seven-try demolition of Ireland

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

October 19th, 8:39 AM EDT
Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo
Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo

By Jarrett Bellini, CNN Japan is a big country. But rugby is a small world.

11 hrs 2 mins ago
Manchester United ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League record
Manchester United ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League record

By George Ramsay, CNN Liverpool's 17-game winning streak in the Premier League came to an end after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

October 20th, 2:39 PM EDT
Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries
Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries

By Gabrielle Sorto, CNN Andy Murray is back. The former No. 1-ranked player won the European Open Sunday to claim his first ATP singles title in more than two years.

October 20th, 2:54 PM EDT
Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal
Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

By Daniel Gallan, for CNN A red card for France forward Sebastein Vahaamahina swung the pendulum in a seesawing Rugby World Cup quarterfinal as Wales fought back to win 20-19.

October 20th, 5:24 AM EDT
Houston Astros head to World Series after defeating New York Yankees
Houston Astros head to World Series after defeating New York Yankees

By Amir Vera, CNN The Houston Astros are heading to the World Series for the second time in three years.

October 20th, 12:39 AM EDT
Japan's dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa
Japan's dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

By George Ramsay, CNN Japan's exhilarating Rugby World Cup run came to an end with a 26-3 defeat by South Africa in Tokyo.

October 20th, 8:24 AM EDT
University of Oklahoma's iconic Sooner Schooner crashed during a touchdown celebration
University of Oklahoma's iconic Sooner Schooner crashed during a touchdown celebration

By Elizabeth Wolfe and Ralph Ellis, CNN In a game day spectacle, the University of Oklahoma's Sooner Schooner crashed on the field after a second-quarter touchdown in OU's game against West Virginia University on...

October 19th, 4:09 PM EDT
Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize
Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize

null Yes Yes Yes and her jockey, Glen Boss, upset favorite Santa Ana Lane to win the prestigious Everest race, winning a record $4.8 million in prize money.

October 19th, 10:24 AM EDT
Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team
Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team

By Ben Church, CNN Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov and the Bulgarian Football Union's executive committee has resigned following Monday's controversial Euro 2020 qualifier when England players were subjected...

October 18th, 11:23 AM EDT
Wilfried Zaha says he's ready to walk off the pitch if he's racially abused
Wilfried Zaha says he's ready to walk off the pitch if he's racially abused

By Daniel Gallan and Ena Bilobrk, for CNN To walk or not to walk? That's the question facing footballers following the racist abuse hurled at the England team in Bulgaria during a Euro 2020 qualifier as sections of the...

October 18th, 9:23 AM EDT
Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation
Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation

By Ben Morse, for CNN Kansas City Chiefs players had their heads in their hands. Even some Denver Broncos players took a knee as a mark of respect.

October 18th, 7:23 AM EDT
El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan protests
El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan protests

By Matias Grez, CNN The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has postponed El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid later this month due to the ongoing Catalan protests.

October 18th, 5:53 AM EDT
Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton: Is it time to stick or twist?
Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton: Is it time to stick or twist?

By James Masters, CNN In a society where instant gratification is so highly prized, time is a commodity few can afford.

October 18th, 5:08 AM EDT
Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan 'has been with us for four years'
Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan 'has been with us for four years'

By George Ramsay, CNN Much has changed since South Africa's shock defeat by Japan at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, but the Springboks' scars from that day in Brighton have never completely healed.

October 18th, 7:53 AM EDT
New Zealand: The 'small country at the bottom of the world' that keeps on rising to the top
New Zealand: The 'small country at the bottom of the world' that keeps on rising to the top

By James Masters, CNN New Zealand sailor Grant Dalton has a mischievous smile on his face.

October 18th, 12:23 AM EDT
Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring
Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

By Ben Morse, for CNN It's a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it's estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey...

October 17th, 12:23 PM EDT
The Everest: return of world's richest turf race with about $10M up for grabs
The Everest: return of world's richest turf race with about $10M up for grabs

By Ben Church, CNN History will be made this weekend as 12 of the planet's fastest horses battle it out in the world's richest race on turf.

October 17th, 6:53 AM EDT
Japan a 'formidable' foe, says South Africa coach ahead of quarters clash
Japan a 'formidable' foe, says South Africa coach ahead of quarters clash

By Daniel Gallan, for CNN The Rugby World Cup was not yet five minutes old and Japan was staring at a nightmare. The host looked rattled. The players appeared gripped by stage fright. Even before the expectant crowd in...

October 17th, 7:53 AM EDT
How much does Roger Federer know about rugby?
How much does Roger Federer know about rugby?

By Christina Macfarlane and George Ramsay He may be the most successful male player in tennis history, but as a boy Roger Federer flirted with a rather different sport.

October 17th, 6:08 AM EDT
All eyes on UEFA after football's night of shame
All eyes on UEFA after football's night of shame

By Aimee Lewis, CNN The ugly sound of monkey chants and the sinister sight of football fans performing Nazi salutes have been beamed around the world. Now all eyes turn to UEFA, European football's governing body.

October 15th, 2:22 PM EDT
Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out
Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

By Douglas Wood, CNN Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after he was knocked out during his bout with Charles Conwell on Saturday night in Chicago.

October 16th, 7:23 PM EDT
Olympics marathon moved from Tokyo to Sapporo because of heat fears
Olympics marathon moved from Tokyo to Sapporo because of heat fears

By George Ramsay, CNN The marathon and long-distance walking events at next year's Olympics have been moved from Tokyo to Sapporo to avoid a repeat of the recent World Championships in Doha where athletes toiled in...

October 16th, 9:38 AM EDT
Game 4 of the ALCS between the Astros and Yankees has been postponed because of rain
Game 4 of the ALCS between the Astros and Yankees has been postponed because of rain

By Jill Martin, CNN Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees will have to wait at least one more day.

October 16th, 1:08 PM EDT