Frank Lampard given permission by Derby to open Chelsea manager talks
Frank Lampard given permission by Derby to open Chelsea manager talks

By John Sinnott, CNN Frank Lampard moved a step closer to being appointed Chelsea manager after Derby County granted him permission to speak to the English Premier League club about their managerial vacancy.

29 mins ago
Ashleigh Barty eyes Wimbledon glory from world No.1 spot
Ashleigh Barty eyes Wimbledon glory from world No.1 spot

By Danielle Rossingh, for CNN Ash Barty is on a roll and just doesn't want to stop.

44 mins ago
Giannis Antetokounmpo wins MVP at the 2019 NBA Awards
Giannis Antetokounmpo wins MVP at the 2019 NBA Awards

By Amir Vera, CNN Giannis Antetokounmpo has been crowned the NBA's most valuable player.

7 hrs 14 mins ago
MLB London Series: Baseball searches for 'legacy' with Red Sox and Yankees games
MLB London Series: Baseball searches for 'legacy' with Red Sox and Yankees games

By Ben Morse, for CNN Britons have long been accustomed to sitting through lengthy, drawn out sporting events, with action often only occurring in short bursts.

3 hrs 14 mins ago
Los Angeles Dodgers say they'll extend protective netting after a fan was hit in the head by a foul ball at Dodger Stadium
Los Angeles Dodgers say they'll extend protective netting after a fan was hit in the head by a foul ball at Dodger Stadium

By Jill Martin, CNN After another scary scene at an MLB park Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers confirmed they have plans to extend protective netting.

June 24th, 7:33 AM EDT
Here's why Robin Roberts took home the NBA's Sager Strong Award
Here's why Robin Roberts took home the NBA's Sager Strong Award

By Christina Maxouris, CNN Robin Roberts may not be shooting hoops anymore -- but the "Good Morning America" host landed a touching a honor from the NBA Monday night.

4 hrs 44 mins ago
Why Alex Morgan says she doesn't need a chiropractor after the match against Spain
Why Alex Morgan says she doesn't need a chiropractor after the match against Spain

By Leah Asmelash and Brian Ries, CNN Alex Morgan said she doesn't need the chiropractor anymore, after a physical game against Spain left her back sufficiently cracked.

12 hrs 14 mins ago
US battles to victory over Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup
US battles to victory over Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup

By Aimee Lewis, CNN It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but the defending champion United States can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain.

17 hrs 59 mins ago
She needed open-heart surgery, but she was determined to help her team win a championship first
She needed open-heart surgery, but she was determined to help her team win a championship first

By Allen Kim, CNN Not many people would postpone lifesaving heart surgery.

17 hrs 29 mins ago
Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics
Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

By Ben Church, CNN Milan-Cortina has won the right to host the 2026 Winter Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced the decision Monday.

19 hrs 29 mins ago
Rafael Nadal ready to conquer Wimbledon once more
Rafael Nadal ready to conquer Wimbledon once more

By Danielle Rossingh, for CNN He conquered the clay courts of Roland Garros for a record-extending 12th time, but now Rafael Nadal has set his sights on a third Wimbledon title.

June 24th, 6:48 AM EDT
'Cry at the beginning and smile at the end': Brazil great Marta issues rallying cry to future stars
'Cry at the beginning and smile at the end': Brazil great Marta issues rallying cry to future stars

By Ben Church, CNN Brazil great Marta delivered an emotional message to the next generation of Brazilian players after the South American team was knocked out of the Women's World Cup Sunday.

June 24th, 6:33 AM EDT
Everest deaths: 'Corners are being massively cut'
Everest deaths: 'Corners are being massively cut'

By George Ramsay, CNN An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's highest peak and has summited it eight times...

June 24th, 4:33 AM EDT
Global Champions 2019: Schedule and results
Global Champions 2019: Schedule and results

null The 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League take place in 20 cities across the globe.

June 17th, 8:16 AM EDT
Martin Fuchs clinches double GCT victory in Cascais
Martin Fuchs clinches double GCT victory in Cascais

By Danielle Rossingh, for CNN Martin Fuchs kept cool under pressure as he clinched the Cascais leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) for the world's top show jumpers.

June 22nd, 8:17 PM EDT
Women's World Cup: Referees and VAR under the microscope after dramatic weekend in France
Women's World Cup: Referees and VAR under the microscope after dramatic weekend in France

By Aimee Lewis, CNN Even by the standards of the headline-hogging Video Assistant Referee (VAR) it was an extraordinary weekend at the Women's World Cup.

June 23rd, 12:02 PM EDT
Once-rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will share the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award
Once-rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will share the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award

By Amir Vera, CNN In the 1980s, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird were on opposite sides of one of the most heated NBA rivalries. They'll be sharing 2019's NBA lifetime achievement award Monday -- the first...

June 23rd, 7:33 PM EDT
Olympic skating champ and 'Dancing with the Stars' winner Meryl Davis marries her coach's son
Olympic skating champ and 'Dancing with the Stars' winner Meryl Davis marries her coach's son

By Holly Yan, CNN Meryl Davis' impressive mountain of bling just got topped off with a shiny wedding ring.

June 23rd, 3:48 PM EDT
Vatican cancels football match with Vienna over anti-abortion protests
Vatican cancels football match with Vienna over anti-abortion protests

By Livia Borghese and Matthew Robinson, CNN The Vatican canceled a friendly football match between its new women's team and a club in Vienna, after a number of Austrian players protested against the Catholic...

June 23rd, 11:17 AM EDT
Red Sox player David Ortiz is out of intensive care, his wife says
Red Sox player David Ortiz is out of intensive care, his wife says

By Jill Martin, CNN Former Red Sox player David Ortiz is out of intensive care two weeks after a gunman shot him in his native Dominican Republic, his wife says.

June 23rd, 1:17 AM EDT
Hayley Turner: Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse
Hayley Turner: Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse

By Ben Church, CNN Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday.

June 21st, 12:32 PM EDT
Ferrari loses bid to appeal Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty
Ferrari loses bid to appeal Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty

By Ben Church, CNN Ferrari lost its bid on Friday to overturn Sebastian Vettel's time penalty which cost the German driver his first victory of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month.

June 21st, 12:02 PM EDT
Women's World Cup: Record-breaking feats, empty seats -- the story so far
Women's World Cup: Record-breaking feats, empty seats -- the story so far

By Aimee Lewis, CNN The group stages have concluded, to the knockout stages we go.

June 21st, 8:02 AM EDT
Bol Bol, son of Manute Bol, slips to 44th in NBA draft, wants to 'prove everyone wrong'
Bol Bol, son of Manute Bol, slips to 44th in NBA draft, wants to 'prove everyone wrong'

By Jill Martin, CNN Bol Bol, one of 20 players invited to New York for Thursday's NBA draft, had arrived at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, ready to learn his future.

June 21st, 10:17 AM EDT
Prepare for a soccer binge -- plus the Women's PGA Championship and the College World Series
Prepare for a soccer binge -- plus the Women's PGA Championship and the College World Series

By Jill Martin, CNN In a word, football! Or perhaps you prefer futbol. Or soccer. Reader's preference.

June 21st, 8:32 AM EDT
Sissi: The Brazilian who defied a dictatorship to become a World Cup great
Sissi: The Brazilian who defied a dictatorship to become a World Cup great

By Aimee Lewis, CNN The rebellious often change the world. Defiant, unwavering, they are the sort who don't give up. They break with the norm and leave their mark on history, inspiring and clearing the path for the...

June 21st, 5:02 AM EDT
Andy Murray to play Wimbledon doubles after career-saving operation
Andy Murray to play Wimbledon doubles after career-saving operation

By Ben Church, CNN After coming back from the verge of retirement at the Australian Open, three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray is enjoying his tennis again.

June 21st, 6:02 AM EDT
US comfortably beats Sweden and sets another Women's World Cup record
US comfortably beats Sweden and sets another Women's World Cup record

By Aimee Lewis, CNN The search for a team to challenge the US continues.

June 20th, 5:02 PM EDT
Here's what happened the last time the US and Swedish women's soccer teams met
Here's what happened the last time the US and Swedish women's soccer teams met

By AJ Willingham, CNN The US and Sweden will meet this afternoon in the final throes of the Women's World Cup group stage, and the USWNT will be looking for revenge.

June 20th, 1:47 PM EDT
Frankie Dettori and Stradivarius win Gold Cup at Royal Ascot
Frankie Dettori and Stradivarius win Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

By Ben Church, CNN at Royal Ascot Veteran jockey Frankie Dettori punched the sky with pure joy as he clinched a successive Gold Cup, once again riding Stradivarius to victory in the most prestigious race at Royal Ascot.

June 20th, 11:32 AM EDT