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Mikaela Shiffrin has won a women’s World Cup night slalom for her first victory in her strongest discipline in more than a year.
Rose Lavelle scored against the Netherlands again, Kristie Mewis scored in her first appearance for the United States in six years and the U.S. women won a rematch of last year's World Cup final by the same score, 2-0, on Friday.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the Women’s World Cup in 2023, with the following edition possibly set to take place just two years later.
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal has urged the men’s tennis tour and the sport’s international governing body to form one major team tournament.
The U.S. men’s soccer team has canceled its plan to train in Doha, Qatar, from Jan. 5-25 “due to the developing situation in the region”
In November 2022 – just a scant three years from now – comes the next World Cup, in Qatar. This will set up one of the extraordinary, epic collisions in recorded human history: The global game meets global warming.
South Africa won the Rugby World Cup for a record-tying third time on Saturday, using its power at the set piece to seize control before scoring two clinical late tries through its wingers in a 32-12 victory over England.
David Ainu’u is, um, David. Dan Cole is Goliath. That’s one battle that encapsulates the United States. vs. England game at the Rugby World Cup: 19-year-old American prop Ainu’u, with eight test caps and even less top-level club games, vs. the grizzled, vastly experienced Cole, who has played international rugby for nearly a decade and has 90 test appearances for England.
Nodoka Kikuchi’s job as a tour guide at the Tsunami Memorial Hall is to detail the earthquake and deadly tsunami that hit this part of Japan’s northeast coast almost nine years ago.
USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men’s rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week. It’s now nine-years-and-counting in the top spot for the U.S., which has held the No. 1 ranking since winning the 2010 world championship.
Perfect year: Gasol gets second title of 2019 as Spain wins the World Cup, beating Argentina 95-75 for gold
Kobe Bryant played on the Redeem Team in 2008, the one that delivered a gold medal in Beijing after a series of USA Basketball disappointments in big tournaments.
The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It will go home with the worst tournament showing in program history.
USA Basketball’s plan for a third consecutive World Cup title started going off the rails long before this tournament even began, after just about everyone who was originally asked to play for this team turned down the opportunity. As such, this outcome was not exactly unexpected.
U.S. will not medal at the basketball World Cup, falling 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals.
Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.
Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on Monday in the final second-round game of the World Cup.
Nigeria and Iran are going to the Olympics. China’s World Cup run came to a disappointing end. And Serbia is unbeaten no more, making a third consecutive meeting with the U.S. in a gold-medal game now unlikely.
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.