Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month.

Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month. Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last international competition. Olympic double sprint champion Elaine […]

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month's athletics world championships.

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month’s athletics world championships. Triple jumper Christian Taylor, shot putters Ryan Crouser and Michelle Carter, long jumpers Tianna Bartoletta and Jeff Henderson, 400 meters hurdlers Dalilah Muhammad and Kerron […]

Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open

Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to claim his third major title after beating fellow American Matt Kuchar by three strokes in a thrilling duel at Royal Birkdale on Sunday.

Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open

By Simon Evans SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to claim his third major title after beating fellow American Matt Kuchar by three strokes in a thrilling duel at Royal Birkdale on Sunday. Spieth carded a one-under-par final round of 69 to finish on 12-under for […]

Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout.

Mayweather and McGregor circus hits the Big Apple

By Steve Keating (Reuters) – The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced attacks on each other as they looked to build up interest in their light middleweight boxing bout. On the third stop of four-day, four-city barnstorming blitz to promote […]

Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday's semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown.

Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

By Pravin Char LONDON (Reuters) – The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday’s semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown. Federer is the only member of the so-called “big four” left in […]