At the moment, no woman seems capable of providing much of a challenge to Serena Williams on a tennis court.
She's won 33 matches in a row, and 76 of her past 79. If she wins five more this fortnight, as almost everyone expects, Williams will earn a second consecutive Wimbledon title and 17th Grand Slam championship overall.Full Story
Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five in a surprising start to Thursday's NBA draft.
The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Noel and Alex Len, who went to Phoenix at No. 5, in favor of the Bennett, a University of Nevada Las Vegas forward who has starred for Canada's junior national teams and was the Mountain West Conference player of the year.Full Story
The Confederations Cup has got the final nearly everyone wanted.
The World Cup holder against the five-time world champion. The two-time European winners against the tournament host. Spain's passing wizards against Brazil's new star, Neymar.Full Story
Manchester City and Juventus on Thursday confirmed that Carlos Tevez had signed for the Italian club, bringing an end to his four-stay in northwest England.
"After 148 appearances and 73 goals for City, Tevez has agreed a three-year deal with the reigning Serie A champions," City said on their website, mcfc.co.uk.Full Story
Australia's Mark Webber is to leave Formula One at the end of the current season, he announced on his official website on Thursday.
The 36-year-old Red Bull driver has signed a contract with Porsche from the 2014 and will compete in the manufacturer's LMP1 sports prototype at the Le Mans 24 Hours race and World Endurance Championship, the German company said.Full Story
Five months after waving goodbye to Mario Balotelli, Manchester City is preparing to offload another enigmatic striker to Italian football and bring an end to one of the most divisive and controversial careers in the Premier League's 21-year history.
When Carlos Tevez — sporting a hair band and a broad grin — stepped out at Upton Park in 2006 to be paraded as one of West Ham's two big-name Argentine signings that summer, English football was warned to expect a striker of great potential but one already with plenty of baggage.Full Story
New coach Carlo Ancelotti was presented as "a true sage" of football by Real Madrid President Florentino Perez on Wednesday.
Ancelotti was introduced to Madrid members and the press at the Santiago Bernabeu by Perez in a step aimed at healing the rifts caused by predecessor Jose Mourinho.Full Story
Injuries knocked five players out of Wimbledon on Wednesday — including second-seeded Victoria Azarenka, the man who stunned Rafael Nadal in the first round, and the American who won the longest match in tennis history.
The start of Day 3 of the grass-court Grand Slam was less about the tennis results and more about a casualty list that included Azarenka, Steve Darcis and John Isner.Full Story
Some 25,000 Bayern Munich fans are expected for Pep Guardiola's first training session in charge of the team on Wednesday.
Such is the interest in seeing the Spanish coach in action, that Bayern has taken the unusual step of holding open training sessions at its 69,000-seat stadium on Wednesday and Thursday.Full Story
FIFA has extended provisional bans for two Lebanese football officials facing charges related to match-fixing in the Asian Football Confederation so that they apply worldwide.
Assistant referees Ali Eid and Abdallah Taleb were provisionally suspended from all football-related activities by the AFC while the governing body reaches a decision on whether they attempted to manipulate a match on April 3.Full Story