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Cardiff to appeal over $6.65 million fee for Sala

The dispute between Cardiff City and Nantes took a new twist Thursday after the Welsh club appealed against the decision ordering it to pay six million euros ($6.65 million) for Emiliano Sala, the soccer player who died in a plane crash in January.

After participating in Kaepernick's workout, Veasy lands on an NFL team's practice squad

Jordan Veasy, one of the wide receivers who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout last month at a high school near Atlanta, has been signed by an NFL team.

Jose Mourinho humbled on return to Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho's return to Old Trafford on Wednesday was anything but special. The former Manchester United boss was humbled as his Spurs side succumbed 2-1 with two goals from Marcus Rashford outweighing a first half strike from Dele Ali.

FIFA and UEFA 'may as well have stood in stands' with racists, says ex-England star

Many thought the racist abuse suffered by England's footballers in Bulgaria might be a watershed moment for the sport.

Bushfire smoke wreaks havoc at Australian golf tournament

Bushfire smoke swamping a golf tournament in Australia forced one player to don a face mask and another to complain of burning eyes and coughing fits.

Meet record-breaking climber who scaled 14 'death zone' peaks

A former special forces soldier has taken the notion that "records are meant to be broken" to a whole new level.

Why Nadal is like Schwarzenegger in the 'Terminator'

The year in tennis came and went with familiar faces such as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic adding to their grand slam hauls and newcomers such as Ashleigh Barty and Bianca Andreescu breaking through.

Folau feels 'vindicated' after Rugby Australia apology

Rugby star Israel Folau says he feels "vindicated" following Rugby Australia's apology after he was dismissed for an anti-gay post on social media.

Italian newspaper sparks race row with front page

Stunning images from photographer of the year

Divided loyalties and the most thrilling Premier League finale ever

Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum credits Klopp for developing his game

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has credited boss Jurgen Klopp for breathing new life into his game.

Roger Federer gets own Swiss coin...and you can buy it

Looking for a Christmas gift for a Roger Federer fan? Your search might have come to an end.

Tiger Woods says his kids don't talk about Masters win

His performances are forever being scrutinized by the public eye, but Tiger Woods' toughest critics could be in his own household.

Lionel Messi wins record sixth Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi clinched his sixth Ballon d'Or award on Monday after yet another scintillating season for the Argentine.

Boris Johnson encouraging racism in football, says UEFA president

Already trying to hold off his political rivals a week before the UK's general election, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced criticism from one of the leading officials in European football for past comments calling women in burqas "letterboxes."

Hamilton 'redefining' F1 -- and having 'fun' doing it

When Michael Schumacher retired in 2012, his Formula 1 records looked unbreakable.

Can Leicester upset the odds and win another Premier League title?

Lightning couldn't possibly strike twice for Leicester City, could it?

Dramatic storm photo wins prestigious award

A dramatic picture of a brooding storm engulfing boats in a sailing race on Lake Geneva has earned Swiss photographer Loris von Siebenthal the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award for 2019.

Dutch star Miedema scores six as Arsenal breaks WSL record

Holland international Vivianne Miedema enjoyed a record-breaking day Sunday as she inspired Arsenal's 11-1 demolition of Bristol City in the Women's Super League.

A comeback, redemption and broken records

Despite all the doom and gloom in the news in 2019, this year in sports unified an ever-polarizing world.

Arsenal continues win-less streak despite new boss

Freddie Ljungberg failed to end Arsenal's unwanted win-less streak in his first game as caretaker manager on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton ends incredible season in style

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his championship-winning season in style with a commanding victory in the last race of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi.

Tennis Australia to celebrate Margaret Court but oppose her personal views

Tennis Australia confirmed it will invite former champion Margaret Court to next year's Australian Open to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her grand slam sweep but said it did not agree with her "demeaning" personal views.

Italian football vows to combat its racism problem

All of Italy's top football clubs have promised to do more to tackle Italian football's "serious problem" with racism.

Euro 2020 draw: World champion France in 'group of death'

A tumultuous 10 years from scandal to redemption

'I haven't got any friends on the track'

Charles Leclerc has had a whirlwind 12-months since joining Ferrari at the start of the season.

Anguish of Hillsborough families continues

On April 15, 1989, Jenny and Trevor Hicks' two teenage daughters left home to watch a football match. They never came back.

New Zealand's Crusaders change logo after Christchurch attack

One of New Zealand's top rugby union teams the Crusaders has scrapped its knight and sword logo after a brand review in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack.

Arsenal sack Emery after disastrous run of form

Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager following a disastrous run of form this season.

McGregor to make UFC return against US fighter in January 2020

We knew Conor McGregor would be making his long-awaited return to UFC in January, and now we know who he'll be facing.

New green racing series concludes with a bang

Undrafted NFL rookie throws 75-yard TD on 1st career completion

Did you have to Google this guy?

NHL coach admits to using a racial slur against a player and apologizes

Ice hockey coach Bill Peters is apologizing after a former player accused him of using a racial slur against him a decade ago.

If it's Thanksgiving it's time for the Dallas Cowboys

Since 1966, NFL fans have become accustomed to watching the Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving.

Hillsborough match commander found not guilty of manslaughter in deaths of 95 football fans in 1989 stadium disaster

Former police superintendent David Duckenfield has been found not guilty of gross negligence manslaughter in the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster.

Could Salzburg and Håland knock out Liverpool?

What a difference six months can make.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue vandalized

A statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been vandalized and the word "Judas" sprayed on a property he owns in Stockholm after the star, who started his career with hometown club Malmo, invested in a rival soccer club.

Blind climber ascends Old Man of Hoy

Climbing a huge rock tower above crashing waves off a remote Scottish island is difficult enough, but imagine trying to do it if you're blind.

Messi's life narrated by John Malkovich in new Barca doc

Messi steals the show on 700th Barcelona appearance

NHL coach accused of directing a racial slur at a player is under investigation

An NHL head coach is under investigation by his team after an accusation surfaced that he directed a racial slur at a player a decade ago.

Manchester City's owner is worth nearly $5 billion after Silver Lake deal

US private equity giant Silver Lake is investing $500 million in the owner of Manchester City, a deal that values the soccer group at nearly $5 billion and signals a concerted move by the veteran tech investors into sports.

Ronaldo's history making overshadowed by Dybala strike

Paulo Dybala's venomous strike saw the Argentine upstage Cristiano Ronaldo as Juventus beat Atlético Madrid 1-0 in a night of Champions League drama Tuesday.

Champions League live: Lionel Messi reaches Barcelona landmark

Mourinho praises ball boy after Tottenham win

'Another fight and I could go blind': Boxing great on retirement

Four goals in 14 minutes: That's just how Robert Lewandowski rolls

Wijnaldum ready to walk off pitch if racially abused

Liverpool and Holland star Georginio Wijnaldum says he would walk off the pitch if he experienced racist abuse, even if it was in the Champions League or the Euro 2020 final.