Concussion in football: Temporary substitutions could be on the way
Concussion in football: Temporary substitutions could be on the way

By Matias Grez, CNN The image of Jan Vertonghen retching at the side of the pitch, barely able to keep his feet, was one that shocked viewers around the world and raised serious questions about football's concussion...

17 hrs ago
RugbyX: 'Rock-and-roll' five-a-side rugby seeking to capitalize on Rugby World Cup success
RugbyX: 'Rock-and-roll' five-a-side rugby seeking to capitalize on Rugby World Cup success

By Ben Morse, for CNN As the eyes of the rugby world focus on Japan for the final stages of the Rugby World Cup, back in the UK, six teams will go head-to-head in what's being billed as rugby's answer to...

5 hrs 45 mins ago
Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort dies aged 40 through euthanasia
Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort dies aged 40 through euthanasia

By Ben Morse, for CNN Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort has died aged 40 after ending her life through euthanasia.

6 hrs 15 mins ago
Why British Champions Day is 'like the FA Cup final'
Why British Champions Day is 'like the FA Cup final'

By Danielle Rossingh, at Ascot Racecourse A collective gasp rolls around Ascot as superstar Stadivarius and popular jockey Frankie Dettori lose their crown after a gritty fight to the finish.

4 hrs 45 mins ago
Simone Biles pays tribute to her boyfriend and calls him the 'man of my dreams'
Simone Biles pays tribute to her boyfriend and calls him the 'man of my dreams'

By Faith Karimi, CNN Simone Biles is sharing details on why she loves her boyfriend with the world.

12 hrs 15 mins ago
Kylian Mbappe scores hat-trick to surpass Lionel Messi goal record
Kylian Mbappe scores hat-trick to surpass Lionel Messi goal record

By George Ramsay, CNN Kylian Mbappe became the youngest player to score 15 Champions League goals after netting a second-half hat-trick in PSG's 5-0 rout of Club Brugge on Tuesday.

6 hrs 15 mins ago
Clippers topple Lakers in revamped rivalry as NBA looks past China
Clippers topple Lakers in revamped rivalry as NBA looks past China

By Motez Bishara, CNN After all the off-court drama in the NBA recently, the start of the regular season could not have arrived soon enough.

9 hrs 15 mins ago
NBA fans protest China with pro-Hong Kong T-shirt giveaway in Los Angeles
NBA fans protest China with pro-Hong Kong T-shirt giveaway in Los Angeles

By Motez Bishara, CNN While the NBA has been trying to manage its relationship with China over the past few weeks, fans back home have served notice they're not to be ignored politically either.

7 hrs 15 mins ago
Washington Nationals beat heavily favored Astros in Game 1 of World Series
Washington Nationals beat heavily favored Astros in Game 1 of World Series

By Wayne Sterling and Jill Martin, CNN The Washington Nationals notched their first World Series victory in franchise history following their 5-4 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the Fall Classic on Tuesday night.

October 22nd, 8:10 AM EDT
Willie Brown, Hall of Famer for the Oakland Raiders, dies
Willie Brown, Hall of Famer for the Oakland Raiders, dies

By Steve Almasy and David Close, CNN Longtime Oakland Raiders defensive back and Hall of Famer Willie Brown has died at 78, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

19 hrs ago
Five-star Tottenham lifts the gloom in north London with hammering of Red Star
Five-star Tottenham lifts the gloom in north London with hammering of Red Star

By Matias Grez, CNN Come the end of the season, Tottenham could well view this evening as the crucial turning point in what has so far been a painful campaign for its fans.

20 hrs ago
The Houston Astros denied their executive taunted women reporters. Hours later, the exec apologized
The Houston Astros denied their executive taunted women reporters. Hours later, the exec apologized

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN The Houston Astros' front office ought to be talking about World Series preparations after a thrilling win brought them the American League crown. Instead, the team is dealing with one of...

October 22nd, 9:40 AM EDT
Eddie Jones claims England was spied on ahead of Rugby World Cup clash against New Zealand
Eddie Jones claims England was spied on ahead of Rugby World Cup clash against New Zealand

By George Ramsay, CNN England coach Eddie Jones claims his side's training session in Tokyo was being filmed from an apartment block ahead of the Rugby World Cup semifinals.

October 22nd, 7:10 AM EDT
New Zealand: The 'small country at the bottom of the world' that keeps on rising to the top
New Zealand: The 'small country at the bottom of the world' that keeps on rising to the top

By James Masters, CNN New Zealand sailor Grant Dalton has a mischievous smile on his face.

October 18th, 12:23 AM EDT
NBA rookie Zion Williamson to miss 6 to 8 weeks with knee injury
NBA rookie Zion Williamson to miss 6 to 8 weeks with knee injury

By Ben Morse, for CNN Zion Williamson, the no. 1 pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in this year's NBA draft, will miss the start of the season with a knee injury.

October 22nd, 5:55 AM EDT
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo charged with assault in domestic dispute
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo charged with assault in domestic dispute

By Allen Kim, CNN The Pittsburgh Steelers are making headlines during their bye week, which is typically not something NFL teams want to do.

October 21st, 5:25 PM EDT
Is team's decision to walk off pitch over racist abuse a watershed moment for soccer?
Is team's decision to walk off pitch over racist abuse a watershed moment for soccer?

By Ben Morse, for CNN As soccer's authorities search for answers in the ongoing fight against racism, the manager of a club in England's ninth tier decided enough was enough.

October 21st, 1:25 PM EDT
4-Time Olympian Shalane Flanagan retires from professional running
4-Time Olympian Shalane Flanagan retires from professional running

By Jill Martin, CNN Shalane Flanagan, a four-time Olympian and the winner of the 2017 New York City Marathon, has announced her retirement after 15 years at age 38.

October 21st, 11:10 AM EDT
14 Hours of exhaustion: Inside the US Naval Academy's Sea Trials training exercise
14 Hours of exhaustion: Inside the US Naval Academy's Sea Trials training exercise

By Jeff York, CNN It's 2:30 in the morning at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and it feels like the whole campus is wide awake.

October 15th, 4:37 PM EDT
Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring
Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring

By Ben Church, CNN Real Madrid lost its first league game of the season as coach Zinedine Zidane's reboot of the club continues to malfunction.

October 21st, 8:40 AM EDT
Andy Murray 'never expected' to win titles so soon after career-saving hip surgery
Andy Murray 'never expected' to win titles so soon after career-saving hip surgery

By George Ramsay, CNN There was a time not long ago when Andy Murray never thought he'd be able to play tennis again, let alone win titles.

October 21st, 7:40 AM EDT
Two men arrested following reports of racist abuse that forced match to be abandoned
Two men arrested following reports of racist abuse that forced match to be abandoned

By Ben Morse, for CNN The manager of an English football team that walked off the pitch following allegations of racist abuse from supporters says those fans found guilty should be "banned for life."

October 21st, 7:25 AM EDT
All Blacks reach Rugby World Cup semifinals with seven-try demolition of Ireland
All Blacks reach Rugby World Cup semifinals with seven-try demolition of Ireland

By Matias Grez, CNN New Zealand raised the bar once again at this Rugby World Cup by booking its place in the semifinals with a seven-try, 46-14 mauling of Ireland.

October 19th, 8:39 AM EDT
Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo
Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo

By Jarrett Bellini, CNN Japan is a big country. But rugby is a small world.

October 21st, 5:25 AM EDT
Manchester United ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League record
Manchester United ends Liverpool's perfect Premier League record

By George Ramsay, CNN Liverpool's 17-game winning streak in the Premier League came to an end after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

October 20th, 2:39 PM EDT
Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries
Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries

By Gabrielle Sorto, CNN Andy Murray is back. The former No. 1-ranked player won the European Open Sunday to claim his first ATP singles title in more than two years.

October 20th, 2:54 PM EDT
Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal
Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

By Daniel Gallan, for CNN A red card for France forward Sebastein Vahaamahina swung the pendulum in a seesawing Rugby World Cup quarterfinal as Wales fought back to win 20-19.

October 20th, 5:24 AM EDT
Houston Astros head to World Series after defeating New York Yankees
Houston Astros head to World Series after defeating New York Yankees

By Amir Vera, CNN The Houston Astros are heading to the World Series for the second time in three years.

October 20th, 12:39 AM EDT
Japan's dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa
Japan's dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

By George Ramsay, CNN Japan's exhilarating Rugby World Cup run came to an end with a 26-3 defeat by South Africa in Tokyo.

October 20th, 8:24 AM EDT
University of Oklahoma's iconic Sooner Schooner crashed during a touchdown celebration
University of Oklahoma's iconic Sooner Schooner crashed during a touchdown celebration

By Elizabeth Wolfe and Ralph Ellis, CNN In a game day spectacle, the University of Oklahoma's Sooner Schooner crashed on the field after a second-quarter touchdown in OU's game against West Virginia University on...

October 19th, 4:09 PM EDT