World’s oldest professional footballer, 52, signs new contract

The Japanese striker, nicknamed "King Kazu," has signed a new 12-month contract with first division club Yokohama FC to take him into a 35th...

Rafa Nadal slams fans following ATP Cup defeat by Novak Djokovic

The world No. 1 fell 6-2 7-6 to Novak Djokovic as Serbia clinched the inaugural team event 2-1.The Spaniard appeared to be irked when...

Barcelona in crisis? Coach Valverde faces uncertain future

For most clubs, winning the league title in the last two seasons, progressing to the knockout stages of this season's Champions League as group...

Shocking tackles mars Real Madrid Super Cup final triumph

The Uruguayan was shown a red card with just five minutes remaining of extra-time for cynically hacking down Alvaro Morata as the Atletico striker...

Relentless Liverpool on course for record-breaking season

Liverpool has twice won the Champions League since 1990, but that league title has proved elusive, though Liverpool came very close to winning the...

Djokovic inspires Serbia to first ATP Cup win

The 32-year-old led Serbia to the title in Sydney, Australia -- first by beating old adversary Rafael Nadal and then returning to mop up...

Sergio Aguero hits scoring landmark as merciless Manchester City thrash Aston Villa

The Manchester City goal machine scored a hat-trick against Aston Villa, Sunday, to eclipse Thierry Henry as the division's top international goalscorer. Aguero, from...

Serena Williams wins first title since having daughter

The 38-year-old, who gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on September 1, 2017, lifted the trophy at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand,...

Patrick Reed’s lawyer warns Golf Channel analyst to stop alleging his client ‘cheated’

Brandel Chamblee accused Reed of cheating after he was penalized two strokes for appearing to improve his lie in a sandy waste area at...

Demands for release of Saudi activist as Kingdom hosts Spanish Super Cup

For the first time, the Spanish Super Cup features four teams rather than two and is contested this week in Jeddah by Real Madrid,...

Tom Brady tipped to play past his mid-40s by Titans’ Wesley Woodyard

"If there's one thing about Tom, it's that he's a competitor," Woodyard told CNN Sport ahead of his team's game against the Ravens. "He...

Australian great raises A$1m for bushfire charity

Warne, widely regarded as one of history's greatest cricketers, donated his baggy green cap -- presented to Australian players when they make their Test...

Tokyo 2020 releases stunning artwork ahead of Games

By Ben Morse, CNNUpdated 0943 GMT (1743 HKT) January 10, 2020This year promises to be an exciting one for sport, with soccer's European Championships...

Messi clashes with ‘new Ronaldo’ as Barcelona stunned

Messi, who won his sixth Ballon d'Or last year, came face to face with the youngster as tensions almost boiled over between the two...

IOC tells athletes they cannot take a knee in protest at Olympics

Prohibited acts of protest include "gestures of a political nature, like a hand gesture or kneeling," the recently distributed Rule 50 Guidelines say. Athletes...

Keep it cool dad! Coco Gauff corrects her dad after he curses on live...

Coco Gauff's dad, Corey, was wearing a microphone at the Auckland Open when he let the word "damn" slip as he was coaching her...

10 young athletes to watch in 2020

And adding a fresh layer to the sporting landscape will be a cohort of young stars exploding onto the world scene. Here's a look...

Tennis star Kyrgios criticizes Aussie PM for ‘slow’ wildfires response

A leading voice in his sport's drive to help raise money for relief efforts, Kyrgios last week pledged to donate $140 ($200 AUSD) for...

How electric racing series aims to help heal the planet

But with the series now approaching a $1 billion valuation, Ecclestone was happy enough to eat his words when the pair met for a...

Could these be the breakout stars of 2020?

And adding a fresh layer to the sporting landscape will be a cohort of young stars exploding onto the world scene. Here's a look...