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Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dream

LPGA: KPMG Women's PGA Championship - First Round

(Reuters) – Top Chinese woman golfer Shanshan Feng will compete at the Rio Games despite concerns over Zika virus and the world number 12 says she fears for the sport's Olympic future following some high-profile withdrawals from the men's competition. Golf's return to Olympics for the first time since 1904 has been hit by pullouts […]

TOUR DE FRANCE: Astana aims to add yellow to pink

When the team directors at Astana sat down to plan this season, the outline went something like this: A pink jersey for Vincenzo Nibali, a yellow jersey for Fabio Aru, and a gold medal for Nibali. Nibali carried out the first part of the plan to perfection by winning the Giro d’Italia. Aru has to […]

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury denies doping allegation

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has denied an allegation of doping after a British Sunday newspaper said he was under investigation. "We are baffled by today's story in the Sunday Mirror," said a statement issued by the boxer's promoter Hennessy Sports. "Tyson Fury absolutely denies any allegation of doping. Boxing News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Carl Edwards takes the pole for road course race at Sonoma

Carl Edwards smiles during a media conference after qualifying for the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma Raceway. Motorsports News Headlines – Yahoo! News

A Viking’s Tale: What Have We Learned About Iceland So Far in Euro 2016?

Another match, another scalp, another historic night. This has very much been the story of Icelandic football over the past two years, with this pattern seemingly showing no signs of abating.  Not so long ago, tournament football was accepted amongst Icelandic fans as an impossibility. This was almost broken when the team reached the European […]

3 new coaches look forward to competing in Big 12

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brad Underwood embraces the rich history at Oklahoma State. College sports News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Teen Henderson defends LPGA breakthrough title

Brooke Henderson of Canada during the final round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic on August 16, 2015

Second-ranked Brooke Henderson defends her first LPGA title this week at the Portland Classic, her breakthrough victory last year helping the Canadian teen return as a major champion. The 18-year-old qualified for the event on Monday then rolled to an eight-stroke victory, the largest LPGA victory margin since 2012, to become the tour's third-youngest winner […]

England Manager Roy Hodgson Resigns After Euro 2016 Loss to Iceland

England is left looking for a new manager in the wake of its humiliating UEFA Euro 2016 exit to Iceland, as Roy Hodgson offered his immediate resignation. Hodgson was at the end of his contract, with an extension possible if England made the latter stages of the tournament or generally performed well. Hodgson announced in […]

Argentine president asks Messi not to quit

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has asked Lionel Messi not to quit the national team

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentine President Mauricio Macri called football star Lionel Messi and asked him to stick with the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat, a spokesman said. Soccer News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Ohio State men’s soccer player drowns while swimming

Fikayo Idowu, 19, died on Friday while swimming in a lake about 40 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Idowu, a defender, had played with the Ohio State soccer team since 2014, according to the university athletics website. “We learned last night of the tragic death of Fikayo Idowu, an outstanding young […]

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