• Double Olympic champion Adams turns professional
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Double Olympic champion Adams turns professional

    Double Olympic boxing gold medallist Nicola Adams turned professional on Monday, announcing a debut bout in Manchester on April 8 before a "Leeds homecoming" on May 13. "I think this was the time for me," the 34-year-old, who has signed with promoter Frank Warren, told broadcaster

  • The Latest: Monfils struggles with return of serve vs Nadal
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    The Latest: Monfils struggles with return of serve vs Nadal

    Rafael Nadal had issues with his inability to convert break points - just six of 17. Gael Monfils had bigger problems. The Frenchman said his inability to return Nadal's serve was the biggest reason for his 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 loss to Nadal in a fourth-round match.

  • China's Xi says Winter Games must have no 'grandiose' projects
    Reuters5 hours ago

    China's Xi says Winter Games must have no 'grandiose' projects

    Money must be spent properly for the 2022 Winter Olympics that China is to host and no "grandiose" projects must be allowed, President Xi Jinping said on Monday, as he toured sites for the Games. Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou won the right to host the Games in 2015. While Beijing

  • Falcons head to Super Bowl after blowing out Packers 44-21
    The Associated Press

    Falcons head to Super Bowl after blowing out Packers 44-21

    While the raucous beats of ''Welcome To Atlanta'' blared through the Georgia Dome, the Falcons partied like it was 1999. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for another dynamic performance, leading the Falcons to the big game for only the second time in franchise history with a 44-21