• Superb Payet solo goal but West Ham winless run continues
    The Associated Press59 minutes ago

    Superb Payet solo goal but West Ham winless run continues

    With an exceptional solo goal, Dimitri Payet briefly put the smiles back on West Ham fans' faces. Payet's nutmegs and stepovers, bamboozling Middlesbrough's defense before scoring West Ham's equalizer, provided only a flicker of hope. With a 1-1 draw against the newly-promoted side,

  • French election will have no impact on Paris bid: Estanguet
    Reuters2 hours ago

    French election will have no impact on Paris bid: Estanguet

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - The outcome of next year’s French presidential election will have no bearing on the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, bid leader Tony Estanguet said on Saturday. Earlier this month, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi, who was elected in June, announced her opposition

  • Mi Jung Hur birdies 18th to take LPGA Tour lead in China
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Mi Jung Hur birdies 18th to take LPGA Tour lead in China

    BEIJING (AP) -- Mi Jung Hur birdied the par-5 18th hole for a 6-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Saturday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic.

  • White House trip helps USOC make strides on diversity
    The Associated Press

    White House trip helps USOC make strides on diversity

    After watching their athletes pile up medals in Brazil, leaders of the U.S. Olympic team came home and produced results that could resonate every bit as loudly. Among the U.S. Olympic Committee's achievements over the past 10 days were the re-embracing of black sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos