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Heavy favorite Justify wins Preakness, will shoot for Triple Crown at Belmont

Justify, trained by Bob Baffert, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, capturing the second event in horse racing's Triple Crown. More>>

USA Gymnastics: Head of women's program no longer with the organization

The fallout from the Larry Nassar abuse scandal continues, with USA Gymnastics announcing Friday that Rhonda Faehn, the head of the women's program, is no longer with the organization. More>>

FA Cup final offers as much tradition and intrigue as a royal wedding

Millions will be watching around the world and fans dressed in red, white and blue will travel for miles to witness the special occasion. Without doubt, they will raucously cheer their heroes. More>>

93-Year-old golfer scores first hole-in-one before retiring

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. More>>

Spain's Atletico Madrid rout Marseille in Europa League final

Atletico Madrid's French striker Antoine Griezmann led the charge as the Spanish side claimed its third Europa League trophy in nine seasons, downing French side Olympique Marseille 3-0 in the final in Lyon Wednesday night. More>>

Mo Salah's boots exhibited at British Museum

He's been nicknamed the "Egyptian King" by Liverpool fans, but match-winner Mo Salah's crowning glory could be seeing his treasured boots on display in one of the world's most prestigious museums. More>>

Formula E to race in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia 'looks to the future'

Formula E will make its Middle East debut in December with next season's opening race set to take place in Saudi Arabia. More>>

'Touching the trophy' curse strikes again in Europa League final?

Footballers are known to be a superstitious bunch. More>>

'Man, it was incredible' -- Shaun White on Kelly Slater's Surf Ranch

He was worried he might have created a monster, but legendary surfer Kelly Slater is convinced his artificial wave can take surfing into the future. More>>

Jordan Spieth's schoolboy letter begins storied PGA Tour career

He was in class and couldn't take the call, but the 16-year-old Jordan Spieth later learned his letter asking to play in the PGA Tour event in his hometown of Dallas had been successful. More>>

Shorter sets and shot clocks -- ATP continues rule change experiment

The times are a changing in tennis -- and for those in charge of the sport it is a case of the quicker the better. More>>

Nassar victims will receive Arthur Ashe Courage Award

The athletes who spoke out against abuse by Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, will be awarded this year's Arthur Ashe Courage Award. More>>

Antoine Griezmann masterclass guides Atletico Madrid to Europa League title

Antoine Griezmann's stardust guided Atletico Madrid to a third Europa League title as the Spanish club outclassed Marseille on a memorable night in Lyon. More>>

A little volcanic eruption can't ruin a day on the golf course in Hawaii

The sky is lovely, dark and deep. But these golfers in Hawaii have rounds to go before they sleep. More>>

Say hi to Kentucky Chrome, the little pony with a big bag of tricks

If there's one thing Kentucky Chrome can't be accused of, it's being a one-trick pony. More>>

Motorsport great Felipe Massa to race in Formula E

A year after calling time on his long and storied Formula One career, veteran driver Felipe Massa is returning to the track in Formula E. More>>

Two British rugby players die from 'breathing difficulties' on tour of Sri Lanka

Two British rugby players on a tour of Sri Lanka have died just a couple of days apart. More>>

NBA playoffs: For the surprising Boston Celtics, the future is now

On the surface, the Boston Celtics' success story is a surprise. After a roster overhaul and two devastating injuries, Boston wasn't expected back in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second year in a row. More>>

How the Rio Olympics transformed the lives of two Congolese judo refugees

She specializes in African braids in the Rio de Janeiro beauty salon where she works. More>>

Olympic sailing overhauled in 'gender equity' drive for Paris 2024

The winds of change are blowing across sailing, and some prospective Olympians will have to adjust their course or miss out on the 2024 Paris Games. More>>

The legend of Sergeant Reckless, America's greatest war horse

When a horse senses danger, its instincts tell it to run away as fast as possible. More>>

Muscovites ready to welcome football fans ahead of the World Cup

When nations spend big on sporting events like the World Cup and the Olympics, the question is invariably asked: is it worth it? More>>

Mo Salah wins sixth individual award in an incredible season

Mo Salah could yet write one final crowning chapter in what has been a phenomenal season for Liverpool's Egyptian international. More>>

Tiger Woods: 'I'm not that far off from winning golf tournaments'

He's said it before but this time people were sitting up and taking notice. More>>

Beitar 'Trump' Jerusalem: Israeli soccer club renames itself after US President

One of Israel's most famous soccer clubs has renamed itself Beitar 'Trump' Jerusalem in honor of US President Donald Trump's decision to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. More>>

Tiger Woods outplays 'overweight middle-aged guy' Phil Mickelson

He rocked a look that screamed weekend accountant and he played like one as Phil Mickelson needed a calculator to add up his wayward first round at the Players Championship. More>>

Formula One gets green light for Miami Grand Prix ... but not everyone's happy

Formula One could be coming to downtown Miami for the first time as soon as next year. More>>

Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's 34-year-old record

There is no disputing that Rafael Nadal is the "King of Clay" and the world No.1 further enhanced his status by breaking John McEnroe's 34-year-old record for consecutive set wins on a single surface. More>>

Donald Trump angers Scots after luxury golf resort bans Irn-Bru

It is the best-selling soft drink in Scotland, often referred to as the country's "other national drink," so it should perhaps come as no surprise that the banning of Irn-Bru from a luxury golf resort owned by Donald Trump... More>>

Rory McIlroy: The Holywood star with box-office appeal

As a nine-year-old he wrote to Tiger Woods saying he was "coming to get him," but now Rory McIlroy stands on the brink of joining his hero as a true legend of the game. More>>

Manchester United great Alex Ferguson out of intensive care

Alex Ferguson no longer needs intensive care following emergency surgery on the brain haemorrhage he suffered Saturday, his former club Manchester United has said. More>>

Phil Mickelson 'challenges' Tiger Woods to golfing duel

It's the dream pairing golf fans yearn for, but Phil Mickelson has upped the ante and called out Tiger Woods for a separate high-stakes shootout. More>>

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