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UPDATE 7-Tennis-Eastbourne International women's singles results

June 26 (Gracenote) - Results from the Eastbourne International Women's Singles matches on Monday More »

 

Athletics: Strong U.S. world team could match Rio success

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A world-class group of jumpers, shot putters and women's hurdlers should have American athletes heading to the podium often at August's world championships in London. More »

 

UPDATE 4-Tennis-Eastbourne International men's singles round 1 results

June 26 (Gracenote) - Results from the Eastbourne International Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday More »

 

Athletics-Strong U.S. world team could match Rio success

SACRAMENTO, California, June 26 (Reuters) - A world-class group of jumpers, shot putters and women's hurdlers should have American athletes heading to the podium often at August's world championships in London. More »

 

Cavendish confirmed for Tour de France after battle with illness

(Reuters) - Sprinter Mark Cavendish was named as one of the three Britons who will be racing for Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France next month, the South African-based team confirmed on Monday. More »

 

New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America's Cup victory

HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) - Emirates Team New Zealand takes to Bermuda's Great Sound on Monday with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup. More »

 

Willis starts well on another great Wimbledon adventure

(Reuters) - Marcus Willis, the Briton whose tennis fairytale enchanted Wimbledon last year, made a strong start to his latest adventure to reach the main draw of the world's biggest tournament on Monday as he won his first qualifying match at Roehampton. More »

 

Tennis-Willis starts well on another great Wimbledon adventure

June 26 (Reuters) - Marcus Willis, the Briton whose tennis fairytale enchanted Wimbledon last year, made a strong start to his latest adventure to reach the main draw of the world's biggest tournament on Monday as he won his first qualifying match at Roehampton. More »

 

Athletics-Provisional U.S. team for August's IAAF world championships

SACRAMENTO, California, June 26 (Reuters) - Provisional U.S. team for the August 4-13 IAAF world championships in London based on results at the U.S. national championships. MEN 100 meters - Justin Gatlin, Christian Coleman, Chris Belcher. 200 - Ameer Webb, Christian Coleman, Elijah Hall-Thompson. 400 - Fred Kerley, Gil Roberts, Wil London. LaShawn Merritt (wc). 800 - Donavan Brazier, Isaiah Harris, Drew Windle. 1,500 - Robby Andrews*, Matthew Centrowitz, John Gregorek. 3,000 steeplechase - Evan Jager, Stanley Kebenei, Hillary Bor. 5,000 - Paul Chelimo, Eric Jenkins, Ryan Hill. 10,000 - Hassan Mead, Shadrack Kipchirchir, Leonard Korir. Marathon - Abdi Abdirahman, Bobby Curtis, Augustus Maiyo 110 hurdles - Aleec Harris, Aries Merritt, Devon Allen. 400 hurdles - Eric Futch, Michael Stigler, TJ Holmes, Kerron Clement (wc). 20km walk - Emmanuel Corvera*, Nick Christie*, John Nunn*. 50km walk - John Nunn*, Michael Mannozzi*, Matthew Forgues* High jump - Bryan McBride, Ricky Robertson, Erik Kynard (wc), Jeron Robinson. Pole vault - Sam Kendricks, Andrew Irwin, Chris Nilsen. Long jump - Jarrion Lawson, Marquis Dendy, Damarcus Simpson* Triple jump - Will Claye, Chris Benard, Donald Scott, Christian Taylor (wc) Shot put - Ryan Crouser, Joe Kovacs (wc), Ryan Whiting, Darrell Hill. Discus -Mason Finley, Andrew Evans, Rodney Brown. Hammer throw - Alex Young*, Johnnie Jackson*, Sean Donnelly* Javelin - Riley Dolezal*, Cyrus Hostetler*, Michael Shuey* Decathlon - Trey Hardee, Zach Ziemek, Devon Williams. WOMEN 100 meters - Tori Bowie, Deajah Stevens, Ariana Washington. 200 - Deajah Stevens, Kimberlyn Duncan, Tori Bowie. 400 - Quanera Hayes, Phyllis Francis, Kendall Ellis, Allyson Felix (wc). 800 - Ajee Wilson, Charlene Lipsey, Brenda Martinez. 1,500 - Jenny Simpson, Kate Grace, Sara Vaughn. 3,000 steeplechase - Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs, Collen Quigley. 5,000 - Shelby Houlihan, Shannon Rowbury, Molly Huddle. 10,000 - Molly Huddle, Emily Infield, Emily Sisson. Marathon - Serena Burla, Amy Cragg, Lindsay Flanagan. 20km walk - Maria Michta-Coffey, Miranda Melville, Robyn Stevens* 100 hurdles - Keni Harrison (wc), Nia Ali, Christina Manning, Dawn Harper. 400 hurdles - Dalilah Muhammad, Shamier Little, Kori Carter, Cassandra Tate (wc) High jump - Vashti Cunningham, Liz Patterson, Inika McPherson. Pole vault - Sandi Morris, Jenn Suhr, Emily Grove. Long jump - Tianna Bartoletta (wc), Brittney Reese, Sha'Keela Saunders, Quanesha Burks. Triple jump - Keturah Orji, Tori Franklin*, Andrea Geubelle* Shot put - Raven Saunders, Danie Bunch, Michelle Carter. Discus - Gia Lewis-Smallwood, Whitney Ashley, Valarie Allman. Hammer throw - Gwen Berry, Maggie Ewen, DeAnna Price. Javelin - Kara Winger, Ariana Ince*, Rebekah Wales* Heptathlon - Kendell Williams, Erica Bougard, Sharon Day-Monroe. (wc) Wild card to championships as either 2015 world champion or 2016 Diamond League winner. * Has until July 21 to meet world championships qualifying standard. (Compiled by Gene Cherry) More »

 

In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth

ATHENS (Reuters) - Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece's homegrown NBA All-Star, made an emotional return to the city he grew up in and promised to help children in Greece and Africa make it in life. More »

 

Red Cross worker shot dead in Central African Republic

ACCRA, June 26 (Reuters) - An unidentified armed group in Central African Republic shot and killed a Red Cross worker in a town where more than 100 people have died in militia attacks in recent weeks, the Red Cross said on Monday. More »

 

Kvitova pulls out of Eastbourne tournament

EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) - Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the Aegon International tournament at Eastbourne with an abdominal strain, tournament organizers said on Monday. More »

 

McEnroe urges Agassi to spend more time with Djokovic

(Reuters) - Andre Agassi and world number four Novak Djokovic need to work together for at least a month if the American's coaching is to have a long-term impact on the struggling Serb's game, three-times Wimbledon champion John McEnroe has said. More »

 

China seeks ping-pong diplomacy to defuse coaching row

BEIJING (Reuters) - The removal of China's top table tennis coach has stirred up rare tensions in the country's sporting world, prompting a backlash from leading players and fans, and drawing the gaze of the country's censors. More »

 

Foot injury dents Muir hopes of doubling up in London

(Reuters) - British middle distance runner Laura Muir is expected to abandon her bid to double up at the world championships in London after a foot injury hampered her preparations for the August event. More »

 

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