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Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL returns with exciting new calendar

Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL returns with exciting new calendar

There are now only six weeks to wait until the Longines Global Champions Tour kicks off with a spectacular curtain-raiser in Doha, Qatar. Equestrian’s most prestigious competition returns for 2020 with an 18-stop tour showcasing the very best show jumping talent around the world. The first leg in Doha will take place between March 5-7…MORE

The women bidding to make history at the 24 Hours of Daytona

The women bidding to make history at the 24 Hours of Daytona

She is striving to etch her name in the history books, but equally Katherine Legge hopes to changes perceptions of female race car drivers by winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend. Legge and her GEAR Racing teammates Christina Nielsen, Rahel Frey and Tatiana Calderon are bidding to become the first all-female line up…MORE

Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Serena Williams shed a tear following her loss at the Australian Open — not to lament her own performance, but because her close friend had just played her final game of professional tennis. Caroline Wozniacki announced last year that she would end her playing days in Melbourne at the age of 29. The Dane’s 7-5…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin wins 65th World Cup race to cement overall lead

Mikaela Shiffrin wins 65th World Cup race to cement overall lead

She’s back in the fast lane. Mikaela Shiffrin skied to a 65th career World Cup win and first in downhill since 2017 with victory in Bansko, Bulgaria Friday. The American star is now just two race wins behind Austrian great Marcel Hirscher, who retired last year, and fourth on the list of all-time World Cup…MORE

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Wiliams‘ hunt for a 24th grand slam remains a work in progress after the US star was stunned by China’s Qiang Wang at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. The 28-year-old from the Chinese port city of Tianjin was the No. 27 seed heading in to the tournament, but edged past Williams 6-4…MORE

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal called it one of the more scary moments he’s had on the tennis court. The world No. 1 was en route to a straight-sets win against Argentina’s Federico Delbonis, leading 4-1 in the third set of their second-round match Thursday. But on a return of serve, a scorching forehand from Nadal hit a…MORE

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Expectation is higher for the 2019 NBA draft’s number one overall selection Zion Williamson than any rookie since LeBron James. Perhaps ever. The hype surrounding Williamson built and built during his single year at Duke University as video clip after video clip of him dunking on unfortunate opponents went viral. When the New Orleans Pelicans…MORE