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By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 17 Jul, 2019 At 10:02 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games, the athlete and her coach indicated on Tuesday. Wlodarczyk, 33, the hammer world record holder has dominated her event, winning gold at the last two Olympics and four world […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 16 Jul, 2019 At 01:46 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

The British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week at Royal Portrush, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought. The four-time major champion has not lifted one of golf’s big four trophies since winning the 2014 US PGA Championship, but is […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 16 Jul, 2019 At 12:22 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed to join Juventus, Dutch and Italian media reported on Monday, but it was not clear whether the Turin club had yet agreed a fee with Ajax. Reports said that the 19-year-old Dutch international, who captained Ajax to the semifinals of the Champions League, had agreed personal terms with Juventus […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 13 Jul, 2019 At 06:59 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

LeBron James will not be able to give new NBA teammate Anthony Davis his Los Angeles Lakers number 23 jersey because Nike would not approve the move, according to multiple reports Friday. ESPN and Yahoo Sports, citing unnamed sources, reported that the swap would be delayed because of production and financial issues for Nike. The […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 13 Jul, 2019 At 06:30 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Roger Federer reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal “in one of his favourite ever matches”, 11 years after he lost their epic 2008 title showdown at the All England Club, a match widely regarded as the greatest ever played. The 37-year-old eight-time champion won 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 12 Jul, 2019 At 01:59 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny’s decision to boycott the club’s pre-season tour over a contractual dispute is the latest blow in an unsettling summer for the Gunners. Facing a third consecutive season outside the Champions League, Arsenal are attempting to play catch up with their rivals at the top end of the Premier League on a […]


Steve Smith and David Warner were Monday selected by Australia for the first time since the ball-tamperingscandal as the reigning World Cup champions face a New Zealand XI in a practice match. It marks the pair’s return to the national fold after serving year-long bans for their part in the “sandpapergate” furore in Cape Town. […]


Ben Foakes’ unbeaten 61 on his debut helped England recover from a top-order collapse to beat Ireland by four wickets in a lone one-day international in Dublin on Friday. England, the world’s top-ranked side in ODI cricket and the hosts of the 50-over World Cup starting later this month, collapsed to 66 for five chasing […]


Torino are pushing for a first-ever qualification for the Champions League as they face local rivals Juventus on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the air disaster that wiped out their all-conquering team of the 1940s. Eighteen Torino players and officials were among 31 people killed in the accident on May 4, 1949, when […]


American tennis star Sloane Stephens and USA international Jozy Altidore announced a love match on Monday with both posting on Twitter that they are getting engaged. Altidore tweeted the news with a picture and a message that read, “Forever starts now” while Stephens wrote “Forever yes” next to a red heart. The couple have been […]