'We've lost a special soul': World snowboarding champ drowns in freak shallow water blackout while s

Athletes and fans have expressed their shock and heartache after hugely popular two-time snowboarding world champion and Olympian Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, who was just 32, died in the water off the Gold Coast of his native Australia.

World-champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies

Pullin, Australia's flagbearer at the 2014 Winter Olympics, was found unconscious while spearfishing.

The greatest: Roger Federer – balletic grace that makes the outrageous appear effortless

In our series on the best players of the past 50 years, we look at the Swiss maestro who has a record 20 grand slam titles over a period of 15 years and is still in the shake-up aged 38

Frank Lampard frustrated after ‘nerve-wracking’ finish against Crystal Palace

Blues twice saw their two-goal lead halved before Palace hit the post in stoppage-time

NFLPA president JC Tretter reveals dispute with league: 'NFL is unwilling to prioritize player safet

Disagreements between the NFL and the players union went public Tuesday when NFLPA president JC Tretter wrote a blog post criticizing the league for prioritizing the preseason schedule and training camp over “player safety.” 

Mets to face Yankees next season on 20th anniversary of 9/11

The Yankees and Mets will play at Citi Field next season on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed. The first sporting event in New York City after…

Carry on kneeling: Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton 'free to kneel for rest of the season' in support

Outspoken Black Lives Matter supporter Lewis Hamilton will reportedly be allowed to continue kneeling before Formula 1 races for the rest of his current title defence, with drivers set to mull the divisive subject again on Friday.

5 things we learned as Abraham strikes to send Chelsea third

Crystal Palace 2-3 Chelsea: Scott Dann hit the post in stoppage time as the Blues held on for a precious three points

'He's a special fighter': UFC champ Alexander Volkanovski picks Petr Yan to WIN UFC bantamweight tit

Reigning UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has predicted that Petr Yan will be crowned the new UFC bantamweight champion at UFC 251 on "Fight Island" on Saturday night.

Russian pole vault champ Sidorova says she could CHANGE CITIZENSHIP amid uncertainty surrounding nat

Reigning world pole vault champion Anzhelika Sidorova has suggested she could compete for another country if the controversy surrounding the Russian Athletics Federation remains unresolved.

'Absolutely APPALLING': Philadelphia Eagles SLAM NFL star who DENIES antisemitism after posting fake

Philadelphia Eagles have strongly distanced themselves from incendiary posts by receiver DeSean Jackson after he shared a conspiracy theory, wrongly attributed to Adolf Hitler, claiming that white Jews secretly control the world.

'Setien will obviously continue': Barcelona president says under-fire boss Quique Setien will STAY a

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has pledged his support to Quique Setien, saying he hasn't regretted his decision to sack Ernesto Valverde, and vowed his under-fire coach will remain in his post next season.