Japan's World Cup offers new hope but same old questions remain

The World Cup's first foray to Asia is a groundbreaking moment for the sport but many of the questions that have loomed over tournaments past do so again

Bertens, Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open

Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stunned second seed Kiki Bertens 6-1 7-5 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals in Osaka on Thursday, while American Sloane Stephens suffered another early...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictions

New Zealand still formidable, Fiji to prove tricky opponents with Semi Radradra turning on the power: our pundits set out their forecasts for the tournament

Dibaba pulls out of 2019 athletics world championships

Genzebe Dibaba, the world record holder in the women's 1500 metres, on Thursday withdrew from the 2019 athletics world championships in Doha due to a heel injury. 

Trump says he carries cash to give tips after photo shows him with $20 bill in back pocket

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE -- President Trump on Wednesday said he likes to carry cash in case he needs to leave a tip after he was shown in a photo with a $20 bill was hanging out of his back pocket.

Masked hero hands out $100 bills to strangers

Need a boost? If you’re lucky enough to meet “Dr. MooMoo,” a masked man who hands out a weekly $100 bill on the streets of Kansas City, Missouri, you might find yourself smiling. …

Humidity to home heroics: five things to look out for at the Rugby World Cup | Ben Ryan

The All Blacks could lose their opener and win the tournament, Fiji have a shock in them, while cancellations could play a part

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships with foot...

Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company sa...

Oscar De La Hoya vs. Felix Trinidad: Remembering the Fight of the Millennium 20 years later

The 20th anniversary of the day that, as King gleefully put it on Sept. 18, 1999, “the lights went out in Arumville,” is one that still makes De La Hoya’s stomach flip.

Netanyahu calls on rival Gantz to join in Israeli unity government, after losing majority

Benjamin Netanyahu reached out to his major rival Benny Gantz of the centrist Blue and White party, suggesting that they form a broad coalition and implicitly admitting defeat in Israel’s contentious general election.

South Africa: Ndlovu Youth Choir Misses Out on Grand Prize, But Made Africa Proud

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Confess your climate change sins! NBC’s online booth offers more proof eco-activism is becoming a re

Want to save the planet, but can’t overcome your addiction to steak and air travel? NBC has put out a call for “climate confessions,” allowing viewers to unburden themselves of their first-world problems anonymously.

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