Spain snare Nations League semis spot from Portugal

Alvaro Morata’s late strike snatched Spain a 1-0 Nations League victory over Portugal in Braga on Tuesday and sent them into the semi-finals. La Roja needed to win to finish top of League A Group 2, but struggled on another difficult night for the Euro 2020 semi-finalists, until Morata’s 88th minute breakthrough. Spain have not … Read more

Kerley coasts through world 200m semis as US seek second sprint sweep

Newly-crowned world 100m champion Fred Kerley led a fresh strikeforce of US sprinters into the semi-finals of the men’s 200m on Monday. Kerley won his heat in 20.17 seconds to raise the prospect of another US cleansweep, after the sprint all-rounder led Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell home in the blue riband event. In the absence … Read more

Nadal tires of Wimbledon body talk as Halep, Rybakina make semis

Rafael Nadal has shrugged off new concerns over his fitness as he targets a place in an eighth Wimbledon semi-final on Wednesday while Nick Kyrgios plays in the shadow of fresh controversy. In Nadal’s last-16 clash against Botic van de Zandschulp, the 36-year-old had strapping across his abdomen. Only last month, he won a 14th … Read more

Nadal ignores body language at Wimbledon as Halep eyes semis

Rafael Nadal has shrugged off fresh concerns over his fitness as he targets a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Spaniard played his last-16 clash at the All England Club on Monday against Botic van de Zandschulp with strapping across his abdomen. Only last month, he won a 14th French Open with … Read more

Nadal ignores body language at Wimbledon as Halep eyes semis

Rafael Nadal has shrugged off fresh concerns over his fitness as he targets a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Spaniard played his last-16 clash at the All England Club on Monday against Botic van de Zandschulp with strapping across his abdomen. Only last month, he won a 14th French Open with … Read more

NCAA record-holder and Sha’Carri Richardson advance to 200 semis at US track and field championships

EUGENE, OREGON — Just a couple weeks after shattering the NCAA 200-meter record at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Kentucky star Abby Steiner is thinking big, again. “I think I’m ready for another PR,” said Steiner, just minutes after turning in a 22.14 in the first round of the 200 at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. … Read more