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WTA working on better pay, considers extending Tour

MUMBAI (Reuters) – With lower-level players reeling financially from the tennis shutdown over the coronavirus, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) said on Tuesday it was working ...

Exclusive: Japan businessman paid $8.2 million by Tokyo Olympics bid lobbied figure at center of French corruption probe

TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) – A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed last week due ...

NFL transaction notebook: Steelers officially sign Ebron

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed tight end Eric Ebron on Monday, completing their biggest addition of the offseason. FILE PHOTO: Nov 11, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; ...

Jailed CBF president given early release by NY judge

FILE PHOTO: Neusa Marin, wife of former head of Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) Jose Maria Marin, departs after a sentencing hearing in a FIFA corruption trial at United ...

Augusta National donates $2 million to COVID-19 fight

FILE PHOTO: Mar 13, 2020; Augusta, GA, USA; The front entrance at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday morning. Mandatory Credit: Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle ...

Record-setting kicker Dempsey battling COVID-19

Record-setting New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey has tested positive for COVID-19. Dempsey, 73, is battling Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at a senior-living facility in New ...

Norris to shave his head after esports fundraiser

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Australian Grand Prix – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne, Australia – March 12, 2020 McLaren’s Lando Norris arriving to ...

North American sports will return, but will the fans?

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – When North American sports leagues return to action after the coronavirus crisis, questions are sure to linger over whether the fans will be willing, or ...

Old-style frugality pays off for PGA pro in uncertain times

RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Cameron Percy has long lived with unfashionable frugality almost unbecoming of a golfer on the world’s most lucrative circuit, but his decision to ...

Japan, IOC set July 23 next year for start of delayed Olympics

FILE PHOTO: Giant Olympic rings seen at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan, March 25, 2020, after the announcement of the Games’ postponement to 2021, ...