Los Angeles (AFP) – Nineteen people were injured during a stampede at a memorial service on Monday for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles, the city’s fire department said.
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New York (AFP) -Dallas MavericksforwardKristaps Porzingisis being investigated in New York after being accused of raping a woman last year, the New York Post reported on Saturday.
Paris (AFP) - American Olympic fencerIbtihaj Muhammadand representatives of her sponsors, Nike, criticised French attitudes to the hijab on a promotional visit to the country.
Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has formally requested a trade from the franchise following an end-of-season bust-up with the team, reports said Tuesday.
London (AFP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted he takes the issue of player safety "very seriously" followingNew York KnicksstarEnes Kanter's decision to miss his team's game in London amid fears he would be killed for his political views.
New England Patriots receiver Josh Gordon was suspended indefinitely Thursday by the NFL for violating terms of his conditional reinstatement under the league's drug abuse policy.
American lawmakers made 15 recommendations to the US Olympic Committee on Thursday to better safeguard athletes from sexual abuse in the wake of the Larry Nassar gymnastics scandal.
Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts, The New York Times reported Saturday.
Mayweather earned an estimated $220 million from his first fight with Pacquiao. Former world welterweight championFloyd Mayweathersaid Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight.
NEW YORK (AFP)-Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not report to the NFL club on Saturday, forfeiting an $855,000 game check for Sunday's season opener at Cleveland to extend his contract holdout.
London (AFP) - A transgender referee was to set to take charge of a football match in England on Sunday in what was hailed by the British press as a first.
Tiger Woods figured in the world's top 30 rankings on Monday for the first time since 2014 on the back of his exploits at the PGA Championship.
Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.
Jordan Spieth is hoping to join the elite group of golfers to have retained the British Open title as he goes into the final round at Carnoustie on Sunday in a share of the lead.
Washington (AFP) - The host of America's late-night TV program "The Daily Show" has drawn the ire of France's ambassador to the US after joking that "Africa won the World Cup.
Moscow (AFP) – France won their secondWorld Cup20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years.
Paris (AFP) - France erupted in joy on Sunday as the country clinched the World Cup, with fans streaming into the streets, honking car horns and flying the tricolore flag at the start of an enormous national celebration.
Washington (AFP) -Houston Astrossecond basemanJose Altuvereceived a pace-setting 4.84 million votes in fan balloting totals unveiled on Sunday that decided starters for the 89th Major League Baseball All-Star Game.