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MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's La Liga on Thursday rejected payment of a record-breaking release clause that would allow Neymar to leave Barcelona for Paris St Germain, a source from the national soccer league said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Christian Coleman may be a newcomer to international competition but the young American sprinter is not backing down on his chances against the likes of Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in the World Athletics Championships 100 metres.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will not accept the outcome of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) McLaren report, a condition for the reinstatement of its national anti-doping agency, a senior official from the country said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A fire broke out at the World Cup stadium being built in the Russian city of Samara on Thursday, a regional government official said, the second such incident in seven weeks to hit venues under construction for the tournament.
(Reuters) - Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired on Thursday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.
(Reuters) - Injuries continued to plague Australian Nick Kyrgios, who retired with a shoulder injury while losing 6-3 3-0 to American Tenny Sandgren at the Citi Open on Wednesday in Washington D.C. and left the court to a chorus of boos.
(Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza dropped just two games in her first match since last month's All-England Club triumph as she powered past American Kayla Day at the Stanford Classic on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Real Madrid ended a frustrating pre-season tour of the U.S. on a winning note as the Champions League winners beat a Major League Soccer All-Stars side 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Chicago on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber said on Wednesday that he expected to be celebrating soon with David Beckham on his ownership of a new club in Miami pending the resolution of a "couple of issues".