The United States, Mexico, and Canada were announced as the hosting cities for the 2026 World Cup after members of the FIFA association voted June 13 in Moscow.
U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather showed why he’s nicknamed money recently topping the Forbes List of richest athletes.
U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a planned White House ceremony for Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles, a move which further inflamed the commander in chief’s battle with the NFL.
Team USA Taekwondo brothers, Steven and Jean Lopez, were accused of sexual misconduct. Neither of them have been criminally charged. However, a lawsuit was filed by four of the alleged victims in Colorado, on May 4.
South African football club Maritzburg United confirmed May 4 that 21-year-old forward Luyanda Ntshangase has died two months after being struck by lightning during a match.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reportedly proposed an eight-team mini-World Cup to be played every odd year starting as early as 2021, but the plans have yet to be approved by FIFA Council.
A Brazilian surfer recently rode an 80-foot wave, breaking the world record for the largest wave ever surfed. Judges at the 2018 Big Wave Awards in California ratified it on April 28.
On April 27, FIFA announced an immediate lifetime ban on ex-Brazilian football chief Marco Polo Del Nero due to a number of bribery and corruption allegations that date to 2015.
The International Association of Athletics Federations is changing its rules for female competitors with naturally high testosterone levels. As of Nov.1, females with a “difference of sexual development” will have to either race against men or take medication to lower their testosterone levels.
Matt Campbell, who collapsed while running in the London Marathon over the weekend, has died in the hospital.