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  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, leads his teammate Nico Rosberg, of Germany, during the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    The Latest: Radio talk crucial for Monaco … Associated Press - 22 minutes ago

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest … More »The Latest: Radio talk crucial for Monaco …

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, leads his teammate Nico Rosberg, of Germany, during the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks:

  • French Open
    Federer canters through first round … Reuters - 29 minutes ago

    The second-seeded Swiss, who has a record 17 grand slam titles to his name, barely broke sweat in his flashy pink shorts and lilac shirt as he booked a second-round meeting … More »Federer canters through first round …

    French Open

    The second-seeded Swiss, who has a record 17 grand slam titles to his name, barely broke sweat in his flashy pink shorts and lilac shirt as he booked a second-round meeting with either Spain's Marcel Granollers or German qualifier Matthias Bachinger. After misfiring a few backhands, Federer, who has not won a grand slam …

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer serves in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Alejandro Falla of Colombia at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
    The Latest: Federer through to 2nd round … Associated Press - 31 minutes ago

    PARIS (AP) — 2:43 p.m. (1243 GMT) More »The Latest: Federer through to 2nd round …

    Switzerland's Roger Federer serves in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Alejandro Falla of Colombia at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

    PARIS (AP) — 2:43 p.m. (1243 GMT)

  • Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
    Halep says she's stronger now despite … Reuters - 31 minutes ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as … More »Halep says she's stronger now despite …

    Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as the French Open began on Sunday, but the Romanian was not concerned by a patchy display. The third seed was never really threatened but let her guard down …

  • Chelsea v Crystal Palace - Barclays Premier League
    Drogba to leave Chelsea for second  … Reuters - 33 minutes ago

    Didier Drogba is leaving Chelsea for the second time and will play his last game for the Premier League champions against Sunderland on Sunday. The Ivory Coast striker, … More »Drogba to leave Chelsea for second  …

    Chelsea v Crystal Palace - Barclays Premier League

    Didier Drogba is leaving Chelsea for the second time and will play his last game for the Premier League champions against Sunderland on Sunday. The Ivory Coast striker, who first signed for Chelsea in 2004, has scored 104 goals in 253 league matches, becoming a talisman during the most successful era in the west London …

  • Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
    Halep gets ball rolling at Roland Garros, … Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - An eagerly-anticipated French Open began with a brisk Sunday morning workout for last year's women's runner-up Simona Halep as day … More »Halep gets ball rolling at Roland Garros, …

    Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - An eagerly-anticipated French Open began with a brisk Sunday morning workout for last year's women's runner-up Simona Halep as day one's star turn Roger Federer waited in the wings. Romanian Halep, seeded three, made hard work of 91st-ranked Russian Evgeniya Rodina, huffing and puffing …

  • England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test
    Cook and Root lead England revival Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Alastair Cook and Joe Root shared a gritty unbroken century partnership to lift England to 175 for three at lunch against New Zealand … More »Cook and Root lead England revival

    England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Alastair Cook and Joe Root shared a gritty unbroken century partnership to lift England to 175 for three at lunch against New Zealand on the fourth day of the first test at Lord's on Sunday. Cook moved on to 69 at the interval with Root on 58 and England led by 41 runs with seven wickets …

  • Congo Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy (left) accuses Ghana of fielding over-age footballers in a 1-0 Rio Olympic Games qualifying victory
    Ghana cheated in Olympics qualifier, … AFP News - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Congo Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy accused Ghana of fielding over-age footballers this weekend in a 1-0 Rio Olympic Games qualifying victory. "Congo play by the rules … More »Ghana cheated in Olympics qualifier, …

    Congo Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy (left) accuses Ghana of fielding over-age footballers in a 1-0 Rio Olympic Games qualifying victory

    Congo Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy accused Ghana of fielding over-age footballers this weekend in a 1-0 Rio Olympic Games qualifying victory. "Congo play by the rules and Ghana do not. "I coached some of these Ghanaians seven years ago for an African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Niger.

  • Motor racing-Formula One Monaco Grand … Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Starting grid from the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on Sunday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 2. Nico Rosberg … More »Motor racing-Formula One Monaco Grand …

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Starting grid from the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on Sunday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 2. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 3. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 4. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) RedBull - Renault 5. Daniil Kvyat (Russia) RedBull - Renault 6. Kimi …

  • Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
    Halep huffs and puffs into French Open … Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4. … More »Halep huffs and puffs into French Open …

    Simona Halep of Romania plays a shot to Evgeniya Rodina of Russia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

    Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4. The third seed was never really threatened but let her guard down too many times for comfort against a willing opponent on a sun-drenched court Philippe Chatrier. …

  • Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain talks with Formula One supremo Ecclestone as he arrives in the paddock ahead the start of the third free practice session at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix
    Ecclestone tells Rosberg: Hamilton is … Reuters - 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport's commercial supremo … More »Ecclestone tells Rosberg: Hamilton is …

    Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain talks with Formula One supremo Ecclestone as he arrives in the paddock ahead the start of the third free practice session at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport," Ecclestone said in a conversation with Hamilton's …

  • Rallying-Rally of Portugal result Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Rally of Portugal on Sunday 1. Jari-Matti Latvala (Finland) Volkswagen 3:30:35.300 2. Sebastien Ogier (France) Volkswagen … More »Rallying-Rally of Portugal result

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Rally of Portugal on Sunday 1. Jari-Matti Latvala (Finland) Volkswagen 3:30:35.300 2. Sebastien Ogier (France) Volkswagen +00:08.200 3. Andreas Mikkelsen (Norway) Volkswagen 00:28.600 4. Kris Meeke (Britain) Citroen 00:48.700 5. Ott Taenak (Estonia) Ford 01:56.800 6. Daniel Sordo …

  • Simona Halep of Romania, pictured, seeded three, gets play underway on the main Philippe Chatrier court against Evgeniya Rodina, the world number 91 from Russia who has never won a main draw match in Paris
    Halep into 2nd round, Federer begins … AFP News - 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    Simona Halep, the 2014 runner-up, reached the French Open second round on Sunday as 2009 champion Roger Federer prepared to start his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam event. … More »Halep into 2nd round, Federer begins …

    Simona Halep of Romania, pictured, seeded three, gets play underway on the main Philippe Chatrier court against Evgeniya Rodina, the world number 91 from Russia who has never won a main draw match in Paris

    Simona Halep, the 2014 runner-up, reached the French Open second round on Sunday as 2009 champion Roger Federer prepared to start his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam event. Third seed Halep saw off Russian world number 91 Evgeniya Rodina 7-5, 6-4 and next faces either Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia or America's Lauren Davis. …

  • Alves será operando de la rodilla y … Associated Press - 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    El arquero brasileño del Valencia, Diego Alves, será operado de la rodilla y se perderá la disputa de la próxima Copa América con su selección, informó el domingo el … More »Alves será operando de la rodilla y …

    El arquero brasileño del Valencia, Diego Alves, será operado de la rodilla y se perderá la disputa de la próxima Copa América con su selección, informó el domingo el equipo valencianista.

  • Football: Ferdinand moved by support … AFP News - 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says he has been "overwhelmed" by the support he has received following the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison. Ellison … More »Football: Ferdinand moved by support …

    Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says he has been "overwhelmed" by the support he has received following the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison. Ellison died aged 34 earlier this month following a battle with breast cancer, prompting an outpouring of support from within the football community. "It has been …

  • Formula E: D'Ambrosio wins Berlin … AFP News - 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Disqualification cost Lucas di Grassi both victory in the Berlin ePrix and the lead in the drivers' world series after his car was found to have a modified front wing. … More »Formula E: D'Ambrosio wins Berlin …

    Disqualification cost Lucas di Grassi both victory in the Berlin ePrix and the lead in the drivers' world series after his car was found to have a modified front wing. Di Rossi's Audi Sport ABT team argued the changes were made due to repairs and offered no competitive advantage, but organisers upheld their decision and …

  • Motor racing-Ecclestone tells Rosberg: … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport's commercial … More »Motor racing-Ecclestone tells Rosberg: …

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport," Ecclestone said in a conversation with Hamilton's …

  • Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff smiles in the garage during the second practice session of the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi
    Wolff says teams interested in Mercedes … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Three Formula One teams have asked Mercedes about the possibility of acquiring 'customer cars' if the rules allow it, according to … More »Wolff says teams interested in Mercedes …

    Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff smiles in the garage during the second practice session of the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Three Formula One teams have asked Mercedes about the possibility of acquiring 'customer cars' if the rules allow it, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. "It's interesting they say that because three of them came to see me (on Friday) about whether we could supply customer …

  • Pakistan chief proposes home matches … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    The south Asian neighbours may not share the best of relations but Pakistan would like to play their home matches in India, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shahayar … More »Pakistan chief proposes home matches …

    The south Asian neighbours may not share the best of relations but Pakistan would like to play their home matches in India, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shahayar Khan said. Top test playing nations have shunned Pakistan since the 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan players in Lahore with the PCB instead playing …

  • Leonel Vangioni (21) y Leonardo Ponzio hacen gestos de dolor tras ser rociados con una sustancia irritante lanzada contra los jugadoresde River Plate durante su partido de Copa Libertadores con Boca Juniors en Buenos Aires el 14 de mayo del 2015. El partido fue suspendido pero solo después de dos horas de incertidumbre. (AP foto/Natacha Pisarenko)
    CONMEBOL: Suspicacias y algunos progresos … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    La admisión fue tan sincera como asombrosa. Sobre todo viniendo del jefe supremo de una Confederación del Fútbol Sudamericano a menudo criticada por anteponer los intereses … More »CONMEBOL: Suspicacias y algunos progresos …

    Leonel Vangioni (21) y Leonardo Ponzio hacen gestos de dolor tras ser rociados con una sustancia irritante lanzada contra los jugadoresde River Plate durante su partido de Copa Libertadores con Boca Juniors en Buenos Aires el 14 de mayo del 2015. El partido fue suspendido pero solo después de dos horas de incertidumbre. (AP foto/Natacha Pisarenko)

    La admisión fue tan sincera como asombrosa. Sobre todo viniendo del jefe supremo de una Confederación del Fútbol Sudamericano a menudo criticada por anteponer los intereses económicos a los deportivos.