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Jon Rahm of Spain speaks during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 09, 2023.

Golf's Civil War Rumbles On Even In Masters Week

The Masters stands as a defiantly conservative symbol of golf's traditions and values but even next week's showpiece at Augusta National will not be immune from the influence of the sport's all-consuming rupture.
Mary Moraa of Kenya celebrates winning the women's 800m at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Hope Yet For Future Of Battered And Bruised Commonwealth Games

The future of the Commonwealth Games has once again been plunged into doubt since Malaysia declined to host the 2026 edition last week, but according to former Olympic marketing guru Michael Payne "it would be wrong to write the event off just yet."
Robinho had sought to return to Santos in 2020 but the club suspended the deal after pressure from fans and sponsors, leading to the abrupt end of his career

Rape Convict Robinho Arrested In Brazil

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid footballer Robinho was arrested Thursday in Brazil, after losing a last-minute court bid to delay serving his nine-year sentence for raping a woman a decade ago.
Pain: Wales' David Brooks lies injured during the playoff with Finland

Israel Out Of Euro 2024 Chase, Ukraine In Dramatic Fightback

Israel's hopes of reaching the European Championships for the first time against the background of bloody conflict at home were shattered by a 4-1 defeat to Iceland on Thursday while war-torn Ukraine stayed on course for the finals with a last-gasp comeback.
Kim Jong Un's daughter Jue Ae (C) has followed her leather jacket-loving father's sartorial lead

The Great Successor? Who Is North Korea's Kim Ju Ae

She oversees military drills with her father, a military marshal knelt before her, state media use leader-level honorifics to describe her -- a fresh slew of signals indicate Kim Jong Un's teenage daughter Ju Ae could be North Korea's next ruler.
Traditionally, buzkashi is played with the headless body of a goat, now it is more often a 30-kilogramme (66-pound) leather sack

The Pain And Money Behind The Afghan Game Of Buzkashi

Afghan rider Sarwar Pahlawan blinked away pain from the fresh stitches between his eyes as his buzkashi team chased victory in a tournament for an ancient sport still steeped in risk but now offering modern-day rewards.
Georgina Grenon is director of environmental excellence for the Paris Games

Paris 2024 Hopes To Be Model For Lower-carbon Olympics

This year's Paris Olympics will use renewable energy, serve lots of vegetarian meals and heavily restrict plastic bottles, but can an event involving so much construction and international travel ever be environmentally sustainable?
The 40th anniversary edition of LFW has greater diversity and inclusivity in terms of body shapes, ages, and skin colours

London Fashion Week Celebrates Multiculturalism And Urban Life

The cultural richness brought by migrations across the world, familial nostalgia and the frenetic pace of London life marked the second day of the city's Fashion Week on Saturday as up-and-coming designers showed off their styles for the season ahead.
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton attended a Dior fashion show in January

Paris Olympics Set For Gold Medal In Luxury Promotion

From the podium to athletes' wardrobes, French luxury goods giant LVMH is planning to put high-end Gallic chic at the heart of the Paris Olympics, underlining how sport has become a promotional platform for even the most exclusive brands.
US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and Kansas City Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce embrace after the Super Bowl on Sunday

Mahomes Leads Chiefs To Super Bowl Thriller Over 49ers

Patrick Mahomes pulled off another Super Bowl comeback on Sunday as the Kansas City Chiefs snatched a thrilling 25-22 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers to win their third NFL championship in five seasons.
Dating coach Sabrina Zohar in her home studio in Carlsbad, California on February 6, 2024

Professional Coaches Help Americans Navigate Dating 2.0

When a long-term relationship came to an unhappy end, 43-year-old Katia suddenly found herself in "uncharted waters" as she struggled to deal with a baffling array of dating apps and the confusing -- and mostly unwritten -- set of rules governing modern dating behavior.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Las Vegas has become 'Sportstown USA' ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers

'Sin City' Super Bowl Crowns Vegas' Sporting Makeover

Once regarded as a no-go zone by the NFL, Las Vegas is preparing to stage a neon-lit Super Bowl spectacular that will mark the crowning glory of the Nevada gaming haven's transformation into a global sporting hub.