Category Archives: CNN – Sports

England defeats New Zealand in astonishing Cricket World Cup final

England defeats New Zealand in astonishing Cricket World Cup final

England produced an astonishing fightback to defeat New Zealand in a thrilling Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. With England chasing 242 for victory, the host nation finished on 241 all out to take the final to a super over. With each team given another six balls to face, England duo Ben Stokes…MORE

Flawless Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon

Flawless Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon

History was made at Wimbledon on Saturday but if you were rooting for Serena Williams, it wasn’t what you hoped for. Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win Wimbledon when she stunned the American 6-2 6-2 in what had to be one of the finest performances in a final in the tournament’s recent history.…MORE

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine attend Wimbledon final

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine attend Wimbledon final

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine attended Wimbledon on Saturday to watch Serena Williams and Simona Halep compete in the women’s singles final. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, watched the clash from the Royal Box, alongside Catherine’s sister, Pippa Middleton. Williams, who was defeated by Halep, is a close friend of Meghan and…MORE

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena Williams targets ‘calm’ space

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena Williams targets ‘calm’ space

She’s 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title. Williams takes on Romania’s former world No.1 Simon Halep in Saturday’s Wimbledon final, aiming to avenge last year’s final defeat by Angelique…MORE

Antoine Griezmann signs for Barcelona in $135 million deal

Antoine Griezmann signs for Barcelona in $135 million deal

Antoine Griezmann’s long-awaited move to Barcelona was finally completed Friday after the Spanish champion met the player’s €120 million ($135m) buyout clause. According to a statement published on the club’s website, Griezmann, 28, will sign a five-year deal with an astonishing buyout clause of €800 million ($900 million). Griezmann scored 133 goals in 256 appearances…MORE

How Tony Jacklin hijacked my mom’s wedding

How Tony Jacklin hijacked my mom’s wedding

Tony Jacklin is a hero. I think every golf fan in Europe would agree with that. He’s a two-time major winner, the first man ever to hold both the Open Championship and the US Open at the same time and before Tony came along, the Ryder Cup was a biennial reminder of America’s golfing supremacy.…MORE

Question of the Day

July 16

Q: A study says eating 2-servings of this every week could help elderly people avoid cognitive impairment… A: Mushrooms

July 15

Q: The National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia opened in 1977. Which artist had the #1 song that year? A: Rod Stewart (Tonight’s the Night)

July 12

Q: The U.S.Coast guard once seized $30,000 worth of this item, the largest seizure of its kind… A: Garlic