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    • Costa Rica's Ruiz named CONCACAF Player of the Year

      Costa Rica's Ruiz named CONCACAF Player of the Year

      Costa Rica's Sporting Lisbon forward Bryan Ruiz was named CONCACAF's 2016 player of the year with United States striker Alex Morgan winning the women's award on Wednesday. It was the first time Ruiz had picked up the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) award and the second time for Morgan. More »

      Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
    • Soccer-Costa Rica's Ruiz named CONCACAF Player of the Year

      By Andrew Downie Jan 18 (Reuters) - Costa Rica's Sporting Lisbon forward Bryan Ruiz was named CONCACAF's 2016 player of the year with United States striker Alex Morgan winning the women's award on Wednesday. It was the first time Ruiz had picked up the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) award and the second time for Morgan. More »

      Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
    • Victoria Pendleton: Horse world is less sexist than cycling

      Victoria Pendleton: Horse world is less sexist than cycling

      Double Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton has said there are “far more opportunities” for women in equine sports than the “sexist” world of competitive cycling. The former sprint cyclist, who retired after her London 2012 Olympics success and is now an amateur jockey, added that the horse world “transcends age and gender”. Pendleton, 36, said: “I have spoken about sexism in cycling before. More »

      Evening Standard - 3 hours ago
    • Rugby Union: Wales appoint Fiji Olympic sevens hero Ryan

      Rugby Union: Wales appoint Fiji Olympic sevens hero Ryan

      The Welsh Rugby Union has announced former Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan will take up a consultancy role with immediate effect. More »

      Omnisport - 3 hours ago
    • Two British sprinters seriously injured in Spain accident

      British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine have been seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Tenerife, British Athletics said on Wednesday. "Regretfully we can confirm that James Ellington and Nigel Levine have sustained injuries following a road accident in Tenerife on Tuesday evening," a statement said. British Athletics medical staff are with the athletes and liaising with hospital staff over their treatment." An update on their conditions is expected later. More »

      Reuters - 5 hours ago