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  • Vuelta a España - Blazin' Saddles: Can Quintana finally trump old foe Froome?

    Vuelta a España - Blazin' Saddles: Can Quintana finally trump old foe Froome?

    The pendulum has swung since the Tour de France and Nairo Quintana leads Chris Froome at the halfway point of the Vuelta a Espana. More »

    Eurosport - 39 minutes ago
  • Halep pounds Flipkens to reach U.S. Open second round

    Halep pounds Flipkens to reach U.S. Open second round

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fifth seed Simona Halep blasted her way into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday by demolishing Kirsten Flipkens 6-0 6-2 underlining her credentials as a potential grand slam winner. Halep, a winner of three WTA Tour events this season, including a hardcourt event in Montreal, carried her superb form into Flushing Meadows as she needed just one hour on a sun-splashed but almost vacant Arthur Ashe Stadium court to dismiss the 56th-ranked Belgian. Flipkens, a former grand slam semi-finalist who advanced to the last 16 at the Rio Olympics, look headed to a humiliating double bagel as Halep swept through the opening 11 games. More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Westwood, Kaymer, Pieters get captain's picks for Ryder Cup

    Westwood, Kaymer, Pieters get captain's picks for Ryder Cup

    Darren Clarke set up a WhatsApp messaging group with his Ryder Cup assistants to discuss which European players looked the best leading up to the deadline for his three captain's picks. The name of Thomas Pieters popped up more than any other. Hitting the best form of his career at just the right time, Pieters made it tough for Clarke to ignore him. More »

    Business Insider UK - 58 minutes ago
  • How the science of sports bras keeps women with larger breasts in the running

    How the science of sports bras keeps women with larger breasts in the running

    Sports bras can help elite athletes compete to their best, but also should be considered as an important piece of kit by all women who exercise. More »

    The Conversation - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Stop! Why half-arsed Spice Girls reunion will ruin the legacy they worked so hard to build

    Stop! Why half-arsed Spice Girls reunion will ruin the legacy they worked so hard to build

    When former Spice Girls Mel B, Geri Horner, and Emma Bunton confirmed plans to reunite as GEM as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations, I recoiled in horror. As cringeworthy as it was, it wasn't the name− comprising of the first name initials− I hated, but the idea of the Spice Girls sans Mel C and Victoria Beckham. You see, like many 80s babies − including the British powerhouse that is Adele − the Spice Girls played a very vital role in moulding my childhood and my early teens. More »

    International Business Times - 1 hour 7 minutes ago