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Evian champ Boutier, phenom Zhang stand out among deep Women's British Open field

Stretching back to 2019, there have been 21 different winners in the last 22 major championships in women's golf. The field, then, is wide open for the final major of 2023 — even if two players stand out.

Messi set to leave PSG at end of season: reports

Lionel Messi is set to leave Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expires at the end of the season after two years with the French club, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Usyk accepts Fury's terms for undisputed heavyweight championship fight

Oleksandr Usyk took to social media on Friday to accept Tyson Fury's terms for a fight to become undisputed world heavyweight champion.

Sweden weighs possible bid to host 2030 Winter Olympics

Sweden's Olympic leaders are weighing up whether to bid for the Winter Games in 2030. The Nordic country's potential entry into the race to stage the 2030 Games comes at a time when the International Olympic Committee has delayed the process and is searching around for more contenders to host the event.

Man City charged by Premier League with numerous breaches of financial rules

Manchester City was accused by the Premier League on Monday of providing misleading information about its finances over a nine-year period when the club was attempting to establish itself as a force in English and European soccer following its takeover by Abu Dhabi's ruling family.

Rory McIlroy snubs Patrick Reed, in no mood for reconciliation in Dubai

As one of the most vocal critics of the LIV Golf breakaway league, Rory McIlroy felt mentally drained at the end of last year and decided to put his clubs away for a few weeks. McIlroy ignored Reed on the driving range as the feud between the two grows.

Messi-led Argentina defeats France on penalties to cap thrilling men's World Cup final

Argentina defeated France 4-2 on penalties following a 3-3 tie after extra time at the men's World Cup final on Sunday in Doha, Qatar to clinch its first title on soccer's biggest stage in 36 years.

France ends Morocco's dream run to reach men's World Cup final

Defending champion France beat Morocco 2-0 in the men's World Cup semifinals on Wednesday in Doha, Qatar. France will now play Lionel Messi's Argentina side in the championship match on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET.

Messi and Argentina reach 6th men's World Cup final, blanking Croatia

Lionel Messi converted a penalty and had a hand in the other two goals by Julian Alvarez, leading Argentina to a 3-0 semifinal win over Croatia on Tuesday that set up a meeting with France or Morocco in Sunday's men's World Cup title match in Qatar.

Morocco eliminates Portugal to continue miraculous run at men's World Cup

Morocco delivered a seminal moment in the nearly 100-year history of soccer's biggest tournament, beating Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team 1-0 Saturday in another shocking result in the first World Cup staged in the Middle East.