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Gerard Pique hopes to avoid own goal in $3B Davis Cup revamp

He's a World Cup winner and one of Spain's most celebrated footballers, but Gerard Pique hopes to avoid an own goal in his controversial $3 billion revamp of tennis' Davis Cup that began in front of a less than packed house in Madrid this week.

Top 10 women's soccer players of all time

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup wraps up on Sunday, July 7 with the championship game. Here is a look at the top 10 players of all time according to the British newspaper, The Guardian.

US breaks scoring record in emphatic Women's World Cup display

Sport is more often than not a brutal place for the underdog. There should always be hope, of course, but it is usually the Goliaths who win. Just ask Thailand, whose players will be chasing red-shirted American behemoths in their nightmares for a number of nights to come.

Luka Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or

Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the award since 2007.

Newspapers around the world react to Trump-Putin meeting

Newspapers around the world ran different photographs of the same scene on their front pages on Tuesday morning -- U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin standing side-by-side at a news conference following their two-hour meeting in Helsinki, Finland.

France celebrates World Cup success

As the heavens opened in Russia and torrential rain lashed down upon the triumphant French team, millions took to the streets of Paris in celebration.

Pussy Riot claims credit for interrupting World Cup final

Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for a group of protesters who took the field during the final World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday, indicating in a statement that the field invasion was staged to bring attention to political injustices in Russia.

Croatia celebrates first World Cup final berth

Fans let off flares in the streets and smoke filled the night sky, as Croatia celebrated the goal which took the national football team to the World Cup final for the first time in the country's history.