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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - For years it was assumed that if professional women's club soccer was to truly take off it would be the United States that would provide the home for an elite competition.
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Sunday he will not be on the sidelines for Monday's Game Four against the Portland Trail Blazers, and he might be out for the rest of the playoffs.
Clarke MacArthur, who fought a two-year battle with concussions to come back to the NHL, scored on a power-play rebound 6:30 into overtime as Ottawa won their first-round playoff series with Boston in Game Six.
LEEDS, Alabama (Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso sees next month's Indianapolis 500 as a bigger challenge than the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race as he seeks to win motorsport's famed 'Triple Crown'.
(Reuters) - Chelsea's N'Golo Kante was named player of the year by the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) on Sunday, adding another chapter to the remarkable story of a player who was plying his trade in the French sixth tier a few seasons ago.
MADRID (Reuters) - Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to snatch a stunning 3-2 win at Real Madrid and put the two teams level on points at the top of La Liga on Sunday.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Triple MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took his fifth successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory on Sunday while 38-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi surged into the championship lead.
(Reuters) - Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was provisionally suspended from all International Tennis Federation (ITF) events on Sunday after being thrown out of the tie against Britain for verbally abusing opposing team members and the umpire.
(Reuters) - Hosts Romania beat Britain in their controversial Fed Cup World Cup play-off in Constanta on Sunday, with both Johanna Konta and Heather Watson failing to win their respective singles rubbers for the visitors.
MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday.
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A floundering Novak Djokovic should seek advice from evergreen Swiss maestro Roger Federer in order to rediscover his vintage self, the Serb's former Davis Cup coach Bogdan Obradovic said.
(Reuters) - Kenya's Mary Keitany broke the women's only world record en route to her third London Marathon gold medal on Sunday, finishing in a time of 2 hours 17 minutes 01 seconds to beat Paula Radcliffe previous best by 41 seconds.