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(Reuters) - Six Nations champions Ireland will return to the United States this year and have agreed to play Italy in Chicago on Nov. 3, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said in a statement on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Slovenian rider Matej Mohoric sprinted to victory in the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday, while there was no change in the general classification, with Simon Yates retaining the pink jersey.
WINNIPEG (Reuters) - A wave of national pride washed over Canada in 2011 when against what seemed impossibly long odds the National Hockey League announced it was returning to Winnipeg, a hard luck Prairie city it had turned its back on 15 years earlier.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique once likened the club to Disneyland and on Tuesday the La Liga champions announced plans to open their own amusement parks in Asia and the United States in a bid to further boost their global brand.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish sport's governing body said on Tuesday its computers had been hacked into by the Russian group Fancy Bears, who accessed and published the records of doping tests performed on its athletes.
When NFL owners meet in Atlanta next week, a vote to approve the record $2.2 billion sale of the Carolina Panthers to hedge fund founder David Tepper is expected to be the final step to transition ownership from founder Jerry Richardson.
Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny has been fined $2,419.35 for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Monday.
Deshaun Watson is progressing well in his rehab from major knee surgery, prompting Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien to declare the quarterback is on schedule to be ready for training camp in late July.
Eli Manning, the New York Giants and Steiner Sports, a memorabilia company, reached a settlement Monday that ended a civil lawsuit accusing the quarterback of fraudulently passing off helmets as "game-used."
Kevin Durant poured in a team-high 37 points and Klay Thompson chipped in 28 as the Golden State Warriors claimed the opener of the Western Conference finals and snatched home-court advantage with a frenetic 119-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday at Toyota Center.
WINNIPEG, Canada (Reuters) - Marc-Andre Fleury quickly gained revenge on the Winnipeg fans who had mercilessly taunted the Vegas Golden Knights netminder on Saturday when the Jets pumped three goals past him in the opening minutes of the NHL Western Conference finals.
(Reuters) - Australia's Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Tuesday that a group of African athletes who went missing during the Commonwealth Games must give themselves up or face being deported.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject to off-the-books gambling.