World number one Ash Barty made a stuttering start to her bid to end the host nation's 42-year wait for an Australian Open champion before rallying to beat Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko 5-7 6-1 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena on Monday.
Spain's Rafa Nadal will begin his quest for a 20th Grand Slam title against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien at the Australian Open on Tuesday, while organizers are confident a rain-hit opening day will not hold up the tournament.
New year, new grand slam, same result.
Their two stars, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, have played just 18 games together.
Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-times Grand Slam champion in the Wimbledon opener last year.
Dan Evans, urged to "miss a few meals" earlier this month by Britain captain Tim Henman, patted his stomach after completing a brave five-set comeback win over American Mackenzie McDonald to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday.
Shannon Miller thinks her time as the United States' most decorated Olympic gymnast will come to an end this summer and the 42-year-old will in Tokyo cheering on Simone Biles as she bids to supplant her.
Serena Williams put aside her concerns about the air quality at Melbourne Park as she breezed into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday to remain on course for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title.
The bushfire smoke that hampered the buildup to the Australian Open highlights the need for Tennis Australia to be doing much more to combat climate change, the country's national environmental lobby group said.
Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov raged at the chair umpire before succumbing to nerves as he crashed out of the Australian Open first round 6-3 6-7(7) 6-1 7-6(3) to unseeded Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.
Six months before the Tokyo Olympics open, the Games are already inescapable in Japan - including dominating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy speech to parliament on Monday.
Roger Federer showed no signs of rust from his lack of match practice ahead of the Australian Open as the third seed launched his campaign for a record 21st Grand Slam title by hammering American Steve Johnson 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round on Monday.
The Chiefs came back to beat the Titans and the 49ers crushed the Packers. The matchup is set for Super Bowl LIV.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday it has approved synthetic feather shuttlecocks for its international tournaments from next year as it bids to cut down on waste.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka fired back at a social media user who jeered her arrival on court before her 6-2 6-4 victory over Czech Republic's Marie Bouzkova in the Australian Open first round on Monday.
Bryan Rust's tiebreaking goal in the third period capped the Pittsburgh Penguins' comeback from an early three-goal deficit Sunday to give them a 4-3 victory over the visiting Boston Bruins.
The 49ers ride Raheem Mostert’s four scores to return to Super Bowl.
Seven-times Australian Open champion Serena Williams looked in ominous form as she opened her 19th campaign at Melbourne Park with a 6-0 6-3 trouncing of Anastasia Potapova on Monday.
The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Kansas City Chiefs in next month's Super Bowl after they won their conference championships on Sunday.
He has been San Francisco’s most dangerous target this season.
At Baylor, Mr. Starr correctly surmised that the university’s sexual assault crisis stretched far beyond the football team. What he did, or did not do, about that cost him his job.
Running back Raheem Mostert carries his team to a 27-0 lead over the Packers.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes produced a dazzling 27-yard touchdown run in leading Kansas City to victory over Tennessee in Sunday's AFC Championship game but took little credit for the score, instead thanking his team mates for opening up a path to the end zone for him.
Did we say running back Raheem Mostert is having the game of his life?
The Packers may have found a rhythm, even if it’s getting late.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka overcame a patchy and error-prone performance to advance to the second round of the Australian Open on Monday with a 6-2 6-4 victory over Czech Marie Bouzkova.
Aaron Rodgers hits Aaron Jones for Green Bay’s first score of the game.
Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley picked off Aaron Rodgers on second-and-15.
Things are going from bad to worse for the Packers.
The San Francisco running back took a hit to the shoulder. His return is questionable.