U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled over, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate him. Woods, 45, was the sole occupant of the dark gray Genesis sport utility vehicle when it crashed at about 7:12 a.m.… Read More U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident

Forty-seven tennis players quarantined following report of coronavirus infections on Australian Open flights

Forty-seven players have been forced into two weeks of hotel quarantine in Melbourne after three coronavirus infections were reported on two chartered flights carrying them to the year’s first grand slam, the tournament organisers said on Saturday. Two dozen players who arrived from Los Angeles entered strict hotel quarantine after an aircrew member and Australian… Read More Forty-seven tennis players quarantined following report of coronavirus infections on Australian Open flights

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

Tommy Lasorda, the colorful and cantankerous longtime manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers who led the team to four National League pennants and two World Series championships in the 1970s and ‘80s, has died. He was 93. Lasorda, who spent more than 70 years in the Dodgers organization, suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at home… Read More Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

JD Sports acquires Shoe Palace for $325million in bid to expand U.S. footprint

Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer JD Sports said on Tuesday it had bought retailer Shoe Palace for $325 million in a move that would expand its footprint in the U.S. West Coast, sending the company’s shares 5% higher. JD Sports, which entered the U.S. market in 2018 with the acquisition of Finish Line, said the deal… Read More JD Sports acquires Shoe Palace for $325million in bid to expand U.S. footprint

Dominic Thiem defeats Alexander Zverev to clinch Grand Slam title

Austria’s Dominic Thiem finally claimed his maiden Grand Slam title with a stunning comeback to beat Germany’s Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) in a nerve-jangling battle of wills in the U.S. Open final on Sunday. The 27-year-old world number three appeared to have blown his golden chance as he fell two sets behind… Read More Dominic Thiem defeats Alexander Zverev to clinch Grand Slam title