Celtics' Gordon Hayward excited to play again, nearly a year after suffering gruesome injury

After missing 81 games following a gruesome season-ending ankle injury in the first quarter of the first game of the 2017-18 NBA season, Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is back to playing full-court, full-contact 5-on-5 basketball.


German footballer Mesut Ozil quits national team, citing racism

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil has effectively closed the door on international football, citing criticism from the media and the German football federation president that struck him as racist.


Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand wins historic title

New Zealand became the first side to win back-to-back Rugby World Cup Sevens titles after defeating England 33-12 in San Francisco Sunday.

It capped a brilliant weekend for New Zealand rugby as the Black Ferns had the previous day taken the women's title with victory over France. Both teams celebrated in Kiwi style by performing the haka after the trophy lifts.


Hamilton retakes F1 title lead after astonishing German Grand Prix victory

Lewis Hamilton came through a chaotic race to claim an extraordinary victory in the German Grand Prix, snatching the championship lead back from Sebastian Vettel after the Ferrari driver crashed out.

Vettel had comfortably led the race from pole position until a mistake in lap 52 saw the German lock up as he approached a hairpin turn, sending him into the gravel with no hope of recovery.


Francesco Molinari wins British Open as Tiger Woods falls short

The Tiger Woods fairytale may not quite have come true, but it was a dream finish for Francesco Molinari as he became the first Italian man to win a major with victory in the British Open.