When WNBA player Elizabeth Williams and her Atlanta Dream teammates decided to support Reverend Raphael Warnock in his race for the U.S. Senate, little did they know that their actions may have altered the entire American political spectrum for generations to come.
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has denounced last week's riots in the US Capitol as "a huge stain on the country."
Golf legend Tiger Woods has had a new HBO two-part documentary released which puts the trajectory of his extraordinary life story under the microscope.
The NBA world has been quick to respond to the riot at the US Capitol on January 6. Players, coaches and teams have been speaking out and denouncing the harrowing scenes.
Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers speaks to the media before the Sixers game on January 6 about the Washington DC riots, asking the question, "Could you imagine today, if those were all Black people storming the Capitol, and what would have happened?"
2020 PGA Championship winner Collin Morikawa talks to Shane O'Donoghue about his amazing professional start and his desire to not let his "life-changing" major win change the man he is.
F1 CEO Chase Carey tells CNN that Formula One is "proud to partner with" Bahrain and insisted his organization helped advance human rights causes around the world.
2014 US Women's Open champion Michelle Wie West was considering retirement before becoming a mother in June 2020, but having a child changed her perspective and now she's as motivated as ever.
Russia's ban from major international sporting events has been halved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), but the country will still not be represented at next year's Olympics or the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Rock climber Emily Harrington made history in November 2020. The American became the first woman to free climb El Capitan's Golden Gate route in a day.
2020 Women's British Open champion Sophia Popov had a long and interesting journey to the top of the golfing world. Shane O'Donoghue and Living Golf find out more.
Alice Dearing is on a quest to become the first Black female swimmer to represent Great Britain at the Olympics since 1896. The 23-year-old is training nine times a week for the Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier in May, where a top finish will secure her the only available spot on the team.
Italy football legend Paolo Rossi has died at the age of 64. Rossi is best known for leading Italy to World Cup glory in 1982, scoring six goals in the tournament.
The Champions League football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir was suspended inside the opening 15 minutes following an alleged racist incident involving one of the match officials.
In Major League Soccer's 25th season, December 9 saw the release of "The 25 Greatest," recognizing the best to play in the league, including David Beckham. Former U.S. midfielder Cobi Jones spoke about the list to CNN.
Head of the Rock Steady Crew, Richard "Crazy Legs" Colon, talks to Robin Meade about the introduction of breakdancing to the 2024 Summer Olympics and what it means to the sport.
Red Bull star Max Verstappen said it was "very scary" watching Romain Grosjean jump from the wreckage of a terrible crash in Bahrain, but he was overjoyed that the Team Haas driver is making a good recovery. Verstappen though started off by talking about this weekend's race where he'll be aiming for back-to-back podium finishes.
FC Barcelona defender Sergiño Dest speaks about meeting Lionel Messi for the first time and his thoughts on playing alongside Neymar.
A century ago, a pioneer sought an opportunity for Black baseball players like himself. In 1920, under the guidance of Andrew "Rube" Foster, the Negro National League was founded and the history of baseball was changed forever.
Four-time NBA champion LeBron James has re-signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on a two-year, $85M contract. The contract opens up the possibility of LeBron's son, Bronny, playing in the league at the same time as his father.
Outgoing F1 CEO Chase Carey spoke to CNN about how the season had been impacted by the coronavirus. Carey also discussed issues surrounding inclusivity and diversity in the sport that world champion Lewis Hamilton has been particularly vocal about.
World champion bodybuilder Rene Campbell has dedicated her life to building the physique of her dreams. She gained over 85 pounds and went from size 8 to 14 and is trying to transform the view of what a woman should look like.
Haas F1 Team Principal Guenther Steiner says that the halo on Romain Grosjean's car saved his life and "without it it would have gone a completely different way."
Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean survived a horrific crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix on November 29 and many, including the driver himself, are saying F1's introduction of the halo is to thank for this.
The Denver Broncos have lost all of their quarterbacks for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints, after they were declared ineligible for play due to NFL Covid-19 protocols. Carolyn Manno has the latest.
All-Blacks legend Dan Carter talks to Amanda Davies around his participation in Movember and why awareness around mental health is so important to him.
British racer Nicolas Hamilton, the half brother of seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, talks about the challenges his brother faces as the only Black F1 driver.
Former multi-weight class world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. sits down with Don Riddell to discuss his bout with former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson.
The world weeps following the death of football icon Diego Maradona from heart failure at age 60, but for one city in Italy, his passing takes on another meaning entirely.
In a new documentary by Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia, soccer star Diego Maradona goes on the record about the highs and lows of his turbulent career.
With the Falklands War still fresh on Argentine minds, Argentina played England in the 1986 World Cup where Diego Maradona stepped into football legend.
New Zealand rugby legend Dan Carter talks to Amanda Davies about waking up to hear the news about Christophe Dominici's death and speaks about his skill and style at the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
Fresh off a victory at the inaugural Saudi Ladies International, 2015 Ladies European Tour rookie of the year Emily Kristine Pedersen talks to Living Golf about her career and future in the game.
Professional golfer Haley Moore was bullied for her weight when she was younger. Despite the bullying, Moore persevered, stuck to golf and made it to the pro level.
New FIFA proposals supporting female pros who have children during their careers have been welcomed as a "groundbreaking moment" by high-profile former goalkeeper, Karina LeBlanc.
World Cup champion Cesc Fabregas was one of the judges at this year's Red Bull Street Style competition. The 2020 World Championship went all-digital for the first time ever with Fabregas appearing live as a hologram.
Five NBA players met with Pope Francis to discuss social injustice and inequality on November 23, including Marco Belinelli, Kyle Korver and Anthony Tolliver. The meeting comes in a year filled with awareness around social injustice.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev overcame the top three players in the world en route to lifting the season-ending ATP Finals trophy in London. Speaking to CNN, the 24-year-old reflects on what he says is the biggest win of his career and explains why he no longer celebrates after victories.
Argentina rugby legend Hugo Porta says there is no reason why the Pumas can't make it two wins in a row in The Rugby Championship when they face Australia on Saturday. The South Americans are on a roll after beating New Zealand's mighty All Blacks for the first time in their history.
Netflix hit "The Queen's Gambit" is raising chess' profile in a big way. Chess grandmasters Garry Kasparov and Judit Polgar speak to Christiane Amanpour about the popularity of the show.
Extreme E is the new, all-electric, off-road racing competition set to bring attention to some of the world's most dramatic locations and seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton has just joined with a new team.
Welsh football team Wrexham AFC is now owned by two Hollywood A-listers: Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The "Deadpool" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actors have officially been approved as owners by the club's supporters group.
Denmark's Emily Kristine Pedersen wins the inaugural Saudi Ladies International after a play-off with England's Georgia Hall.
A golf pro working at a course in Naples, Florida captured this video of a huge alligator on a stroll through the green.
Danish defender Nicolai Geertsen scored an unbelievable double-volley in the space of two seconds. Geertsen scissor-kicks the ball into the cross-bar, then volleys the rebound into the back of the net.
Amateur Open champion James Sugrue is quickly impressing on the senior scene. He has played in three professional majors beginning with the 2019 Open Championship and is Ireland's next great golf hope.
The 2020 League of Legends World Championships are in Shanghai, but with Covid measures in place to ensure player and staff safety, people had to quarantine for two weeks in order to play the biggest esport tournament in the world for over 100M people online.
Legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather tells CNN en Español that he isn't going to fight boxers anymore in the ring, but he is open to other combat sportsmen boxing against him.
20-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal comes from a sporting family and it's shaped his life and how he plays the game.
Jack Nicklaus became the oldest player to ever win in Augusta at the age of 46. With Nicklaus' son as his caddy, it was a moment the two will never forget.
LA Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner left Game 6 of the 2020 World Series as he had tested positive for Covid-19 before LA won the Fall Classic, but he later returned to the field to celebrate with teammates, even lowering his mask at times.
Tobin Heath and Christen Press are mainstays in the US Women's National Team and integral parts to their World Cup title last summer in France. The pair have recently made their debut with the Manchester United Women's team.
US climber Sasha DiGiulian was told "little girls don't belong" in rock climbing but has since taken the sport by storm. She has faced discrimination for most of her career and now she's trying to change the narrative.
USA Track and Field star Christian Coleman talks to Amanda Davies about his doping test controversy back in 2019.
FC Midtjylland entered this season's Champions League in the second qualifying round, needing to beat three 3 other teams to make it to the group stage, and have used innovative techniques throughout the process to get there.
Supporting a football team is hard. It's full of heartbreak and stressful moments. But for this group of Brazilian fans, it's a way to connect back to home - 5,700 miles away.
El Clasico is one of the biggest and most intense games in the world of soccer. It's involved some of the greatest ever players and featured plenty of incredible moments.
Olympian Ysaora Thibus has represented France in fencing for over a decade, but with global events highlighting continued inequality for people of color and women, Thibus is now making an impact both on and off the piste.
Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu tells CNN's Becky Anderson she's horrified by Nigerian forces opening fire on peaceful protesters in Lagos.
Sarah Lezito, dubbed "the best stuntwoman in the world," was Scarlett Johansson's stunt double for her role in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The Frenchwoman has been riding for 15 years now and wants to see more women on bikes.
Ebru Koksal is the Chair of "Women in Football." She's a former general secretary of Galatasaray, who was appointed the first general secretary of the Turkish FA in 2011 and is very open about the discrimination she faced first hand.
WNBA superstar Sue Bird tells Don Riddell that the difference in perception and treatment between the US Soccer women's team and WNBA players is only one of the ways inequality exists in women's sport.
Dutch football star Ryan Babel has ditched the stereotype of pro footballers splashing cash on flash cars with a global property portfolio, record label and financial advice for his peers.
Former world No. 1 Justin Thomas says that, although competitive golf has resumed following the hiatus because of the pandemic, golfers are "very lucky" to continue playing while others are having a hard time.
World champion ice climber Will Gadd says he is one of the last people to climb an iconic route to the Kilimanjaro summit before it melted away for good. He's been named "Mountain Hero" for his work exploring the impact of climate change on mountains.
Queens Park Rangers' Director of Football Les Ferdinand has criticized FIFA and UEFA for the lack of punishments handed out for incidents of racist abuse.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was carted off the field in the Cowboys' 37-34 victory over the NY Giants and LA Lakers fans chant Kobe Bryant's name after the Lakers won the NBA championship.
Matt Wilkinson was surfing at Sharpes Beach at Ballina when drone operators from Surf Life Saving NSW spotted a five-foot shark just behind him.
Double Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin chats to CNN about Covid-19 and the unexpected and tragic loss of her father earlier this year.
Priscilla Frederick-Loomis wants to make it to Hollywood and play a Marvel superhero. And the Olympic high jumper is going to do everything it takes, even if that involves defying body ideals and racial barriers.
Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald tells CNN Sport's Coy Wire about his pride in forging a career against the odds in the NFL and how his parents helped turn a "lazy, chunky kid" into an NFL star.
Washington Mystics star Ariel Atkins tells CNN Sport's Don Riddell of her passionate belief in speaking out "on the things that I feel are wrong in this world."
San Diego Loyal manager Landon Donovan speaks to CNN about Wednesday night's incident and what went into the decision to leave the field.
On August 27, Brendan Lawlor became the first disabled golfer to compete on the European Tour. Since turning pro in 2019, the 22-year-old has risen to fourth in the disabled golf rankings. Now, the Irishman wants to see disability golf make it into the Paralympic Games.
Arnaud Jerald broke the world record for the deepest sea dive in bi-fins at a depth of 354 feet. Now, in a dive lasting three minutes and 24 seconds, he's surpassed his own record, descending to almost 367.5 feet.
With a rip-roaring start to their title defense, Liverpool seem early favorites to win the Premier League in 2020/21. Their guiding light and influence is German manager Jurgen Klopp.
Twelve-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is the clear favorite for a "bubble" French Open, but who is the favorite for the women? And who can knock off the top contenders?
Manchester City FC's newest signing Rose Lavelle speaks to CNN's Amanda Davies about her move to the FA's WSL alongside four of her US Women's National team teammates
Bayern edged Sevilla 2-1 in extra time of the UEFA Super Cup, but it was over 15,000 fans in attendance that stole the headlines.
Matthias Dandois had always dreamed of becoming a pro soccer player, but fate had other plans. After realizing that he "sucked at it," Dandois turned to flatland biking instead and found his true calling.
Beitar Jerusalem is notorious across Israel for the anti-Arab racism of some of its fans. When Moshe Hogeg bought the club, he sought to change that. His latest move is to explore Emirati investment in the club, following the normalization agreement between Israel and the UAE.
The Original 9 were a group of nine women who risked their careers to fight for equal rights in tennis. Billie Jean King and Rosie Casals were joined by seven others in a bold move for equality.
Spanish triathlete Diego Mentrida showed the ultimate sportsmanship over the weekend when he gave up a podium finish to his competitor, who went the wrong way on the course mistakenly.
27-year-old American Bryson DeChambeau overpowers the infamous Winged Foot course en route to his first major title: the US Open.
WNBA star Maya Moore announced her marriage to Jonathan Irons, who she helped exonerate after he served 22 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Tanika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, spoke after the city of Louisville, Kentucky, agreed to pay $12 million to Taylor's family and institute a series of police reforms to settle the family's wrongful death lawsuit.
2020 US Open champion Naomi Osaka talks about her push for further awareness of the names of victims she wore on her masks, the journey to the title and using her voice moving forward.
2020 US Open Champion Dominic Thiem sits down with CNN to talk about his epic comeback, the feeling of winning his first major, and playing against his friend Alexander Zverev.
Two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka tells Christina Macfarlane that she is using lockdown to draw more and to learn how to come out of her shell and stop being shy.
36-year old American wins $15M prize and talks with Patrick Snell about unprecedented PGA Tour season
Andri Ragettli is taking social media by storm. The 22-year-old Swiss has over 7 million views on his YouTube videos, catching the attention of many including football giants Real Madrid.
Jawahir Roble fled from Somalia to England with her parents after her country's civil war when she was a girl. Ten years later, she became the UK's first female Muslim referee.
German golfer Sophia Popov talks to Patrick Snell about her win at the 2020 Women's British Open, saying: "it's changed my life in many ways, but it hasn't changed me."
Hollywood actress Natalie Portman is helping bring a new era of women's soccer to Los Angeles. New soccer club Angel City will start playing in the National Women's Soccer League in 2022.
John Thompson Jr, the first Black basketball head coach to win the NCAA National Championship, died at his Arlington, Virginia home August 30, a family source tells CNN. He was 78.
John Thompson Jr., the first Black basketball head coach to win the NCAA National Championship, died at his home according to his family. He was 78.
Women's National Basketball Players Association president Nneka Ogwumike talks to CNN's Dana Bash about the unprecedented protests against police violence by professional basketball players.
CNN's John King speaks with former NBA player Chris Webber about the significance of basketball players boycotting games following the shooting of a black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The 2020 US Open in New York will be unlike you've ever seen before and it's all because of the coronavirus. Big names missing, no fans, a bubble for the tournament - it's all uncharted territory for tennis.
Tennis star Alexander Zverev gives CNN's Patrick Snell an insight into the US Open tennis "bubble."
After 10 La Liga titles, four Champions League trophies and six Ballon d'Or awards, Lionel Messi seems ready to say adios to Barcelona. CNN takes a look at the football star's remarkable career.
CNN Sport's Patrick Snell caught up with Brendon Todd, who explained why he had contemplated a complete change in career, something far from the golf course.
As tennis returns to Flushing Meadows, New York, for both the Western & Southern Open and next week's US Open, CNN takes a look at the abuse tennis players receive on social media. Taylor Townsend and Benjamin Hassan talk to CNN World Sport's Christina Macfarlane about the online abuse they receive following tennis matches, which they perceive to be related to online gambling.
A week after miraculously avoiding a flying motorcycle that almost hit him at close to 200kph, Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales was again counting his lucky stars after a terrifying incident during Sunday's MotoGP of Styria, in Austria.
Armand Duplantis isn't an average 20-year-old -- he likes the high life. The Swedish pole vaulter broke the world record after jumping 20.27 feet in February.
Adrian Guggemos has a "Ride at the Museum" with an insane 10 meter back flip on the supersonic Tupolev Tu-144. The German, 26, is also seen performing jaw-dropping wheelies, front flips and a wide jump over a McDonnell-Douglas F15 Eagle.
Newly released body cam footage is being used against Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Alan Strickland in a civil case by Toronto Raptors' president, Masai Ujiri. Strickland first sued Ujiri in February.
South Africa's star Brad Binder had a front row seat for one of the most terrifying crashes motorsport has ever seen at this weekend's Austrian MotoGP, which he discusses with Don Riddell.
A former two-division world champion, Daniel Cormier looks ahead to his final fight, and to life outside of the Octagon, with CNN World Sport's Don Riddell.
He's a skateboarding prodigy ... and Gui Khury made history in May. The 11-year-old became the first person to land a 1080-degree turn on a vertical ramp earlier this year.
Robinson III, is currently with the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Bubble in Orlando spoke to CNN's Amanda Davies passionately about raising his two-year-old daughter to understand living as a Black person.
Just 15 months after leaving university, American golfer Collin Morikawa is on top of the world having won the PGA Championship.
The 23-year-old is the third youngest to win the PGA Championship
Coy Wire reports more than 60 players are withdrawing from the 2020 NFL season over coronavirus concerns, Clemson is college football's number one team and NBA legend Shaq was having fun as a virtual fan in the NBA bubble.
NBA star LeBron James says the league won't miss Donald Trump's viewership after the US President criticized players for kneeling during the national anthem.
Megan Rapinoe, soccer world champion, discusses her new HBO special 'Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe' and the movement for racial justice.
At the age of just 25, badminton icon P V Sindhu is already India's most marketable female athlete. Catapulted to stardom by her silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games, Sindhu has become a sporting, social and cultural female figurehead.
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are just two buddies who love to golf. They just so happen to have four major titles between them. But who is funnier?
Based in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Viktor Hovland has been driving between tournaments all across the country for the last few months to avoid flying during the coronavirus pandemic, traveling over 4000 miles in the process.
Kendall Kemm got a lesson from golf legend Nick Faldo after showing off a one-armed swing. The 16-year-old lost the use of her left hand in 2014 after a stroke.
2019 French Open women's champion Ashleigh Barty of Australia talks about her run to the title and what it meant to her to win.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he would cancel the season if the health of his players was jeopardized and talks about the protocols in place for the NBA bubble in Florida.
AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas talks to Christina Macfarlane about his career, who the most impactful coach he's had in his career is and what he thinks of BLM and racism in football.
English Premier League star Wilfried Zaha says that he is too "scared to even look up my direct messages" because of the amount of abuse he gets on social media. Zaha opened up about the horrific messages he received from a 12-year-old boy on Instagram, and the backlash that followed when he raised awareness about this on social media.
The UFC has just finished a series of events in Abu Dhabi, at 'Fight Island', which was on Yas Island. UFC President Dana White has been reflecting on the experience with Don Riddell, as well as discussing the best practices, with other major U.S. sports starting to resume in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
CNN's Don Riddell caught up with one of the world's top golfers, England's Justin Rose, to find out his concerns about health and travel while on the PGA Tour.
South Korea has resumed its pro baseball league with caution after weeks of delay. The nation has gone through several waves of new Covid-19 cases, and new rules have been established among players and audience in this sports-starved season.
Alexi Pappas is an Olympic distance runner who has turned to filmmaking in her time away from the track, writing and starring in films.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson says he has "a problem" with any sportsperson not currently using their platform to shine light on inequality and systemic racism.
Alex Thomas speaks to former FC Barcelona and Portugal international Luis Figo in February 2020 on Cristiano Ronaldo's accomplishments at Juventus and the current situation at the Catalan giants.
16-year-old Znamya Truda goalkeeper Ivan Zaborovsky was training when lightning struck him on the pitch. The young keeper was standing alone on the pitch when the incident happened on July 4.
World number three Dominic Thiem recently took part in the controversial Adria Tour event, which received criticism after multiple players tested positive for coronavirus, and now is set for the U.S. Open. Thiem spoke with Patrick Snell after his bett1 Aces exhibition win in Berlin.
Pro skydiver Bjorn Magne Bryn has dreamt of a death-defying jump for over a year, so the Norwegian free-fell onto Mountain Stetind. Immediately after landing, he base-jumped down the 4,567-foot mountain.
You've never seen motor racing like this. Thrill-seeking Sri Lankan tuk-tuk drivers show off their skills in a relentless race. This is the Red Bull Tuk-It.
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning won The Match II: Champions for Charity over Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, but there were plenty of highlights along the way.
Seven-time Ryder Cup winner Lee Westwood tells Amanda Davies that he feels that golf probably hasn't addressed racial diversity in the sport enough.
Elena Delle Donne, WNBA champion and two-time MVP, tells Coy Wire that she is still in shock over the league's decision to deny her medical opt-out request.
Coree Woltering has recorded the fastest known time for running the near 1200-mile Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin. He completed the mammoth task in 21 days, 13 hours, 35 minutes - beating the previous record by almost five hours.
Manchester City's ban from European football has been overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. City had previously been excluded from European competitions for two seasons.
Watford's Christian Kabasele tells CNN contributor Darren Lewis that he finds racism online "worse" than racist incidents in stadiums. The interview was recorded in March.
From monkey chants, to bananas being thrown at him, Watford defender Christian Kabasele reflects on frequently being racially abused in Bulgaria when he played there in the 2011-2012 season
Former West Indian cricketer Michael Holding is moved to tears as he talks about racial inequality and the portrayals of black people in religion and society.
Former middle distance runner turned athletics commentator Steve Cram was flummoxed and flabbergasted as US sprinter Noah Lyles crossed the finishing line.
Mal Washington currently holds a 24-year record in men's tennis. He's the last Black man to play a Wimbledon final since Arthur Ashe in 1975 and he's fighting to make the sport more diverse.
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will return to the sport with Renault in 2021. The Spaniard spoke to CNN World Sport's Amanda Davies
Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams has accused the Metropolitan Police of "racial profiling" after she and her partner were stopped and searched in London. Williams and the Portuguese 400m record holder, Ricardo dos Santos, have spoken about their ordeal to CNN Sport contributor Darren Lewis.
Toronto FC defender Justin Morrow and over 70 other MLS players formed the Black Players Coalition to focus their efforts on fighting systemic racism and making real change in their communities
West Indies cricketer Daren Sammy tells CNN about his finding out his teammates were calling him a derogatory racial term in the Indian Premier League and what cricket can do to improve racial justice.
WNBA star Natasha Cloud says that raised awareness of Black Lives Matters is good, but that wearing a t-shirt is "not enough" and adds that President Donald Trump makes the fight for equality much more difficult.
Willy T. Ribbs is a pioneering figure in the world of motorsport. He became the first Black driver to test drive a Formula One car and race in the prestigious Indy 500 and NASCAR.
Liverpool star defender Trent Alexander-Arnold tells Darren Lewis that the squad has huge ambitions for the future and "wants to write our own chapter in history."
Victorious Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that he's committed to producing a brand of football that "creates an atmosphere people will tell their grandchildren about."
Liverpool have ended their 30-year wait for a league title after they were crowned English Premier League champions on Thursday without kicking a ball.
Brazilian superstar Marta and Brazilian journalist Amanda Kestelman look back on Marta's emotional speech at the Women's World Cup one year later.
Novak Djokovic has tested positive for the coronavirus following an exhibition event he organized in Croatia. The world No. 1 confirmed that both he and his wife Jelena had also tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning home to Serbia, while his children's results were negative.
Premier League team Burnley condemned fans who flew a "White Lives Matter - Burnley" flag over their stadium.
Sports stars across the globe are reacting to protests in the US against racial injustice. Mass demonstrations were sparked over the killing of George Floyd by a police officer.
2019 US Open women's champion Bianca Andreescu tells Christina Macfarlane that playing without fans at the US Open will be different, but it won't stop her quest to win more grand slam titles than Serena Williams.
FC Rostov suffered a heavy 10-1 defeat in the Russian Premier League to PFC Sochi after being forced to field youth players after several of their senior team tested positive for coronavirus.
Simona Halep was humbled by teenager Amanda Anisimova in their rain-delayed quarterfinal at Roland Garros.
Patrick Snell takes a look at Grigor Dimitrov testing positive for Covid-19 following his participation in Novak Djokovic's charity event and Premier League footballers using their platform to support Black Lives Matter.
Following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor tells CNN that as a Black man, it "could have been me."
The English Premier League resumed on Wednesday with two games. Players and officials in both games show powerful solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Alex Thomas reports from Manchester.
The UK government reversed its decision to not extend free school meal vouchers throughout the summer holidays following a campaign by Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford.
The climbing community is mourning the tragic death of Luce Douady at age 16. The French climber died after falling from a cliff on June 14 in southeastern France.
Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard tells Don Lemon that he'd love to win an NBA championship but that he feels racial injustice needs to be prioritized over restarting the season.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has written an emotional open letter to Members of Parliament in the UK, asking them to do more to stop child hunger.
Christina Macfarlane talks to Serena Williams' coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, about his new tennis tournament with which he hopes to revolutionize the sport.
Kelly Gallagher is a Paralympic skier with oculocutaneous albinism - a condition characterized by light hair and skin and visual impairment. But she didn't let that stop her becoming a Paralympic champion.
US sprinter Allyson Felix says becoming a mother inspired her to speak out against racial injustice and that, as a mother, George Floyd's death "shattered" her heart.
Schalke 04 and Team US midfielder Weston McKennie reveals to Darren Lewis the level of abuse he has received as a black man in the US and Europe.
Schalke 04 and Team USA midfielder Weston McKennie talks to Darren Lewis about the protests in the US over racial injustice and the scourge of racism in football.
Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho explains his YouTube series "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man," and how actor Matthew McConaughey reached out to have a conversation.
Thai national team forward Pitsamai Sornsai and Thai TV host Peerapol "Champ" Euariyakul look back on the 13-0 rout by the US over Thailand in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
NBA superstar Michael Jordan and his team reeled in a 442-pound marlin during a sportfishing tournament in North Carolina.
Marilyn Okoro is an Olympic bronze medal-winning sprinter, but she's had a life filled with people criticizing her body. How did this happen throughout her career?
Juventus and Argentina star Paulo Dybala tells CNN that he supports players walking off the pitch due to racist incidents in football and says it would be good to show solidarity with protests around the world against racism.
In an interview with CNN's Will Ripley, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said the Tokyo Olympic Games could signify a victory over the pandemic but admitted that organizers were contending with many uncertainties.
Arsenal and Dutch football star, Vivianne Miedema, reflects on the effect of Coronavirus on women's football, the fight for equal pay and last year's World Cup in France
Henry Young used to be an aspiring sports journalist with CNN, interviewing Pele and Pep Guardiola, but his other love came calling and he joined a different Sports Team.
The disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been the subject of an ESPN documentary entitled "LANCE," which charts his rise and fall. Christina Macfarlane hears from the director, as well as a former friend.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is facing backlash after saying he will "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country" during an interview with Yahoo Finance.
Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says white players should join black teammates' protests against racism and the killing of George Floyd.
Houston Rockets guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha, a victim of police brutality himself, opens up about George Floyd's death.
US tennis star Frances Tiafoe says he feels like some people don't want him to succeed because he's black.
Sky Brown, an 11-year-old British skateboarder, fell from the top of a half pipe while training. Brown hopes to participate in the 2020 Olympics on Great Britain's first skateboarding team.
Extreme cyclist Fabio Wibmer didn't let the coronavirus lockdown in his native Austria stop him from performing his usual insane stunts - he just moved everything indoors.
2018 Ballon d'Or Ada Hegerberg talks to Christina Macfarlane about spending lockdown rehabbing her knee, equality for women's football and what anniversary plans she has with her husband.
They are Storror, a team of seven athletes taking parkour to a different dimension, who've been to Earth's low points and highest buildings. Even in lockdown, the UK-based athletes have not let coronavirus stand in their way.
England Women manager Phil Neville chats with Amanda Davies about the return of the Premier League on June 17, saying that he thinks the return of football will "make so many people happy."
Retired NBA player Stephen Jackson recounts his lifelong friendship with George Floyd, who he says was like a brother to him.
Renault Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo has been living his best life in lockdown on his Australia family farm. Still, Ricciardo can't wait to get back to the grid.
While lockdowns have meant people can't meet in person, dating has taken to the internet, with dates taking place over Zoom rather than in bars or restaurants. That's true for tennis star Genie Bouchard, but all in the name of charity.
The Red Room is a brand new museum dedicated to Manchester United founded by a die-hard Finnish fan from Helsinki.
As sports slowly but surely start to return, four legends of their game will tee off in Florida on Sunday, to help make an impact on many of the communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson join forces with NFL greats Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in "The Match: Champions for Charity." CNN's Patrick Snell looks ahead to the event, which due to being made by Turner Sports, will be airing on CNN International.
Two-time Champions League winner and former AC Milan goalkeeper Dida tells CNN about the hurt the 2005 Champions League final brought to the Italian squad and reflects on how sweet the 2007 win was.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero is mostly known for his exploits on the pitch, but is now using his AI company Olocip to help the fight against coronavirus in Spain.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf criticized Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger after the quarterback posted a video of himself getting a haircut during quarantine. His barber joins CNN's Brianna Keliar to discuss the circumstances surrounding that haircut.
Jesus Mosquera was a soccer player since he was 12, playing for a number of Spanish teams, including Real Betis' and Athletic Bilbao's B teams. One gym workout changed his life forever.