Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina to win thrilling Australian Open women’s final

Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina to win thrilling Australian Open women’s final

CNN — Belarus-born Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina in straight sets to win a thrilling Australian Open women’s final on Saturday, becoming the first player to compete under a neutral flag to win a grand slam. Amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, tournament organizer Tennis Australia has asked Russian and Belarus players to compete as … Read more

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should go to frontline in Ukraine | Athletics News

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should go to frontline in Ukraine |  Athletics News

Ukrainian President invited IOC chief to visit Bakhmut due to ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the frontline town of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian soldiers are engaged in a fierce battle with Russian forces. Zelenskyy extended the provocative invitation on Friday … Read more

Best bets for Raptors vs Warriors

Best bets for Raptors vs Warriors

Each of the NBA Rivals Week primetime games has been a thriller and the Friday night slate, though short, features two more “rivalry games” on NBA TV. In the first game of tonight’s doubleheader, we get a rematch of last year’s first-round Western Conference series: Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves (7:30 p.m. ET). At the end of … Read more