'We can do better': Outspoken American Olympian Gwen Berry wins humanitarian award

Gwen Berry won a humanitarian award Wednesday for raising social justice issues in the United States — a journey that began in 2019 when she raised her fist on the medals stand at the Pan-Am Games during the national anthem.American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, 31, won the Toyota Humanitarian Award, an annual prize awarded by…

Australian Open delayed to Feb 8

The Australian Open tennis Grand Slam will start three weeks late on February 8, reports said on Wednesday, with players cleared to train during quarantine following lengthy negotiations with state authorities. According to Australian media, the start date was announced to players by tournament director Craig Tiley. If confirmed, it will join the three other…

Soaring Malan’s small error

England's Dawid Malan has notched up the highest-ever rating for a batsman in the men's Twenty20 International rankings after topping the scoring charts against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. The 33-year-old has reached 915 points, the first player to cross the 900-point mark in the format. Australia's Aaron Finch posted exactly…

NHL players will likely have to pay for lost revenues, commissioner Bettman warns

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman warned players Wednesday they are likely going to have to pay one way or another to make up for the league's projected lost revenue whenever the 2020-21 season gets underway.NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday that fiscal realities due to the pandemic mean the usual 50-50 revenue split between players and owners…