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Eileen Gu of Team China on Day 4 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games on February 8.

Is that a nuclear plant? The story behind those towers at the Winter Olympics big air

By Lianne Kolirin, Nectar Gan and Tom Booth, CNN Winter Olympians are accustomed to performing their awe-inspiring feats against the backdrop of spectacular snow-capped mountains. But Beijing’s Big Air Shougang Olympic venue is drawing attention for its much edgier, urban setting. Behind the skiers launching themselves off the 60-meter-high (196-foot) ramp are furnaces, tall chimney… Continue Reading
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says the decision to allow racing on the last lap of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was "the right thing

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner says right decision was made in F1 title decider as he praises ‘absolutely outstanding’ Max Verstappen

By Amanda Davies and George Ramsay, CNN Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says the decision to allow racing on the last lap of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was “the right thing.” The contentious move allowed Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to overtake Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton and seal his first world title in… Continue Reading
Jared Cook watches as Parham Jr. is assessed for injury in the first quarter of the game against the Chiefs at SoFi Stadium.

Thursday Night Football: Patrick Mahomes throws walkoff overtime touchdown in thrilling Kansas City Chiefs win over Los Angeles Chargers

By Ben Morse, CNN Patrick Mahomes threw a game-winning touchdown to tight-end Travis Kelce in overtime to clinch a thrilling comeback 34-28 win for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Los Angeles Charges on Thursday. The NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2018, Mahomes found Kelce in just the fifth play of overtime. The 32-year-old… Continue Reading
Max Verstappen celebrates with his team after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Mercedes withdraws its appeal into chaotic F1 finale and congratulates Max Verstappen on first world title

By Ben Church and Amanda Davies, CNN Max Verstappen’s first Formula One world title panned out “way more intense” than he could have imagined but the Red Bull driver can finally enjoy his victory after Mercedes officially withdrew its appeal into how the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix finished. Speaking to CNN Sport’s Amanda Davies on… Continue Reading
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on before Super Bowl LIV in 2020.

Ravaged Cleveland Browns set to play through Covid absences as NFL notes ‘substantial increase in positive cases’

By Jack Bantock and CNN Sport Staff No head coach, starting quarterback, or full practice, and 18 players on the Covid-19 list — pre-match preparations don’t come any tougher for the Cleveland Browns. Hosting the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday in a game with potentially crucial ramifications for their playoff ambitions, the Browns announced that… Continue Reading
Max Verstappen celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

New F1 world champion Max Verstappen ‘not disappointed at all’ with controversial way he won title

By Ben Morse, CNN The season finale to the Formula One season has gotten a lot of people talking. Some congratulated Max Verstappen following his first drivers’ championship, while others complained about the ending to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. For the man himself, the controversial last few laps to Sunday’s race haven’t dampened the… Continue Reading
The Chicago Blackhawks and Kyle Beach

Chicago Blackhawks reach settlement with former player who said he was sexually assaulted by a coach in 2010

By Seán Federico-O’Murchú, CNN The Chicago Blackhawks and Kyle Beach, the professional hockey player who said he was sexually assaulted by a former Blackhawks video coach in 2010, have reached a settlement, according to a joint statement from the team and Beach’s attorney. “The parties are pleased to announce that today’s mediation resulted in a… Continue Reading
Cesar Azpilicueta says he would support another social media boycott.

Cesar Azpilicueta: Players ready for another social media boycott if companies don’t prevent abuse

By Amanda Davies and Matias Grez, CNN Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta says footballers are ready and “waiting” to take part in another social media boycott if companies don’t clamp down on abuse on their platforms. Earlier this year, players, clubs in the Premier League, English Football League, Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship, along with… Continue Reading
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