Simona Halep beats injured Karolina Pliskova in Rome final

Top seed Simona Halep warmed up for next week's French Open by winning her first Italian Open title after opponent Karolina Pliskova retired injured. Romania's...

Second UK lockdown? COVID hospital admissions double every eight days

Britain’s health minister said on Friday that the novel coronavirus was accelerating across the country, with hospital admissions doubling every eight days, but refused...

Bryson DeChambeau aims to overpower Winged Foot

American Bryson DeChambeau says he will be looking to overpower Winged Foot's notoriously difficult West Course when the US Open begins on Thursday. The New...

Maria Kolesnikova charged with causing harm to Belarusian national security

Maria Kolesnikova, the Belarusian opposition figure who was detained last week, will face charges of harming national security, authorities said. The Investigative Committee of Belarus...

COVID-19 has set global health progress back decades: Gates Foundation

The knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic have halted and reversed global health progress, setting it back 25 years and exposing millions to the...

September 11 anniversary events curtailed amid coronavirus concerns

In a year when the coronavirus pandemic has reshaped countless American rituals, even the commemoration of 9/11 could not escape unchanged. The 19th anniversary of...