UFC: New Zealand Rugby and UFC clash over silver fern imagery

A dispute has broken out between the UFC and New Zealand Rugby, with the use of the silver fern on the kit of Kiwi fighters under the gun. Eugene Bareman, who trains six UFC fighters including middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at City Kickboxing in Auckland, revealed the UFC had been contacted over trademark issues around the use of the silver […]

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Athletics: Grant Holloway breaks Colin Jackson's 60m hurdles world record

PARIS (AFP) – America’s Grant Holloway broke Colin Jackson’s long-standing 60m indoor hurdles world record at Wednesday’s (Feb 24) athletics meeting in Madrid. The 110m hurdles world champion ran 7.29sec to shave one hundredth of a second off the record Briton Jackson set in 1994. Holloway had already run 7.32sec in the heats and blitzed the competition in customary style […]

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With M.L.B.’s Help, Baseball Returns at an H.B.C.U.

Dillon Cousin is from Slidell, La., a suburb of New Orleans, and he grew up playing baseball. Although Cousin, 19, said everybody in his family — “that’s not even an exaggeration” — is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically Black university in New Orleans, he committed to a university in Alabama instead. He could play baseball there. […]

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Floorball: Singapore to host the Women's World Championship in 2023

SINGAPORE – The International Floorball Federation (IFF) Women’s World Floorball Championship (WFC) will return to Singapore in 2023, nearly two decades after the Republic last hosted the event in 2005. The 2023 tournament will be only the second time that the biennial Women’s WFC is held outside of Europe. The upcoming event will see entries from 16 countries, including world […]

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MMA: One Championship mulling over United States SPAC deal

SINGAPORE (Bloomberg, Reuters) – Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation One Championship is considering options including seeking a listing in the United States via a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), according to people familiar with the matter. The Singaporean sports media company has picked Credit Suisse Group AG and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help prepare for […]

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Rangers Star Takes Leave After Accusations He Assaulted a Woman in a Bar

The New York Rangers on Monday vigorously defended their winger Artemi Panarin, even as he took a leave of absence amid allegations that he hit a woman in a bar a decade ago. Panarin, the Rangers’ top scorer this season, was accused by his former coach in the Russia-based K.H.L., Andrei Nazarov, of striking an 18-year-old woman in Latvia in […]

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Medvedev’s Australian Open Loss Shows the Men’s Tennis Gulf Is Still Strong

MELBOURNE, Australia — With a lone tear streaking his right cheek, Daniil Medvedev accepted the runner-up trophy after the Australian Open men’s final on Sunday night. He stepped to the microphone and told an engaging story about nervously hitting with Novak Djokovic for the first time as a young player, when Djokovic was the men’s world No. 1 and Medvedev […]

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