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(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic does not consider himself among the favorites at next month's Wimbledon and shares the popular view that defending champion Roger Federer is likely to win a record ninth trophy at the All England Club.
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Former world champion Yohan Blake, who is still seeking to return to his best after years of sub-par performances, clocked 10.11 seconds in 100m qualifying at the Jamaican Athletics championships on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The Atlanta Hawks on Thursday used their number three pick to draft Slovenian guard Luka Doncic, the celebrated 19-year-old EuroLeague MVP who led Real Madrid to the EuroLeague championship this year and Spanish ACB title on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Defending champion Jordan Spieth downplayed the significance of his score after carding seven-under-par 63 to tie fellow American Zach Johnson for the first-round lead at the Travelers Championship on Thursday.
Miami Marlins right-hander Dan Straily was suspended five games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic issued a statement of intent as he thrashed second seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 Fever-Tree championships at Queen's Club on Thursday.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia were in dreamland on Thursday after advancing to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years with a 3-0 rout of Argentina that left a subdued Lionel Messi and his team mates facing yet another flop.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread.
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Barry Trotz, who resigned this week as coach of the Washington Capitals fresh from their Stanley Cup win, will take over behind the bench of the New York Islanders, the National Hockey League team said on Thursday.
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans' hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years.
Despite not utilizing Johnny Manziel in his team's season opener last week, Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach June Jones believes the former first-round pick by the Cleveland Browns should be playing for a team in the NFL.