France's Caroline Garcia scored the biggest victory of her career with a straight-sets defeat of Aryna Sabalenka to win the season-ending WTA Finals on Monday. Garcia relied on a superb service game to overpower her Belarusian opponent 7-6 (7/..
Rafael Nadal has been beaten in a Grand Slam for the first time in 2022, losing to Frances Tiafoe in the US Open fourth round. American Tiafoe thrilled the home crowd with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over four-time champion Nadal in New York. The def..
Vladimir Putin will visit two small former Soviet states in central Asia this week, Russian state television reported on Sunday, in what would be the Russian leader's first known trip abroad since ordering the invasion of Ukraine. Russia's..
Saudi citizens have been banned from traveling to 16 countries due to COVID-19 cases in those countries, The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) said on Saturday. The list of countries includes Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Ind..
McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) is selling its restaurants in Russia to one of its current local licensees, who will rebrand them under a new name, ending more than three decades of the "Golden Arches" in the country, the fast-food company said..
World number two Daniil Medvedev has not given up hope of competing at Wimbledon next month even though tournament organizers have banned Russians and Belarusians from playing at the grasscourt Grand Slam due to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. T..
The armed forces of Belarus began sudden large-scale drills on Wednesday to test their combat readiness, the defence ministry of Ukraine's neighbour said. Belarus is a close ally of Russia, which invaded Ukraine in late February immediately af..
Kyiv accused Russia of blackmailing Europe by cutting off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria as the crisis in Ukraine deepened, with tensions surging in nearby Moldova and Moscow warning the West to back off. NATO member and staunch Kremlin oppon..
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that teenage figure skater Kamila Valieva's performances could not have been achieved with the help of any banned substances. Valieva, who turned 16 on Tuesday, failed a doping test at the Russi..