Greyhound Racing Nearing Its End in the US After Long Slide
Greyhound Racing Nearing Its End in the US After Long Slide

DUBUQUE, Iowa—Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction.

Nadal Says Wimbledon Ban on Russian and Belarusian Players Unfair
Nadal Says Wimbledon Ban on Russian and Belarusian Players Unfair

Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal has labeled the ban on Russian and Belarusian players from this year’s Wimbledon over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine as unfair, saying they are not responsible for the war.

No Vaccine Mandate: Novak Djokovic Can Play to Defend Wimbledon Title
No Vaccine Mandate: Novak Djokovic Can Play to Defend Wimbledon Title

Unvaccinated players are not barred from participating in Wimbledon, clearing the path for Novak Djokovic to defend his men’s singles title in June.

Max Verstappen Wins Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award
Max Verstappen Wins Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award

Formula One world champion Max Verstappen has been named the 2022 “Laureus World Sportsman of the Year” after his title triumph last season in one of the most stunning title-deciders in the sport’s history.

Djokovic Condemns Wimbledon Ban on Russian, Belarusian Players
Djokovic Condemns Wimbledon Ban on Russian, Belarusian Players

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said Wimbledon’s decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine is “crazy.”

Haskins Apparently Ran Out of Gas Before Being Fatally Hit
Haskins Apparently Ran Out of Gas Before Being Fatally Hit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—The wife of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins called Florida 911 dispatchers shortly after he was fatally struck by a dump truck earlier this month, saying his car had run out of gas and she was worried because he wasn’t answering the phone, according to recordings released Wednesday.

Kenya’s Jepchirchir and Chebet Win Boston Marathon
Kenya’s Jepchirchir and Chebet Win Boston Marathon

BOSTON—Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir won the women’s race at the Boston Marathon on Monday, as fellow Kenyan Evans Chebet won the men’s race.