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Other Sports 25 Oct 2020 | 12:53 PM

Mexico's legendary masked wrestlers seek new ways to keep fighting

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's famed masked wrestlers are trying to get their coronavirus-hit sport off the canvas by taking their colorful fights to a small island nestled in the heart of Mexico City's popular Xochimilco canals.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2019 | 7:31 PM

Trial of strength at 2,000 metres altitude - Celtic wrestling in Austria

MARIA ALM, Austria (Reuters) - Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln.

Football 17 Dec 2018 | 4:57 PM

Five talking points from the Serie A weekend

MILAN (Reuters) - Relentless Juventus made it 15 wins and a draw in their 16 Serie A matches so far with a 1-0 win at Torino while Napoli won 1-0 at Cagliari to stay eight points behind.

Other Sport 22 Aug 2016 | 12:29 PM

Rio tops off rocky yet rousing Games with tropical tribute

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.

Motorsport 15 Jun 2016 | 4:12 PM

Hamilton hoping for another first in Baku

BAKU (Reuters) - Formula One takes a step into the unknown this weekend with its first grand prix in Azerbaijan but triple world champion Lewis Hamilton hopes the race will take him back to familiar territory.

Other Sport 08 Jun 2016 | 2:21 AM

Heat of doping battle got WADA official through cold winters

MONTREAL (Reuters) - For 13 winters it has been a thick jacket and heat of the battle that have provided warmth for David Howman, the World Anti-Doping Agency's director general, who has been a right-hand man for every WADA president.