Japanese MotoGP: Marc Marquez clinches world championship with stunning victory

(CNN)Spain’s Marc Marquez was crowned MotoGP world champion for the fifth time in six years with a stunning victory in the Japanese MotoGP Sunday. Follow @cnnsport Ducati’s Dovizioso, who started from pole and needed to win to keep his slim championship hopes alive, subsequently crashed out on the penultimate lap…

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USA Gymnastics CEO resigns after backlash from Simone Biles and Aly Raisman

Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and Simone Biles.Image: mashable composite: SOPA Images / Contributor  and NBC / Contributor via getty UPDATE: October 16, 2018, 4:11 PM: Following backlash to her now-deleted September tweet criticizing Nike, CNN reported that the new interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics Mary Bono has resigned. The…

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Michael Carrick: Depression over a game sounds extreme but I felt in a very dark place

Michael Carrick tells Daniel Taylor about the guilt that gripped him after the 2009 Champions League final, guiding Manchester Uniteds young players though pitfalls and dishing out rollickings Michael Carrick tells a story about the first time he encountered Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United when, by his own admission,…

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Premier League title race wide open, says ex-Liverpool star Bruce Grobbelaar

(CNN)Manchester City won the English Premier League by a record margin last season with Pep Guardiola’s team becoming the first side to accumulate 100 points in a season. No team had scored more or won more than City did in their record-breaking 2017-18 campaign. After seven games City and Liverpool…

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E-moto startup Alta Motors reportedly powers down

Earlier today and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired its staff, and may be looking for a buyer. Alta has yet to comment on the situation. The EV company specializes Alta made news in March when it entered a co-development partnership with Harley Davidson.…

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Here’s why WWE fans are talking about the mysterious disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist

The WWE's deal with Saudi Arabia is under scrutiny from fans for a host of reasons, including the alleged murder of a dissident journalist.Image: AFP/Getty Images UPDATE: Oct. 11, 2018, 6:55 p.m. EDT Updated to include statement from WWE. The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

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Ballon dOr 2018: contenders for footballs global honour revealed

Contenders for the 2018 Ballon dOr are revealed with Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Gareth Bale and Mohamed Salah making the list along with Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze have been nominated for the inaugural womens Ballon dOr while Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo…

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