Ben Simmons, newly signed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, confirmed Tuesday he won't play for Australia at the World Cup.
Politicians, athletes and even an astronaut celebrated the US victory in the women's World Cup on Sunday, and the mayor of New York announced a ticker tape parade for the football champions.
The Wallabies will wear an indigenous-themed jersey for at least one World Cup match, it was revealed Thursday, as rugby chiefs warned against writing off the team despite poor recent form.
Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James is a "possibility" for the defending champion US team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games but says he will skip this year's World Cup in China.
Lionel Messi was named in the Argentina squad Thursday for the first time since the World Cup, ending a self-imposed eight month exile.
NBA star Jordan Clarkson is stoking Philippine fans' clamour to allow him to play in this year's World Cup as their team seeks to hurdle FIBA's eligibility rules.
The Philippines said they were working hard to have NBA star Jordan Clarkson declared eligible for this year's World Cup as they celebrated their "against all odds" qualification on Monday.
This must be one of Gilas Pilipinas' most memorable bus rides!