Sunday's sports stories


Ivana Saric
Nov 21, 2021 - World

Missing Chinese tennis player tells Olympic Committee she is safe

Peng Shuai
Peng Shuai at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Jan. 21, 2020. Photo: Xinhua/Bai Xue via Getty Images
Kendall Baker
Updated Nov 21, 2021 - Sports

Sports tickets meet NFTs

Illustration of a admittance ticket in a frame
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Shawna Chen
Updated Nov 20, 2021 - Sports

WTA asks China ambassador's help in finding missing tennis star

Photo of Peng Shuai crouched with her racket in front of her on a tennis court as her partner serves from behind
China's Peng Shuai in a women's doubles semi-final match at the Kunming Open tennis tournament on April 27, 2019. Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Nov 20, 2021 - Sports

Washington Spirit win their first-ever NWSL championship

Andi Sullivan #12 of Washington Spirit (C) celebrates with Trinity Rodman #2 after scoring during the second half against Chicago Red Stars.
Andi Sullivan of Washington Spirit celebrates with Trinity Rodman after scoring during the second half against Chicago Red Stars during the NWSL Championship on November 20, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images
Kierra Frazier
Nov 20, 2021 - Sports

Australian Open to require players to be vaccinated against COVID

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates against Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the men's singles final during day 14 of the 2021 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Feb. 21. Photo: TPN/Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Nov 20, 2021 - Sports

Player empowerment is key to the future of U.S. women's pro soccer

The Orlando Pride Starting XI prior to a game between NJ/NY Gotham City FC and Orlando Pride at Exploria Stadium on October 9, 2021
The Orlando Pride Starting XI prior to a game between NJ/NY Gotham City FC and Orlando Pride at Exploria Stadium on October 9, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Roy K. Miller/ISI Photos/Getty Images