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Defeating a Legend

July 2, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff beat tennis icon Venus Williams yesterday at the Wimbledon tennis tournament, in London, England. Cori won 6–4, 6–4 on the first day of the competition. It was the first time she’d played at Wimbledon, the most…


U.S. to the Quarterfinals

June 25, 2019

Team U.S.A. is heading to the quarterfinals in the Women’s World Cup. The U.S. beat Spain 2–1 on Tuesday in one of the soccer tournament’s knockout rounds. (In a knockout-round game, the losing team is removed from the tournament.) It…

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Alex Morgan Strikes Back

June 11, 2019

When Alex Morgan was 8, she left a note for her mom at their home in Diamond Bar, California. “Hi Mommy!” Morgan wrote. “My name is Alex and I am going to be a professional athlete for soccer!” She signed…


World Cup Preview

June 5, 2019

The Women’s World Cup kicks off in France this weekend. Twenty-four teams from around the world will take part in the soccer tournament. The United States is the defending champion, having defeated Japan in the most recent World Cup finals,…

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Play for Equality

March 15, 2019

On March 8, all 28 members of the United States women’s soccer team filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). The players say the organization discriminates against female athletes. For years, the USSF has paid them far less…


A Safer Sport

March 8, 2019

Danny Lee wanted to play tackle football in fifth grade. His dad had other ideas. “He said if I got hurt now, it could end my football career,” Danny told TIME for Kids. Peter Lee advised his son to stick…


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January 24, 2019

On February 3, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in Super Bowl LIII (53). The game will be played in Atlanta, Georgia. It will be the third year in a row the Patriots have…

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Journey's End

October 18, 2018

At the end of summer, Hailey Dawson, 8, stepped up to the plate at Angel Stadium. It is in Anaheim, California. She threw the game’s ceremonial first pitch. By doing so, she also achieved a big goal. It was to…


Record Setter

September 21, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge, of Kenya, broke the marathon world record on September 16. He was at the Berlin Marathon, in Germany. Kipchoge finished the 26.2-mile race in two hours, one minute, and 39 seconds. Kipchoge is the first person to run…


France Wins!

July 16, 2018

France beat Croatia 4–2 on July 15 to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The win makes France a two-time world soccer champion. The country took its first World Cup title in 1998. The World Cup is held every four…