Latest Athlete injuries News

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final with apparent leg injury

Jul. 14, 2024 23:11 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi's night ended early during the Copa America final when he emotionally exited the field in the 64th minute with an apparent leg injury on Sunday night. The 37-year-old appeared to suffer a noncontact injury while running full speed on the...

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury

Jul. 14, 2024 23:08 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury.

World Series MVP Seager from host Rangers added to AL All-Star roster, replacing injured Correa

Jul. 14, 2024 20:57 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time World Series MVP Corey Seager has been named to the American League All-Star roster as a replacement for injured Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa, giving the reigning champion and host Texas Rangers a third player in Tuesday night's game. Correa...

Orioles' Heston Kjerstad goes on the 7-day concussion list a day after being hit in the head

Jul. 13, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles put outfielder Heston Kjerstad on the seven-day concussion injured list Saturday, less than 24 hours after he was hit in the helmet by a pitch. The Orioles initially penciled in Kjerstad to start Saturday against the New York Yankees, but then...

Dutch rower makes it to Paris Olympics two years after nearly losing her life in a bicycle crash

Jul. 13, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

Two years ago, doctors were by the hospital bed of Dutch rower Marloes Oldenburg asking if she wanted to donate her organs in case the risky surgery they were about to perform on her didn’t go well. She had just been airlifted to a hospital with her back broken into multiple places...

Semien replaces Altuve as AL All-Star starting second baseman, Santander and Castro added to roster

Jul. 11, 2024 22:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Semien of the host Texas Rangers will replace Houston's Jose Altuve as the American League's starting second baseman for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Major League Baseball said Thursday that Altuve will rest his left hand, which has been sore since he...

Cubs place outfielder Cody Bellinger on injured list with broken finger

Jul. 11, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the 10-day injured list with a left middle finger fracture. Bellinger was hit by a pitch thrown by Cionel Pérez in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 4-0 victory over the Orioles. Bellinger initially...

Alphonso Davies leg X-ray negative, Canada coach Marsch says his status for Saturday unclear

Jul. 10, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Alphonso Davies' leg injury does not appear to be severe, and Canada coach Jesse Marsch left open the possibility his team's top player could be available for Saturday's Copa America third-place game. Davies limped off in the 71st minute of Tuesday night's 2-0...

Injuries are adding up at Wimbledon and determining the outcomes of matches

Jul. 10, 2024 10:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — There's no single explanation, of course, for all of the injuries to players in the latter stages at Wimbledon this year. This much is certain: The timing could hardly be worse. The man Novak Djokovic was supposed to face on Wednesday, Alex de Minaur, withdrew hours...

Novak Djokovic moves into Wimbledon semifinals when Alex de Minaur withdraws

Jul. 10, 2024 07:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic got a free pass into the Wimbledon semifinals on Wednesday when his quarterfinal opponent, Alex de Minaur, withdrew with a hip injury. De Minaur, an Australian who was seeded ninth at the All England Club, announced he was pulling out of the tournament...