Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal
China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday. Coca-Cola's previous deal ran to 2020. Mengniu is China's top milk products manufacturer.
Mets' Callaway, Vargas confront reporter after loss
New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from a confrontation with a reporter during a postgame incident in the team's clubhouse Sunday. Tensions were running high after a 5-3 loss in Chicago to the Cubs, after which reporters questioned Callaway about his choice of reliever Seth Lugo, who gave up a three-run homer to Javier Baez in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Woman struck by Bellinger's foul liner taken to hospital
A woman struck in the head by a foul ball off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger was transported to a hospital for tests and observation on Sunday. The young woman was sitting close to the field down the first base line, just past where the protective netting at Dodger Stadium ends. Bellinger hit a sharp liner into the area in the first inning and it struck the woman, who hasn't been identified.
MLB roundup: Pinch-hit HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10
Johan Camargo hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 win over the host Washington Nationals on Sunday. The Braves took two of three from the Nats to win the series.
England through amid VAR mayhem
England beat Cameroon 3-0 to advance to the women's World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday in a match marked by remarkable scenes as the African side twice reacted furiously to video assistant referee (VAR) decisions that went against them, initially refusing to restart the game. After England's second goal by Ellen White at the end of the first half was initially ruled out for offside then, rightly, allowed via VAR, several Cameroon players remonstrated with the referee, furiously pointed to the screen in stadium which showed the replay and for a long time refused to restart the match.
Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group
Seven-times Gold Cup champions Mexico avoided a scare to secure top spot in Group A with a 3-2 win over Martinique in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday. The win saw Mexico go through the group phase with a 100% record and sets them up for a June 29 quarter-final in Houston against Costa Rica or Haiti, who play each other on Monday.
Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win
France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States. Henry found the back of the net in the 107th minute of a tense game at the Stade Oceane after Thaisa had canceled out Valerie Gauvin's second-half opener.
Tennis: Murray crowns return by claiming Queen's doubles title with Lopez
Twice Wimbledon champion Andy Murray capped a dream return to action after five months out by winning the Queen's Club championships doubles title with Feliciano Lopez on Sunday. The 32-year-old British favorite, five times a singles champion at the prestigious grasscourt event, looked overjoyed as he and Spaniard Lopez claimed a 7-6(6) 5-7 10-5 over Briton Joe Salisbury and American Rajeev Ram.
New top dog Barty plays down Goolagong Cawley comparisons
Ashleigh Barty is honored to become Australia's first women's world number one since Evonne Goolagong Cawley but feels she has a lot more to do to be worthy of comparison with the indigenous great. The 23-year-old Queenslander was crowned the new number one on Monday a day after beating Germany's Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Birmingham Classic on Sunday.
Athletics: Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 meters on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials. Thompson, who won the 100 on Friday, was passed by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the first 50 meters but surged home to regain the half-lap title she last won in 2015.