Marathon runners who love jogging along the sea can look forward to the upcoming King Kong Marathon on May 15, the first coastline marathon organized by the East Coast National Scenic Area (ECNSA)) now open for registration.
Olympic champion Lin Dan scored a notable revenge over Jan Jorgensen, the third-seeded Dane, to reach the semifinals of the All-England Open with a 10-21, 21-9, 21-15 win on Friday but Indian star Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the women's event.
World number one Chen Long became the victim of a second seismic shock in less than 24 hours at the All-England Open when his title defense was upended in the second round.
Martin Fourcade of France earned his fourth gold medal at the biathlon world championships in the 20-kilometer individual race on Thursday.
Zdenek Stybar timed his attack to perfection to win the second stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico and move into the overall lead on Thursday.
France's Nacer Bouhanni sprinted to victory in the fourth stage of the Paris-Nice on Thursday, as Australia's Michael Matthews held the overall race lead.
Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will compete for a place in the World Twenty20 Super 10 stage after defeating Hong Kong and Scotland respectively on Thursday.
Australian cyclist Robbie Hucker won the Tour de Taiwan championship and received the iconic yellow jersey after completing the five-stage race in a cumulative time of 15 hours, 16 minutes and 2 seconds on Thursday in Pintung, Southern Taiwan.
Expressing dismay at new allegations involving Russia, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Monday there is still "much, much work" to be done for the country to clean up its drug-testing program as it seeks to gain reinstatement for its track and field athletes ahead of the Olympics in Brazil.
Eighty-five mushers set off Sunday to conquer the toughest terrain this nation has to offer, vying to become the first to reach Alaska's western coast with their dog teams.