Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A 100-year-old Japanese woman has become the world's first centenarian to complete a 1,500-meter freestyle swim, 20 years after she took up the sport.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Wingers James Lowe and Tom Marshall scored tries as the Chiefs beat the Blues 23-16 in Super Rugby on Saturday, stretching their opponent's losing start to the season to seven games.
Some may not see chess as a broadcast-ready sport, but U.S. billionaire Rex Sinquefield disagrees.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
China's greatest track and field athlete Liu Xiang is "preparing" to retire, his coach said, with reports Friday saying the Athens 2004 gold medal winner will declare his career over on Tuesday.
Igor Moiseyev should now be practicing karate with a Japanese master on Okinawa Island, but instead the black belt is having to repair his war-damaged gym in Donetsk, east Ukraine.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Grant Hackett on Thursday said making the Australian team for the world championships would be like winning Olympic gold as he prepares to make his competitive return after seven years out of the pool.
Kelly Slater caused a stir in the surfing world on Thursday when the 11-time world champion suggested in an Instagram post that the Bells Beach event in Australia might be his last before retiring.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Mustafa Kamal resigned Wednesday as president of the International Cricket Council, accusing colleagues within the game's global body of acting "unlawfully."
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett takes another step in his comeback following a troubled spell in retirement at the Australian swimming championships starting Friday, and is relaxed about his chances.
Long-serving New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori called time on his international career Tuesday, saying the World Cup final was his last appearance for the Black Caps.