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.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Prince Bishop pulled away from favorite California Chrome on the home straight and won the US$10 million Dubai World Cup by 2 lengths at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-hwan made an emotional public apology over his failed doping test Friday, fighting back tears and begging to be forgiven.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
In Tuesday marking 500 days to go before it stages South America's first ever Olympic Games, Rio is straining at the leash to be ready -- but a key target of dealing with pollution in the bay hosting sailing events is floating out of reach.