Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitie has died after he was struck by a motorbike following a fall during the Gent-Wevelgem race in Belgium on Sunday, police said.
India scraped a last-ball, one-run win over Bangladesh while England had a narrow escape against Afghanistan Wednesday as two of the favorites in cricket's World Twenty20 were nearly humiliated by rank outsiders.
As he joined the sell-out crowd for a Twenty20 match at the home of Indian cricket, Kaushal Loday said he wouldn't have come if the game was a Test.
Fans at stadiums and guests at team hotels are under surveillance at the World Twenty20 as cricket tries to eradicate the scourge of match-fixing, according to the game's top anti-corruption troubleshooter.
The Kenyan runner William Chebon Chebor took first place in the men's division of the 2016 Wan Jin Shi Marathon in New Taipei Sunday, while Ukraine runner Olha Kotovska won the women's event.
His gold medal was nice. His wife's meant even more. That is what Ashton Eaton told the hometown crowd on Saturday night, drawing quite a few "Ahhs." Then again, he did win by a very comfortable margin -- again.
There was no doubt Trayvon Bromell won. The American even ran backward down his lane in his exuberance.
France's Renaud Lavillenie attempted to break his world record in the pole vault, but settled for the gold medal in the event Thursday night at the world indoor track and field championships.
Olympic swimming medalist Yulia Efimova of Russia faces a possible lifetime ban after being provisionally suspended for a second doping violation. Her U.S.-based coach said Efimova has indicated she wants to fight the accusation.
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.