Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:20:10 GMTSouth African Chad le Clos delivered a near-perfect swim on Thursday to break his own world record in the men's 100m butterfly final at the FINA short course world swimming championships in Windsor, Ontario.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:12 GMTFormer world number seven Kathy Rinaldi has been appointed U.S. Fed Cup captain in place of Mary Joe Fernandez, who relinquished the role in October, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:55:19 GMTFormer opening batsman Justin Langer is to take control of Australia's Twenty20 team for a second time, on a temporary basis, in February.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:55:13 GMTManchester United are warming to the task in the Europa League as they booked a spot in the last 32 with a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk on a freezing night in Ukraine on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:37:11 GMTDisgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:20:14 GMTRomanian weightlifter Gabriel Sincraian and Russian boxer Misha Aloian have been stripped of their 2016 Olympic medals after failing doping tests at the Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:52:24 GMTHenrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal to set up a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine on Thursday and take Jose Mourinho's side into the last 32 of the Europa League.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:50:13 GMTThree mornings a week, 22-year-old Bin Wang, a native of China's Anhui province, enters a beige, low-rise building tucked into an office park in Orlando, Florida, to spend hours body-slamming people.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:10:12 GMTLiverpool, looking to rebound from a dramatic 4-3 defeat at Bournemouth last weekend, face West Ham United, who are just above the relegation zone and licking their wounds following a 5-1 thrashing by Arsenal, on Sunday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:43:11 GMTA brilliant late goal by Manuel Trigueros gave Villarreal a nervy 2-1 win over Steaua Bucharest on Thursday that took the Spanish club into the last 32 of the Europa League.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:50:17 GMTFrustrated athletes will be watching Friday's release of the McLaren report into doping in Russia and are ready to take action if their voices are not heard, said United States Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:07:53 GMTCheyenne Woods, the niece of superstar golfer Tiger, was one shot off the lead held by England's Florentyna Parker after the first round of the tragedy-hit Dubai Ladies Masters on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:50:12 GMTBorussia Moenchengladbach's medical staff did everything "humanly possible" to help Alvaro Dominguez, the club's sporting director said on Thursday, following the defender's retirement due to injury.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:25:16 GMTLeeds United owner Massimo Cellino has received an 18-month ban from the Football Association and fined 250,000 pounds.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:55:12 GMTDanish yachting great Paul Elvstrom, the first Olympian to win individual gold medals at four successive Games, died on Wednesday at his home in Hellerup. He was 88.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:10:11 GMTA former Celtic youth coach appeared in court in Belfast on Thursday after being charged with sexually abusing a child and was remanded in custody due to fears for his safety.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:25:10 GMTSpanish prosecutors have presented charges against three former Real Madrid soccer players, Xabi Alonso, Angel Di Maria and Ricardo Carvalho, for alleged tax fraud, a prosecution source said on Wednesday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:20:16 GMTSwansea City boss Bob Bradley came out fighting on Thursday despite being favourite with British bookmakers to be the next Premier League manager to lose his job.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:55:18 GMTGolf's governing bodies have introduced a new local rule to eliminate the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the green, the scenario that overshadowed Dustin Johnson's maiden major victory at this year's U.S. Open.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:40:13 GMTEverton manager Ronald Koeman says he wants to strengthen his squad in January following the news that forward Yannick Bolasie requires knee surgery.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:40:38 GMTFormer Zimbabwe Football Association official Jonathan Musavengana and ex-Togo coach Banna Tchanile have been barred from all football-related activity for life.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:20:12 GMTThe way cities are awarded Olympic Games must change because too many losers are created under the current present system, the President of the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:55:13 GMTPositive re-tests of doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics have left IOC President Thomas Bach with real concerns about Russia, as well as the sport of weightlifting, he said on Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:55:19 GMTKashima Antlers snatched a late 2-1 win over Auckland City's part-timers in the Club World Cup preliminary round tie on Thursday as video technology made its debut in a senior FIFA competition.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:50:13 GMTArsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not convinced by FIFA president Gianni Infantino's proposal to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams in time for 2026.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:40:13 GMTGlobal soccer body FIFA said on Thursday it had banned former South African soccer head Kirsten Nematandani and two other officials over violations related to friendly matches played in 2010.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:30:13 GMTWest Ham defender Alvaro Arbeloa believes his time as a Galactico at Real Madrid will help him cope with the pressure of a Premier League relegation battle.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:51:56 GMTThe Thais beat Myanmar 4-0 in front of a packed Rajamangala stadium in Bangkok, securing them a 6-0 aggregate victory in the semi-final tie.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:15:11 GMTBritish police said they had launched an investigation into allegations of historical child sex crimes at London soccer clubs following a wave of reports from former players that they had been abused as youngsters.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:40:17 GMTWilliams expect Formula One rookie Lance Stroll to make mistakes next season but believe the Canadian teenager is also the "real deal".