Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April

2017-02-26 14:09

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately that they would face each other.


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Wilder stops Washington in fifth round

2017-02-26 11:36

Undefeated Deontay Wilder stopped Gerald Washington in the fifth round to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.

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Surf king Kelly Slater calls for Reunion shark cull

2017-02-23 15:24

Surfing great Kelly Slater has sparked controversy by calling for a shark cull around the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after a bodyboarder was killed.

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'Mentally disturbed' Hackett to seek help abroad

2017-02-22 09:25

Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett says he will seek treatment overseas for mental health problems.

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Olympic white elephants? Rio's got a herd of them

2017-02-18 06:37

Rio's Olympic organisers promised no white elephants after the athletes went home. Unfortunately, six months later there's a herd charging through town.

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Mayweather-McGregor edging closer?

2017-02-16 12:30

A mouthwatering one-off collision of combat sport kings? Or a pointless circus sideshow with little or no intrinsic value as a spectacle?

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Bruised Hackett claims brother beat him up

2017-02-16 07:41

Swimming star Grant Hackett posted a photograph of his cut and bruised face on social media as his fall from fame took a new twist into family turmoil.

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Hackett arrested over 'mental issues'

2017-02-15 06:53

Troubled Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has been arrested, with his father citing "mental health issues", reports have said.

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Cool Runnings II? Indonesia makes ice hockey bid

2017-02-14 14:08

But Indonesia's plucky ice hockey team hopes to defy the odds when they skate into a major international tournament for the first time

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Budapest bid chief slams Olympics withdrawal

2017-02-23 18:38

The chief of Budapest's Olympics bid committee has deplored the capital's withdrawal from the race to host the 2024 Games.

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Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

2017-02-23 07:25

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao says he is "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

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Klitschko packing experience for Joshua fight

2017-02-20 08:50

Wladimir Klitschko is counting on experience to help him regain the IBF and WBA heavyweight titles when he faces Britain's Anthony Joshua.

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Phelps heads to 2020 Olympics - as salesman

2017-02-17 07:00

Michael Phelps will take part in the 2020 Games in Tokyo, but as an entrepreneur, selling his own-brand swimwear, and not competing in the pool.

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Hackett found 'alive and sober' after disappearance

2017-02-16 12:22

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is "alive and sober" after he went missing following a family bust-up, sparking fears for his safety.

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Police free Hackett after drunken rage

2017-02-15 10:02

Police have released troubled swimming star Grant Hackett without charge as the Olympic gold medallist's family voiced fears for his mental health.

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Bolt named Laureus Sportsman of the Year

2017-02-14 22:56

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was named the Sportsman of the Year at the 2017 Laureus Sports Awards in Monaco.

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Cavendish sprints to Abu Dhabi Stage 1 win

2017-02-23 16:36

Mark Cavendish won a sprint finish for the first stage of the Tour of Abu Dhabi as race favourite Marcel Kittel of Germany crashed.

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Phelps: Rematch with Le Clos WON'T happen

2017-02-22 13:50

Michael Phelps has squashed notions of a rematch against Chad le Clos after the SA star said he was eager for 'Round 3' of their 200m butterfly battle.

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Trump won't make US college picks as Obama did

2017-02-16 12:30

Donald Trump has rejected ESPN's invitation to fill out a bracket for the national college basketball tournament, something Barack Obama did for 8 years.

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'Mentally disturbed' Hackett reported missing

2017-02-16 09:00

Swimming great Grant Hackett has been reported missing following a family bust-up and after he posted a picture of his bruised face on social media.

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Mayweather quashes rumours of McGregor fight

2017-02-15 12:47

Floyd Mayweather has shot down rumours of a deal to fight martial arts star Conor McGregor, insisting he is content to remain retired.

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Phelps: Losing to Chad sparked comeback

2017-02-14 21:51

Michael Phelps has credited losing to Chad le Clos in 2012 as the main reason for his comeback to swimming.


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