'Stoked' John John Florence becomes world champion

2016-10-25 14:03

Hawaii's John John Florence became world surfing champion for the first time after SA's Jordy Smith was eliminated in the semi-finals in Portugal.


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Pacquiao takes break from politics

2016-10-25 07:48

Last week, Manny Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death penalty restored in the Philippines. Now he's focused on boxing.

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Second swimmer dies after Hong Kong harbour race

2016-10-19 11:16

A second swimmer who participated in the Hong Kong harbour race died after she was pulled out of the water unconscious during the event.

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Fury vacates titles to focus on recovery

2016-10-13 09:07

Tyson Fury has given up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles "with immediate effect" to concentrate on his "medical treatment and recovery".

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Le Clos closes gap in World Cup men’s title

2016-10-10 20:54

South Africa’s Chad le Clos edges closer to the top spot in the FINA Swimming World Cup with three events remaining.

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Boxing KOs all Rio officials after controversies

2016-10-06 14:25

All 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympic boxing have been removed as the sport's amateur governing body investigates the officiating.

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Le Clos makes swimming history

2016-10-05 18:27

South African swimmer, Chad le Clos, made swimming history by becoming the first person to claim 100 wins in the World Cup swimming series.

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Fury confirms retirement in profanity-laced tweet

2016-10-03 14:30

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury announced he was retiring from boxing in a profanity-laced tweet.

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Scottish boxer Towell dies after fight

2016-10-01 10:59

Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after being seriously hurt in a fight, his management company confirmed on Saturday.

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Horton on way back after cancer scare

2016-10-24 09:31

Olympic gold medallist Mack Horton expects to be back in the pool training this week after having a suspect mole removed from his chest.

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Swimmer dies in Hong Kong harbour race

2016-10-16 09:52

A swimmer drowned Sunday in Hong Kong and another was left in critical condition as they took part in the city's annual cross-harbour swim, which attracts world-class international competitors.

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Italians officially abandon Rome bid

2016-10-11 17:59

Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago has put a definitive end to Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

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High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

2016-10-08 14:26

Top figures in world sport have met in a bid to overhaul the global fight against doping.

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Slater plays down hopes of Olympic berth

2016-10-06 10:42

Surfing icon Kelly Slater has played down the likelihood of competing for the USA when the sport makes its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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'Suicidal' Tyson Fury admits cocaine use

2016-10-05 13:50

Troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine, saying "I hope someone kills me before I kill myself."

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Evans anguish after opponent Towell dies

2016-10-03 14:19

Welsh boxer Dale Evans admits he feels responsible for Mike Towell's shocking death following their welterweight bout.

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Fury fights for future after cocaine test claim

2016-10-01 07:13

Tyson Fury was fighting for his boxing future on Friday after a media report said he had tested positive for cocaine.

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First woman atop Everest dies

2016-10-22 16:10

The first woman to conquer Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, has died aged 77.

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Fury's licence to fight suspended

2016-10-13 14:11

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury's licence to box has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control.

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Ryan Lochte set to tie the knot

2016-10-11 09:39

American swimming superstar Ryan Lochte has popped the question to his former Playboy model girlfriend Kayla Rae Reid ... and she said YES!

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French PM pledges €1bn for Paris 2024 bid

2016-10-07 20:56

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged €1 billion of support from the government for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Ticket sales go to dead boxer's family

2016-10-05 21:14

All money made from remaining ticket sales to Ricky Burns's world super-lightweight title defence will be donated to the family of dead boxer Mike Towell.

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Fury quickly backtracks on retirement tweet

2016-10-03 18:11

Controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury made an abrupt U-turn on his retirement decision on Monday, tweeting: "I'm here to stay."

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Fury makes light of cocaine reports

2016-10-02 12:39

Embattled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury appeared to make light of reports he has tested positive for cocaine in a Twitter post on Saturday.

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Pacquiao 'not sorry' for drug use

2016-09-30 14:49

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insisted he owed his fans and countrymen no apology after admitting to having used illegal drugs.


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