Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

2019-10-23 10:40

Russia's anti-doping chief is predicting a lengthy Olympic ban for the national squad.


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Judo federation bans Iran over refusal to face Israelis

2019-10-22 17:03

The International Judo Federation (IJF) said Tuesday it had banned Iran from competition indefinitely over the country's refusal to face Israeli competitors.

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'Mass slaughter' of Australian racehorses rocks industry

2019-10-18 07:36

Australia's thoroughbred industry is reeling after an investigation revealed the mass, and sometimes inhumane, killing of thousands of retired horses.

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US boxer Day 'extremely critical' after devastating knockout

2019-10-14 07:51

American boxer Patrick Day is fighting for his life in critical condition in hospital after lapsing into a coma following a vicious knockout.

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US fighter Day in coma after vicious KO: report

2019-10-13 08:03

US fighter Patrick Day was hospitalized after a brutal knockout by unbeaten Charles Conwell in a super welterweight bout in Chicago.

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WADA suspends Athens anti-doping lab for 6 months

2019-10-03 21:12

WADA officials suspended the accreditation of the Athens doping control laboratory for up to six months saying the Greek lab no longer meets global standards.

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US boxer Day dies from brain injuries

2019-10-17 06:40

American boxer Patrick Day has died after suffering a serious brain injury during his knockout defeat to Charles Conwell.

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LeBron blames China mess on Rockets GM's 'misinformed' tweet

2019-10-15 08:29

Basketball superstar LeBron James has sharply criticised a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a tweet supporting protesters.

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'Best ever' Biles hails record 25 world medals

2019-10-13 15:02

US gymnastics star Simone Biles won her fifth gold medal in the women's floor final to conclude her "best ever" world championships and take her career record to 25 medals.

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Melbourne Cup-winning trainer charged with animal cruelty

2019-10-09 06:47

Melbourne Cup-winning Australian trainer Darren Weir was charged with animal cruelty offences for possessing electronic devices used to shock horses into running faster.

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Lakers, Clippers set to star in wide-open NBA season

2019-10-21 08:48

It's a whole new ballgame in the NBA, where a seismic shift in star talent has flung the door wide open to an array of 2020 title contenders.

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Errol Spence faces drunken driving charge after crash

2019-10-17 06:42

Undefeated welterweight boxing world champion Errol Spence faces a driving while intoxicated charge after his frightening crash.

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Doping court sets date for Chinese swimming champ Sun

2019-10-14 17:02

CAS has given Chinese Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang, accused of smashing a doping test sample, a November court date

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Bivol overpowers Castillo to retain WBA belt

2019-10-13 08:04

Russian boxer Dmitry Bivol overpowered Lenin Castillo with a dominating attack to retain his WBA light heavyweight belt.

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Welterweight champion Spence hospitalised after rolling Ferrari

2019-10-11 06:30

Undefeated welterweight boxing world champion Errol Spence is expected to make a full recovery after sustaining facial lacerations in a one-car crash in Dallas.

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China state TV to suspend broadcast of NBA exhibition games

2019-10-08 10:30

China's state-run broadcaster will "immediately suspend" plans to broadcast a pair of NBA pre-season exhibition games being staged in China.

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ESports a hard sell in grades-obsessed Singapore

2019-10-04 10:55

In a country highly focused on academic achievement, Singaporean Galvin Kang Jian Wen did something almost unthinkable.

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Jennifer Lopez, Shakira to headline Super Bowl HT show

2019-09-27 09:30

Multi-faceted sensation Jennifer Lopez announced she and pop star Shakira would headline the Super Bowl half-time show in Miami.


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