American boxer Miller fails second drugs test

2019-04-20 06:46

Jarrell Miller, who was denied a license by New York boxing officials over a failed test on Wednesday, has failed a second drugs test, the US media reported on Friday.


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Wilson to be highest-paid NFL star with Seahawks deal

2019-04-17 11:57

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is to become the highest-paid player in the NFL after agreeing a four-year contract extension worth nearly R2 billion.

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Feuding French rappers set date for €2m cage fight

2019-04-15 13:02

Two feuding French rappers have said they will settle their differences with a €2 million cage fight in Switzerland in December.

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Champion Australia mare Winx wins final race

2019-04-13 09:37

Champion Australian mare Winx bid farewell by winning her 33rd race in a row, ending her career on a high with an four-year unbeaten streak.

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Trump administration scuttles MLB-Cuba baseball deal

2019-04-09 19:25

Donald Trump's administration has thrown out a deal that would have allowed Cubans to play baseball in the United States without having to defect.

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WrestleMania 35 extravaganza enters record books

2019-04-08 10:03

The WWE announced that WrestleMania 35 broke the record for MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertainment event.

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Former French boxing world champ jailed for debilitating blow

2019-04-04 20:05

Mehdi Sahnoune, a former light heavyweight world champion, was sentenced to five years in prison for smashing an acquaintance in the eye after a night of drinking.

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Tokyo 2020 launches ticketing process

2019-04-18 10:52

Tokyo 2020 organisers have launched a portal detailing prices and timings for Olympic events, as they prepare to throw open ticket applications via a lottery.

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Joshua's US debut in doubt as opponent fails doping test

2019-04-17 11:23

Anthony Joshua's debut fight in the United States could be in doubt after his promoter said the world heavyweight champion's opponent has failed a doping test.

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LA Lakers split with embattled head coach

2019-04-13 13:25

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their clearout after a disastrous first season by terminating the contract of head coach Luke Walton.

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Caretaker boxing chief 'confident' over Tokyo verdict

2019-04-12 16:27

Caretaker boxing chief Mohamed Moustahsane says he's confident the AIBA will get the green light to run the sport at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Ex-boxing star Klitschko urges new Ukraine vote dope tests

2019-04-10 14:38

Ex-world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko dismissed as a "farce" the doping tests performed on both Ukraine presidential election candidates.

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Jordan the GOAT for today's NBA stars: poll

2019-04-09 08:10

Michael Jordan and not LeBron James is the greatest player of all time, according to a survey of NBA players published by The Athletic.

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Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license

2019-04-18 07:06

Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission, scuppering his planned bout with Anthony Joshua.

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Lomachenko destroys Crolla with 4th round KO

2019-04-13 10:21

Vasiliy Lomachenko brutally knocked out Anthony Crolla to retain his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization lightweight titles.

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Japan names new Olympics minister after gaffes

2019-04-11 10:03

Japan has appointed a new Olympics minister to replace a gaffe-prone politician forced to step down after the latest in a string of embarrassing missteps.

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Magic Johnson in shock resignation as Lakers' president

2019-04-10 06:40

Magic Johnson has quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman.

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Nepal expedition to remeasure height of Everest

2019-04-08 14:54

Nepal is sending a team of climbers up Mount Everest to remeasure its height, hoping to quash speculation that the world's tallest mountain has shrunk.

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Italy gives financial guarantees for Winter Olympics bid

2019-04-05 17:45

The Italian government officially provided the financial guarantees for the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo.

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McGregor hints at retirement U-turn after Nurmagomedov feud

2019-04-04 07:02

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor hinted he may not be retiring after all after a racially-charged exchange of insults with rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.


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