Mayweather-McGregor fight second richest ever

2017-12-15 21:57

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's cross-combat superfight was the second richest boxing bout in history, long-awaited final figures revealed.


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Disgraced ex-US gymnastics doctor to appeal sentence

2017-12-14 10:25

Former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has filed notice that he will appeal his 60-year prison sentence for child pornography possession.

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British board to review Fury licence

2017-12-13 14:38

Tyson Fury could have his boxing licence reinstated when the British Boxing Board of Control meets next month.

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WWE set to take SA by storm

2017-12-11 08:58

World Wrestling Entertainment will head to South Africa next year with several wrestling stars to make an appearance.

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Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

2017-12-08 20:01

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said he has opened talks to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in April when he takes a break.

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Ex-USA gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years

2017-12-08 09:10

Former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar - accused of sexually assaulting more than 100 young girls - was sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography.

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Putin says no Russian Olympics boycott after ban

2017-12-06 19:10

President Vladimir Putin said Russia would allow athletes to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics under a neutral flag, after the country was banned.

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Sumo champion retires after brutal attack on rival

2017-11-29 13:32

Japan's sport of sumo has suffered a humiliating blow when grand champion Harumafuji retired to atone for a brutal assault on a rival wrestler while out drinking.

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Redskins deny name change after hoax

2017-12-14 10:25

The Washington Redskins have denied they were changing their name in response to "fraudulent websites" that said the moniker some find offensive would go.

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Tyson Fury cleared to fight again

2017-12-12 18:30

Britain's former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after a compromise on his positive test for a banned steroid.

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Wiggins vows to return to rowing after 'schoolboy error'

2017-12-09 19:32

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins has promised to return to rowing despite making a "schoolboy error" in the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

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Lomachenko on course to become greatest boxer ever

2017-12-08 11:58

Vasyl Lomachenko who many already call the greatest fighter ever takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux to be crowned the best pound-for-pound boxer.

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Pacquiao bids to unearth Chinese boxing stars

2017-12-07 11:12

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao hopes to unearth the next Chinese world champion and help grow the sport with an academy in the largely untapped country.

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Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

2017-12-06 10:32

Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics - just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.

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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

2017-12-06 08:30

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme.

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Fury vows to 'be myself' upon ring return

2017-11-28 21:53

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is determined to "be myself" and avoid playing "a character" should he return to the ring.

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Horn retains WBO welterweight title with TKO win

2017-12-13 15:20

Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with a win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane.

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Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no fluke

2017-12-12 14:04

Jeff Horn's reward for a successful first title defence since a contentious win over Manny Pacquiao could be a potential bout with Terence Crawford.

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Vonn hurts back just weeks before Olympics

2017-12-09 14:54

American skier Lindsey Vonn hurt her back in the World Cup Super-G at Saint-Moritz, just two months before the Winter Olympics.

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Vonn to snub White House visit

2017-12-08 09:20

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn will not go to the White House for a post-Winter Olympics reception in protest against President Donald Trump.

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Russia voices regret at Olympic ban

2017-12-06 11:04

Russia have reacted with disappointment but no great surprise after the country was banned from the Winter Olympic Games.

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Mayweather 'adopts' panda, names it after himself

2017-12-01 12:57

He hardly has a reputation as the cuddly type, but Floyd Mayweather displayed his softer side as he adopted a baby giant panda - and renamed it "TMT Floyd Mayweather".

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Iran wrestler throws bout to avoid fighting Israeli

2017-11-27 22:55

Iran's government paid tribute to one of the country's wrestlers who threw an international bout because winning would have meant fighting an opponent from Israel.


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