9:01 pm July 6, 2015 | No Comment
Poorly attended news conferences, a meager global social media footprint and lack of much obvious enthusiasm on the ground; Beijing looks like an improbable front-runner to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
8:38 pm July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Former German president Christian Wulff on Monday rejected allegations by the embattled president of world football's governing body, FIFA, that Wulff tried to exert political pressure before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar.
2:42 pm July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Australian quick Pat Cummins has not played a first class match for two years but is confident his body will hold up to the rigors of test cricket should he get the call during the Ashes series against England.
1:34 pm July 6, 2015 | No Comment
Japanese football fans were left wiping away Monday morning tears in Tokyo sports bars as their beloved "Nadeshiko" were smashed 5-2 by the United States in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada.
1:22 pm July 6, 2015 | No Comment
A World Cup that kicked off amidst one of the biggest scandals in football history ended in joyous celebration on Sunday as the United States defeated Japan 5-2 in a free-wheeling clash that offered some hope of better days ahead for the so-called Beautiful Game.
7:25 pm July 5, 2015 | No Comment
With her heart racing as she stood two points from defeat in her third round match at Wimbledon, Serena Williams looked in serious danger of missing out on a 26th on-court date with older sister Venus.
4:06 pm July 5, 2015 | No Comment
The Federated States of Micronesia's first appearance at an Oceania Football Confederation tournament went from bad to worse on Sunday when they were thrashed 38-0 by Fiji in Port Moresby.
11:58 am July 4, 2015 | No Comment
Players do not care who hands out trophies and the absence of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not have any impact on the Women's World Cup final, organizers said on Friday.
3:57 pm July 3, 2015 | No Comment
When five African cyclists stood on a podium in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum in front of Rembrandt's masterpiece "The Night Watch" this week, Douglas Ryder probably pinched himself.
3:47 pm July 3, 2015 | No Comment
Gymnastics and mixed martial arts do not come naturally to Indian batsmen but former opener Gautam Gambhir, toiling in Perth to revive his international career, does not mind giving them a try if it helps get him back to the top.
3:18 pm July 3, 2015 | No Comment
It's a geopolitical rivalry that has seen a clash of generals, a near-war over territory, and accusations of treachery and arrogance. Now it's getting serious. Argentina and Chile are playing a football final.
2:16 pm July 3, 2015 | No Comment
Phil Walsh, the coach of Australian Rules football team Adelaide Crows, was stabbed to death and his son charged with his murder on Friday, sending shockwaves through the country's sporting community.
11:14 am July 3, 2015 | No Comment
Defending champions Japan and the rival United States are gearing up for the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday where both teams will have the added motivation of trying to avenge a past loss to the other.