Mar 18, 2013 01:04 EDT
It has been all or nothing for the underdog Netherlands national team at the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 17, 2013 01:20 EDT
Reigning Olympic champion Kim Yu-na set herself up as a contender to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals with a runaway women's victory at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Mar 16, 2013 19:39 EDT
Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White reclaimed the world ice dance title from Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir for the second time on Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Mar 16, 2013 00:56 EDT
Canada's Patrick Chan won his third consecutive men's title at the World Figure Skating Championships, even though it was Kazakhstan's Denis Ten who captured the free skate final.
Mar 15, 2013 17:02 EDT
Russians Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, twice runners-up at the World Figure Skating Championships, added a world title to their collection by winning Friday's free skate final.
Mar 15, 2013 14:16 EDT
Squash's evolution as a TV-friendly sport, played against some of the world's most dramatic backdrops, should serve it well in its bid to become an Olympic sport in 2020, its federation president told AFP on Friday.
Mar 14, 2013 18:20 EDT
Reigning Olympic champ Kim Yu-na gave herself high marks for her performance at the World Figure Skating Championship Thursday which signals her return to ISU competition after a two-year hiatus.
Mar 14, 2013 15:01 EDT
Jamaican star sprinters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake will run the 4x100m relay at the Golden Spike event in Ostrava in the Czech Republic on June 27, the organisers said on Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 21:24 EDT
Former league MVP Corey Perry has been slapped with a four-game suspension for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker.
Mar 13, 2013 17:09 EDT
Russians Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov were last out of the gate but first in the standings with an assured performance in the pairs short programme to open the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Mar 13, 2013 11:16 EDT
The head of the Spanish Olympic Committee Alejandro Blanco has claimed Madrid's candidacy to host the 2020 Olympic Games presents the most realistic option.
Mar 13, 2013 08:46 EDT
State overspending on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics amounts to more than half a billion dollars while the government has failed to provide a lasting legacy for sporting venues, according to an official audit report.
Mar 13, 2013 00:13 EDT
World No. 3 Andy Murray beat Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun 6-3, 6-2 to reach the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters.
Mar 12, 2013 23:47 EDT
Global mining giant BHP Billiton said Wednesday it was cooperating with a US probe into its sponsorship of the 2008 Olympics amid reports it used the event to curry favour with Chinese officials.
Mar 12, 2013 21:49 EDT
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived a rocky start to defeat Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (7/4), 6-1 and reach the fourth round of the Indian Wells ATP Masters and WTA tournament.
Mar 12, 2013 17:11 EDT
Eighth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga held off American Mardy Fish 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/0) on Tuesday to reach the round of 16 at Indian Wells.
Mar 12, 2013 14:37 EDT
Wrestling can regain its place as a core Olympic sport for the 2020 Games, the interim president of the sport's world governing body, Nenad Lalovic, told AFP in an interview on Tuesday.
Mar 12, 2013 12:26 EDT
Indian Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh has been questioned over his alleged links to a $24-million heroin haul and has refused to give blood or hair samples, police said Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 21:32 EDT
US swimming legend Michael Phelps said there was no chance of him coming out of retirement to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Mar 11, 2013 09:15 EDT
Veteran ski champion Ivica Kostelic is to once again undergo knee surgery which will sideline him for up to two months, the Croatian national ski association said on Monday.