Mar 18, 2013 23:01 EDT
Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc will have surgery later this week on an ankle injury as he races the clock to be fit for the Ashes series against England.
Mar 18, 2013 22:29 EDT
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the fields at the Miami Masters hardcourt event that begins on Tuesday, although several big names will be missing.
Mar 18, 2013 22:12 EDT
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will undergo surgery on both knees on Tuesday, meaning he will miss the entire NBA season due to injury.
Mar 18, 2013 20:31 EDT
Tiger Woods, the 14-time major golf champion whose infamous sex scandal with multiple mistresses led to a 2010 divorce, is dating ski star Lindsey Vonn, the two US sports icons announced.
Mar 18, 2013 19:42 EDT
Ghassan Hitto, who was elected on Monday to serve as the first prime minister of Syria's opposition, is a business executive with Islamist leanings who has lived in the United States for decades.
Mar 18, 2013 18:44 EDT
Japanese pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka was told by the Cleveland Indians on Monday that he will not be on the roster for the team's Major League Baseball season opener on April 2 at Toronto.
Mar 18, 2013 18:28 EDT
Rolf Soerensen, one of Denmark's most successful professional cyclists, admitted Monday to using blood-boosting EPO and cortisone in the 1990s, ending more than a year of denials.
Mar 18, 2013 17:24 EDT
Injuries and a lack of playing time have sidelined key United States players, but coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Monday he is confident a less experienced squad can advance to the 2014 World Cup.
Mar 18, 2013 17:13 EDT
Irish rugby great Brian O'Driscoll was on Monday cited for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, the tournament organisers announced.
Mar 18, 2013 15:42 EDT
Madrid mayor Ana Botella hailed the first day of the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission's four-day inspection of the city's candidacy for the 2020 Olympic Games a success.
Mar 18, 2013 15:17 EDT
Rafael Nadal appears poised to reign again on the clay courts of Europe, now that his balky knee has stood the test of the world's best on the punishing hard courts of Indian Wells.
Mar 18, 2013 14:54 EDT
Any athlete suspected of getting a concussion during sports should stop play, leave the game and not return until cleared by a licensed healthcare professional, according to new US guidelines out Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 14:28 EDT
David Beckham is out in front as the highest-paid player in world football, according to a report that appears in Tuesday's edition of France Football magazine.
Mar 18, 2013 13:58 EDT
France coach Didier Deschamps on Monday admitted that he could be persuaded to rest players for Friday's World Cup qualifier against Georgia with the following game against Spain in mind.
Mar 18, 2013 13:20 EDT
The 2022 World Cup host Qatar will provide technical and professional assistance to Pakistan to help develop football in the country, an official said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 12:57 EDT
Ross McCormack, James Forrest and Danny Fox have all withdrawn from Scotland's squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Serbia, the Scottish Football Association announced on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 12:46 EDT
Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy will miss France's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Spain on March 22 and 26 with a left thigh injury, the French Football Federation said Monday, with Rod Fanni deputising.
Mar 18, 2013 12:37 EDT
West Bromwich Albion revealed on Monday that they will deal internally with Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie's most recent attacks on the club via Twitter.
Mar 18, 2013 12:30 EDT
UEFA on Monday said it had launched a disciplinary procedure against Inter Milan after racist chants by fans during their Europa League match against Tottenham, with the hearing scheduled on April 19.
Mar 18, 2013 12:05 EDT
Two men were arrested over alleged racially aggravated public order offences at Chelsea's Premier League match with West Ham United on Sunday, police have announced.