Mar 20, 2013 14:26 EDT
The president of Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Olympics, Alejandro Blanco said Wednesday he expects the Spanish capital will receive the highest technical score when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission publish their reports all three candidate cities.
Mar 20, 2013 14:21 EDT
UEFA president Michel Platini, responding to criticism from FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, claims that staging Euro 2020 in venues across the continent lends true meaning to the concept of a European championships.
Mar 20, 2013 14:12 EDT
The Dubai-based owners of fallen English football giants Leeds United added to the increasing sense of uncertainty enveloping Elland Road by saying Wednesday they were seeking fresh investment but did not want to sell the club.
Mar 20, 2013 13:45 EDT
US President Barack Obama has selected the Indiana University Hoosiers as his choice to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball tournament this year.
Mar 20, 2013 13:38 EDT
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has said he would have preferred manager Jose Mourinho to laud his own side's efforts rather than those of Manchester United after Madrid eliminated the English side from the Champions League.
Mar 20, 2013 13:37 EDT
Twelve-year-old Chinese golf prodigy Ye Wocheng ensured he will smash the record for youngest player at a European Tour event when he came through a qualifying tournament on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 13:33 EDT
Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets is targeting six points from two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Finland and France over the next six days to help secure the world champions place in Brazil next year.
Mar 20, 2013 13:31 EDT
England goalkeeper Joe Hart reacted Tuesday to an inconsistent season with Premier League champions Manchester City by insisting he was his "strongest critic".
Mar 20, 2013 13:30 EDT
Troubled former England football star Paul Gascoigne said Wednesday he could not be certain if he would ever touch alcohol again after being taken to a hospital in the United States last month.
Mar 20, 2013 13:20 EDT
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has questioned the awarding of FIFA's World Coach of the Year for 2012 to Spain manager Vicente del Bosque, claiming there were people who voted for him that had their votes changed.
Mar 20, 2013 13:17 EDT
US Open prize money will reach $50 million by 2017 and the event will return to a Sunday finish in 2015 under a five-year deal announced Wednesday between Open organisers and the ATP and WTA tours.
Mar 20, 2013 13:12 EDT
Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel took two wickets as Zimbabwe reached 92 for three at lunch on the opening day of the second and final test against the West Indies at Windsor Park here on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 12:33 EDT
Former women's world tennis number one Justine Henin gave birth to a baby girl called Lalie on Wednesday, she announced on her social network pages.
Mar 20, 2013 12:11 EDT
The Dubai-based owners of fallen English football giants Leeds United have said they want to sell their stake in the second-tier club just three months after taking over at Elland Road.
Mar 20, 2013 11:38 EDT
Ireland great Brian O'Driscoll was given a three-week ban on Wednesday for stamping on Italy's Simone Favaro during their Six Nations clash in Rome.
Mar 20, 2013 10:48 EDT
West Indies captain Darren Sammy has won the toss and put Zimbabwe in to bat in the second and final Test at Windsor Park in Dominica on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 10:18 EDT
US 2014 Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson said Wednesday that he would reduce the number of captain's picks from four to three, allowing one more golfer to play his way onto the American side.
Mar 20, 2013 10:17 EDT
England batsman Kevin Pietersen will miss the last Test against New Zealand and the Indian Premier League due to a knee injury which may sideline him for up to eight weeks, officials said Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 09:46 EDT
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has been forced out of the Italy squad ahead of a friendly against Brazil and could miss a World Cup qualifier against Malta next week, according to the Italian football federation.
Mar 20, 2013 07:37 EDT
England batsman Kevin Pietersen will miss the final Test against New Zealand because of a knee injury and fly home for an specialist examination, English cricket authorities said Wednesday.