Feb 01, 2011 12:09 EST
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will be focusing on able-bodied events in the European leagues this year as he looks to become the first disabled athlete to compete in track and field at the Olympic Games.
Feb 01, 2011 10:01 EST
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa must hurry up and decide which city will bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, the country's sports minister Fikile Mbalula said Tuesday.
Jan 30, 2011 10:14 EST
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic brilliantly dominated a listless Andy Murray to claim his second Australian Open title Sunday to confirm the arrival of a genuine third force at the top of men's tennis.
Jan 30, 2011 05:59 EST
DOHA (Reuters) - Asian Cup organizers are considering giving a refund to the 700 or so supporters who were locked out of the final despite holding valid tickets because of a heavy security presence.
Jan 24, 2011 10:13 EST
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey missed most of Sunday's win with a sprained ankle but the Pro-Bowl rookie vowed he would be ready to make the snaps to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Super Bowl.
Dec 15, 2010 17:05 EST
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - European champions Inter Milan overcame the early injury of Wesley Sneijder to book their place in the Club World Cup final with a 3-0 win over Seongnam of South Korea on Wednesday.
Dec 15, 2010 16:52 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will hold talks with unsettled striker Carlos Tevez on Friday and said he hoped the Argentine would stay at the club despite handing in a transfer request.
Dec 15, 2010 14:23 EST
PARIS (Reuters) - The Annecy 2018 Winter Olympics bid is far from over despite last week's resignation of its chief executive officer, French IOC member Guy Drut said on Wednesday.
Dec 08, 2010 12:48 EST
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected allegations of corruption at soccer's governing body after Russia and Qatar won the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, calling England "bad losers" for their reaction.
Dec 08, 2010 10:15 EST
KARACHI (Reuters) - Former Pakistan captain and top batsman Javed Miandad has accepted an offer from the Pakistan Cricket Board to work as a batting and fielding consultant with the national team before the 2011 World Cup.
Dec 08, 2010 09:15 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Victorious European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has backed world number one Lee Westwood to land his first major title at next year's U.S. Masters in April.
Dec 08, 2010 07:05 EST
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Oakland Athletics showed a lack of respect for Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma during recent failed talks, his agent said on Wednesday.
Nov 18, 2010 21:58 EST
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - China's Sun Yang ripped up Park Tae-hwan's fairytale book at the Asian Games on Thursday with an electrifying swim in the men's 1,500 meters that was less than a second shy of the world record.
Nov 18, 2010 21:51 EST
MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish state commission that addresses violence and intolerance in sport has recommended the Real Madrid and Sporting Gijon coaches, Jose Mourinho and Manuel Preciado, are punished over last week's row.
Nov 18, 2010 15:45 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Building work on England's much-delayed National Football Center will begin in January, the Football Association said on Thursday.
Nov 01, 2010 13:21 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - A horse called Maoi Chinn Tire became the longest priced winner in 20 years in Britain when successful in a hurdle race at Wetherby in northern England on Friday at 200-1.
Oct 31, 2010 14:47 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Lee Westwood will take over as world number one when the new rankings are published on Monday after Ryder Cup team mate Martin Kaymer finished down the field at the Andalucia Masters.
Oct 30, 2010 17:02 EDT
HAVANA (Reuters) - Olympic 110 meters hurdles champion Dayron Robles has recovered from the injuries that cut short his season and is back in training for next year, the Cuban said on Saturday.
Oct 30, 2010 13:49 EDT
SOTOGRANDE, Spain, Oct 30 - Martin Kaymer produced his best round of the week at the Andalucia Masters on Saturday but the 25-year-old German will need a spectacular final round if he is to claim the world number one spot.
Oct 29, 2010 15:52 EDT
DOHA (Reuters) - Elena Dementieva lost 6-4 6-2 to Italy's Francesca Schiavone at the WTA Championships on Friday before stunning the crowd by announcing her retirement from tennis.