IOC confirm support for whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova to receive a grant to support her training, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman confirmed Monday.

Hamilton wins US Grand Prix to boost championship chances

Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton produced a flawless performance to win the United States Grand Prix from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on Sunday and breathe fresh life into...

Manchester City back on top despite 1-1 draw with Southampton

Manchester City went back to the top of the Premier League on Sunday despite a 1-1 draw with Southampton that left them winless in five games.

AC Milan edge Juve 1-0 in dull game

AC Milan edged a dominating but ineffective Juventus to a 1-0 victory Saturday, going second in the Serie A thanks to a smashing drive from youngster Manuel Locatelli.

Bayern Munich down Gladbach to lead Bundesliga from Hertha Berlin

Bayern Munich cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach late Saturday to lead the Bundesliga by three points from the impressive Hertha Berlin.

Barcelona go top late on in Valencia but captain Iniesta injured

Barcelona stumbled to the top of the Spanish Liga on Saturday with a late 3-2 win at spirited Valencia but may have lost captain Andres Iniesta to a knee injury.

Arsenal go top despite draw; Tottenham miss chance

Arsenal hit top spot in the Premier League on Saturday but were still frustrated as they could only draw 0-0 with struggling Middlesbrough.

North Korea wins under-17 Women's World Cup, again

North Korea has become the first nation to win the Women's under-17 football World Cup for a second time, after beating Japan on penalties in Amman on Friday night.

Book on Drazen Petrovic, "the Mozart of Basketball" promoted in Zagreb

The Croatian edition of the book "Drazen: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of the Mozart of Basketball" by Australian author Todd Spehr was presented on Friday in Zagreb in the museum dedicated to...

Minsk to host 2019 European Games

The 2019 European Games will be held in Minsk after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) general assembly approved the capital of Belarus, the sole candidate, on Friday.

Barcelona smash City with Messi hat-trick, Bayern trounce PSV

Heavyweights Barcelona and Bayern Munich edged towards the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday with home thrashings of Manchester City and PSV Eindhoven respectively.

Two-month suspension for Norwegian skier Johaug over doping

Norwegian cross-country ski star Therese Johaug has been suspended from competition for two months after failing a doping test after using a cream to treat sunburnt lips, Norway's anti-doping...

Champions League wins for Real, Dortmund, Leicester

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Leicester City cruised towards the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday, with defeats of Legia Warsaw, Sporting Lisbon and Copenhagen respectively...

Real Madrid extend contract of playmaker Modric

Real Madrid have extended the contract of veteran Croatian playmaker Luka Modric until 2020, the European champions said on Tuesday. 

FIFA launches disciplinary proceedings against Croatia, Kosovo

The international football federation FIFA has launched disciplinary proceedings against Croatia and Kosovo over the inappropriate conduct of their fans during a World Cup 2018 qualifier played on...