Olympic downhill medal contender Breezy Johnson will miss the Beijing Winter Games due to a knee injury sustained in a crash, she said on Tuesday.
Olympic gold medallist Kendall Coyne Schofield will serve as captain of the U.S. women's ice hockey team at the Beijing Games next month, USA Hockey announced on Monday.
Musa Barrow scored a 71st-minute winner as Gambia continued their giant killing spree at the Africa Cup of Nations by pulling off an upset 1-0 win over Guinea in Bafoussam on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals. Striker Barrow, one of the outstanding performers at the tournament, was set up by a defence-splitting pass from Yusupha Bobb […]
The opening batter of the South African women's cricket team, Lizelle Lee has been named the 2021 ICC Women's One-Day International Cricketer of the Year.
Comoros Islands goalkeeper Ali Ahamada has returned a negative COVID-19 test and will be available to play on Monday against hosts Cameroon in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations finals, officials said.
Liverpool took advantage of Manchester City's dropped points with a 3-1 victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday, taking a small bite out of City's commanding lead of the Premier League.
Weather conditions ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics at the start of February are "very unfavourable" when it comes to air quality, China's environment ministry spokesman Liu Youbin warned on Monday.
Chelsea kept alive their remote Premier League title chances with a 2-0 win over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, set on their way by an exquisite strike from Hakim Ziyech which was quickly followed up by a Thiago Silva header.
Captain Youssef Msakni scored with a long-range shot to hand COVID-hit Tunisia an improbable 1-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Garoua on Sunday to advance to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Quinton de Kock scored a superb century as South Africa completed a clean sweep of their three-match one-day international series against India with a tense four-run victory at Newlands on Sunday.
The Beijing 2022 organizers signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the International Testing Agency (ITA), the General Administration of Sport, the Ministry of Public Security, the General Administration of Customs and China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) on Thursday to cooperate in the anti-doping investigative information and intelligence.
Soccer legend Pele is at home and "super strong" as he recovers from a colon tumor, his daughter said on Saturday (January 22) in what appeared to be a rebuttal of media reports that his condition had worsened.
Fourth seed Barbora Krejcikova saw off the challenge from an injury-hampered Victoria Azarenka to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time on Sunday, defeating the former world number one 6-2 6-2.
Manchester City's seemingly unstoppable charge to the Premier League title slowed slightly as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday, snapping a 12-match winning sequence that had distanced their rivals.
Manchester United laboured but moved into the top four of the Premier League with a last-second goal from Marcus Rashford earning them a 1-0 win over West Ham United at Old Trafford on Saturday.
The Comoros Islands have been hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 in their camp, including their coach and two available goalkeepers, two days before they are due to meet Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon in the last 16.
Africa’s four top players failed to make a mark at the Africa Cup of Nations finals but the start of the knockout rounds on Sunday offers a chance at least for Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah to deliver on their home continent.
The Africa Cup of Nations finals head into the knockout stages from Sunday, lifting the stakes and adding excitement to a tournament that came alive over the last days after a static opening week.
The draw for the preliminary round of the qualifiers for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, was conducted on Friday.
Manchester United rode their luck before burying luckless Brentford with a second-half goal blitz to claim a 3-1 away victory on Wednesday and boost their challenge for a top-four finish in the Premier League.
The Proteas beat India by 7 wickets to win the second One Day International match in Paarl, and in doing so the series against India as well
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Algeria international Riyad Mahrez will not be involved in Saturday's Premier League trip to Southampton after being given a week off following his team's early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
South Africa had to come from behind to beat Scotland 27-7 on day one of the Malaga legs of World Rugby's Sevens Series.
World number five, Rafael Nadal of Spain, has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne
Diogo Jota's double earned Liverpool a comfortable 2-0 win at Arsenal in the second leg of their League Cup semi-final on Thursday, setting up a Wembley showdown against Chelsea.
Brazilian soccer great Pele was discharged from hospital on Thursday after undergoing two days of treatment for cancer, the Sao Paulo clinic that treated him said.
Left back Massadio Haidara's early goal set Mali on their way to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Mauritania on Thursday and top spot in Africa Cup of Nations Group F.
Sierra Leone’s veteran striker Kei Kamara missed a late penalty to scupper their chances of reaching the next round of the Africa Cup of Nations as they lost 1-0 to Equatorial Guinea on Thursday.
Nicolas Pepe scored a superb solo goal as Ivory Coast beat Algeria 3-1 to send the defending champions crashing out of the Africa Cup of Nations finals on Thursday following a disastrous Group E campaign.
South Africa national cricket team coach Mark Boucher faces a disciplinary hearing into allegations of gross misconduct, which could lead to his dismissal.