FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving
FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving

In a ground-breaking step, the world aquatics governing body (FINA) has approved the introduction of mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving during the Extraordinary Congress in Doha last week.

Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best
Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best

Bayern Munich`s ex-Germany captain Philipp Lahm has said he expects to return after breaking his leg next February at the very earliest.

Xabi Alonso announces international retirement
Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football.

Federica Pellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle title

Federica Pellegrini proved once again she is Europe`s queen of the 200m freestyle after claiming her third straight title at the European Championships in Berlin on Saturday.

Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record at European Championships

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships before revealing he hated swimming when he was a child.

Britain`s Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new 50m breaststroke world record of 26.62sec at the European Championships in Berlin on Friday.

Jazmin Carlin clinches stunning 800m, treble for `Iron Lady` Hosszu

Jazmin Carlin launched herself into the upper realms of distance swimming with victory in the 800 metres freestyle while "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu won three medals on a night of quality racing at the European Championships on Thursday.

Swimming: Europe`s best look for Olympic boost in Berlin

A host of Olympic and world champions will compete in the European championships from Monday looking to land crucial early blows just two years out from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers wins second gold with year`s best time at European championships

Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers ran the fastest 200 metres this year on Friday to collect her second gold medal of the European championships.

Dominant Mo Farah eases to European 10,000 metres title

Britain`s Mo Farah put aside his recent fitness problems to claim his fourth European title by comfortably winning the 10,000 metres final on Wednesday.

Mo Farah gunning for record books at European Championships

The incentive for Mo Farah when he hits the comeback trail at the European Championships, which open at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich on Tuesday, will be a place in the record books.

Stipe Pletikosa calls time on Croatia career

Croatian international goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa announced Saturday his retirement from the national team.

Guwahati franchise ropes in Spanish World Cup winner Capdevila

NorthEast United Football Club, the Guwahati franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League, Wednesday named former World and European Championships winning Spanish defender Joan Capdevila as its marquee player.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Spain crash out of World Cup after Chile loss

Defending champions Spain slumped to a 2-0 defeat to Chile and crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after their second defeat in five days.

Gibbons misses Euros but aims for Commonwealths

Great Britain Olympic judo silver medallist Gemma Gibbons is set to miss this month`s European Championships but should be fit for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July.

Hungary Olympic legend Novak dead at 75

Former Hungary footballer and double Olympic gold medal winner Dezso Novak has died at the age of 75, his family announced to the Hungarian Football Association late Wednesday.

Luiz Felipe Scolari backs England to impress at World Cup

Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari believes England could be one of his country`s main rivals when the South American nation stages next year`s World Cup finals.

Hodgson rejects talk of `crisis` in English game

The Three Lions coach has recently faced questions over his future at the England helm, while the Under-21 side failed to pick up a single point during the European Championships.

Russia U-21s crash out of Euro 2013

Russia`s under-21 football team were eliminated from the European championships as results elsewhere conspired against them.

Russia U-21s crash out of Euro 2013

Russia`s under-21 football team were eliminated from the European championships as results elsewhere conspired against them.