Shot put champion Valerie Adams out of Beijing World Athletics Championships
Shot put champion Valerie Adams out of Beijing World Athletics Championships

Double Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams will not defend her world athletics championships title in Beijing later this month as she recovers from elbow and shoulder surgery, the New Zealander said on Thursday.

Rally of Finland: `Hungry` Jari-Matti Latvala holds off Sebastien Ogier
Rally of Finland: `Hungry` Jari-Matti Latvala holds off Sebastien Ogier

Jari-Matti Latvala held off his VW Polo teammate and double world champion Sebastien Ogier in a thrilling duel to claim his home Rally of Finland on Sunday.

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton determined to dominate home race
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton determined to dominate home race

Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career.

Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials
Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials

Reigning world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will return to basics when he runs the 100 metres Thursday at the Jamaica Athletics Championships to prepare for the World Championships.

India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup
India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup

India settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the final berth of the Snooker World Cup here on Sunday.

India storm into quarters of Snooker World Cup
India storm into quarters of Snooker World Cup

The Indian team, comprising 12-time world champion Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, on Friday stormed into the quarterfinals of the Snooker World Cup here.

European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history
European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history

Switzerland`s women`s mountain bike world champion Jolanda Neff wrote herself a little chapter of sporting history on Saturday when she became the first ever European Games gold medalist in Baku.

Mercedes apologise to stunned Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes apologise to stunned Lewis Hamilton

 Mercedes bosses queued up to apologise to stunned Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday after an error that robbed him of victory at the showcase Monaco Grand Prix.

Ding Ning overcomes injury to regain world Table Tennis title
Ding Ning overcomes injury to regain world Table Tennis title

Top-seeded Ding Ning of China battled back from an injury scare to regain her world championship crown by beating second-seeded compatriot Liu Shiwen 7-11, 15-13, 11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 4-11, 11-8 in a dramatic women`s singles final on Saturday.

Canada`s figure skating champion Patrick Chan set to resume training
Canada`s figure skating champion Patrick Chan set to resume training

Three-time world figure skating champion Patrick Chan will take a surfing holiday in Costa Rica next month before buckling down in June to train for his return to competition following a one-year hiatus.

Chinese hostess plays down Lewis Hamilton champagne incident
Chinese hostess plays down Lewis Hamilton champagne incident

A Chinese Grand Prix podium hostess who had champagne sprayed in her face by race winner Lewis Hamilton has played down the incident after the Formula One world champion was accused of sexist bullying.

Lewis Hamilton hot favourite for China repeat
Lewis Hamilton hot favourite for China repeat

Lewis Hamilton starts as the red-hot favourite to win a fourth Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday after dominating the week so far in Shanghai.

Marc Marquez grabs Austin pole in stunning style
Marc Marquez grabs Austin pole in stunning style

Reigning world champion Marc Marquez captured pole position for the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas for the third straight year in dramatic style on Saturday.

Marc Marquez seeks to bounce back in Texas
Marc Marquez seeks to bounce back in Texas

World champion Marc Marquez will be looking to rebound on Sunday when MotoGP returns to the Circuit of the Americas in Texas, where the Spaniard has won the past two years.

Valentino Rossi wins thrilling Grand Prix of Qatar
Valentino Rossi wins thrilling Grand Prix of Qatar

Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi, on a Yamaha, won a spectacular Grand Prix of Qatar on Sunday as he withstood a furious onslaught from fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso over the final laps to take the opening race of the season.

Indian Open Badminton: Sugiarto stuns crowd favourite Super Dan
Indian Open Badminton: Sugiarto stuns crowd favourite Super Dan

Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto today earned the prized scalp of five-time World Champion Lin Dan, notching up a stunning three-game win over the Chinese legend to reach the semifinals of the India Super Series badminton tournament here on Friday.

Bernie Ecclestone lauds Lewis Hamilton, takes swipe at Sebastian Vettel
Bernie Ecclestone lauds Lewis Hamilton, takes swipe at Sebastian Vettel

Bernie Ecclestone called Lewis Hamilton Formula One`s best ever world champion on Friday as he took a swipe at former title-holder Sebastian Vettel.

I'll think about World Chess Championship next year: Viswanathan Anand
I'll think about World Chess Championship next year: Viswanathan Anand

With the World Chess Championship slated for 2016, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he will start thinking about the Candidates tournament only next year.

Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban
Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban

Former world 400 metres women`s champion Amantle Montsho plans to appeal a two-year ban after failing a 2014 Commonwealth Games doping test in Scotland.

Sebastian Vettel vows no Kimi Raikkonen run-ins
Sebastian Vettel vows no Kimi Raikkonen run-ins

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel Thursday played down fears he could fall out with new team-mate Kimi Raikkonen after his big switch to Ferrari this season.