Ankle problem threatens Ye Shiwen`s worlds campaign

A persistent ankle injury threatens to jeopardise Ye Shiwen`s world championships campaign as China`s double Olympic champion prepares to race in Sunday`s 200m individual medley heats and final, reports Xinhua.

Ashes 2015: James Anderson aiming for Oval return
Ashes 2015: James Anderson aiming for Oval return

England paceman James Anderson hopes to overcome a side injury in time for next month`s fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval.

Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz out of Sri Lanka Twenty20
Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz out of Sri Lanka Twenty20

Pakistan`s cricket board said Saturday that paceman Wahab Riaz had ruled himself out of the team`s two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka due to an ongoing hand injury.

Jules Bianchi funeral to be held on Tuesday
Jules Bianchi funeral to be held on Tuesday

The funeral of Jules Bianchi, the French Formula One driver who died after spending nine months in a coma following a crash at last season`s Japanese Grand Prix, will be held in his home city of Nice on Tuesday.

Fifteen killed in illegal Chinese fireworks warehouse blast

Fifteen people were killed and more than a dozen injured in China Sunday when an illegal fireworks warehouse exploded in the northern Hebei province, state media reported.

Bayern hopeful injured Ribery can play soon
Bayern hopeful injured Ribery can play soon

Bayern Munich are hopeful Franck Ribery will be able to play again soon after revealing on Saturday that the French winger`s persistent right ankle injury is showing signs of healing.

Injury postpones Frank Lampard's MLS debut
Injury postpones Frank Lampard's MLS debut

England great Frank Lampard will have to wait to make his Major League Soccer (MLS) debut after he was ruled out of New York City FC`s match against Toronto FC on Sunday with a calf strain.

Rory McIlroy not to blame for injury, rivals say
Rory McIlroy not to blame for injury, rivals say

Rory McIlroy`s injury woes have brought words of comfort and support from his top rivals gathered at Gullane for this week`s Scottish Open.

Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves
Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves

Key defender Deepika's injury sustained in the match against Australia is a concern for the fast-improving Indian women's team ahead of the knock-out rounds of the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium here.

Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks
Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks

Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed will be out for at least three weeks following a rib injury, a team official said today.

National level kabaddi player manhandled in Kanpur

In a shocking incident, a national kabaddi player was allegedly manhandled by a group of boys in Kanpur for complaining against their behaviour.

I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan
I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan

Pakistan's seven-feet tall left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has recovered completely from the injury that had cut short his World Cup campaign but he still regrets missing the quarter-final against Australia in the mega-event earlier this year.

Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes
Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes

England`s Jos Buttler has been ruled out of Tuesday`s lone Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford with the hand injury that sidelined him from Saturday`s one-day series decider, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced via Twitter.

Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow
Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow was called into England`s squad ahead of Saturday`s deciding one-day international against New Zealand in Durham after wicket-keeper Jos Buttler suffered a hand injury in training on Friday.

Daniele De Rossi joins growing Azzurri injury list
Daniele De Rossi joins growing Azzurri injury list

Roma`s Daniele De Rossi has joined Italy`s growing injury list for their friendly against Portugal, four days after the Azzurri kept their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive in a controversial 1-1 draw away to Croatia.

New Zealand`s Trent Boult out of England tour
New Zealand`s Trent Boult out of England tour

New Zealand`s Trent Boult will miss the remainder of the Blackcaps` tour of England after suffering a back injury, it was announced Sunday.

Women's World Cup: Aussie coach hails gutsy Simon Kyah
Women's World Cup: Aussie coach hails gutsy Simon Kyah

Aussie coach Alen Stajcic hailed the contribution of Kyah Simon who came back from a career-threatening injury to revive Australia`s Women`s World Cup campaign in a 2-0 win over Nigeria.

Injury-jinxed Abou Diaby on Arsenal release list
Injury-jinxed Abou Diaby on Arsenal release list

Abou Diaby`s injury-scarred nine-year stint at Arsenal is due to finish after he was included on a list of players to be released by the club on Wednesday.

Conte calls up Bonaventura but doubts on Buffon, Verratti
Conte calls up Bonaventura but doubts on Buffon, Verratti

Italy coach Antonio Conte has called up AC Milan attacking midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura as the beaten 2012 finalists look to take another step towards qualification for the 2016 European Championships against Croatia on Friday.

Olympic 100m hurdles champ Sally Pearson crashes out in Rome
Olympic 100m hurdles champ Sally Pearson crashes out in Rome

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson suffered an early season setback after crashing out of the women`s 100m hurdles with an apparent hand injury at the Rome leg of the Diamond League on Thursday.