Injured Renaud Lavillenie out of Doha Diamond League meet
Injured Renaud Lavillenie out of Doha Diamond League meet

France`s pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie will not compete in the opening Diamond League meet of the season in Doha this week because of a bruised shoulder, his agent Rene Auguin said Tuesday.

Valerie Adams` agony after operations threat to career
Valerie Adams` agony after operations threat to career

World athlete of the year shot putter Valerie Adams told Friday how she "freaked" out with worry that her career may be over after operations on her shoulder and elbow last year.

Adams` agony after operations threat to career

World athlete of the year shot putter Valerie Adams told Friday how she "freaked" out with worry that her career may be over after operations on her shoulder and elbow last year.

New ban on Olympic champ Sun Yang`s doctor
New ban on Olympic champ Sun Yang`s doctor

China`s swimming authorities have imposed a new ban on the doctor of national hero Sun Yang for helping the double Olympic champion when he was suspended, the world body announced Friday.

Olympic champion Bruce Jenner sued for wrongful death in car crash

 Reality television star Bruce Jenner has been sued for wrongful death by relatives of the woman killed in a car crash involving the 1976 Olympic gold medallist on a Malibu highway in February, a Los Angeles court spokeswoman said on Friday.

Mo Farah to compete in 1500 metres at Birmingham Grand Prix
Mo Farah to compete in 1500 metres at Birmingham Grand Prix

Mo Farah, Britain`s double Olympic champion at 5,000 and 10,000 metres, will step down to compete in the 1,500 at the Birmingham Grand Prix in June.

Usain Bolt targeting 200m world record, third golden triple
Usain Bolt targeting 200m world record, third golden triple

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt insisted Friday his sights were set on an unprecedented "triple-triple" at next year`s Rio Olympics, with a new world record in the 200m also a major goal.

Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2
Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's stay at the top of the table was cut short as she dropped a place to be World No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot
Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot

Far from mourning the end of her brief reign as the world number one, shuttler Saina Nehwal is happy that she at least made it to where no other non-Chinese could reach in the last four years.

Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals
Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals

World number one Chen Long and his illustrious compatriot Lin Dan will clash in the finals of the Malaysian Open on Sunday after both Chinese shuttlers overcame their opponents at the semi-final stage on Saturday.

Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking
Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will lose her world no. 1 ranking after her gallant fight against Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the semifinals ended in heartbreak at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

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.

Murray, Nishikori to play in Washington before US Open
Murray, Nishikori to play in Washington before US Open

Britain`s Andy Murray and Japan`s Kei Nishikori will stop at the ATP event in Washington in their August preparations for this year`s US Open, tournament officials announced Thursday.

Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title
Chen Long survives Jan Jorgensen challenge to win All England title

World number one Chen Long hopes to emulate his legendary compatriot Lin Dan after regaining an All-England Open men`s singles title which some doubted he could capture a second time.

Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships
Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships

Five times champion Lin Dan of China fought off a tenacious challenge from compatriot Tian Houwei to reach the men's singles last eight at the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

Renaud Lavillenie set to shine at European Athletics Indoor Championships
Renaud Lavillenie set to shine at European Athletics Indoor Championships

French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie owns a world record that long seemed impossible to reach, but he will be hungry for more as the European Athletics Indoor Championships start in Prague on Thursday.

Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic
Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt opted out of the Camperdown Classic athletics meeting on Saturday after toying with the idea of launching his 2015 season with a 400m there.

Ryan Lochte wins 200m medley at Orlando meet
Ryan Lochte wins 200m medley at Orlando meet

Ryan Lochte shook off any lingering jet lag to win the 200m individual medley on Saturday as USA Swimming`s Pro Series meet at Orlando concluded.

Usain Bolt plans 2017 World Championships swansong
Usain Bolt plans 2017 World Championships swansong

Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt plans to bow out in glory after the 2017 World Championships in London, he said in a British newspaper interview published on Saturday.

David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month
David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month

Kenyan world record holder David Rudisha will compete in two track meets in Australia next month, Athletics Australia said Friday.