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.

McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial
McLaren boss `failed` over concussion denial

McLaren boss Ron Dennis said he was wrong to deny Fernando Alonso was concussed when he crashed in testing, as the team prepared to start the Formula One season without the two-time world champion.

All England championship: I lost focus and got nervous, says Saina Nehwal
All England championship: I lost focus and got nervous, says Saina Nehwal

After her dreams of winning All England badminton championship ended in agony with a defeat in the final, a crestfallen Saina Nehwal on Sunday said it was her lack of focus and nervousness which led to her loss.

Chen Long dismantles Lin Dan at All England to confirm changing of guard
Chen Long dismantles Lin Dan at All England to confirm changing of guard

World champion Chen Long outmuscled fellow Chinese Lin Dan 21-13 21-12 in a one-way semi-final at the All-England Championships on Saturday to confirm a shift in power in men’s badminton.

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.

Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality
Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality

Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has claimed that after winning the European 10,000-metre gold, his Great Britainteammate Andy Vernon questioned his nationality.

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather must decide soon says Freddie Roach
Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather must decide soon says Freddie Roach

Time is running out for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather to book a May 2 showdown, Pacquiao`s trainer Freddie Roach said Tuesday.

Mercedes still miles in front ahead of second test
Mercedes still miles in front ahead of second test

The build-up to the 2015 Formula One season steps up a gear when the second of three four-day pre-season tests gets started in Barcelona on Thursday.

Sebastien Ogier fastest in Sweden shakedown, photographer injured
Sebastien Ogier fastest in Sweden shakedown, photographer injured

Two-time world champion Sebastien Ogier clocked the fastest time in his VW Polo-R in Thursday`s Rally of Sweden `shakedown`.

Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban
Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban

Russia`s two-time world open water swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin announced his retirement Thursday after being banned for two years for doping.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess
Viswanathan Anand draws with Etienne Bacrot; slips to joint third in Grenke chess

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India played out his third draw on the trot as he signed peace with Etienne Bacrot of France in the third round of Grenke Chess Classic here.