Korean Oly body could give banned swimmer Park shot at Rio

2015-03-26 11:36:44

South Korea's Olympic body said Thursday it is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, which would allow banned former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan a chance at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Michel Platini re-elected as UEFA president for 3rd term

2015-03-25 17:44:21

Michel Platini was re-elected as UEFA president on Tuesday, and two critics of Sepp Blatter were chosen to join the FIFA executive committee.

Lindsey Vonn headlines US Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf

2015-03-24 10:24:08

On the heels of clinching World Cup downhill and giant slalom overall season titles last week, ski racer Lindsey Vonn will now set her sights on winning in Maine as she headlines the US Alpine Championships this week at Sugarloaf.

South Korean swimming star Park banned 18 months for doping

2015-03-24 09:12:44

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan was banned 18 months by world swimming body FINA on Monday after failing a drug test last year.

Two-time MVP Steve Nash retires from NBA

2015-03-22 15:34:13

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement on Saturday, ending a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.

Vonn wins World Cup downhill title ahead of Fenninger

2015-03-18 20:15:34

Lindsey Vonn won the World Cup downhill title for the seventh time after winning the last race in the discipline on Wednesday at the season-ending finals.

Michelle Kwan calls for equal opportunity for women, girls

2015-03-17 09:55:51

Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan Monday shared her life experiences at the UN headquarters, calling for equal opportunity for women and girls to play and to dream.

IOC mourns French athletes killed in helicopter crash

2015-03-11 11:28:58

The International Olympic Committee has mourned the death of three French athletes who were killed in an helicopter crash in Argentina on Monday.

Yao Ming 'envious' of China's soccer reform plan

2015-03-09 11:54:30

Former NBA star Yao Ming says step to revive soccer is on right track and can even make other sports personalities envious.

Chen Long finally lives up to his name as world No 1

2015-03-09 09:39:24

World No. 1 Chen Long, who beat twice Olympic champion Lin Dan in Saturday's semifinals, fought back from one set down to beat Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen at the All England badminton championships here on Sunday.

Marin beats Nehwal to win All-England Open title

2015-03-09 14:48:44

World champion Carolina Marin added the All-England Open badminton title to her growing collection on Sunday, leaving Saina Nehwal to rue a mid-match capitulation in her bid to become India's first female winner.

Lin loses for 1st time to Chen in All-England Open semis

2015-03-08 13:25:07

Lin Dan believes the decision to consign his semifinal with Chen Long to an outside court was one of the factors behind his defeat in the All-England Open on Saturday.