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 was re-elected as UEFA president on Tuesday, and two critics of Sepp Blatter were chosen to join the FIFA executive committee.
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 Tae-hwan was banned 18 months by world swimming body FINA on Monday after failing a drug test last year.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement on Saturday, ending a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
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.
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.
The International Olympic Committee has mourned the death of three French athletes who were killed in an helicopter crash in Argentina on Monday.
Former NBA star Yao Ming says step to revive soccer is on right track and can even make other sports personalities envious.
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.
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 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.