Australia bid an emotional farewell to cricketer Phillip Hughes at a funeral in his hometown on Wednesday with a live coast-to-coast broadcast allowing a nation to unite in celebration and remembrance of the life of a sportsman cut down in his prime.
Chinese swimming star Sun Yang has been barred from training in Australia and Denis Cotterell will not be his coach any more after Sun was banned for doping, according to Swimvortex Wednesday.
Golf super star Tiger Woods returns to competition this week at Isleworth after a four-month injury layoff.
Sports moments of the week - give thanks and mourn the dead
Not all corners of the world were in a celebratory mood. Australia was stuck in national mourning following cricket Phillip Hughes' sudden death.
Nov 29 is a special day for Barcelona and Liverpool. For the Catalan club, it was the 115th anniversary of its founing. Meanwhile, the English team looked back on the same day 16 years ago when its iconic leader Steven Gerrard made his debut.
A Chinese soccer fan's once-in-a-lifetime experience may give his jealous peers a hint. Just as a right goal comes on the pitch, timing is everything.
Thanks to the holiday season known for turkeys and shopping sprees, there's less tension on the court and more family warmth in NBA players' life.
Men's tennis world number one Novak Djokovic will reveal "never before told" stories about his life in a short documentary series in partnership with Australian winery Jacob's Creek.
Retired English footballer David Beckham and his eldest son Brooklyn were reported involved in a car crash on Saturday, local reports said.
Retired Brazilian soccer great Pele is in the intensive care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital where he is being treated for a urinary tract infection
Wimbledon and US Open champion Andy Murray is set to marry long-time girlfriend Kim Sears, Murray's management team announced the engagement Wednesday.