Bach welcomes talk on 2024 and 2028 Olympic hosts pick

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomes talk that two Summer Games hosts could be picked at the same time in September. “I like it

Ex-Australia rugby forward Dan Vickerman dies at age 37

Dan Vickerman, who played 63 rugby tests for Australia and was involved in three World Cups, has died at his home in Sydney. He was 37.

Winter Asian Games kick off in Sapporo

The Asian Winter Games officially got underway yesterday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world’s most populous continent. With the Winter

Football | Champions League | Real Madrid rallies to beat Napoli 3-1

The Real Madrid players kept their cool despite conceding a stunning early goal in the Champions League, producing an outstanding performance that kept the defending champions on track

Despite twilight years, Robben sparkles for Bayern in rout

Bayern Munich officials must be dreading the day Arjen Robben decides to retire or leave. The 33-year-old Dutch winger was at the heart of almost all of Bayern’s

Football – Champions League | PSG gives Barcelona some major payback with 4-0 thumping

Two years after being humiliated by Barcelona in the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain turned the tables on the five-time champions with a relentless display of skill, energy and

Football – Champions League | Benfica edges Dortmund 1-0

Borussia Dortmund squandered chance after chance, including a second-half penalty, before slumping to a 1-0 defeat at Benfica in their first leg match of the Champions League’s

Golf | Trump sons Eric, Donald Jr. to attend ‘closed’ Dubai event

President Donald Trump’s two sons in charge of his global business empire will attend a closed-door event this coming weekend to mark the opening of the Trump International

Football | United and Spurs resume Europa League with renewed interest

The Europa League is often viewed as an unwanted distraction by English Premier League managers as they chase a more prestigious Champions League place. But while

In Mexico, pro wrestler enjoys drawing boos with Trump flag

He’s the guy Mexicans love to hate: An American pro wrestler has become a sensation in Mexico City by adopting the ring persona of a flamboyant Donald Trump

Spanish football sees major drop in doping tests 

Political stalemate in Spain and failure to reach a deal with football’s governing bodies have damaged efforts to maintain doping tests in the Spanish league. Only

Football | PSG-Barcelona highlights last 16 of Champions League

The knockout stage of the Champions League begins this week with Barcelona looking to extend its successful record against Paris Saint-Germain, and defending champion Real Madrid trying

Skiing | Aerni turns tables on Hirscher to win combined at ski worlds

In a total turnaround, Luca Aerni won the combined event at world ski championships yesterday  after being 30th fastest in downhill. The Swiss skier

Football | Spurs the latest EPL title challenger to trip up

One by one, Chelsea’s closest challengers are falling away in the English Premier League title race. After implosions by Manchester City, Liverpool, and then Arsenal over the

Usain Bolt All-Stars win Nitro Athletics meet in Melbourne

Usain Bolt and his All Stars completed a clean sweep of the inaugural Nitro Athletics series on Saturday, with Bolt winning the 150-meter race in his only

Football | Surprising Alaves to take on Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

There could hardly be more contrasting teams in the Copa del Rey final. Alaves, the recently promoted club from Basque Country, will be playing in