Lokomotiv beats Bayer in UEFA Champions league

Moscow (Russia) Sept 19: Russia's Lokomotiv Moscow defeated Bayer Leverkusen of Germany 2:1 in the first round of the UEFA Champions League group...

Russian billionaire Prokhorov completes sale of NBA Brooklyn Nets

Moscow (Russia) Sept 19: Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has completed the deal to sell the Brooklyn Nets basketball team and its Barclays Center...

Iran Wrestling Federation chief confers with president of World Wrestling Union

Tehran (Iran) Sept 19: Head of Iran Wrestling Federation Ali Reza Dabir and vice chairman Hamid Sourian discussed a range of issues with President of...

Zenit ties with Lyon in first UEFA Champions League group stage game

Lyon (France) Sept 18: Zenit St. Petersburg scored the first goal of this year's UEFA Champions League tournament, but had to settle for a 1:1...

Football captain Hajra Khan named mental health champion for British charity

Islamabad (Pakistan) Sept 18: Pakistan women's national football captain Hajra Khan has been named as the new ambassador for the British Asian Trust, one...

Audit reveals massive irregularities in first two editions of PSL

Islamabad (Pakistan) Sept 18: In the special audit report on the first two editions of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Auditor General of Pakistan...

Sarah Thomas: Cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel four times...

London (UK) Sept 18: American marathon swimmer Sarah Thomas on Tuesday became the first person to swim four times across the English Channel in a...

Senators win defensive battle against Leafs in pre-season opener

Ottawa (Canada) Sept 18: Tristan Scherwey is making a good first impression on the Ottawa Senators.

29 Russian athletes to compete as neutrals at 2019 World Athletics Championships

Moscow (Russia) Sept 17: Twenty-nine Russian athletes competing as authorized neutral athletes (ANA) have been included in the final entry list for the 2019 World...

Russian football stars convicted of brawls in Moscow walk free on parole

Moscow (Russia) Sept 17: Russian football players Pavel Mamaev, Alexander Kokorin and his younger brother Kirill, who were convicted for hooliganism and battery in downtown...

Russia's Greco-Roman wrestler Yevloyev wins second 97 kg World Championship gold

Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan) Sept 17: Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Musa Yevloyev has won his second World Championship gold medal in the 97 kg category, the championships...

Afghanistan Racks Up 12th Consecutive Win With Bangladesh Victory

Kabul (Afghanistan) Sept 17: The Afghan National Cricket Team defeated Bangladesh by 25 runs in the T20I match on Sunday night and registered a twelfth...

Imam, Haider share spotlight on day of mixed fortunes

Karachi (Pakistan) Sept 17: While Imam-ul-Haq notched up the seventh century in the ongoing opening round of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy competition on Monday, youngster Haider...

No NHL work stoppage for at least 3 years as players decline...

Ottawa (Canada) Sept 17: The NHL Players' Association has announced the union will not re-open the current collective bargaining agreement after the 2019-20 season, avoiding...

'No evidence' Kaillie Humphries suffered harassment from coach, Calgary judge hears

Calgary (Canada) Sept 17: The investigation into Kaillie Humphries' harassment complaint against her former coach and Bobsleigh Canada has been completed, with a finding that...

Lawrence Jones disagrees with Tim Tebow's stance on paying college athletes

Florida (USA) Sept 17: Fox News' Lawrence Jones played defense against Tim Tebow on "The Daily Briefing," disagreeing with the former star quarterback's recent comments...

Afghanistan Beat Zimbabwe By 28 Runs In T20 Tri-Series

Kabul (Afghanistan) Sept 16: Afghanistan National Cricket team defeated Zimbabwe by 28 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday, claiming their eighth successive...

S. Korea trying to talk to N.K. about World Cup qualifier, weightlifting...

SEOUL (South Korea) Sept 16: South Korea's football and weightlifting governing bodies are attempting to talk to North Korea about a World Cup qualifier and...

Garcia wins 100th edition of Dutch Open

The Hague (Netherlands) Sept 16: Sergio Garcia secured victory in the 100th edition of the Dutch Open, also known as the KLM Open, at The...

Slovakia edge out Switzerland for the chance to qualify for Davis Cup...

BRATISLAVA (Slovakia) Sept 16: Slovakia's tennis team defeated Switzerland 3-1 in Group I of the Davis Cup in their first-ever clash to advance to...

Pliskova beats Martic to win Zhengzhou Open title

ZHENGZHOU (China) Sept 16: No.1 seed Karolina Pliskova beat Croatian Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 to win the women's singles title of Zhengzhou Open on...

Spain beat Argentina to claim first FIBA World Cup title since 2006

BEIJING (China) Sept 16: Spain defeated Argentina 95-75 here on Sunday to claim the 2019 FIBA World Cup title.

United States top medal table at first World Urban Games

Budapest (Hungary) Sept 16: The United States became the biggest winner as the first World Urban Games Budapest 2019 closed here on Sunday after three...

Review: Liverpool march on as Man City miss Laporte in Premier League

LONDON (UK) Sept 16: Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League after the fifth round of matches in England this weekend.

Cheng and Yang dominate pairs short program at Figure Skating National Championships

CHANGCHUN (China) Sept 15: Famous Chinese figure skating pair Peng Cheng and Jin Yang made a perfect season debut at the National Championships as they...

Liu Xiang sprints to take 50m freestyle title in Anshan

ANSHAN (China) Sept 15: Asian record holder Liu Xiang cemented her reputation in the women's 50m freestyle as she claimed the gold on the last...

CSL roundup: Henan Jianye beat lethargic Hebei China Fortune 4-1

BEIJING (China) Sept 15: Dominant Henan Jianye thrashed Hebei China Fortune 4-1 on Saturday at home in the 24th round of the Chinese Super League...