New Zealand cricket is rocked by allegations that three former players are under investigation for match-fixing.
When Enric Sala dips his toes in a pool of water, he does so in the knowledge he may well be the first man on the planet to do so.
Lindsey Vonn is back -- and she means business.
The NBA game in Mexico City between the San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night after smoke filled the arena.
When you've stood on the edge of space, taken in the glorious sight of the Earth's curvature, and hurled yourself through the speed of sound back towards it, life afterward is always going to be a bit of a comedown.
Tom Daley wanted the world to hear the truth straight from his mouth.
Lake Louise specialist Aksel Lund Svindal secured his fifth Super-G win at the Canadian ski resort Sunday to put down an early marker in an Olympic season.
Dominik Paris sped to victory in the first World Cup downhill of the men's season at Lake Louise in Canada on Saturday.
Even in retirement Black Caviar -- arguably Australia's most celebrated racehorse with 25 victories from 25 starts -- shows no sign of fading from the media glare.
While millions of Americans were at home celebrating Thanksgiving Day, Lindsey Vonn was out on the slopes early doing what she loves most.
It's time to end the posturing and give the world's boxing fans the bout they desperately want: Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather.
Alex Caizergues toasts danger with a glass of bubbly in one hand and a clenched fist in the other.
It was in the cave of Hira that the prophet Muhammad received the first revelation of the Quran. For rugby's original wild child Sonny Bill Williams, meeting a Tunisian family who lived with their five children in a one-bedroom flat in the south of France proved pivotal to his conversion to Islam.
It's the issue within U.S. sport which simply refuses go away -- concussion and the potential danger it poses to professional athletes playing contact sports.
Why has world's most famous female architect, Zaha Hadid, designed space-age superyachts?
There was no feeling in Matthias Lanzinger's leg when he regained consciousness in hospital after his skiing accident.
Playing professional sport is many people's idea of the perfect job, but that doesn't mean sportsmen are immune to feeling the strain of working life.
Manny "Pac-man" Pacquiao punched his way to victory over Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios to take the Welterweight title
The board of Jamaica's Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) resigned after several of the Caribbean nation's sprinters were caught cheating earlier this year and a former head of the body highlighted a lack of testing.
Lindsey Vonn's comeback to the World Cup skiing circuit was put on hold Friday as she faces a race against time to compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
He is the Philippines' most famous sportsman who was moved to tears by the devastation wreaked on his homeland by Super Typhoon Haiyan.
Imagine lying in the back of a gondola, watching life pass by in one of the world's most picturesque cities.
They are being billed as the Jimmy Choos of horseshoes but it's more than just the design that will appeal to jockeys and trainers.
U.S. ski queen Lindsey Vonn suffered a mild strain to her right knee, a partial tear to her right ACL, and minor facial abrasions as a result of a recent fall.
U.S. ski queen Lindsey Vonn damaged the same knee that underwent major surgery in February when she crashed Tuesday on a training run at Copper Mountain in Colorado.
He's unlikely to break a world record or even win a medal but New Zealand's Blake Skjellerup is likely to generate plenty of headlines if he gets to February's Winter Olympics.
Casually warming up on the mat, Yana Kudryavtseva slips into a pose that would leave a contortionist gasping in admiration.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey has told CNN he doesn't think Novak Djokovic "has the faintest idea" what his organization does after the former world No. 1 said he'd lost faith in the system.
As they seek solace from the ignominy of a ban from representing their country because of a drinking bout, six Australian rugby internationals might just have been served the perfect tonic - knowing that they are not part of the country's Olympic team.
He was the all-action American daredevil who was loved by all that knew him -- but Nick Mevoli's premature death after an ambitious dive has hit the freediving community hard.
The golf community is rallying around Jason Day after it emerged the Australian lost eight members of his family during the devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
India's Sachin Tendulkar enters cricket's pantheon as 'Little Master' retires.
U.S. ski star Mikaela Shiffrin underlined her status as the best slalom racer on the World Cup circuit in Finland Saturday then landed the prize of her childhood dreams -- a reindeer!
Is the greatest Olympian of all time making a comeback?
Pain, pain and more pain. Amy Williams is an expert in discomfort.
The life of a jockey is far from glamorous -- a world away from the confines of the rarefied, hushed atmosphere of London's National Portrait Gallery.
Here's some background information about the 2014 Sochi, Russia, Winter Olympics. This is the 22nd Winter Olympics. The games will be held February 7-23, 2014. The Paralympic Games will be held March 7-16, 2014.
It is a horse that most certainly meets with Royal approval but for now the Queen is happy for her filly Estimate to luxuriate in the grounds of her Sandringham estate.
If England's netballers are going to realize their goal of becoming the world's finest team, they're going to have to get nasty.
If the global economy remains sluggish, a small corner of the British horse racing hub of Newmarket is very much bucking the trend.
Take a walk along almost any beach in any part of the world and one's experience is often spoiled by the sight of trash -- flotsam and jetsam -- washed ashore from the ocean.
Photographer Jessica Hilltout traveled across Africa, her images capturing the importance of football in society.
Tony McCoy reached a very special milestone when he rode his 4,000th winner under National Hunt rules.
Beijing hosted one of the most memorable Summer Olympics in recent history -- now the Chinese capital is hoping to welcome the world's top Winter Games stars for the first time in a joint 2022 bid.
Bones and Mammoth. They're quite a team -- and they love a beach party.
Gai Waterhouse made history on Tuesday by becoming the first female Australian trainer to win the Melbourne Cup, the country's most prestigious horse race.
What happens when the Winter Olympics party leaves town?
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak will remain hospitalized for at least one more day after collapsing Sunday night.
He has been ridden by pop star Kylie Minogue, actor Hugh Jackman has performed cabaret on him in a casino and he had his life saved by the last Australian Prime Minister.
The NFL Miami Dolphins have suspended offensive lineman Richie Incognito, apparently because of allegations of misconduct lodged by lineman Jonathan Martin.
Roller derby is a full on, high-impact sport. And Cape Town's Rollergirls aren't scared of a few bruises.
In a World Series that pitted two of the most decorated teams of all time, the Boston Red Sox came out on top, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in six games.
World's most famous female architect, Zaha Hadid, says it's up to governments to take care of workers.
Boston was strong. Too strong for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The countdown to the 22nd Winter Olympic Games is well and truly underway, with just 100 days to go until Sochi 2014.
Mathias Boe is smiling, like a lot of people do when he explains that badminton is his full-time job.
Brave or reckless? A group of thrill-seeking surfers plunged into raging waters during one of the biggest storms to hit Europe in recent times -- one of them thinks he might have broken the record for riding the biggest wave, while another is recovering in hospital after taking "the hardest beating by man or woman anywhere in the ocean."
It was once a game of luck using misshapen stones from Scotland's riverbeds first thought to be played out on frozen waters in the mid-16th Century.
Despite most of the team being of short stature and playing barefoot, the Triqui Indian boys from Mexico won the championship -- and the hearts of many -- at the International Festival of Mini-Basketball held in Argentina.
American Ted Ligety served notice he will be the man to beat in his favored giant slalom discipline with an emphatic victory in the season opener in Soelden.
U.S.. track and field stars Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams were named to the U.S. national bobsled team, leaving them a step closer to the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Switzerland's Lara Gut won the giant slalom as the World Cup season kicked off in Soelden, Austria on Saturday.
Bright eyes, sparkling white teeth, big hair and barely covered breasts, these are the women whose gyrating hips bring a hint of glamor to National Football League fields from New England to California.
There's a slight frisson in the mountain air...
Italian Simone Bertazzo climbs into the cockpit of his Ferrari. He straps on his helmet and slides his hands into his gloves. In his mind he prepares to go fast -- very fast.
After an unbeaten career and a Vogue cover, Australia's most celebrated horse now has a bronze statue in her honor.
"The Duke" knows within a split second if something is awry. The trouble is, he only has two further seconds to put it right.
The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting from the First World War will be commemorated by this year's Tour de France.
American ski queen Lindsey Vonn puts her racing return on ice until the end of November.
New $27 million Red Star Line Museum opens in Antwerp, remembering 2.5 million Europeans who sailed to New World.
Soaring above the waves in an open-door helicopter is all part of a day's work for sports photographer Ezra Shaw.
With their nation still absorbing the shock of Sachin Tendulkar's retirement, the next generation of Indian stars showed their ability with a stunning run chase to beat Australia in a one-day international Wednesday.
Your city is Maxime Charveron's blank canvas, and it's no longer spray cans he is painting with.
Bosnia-Herzegovina made history Tuesday after qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in the nation's history.
Never work with children or animals they say.
It was the very first race of this year's World Championships and Lindsey Vonn was confident of wresting back her Super-G title. Just five seconds in, the story went off script, and Vonn off course.
Where there should be excitement there is trepidation.
India's most famous sportsman Sachin Tendulkar will retire from cricket after playing his 200th Test match, he announced Thursday.
Qatari Sheikh Joann Al Thani has broken the world record paid for a yearling filly by splashing out $8.38 million.
American football is continuing its love affair with London.
Sonny Bill Williams will play for New Zealand rugby league team in an attempt to win World Cups in two sports, says his manager.
From playing bat and ball in quiet corners of refugee camps to cricket's most glamorous tournament; Afghanistan's national team, like the country, has come a long way.
When it comes to the richest horse race on the European circuit, the girls are definitely beating the boys.
The Olympic flame is about to start the longest journey in the history of the Winter Games after the torch was passed from Greece to Russia on Saturday.
Dunga, who won the World Cup with Brazil and later managed the national team, was fired by Internacional less than a year after he was appointed.
Big in Japan. It's a phenomenon well known to generations of rock bands, elevated from relative obscurity at home to apparent god-like status in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared to return to competition by officials in her native Jamaica despite the three-time Olympic sprint gold medalist having tested positive for a banned substance earlier this year.
Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup suffered a setback Wednesday after a judge asked for the immediate suspension of construction at a host venue for the prestigious soccer tournament due to safety concerns.
She was dubbed "The Assassin" after winning gold at the London 2012 Olympics, but Kaori Matsumoto prefers to be known as "Beast."
Tricking is a new sport combining martial arts, gymnastics and dance -- and it has to be seen to be believed.
Australian tycoon announces plans to build a team to challenge defending America's Cup champions Oracle Team USA.
Minnesota Vikings help gain further ground in the NFL's sporting invasion of the British Isles.
Moments after crossing the line, the new marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang had just one thought on his mind -- "I can run faster".
An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of a man, apparently killed in an argument stemming from a Dodgers-Giants baseball rivalry.
Oracle Team USA safely negotiated the choppy waters of sporting comebacks to pull off a memorable victory against New Zealand to defend the America's Cup.
Several Jamaican sprinters were banned for doping earlier this year and now a footballer from the Caribbean nation has been suspended.
There are comebacks -- and then there are comebacks.