Copa America final: Maracana to partially open for fans

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) July 10: Rio de Janeiro's city government has issued a decree allowing up to 6,500 fans to attend the Copa...

Spain reach semifinals by beating 10-man Switzerland on penalties at Euro 2020

Saint Petersburg (Russia) July 3: Three-time European champion Spain needed to fight until penalty shootout to see off 10-man Switzerland in St Petersburg...

Italy march 2-1 past Belgium into Euro 2020 semifinals

Munich (Germany) July 3: Relentless Italians scored twice in the first half and advanced past Belgium 2-1 in an intense see-saw Euro 2020 quarterfinal encounter...

Former champions Murray, Muguruza out at Wimbledon

London (UK) July 3: Former champions Andy Murray and Garbine Muguruza were both ousted from the third round at Wimbledon on Friday.

Peru beat Paraguay on penalties to reach Copa America semifinals

GoiĆ¢nia (Brazil) July 3: Peru advanced to the Copa America semifinals for the second time in three years with a dramatic 4-3 penalty shootout victory...

Australian Olympic triathlon, skateboarding, golf, judo teams announced

Sydney (Australia) July 3: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced a series of athletes to have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, with the...

Defending champion Halep withdraws from Wimbledon due to injury

London (UK) June 26: Reigning Wimbledon women's singles champion Simona Halep has announced her withdrawal from this year's championships due to a calf injury, the...

Australia's three-time Olympic gold medallist to compete for his eighth game in...

Sydney (Australia) June 26: Australia's three-time Olympic gold medalist Andrew Hoy will represent the country at an unprecedented eighth Olympic Games in Tokyo this year.

Turkey rejoins 2021 F1 calendar

Beijing (China) June 26: The Turkish Grand Prix has rejoined the 2021 Formula One calendar and will replace the Singapore Grand Prix on October...

Wembley suits us says Neuer ahead of delicate duel against England

Berlin (Germany) June 26: Grey skies over Germany's Euro 2020 base camp in Herzogenaurach were highly welcome as preparation work behind closed doors continues.

Bergstrom wins over Szocs at table tennis European Championships

Warsaw (Poland) June 26: Swedish Linda Bergstrom had a surprise victory over Romanian Bernadette Szocs in the round of 32 of the 2020 International Table...

Angola edge Cameroon to retain African women's handball crown

Yaounde (Cameroon) June 19: Angola won their third successive African Women's Handball Championship title with a 25-15 win over hosts Cameroon in the final on...

Portugal is not only Ronaldo, says Low

Lisbon (Portugal) June 19: Joachim Low announced tactical and line-up changes ahead of Germany's second Group F encounter at the Euro 2020 against Portugal this...

Euro 2020: England held by Scotland, Czech Republic draw Croatia

Seville (Spain) June 19: England were held to a goalless 0-0 draw with their oldest rivals Scotland in the second-round Group D match at the...

Italy start Euro 2020 campaign with comfortable win over Turkey

Rome (Italy) June 12: Italy kicked off their Euro 2020 campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win against a toothless Turkish side in the Olympic Stadium...

Olympic champion Campriani set new target on "Make a Mark"

London (UK) June 12: Italian NiccoloCampriani, who made his mark by winning three gold medals from two Olympic Games, set a new target to help...

China beat the Maldives 5-0 in WC qualifier

Sharjah (UAE) June 12: China kept their FIFA World Cup hopes alive after thrashing the Maldives 5-0 here on Friday.

Djokovic hands Nadal 3rd defeat at Roland Garros to storm into French...

Paris (France) June 12: Novak Djokovic ended Rafa Nadal's bid for a 14th French Open title and record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title overall by coming...

Brazil sweep Poland to lead race in men's VNL

Rimini (Italy) June 12: Brazil swept Poland 3-0 here on Friday to lead the race in the men's Volleyball Nations League.

5 players out of Chinese men's basketball team's training list

Beijing (China) June 5: Five players were taken out of China's national men's basketball team roster due to injuries and tactical requirements ahead of the...

Argentina's Colon clinch Libertadores spot with first major trophy

Beijing (China) June 5: Colon scored three goals in 28 second-half minutes to secure their first major trophy with a 3-0 victory over Racing Club...

Sarah Lewis to focus on global sports future after FIS presidential election...

Tokyo (Japan) June 5: Sarah Lewis, a former secretary-general of the International Ski Federation (FIS), has announced that she will be focusing on a variety...

Spain and Portugal draw blank in Euro 2020 warm-up game

Madrid (Spain) June 5: Spain and Portugal drew 0-0 in their first warm-up game ahead of Euro 2020, in which Spain coach Luis Enrique gave...

Italy sweep aside Czech Republic in Euro 2020 warm-up clash

Rome (Italy) June 5: Italy showed well in their final warm-up clash ahead of Euro 2020, as the Azzurri dominated the Czech Republic 4-0 in...

World champs Ma/Xu crowned at China's table tennis Olympic simulation

Beijing (China) May 29: Ma Long/Xu Xin and Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu came out as the eventual winners of the men's and women's doubles respectively at...

Djokovic slams Martin to qualify for Belgrade Open final

Belgrade (Serbia) May 29: World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Andrej Martin in three sets by 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 in the semifinal of...

Real Madrid confirm signing of former Bayern defender David Alaba

Madrid (Spain) May 29: Real Madrid on Friday confirmed their first signing of the new season with the arrival of Austrian international defender David Alaba...