Liberia's new President George Weah took the oath of office on Monday with a vow to bolster the weak economy and to eradicate corruption.
Defending Champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya aims to run faster and break the world record on his return to the Tokyo marathon on February 25.
Hamburg have appointed Bernd Hollerbach as their new head coach, the struggling Bundesliga football club has said.
FC Barcelona has said central defender Thomas Vermaelen will be out of action for two to three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in his left leg during his football club's 5-0 win at Betis.
Swansea City shocked Liverpool 1-0 at home to earn valuable three points in their battle for English Premier League (EPL) survival.
India's Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos entered the Australian Open mixed doubles quarter-finals after registering a 6-4, 6-4 win against US's Vania King and Croatia's Franko Skugo
The United States Gymnastics Board of Directors executive leadership -- Chairman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder and Treasurer Bitsy Kelley -- have resigned amid a sex scandal.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has raised fingers at India skipper Virat Kohlis leadership credentials, asking if he really is the right choice for captaincy in the longer run.
South African pacer Vernon Philander has insisted that the third and final Test match against India is not a 'dead-rubber' as they aim to replace the visitors at the top spot of the world rankings.
India will aim to avoid an embarrassing series whitewash and salvage some pride when they meet a confident South Africa in the third and final Test match which starts at the Wanderers Stadium here on
British tennis player Kyle Edmund on Tuesday knocked out Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
Sri Lanka crushed Kenya by 311 runs in the Plate Quarter-Final 3 at the Under-19 World Cup here on Tuesday