Sweden’s Robin Soderling, the player best known for being the first man to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open, has retired from professional tennis because of a long-running illness.
The Illinois attorney general on Wednesday deemed daily fantasy sports to be illegal gambling under state law in another blow to embattled companies DraftKings and FanDuel.
The downhill skiing champion Marcel Hirscher escaped unharmed after a drone carrying a camera fell from the sky and narrowly missed him on his way down the slope during a race in Italy.
Sebastian Coe’s closest aide Nick Davies has stepped aside from his position at athletics’ governing body and submitting himself to an investigation by the IAAF’s ethics commission.
The IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, is facing a fresh crisis after an email was leaked showing that his right-hand man knew about a number of Russian doping cases in 2013, and discussed a secret plan to delay naming those involved before the World Championships in Moscow that year.
Jessica Ennis-Hill is everywhere.
Respect filled the air in Manchester on Saturday night – too much of it for many of the 7,000-plus customers, probably – but Billy Joe Saunders, the new champion, and Andy Lee, the departing king, brought a good deal of honour to their sport and their community during 12 tense rounds for the WBO middleweight title.
The former football player and Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill has died aged 87, his agent has announced.
Tony McCoy is to receive the lifetime achievement award at this year’s Sports Personality of the Year show on Sunday.
Northern Ireland’s main gay and feminist rights organisations will picket Sports Personality of the Year over the addition of the world boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury to the shortlist for the Belfast event.
Top WWE star Brock Lesnar's return to TV has been revealed.
Of all the mountain peaks that overlook the frayed six-lane running track in the Austrian town of Götzis, none is as steep as the challenge Jessica Ennis-Hill has set herself in the next 15 months: to return from giving birth and retain her Olympic heptathlon title.
The fears that boxing’s joker-in-chief Tyson Fury was skating close to self-destruction were given stark and embarrassing substance when the world heavyweight champion was reunited with Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on Wednesday.
Tyson Fury has pulled out of his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko next month after spraining an ankle in training but the world heavyweight champion insists the fight will still take place in Manchester later this year.
Anthony Joshua’s march to the top of the heavyweight mountain will not be stopped – not by challengers such as the American Dominic Breazeale, who brought a 17-0 record to London and left with his reputation in pieces after absorbing 19 minutes of sustained punishment.
WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart has said he thinks Daniel Bryan will never wrestle again.
Blade Runner is free to roam the world.
Former WWE star Chyna turned up at the WWE offices this week.
Boxing is a dangerous game, and David Haye is not playing it very well.
Mo Farah, the double Olympic champion, says he will run half the London Marathon this year, before stepping up to debut over the full distance in 2014. The Londoner has always been open about his desire to try out the feted course and on 21 April he will run alongside a stellar list of names.
Tyson Fury has announced his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko has been rescheduled for 29 October in Manchester.
Mark Cavendish has his sights on Eddy Merckx’s all-time record of 34 career stage wins in the Tour de France after landing his third stage win in six days here, lifting his victory tally to 29 stages, one clear of the five-times overall winner Bernard Hinault.
Kieren Fallon has announced his retirement from the saddle at the age of 51 as a consequence of struggles with his mental health. The six-times champion jockey, who has taken no rides over the past week, asked the Irish Turf Club’s chief medical officer, Dr Adrian McGoldrick, to break the news on his behalf.