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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian athletes on Thursday proposed playing patriotic folk song 'Katyusha' at international sporting events for the next two years, while Russia's national anthem is banned over doping violations, news agencies reported.
MADRID (Reuters) - Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui delivered a back-handed compliment to Atletico Madrid after his side were beaten 2-0 by the La Liga leaders on Tuesday, saying Diego Simeone's side are good at defending as well as making the most of their few chances.
(Reuters) - Tributes from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to IOC chief Thomas Bach poured in for retiring anti-doping crusader Dick Pound last week but there was understandably no applause from the likes of Lance Armstrong, Gary Bettman or Vladimir Putin.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have declared they are on course to become the “most financially healthy” national sports association – with a surplus of RM30mil – in the next couple of years.
WHEN Shalin Zulkifli announced her retirement from the national bowling team on Monday she was ready to ride off into the sunset.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman revealed on Tuesday that he has made a list of players he wants to add and let go in the January transfer window, whilst acknowledging the club's frail financial situation may not allow him to get the personnel he wants.
MADRID (Reuters) - La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned a breakaway European Super League would not be in the long term interests of clubs, a day after Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez spoke of an urgent need to reform current competitions.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The British challenge for the America's Cup suffered another major setback on Saturday with Team INEOS UK's 'Britannia' again off the pace in their World Series races, while defenders Team New Zealand threw down a marker ahead of next year's event.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Ainslie's Team INEOS UK produced a much better display in the America's Cup World Series on Friday, shaking off two poor performances and a war of words with defenders Team New Zealand (TNZ) a day earlier.
(Reuters) - Tennis welcomed a first men's Grand Slam champion from outside the 'Big Three' since 2016 in Dominic Thiem during a 2020 campaign with compelling storylines despite the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out almost half the season, including Wimbledon.