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Other Sport 21 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bangladesh agree to tour Pakistan next month

KARACHI (Reuters) - Bangladesh have agreed to tour Pakistan next month in the first visit by any country since armed militants attacked the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore in 2009, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf said on Friday.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bangladesh agree to tour Pakistan next month

KARACHI (Reuters) - Bangladesh have agreed to tour Pakistan next month in the first visit by any country since armed militants attacked the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore in 2009, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf said on Friday.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lebron shines brightest on every stage

(Reuters) - LeBron James finally captured an elusive National Basketball Association title to cap a year where he silenced his critics and shared the spotlight with some unlikely players.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian promotes Olympic growth in presidency pitch

(Reuters) - Indonesian Justian Suhandinata will run for the presidency of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) vowing to strengthen the sport's Olympic standing after a public relations disaster at the London Games.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Russia reconsider Tour of Russia after Katusha snub

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is reconsidering plans to introduce a major annual cycling race in 2014 after Katusha, the country's top professional team, was dropped from the World Tour.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Australia's Steffensen faces probe over racism claim

(Reuters) - Controversial 400 metres runner John Steffensen will be investigated for bringing the sport into disrepute after having his claim of racial vilification against Athletics Australia (AA) thrown out by the body on Thursday.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules

PARIS (Reuters) - The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling's record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins' Tour de France title.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Krzyzewski, Auriemma share Coach of Year award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado: Mike Krzyzewski and Geno Auriemma, who guided their squads to gold medals at the London Olympics, were named co-winners on Wednesday of the USA Basketball Coach of the Year award.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong leaves cycling picking up the pieces

MILAN, Dec 20: Credited with one of the greatest comebacks in sport, the Tour de France icon that was Lance Armstrong finished 2012 with a reputation as arguably its greatest fraud.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong case sends shockwaves, Britain rules

PARIS (Reuters) - The Lance Armstrong scandal left a huge gap in cycling's record books and further tainted the sport in a year when Britain experienced Olympic bliss in the wake of Bradley Wiggins' Tour de France title.