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Swimming 24 Mar 2015 | 1:57 AM

South Korea's Park handed 18-month ban by FINA

(Reuters) - Park Tae-hwan's hopes of competing in the 2016 Rio Games were put in jeopardy as the South Korean Olympic swimming champion was handed an 18-month ban after a failed drug test, swimming's governing body said on Monday.

Football 07 May 2015 | 6:48 PM

Penang coach Tiago keeps faith in Beto

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will keep their faith in under-fire Brazilian striker Alberto Goncalves when they take on Negri Sembilan in a rescheduled Premier League match at the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium in Paroi.

Swimming 13 Jun 2015 | 12:37 AM

Ukraine's Beresnyeva fails doping test from London 2012

(Reuters) - Ukrainian swimmer Olga Beresnyeva has tested positive for the banned blood booster EPO after her sample from the London 2012 Olympics was retested by the International Olympic Committee, it said on Friday.

Other Sport 25 Jul 2015 | 6:17 PM

Underdog Almaty out to upset mighty Beijing for 2022 Games

BERLIN (Reuters) - Global metropolis Beijing will go head-to-head with the little-known Kazakh city of Almaty for the right to host the 2022 winter Olympics when the International Olympic Committee elects the winner at its session in Malaysia next week.

Cricket 07 Jul 2015 | 3:07 PM

Australia prepares for sleepless nights, frets a little

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian cricket fans prepared themselves for one final decent night's sleep on Tuesday before seven weeks glued to television sets deep into the small hours watching the Ashes series beamed around the world from Europe.

Cycling 01 Jul 2015 | 10:37 AM

Factbox - Cycling-Doping scandals on the Tour de France

PARIS (Reuters) - A look at major doping scandals involving the Tour de France since the Festina affair in 1998:

Other Sport 10 Jul 2015 | 10:22 PM

Russia's Loginov given two-year ban for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov has been banned for two years for doping offences, the International Biathlon Union said on its website on Friday.

Football 08 Jan 2015 | 7:07 PM

Australia praying for positive start in Asian Cup

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An anxious Australia will hope to avert an attack of stage-fright in their Asian Cup opener against Kuwait on Friday which kicks off the biggest soccer tournament ever hosted in the sports-mad country.

Tennis 16 Jan 2015 | 8:12 PM

Djokovic primed to reclaim Melbourne throne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Last year's Australian Open kicked off the biggest shakeup in men's tennis for a decade but Novak Djokovic is primed to stave off the charge of 'Generation Next' and take back his throne at Melbourne Park.

Football 22 Apr 2015 | 4:48 PM

Kelantan on the rebound with handsome win

PETALING JAYA: Kelantan are back on the winning trail again after four straight defeats, with a morale-boosting victory over Sime Darby FC in the FA Cup on Tuesday night.