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Swimming 27 Aug 2015 | 7:42 PM

Four countries left in race to host world championships

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Argentina has pulled out of the running to host the 2021 and 2023 world swimming championships, leaving just four countries as confirmed bidders for the sport's showcase event.

Motorsport 25 Aug 2015 | 11:52 AM

Motor racing-IndyCar driver Wilson dies after wreck

(Reuters) - British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, IndyCar officials said. He was 37.

Football 01 Aug 2015 | 5:22 AM

Argentine exec in FIFA case pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business, one of 14 people indicted in a corruption case that has roiled the soccer world's governing body FIFA, pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court on Friday.

Football 15 Jan 2015 | 11:22 PM

Collina backs UEFA's 'white card' sin-ban idea

ESTORIL, Portugal (Reuters) - UEFA's refereeing chief Pierluigi Collina has thrown his support behind the idea of implementing sin bins as a form of punishment to help curtail player's simulation and over-zealous protesting of refereeing decisions.

Football 25 Dec 2014 | 7:32 PM

Centenary of Christmas truce remembered in poetry

LONDON (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce during World War I has been remembered with a video featuring a poem recited by past and present players, managers and officials across England.

Golf 17 Nov 2014 | 6:17 PM

Organisers have 10-year plan for Turkish Open

BELEK Turkey (Reuters) - There may be only 12 months left on their three-year contract with the European Tour but organisers of the Turkish Airlines Open say they are committed to running the November event until at least 2024.

Football 12 Nov 2014 | 4:47 AM

Premier League youth teams visit Ypres to mark truce match

LONDON (Reuters) - Youth teams from each Premier League club are preparing to travel to Belgium to mark the centenary of the Christmas Truce match in Ypres.

Football 04 Nov 2014 | 9:02 PM

Chile eyes hosting 2030 World Cup, Argentina not interested

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile is interested in hosting the 2030 football World Cup but Argentina will not be bidding to stage the tournament, local media reported on Tuesday.

Football 19 Sep 2014 | 9:32 PM

London's Wembley stadium to host climax of Euro 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini's vision of a European Championship spread across the continent came to fruition on Friday as London's Wembley Stadium was chosen to host the climax of Euro 2020 with 12 other cities joining the party.

Football 05 Jun 2014 | 7:48 PM

Former Atletico coach Murcia agrees terms with Levski

SOFIA (Reuters) - Levski Sofia have agreed a two-year coaching contract with Spaniard Jose "Pepe" Murcia, the 26-times Bulgarian champions said on Thursday.