• Lochte charged over false robbery claim

    The Brazilian authorities have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics.

  • IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

    A three-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games, reviewing all decisions taken by the international federations, the IOC said on Saturday.

  • 'Russian team stands at 266'

    Russia's sports minister says that the national team to compete in the Rio Olympics starting next week so far has 266 competitors.

  • Chiller condemns Russia cheats' meet

    Australia's Olympic delegation head Kitty Chiller questions Russia's determination to eliminate drug cheats.

  • WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

    The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says..

  • Russia expects to avoid full ban

    Russia insist it expects to avoid a blanket ban from the IOC on its competitors at the Rio Olympics despite its track and field squad losing an appeal over a suspension for state-sponsored doping.

  • Barca ask fans to stand by Messi

    Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud.

  • Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

    Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

  • Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

    Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona found him guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a statement from the court said on Wednesday.

  • Pistorius jailed for 6 years for murdering Reeva

    South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago.

  • Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Sharapova lawyer blasts WADA chief

    Maria Sharapova's attorney John Haggerty hit out at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) head Craig Reedie for comments he made about the Russian tennis star's earnings.

  • Arrestees are Indian businessman, IT expert

    The two Indian nationals, who have been arrested according to local police on alleged rape charges in Harare, are businessman and IT expert, reports The Indian Express.

  • Indian cricketers not involved in alleged rape

    Two Indian nationals have been arrested in Harare after being accused of rape, but reports that they are members of the Indian cricket team are incorrect, officials in Zimbabwe confirmed Sunday.

  • Indian cricketers not involved: Zimbabwe police

    Two Indian nationals have been arrested in Harare after being accused of rape, but reports that they are members of the Indian cricket team are incorrect, officials in Zimbabwe confirmed on Sunday.

  • Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

    An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

  • IAAF to decide on Russia

    Russia finds out on Friday if the IAAF Council will lift the country's ban from athletics but, even if the vote goes against it, the road to Rio remains open as the IOC will make the final decision on Olympic participation.

  • Assault on polls officer: Ctg MP gets bail

    Chittagong-based lawmaker from the ruling Awami League Mustafizur Rahman Chowdhury secures bail after he surrendered before a court in a case filed over assaulting an election official.

  • Barca agree to settle tax fraud

    Barcelona agree to pay a fine of 5.5 million euros to the Spanish authorities to settle a tax fraud case over the transfer of Brazil international Neymar in 2013.

  • Spain start treble bid under sex-scandal cloud

    Defending champions Spain kick off their Euro 2016 against the Czech Republic on Monday, bidding for a third straight European crown, under a sex scandal cloud.

  • New Zealand 'unsafe for black cricketers'

    Franklyn Rose, former West Indies fast bowler claims that New Zealand is not safe for international cricketers "especially if they are black".

  • Arthur vows to help Amir

    New Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has promised to do everything in his power to help disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir realise his full potential after the bowler was granted a visa for the team's upcoming tour of England.

  • Amir granted UK visa

    Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has been granted a UK visa and will travel with the team on June 18 for their tour of England and Ireland, the PCB announced on Thursday.

  • Neymar trial on the cards

    Neymar could follow FC Barcelona fellow star Lionel Messi to court after Spanish prosecutors asked for the Brazilian striker to be tried over his murky multi-million-euro transfer to the Catalan giants.

  • Broad has no problems facing Amir

    Stuart Broad has insisted he won't have any issues playing against Mohammad Amir should the convicted spot-fixer make his Test return at Lord's next month.

  • 'I knew nothing'

    Argentina football star Lionel Messi says he trusted his father with his finances and "knew nothing" about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial.

  • Govt to hold nurse recruitment test today

    Despite Wednesday night's clash between police and nurses where at least 50 nurses were injured after cops charged batons

  • Fakhrul gets bail in 2012 blockade case

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir secures bail in a case filed over the party’s anti-government road blockade in Dhaka in 2012.

  • Messi tax fraud trial opens in Spain

    The trial of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges is due to start in Spain.

  • Full text of Barapukuria graft verdict released

    The High Court has released its full judgement that cleared the way for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s trial in Barapukuria coalmine corruption case.

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