Japanese swimmers have vowed to step up their efforts in support of Rikako Ikee, the poster girl for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics who has announced she is suffering from leukaemia.
Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera outduelled compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the world indoor 1,500 metres record in Birmingham yesterday.
A rejuvenated Martin Guptill wound back the clock with his second century in as many games as a clinical New Zealand clinched their one-day series against Bangladesh in Christchurch yesterday.
Nico Hischier scored with 1:41 left in overtime Friday night to cap a big comeback by the New Jersey Devils, who scored the final four goals to stun the host Minnesota Wild 5-4.
Manchester City powered into the FA Cup quarter-finals as the Premier League leaders survived a battling display from Newport County to beat the fourth-tier minnows 4-1 yesterday.
Mario Balotelli scored for the third time in four games for Marseille to seal a 2-0 victory over Amiens in Ligue 1 yesterday. The Italian failed to find the net in 10 matches for Nice this season but has found his goalscoring touch since arriving at Marseille last month.
What makes watching sport an exercise well worth the time you invest is getting to see someone upset all calculations predicated on form and pedigree, and walk away with the top prize.
Romanian top seed reaches her second Doha final despite trailing 1-4 in the third set; Belgian stuns third seed Kerber