Briton Simon Yates won stage 15 on the Tour de France on Sunday as a frantic struggle between the main contenders saw Thibaut Pinot again take time off his rivals with a late attack.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fired a warning to her sprint rivals ahead of the world championships as Hellen Obiri set the fastest time of the year in the 5000 metres at the London Anniversary Games.
Manny Pacquiao produced an impressive performance against the previously unbeaten Keith Thurman at MGM Grand on Saturday.
Julian Alaphilippe leads the Tour de France by over two minutes and Thibaut Pinot made gains with a victory on a gruelling stage 14.
Australian Caleb Ewan picked up his first Tour de France stage win in a mass sprint at Toulouse on Wednesday as Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the overall lead.
Two-time Olympic champion will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.
Rabat race organisers have given Caster Semenya the green light to compete on Sunday after initially snubbing the South African.
World athletics' governing body, the IAAF, is to rebrand as World Athletics, it was announced Sunday.
Colorado Rockies pitcher Peter Lambert starred on debut against the Chicago Cubs.
Following Caster Semenya's appeal last week, the Swiss Supreme Court has suspended the implementation of the IAAF's new regulations.
Anthony Joshua lost all three of his belts to challenger Andy Ruiz Jr in New York on Saturday.
Russian Ilnur Zakarin is up to third in the general classification after recording an impressive victory on stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia.
A solitary point separates Pascal Ackermann from Arnaud Demare in the Giro d'Italia points standings after a dramatic 10th stage.
Deontay Wilder needed just over two minutes to knock Dominic Breazeale out in their WBC heavyweight title fight.
The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday it would put forward Poland's sports minister Witold Banka as its candidate to be the body's next president.
Brooks Koepka has a consistent history of producing at major tournaments and everything is set up for him to contend at Bethpage.
In what could potentially be her last race, Caster Semenya secured an emphatic victory in the women's 800m at the Doha Diamond League meet.
Caster Semenya's challenge of the IAAF's testosterone regulations has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Fourteen years on from his last triumph at Augusta National, Tiger Woods won the Masters for a fourth time on Sunday.
Jaime Munguia remains undefeated and could now move up to middleweight after a fortuitous majority decision win over Dennis Hogan.
Tiger Woods won his Friday match against Patrick Cantlay and then got the help he needed to set up a marquee match against Rory McIlroy.
Has the UFC seen the last of Conor McGregor? Apparently so following his retirement message via Twitter.
An emotional tribute was paid to the victims of Christchurch's terrorist attack before the Crusaders and Waratahs played in Super Rugby.
Tsunekazu Takeda denies any wrongdoing in the bidding process for the Tokyo Olympics, but will quit his role in June.
An astonishing second-half rally saw Scotland retain the Calcutta Cup, but they were denied victory by England at Twickenham.
Record-breaking Mikaela Shiffrin won Saturday's slalom in Andorra to record her 16th World Cup win of a record-breaking season.
Rune Andersen stated that "two outstanding issues" have stopped his taskforce recommending that RusAF be reinstated by the IAAF.
Maro Itoje limped out of England training and Charlie Ewels has been called up as cover for the lock.
Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home Saturday to a hero's welcome from a huge crowd of supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at Algiers airport.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his players and claimed they deserved their Africa Cup of Nations success after a narrow final win.
Senegal and Algeria will contest the AFCON final, but pre-match focus is on the long friendship of coaches Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cisse.
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victo
Algeria head coach Djamel Belmadi hailed their AFCON triumph as an 'unbelievable' achievement for the country.