Other sports

November 26, 2013

Murray favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
22:13 GMT

The British media has claimed that Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray will start as one of the shortest-priced favourites when the 10-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced on Tuesday.

November 23, 2013

Red Bull chief Horner not too keen to fill Ecclestone's shoes
22:07 GMT

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has played down 'flattering' comments from Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone earmarking him as his successor.

Serena Williams named 2013 WTA Player of the Year for fifth time
18:37 GMT

World No. 1-ranked Serena Williams was voted the WTA Player of the Year, repeating the honor for a second consecutive year and fifth time overall.

November 18, 2013

Czech Republic beats Serbia to defend Davis Cup title
16:14 GMT

The Czech Republic have retained the Davis Cup after Radek Stepanek swept past Serbian youngster Dusan Lajovic in the decisive fifth final rubber in straight sets on Sunday.

November 17, 2013

Djokovic 'clueless' over WADA functioning
13:32 GMT

World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey has said he does not think Novak Djokovic has the faintest idea what his organization does.

November 14, 2013

Djokovic aiming to win second Davis Cup playing for Serbia
14:04 GMT

World number two, Novak Djokovic, is eyeing the Davis Cup title and said that winning a second with Serbia would be a fantastic end to the ATP Tour.

USADA says Armstrong's lifetime ban reduction talk 'premature, speculative'
13:21 GMT

The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has said that any discussion on a reduction of disgraced cycling star Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban is 'premature' and 'speculative' until he offers information about doping.

November 8, 2013

Federer calls for increased drug testing in tennis following 'Viktor Troicki affair'
09:54 GMT

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has called for more drug tests in tennis and said that players are not being tested enough.

November 7, 2013

Nadal seals World No.1 spot by beating Wawrinka in ATP World Tour Finals
15:07 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal has reportedly guaranteed that he will finish 2013 on top of the world rankings with a 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6) victory over Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.

Woods says golfers need to 'choose and pick' where they play to stay 'fresh'
14:50 GMT

World number one Tiger Woods has backed fellow American Phil Mickelson's decision to cut his schedule in 2014, saying that the huge number of tournaments these days means the top players have to pick and choose where they go.

November 3, 2013

Novak Djokovic tops David Ferrer for Paris Masters title
21:05 GMT

Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion David Ferrer Sunday to claim the Paris Masters title and keep alive his hopes for year-end No. 1 ranking.

November 1, 2013

Chelsea football club puts Murray on road to recovery
06:16 GMT

Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray is using state-of-the-art rehab facilities at Chelsea's Surrey headquarters, a couple of miles from his home there, to make a quick comeback from a back operation.

October 30, 2013

Ecclestone accused of making 'corrupt agreement' to secure future as F1 chief
15:16 GMT

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone had made a corrupt agreement in an attempt to stay in charge of the sport, according to claims by German media company Constantin Medien.

October 28, 2013

Juan Martin del Potro tops Roger Federer for Swiss Indoors title
02:49 GMT

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro Sunday bested hometown favorite Roger Federer in the Swiss Indoors event final for a second straight year.

October 27, 2013

'Profound abnormalities' in brain activity discovered in retired American football players: Study
12:38 GMT

Scientists have found 'profound abnormalities' in scans of brain activity in a group of retired American football players.