Other sports

December 18, 2014

Usain Bolt
14:03 GMT

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt is against the changes to Olympics athletics programmes and has termed the reports suggesting the 200-metres being among five events at risk of being removed from the Games as ridiculous, saying that it must not happen.

Fernando Alonso
13:24 GMT

Double-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso said that he is looking forward to attain success with the newly joined McLaren-Honda team.

December 17, 2014

Lewis Hamilton
18:01 GMT

ormula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said that he has been able to get past setbacks quickly, admitting that he is aiming for another championship title.

Andy Murray
12:59 GMT

Andy Murray will line up at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship here next month with plans to get his year off to a perfect start with a victory.

December 16, 2014

Rory McIlroy
13:38 GMT

Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has been named as BBC Northern Ireland's Sport Personality of 2014 after Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton beat him by a small margin for the main national award.

Tiger Woods
11:51 GMT

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods would design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.

December 14, 2014

Lewis Hamilton
13:22 GMT

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has lauded compatriot golf star Rory McIlroy for having had a phenomenal year ahead of their showdown tonight for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

December 13, 2014

Association of Tennis Professionals logo
11:21 GMT

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has decided to increase the overall prize amount for the men's tennis tours, exceeding 100 million dollars for the first time in 2015.

Michael Schumacher
11:15 GMT

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly lost a lucrative endorsement deal with companies as they no longer see him as a viable role model for their products.

December 11, 2014

Jenson Button
13:12 GMT

McLaren is reportedly set to retain 2009 formula one world champion Jenson Button to partner Spaniard Fernando Alonso in their 2015 driver line-up.

December 10, 2014

Cricket gains impetus among women in UAE (picture courtesy of asiancricket.org)
16:18 GMT

The enthusiasm among women cricketers, who attended the selection camp to make the UAE squad in Sharjah, showed the game is making fast inroads.

Novak Djokovic
15:45 GMT

AS A new tennis season beckons with the Australian Open next month, there is anticipation in air.

Rory McIlroy
14:28 GMT

Following an impressive season that saw the Northern Irishman claim two major championships and play an influential role in Europe's Ryder Cup victory, world number one golfer Rory McIlroy bagged the Golf Writers Trophy for the second time in three years.

December 9, 2014

Djokovic and Nadal
08:56 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic, who has never bagged a French Open title, admits that he has got one problem on the clay court and that is Rafael Nadal.

December 8, 2014

International Olympics Committee logo
16:41 GMT

The International Olympic Committee on Monday voted to allow Olympic Games to be hosted by two countries and to add new sports as part of sweeping changes to the world's biggest sporting event.