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Li Na
04:29 GMT

Recently retired Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reportedly been appointed as an ambassador for next month's season ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore.

September 30, 2014

Diego Costa
06:51 GMT

The Chelsea boss will risk the Spain international on Tuesday night despite the clash with the Gunners looming on the horizon, while Didier Drogba is out with an ankle injury

September 29, 2014

Victorious European Ryder Cup Team
13:27 GMT

All the members of Europe’s victorious Ryder Cup team are set to receive a hero’s welcome when they play in the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai after securing a memorable win against the USA.

Rafael Nadal
12:39 GMT

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal would make his long-awaited return to action at the China Open this week, where he would be looking ahead to challenge world number one Novak Djokovic's 100 percent record in Beijing.

September 28, 2014

Andy Murray
17:12 GMT

Andy Murray ended a frustrating dry spell stretching back almost 15 months as he won the Shenzhen Open on Sunday, fighting back past Spain's Tommy Robredo 5-7, 7-6 (11-9), 6-1 and saving five match point.

September 26, 2014

Qatar's women basketball team
02:07 GMT

Qatar's women basketball players Thursday slammed a ban on them wearing the hijab headscarf as an "insult," after forfeiting a second Asian Games match.

September 25, 2014

Sebastian Vettel
13:14 GMT

Formula one defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has insisted that he is staying put at Red Bull for next season in light of recent reports linking him to a possible move to Ferrari.

September 24, 2014

Lewis Hamilton
17:00 GMT

British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton is determined to win at Suzuka and keep his run of success going.

Usain Bolt
16:45 GMT

After setting 100m and 200m world records, Usain Bolt is now aiming to break the 19 second barrier for 200m.

September 23, 2014

Serena Williams
15:29 GMT

While acknowledging in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can betray them, world number one Serena Williams has said that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career.

Lewis Hamilton
13:51 GMT

Mercedes ace racer Lewis Hamilton considers that family power could help fire him to the Formula One world title this season.

September 22, 2014

Mercedes determined to prevent drivers' F1 championship being decided by poor reliability
14:28 GMT

Mercedes has said that they are determined to prevent the drivers' world championship being decided by poor reliability, in light of the team's fourth mechanical retirement of the year during the Singapore Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg was forced to retire.

Li Na
13:35 GMT

Chinese tennis ace Li Na has said that she has no regrets about her decision to retire due to her unrelenting knee injuries, but revealed that she reached the decision only after thinking long and hard.

Ivanovic lifts the WTA Pan Pacific Open trophy
06:51 GMT

Serbian tennis ace Ana Ivanovic battled to record a straight set win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

September 21, 2014

Lewis Hamilton
19:47 GMT

Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix Sunday to move top of the Formula One drivers' championship standings as Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg failed to point after retiring with technical problems.