New details emerge about Commonwealth Games cancellation
Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan has confirmed the Australian government engaged with lawyers about withdrawing from the 2026 Commonwealth Games, spending $1.2 million in the process.
NFL feeling the Taylor Swift 'bump'
The NFL is getting an economic boost from an unlikely source: Taylor Swift. TV ratings and ticket and merchandise sales are all up after the pop star showed up to two Kansas City Chiefs games to cheer on Travis Kelce, whom she’s reported...
Russian athletes to compete as neutrals at Paris 2024
Russian and Belarusian athletes will compete as neutrals at next year's Paris Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee voted against maintaining a full ban of the two countries, imposed after the 2022 invasion of Ukraine.
Spanish football in crisis amid referee bribe claims
Spains soccer federation has been raided by police as investigations continue into what a Barcelona court is calling "possible systemic corruption" within the Spanish refereeing committee.
Esports make Asian Games debut
Esports are part of the Asian Games for the first time, with calls for the Olympics to be next. Competitive video gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry and it is proving to be among the most popular events in Hangzhou 2023.
Dragon boating aims to make it into Olympics
Dragon boat racing is one of the events that makes the Asian Games unique. It has its roots in China but is growing in popularity around the world. Many enthusiasts hope that the sport will one day make it into the Olympics.
Travis Kelce jersey sales spike amid Taylor Swift rumors
As Travis and Taylor spark romance rumors, and Taylor Swift cheers on Kelece in his most recent game, multiple sites report a spike in Kelce jersey sales.
Russian doping in focus as Valieva case in court
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva's doping case, a scandal that rocked the sport and cast a shadow over her country's already embattled anti-doping system, is now being heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Asian Games in China open with futuristic ceremony
The Chinese city of Hangzhou is hosting a record-breaking number of athletes for the continent’s biggest multi-sport event.
How one African tribe produces the world's best runners
In rural parts of Kenya, many students have to walk long distances to get to school every day, often arriving late and tired. But in an area known for its high altitude and for producing some of the world's best long-distance runners, so...
Former Rugby players sue over head injuries
The sport of rugby union is enjoying worldwide coverage at present with the World Cup in France. But a major legal challenge has been launched in the UK involving hundreds of former professional players who are suing the sports authoriti...
Spain's female players rejoin squad after boycott
Spain’s World Cup winning women’s squad agreed to end their boycott of the national team on Wednesday. That's after the country’s football federation, or RFEF, said it would make, quote, "immediate and profound changes" to its structure.
Striking Spain players arrive for national team camp
Six Spain players have joined the women's national team camp, despite being on strike over changes they want made in the Spanish football federation (RFEF). Spain's women's World Cup final-winning goalscorer Olga Carmona among the attend...
Spanish court imposes restraining order on Rubiales
Former Spanish FA chief Luis Rubiales has been handed a restraining order following sexual assault allegations by Jenni Hermoso, the footballer he kissed at the Women's World Cup final. He's been banned from contacting her or going withi...
Restraining order imposed on Rubiales
Spanish prosecutors have requested a restraining order against former soccer chief Luis Rubiales to prevent him from approaching national team player Jenni Hermoso. He appeared in court on Friday to be investigated for sexual assault aft...
American explorer rescued from Turkish cave
Nearly 200 rescuers from 8 countries successfully pulled out American explorer Mark Dickey, who fell ill nearly 3,000 feet underground, suffering from stomach bleeding.
Spain football chief resigns, maintains innocence
Spanish Football Federation chief Luis Rubiales, engulfed in a scandal over allegations he gave an unsolicited kiss to a player on the Women’s World Cup team last month, announced his resignation as president.
Spanish football chief quits over kiss scandal
Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales, engulfed in a scandal over allegations he gave an unsolicited kiss to a player on the women's World Cup team last month, says he will resign from his position as President.
Rescuers rush to save ailing cave researcher
A complicated rescue operation is underway deep underground in Turkey. American cave diver Mark Dickey suffered internal bleeding more than a week ago and is unable to climb out on his own. 150 international rescuers are planning to haul...
Dramatic Turkish rescue deep underground
An international rescue mission more than 1,000 metres underground in southern Turkey is underway to free American spelunker Mark Dickey. The cave expert became ill during an expedition and is unable to make the climb back up on his own.
Rescuers reach trapped U.S cave explorer
An American cave explorer trapped more than 1,000 meters underground in a cave in southern Turkey has recorded a video message to say he was up and alert after a team of rescuers reached him with medical supplies.