Rio has replaced Hong Kong on the confirmed calendar of the FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September next year.
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South African marathon runner Lindhikaya Mthangayi could face a six-year ban for a second doping offence.
One million foreign visitors expected in 2018 World Cup
Up to one million foreign tourists are expected to visit the World Cup 2018 in Russia, the competitions' steering committee said Monday.
Ronaldinho set for return
Ronaldinho will return from injury for Atletico Mineiro's final Campeonato Brasileiro match of the season against Vitoria next Sunday.
Fawad Ahmed Australian Muslim Sportsperson of the Year
Australian cricketer Fawad Ahmed won the prestigious Australian Muslim Sportsperson of the Year award at the 8th annual Australian Muslim Achievement Awards.
F1 Lotus signs Maldonado
Formula One's Lotus confirmed Friday that the team officially signed Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado for the 2014 season.
Golfer Lin hoping to win Hong Kong Open again
Chinese Taipei's Lin Wen-tang will be looking to hitch a ride back in the time machine and revive his glory days of 2008 when he returns to the Hong Kong Golf Club for the prestigious $1.3 million Hong Kong Open next week.
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won the 2013 ICC People's Choice Award.
Brazilian children born next Tuesday (Dec 3) will receive an official 2014 World Cup match ball from Adidas, who are one of the chief sponsors of world football body FIFA.
Judokas Idalys Ortiz and Asley Gonzalez have been named the best athletes of Cuba for 2013 in individual sports.
At least two construction workers were killed Wednesday after a part of the ceiling in Brazil's Itaquerao stadium collapsed. The stadium is due to host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
Rafael Nadal was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history Tuesday by readers of a Spanish sports daily.
Madrid, Nov 26 (IANS) Lionel Messi, the four-time world player of the year, will be ruled out for the rest of the year due to a hamstring injury, said Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino Monday.
World No.1 Rafael Nadal proved why he held the top spot as he beat second-seeded Novac Djokovic at an exhibition tennis match here.
Argentine football star Lionel Messi said his favourite teams to win the 2014 Brazil World Cup are Germany, Brazil, Spain, France and Argentina.