Major League Baseball's rules committee has elected to ban home plate collisions with the change likely to take place in the upcoming season.
LONDON (Reuters) - Last season's runners-up Borussia Dortmund were spared a Champions League exit when a dramatic late goal from Kevin Grosskreutz sent the German...
Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater is expected to be ready for round one of the 2014 NRL season after undergoing minor knee surgery.
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body sought expressions of interest on Wednesday from would-be new teams that could enter the sport from 2015 or 2016.
Rain has cleared and second-day play has begun in the second Test between New Zealand and the West Indies in Wellington.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian gay rights advocates called for increased pressure on the International Olympic Committee ahead of the 2014 winter games in Sochi in...
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil hope to face Eastern European and Central American opposition before next year's World Cup in a bid to familiarise themselves...
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MILAN (Reuters) - Three Ajax Amsterdam supporters were stabbed in Milan on Wednesday during fighting before the Champions League match against AC Milan and one is...
A lay day has been called at the season-ending Pipe Masters, delaying Mick Fanning's bid to win his third world surfing title.
Shahid Afridi has blasted an unbeaten 20-ball 39 to lift Pakistan to a three-wicket Twenty20 win over Sri Lanka in Dubai.
Opener De Kock scored 101 from 120 balls for his third ton of the series against an Indian attack that has had no answers to the skilful 20-year-old left-hander.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain have chosen Atletico Paranaense's Caju training centre in the south of Brazil as their base for next year's World Cup as they prepare...
Afghanistan are set to travel to Zimbabwe next month for their first international series tour hosted by a full member of the ICC.
Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has hired former French Open champion Michael Chang as a part-time coach.
England have announced their squad for the defence of the women's Ashes in Australia at the start of 2014.
Veteran Melbourne boxer Sam Soliman will fight for a world middleweight title after he clinically dispatched Les Sherrington on Wednesday night.
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City's memorable Champions League win over holders Bayern Munich still failed to add up for manager Manuel Pellegrini after he...
Blake Ferguson's immediate rugby league career is in jeopardy after he was found guilty of indecent assault and his behaviour condemned by the NRL.
Indiana reminded everyone they were legitimate title contenders after taking down NBA champions Miami 90-84.
A mammoth ARLC meeting has failed to resolve the Cronulla crisis, with the NRL's investigation into governance issues still ongoing.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Already 2-0 up in the series and with Mitchell Johnson running riot, Australia could hardly be charged with more confidence as they look to...
Former Wallabies captain says the introduction of a National Rugby Championship in 2014 is a great result for the sport in Australia.
Australian quick Mitchell Johnson has promised plenty more verbal stoushes with England's batsmen in Perth this weekend.
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior says his team won't be happy with anything less than a win in the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground, starting on Friday.
Wallabies winger Nick Cummins has become the fourth straight Western Force winger to win RUPA's Medal for Excellence.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq says his nomadic team must resume home matches to avoid stress-related illness from spending long periods away.
Despite run-ins on and off the field, dumped AFL defender Campbell Brown's three-year Gold Coast tenure was a success, according to the Suns coach.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Ross Taylor continued to frustrate West Indies' bowlers as New Zealand reached 186 for three at tea on the first day of the second test at...
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Gay activists in India say they will consider an appeal against a court ruling which has outlawed gay sex.
Amnesty International has slammed the Department of Immigration's rushed aged assessment process of asylum seekers being sent to Manus Island.
As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse continues, support organisations say they're being overwhelmed with calls for assistance.
Labor has called on the coalition to reconsider a decision that will deny a Somali woman facial reconstruction surgery for gunshot wounds.
Foreign photojournalist Nick Nostitz has captured the chaos and carnage of Bangkok’s violent political protests.
For every 10,000 people in the West African nation of Guinea, there is just one doctor.