LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Organisers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have no time to lose with the International Olympic Committee president flying into the country in the coming weeks to monitor progress, the IOC said on Tuesday.
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - A last-minute decision by the banned Indian Olympic Association to comply with IOC orders is a good first step for the country's gradual return to the Olympic fold, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.
LONDON - Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has been banned from entering Britain to promote his book due to changes in the country's immigration laws, British media reported on Tuesday.
BARCELONA - The key to Barcelona beating Celtic in the Champions League will be quick circulation of the ball in attack, the Spanish club's coach Tata Martino said on Tuesday.
- Red Bull's four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel has branded as 'absurd' a rule change to award double points at the final race of the Formula One season from next year.
- Former top Italian official Roberto Rosetti has resigned as head of the Russian referees' department citing family reasons, the domestic football union (RFU) president said on Tuesday.
World number one Magnus Carlsen toppled local favourite Viswanathan Anand in Chennai to add the world championship title to his already impressive resume on Friday.