Topics also related to Top News:


Russia accepts IAAF ban

MONACO The Russian athletics federation has accepted its ban from the sport in the wake of widespread doping revelations, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Thursday.

Recent Sports News

Thirteen could be lucky number for Sunderland - Allardyce

LONDON Sunderland will avoid relegation if they match last season's tally of 13 Premier League clean sheets, manager Sam Allardyce said on Thursday as he continued to focus on plugging the holes in his team's porous rearguard.

2:54pm GMT

Book on rise of English football and its riches wins award

LONDON Sports writer David Goldblatt's examination of the traditions and huge amounts of money associated with English football in 'The Game of Our Lives' won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award on Thursday.

4:32pm GMT

Hamilton wants to give NASCAR a go

ABU DHABI Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hopes to give NASCAR a go one day after singing the praises of the U.S. stock car series on Thursday.

Formula One 2:55pm GMT

Scandal-plagued FIFA watches sent to charity, to be sold

ZURICH Football world body FIFA, mired in the worst graft scandal in its history, is giving 48 Swiss watches worth up to $25,000 each to a children's football charity after a year cajoling officials who received them from Brazilian football authorities to give them up.

1:57pm GMT

Shunned Lazio's season in danger of falling apart

MILAN Shunned by their fans and confined to their training camp on the orders of their president, Lazio are in danger of seeing their season fall apart after a four-match winless streak.

4:58pm GMT

Topics also related to Top News: