Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world's fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: "let's rumble!"
GOLD COAST, Australia- Agence France-Presse
Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition just a few months after coming out of retirement.
GENEVA – Reuters
The IOC has banned athletes from west African countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus from competing in some events at the Youth Olympics
GOLD COAST - Reuters
Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.
ATHENS - The Associated Press
The post-Olympic era of the 2004 Summer Games is seen as a decade of lost opportunities - including failure to boost Greece’s sporting culture
'We failed, but at least no one will be able to tell us ‘you cheated,’' Turkish Athletics Federation Fatih Çintimar says
ZURICH - Agence France-Presse
The incentive for Mo Farah when he hits the comeback trail at the European Championships, which open at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich on Tuesday, will be a place in the record books.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
A host of Olympic and world champions will compete in the European championships from Monday looking to land crucial early blows just two years out from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
IRVINE, United States - Agence France-Presse
Olympic great Michael Phelps suffered the first big setback of his return to competition Wednesday as a poor turn left him seventh in the 100m free at the US Swimming Championships.
ZURICH – Reuters
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of the 3,000 metres steeplechase gold medal after performing a shirtless celebration down the final straight at the European Athletics championships on Thursday.
GLASGOW - Agence France-Presse
After disappointing in Delhi in 2010, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow were hailed as an unmitigated success, drawing some of the sporting world's top stars and packed crowds to venues.
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