Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron took gold at the World Figure Skating Championships ice dance event in Shanghai Friday, the high point of a remarkable breakthrough season for the duo.
SHANGHAI - Reuters
European title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva recorded the third highest ladies short programme score in history Thursday as the 18-year-old took a commanding lead at the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai.
AYDIN - Anadolu Agency
19-year-old Aslı Alkış has climbed Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro in six days
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-Hwan needs to apologise before any discussion can begin on when he might return to competition after failing a doping test, the head of the national swim federation said March 25.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Athletics global governing body is to launch a doping crackdown on elite marathon runners after scandals involving top Kenyan and Russian stars.
An independent commission on March 9 accused top leaders of cycling's world body of protecting Lance Armstrong and other drug cheats to protect the sports reputation.
CANBERRA - Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan offer the World Cup a fairytale story if they can upset Bangladesh and launch their debut tournament with a victory at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Wednesday.
LAUSANNE - Associated Press
Former European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanıt has had her doping ban increased from two to three years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
BEAVER CREEK, United States - Agence France-Presse
Four years of injuries, bitter struggle and doubts over his alpine skiing future ended in unexpected fashion for Jean-Baptiste Grange as he won the men's world slalom crown on Feb 15
Chris Gayle smashed the highest ever individual World Cup score of 215 and his first century in 20 months to power the West Indies to 372 for two against Zimbabwe on a record-shattering day at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Feb. 24.
American star Lindsey Vonn was left high and dry in the hunt for gold at the Alpine skiing World Championships.
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