Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication in his system during the Vuelta race in September, cycling’s governing body UCI said on Dec. 13.
Two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son, was on Dec. 13 handed a wildcard into January’s Australian Open.
Holding the Winter Olympics in a little-known corner of South Korea was never an easy proposition, but a ban on Russia and the latent threat of nuclear war have left the hosts hoping that things can only get better.
Outgoing United Kingdom Ambassador to Turkey Richard Moore once again expressed his support for defending Turkish Super League football club Beşiktaş, in a farewell video posted on his Twitter account on Dec. 12.
Jay Cutler outgunned Tom Brady as the Miami Dolphins upset the New England Patriots 27-20 to delay the Super Bowl champions’ bid to clinch their divisional title on Dec. 11.
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has urged his teammates to bounce back from the draw in the Merseyside derby when they host West Bromwich Albion on Dec. 13.
The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East divisional crown with a roller coaster NFL victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Dec. 10 but saw quarterback Carson Wentz exit early with a knee injury.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş will have a mountain to climb in the Champions League last 16 after being drawn against German giant Bayern Munich on Dec. 11.
The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Dec. 10, handing the slumping Pistons their sixth straight NBA defeat just two weeks after losing to them in Boston.