Fenerbahçe player Robin van Persie rejected insult allegations regarding his controversial behavior on the football pitch on Feb. 5 in a testimony he gave at Istanbul’s Çağlayan courthouse on Oct. 13.
The 16-time Grand Slam winner saw off the Bulgarian Dimitrov in Beijing last week but suffered some hairy moments in getting the better of him again in a nervy quarterfinal played in overcast conditions.
The Philadelphia Eagles are on a roll, becoming the first National Football League team to reach five wins with a 28-23 defeat of the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 12 night.
Liverpool and Manchester United's globe-trotting squads must shake off the effects of international duty for one of English football's most eagerly-anticipated clashes on Oct. 14.
Spor Toto Super League’s opening game in the Week 8 competition brings together the defending champion and the cellar dweller, as Beşiktaş wants to return to its winning ways at Gençlerbirliği on Oct. 13.
Dutch football fans are in mourning after the once mighty Oranje failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, plunging the inventors of "total football" into a collective bout of soul-searching.
World number four Elina Svitolina withdrew from the Hong Kong Open with a leg injury on Oct. 12, the latest blow to the WTA event which has also been hit by several pre-tournament pullouts and early exits.
Maria Sharapova made an impressive start to the Tianjin Open on Oct. 11, beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets.
The National Football League said Oct. 10 it wanted players to stand during the U.S. anthem as it attempts to quell the controversy which has dogged the sport since the opening weeks of the season.