The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from President…
Former Newcastle United forward Faustino Asprilla has claimed a drug trafficker offered to murder ex-Paraguay goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert after an on-field clash between the South American pair.
Two brothers played a major part in propelling Spain to the Basketball World Cup semi-finals in China -- but it wasn't NBA All-Stars Marc and Pau Gasol.
The Philippines basketball coach resigned and apologised to the hoops-mad nation Wednesday after the national squad failed to win a game at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and finished dead last.
It is the largest basketball World Cup ever but there will be no teams from Asia or Africa in the second round of the sport's global showpiece.
It is one of Europe's poorest countries and has a population of just seven million, but Serbia's towering basketball team are on course to be world champions.
French star Rudy Gobert accused basketball's governing body FIBA of showing "no respect" on Monday after he said he was woken up for a doping test at the World Cup in China just hours after a match.