Roger Federer played at the Australian Open in 2008 not knowing he had mono. At the height of his powers, he surprisingly needed 4.5 hours to beat Janko Tipsarevic in the third round.
The Olympic all-around champion returned to the gym Monday, going through her first practice since the London Games after meeting with coach Liang Chow to discuss her comeback plan.
Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend, will not compete in any events this year, local media reported on Monday.
U.S. freestyle wrestler Obe Blanc, top, and Iran's Hassan Rahimi kick off an international wrestling exhibition at Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in New York.
NEW figures show the cost of hosting the Olympic Torch relay in Dorset set back councils more than A 180,000. Dorset County Council spent A 40,000 while Bournemouth council spent A 93,000 and Poole's expenses came to A 50,947. The figures were released on the first anniversary of the start of the Olympic torch relay last year when the flame arrived ... (more)
SANTA CLARA – Ricardo Lockette is so intent on landing a spot on the 49ers' roster that he bought a white board and markers so he could chart and study plays on his own time.
In the 30th meeting between the tennis greats, Nadal controlled the final from the start and won 6-1, 6-3 Sunday for his seventh Italian Open title.
Phew! Well after all that excitement we're off to lie down in a darkened room, thanking the footballing gods that no more goals can go in now as my keyboard now resembles a smoking pile of ash.
Alise Post race to her third straight victory in the USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships on Saturday, and fellow 2012 Olympian Nic Long won his second men's title.
JADE Faulkner's return to individual competition proved a resounding success as she scooped glory in the Netherlands last weekend.
It is clearly cycling season, even at altitude. At the middle of May, one grand tour is snaking across Italy, one smaller tour is heading up the state of California and we are four weeks from the start of Ride the Rockies.
Thousands of spectators cheered and hollered as track runners bolted toward the finish line in this weekend's Special Olympics Florida's Summer Games.
Three-time Olympic Gold medallist, Stephanie Rice, says she plans to return to the pool for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
England's Lee Purdy has his first chance to fight for a world crown on Saturday while countryman Amir Khan looks to another main event bout to see about future world title opportunities.
Louis Smith MBE is set to reveal the truth about living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for the third series of My Secret Past.
Former Olympics champion Poul-Erik Hoyer has pledged to improve the image of badminton after winning the presidency of the sport's world governing body.