UFC newcomer Dequan Townsend has said that sex could have resulted in the positive test that earned him a six-month ban following his debut defeat against Dalcha Lungiambula last year – a fight he took at three days' notice.
A US college basketball game ended with both benches brawling and a player wielding a chair as a weapon after an incident in the final second sparked a violent conclusion to the University of Kansas’s 81-60 win over Kansas State.
Tennis prodigy Coco Gauff revealed her love for Chick-fil-A and says she removed her poster of potential opponent Serena Williams from her bedroom ahead of an emotional rematch with Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.
US tennis icon Serena Williams, who is eying a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title, has booked a spot in the third round of the Australian Open, defeating Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.
A woman has accused Russian boxing superstar Sergey Kovalev of punching her, saying she needed a metal plate and four screws to be inserted into her neck to repair the damage.
The president of the International University Sports Federation Oleg Matytsin has been appointed Russia’s sports minister after a new government was formed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) constantly widening its horizons and including new sports, more exotic disciplines which were widely considered hobbies have received global recognition.
Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has posted a video message apologizing to a nine-year-old fan after his team's performance left the youngster in tears at the stadium.
Police have launched an investigation after participants were filmed being slammed to the floor and kicked in the head in a violent conclusion to a jiu-jitsu tournament at a venue in the suburban Moscow town of Krasnogorsk.
Former world number one player Maria Sharapova says she is unsure of her plans for the remainder of the tennis season after a disappointing first-round loss at the 2020 Australian Open.
Russian tennis star Svetlana Kuznetsova created one of the biggest sensations on the second competitive day of the Australian Open, knocking out French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova from the tournament.
Russian tennis ace Daniil Medvedev has opened his Australian Open campaign in style beating US player Frances Tiafoe in four exhaustive sets 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to make it into the second round of the season-opening major.