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27 Mar 2021
The British motor racing team, McLaren signed a long-term agreement with young American Karter, Ugo Ugochukwu after his European kart championship and string of titles in the United States and Europe. Here are the top facts about the racing sensation.
18 Nov 2020
With a large delivery bag on his back Venezuelan Olympic champion fencer Ruben Limardo is out cycling around his adopted hometown in Poland, making ends meet in a strange but heartwarming tale from this time of pandemic. The 35-year-old London Olympics foil gold medallist will go for glory again at the Tokyo Olympics next year, but stunned his fans last week when he made a tweet revealing the nature of his new job.
10 Apr 2020
Olympic and Commonwealth Games champion, Ndidi Nwosu, has passed away owing to complications from a spinal cord injury she sustained at the last Commonwealth Games in Australia.⁣
1 Mar 2020
One of China's biggest sports stars, reigning Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang, will miss the Tokyo Games after receiving an eight-year doping ban. The 28-year-old immediately said he will appeal against the decision.
30 Sep 2019
A champion of indigenous arts: A look back at Jacques Chirac’s cultural legacy
28 Apr 2019
Barcelona fans celebrate after their team is confirmed as La Liga champions for the fourth time in five years after defeating Levante 1-0.
4 Feb 2019
Instagram's 'cleanfluencers': Do cleaning queens champion healthy living or gender stereotypes?
8 Dec 2018
Mexico's newly sworn-in president has been hailed as a champion of the poor and criticized as an authoritarian radical. His inauguration marks a dramatic political shift, with voters fed up with corruption and crime.
29 Nov 2018
After a series of tense draws over the last few weeks, reigning champion Magnus Carlsen stepped up to win 3-0 in the deciding tie-breakers on Wednesday in London. The Norwegian has held the world title since 2013.
19 Feb 2018
Slovakia's Sagan becomes road race world champion after tough sprint.
13 Aug 2017
More than 80,000 runners take part in Sydney's annual City2Surf race with the 2016 champion defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds.
7 Aug 2017
Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador announces he will retire from professional cycling after this year's Vuelta.

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