The organizer of a Moscow boxing match between Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin said Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield will be encouraged to attend.
A Brazilian judge has blocked the transfer to a private group of the nation's most famous stadium, slated to host the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.
A former U.S. college star won't return to the Philippine Basketball Association if convicted of charges he faces, the league's commissioner said Wednesday.
A Russian Olympic venue said it is storing about 588,500 cubic yards of snow to ensure it is available for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
A survey by the Japanese Olympic Committee indicates 11.5 percent of athletes under its jurisdiction reported being abused by coaches.
The speaker of a Russian legislature Thursday asked an Olympic wrestling champion not to return his gold medal in protest over the Games cutting the sport.
A delegation of 13 Harlem Globetrotters led by Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea Tuesday for a weeklong visit and planned exhibition games, officials said.
More than 400 people, including players, are suspected of conspiring to fix hundreds of soccer matches around the world, Europol said Monday in the Netherlands.
Sumo great Taiho, who held the record for most career championships, died Saturday at a Tokyo hospital, the Japan Sumo Association said. He was 72.
Tickets to the park where Russia will host the Winter Olympics next year will cost only $6.60, officials announced Wednesday.
Police said facilities connected to the Russian Soccer Fan Association are being searched following an October paintball attack.
The All-Russian Athletics Federation said a former world junior champion racewalker is banned from competing for two years for anti-doping rules violations.
The International Olympic Committee said it suspended India, which won six medals at the London Olympics, for "failure to comply with the Olympic Charter."
A Turkish prosecutor says he is seeking a prison term of up to three years for a Nigerian soccer player allegedly involved in a game-rigging scheme.
Russian construction crews building the 2018 World Cup stadium in Moscow said they found an unexploded aerial bomb buried nearby.
Officials in Russia's Mordovia region said the stadium planned for the 2018 World Cup in Saransk is projected to cost $276 million.
The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has given approval to the bobsled and luge track built for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
A Russian powerlifting champion has died in an automobile crash in Siberia, the vice president of the country's National Powerlifting Association said.
Olympic officials banned a member of South Korea's soccer team from the medal ceremony for making a public political statement on the field.
The Badminton World Federation kicked some of the biggest stars of the sport out of the Olympics Wednesday for purposely trying to lose a match.
Pakistan's Federal Investigative Authority will contact Interpol for red warrants against Mohammad Ali Asad in an Olympic visa scam, officials said.
A two-time Olympcs distance runner and his 15-year-old son were killed in a small-plane crash in Arizona on the eve of the Summer Olympics, his wife said.
A legally blind South Korean archer became the first world record setter of the London 2012 Olympics during the men's ranking round.
Pakistani lawmakers decided to sue the British tabloid The Sun Wednesday for its Olympic passport scam reporting, calling the reporting false.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman saw his father for the first time in 42 years in the Philippines and pointed him out to a crowd at a basketball game.
Saudi Arabia will send two female athletes to the Summer Olympics in London, the International Olympic Committee said Thursday.
Diego Maradona has been fired after only one season as coach of the United Arab Emirates soccer club al-Wasl, officials said.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 3 (UPI Asia) –Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt, who was jailed for 30 months in Britain last year for accepting money as bribe, has called for a new trial in Pakistan.
Two former heads of the Chinese soccer association were sentenced Wednesday to 10 1/2 years each in jail for accepting bribes.
NEW DELHI, June 4 (UPI Asia) -- Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, one of the game's all-time legends, has said playing cricket would continue to be his focus despite becoming a member of Parliament.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will be on guard for inflated prices by contractors at sites for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Delegates at an international meeting in Moscow prepared to hear bids for the 2020 Summer Olympics from Tokyo, Madrid and other cities.
A Russian Hockey Federation official said the group won't back a European Parliament initiative to bar Belarus from hosting the 2014 world championships.
Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin said he will ride the Olympic bobsled run in Sochi after watching Friday's trial runs.
Two former Chinese soccer officials were sentenced to prison Saturday as part of a wide-ranging bribery scandal, prosecutors said.
The head of Russia's ski federation said she wants the Sochi round of the Alpine skiing World Cup to continue beyond the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Former NBA star Yao Ming was named to a committee of a top city government advisory board in his native China.
Patrick Mills, former NBA player and backcourt leader for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers, was cut from the team for faking an injury, officials say.