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Tokyo Olympic committee scraps scandal-hit logo

Tokyo (AFP) - Tokyo's 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the event's scandal-hit logo in the latest mishap for the Games after a costs furore forced plans for a $2 billion new national …

India end 22-year series drought in Sri Lanka

Colombo (AFP) - India overcame a gallant century by Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews to win the final Test by 117 runs on Tuesday and end a 22-year wait for a series win on the island.

Dempsey cops four for Deledio AFL tackle

Essendon's Courtenay Dempsey won't play again this season after the AFL tribunal banned him for four matches for his dangerous tackle on Brett Deledio

Germany's Ozil nursing knee injury but should be fit

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil is nursing a knee injury but should be fit for their Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland on Friday and Scotland next week, Germany assistant coach …

United hit the panic button with Martial signing

By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal promised that there would be no panic signings before the transfer deadline but the recruitment of French …

Beijing says access to winter sports also a human right

BEIJING (Reuters) - Access to winter sports is also a human right, a spokeswoman for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics said on Tuesday, rejecting vociferous complaints from rights groups that China …