Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has agreed to donate 5,000 euros (5,200 dollars) to a charity run by the German football federation DFB following his middle finger gesture towards Hertha Berlin fans.
Marin Cilic got to work in patching up the tatters of his early season as the top seed reached the second round of the Rotterdam World Tennis on Tuesday with a scratchy 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 defeat of an injured Benoit Paire.
Argentina continue to lead football's world rankings in an all but unchanged top 10 while Cameroon rose 29 places to 33rd thanks to their Africa Cup of Nations title in the latest list issued Thursday by the ruling body FIFA.
The lone household name in this weekend's Davis Cup World Group first round, Novak Djokovic, had to shake off the rust Friday before posting a singles victory, with the win putting the 2010 champion Serbia into a 2-0 command of Russia.
The historic triple triple of Olympic gold medals won by Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt is no more after Nesta Carter, his team-mate in the 2008 4x100-metre relay, tested positive for doping at the Beijing Games.
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock almost two decades on Wednesday, as the evergreen Croatian outsider upset fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 for a stunning win into the Australian Open semi-finals.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne has dismissed the appeal filed by the Football Association of Serbia against the admission of Kosovo to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the governing body of football in Europe.
Swiss Niels Hintermann on Friday won a World Cup Wengen men's super combined, while the best Croatian Alpine skier, Ivica Kostelic, finished 22nd and announced that he would say a goodbye to Alpine ski races in the World Cup.
Karim Benzema's stoppage time strike helped Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 40 games unbeaten on Thursday, in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Sevilla that saw Los Blancos reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.
Mount Sljeme overlooking Zagreb is ready for the Ski World Cup Snow Queen Trophy 2017, FIS Men's World Cup director Emmanuel Couder and FIS controller Gorazd Bedrac said on Monday after inspecting the Red Slope.
The number one pair of Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber earned the official stamp of approval for runaway success in 2016 as they were named world champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the first time in their careers on Tuesday.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos saved his team yet again with a header in stoppage time, earning them a dramatic 3-2 win over Deportivo la Coruna, ensuring they broke the club's all-time unbeaten record and kept their six-point advantage over Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
Russia has duped international sport "on an unprecedented scale" with more than 1,000 athletes implicated in a programme of state-sponsored doping, independent investigator Richard McLaren confirmed on Friday.
The South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL Monday declared Chapecoense AF the winner of the 2-million-dollar Copa Sudamericana following an airplane crash last week that killed most of the team on its way to the cup finals.
Claudio Ranieri, manager of surprise Premier League champions Leicester City, has made the shortlist for football's best coach of the year award alongside Euro 2016 winner Fernando Santos of Portugal and Zinedine Zidane who coached Real Madrid to Champions League glory.
The deadline for the sale of AC Milan to a group of Chinese investors, scheduled for December 13, could be extended by 30-45 days, former Italian premier and club chairman Silvio Berlusconi said Sunday.
Marin Cilic excelled at doubles duty with Ivan Dodig as the Croatian pair defeated Argentines Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 to hand the hosts a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup final on Saturday.
Bayern Munich have generated a record turnover of 626.8 million euros (661.3 million dollars) in the 2015-16 season, an increase of more than 100 million euros, the Bundesliga champions said on Friday.
Croatian point man Marin Cilic will open Croatia's Davis Cup final against Argentine Federico Delbonis as the hosts look for their first title since 2005 in the worldwide team competition after the draw made on Thursday.
Spanish giants Barcelona and Atletico Madrid progressed to the knock-out stages of the Champions League as group winners with comfortable victories on Wednesday but Bayern Munich slipped up to finish second.
Title holders Real Madrid advanced into the knock-out stages of the Champions League with a 2-1 win at 10-man Sporting Lisbon Tuesday; with Leicester City also through but Tottenham Hotspur eliminated.