Solo sailor wins 'Everest' race in record time

19 Jan 2017 - After two and a half months at sea, Armel Le Cleac'h has finally achieved his dream in one of the world's toughest yacht races -- and in record-breaking fashion.

AFCON 2017: Algeria on brink of early exit, Senegal qualifies for quarterfinal

19 Jan 2017 - The likes of Algeria and Tunisia have endured something of a dry spell in recent years, with no team from north of the Sahara reaching the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal since Egypt lifted the trophy in 2010.

World No. 117 stuns Aussie Open champ Djokovic

19 Jan 2017 - Novak Djokovic was upset by journeyman Denis Istomin in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday, ending his reign at the year's first major.

'Coach, I can't play -- my legs are cursed'

19 Jan 2017 - Gareth Baber has taken over one of the world's top sports teams -- but, as his predecessor Ben Ryan attests, life is never simple for Fiji's rugby sevens coach.

How will Hamilton get on with new F1 teammate?

19 Jan 2017 - Lewis Hamilton welcome his new Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas on social media -- but will the three-time champion be so friendly in the heat of competition?

Bouchard works to beat 'vicious cycle'

19 Jan 2017 - Eugenie Bouchard had it all. A top-10 player, advertisers and brands queued up to work with her and millions of social media followers hung on her every word.

'Hope you die slowly:' Tennis stars trolled

18 Jan 2017 - Nicole Gibbs was only 17 and climbing the junior tennis rankings when the online abuse began.

Alibaba backs Olympics through 2028

19 Jan 2017 - Alibaba backs Olympics through 2028

The race that demands guts for glory

19 Jan 2017 - It is skiing's ultimate test of guts for glory on the world's most famous and feared ribbon of snow and ice.

'New species' of electric supercar drives itself

19 Jan 2017 - Twelve months after unveiling its futuristic FFZERO1 concept car to the world, Faraday Future has returned in 2017 with its first production model.

Smile! The art of equine photography

18 Jan 2017 - You can lead a horse to cameras, but you can't make it smile.

McIlroy disappointed by injury blow

16 Jan 2017 - Rory McIlroy's hopes of regaining golf's No. 1 ranking have been hit by an injury setback -- and he's not happy about it.

Rising star makes history with 59

13 Jan 2017 - He is the hottest player on the PGA Tour, and now Justin Thomas has made history by becoming the youngest player to break 60.

An Asian men's No. 1?

10 Jan 2017 - New year, new plotlines in the world of golf -- and 2017 could offer plenty of twists and blockbuster chapters.

Injury ends US star's amazing streak

18 Jan 2017 - If nothing else, it's the end of one of skiing's most dominant winning streaks.

Devastating setback for champ Svindal

17 Jan 2017 - A year after suffering a season-ending knee injury, champion skier Aksel Lund Svidal is coming to terms with another devastating blow.

Vonn off the pace in latest comeback

16 Jan 2017 - Lindsey Vonn has to settle for 13th place on her return to the World Cup circuit Sunday as young Austrian Christine Scheyer scored a shock victory in the downhill at Altenmarkt-Zauchense.

Finn wins F1's musical chairs game

16 Jan 2017 - Formula One's annual version of musical chairs is in full swing as Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas was chosen to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, following world champion Nico Rosberg's surprise retirement at the end of last season.

Motor racing legend hospitalized

14 Jan 2017 - British motor racing legend Stirling Moss is stable in hospital after being admitted with a serious chest infection late last month, a statement posted on his website Saturday revealed.