Roger Federer beat Richard Gasquet of France to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicated the victory to his team-mates.
Findings of inquiry into allegations of corruption during bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups have been questioned.
In an increasingly ferocious fight for audiences, Australia's professional sports world is looking to women to increase viewers and funding.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday behind a stunning performance by Madison Bumgarner to win their third World Series title in five seasons.
The goalkeeper was reportedly attacked after men entered his girlfriend's house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova criticized Russian International Olympic Committee member Shamil Tarpischev for comments about the Williams sisters.
The U.S. coach said he simply wanted to see the best American players compete in the pressure-packed atmosphere of the world’s best leagues in Europe.
Double-Olympic champion Lord Coe says he is "not comfortable" with U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin's nomination for World Athlete of the Year.
Agency says it is satisfied with progress made in Rio's preparations for the 2016 Games.
England manager Roy Hodgson said the opportunity to play a final at Wembley would be excellent motivation for his players.
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