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Tiger Woods Stages Paparazzo-Style Photo Op

Tiger Woods was caught on camera jogging in Florida. This has been the very first photo of the embattled golfer since last November. However, it turns out that the seemingly spontaneous paparazzo shot was staged by reputable photo agency Getty.

Peggy Fleming, shown here in 2008, was one of two Olympic gold medalists from the U.S. hurt in Sunday's accident.

Two members of the U.S. Olympic delegation -- both gold medalists from previous Olympics -- suffered minor injuries Sunday in an accident as they were traveling in Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade, the White House said.


Despite luge death, Vancouver Winter Olympic ceremonies open

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In time-honored tradition, the show went on. Despite the training-run death earlier in the day of a luger from the country of Georgia, the Olympics' opening ceremonies were launched Friday night with a jubilant countd...

Runners in a marathon in China were disqualified for using vehicles and imposters.

Despite what their PE teachers might have told them, for many of those who competed in a Chinese marathon earlier this month, it was not the taking part but the winning that counted. Almost a third of the runners who finished in the top 100 have s...


Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona's diamond stud, which was confiscated whilst the Argentina coach was on a visit to Italy last year, has earned the Italian tax man €25,000.

Olympic Hurdler Has Breast Implants Removed to Increase Speed

An Australian track star had her breast implants removed in an attempt to boost her chances of winning a medal at the 2012 Olympics.


Sharapova starts year with win over Venus Williams

Maria Sharapova got 2010 off on the right foot on Saturday with victory over Venus Williams in an exhibition match in Thailand.

Andre Agassi of the USA and Boris Becker of Germany talk after a match at the US Open in Flushing Meadows on August 25, 1990 in New York

Andre Agassi, the former Wimbledon champion, has admitted the long lion-mane hairstyle he wore during the 1990s was actually a wig.


Syria, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Kuwait And UAE Clubs In Play-Offs For 2010 Asian Champions League

The Asian Football Confederation(AFC) has announced the names of eight clubs eligible to compete in the play-offs for the 2010 AFC Champions League.

Andre Agassi admits taking drugs and lying to ATP

Eight times grand slam winner Andre Agassi has admitted using the recreational drug crystal meth and lying to men's governing body the ATP to escape a ban.


Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome would be one of the historic centrepieces if the city were to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki are launching a joint bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima and Nagasaki's Tomihisa Taue are founding members of the Mayors for Peace 2020 Campaign, advocating for a global ban on nuclear ...

Grandson of NASCAR founder arrested on drug charges

Daytona Beach, FL (AHN) - J.C. France, a Rolex Grand-Am Series driver and the grandson of late NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., was jailed on an alleged drug charge after being pulled over for racing over the Seabreeze Bridge.


Denkaosen Kaowichit (right) lands a straight right on Daiki Kameda

OSAKA, Japan — Thai veteran Denkaosen Kaowichit retained his World Boxing Association (WBA) flyweight title on a 2-0 decision over Japanese challenger Daiki Kameda here on Tuesday.

Simon edges Troicki 7-5, 6-3 to win Thailand Open

Nima Naderi Bleacher Report 05.10.2009
Gilles Simon of France holds the trophy after winning the ATP Thailand Open tennis tournament against Viktor Troicki of Serbia Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Second-seed Gilles Simon captured his first title of the season on Sunday, defeating the feisty challenge of Viktor Troicki, 7-5, 6-3.


Rio de Janeiro to host 2016 Summer Games

Tim Lemke and Matthew Mosk The Washington Times 03.10.2009
Brazilians celebrate at Copacabana beach after the announcement that Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

Chicago's dreams of Olympic glory were shattered Friday afternoon, as Rio de Janeiro was granted the rights to host the 2016 Summer Games, disappointing President Obama and marking the first time the global sports spectacle will be held in South A...

Swiss referee urinates in the middle of the pitch during game

Swiss referee Massimo Busacca has once again courted controversy after he allegedly urinated on the pitch during a game between Al Gharrafa and Al Khor in Qatar earlier this month.


The front cover of You magazine shows Semenya after a recent makeover.

The international governing body for athletics urged caution Friday after reports that the world-champion South African runner Caster Semenya has both male and female organs.

Laura Dekker

Laura Dekker, a 13-year-old Dutch girl, has been taken into the custody of child protection officers after a court blocked her bid to make a solo sailing voyage around the world.


Laura Dekker will find out on Friday whether the Dutch Court will back her record attempt.

A Dutch Court will decide the fate Friday of 13-year-old Laura Dekker, either making her a potential world-record-breaking sailor, or returning her to school.

West Ham fans face life bans as hundreds go on bloody rampage in night of shame against Millwall at Upton Park

Both the FA and West Ham have vowed to hand out life bans to the troublemakers after the night of shame in the Carling Cup clash with Millwall. The Hammers could face a huge fine and may be thrown out of the competition. Millwall could also be hit...



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