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Marshall requests return to NRL
Former league star Benji Marshall wants to quit rugby union after playing just 212 minutes for the Aukland Blues.
Former boxer Rubin Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
Paragliding is a sport few dare or have the opportunity to take up but it's provided unlikely career escape to one.
While most runners are happy to cross the finish line, others take up this distance just to test how far they can go.
Country pull out as lack of funds would have put its reputation at stake, according to government officials.
World-record holder Wilson Kipsang wins the London Marathon for the second time while Britain's Mo Farah toils on debut.
Manny Pacquiao scores a unanimous decision win over American Timothy Bradley to avenge a controversial loss in 2012.
Over 2,500 athletes took part in the Palestine Marathon but Al-Masri, an Olympian, was refused entry by Israel.
Banned in most of the US states to global athletic phenomenon boasting sell-out events, the sport has taken giant leaps.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell handed penalty after he had tested positive for a banned substance last year.
The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in England this July will be one of the toughest ever, says race director.