Elise Holman

Elise Holman

Cricket

Cricket cheating scandal rocks Australia

It is a national scandal that has all of Australia talking. Its cricket captain and several other players admitted to cheating - and the fallout has been huge.

Cricket cheating scandal rocks Australia

Europe

Roger Federer: World's number one at 36

Federer had not been ranked best in the world since 2012, but his excellent past 13 months will propel him again to the top

Roger Federer: World's number one at 36

US & Canada

Olympic champion Simone Biles: 'I too was sexually abused'

US Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says that she too was a victim of Larry Nassar, the former team doctor who will be sentenced this week for allegedly sexually abusing dozens of young athletes in his care.

Olympic champion Simone Biles: 'I too was sexually abused'

Niger

Niger wrestlers face off in championship event

Wrestlers in Niger embrace a range of strategies to excel at their sport, even magic.

Niger wrestlers face off in championship event

Sport

2018 Winter Games: Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag

This follows the decision of the International Olympic Committee last week to ban 25 Russian athletes for life, in response to reports of state-sponsored doping.

2018 Winter Games: Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo world’s best male footballer for fifth time

Cristiano Ronaldo, world-famous Portuguese striker, has been named the world's best male footballer for the fifth time at the FIFA Awards.

Cristiano Ronaldo world’s best male footballer for fifth time

US & Canada

US VP Pence walks out over NFL players' anthem protest

The kneeling has been a symbol of protest against racial injustice in the United States. Pence accused the players of disrespecting the national anthem but the VP has been accused of staging a political stunt against the players.

US VP  Pence walks out over NFL players' anthem protest

Europe

Cyclist to finish record-breaking 'around the world in 80 days

A British cyclist is set to become the first person to ride around the world in 80 days. Mark Beaumont is due to ride into Paris after a 29,000km journey.

Cyclist to finish record-breaking 'around the world in 80 days

News

Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt's farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third.

Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

United States

FIFA whistle-blower Chuck Blazer dies of cancer

Chuck Blazer, a former FIFA official who became the main informant on corruption within football's governing body, has died at the age 72.

FIFA whistle-blower Chuck Blazer dies of cancer

Jamaica

Jamaican Usain Bolt races in final event on home soil

About 30,000 fans packed a stadium in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, to watch eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt race on home soil for the last time.

Jamaican Usain Bolt races in final event on home soil

Middle East

Syrians turn to football in rebel-held Idlib

The opposition Syrian Football Federation was established in 2015 and its 12-team Premier League is attracting football fans in rebel-held Idlib.

Syrians turn to football in rebel-held Idlib