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Offbeat: Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus

Runners of the half marathon begin their run during the "Bengaluru Marathon" in Bangalore on October 19, 2014. AFP

A marathon ended in farce in India after the pilot car overshot a turn, forcing the top three runners to take a long detour before abandoning the race — and taking a bus to the finish line.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Unbeaten Walters KOs Donaire for title

Referee Raul Caiz Jr., left, watches Nonito Donaire on the canvas after Donaire lost to Nicholas Walters in the sixth round during a WBA featherweight title boxing fight, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Carson, California. AP

Undefeated Jamaican Nicholas Walters knocked out Filipino star Nonito Donaire with one second remaining in the sixth round Saturday to win the World Boxing Association featherweight title.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mayweather’s father says Pacquiao fight will happen

Floyd Mayweather

The long anticipated fight between unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather and Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao will “definitely” happen, Mayweather’s father predicted in an interview.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Indian sprinter fights ‘cruel’ gender rules

Indian athlete Dutee Chand

A teenage Indian sprinter who was banned from international competition for failing a “gender test” is hoping her fight against rules on sexual identity will spare others the same fate.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Serena Williams still tops WTA world rankings

Serena Williams AP FILE PHOTO

Serena Williams continued to dominate the WTA rankings despite being sidelined with an injury to her left knee.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

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