Tokyo Olympic organisers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.
In a disappointing day for India, two-time Asian discus champion Vikas Gowda finished ninth, while the Indian women's 4x400 metres relay team failed to qualify for the final of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing on Saturday.
The Karnataka high court on Wednesday issued notices to Sania Mirza and the sports ministry after finding substance in the claim of para-athlete HN Girisha challenging the recommendation of the prestigious Khel Ratna award to the tennis star.
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, United States - a part of the Grand Chess tour.
Despite stumbling twice, Mo Farah still comfortably managed to qualify for the 5,000-metre final of the IAAF World Championships in Beijing on Wednesday.
The death of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has once again raised questions about the safety of motor racing and prompted calls for the introduction of closed cockpits.
The late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday after succumbing to severe head injuries sustained during a crash at a race in Poncono Raceway in Pennsylvania, saved six lives on Tuesday by donating his organs, his brother said.
Sebastian Vettel's explosive Belgian Grand Prix blowout would not have happened if tyre manufacturer Pirelli had been listened to two years ago, the Italian company said in a statement on Sunday.
English driver Justin Wilson was fighting for his life in a coma on Sunday night after suffering a severe head injury in an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, officials said.
Lewis Hamilton delivered a flawless lap to claim his sixth consecutive pole position on Saturday when he dominated qualifying for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
What does it take to win an Olympic medal when you are differently abled? For India's ignored Paralympians, it's a lonely journey littered with hurdles.
He is only 10 but star golfers Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are his friends on Facebook. On the other hand, he shares a winners' list with them. Meet Shubham Jaglan, the best little golfer in the world.
Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt has been saddened by the focus on doping in the run-up to the world championships but said it was up to all clean athletes, not just him, to save the sport.
Saina Nehwal on Sunday said she lacked patience and committed too many errors in the final of the badminton World Championships in Jakarta.
Saina Nehwal made history by becoming the first Indian to enter the badminton World Championships final, defeating Indonesian Lindaweni Fanetri 21-17, 21-17 in as semi-final in Jakarta on Saturday.