An Australian marathon swimmer on Sunday (Aug 16) became the second woman to break the men's record for number of Channel crossings - and avoided new UK quarantine rules on French arrivals on her return.
The newly formed Falkland Islands National Sports Council (NSC) has revealed its new logo, designed by Tony Ellis of Tonedog Graphic Design. The front ‘wings’ represent the freedom and movement of sport and are also symbolic of a winner’s ribbon that the penguin is passing through, head raised in proud accomplishment.
Mexico’s legendary masked wrestlers have been economically body-slammed by the coronavirus pandemic, with some resorting to food parcels or even underground fights to survive a ban on sporting events.
The coach of the women's team of Brazilian football club Rio Branco quit Thursday quit in protest at the men's team's decision to sign star goalkeeper Bruno, who was convicted in 2013 of murdering his girlfriend.
The United States Postal Service issued the Bugs Bunny commemorative Forever stamps this Monday, the character's 80th birthday. The Bugs Bunny stamps were dedicated in a virtual ceremony and are now being sold at US Post Office locations and online at usps.com/bugsbunny80
The annual New Year's Eve celebrations which traditionally see millions of people gathered on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro have been cancelled this year as Brazil grapples with surging coronavirus infections, city authorities said.
The Grand’s Prix in the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Canada have been scrapped this year but three races in Europe have been added to the coronavirus-affected season, Formula One said on Friday.
Sao Paulo, the biggest city in South America, postponed its 2021 Carnival celebrations on the same day that Formula One scrapped its next planned race here, underlying the enduring effects policymakers expect the coronavirus pandemic to have on Brazil.
Paraguayan football resumed on Tuesday after a four-month coronavirus shutdown with Cerro Porteno beating league leaders Libertad 2-1 and River Plate drawing 1-1 with Nacional.
The Italian coastguard has been working for days to free a massive sperm whale caught in an abandoned fishing net in open sea off the Sicilian Aeolian Islands. The whale was spotted on Saturday struggling to get free of a net usually used for fishing illegally for swordfish.