Ethiopia's government vowed that Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa had nothing to fear upon returning home.
Two Palestinian charities have picked up an unexpected financial windfall with £45 000 raised by supporters of Celtic FC.
Rio returned to the cold reality of Brazil's political crisis and recession after bringing a carnivalesque curtain down on its Olympics festival.
Pat Lambie’s return to the gym this week after months of concussion confusion is great news for everyone involved.
Pakistan supplanted arch rivals India to become the world's number one Test side for the first time since the ICC introduced the rankings system.
A re-laid outfield was a factor in two full days of play being lost in the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand, Haroon Lorgat admitted.
Kenya hauled in the highest number of medals among her African peers at the Rio Olympics, finishing with a total of 13 medals.
Mamelodi Sundowns under-17 were crowned the China Gothia Cup Champions courtesy of a brilliant run in the tournament.
Speedo USA announced it has ended its sponsorship of embattled star Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.
Nedbank Ke Yona Team graduate Maphosa Modiba has been selected as part of the Bafana squad, scheduled to take on Mauritania.
The EP Kings skipper Schalk Ferreira will most likely not be available for the rest of the season following a groin strain.
Want another dose of Caster Semenya magic? Well, you'll have to wait until September 1 to get it.
Israeli police said they will seize any Palestinian flags Celtic fans wave at the club's Champions League play-off in Israel against Hapoel Beersheba.
Play was called off without a ball bowled because of a wet outfield on the fourth day of the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand.
Philippe Coutinho may be the man at Anfield, but Jurgen Klopp is not rushing to praise him after his performance against Arsenal.