WADA could use hair samples for drug tests

Hair samples could soon be used to test athletes for drug use, according to the incoming president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Junaid claims five as Pakistan dominate opening day

Junaid Khan claimed five wickets as Pakistan dominated the first day of the first Test with Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

Button rules out Le Mans future

Jenson Button has revealed he does not intend to move into endurance racing once his Formula One days are over.

Tendulkar pays tribute to retiring Kallis

Sachin Tendulkar has paid tribute to the retiring Jacques Kallis, reassuring him that "retired life isn't so bad".

Schumacher family ask for privacy amid journalist claims

Michael Schumacher's family have asked for privacy, amid reports that a journalist dressed as a priest to try and gain access to the star.

Rogers finally feels at home

Chris Rogers finally believes that he has earned his spot at the top of the Australian batting order.

Arsenal face growing injury list

Arsenal's injury situation has worsened with up to four first-team regulars set to miss Wednesday's encounter with Cardiff City.

Schumacher condition 'slightly improved'

Doctors treating Michael Schumacher say that his condition has "slightly improved" following a second operation.

The Buzzer Beater - Tuesday

The Miami Heat produced another come-from-behind victory in the NBA on Tuesday, while the Blazers and Clippers were shock losers.

Lyon feeling at home on big stage

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon says he didn't need a five-wicket Ashes haul to feel a permanent part of the Australian team.

Erakovic crashes out at Classic

Kiwi No 1 Marina Erakovic has now been knocked out in the first round of her home tournament four times in the last five years.

Ivanovic pushed hard in opener

Ana Ivanovic survived a tough battle against Alison Riske to advance to the second round at the ASB Classic on Tuesday afternoon.

Fulham face test of character, says Stockdale

David Stockdale admits Fulham face a 'test of character' following their 6-0 humbling at the hands of Hull City.

Shanahan one of four NFL coaches fired

Mike Shanahan was fired by the Washington Redskins in one of four coaching sackings in the NFL on Monday.

Sharapova stars in Brisbane return

Maria Sharapova made a winning return from a shoulder injury in the first round of the WTA Brisbane International on Monday.

Dhoni proud despite series defeat

India captain MS Dhoni was proud of his side despite their defeat in the second Test against South Africa on Monday.

Ireland's O'Brien suffers Six Nations blow

Ireland could be without flanker Sean O'Brien for the Six Nations after it was confirmed that he will need surgery on a dislocated shoulder.

Sport rallies around Schumacher

Leading sporting figures have taken to social media to send their best wishes to Michael Schumacher as he fights for his life in hospital.

Erakovic and Black stunned in opening round

Shock and disbelief summed up the reaction of little known doubles pair Abigail Guthrie and Sacha Jones after they caused a major upset at the ASB Classic on Monday night.

Venus relieved after patchy first round

A near sold out ASB Tennis Arena was held in suspense as Venus Williams made hard work of her first round match against lowly ranked Czech Andrea Hlavackova on Monday night.
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