A group of Russian Olympians paid a visit over the weekend to Russia's airbase in war-torn Syria, where Moscow has been conducting air strikes for nearly a year, state television reported Monday.Full Story
Kuwaiti authorities ordered police to seize the Gulf state's football association and Olympic committee offices, in the latest round of a sporting power struggle.Full Story
Diego Maradona was not able to leave Argentina on the weekend because his passport had been reported "stolen", preventing him from travelling to Dubai, according to his lawyer.
"It's a very rare occurrence," said Diego Morla, the double World Cup winner's lawyer.Full Story
Lionel Messi's return to international duty with Argentina could be delayed by a groin injury his club side Barcelona stated on Monday.
Messi was set to return for the two-time world champions' World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela after reversing his shock decision to retire from international football in June.Full Story
Agnieszka Radwanska held on for a 6-1, 7-6 (7/2) win over Elina Svitolina in Saturday's final of the WTA Connecticut Open, the last tune-up before the U.S. Open.
The top seed and world number four Radwanska claimed her second title of 2016 and the 19th of her WTA Tour.Full Story
Young people have turned to rollerblading in the Gaza Strip, gliding along the Palestinian enclave's waterfront with used equipment that can be bought at a popular flea market.Full Story
Brazilian authorities have provisionally released an Irish businessman held over an alleged ticket scam at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of his lawyers said.
Kevin Mallon, director of British hospitality firm THG, had been held in a Rio prison since his arrest on August 5.Full Story
The French Tennis Federation on Sunday slapped a ban on the country's top women players following 'unacceptable' conduct at the Rio Olympics.Full Story
Nico Rosberg led from pole position to the finish as he won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa on Sunday to close the gap on title rival and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.Full Story