Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps, who retired from the sport after taking six medals at the 2012 London Olympics, will make his competitive comeback next week at a U.S. Grand Prix series event in Mesa, Arizona, USA Swimming announced Monday.
The American returned to the anti-doping test program last year and his long-time coach, Bob Bowman, had indicated earlier that there would be a comeback, which could see the record 22-time Olympic medalist continue his career all the way to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Full Story
Ferrari's Formula One boss Stefano Domenicali quit on Monday over the legendary Italian team's disastrous start to the 2014 season.
"It is time for a significant change," Domenicali, 48, said in a Ferrari statement announcing his resignation.Full Story
Embracing his teammates after a hugely significant win in the Premier League title race, Steven Gerrard looked to the skies and cried tears of joy.
A first championship in 24 years is tantalizingly in sight for Liverpool and its inspirational captain.Full Story
London Marathon organizers say a 42-year-old man died after crossing the finish line in Sunday's race.
A statement from organizers said that "although immediate medical attention was provided to the casualty, the fatality was confirmed on his arrival at hospital" and no further information would be made public out of concern for his family.Full Story
Hull reached the FA Cup final for the first time in its 110-year history as the Premier League side twice came from behind to beat third-tier club Sheffield United 5-3 in a lively encounter on Sunday.
After winning world football's oldest cup competition three times as a Manchester United player in the 1990s, Hull manager Steve Bruce will bring his team back to Wembley Stadium on May 17 for the final against 10-time winner Arsenal.Full Story
Manny Pacquiao won a 12-round unanimous decision over Timothy Bradley on Saturday to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the previously unbeaten American.
The Filipino ring icon improved to 56-5 with two drawn and 38 wins inside the distance as he regained the World Boxing Organization welterweight world title he lost to Bradley on June 9, 2012.Full Story
The Atlanta Hawks clinched the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference Saturday as Jeff Teague scored 25 points in a 98-85 win over the defending champion Miami Heat.
Lou Williams scored 23 points for Atlanta who claimed the final playoff berth in their conference.Full Story
Coach Pep Guardiola admits champions Bayern Munich are suffering a Bundesliga slump after they suffered a second shock league defeat in their 3-0 thrashing at home to Borussia Dortmund.
The reigning European champions have failed to win any of their three league matches since wrapping up the German title last month with a record seven games to spare and were humbled by Dortmund in the top of the table clash.Full Story
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino rued his side's profligacy in front of goal as their La Liga title hopes were all but ended by a 1-0 defeat away to Granada on Saturday.
The Catalans dominated after Yacine Brahimi had fired Granada into a 16th minute lead, but despite enjoying more than 80 percent possession and having 29 efforts on goal, they failed to find a way past inspired Granada goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis.Full Story
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has insisted his team "will get what they deserve" in their quest to secure European football for next season.
A dramatic injury-time Christian Eriksen strike rescued a point for Sherwood's side as they fought back from three goals down to earn a 3-3 draw away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.Full Story