Muhammad Ali Jr. was detained and questioned at a Washington airport before being allowed to board a flight to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after meeting with lawmakers to discuss a separate airport detention incident last month, a lawyer for the late heavyweight champion's son said Friday.
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South Korea is preparing for its 2018 Olympic Games, and that includes building a hockey team to take on Canada — and a strategy for dealing with military threats from the North.
Most Russian track athletes will miss the indoor competition season after the International Association of Athletics Federations decided to extend its ban against them until November. Susan Ormiston spoke with some of the affected athletes in Moscow this week.
Former pro wrestler Jimmy (Superfly) Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his son-in-law's home in Florida. He was 73.
The FBI kept tabs on the late boxer Muhammad Ali in 1966, including his divorce and his speech at a Miami mosque, in its investigation of the religious group Nation of Islam, according to documents released by the agency.
The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints defensive leader Will Smith was convicted of manslaughter on Sunday night, ending a week-long trial in which the defendant insisted he only fired because the popular football star was drunk, violent and had grabbed a gun following a traffic crash on the night of April 9.
Colombia's worst air crash in two decades snuffed out a storybook run by a Brazilian soccer team, and authorities are digging in trying to figure out why a chartered jetliner crashed in the Andes, killing all but six of the 77 people aboard.
Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were among 81 people aboard a chartered aircraft that crashed late Monday in Medellin, Colombia. It is the latest incident in a tragic list of sports teams involved in fatal plane crashes.
An airplane with 72 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.
For the first time in a decade, a Canadian is poised to take the wheel in the world's most prestigious class of auto racing, Formula One.