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30 Jan 2015 : GENEVA - Four-time Olympic ski jumping champion Simon Ammann returned to training on Thursday, just two weeks after suffering a serious head injury in a fall at the prestigious Four Hills.
30 Jan 2015 : STOCKHOLM - Russian trio, Elena Radionova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Anna Pogorilaya, all aged between 16 and 18, dominated the women's short programme at the European figure skating championships on Thursday.
01 Dec 2014 : SAO PAULO - Brazil legend Pele is making good progress and does not require dialysis but remains in intensive care as he battles kidney problems, the Sao Paulo hospital treating him said Monday.
01 Dec 2014 : Two Indian sisters were showered with praise and cash on Monday after a video of them thrashing three alleged molesters on a moving bus was widely replayed.
01 Dec 2014 : COLOMBO - The Catholic Church Monday asked Sri Lankan authorities immediately to remove presidential election posters bearing the image of Pope Francis, who is scheduled to visit the island next month.
01 Dec 2014 : Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, and two other student demonstrators went on hunger strike Monday, raising the stakes after one of the worst nights of violence to hit the demonstrations.
01 Dec 2014 : TAIPEI - A leading dissident who fled China after pro-democracy protests were crushed in 1989 said Monday he would stand for Taiwan's parliament in hopes of dealing a "big blow" to Beijing.
01 Dec 2014 : DANJIANGKOU (CHINA) - In the village where he was born, a Chinese chicken breeder emerged from a lake of green to tell of his life beneath the waves in a homemade orange submarine.
01 Dec 2014 : Two Myanmar men accused of the brutal slayings of a pair of British backpackers on Koh Tao in September could be indicted as soon as Tuesday, after police submitted additional evidence requested by prosecutors.
01 Dec 2014 : Malaysia has no problems with Thailand’s lead negotiator in the southern peace talks and will contact insurgency groups ready to engage in peace talks, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reported after returning from the neighbouring country Monday.
01 Dec 2014 : RIMINI (ITALY) - Police officers involved in investigating the death of top Italian cyclist Marco Pantani have threatened to start defamation proceedings following a spate of new press reports questioning their professionalism, it emerged Monday.
01 Dec 2014 : LONDON - The struggling Caterham outfit have been given special dispensation to compete in next year's world championship with this year's car should a buyer be found for the British-based Formula One team.