Coe wants 'more entertaining' athletics

Athletics must become "a lot more entertaining" and follow the lead set by basketball and winter sports to attract younger fans, Sebastian Coe urged on Thursday.

Experience key for Nibali ahead of Giro

Former champion Vincenzo Nibali is counting on his past experience in cycling's Grand Tours when he saddles up on Friday looking to secure a second Giro d'Italia crown.

Landa to lead Team Sky's Giro bid

Spain's Mikel Landa will head up Team Sky's challenge at the Giro d'Italia starting on Friday as the leader of a nine-man team.

Federer withdraws from Madrid tourney

Roger Federer's withdrawal due to a back injury overshadowed the day's play in Madrid on Monday as seeds continued to fall on the women's side.