Athlete Retirement

Sumo wrestler Harumafuji retires over assault allegations

Nov 29, 2017

Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji announced his retirement from sumo on Wednesday, taking responsibility for allegations he assaulted a lower-ranked wrestler and tarnished the image of Japan's national sport

Hamilton wins Japanese GP to move closer to F1 title

Oct 8, 2017

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, taking a major step toward winning his third Formula One title

Ferrari woes continue as Raikkonen retires from Malaysian GP

Oct 1, 2017

Ferrari's woes continued with Kimi Raikkonen retiring before the start of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix and teammate Sebastian Vettel at the back of the grid after engine problems

Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

Sep 5, 2017

Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about retiring and is confident his world records will stand for at least another 15 years

Miyazato cites lack of motivation for retirement from LPGA

May 29, 2017

Ai Miyazato said her decision to retire from the LPGA Tour at the end of the season came down to a lack of motivation

3-time world figure skating champ Mao Asada is retiring

Apr 10, 2017

Japanese figure skater Mao Asada is retiring

Hamilton again expects stiff challenge from Vettel in China

Apr 6, 2017

Three-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton finds himself in an unfamiliar position just one race into the new season

Pacquiao comeback fight vs Vargas is on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas

Aug 10, 2016

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has confirmed his scheduled comeback fight against reigning WBO welterweight titleholder Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas _ just months after he said he'd retired