[TOKYO] A probe into an assault by a sumo grand champion against a junior wrestler threatens to stain the image of Japan's ancient national sport just as its popularity was recovering from...

[SHANGHAI] China's internet saw an outpouring of support on Tuesday for model Ming Xi, who apologised to the country for tripping on the catwalk of the first-ever Victoria's Secret fashion...

A YEAR after her dazzling gold medal-winning performance at the Vancouver Games, figure skater Kim Yuna delivered an impassioned speech to the International Olympic Committee that helped sway the...

EARLE Hyman, who broke racial stereotypes on Broadway and in Scandinavia in works by Shakespeare and Ibsen, but was perhaps best known to millions of Americans as Bill Cosby's father on The...

[PRAGUE] Emotional tributes poured in for former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna after she died at the age of 49 following a long battle with cancer.

[LOS ANGELES] Bruno Mars took the top prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday at a show that paid glowing tribute to legendary divas Diana Ross and the late Whitney Houston.

[ISTANBUL] A mute Syrian boy, using just body movements, gives a harrowing description of life under the Islamic State group in Syria.

[PARIS] A gold laurel leaf removed from the crown Napoleon Bonaparte wore to his coronation sold for 625,000 (S$998,300) euros at an auction in Paris on Sunday.

NOW in its third year, Singapore's largest cycling festival, the OCBC Cycle 2017, attracted over 6,500 participants over the weekend...

EVANDER Holyfield - the former four-time heavyweight champion and two-time conqueror of Mike Tyson who amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in his boxing career - went to the closet in a hotel...