March 23, 2016 - 10:17 AMT
In October, Franz Beckenbauer, 70, said he made a "mistake" in the bidding process for which he took "responsibility."
March 22, 2016 - 12:11 AMT
Aronian (5 points) currently holds the third spot behind Sergey Karjakin of Russia (5.5 points) and Viswanathan Anand (5.5 points).
March 21, 2016 - 18:29 AMT
Bedouin campsites are inspired by the homes of tribes that have historically lived in the Arabian and Syrian deserts.
March 21, 2016 - 15:05 AMT
Khurshudyan (+75kg) lifted a total of 246kg, while Aleksanyan (+105) took the prize lifting a total of 430kg above his head.
March 21, 2016 - 12:11 AMT
Hikaru Nakamura has to give 5% of the prize to the organizing committee of the tournament, and another 5% to FIDE.
March 18, 2016 - 12:49 AMT
Liverpool were reported to have come close last season, and could come back for more, but Arsenal are also expected to join the race.
March 18, 2016 - 11:32 AMT
Switzerland is conducting proceedings against the former FIFA Secretary General on suspicion of acts of criminal mismanagement.
March 18, 2016 - 11:29 AMT
Viswanathan Anand beat Peter Svidler; Anish Giri and Veselin Topalov ended the game in a draw, so did Fabiano Caruana and Karjakin.
March 17, 2016 - 12:29 AMT
Nine rounds still remain in the marathon to decide the next challenger for world champion Magnus Carlsen.
March 16, 2016 - 17:21 AMT
FIFA estimates that at a minimum tens of millions of dollars were diverted from the football community illegally.
March 15, 2016 - 13:47 AMT
The Armenian figure skater will perform her short program on March 18, followed by a free program the next day.
March 14, 2016 - 15:54 AMT
Craig Reedie said he will consider potential inquiries into other Russian sports, and track and field in other countries.
March 14, 2016 - 13:07 AMT
The Spaniard is upset with comments made by Roselyne Bachelot, who was formerly Minister for Health and Sport.
March 14, 2016 - 12:43 AMT
Viswanathan Anand drew with Fabiano Caruana, the highest-rated player in the cup, while Sergey Karjakin drew with Anish Giri.
March 14, 2016 - 11:42 AMT
Armenian athletes Varsham Boranyan and Karapet Chalyan have won gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the Riga-hosted event.
March 9, 2016 - 12:33 AMT
"Documents were seized in connection with the suspected payment," the Swiss federal prosecution office said in a statement.