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In this March 16, 2013, file photo, Georges St. Pierre, left, lands a blow to Nick Diaz during their UFC 158 fight in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

GSP signs to fight Bisping

TORONTO — Former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has confirmed he will make his long-awaited comeback against middleweight title-holder Michael Bisping on Nov. 4 at UFC 217 in New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Oscar Pistorius was taken to hospital after reportedly suffering from chest pains. (Kim Ludbrook/Pool Photo via AP/Files)

Pistorius sent to hospital

Oscar Pistorius was taken from prison to a hospital Thursday for medical examinations and will be kept at the facility overnight amid South African media reports that the former track star and convicted murderer was suffering from chest pains.

This photo taken from a body camera on June 9, 2017, shows tennis star Venus Williams listening to Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Davis Dowlings following a car crash in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The crash fatally injured an elderly man. (Palm Beach Gardens Police Department via AP)

Video: Venus told she caused fatal crash

A police officer told tennis star Venus Williams she likely caused a crash that fatally injured an elderly man last month but didn’t cite her, saying it appeared the actions of a third driver left her in a bad spot, body camera video shows.

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles shared a video of herself on July 27, 2017, taken after she had surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Files)

Simone Biles in anesthetic haze

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is giving fans a glimpse of her goofy side in a video that shows her coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed.

Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow. The 12-time major champion will skip the U.S. Open. (AELTC/Joe Toth/File via AP)

Djokovic will sit out rest of season

For more than a year, Novak Djokovic's right elbow hurt when he hit serves or forehands. The pain kept getting worse, and now he's going to give his arm a chance to heal by sitting out the rest of 2017.

Former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain in April. (Alastair Grant/AP Photo/Files)

Coach banned for nasty comments

Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behaviour as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup tie in April.

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, left, and Casey Wasserman, chairman of Los Angeles 2024, right, high five during a press conference at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)

Los Angeles, Paris to get Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Los Angeles and Paris can agree a deal to be named Olympic host cities in September, after the IOC decided Tuesday it can award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games rights at the same time.

At left, in a July 7, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor speaks during a UFC 202 mixed martial arts news conference, in Las Vegas. At right, in a Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a fight in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Mayweather-McGregor fight finds home

Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match against Conor McGregor will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas after promoters reached an agreement with Ice Cube to move the championship game of his Big3 basketball league.

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines, left, clinches with Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Pacquiao loses WBO title to Horn

It went all the way and ended in a contentiously bitter loss, the opposite of what Manny Pacquiao’s handlers predicted for his WBO welterweight world title fight against Jeff Horn.

Milos Raonic shows his emotion during his loss to Thanasi Kokkinakis at the 2017 Aegon Championships at Queens Club on June 20, 2017 in London. (Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for LTA)

Raonic loses to 698th-ranked player

Milos Raonic’s preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen’s grass-court tournament.

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