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Montecarlo, Mónaco Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Sebastien Ogier made the perfect start to the defence of his world title by winning the season-opening Monte Carlo rally today, clinching the 39th win of his career and first for his new team.

Melbourne, Australia Jan 28 (Prensa Latina)Back where his career resurgence began with a drought-breaking triumph last year, Roger Federer cried as he lifted and kissed the Australian Open trophy for a sixth time and celebrated his 20th Grand Slam title.

Washington, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Warriors of the Golden State will go today for their 40th victory in the National Basketball Association (NBA) of the United States when they receive the Celtics of Boston.

Moscow, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) published a behavior code for the 169 members of the Russian delegation in the Winter Olympic Games in the South Korean city of PyeongChang next month.

Zurich, Switzerland, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Six days before the period to sale entrance tickets for the 2018 World Cup in Russia by drawing lottery lots is concluded officially, the interest of world soccer fans is increasing greatly.

Melbourne, Australia Jan 26 (Prensa Latina)Roger Federer will play for a 20th major title on Sunday, after his semi-final opponent - Hyeon Chung of South Korea - was forced to pull out of Friday night''s semi-final just before the end of the second set.

Seuol, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Joint military exercises involving tens of thousands of troops from the United States and South Korea are set to resume after the 2018 Winter Olympics, a South Korean defense official said today.

La Paz, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The technical manager of the South American Sports Organization (Odesur), Fabio Ramírez, emphasized today the high quality and modernity of sports facilities constructed in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba for the next regional games.

London, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Alize Cornet is under investigation by the International Tennis Federation after missing three out-of-competition doping tests in the past year.

Lausana, Switzerland, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today the criteria used to elect Russian athletes who could enter to the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for February 9.

Beijing, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of sports officials and ice hockey players from the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in South Korea today to check the facilities for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.