Stories about Sport

Jul 09 2016

US Olympic basketball team announced - minus some NBA superstars

While some top National Basketball Association talent, including Finals stars LeBron James and Steph Curry, declined to make the trip to Brazil, the team is still loaded....

Jul 09 2016

Nintendo shares surge on hopes for new Pokemon mobile game

The player can then choose to engage. After "Pokemon GO" made its global debut, gamers all over the world can now share in the immersive experience of those who have pl...

Jul 09 2016

Farrell kicks England to clean sweep of Wallabies

IT is not a barrel of laughs being coach of the first Australia rugby team to lose a series to England. There is no doubt the Wallabies could do with their experience a...

Jul 09 2016

Trump laments the rash of violence

Police in Dallas, in particular, she said , have made great progress in bonding with city residents through community policing. Early Friday morning, before much infor...

Jul 09 2016

Too many things went wrong for Germany: Coach Loew

France had not beaten Germany in a major football tournament since 1958 and had faced eliminations in the World Cup knockout stages in 1982, 1986 and 2014. We were pow...

Jul 09 2016

Germany lifts the Italy curse

Matteo Darmian's miss proved the most costly, with 26-year-old Jonas Hector then slotting the winning penalty to send Germany into the semi-finals. Bonucci was one of s...

Jul 09 2016

Ginobili returning to Spurs on 1-year deal

Ginobili will turn 39 this month and may retire next summer. The News-Express points out Duncan's projected salary for next season will count against the cap, but retir...

Jul 09 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could trump Galaxy S7, but only just

Samsung's latest flagship smartphones - the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge - were likely the biggest driver of the earnings increase. Between April and June, Samsung managed ...

Jul 09 2016

Lakers sign Russian center Mozgov

The struggling Lakers finished the 2015/16 season at the bottom of the Western Conference standings with a 17-65 record, the worst in franchise history. After a solid s...

Jul 09 2016

Wall Street eyes oil, data

On the US economic front, payroll processor ADP released a report this morning showing stronger than expected private sector job growth in June. In May, the jobs report...

Jul 09 2016

Colon replaces Bumgarner for All-Star Game

The All-Star Game is Tuesday in San Diego. In spring training, the Mets looked at Colon as little more than a stopgap until Zack Wheeler returned from Tommy John surg...

Jul 09 2016

Dina Asher-Smith looking to lay down Olympic benchmark in Amsterdam

I knew I was in a good position going in, but at the same time I knew I had to go in there and actually run a good race. Rutherford added: "I've retained the European t...

Jul 09 2016

Angelique Kerber sent warning ahead of Wimbledon final with Serena Williams

Serena Williams has history in her sights as the defending champion plots to avenge one of the most painful defeats of her career by beating Angelique Kerber in today's W...

Jul 09 2016

Serena, Kerber to meet in Wimbledon final

After Williams needed all of 48 minutes to overwhelm Elena Vesnina 6-2, 6-0 at the All England Club, older sister Venus failed to join in the family fun, losing to Kerb...

Jul 09 2016

Busch dominates NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway

Sometimes it pays extra dividends to be the points leader. The #78 team has been the best overall performing team on the 1.5 mile tracks this season despite only having...

Jul 09 2016

Wales Squad Enjoy Heroes' Welcome In Cardiff

Wales " bus was emblazoned on the side with the words "Diolch (Thank you). Aaron Ramsey has paid tribute to the "amazing" Wales fans after the team received a heroes'...

Jul 09 2016

Wales stun world no 2 Belgium, enter historic UEFA Euro semifinals

After hundreds of supporters greeted them at Cardiff Airport - renamed Cardiff Bale Airport for the day in honour of Wales star Gareth Bale - the squad signed autograph...

Jul 09 2016

Jordan Clarkson returns on four year deal with Los Angeles

Clarkson was in a unique position in restricted free agency as a second-round pick because of the "Arenas Provision", which limited what other teams could offer. 2 pick B...

Jul 09 2016

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo Crushes First Career MLB HR

He permitted a leadoff single to Anthony Rizzo in the eighth and then struck out the side. Erik Goeddel (1-0, 1.08 ERA) was awarded the win for the Mets after finishing...

Jul 09 2016

Giroud's Euro 2016 Golden Boot chase great news for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud has scored 10 times in nine games for France while Antoine Griezmann, whose early tournament fatigue was cleverly managed by Didier Deschamps , is the t...