Stories about Sport

Jul 11 2016

Joanna Jedrzejczyk 'ready for everyone' after retaining UFC strawweight title

She got the takedown and started grinding it out. "That's what happened", Gadelha told the media at the post-fight press conference. "I know that she wants my belt, my ...

Jul 11 2016

Contador pulls out of Tour de France after fever, crashes

The two-time Tour victor, one of the pre-race favourites, climbed into the Tinkoff team auto with 100 kilometres of the 184.5km ninth stage between Vielha Val d'Aran and ...

Jul 11 2016

U.S. Women's Open: Lydia Ko charges into contention

Women's Open, has gone lower while Americans Kelli Kuehne and Becky Iverson, Canadian Lorie Kane and South Korean Chella Choi have also carded 64s at the tournament. For ...

Jul 11 2016

WWE Announces Brock Lesnar's SummerSlam Opponent

The last time fans saw them they were both portraying baby faces and whilst that could work in this one off match with fans picking who they want to support, having an an...

Jul 11 2016

UFC 200: Brock's performance determines WWE booking

Lesnar is on loan from World Wrestling Entertainment, but don't let their scripted outcomes fool you: The 37-year-old Lesnar, who recently relocated from South Dakota to ...

Jul 11 2016

Lydia Ko takes lead after third round of US Women's Open

Park had four birdies in a six-hole span to move to 9-under before struggling on the final two holes. "I think this is absolutely huge, a huge momentum builder to say y...

Jul 11 2016

Milos Raonic: 'This one's going to sting'

Murray clinched his third Grand Slam title as he brushed aside Canada's Milos Raonic with an imperious 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2) victory in Sunday's final. That earned...

Jul 11 2016

Canadian fans stand behind Milos Raonic after loss in Wimbledon final

Roger Federer of Switzerland falls over during his men's semifinal singles match against Milos Raonic of Canada on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in L...

Jul 11 2016

Lewis Hamilton hails "outstanding" Mercedes vehicle

The 31-year-old becomes the first person ever to triumph in three consecutive years at Silverstone and ties Nigel Mansell with his fourth win overall to lie just one ad...

Jul 11 2016

Bowie advances to Olympics in 200 meters

To her right, Amanda Eccleston was frantically trying for the same goal. Felix has proved to be one of the toughest athletes at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials as she batt...

Jul 11 2016

Australia's PM claims victory after national elections

The declaration ended eight days of uncertainty about the new government's identity. He pledged Labor would work with the Coalition where there was common ground betwee...

Jul 11 2016

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix

Hamilton followed that up with another strong lap at the start of the pole shoot-out, but had his time deleted by Race Control for running with all four wheels off the t...

Jul 11 2016

Wade: Decision to leave Heat for Bulls still 'surreal'

But it would be a mistake to not take the time to acknowledge and detail all that D-Wade accomplished in Miami. Wade, 34, says he's confident this is the right career ...

Jul 11 2016

Wimbledon champion Murray hopes the best is yet to come

The last man outside of Murray , Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal to triumph at the All England Club was Lleyton Hewitt back in 2002. His match against ...

Jul 11 2016

Toure gets Pep's backing — Man City

If the opponent has the ball, take it back as soon as possible. "We are going to train to win as many matches as possible". It's not about me or him. When I see a guy w...

Jul 11 2016

Tens of thousands attend Pakistani philanthropist's funeral

Edhi donated his eyes and asked his family to bury him in the clothes he wore at the time of his death, his son Faisal Eidhi said. Edhi was diagnosed with kidney failu...

Jul 11 2016

Peralta, Pham, Diaz homer as Cardinals beat Brewers

The ball ricocheted violently, and loudly, to third baseman Greg Garcia , who threw out Villar. Milwaukee Brewers' Kirk Nieuwenhuis , left, slides in safely past th...

Jul 11 2016

Ghostbusters director recruited the 'four funniest people' to lead reboot

And then I stopped, and realised I had a great big grin on my face (bolstered still further by the excellent, unmissable end credits). I think there's a certain level o...

Jul 11 2016

Heat sign G Ellington, F Johnson

If the Heat uses up the rest of its cap space before midnight Sunday (about $6 million without the Haslem deal finalized) it can decide to match the Nets' offer to Tyler ...

Jul 11 2016

Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France

The stage included the formidable Col du Tourmalet towards the mid-point, followed by three more categorised climbs. "One of them is a mountain time trial, where I wo...