Stories about Sport

Авг 08 2016

Chris Froome backs Great Britain team-mate Steve Cummings in road race

Reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome put his chances for a gold medal in jeopardy Saturday, when he forgot to register for the Olympic road cycling race. The f...

Авг 08 2016

New Zealand pile on runs against Zimbabwe in second Test

Captain Kane Williamson blasted a century Sunday to put New Zealand in a strong position at lunch on day two of the second test against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe immediately...

Авг 08 2016

Man United: United chief side steps Pogba question

My teams are very different to Mr. Van Gaal. "It would be easier for me to have 20 new players and start from zero". For two years they had some principles of play that...

Авг 08 2016

Indians acquire Andrew Miller

I'm going to be the same way here. According to Fangraphs, the Indians were already the American League favorites to win the World Series and the third choice behind ...

Авг 07 2016

Rio 2016: French gymnast Samir Ait suffers horrific injury

Samir Ait Said broke his left leg below the knee during his dismount on the vault on Day 1 of the qualification round. Said's leg bent awkwardly as he tried to land, th...

Авг 07 2016

Melania Trump Denies Breaking US Immigration Rules

Last week, Melania Trump also confirmed that her professional website had been deleted after United States media questioned its claim that she had a degree in architect...

Авг 07 2016

New York Mets Acquire Jay Bruce

With the deal, he becomes the first player in history to be traded while leading the league in RBIs, per ESPN . "I don't have anything to say about the trade, but Jay ...

Авг 07 2016

International Olympic Committee adds five new sports for 2020 Olympics

The IOC must approve the sports by an all-members vote. "We have to go to them", IOC President Thomas Bach said . The proposition to allow the organizing committee to ...

Авг 07 2016

Cubs nearing deal for Yanks' Chapman

NY certainly got a good deal as well. He is 3-0 with a 2.01 ERA and 20 saves this season, and his arrival in Chicago not only pushes Hector Rondon to a set-up role but ...

Авг 07 2016

Hope Solo not bothered by 'Zika' crowd chants at Olympics

With almost every touch of the ball, the Nike-sponsored athlete was greeted with loud boos from the crowd, and by the end of the match, the Brazilian crowd continually sh...

Авг 07 2016

Usain Bolt storms to victory in 200m and puts down Rio marker

For once, though, Bolt was not the best athletics performance of the night. With the temperature a cosy 23C for most of the evening and the stadium's track relaid with ...

Авг 07 2016

Brazil men's team preparing for more jeers from home crowd

However, Brazil eventually got going and started to look unsafe in attack, but Itumeleng Khune was on hand to save from Neymar on two big occasions in the first half,...

Авг 07 2016

Walker leads Day by one going into final round of PGA

He is trying to join Tiger Woods as the only players to win the PGA Championship in consecutive years since it went to stroke play in 1958. Because the pairings stayed th...

Авг 07 2016

Obama Commutes Sentences For 214 Federal Prisoners

Tolliver from Holly was serving a 20-year sentence for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine, with 10 years of supervised release to follow. His sentenc...

Авг 06 2016

Russia says Syrian rebels used toxic gas against civilians

In a press release published on its website on Wednesday, the group said that six hospitals had been struck by government forces during the last week of July. The obs...

Авг 06 2016

Obama to Republican leaders: Why are you still endorsing Trump?

Mr Trump questioned whether Ghazala Khan did not speak at the convention because she was prevented from doing so by her religion and he characterised Khizr Khan's critici...

Авг 06 2016

Olympic mystery: Who will light Rio cauldron?

Can the Olympic Games still offer the world momentary levity, distract from terror, shootings , poverty and other worries in globally grim times? Whether you're chee...

Авг 06 2016

CAS: IOC decision banning Russian athletes from Rio unenforceable

The International Olympic Committee said on Thursday it had consulted with top officials for the 28 sports participating in the Summer Games. He was categorical about the...

Авг 06 2016

IOC: Rio Games preparation chaos hopefully a one-off event

But a lot of the Olympic athletes from the Northwest are skipping the Opening Ceremony in Rio. He'll have some stiff competition from his longtime rival - most decorate...

Авг 06 2016

US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament

From there, the game was firmly in favor of the U.S. The New Zealand team could not respond despite their best efforts and lost handily 2-0. "But we have something diff...