Stories about Sport

Aug 15 2016

What to Watch at the Rio Games on Sunday

Pernille Blume, who swam Denmark's anchor leg, earlier won gold in the women's 50m free, inflicting more heartbreak on Australia's Cate Campbell after her 100m flop. Brit...

Aug 15 2016

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal Manager Delivers Verdict On Paul Pogba Transfer

The newly-appointed Portuguese manager has been tasked with bringing back the glory days to the 20-time English champions after three lean years since Alex Ferguson's ret...

Aug 15 2016

Rio Olympics: IOC approves 271 Russian athletes

Several anti-doping bodies called for Russian Federation to be excluded from the Rio Olympics, which begin on Friday, in the wake of a report by the World Anti-Doping Age...

Aug 15 2016

Golfer Robert Allenby arrested outside casino

Local website WQAD8 claims to have seen the arrest warrant from the Rock Island Police Department, which reportedly shows that Allenby was taken to the Rock Island Coun...

Aug 15 2016

Upset for Leicester, Tottenham draws as EPL season starts

Mahrez stepped up to take the penalty and scored. "I thought the players had it in them to produce something but all credit to the football players because they showed ...

Aug 15 2016

Eagles Won't Have QB Carson Wentz Thursday Night Against Steelers

And basically, allowing him to just have fun and cut it loose. To others, it was just another exhibition game dripping with over-hype. "We've got the bodies to be abl...

Aug 15 2016

In tennis, Puig wins Puerto Rico's 1st Olympic gold ever

Puig, 22, was born in San Juan and moved to Miami before she turned a year old. It was a first gold for the United States territory to add to the island's modest previo...

Aug 15 2016

Mertesacker named new Arsenal captain

Nevertheless, the reaction to Mertesacker's appointment has been mixed, with some praising his leadership skills as a flawless reason for him to be captain, while others ...

Aug 15 2016

SWANSEA, Guidolin: "A good win, I am confident for the future"

The match at Turf Moor looked to be heading for a goalless draw before Fer popped up in the 82nd minute, firing home a rebound after a Tom Heaton save. "I think we deserv...

Aug 14 2016

Former Tiger Prince Fielder's career ends due to neck injuries

Prince Fielder will end his career with 319 home runs, the same number hit by his father. This is a report according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal . But Fielder hit onl...

Aug 14 2016

Jonathan Papelbon seeks release from Nationals

Jonathan Papelbon has had a rather rough season, and it's gotten to the point where the reliever is requesting to be released, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick . If th...

Aug 14 2016

Olympics-Americans aim for sweep, braced for wildlife, wind

With numerous bunkers and wasteland rough, Fraser says it should advantage the Aussie duo. "So hopefully, that lasts all week". What they saw Thursday was a hole-in-one...

Aug 14 2016

Simone Manuel's historic gold medal inspires Houston community

It's more practical than that; water wreaks havoc on black hair. U.S. swimmer Simone Manuel won a gold medal Thursday night in the 100-meter freestyle, an exciting fe...

Aug 14 2016

Final day of swimming in Rio, 4 golds to be won

Phelps can add to his Olympic tally in the 4x100m medley relay at 03:04 BST on Sunday. "It's Michael Phelps!' and I really wanted a picture". Le Clos finished second to...

Aug 14 2016

So close! Croatian misses rowing gold by an inch

Synek, who has claimed all of the world championship titles since the 2012 Olympics in London, had to settle for the bronze. After moments of confusion, with even the t...

Aug 14 2016

Hungary's Szilagyi defends sabre title

Homer, ranked 10th in the world in sabre, went through Germany's Matyas Szabo by a score of 15-12 in the quarters, then beat Mojtaba Abedini of Iran 15-14 to reach the fi...

Aug 14 2016

1 of the Green Pools at Olympics to Be Drained and Refilled

Remember, at the time, officials assured everybody that there was nothing wrong with the pool, it just happened to be green. The pool turned green on Tuesday, becomin...

Aug 14 2016

Sole Russian track athlete banned from Rio, quickly appeals

Allegations of state-sponsored doping led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to ban the entire Russian athletics team from the Games.Both pole ...

Aug 14 2016

Ranieri: Hull simply better than Leicester

Leicester's stumble was followed by an equally gripping encounter at Eastlands, where new City manager Guardiola enjoyed some good fortune in his first Premier League ma...

Aug 14 2016

Sir Bradley Wiggins Wins UK Record Eighth Olympic Medal

Gong and Zhong had also set the fastest time at the world championships in London earlier this year but were again relegated in the final against Russian pair Daria Shmel...