Stories about Sport

Aug 17 2016

Russia deploys bombers to Iranian air base for Syria strikes

For many analysts, it's a sign that Russian Federation has no plans to wind down its air campaign anytime soon. Russia's state-backed Rossiya 24 channel earlier on Tu...

Aug 17 2016

RIO OLYMPICS | Biles wins 4th gold in floor exercise

She had a final score of 14.733. Raisman's first tumbling pass at the Olympic trials. The crowd's already clapping along, and then she nails a backward double flip in...

Aug 17 2016

US landmark nears: 1000 Summer Olympic gold medals

It means Team GB are on target to win the most medals since the 1908 Games in London , when Britain scooped an astonishing 146 prizes. Four years ago in London , open...

Aug 17 2016

Robert Downey Jr. teams with 'True Detective' creator for HBO drama

Based on the hugely popular Erle Stanley Gardner novels, the original, Emmy-winning Perry Mason series ran for 9 seasons starting in 1957 and effectively established th...

Aug 17 2016

Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski to be honoured with farewell matches

Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski will be honoured with farewell matches after announcing their retirement from worldwide duty, according to a statement by the Ge...

Aug 17 2016

How to help Louisiana flooding victims

Louis Road, Little Loughboro Road, Lake Avalon Road outside Bismarck, Saffel Road, Old Fredericktown Road south of Farmington, Huntsford Road and several other low-lying ...

Aug 17 2016

Sweden advances to women's Olympic soccer final on penalties

And it was the second time Dahlkvist had come through under pressure on penalties: Her kick ousted the favored US women in the quarterfinals. Brazil outshot Sweden 32 t...

Aug 17 2016

LiveSteaua Bucharest 0-3 Manchester City

Aguero was presented with two penalties in the first 20 minutes as Manchester City took on Steaua Bucharest in Romania on Tuesday night. When Steaua fans unfurled t...

Aug 17 2016

Twitter thinks Leicester City might get relegated this season

But if there's any consolation, it's that they're 1-7 in their opening matches; they'll bounce back from this one. Leicester's Demarai Gray had the opening shot of the ...

Aug 16 2016

Adam Lallana: Liverpool Win Over Arsenal Has Laid Down Benchmark For Season

It is an impossible situation to get players back from the Euros and prepare. Adam Lallana put the visitors ahead before Coutinho and debutant Sadio Mane extended their...

Aug 16 2016

Wayde Van Niekerk Sets World Record in Men's 400m

I'm still amazed and I still have to pinch myself about what happened". Wayde van Niekerk brought the nation to tears this morning when he won gold and broke the world ...

Aug 16 2016

Olympic Pools In Rio Mysteriously Turn Green; FINA Says It's Safe

The Rio 2016 Olympic Organising Committee added in a statement that athletes could perform dry training at a section of the venue with trampolines, platforms and harnes...

Aug 16 2016

'Jessica Jones' Could Have Multiple Season 2 Villains

While "Jessica Jones" Season 2 will most likely stick to its roots, its showrunner also hinted that new characters will be introduced in the upcoming episodes. When asked...

Aug 16 2016

Olympics: Klay Thompson leads USA past France

Winning in style is no longer the target. USA Basketball's Rio roster is unquestionably stronger than the one stocked with fill-ins that dominated the 2014 FIBA World...

Aug 16 2016

Father of Orlando gunman attends Hillary Clinton rally

A U.S. Secret Service official declined to discuss Mateen specifically, but said that "the roughly 3,000 participants at the Clinton rally in Florida all received the e...

Aug 16 2016

IOC: Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand reprimanded

The 34-year-old was "strongly reprimanded" by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after his first-round loss on Friday. The Associated Press said that that when...

Aug 16 2016

Great Britain tops U.S. 2-1, clinches top seed

RIO DE JANEIRO Aug 13 Britain took the men's eight gold in the Olympic rowing regatta on Saturday, leading all the way from their great rivals and defending champions Ger...

Aug 16 2016

Rio 2016: Murray sees off Nishikori to guarantee medal

His epic three sets to one victory over Argentina's Juan Martín del Potro made it Britain's most successful day in an "away" Olympics - winning five gold medals on "Super...

Aug 16 2016

Cubs fire DJ for song preaching violence

On Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs public address person made a blunder in such unbelievably poor taste, it's hard to believe it could actually happen. The Cubs did not re...

Aug 16 2016

Man United midfielder Paul Pogba could be seen as a bargain

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has told the Daily Mirror he believes the club's world record £89.3 signing of Paul Pogba could "be looked upon as ch...