Stories about Sport

Aug 17 2016

Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic cycling gold with omnium win

Vocativ analyzed millions of tweets about the Olympics and found that Trott's domination of the first three events of the omnium was the most #amazing performance from Mo...

Aug 17 2016

British marathon swimmer Jack Burnell angered by 'ridiculous' disqualification

The marathon race ended as Burnell crossed the line with a number of other swimmers in a fight for the bronze, prompting a photo-finish. The whole thing was ridiculous, a...

Aug 17 2016

Sweden advances to women's Olympic soccer final on penalties

She was unable to duplicate her results from earlier, however, as the celebrated striker's shot was knocked away by Sweden's goalkeeper. They didn't want to open the game...

Aug 17 2016

New Zealand runner helps American finish race after collision

Abbey D'Agostino hugs Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand after the Women's 5000m. Perhaps what goes around truly does come back around, as both D'Agostino and Hamblin were ...

Aug 17 2016

Bryan Stork Ejected From Patriots-Bears Joint Practice For Fighting

New England Patriots center Bryan Stork became the second player to be ejected from joint practice in two days after getting into it with a Chicago Bears player. "We ha...

Aug 16 2016

His career over, Phelps looks forward to being full-time dad

Phelps bagged his 23rd gold medal by helping the United States to victory in the 4x100m medley relay - the last race of the competition at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. H...

Aug 16 2016

Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio

After that competition, she vowed to improve her second vault and has been even more consistent on her second vault, a Cheng, as she is on her first, an Amanar. But when ...

Aug 16 2016

Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last

Phelps won 6 gold medals and 2 bronze medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics and then went onto bag 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "This is it", Phelps said in...

Aug 16 2016

West Ham can compete with Premier League´s elite for players - Bilic

The reason for the lack of sleep? The 38-year-old midfield goal machine thinks Conte's passion is only going to help Chelsea's quest to reach the top once again: "T...

Aug 16 2016

Mo Farah's dramatic comeback earns him Olympic 10000m gold

It was no Super Saturday for the British, as Jessica Ennis Hill was beaten to the women's heptathlon gold by Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium, and defending long-jump champion...

Aug 16 2016

Yelich throws out runner to end game; Marlins beat Sox 5-4

Stanton, this year's Home Run Derby victor, leads the Marlins with 25 homers and 70 RBIs while batting.244. There has been no indication to date whether A-Rod, 41, migh...

Aug 16 2016

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fans have to love Marouane Fellaini

However, Mourinho says there is nothing wrong with Depay's attitude and that he still has the potential to shine with United. Fellaini established himself as a key play...

Aug 16 2016

Elder Scrolls Movie Could Be A Thing One Day

Surely, they have ideas for The Elder Scrolls 6 so I believe it is only a matter of time before they implement. Pre-production on projects often begins long before actu...

Aug 16 2016

£1m in back pay for Sports Direct workers denied minimum wage

Workers at the Shirebrook warehouse are employed either directly by Sports Direct or through one of two employment agencies, The Best Connection and Transline. The distri...

Aug 16 2016

Panthers' Newton: Criticism of me is not racist

And there are many who would argue that Newton absolutely does receive more than his fair share of criticism because he's an African-American playing what has mostly ...

Aug 16 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross advance in Olympic beach volleyball

The Americans' victory was the second runaway of the night session; Agatha and Barbara advanced with a 23-21, 21-16 victory over Russian Federation. The two teams kept it...

Aug 16 2016

Ledecky smashes 800m record to claim freestyle treble

Ledecky, the defending champion in the event that first put her on the worldwide radar, recorded a winning time of 8:04.79, breaking her own record set in January b...

Aug 16 2016

Cubs Apologize For Playing 'Smack My Bitch Up' Over Aroldis Chapman Exit

Chapman, and all of Wrigley Field, heard '90s-era electronic-music hit "Smack My B-h Up" by The Prodigy after he struck out two and induced a ground out in the top of the...

Aug 16 2016

Medals awarded in women's balance beam

She almost fell after one flip, and had to bend down and hold onto the beam with her hands. Kocian's performance was almost flawless, yet was awarded a 15.833 to the shoc...

Aug 16 2016

Rio 2016: Park taken from track on a stretcher after omnium smash

Cavendish was relaxed enough after his sixth-placed kilo in 1min 02.868secs to interrupt a BBC interview with Sir Chris Hoy and cheekily ask the six-time Olympic champion...