Stories about Sport

Aug 26 2016

Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins

Platini was on the receiving end of the suspect 2 million Swiss franc (US$2 million, 1.8 million euros) payment that Blatter authorised in 2011. Blatter has insisted th...

Aug 26 2016

Mane's individual highlights from Liverpool's win over Burton Albion

Speaking after that match, Sturridge indicated that he was finding it hard to play in a wide role rather than as a centre-forward, but any suggestion of disharmony has be...

Aug 25 2016

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

As Lilesa crossed the finish line in second place in the men's marathon race Sunday, he lifted his arms above his head and crossed his wrists to make an "X". Lilesa, who ...

Aug 23 2016

Michael Phelps Is Really Retiring This Time: 'I'm Done, No More'

Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise victor of the men's 100-meter butterfly, was delighted to share the podium with silver medalists Phelps, Chad le Clos and Lasz...

Aug 23 2016

Olympics-Basketball-US wins third straight gold in men's final

He dropped 30 points to lead Team USA to a 30-point win and claim his second career gold medal. Most of the players the Warriors sacrificed to sign Durant have played a...

Aug 23 2016

US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

The United States looked sluggish in the first quarter and seemed plagued by the same issues that dogged the gold medalfavorites earlier in the tournament. A few of the...

Aug 23 2016

Respectful McGregor calls Diaz 'a hell of a competitor'

Just like Diaz, McGregor was just as adamant that a trilogy must happen between the two in the future. McGregor began the fight by frequently kicking Diaz's lead leg, w...

Aug 23 2016

Middlesbrough: Downing - everybody is fighting like Stuani

Moyes said: "If we had come in 1-0 down at half-time, I still would have felt slightly undone by it because I didn't think they had too many attempts at goal in the first...

Aug 22 2016

Felix, Merritt help bring U.S. medal total to 31 in track

One day after seeing its Olympic hopes almost dashed following a bobbled baton, the USA women's 4x100 relay team claimed gold with a time of 41.01 seconds and defended ...

Aug 21 2016

Good as Gold: U.S. Women Win 6th Straight Olympic Hoops Title

United States of America is about to take home another gold. "I feel like I've known these guys my whole career", Jordan said. We're not going to come out playing (aro...

Aug 21 2016

Leicester fume after Arsenal stalemate

The first moment of contention in the Arsenal box occurred late in the half, after Petr Cech had saved at the feet of Jamie Vardy . He scored 17 goals and gave 11 as...

Aug 21 2016

Olympics: Kenyan Cheruiyot trumps Ayana for 5000m gold

Ayana, who broke the world record in the 10,000m event, had opened up a big gap with two laps to go, but Cheruiyot timed her surprise attack to precision and never looked...

Aug 21 2016

Top Olympic official accused of scalping tickets

The OCI said Hickey, its president, was stepping aside from all his Olympic functions until the matter was fully resolved, and was being replaced by William O'Brien. Mr M...

Aug 20 2016

Charlotte Dujardin salutes 'amazing' Valegro after retaining Olympic title

On an afternoon of high emotion in Deodoro Olympic Park it was two members of Friday's gold-medal-winning German team who took silver and bronze: the multi-medaled Isabe...

Aug 20 2016

Chloe Esposito wins modern pentathlon gold

The United States has a pair of sisters competing for Olympic gold in the modern pentathlon. The Aussie, coached by her former Olympian father Daniel, was also cheered ...

Aug 19 2016

Wrestler Sakshi Malik Gives India Its First Medal In Rio

With seconds left on the clock, she produced a three-point move to seal the bout and India's first medal at Rio 2016 Olympics. While Sakshi Malik has become the toast...

Aug 18 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upset by Brazil in semifinals

It was no consolation. But that likely will be the last time she'll receive a favorable reaction from the fans at these Rio Olympics. "That's not who we are". At times, t...

Aug 18 2016

Rio Olympics gold, one of my toughest wins - Murray

Neither Murray's wife Kim nor mother Judy were in Rio to watch him become the first tennis player to win back-to-back Olympics singles gold medals after defeating A...

Aug 18 2016

Yanks release Alex Rodriguez, promote Aaron Judge, Tyler Austin

Last night, Castro went 2 for 4 with a home run and 4 RBI while Hicks had a solo homer and Rodriguez had an RBI double as the New York Yankees doubled up on the Tampa B...

Aug 18 2016

Uncensored 'Walking Dead' Negan Scene Has More F-Bombs Than You Thought

I know everybody's excited. In it, the bat-wielding villain drops the F-bomb no less than 23 times, even working in the memorable "I am gonna beat the holy f- f-ing f-ety...