Stories about Sport

Aug 16 2016

Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio

Biles ended up with bronze as a result. The 19-year-old averaged 15.966 during her two vaults, well clear of silver medalist Maria Paseka of Russian Federation and bron...

Aug 16 2016

Viviani wins gold for Italy, Cavendish adds to British haul

A mid-race crash appeared to be of Cavendish's own making and he may yet face a protest from rivals or a sanction from race officials which could deny him the podium spot...

Aug 16 2016

Egyptian Judo Athlete Sent Home After Refusing To Shake Israeli Opponent's Hand

The 34-year-old seemingly refused to offer his hand due to the nationality of his Israeli rival, which the International Olympics Committee (IOC) were quick to act upon...

Aug 16 2016

Wayde van Niekerk wins Olympic Gold in new word record time

Athletics great Michael Johnson has paid tribute to Wayde van Niekerk after the South African broke his 400m world record in stunning fashion at the Rio Games. "You can...

Aug 15 2016

Archie Bradley good early, struggles late in Diamondbacks loss at Boston

The Diamondbacks won four straight while allowing three runs or fewer in each before coming to Boston. "We know where we are - we're right there". It was the second-m...

Aug 15 2016

Boston bats too much for Diamondbacks in 9-4 loss

We're in the thick of this, and guys aren't going to be 100 percent. He'll start at first base and hit fifth. Ramirez was checked by a trainer and stayed in the game. "It...

Aug 15 2016

Betts' 3 HRs carries Porcello, Red Sox to another Fenway win

The Sox added two more runs in the bottom of the 6th when Brock Holt hit a 2 run homer. Diamondbacks: RHP Archie Bradley (4-7, 4.80 ERA) has posted a 2.03 ERA over his ...

Aug 15 2016

Biles wins gold, Americans medal in gymnastics individual events finals

Biles led the Americans to team gold last week before claiming Olympic all-around gold. Biles' American teammate Madison Kocian won the silver medal in the women's unev...

Aug 15 2016

Ramirez's three-run homers power Red Sox

Craig Kimbrel worked the ninth for his 19th save after former Arizona closer Brad Ziegler entered and escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the eighth. Pedroia led off ...

Aug 14 2016

Denny Hamlin leads last 10 laps to win at Watkins Glen

With his win at the Glen and fantastic performance at Sonoma, it's time to start looking at Hamlin as a road course racer. With 22 of 26 races complete in the NASCAR ...

Aug 14 2016

Team USA falls to Sweden in women's soccer quarterfinal

Now the Americans were even. Moments later, Solo almost blocked another shot, which would have put the United States ahead. USA goalkeeper Hope Solo's social media comm...

Aug 13 2016

I'll only get better for Manchester United - Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic , 34, scored United's late victor against Leicester City as the Red Devils beat the Premier League champions 2-1 in the Community Shield at Wembley. "It fee...

Aug 13 2016

Michael Phelps, the Male Katie Ledecky, Just Made Olympic History

Ledecky already won her first gold in the women's 400m freestyle on Sunday night, and will look to add the second of potentially three individual gold medals to her haul ...

Aug 12 2016

NBA Sets Date for Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Rematch

ET, along with one surprising newcomer. If the moves pay off, this matchup could be between two of the best teams in the East. Boston could be a legitimate contender wh...

Aug 12 2016

Britain opens track cycling program with another golden ride

The night started well for the Brits who qualified in 42.562 seconds, Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner finished half a second quicker than even they had hope...

Aug 11 2016

Bills rookie LB Reggie Ragland likely out for season

He played for the University of Alabama before that. The Bills addressed their injury-depleted linebacker group by signing free agent veterans Brandon Spikes and David ...

Aug 11 2016

Gymnastics: USA and Biles take team gold

Starting in 2020, teams will be comprised of four members for the team competition, with the opportunity to qualify up to two additional gymnasts as specialists for event...

Aug 11 2016

Team USA takes care of business against China in Olympic opener

Team USA will play Venezuela on Monday as pool play continues. "We play two games against teams that we've beaten, but they'll be a little bit different, in China an...

Aug 11 2016

Daring to dream of Olympic success - Team GB Sevens

Ellia Green has established herself as one of the best player's on the Sevens circuit, and her 17 tries this season were a big part in Australia's success under head c...

Aug 11 2016

Paul Pogba, Signed World-Record €105 million transfer With Manchester United

Pogba had made just seven appearances for United during his first spell with the Premier League club, all during the 2011-12 season, including three in the Premier League...