Stories about Sport

Aug 25 2016

Jason Kenny is such a massive help to me says Laura Trott

Kenny has now won six golds, making him the joint most successful GB Olympian ever, tied with Sir Chris Hoy on six golds and one silver. Kenny had a brilliant final lap...

Aug 25 2016

Redskins acquire center Bryan Stork from Patriots

When he came back, he and center David Andrews battled for the starting center position, which Stork eventually won back. He would go on to start the final nine regul...

Aug 24 2016

League Cup: Liverpool widens search for domestic success

It was not good. "It is not allowed that you suffer under your own poor possession because it makes no sense". If I did that, we'd probably keep the ball a long time, b...

Aug 24 2016

Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

Hamilton is in the process of trying to come back off several knee injuries, including a surgery during spring training, and another procedure in June. Hamilton was a fiv...

Aug 23 2016

Antonio earns West Ham a late London Stadium victory

Cherries midfielder Harry Arter had been sent off just eight minutes before Antonio's goal for two bookable offences. After scoring a late victor in West Ham's Premier...

Aug 23 2016

As planned USA's Gwen Jorgensen wins triathlon gold at Rio Olympics

Jorgensen was a university runner and swimmer and after completing her master's degree in tax accounting looked set for a "normal life" six years ago until USA Triathlo...

Aug 22 2016

Lutalo Muhammad suffers late agony in gold medal bid

But it was Cisse, resplendent in his country's bright orange pants, who made the breakthrough in the second with a three-pointer of his own to make it 4-4 going into the ...

Aug 22 2016

AFL: Club slaps ban on racist banana-throwing fan

Adelaide Football Club's Eddie Betts was in action against Port Adelaide when a supporter threw the banana in the player's direction after he scored, although a team...

Aug 22 2016

Patriots' Dion Lewis needs another knee surgery

Lewis started six games for the Patriots last season, providing help in both the backfield and as a receiver. Vollmer, meanwhile, had been on the physically unable to per...

Aug 22 2016

Olympics-Basketball-Spain edge Australia for bronze in thriller

David Anderson went to the free throw line and made both to give the Boomers a one-point lead with 35 seconds left. National Basketball Association star Pau Gasol s...

Aug 21 2016

Neid goes out with gold as Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

Although the Swedes got a goal back, they could not snatch an equaliser to take the game into extra time . "This is something completely new, so this is definitely a n...

Aug 21 2016

Arsene Wenger Won't Confirm Riyad Mahrez Snub

Leicester City and Arsenal continue their search for a first win of the season after they drew 0-0 in Saturday's clash at King Power Stadium in the defending Premier Lea...

Aug 21 2016

Draymond Green plays one minute in USA's Olympic semi win over Spain

The U.S. men will next play for the gold medal on Sunday, the final day of the Rio Olympics, where they will face the victor of Friday's semifinal matchup between Serbia ...

Aug 21 2016

Ticket inquiry: IOC's Hickey goes from hospital to police

Mr O'Malley said there is a possibility of a commission of investigation taking place, but that generally such an investigation would take place after any prosecutions we...

Aug 21 2016

Kenya's Cheruiyot stuns Ayana to win 5000m gold

Mercy Cherong of Kenya was fourth and Ethiopia's Senbere Teferi, runner-up in the event at 2015 world championships, was fifth. The reproduction of the story/photograph...

Aug 21 2016

Dale Steyn stars for South Africa before rain halts Black Caps Test

South Africa ranks at No 7 in the ICC Test ranking, but this team is far better than its ranking. South Africa's attack was then halted for lunch by rain, with bad wea...

Aug 19 2016

Astra Giurgiu strike late to hold West Ham to draw in Romania

When you look at the way in which they treated the Europa League qualifying rounds last summer - playing youngsters and fringe players - it's no surprise Slaven Bilic's m...

Aug 19 2016

US, China hash out Thaad issue

Seoul-North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in or near Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, the latest in a series of launches by th...

Aug 18 2016

Olympic favourite Caster Semenya can't outrun controversy of high testosterone levels

He agreed with the new rules set down in 2011 by the International Association of Athletics Federations, the international governing body for track and field. However her...

Aug 18 2016

Cheney wins GOP primary in Wyoming

House of Representatives is up for grabs as voters head to the polls in primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Wyoming's lone House seat is being vacated by Rep. T...