Stories about Sports

Aug 18 2016

Shuttler Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Olympic quarters

Twice-Olympic champion Lin Dan survived a huge scare against India's Kidambi Srikanth in the men's badminton singles in Rio on Wednesday to set up a semi-final with Malay...

Aug 17 2016

Upset for Leicester, Tottenham draws as EPL season starts

Against all odds and with the potential Chinese buyers in the audience, Phelan and his crew made the most of what they had at the moment to pull off the impressive win. F...

Aug 17 2016

Jessica Ennis-Hill Wins Silver Medal During Women's Heptathlon at 2016 Olympics

I don't want to spend a year or two chasing medals and being injured. "It was just really hard days of competition". The Briton gave it her all, but fell two seconds sh...

Aug 16 2016

Bolt gets closer to dreaded Olympic farewell

If this is his last Olympics, Bolt's victory in the 100 meters Sunday night was a no-doubter - a pedestrian-by-his-standards 9.81-second sprint down the straightaway, b...

Aug 16 2016

Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues

In the midst of an improbable resurgence with the Marlins at the age of 42, Ichiro achieved the feat against the Colorado Rockies when he slugged a triple deep to rightfi...

Aug 16 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Mark Cavendish wins silver medal in men's omnium

Danish reigning omnium champion Lasse Norman Hansen broke the Olympic individual pursuit record on Sunday but then nearly blew the defence of his Olympic crown. The 31-ye...

Aug 16 2016

Duo in line for Chelsea debuts

In one of the most memorable Premier League seasons, West Ham were one of the biggest surprises under first-year manager Slaven Bilić. "We have a tough game against a s...

Aug 16 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued an incredible run with debut Premier League goal

Away victories in contrasting fashion have suggested Manchester United and Liverpool should be among the Premier League title contenders after disappointing campaigns l...

Aug 16 2016

Usain 'bolts' to gold again in historic 100m win

Rio de Janeiro , Aug 15 (IANS) Sprint king Usain Bolt has said he was a step closer to immortality after becoming the first man to win three consecutive Olympic 100-metre...

Aug 16 2016

Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence

The good news for Chapman and the Cubs is they have plenty of time to put this behind them between now and the playoffs. The music selection was troubling with Chapman'...

Aug 16 2016

United States suffer shock exit to Sweden in women's football

I think you saw American heart. " The best team did not win today ", Solo said in quotes reported by the BBC. "I'm always nervous about commenting on reports of repor...

Aug 15 2016

Cubs place RHP Hammel on bereavement list

Ramos reacts after walking Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist, scoring Javier Baez and loading the bases during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. "I was trying ...

Aug 15 2016

Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio Games

Gatlin, on the other hand, was healthy and the fastest man in the world in 2014 and 2015. Joseph Schooling of Singapore built a big lead in the 100-meter butterfly and ea...

Aug 15 2016

Without Rodgers, Packers edge Browns 17-11

With Corey Linsley still on the PUP list and JC Tretter playing only one series on Friday against the Cleveland Browns , the Packers had to play Don Barclay at center ...

Aug 14 2016

US men romp past China in Olympic opener

Carmelo Anthony says his USA men's basketball teammates need to accept responsibility and move on after reports that three players visited a legal brothel in Rio de Jan...

Aug 14 2016

Hull City score overhead kick to stun Leicester on opening day

No reigning Premier League champion had ever lost their opening game of the season. Able to play on the break against unsuspecting sides last season, Leicester can no l...

Aug 14 2016

Universe the limit in No Man's Sky

Interestingly enough, the online multiplayer symbol only appears on European Limited Edition copies of No Man's Sky and not in other regions, which is a bit of a myst...

Aug 14 2016

Governor declares State of Emergency

John Bel Edwards declared a statewide emergency after Louisiana was soaked by more than a foot of rain and forecasters warned more was on the way. "We're concerned abou...

Aug 14 2016

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin win 100m heats

The 100m semi-finals and final are on Monday (Tuesday morning AEST). Six-time gold medallist Blake, who says this will be his last Games, nearly ambled over the line in...

Aug 14 2016

Crystal Palace To Take On West Bromwich Albion On August 13

Tony Pulis has signed just one player so far this summer - winger Matt Phillips from Queens Park Rangers in a £5.5m deal. It's crucial. Forget about me - this is about t...