Stories about Sports

Aug 20 2016

Black caps on top after opening day against South Africa

Hashim Amla (53) started off strongly and continued to keep the runs flowing from one end. Kagiso Rabada, who took 13 wickets in South Africa's last test outing against...

Aug 19 2016

Bolt goes for another gold as Lochte saga consumes Rio games

It'd be the second leg of a potential triple-triple for the 29-year-old; he's seeking to win the 100 metres, 200 and 4x100-metre relay for the third successive Olympic Ga...

Aug 19 2016

Astra Giurgiu vs West Ham: Europa League Preview

However they come up against the side that conquered them last season, as they were conquered 4-3 on aggregate last season. Aaron Cresswell and Manuel Lanzini are bot...

Aug 19 2016

U.S. escalating arms race with China

The THAAD deployment has drawn strong protests from China. According to the Chunan Ilbo newspaper, the South Korean Navy has signed a deal with the USA arms manufactu...

Aug 18 2016

Caster Semenya into semi-finals of Rio Olympics 800 metres

Caster Semenya began her bid for what is set to be one of the most controversial gold medals of the Rio Olympics by breezing into the 800 metres semi-finals on Wednesday...

Aug 18 2016

Pick Tunsil still trying to make Dolphins' first team

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill will have several friends and family members cheering him on Friday when the Dolphins play in his home state of Texas. Months later, he's not e...

Aug 18 2016

Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming Republican Primary

Cheney had 40 percent of the vote to state Sen. Christensen said he hopes Republicans in Congress will continue to focus on the budget and rolling back federal regula...

Aug 17 2016

Spear hunting already illegal in Ontario; Alberta aiming to introduce ban

The unsuspecting animal was lured to its death by hunter Josh Bowmar, who fitted a GoPro camera to his homemade weapon that filmed all the footage he later posted on hi...

Aug 17 2016

Rio Olympics: Biles, Miller, Monday's best moments

After her slip on the beam and resultant bronze on Monday, Simone Biles returned to winning ways for her curtain call at the 2016 Olympics. Looking even better than she...

Aug 17 2016

Manchester City staff evacuated from aircraft before Champions League trip

Some of City's staff and members of the media were also delayed in their journey after their plane was evacuated at Manchester Airport. Steaua Bucharest have a great re...

Aug 17 2016

Claye wins silver, gets engaged in Rio

But Taylor, prowling the track and muttering furiously to himself between jumps, proved too strong, also recording two jumps of 17.77 which would also have been enough fo...

Aug 17 2016

NFL picks Washington DC police chief to head security

In a statement, NFL Commissioner Roger Godell said he was happy to have Lanier coming onboard, and called her a "tremendous communicator, innovator and relationship build...

Aug 16 2016

Olympics: Rio takes 'Green Games' too far at dive pool

FINA, the governing body for global aquatic sports has formally attributed the green plague affecting the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center in Rio to a chemical imbalance. In the...

Aug 16 2016

The all-round sprinter — Van Niekerk

Van Niekerk said he had spent time with seven-time Olympic gold-medallist Bolt in Jamaica earlier this year. Grenada's Kirani James took silver after winning gold in ...

Aug 16 2016

Adam Lallana: Liverpool win over Arsenal has laid down benchmark for season

A stunning brace from Philippe Coutinho, and goals from Adam Lallana and debutant Sadio Mané gave Jurgen Klopp's men a memorable victory at the Emirates. Lallana admitted...

Aug 16 2016

Cubs apologize for song choice as Chapman exits

After all, he did miss the first 29 games of this season while serving a suspension for his role in a domestic violence situation. The Chicago Cubs have fired a DJ as...

Aug 15 2016

Carmel's Rajeev Ram plays for gold in tennis mixed doubles

With the silver medal, Venus remains tied at four gold medals with her sister, Serena . Williams won three Olympics doubles gold medals in partnership with Serena and ...

Aug 15 2016

Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3

Boston now trails the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays by three games, and it holds a half-game lead over the Detroit Tigers for the final AL wild card. Han...

Aug 15 2016

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

In his 5.2 innings of work, he's given up 10 earned runs. Arizona Diamondbacks' Adam Loewen (58) winds up for a pitch in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the...

Aug 15 2016

Rio Olympics: Elaine Thompson maintains Jamaican sprint dominance

Fraser-Pryce, wearing her hair dyed in Jamaica's national colours, congratulated her young partner on her win. But the 24-year-old Dutchwoman finished second in the 100 a...