Stories about Sport

Aug 21 2016

Olympics: Britain's Adams first woman to retain boxing title

Meanwhile, Adams' mum says Nicola showed "pure Yorkshire grit" by defending her Olympic title and confirming her place in the history books. Adams's achievements follow...

Aug 20 2016

Gymnast Biles makes her own history

The final women's gymnastics event ended earlier in the day, with Simone Biles winning gold (her fourth of the games) and Aly Raisman taking home silver in the women's ...

Aug 20 2016

Man accidentally eats pot brownies, cusses at cat

The man had finished grocery shopping and was unloading his purchases when he found a box of chocolate brownies in the back of his vehicle. The man said he ate about f...

Aug 20 2016

Sandusky emphatically denies he's guilty of abusing boys

Sandusky was facing a prison sentence for his conviction in June, 2012 on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, including while he was the defensive coordinator for the Penn S...

Aug 20 2016

Corn, Wheat Trade Higher Friday

Anticipated large harvests of corn, grain sorghum, soybeans and other crops this fall are likely to further clog the state's grain storage and handling systems, accor...

Aug 19 2016

Bahamian Runner's Dive Wins Track Gold

Felix finished second with a time of 49.51 seconds and claimed the silver medal, which was in fact in her seventh medal in four Olympic Games. But Miller threw hersel...

Aug 19 2016

Great Britain defeat China to take doubles bronze

The rank outsiders were thrilled to have just made the knockout rounds but showed they belonged at the business end of the tournament with a composed 21-18 19-21 21-10 vi...

Aug 19 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Serbia upsets USA in women's volleyball semifinal

Team USA had 18 service faults in the match, too often committing unforced errors to hand momentum back to Serbia. However, the USA also had previously topped Serbia. It ...

Aug 19 2016

"Awesome Hour" on the track as USA captures 6 Olympic medals

Rollins, Ali, Castlin talk United States of America sweep in 100m hurdles: US track and field stars Brianna Rollins , Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin join TODAY to talk a...

Aug 18 2016

Notre Dame will use both Zaire and Kizer against Texas

Kelly said that both quarterbacks are among his best playmakers and that he would "definitely" consider playing both on the field at the same time. Few positions in c...

Aug 18 2016

#POCMedalWatch: 'The Simones' Redefine Olympic History With Gold Medals

After giving it all for the team, on Thursday, Biles competed in her own right. Simone Biles , a three-time world champion on floor, took her abilities to another leve...

Aug 18 2016

Manchester United have changed their values, says Lindegaard

Manchester United says Paul Pogba has been granted permission to have a medical examination to finalize his transfer to the English club from Juventus. "Mata we have, we ...

Aug 17 2016

Jose Mourinho hints Paul Pogba and Michael Carrick midfield at Man United

Yes because he has energy from box to box. "I like everything", the boss told MUTV . The Portuguese has signed four major stars since arriving at Manchester United...

Aug 17 2016

Romance strikes Olympic Games as Chinese divers get engaged in Rio

Luckily, she said "YES" before Qin placed the ring on her finger, handed her a rose contained in a glass case, and then gave a "thumbs up" to the spectators. The gold i...

Aug 17 2016

Pakistan eyes huge win after England bowled out for 253

Pakistan have been fined for a slow over-rate in the fourth Test against England at The Oval, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday. Jonny Bairstow and ...

Aug 17 2016

Trott in command of women's omnium

The most decorated woman in British Olympic history, who also won the team pursuit earlier in the Games, was never really troubled as she warded off any danger and picked...

Aug 16 2016

[Teams] Chelsea vs West Ham: Confirmed Line-Ups

I demand this from him". It's simple, it all comes down to passion. "I'm trying to bring my principles, my ideas, my philosophy of football - to play attractive footbal...

Aug 16 2016

Hope Solo 'unlikely' to face punishment for comments about Sweden

And I think to take us to penalty kicks is probably a good strategy, because then it becomes a crapshoot, right? She is one of the most recognizable faces of this Unit...

Aug 14 2016

King of gymnastics Uchimura hopes to carry on till Tokyo 2020

The disparity has created a growing concern among those responsible for the program's performance. I just want to be as close as possible to beat him. Uchimura reversed t...

Aug 14 2016

Hull vs. Leicester City: Score and Reaction from 2016 Premier League Match

They may be given incredibly long odds to win it - like many other teams who are expected to fight a relegation battle - but after watching Leicester, they will have ...