Stories about Sport

Feb 08 2018

Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes

The Applicants also challenge the IOC decision refusing to invite them to participate in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games . But the International Olympic Committee memb...

Feb 08 2018

Meet the 200-strong 'army of beauties' from North Korea

They said the request summed up exactly what the North was hoping to achieve by participating in the games: weakening South Korea's resolve to stick with its USA allies a...

Feb 08 2018

Arsene Wenger: 'Beating Tottenham Hotspur would be huge for Arsenal's season'

Faces a battle to get into the Spurs XI, let alone a combined one, but Trippier tends to be picked ahead of Serge Aurier for the big games so he's our right-back. The 3...

Feb 08 2018

Lineker: 'Cristiano Ronaldo the second best player of the last 10 years'

The two-time World Cup victor believes Madrid, who are fourth in LaLiga and 19 points behind Barcelona , feels his former side could perhaps win a third straight Champio...

Feb 08 2018

Conte Absorbs Blame For Chelsea's Huge Defeat At Watford

The defending champions have endured a turbulent period on the pitch, losing 4-1 at Watford on Monday, five days after a 3-0 home defeat by Bournemouth . The pressure?...

Feb 08 2018

Nigeria has rescued over 30000 hostages from Boko Haram - Defense Minister

The governor added that officers from the southern part have contributed to the relative peace achieved so far in the Northeast. Meanwhile, the Cameroonian army has cla...

Feb 08 2018

Rafael Nadal to return to the Queen's Club

Roger Federer has made a surprise change to his 2018 schedule and chose to play the Rotterdam Open beginning 12 February after initially suggesting that the earliest he...

Feb 08 2018

Virat Kohli: The run machine breaking all records

Kohli ended up making 160 off 159 balls, which included 12 boundaries and two sixes, while Kumar remained undefeated on 16 off 19 deliveries, which included a solitary bo...

Feb 08 2018

Adam Rippon Is The First Openly Gay U.S. Winter Olympian | HuffPost

On Monday, Rippon told reporters that he was trying to focus on his first Olympic game and not engaging in any kind of social protest. After Adam Rippon doubled d...

Feb 08 2018

Ervin Santana Out 10-12 Weeks After Finger Surgery

Charles Melone, after experiencing discomfort during a bullpen session last week. Santana has had trouble with the digit before and had it examined by X-ray and MRI tes...

Feb 08 2018

Nation's No. 1 offensive tackle commits to Ohio State

Petit-Frere's long arms help him keep defenders at bay, giving him the upper hand against quicker assignments. Obviously still a little stemmed over the incident, Meyer...

Feb 08 2018

Confirmed Tottenham Hotspur line-up v Newport County: Alderweireld and Rose both start

The gamble paid off for Pochettino - to the tune of 24 shots to 3, and 6-1 on target - thanks in part to a 26th-minute own goal which was forced, somewhat, by Moussa Sis...

Feb 08 2018

Knicks Are NBA's Highest Valued Team

The club making the biggest jump from a year ago was the Philadelphia 76ers, who gained 48 percent in value to $1.18 billion, according to Forbes' calculations. The Ne...

Feb 08 2018

Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day

And, for the first time in seven seasons, it gave up its spot at the top. The former Alabama defensive coordinator was one of Saban's most successful and influential re...

Feb 08 2018

PFA offers assistance in Leicester vs Mahrez row

As such, few could criticise Riyad Mahrez for skipping training on transfer deadline day when news of the Premier League leaders' interest filtered through. It had been...

Feb 08 2018

Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya in The Works For UFC 222

A UFC women's Featherweight title bout between Cris "Cyborg" Justino and Invicta FC Bantamweight champion Yana Kunitskaya is rumoured to be set to headline UFC ...

Feb 08 2018

Under-pressure Conte gives Chelsea players extra days off after Watford humiliation

Chelsea do want him and are in pursuit, but sources have suggested Enrique needs convincing on the timing as he would rather wait until the summer and plan for a new sea...

Feb 08 2018

Lakers keep Thunder in slump

Brandon Ingram was running point and staring down Carmelo Anthony defensively, rejecting Melo's shot as if he were the grizzled vet who knew what move was coming. The ...

Feb 08 2018

New Zealand athletes perform haka at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Adams said that the IOC reserved the right to appeal against the CAS decision, viewed by Olympic officials as undermining the fight against doping in sport. They ar...

Feb 08 2018

Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow - IOC

We are not fearful in any way. Bach is hopeful that a final decision on whether or not to invite the Russian athletes affected by the CAS ruling will be made before t...