Stories about Sport

Feb 25 2018

Real Madrid 4 Alaves 0: Ronaldo at the double as ´BBC´ delight

It is something positive for me. The trio, supported by the incisive play of Lucas Vazquez , made the difference against an Alaves side that had been playing well ov...

Feb 25 2018

Elina Svitolina wins Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title

Kasatkina, the youngest Russian to make the semi-finals in Dubai since Victoria Azarenka reached the last-four in 2010, is looking to become just the second woman from he...

Feb 25 2018

Newcastle United's late letdown ends in a 2-2 draw vs. Bournemouth

Just as Rafa Benitez's men looked to be ascending to the heady heights of tenth, and away from the pack, following Dwight Gayle's fourth and fifth goals of the season...

Feb 24 2018

Scotland secure Calcutta Cup glory after stunning Six Nations champions England

Scotland nearly scored soon after when a pass to Hamish Watson was delayed just a second too long when the home side had a huge overlap while England thought they scor...

Feb 24 2018

Canadian women's hockey player apologizes for taking off silver medal

She is, after all, an Olympic athlete. The Russians last won a gold medal in hockey in 1992 in Albertville, France, in the first Winter Olympics of the post-Soviet Un...

Feb 24 2018

Jurgen Klopp: 'Roberto Firmino is a pure footballer'

He doesn't rest, so I have to do it for him. The FA this weeky ruled there was no case to answer, and Klopp says the forward's mindset has never altered. "He is a pur...

Feb 24 2018

Jamaica's first women's Olympic bobsled team just made history

Fenalator-Victorian, who competed for United States of America as a push-athlete at Sochi 2014, served as the pilot, while Russell, who won a gold medal in the 4x100m rel...

Feb 24 2018

Canadian wins gold medal as men's big air makes Olympic debut

The judges awarded Toutant, who finished fifth in the qualifying round, a score of 84.75 after his first run. Parrot, 23, was in position to knock Toutant from the top ...

Feb 24 2018

Vonn takes bronze in final downhill of 'Games' career

At an Olympics where nearly nothing went according to Shiffrin's plan, from the wind that wreaked havoc with her ambitious goal of skiing all five disciplines on the mo...

Feb 24 2018

Salah sets Premier League scoring record as Liverpool hit 100

It's now 20 goals with his left foot in the Premier League , breaking Robbie Fowler's best of 19 in 1994-95. The Reds sit third in the Premier League standings wit...

Feb 24 2018

Chelsea's Antonio Conte: It's a shame Nemanja Matic joined Manchester United

From the start of the season in every game our mentality was top. 'If a player deserves to play, and shows me during the training session that he is on top of his for...

Feb 24 2018

Alan Pardew: West Brom need to deliver against Huddersfield

Evans was one of four experienced West Brom players, along with Gareth Barry , Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill , to allegedly steal a taxi after breaking a club curf...

Feb 24 2018

Canadian ski cross athlete Dave Duncan arrested at Olympics

The Canadian Olympic Committee issued a statement following the incident. "We are deeply disappointed in the behaviours of these individuals. Police investigating won't n...

Feb 24 2018

Muirhead mistake proves crucial as Great Britain miss out on curling final

A mistake by skip Eve Muirhead in the ninth end opened the door to the Japanese, who edged 4-3 in front. It was all over by the ninth end though as Sweden pushed a ston...

Feb 24 2018

Ester Ledecka bags historic skiing-snowboard double with parallel giant slalom gold

While her super-G gold was a complete shock, Ledecka looked in command from the outset in her favoured discipline, setting the fastest time in qualifying and handling the...

Feb 24 2018

Third period dooms Badgers at Ohio State

Sabrina Ionescu scored 16 points and No. 8 OR moved a step closer to its first Pac-12 title in 18 years, beating Arizona State Friday night to end a 15-game losing streak...

Feb 24 2018

Ko loses ground at LPGA Thailand

Korda's 10-under 62 staked her to a four-shot lead over Brittany Lincicome (12-under) after four golfers shared the first-round lead Thursday. Lexi Thompson made a ru...

Feb 24 2018

Team India skipper Virat Kohli to receive Test Championship mace from ICC

Yorker specialist Basil Thampi, who was part of the Indian squad during last year's Sri Lanka series at home, is likely to make another comeback. We have done well in the...

Feb 24 2018

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool Premier League title win is my dream

He said to BBC's Football Focus : " I came to here to win titles ". 'I can tell the fans we work 100 per cent to try and win something for the club . "I'm trying to i...

Feb 24 2018

Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant wins gold in men's big air

Toutant's gold was Canada's 11th of these Games, surpassing the 10 first-place finishes from Sochi four years ago. Kyle Mack - first-time olympian for the USA team clai...