Stories about Sports

Aug 30 2016

Dilshan bemoans lack of support and takes Mathews dig

It was a nervy finish for Australia as four late wickets fell, and the winning run came as Tillakaratne Dilshan spilled a hard catch off Adam Zampa as the Aussies reach...

Aug 27 2016

Usain Bolt easily advances in 200m

Gatlin won a gold medal in the same event in Athens in 2004, but was suspended from 2006 to 2010. Bolt will be retiring after the Olympics . The business end of th...

Aug 26 2016

American Galen Rupp battles to bronze finish in marathon

Lilesa came in 70 seconds later to take the silver while Britain's Callum Hawkins led midway through the race and the Scot finished in 2:11.52. Kipchoge made his move...

Aug 26 2016

Ryan Lochte signs endorsement deal for cough drops

Speedo, Polo Ralph Lauren, mattress manufacturer Airweave and Gentle Hair Removal - Lochte's previous endorsements - all dropped him following the incident. "I look forwa...

Aug 26 2016

Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins

He told reporters: "I will accept the verdict". Platini was on the receiving end of the suspect 2 million Swiss franc (US$2 million, 1.8 million euros) payment that Bla...