Sport


Russian drug cheat questions Michael Phelps' performances
- August 13, 2016

Yulia Efimova is clearly frustrated with all the criticism she's receiving for being allowed to compete in the Rio Olympics despite multiple doping offenses. She was subsequently cleared to compete by FINA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Their conflict was the latest reminder of the toll that performance-enhancing drugs has taken on the Games in the 21st century. (more...)
Here Is a Very Good Lionel Messi Assist
- August 13, 2016

He said Messi's Barcelona and Argentina teammate Javier Mascherano was also present at the meeting. He added: " Those who are saying he should quit are doing it so that we won't see what a disaster Argentine football has become ". I feel a great sadness right now that this is happening again. "I don't know if he will be on the list". Incredible stuff from the world's current, and possibly best ever, player. (more...)
Mike Phelan admits Hull aren't ready to compete in the Premier League Mike Phelan admits Hull aren't ready to compete in the Premier League
- August 13, 2016

As sensationally impressive as Leicester City's title win was, it's impossible to deny that the slackness and drop-off in so many big sides was a primary reason for their victory. "I encourage forces to have a signed agreement with their clubs before the start of the season because what you don't want are disputes arising part way through and then you can have arguments about whether people are going to police a particular game or not and it gets very hard for all concerned". (more...)
Canada's Rosie MacLennan repeats as Olympic trampoline champion
- August 13, 2016

Britain's Bryony Page won Britain's first ever medal in the event when she picked up silver while world champion Li had settle with bronze. To put the success in context: no Brit has qualified for the final much less won a medal. The size of her achievement can not be understated given Britain had previously never won a medal on the trampoline at Olympic or world level. Both are first-time Olympic medalists. (more...)
USA gymnastics team, led by Simone Biles, looks as good as gold
- August 12, 2016

Few who saw Biles on Sunday would disagree. Biles nailed her dynamic vault , balance beam and floor sets to record the highest all-around score. Just Biles and Raisman will be eligible to compete in the all-around event. Biles was the only competitor to receive a score of 16 or higher, having done so with a almost flawless performance in the vault , for which she was given an average score of 16.050. (more...)
NBC announcer says he regrets tweet about Biles' parents NBC announcer says he regrets tweet about Biles' parents
- August 12, 2016

Former Olympic great Dominique Dawes says no one has ever seen anyone like her. The Olympics are ongoing, and America's final medal count is still unclear. Seriously, guys, what's wrong with "parents"? To a person, each of the individuals I studied and featured didn't succeed in spite of being adopted. (more...)