Rio Olympics

United States Quartet Eying World Record Chase in NYRR Millrose Games’ Jack Lewis Rudin Women’s 4x800 Relay

<i>Ajee’ Wilson (left) and Charlene Lipsey will be running on the same team with eyes on breaking the women’s 4x800 world record in the 111th NYRR</i> …

Athletics

The Galaxy Note 8 Winter Olympics edition is the sexiest Note 8 you can’t buy

• Samsung has produced more than 4,000 special edition Galaxy Note 8s to hand out to Olympics participants.<br>• The device comes with a white rear, white S-Pen, gold accents, and a custom software theme.<br>• Samsung hasn’t discussed whether it will sell the device to general consumers.<p>The 2018 Winter Olympics …

Samsung

The refugee who ran at the Olympics: 'You can change the world'

Refugee-turned-Olympian Yiech Pur Biel is on a mission to give displaced kids a sporting chance<p>Being a refugee, says Olympic runner Yiech Pur Biel, doesn’t mean you are nothing. Biel, a survivor of the Sudanese civil war who ran at the Games in Rio, is now leading a drive to improve sports …

Olympics

NBC to live-stream Olympics coverage in VR

NBC will live-stream over 50 hours of the 2018 Winter Olympics in virtual reality to pay-TV subscribers in the U.S., Variety reports. Coverage will …

Business

‘I take one event at a time’

The compact 2018 calendar, featuring four major events, does not intimidate Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik.<p>The ace wrestler, who is part …

Commonwealth Games

Do Athletes Have Sex In the Olympic Village? It's Pretty Inevitable, So Here's What We Know

Every two years, we watch Olympians battle it out to bring home the gold. But as it turns out, no matter how incredible their performance on screen, …

Dating

Cycling: Froome should not race until investigation over - Bardet

PARIS (Reuters) - Chris Froome should rule himself out of racing until a probe into his failed drugs test for an asthma medication during last year's Tour of Spain has been concluded, twice Tour de France podium finisher Romain Bardet said on Tuesday.<p>The four-time Tour de France winner, who denies …

Chris Froome

Sweden hoping for repeat of Olympics result against Banyana

CAPE TOWN – When last the national women's teams of South and Sweden clashed, the latter ran out winners at the 2016 Rio Olympics.<p>This week the …

Sport (South Africa)

Indonesia Masters badminton tickets on sale

Badminton lovers can get ready for the 2018 Daihatsu Indonesia Masters tournament as tickets are now available for purchase on blibli.com.

Olympics

Dana White: UFC offered Vitor Belfort last-minute fights, but he wants Michael Bisping

ST. LOUIS – When his recent bout was scrapped, Vitor Belfort apparently was offered a couple last-minute replacements, though the retiring UFC vet …

UFC

Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

<b>For all the buzz and political intrigue, North Korea's participation at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will live up to the old saying: "It's the taking part that counts".</b><p>Their representation at the Games is still to be confirmed, but may be limited to two figure skaters.<p>Perhaps …

North Korea

Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup in Russia

| <b>Published —</b> Monday 15 January 2018<p>Footballing legend Pele is backing Brazil to win their sixth World Cup in Russia later this year. (AP)<p>RIO DE …

FIFA

'It's time to draw the curtain' by Erin Phillips

You know those stories where an athlete announces their retirement and rides off into the sunset, happy and content with how it all finished?<p>This …

Women's Basketball

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte marries mother of his infant son

FILE – USA’s Ryan Lochte competes in a Men’s 200m Individual Medley heat during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic …

Olympics

With Solos Glasses and a 2K microdisplay, Kopin Hopes to Storm the VR Industry

Virtual reality is a burgeoning industry, and while companies like HTC and Oculus are the kings at the moment, that isn’t stopping others from trying …

Virtual Reality

Hosking already targeting Tokyo gold

Chloe Hosking (Ale-Cipollini) is renowned as mercurial off the bike and a fierce competitor on it and that looks unlikely to change as she attempts …

Cycling

Mind Games: Emotions can be an athlete's biggest betrayer

In the summer of 2016, a 16 year-old girl from Toronto became a household name overnight.<p>Penny Oleksiak, the first Canadian summer athlete to win …

Olympics

Kyle ramps up for Games revival

Chalmers will line up at the Victorian state championships on Friday, starting a heavy week of racing in Melbourne and Adelaide ahead of the Games …

Swimming

1 forecast says Germany, Norway benefit from Russia absence

It's still unclear how many Russian athletes will compete next month in the Pyeongchang Olympics, but a few things seem certain.<p>Athletes from winter …

Olympics

The shirtless Tongan flag-bearer who became a sensation at the Rio Olympics nearly completed an incredible transition to cross-country skiing and the Winter Olympics

• <b>Pita Taufatofua became a sensation at the Rio Olympics when he showed up shirtless and slathered in oil, carrying the Tonga flag at the opening ceremony.</b>• <b><br>After Rio, Taufatofua transitioned to cross-country skiing to give himself a new challenge.</b>• <b><br>After doing well in roller-skiing, Taufatofua moved to</b> …

Olympics

What South Korea really wants to ask North Korea as formal talks begin

The sudden change of tact from North Korea was unexpected and sparked suspicions that Kim Jong Un was attempting to drive a wedge between the US and …

North Korea

Jedrzejczyk carries torch for native Poland ahead of Olympic games

Joanna Jedrzejczyk can cross another item off her bucket list.<p>The former UFC strawweight champion was one of several Polish athletes to represent her …

Sports

Man of Many's Daily Email Newsletter

Advanced Performance for Extreme conditions—the Roka Apex line of sunglasses was designed for sports performance demands that aren’t run of the mill. …

For Men

Japan's Olympics minister visits Rio de Janeiro venues

Japan's Olympics minister says he is visiting Rio de Janeiro to learn from the city's experience hosting the 2016 Summer Games.<p>Shunichi Suzuki is on …

Olympics

Corporate hospitality worth $30,000 lavished on WA’s Federal politicians

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of corporate hospitality is lavished on WA's Federal politicians

Bruce Springsteen

The Clouds Hanging Over Russian Swimming

<i>Morning Splash by David Rieder.</i><p>Last month, Russia’s men dominated the European Short Course Championships, bagging nine gold medals. The team won at …

Olympics

Kantor and Losiak hold off domestic rivals to reach Hague 4-Star semis

The Hague, the Netherlands, January 6, 2018 – Piotr Kantor and Bartosz Losiak retained Polish bragging rights after they beat compatriots Mariusz …

Beach Volleyball

Susie Mitchell Tackles the Rigorous Exercise While Pregnant Debate

<b>Susie Mitchell won the UCI Track Cycling Masters World Championships back in 2013, just 4 months after giving birth to her daughter. Making the</b> …

Cycling

North and South Korea are starting to talk to each other again, but experts are skeptical of North Korea's motives

• <b>This week marked major developments in communications between North and South Korea, as the two countries plan to meet for the first time in two years.</b>• <b><br>Many hope the talks will help both sides resolve their differences.</b>• <b><br>Still, experts are skeptical about the possibility of any meaningful, long-term</b> …

North Korea

'Contaminated' grass plaguing Kapalua greens at Sentry Tournament of Champions

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Even in paradise, not everything goes as planned.<p>If the Plantation Course’s greens don’t exactly look flawless this week, it’s …

Golf