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Australia appoints new Sports Minister

Sussan Ley has been appointed as the new Sports Minister in Tony Abbott's Australian Government. Her appointment comes as Prime Minister Abbott conducts a cabinet...

How JFK’s Signature Changed the NFL, American Sports

  Historians and people who lived during the Kennedy Assassination 50 years ago today are spending the day reflecting on the brief presidency of John...

Excitement Builds for Baseball and Softball at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

It is an honour for our global sport – and a great day for our millions of male and female athletes, and fans around the...

Viva Las Vegas? NHL

The question to expand or not to expand for National Hockey League owners will be answered shortly after Pittsburgh or San Jose skates away...

Visually Impaired Skier Fitzpatrick Wins Evie Pinching Award

Visually impaired skier Menna Fitzpatrick has won the Ski Club of Great Britain's Evie Pinching Award for 2016.  The 18-year-old from Macclesfield came out...

It’s Jim Bouton’s 75th birthday and sports journalism owes him a debt of gratitude

It’s Jim Bouton’s 75th birthday and for old time baseball fans, Jim Bouton presents a bit of a problem. Bouton was so much more...

Barcelona Mayor: 1992 Olympics Left ‘Indelible Legacy’ on the City

As Barcelona celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympics, the city’s mayor Ada Colau said the Barcelona Games left an indelible legacy of...

The Olympic lighting ceremony: Masterminding the flame in Ancient Olympia

When high priestess Katerina Lehou kindles the 2016 Olympic flame next Thursday, one person will be watching more intently than anyone else. Choreographer Artemis...

Austin Preparing to Host X Games for Final Time

Freestyle motocross king Ronnie Renner will be aiming to win his eighth Moto X step-up title tomorrow when X Games Austin is due to...

Olympic flame officially handed over to Rio 2016

Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens. It was...

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