Olympic Games

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar NEYMAR reckons Manchester City ace Gabriel Jesus could be ... the new Neymar. GETTY ...

Will video games ever be an Olympic sport? (We hope not.)

Competitive video gaming, known as eSports, will become a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games, a landmark decision that begins the very-long process of paving the way for the activity’s inclusion in the Olympics. Because the IOC acknowledges the Asian Games – which is like t...

International Olympic Committee expresses regret over NHL’s Olympic no-show

AARHUS, Denmark — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed regret that the world’s best ice hockey players will miss next year’s Winter Games after the National Hockey League (NHL) opted against participation in Pyeongchang. The NHL reached a decision on Mond...

NHL stars won't shine at Pyeongchang Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee says its disappointed but not surprised by the National Hockey League’s decision to pull out of next year’s Winter Games. Home to the world’s best ice hockey players, the NHL said on Monday that it’s not been able to solve the problem ...

NHL decision on Olympics is regrettable, says IOC

By Karolos Grohmann | AARHUS, Denmark AARHUS, Denmark The National Hockey League's decision not to take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics is regrettable and will come as a big blow...

Kurt Angle to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017

WWE announced on Monday that Olympic gold medalist and twelve-time world champion Kurt Angle will headline the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The ceremony will take place on March 31 at the Amw...

Demarcus Cousins Is Worth Your Loyalty

Demarcus Cousins does something noteworthy every night, in between the lines or outside them. Here’s a case for how his and the Sacramento Kings’ marriage has been a perfect storm of dysfunc...

Coe backs 'bold' new athletics event

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe threw his support Wednesday behind a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt, saying the sport needed “brave, bold ideas” to stay relevant. Nine-time Oly...

Russia admits to huge Olympic doping programme

Russia has admitted for the first time the existence of a widespread doping operation that took place over several years and had a major impact on the results of leading competitions like the Oly...

Russian officials admit to doping operation

Russian officials have for the first time admitted the existence of a far-reaching doping operation which took place over several years and has tainted some of the world's most prestigious compet...

Russia admits to doping program

RUSSIAN officials have for the first time admitted the existence of a far- reaching doping operation which took place over several years. In interviews with the New York Times, officials did not ...