The popularity of boxing keeps growing and growing
With the popularity of the Sport of Boxing in both San Diego and Tijuana, I guess it was bound to happen.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gong whets Hayes' appetite
MAKING A SPLASH: Sportsperson award-winner and devoted swimmer Ahlanna Hayes with her medals and champion archers Dorelle Fox and Adam Modrzynski TOWNSVILLE mother Ahlanna Hayes has no plans to hang up her goggles after being crowned the Townsville City Council's senior sportsperson of the year.
Wed May 15, 2013
Glasgow Commonwealth Games will break the sound barrier
A wall of noise, a festival of sport - for 11 days next year Glasgow will be the centre of the sporting world with a soundtrack of cheers for those chasing gold.
Tue May 14, 2013
Russia Beyond the Headlines
British and Russian secret intelligence to cooperate for Sochi Olympics
Despite a falling out between MI6 and the KGB over Litvinenko in 2006, the special services anticipate cooperation in light of the Boston bombings and the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi.
Mon May 13, 2013
Palo Alto Weekly
Carter doubles her fun at Pac-12 track and field championship
Kori Carter followed her repeat 100-meter hurdles title at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships by running the fourth-fastest 400 hurdles race in Pac-12 history on Sunday at USC's Loker Stadium.
Sun May 12, 2013
St. Marys Star
Lee and baby aim for Rio
Mum's the word: Expectant mum Beki Lee hopes there will be more indigenous athletes in the 2016 Australian Olympic team.
Fri May 10, 2013
Tampa Bay Online
Wrestling: Gaither's Santos taking a different path
There are no official records kept for such things, but it appears Gaither senior Daisy Santos has done what no other girl from Hillsborough County has done.
Thu May 09, 2013
Thomas Bach announces IOC presidential candidacy
FRANKFURT, Germany - Thomas Bach became the first member to declare as a candidate for IOC president on Thursday, saying his long experience in the Olympic movement makes him "well prepared" for one of the most powerful jobs in sports.
Amherst's Michael Hixon: On Board for Olympic success
Michael Hixon receives his bronze medal in 3-meter springboard diving at the Youth Olympics in Singapore.
Tue May 07, 2013
Phillips relishing London return
Phillips, the Queen's grandson and brother of London 2012 team silver medal-winning eventer Zara Phillips, is organising the event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from June 6-9. It will see a welcome return to London of elite outdoor showjumping and is set to attract the world's top riders, including British Olympic team gold medallists Nick ... (more)
Classical musicians call for UK tax breaks similar to those given to foreign sports stars
Orchestra leaders says it is unfair top athletes are exempt from large tax bills on UK earnings to encourage them to compete.
Mon May 06, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
From bricklayer to Badminton champion
Not so long ago, Jonathan Paget was laying bricks on Sydney building sites and trying to learn how to stay on bucking broncos for eight seconds at rodeo school.
Amherst diver Michael Hixon places fifth in Canada Cup
In this file photo, Michael Hixon dives during the one-meter springboard finals at the AT&T National Diving Championships on Aug.
Sixty years after his death, Jim Thorpe's family feuds over body
The tiny hamlet of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, could lose its namesake, an American sports hero whose interment put the town on the map.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Sweet Science
Wladimir #Klitschko Guns For 60 Wins
Should he emerge victorious on EPIX as expected , Big Bad Wlad will further solidify his status as one of the most successful heavyweight crown wearers in the history of the sport.
Wed May 01, 2013
Audley Harrison deserves respect after retirement - Jeff Powell
Like a well-worn jacket that your wife insists you finally throw out, Audley Harrison is taking his leave of us.
Bakersfield Observed: A blog about life, media, politics and people
If Leticia Perez wins the battle to succeed Michael Rubio in the 16th State Senate district, Gov.
Hallie Ephron To Speak In Hartford
Registration will close on Wednesday, May 8, for the 10th annual CAPA-U Professional Development Day on Saturday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hartford Steam Boiler conference facilities, One State St., Hartford.
Audley Harrison retires from boxing
'There are only so many times you can fall before it becomes foolhardy to continue,' Harrison said in a statement.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The latest news from the USOC - April 30
Team USA came out firing, setting an American record in the women's 4x800-meter by 13 seconds at the Penn Relays, held April 24-26 in Philadelphia.