| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:12 AM
LONDON, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Haile Gebrselassie will be lead pacemaker for the elite men's race at the London Marathon, organisers announced on Monday.
Ethiopian Gebrselassie, a multiple Olympic and world champion over 10,000 metres as well as a former...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:20 AM
MOSCOW — Running on a taped and tender right foot, Usain Bolt coasted into the 200-meter final and set himself up for a second gold medal at the world championships.
With only two assured qualification spots from his heat, the 100-meter champion...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:25 PM
When the Summer Olympics began with the staid Queen of England taking part in a James Bond skit filmed for the best opening ceremony ever, you knew the biggest event on the global sports calendar had a chance to be a celebration of both winning and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 11:42 AM
South African police opened fire Thursday on striking mine workers at a Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine northwest of Johannesburg, killing at least seven protesters, according to media reports....
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:04 AM
From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:26 AM
LONDON -- Britain's Andy Murray gained revenge for his Wimbledon singles defeat to Roger Federer by demolishing the world No. 1 to claim Olympic gold for Team GB.
The Scot brushed aside the 16-time Grand Slam winner from Switzerland in straight sets,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:03 PM
LONDON — Just married to a lovely Scottish lass and finishing up graduate school at Northwestern, I sent resumes to 20 British newspapers hoping one soft-hearted sports editor might employ me so my new wife could stay on that side of the Atlantic....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The 2012 American Legion Baseball State A Tournament is in the books. Good thing, the five-day, double-elimination, eight-team event at Fossum Field in Aberdeen produced so many numbers that we were running out of space: 467: Games played this season...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 1:20 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games.
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Michael Phelps bows out with a record medal haul
With a lop-sided smile of...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:49 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - London bade a flamboyant and madcap farewell to the Olympic Games with a romp through British pop and fashion, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action that ended with America topping the sporting world with 46 gold...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:06 AM
For What it’s Worth---February 27 -- How ecstatic are parents across the region that school is back in session, probably just a few more than the kids who’re going back… although I do have one child who’s tired of shoveling snow....
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games.
Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...