8 hrs ago
Media Advisory: Be Part of the CHEO Teddy Bears' Picnic at Rideau Hall
The day will kick off at 8 a.m. with a celebrity pancake breakfast followed by an opening ceremony.
13 hrs ago
Will Hong Myung-bo take national soccer team coach?
Will Hong Myung-bo take national soccer team coach? . JUNE 20, 2013 03:06. . Late last month, Hong Myung-bo, 44, Korea's former Olympic team coach, headed to the U.S. upon completing training under Guus Hiddink, 67, former Korean national team coach and incumbent coach of FC Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia.
17 hrs ago
State Games XXXI bring Olympic-style competiton to Alabama, with 100 sporting events across area
After an Opening Ceremonies celebration Friday night at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center to kick things off, the ASF Foundation's State Games XXXI will involve athletes in 100 different sporting events at 24 different venues across the metro area.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Boxing Championships to Bring In Millions of Dollars to Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. Mobile is getting ready to host another big sporting event that could have a $2 million economic impact.
Minnesota steeplechaser Cheever aims for spot in world championships
Jamie Cheever was going so quickly that her father, standing beside the track that April day, giving her splits during the 3,000-meter steeplechase, wanted to be sure she knew the pace.
Brazilian president: Protesters 'being heard'
Sao Paulo is the scene of another night of protests in Brazil, with demonstrators calling for a government more responsive to Brazilians' needs.
Brazil seeks to take advantage of desperate Mexico
Brazil's Neymar controls a ball during a training session in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
The Star Online
Pearce loses England U-21 job after European failure
England's early exit from the Under-21 European Championship has cost Stuart Pearce his job as manager, with the Football Association saying on Tuesday they would not renew his contract.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Russia's Gay Bill Won't Impact LGBT Olympians: Olympic Committee
Canada's Olivier Jean , New Zealand's Blake Skjellerup , Xianwei Liu of China and Russia's Ruslan Zakharov compete in a men's 1,500m short-track qualifying heat at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympics on February 13, 2010.
Marc Narducci: Eastern's Tiernan named top girls' athlete
Jamie McGroarty, Eastern girls' soccer and softball coach, had a unique perspective on the athletic career of Madison Tiernan.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Russell: Making the Father's Day connection
CBC Sports Weekend host Scott Russell, left, got into skiing largely because of his father's influence.
The 2014 World Cup: A Tool for Greater Social Inclusion in Brazil
In the next five years, Brazil will host two of the biggest events in the world: the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016, as well as the Paralympics.
Russell: Brazil is where soccer is sacred
Brazil is hosting the FIFA Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup and is a country where soccer is part of the cultural fabric.
Soccer stars haunted by 'Brazil's Hiroshima'
Moacyr Barbosa Nascimento's life was forever changed after the 1950 World Cup. With Brazil needing just a draw against Uruguay in its final game to lift the trophy for the first time, the team lost 2-1 and he was blamed for the second goal.
Local riders getting their start at Chula Vista BMX development track
Among those watching the 2013 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships May 18 at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center was 11-year-old Josiah Schenk.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Wall Street Journal
The Cyclist Who Beat Diabetes: Jade Wilcoxson
Jade Wilcoxson won the USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships last month, nine years after being diagnosed as a pre-diabetic.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Soccer-star Scott named ambassador for charity
Soccer Olympian and bronze medalist Desiree Scott is welcomed home at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.
Spain hopes new anti-doping law will help Olympic bid
Spain brought itself into line with international guidelines when its parliament approved a new anti-doping law on Thursday, saying it would boost Madrid's chances of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games.
The Best Spectator Sport You Never Heard Of
Non-stop action, high scoring, no time outs and games that last just 15 minutes - what's not to like? The International Olympic Committee hardly tops any list of the most sensible organizations, but when it comes to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, they did one thing right, and in a big way - they added Rugby Sevens.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Mexico hopes to match Olympic gold medal at Confederations Cup
Javier Hernandez of Mexico battles for the ball near goalkeeper Keylor Navas of Costa Rica during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City June 11, 2013.