“The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today affirmed a decision to bar Russian track and field athletes from this summer’s Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, but also opened a door to allowing individual athletes to compete as part of the Russian national team if they are shown not to have engaged in doping.
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The legendary MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter Kimbo Slice has died at the tender age of just 42. He suffered heart failure, which is rare in someone so young.
Manchester United’s final home game of the season was abandoned before it even kicked off after a “bomb” was found in one of the toilet blocks.
This video shows fans’ reactions to the bomb scare, and subsequent evacuation, as they left the stadium not quite sure what was happening.
Downhill mountain biking is an insane sport. I can’t help but be impressed by these cyclists speeding down the side of a mountain (or tree-lined hillside) in record times.
However, as impressive as the sport is, it’s even more impressive when one of the competitors loses his chain at the start of the course. That’s game over, surely…
“Eddie Izzard has completed 27 marathons in as many days for Sport Relief. But can his body recover from such a feat, ask Robert Spencer and Justin Parkinson.
“Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova on Monday announced that she has failed a drug test at the Australian Open because she tested positive for meldonium, a little-known drug that was banned on Jan. 1.
As you’re probably aware by now, Storm Jonas recently dumped a lot of snow on the East Coast of America. New York was badly hit, but some people coped with the weather better than others.
Ronda Rousey, female MMA fighter and renowned badass, has lost her bantamweight belt to Holly Holm. The latter knocked the former out with a spectacular roundhouse kick to the head.
Ouch, that’s got to hurt, especially the way Rousey landed on the ground, hitting her head on the canvas as she went down.
Two friends argue over who is going to get to eat the last slice of pizza. Battle lines are drawn, the big guns (neither of which are guns) come out, and chaos ensues.
Almost immediately after the Liverpool versus Everton game had ended, Liverpool Football Club sacked their manager Brendan Rodgers.
Rodgers had been manager at the club for more than three years, and yet they let him go, without any hesitation, after his side drew against arch-rivals Everton.