• Reuters12 minutes ago

    Games-Korea's gold medal hopes for Pyeongchang still on ice

    South Korea invested heavily across the winter sports spectrum to boost its medal chances at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics but if the ongoing Winter Asiad is anything to go by, the cut-throat world of short track remains its best hope for gold next year. Since short track speed skating debuted as a

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday, Feb 24

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday: SOCCER Premier League We continue the build-up to the weekend matches in the Premier League. (SOCCER-ENGLAND-TEAM/, expect throughout) Argentine FA looks to seal TV deal, resume championship BUENOS AIRES - The Argentine FA, under FIFA caretakers until a

  • Rio carnival combines colorful political protest
    AFP1 hour ago

    Rio carnival combines colorful political protest

    Rio de Janeiro might be in carnival mode from Friday, but partygoers still want to have their say on hot button issues ranging from corruption to US President Donald Trump's Mexico border wall.

  • Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds
    The Guardian

    Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds

    Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson said ‘we like to think we are a nation that loves sport, but perhaps we are more of a nation who loves watching sport’. Questions over UK Sport’s Olympic strategy are likely to be raised again after a study found that only 7% of respondents said they had been inspired to take

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