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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:25:32 EDTChicago clinches its division early, giving fans extra time to fear the presumed inevitable
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:11:51 EDTThe New England Patriots were stripped of their two best weapons, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, and didn't seem to miss a beat.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:39:18 EDTThe former 76ers star, who will be inducted into the basketball Hall of Fame Friday, was a devastating talent on the court and transformative figure off it.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:41:01 EDTSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to stop standing for the National Anthem has touched off a controversy about whether he’s disrespecting the flag, the troops and the country.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:45:08 EDTThe U.S. goalkeeper receives six month ban for trash-talking her opponents after a loss
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:45:43 EDTThe influx of negative attention and tourists has annoyed many of the city's residents, particularly any complaints about the food
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:08:07 EDTIn seeking to defend his Olympic title in the 5,000 meters, Mo Farah won't have to beat any Kenyans. But he will have to beat the betting sharps.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:33:39 EDTGermany scored a brilliant second-half goal, then was gifted another by an anxious Swedish defender, to win the Olympic gold medal final 2-1 Friday evening at Maracanã Stadium.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:38:21 EDTAfter a sluggish start, the U.S. women’s basketball beat France 86-67 to advance to the gold medal game on Saturday.
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:17:49 EDTAmerican Kerri Walsh Jennings’s hopes for a fourth consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball came to an end late Tuesday.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:02:19 EDTFor the third Olympics in a row, the velodrome track belonged to Great Britain, who took six out of 10 possible gold medals.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:49:02 EDTThere are more important basketball stories at the Olympics, but maybe the most interesting one was the saga of the lowest-ranked team with the longest medal odds: Nigeria.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:32:21 EDTThe unsung heroes of the open water swim spend the race floating on a barge, hoping they have enough dexterity with a fishing pole-like gadget to make sure swimmers stay nourished throughout the roughly two-hour event.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:34:58 EDTA tearful Gabby Douglas said Sunday she was confused and hurt by online criticism of her behavior at the Olympic Games.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 21:35:29 EDTWayde van Niekerk of South Africa broke the world record in the 400 meters Sunday night at the Olympic stadium, completing the race in 43.03.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 19:53:23 EDTCanada came into Sunday with 12 medals in swimming, diving, trampoline, track, rowing, cycling and rugby—and every single one of them was won by a female athlete.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:06:58 EDTRussia's top sports official voiced outrage over the last-minute ban of Darya Klishina, the sole Russian track and field athlete who had been allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:22:59 EDTMonica Puig won Puerto Rico’s first ever Olympic gold medal, beating Germany’s Angelique Kerber in women’s singles tennis.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:55:05 EDTRussia’s stay in Rio has not exactly been a smooth one. Competitors have taunted its star swimmer, an official was mugged in Ipanema, and someone twice took down the Russian flag on a synchronized swimmer’s Olympic Village door.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:37:35 EDTChinese swimmer Chen Xinyi failed an in-competition doping test at the Rio Olympics, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday, citing the Chinese Swimming Association.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:13:36 EDTAs the Rio Olympics unfold, a new story is replacing the disappointment: Carmelo Anthony might be the greatest national team player ever.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:09:58 EDTEmbattled Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova made her case for doping offenders like her being able to compete in the Olympics by pointing to Thursday night’s biggest star: Michael Phelps.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:24:59 EDTU.S. judoka Kayla Harrison, who won gold in London in 2012, is looking to repeat in the 78 kg weight class at Rio’s Olympic Park on Thursday.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:34 EDTVirginia Thrasher will seek to become only the second American ever to win two gold medals in shooting at the same Olympic Games.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 22:48:51 EDTFor the second time in four days, a bullet was found in the Olympic Equestrian Center Wednesday morning, which Brazilian officials said came from a military operation in a nearby neighborhood.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 18:03:21 EDTOlympic organizers are racing to pacify a potentially explosive rivalry between host nation Brazil and its southern neighbor Argentina.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:03:26 EDTThe college football superstar who causes a frenzy few professional athletes can match, expects to work out for Major League Baseball teams within the next month.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:22:48 EDTBolt and the rest of the Jamaican track team have been in Rio since July 27 with little to do but practice and sleep.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 13:08:53 EDTAs the Rio Games got underway, a high-profile Italian delegation was busy with its own kind of challenge: convincing the International Olympic Committee that it would be a good idea for Rome to host the 2024 Olympics.
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:40:30 EDTFor athletes and other visitors caught up in the wave, not having access to the mobile game is just one more knock against an Olympics plagued by construction delays, Zika virus worries and polluted water.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:44:18 EDTWhite Sox ace Chris Sale didn't like the team's throwback jersey. As a result, he cut them up in protest.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:57:47 EDTKendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old record while Usain Bolt returns to action in London meet
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:42:52 EDTWhile the NBA moves All-Star Game from Charlotte, the stars of the WNBA experience what’s at risk by speaking up in a time of crisis
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:24:19 EDTThe conference is tinkering with the rules of football in the name of research and player safety.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:20:20 EDTThe injury-plagued Foster's move to the Dolphins, effectively completes a running back swap between Houston and Miami.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 17:17:41 EDTHenrik Stenson shot an 8-under 63 in the final round of the British Open to claim the Claret Jug.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:31:45 EDTBrock Lesnar made his return to MMA and overpowered his competition, signalling his return to the scene and re-establishing himself as singular, generational anomaly.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:53:26 EDTIt’s unsettled what Wade's departure means for Miami—the franchise with whom he will be synonymous long after he’s retired.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:36:32 EDTIslanders were central figures as they acquire Ladd and Chimera and lose Okposo and Nielsen
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:40:09 EDTWith most in agreement that Brazil pulled off a great World Cup, tourism officials have announced that a total of one million foreign visitors visited the country for the month-long event.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:07:25 EDTBrazil placed fourth in the World Cup, but the latest data from Facebook shows it was a clear number one in terms of activity for the social networking site.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:19:43 EDTDespite the warm sentiment for this German team, the World Cup was not without its losers. Lionel Messi won the tournament's top prize as its best player, but still suffered doubts that he'd ever live up to national hero Diego Maradona after falling short in the final.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:19:30 EDTGermany defeated Argentina 1-0 in a match that ran into extra time. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:44:30 EDTA spoof video doing the rounds shows a North Korean news broadcast saying that the national team has made it to the World Cup final in Brazil, thrashing Japan, China and and the U.S. in the process.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:59:45 EDTRIO DE JANEIRO--Brazil's national soccer team lost more than a couple of matches following its blow-out loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals and subsequent thumping by the Dutch in the consolation game.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:50:00 EDTSÃO PAULO--In the days since Brazil's humiliating World Cup smack-down by Germany, some politicians, players and others have called for a re-boot of Brazilian soccer.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:43:34 EDTWe Brazilians love the World Cup. But there is one - and only one - possibility of happiness at the end of any tournament: A Brazilian team captain raising the golden trophy.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:18:52 EDTBrazil have a sweet benefit of being the host team – getting to choose their round of 16 opponent.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:37:36 EDTIn vans, taxis and trailers, thousands of Argentines caravanned to Rio de Janeiro for their country's opening match in the World Cup against Bosnia and Herzegovina Sunday.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:12:05 EDTMinute-by-minute analysis of the 2014 World Cup Group B game between Spain and the Netherlands.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:22:18 EDTThe Journal provides minute-by-minute analysis of the 2014 World Cup Group A game between Mexico and Cameroon, won by Mexico 1-0.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:59:09 EDTSpain is reportedly the country offering players the biggest bonus to win the World Cup.
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:15:34 EDTSan Francisco pulls off another unlikely comeback to catapult themselves into the World Series. Plus: Cutler answers questions about his toughness in Chicago; and more.
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:03:45 EDTOussama Mellouli, one of the best American-trained swimmers never to swim for the U.S., won a gold medal for Tunisia in the men's Olympic 10-kilometer open-water swim.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:54:38 EDTA photography gallery set about collecting portraits of Londoners from all 204 Olympic countries. With the Olympics coming to a close, six nations are still missing.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 10:57:47 EDTU.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas shared an insight of life inside the athletes' village. It turns out it's a lot like high school.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 17:43:43 EDTJust when America's 30-count aquatic-medal haul at the London 2012 Olympics seemed it would stand -- all pool-swimming events ended last Saturday -- the U.S.'s Haley Anderson took second in the 10-kilometer open-water marathon.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 06:04:23 EDTNearly two decades after Czechoslovakia dissolved into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the countries are united again in London.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:17:00 EDTOn the final day of track cycling competition, Great Britain continued its dominance in the velodrome. See the latest roundup in the social-media sphere.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:35:54 EDTKobe Bryant has more fans on Facebook than any other Olympian. So who's actually the author of his Facebook page? It's not a mystery: Kobe writes it himself.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:40:46 EDTThe Olympic spotlight shifted Monday to the U.S. women's soccer team, which advanced to the gold-medal game with a dramatic win over Canada. Plus: Are you more ready than referees for some football?
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:55:22 EDTDay 11 of the Olympics got off to a bang for the host country when British brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee finished first and third in the men's triathlon.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 14:29:41 EDTOlympic athletes have danced everywhere from the track to Wimbledon's Centre Court. The British distance runner Mo Farah even demonstrated his own disco: The Mobot.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 10:12:39 EDTIf you plan to cause trouble at an Olympic venue, be careful who you sit near.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:24:26 EDTAs a keen amateur cyclist, you're brimming with enthusiasm after the Olympic cycling races. If only you could get hold of one of those bikes the pro riders have. Well, actually, you can.
Sun, 05 Aug 2012 10:19:03 EDTSaturday's surge by British athletes and a relative lack of off-field drama left London's Olympic organizers smiling Sunday.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:34:04 EDTBetween his new gold medal and recent Tour de France victory, cyclist Bradley Wiggins even has the U.K. prime minister talking about his facial hair.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 09:24:33 EDTThe badminton scandal rocking London raises a big question: When is it ethical to take advantage of Olympic rules in your favor? Plus: a rise and fall among U.S. gymnasts; why we watch the games; and more.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:48:22 EDTTake part in the London Olympics from anywhere in the world by sharing your photos with The Wall Street Journal on Twitter and Instagram.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 07:31:13 EDTVideo: U.S. Olympic contender John Orozco gives reporter Stu Woo a first-hand look at just how hard gymnastics can be on a tour through the all-around events.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 07:31:54 EDTVideo: Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee gives a Journal reporter a lesson in the long jump and offers a tip about smiling.
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:32:00 EDTVideo: To get a taste of Olympic-level team handball, a Journal reporter visits the New York City Team Handball Club and gets a lesson in humility.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 07:32:37 EDTVideo: The subject of the song "Hey There Delilah" shows a Journal reporter how to survive one of the most unusual events of the Summer Olympics.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 07:33:56 EDTFollowing the lead of George Plimpton, a Journal reporter takes a lesson in shot put from three-time world champion and two-time Olympic medalist John Godina.
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:16:02 EDTWhat should the repercussions be for Metta World Peace's hard foul? Plus: A perfect game no one saw coming; a Formula One race happens amidst the chaos in Bahrain.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:19:51 EDTMight the coaching legend known as the Big Tuna save the Saints with Sean Payton benched for the year? Plus: The Knicks ponder life without Amar'e; no Olympics for U.S. soccer; and more.
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:30:22 EDTWhat's next for Denver's new quarterback with the $96 million neck? Plus: Messi's hat trick blows the minds of every soccer fan everywhere; Hines Ward finishes as a Steeler; and more.
Thu, 08 Mar 2012 09:52:30 ESTRegardless of his recent neck surgery, the newly released quarterbacking legend won't lack for suitors. Who has the best shot at landing him? Plus: The first Cactus League look at Yu Darvish; Messi tops himself with five goals; and more.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:36:01 ESTA wild night at the delayed Daytona 500 that saddled a thin line between fun and dangerous. Plus: Beer and baseball no longer mix in the Boston clubhouse; Lady Gaga gets where Billy Beane is coming from; and more.
Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:25:35 ESTThe upstart Knicks star also fires up opponents gunning to show who's better. Plus: The return of Manny; the farewell of Wakefield; and more.
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:02:31 ESTA fond farewell to the catcher known as "The Kid." Plus: Seattle makes a play to bring back the NBA and bring in the NHL; the most bizarre home run celebration prepares its debut in Miami; and more.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:39:45 ESTThe Big Ten changes its tune as conference eye yet more television money. Plus: Memphis, the latest athletic department to redefine itself as eastern; the singular career of Ricky Williams; and more.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 19:18:44 ESTThe Count: Kobe Bryant's scoring almost as well as ever, and much better than fans might realize as he continues to climb the NBA's career scoring list.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 12:37:55 ESTMeet Jeremy Lin, the undrafted Harvard point guard suddenly setting the league on fire for the Knicks. Plus: Reaction to Contador having his Tour de France title stripped; is the classic Mizzou-Kansas hoops rivalry ending?
Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:47:59 ESTReaction to the Bruins' goalie decision to skip the traditional champions' White House visit. Plus: Boeheim passes Rupp in all-time wins; vintage Federer at the Australian Open; and more.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 05:25:01 EDTProof that Rory McIlroy is the games newest superstar is evident in his start time here of 9.09am. Thats the time Tiger Woods was drawn to tee off in every British Open since 2006.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 05:13:04 EDTBetween the cavernous traps, the treacherous bounces and fairways as hard as asphalt, this is a tournament where calamity lurks at every hole.
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:29:20 EDTFirst he dominated the U.S. Open, now the young golf star is dominating the talk ahead of the British Open. Plus: Milwaukee makes the first pre-deadline move by snaring K-Rod; Japan, still, hurting, falls for women's soccer; and more.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:05:50 EDTBaseball's Midsummer Classic becomes a chore for some of its best players. Plus: How Wily Mo Pena could make the All-Star break better; what if Ohio State had to forfeit its football revenue, too?; and more.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 18:24:40 EDTThe Count: The Wimbledon finalist did what Roger Federer couldn't against big-serving Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Win enough return points, and use them wisely.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 16:49:18 EDTComing this Sunday: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the Grand Slam finale weve all been waiting for.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 16:50:05 EDTA semifinal victory at Wimbledon means Novak Djokovic will become the world's top-ranked man no matter what happens the rest of the week.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:33:57 EDTThe Count: The defending Wimbledon champ has had a very strong year but isn't as dominant in 7-5 sets as he once was, suggesting he is faltering in the clutch.
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 06:28:56 EDTThe Count: A sports-stats analyst devises a new ranking system that finds Federer is best and del Potro is far better than his No. 90 ranking suggests.
Thu, 08 Jul 2010 17:54:32 EDTThe Count: How Spain and the Netherlands succeed by controlling possession and outshooting opponents, often a reliable World Cup formula.
Wed, 07 Jul 2010 21:50:44 EDTThe Count: A look at World Cup history shows how static the set of finalists has been in recent decades -- stability shaken up by Spain's first final.
Sat, 03 Jul 2010 13:09:54 EDTThe Count: The rule violation got the Uruguay striker sent off but rescued his team from elimination at the World Cup.