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Heart monitors for footballers will be investigated

The world body that governs the rules of football has agreed to investigate the possibility of allowing players to wear heart monitors during games....

Openly gay Australian gymnast Ji Wallace Joins TEAM TO END AIDS

Los Angeles, Calif.  – Olympic silver medalist Ji Wallace has joined TEAM TO END AIDS (T2), an endurance training program benefiting AIDS Project Los...

US-born sprinter wins bronze for Israel at EU championships

Donald Sanford finishes 400 meter dash in 45.27 seconds, winning Israel its 3rd medal in competition’s history Israeli-American athlete Donald Sanford made some Israeli history...

NCAA pulling events out of North Carolina

The NCAA is pulling out of North Carolina over the state's law requiring people to use the bathroom of their birth gender. Critics say the...

Ken Norton, heavyweight boxing legend, dies at 70

Former US heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali, has died at the age of 70, his son says. Norton, who had been...

Prince Ali Formally Submits Candidature for FIFA Presidency

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan has announced his candidacy for the upcoming FIFA presidential election, vying to become the head of the embattled...

Former NFL Player Reveals He’s Gay

"If you're a gay kid, and you hear someone you love say 'fag'," former New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Ryan...

Protests Dampen World Cup Fever in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 6 2014 (IPS) - It seemed like “a good deal” at the time, but then things changed. That description of...

Months After Coming Out, NBA’s Collins Still Unsigned

When veteran NBA center Jason Collins came out of the closet in the April 29 issue of Sports Illustrated, there was an immediate, public...

Boxers Mayweather, Pacquiao Top Forbes Best Paid Celebrity List

NEW YORK— Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topped Forbes list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities on Monday, on the heels of their lucrative...