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Calgary voters reject plan to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Ted-Jan Bloemen of Canada celebrates with a national flag February 15 after setting an Olympic record to win the gold medal in the men's 10,000m speed skating at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea, during the 2018 Winter Games. Photo by Andrew Wong/UPI | License Photo Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Residents of Calgary voted Tuesday to [...]

2018-11-14T17:42:37+00:00November 14th, 2018|

NFL cheerleader takes knee during national anthem

San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush has not issued a statement regarding the cheerleader who kneeled during the national anthem on Thursday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader took a knee during the national anthem on Thursday Night Football. The kneeling occurred before [...]

2018-11-02T15:19:00+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

Jimmy Johnson criticizes Jason Garrett for World Series appearance

Jimmy Johnson criticizes Jason Garrett for World Series appearance By The Sports Xchange  (0) Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett on the sideline during play against the Washington Redskins in the second half of play on October 21, 2018 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI | License Photo A former Dallas Cowboys coach took [...]

2018-10-29T14:21:22+00:00October 29th, 2018|

NLCS: Dodgers erupt past Brewers, face Red Sox in World Series

Yasiel Puig (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers hugs Clayton Kershaw after beating the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series at Miller Park on October 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo by Brian Kerseyi/UPI | License Photo Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Yasiel Puig broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in [...]

2018-10-21T14:24:19+00:00October 21st, 2018|

NFL roundup: Chiefs’ Mahomes fires six TD passes

In a game with wild swings and pass-happy quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes threw for 326 yards and six touchdowns Sunday to lead the Kansas City Chiefs past the host Pittsburgh Steelers 42-37. Sep 16, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) [...]

2018-09-17T12:26:04+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Danica Patrick gloats about ‘GOAT’ performance………

By Alex Butler  (3) Former pro racing driver Danica Patrick (L) confirmed that she was dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in January. Photo by Chris Chew/UPI | License Photo Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Danica Patrick was in shock as boyfriend Aaron Rodgerscompleted a dramatic comeback, leading the Green Bay Packers to a win against the Chicago Bears. The former NASCAR [...]

2018-09-11T12:47:24+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Kenya’s Okeyo banned for life for taking……

LONDON (Reuters) - Former senior Kenyan athletics official David Okeyo has been banned from the sport for life and fined $50,000 after being found guilty of diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars of sponsorship payments for his personal use. Okeyo, a former Secretary-General and Vice President of Athletics Kenya (AK) as well as a member [...]

2018-08-30T18:23:59+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Kenya says WADA lab in Nairobi will help curb…….

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Setting up a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in Nairobi is a huge step in the fight against doping in the African country, Kenyan athletics and anti-doping chiefs said on Monday. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), an independent agency of world athletics ruling body IAAF, said on its website that Nairobi will [...]

2018-08-28T01:19:52+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Namibia, Kenya in showdown for World Cup berth

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia assistant coach Jacques Burger is expecting a frenetic spectacle when his side host Kenya in a straight shootout for a place at the 2019 World Cup in Japan in their final Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash in Windhoek on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Former Saracen Jacques Burger of Namibia at Allianz Park, [...]

2018-08-18T12:56:20+00:00August 18th, 2018|

Tickets to North Korea’s Mass Games go sky high !

The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang are held in the Rungnado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang. Photo by Wu Hong/EPA SEOUL, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- North Korea will hold its Mass Games for the first time in five years and the most expensive tickets sold to foreigners are priced at nearly $1,000, according [...]

2018-08-18T12:10:14+00:00August 18th, 2018|