Paul George horror injury exposes fears for international basketball

Seeing George’s accident live, it was impossible not to think about the Louisville guard Kevin Ware, who suffered a similarly horrific injury in front of a big TV audience during the 2013 NCAA tournament. In an Elite Eight game against Duke, Ware broke his leg in what ended up being a Louisville victory on the […]

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: ‘Nothing is set in stone’

World Champions Centre, the Houston-area gym her family runs, is closed, forcing her to come up with workouts that will keep her body engaged for whenever she’s cleared to return to training. She has no plans to try to slip through the back door when no one is looking.

League to fund its pro swimmers through Tokyo Olympics

Bankrolled by Ukrainian businessman Konstantin Grigorishin, the ISL launched last year with four European-based teams and four U.S.-based squads that featured some of the sport’s biggest names in a series of meets in Europe and North America. The championship, won by Energy Standard, was held in Las Vegas.

Vietnam’s multisport athlete masters taekwondo, basketball

At the age of 13, Hung already stood nearly 1.8 meters tall and was playing for the junior volleyball team in his home province of Thanh Hoa. Unfortunately, just one year later the team was dissolved and the leggy teenager was told to choose a new sport.

Samford hires longtime prep basketball coach Bucky McMillan

McMillan led Mountain Brook High School in suburban Birmingham the past 12 seasons, winning his fifth state title in 2019. He took the program to the finals seven times. in the state’s highest classification.

ACCC orders $5m refund for basketball fans angered by poor views and lack of stars

According to the ACCC, TEG Live must now “include prominent disclosures in advertising regarding player participation and seating” for future events. For the next three years, TEG Live must report to the ACCC annually on any advertising which referenced individual players who did not participate in the event.

Basketball fans furious costly seating at USA v Boomers match offered poor views

“Not only did the stars all pull out, not only did TEG not reply to emails asking for a refund or answer the phone, the seats were pitiful and you couldn’t even see the court. I spent the night watching it on the screen,” he posted on Twitter.

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises ‘patriotic’ Colin Kaepernick

“All the promises in the beginning when the country was established is fantastic, but those goals have not been reached yet for a lot of people,” Popovich said. “So you can still be patriotic and understand that there still needs to be criticism and changes and more attention paid to those who do not have […]

Column: Postponing Olympics merely an inconvenience for golf

With so many venues half-filled, men’s golf was a rare sellout for the final round when Justin Rose outlasted Henrik Stenson to win the gold. It was a big moment for Rose, and he gained an even greater appreciation from the reception when he took the medal home to England. The TV ratings in Sweden […]

Track worlds in limbo until new Olympic dates are set

“Absolutely committed that the world championships (are) in Eugene, no question about that,” said Coe, who came under intense criticism when the city was awarded the event because of his ties to sportswear company Nike, which was founded there.