SALT LAKE CITY — A teen accused of punching a Mexican-born football referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill also said he will seek to try the teen as an adult in the death [...]
The Japanese Olympic Committee says it will launch an investigation into the alleged abuse of elite female judo competitors by former national coach Ryuji Sonoda.
By Beth Celis
A recent on-court incident involving a D-League coach transported me back to the days of a bygone era when people got overly passionate about the game of basketball and would resort to violence.
At least 74 people were killed on Wednesday in fan violence after a football match in the Egyptian city of Port Said, in what FIFA called a “black day for football.”
By Philip C. Tubeza
While millions of Filipinos will be glued to their TV sets on Sunday to watch international boxing icon Manny Pacquiao slug it out with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, a Catholic prelate reminded the faithful on Saturday that the live telecast of the fight indirectly promotes violence.
Whether it’s tussling for the ball, a crafty kick under the water or even outright punching and wrestling, water polo is a sport where even the girls are not blameless when it comes to playing dirty.
BARCELONA, Spain—Street parties in Barcelona celebrating the victory of the city’s soccer team in the Champions League final turned violent early Sunday and at least 11 people were hospitalized, according to local media reports. Police said more than 80 people were arrested after revelers attacked officers with bottles, flares and other objects, and destroyed park [...]