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Rugby 15 Mar 2018 | 9:53 PM

Rugby - Polledri to make international bow for Italy against Scots

(Reuters) - Gloucester loose-forward Jake Polledri will make his Italy debut against Scotland at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday as they seek to arrest a run of 16 straight losses in the competition.

Other Sport 24 Feb 2018 | 1:12 AM

Curling - Uiseong celebrate more Garlic Girls' success

UISEONG, South Korea (Reuters) - At a high school in Uiseong, South Korea's new capital of curling, more than 300 hundred fans gathered around the big screen to watch their beloved 'Garlic Girls' edge one step closer to an Olympic triumph with a place in the final.

Other Sport 13 Feb 2018 | 4:54 PM

Snowboarding - 'Hangry' Kim rides expectations to gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Shortly after throwing down her first run in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe final on Tuesday, Korean-American Chloe Kim posted a typical teenage Tweet.

Other Sport 13 Feb 2018 | 1:47 PM

Snowboarding - Father's sacrifice pays off as Kim claims gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Chloe Kim became the youngest female snowboarder to win an Olympic gold medal as she dominated the women's halfpipe on Tuesday, yet if it was not for her father's sacrifice when she was seven it could have been a whole different story.

Other Sport 10 Jan 2018 | 9:32 PM

Olympics - Father’s sacrifice helps Kim become snowboard star

LONDON (Reuters) - Chloe Kim has the chance to become the youngest female snowboarder to win Olympic gold when the 2018 Pyeongchang Games kick off in South Korea next month and the American teen says she owes much of her success to her dedicated dad.

Rugby 09 Nov 2017 | 11:55 PM

Marfo set for debut as Scotland ring the changes

(Reuters) - Scotland named uncapped Darryl Marfo in the starting lineup as well as Jamie Bhatti, Chris Harris and George Turner on the bench to play Samoa at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Rugby 21 Oct 2017 | 7:47 AM

Hardie suspended from Scotland, club duties

(Reuters) - Scotland and Edinburgh loose forward John Hardie has been suspended from playing for both club and country pending an investigation, the Scottish Rugby Union has said.

Other Sport 27 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Wendy dedicates her first individual gold to her grandma

WENDY Ng Yan Yee (pic) has dedicated her breakthrough individual SEA Games gold to her 98-year-old grandmother Eu Chaw.

Other Sport 20 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia’s Ev wants another shot at champ ‘Landslide’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Ev Ting is baying for a rematch against ONE Championship lightweight defending champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang in Kuala Lum­pur.

Athletics 17 Aug 2017 | 2:12 AM

South Africa's Pistorius allowed out of prison for grandmother's funeral

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic gold medallist serving a six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend, was allowed out of prison on Wednesday to attend his maternal grandmother's funeral, correctional services said on Wednesday.