Tom Brady hints at retirement as Gisele Bündchen says she has ‘concerns’ about him playing

Brady, now 45 years old, has had a tumultuous offseason, retiring in February only to later reverse that decision. In the midst of August’s training camp, Brady took an 11-day leave of absence to “deal with personal things,” according to his head coach Todd Bowles. Last week, Brady said: “As you get older, life changes … Read more

Injured Little Leaguer’s CAT scan results come back ‘normal’ after he fell and hit his head a second time

Oliverson hit his head going to the bathroom unaccompanied on Saturday night, having initially injured himself last Monday by falling out of a bunk bed at the Little League World Series (LLWS) dormitories in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Oliverson, whose nickname is ‘Tank,’ is being treated at Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania. The post … Read more

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua rematch: Can British boxer recover from being dominated in first fight?

Usyk outclassed Joshua in September last year in their first bout, beating the British boxer via a unanimous decision and claiming Joshua’s WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles. Joshua’s camp soon after activated the contracted rematch clause, meaning the pair will once again take center stage in heavyweight boxing’s latest showpiece event. Despite … Read more

Olympic medalist Dina Asher-Smith calls for more research into how periods affect athletic performance

“People don’t always talk about it either because you see girls that have been so consistent and there is a random dip,” Asher-Smith told BBC Sport. “Behind the scenes, they have been really struggling, but outwards everybody else is saying, ‘What’s that? That’s random,’ so it could just do with more funding. “I feel like … Read more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers ‘not concerned’ by Tom Brady’s continued absence from the team

Last week, it was announced that the 45-year-old quarterback would take some time away to “deal with personal things” and would not be back until after the team’s second preseason game against the Tennessee Titans on August 20. “We’ll see. We’ll talk about it next week. I’m not concerned about it right now,” Bowles told … Read more

‘You’ve got to be good at crashing’: How two mountain bikers produced a stunning feat of skill

The pair recently collaborated to produce ‘Parallel II,’ a video which has totaled more than 400,000 views on Red Bull Bike’s official YouTube channel. It’s a second take on a previous video from three years ago which now involves a camera fixed to a motorbike filming the duo as they ride mountain bikes down intertwining … Read more

He went viral for playing defense against LeBron James in a pro-am game. But Dion Wright says he was never scared

So when he turned up to play at the Drew League — an annual summer pro-am league in California — in July for the first time since 2011, people turned out in droves. Appearing alongside five-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan for the MMV Cheaters, James put up 42 points, 16 rebounds and four steals as the … Read more

Sprinter Ricardo dos Santos ‘not surprised’ to be pulled over by London police for second time

Ricardo dos Santos, a Portuguese sprinter, was pulled over early on Sunday morning while driving in Britain’s capital. Dos Santos had previously been stopped and searched by the same police service alongside his partner and child in July 2020. In a series of tweets, dos Santos posted dashcam footage from his car of Sunday’s incident … Read more

David Popovici, 17, breaks 100m freestyle world record at European championships

The 17-year-old broke the previous record, set by Brazilian Cesar Cielo in 2009, by 0.05 seconds as he took gold ahead of Hungary’s Kristof Milak and Italy’s Alessandro Miressi. Popovici, who was crowned world champion in the 100m and 200m freestyle earlier this year, becomes the youngest world record holder in the 100m freestyle event. … Read more

Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended for 80 games

Tatis’ suspension, which MLB announced Friday evening, puts him out for the rest of the season and the first 32 games next year. “We were surprised and extremely disappointed to learn today that Fernando Tatis Jr. tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Prevention and Treatment Program and subsequently … Read more