The Weekly Takedown: Chael Sonnen Talks Eagle FC Return, Cain Velasquez Controversy

Published by Sports Illustrated By Justin Barrasso Plus news and notes on Kayla Harrison, Colby Covington, and Stipe Miocic, and best picks for this weekend’s slate of fights. View the original article to see embedded media. Welcome to The Weekly Takedown, Sports Illustrated’s in-depth look at MMA. Every Thursday, this column will offer insight and […]

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What Country Pays Their Olympic Athletes the Most for Winning Medals?

Published by InsideHook By Evan Bleier In addition to leaving the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games with Singapore’s first-ever gold medal after setting a new Olympic record in the men’s 100-meter butterfly with a time of 50.39 seconds, swimmer Joseph Schooling came home with nearly one million dollars. Singapore, which had only won two […]

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Olympics-Chinese tennis player Peng denies making accusation of sexual assault

Published by Reuters (Refiles to fix typo in byline) By Dominique Patton and Natalie Thomas BEIJING (Reuters) -Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has denied she ever accused anyone of sexual assault, adding that she herself had deleted her social media post in November that had appeared to make such a claim. The well-being of Peng, […]

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