Sports

Curler Alexander Krushelnitsky faces allegations of doping.Image: Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-02-19 04:42:12 UTC It’s hardly the most physically demanding of sports, but a Russian curling athlete has left the Winter Olympics under suspicion of doping. Alexander Krushelnitsky, who won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles…

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Support for your countrymen comes automatically in sports, but perhaps not for American tennis player Tennys Sandgren.Image: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-01-24 05:52:08 UTC Everyone loves an underdog, but the fast-rising Tennys Sandgren is proving to be quite polarising. The once-unknown Tennessean is the first American male tennis player…

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Football fandom is a helluva thing. Philadelphia officials are so concerned over the possibility of rioting on Sunday night, after the city’s Eagles face off against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game, that they’re resorting to extreme measures: Crews are greasing up light poles to stop people from…

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Disclaimer: Parle Innovation and the eyeQ were part of ReadWrite Labs, ReadWrite’s IoT accelerator. I also act as an informal adviser for the company. Since the first sporting events were broadcast on radio in 1921, technology has continually changed the way fans experience games. Now, a personal smartphone accessory may significantly enhance…

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Last year’s debut of the AFLW, the women’s iteration of Australia’s national Australian rules football league, was a huge breakthrough for the country’s male-dominated sporting landscape. But another barrier could be broken in the case of 27-year-old transgender woman Hannah Mouncey, who on Friday announced her intention enter the 2018…

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