Stories about Sport from August, 2017
Russia's Blind Footballers Overcome Underfunding and Doping Scrutiny to Become European Champions
The victory comes a year after the team was disqualified from the Paralympic Games due to the ban levied as part of the wider doping scandal.
Blaming Social Media Comments, a Russian Tycoon Announces He's Done With Macedonian Sports
"All over the world fans insult and badmouth club presidents, yet no president has left a club because of that."
Men’s Relay Team Gives Trinidad & Tobago an Early Independence Day Gift With Historic IAAF Win
Trinidad and Tobago's 2017 IAAF 4x400 relay team made history by winning the country's first ever gold in that event -- and mustered up some regional love into the bargain!
Firing His Last Bolt — Jamaica's Superstar Sprinter Comes In Third To An Old, Unloved Rival In His Final Race
"His bronze medal proves his humanity [...] It is highly unlikely that those of us living now will ever see the likes of him again."
As an Economic Crisis Grips Turkmenistan, the President Sings and Bikes
"The country is in big trouble, people are hungry and cold, and there is no economy, no production..."