The annual Irish Bog Snorkeling Championships requires competitors to swim the 60m length of a peat bog on International Bog Day in Dungannon, Northern Ireland.
Glasgow, Scotland is hosting the Commonwealth Games with sports ranging from badminton to wrestling. Rhythmic gymnastics which uses a hoop, ball, rope, and clubs as well as flexibility, artistry, and strength of the athlete is one of the sports competed at the Commonwealth Games. The Individual All-Around Final finished today with Canada’s Patricia Bezzoubenko winning the competition.
Our latest installment of the Howard County Times’ series, Sports Breakdown features River Hill soccer goalie Tomas Potts, who brought along some of his teammates and county rivals to teach how to defend against breakaways. Then, he and sports editor Brent Kennedy defend the goal in a breakaway shootout.
2014 Tour de France – Stage 11 – Tony Gallopin of France wins the stage after breakaway, Andrew Talansky suffers off the back
Stage 11 – Tony Gallopin of France beats the peloton to the line after solo breakaway; suffering from earlier crashes, American Andrew Talansky struggles to beat the time cutoff.
Argentina’s fans clashed with riot police after Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final on July 13, 2014.
Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 in extra time for the world championship.
World Cup host Brazil entered the third-place game against the Netherlands hoping for redemption after an embarrassing loss to Germany. That, unfortunately, was not the case as they failed to score in front of the home crowd, losing 3-0.
Argentina defeated Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks after a scoreless 120 minutes in their quarter final game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Argentina will face Germany on Sunday in the championship game.
With the return of summer also comes the return of the Howard County Times’ video series ‘Sports Breakdown,’ where athletes from across the county teach our reporters and editors how to do what they do best.
Our first installment this year brings together rivals Tori Diggs, of Oakland Mills High, and Rachel Lazris, of Wilde Lake High, who teach girls basketball beat reporter Matt Owings how to sink three-point shots.