Violence in sports
Violence in sports refers to physical acts committed in contact sports such as American football, ice hockey, rugby football, lacrosse, soccer, boxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling, and water polo be...
Al Qaeda Leader Warns Of 'Gravest Consequences' If Boston Bomber Executed
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has warned the United States of the "gravest consequences" if Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev or any other Muslim prisoner is executed.
Turkish Wheelchair Basketball Fans Brawl At German Game With Knives And Bats
A brawl at a wheelchair basketball match in Germany between rival Turkish supporters leaves seven fans needing treatment in hospital.
Jury reaches sentencing decision in Boston Marathon bomber case, Death Penalty
Tsarnaev was previously convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 others with homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013.
Boston Bombing Trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts; Faces Death
The jury in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has reached a verdict. The trial began March 4 and included weeks of graphic testimony that dragged the city through painful ...
Blood sports
Hare coursing sadly remains a legal blood sport in Ireland. Hares are netted from the wild and forced to run for their lives in front of muzzled greyhounds. ...
Gladiator
it's a real size coliseum recreation with more than 6000seats for a show about roman antic games it's incredible lions horses cars races and gladiators fight...
Fighting in ice hockey
Fighting in ice hockey is an established tradition of the sport in North America, with a long history involving many levels of amateur and professional play and including some notable individual fight...
Eye-gouging (rugby union)
Eye-gouging is a serious offence in rugby union where a player uses hands or fingers to inflict pain in an opponent's eyes. The game's laws refer to it as "contact with eyes or the eye area of an oppo...
Blood sports
Bloodsport or blood sport is a category of sports or entertainment that causes bloodshed. It is defined by Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary as "a sport or contest (as hunting or cockfighting) ...
Munich massacre
The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, on eleven Israeli Olympic team members, who were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German pol...
Sports riots
Sports riots are riots that occur during or after sporting events. Most riots are known to occur after the event is done, but some have been during the game (see football hooliganism).
The followi...
Al Qaeda Leader Warns Of 'Gravest Consequences' If Boston Bomber Executed
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has warned the United States of the "gravest consequences" if Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev or any other Muslim prisoner is executed.
Bait (dogs)
Dog baiting is setting game dogs against a chained or confined animal for sport. The dogs bite and tear to subdue the opposing animal by incapacitating or killing it. Baiting is a blood sport used f...
Marco Materazzi
Marco Materazzi ([ˈmarko mateˈratt͡si], Ufficiale OMRI; born 19 August 1973) is an Italian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for and manages Indian Super League club Chennaiyin.At the be...
Gladiator
A gladiator (Latin: gladiator, "swordsman", from gladius, "sword") was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire in violent confrontations with other glad...
Ángel Matos
Ángel Valodia Matos Fuentes (born December 24, 1976 in Holguín) is a former Cuban taekwondo athlete. He received a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and added another at the 2007 Pan A...
Tonya Harding
Tonya Maxene Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships...
Kehat Shorr
Kehat Shorr (February 21, 1919 – September 6, 1972) was the shooting coach for the 1972 Israeli Olympic team. He was one of the 11 members of Israel's Olympic team killed in the Munich massacre.
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Metta World Peace
Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest, Jr. on November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian League. He was known a...
99 call
In rugby union, the "99" call was a policy of simultaneous retaliation by the Lions during their 1974 tour to South Africa. The tour was marred by on-pitch violence, which the match officials did litt...