Kids News - Sports Articles

A soccer prodigy (wonder)!

Archie Oates was only five years old when he was "discovered" by a soccer talent scout (people who look for kids with exceptional soccer skills).  As a result, Archie who is now six, was invited to train with some of London's most prestigious football clubs, including Chelsea FC, where he now plays once a week.

A champion at 14!

 Last Saturday, Fourteen-year old Mirai Nagasu became the second youngest  woman to win the U.S. Figure Skating Championships held in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Novak Djokovic - the new king (and clown) of the court

The Men's final of the 2008 Australian Open Tennis Tournament ended on Saturday night with some nail-biting action. The game between the 3rd ranked Novak Djokovic , and the 38th ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, was characterized by long rallies and a bitter fight for every point.

Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado

The 12th Annual Winter X Games kicked off in Aspen, Colorado on January 25th. This three-day event, that features snowboarding, extreme Skiing and Snowmobile Racing is filled with thrilling action.

The Fastest Man On No Legs

20-year old Oscar Pistorius is known by many names - some call him "The Fastest Man on no Legs" others "Blade Runner"  - we call him AMAZING!

Oh To Be Able To Fly (And Land) Like A Bird!

Jeb Corliss is a man on a mission - he wants to fly like a bird and land like one too - that is without a parachute.  Why? - because no one has ever done it before and he believes he can.

The Intelligent Soccer Ball!

Was the ball in or not?  Did the referee make a mistake?  A lot of times these are crucial questions asked in soccer matches where the outcome may well depend on a judgment call by a referee. Now this intelligent soccer ball from Adidas promises to take the guessing out of the decision.

Skateboarding Anyone?

Skateboarding is finally getting the respect it deserves. What used to be considered a dangerous and reckless hobby is now being accepted as a mainstream sport. The momentum has become so positive, that there is a strong possibility of skateboarding being included as an official sport in the 2012 Olympics in London.