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  • Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman

    Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman

    Reuters
    Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner said on Friday that he identifies as a woman, becoming the most high-profile American to come out as transgender. The 65-year-old Jenner made the declaration in a wide-ranging interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon that gave him the unofficial title of "World's Greatest Athlete." At the outset of the taped interview, …

  • Defiant Pellegrini defends City's progress in season to forget

    Defiant Pellegrini defends City's progress in season to forget

    AFP News
    Defiant Pellegrini defends City's progress in season to forget

    Manuel Pellegrini insists Manchester City are still heading in the right direction under his leadership despite surrendering the Premier League title without a fight. Pellegrini's side have limply allowed the English crown to slip from their grasp after falling 12 points behind leaders Chelsea with only five games remaining. City also struggled once again in the Champions League, barely making it out of the group stages before bowing out in tame fashion against Barcelona. After slumping down …

  • Young calls for rousing finish from Man United

    Young calls for rousing finish from Man United

    AFP News
    Young calls for rousing finish from Man United

    Ashley Young says Manchester United will aim to secure second spot in the Premier League with five "cup final" displays in their remaining fixtures. United are a point behind second-placed Arsenal, who have played one match fewer, but Young is confident Louis van Gaal's third placed side can overtake the Gunners and finish as runners-up behind likely champions Chelsea. "Everybody is confident in the team that we can finish as high as we can," Young said ahead of United's trip to Everton on …

  • Arsenal aim to redraw lines of Chelsea rivalry

    Arsenal aim to redraw lines of Chelsea rivalry

    AFP News
    Arsenal aim to redraw lines of Chelsea rivalry

    Chelsea's trip to Arsenal this Sunday is being billed as a Premier League title decider, but in reality it is likely to have more of a bearing on next season. With 11 wins and two defeats since the turn of the year, Arsenal have amassed more points per game in 2015 than any other team in Europe's top five leagues, but still they trail Chelsea by 10 points. Chelsea will be champions if they beat Arsenal and win at Leicester City on Wednesday, but even though defeat on Sunday would probably …

  • 5 things to know about transgender Americans

    5 things to know about transgender Americans

    Associated Press
    5 things to know about transgender Americans

    NEW YORK (AP) — These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding. …