Simone Biles will carry USA flag in Rio Olympics closing ceremony

US gymnast Aly Raisman , who took second place behind Biles in both the all-around competition and the individual floor exercise, snapped her own pics with her "silver medal squad" behind the scenes of the closing ceremonies. In Brazil, Biles, 1... More..

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Barry the unlikely match-winner, Everton beats West Brom 2-1
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Barry the unlikely match-winner, Everton beats West Brom 2-1

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has allowed Galloway to leave on a short-term deal having already bolstered his central defensive options with Ashley Williams and the Blues also remain hopeful of signing Lami...More..

Australian Athletes Detained by Police for Allegedly Tampering With Olympic Credentials
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Australian Athletes Detained by Police for Allegedly Tampering With Olympic Credentials

Deputy Chef de Mission , Fiona de Jong, apologized to the court and explained that the athletes were supporting their teammates, they were not attempting to defraud anyone, no one had suffered a material loss ...More..

Rio Olympics 2016: Goodbye Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt and Abhinav Bindra
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Goodbye Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt and Abhinav Bindra

Romania's results have been on a downtrend since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, when Romania finished 11th with 11 gold medals, 6 silver, and 9 bronze. "Over the past sixteen days a united Brazil hosted the world ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Michael Phelps Dominates 200m Medley In Final Race Against Ryan Lochte

Thursday night very well could be the final time the two every face off in the pool. "The week has gone good so far, and I think I'll be able to top it off well in the 800", she said. By also winning gold, ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return

Bronze: Feng, a 15-time worldwide victor and one-time major champion, turned in four straight under-par rounds including Saturday's 69. The gold went to Korean Inbee Park, whose display was remarkable given ...More..

Brazil women beat United States, ending Walsh Jennings' golden run
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Brazil women beat United States, ending Walsh Jennings' golden run

The Brazilian women entered the Olympic tournament as the top-seeded team while Walsh Jennings/Ross entered as the third seed. Brazil beat the USA team by winning two straight sets 22-20 and 21-18. Well tha...More..

Rain postpones IndyCar race at Pocono until Monday
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Rain postpones IndyCar race at Pocono until Monday

Today's 200-lap ABC Supply 500 is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. LONG POND, Pa. (AP ) - Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. Sunday's ABC Supply 500 has been postponed until Monday a...More..

26000 evacuated from flood affected areas
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

26000 evacuated from flood affected areas

The Prime Minister is hopeful that the situation in the affected areas will normalize as early as possible. "I hope the situation in the affected areas normalises at the earliest.", the Prime Minister said. Off...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Loyal Vardy has nothing to prove to Wenger, insists boss Ranieri

Time is running out for Wenger to reinforce his squad but the 66-year-old still plans to spend big before the transfer window shuts. But I'm sorry, he didn't cost £55 million, so he can't be good. "For me, it'...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Klopp Takes Blame For Liverpool's Tense Finish Against Arsenal

We lost this game for many reasons and was one of them is [the psychological impact] of Liverpool making it 1-1 just before half-time. "Then the manager said a lot of things we needed to improve on in the...More..

Volleyball: US women beat Dutch to take bronze
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Volleyball: US women beat Dutch to take bronze

Known as the "Iron Hammer" during her storied playing career, Lang Ping led China's volleyball team to their first Olympic gold medal since 2004 Saturday night. In the Rio Games we didnt win so many medals. Wer...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Shinzo Abe as Super Mario is Olympic closing's showstopper

Perhaps the most recognizable character in the world, Super Mario, entered our lives in 1985, and now has entered Rio - in the only way Mario knows how - from a renowned green pipe in Tokyo. It's official: The ...More..

Meet Ryan Lochte, the world's latest 'ugly American'
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Meet Ryan Lochte, the world's latest 'ugly American'

I waited to share these thoughts until it was confirmed that the legal situation was addressed and it was clear that my teammates would be arriving home safely. If I never did that, we wouldn't be in this mess....More..

Shock defeat for Yogeshwar in qualification round
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Shock defeat for Yogeshwar in qualification round

With this India settles with two medals in this edition of Olympics games. But unfortunately, serious medal contenders disappointed and some missing out by a whisker. In the opening period, Mandakhnaran earned ...More..

Bowie earns gold in 4x100 relay for third medal
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Bowie earns gold in 4x100 relay for third medal

In the women's 4x400m, Jamaica and the United States won their heats with Great Britain comfortably qualifying behind Jamaica. The US quartet was disqualified in their heat for dropping the baton but later al...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Agent confirms Steelers' James Harrison will meet with National Football League investigators

The NFL set August 25 as the date for interviews to have to be done to avoid suspension, but Harrison said he isn't certain what day the interview will take place or where, although he assumes it will be in ...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Gwen Jorgensen earns USA's first ever gold in triathlon

Jane said it's fine if viewers don't know Zaferes at all or are unfamiliar with triathlons . "I think everybody's mind is blown that we nurtured an athlete who would go on to be this successful in Carroll Coun...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Ashton Eaton retains Olympic title in Rio

After winning his second straight Olympic gold in the men's decathlon Ashton Eaton jokes that he's paced himself for eight years for this moment, but was willing to run as hard as it took to win. Leading of...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

White Sox score in 8th on strikeout to beat Marlins 8-7

He is now batting.244/.329/.496 with 25 home runs and 70 RBIs this season. The right fielder had 25 homers and 70 RBIs in 103 games prior to going down. "When I go out there and don't get the job done, I'm goin...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

I tried contacting Lochte via cellphone on Thursday morning and am awaiting a response I don't expect to get. "There was a gun pointed in our direction". "I left certain things out, and I overexaggerated some...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Brazil dismisses feeling of revenge in final vs Germany

And these are the two best teams at the tournament. "Neymar is a monster". "When he is in the team he upsets the balance in a positive way, but I think there is a whole generation of Brazilian players with ...More..

Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets 8-1
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets 8-1

Reyes followed with a single, which probably would have scored Rene Rivera from second base had Lugo's bunt successfully gotten him there.NOTES: The first pitch came 11 minutes later than scheduled after the G...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Ryan Lochte Apologizes for His 'Behavior' in Rio

He is the last of four USA swimmers involved in a scandal over fabricating a story about a robbery who still remains in Brazil. When they realized there was no bathroom inside the gas station, Conger said they ...More..

Rio 2016: Phelps backs teammate King's strict stance over dope-tainted Efimova
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio 2016: Phelps backs teammate King's strict stance over dope-tainted Efimova

Below from Twitter is King wagging her index finger Dikembo Mutomobo style at a television showing Efimova gesturing that she was No. 1 after winning her 100-meter breaststroke semifinal. "And I'm going to ...More..

Match in a Minute: Watford 1-2 Chelsea
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Match in a Minute: Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Costa clinched three points in the 87th minute after running onto a brilliant through-ball from Cesc Fabregas and shooting past goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes. Watford will be disappointed to have ended the game wi...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio Olympics: `Sprint king` Bolt wins heat, qualifies for 200m semis

And experts say the success, which was secured as he raced home in 9.81 seconds, has doubled his earning potential in the next 12 months. And Bolt, who blamed his slow winning time in the 100m of 9.81 seconds...More..

BBC pundit Trevor Sinclair reacts on Twitter to Hull City win
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

BBC pundit Trevor Sinclair reacts on Twitter to Hull City win

The introduction of substitute Shaun Maloney after 73 minutes sparked late drama at the Liberty Stadium as the midfielder bundled home a corner before setting up Abel Hernandez in injury time to secure the po...More..

Rio detains 10 Australian athletes over passes
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio detains 10 Australian athletes over passes

The athletes are being accompanied at the police station by Australian Olympic Committee lawyer Fiona de Jong . Nine Australian Olympians have been fined NZ$4280 each but avoided conviction for tampering wit...More..

Nigeria survive late Honduras fightback to win bronze
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Nigeria survive late Honduras fightback to win bronze

Rio - John Obi Mikel inspired Dream Team defeated Honduras 3-2 in the third place match of the men's football event to win Nigeria's first medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Dream Team were in control after ta...More..

Rio Olympics: USA women's volleyball team upset by Serbia in dramatic semifinal
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio Olympics: USA women's volleyball team upset by Serbia in dramatic semifinal

That means Serbia will face a young Chinese squad led by former US coach Jenny Lang Ping - she raised her arms in the air and then sighed in relief as her players hugged her. Kiraly, a legendary indoor and beac...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

After the game was tied at 3-3 after normal time; it went to penalty strokes, and the combination of goalkeeper Maddie Hinch and Hollie Webb made sure that GB would take home a historic title in front of ad...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Leicester still looking for 1st win, draws 0-0 with Arsenal

This news story is related to Print/143587-Wenger-adamant-hes-ready-to-spend/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. The Chile star came to life in this same fixture last season after he netted a hat-tr...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Character Counts Runner's fall ends in heartwarming show of sportsmanship

Too close: They collided on the track, and both went to the ground. "I'm so grateful for Abbey for doing that". Only when she saw the American could carry on by herself, did Hamblin run ahead to make up l...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Usain Bolt: Olympic hero on course for sporting immortality

The closest Bolt has come to his 2009 record is the 19.32sec he clocked in winning the gold at the London Olympics in 2012. "But I've been working really hard these past couple of years and just grinding it out...More..

Younes Kaboul and Roberto Pereyra to have medicals
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Younes Kaboul and Roberto Pereyra to have medicals

Sunderland football club have released a statement saying they're allowing Younès Kaboul to speak with Watford . Kaboul, 30, moved to Sunderland from Spurs in 2015 and has the club he wants to leave for p...More..

Kone future in doubt after Moyes says defender 'doesn't want' Sunderland deal
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Kone future in doubt after Moyes says defender 'doesn't want' Sunderland deal

Sunderland have been dealt ANOTHER defensive blow after Lamine Kone was ruled out with a back injury. "We got an enquiry from Watford and Younes said he would like to go back, his family home is there, so rel...More..

With Olympic gold, USA's Simone Biles simply greatest gymnast ever
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

With Olympic gold, USA's Simone Biles simply greatest gymnast ever

As U.S. Gymnastics tells us, with today's gold medal, Biles sets a U.S. record for the most gymnastics gold medals in one Olympics for a female athlete. It gets a little trickier after that, if only because of ...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Olympics-Okuhara takes bronze as injured Li pulls out

A wayward return from Marin when trailing 19-20 had her dropping a game for the first time at this Olympics and Sindhu shrieking in triumph. To her credit, she put in a remarkable performance, taking the Worl...More..

Croatia's Borna Coric trounces Nadal in Cincinnati
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Croatia's Borna Coric trounces Nadal in Cincinnati

The lack of matches showed in Cincinnati: Nadal double faulted five times and had 27 unforced errors. But before he's coming back, The 30-year-old player has an injury and missed the games for two months. Steve...More..

Olympics: U.S. women excel in track
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Olympics: U.S. women excel in track

The trio of friends shrieked in delight and jumped up and down on the track in an embrace when the scoreboard confirmed they had secured the first Olympic podium sweep in the women's sprint hurdles. Ali said w...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Mookie Betts has three home runs and eight RBI through five innings

After previously becoming the first Red Sox leadoff hitter in the last 100 seasons to hit three home runs in the same game, the up-and-coming slugger accomplished the feat once again on Sunday against the Arizo...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Chicago officers may face firing over false Laquan McDonald reports

Officers who were at the scene supported Mr. Van Dyke's account of the event, saying that he shot in self-defense, suggesting that Laquan had lunged at police. Johnson's recommendation will go to the city's Pol...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Michael Phelps On The #PhelpsFace Meme & What's Next After The Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps has won so many more medals than any other Olympian that it makes for a pretty boring discussion when he's compared to individual athletes. If measured against the 205 countries now in Rio, the ...More..

Murray reaches 600 ATP Tour wins in Cincinnati
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Murray reaches 600 ATP Tour wins in Cincinnati

Elsewhere, Grigor Dimitrov eliminated the sluggish second seed Wawrinka, the Bulgarian making the most of a single break of serve in each set to win 6-4, 6-4 and book his berth in the quarters. The Australian's...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

US Team Gets Second Chance at 4×100 Final

Brazil was disqualified for obstructing the U.S. In the solitary race, the US team again ran in the second lane. If the US runs faster than 42.70, China would get knocked out of the final. The team filed a pr...More..

Riyad Mahrez commits future to Champions Leicester City
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Riyad Mahrez commits future to Champions Leicester City

Last season's PFA Player of the year, Riyad Mahrez has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League defending champions. "I'm very happy to be here and the club are happy as well". "I was so sure...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Bolt eases into 200m final, De Grasse close behind

Their friendship is making everyone jealous and after both getting to the podium in the 100m with a gold for Bolt and a bronze for De Grasse, they go into the 200m finals tonight. The 24-year-old is vital for B...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

UF's Kerron Clement Wins Gold In 400m Hurdles

However tough his task was, it was made easier when Javier Culson, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist from Puerto Rico, was disqualified for a false-start. The double 2014 world junior champion cleared 1.80m, ...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Mark Noble scores penalty as West Ham draw in Romania

The Ghana global lasted just 35 minutes on the pitch and will miss the European clash against the Romanians. Bilic told whufc.com: "I know they have numerous same players as previous year", and assured the jo...More..