The build-up to the Rio Games has been hampered by low ticket sales, Brazil's recession, Zika virus fears and street crime problems in the city. Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes hit back at criticism fro...More..
With this, the social media company has deals to live-stream games from three of the four major professional leagues. The social media firm also said it would live stream " The Rally ", a nightly program pr...More..
Boos turned to cheers again as Cruz walked off stage just as Trump appeared elsewhere in the arena. As the crowd chanted " Lock her up! " in reference to Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Trump wave...More..
His match against Roger (Federer) in the semis was a great, great match. It's been a phenomenal two weeks at this tournament. And I think my results for the rest of the year showed that - whereas now I feel a l...More..
Harris did some Kanye West lip-syncing of his own before the party, nodding his head along to the rapper's verse on ScHoolboy Q's track, "THat Part" in a video on Snapchat. And Amber Rose is not happy that sh...More..
The pair shared a smooth second-wicket partnership of 185 in excellent batting conditions at Old Trafford to frustrate the Pakistanis who won the first Test at Lord's. "We need more discipline outside off stu...More..
More than 200 people have been left dead or missing in the neighbouring province of Hebei. The recent weather in the Chinese capital and woeful state of the pitch at the Bird's Nest stadium convinced the tou...More..
Phoenix Mercury players Mistie Bass and Kelsey Bone, who were fined, expressed their frustration on Twitter. Likewise, it's just racist to not allow players to talk about the recent, tragic shootings of black...More..
Bailly, who was Mourinho's first Old Trafford signing, joining from Villarreal last month, was one of the standout performers against Wigan and the Portuguese believes the Ivorian can become just as good as F...More..
The main thing is I am injury free. "We are not there to fill the lane and go behind America and Jamaica". "[I want to] try to get another record in the 400m hurdles", Harrison told a conference call from L...More..
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola downplayed Monday's renewal of hostilities with Jose Mourinho, scoffing at the suggestion he would not shake his Manchester United counterpart's hand. Jose Mourinho can't w...More..
His signing provides Boston with valuable additional depth at the center spot as he combines with Al Horford , Amir Johnson , Jonas Jerebko , Kelly Olynyk and Jordan Mickey to form Boston's frontline. Green, ...More..
The agency did not provide details of the offenses. There will be mounting pressure for that to be extended, even though Bach and some worldwide federations have called for a way for Russian athletes proved t...More..
Bolt rarely has anything to prove to anyone. At the Olympic Stadium on Friday night, Bolt finished 0.15 seconds ahead of Panama's Alonso Edward in second, with Britain's Commonwealth silver medallist Adam G...More..
French riot police patrol near the Eiffel Tower, rear, prior to the twenty-first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 113 kilometers (70.2 miles) with start in Chantilly and finish in Paris, France, Su...More..
With the Rio Games due to start on August 5, the IOC executive committee held emergency talks Tuesday on what Olympic president Thomas Bach called a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of ...More..
Thousands of supporters who were gathered in the convention hall roared their approval. Trump delivered a deeply negative speech that described a darkening America. Democrat Clinton's top policy adviser, Jake...More..
The Chiefs may be forced to make a couple of personnel changes for next Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes. After putting his side on the board with a penalty, Barrett then set up th...More..
He will want to win, I will want to win. Pep Guardiola will renew his at times bitter rivalry with Jose Mourinho on Monday in Beijing. More rain is forecast overnight, though, and even it does go ahead pl...More..
The White Sox declined to describe the incident, but said it's "currently under further investigation by the club" and that Sale was sent home from the park. - Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 24, 2016Sources say...More..
The Congress gave birth to the GST bill. Jaitley said that the government is trying to build a consensus on GST. The Congress party said it does not want to block the passage of key bills but would seek tim...More..
Former NFL coach Dennis Green died Friday of cardiac arrest, a friend confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter. But Dennis Green was no clown. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this challenging time a...More..
Froome handled the conditions, and the occasion, well and put time into all his major rivals after finishing second on the 37.5km stage from Bourg Saint Andeol to La Caverne du Pont d'Arc. "It's a very sad day"...More..
Rodchenkov, which reveals to the world of sport an extent of deliberate abuse of power and process in Russian Federation that is totally unacceptable for all athletes, the broader sports community and the natio...More..
In a complete embarrassment for cycling's biggest race, Richie Porte crashed headfirst into a motorbike carrying a TV camera, and Froome, who was right behind his former teammate, also hit the pavement in the...More..
The Canadian world number seven said he had taken this decision "with a heavy heart" and after "much deliberation with my family and coaches" over a variety of health concerns including the Zika virus, Sport...More..
But Murray , who claimed his second Wimbledon crown with a straight sets win over Milos Raonic yesterday, may still travel to the quarter-final match in Belgrade to support Leon Smith's team as they start th...More..
Prosecutor Francois Molins said five suspects now in custody are facing preliminary terrorism charges for their alleged roles in helping 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel in the July 14 attack in the southe...More..
Richard McLaren , who was appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency ( WADA ) to head an independent investigative team, presentsed his report in Toronto, Canada on Monday. "We look forward to working with the ...More..
Pound, who was the first head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, said a ban was necessary because the McLaren report had revealed systemic state-sponsored doping in Russia that made it hard to tell whether any ...More..
This is why the former Olympic fencing champion from Germany called for an urgent teleconference of his executive board yesterday, although WADA president and IOC vice-president Sir Craig Reedie did not tak...More..
At 10.02sec, it was not exactly a quick time - to put it into some context, it would have placed him ninth at the 2015 world championships final. Meanwhile, Usain Bolt retrned from injury with 19.89 seconds i...More..
Trump did have praise for one member of the Cruz clan, however: his wife Heidi Cruz. You can see the whole Cruz riff below, if you can stomach more Trump. He even made the case that the tabloid National En...More..
Nonetheless, Klopp has a plan in place for how to integrate the 25-year-old into his setup. "It's hard to put it into words, because it's been a dream of mine for 22 years to come to the Premier League and ...More..
This is important, as the city is investigating on the possibility that the two cases were transmitted by local mosquitos, and not through the usual means of global travel. "Our local, state and territorial hea...More..
Mary T. Bassett in a statement released Friday. With the second report of a non-travel Zika virus case in the state, health officials fear the virus might have a foothold in Florida. These latest developmen...More..
Earlier this week a World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] commissioned report found that state-sponsored doping was rife among Russia's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics team. The two sides met with CAS judges in Geneva o...More..
Junior missed last week's race at New Hampshire and was replaced by Alex Bowman. "We're all proud of him and looking forward to having him racing soon", said Hendrick. That team owner Rick Hendrick asked Go...More..
Brandon Finnegan (5-7) allowed two runs and seven hits in five-plus innings. "And that's what we did". Familia had a shaky but ultimately successful ninth as the Mets held on for a 2-1 victory. Arrieta la...More..
Cook did not reveal who would make way if Rashid is selected but said the only way the Yorkshire bowler would be included would be as a second spinner, meaning Moeen Ali's place is assured. He ended it with f...More..
Mets' Curtis Granderson hits a sacrifice fly off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta, scoring Jose Reyes, during the sixth inning. "I knew Familia was going to do it, I know he's been there before"...More..
But it was not enough to keep Pomeranz in the game. The Red Sox went on to win 11-7 here at Fenway Park in front of 38,201. Tyler Naquin, OF, Indians: In Cleveland's 11-4 beatdown of Kansas City, Naquin (3 ...More..
Who wouldn't want to hear their body described as "amazing"? You try to have conditioning in the team and to know the players better. "I think in pre-season the team that wins is always the team that is in an...More..
Pakistan won by 75 runs at Lord's to take a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series. But it was a different story on Friday, with Shah wicketless in a return of none for 111 in 31 overs. Ballance looked assured, bu...More..
Earnhardt said earlier in the week that he is receiving support from people around him. A driver with concussion-like symptoms can only return to NASCAR competition after the sanctioning body receives a notic...More..
Besides the flat opening four kilometers (2.5 miles) and a short descent at the finish, it's entirely uphill. Froome finished off the job in 30 minutes and 43 seconds, capturing his second stage win of this T...More..
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports , has not been cleared by physicians to compete in at least the next two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events as he continues to recove...More..
Two-time Olympic pole vault champ Yelena Isinbayeva , Russia's most famous track and field athlete, said she sees "no sense in continuing my training further", according to her social media translated by Russ...More..
Since Jose Mourinho's arrival, United have lured Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Borussia Dortmund star Henrikh Mkhitaryan. French newspaper L'Equipe says some details of Pogba's deal, the most-expen...More..