It means five of the world's top 10 players will not feature at the Games, with Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic and Dominic Thiem joining the Swiss duo on the sidelines. In 2008, Wawrinka won doubles gold with partner Roger Federer , beating the Swedi... More..
Carillo, who will be covering the open-water events, compared the safety concerns of Rio with the goose droppings that plagued swimmers in London's Hyde Park for the 2012 Olympics . The argument could be mad...More..
The deal would make Mathieu the highest-paid safety in the NFL. From Arizona's perspective, Mathieu is a top-tier player at either cornerback or safety. The $265,000 roster bonus that was part of his rookie...More..
Anthony DeSclafani allowed one run on four hits in six innings for the Reds . Michael Lorenzen and Blake Wood worked the final three innings to preserve the shutout. "The next three innings he sailed pretty...More..
EDT non-waiver trade deadline, the Mets are "on the verge" of acquiring Bruce from the Reds, according to ESPN's Buster Olney . Herrera is hitting.276/.327/.465 this year in 389 plate appearances with Triple-A...More..
Puig, who has worn out his welcome in Los Angeles and has been the subject of trade rumors for several months, could be on the Sox radar as they look to move pitcher James Shields, whom they acquired earlier th...More..
Both City and United said "tournament organisers and clubs" chose to cancel the match at the 2008 Olympic Stadium. THE much-awaited Manchester derby between City and United in Beijing yesterday was called o...More..
In exchange, they sent two prospects to Cincinnati: infielder Dilson Herrera , who was widely regarded as the Mets' second baseman of the future, and pitcher Max Wotell , a third-round draft pick in 2015. Bru...More..
Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland , left, celebrates his two-run home run with manager Jeff Banister, center, and Jurickson Profar (19) during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, S...More..
Amar'e Stoudemire takes a buyout from the Knicks in 2015 after signing a massive free agent contract with NY in 2010. Having another alpha personality to coexist with in Carmelo Anthony played a part in the...More..
The 61-year-old was speaking to the media for the first time since he signed a two-year contract to replace Roy Hodgson after the disastrous Euro 2016 campaign which culminated in a 2-1 defeat by Iceland in the...More..
If it was a friendly, it becomes a double friendly now. "We want to keep calm, play safe, go home and keep the preparation going next week", said Mourinho. Guardiola had commented on their relationship: "We a...More..
The breach and its potential ties to Russian hackers are likely to sharpen concern, so far unproven, that Moscow is trying to meddle in the election. The issue has clouded this week's convention in Philadelphia...More..
Former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has said that it is a "very exciting time" to support the club as they prepare for their first full season under Jurgen Klopp. "He came too late in the challenge, of...More..
Asked about the situation after the Liverpool game, Conte said: "Carlos was my player when I was coach at Juventus and we had a fantastic season". "He can't remember anything. The game finished 3-3 at full-...More..
Stewart has a win this season and needs to secure a spot in the top 30 in points to earn a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. "But you know how cool it's going to be to win the Brickyard 400?' T...More..
The pitch in the Bird's Nest Stadium, built for the 2008 Olympic Games in the city, had been deemed unplayable as a result of days of heavy rain. "That's the luck I want". "Of course I will shake his hand". Lat...More..
Some of Mourinho's players - the team took two flights from Shanghai - were forced to land in Tianjin on Saturday as a violent storm in Beijing made it impossible for their flight to land there. We can not just...More..
It was the biggest one-day percentage increase for Apple in more than two years. The Dow is up 1,047.14 points, or 6 percent. "Everyone is waiting for later this year, when Apple releases new products". Energ...More..
That sort of hurt me, that someone should say that to me. The 42-year-old, who is Pakistan's most successful captain in the longest format of the game, earlier revealed his intentions of retiring from worldwi...More..
While London is his next race, he will not be among those going for victory, instead using the event as a shake-off before Rio in which he will be among the favourites to win the time trial. Not so encouraging,...More..
Isinbayeva, a triple world champion (2005, 2007 and 2013) having set a total of 28 world records, is now considered the greatest female pole vaulter of all time. More than 100 Russians from the 387-strong Olymp...More..
Higuain was undergoing a medical in Turin on Wednesday morning ahead of signing a five-year deal that will make him the third most expensive signing in history after Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Juventu...More..
Although his captaincy has coincided with Rooney overtaking Sir Bobby Charlton as his country's all-time leading goalscorer, there are calls from some quarters for fresh leadership after England suffered a d...More..
Durant scored a game-high 19 points, leading his team in scoring for the second-straight exhibition game, and dished out five assists. "The way we won was excellent", said the long-time Duke University coach,...More..
Louisiana State kicker Colby Deleahoussaye was injured in the crash. The speed limit is 35 miles per hour where the crash occurred, and speed is believed to be a factor, Waukesha County Sheriff's spokeswoman ...More..
The president's speech was brilliantly written and masterfully delivered. Obama outlined Clinton's accomplishments, and his experience alongside her from their 2008 campaign rivalry-noting she did everythin...More..
If we could change it, we want to play right now but that's the final decision and we can't play". "The pitch is very bad". Guardiola acknowledged that conditions would not be ideal and his priority at th...More..
Wednesday night's Powerball drawing produced no victor as the jackpot now gets increased to an estimated $478 million for Saturday's drawing. Previously, the largest jackpot in US history was $656 million and...More..
Without mentioning Trump by name, Obama added the Republican presidential nominee doesn't seem to know much about nuclear weapons, where countries are or the differences between the Sunni and Shiite branches of...More..
The 101-70 loss to Team USA in the 2008 Beijing Olympics was the most favorable result in the history of Chinese basketball against the Americans. Kevin Durant is the adopted Splash Brother now. "Our de...More..
Manning has consistently denied the charges. However, the pharmacist who made the claims against Manning, Charlie Sly, nearly immediately retracted them . The former #1 overall pick of the 1998 NFL Draft by ...More..
And finally, Leeds left-back Charlie Taylor is refusing to sign a new deal - and now he has been linked with a move to Liverpool . "I'm pretty sure he would attract great attention", Orman was quoted as sayi...More..
A rapper in OH says the gunman who ambushed officers in Baton Rouge emailed him a three-page, handwritten manifesto shortly before the shooting. Like those of Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald on Fr...More..
The outpouring of support came from both veteran coaches like Fitzgerald, who competed against Sadler when he was a four-year starter from 2011-14, and from new Big Ten coaches. The accident remains under inves...More..
A second major win at Baltusrol would turn an already memorable season into a legendary one - especially since none of the three entered the year with a major win on their ledger. That puts a short club into th...More..
Basketball fans are just going to have to deal with his choice to be a Warrior. "I'm just gonna try my best to fit in but also play my game , and everyone around me I think is going to elevate me". "I really...More..
Pells says even back then, she and others on the track were sick and exhausted of being beaten by what she calls "dirty" athletes, and she says it's high-time a strong message is sent. When preliminary screenin...More..
Among the 67 banned track and field athletes are two-time Olympic champion pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, and defending high jump gold medalist Ivan Ukhov. Four Russians are qualified for Rio. "We are good for...More..
Earlier Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said a meeting between Putin and Russia's Olympic athletes, previously scheduled for Thursday, would no longer take place. The Court of Arbitr...More..
On top of that, Valencia will be entitled to a further €20m depending on how the 22-year-old fares in Barça colours, and how successful the team is in general while he's in it. He became the club's fourth signi...More..
If we manage to do that, then that's fine". "We know the conditions, but we have to play". United fell 4-1 against Borussia Dortmund in a friendly on Friday, which could put a little more pressure on the ...More..
Mike Sadler, 24, who was a punter for the Michigan State University Spartans with an undergraduate degree in applied engineering sciences and a master's degree in public policy, was killed along with Universi...More..
He replaced Brendan Rodgers in October. The Blues face Liverpool tonight in what will be their first important pre-season friendly of the summer. Glenn is ESPN FC's Liverpool correspondent. "The thing...More..
Meanwhile, Narsingh has cried conspiracy, claiming that his food had been spiked. It has now emerged that the sample taken on June 29 has returned negative, but sources said National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)...More..
German broadcaster ARD airs documentary alleging systematic doping in Russian athletics. The IOC fully supports his request to continue and finalise his work, in particular since so far the "compressed timeli...More..
Two of the most obvious hands in the Pokémon Go pot are Apple and Google, the companies that own the digital storefronts that host the game. A peripheral device called Pokemon Go Plus will be produced and...More..
After that, he'll get more of a taste of what his new National Basketball Association journey will bring when he visits Chicago's United Center and Houston's Toyota Center before Team USA officially begins its ...More..
June's result is mostly driven up by the noticeable gain posted in the Northeast, which saw a 3.2% month-over-month and 1.7% year-over-year increase in pending home sales. Pending sales were mixed in June acros...More..