Men's 200m Final Rio Olympics 2016

Meritt and De Grasse will run inside of him. With no Gatlin and Yohan Blake to contest, the likes of Christophe Lemaitre , Andre De Grasse and LaShawn Merritt will be vying for the remaining medals. "He was supposed to slow down", Bolt said af... More..

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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

Guardiola on Toure, Hart, and aspirations

A Champions League victor -under Guardiola at Barcelona -before he was ditched, Toure had returned to training early in an effort to get himself in the right condition. Guardiola has taken a similarly tough dec...More..

Florida Gators name Luke Del Rio starting quarterback
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Florida Gators name Luke Del Rio starting quarterback

Both Grier and Harris transferred out of Gainesville, Florida , this offseason, Grier after being suspended a calendar year by the NCAA for use of a banned substance. Although Del Rio's arm may not be as str...More..

US Army Chief Affirms THAAD is Not a Threat to China
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

US Army Chief Affirms THAAD is Not a Threat to China

The announcement of the deployment of the missile system comes amid enduring tensions between the USA and China over the disputes over islands in the South China Sea. Amid their deteriorating bilateral relation...More..

Kenyans continue to dominate 3000m steeplechase, Evan Jager claims silver
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Kenyans continue to dominate 3000m steeplechase, Evan Jager claims silver

The Kenyan, who won the title at the 2004 Athens and 2012 London Games, finished third behind his compatriot Conseslus Kipruto and American Evan Jager in Wednesday's 3000m steeplechase final. "I do know...More..

Aron Baynes helps Australia rout Lithuania, reach Olympic semifinals
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Aron Baynes helps Australia rout Lithuania, reach Olympic semifinals

It shouldn't be. Australia, which has finished fourth three times and will play Lithuania in Wednesday's first quarterfinal, has depth. "We managed to get a lot of pressure on the ball early and a lot of Valanc...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Shakur Stevenson advances to boxing final after Vladimir Nikitin ruled out

And he won. In his second bout he didn't even get distracted when he saw boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in the stands of the Olympic Pavilion. cheering him on. "I'm ready to put on a show and we're about to tur...More..

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil lose to Sweden on penalties in semi-final
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil lose to Sweden on penalties in semi-final

It's hard to believe Sweden will play in the final. "All of the Swedish players know Marta very well". "I don't want to think about this now", she said. Her duel with goalkeeper Hope Solo in the final at ...More..

Brownlee one-two as Alistair retains Olympic crown
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Brownlee one-two as Alistair retains Olympic crown

After winning gold in London 2012 Alistair successfully retained his title, while his younger sibling Jonny upgraded from his bronze to silver - finishing just seconds behind. The triathlon follows the Olym...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Simone Biles Floor Routine at the Individual All-Around Finals in Rio

When Aly walked in the door after winning the Individual All-Around silver medal, her teammates couldn't contain their heartfelt excitement-especially young team members Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian who ...More..

Jordan Henderson admits Liverpool need to show more discipline
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jordan Henderson admits Liverpool need to show more discipline

We came out the traps flying, got the second, third and fourth and then let them come back in it. "We had many players stay very late at the Euros - Aaron Ramsey, Laurent Koscielny, Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giro...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Neymar leads Brazil into men's soccer semifinals

Colombia enjoyed better possession in the second half but Brazil were able to develop enough counter attacks to force a second goal, much to the relief of the boisterous 41,560 crowd. Neymar , the poster boy fo...More..

49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury

After the news of Lewis' injury broke Monday, Niners coach Chip Kelly and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day said the team would explore options to bring in another arm. But he was much more effective on the third dri...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Green pool to be drained, refilled

The Olympic organizers had replaced the waters of the green pools on Saturday through Sunday amid concerns over the athletes' health and the disturbance the murky waters pose to the water competitions. "...More..

Buffon: Hart will bounce back from Man City benching
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Buffon: Hart will bounce back from Man City benching

Gianluigi Buffon believes Joe Hart has the ability and the temperament to continue as one of the world's best goalkeepers - whether at Manchester City or elsewhere in Europe. "Sometimes it does you good, if y...More..

US men's basketball edges France 100-97; Thompson scores 30
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

US men's basketball edges France 100-97; Thompson scores 30

Teurtel went for 18 points, eight rebounds and nine assists, while de Colo had 18 points and five assists. Tipoff is slated for 5:45 p.m. ET. RIO DE JANEIRO - Everyone in American basketball circles under...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Fans in Jamaica ecstatic with Bolt Olympic win

It sounded cocky, and possibly a little fanciful, but he and Bolt are far from enemies, even if Bolt pronounces his name "DeGrassi" like the TV show. Smelling an opportunity: Gatlin made a powerful start to...More..

Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines

Japan last week reported a flurry of incursions by Chinese vessels into waters Tokyo sees as its own near the disputed East China Sea islands it controls. "Ground-to-sea missiles will help us shift the powe...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Study finds women competitors dominate NBC's prime time

But the despite the finds of the research - for a new book entitled Olympic Television: Inside the Biggest Show on Earth - Prof Billings claimed there still appeared to be sexism within sports television covera...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Andy Murray ready to defend title in Rio

I am just really proud. It's inspiring, I'm sure it's going to help me. "I hope she was okay". As well as bearing the flag in tomorrow's opening ceremony, Andy Murray will be competing in the men's doubles ...More..

Olympic Games: Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon gold at Rio 2016
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Games: Nafissatou Thiam wins heptathlon gold at Rio 2016

But she was left happy with silver . It was the event that haunted Johnson-Thompson at the World Championships in Beijing, where her competition imploded with three foul jumps, and she was unable to hit her ...More..

Olympics: Ukraine's Verniaiev wins parallel bars gold
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympics: Ukraine's Verniaiev wins parallel bars gold

He was added to the team after John Orozco suffered an injury in training. Germany got off to a great start, taking gold in men's canoe single 1000m and silver in women's kayak double 500m. Former world champ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Neymar powers Brazil to semis

This win could be attributed to the heroics of Neymar. This is Neymar's first goal in the Olympics. Germany will be Europe's sole representatives in the semi-finals of the Men's Olympic Football Tournam...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Farah overcomes fall to win 10K; Korir finishes 14th

I'm on the podium with my training partner. But Farah likely would have won the race by an even greater margin if it weren't for an incident that almost took him out of contention. The win fulfilled a deal with...More..

What To Watch Tonight At The Olympics: Allyson Felix In 400m Final
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

What To Watch Tonight At The Olympics: Allyson Felix In 400m Final

After failing to qualify for the 200 meters, six-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix was left with a single-minded objective here at these Summer Games: To win gold in the 400. Bahamian Shaunae Miller, who ow...More..

Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic cycling gold with omnium win
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic cycling gold with omnium win

After crossing the line, still 24 points in front of Hammer, she headed for the seats populated by a noisy British element, grabbing a flag emblazoned with the words "Go Trotty Go". "I am just so happy that it ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross advance in Olympic beach volleyball

Walsh Jennings and Ross had little trouble in the first set, cruising to a 21-10 victory, before putting the match away 21-16 to comfortably advance to the final eight. The match started out in favor of the Ame...More..

Olympics-Gymnastics-Biles wins record-equalling fourth gold with floor victory
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympics-Gymnastics-Biles wins record-equalling fourth gold with floor victory

And she executed that part of her routine predictably flawlessly. Like Biles, Raisman starts off her routine with smoothness that belies the intricacy of what she's doing. In the difficultly of the floor-exer...More..

TWEETS: The incredulous reaction to Michael Conlan's Olympic exit
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

TWEETS: The incredulous reaction to Michael Conlan's Olympic exit

Conlan looked to have done enough to win the contest but the judges decided otherwise and he was far from happy after the decision was revealed. We blurred the middle fingers out in the photo above, but you can...More..

After China Crash, Tesla Scrubs 'Autopilot'
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

After China Crash, Tesla Scrubs 'Autopilot'

The auto failed to avoid a parked vehicle. Prior to purchasing the auto, the sales manager demonstrated the feature by taking both hands off the wheel during a test drive, he said. "The expectation of Tesla is ...More..

Alberta to ban spear hunting after bear video sparks outrage
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Alberta to ban spear hunting after bear video sparks outrage

Fedorvich said some hunters are against the use of spears, but he believes a lot of the negative comments related to the video came from people who are against hunting altogether. That's a dead bear". An Ame...More..

Andy Murray Sees Off Ken Nishikori to Guarantee Medal
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Andy Murray Sees Off Ken Nishikori to Guarantee Medal

Neither Fognini nor Johnson would seem like a particularly formidable opponent for Murray, who just won his third Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in July. But they were all on their feet at the end of the remarka...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Andre Ayew set to make West Ham debut today

I want to put this passion into the team. His performances led to him being named the Premier League's Player of the Month for August, while Ayew ended the campaign with 12 goals for the Swans. "You are a for...More..

IOC: Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand reprimanded
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

IOC: Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand reprimanded

An Egyptian judoka has been reprimanded and sent home by the International Olympic Committee for refusing to shake the hand of an Israeli competitor who beat him on Sunday, according to the Associated Press . ...More..

The First Trailer for 'Hidden Figures' Is Here
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The First Trailer for 'Hidden Figures' Is Here

Henson is trading in Cookie's furs and jewelry for a more vintage look in the first trailer for Hidden Figures. Alongside Johnson are NASA colleagues Dorothy Vaughan (Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer) and Mary...More..

Wlodarczyk breaks hammer world record using friend's glove
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wlodarczyk breaks hammer world record using friend's glove

She had three attempts remaining in Monday's final. Wenxiu Zhang of China got silver with a season-best throw of 76.75 meters, and the bronze went to Great Britain's Sophie Hitchon (74.54 meters). "It's t...More..

US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88

He hit several shots, the most impressive of which was the three pointer after Australia had been able to shorten the lead to four points in the final moments of the game. "We're going to play the same way if i...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Louis Smith denies bulls*** remarks after Max Whitlock beats him to gold

The 23-year-old became a double Olympic champion with a score of 15.966 after an almost-flawless display with the penultimate routine of the competition. The doubts were not entirely assuaged by Whitlock's soli...More..

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu reaches quarterfinal, to face China's Wang Yihan
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu reaches quarterfinal, to face China's Wang Yihan

The World No. 11 Indian, who had won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open, stamped his authority with his strokes and also pushed his rival to make mistakes. In one of the biggest upsets for the Indian Olymp...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

We say "mostly" because there has been one notable weird sports-related issue: pools at the Olympics are randomly turning green. Officials shut the pool down to do some more testing, but reopened it by noon...More..

58! Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record 58 at Travelers
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

58! Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record 58 at Travelers

The previous record was a 59, which Furyk matched at the 2013 BMW Championship. Three pars followed but the 2003 US Open victor rolled in a 24-foot putt on the 16th and parred his way home to seal his place in ...More..

Doping - Stepanova records illegally accessed after WADA hack
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Doping - Stepanova records illegally accessed after WADA hack

WADA said Saturday that Stepanova's password for ADAMS was "illegally obtained, which allowed a perpetrator to access her account". Stepanova and her husband, Vitaly Stepanov, along with their young child, ha...More..

Greg Rutherford claims judging cock-up hindered Olympic long-jump title defence
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Greg Rutherford claims judging cock-up hindered Olympic long-jump title defence

Earlier in the day the men's eight won gold and the women's eight won silver in the rowing. "Going into the final round I definitely wasn't as stressed as my family were at home", he added. The 33-year-ol...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Melo' Shines, as Team USA Survives Australia

But Mills' silky skills went under the radar as he dominated the scoring and maintained his position as the leading scorer of all nations at the Games. coach Mike Krzyzewski said . "It was an adjustment for us...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last

Phelps says he eats less now, though he still acknowledges a breakfast that includes a three-egg omelet, three pieces of French toast and coffee. - World record-holder Usain (yoo-SAYN') Bolt has won his first...More..

Kenya's Sumgong wins Rio Olympics women's marathon
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Kenya's Sumgong wins Rio Olympics women's marathon

World champion Mare Dibaba was dropped in the closing stages late in the race but comfortably sealed bronze for Ethiopia in Sambodromo. "It was a race of attrition and about who could hold and leave enoug...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Puig claims surprise gold in women's singles

Consequently, the 22-year-old etches her name into the history books as the first Olympic gold medalist from Puerto Rico , and it was just reward for a fantastic display of aggressive tennis against the heavil...More..

Arsenal name Per Mertesacker as new club captain
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Arsenal name Per Mertesacker as new club captain

The only forward reinforcements Wenger has made in the off-season is the signing of relatively unknown 21-year-old Japan global Takuma Asano, but the manager believes the players he has at his disposal are capa...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Messi returns for Argentina

The 113-cap veteran and Argentina captain will now be at the disposal of new coach Edgardo Bauza for forthcoming South American World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela. Superstar Lionel Messi has d...More..