The U.S. Women Probably Weren't Going To Win The Gold Anyway

The shootout followed. Morgan, going first for the United States, had her shot blocked. I strongly, firmly believe that. We're going to just work that much harder. Johnston returned to the starting lineup after missing the last two games because of a... More..

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Simone Biles, Aly Raisman qualify for all-around final

There are similar rules in nearly every sport at the Olympics. Less than one year later, Biles deferred her enrollment until after the Rio 2016 Olympics. I mean, look at her go . "Our routines have been so...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Things to Know About 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky

She won a gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle at the 2012 Olympics, and has now won two gold medals at the 2016 Olympics for the 400-meter and 200-meter freestyles respectively. "Once I was ahead I knew I w...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Arsene Wenger wants to sign new defender but remains focused on Liverpool

Wenger is expected to name an inexperienced partnership of Calum Chambers, 21, and new signing Rob Holding, 20, at centre-half. France defender Laurent Koscielny is also unavailable for the first game of the ...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic shows off Community Shield in trademark style

Without Louis van Gaal, he pointed out, United would not have been involved in the Community Shield at Wembley. That's what it is all about - it is the 31st trophy I've won. "So we are changing the principles o...More..

Rhode earns bronze to medal in 6 straight Olympics
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Rhode earns bronze to medal in 6 straight Olympics

The success of Hill, a beauty-obsessed teenager who uses bespoke pink cartridges and painted her rifle in rainbow colours, has been striking in a sport not renowned for such young sensations. Rhode and other me...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Wales trio on track for team pursuit success at Rio 2016 Olympics

Clancy and Burke won gold in three minutes 51.659 seconds at London 2012, a world record which still stands but will surely be beaten in Thursday's qualifying session here. The women's pursuit quartet of Kati...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Men's team in pursuit of medals on Friday

Laura Trott and Kate Archibald celebrate setting a world record. Sarah Hammer, Chloe Dygert, Jennifer Valente and Kelly Catlin, who won a first-ever world title for the U.S.in the event earlier this year, sta...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

USA men's basketball team wins its first real test at the Olympics

During the match George clashed with Matthew Dellavedova - who was earlier this year named the NBA's dirtiest player. Andrew Bogut had warned his teammates before the game not to fall into the trap of pay...More..

LeBron James agrees to 3-year, $100 million contract with the Cavs
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

LeBron James agrees to 3-year, $100 million contract with the Cavs

With his new deal, James will much deservedly become the leagues highest paid player during the 2016-17 season, earning a base salary of $31 million. He made the announcement on Twitter , via the Bleacher Re...More..

Top of the charts: Anthony now top scorer in US history
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Top of the charts: Anthony now top scorer in US history

Carmelo Anthony came to Team USA's rescue with a record-breaking effort on Wednesday as the defending Olympic basketball champions beat Australia 98-88 in a thrilling encounter to extend their overall winning...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

OKC's Westbrook gets 3-year, $85.7M deal

Westbrook recorded 18 triple-doubles last season, equalling the most in the National Basketball Association since Magic Johnson in the 1981-82 season. Russell Westbrook won't be pulling a Kevin Durant and de...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rio 2016: Five sports to watch Wednesday

Equestrian, individual eventing: Michael Jung of Germany won his third Olympic gold medal , beating Astier Nicolas of France (silver) and Chris Burton of Australia (bronze). Sam Dorman and Mike Hixon helped t...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Kazakhstani stuns Rio with 200 breaststroke gold

Franklin received a gold medal for being a part of the preliminary team. Hence the exquisite tension as he prepared to meet South African Chad le Clos in the 200-meter-butterfly final Tuesday night. She still...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Kiwi tennis pair exit with Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Novak Djokovic shook his head and placed his palm over welling eyes on his way to the locker room after a first-round Olympic exit, devastated he might never realize his goal of adding a g...More..

US men's basketball blasts Venezuela 113-69 after slow start
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

US men's basketball blasts Venezuela 113-69 after slow start

Paul George led Team USA with 20 points off the bench, and he put an exclamation point on the game with a hammer dunk late in the fourth quarter. Former NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant added 16 points a...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Nate Ebner adds Olympic appearance to bucket list

The Americans put themselves in a hole yesterday with a 17-14 loss to Argentina before beating Brazil 26-0. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) — Nate Ebner couldn't really have set up more of a grandstand finish for the...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Jose explains sub after Mata 'had to be restrained'

The forward had a quiet debut after signing on a free transfer from PSG this summer but has targeted more trophies after a winning start. "I'm really happy for the team, this can kick-start our season", sai...More..

Furyk sets PGA Tour record with round of 58
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Furyk sets PGA Tour record with round of 58

Then that player would actually hole the approach shot for an eagle-2 on the final hole and an unexpected 58. Coincidentally, Furyk was the last person to break 60 on the PGA Tour when he shot a 12-under 59 a...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Usain Bolt Is Targeting A Triple At Rio 2016

But while the record-chasing Jamaican gets ready to bring the party to the Olympics sprints, it was also clear that the world's fastest man is not interested in dancing quietly into the sunset - he wants to...More..