Rio 2016: Andy Murray to be Team Great Britain flag bearer

The Scot said: "It's by far the proudest moment of my professional career". He spoke of his pride at being put forward for the role, saying: "I am very proud to be selected". Finally, talking about the high profile withdrawals from the event, most ... More..

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China: Missile plan makes Japan 'target'
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

China: Missile plan makes Japan 'target'

He added that President Duterte wanted a formal talk with the Chinese government to lower the tension between the two nations and he hopes to do it very soon. The Japan Coast Guard posted the video on its websi...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Neymar scores as Brazil reach semi-finals

Tennis veteran player Andy Murray from Great Britain wins his second straight Olympic gold medal in the men's singles tennis tournament in the 2016. Both teams delivered hard challenges that created a very tens...More..

Oleg Verniaiev claims parallel bars gold, Danell Leyva earns silver
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Oleg Verniaiev claims parallel bars gold, Danell Leyva earns silver

In second place was Leyva, who was looking for some redemption of his own. Leyva initially was not supposed to be a member of the US squad; he was an alternate, but replaced John Orozco, who tore his ACL in p...More..

Olympics-Trott extends lead in omnium as Brits dominate again
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympics-Trott extends lead in omnium as Brits dominate again

The 29-year-old, who raised his fists in the air after crossing the finish, merely needing to complete Tuesday's race to top the podium after an eighth and second on Sunday made him uncatchable in the double-po...More..

Athletics: Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Athletics: Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final

Second and third fastest in the heats were Bahrain's Nigerian-born Oluwakemi Adekoya and Salwa Eid Naser, the former's 50.72sec a national record for the Gulf state. Felix, the reigning 200m Olympic champion, f...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NBC audience soars with first full week of Olympics Games

Of its $1.2 billion in advertising time sold to the advertisers before the event started, and NBC says 75% is in prime time . Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross compete under the lights in the...More..

More Golds For Great Britain At Rio Olympics
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

More Golds For Great Britain At Rio Olympics

Whilst speaking to the BBC last night, Ennis-Hill hinted that she may not compete in London next year and may take the decision to retire. "I think it's a mix of thinking back to the last few years". [I nee...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

U.S. women edge out Aussies to advance to beach volleyball semifinals

After Jennings and April Ross advanced to the Rio Olympics beach volleyball semifinals, defeating Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy 21-14, 21-16, fans at the Copacabana beach volleyball venue - which inclu...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 10000M Medal Winners, Times and Results

The 33-year-old overcame a mid-race fall to power through to the front of the field in the final 100m and win in 27 minutes five seconds. "I'd promised my older daughter Rihanna I was going to get a medal for...More..

Tesla Adjusts Its Autopilot Pitch in China
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tesla Adjusts Its Autopilot Pitch in China

Autopilot also enables your vehicle to scan for a parking space and parallel park on command. Literally translated, the term means "self-driving", though it also can mean "autopilot". Tesla says Autopilot is an...More..

Olympics: Irish boxer flips off judges and calls officials 'cheats'
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympics: Irish boxer flips off judges and calls officials 'cheats'

We blurred the middle fingers out in the photo above, but you can see the unaltered image at the bottom of the post. But an International Boxing Association (AIBA) spokesperson said: "Michael is a current w...More..

Olympic round up: Gymnast Sanne Wevers makes Dutch Olympic history
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic round up: Gymnast Sanne Wevers makes Dutch Olympic history

Team USA athletes Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez have dominated the gymnastics competitions at this year's Olympics. That wasn't a problem during this competition, as he completed the twists and took just ...More..

Thursday's Knicks Links: Carmelo Anthony leads Team USA past Australia
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Thursday's Knicks Links: Carmelo Anthony leads Team USA past Australia

A 15-3 Australia run in the second quarter, led by six points from captain David Andersen , put the United States team in a 46-39 hole. U.S. basketball game in the Rio Olympics just culminated with a final sc...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Olympics Rio 2016: Max Whitlock claims historic gold in floor exercise

She scored a combined 15.966 - 15.900 and 16.033 - to take gold ahead of world champion Maria Paseka of Russian Federation (15.253). However there was disappointment for 2008 Olympic champion and Londoner Chr...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Olympics: Out with the green water, in with the blue

On Saturday, Olympics organizers finally concluded the unusual colour was due to a mix-up over pool chemicals. China's Huang Xuechen and Sun Wenyan compete during the synchronized swimming duet free routi...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Bradley Wiggins: Cyclist wins gold to become Britain's most decorated Olympian

Great Britain were trailing for most of the 4,000m race, but they stormed back to beat the Australians by nearly a second and post a new world record time of 3 minutes 50.265 seconds. Doull was punching the air...More..

Badminton: PV Sindhu cruises into women's singles quarter-finals of Rio Olympics
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Badminton: PV Sindhu cruises into women's singles quarter-finals of Rio Olympics

The Indian, ranked 11th in the world, played the big points better to down the world No. 5 in an exciting encounter. The Indian will face two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China for a place in the semis on...More..

58! Furyk sets a PGA Tour record at Travelers
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

58! Furyk sets a PGA Tour record at Travelers

As for the tournament itself, Furyk was +1 heading into the day, so even though he shot 12-under for the round, he still only finished tied for fifth. After starting on the 10th, he made six birdies on the back...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

EPL Roundup: Leicester lose as Guardiola wins on Manchester City debut

There were a couple other surprises as well, with Middlesboro and Everton outperforming expectations against Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur , respectively. "They played better, we tried to do our best", the...More..