Rio 2016: Ashton Eaton, the lord and master of track and field

In the women's javelin, Croatia's Sara Kolak set a personal best and a national record to win gold and end Barbora Spotakova's quest to become the first woman to win three consecutive Olympic titles in the event. Eaton finished with 8,893 points, inc... More..

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Olympic Athlete Poops in His Pants, But Still Finishes Eight
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Olympic Athlete Poops in His Pants, But Still Finishes Eight

Eventually, the Frenchman finished at the eight place. Toth took the lead at the 48km marker past defending champion Jared Tallent of Australia, who took silver 18 seconds behind the victor. He later collapse...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Brazil dismisses feeling of revenge in final vs Germany

Brazil now advances to the gold medal match where it will face Germany , in a romantic rematch of 2014's World Cup semi-final where they were crushed by a German onslaught 7-1. They may finally end their go...More..

Tom Daley fails to qualify in 10-meter diving; Chinese lead
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Tom Daley fails to qualify in 10-meter diving; Chinese lead

I gave it my everything and tried my absolute best. Tom Daley of Great Britain performed the highest-scoring dive of Rio 2016 so far when he collected 103.60 points for his forward four-and-a-half somersaults...More..

Madison Bumgarner shaky against Mets, but still gets 12th win
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Madison Bumgarner shaky against Mets, but still gets 12th win

Last night's game with the San Francisco Giants was a flawless example. "We have to grind it out until the end". He limited the Mets to one run on eight hits over seven innings, striking out two. Bumgarner be...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Ryan Lochte issues apology for behavior in Rio gas station incident

In an online post, Lochte today said it was a "situation that could and should have been avoided". But given Lochte's high profile, his mugging claim and the reported involvement of someone with police iden...More..

Russia's Yulia Efimova on proposed lifetime drug ban: What about Michael Phelps?
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Russia's Yulia Efimova on proposed lifetime drug ban: What about Michael Phelps?

But King settled the score Monday night, winning the gold medal and setting a new Olympic record for the 100-meter breaststroke. Swimmer Michael Phelps backed Lilly King's comments to Russian Yulia Efimov...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Usain Bolt's mid-race smile celebrated by meme makers

The main challenge to Bolt's 200m crown is likely to come from the American pair of Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt, who both made it through the first round with little concern, while Canada's 100m bronze ...More..

BBC pundit Trevor Sinclair reacts on Twitter to Hull City win
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

BBC pundit Trevor Sinclair reacts on Twitter to Hull City win

The result means that Hull maintain a ideal start to the season despite a troubled off-season which has left them with no permanent manager and just 13 fit senior players . But after an encouraging opening hal...More..

Australian athletes detained in Rio
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Australian athletes detained in Rio

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has launched an internal investigation into the incident, in which the group of Australians were removed from the basketball game because their accreditation had been tamp...More..

Costa strikes late as Conte masters old rival Mazzarri
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Costa strikes late as Conte masters old rival Mazzarri

Batshuayi made the flawless impact as he leveled matters in the 80th minute when fired home from six-yards out, after Eden Hazard's initial shot was saved. A lack of creativity and clear cut chances led to t...More..

Nigeria Wins Bronze Medal In Men's Soccer, Defeats Honduras 3-2
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Nigeria Wins Bronze Medal In Men's Soccer, Defeats Honduras 3-2

He now serve as Information Technology Officer with Africa's Largest TV Network. Honduras got a goal back with just under 20 minutes remaining in the match as Antony Lozano won a header in the box to cut in...More..

Rio Olympics 2016: Serbia upsets U.S. in women's volleyball semifinal
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Serbia upsets U.S. in women's volleyball semifinal

Then it disappeared. The Americans reverted to the mental lapses that sabotaged them in the second and third sets and lost eight of the final 11 points. In the tiebreaking fifth set, Serbia battled back from a ...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Phelps wins 23rd Olympic gold medal

If I hadn't had come back, I wouldn't have know what to do with myself and would have been frustrated with myself for not giving myself a chance. "I picked him up after I was done and just held him". But let'...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Chicago police chief wants to fire 7 cops for McDonald shooting cover-up

The police reports on the shooting conflicted with video footage of the incident, sparking accusations that Van Dyke's fellow officers were trying to cover up an unjustified shooting. Superintendent Eddie J...More..

Andy Murray to play Bernard Tomic in Cincinnati quarter-final
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Andy Murray to play Bernard Tomic in Cincinnati quarter-final

He deserves that wild card for sure. I also won my first Masters 1000 title here (in 2005). Murray is now on a 19-match winning streak after claiming titles in his three most recent tournaments at Queen's, Wi...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Why Allyson Felix's relay team will be running on empty track

Before tonight's makeup run, the American relay team's best time this season had been 42.61 seconds. Talk about this fantastic race on our messageboard: Odds that the USA drops the 4 x 100 stick in the next 45 ...More..

Wladimir Klitschko threatens to go to court over Tyson Fury rematch
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Wladimir Klitschko threatens to go to court over Tyson Fury rematch

Fury is the WBA (Super) and WBO heavyweight champion after beating Klitschko in Dusseldorf previous year. Klitschko is due to fight in the United Kingdom for the first time in a decade and a half in two m...More..

US, Hungary advance to women's water polo semifinals
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

US, Hungary advance to women's water polo semifinals

The U.S. got a preview of what it likely will see more and more the rest of the way when Hungary tried a physical approach against the speedy Americans. "The final is a dream", Italy coach Fabio Conti said. "...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Mourinho delight with 'phenomenal' Zlatan

Ibrahimovic scored the Community Shield victor eight days ago and added to his tally with a long-range effort after Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney had put United ahead in their Premier League opener. Armenian Henri...More..