• Johnson says United Kingdom to play bigger role in Europe
Johnson says United Kingdom to play bigger role in Europe

In May, Boris Johnson angered many European allies by claiming the EU was pursuing a similar aim to Adolf Hitler in trying to create a super state. Kai Whittaker, an MP in German chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party, told BBC Radio 4's World At One: "It's probably the most astonishing promotion in this Cabinet".

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  • American League keeps it going against National League
American League keeps it going against National League

The 4-2 final score was also the fourth consecutive All-Star Game in which the National League was held to two runs or fewer, according to ESPN Stats & Info . Ortiz, who is retiring after this season at age 40, was embraced by his American League teammates near first base after he exited the game following a walk.

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  • WADA: Ban Russians from Rio Olympics on doping claims
WADA: Ban Russians from Rio Olympics on doping claims

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russian Federation prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer Games, raising the possibility that the Olympics could go on without a sports superpower for the first time since the 1980s.

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  • Putin suspends officials named in doping report
Putin suspends officials named in doping report

On Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport will determine the fate of 68 track and field athletes who have petitioned to compete in Rio despite a previously delivered ban of the Russian track team by that sport's federation, the IAAF. "If all the operational precautions to promote and permit doping by Russian athletes proved to have been ineff...

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  • Howard, Franco lead Phillies to 4-2 win over Mets
Howard, Franco lead Phillies to 4-2 win over Mets

Whatever the reason, the one-man wrecking crew who descended upon Citizens Bank Park on Sunday was a sight to behold. "I didn't want to hear the Mets fans". Conforto was demoted on June 25 after hitting.148 after May 1. The 22-year-old followed a complete-game triumph over Atlanta on July 5 by allowing two runs on seven hits in six innings of a 1...

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  • Rahat, Yasir boost Pakistan's victory push
Rahat, Yasir boost Pakistan's victory push

England now needed to surpass their record fourth innings-winning chase in a Lord's Test of 282 for three against New Zealand in 2004 if they were to go 1-0 up in this four-match series. Alex Hales , Cook's opening partner, made a brisk 16 before carelessly chasing a wide ball from Rahat, with Mohammad Hafeez holding a good catch at first slip...

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  • Serena Williams anxious by recent police shootings
Serena Williams anxious by recent police shootings

Williams had been chasing Steffi Graf's milestone since she won her 21st major tournament here previous year but surprise defeats at the US, Australian and French Opens prolonged the American's pursuit. The Williams sisters now share of second place on the open era list after claiming title No.14, alongside the team of Gigi Fernandez and Nat...

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  • This is war, says Trump after Nice attack
This is war, says Trump after Nice attack

When asked if he would declare war, he said he would ask Congress to do so, if he's elected president. Instead, she said, "We've got to go after their headquarters". Clinton called for better intelligence cooperation and "tough diplomacy" between agencies in the US and those in other countries, "starting with our friends".

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  • ACC Network to launch by Aug. 2019, according to sources
ACC Network to launch by Aug. 2019, according to sources

The ACC is getting into the conference network game but taking a different approach than we've seen before. The 2016 ACC Football Kickoff starts with ACC Commissioner John Swofford's press conference at 10 a.m. N.C. State months ago solicited proposals for a $2 million on-campus studio and production center designed for network programming. "Yo...

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  • Seven Secure RLWC 2017
Seven Secure RLWC 2017

In addition to matches in New Zealand and Australia , there will be three pool matches played in Papua New Guinea. The first match is scheduled for Saturday 28 October and in a country where Rugby League is the national sport, the passionate fans of PNG are sure to embrace the sport's pinnacle event.

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  • Putin vows to suspend doping officials over state-run cheating
Putin vows to suspend doping officials over state-run cheating

Less than a month before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio, WADA have recommended that the International Olympic Committee [IOC] and International Paralympic Committee consider banning all athletes entered by the Russian Olympic Committee.

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  • Russian doping was 'state-directed'
Russian doping was 'state-directed'

Across town, the IAAF governing body's expulsion of the Russian track team is being challenged by the Russian Olympic body at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Realising the difficulty of continuing such a programme in the presence of worldwide doping officials at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, a separate scheme was devised for use there.

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  • Paul Pogba to Man United: Real Madrid boss Zidane discusses saga
Paul Pogba to Man United: Real Madrid boss Zidane discusses saga

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane hints that Alvaro Morata is in his plans for the upcoming season despite reports that he will be sold this summer. "He's back and I'm happy to have him", he told reporters. After concluding the visit to Canada, Real Madrid will be heading to the United States to take part in the 2016 International Champions C...

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  • Selection committee creates new incentive to land No. 1 overall seed
Selection committee creates new incentive to land No. 1 overall seed

Indianaplis would seem to be the likely choice for Kentucky if the Cats are able to earn the overall No. 1 seed. For instance, Duke, if it is in contention for a No. It may be the middle of July, but college basketball is getting some interesting changes this upcoming season and beyond, specifically with NCAA Tournament seeding.

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  • Pakistani cleric investigated over social media star's murder
Pakistani cleric investigated over social media star's murder

The woman, born Fouzia Azeem , went by the Instagram and Facebook celebrity name of Qandeel Baloch and also advocated for women's rights in Pakistan. She said at the time Baloch was killed, neighbors spotted a suspicious unknown man with a beard outside the house. After her death her father, Muhammad Azeem, filed a police report against both...

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  • NFF Names Paul Le Guen As New Super Eagles' Technical Adviser
NFF Names Paul Le Guen As New Super Eagles' Technical Adviser

Nigeria's soccer ruling body on Monday recommended French coach Paul Le Guen to the federation's Executive Committee as the new Super Eagles' Technical Adviser. The new crew's immediate challenge is a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in the first week of September - a dead rubber, but which would serve as ample preparation fo...

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  • Conte persuaded me to join Chelsea: Kante
Conte persuaded me to join Chelsea: Kante

According to Sky Sports (live transfer thread, July 18th 2016 at 18:57 ), Leicester City have turned down Everton's approach to bring in Steve Walsh as their new director of football. "And I again thank you all", he added. The 25-year-old made more interceptions and tackles than any other player in the top-five European leagues and, given Chelse...

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  • Santos goads critics ahead of Euro 2016 final
Santos goads critics ahead of Euro 2016 final

We don't claim to have the power to solve all the problems of the French people. "But we can generate emotions so they forget their worries". - France have won their last 10 games against Portugal , their best current run against any team after 13 consecutive wins over Luxembourg.

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  • Padres' Edwin Jackson loses no-hitter in seventh
Padres' Edwin Jackson loses no-hitter in seventh

From dominating the Peyton Manning led Indianapolis Colts for years to sweeping the literal Giants in this past weekend series, San Diego always finds a way to play just well enough to give us enough hope to keep from burning all of our merchandise.

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  • Kaufman comes in 11th at Marathon Classic
Kaufman comes in 11th at Marathon Classic

The ace was one of two eagles on the day for Vegas, who will compete for Venezuela at the Rio Olympics next month, to go with eight birdies and just one bogey. “If I can put some good shots and put myself in good positions to make birdies and put good strokes on it, thats all I can do.”. "It was good." Birdies at 14 and 17 saw her build a comfortab...

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