• Kim, Lee, Nomura share Marathon Classic lead
Kim, Lee, Nomura share Marathon Classic lead

She rolled in three birdies and only totaled one bogey in the second round to finish with a 69. "I hit good shots, a lot of good shots, good drives good putts. Lee, who started the day sixth, stormed home with a 65 although she blew a chance to seal victory when she bogeyed the 18th. With the win, the 19-year-old retains her number one ranking an...

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  • Manchester United announce Mkhitaryan signing
Manchester United announce Mkhitaryan signing

He said on manutd .com: "I am very proud to join Manchester United , this move is a dream come true for me". Mkhitaryan is the third player to join Jose Mourinho's revolution at Trafford and his impact will felt by the club due to his credible technique, clairvoyance and creativity.

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  • Rosberg contract talks unaffected by crash - Toto Wolff
Rosberg contract talks unaffected by crash - Toto Wolff

But after a furious Toto Wolff described the actions of his two drivers as " brainless ", whether the paying fans will see a race at the front - with Mercedes still the dominant force in the sport - is now in doubt. "It takes two to tango but it starts somewhere and it started with the braking into Turn Two which one hard manoeuvre triggered the ne...

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  • International Olympic Committee postpones decision on Russia's participation in Rio Games
International Olympic Committee postpones decision on Russia's participation in Rio Games

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has a teleconference on Tuesday to go over options in the wake of a report that uncovered a state-run doping scheme in Russian Federation that ensnared 28 sports, both summer and winter.

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  • International Olympic Committee seeking 'legal advice' over banning Russian Federation from Rio Olympics
International Olympic Committee seeking 'legal advice' over banning Russian Federation from Rio Olympics

The IOC executive board said in its statement: "With regard to the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016... the IOC will have to take the CAS decision on 21 July concerning the IAAF rules into consideration as well as the World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic Charter".

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  • Olympic Committee Puts Off Final Decision On Barring Entire Russian Team
Olympic Committee Puts Off Final Decision On Barring Entire Russian Team

The McLaren report also stated that 15 Olympic medal winners from Russian Federation were suspected to have had their doping samples switched to prevent positive tests and the IOC is demanding all the names should be made public. "Blanket bans have never been and will never be just". That decimates a Russian team anyway. The executive board of th...

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  • Woods pulls out of US PGA Championship
Woods pulls out of US PGA Championship

Woods announced Tuesday he will not play in next week's PGA Championship PGA.COM reports. Tiger Woods ruled himself out of the PGA Championship on Tuesday, marking the first time in his career that he's missed four consecutive majors. "Continuing to make progress, but simply not ready for PGA", Steinberg wrote of Woods. Steinberg said that Wo...

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  • International Olympic Committee to give no patronage to any sports events in Russian Federation
International Olympic Committee to give no patronage to any sports events in Russian Federation

The summer association's position falls in line with recent comments by IOC President Thomas Bach, who has cited the need to strike a balance between "individual justice and collective punishment". Now in hiding in the United States, Rodchenkov said Russia's poor performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics and difficulties in circumventing improved ant...

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  • Kremlin Defends Embattled Sports Minister Mutko
Kremlin Defends Embattled Sports Minister Mutko

The summer association's position falls in line with recent comments by IOC President Thomas Bach, who has cited the need to strike a balance between "individual justice and collective punishment". In Sochi itself, where worldwide observers were scrutinizing the drug tests, positive results could not simply be brushed away, so the FSB developed a m...

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  • British Open: Henrik Stenson wins duel with Phil Mickelson for title
British Open: Henrik Stenson wins duel with Phil Mickelson for title

Henrik Stenson is the Open champion. After spraying shots all over the golf course, he walked off before completing his round. Stenson recovered from that but the two were neck and neck before the Swede birdied the short 14th. He joined Johnny Miller as the only winners to post that number on a Sunday. And his final score of 264 broke the record ...

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  • AL Wins All-Star Game
AL Wins All-Star Game

Cueto was the loser, and Zach Britton picked up the save. Cleveland's Corey Kluber was credited with the victory. It may have appeared diminutive after the previous night's theatrics, but it didn't matter. The Chicago Cubs were just the second team in Major League Baseball history to have their entire infield starting the All-Star game. Dum...

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  • Rays-Red Sox preview
Rays-Red Sox preview

After some thought, Kimbrel said he decided Saturday morning that it'd be best for him to get his knee taken care of. Junichi Tazawa , part time set up man and part time closer, has been inconsistent for this whole season and is now dealing with "a little bit of tiredness in his arm and shoulder, according to Dave Dombrowski , who's head of baseba...

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  • Putin says claims of Russian doping 'political'
Putin says claims of Russian doping 'political'

The Kremlin also criticised a call by the United States anti-doping agency USADA for a blanket ban on Russian participation in Rio that was made ahead of the release of McLaren's report. A Wada-commissioned report released yesterday said the Russian Ministry of Sport "directed, controlled and oversaw" the regime, with nearly every Olympic sport i...

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  • Milwaukee Bucks, Miles Plumlee agree to four-year deal
Milwaukee Bucks, Miles Plumlee agree to four-year deal

Miles Plumlee #18 of the Milwaukee Bucks shoots against the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 5, 2016 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Plumlee has spent the a year ago and a half with the Bucks after being traded to Milwaukee at the 2015 National Basketball Association trade deadline.

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  • Per Mertesacker hails Arsenal new boy Granit Xhaka as the 'perfect signing'
Per Mertesacker hails Arsenal new boy Granit Xhaka as the 'perfect signing'

British media reported Xhaka's transfer fee at about 30 million pounds ($43.95 million), which would make the midfield enforcer Arsenal's third most expensive signing behind Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. "He is a good passer as well, so he will set the tempo". Because of that, while the competition for spots is something he looks forward to,...

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  • Kante Says Conte Convinced Him To Move
Kante Says Conte Convinced Him To Move

Arsenal have also been reportedly eying the winger after fans' call on Wenger to sign him. The 25-year-old made more interceptions and tackles than any other player in the top-five European leagues and, given Chelsea's inability to lock down in midfield during a woeful title defence, he looms as a ideal fit for their new era under Antonio Conte...

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  • Henrik Stenson outduels Mickelson, shatters British Open record in dramatic win
Henrik Stenson outduels Mickelson, shatters British Open record in dramatic win

On Sunday morning, rain competed with low-teens temperatures and winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour to see which could make the players more miserable. "I knew he would ultimately come through and win". "I am disappointed that it was at my expense". The popular Johnston, inspired by the fans crying out his nickname, "Beef, Beef" on nearly every ...

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  • TCU RB Shaun Nixon out for entire 2016 season
TCU RB Shaun Nixon out for entire 2016 season

Foster Sawyer and Texas A&M transfer Kenny Hill will be the top two candidates entering fall camp. TCU coach Gary Patterson followed up Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby Monday during Big 12 Media Days, and just as Bowlsby was asked about Baylor, so too was Patterson.

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  • Stenson clinches maiden Major golf title at British Open
Stenson clinches maiden Major golf title at British Open

Granted there were similarities, but to hope Henrik Stenson battling Phil Mickelson in final round of the 145 British Open at Royal Troon might be as gripping as Tom Watson vs. That lasted only as long as it took Watson, who hit a 7-iron to about 2 feet on the final hole at Turnberry, to tap in his birdie for a 65 and a 268.

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  • Conte wants to make Chelsea players great
Conte wants to make Chelsea players great

Antonio Conte says Chelsea can learn from defeat after they lost their first pre-season friendly to Rapid Vienna. Conte brushed aside one question which asked whether he had a nickname for himself, in reference to Mourinho famously branding himself a "Special One" when he was first appointed Chelsea boss in 2004.

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