• Lochte, Phelps race in 200m medley showdown
Lochte, Phelps race in 200m medley showdown

While Phelps has the past three gold medals , Lochte has been close behind with two silvers and a bronze. Finals take place Wednesday evening. Brazil has already gone through two disappointing scoreless draws to Iraq and South Africa - two teams largely seen as inferior to the Brazilian powerhouse.

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  • Engleder captures gold in Rio, her final Games
Engleder captures gold in Rio, her final Games

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). "At first I couldn't believe it and secondly I didn't know if I should sing", she said. She fell to the bronze medal on Thursday after hitting an 8.6 on her final shot.

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  • Venezuela Tops China to Notch First Olympic Games Triumph at Rio 2016
Venezuela Tops China to Notch First Olympic Games Triumph at Rio 2016

They cruised from there, improving to 82-1 under coach Mike Krzyzewski and reminding everyone it's going to take a special performance for 40 minutes to deny them another Olympic title. "I got to have sleepovers at the Jordan household", Dwyer said in November. "He's done a great job at being an unbelievable vocal leader and showing it by example...

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  • Del Potro: 'One of my best matches'
Del Potro: 'One of my best matches'

The 2009 US Open champion was haunted by chronic wrist injuries which forced him to step into the operating room several times and had him contemplating retirement from tennis. In what was the marquee match of the Olympics so far, del Potro had three break chances to take an immediately lead, saved well by Djokovic. Defending champions Andy M...

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  • CEO of USA Rugby sees big boost for sport back home
CEO of USA Rugby sees big boost for sport back home

He is also now the only athlete to win both an Olympic gold medal and a Super Bowl ring - a feat Ebner has a realistic chance to emulate. It's a huge disappointment to coach Mike Friday and his team as they headed into the Games targeting gold with Super Bowl winnerNate Ebner of the New England Patriotsand speedsters Carlin Isles and Perry Baker on...

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  • Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history
Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history

Knox, 31, shot 2-under-par 68 Sunday to finish 14-under for the tournament. "No one else can say they've done that out here on the PGA Tour". He made five straight birdies to close his front nine and added four more on the back (along with a bogey) for his first top-10 finish since The Players Championship in May.

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  • Mourinho dedicates Community Shield win to Louis van Gaal
Mourinho dedicates Community Shield win to Louis van Gaal

The Swede, who has won league titles in 14 of 16 seasons as a professional, rose above Wes Morgan in the 83rd minute at Wembley to head home and claim the 31st trophy of his career. We begin with a trophy. "Mata is fine, he understands what I did", Mourinho said. The team is fantastic. 'Perhaps it is the biggest club I've played at.

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  • Mourinho hints at United future for Mata and Fellaini
Mourinho hints at United future for Mata and Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini headed a fourth before Juan Mata turned in Michael Carrick's cross 16 minutes from time to complete the scoring. "Of course it was awesome to hear this from Mourinho and he said he will keep an eye on how I do this season", the winger added.

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  • Bills LB Reggie Ragland suffers torn ACL
Bills LB Reggie Ragland suffers torn ACL

The Bills haven't even played a preseason game and those plans have been foiled. His replacement, veteran outside linebacker Manny Lawson , partially tore his pectoral muscle attempting to bench-press 415 pounds last month. Zach Brown is now projected to start. Both players have run with the second-team defense in practices this week. The Bills...

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  • After the Olympics, athletes get chance to finally unwind
After the Olympics, athletes get chance to finally unwind

Australia (LIVE); Boxing - Elimination Matches; Men's Fencing - Individual Sabre Gold Medal Final; Men's Soccer - Denmark vs. Brazil (LIVE); Women's Table Tennis - Singles Final, 10:30 a.m. Australian Kyle Chalmers had the fastest qualifying time on Tuesday, and he already shared in a bronze in the 4x100 freestyle relay. "I pride normally being v...

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  • Gabby Douglas won't get a chance to defend all-around gymnastics title
Gabby Douglas won't get a chance to defend all-around gymnastics title

She was also the top qualifier on the beam routine, performing with brio and sticking her dismount perfectly to close the team's final rotation. Britain, the world team bronze medallists from Glasgow previous year, are ready to challenge for a first women's Olympic team medal since 1928.

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  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Ledecky pleased with
Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Ledecky pleased with "hardest swim of the week"

Phelps, who celebrated the 19th Olympic gold of his career in Sunday's 4x100m relay, faces more of a battle as he chases what would be his first individual medal of these Games. They mean the world to me, so I want to make them proud. "When I was on the block, I honestly thought my heart was going to explode out of my chest", Phelps said .

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  • The internet can't handle Phelps Face
The internet can't handle Phelps Face

A warmed suction cup is placed on sore parts of the body, and as the cup heats up it creates a vacuum-like effect that some athletes believe will relieve pain. Its advocates believe it promotes blood flow to aching muscles and speeds up recovery times , although the most obvious effect is the large red welt it leaves behind.

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  • Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record in final round at Travelers
Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record in final round at Travelers

History was made in multiple ways at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. "Once it started kind of creeping left, I knew it was going in, and what an unbelievable feeling". Three years earlier, Furyk became the sixth player in history to shoot a 59 at Conway Farms in the second round of the 2013 BMW Championship, making him the only player with ...

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  • Lilly King Wins Gold, Takes Another Dig at Russian Swimmer Yulia Efimova
Lilly King Wins Gold, Takes Another Dig at Russian Swimmer Yulia Efimova

I am very sad when I see my sport getting like this. It was one of the most anticipated swimming races of the Rio Olympics - and USA star Lilly King backed up her fighting talk by defeating Yulia Efimova to win gold in the 100 meters breaststroke on Monday.

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  • Broncos list QBs Sanchez, Siemian as co-starters
Broncos list QBs Sanchez, Siemian as co-starters

They are competing to replace Brock Osweiler , the assumed heir apparent to the retired Peyton Manning until he bolted for free agency and Houston. "We practice as fast as you can, but it's a lot faster out there". Games are just fast. Sanchez will play with the first-team offense for one quarter.

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  • Manchester United sign Pogba for €105m on five-year deal
Manchester United sign Pogba for €105m on five-year deal

But it's likely that this set-back was the catalyst for Pogba to prove himself, while it's also just as likely that if he had developed at Old Trafford like he has in Turin he'd now be considering a move overseas, too. Mourinho has built an impressive squad at the Theatre of Dreams since taking over on May 27, having also signed Henrikh Mkhitarya...

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  • Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload
Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

Along with NBC's music team, we will have access to almost 1.5 million music tracks from every genre, mood and culture. And that's something we haven't come to expect. His speech focused on the importance of education to prepare the next generation of citizens and leaders, but NBC didn't deem it worthy of inclusion in the broadcast.

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  • Judo: Khalmurzaev wins Russia's second judo gold at Rio
Judo: Khalmurzaev wins Russia's second judo gold at Rio

In the Round of 32, Stevens defeated Sweden's Robin Pacek with a final score of 1s1 to 0s1. Stevens was a semifinalist in 2012 in London and did not make the medal rounds in the 2008 Olympics. Stevens came within inches of beating Khalmaurzaev in the finals after dragging the Russian to the mat and looking for a series of submissions, but he coul...

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  • Jurgen Klopp reacts after Liverpool lose 4-0 to Mainz
Jurgen Klopp reacts after Liverpool lose 4-0 to Mainz

Mane, a summer £34m signing from Southampton, was on fire against the Spanish giants at Wembley on Saturday, making one and scoring his first for the club in a 4-0 friendly romp. Na just one week remain for us to train before we start the new season. "We made a number of errors". The good thing is that they are all healthy physically and it was...

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