• Swedes knockout hosts in Rio shootout
Swedes knockout hosts in Rio shootout

Brazilian goalkeeper Barbara managed to block Kosovare Asllani's penalty kick, but when Andressa stepped forward to take the final shot for Brazil , it was blocked by Lindahl. Debinha fired a volley just over and forced Lindahl to tip over a header, whilst the Chelsea goalkeeper also almost turned a dipping Marta corner into her own net.

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  • Incredible Brownlee brothers make it gold and silver in Olympics triathlon
Incredible Brownlee brothers make it gold and silver in Olympics triathlon

Alistair broke away from younger brother Jonny halfway through the run and had a half minute lead coming to the finish chute where he took his time to bask in the applause of the spectators. They had to go through a semi-final after they could only finish third in their heat but they looked supreme in winning their semi-final in the fastest time.

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  • Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey ruled out for a month with hamstring injury
Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey ruled out for a month with hamstring injury

The Welsh midfielder is set to be sidelined for a month and will miss the Gunners' Premier League clashes against Leicester City and Watford as well as his Wales' first World Cup qualifier game against Moldova on 5 September. "It's a very hard situation to sort out because the players come back late because of the Euros and, on top of that, you pla...

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  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss blames lack of experience for defeat
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss blames lack of experience for defeat

We are in a Catch 22 with the Euros. Players can get injured, like [Aaron] Ramsey [hamstring] today, or you can give them needed rest and be without many of them. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was pleased how his side reacted after Coutinho's fantastic equaliser, but he did feel he made a mistake by joining the team in their celebrations of Mane's...

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  • Speedy Rio showdown ahead in women's 200 meters
Speedy Rio showdown ahead in women's 200 meters

The victor will face Germany's Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst at 11:59 p.m. After a day off, Usain Bolt returns to the track in his quest for more gold - in his favorite event, too: the 200 meters. Now they try to live up to men's sensational performance in Olympic golf. New Zealand's world No. 1 Lydia Ko has said she is thrilled to be here....

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  • Neymar leads Brazil into men's soccer semifinals
Neymar leads Brazil into men's soccer semifinals

Despite dominating long periods of the match, the home side had to wait until the 83 minute to secure the result with Luan capping off a flowing attacking move when he noticed the Colombian goalkeeper off his line and hit a deft finish over him to make the score 2-0.

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  • 'Obviously' McIlroy watched - Rose
'Obviously' McIlroy watched - Rose

But it was not until the final hole of a thrilling last round tussle with Open champion and close Ryder Cup partner Henrik Stenson that 36-year-old Rose finally saw off the battling Swede. Rose had traded birdies on the first hole, but Stenson then took the ascendancy with another on the second. I had the dreams most boys have of hoping to compet...

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  • 49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury
49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury

The Texans only had two kickoff returns and they average just over 20 yards a return, and in the punt return game, Ervin put the ball on the ground (recovered by the Texans) and Fuller made a decision to field a one hop punt that nearly got him murdered by overzealous 49er coverage team members.

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  • Rangers make move to sign ex-England defender Joleon Lescott
Rangers make move to sign ex-England defender Joleon Lescott

The BBC are reporting that the experienced centre half, capped 26 times by England, is in talks with Scottish Premiership league leaders Rangers , with a permanent move north of Hadrian's wall looking like a viable option for the 34 year old.

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  • Pep Slammed For 'Disgusting' Treatment Of City Star
Pep Slammed For 'Disgusting' Treatment Of City Star

Will Joe Hart leave Manchester City during the current transfer window? The outspoken former Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle playmaker added: "He is a full worldwide, somebody who, probably before City took the money (from foreign investors), could have gone on to bigger and better things himself but stayed and wanted to be at City".

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  • Rio 2016: Five biggest things to watch on Tuesday at Olympics
Rio 2016: Five biggest things to watch on Tuesday at Olympics

Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, Usain Bolt, did not disappoint his audience at the ongoing Rio Olympics as he stepped out on Sunday to participate in the 100metres race. "This is what I came here for, to prove to the world that I am the best, again ... I like them because of Cristiano Ronaldo". Merritt, who took the bronze in an epic...

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  • Japan to develop missile amid mounting tensions with China
Japan to develop missile amid mounting tensions with China

The Japanese government has decided on a plan to develop land-to-sea missiles with a range of 300 kilometers (186 miles) to protect the nation's isolated islands, including the Senkaku, the Yomiuri newspaper reported , without saying where it got the information.

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  • EXTRA Ennis-Hill takes overnight heptathlon lead in search of second gold
EXTRA Ennis-Hill takes overnight heptathlon lead in search of second gold

The Belgian led by five points ahead of the two final events after delivering a stunning personal best of 6.58m in the long-jump with Ennis-Hill and Johnson-Thompson in second and third respectively. "In the 800m I was just trying not to let Jess go, I thought I could do 2:15 or 16 and not let her go too far". To put her performance into perspectiv...

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  • Neymar strikes as Brazil beat Colombia, enter semifinals
Neymar strikes as Brazil beat Colombia, enter semifinals

He scored a goal and was one of the best players on the field, constantly creating opportunities despite being harassed by Colombian players almost every time he touched the ball. Colombia got its revenge by ending Neymar's tournament prematurely once more at last year's Copa America, this time through suspension. Brazil's second pool win cam...

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  • Rio Olympics Murray honoured to wave the flag
Rio Olympics Murray honoured to wave the flag

At one stage Murray appeared in danger of spearing Princess Anne in the face. "It's up to me to make sure that I do everything properly", Murray said. Although double Wimbledon champion and Davis Cup hero Murray is widely recognised as a worthy candidate given his extensive list of career achievements, his selection is nevertheless slightly surpr...

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  • Olympics-Gymnastics-Leyva claims 'redemption' with two silvers
Olympics-Gymnastics-Leyva claims 'redemption' with two silvers

In the earlier parallel bars final, Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev won gold and Russia's David Belyavskiy won bronze. Wilson grabbed a sixth medal in gymnastics for the British team when he claimed bronze with 15.466. Danell Leyva reacts after competing the parallel bars during the men's team final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Are...

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  • Olympic Games: Rio 2016: Mo Farah wins 10000 metres
Olympic Games: Rio 2016: Mo Farah wins 10000 metres

Farah kept within a meter of Tanui, and powered past him with 120 meters to go. He also won the 5000m and 10,000m titles at the two world championships held since the London 2012 Olympic Games, meaning he could achieve a unique "quadruple-double" in Brazil, by winning the two long distance races at two consecutive Olympic Games and two consecutiv...

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  • Olympics-Athletics-Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final
Olympics-Athletics-Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final

Francis, who clocked 50.58 seconds, had the fastest time in the eight heats. 2012 bronze medalist Raphael Holzdeppe, who also took silver at last year's world championships, failed to qualify for the final as did 2015 World Championships co-bronze medalist Paweł Wojciechowski of Poland.

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  • Toure left out of City squad for Champions League playoff
Toure left out of City squad for Champions League playoff

That is my job. You see sometimes that one is thinking "where should I run". "We are going to try and score goals and try to convince the players how important it is to play in the Champions League and how handsome it is and we are going to try and win it".

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  • Olympics: Cyclist Sarah Hammer takes silver in women's omnium
Olympics: Cyclist Sarah Hammer takes silver in women's omnium

On Monday, equestrian rider Charlotte Dujardin drew level with her third Olympic gold medal but now Trott is out on her own and with the potential of increasing her advantage even further. Hammer and D'Hoore would have needed a superhuman effort and a lot of luck to catch Trott heading into the points race. "I'm over the moon". Hammer took the fi...

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