• Women's gymnastics vault final wraps up
Women's gymnastics vault final wraps up

Simone Biles , a young gymnast from OH, is out there making history at the Rio Olympics. She waited patiently for her final scores to be posted, clutching her teammate and fellow competitor Aly Raisman as they watched the big board. Instead, she put on a show befitting a champion for the ages. She looked strong in the team competition on Tuesday,...

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  • Usain Bolt strolls to victory in 200m heats
Usain Bolt strolls to victory in 200m heats

In 2008, he stormed to victory with a time of 9.69 seconds, which broke his own world record. His titles and medal count already make him beyond compare and if he completes his "triple-triple" by adding the 200m and 4x100m relay golds they might have to start making up new words.

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  • Sindhu Wins Silver In Rio Olympics
Sindhu Wins Silver In Rio Olympics

Sindhu , the World No. 10 and a surprise finalist, fell to the ground after match point, resting her head on her knees for a while before slowly walking away to hug her beaming rival. She took a quick 9-4 lead before Sindhu tried to claw back. She was pitted against World No. 1 Carolina Marin of Spain, who, too, like PV Sindhu , was playing in...

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  • Watford clinch signing of defender Younes Kaboul from Sunderland
Watford clinch signing of defender Younes Kaboul from Sunderland

Kaboul left Tottenham for Sunderland one year ago and went on to make 23 appearances for the club, playing a key role as the Black Cats narrowly avoided relegation from the Premier League. Before joining Juventus, initially on loan, in 2014, Pereyra played for Udinese, the Italian club owned by the Pozzo family, who also own Watford .

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  • Steven Pienaar reunited with David Moyes at Sunderland
Steven Pienaar reunited with David Moyes at Sunderland

The Black Cats are keen to keep the 27-year-old on Wearside, though, and had offered him a new deal, which he has now snubbed. We made him an offer of a new contract which as of this moment in time he has refused. On Kaboul's departure, he added: "Younes came to see me when he heard about Watford and said he wanted to go back". Sunderland will ...

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  • Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka knocked out at Cincinnati
Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka knocked out at Cincinnati

Defending champion Roger Federer and top-ranked Novak Djokovic are missing the tournament because of injuries. In the women's third round, 2015 finalist Simona Halep beat Australian Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-2 while ninth seed Carla Suarez Navarro beat US Open finalist Roberta Vinci 6-1, 7-5.

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"Awesome Hour" on the track as US captures 6 Olympic medals

Rollins fulfilled the huge pressure on her shoulders following her impeccable performances in the rounds prior to the final; the American crossed the line in first place, confirming her as the new Olympic champion. Way to go, Team USA! "I had a great opportunity here, but I wanted to get more out of it", said Mozia, who'd starred collegiately at ...

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  • Betts posts second 3-homer game of season
Betts posts second 3-homer game of season

Entering the day 8-0 with a 2.47 ERA in his previous 10 starts, Greinke was expected to make for a tough matchup against Boston's Rick Porcello. His first three-home run game this season was on May 31. "I've had my fair share of really bad games of two innings or three innings, or not making it through five or pitching into the sixth". He had a...

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  • Michael Phelps 23 gold medals in Olympics career
Michael Phelps 23 gold medals in Olympics career

Michael Phelps of reacts after the US team won the men's 4 x 100 IM relay, the last of Phelps' performances at the Rio Olympics, and likely in his career. I knew this was the last race that I ever had, the last Olympics that I ever had. "I think that showed at times on camera". Phelps added: "The other night when I was on Face Time , I was kin...

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  • Rafael Nadal beats Pablo Cuevas in Cincinnati
Rafael Nadal beats Pablo Cuevas in Cincinnati

Murray, who won a second-consecutive Gold Medal at the quadrennial event, defeated Argentine Juan Monaco 6-3 6-2. We've had some tough matches. I think I was very persistent in my service game. "If the time is ready and I can reach the No. 1, of course it will be awesome". If I want to keep trying to push up the rankings and go higher, I need to ...

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  • US Women's 4x100m Relay Team Qualifies For Final On Empty Track
US Women's 4x100m Relay Team Qualifies For Final On Empty Track

Under most circumstances, the US would've been granted automatic entry into the final. "It tripped me up", said Felix to NBC's Lewis Johnson after the race. "I think I got propelled at about 20 miles an hour". The Americans will re-run on Thursday at six p.m. EST. Disaster averted, the four-person team could breathe a sigh of relief - but...

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  • Joe Hart backed to emerge stronger from Man City difficulties by Buffon
Joe Hart backed to emerge stronger from Man City difficulties by Buffon

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is considering a loan move away from the club this month, with Everton and Sevilla interested in snapping him up. "At the moment Joe Hart is still part of the Manchester City squad", the Argentinian said of his team-mate, alongside whom he has won two Premier League titles.

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  • International Olympic Committee executive charged with ticket scalping in Rio
International Olympic Committee executive charged with ticket scalping in Rio

International Olympic Committee officials condemned Rio police for allowing a TV crew to accompany them as a naked Hickey was arrested in a hotel room. The Olympic Council of Ireland said in a statement Thursday that Hickey has been discharged from the hospital and has been "accompanied to a police station to complete a deposition".

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  • Jose Mourinho reacts to his first EPL victory with Manchester United
Jose Mourinho reacts to his first EPL victory with Manchester United

United captain Rooney feels Ibrahimovic's arrival has marked a statement of intent from the club this year, though he insists he does not feel as though his place is under threat. Mourinho said: "When you buy somebody like him, you always have a question mark, which is over how a personality adapts to a completely different situation to before".

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  • Luke Del Rio named Florida's starting quarterback
Luke Del Rio named Florida's starting quarterback

He completed 10 of 11 passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns in, leading the Blue team to a 44-6 rout of the Orange. Florida opens its season at home on September 3 against the UMass in Gainesville, Florida. He is the son of Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio. What we will soon learn, is if he possess the ability to push the ball down the f...

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  • Rio Olympics - What We've Learned After 10 Days Of Competition
Rio Olympics - What We've Learned After 10 Days Of Competition

China narrowly held off Russian Federation, which finished third with 82 total medals. The tweet has since been deleted. The Chinese women's table tennis team celebrates their gold medals with the other medal winners at Riocentro - Pavilion 3 during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games on August 16.

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  • N. Korea calls South's leader 'psychopath' over missile row
N. Korea calls South's leader 'psychopath' over missile row

Stressing that "true liberation" would involve reunification of the peninsula, Park said that could only happen by removing the fear of nuclear weapons, missiles and war. "If there is any other way to protect our people and the country, one should propose an alternative", Park added. Chinese state media have published daily attacks against the U...

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  • Algonquin's Evan Jager wins silver in 3000-meter steeplechase
Algonquin's Evan Jager wins silver in 3000-meter steeplechase

Kipruto took the early lead and then settled behind Jager, timing his run until surging back into the lead as the bell sounded and finishing in 8 minutes, 03.28 seconds. The other Americans in the final, Hillary Bor and Donn Cabral, were eighth and ninth, respectively. Evan Jager , the American record holder, led for much of the race until being...

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  • Australia vs Lithuania men's basketball at Rio Olympics
Australia vs Lithuania men's basketball at Rio Olympics

It's an event that for years has been dominated by the United States team. "Most teams have gone small and we have bucked the trend and gone big and done a good job of it", Bogut said. Mills, a back-up to Tony Parker at the Spurs , has been one of the standouts in the men's basketball competition at the Rio Olympics. "We're a resilient group tha...

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  • Shakur Stevenson Will Go For First US Gold in 12 Years
Shakur Stevenson Will Go For First US Gold in 12 Years

When Stevenson fights Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez on Saturday, he will win either gold or silver, the first of either medal for American men since Andre Ward's gold in 2004. They said he was an amateur but he's got a professional style. Despite his best efforts, Russell lost a split decision in his quarterfinal contest, eliminating him from the tourna...

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