• Jose Mourinho has stars in his eyes after dazzling Paul Pogba performance
Jose Mourinho has stars in his eyes after dazzling Paul Pogba performance

Having scored in the Community Shield win over Leicester City and United's Premier League weekend victory at Bournemouth, Ibrahimovic went into the match in fine form. "I was relaxed, no nerves, I played my game". With Cristiano Ronaldo, they were able to get by with Michael Carrick and others, but Pogba looks like the first player who actually cou...

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  • Geniez wins 3rd Vuelta stage
Geniez wins 3rd Vuelta stage

The Tinkoff rider has been fighting an uphill battle in the opening days of the Grand Tour after losing vital time in the team time trial on Saturday. Despite losing almost two minutes in the opening four stages of the Vuelta a Espana, Alberto Contador believes he is still a GC contender. "I started the Vuelta with a lot of ideas in my head but t...

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  • Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return
Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return

Russian Maria Verchenova carded the best round of the tournament - a 9-under 62 - but her 4-under finish still left her six shots behind the bronze medal-winning Feng. The debate over golf's inclusion at the Games dominated the build-up to Rio 2016 following the withdrawal of all of the top four men's golfers, though only South Africa's Lee-Ann...

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  • Auto racing: Rain postpones IndyCar race at Pocono until Monday
Auto racing: Rain postpones IndyCar race at Pocono until Monday

It seems the fairly new water fall, which greets fans and teams driving into the Turn 2 tunnel, is not the only water seen from Pocono Raceway . "I love winning 500-mile races and this is one of the toughest ovals that we race on". "There are very few times in your career where you have a vehicle that you're completely in line with and it's doing ...

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  • Moore rips through John Deere field
Moore rips through John Deere field

This experience will give him something to build on moving forward. "I've never been unconvinced that that many people in your corner, as the four of us have witnessed this week, can not somehow kind of talk you into what might happen", Sindelar said.

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  • Rangers stifled by Rays' Odorizzi, end 4-game win streak
Rangers stifled by Rays' Odorizzi, end 4-game win streak

The Rays scored in each of the first two innings off starter A.J. Griffin (5-3). The 28-year-old Californian has been taken deep at least once in 10 straight games and has yielded seven blasts in his last three contests. That makes it the second-longest homer by a Ray this season, behind only Evan Longoria's 462 foot bomb in Colorado, and was t...

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  • Brazil women beat US, ending Walsh Jennings golden run
Brazil women beat US, ending Walsh Jennings golden run

Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross took home the bronze in beach volleyball. The pairs traded points to a five-all tie to open the third frame, but it was Brazil that would inch ahead each time until Walsh Jennings turned away three Brazilian attacks before finishing a rally with her kill for a 7-6 United States of America lead.

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  • 26000 rescued as situation worsens in 5 flood-hit states
26000 rescued as situation worsens in 5 flood-hit states

Rescue and relief work is being carried out by 56 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams, which are operational in various flood-prone areas in different states to assist them in dealing with the emergency. Almost 150 marooned people were shifted to safer places from Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. A round the clock NDRF control...

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  • Klopp: 'I can't wait for the transfer window to close'
Klopp: 'I can't wait for the transfer window to close'

And given the way Saturday's game against Burnley went, we could all certainly use the quick turnaround. He has brought entertaining football back to Burton Albion and it's exciting to see. "It depends a little bit on what the doc will tell me, but it's not really likely that we will change seven or eight positions or something like this - I'm no...

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  • Leicester's Claudio Ranieri refuses to criticise referee for penalty decisions
Leicester's Claudio Ranieri refuses to criticise referee for penalty decisions

And Vardy's wife - Becky - posted a photo of the family's summer holidays after the England striker turned down the chance to move to Arsenal in the summer. I am not a manager who says "oh, there was a penalty". A staid first half came to life in the final minutes when Danny Drinkwater was felled by Laurent Koscielny but referee Mark Clatte...

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  • Henderson discusses the team-talk which helped Liverpool transform v Arsenal
Henderson discusses the team-talk which helped Liverpool transform v Arsenal

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech felt the game turned on Coutinho's stunning free kick. But as usual, the Reds showed their other side which was on display against Mainz, as they conceded two quick goals thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Callum Chambers.

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  • China captures women's volleyball gold, coach makes history
China captures women's volleyball gold, coach makes history

Many more hugs followed. Lang, who won a gold medal as a player on China's national team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, is the first female head coach to lead a volleyball team to a gold medal in Olympic history. “Because when these athletes are facing fierce competition and challenges they have to think too much. "We didn't win so m...

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  • Paul Peterson wins Czech Masters for 1st European Tour win
Paul Peterson wins Czech Masters for 1st European Tour win

Pieters jetted 6,000 miles from Rio after finishing fourth at the Olympics in a bid to chase automatic qualification for September's Ryder Cup. The Belgian began the round sharing the lead with Jeff Winther of Denmark but moved ahead after three birdies at the front nine and another birdie on the 10th.

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  • Arsenal will fight for the title - Koscielny
Arsenal will fight for the title - Koscielny

I don't understand it. If I buy you tomorrow for £45m that means I've bought you for £45m, have I done well? Have I done well, yes? "We are very active, and if we find the right candidates we will spend big money". "You should be happy; he is English, he is 20 years old, but I'm sorry he didn't cost £55m, so it can not be good". They got many p...

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  • Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as Super Mario
Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as Super Mario

Suddenly the Nintendo character Super Mario appears, runs about Tokyo and then jumps into the iconic green pipe as seen in the video games. That's right. A doff of the characteristic red cap, and lo and behold, you have Shinzo Abe , the Japanese PM who has certainly earned himself a cool badge for pulling this off.

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  • Usain Bolt secures historic 'triple triple' after relay win
Usain Bolt secures historic 'triple triple' after relay win

I've done all I can do. "So it gives me hope to show the world that the impossible is possible". I never set limits for myself. "I've accomplished what I wanted to in track and field". The Jamaican team featuring Elain Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was second in 41.36. For Bartoletta, it was her second gold in Rio, after she also won t...

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  • Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess
Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

But almost as soon as his story came out, an American swimmer gave a different account in a detailed statement, saying two guns were pointed at the athletes as the event unfolded. "We were held", Lochte said. A preview of the interview will air during Saturday's edition of NBC Nightly News . When two swimmers walked off, Deluz says one of the ...

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  • Rio: Yogeshwar loses first round of 65kg freestyle wrestling
Rio: Yogeshwar loses first round of 65kg freestyle wrestling

Traditionally, shooting has always been India's biggest hope but surprisingly the shooters returned empty-handed. In the freestyle wrestling 65 kg section, the 33-year-old Yogeshwar could do little against the strong Mongolian, Ganzorig Mandakhnaran, and was beaten 3-0 on points.

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  • Olympics-Triathlon-Jorgensen takes gold with ideal race
Olympics-Triathlon-Jorgensen takes gold with ideal race

Lehmann watched Jorgensen's London Olympics crumble as she suffered from a flat tire. She would cede it to 2012 Olympic champion Nicola Spirig, but it was a formality. "I tried to stick with her on the run", Spirig said. When she crossed the finish line Saturday, Jorgensen burst into tears. A Fargo family is celebrating after one of their own w...

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  • USA women overcome controversy to win Olympic gold in 4x100m
USA women overcome controversy to win Olympic gold in 4x100m

It was the second fastest time ever. It's the ninth total medal, and sixth gold (five in relays), for Felix, the most decorated USA female track and field Olympian and tied with Merlene Ottey for most overall. On replay, however, it became apparent that a Brazilian runner had bumped Allyson Felix upon entering the exchange zone, directly lead...

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