• David de la Cruz wins 9th stage to take Spanish Vuelta lead
David de la Cruz wins 9th stage to take Spanish Vuelta lead

And Quintana finally got one over Chris Froome after failing to challenge the Brit's procession to a third Tour of France win in July when he dropped Froome, Alberto Contador and Alejandro Valverde in the final two kilometres. "Tomorrow will be an important day at Lagos (de Covadonga)". The break - which also included quadruple Tour de France sta...

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  • UFC: Maia stops Condit
UFC: Maia stops Condit

He has gotten one shot at a title. UFC President Dana White has said that Woodley will face Stephen Thompson next. As he noted, Maia has now won six consecutive fights in UFC dating back to 2014 with three coming via submission and three by decision.

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  • All Blacks retain Bledisloe
All Blacks retain Bledisloe

Cheika spoke to the media on Sunday morning at Sydney airport but was unaware Sanzaar had not cited Franks. He added: "You have to be really careful until you see all the views [of the incident]". Cheika said. "We've got to make sure we take the things that we thought we did well yesterday [Saturday]. and also get better at delivering on field wi...

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  • Ravens lose TE Watson for season
Ravens lose TE Watson for season

That plan ended when the 35-year-old tore his right Achilles tendon on the game's first play. First, it is the "dress rehearsal" used to most closely resemble a regular season game. The Ravens have not had the services of Dennis Pitta, who has a broken finger, and Maxx Williams , who is sidelined for undisclosed reasons, for most of preseason camp...

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  • Olympics: Brazil police say arrested International Olympic Committee member Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales
Olympics: Brazil police say arrested International Olympic Committee member Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Those who had their passports seized on Sunday morning were OCI Executive Director Stephen Martin, Secretary-General Dermot Henihan and Treasurer Kevin Kilty, in addition to Mr Hickey, who was arrested earlier and is now being held in a Rio prison, pending formal charges.

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  • Radwanska tunes up for U.S. Open with CT victory
Radwanska tunes up for U.S. Open with CT victory

The 49th-ranked player in the world, Carreno Busta has yet to lose a set in the tournament. Radwanska, who enters next week's US Open as the No. 4 seed, faced off in Saturday's final against Elina Svitolina. Elina Svitolina also takes first blood against Johanna Larsson to start their 2016 Connecticut Open semifinal match. Yet, Radwanska would...

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  • Everton take on Tottenham at Goodison
Everton take on Tottenham at Goodison

Mauricio Pochettino saw enough and sent Vincent Janssen on for Eric Dier before the hour mark, allowing Kane to drop deeper to see more of the ball. Erik Lamela cancels out Ross Barkley's early goal to earn a point for Tottenham Hotspur against Everton on the opening day of the Premier League season.

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  • Anderson and Broad to miss the rest of the domestic season
Anderson and Broad to miss the rest of the domestic season

England will play two Tests and three one-day internationals between 7 October and 1 November. The confirmation followed a visit to Bangladesh by an European Central Bank delegation, led by their long-serving security chief Reg Dickason. 'Now the European Central Bank have given the tour the go-ahead, the ICC will instigate our own security inves...

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  • ICC chief backs England decision to tour Bangladesh
ICC chief backs England decision to tour Bangladesh

A meeting was held with the ODI squad plus Test captain Alastair Cook prior to that announcement, with European Central Bank security expert Reg Dickason, director of cricket operations John Carr and David Leatherdale of the Professional Cricketers' Association presenting the findings of their recent fact-finding trip to the country.

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  • Uber lost at least US$1.27b in first half of 2016
Uber lost at least US$1.27b in first half of 2016

When it comes to ride-hailing services, no name is as big as Uber , but even that kind of brand recognition apparently can't stop the company from losing money. The company also lost a bid to buy out HERE Maps a year ago, forcing the company to look internally to develop its own map platform that carries an estimated $500 million price tag.

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  • Brits remain on course to match cycling gold haul
Brits remain on course to match cycling gold haul

Fiance Laura, 24, who went to Rio with two golds from London 2012, won gold in the team pursuit and became the most successful female British Olympian after winning her fourth gold medal in the Women's omnium yesterday. As the 24-year-old ticked off the 100 laps without incident, picking up early sprint points for insurance, the real battle was f...

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  • Neymar finds redemption in display of skill and grit
Neymar finds redemption in display of skill and grit

Despite this criticism, Neymar will be etched into history as the man who led Brazil to Olympic gold for the first time in men's football . Goals from both the Brazilian Captain Neymar and his German counterpart Maximilliam Meyer proved decisive for both countries as the encounter ended 1-1 in regulation and extra time .

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  • Cowboys' Tony Romo broke bone in back: Coach
Cowboys' Tony Romo broke bone in back: Coach

During Thursday night's preseason game in Seattle, Romo suffered a back injury that forced him from the game just three plays in. Some believe Romo, 36, will never again play a full National Football League season. Rookie Dak Prescott will start regular season at quarterback for the Cowboys. After consulting with the team's medical staff and d...

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  • Which teams fared well in the UEFA Champions' League group-stage draw?
Which teams fared well in the UEFA Champions' League group-stage draw?

The top four leagues in Europe will each be guaranteed four teams in the group stages of the Champions League . North London rivals Tottenham, returning to the Champions League for the first time since the 2010-11 season, will play CSKA Moscow, Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco in Group E.

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  • France court suspends burkini ban
France court suspends burkini ban

The court said in a statement the decree to ban the Australian-invented burkinis in Villeneuve-Loubet " seriously, and clearly illegally , breached the fundamental freedoms to come and go, the freedom of beliefs and individual freedom". The debate over how to balance the lifestyle choices of some Muslims and France's concept of secularism frequent...

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  • Lucas Perez Is All But An Arsenal Player Following Successful Medical
Lucas Perez Is All But An Arsenal Player Following Successful Medical

The pair are expected to undergo medicals in the next few days and Wenger admitted that both Perez and Mustafi are now on the verge of moving to the Emirates Stadium. Watford manager Walter Mazzarri also beefed up his squad by signing Newcastle United right-back Daryl Janmaat earlier this week. "But my job is to make the right decisions , if tha...

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  • Browns trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots
Browns trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

The Browns were reportedly shopping Mingo after the team declined to pick up his fifth-year option back in April. The Browns now own Philadelphia's 2017 first-round pick, Tennessee's 2017 second-round pick, New England's 2017 fifth-round pick, Indianapolis' 2017 seventh-round pick and Philadelphia's 2018 second-round pick.

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  • Jimmy Garoppolo starts for Patriots even though Tom Brady available
Jimmy Garoppolo starts for Patriots even though Tom Brady available

It's important for the long-term outlook of the team that both Garoppolo is as ready as possible for the regular season and that Brady feels as comfortable as possible heading into his suspension. Twice he threw five or fewer passes. Through two games, Garoppolo is 27-of-39 for 349 yards and one touchdown. The Patriots inch closer to making t...

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  • Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe
Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe

Ronaldo picked up the gong after leading his country to their first-ever European Championship title and winning the Champions League with Real Madrid . "I'm at the best club in the world and I want to retire here, at 41". "I want to maintain myself at this level", he said. This is the best player award given to footballer player in Europe p...

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  • Chelsea hand Portuguese keeper Eduardo one-year contract
Chelsea hand Portuguese keeper Eduardo one-year contract

Eduardo is a very competent keeper whose previous clubs include Braga, Genoa and Benfica. He has made 35 worldwide appearances, and will now join the two other global keepers, Thibaut Courtois and Asmir Begovic at West London. It is extremely hard to envisage a Dinamo comeback in this one, even if Salzburg have yet to win a UEFA Champions League...

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