• Play suspended for the day at Wimbledon
Play suspended for the day at Wimbledon

Two-time defending mens champion Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, was trailing Sam Querrey 7-6 (6), 6-1 in a third-round match on No. 1 Court before play was suspended for the day on the outside courts because of rain. Venus said: "I can't say that I've ever had a rain delay at match point". Even del Potro's stats weren't great: 23 winners and 25 unforce...

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  • Rio 2016: Irish boxer Katie Taylor not anxious about Zika threat
Rio 2016: Irish boxer Katie Taylor not anxious about Zika threat

Stadiums are all ready - barring finishing touches - and within weeks, Brazil expects to greet at least 500,000 tourists for the Aug 5 to 21 Games. "We were successful in that bid". "But Miguel Angel Jimenez won a regular Tour event in his 50s and I would like to think it was somehow still possible". The latest sign of that difference of opinio...

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  • Bale: Nations will respect Wales after Euro 2016
Bale: Nations will respect Wales after Euro 2016

But their hopes of reaching an unlikely final were dashed within three minutes in the second-half. The Euro 2004 defeat still rankles with Ronaldo and the Real Madrid attacker is now tantalisingly close to making amends, having led Portugal to a 2-0 win against Wales in Lyon .

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  • US Olympic team includes DeMarcus Cousins
US Olympic team includes DeMarcus Cousins

The USA Men's Basketball team will be without several star players when the team tries to secure its third consecutive gold medal at this summer's Olympics. "Shoot, when you're playing with the best players in the world, it makes it easy", Durant said. The US team should still be the favorite; there's just going to be less margin for error than usu...

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  • Ramsey gutted to miss semi - but backs Wales to reach final
Ramsey gutted to miss semi - but backs Wales to reach final

A hand-ball in the 74th minute of Wales' 3-1 win over Belgium meant that Ramsey received his second yellow card over the last five matches, ruling him out of the biggest night in his country's footballing history. But Acton-born Robson-Kanu, who represented England at U-19 and U-20 level before switching allegiance to Wales due to a Caerphilly-...

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  • Mariners put SP Walker on DL with foot tendinitis
Mariners put SP Walker on DL with foot tendinitis

With the win, the Astros are now winners of 14 of their last 17 games and currently sit 6.5 games back of the A.L. West lead. Carlos Gomez smacked a ball to the base of the Crawford Boxes , scoring two more runs. After a short coaching visit to the mound, Lee gave the Mariners back-to-back homers for the third time this season with his shot, which...

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  • Serena, Kerber set for another Grand Slam showdown
Serena, Kerber set for another Grand Slam showdown

Unlike most Serena victims in recent years, Kerber comes in having defeated Serena at a major final, and she's proving that it was no fluke. Since winning last year's Wimbledon title she has proved surprisingly fallible, losing in the semi-finals of the U.S.

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  • Poland Boss Nawalka Praises Lewandowski after UEFA EURO 2016 exit
Poland Boss Nawalka Praises Lewandowski after UEFA EURO 2016 exit

Skipper Ronaldo, who failed to score any goal for his side, netted the opening penalty to put them in lead before Poland's Robert Lewandowski levelled the score. Ronaldo endured a frustrating night in front of goal in his quest to match Michel Platini's record of nine Euros finals goals. "I knew that Poland were great at spot-kicks because ...

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  • McCoy's attorney: Pennsylvania AG's investigation into brawl allegedly involving Bills' RB dismissed
McCoy's attorney: Pennsylvania AG's investigation into brawl allegedly involving Bills' RB dismissed

Shortly after Williams' announcement, Pennsylvania solicitor general Bruce Castor told CBS 3 in Philadelphia (via ESPN.com's Mike Rodak ) the state attorney general's office would review the case. Last season with the Bills, McCoy tallied three touchdowns and 895 rushing yards in 12 games played. With no charges filed, it's not expected that McCoy...

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  • Comey Refuses to Comment on Clinton Foundation Probe
Comey Refuses to Comment on Clinton Foundation Probe

The issue of Clinton's use of private email servers during her tenure as secretary of state has cast a cloud over her presidential campaign for the November 8 election, raised questions among voters about her trustworthiness and given presidential rival Donald Trump an avenue of attack.

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  • Federer falls to Raonic in 5-set semi
Federer falls to Raonic in 5-set semi

Murray: "When we played at the beginning of our careers he was much stronger physically than me". "I was struggling there through the third and fourth sets". "He's got a fighting chance on Sunday". It was an ugly skew of the joint but Federer tumbled because he got his feet all tangled up while trying to move laterally on yet another return beyond...

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  • Euro 2016: Ball boy photobombs Cristiano Ronaldo and co
Euro 2016: Ball boy photobombs Cristiano Ronaldo and co

Real Madrid forward Ronaldo scored one and created the second goal for Nani as Chris Coleman's side's fairytale run in France came to an end in Lyon . But Joao Mario, who would not be drawn on speculation he is close to signing for Inter Milan, has always believed Portugal have had what it takes to win their first-ever major trophy.

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  • Lakers, Timofey Mozgov agree to 4-year, $64 million deal
Lakers, Timofey Mozgov agree to 4-year, $64 million deal

Mozgov's role this past season was reduced and he averaged just 1.2 points in 5.8 minutes during the postseason, including a combined 25 minutes in the Cavs' seven-game NBA Finals win over the Warriors. Mozgov has averaged 6.9 points and five rebounds in six National Basketball Association seasons. Now, a player who gets dunked on in such an outr...

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  • France haven't won anything yet, says focused Deschamps
France haven't won anything yet, says focused Deschamps

Joachim Löw, who deflected questions over his future despite having two years to run on his contract as Germany's manager, was reluctant to criticise the referee, Nicolas Rizzoli, for awarding a penalty for handball against Bastian Schweinsteiger at the end of the first half.

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  • How Tony Stewart has fared at Sprint Cup tracks
How Tony Stewart has fared at Sprint Cup tracks

It's the old school mile-and-a-half; flat, hard and really tough to get around with the speed we carry. NASCAR has fined Xfinity Series driver Darrell Wallace Jr. "I've got a lot of friends who go down to the Kentucky race, so that would be nice to win in front of them". "If it does happen, they better be ready because we'll will have a huge crow...

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  • Angels score 11 in seventh, rout Red Sox 21-2
Angels score 11 in seventh, rout Red Sox 21-2

Cron's six hits, including two home runs, led a 22-hit attack and the last-place Angels , 8-19 in June and losers of 10 of their last 11, hammered the Boston Red Sox 21-2 and ended a four-game losing streak. He had averaged more than seven innings a start and permitted 12 earned runs in total. Pitching, however, hasn't been a strong suit, as the...

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  • Ducks acquire G Jonathan Bernier from Toronto for draft pick
Ducks acquire G Jonathan Bernier from Toronto for draft pick

Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello told reporters at prospect development camp that a backup will be acquired (Jhonas Enroth?), meaning RFA Garret Sparks and his cool pads will be likely re-signed and kept in the AHL. Kings in exchange for Ben Scrivens , Matt Frattin and a second round pick in 2015. Seen at one point as the Maple Leafs' savior in net, ...

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  • Bartolo Colon is in at the All-Star Game; Madison Bumgarner's out
Bartolo Colon is in at the All-Star Game; Madison Bumgarner's out

Bumgarner is unavailable as he is scheduled to pitch for the Giants on Sunday while Strasburg recently returned from the DL with an upper-back strain. Colon becomes the eighth player 43 or older to be named to an All-Star squad. And while he won't get a chance to hit in the game, the highlight of his year-and one of the best parts of this Mets seas...

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  • Blue Jays SS Tulowitzki returns to Colorado
Blue Jays SS Tulowitzki returns to Colorado

He received a standing ovation when he batted in the second inning. He allowed four runs and five hits and struck out eight. "It was a cool moment for me", said Tulowitzki, who went 0-for-4. Drew Storen coughed up the lead for the Blue Jays after loading the bases with back-to-back hit batsmen and a Nolan Arenado two-run single. "Arm (strength)...

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  • Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double
Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

Olympic career as he set a Trials record in the pole vault. Stowers, who set her 2016 seasonal best of 12.55 on the same Hayward Field track while running at the Prefontaine Classic back in May, advanced to Thursday's semifinal that will run at 7:02 p.m.

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