• Not done yet. Lagat, Gatlin earn another trip to Olympics
Not done yet. Lagat, Gatlin earn another trip to Olympics

They're strong. They're fearless man. Johnson, No. 2 in the world after his U.S. Open title and another World Golf Championship victory last week, is the 13th player to pull out of the Rio Games. Merritt will be in the mix as well. "At that point, in my head, I was just counting numbers". The 2004 Olympic 100m champion later revealed he had b...

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  • Murray back in Wimbledon final for 3rd time
Murray back in Wimbledon final for 3rd time

Raonic won the first set 6-3, and Federer took the second 7-6 (3). Asked how badly he might have been injured, Federer replied: "I don't know yet". That can happen. "Taking my chances and not letting up on opponents is something I did well when we worked together in the past, and we've started pretty well this time around.

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  • D-day arrives as Portugal & France eye Euro glory
D-day arrives as Portugal & France eye Euro glory

France have twice beaten Portugal en route to uro success, Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane netting extra-time winners in the semi-finals of the 1984 and 2000 tournaments. And Les Bleus, who hasn't lost to Portugal in 10 matches, are riding high after a deserved 2-0 win over fellow favourites Germany. The last time Portugal beat France was back...

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  • Portugal stuns France 1-0 sans Ronaldo
Portugal stuns France 1-0 sans Ronaldo

But after Iceland equalized, Portugal would not regain the lead in a Euro game until the final three minutes of extra time in a knockout stage win over Croatia. This was the fourth meeting between Portugal and France in a major tournament. Soccer fans in the city's Little Portugal neighbourhood continued celebrations past sundown after an...

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  • Giroud: Iceland my best match for France
Giroud: Iceland my best match for France

They tried to rally after the break with a goal from Kolbeinn Sigthorsson, and added a late consolation through Birkir Bjarnason, but the damage had already been done. The European minnows had an absolutely sensational tournament, holding semi-finalists Portugal to a 1-1 draw in their opener, drawing with Hungary, defeating Austria and England, b...

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  • Fans watch Raonic lose Wimbledon final
Fans watch Raonic lose Wimbledon final

You could see it from the way he won Queen's. In the era of super-coaches, Raonic has the luxury of relying on not one, but two former grand slam champions in the shape of Carlos Moya and three-times Wimbledon champion John McEnroe . When asked to tell the press why he was irritated, Murray said: "No. It certainly wasn't that". The man wit...

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  • Brock Lesnar Called For Racial Unity In America After UFC 200 Victory
Brock Lesnar Called For Racial Unity In America After UFC 200 Victory

With such a good showing at the milestone UFC event, people obviously want to know if we will see Lesnar back in the cage. "I'm going to go out there (Saturday) and I'm going to rip her heart out of her chest and stomp on it", Tate said with a grin.

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  • Amanda Nunes Annihilates Miesha Tate To Win UFC Title
Amanda Nunes Annihilates Miesha Tate To Win UFC Title

He is certain of who is going to make the decision. By virtue of stacking the event with numerous high-level fights, UFC 200 remains a jam-packed fight card. Before the main event, Brock Lesnar scored a unanimous-decision victory over Mark Hunt at 265 pounds. "I am honored to share the Octagon with the one of the greatest fighters of all ti...

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  • Newcastle striker Papiss Cissé joins Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng
Newcastle striker Papiss Cissé joins Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng

Papiss Cisse has left Newcastle United to join Shandong Luneng. "I want to put on record my thanks and appreciation for the Newcastle fans", Cisse said on his Twitter account. He scored 3 times during the 2015-16 season, which ended with Newcastle being relegated to the Championship. Janmaat is a decent right-back, and he is still good enough...

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  • Froome takes stage eight and yellow jersey
Froome takes stage eight and yellow jersey

It could have been a lot worse with the peloton sprinting at 70km/h. "I was going at 70-80km per hour, the barrier came down and I had no time to react". Cummings was part of a 29-man breakaway featuring Van Avermaet and 2014 victor Vincenzo Nibali. However, it was Cummings who attacked first and he rode solo over the summit and maintained a co...

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  • Watch as Nunes claims title with brutal first round win
Watch as Nunes claims title with brutal first round win

Then the second main event fell apart two days before the bout when Jon "Bones" Jones tested positive for a banned substance. Although Silva is 45 months removed from his last victory - and seven weeks removed from gallbladder surgery - his status as perhaps the greatest fighter in MMA history got him a shot at Cormier, who was denied a lucrati...

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  • Dana White Discusses Jon Jones in Interview with Colin Cowherd
Dana White Discusses Jon Jones in Interview with Colin Cowherd

Silva has fought just three times at 205 pounds, but won each bout. The UFC was able to salvage its signature event on Saturday by matching Daniel Cormier with the former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Thursday evening. "For the B sample to not be the same, especially when there's two different agents I think, it would be like hitting ...

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  • England complete historic series whitewash in Australia
England complete historic series whitewash in Australia

We've had two poor games in defence and one very good game - and if we want to be the No1 team in the world, then we need greater consistency in that. Australia made much of the fact that they won the "try count" in two of the three tests but Jones will not care a jot about that as he looks to instil a pragmatism to match that of the All Blacks in ...

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  • In nod to Sanders, Clinton offers new health care proposals
In nod to Sanders, Clinton offers new health care proposals

The Sanders campaign's primary amendment, written by surrogate Jim Hightower, would have prevented the trade deal from ever coming to a vote in Congress. She added that the TPP "fails the test that is now laid out in the platform as a result of this amendment". Sanders quickly praised Clinton's announcement, tweeting, "Today's proposal by @ Hilla...

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  • UFC 200: Amanda Nunes smashes Miesha Tate to win bantamweight title
UFC 200: Amanda Nunes smashes Miesha Tate to win bantamweight title

Everything changed in the past six months for the veteran fighter who finally got her break. "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit". In a report by MMA Junkie , it will be a non-title light heavyweight fight. That being said, I am delighted Cormier's getting his payday. Johny Hendricks over Kelvin Gastelum: Kendricks has...

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  • Red Sox closer Kimbrel out 3 to 6 weeks
Red Sox closer Kimbrel out 3 to 6 weeks

He injured the knee on Friday in batting practice, retrieving fly balls in the outfield, and will have surgery to fix the tear on Monday at Mass General Hospital. "This is anomaly. You can't put guys in bubbles". "Good pitches. I was getting weak contact on it". Ziegler has never been a hard thrower , and at 36 years old, he isn't going to blo...

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  • Pistons' Ellenson: 'Crazy' to see Dwyane Wade join Chicago Bulls
Pistons' Ellenson: 'Crazy' to see Dwyane Wade join Chicago Bulls

Still absorbing the news of his departure on Thursday, spokespeople for organizations that benefited from Wade's presence here said they're not sure what will happen next, but they appreciate his generosity. And, according to new rumors, it seems Chicago's Rajon Rondo and Jimmy Butler may have been the reasons why Wade made a decision to jump...

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  • Durant move adds new element to National Basketball Association
Durant move adds new element to National Basketball Association

Some people fully support Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Warriors. In caption, the publication wrote "Playing with the Warriors in 2K17 gonna be like". I went back and forth for two to three days. The Thunder put in a valiant effort to persuade Durant to stay as Sam Presti traded Serge Ibaka in exchange for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyas...

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  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off her biggest weapon in latest title defense
Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off her biggest weapon in latest title defense

He'd have like to have seen Lesnar really go all out to find a finish with his ground and pound, but "he did what he had to do". The No. 1 contender Gadelha dominated the first two rounds, pressuring the champion in the clinch at a dizzying pace.

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  • Alberto Contador quits Tour de France with fever in the Pyrenees
Alberto Contador quits Tour de France with fever in the Pyrenees

Stage 8 on Saturday is a much more challenging 184-kilometer (114-mile) leg from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon featuring four serious climbs, beginning with the Col du Tourmalet, which is so hard it's labeled "beyond classification". Spectators watch the riders during the eighth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 184 kilometers (114.3 miles)...

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