• Portugal's Euro 2016 champions have returned home to
Portugal's Euro 2016 champions have returned home to

Portugal surprised the home favorite France with a goal from unheralded striker and substitute Eder in extra time. I have been looking for this for a long time, since 2004. Sports paper O Jogo gave its headline "Eternal" with a picture of the whole team. Sydney McLaughlin, 16, became the youngest U.S. track and field to qualify for an Olympi...

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  • Borussia Dortmund eyes Barça's Arda Turan as Henrikh Mkhitaryan replacement
Borussia Dortmund eyes Barça's Arda Turan as Henrikh Mkhitaryan replacement

Turan signed for Barca last summer for £34million, but has failed to replicate the form he showed at Atletico Madrid which made him one of Europe's most sought-after players. "If I play well, finish at Arsenal ", he said. Die Borussen and the Blaugrana have already done business together earlier this summer after Marc Bartra moved to the ...

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  • Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left
Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left

Four-time National Basketball Association champion Tony Parker scored 26 points as France overcame Canada 83-74 in the Olympic qualifying tournament in Manila on Sunday. Serbia was placed in Group B, which features grizzled worldwide vets Spain and Argentina. They had a wonderful opportunity last summer at the FIBA Americas tournament in Mexic...

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  • Canada's Henderson repeats at Portland Classic
Canada's Henderson repeats at Portland Classic

Canadian Brooke Henderson's cumulative winning margin in two starts at the Cambia Portland Classic is a massive 12 shots having won today by four after destroying the field by a massive eight shots when on debut previous year. "Along with Morgan Pressel, she was the one I really looked up to growing up and kind of wanted to be like", Henderson said...

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  • Hamilton praying for real race at Silverstone
Hamilton praying for real race at Silverstone

Rosberg nursed his vehicle home in fourth, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen capitalising to finish on the podium behind the double-defending world champion. The German, who has been at Mercedes since 2010 and turned 31 last week, finished fourth to lie on 153 points. Hamilton insists he would rather not be getting involved in scrapes with Rosb...

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  • U.S. Open: The latest from the final round
U.S. Open: The latest from the final round

The relentless Ko broke clear of a congested leaderboard when she struck a superb wedge to 12 feet at the par-five last and coolly sank the birdie putt to card a two-under 70 on a blustery day at CordeValle Golf Club. And two strokes back there was Yang, who had at least a share of the 54-hole lead in each of the last two US Women's Opens but finis...

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  • Berahino turns down contract offer from West Brom
Berahino turns down contract offer from West Brom

The 22-year-old forward is said to be keen on completing his current deal with the Baggies, which is set to expire in June of next year, as he allegedly wants to avoid the complications that happened during last summer's transfer window. Aside from the Spurs, unnamed football clubs from Spain and Germany are also rumored to be interested in acquiri...

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  • The ideal positive storm for Tony Stewart
The ideal positive storm for Tony Stewart

How deep could he go in the playoffs? "I was ecstatic to see one of our buddies Christopher Bell [win] and I was checking on my buddy Rico [Abreu] and had no idea that John Wes Townley was going to make my top-five hero list of all time", Stewart said.

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  • While Russian rival waits, Jenn Suhr locks up Olympic spot
While Russian rival waits, Jenn Suhr locks up Olympic spot

People ask, 'Why are you staying in when you've already done it and got a gold medal?' Gabby has said there's no ulterior motive other than 'I really think I can do it! "But when I look back and see everything that happened, I still think it's quite unbelievable that I was able to make this team".

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  • Sabres' Ryan O'Reilly acquitted of all charges in impaired driving case
Sabres' Ryan O'Reilly acquitted of all charges in impaired driving case

Update: This article incorrectly stated that O'Reilly was found not guilty, rather than having his charges dropped. When pressed, Smith said she didn't see anyone in the truck after the crash. That deal was signed shortly after the Sabres acquired him from the Colorado Avalanche in a blockbuster trade last summer. Sims reported that Smith had b...

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  • Lightning lock down Hedman, Bishop, Vasilevskiy
Lightning lock down Hedman, Bishop, Vasilevskiy

The Detroit Red Wings apparently wanted the opportunity to sign Stamkos too, after general manager Ken Holland cleared Pavel Datsyuk's contract, and a $7.5 million cap hit for next season, off the books by trading him to Arizona during the NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo, New York, last weekend.

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  • Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic for second Wimbledon title
Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic for second Wimbledon title

Prince William and wife Kate were joined by former champions Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg as well as Hollywood actors Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Grant. After a forehand victor by Raonic, the unthinkable: Those back-to-back double-faults to let Raonic back into the game. But this is Murray's first Grand Slam title...

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  • Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in the NBA, all with Spurs
Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in the NBA, all with Spurs

In his career finale, he scored 19 points, with five rebounds and a block in 34 minutes. He is one of four players to rank in the top 15 in all three categories, joining Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O'Neal. The Spurs , who had the second-best record (67-15) in the regular season, were upset in the Western Conference semi-finals by t...

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  • Jordan Spieth is out of the Olympics
Jordan Spieth is out of the Olympics

The other three Americans heading to Rio are Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed . Spieth, ranked No. 3 in the world and No. 2 in the USA, is one of several top male golfers to withdraw his name from Olympic contention. In trying to put the scope of the withdrawals from the Games in context, Dawson noted that the players are primarily...

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  • India's Tour Game: Openers, Rohit Sharma Shine on Day 1
India's Tour Game: Openers, Rohit Sharma Shine on Day 1

Although their scoring rate wasn't all that brisk, the openers batted with application and were largely untroubled on a pitch that appeared to be easy on the batsmen, not offering much for the pacers despite the presence of a cloud cover. Earlier, Dhawan looked compact as his 50 came off 88 balls with seven boundaries while Rahul looked equally com...

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  • Muggers used Pokemon Go to lure victims, police say
Muggers used Pokemon Go to lure victims, police say

And since Pokemon GO hasn't been released worldwide yet, many have taken to the scarier parts of the Web to score an APK that will allow them to play it right now. It's also the top free app and the top grossing app in the us iPhone App Store . Nintendo shares had been struggling prior to the new release; the price had fallen 24.3% in the ...

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  • Reds stagger into All-Star break with 7-3 loss at Miami
Reds stagger into All-Star break with 7-3 loss at Miami

The left-hander also limited Cincinnati to two runs in 5 2/3 innings. The hit was Conley's second this season in 31 at-bats (.065). Lamb seemed to have an escape out when Prado skied a ball to right field, but outfielder Jay Bruce lost track of it as he tried to gauge his distance from the wall.

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  • MLB All-Star Game: Syndergaard, Cespedes Both Out
MLB All-Star Game: Syndergaard, Cespedes Both Out

Lucas Duda has been out since May with a stress fracture in his back. Noah told everybody there was absolutely no tightness, no stiffness, no pain, no twinge, anything. "He has a lot of friends over there - as former teammates, they're probably still friends - but like I said, anybody who's been traded or played out their options or their team didn...

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  • More Olympic heartbreak for Canada's men's basketball team in loss to France
More Olympic heartbreak for Canada's men's basketball team in loss to France

Led by clutch shots from National Basketball Association veteran Tony Parker , France held on to its lead in the fourth quarter and avoided a collapse to go undefeated at 4-0 overall in the tournament, which includes wins against the Philippines, New Zealand, and Turkey.

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  • Murray Outlasts Tsonga To Reach Wimbledon Final Four
Murray Outlasts Tsonga To Reach Wimbledon Final Four

Murray has to cope, of course, not just with his own expectations but the hopes of the country, which have been sky high since the elimination of Novak Djokovic. Despite the obvious predictions, Tsonga is determined to defy the odds and win the match against Murray, Evening Standard reported. Tsonga threw everything at his opponent and brought ...

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