• Hero's Welcome For Portugal After Euro 2016 Triumph
Hero's Welcome For Portugal After Euro 2016 Triumph

It all started within the opening 25 minutes of the match when the Real Madrid star collapsed to the ground with a significant knee injury. Ronaldo went down under Dimitri Payet's ninth-minute challenge and was twice forced off to receive treatment on the touchline.

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  • MLB All-Stars to parade through San Diego
MLB All-Stars to parade through San Diego

They had a three-on-three tournament instead of anything close to the rules of regular season hockey. Chen Chin-feng (陳金鋒) became the first Taiwanese to play in a Futures Game, competing the inaugural Futures Games in 1999 after he signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers .

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  • Yen rally fizzles as Japan election boosts stimulus hopes
Yen rally fizzles as Japan election boosts stimulus hopes

Dollar hovers within sight of Monday's 1-week high vs yen * Election win for Japan's Abe stirs hopes for more stimulus * Yen's retreat on Monday exacerbated by position squaring By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO, July 12 (Reuters) - The yen hovered near a one-week low against the dollar on Tuesday, in the wake of a weekend election victory by Japan's ruli...

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  • All-Star pitcher Craig Kimbrel set for surgery after knee injury
All-Star pitcher Craig Kimbrel set for surgery after knee injury

When the Red Sox announced at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday that they had acquired closer Brad Ziegler from the Diamondbacks - for two minor leaguers - it appeared that Kimbrel's injury was more severe than a simple knee injury. Some of their newest additions helped keep that goal intact in a series-opening win over the struggling Tampa Bay Rays...

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  • Chris Froome bidding to win three post-war Tour de France titles
Chris Froome bidding to win three post-war Tour de France titles

Quintana also won the polka-dot jersey in 2013 and highlighted the mountains as crucial in his bid to best the Kenya-born Brit. "His previous (Tour) performances have been optimised by a strong last few days and last week". His results have not been so impressive in 2016, sixth place at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana representing his best fini...

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  • UFC 200: Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt, Miesha Tate suffers shock loss
UFC 200: Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt, Miesha Tate suffers shock loss

Nunes could make her first title defense at the Garden, but she's a virtual unknown and won't be much of a draw unless Ronda Rousey is her opponent. Nunes (13-4) won in 3minutes, 16 seconds. Silva stepped up on short notice. Velasquez eventually got Browne on the ground and mounted, delivering several punches before referee John McCarthy jumpe...

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  • Castellanos' 5 RBIs lead Tigers over Indians 12-2
Castellanos' 5 RBIs lead Tigers over Indians 12-2

Cabrera ejected in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. CLEVELAND- The Tigers proved on Wednesday that it can be done. Meanwhile, first-place Cleveland suffered its first loss at home in 14 games, while losing for just the third time overall in 19 games.

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  • Tour de France: Marcel Kittel beats Bryan Coquard on stage four
Tour de France: Marcel Kittel beats Bryan Coquard on stage four

Hardly pedaling, the overall leaders in the Tour de France spent most of Monday's third stage chatting to one another and riding at such a leisurely pace that they could have fit right in on a town bike path. "I'm lucky to have had great teams behind me to deliver but unless you're in this position, it's hard to know the stress I've had". Cavendi...

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  • Dominant Biles wins Olympic trials, qualifies for Rio
Dominant Biles wins Olympic trials, qualifies for Rio

Olympic women's gymnastics trials on Sunday, sending a clear message to her rivals that Rio Games gold is her next target. "I feel like that's really going to motivate me to push in the gym and really work hard and no matter what I'm not giving up".

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  • Kerber prevents all-Williams final at Wimbledon
Kerber prevents all-Williams final at Wimbledon

Top seed Williams showed no mercy towards the world number 50, easing to victory in double-quick time to move just one victory away from equalling Steffi Graf's Open-Era record of winning 22 major titles. Williams saved a set point in the second set with a lunging two-handed backhand volley. The Russian just won two games in the straight set...

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  • Manchester United great Beckham writes message to Rashford
Manchester United great Beckham writes message to Rashford

Rashford made 11 Premier League appearances for United last term, scoring five goals, and also earned three caps for England. Marcus Rashford is Manchester United's rising star - and he's been handed a pretty impressive motivational tool from an iconic No.7.

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  • Chelsea star critical of coach after Belgium crash out of Euro 2016
Chelsea star critical of coach after Belgium crash out of Euro 2016

James Moore, 24, originally from Bridgend, said: "I was just amazed when we qualified, I was amazed when we topped the group and I'll be amazed when the lads make history by beating Belgium ". "They were the better team in every area - defensively, offensively, they won every challenge, and they looked comfortable". The defensive solidarity of a t...

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  • Ronaldo-less Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016
Ronaldo-less Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016

Griezmann picked up 28% of the vote to hold off competition from team-mate Dimitri Payet and Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo. Captain Ronaldo told uefa.com : "I'm so happy - very happy". The Portuguese coach went on to thank family, friends and colleagues before dedicating the victory to Jesus and Mary. Portugal won their first major ...

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  • Wade to become a Bull after Heat snub
Wade to become a Bull after Heat snub

At the sneaker store in Kendall, that is the only retailer selling the "Way of Wade" brand, Wade supporters said they'll always be a fan of the athlete in Miami or not. "Bigger and better things will happen for us". Not now, now that the moving-on process for both sides has started. He joins the National Basketball Association runner-up Warriors ...

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  • Golf chief disappointed at 'overreaction' to Zika threat
Golf chief disappointed at 'overreaction' to Zika threat

That's an issue that will get a good, hard look next year from the International Olympic Committee, which will decide the sports that stay on the program beyond the 2020 Tokyo Games. Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman said: "We are obviously very proud that we are ready to welcome the world and we can also see the transformation of Rio everywhere we ...

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  • Tried everything to beat 'unbelievable' Serena, admits Kerber
Tried everything to beat 'unbelievable' Serena, admits Kerber

Now the focus will be on Williams' quest to reach Smith Court's 24, possibly at the Australian Open in January, and then eclipsing it. Just like that, the heartbreak endured at the three most recent Grand Slam tournaments, including losses of two finals, was erased by Serena Williams on Saturday afternoon at the All-England Club.

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  • Portuguese media hails team after Euro 2016 triumph
Portuguese media hails team after Euro 2016 triumph

Ronaldo, who had his struggles in the tournament and left the final in the first half with a knee injury, did his part in helping the Portuguese in their famous run. A sea of red and green filled London's downtown core Sunday night as soccer fans celebrated Portugal's victory at the Euro Cup championship. For the unheralded striker, who plays in ...

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  • With Pepe fit, Portugal are ready to take on their critics
With Pepe fit, Portugal are ready to take on their critics

They have never lost to Portugal in the finals of a major tournament. "I am very confident and I believe that all these boys deserve it. I deserve it, Portugal deserves it, the fans deserve it - every single Portuguese person deserves it", Ronaldo said.

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  • Pepe rejoins Portugal group training for Euro final
Pepe rejoins Portugal group training for Euro final

One France fan quickly went to the French end of the stadium and began waving a giant red, white and blue tricolor flag as ground staff turned on sprinklers to wet the pitch after a day of hot temperatures in and around Paris . He was widely ridiculed for accusing Iceland - population 330,000 - of having a "small mentality" after the 1-1 draw be...

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  • Porcello At Home At Fenway As Red Sox Top Rays, 4-1
Porcello At Home At Fenway As Red Sox Top Rays, 4-1

Ramirez is 0-0 with a 6.55 ERA in 17 games with the Red Sox this season. Doesn't look good for the Boston Red Sox as closer Craig Kimbrel out 3-6 weeks with a media meniscus tear. Pitcher Brandon Workman suffered an oblique strain on his left side pitching on a rehab assignment with the Single-A Lowell Spinners, according to Farrell.

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