• Portuguese boy consoles distraught French fan after Euro 2016 final
Portuguese boy consoles distraught French fan after Euro 2016 final

Star midfielder Paul Pogba wore gold-framed glasses as he waited in the courtyard of the Elysee palace. Griezmann picked up 28% of the vote to hold off competition from team-mate Dimitri Payet and Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo. Then he was lying on the turf again at the final whistle, this time in disbelief rather than pain. "The boy, wh...

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  • Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome keeps yellow as Alberto Contador abandons
Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome keeps yellow as Alberto Contador abandons

Richie Porte reacted angrily on Monday to suggestions he was helping Tour de France rival Chris Froome during a mountain-top finish in Andorra. More importantly, he continued his rise up the general classification, going from fourth to third overall.

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  • Ranked Lydia Ko takes U.S. Open lead
Ranked Lydia Ko takes U.S. Open lead

If Henderson wins, she would replace Ko as the youngest LPGA player with two majors. "I guess it's a little softer in the morning", Ko, 19, said. "It's the last day of a major, I made the cut, I'm playing on Sunday", she stated. Women's Open. It can be tough. "Because there is still a lot of golf to be played, you just never know". However, K...

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  • Stanton launches record 61 homers to win derby
Stanton launches record 61 homers to win derby

So far in 2016, Stanton is tied for fourth (95.0 mph) and has the six highest single exit velocities recorded. Each hitter has four minutes to hit as many balls over the fence as possible, and a player can gain an extra 30 seconds of hitting time by hitting two blasts that go 440 feet or more.

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  • Barcelona signs France defender Umtiti
Barcelona signs France defender Umtiti

FC Barcelona have paid 25 million Euros for the player. The La Liga giants sign the defender for €25 million, with a buyout clause of €60 million. He received his first cap during the 5-2 quarter-final win over Iceland after Adil Rami was suspended for receiving two yellow cards. Umtiti will arrive in Barcelona on Thursday for a photo sessi...

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  • No Venus, Serena Williams Wimbledon final battle
No Venus, Serena Williams Wimbledon final battle

Williams surrendered no points on her serve in the second set , and will now face Angelique Kerber in the final. For the third time this 2016 season, Serena Williams finds herself in a familiar position: one win away from equaling Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam titles .

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  • Obama, Bush to speak at service for fallen Dallas officers
Obama, Bush to speak at service for fallen Dallas officers

Obama will be joined by former President George W. Bush in Dallas on Tuesday. On Wednesday, President Obama will host a meeting at the White House with representatives of civil rights leaders and law enforcement officials to address the violence in the country.

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  • Amazon Prime Day 2016: What you need to know
Amazon Prime Day 2016: What you need to know

Finally, the all-day promotions are found in the prime savings and deals section. "The only thing better than snapping up awesome deals on Prime Day is having your order arrive just minutes or hours after placing your order through Prime Now", said Stephenie Landry, worldwide vice president of Prime Now.

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  • House Democrats Push for Gun Control Around the Country
House Democrats Push for Gun Control Around the Country

On Thursday, Ryan reiterated that it's important to make sure suspected terrorists can't get guns, but also stressed then need to take a measured approach in crafting legislation. Cornyn's proposal was one of the four pieces of gun-control related legislation - two from Republicans and two from Democrats - that failed to advance in the Senate on Ju...

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  • Serena Williams wins Wimbledon - and 22nd Grand Slam title
Serena Williams wins Wimbledon - and 22nd Grand Slam title

Williams and Kerber's fellow German Steffi Graf now tally 22 majors, the most in the Open Era of professional tennis. Margaret Court holds the all-time record, with 24. "I think she should be, I think she is, but she still has to prove it. I think she should go on to win more". "But there was so much adrenaline". "I don't think it made us nervo...

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  • Mkhitaryan Completes Dream Move To Manchester United
Mkhitaryan Completes Dream Move To Manchester United

Speaking about his move to Old Trafford, Mkhitaryan said: "I am very proud to join Manchester United , this move is a dream come true for me". He and Bailly will be part of the squad which will travel to China for two pre-season friendlies on July 19.

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  • Mets admit Syndergaard has elbow problem
Mets admit Syndergaard has elbow problem

The Nationals increased their lead over idle Miami to 31/2 games in the NL East, while the Mets are four games back. Syndergaard was given a 4-0 lead, which vanished quickly, on Monday. He's a youngster that has only four starts on the season but has thrown in 20 games, he's got a 4.14 ERA over 41 1/3 innings. The Nationals bullpen has done...

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  • Andy Murray into semis despite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback at Wimbledon
Andy Murray into semis despite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback at Wimbledon

But this was his most serious examination yet, a proper test and a close encounter of the intense kind. The 27-year-old Croatian won the first set on a tie-break before breaking Federer once and taking the second 6-4 to leave the 17 times major victor in serious trouble.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur sign Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen
Tottenham Hotspur sign Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the long expected signing of Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar. Although the Holland striker has signed for what is being described as an undisclosed fee, reports suggest the player will cost Mauricio Pochettino's men £18.6million.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Lifting Euro Cup 2016 Trophy Top Moment on Facebook
Cristiano Ronaldo Lifting Euro Cup 2016 Trophy Top Moment on Facebook

France's Moussa Sissoko unexpectedly stepped into the spotlight vacated by Ronaldo , driving a left-foot shot over the bar and then stinging Rui Patricio's palms after nutmegging Adrien Silva with a slick Cruyff turn. Their team had barely changed since Euro 2012 and younger players were finding the door firmly shut as predecessor Paulo Bento pled...

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  • Ballance back in England squad, Anderson out injured
Ballance back in England squad, Anderson out injured

In only one department can Pakistan consider themselves better than England , as the two sides converge on Lord's for the opening Test on Thursday. "I didn't probably have the same conviction that I have against the white ball". "I was just doing a bit of grocery shopping when I got the call from James Whitaker - just a standard Thursday morning...

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  • Vortex of Jason Kenney leadership speculation, we'll miss you
Vortex of Jason Kenney leadership speculation, we'll miss you

Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein in Edmonton on August 30, 2007. Or, as Kenney described them, channeling the late Ralph Klein, who didn't particularly like him, "severely normal Albertans." which of course is meant to draw attention to what they are not.

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  • Next England manager: Gareth Southgate shows lack of motivational skills
Next England manager: Gareth Southgate shows lack of motivational skills

I do understand that there will be fierce criticism of England for leaving a tournament at this early stage and not living up to the expectations and the hopes that we engendered, with some good performances before the tournament and in the early matches.

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  • UFC 200: Amanda Nunes submits Miesha Tate for women's bantamweight title
UFC 200: Amanda Nunes submits Miesha Tate for women's bantamweight title

The UFC women's bantamweight champ said today she'll feel more comfortable with the strap if she's able to put away her first contender, and she likes her chances at doing so. President Dana White has said that Ronda Rousey's talent and marketability basically forced him to create a 135-pound division in late 2012. It is expected that Broc...

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  • Lynx Forward Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player of the Week
Lynx Forward Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player of the Week

Though the players also lamented the loss of law enforcement officers, the police union head told the newspaper that the unnamed officers who quit removed themselves from a list of cops working future games. Like the Lynx, the WNBA and National Basketball Association attempted to link cops killing men in Baton Rouge and St. Paul with an extremist i...

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