Shield success start of something big: Ibrahimovic

England striker Jamie Vardy equalised for the Premier League champions, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late victor ensured Lingard was celebrating silverware at the national stadium again. This is my 31st trophy. "I have won many trophies for other managers to win after me, after I left the club, and nobody remembers that". Mourinho played down the incident and said he had taken Mata off to help h... [Full Article...]

Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centre

Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centre The venue is on a military base in the northern suburb of Deodoro, and the bullet was a military grade 5.56mm round. The incident occurred as New Zealand equestrian athlete Mark Todd was preparing for competition, but Waddell said he was unaffected. [Full Article...]

Ward easily outpoints Brand to set up fight with Kovalev

Ward easily outpoints Brand to set up fight with Kovalev The undercard is a junior welterweight bout between Maurice Hooker (20-0-2, 15 KOs) and Ty Barnett (23-4-1, 15 KOs). But inactivity due to numerous injuries as well as promotional and legal disputes with his late former promoter Dan Goossen resulted in Ward being stripped of his super middleweight titles and dropped from the P4P rankings. [Full Article...]

Dutch cyclist falls on face in ugly crash during Olympic race

Van Vleuten's compatriot Anna van der Breggen went on to win the race at Copacabana beach. It was along the same stretch of road that Geraint Thomas fell off in the men's race and where favourite Vincenzo Nibali broke his collarbone. "It shocked me to see her there". Van der Breggen won this race amid gusty winds in a time of 3:51.27. But with three riders working in tandem to pull back Abbott... [Full Article...]

Jitu misses out on medal in 10m Air Pistol

Jitu misses out on medal in 10m Air Pistol He continued his nervous performance in the final as well and lagged behind in the early stages and was unable to rise above the last place. Jitu desperately needed a good shot to avoid elimination but a shot of 10.1 in the end could not help his cause and he became the first shooter to walk out of the final round. [Full Article...]

Andre Ayew set to move to West Ham United !

Andre Ayew set to move to West Ham United ! He started in Swansea's final pre-season match against Stade Rennais at the Liberty on Saturday. West Ham United have agreed a fee of around £20m to sign Ghana striker Andre Ayew from Swansea City after the Hammers refused to retain the services of Nigerian duo Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike. [Full Article...]

Indian women archery team enters pre-quarters at Olympics

Meanhwile, in the men's section, Atanu Das will be flying the India colours. The trio of Deepika, Laxmirani Majhi and Bombayla were not at their best but managed to prevail over an even more erratic Colombian team. If they manage to advance, India may face second ranked Russian Federation and third ranked China in their prospective quarters and semifinal clashes. [Full Article...]

NBC gears up for Olympics with exhaustive coverage plan

Additionally, for those who are curious about the culture surrounding the Olympics, Google's Arts & Culture app has created an interactive tour Rio de Janeiro's famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue as well as an immersive look into the city's poverty-stricken favelas and its most famous art exhibits. [Full Article...]

Team GB cyclists ready for all possibilities in Rio road race

Team GB cyclists ready for all possibilities in Rio road race Eventually, Kennaugh withdrew from the team, meaning that Cummings could be drafted in alongside one-day Classic winners Yates and Thomas and the Tour victor Froome. Commentator Chris Boardman, a former Olympic gold medal track cyclist, said of Froome: 'Ultimately he didn't have the legs today'. But the Olympics is just something special, it's something more than that. [Full Article...]

Shooting: Australia's Skinner wins gold in women's trap

Shooting: Australia's Skinner wins gold in women's trap It was a particularly sweet victory for Skinner who has often been in gold medal contention throughout her career only to miss out on the victory she so richly deserved. But the Italian police officer was unable to repeat her arresting London 2012 performance, finishing sixth. Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Laetisha Scanlen had a disappointing day. [Full Article...]

If US men's basketball players want to let off steam, who cares?

If US men's basketball players want to let off steam, who cares? Apparently the athletes thought "they were walking into a spa", when it ended up being nothing of the sort. Find out what happened inside the brothel and see the shocking photos here! A few days before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, the Team USA players wound up at Termas Monte Carlo , which Rolling Stone called as " one of the high end brothels in Rio ". [Full Article...]

Rio Olympics: Five additional sports for Tokyo 2020 Olympics approved by IOC

Each sports will have their own categories and were unanimously decided on! The five new sports will not be included in this year's summer games, but rather the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. According to OIC, the five new sports will add 18 events and 474 athletes, with equal numbers of women and men for all sports except baseball/softball. [Full Article...]

Mets close to acquiring Bruce from Reds

Bruce, who has been performing well this season, has been hitting.271 with 25 homers, and 79 RBIs through 95 games. Expecting Bruce to play the role Cespedes did past year is asking a lot. Either way, they went for the established player, the known quantity, a clear message that Alderson expects more than postage stamps from the final two months of this season. [Full Article...]

Usain Bolt sends warning to rivals after destroying field at Anniversary Games

Usain Bolt sends warning to rivals after destroying field at Anniversary Games Panama's Edward Alonso was second in 20.04 with Briton Adam Gemili third in 20.07. "Explaining himself, Bolt concludes: "(With) footballers, you have to debate who's the best. Kendra Harrison was disappointed when she didn't make the USA team for this year's Olympic Games in Rio, but her consolation prize is nothing to sniff at. [Full Article...]

Michael Phelps leads team into Olympics opening ceremony, then leaves

Michael Phelps leads team into Olympics opening ceremony, then leaves The heavy bill for the games, at least $12 billion, made them unpopular with many . But the day was not quite as ideal as the weather or the idyllic message of the ceremony. For all the diversion and energy the night provided, though, conspicuous by their absence were more than 100 Russian athletes banned as drug cheats - a reminder that the integrity of the competition isn't always assured. [Full Article...]

Cowboys holding off on veteran QB after Kellen Moore injury

Cowboys holding off on veteran QB after Kellen Moore injury He is expected to be out three to four months. And there's no real urgency for the Cowboys to go after a quarterback: not only do they have Romo as a starter, they also drafted Dak Prescott. Last year, the Cowboys traded with the Buffalo Bills in Week 2 for Cassel. Tony Romo gets hurt every season, like literally every year. Speaking of getting turnt, though, Dem Boyz saw fit to give fans a teas... [Full Article...]

MLB Rumors: Cubs to acquire Aroldis Chapman from Yankees

The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs were reported to be in the final stages of a trade that would send closer Aroldis Chapman to the National League Central leaders this morning, according to Fox's Ken Rosenthal . None of the other four players - relief pitcher Caleb Cotham and infielders Eric Jagielo and Tony Renda - were among the Yankees' top 10 prospects when they were traded, although Jagi... [Full Article...]

The marathon begins Sunday at PGA Championship

The marathon begins Sunday at PGA Championship They were also among 10 players who never teed off at Baltusrol, a group that also included top-ranked defending champion Jason Day of Australia, who is two adrift. Harrington was in the 11th pairing on Saturday and Kisner the 15th. South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters champion, birdied four in a row to begin the back nine on his way to a 66. [Full Article...]

Hope Solo to appear in 200th game, a first for a goalkeeper

Most recently, Solo drew criticism from citizens of Olympics host Brazil after posting Instagram pictures of a large amount of insect spray and herself wearing protective netting. The 35-year-old told Sports Illustrated in February she was seriously considering not taking part in the Games due to her plans to have children with National Football League player and husband Jerramy Stevens. [Full Article...]

Brazil vs. Iraq 2016 Olympics

Brazil vs. Iraq 2016 Olympics Brazil almost took the lead in the 69th minute when the ball trickled across the box to Gabriel Jesus, but the new Manchester City signing could only hit the outside of the post with the net gaping. The match started slowly but sprung into life after half-an-hour when Barcelona star Neymar stung the palms of goalkeeper Itumelung Khune from distance. [Full Article...]

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