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Historic badminton bronze for Langridge and Ellis

Ellis and Langridge beat the world number five pair 21-18 19-21 21-10. Coming here performing the way we have, beating the pairs we have is wonderful. "It was t...


Serbia denies USA women shot at volleyball gold

Serbia stunned the top-ranked US women's volleyball team Thursday at the Summer Olympics, ending its pursuit for its first Olympic gold. She paced Serbia out to...


Diego Costa says he is being targeted by referees and rival players

He told Chelsea magazine: "It was a little bit hard because what we did previous year with Leicester was a very, very big achievement". 'He said he knows ho...


West Ham record signing Ayew out for 4 months

But an hour later the results of a scan confirmed the injury was far worse than had first been expected. Calleri, who was the top scorer in last year's Copa L...


Arsenal will sign a striker this month, says former star

Goal reports that pictures emerged on social media apparently showing damage to the front bumper, with the goalkeeper having hit a pillar. It means Iwobi wil...


Historic medal won in women's freestyle wrestling

Serbia has stunned the top-ranked US women's volleyball team that was chasing its first-ever Olympic gold. Maroulis trains with Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club in...


Rio Olympics: Medal count by USA state

Rollins, the 2013 world champion, produced a silky smooth display over the barriers to win in 12.48sec ahead of compatriot Ali, who took silver in 12.59. To t...


Rio Olympics 2016: Nicola Adams reaches women's flyweight final

Adams was behind after the first of four rounds but swiftly reasserted herself. She responded very quickly indeed to that initial setback, however, immediatel...


Archer, Miller help Rays sweep Padres, 2-0

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label. "I'm just trying to get to the next (at-bat) and just keep my head d...


Rio 2016: United States' Kerron Clement wins gold in men's 400m hurdles

The 30-year-old did manage to hold on, but he was pushed all the way to the line by Kenya's Boniface Tumuti and Yasmani Copello of Turkey. Clement led down th...


Simone Biles and Zac Efron: Who's the bigger fan of whom?

Like many journalists, as 2016 drew closer I keyed in on similar storylines I'd read the last three years about Simone Biles: history made, history she could ma...


Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Can't wait to watch tonight. It may not be so sad after all since the 19-year-old gymnast got a visit from her celebrity crush, Zac Efron. She also earned two...


Michael Phelps Creates More Olympics History

There's an ongoing card game in their suite and they amuse themselves with endless Snapchat sessions. The first of those is Thursday night , and in many wa...


Conor McGregor going all in during run-up to UFC 202

McGregor's star hadn't lost any shine given the circumstances under which the bout came together and Diaz had ascended from cult hero to superstar in under two...


Is Arsenal Fooling Their Fans About Signing This Defender?

The Arsenal manager was criticised for not playing central-defender Koscielny - who entertained countrymen Steve Mandanda and Yohan Cabaye at the Emirates on Su...


Ennis-Hill loses Rio heptathlon lead to Belgian rival

That gave the Belgian a score of 6,810 points - a personal best by 302 - with Ennis-Hill second in 6,775 and the Canadian Brianne Theisen-Eaton third with 6,653...


Furyk shoots a 27 on front 9 during Travelers final round

Knox, the third global player to win the Travelers title since 1996, shot a closing 68 to finish one stroke ahead of Jerry Kelly. "I'm a little flabbergasted th...


Colin Kaepernick to sit preseason opener for 49ers

Second-year running back Mike Davis was a top performer for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night in the team's preseason opener against the Houston Texans. G...


Plane carrying Manchester City staff evacuated before take-off over 'smoke'

Stones made his debut in City's opening 2-1 Premier League victory over Sunderland on Saturday and he insists that the cost of his transfer does not add to the ...


Olympics-American Taylor leaps to second Olympic gold

United States' Will Claye celebrates with the US flag after winning the silver in the men's triple jump final during the athletics competitions in the Olymp...


Alex Rodriguez says he won't play for any team this season

According to Jon Heyman , Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is quite interested in bringing Rodriguez on to play first base for the remainder of the year. "He has som...


Air strike on Yemen hospital kills at least seven

A rebel health official in Hajjah, Ayman Mazkour, was quoted by the Saba news agency as saying that at least six people had been killed and 20 others wounded, w...


Viviani wins Rio gold despite Cavendish crash

Cavendish was relaxed enough after his sixth-placed kilo in 1min 02.868secs to interrupt a BBC interview with Sir Chris Hoy and cheekily ask the six-time Olympi...


Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues

He was received by a standing ovation and his teammates all came out to congratulate him. Ichiro collected his 3,000th Major League Baseball hit Sunday in Col...


Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence

Fans on social media immediately recognized the song and criticized the team for playing it. That's because the relief pitcher served a 30-day suspension at t...


Markham Man Andre De Grasse Takes Bronze In Rio

He won his record-setting third consecutive title in track's featured event and his seventh Olympic gold. "I came to this Olympics to win three gold medals, t...


It wasn't pretty: Andy Murray wins gold in Rio

And then Andre De Grasse of Canada, who's only 21 and who appears to be the cream of the next generation of sprinters, he finished third and won the bronze. "...


Two more golds for immortality, says Bolt

The night however did not go to the Jamaican legendary sprint king. You never know with Bolt, but as Canadian bronze medalist Andre De Grasse said, "This is p...


Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores 25-yard strike on Manchester United

Ibrahimovic opened his Premier League account in style five minutes later, steering a shot into the bottom-left corner from range. "Yes." I understand it neve...


Blues legend tips Conte for Chelsea success after advise from MLS teammate

OK, we rested him for a couple of games but that was when he needed a rest, it was nothing down to injury. "Ranieri did a fantastic job and the players did a ...


Muhammad, US teammates win bronze in sabre fencing

US goalkeeper Hope Solo called Sweden "a bunch of cowards" after they knocked the United States out of the Olympic women's football tournament on penalties on...


Germans win epic in field hockey, Dutch crush Aussies

New Zealand have finally got one over the Aussies at the Olympics with the Black Sticks women's hockey team contributing to the "train wreck" of their trans-T...


Diver proposes to fellow Olympian at medal ceremony

But she ended up with another prize when her boyfriend Qin Kai, in front of a global TV audience, went down on one knee. Tingmao, who beat her newly-engaged r...


Ledecky shatters world mark for 800 free gold

Ledecky led from the start and inexorably stretched out the gap over her opponents to finish in eight minutes, 4.79 seconds, beating her previous mark of 8:06.6...


Liverpool stuns Arsenal, Ibrahimovic stars for Man United

Liverpool condemned Arsenal to a second successive opening day Emirates defeat in a seven-goal thriller. The visitors then ran riot early in the second hal...