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USA boxer Shakur Stevenson advances to Olympic final after Russian withdraws

Stevenson actually wanted to box Conlan, the reigning World gold medallist, in the semi-final. Irish former boxing judge Seamus Kelly made detailed allegation...


Ichiro Suzuki is 30th to reach 3000-hit mark

He continued on Sunday afternoon by adding a triple getting rid of the Rockies reliever, Chris Rusin at the Coors Field effectively hitting 3,000 and becomin...


Samoa Joe suffers injury at TakeOver: Brooklyn II main event?

The next match they had was a match that match that brought down the house as Gargano and Ciampa were going up against the Revival for the NXT Tag Titles. Her...


Felix, Farah and USA underdogs dominate track's last night

Jamaica's Javon Francis produced a great home stretch on the final leg to ensure silver for his country in 2:58.16. Merritt, who was injured in London in 20...


Arsenal close to a new signing - Wenger

You have to speak about money. "That means there are very high wages linked with it and if they are wrong, they will have these players with high wages who can ...


British Athletics 'hugely disappointed' as men's 4x400m disqualification stands

India were also disqualified for the same offence after originally securing their place in the final, while Trinidad and Tobago were disqualified for a lane vio...


Zlatan scores 2, Pogba stars as United beats Southampton 2-0

The Special One said: "I think anyone can see there are differences to the past two or three years". The centre-back has found himself on the fringes of Unite...


Blue Jays send Aaron Sanchez to minor leagues

Sanchez pitched three hitless innings Saturday, then allowed Cleveland to tied the score with a five-run fourth and was pulled. Blue Jays: Manager John Gibbon...


Spain wins bronze, beats Australia 89-88 in men's basketball

The lead quickly changed hands four times in the final five minutes, the game hanging on a knife's edge, before Gasol sank a fadeaway jumper to put Spain ahead ...


Draymond Green plays one minute in USA's Olympic semi win over Spain

In the end, though, there is just too much individual talent for other teams to overcome. It will mark the first appearance in the final as an independent nat...


Gwen Jorgensen wins U.S.' first triathlon gold

Switzerland's Nicola Spirig, gold-medal victor in the 2012 London Olympics. took silver this time while Britain's Vicky Holland took the bronze . We were r...


Murray puts paid to Tomic in Cincinnati

The world number two won his fifth match over the Australian and stands 32-1 since losing to Novak Djokovic in May in Madrid. Four of his wins have come again...


Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt Goes for Third Gold

Jordan was a monster around the rim, routinely deterring Spain from drives to the basket and when they dared to make a foray to the basket, he often altered or ...


Katie Ledecky Saves The Day & Leads US To 4x200m Freestyle Relay Win

She is also the the first woman since America's Debbie Meyer in 1968 to take gold in the 200-, 400- and 800- meter freestyle, according to The New York Times...


Rio detains 10 Australian athletes over passes

The biggest drama about Usain Bolt in the 200 meter sprint Thursday may not be whether he wins, but whether he cracks the once-thought-untouchable 19-second b...


Pep Guardiola remains tight-lipped about Claudio Bravo links

There are widespread reports Barcelona keeper Claudio Bravo is on his way to City and, if that deal goes through, Hart is expected to accept his career at t...


New Zealand thrash Australia 42-8

The country's rugby union has reported the matter to police, who are investigating. Hansen said All Blacks management decided it was best to wait for NZRU c...


Ortiz, Porcello lead Red Sox to 10-2 rout of Tigers

David Ortiz hit his 28th home run of the season to give the Red Sox a 2-0 lead. Boston faced Fulmer earlier this year at Fenway Park, and realized that despit...


Blackhawks miss out on free-agent target Jimmy Vesey

Most notably, Vesey's father, Jim, is a scout with the Maple Leafs. The ECAC and Ivy League Player of the Year each of the last two seasons, Vesey led the...


Lukaku is staying at Everton - Koeman

Earlier in the summer, Chelsea believed they would re-sign Lukaku in a £68million deal, two years after he'd left them in a then-Everton record £28m move. "We h...


Simone Biles meets celeb crush Zac Efron

As a four-time gold medalist, Simone Biles isn't your typical 19-year-old. Though we are literally no experts. And now he's a huge fan of Biles and her te...


Michael Phelps just broke a 2168-year-old Olympic record

A selected all-time Olympics medal table shows that Michael Phelps is in 34th position ahead of many countries like India, which has a population over 1.2 billi...


LEADING OFF: Red Sox on the road again, Taillon breaking out

The playoff-contending Red Sox begin an 11-game road trip Monday in Cleveland . "They're really good teams, but we're a good team, too". For the season, Toml...


Pogba 'ticks all the boxes' for Man United: Arsenal coach Wenger

With that, is this Manchester United's DREAM midfield, including Paul Pogba? Pogba left United four years ago when he was 19 - and virtually for nothing w...


Our Katy just owned that cycle track says sister back in Leeds

Cyclist Becky James' double Olympic silver medal-wins are beyond her parents' wildest dreams, her dad has said. It's James' second silver of the Games after...


Paralympics get a taxpayer bailout in cash-strapped Rio

In regard to the travel grants, which many poorer nations depend on to send athletes to a Games, Andrada said there was still "plenty of time to make sure they ...


Spain beats Turkey 64-62 on buzzer beater in women's hoops

Cruz then received an inbounds pass, drove to just inside the three-point arc and drained a runner as time expired to give Spain a 64-62 win and send the Span...


Yankees RHP Nathan Eovaldi (elbow) out until 2018 season

He will be eligible for free agency following the 2017 season so NY could non-tender him over the winter. After two solid campaigns in Miami, Eovaldi was again ...


India Celebrates Wrestler Sakshi's Olympic Medal

India waited 12 days to debut on medals table at Rio Olympics 2016. "Sakshi Malik will inspire several sportspersons in the years to come", he said in an an...


Gomez targets Champions League return with Wolfsburg

Head coach Dieter Hecking added: "Mario is the best German striker in my opinion". Germany striker Mario Gomez is eyeing a new chapter in his career after ret...


Germany in the Olympic final after 2-0 victory over Nigeria

It eliminated Portugal 4-0 in the quarterfinals. It's been a rocky road for the Brazilian team so far - starting with two draws against non-powerhouses South ...


Shaunae Miller's diving finish denies Allyson Felix gold in women's 400

Miller finished with a time of 49.44 seconds, and just edged out Felix, 30, who completed the race in 49.51 seconds. The bronze medal went to Jamaica's Sheri...


US men's basketball team rolls over Argentina

USA team basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski took time to pay homage to Ginobili, calling him "as fierce a competitor that I as a coach have had to face in my en...


Nadal knocked out at Cincinnati, Steve Johnson moves up

I'm extremely happy with my performance. Defending champion Roger Federer and top-ranked Novak Djokovic are sidelined by injuries. Third-seeded Simona Halep...


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...