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It's plain sailing in Rio despite ramp collapse — IOC It's plain sailing in Rio despite ramp collapse — IOC
- August 01, 2016

The IOC's ruling executive board, meeting Saturday for the final time before the opening of the games next Friday, said the panel will decide on the entry of Russian athletes whose names have been forwarded to compete by their worldwide sports federations and approved by an independent arbitrator. (more...)
Timely Tigers spoil Pomeranz's 2nd Red Sox start in 4-2 win Timely Tigers spoil Pomeranz's 2nd Red Sox start in 4-2 win
- July 31, 2016

Iglesias hit a two-run home run in the sixth for the Tigers and scored another run in the top of the eighth on an RBI single by Victor Martinez . The Sox shortstop had an eight-pitch at-bat, culminating with a solo shot over the Monster to cut the Detroit lead to 3-2. (more...)
Kolo Toure to miss Barcelona friendly Kolo Toure to miss Barcelona friendly
- July 31, 2016

Celtic fell in penalties to Leicester City in the opening match of the tournament. Due to Neymar's absence because of worldwide commitments, youngster Munir El Hadaddi is playing alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the final third for Barcelona . (more...)
Great Britain take 2-1 lead into final day in Serbia
- July 31, 2016

Edmund had to cope with appalling conditions as rain pounded the red clay in Belgrade, but he had too much power and intensity as he beat Lajovic, ranked at number 81 in the world, to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead. But the weather then held up and Lajovic put Serbia back in the match. Andy Murray may well return for the semi-final, making Britain firm favourites to reach the final once again after their historic victory past year. (more...)
Brandon Marshall helps Ryan Fitzpatrick break Jets' code
- July 31, 2016

Fitzpatrick had a career-year in 2015 for the Jets, but at 33-years-old, the organization seemed very hesitant to commit to him long-term. "It was huge and that's why you play the game". Those 31 passing touchdowns ranked 10th in the NFL . I just go out and try to prove it every year, and this year is no different. "I have talked to Fitz", said Mangold, one of the quarterback's best friends on the team. (more...)
Vijay to miss second Test Vijay to miss second Test
- July 31, 2016

The today's match is going to be one of the most exciting one, both teams are doing their best to win this match, because this match does have so many expectations from their country. "(Rahul's) been in a very good zone. Ashwin went on to pick up his second five-wicket haul in as many innings as he had Devendra Bishoo and Jason Holder out in quick succession. (more...)
Canada's Milos Raonic beats American qualifier Jared Donaldson at Rogers Cup Canada's Milos Raonic beats American qualifier Jared Donaldson at Rogers Cup
- July 31, 2016

Wawrinka won 82% of his first-serve points while converting on four of a possible 10 break points. "So hopefully I can have a good day tomorrow". Djokovic beat Czech qualifier Radek Stepanek 6-2 6-4 in a friendly encounter, during which both players repeatedly hammed it up for the crowd. (more...)
Russian Federation confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio
- July 31, 2016

French President Francois Hollande is flying out to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next week to help support Paris with its Olympic bid. The athletes village has also been criticised by some delegations about conditions. Russian athletes banned from competing at the 2016 Olympic Games took part in an alternative competition in Moscow on the same day the national team left for Rio. (more...)
Ibrahimovic creating 'functional empathy' at Man United: Mourinho Ibrahimovic creating 'functional empathy' at Man United: Mourinho
- July 31, 2016

Mourinho was asked about his new signings - Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan - ahead of the game against Galatasaray . It's fitting, and not at all surprising, that Sweden hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make his Man United debut in the country. (more...)
Kompany sorry for Man City's Chinese fans after derby canceled
- July 31, 2016

This means that fans will have to wait a little longer for the highly-anticipated first meeting of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola as managers of rival Manchester's two biggest teams. "We want to keep calm, play safe, go home and keep the preparation going next week", Mourinho continued. Obviously it's disappointing because we've looked forward to playing a derby in Beijing for a long time. (more...)
Mourinho on Mkhitaryan debut: It's sweet how he touches the ball! Mourinho on Mkhitaryan debut: It's sweet how he touches the ball!
- July 31, 2016

United get their campaign under way at Bournemouth on August 14, by which point Rooney's role within Mourinho's new-look team should have become clearer. The first half was a little bit hard because we couldn't score a goal but whatever, we made a good game and thank you to my team-mates. "You always feel you have to prove yourself every season, because it's a dream to play for them. (more...)
Obama: 'We'll Carry Clinton through to Victory'
- July 31, 2016

Ms. Clinton's finely crafted 60-minute speech completed a campaign narrative the Democrats sought to build over four days through personal stories, speeches, live music and films. This new survey, Implies a change compared to previous surveys, her speech at the Democratic National Convention probably contributed to that. Ahead of his speech at the convention, Biden appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and said that Trump knows nothing about foreign policy. (more...)
ICC2016: Godin goal sees Atletico Madrid sinks Tottenham in Melbourne ICC2016: Godin goal sees Atletico Madrid sinks Tottenham in Melbourne
- July 30, 2016

Kevin Wimmer, Tottenham's only senior centre-back on tour, again missed out with a hamstring problem, however. In the early stages it was Atleti, however, who were feeling the effects of the trip. Oblak then denied Janssen a first Tottenham goal as he tipped the Dutch striker's free-kick around the right-hand post, after Mason had been felled on the edge of the box. (more...)
Match Reports, 22 hours ago England pulls level with 330-run victory
- July 30, 2016

In reply, Pakistan could only muster 198 in the first innings while getting shot out for 234, chasing 564 to win in the second innings. Joe Root received the well-deserved man of the match award for his efforts, securing 325 runs in a fine performance behind the crease, as well as taking four catches and a single wicket. (more...)
Matias Testi, Clippers staffer punched by Blake Griffin, no longer with team Matias Testi, Clippers staffer punched by Blake Griffin, no longer with team
- July 30, 2016

I feel for guys like you. Rivers also said that no National Basketball Association team is asking about a possible trade with Griffin because they know he is not interested, according to Chat Sports . "The Celtics would give up some number of their upcoming draft picks", Deveney reported on July 14, "but opposing front-office members say they don't want to give up either Brooklyn pick Boston can own in the next two years". (more...)
Amar'e Stoudemire wanted to finish his career with the Suns Amar'e Stoudemire wanted to finish his career with the Suns
- July 30, 2016

There is a chance for some redemption for the Suns, though: Stoudemire said he's dreaming of being inducted into their Ring of Honor, which Steve Nash made last season. Knicks owner James Dolan has his faults (so, so many faults) but he is usually more than happy to take care of his players (the ones he likes, at least) in times like these. (more...)
Pakistan limps to 119-8 in 2nd test against England
- July 30, 2016

That left them a mammoth 470 runs behind England's first-innings 589 for 8 declared and on the verge of being made to follow on in the second game of this four-match series. Woakes then starred with the ball in the final session, taking 3-18 as Pakistan stumbled to 57-4 at stumps, still 532 runs behind after a chastening day. (more...)
Rosberg fastest in German GP practice Rosberg fastest in German GP practice
- July 30, 2016

Everybody is on alert, especially Germany. "My management is working very hard and I believe in them a lot, they bring the best that they can, also the team has been very supportive of me, and the fans". My initial view was that, yes, he did - I think Nico claimed there was a drop of 20kmh by him. He must be aware he has a vehicle which is much more superior to my auto. (more...)
Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Olympic games
- July 30, 2016

Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Friday told local media that 272 of the country's athletes had been approved by worldwide sports federations, out of an original team of 387, adding that the number could rise. After missing out due to a blanket ban imposed by the IAAF on all of Russia's track and field athletes for doping offenses, the country organized The Stars 2016 event. (more...)
Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team
- July 29, 2016

The Aussies and Eduardo Paes have clashed over criticism of the Olympic Village. The problems reported by several Olympic delegations about the Olympic Village will be fixed before July 28, the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee pledged on Tuesday. (more...)
Sam Allardyce yet to decide if Wayne Rooney stays as England captain
- July 29, 2016

Sam Allardyce believes making global football fun again for England's under-performing players could be key to unlocking their full potential. The loss of form wasn't due to a lack of passion or determination or desire so I have to identify what went wrong. (more...)
Olympics: Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson dazzle as Team USA crushes China
- July 29, 2016

Durant and Thompson (17 points on 6-of-10 shooting) combined to hit 8-of-13 from deep on the night, winning over an L.A. crowd that had booed Durant and fellow Warrior Draymond Green during player introductions. Kevin Durant chose to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder because of his goal to win his first National Basketball Association championship title. However, China's two newest draftees, Zhou Qi and Wang Zhelin, didn't quite meet expectations, scoring just 2 points and 1 point respectively. (more...)
Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
- July 29, 2016

Only 38 NCAA III schools received the Team Academic Award. Lukas Euler and Fadhli Soetarso were members of the Freshman Academic Honor Roll. The AVCA presents the award to collegiate and high school programs that maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a scale of 4.0 or 4.1 on a scale of 5.0. (more...)
Hazard intent on showing the world Chelsea are a big team Hazard intent on showing the world Chelsea are a big team
- July 29, 2016

But we have a great team and we have to show that on the pitch", Wilian told reporters. "Everyone should be patient and forget what happened to him last season". But even when I am not at the maximum level I want to play well. "When I was in France [playing for Lille] I scored a hat-trick in my final game and was a good time to leave". (more...)
Kubiak wants Broncos to put Super Bowl 50 in rearview mirror
- July 29, 2016

Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) running drills during OTA's May 31, 2016 at Dove Valley. Siemian knows he must show he's capable of leading after taking one snap last season - a meaningless kneel down before halftime at Pittsburgh. (more...)