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Anchor leg: Bolt gets gold No. 9 with another runaway win
- August 25, 2016

Bolt said according to a Reuters report. "I told the guys if it didn't come true I would beat them up", he joked afterwards. "It's a relief because I've had all this pressure over the years to achieve gold medals, back-to-back all the time". (more...)
Stoke City 'interested in Manchester United defender Phil Jones' Stoke City 'interested in Manchester United defender Phil Jones'
- August 25, 2016

The 20-time English champions eased to a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in their opening game of the Premier League season thanks to goals from Juan Mata , Wayne Rooney and Ibrahimovic. I don't know how close we are or how far down the line it's gone. "Obviously a new manager comes in he has different inputs, different mentality, different training drills, sessions and so on", he added. (more...)
Thomas Gibson has been going through a divorce for two years Thomas Gibson has been going through a divorce for two years
- August 24, 2016

In the documents, Thomas Gibson listed his reason for wanting divorce as the "discord or conflict of personalities" which had led to the marriage being insupportable, with no chance of reconciliation. "I would just like to say thank you to the writers, producers, actors, our unbelievable crew, and most importantly, the best fans that a show could ever hope to have". (more...)
Brazilian Police Interrogate Top Irish Olympic Executives
- August 24, 2016

She told Newstalk Breakfast: "I found it hard even to figure out how to get tickets". Hickey, 71, was detained at a hotel on Wednesday and later taken to hospital with chest pain before he underwent cardiac tests. The pair are locked up in the notorious Bangu prison. Meanwhile, a Brazilian football legend and World Cup victor has backed the investigation into Mr Hickey. (more...)
Olympics Twitter data reveals Michael Phelps, Neymar, Simone Biles won viral gold
- August 24, 2016

Out of the 121 US medals, 61 of them were brought home by female athletes, while the men took 55 (another five came from mixed events). In the end, his team hung all of their gold medals around Krikorian's neck as a sign appreciation for their strong leader. (more...)
Phillies fans give Chase Utley long standing ovation
- August 23, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon, Topps released a card featuring Utley giving a curtain call to Phillies fans from Tuesday night's game. The fans were ecstatic to see Utley succeed even if it was in Dodger Blue. Louis defeat the Astros. Indians 3, White Sox 1: Jason Kipnis, Francisco Lindor and Mike Napoli each drive in a run for Cleveland, which now has a six-game lead in the AL Central. (more...)
Men And Women's Basketball Teams Win Olympic Gold
- August 23, 2016

New teammate Dwyane Wade has a gold medal of his own from the 2008 games, but he was a member of the Miami Heat at the time . As Krzyzewski's time coaching the United States came to an end, in resounding victory, he found himself literally wrapped in the American flag. (more...)
Former EY Accountant Gwen Jorgensen Wins Gold Medal in Triathlon Former EY Accountant Gwen Jorgensen Wins Gold Medal in Triathlon
- August 23, 2016

Though she was also the competition, Zaferes, 27, took inspiration from her teammate's accomplishment. On Saturday, however, she gave as good as she got on the hilly 40km bike course and broke the challenge of 34-year-old Spirig-Hug on the run to win America's first gold in the sport since it was introduced to the Games in 2000. (more...)
Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list
- August 23, 2016

Cole will start against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Sherman says Strasburg had inflammation after his last few starts. Though 15-4, his ERA has ballooned from 2.51 to 3.59 and is coming off giving up nine runs in 1 2/3 innings against the Rockies. (more...)
Middlesbrough: Downing - everybody is fighting like Stuani Middlesbrough: Downing - everybody is fighting like Stuani
- August 23, 2016

Having carried the ball into the Sunderland half in one of the visitors' first ventures into opposition territory, Stuani stunned the hosts by picking out the top corner of Vito Mannone's goal in spectacular fashion. "I don't think you can hide from the fact that it will be the case". We don't have a long time - there's another game on Wednesday. The last thing you want to do with a young player is place them straight into the frying pan, so to speak, but I feel that Lynden Gooch coped ... (more...)
Michael Phelps adamant that he will stay retired
- August 23, 2016

I said it before, but you guys can say, this is the last time". I'm retired. I'm done. Silver medal winners United States' Michael Phelps , South Africa's Chad Le Clos and Hungary's Laszlo Cseh celebrate in the men's 100-meter butterfly medals ceremony during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. (more...)
US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66
- August 23, 2016

After the final buzzer sounded and the U.S. had won by the largest margin in a gold medal game since the original Dream Team throttled Croatia by 32 in Barcelona, the players draped themselves in American flags and celebrated with the many United States of America fans near courtside before parading into the tunnel. (more...)
Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs
- August 23, 2016

Former USC Trojans and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a residential area of Irvine, California. The Los Angeles Raiders selected Marinovich with the 24th overall pick in the 1991 NFL Draft after playing two years at USC . He twice ended up in rehab and repeated failed drug tests led the National Football League to suspend him for the 1993 season. (more...)
U.S. men win third straight hoops gold with romp over Serbia U.S. men win third straight hoops gold with romp over Serbia
- August 23, 2016

Closing the game out with a 30-point win, Carmelo Anthony became a three-time Olympic champion, and the United States have now won six of the last seven gold's available to them, maintaining their dominance of Olympic basketball. The heart of an global power in the former Yugoslavia, the Serbs hadn't qualified for the Olympics since gaining their independence in 2006. It is the third gold medal in a row for the US after they topped the podium in Beijing (2008) and London (2012), when ... (more...)
UFC 202: Conor McGregor Defeats Nate Diaz
- August 23, 2016

However, it could also be that both fighters pick different opponents first before meeting in a third fight. "I gave you [No. 2]". Much of the talk centered on " The Notorious " today involves him cutting back down to featherweight (his last two bouts against Diaz were at welterweight) to defend his 145-pound title against interim champ Jose Aldo, whom he knocked out to originally win the belt. (more...)
Pele delighted after Brazil win maiden Olympic football gold
- August 22, 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21: Brazilian superstar footballer Neymar Jr. has chose to step down as the captain of Brazil national football team. "We knew we had to give a response to the Brazilian people and we did that". And after eight flawless spot kicks, Brazil's keeper Weverton stole the limelight by saving Nils Peterson's penalty. Neymar's spot-kick also exorcised some of the demons that have dogged Brazilian soccer since Germany sent them packing from their own World Cup with a ... (more...)
CAS: Russian athlete Klishina remains eligible for Olympics in Rio
- August 22, 2016

The appeal was the latest fallout from the inquiry by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren for the World Anti-Doping Agency which accused Russian Federation of mass "state-sponsored" doping. The IAAF didn't disclose the nature of that information. The CAS said it was McLaren who provided the "new factual elements" about Klishina which led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to revoke her Rio eligibility. (more...)
Mighty Mo Farah 'lost for words' after double Double
- August 22, 2016

Farah said after the race. I went to the front and I know the guys were thinking about me, so I controlled the race. Farah last lost a race at a major competition when he was beaten by Ethiopia's Ibrahim Jeilan in the 10,000m at the 2011 world championships in Daegu, South Korea. (more...)
US men return to top of Olympic 4x400m podium US men return to top of Olympic 4x400m podium
- August 22, 2016

Courtney Okolo ran the first leg, followed by Taylor Ellis-Watson, McCorory and Phyllis Francis. Jamaica won silver and the Bahamas won bronze . But one of the exceptions there came in London four years ago, when the Bahamas edged the Americans for the win. Four years after the Bahamas beat the USA team, the Americans finished with a time of 2 minutes 57.30 seconds. (more...)
USA look to keep women's Olympic 20-year basketball dominance going USA look to keep women's Olympic 20-year basketball dominance going
- August 22, 2016

I'm not saying margin of victory. He led the way with 24 points on 5-of-8 shooting from downtown as they US raced to a 52-29 lead at the half. The United States men's national team has a clear talent advantage over the rest of the field, and if the team plays its best on Sunday it will defeat Serbia. (more...)
Search for living, dead: Louisiana fights back from flooding Search for living, dead: Louisiana fights back from flooding
- August 22, 2016

An estimated 60,000 homes have been damaged, but assessments are continuing so the number may change, Mike Steele, spokesman for the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said Saturday afternoon. The president, however, CNN reports, continues to be criticized for continuing his Martha's Vineyard vacation instead of visiting Louisiana. "Everything's filthy. (more...)
What does the Ryan Lochte scandal mean for the future of US
- August 22, 2016

I was still intoxicated. "I'm not making me being intoxicated like an excuse, I'm not doing that at all", he said. "I hope they can accept my apology", he said. No guns were drawn during this exchange, but we did see a gun tucked into one of the guard's waistband. "We gave money and we got out". We got pulled over, in the taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing just a police badge and they pulled us over. (more...)
US women seek sixth basketball gold with a win over Spain US women seek sixth basketball gold with a win over Spain
- August 21, 2016

After scoring 129 points per 100 possessions through its first six games, the USA scored just 82 points on 74 possessions (111 per 100) on Friday. Australia will face Spain for the bronze medal and a place in the history books in the men's basketball competition. (more...)
Ticket inquiry: Hickey leaves hospital, speaks to Rio police
- August 21, 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC ) is unclear about the exact accusations against Irish Olympic executive Patrick Hickey , an IOC spokesman said yesterday, more than 24 hours after Hickey's arrest in a ticket scalping scandal. "PRO10 is appalled that allegations are being made against the company without any attempt to ascertain the facts", the Dublin-based company said. Following the International Boxing Association dropping a number of their officials, Adams admitted if evidence ... (more...)
Usain Bolt completes Olympic triple-triple, leads Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold Usain Bolt completes Olympic triple-triple, leads Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold
- August 21, 2016

Tearing down the track as the anchor leg, as he had done in the previous Games, Bolt surged away from the Japanese quartet who took a surprise silver medal. "I look at it as an accomplishment", added Bolt. "All of them are special to me", Bolt said when asked which one stood out. Japan raced to their first ever Olympic sprint medal in 37.60 seconds snatching the silver medal in a race traditionally not considered their forte. (more...)