'Brutally disappointing': Meares misses Olympic medal
But I didn't hit the panic button, which is what I normally do in competition. "So I'm really happy with my rides". Britain needed only to beat Canada to advance to the final, but with the gauntlet laid down by their rivals won in 4:12.152.
LEADING OFF: O's Vs Jays for 1st Place, Davis Goes for MRI
Their time atop the division may have been short-lived, but thanks to a red-hot July in which they won two-thirds of their games the Blue Jays are once again threatening to take back the American League East. METS 6, ROCKIES 4: Neil Walker hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning that rallied NY past Colorado and prevented a season sweep, in NY.
US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88
With Anthony leading the way for the stars and stripes and Irving coming alive late, here's a few thoughts on the USA on Wednesday and what's ahead for them with two games left in pool play before the knockout stage begins next week. "We have a different feeling now and we want to keep that going". The Australian team came in the game as the 29-point underdogs but had put up a great fight.
Claudio Ranieri: 'Leicester City are ready to defend title'
Now we have to fight. "Our target is again 40 points and then to see what happens". West Brom are growing in confidence that they can land Schlupp after Ranieri gave the green light for a move and talks are ongoing between both clubs as they look to try and thrash out a deal for the 23-year-old.
Messi says he will again play for Argentina's national team
The new coach of the Argentine football team Edgardo Bauza met superstars Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano at their club FC Barcelona's training ground on Thursday, hoping to persuade the disgruntled duo to reconsider their worldwide retirement.
Rio Olympic Games: People really loved Olympic trampolining
MacLennan was Canada's only gold medallist at the 2012 London Games. She flirted with the outside padding during her second qualification routine before finishing strong. China's He Wenna could not overtake Page and it was only Canada's MacLennan who produced a performance to better the 25-year-old from Sheffield. Britain's Bryony Page won Britain's first ever medal in the event when she picked up silver while world champion Li had settle with bronze.
Rivals are scared of title talk, says Mourinho
Schweinsteiger, 32, signed a three-year deal in 2015 and played 31 games last season but has trained alone and with the Under-21s since Mourinho took over. There are certain clubs - also Real Madrid, Barcelona - where the Champions League is not the Champions League if they are not there", he told BT Sport .
Fowler, Watson dine with divers, watch Phelps win gold
The first time for golf in 112 years. "I'm not saying everybody does it, but a lot of the guys, they do things for money these days". Golf's place at the Rio Games has proved a controversial one with numerous leading names - including the top four players in the world - opting out of competition, most citing the Zika virus.
Taillon pitches 3-hit ball for 8 innings, Pirates top Padres
Jung Ho Kang #27 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws to first base against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 18, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. "He's pounding the zone". "We talked this morning to come out with some energy and get going", Freese said. They also later tweeted, "We got you dude. We had to step up and get it done".
UFC's Jones takes plea deal in drag-racing case
Jon Jones has reached a plea deal for his drag racing incident in March, and the wording that was chosen in the deal is a little bit ironic. Jones was also ordered to complete 60 hours of community service, which his rep says he is almost complete with.
Resurgent Juan Martin del Potro into Olympic quarterfinals
Michael PHELPS began the final chapter of his storied career with more glory as he helped the USA men's team to victory in the 4x100m freestyle relay to collect his 19th Olympic gold medal. Sousa was also still holding well and through the first five games, he was matching the Argentine, but the sixth game proved decisive as Del Potro broke to take a 4-2 lead.
China demands Australian apology after 'malicious' attack on country's swimmers
Horton told the Sydney Morning Herald that he made his comments before the race to unsettle Sun, who won the 200m freestyle gold on Monday, but the description was accurate. No quality! An athlete has no sports morality! Australian swimming is looking to save their image following a disappointing show at London 2012 when they didn't bring home a single individual gold for the first time since 1976.
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio Olympics
Froome claimed bronze in London and will be looking to emulate gold medallist Bradley Wiggins feat of Olympic and Tour victories in the same year this time around. "No, I'm okay", he said. "It seems to be the best road around here". Thomas' inclusion in the Time Trial comes after a number of competitors from other nations have been forced to withdraw due to sustaining injuries in the Road Race on Saturday.
Michael O'Reilly Admits Taking Banned Substance
A statement from the IABA read: "We are very disappointed that Michael may have taken any supplement without consulting the IABA High Performance Support Team". O'Reilly had been tested before leaving for Brazil and says he was notified on 4 August that an adverse finding had been made against him. O'Reilly has been engulfed in controversy since the Irish Examiner revealed he had failed a drugs test on the eve of the Rio Olympic Games commencing last Thursday.
Rio 2016: Sonny Bill Williams ruptures Achilles as Japan humbles All Blacks
And reflecting on Japan's epic triumph against New Zealand, Amor added: "People who've watched sevens this year, you would be a courageous person to predict any game". "They're a good team". "In sevens, it's anybody's game". "It's still pretty unbelievable and I am just shocked to be honest". Marcus Watson's converted try in the final minute appeared to have settled matters, but in the dying seconds Lemeki charged over, only for Katsuyuki Sakai to miss the conversion that would have secured ...
Nico Rosberg confident he will bounce back from adversity
And Wolff, Mercedes' team boss, has declared: "On a good day I think that he's unbeatable". Although poor starts for Rosberg have proved costly at the last two races, Wolff believes Hamilton is simply unbeatable when he is at his best. "I feel when I'm at my strongest, No?1 is where I can be". "So do I feel like I'm properly ahead? I'm interested to see how it's going to pan out when we come back after the summer break".
Andy Murray cruises past Monaco
The Argentine never fully recovered from a fall in the second game of the opening set where he aggravated a long-standing hip injury. Britain's Andy Murray prepares to throw a ball into the crowd after winning his men's second round singles tennis match against Argentina's Juan Monaco in Rio Tuesday.
Durant powers US to victory over China
The American pros are essentially guaranteed to win gold in a tournament that is nothing more than a charade and a one-nation title parade. But with the team docked near Copacabana Beach on a luxury 514-foot cruise ship named the Silver Cloud, the players should be comfortable enough to survive the elements in good health.
Rio Olympics opening ceremony highlights Brazil, environment
The leader who was supposed to preside over the Games, President Dilma Rousseff, was suspended last May to face an impeachment trial and tweeted that she was "sad to not be at the party". Symbolically, they were the last team to enter the arena. Swimming star Michael Phelps led the US contingent into the stadium during last night's traditional Parade of Nations.
CNY native wins first gold medal for USA
On such notice, Thrasher admits being heavily pressured to speak about the troubling gun law controversy in America as it has seriously troubled and distracted her concentration in the said sports ordeal. She began her finals bid with a stunning bull's-eye that yielded a flawless score of 10.9, eventually outlasting Serbia's top-ranked Andrea Arsovic and China's defending Olympic champion Siling Yi.
Froome to take chances in Rio road race lottery
Chris Froome had to be reminded to register for the Olympic road race and then appeared to have a tactical bike change mid-race. Great Britain missed out on a medal in the Olympic road race this afternoon as Belgium's Greg van Avermaet stormed to gold in Rio.
Scott Sinclair: Celtic sign Aston Villa winger on four-year deal
The 27-year-old went straight into Celtic's squad for their opening Scottish Premiership fixture against Hearts, being named on the bench at Tynecastle. "I can't wait to get on the pitch", the winger told the club's website. 'The manager had a great influence when I was at Swansea and that's when I played my best football, ' he added.
Olympics 2016: Aussie women win gold in 4x100m freestyle relay
The previous world record of 3:30.98 had belonged to Australia , with the Campbell sisters among the quartet that set that mark at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014. Nonetheless, Emma McKeon finished her leg only inches behind American Simone Manuel , who led the first leg for the US. The United States took silver and Canada bronze.
Warriors President on Kevin Durant: 'There's No Commitment' Beyond Next Season
The Golden State Warriors are playing on burrowed time, but that will all end sometime next year when it's time to resign Stephen Curry . This jibes with everything that Golden State general manager Bob Myers and coach Steve Kerr have said since Durant's decision.
Stenson leads by one
Henrik Stenson of Sweden acknowledges the crowd after putting and making a birdie on the 17th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland, Saturday, July 16, . "Today could have been a day that got away from me, instead I shot under-par and kept myself right in there". He produced a small fist pump there and a bigger one at 13 when he rolled in a birdie to take a two-shot lead.
Sole Russian athlete in Rio rejects accusations
As was reported on Sunday, the IAAF rejected the applications of all the Russian athletes for admission to global competitions, including the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro starting on August 5, except for long jumper Darya Klishina who was training in the United States, reports TASS .
Brooke Henderson Won Women's PGA Championship With Amazing Play Down the Stretch
When Henderson played in her first Canadian Women's Open at age 14, she thought it was quite an achievement until Ko, who was only 15, won the tournament. "But I would have liked to be the youngest ever to win a major championship, but to be able to win this one is a good second best", she said. "I'm very fortunate to look like I'm going to be representing Canada and be on that team".
Carter Hits Russia for Attacking US-backed Syrian Rebels
It emerged as Russian forces bombed US-backed militia in Syria, highlighting the tangle of alliances in a war where Moscow is working to prop up its chief regional partner. About 180 rebels were there as part of the Pentagon's program to train and equip fighters against Islamic State. The 51 officials who signed the memo are mostly from the rank and file of the department, many of them career officers in the Foreign Service who have been involved in Syria policy over the past several ...
UK: Queen's Birthday Celebrations to End With Street Party
The not-for-profit event was organised by the queen's grandson, Peter Phillips, the son of Princess Anne. There are many perks to being a British monarch, but surely one of them is having two (or three or four or five) birthday celebrations.
Federer makes winning return to tennis court
While victory would come for R-Fed it certainly was far from easy, with the match eventually finishing 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in his favour. His next opponent will be rising star and third-seeded Dominic Thiem, who beat him in the third round of the Italian Open before Federer went on a month-long break that included the French Open because of a back injury.
Kevin Durant Is Not Ready To Talk About Free Agency Just Yet
He was able to get LeBron to sign with the Heat back in 2010 with the team making 4 trips to the Finals as a result. The message was simple: Durant's number, 35, followed by a green clover representing the Celtics. "I have nothing to do with this", said Donovan. In past years, Knick fans had little hope that a player like Durant would even consider the Knicks but with all these changes the Knicks have done, they have brought hope for this fan base again.
Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup final fills a need for speed
Sharks forward Matt Nieto took part in his first full practice Friday since being injured earlier this month and is optimistic he'll be available to play at some point during the Stanley Cup final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. " The biggest challenge is ahead of us ", he said. "I've only been here seven years but those guys have been here longer than I have and they deserve this".
Huge Leeds blow as Cellino forced back to drawing board, Evans reacts
Current Leeds chief Steve Evans signed a six-month rolling contract after replacing Uwe Rosler in last October, yet claims he is yet to be informed whether or not his services will be retained. Bristol Rovers have confimred that they have received an approach to speak with Clarke from Leeds and, in a statement on their website, said: "As yet, the Yorkshire side have failed to meet the conditions set out by Rovers to enable any talks to take place and until that happens there is nothing else to ...
Jones Suspended, Casey Fined By NBA For Game 3 Actions
Based on the replays, Jones was guarding Biyomob under the basket as the latter attempted to get the rebound. The odds of Love and Thompson repeating that dismal performance seem slim, though, especially since they combined to make only one of 10 shots from the field.
Magic agree to deal with Frank Vogel for coach
In five-plus seasons as Indiana's head coach, Vogel led to the team to the postseason five times. Vogel became part of a various coaching search after the Indiana Pacers fired him. Secondly, the area of concern Vogel will instantly address for the Magic is their defense. The young core made strides in its one year under Skiles, winning 10 more games than the year before and finishing with a 35-47 record.