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Radio penalty costs Rosberg second at Silverstone

For the second successive race, the championship leader found at the centre of a post-race stewards' enquiry - this time over radio messages from his race engi...


McIlroy: Not my job to grow the game

Several athletes, including U.S. golfer Dustin Johnson, have recently withdrawn from the Olympics over concerns about the virus, which has been linked to birth ...


Stop congratulating this hot woman. She is not UK's next prime minister

This means that from tomorrow onwards, Philip May will become Britain's so-called "first husband". The Mays lived in Sonning-on-Thames until their move to Dow...


Colorado's 606-acre Cold Springs Fire blazes northeast of Eldora Mountain Resort

Officials say the two men did not ensure their campfire was properly extinguished. The campfire that sparked the fire was about a mile away from an establishe...


Vietnam welcomes Hague ruling on East Vietnam Sea disputes: foreign ministry

Beijing boycotted the case and denied the tribunal's right to give judgment in this case. China has caused permanent and irreparable harm to the coral reef...


Southern Mississippi sprinter Tori Bowie qualifies for a pair of Olympic events

The 41-year-old will be making his fifth trip to the Olympics after winning the 5000m at the US Olympic Trials. "Any time I get to wear those colors, it's a hug...


Manfred: MLB slipped on pace of play

The host league was the visiting team for the first time in the game's history because the game, which determines home-field advantage in the World Series, was ...


Mattel Makes New "Shero" Barbie After Gabby Douglas

Olympic gold medallist, Gabby Douglas , has been given her very own Barbie doll. Douglas' doll joins those of Misty Copeland, Trisha Yearwood and Ava DuVe...


Double triumph for Serena as Williams sisters win Wimbledon title

Serving at 6-5 down, 15-all, Kerber made a forehand error followed by a backhand error to suddenly give Williams two break and set points. When she is threatene...


Rosberg under investigation for radio violation

And in eighth was Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz. With Rosberg eventually able to catch and pass Verstappen , his problems would come post-race. "I'm catching h...


Wolves agree to terms with Hill for 2 years, $8M

Minnesota will be Hill's fifth destination in a nine-year National Basketball Association career that began in NY. The Wolves presumably signed Cole Aldrich t...


National Football League notebook: Brady's appeal denied; suspension stands

The NFL Players Association says it will "review all of our options" on behalf of Brady , but it looks like the QB is sacked for sure this time around. When th...


Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Mourinho, Januzaj big influence on Man Utd move

Ibrahimovic signed for United on a free transfer on July 2 following Sweden's participation in Euro 2016. Under Fifa rules all players must have a minimum three...


Mark Hunt: I'm going to spoil party for Brock Lesnar fans

At the time, Lesnar had just won the WWE Championship, and Orton was a young guy who wasn't established yet. Mark Hunt is a -175 favorite in the fight that ...


New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, Noah Syndergaard depart game with injuries

Pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Phillies past the Colorado Rockies, 5-3, on Friday night. Cespedes...


Big Sam closes in on England job

Earlier this week, Sunderland gave the English FA permission to talk to him and urged it to bring a "swift resolution to the matter". The 61 year old manage...


Griezmann double sends hosts France into final

Unlike others such as Germany's Thomas Mueller or England's Harry Kane, however, he improved from match to match , suggesting Atletico coach Diego Simeon...


Isaac Hayden to Newcastle

Newcastle United have announced the signing of defender Isaac Hayden from Arsenal on a five-year deal. The 21-year-old spent the previous campaign on loan at ...


NSW captain Gallen: Queensland are bad winners

Players, including Blues captain Paul Gallen , had already walked away from the centre of the field towards the fans and family members sitting in the front ...


Will RNC Rules Committee be finale for 'Dump Trump' movement?

The Secret Service and Cleveland police won't give specifics, but say they'll be ready for anything and everything at the Republican National Convention that ...


US Women's Open: Sung Hyun Park two clear in California

The world number 32 tamed the CordeValle Golf Club course to become the first player since 1999 in the US Women's Open history to shoot a round of eight under...


Euro dream getting closer for Portugal, Real Madrid star Ronaldo

In Lisbon, Portuguese fans celebrated their side's success with understandable gusto, as did their supporters who had gathered in a bar in London to watch the c...


Euro Cup 2016: Facebook's highlights

Now I don't claim to know a lot about football, or soccer as we Aussies like to call it, even though I grew up on the sport watching my dad play. Portugal c...


Canada's Marchant cleared to race 10K, marathon double in Rio

Seven members of Guelph's Speed River Track and Field Club have been named to Canada's Olympic team. If a third person was named, it was by virtue of the organi...


Trevor Bayliss overruled by England selectors amid Jimmy Anderson injury worries

Without him, Cook must instead deploy debutant Jake Ball alongside the novice's county team-mate Stuart Broad - with Steven Finn and Chris Woakes completing the...


GOP Convention Floor Fight Brewing as Delegates Mull Going Rogue

Ryan, the GOP's 2012 vice presidential nominee, has said a Trump presidency would help make it more possible to enact a conservative agenda in Congress. "People...


Former Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel To Undergo Knee Surgery Monday

Kimbrel, who was acquired from the San Diego Padres this past offseason, has a torn meniscus and torn cartilage in his left knee. The Red Sox obtained pit...


Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray v Tomas Berdych - a not so friendly rivalry

He has made such a fightback four times - and that is the way it stayed. The Frenchman started the second set eager and focused. He referred to the three an...


Jake Ball to make Test debut at Lord's

Indeed, both captain Alastair Cook and coach Trevor Bayliss were keen for Anderson to at least be included in the party for this Lord's Test - but they were o...


Murray edges out Tsonga in epic

The world number two looked set for another comfortable outing on Centre Court when he took the first two sets of their quarter-final but Tsonga fought back...


Firefighters work to stop spread of wildfire near Nederland

Two men were arrested Sunday in connection with a wildfire in Colorado that has charred more than 500 acres and forced almost 2,000 people from their homes, a...


AL Batting Title Named After Twins' Carew

Spending his entire two-decade-long playing career as a member of the San Diego Padres , Gwynn was named to a total of 15 All-Star Games along the way. 2015's ...


Three Blue Jays named to MLB all-star roster

Dickey (6-9) allowed four hits, three walks and two unearned runs. Aaron Sanchez of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch in the first inning during their ...


Tour de France: Chris Froome gains 12 seconds on direct rivals

He usually comes on strong in the last week of Grand Tours and, having finished second overall to Froome in 2013 and past year, has never before been so close t...


Kittel snatches stage four from Coquard

I'm very happy for him because he didn't win yet, so now he's won a first stage here (in 2016). "I'm super happy. I'm very proud because the team was really fig...


UFC Fight Night 91 today in Sioux Falls

Lineker came out swinging powerful hooks with both hands, dropping McDonald three times before the fight was stopped. Nothing was easy for Tony Ferguson at ...


Sagan wins stage ahead of Froome in breakaway

At the finish, Sagan took the victory ahead of Froome and Bodnar, with the peloton crossing the line seven seconds later. Today's 12th stage will be shortened...


Pokemon-mania vindicates Nintendo's mobile game shift

According to security software company Trend Micro, for some users of iPhones, signing into the game with the most convenient option - using your Google accou...


Arsenal youngster Isaac Hayden moves to Newcastle in permanent deal

He was due to undergo a medical today. The Gazette first revealed United's interest in Hayden on June 21. The 21-year-old leaves the Emirates three years af...


Sachin Tendulkar calls for cricket pitches to be more bowler-friendly

It has been observed that even the mistimed hits or the ones not involving much power also find the rope and Tendulkar has said that making the pitch bowler-fri...


Ciara and Russell Wilson tie the knot at castle in England

Ciara , luminous in her custom Roberto Cavalli gown, managed to post one a couple hours after TMZ broke the news. Ciara is wearing a long white lace gown, w...


Craig Sager ESPY speech on cancer battle: 'I will never give up'

After thanking Biden for leading the charge to help end cancer, Sager spoke directly to his wife, saying, "your love is my strength". Yes, we're talking about C...


Jordan Spieth's Olympics decision will weigh on him during British Open

Rory McIlroy has detonated the "O" bomb in the week of the Open Championship, letting the world know what he really thinks about golf at the Olympics. "If golf ...


Victor Hedman's new contract is exactly what Lightning needed

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed 6-foot-6, 223-pound defenseman Victor Hedman to an eight-year contract extension worth $63 million on Friday's first day of Nat...


Nick Saban went after Paul Finnebaum following interview

It's not often you'll hear Alabama players offering advice of any sort to their Auburn counterparts, but that was the case Wednesday morning in the Wynfrey Ho...


Spieth, McIlroy discuss decision to skip Olympics

McIlroy spoke Tuesday after a practice round for the British Open. With two-time major victor Jordan Spieth the latest to withdraw from the Olympics on Monday...


American League wins MLB All-Star game, 4-2

Fernandez had said previously that he meant to groove Ortiz nothing but fastballs to give him a chance to hit a home run-only go to go back on his word once Ort...


Red Sox trade 2 for Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler

The right-hander will undergo surgery Monday to fix the cartilage in his left knee and is expected to miss three to six weeks, the club announced . For the yea...


Fertitta Brothers Sell UFC for $4bn After Buying For $2m

The Fertitta brothers , along with childhood friend Dana White, bought the UFC in 2001 for a reported $2 million before growing it into a global phenomenon. "T...


Auburn's Malzahn changing approach after 2015 disappointment

In his first two seasons as the team's coach , Mason amassed a 7-17 record and a 2-14 mark in the SEC. "That's what we're striving for every day". " Coach M...