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Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second European Union referendum

On the left some suspected it could be due to the planned release of the Chilcot Report which would paint the Labour Party, Tony Blair and the MPs who voted ...


NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

Known as "Big Nate", Thurmond was a seven-time NBA All-Star and considered to be one of the greatest centers to ever play the game. Thurmond's one of on...


Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to claim 22nd major title

Billie Jean King, who won six Wimbledon singles titles from 1966 to 1975, has urged Williams to pass Court's 24 major victories and prove she is the greatest ...


Patient Miller gets his record deal

But if my window closes, I'm going to make sure I open up a thousand more opportunities for kids, to give them an opportunity to pick up where I left off. In 20...


Rangers' Yu Darvish comes off disabled list to make start

By taking on the Rangers in their first game out of the break, the Cubs also made another unique bit of history, as they became the first Major League team to p...


Blue Jays sign 1B Smoak to two-year extension

In 82 games this season, Smoak is batting.234 with a nine home runs and 23 RBIs. Reddick went 2-for-2 with an RBI, walked twice and scored four runs, including ...


France coach Deschamps dejected after stumbling at final hurdle

And the wild and emotional celebrations from the Portugal players and staff that greeted the final whistle continued as they arrived back in the Portuguese ca...


Oklahoma GOP convention delegates praise Trump VP choice

I like much of what he says, but I'm very concerned about the way he says it. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. "There's a lot of people who want him to be president". For h...


Judicial restraint: Ginsburg comments cross the line

In a series of interviews with The Associated Press, the New York Times and CNN , Ginsburg reiterated her criticisms of Trump, calling him "a faker" on CNN...


Tigers' Miracle; Detroit Gives Cleveland a Beatdown, Winning 12-2

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus joked that Castellanos should get sick more often, given his performance. Carlos Carrasco (5-2) allowed just one run and three hits...


Tour de France observes minute of silence for attack victims

Last week Cavendish moved past Bernard Hinault in second on the all-time list of Tour stage winners and this latest success leaves him four behind the record of...


Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Eric Bailly present for Jose Mourinho's first sessions

A central midfield of Pogba and Fabregas might be enough nearly on its own to immediately position United as Premier League title favorites. A new Manchest...


David Ortiz says he's definitely not going to un-retire

Petersburg City Council to search for sites in the area outside the city. "If he would have hit it, it would have been amusing", Fernandez said. Though the Al...


Former Sooner Track and Field Stars Headed to the 2016 Olympics

Felix misses out by a lean to Jenna Prandini (left). Allyson Felix's bid to become only the third woman to sweep the Olympic Games 400- and 200-meter title...


Stephen Curry's Wife Made Finals Rant Without Thinking of the Consequences

The Boston Celtics have scheduled a Friday morning news conference, at which they're expected to announce the signing of Al Horford. "It was the same thing pa...


Edmund to start for Britain against Serbia in Davis Cup

Kyle Edmund has admitted that he was "very pleased" to drop just seven games on the way to an emphatic win over Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic in the Davis Cup on F...


The NES is Returning This Coming November, In Mini Form

Mario, Excitebike, FINAL FANTASY , Galaga, GHOSTS'N GOBLINS, GRADIUS, Ice Climber, Kid Icarus, Kirby's Adventure , Mario Bros., MEGA MAN 2 , Metroid , NINJA...


Allyson Felix misses out on Olympic double by less than a second

This will be the first Olympics that Felix hasn't competed in the 200. Suhr stamped her place as perhaps the greatest pole vaulter in USA history. Felix su...


Astros reportedly sign former Cuban star Yulieski Gurriel

In addition to the Astros, the Dodgers, Yankees, Padres, Giants, Angels, and Mets were all interested in procuring his services. He was an Olympian in 2004 and ...


Jeff Gordon ready if Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't race at Indianapolis

The announcement guarantees that he'll miss the race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, where Alex Bowman will stand in for Earnhardt. Duchardt di...


Von Miller accepts record-breaking deal with Broncos

And with it all said and done, here's what Elway, Miller and head coach Gary Kubiak had to say about the historic deal. Miller , who skipped out on all o...


Vesnina: It was all about Serena

She won so many grand slams. The German recorded a 6-4, 6-4 win over five-time champion Venus in the semifinals as she spoiled the prospect of a all-Williams ...


Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead

Rory McIlroy got within five shots of the lead until the weather and a few bad shots gobbled him up, and the four-time major champion dropped four shots in five...


Frustrated Rory McIlroy breaks 3-wood after wayward shot

Watch a clip of Rory's fury below. "So it was probably partly to do with that", McIlroy said, "and partly the throw as well". After hitting his second shot in...


Wigan vs Manchester United: Henrikh Mkhitaryan display excites social media

The game, arranged at short notice to give Mournho extra competition prior to his team leaving for a tour of China on Tuesday , was predictably low-key. This w...


Obama after Nice attack: We will destroy this "vile" terrorist organization

She said: "Some are still life and death". The President sent out a statement Thursday evening expressing condolences to the French people and offering US...


Giroud Happy To Leave Arsenal In Higuain Swap, Says Agent

The Italian champions will make a player-plus-cash offer for Higuain which will be hard to resist for Napoli . Gianluca Di Marzio of Sky Sports in Italy ...


Trump Rambles Through Introducing Pence As VP

Ted Cruz instead of Trump ahead of Indiana's presidential primary. The real estate mogul had postponed the event after the terrorist attack in the French city o...


Tim Tebow: I'm Not Speaking At Donald Trump's Republican Convention!

Mike Hopkins, the only delegate from the city of Missoula, will also be in the crowd and explains his delegate role. As Republicans have begun to accept the r...


Strasburg, Nationals top Syndergaard, Mets

The Mets are awaiting a big decision on Matt Harvey - will he require season-ending surgery to address symptoms consistent with thoracic outlet syndrome? S...


New way to transmit Zika emerges in the country

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Her male partner, in his 20's, showed the same typical symptoms of fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes, despite t...


Tommy Joseph goes 4-for-4 versus Rockies

Two innings later, with the Rockies trailing 2-0, Anderson turned on an inside pitch from Jerad Eickhoff and deposited it over the wall in right for a game-ty...


Mkhitaryan will need confidence to thrive at United, says Gundogan

The Armenia worldwide had been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, and reportedly tried to force through the deal himself after it had seemi...


Piotr Zielinski has decided between Reds and AC Milan, says agent

It seems like Zielinski would still prefer a move to Liverpool, and after promising to make the move to Anfield earlier this summer (via the Daily Star ) it se...


Deflategate is over: Brady announces that he won't continue fight in court

Court of Appeals denied his request for an en banc rehearing after a three-judge panel reversed a decision from a lower court to affirm Brady's suspension. So...


Wimbledon 2016: Serena, Kerber to meet in final

First off, after a quick 6-2, 6-0 victory over Elena Vesnina in her semifinal, there was talk about Serena's place as an all-time great women's athlete. "Ever...


Why Jeff Gordon may come out of retirement

Earnhardt Jr, was sideline this week due to concussion -like symptoms and will not compete in Sunday's Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. it was a...


Von Miller signs record-breaking $114.5M deal with Broncos

Miller's guaranteed money is eclipsed by only that of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck, who will receive $US75 million ($A98 million) in guarantees in hi...


China Blocks Philippines Fishing Boat, Reasserting Its Claims to South China Sea

He said the Philippines was committed to "pursue the peaceful resolution and management of disputes" in the South China Sea, where Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and ...


Blue Jays' Encarnacion out after dropping appeal

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons challenged the play, but the ruling on the field stood. An All-Star for the third time this season, Encarnacion is hitting.267 ...


Giancarlo Stanton's Derby means Marlins slashing ticket prices 61%

Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier , last year's victor, is in the field, as is 2011 Home Run Derby champion Robinson Cano , now with the Seattle M...


Jose Fernandez will help David Ortiz homer off him in All-Star Game

I want him in my starting rotation. Ortiz was mobbed by media and fans on the Petco Park field when he stepped out for batting practice. A few moments aft...


Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day at Troon

Clement Sordet of France plays his shot from the 7th tee, wearing a cap that has the words "Pray for Nice" written by hand on it, during the second round of the...


First impressions of the Red Sox' 4-1 win over the Rays

The Red Sox already had setup reliever Junichi Tazawa shut down for a few days with a sore shoulder. Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel will undergo su...


Rosberg would accept team orders at Mercedes

LEWIS HAMILTON won the Austrian Grand Prix yesterday despite controversially colliding with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the final lap. The Brackley t...


Andy Murray: 'Fatherhood has changed my attitude towards life and tennis'

Murray, who claimed his second Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2) victory, looked remarkably fresh faced considering he was photographed leaving...


Cleveland transforms for RNC after France attack

Still, when Rath was asked if he's now supporting Trump, he said simply, "I'm a John Kasich delegate". He said he told his wife about a year ago that he wante...


Tour de France resumes despite attack at Nice

That was enough to extend his overall advantage to one minute and 47 seconds over Trek-Segafredo's Mollema and two minutes and 45 seconds clear of fellow Briton...


Mercedes withdraw Rosberg penalty appeal

Red Bull principal Christian Horner said the radio rules were "pretty clear" and questioned where Rosberg, who was booed by some in the crowd as he stepped on...


Double delight for Andy Murray as Sherlock fist-pump follows Wimbledon victory

The second-seeded Murray was playing in his 11th major final, but the first against someone other than Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer. Murray has reached all...