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Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack

There were long lines as well at the Santos Dumont regional airport in Rio de Janeiro , where the games are scheduled to open August 5. In an effort to ease ...


Atletico Madrid play down links with Chelsea striker Diego Costa

And the 68-year-old has now revealed that an agreement to bring Costa back to LaLiga is nearing completion. Indeed, AS reported last week that Costa had infor...


Edmund is GB's David Cup hero

Serbia capitalised on missed British chances to win the second but, after missing nine break points in a row, Murray and Inglot finally converted when Zimonjic...


Melania Trump shifts the tone from law-and-order

Her husband greeted her on stage with a brief introduction in which he called her the " next first lady of the United States". Melania Trump made her first m...


Liverpool transfer rumour: Reds keen on signing Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum

SkyBet make the Reds the 1/3 frontrunners to give the Netherlands global a Premier League reprieve after Newcastle's relegation. Newcastle are resigned to lo...


Paul Pogba may stay put at Juventus, says agent

The 23-year-old Frenchman, who is also being linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid, has described United as his "first family". Indeed, Pogba's agent Mino R...


Bikers for Trump roll into Cleveland as RNC begins

The speech attracted widespread praise from TV pundits and applause from the GOP delegates . Trump detractors had been locked and loaded for Melania Trum...


Melania Trump takes stage to tout husband at GOP convention

Trump, a former model and the NY businessman's third wife, was the first in what will be a parade of family members to speak on Donald Trump's behalf at the co...


I would push nuclear button to protect the UK - British PM May

Parliamentarians voted 472-117 to replace the ageing submarines that carry the Trident nuclear missiles as part of Britain's "continuous at sea deterrent". Sh...


Kerber battles past Williams

However, Kerber was able to defeat Serena Williams earlier this year to capture the 2016 Australian Open. Germany fourth seed Kerber , who stunned a nervy...


Axel Tuanzebe impresses under the eye of Mourinho

The main thing is to get through pre-season and to be ready. Manchester United are rising again, and it will be players like Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan led by...


Ronaldo declares France favourites but Portugal will win

Didier Deschamps is looking to lead France to silverware once again, although the head coach knows what a tough ask lies in wait in the Euro 2016 final agains...


Froome tames his rivals in mountain stage at Tour de France

Pantano outsprinted Polish rider Rafal Majka to the finish line in Culoz. There have been thousands of Colombian fans lining the road during the Tour, althoug...


British Open: Henrik Stenson edges Phil Mickelson

After making a mid-length birdie putt on the 14th hole, on the 15th Stenson sank this 50-footer from way downtown to pull into a two stroke lead. "Would have ...


Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon

Plus, Djokovic entered this matchup having won 8 of 9 previous head-to-head meetings between the pair. Querrey said his win was the best of his career. To...


Read the Horrifying Depositions of Sandusky Victims, Oh, And Paterno Knew

The man, identified as John Doe 150, testified in a civil suit against the university in 2014 that Sandusky assaulted him in a shower when he was 14 and att...


Ivo Karlovic, Gilles Muller advance to Hall of Fame final

Karlovic saved match point consecutive times in the tenth and twelfth games. Mannarino, the only Frenchman remaining in the field, was handed a French flag by...


Misbah dedicates historic win at Lord's to Abdul Sattar Edhi

His return, which surpassed Waqar Younis's previous Test-match best for Pakistan at Lord's of 8 for 154, was central to the visiting side going 1-0 up in the se...


Pogba could start new era of success at Manchester United - Ferdinand

You'd expect 40-plus goals per season for that figure", Ferdinand said. Indeed, the fact that he never hid his desire to one day become Manchester United ma...


Bayern Munich go for Man City target Sane after Robben setback

That is according to his father, who is quoted in the Manchester Evening News as saying: " Real Madrid and Bayern are also still in mix". City have been tr...


Henrik Stenson hailed by golfing stars following Open victory

The standard of golf effectively split the British Open into two separate events, with the nearest chaser, JB Holmes of America, finishing at six under. Lingm...


Mourinho: I can improve Bailly like Varane

Mourinho gave Mkhitaryan 45 minutes in the first-half at the DW Stadium on Saturday afternoon to prove himself ahead of the trip to China for the International ...


Donaldson's hit in 9th helps Blue Jays avoid sweep by A's

The Oakland Athletics third baseman hit a three-run homer for his first hit in the majors in a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. His first two...


Wimbledon champion Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup

This is the first time Murray will miss the Rogers Cup, which will take place from July 23 to 31, since making his first appearance at the tournament in 2006. A...


Trivia Tuesday: National League All-Star Starters

Boston designated hitter David Ortiz , who has said he will retire, drew a one-out walk and received an ovation from the crowd and hugs from the AL team bench w...


AL Wins All-Star Game

Kris Bryant made the opening statement with two outs in the first, drilling a first-pitch fastball from AL starter Chris Sale over the left-field wall. You do...


Russell Westbrook "Ticked Off" About Kevin Durant Leaving Thunder

Although Durant acknowledges he has not spoken to him since leaving Oklahoma City, he dismissed reports that Westbrook's presence as a ball-dominant scorer part...


Ohio State dismisses potential starting RB Bri'onte Dunn

Dunn was entering his fifth year of eligibility with the Buckeyes and had 48 career carries for 287 yards and three touchdowns. He was expected to compete for a...


Rodriguez hits No. 696; Nova, 'pen pitch Yanks over O's 2-1

The O's just couldn't get much going against previously struggling starter Ivan Nova , and wasted a pretty good Kevin Gausman start, again. In his last two sta...


Man Utd delay numbers announcement for Pogba deal

However, the club's sporting director they already have replacements lined up should the two players leave during this window. Pogba added United were his " fir...


Al Horford is leaving Atlanta

Most will scoff at that, thinking Howard is a pouting baby who has caused problems in Orlando, Los Angeles and Houston. With those two signings, many people b...


Simone Biles, Aly Raisman earn spots on team

Except nearly no one ever gets hurt. Just 10 days before the opening ceremonies, Simone Biles , Gabby Douglas , Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Ko...


Rohanna makes the cut in Marathon Classic

It paid off in the playoff, but the methodical Ko felt she was running out of time as the trio played 18 over and over. “At the end of the day, Ive just got t...


Williams eyes Court's 24 slam titles

The Florida-based star is only two Slams behind Margaret Court's record of 24 and King, who won 12 during her illustrious career, believes she could be peerle...


Kerber and Serena Williams Through to Final

After landing her maiden major in Melbourne, Kerber will once again be trying to stop Serena from matching fellow German Steffi Graf's open-era record 22 ...


Eflin gets only hit off deGrom, Phillies lose 5-0 to Mets

To deGrom, part of his brilliance tied back into his decision to skip the All-Star Game and instead use that time to rest. Jacob deGrom struck out seven and ...


Rooney desperate to impress Mourinho

Jose Mourinho would have to be "like Dynamo the magician" to turn Manchester United into Premier League champions this season, Andy Cole has told BBC Radio Ma...


The Supposedly Science-Challenged NFL Wants To Implant Computer Chips In Footballs

The NFL hinted at such intentions in an email to the News, stating that "the ball's proximity to the goal posts on a field goal or PAT" would be part of the dat...


The NFL is putting data-tracking chips inside footballs

Signora said there's potential for the information to be used in the future on media platforms such as NFL.com and also in-game telecasts, including 2016 Thu...


England set 283 to win first Test against Pakistan at Lord's

The celebrations in question, in which Pakistan's team performed and gave a salute to the flag above their dressing room balcony, were a nod to the army bootc...


Tour de France: Dumoulin wins stage, Froome extends lead

We can not let terrorists decide our lives here in our society. "We can not let the terrorists decide how we should be living". A muted pallor fell over the n...


Golf Cart Jetpack gives new meaning to a "birdie"

But he's on the waiting list for training, something he can pursue after going for the first Olympic gold medal in golf since 1904. And the hovercraft , an inc...


The New York Mets are crawling to the All-Star break

Noah Syndergaard , the 23-year-old All-Star pitcher, left his start against the Nationals midway through the fifth inning. Syndergaard fell behind early ton...


Woakes' five-fer brings England back into the game

England , chasing 283 runs to win the first game of the four match series, require another 128 runs to win with four wickets in hand. England was making ste...


British Open: Best I've played and not won, says Phil Mickelson

Stenson made three consecutive birdies after the first bogey, resulting in 10 birdies altogether, the most ever in a British Open round. Mickelson managed to ...


Phil Mickelson: Stat proves he is the unluckiest man in golf

I played what I feel was well enough to win this championship by a number of strokes". Henrik Stenson hopes his first Major success will be a springboard to a...


Denver Broncos sign Von Miller to six-year, $114.5m deal

Miller gets a $23 million signing bonus and $42 million guaranteed at signing, $61 million guaranteed after the second year and $70 million guaranteed after th...


Red Sox begin roster shuffle, but likely aren't done yet

Kimbrel had a 1-3 record and 17 saves with a 3.55 earned-run average in 34 games this season. However, he has maintained his typically stellar strikeout rate (1...


Russian sports head Mutko at risk from doping scandal

The report found evidence of doping in 30 sports, led by track and field and weightlifting. Olympic leaders had said those moves undermined the report, and ...


Chris Froome extends lead on Tour de France

The country's favourite yearly sporting spectacle rolled on but no-one was in celebratory mood at the Tour de France's 13th stage time-trial following the Nice...