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Beating a great like Mickelson extra special, says Stenson

How about those words from the greatest major champion of all time? Having headed into Sunday trailing Stenson by a solitary stroke, Mickelson performed super...


Visiting Rio for the Olympics? Get your Portuguese ready

The country will send 256 women and 160 men to compete in 26 sports, the government said during a ceremony unveiling the team in Beijing on Monday, state news a...


Tour de France 2016: Steve Cummings wins stage seven

I hit something then the next thing I know I'm on the floor. "We're doing our best to make up for it". Yates's travails were in stark contrast to Dimension ...


South Korean Kim uses birdie barrage to take LPGA lead

Lee and Ha Na Jang are seven under par at the midway point, one stroke behind co-leaders Hyo Joo Kim and world No. 1-ranked Lydia Ko. Vegas, from Venezuela, a...


Nico Rosberg, Why Didn't You Turn?

The German sustained damage to his front wing during the incident and dropped back to fourth place, whilst Hamilton went on to take victory. Mercedes driver...


Murphy carries Nationals with four RBIs against former team

And that is expected, because 14 other teams are making sure the Mets do not repeat as National League champions and that 47-41 record at the half, with 74 ...


IOC Studying Legal Advice On Russia Rio Ban

The Independent Commission of the WADA chaired by Canadian lawyer McLaren released a report on Monday on the results of a probe into the accusations of doping...


Yankees Still Covet Kyle Schwarber In Trade With Cubs

Hardy ended up flying out to right as Chapman closed the door on a 2-1 Yankees victory. Considering his future as a potential slugger for years to come, Schwa...


Olympic Committee Puts Off Final Decision On Barring Entire Russian Team

IOC President Thomas Bach said in a statement : "The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olym...


Russia's participation in Rio uncertain after doping report

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) cut her doping ban, which ended on Aug.23, 2015, to two years and seven months, saying the 38-year-old had provided "substan...


IOC to weigh 'legal options' for ban on Russia

The association said it endorses all federation decisions, "including those that take into account collective responsibility of organisations under the IFs' gov...


Tiger Woods withdraws from the PGA Championship, to miss entire 2016 season

The 14-time major victor hasn't played since the Wyndham Championship in August 2015 as he continues to recover from offseason back surgeries. It remains uncl...


Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

The IOC also revealed that it will "explore the legal options with regard to a collective ban of all Russian athletes for the Olympic Games 2016 versus the righ...


Last Night, MLB Proved Why Their All-Star Game Is THe Best

The game, in front of a crowd of 42,386, featured a moment of controversy during the performance of the Canadian national anthem. Ortiz also delivered the AL te...


Henrik Stenson full of pride after breaking Swedish duck

Both shot 65 in the third round and shared the lead. "I started the playing game when I was 11". When Nicklaus, understandably known as having an ego (not a...


Long lines at Brazil airports with new security measures

The 21-year-old, who has previously represented the national U-20 team under the tutelage of current U-23 assistant coach Thabo Senong, says he is ready to figh...


Boston Red Sox add bullpen depth with Brad Ziegler

Fortuitous isn't quite the right word to describe that confluence of events. And whenever 40-year-old slugger David Ortiz needs a day to rest his aching feet an...


Russia doping state-dictated with secret service backing

McLaren's investigation found that athletes' positive urine samples were swapped out during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Members also said they "sincere...


Bucks re-sign center Miles Plumlee, agrees to 4-year deal

The return of Plumlee gives the Bucks three big men to rotate in the paint, including Greg Monroe and defensive-minded John Henson. He played very little for th...


Arsenal star praises Xhaka

The only senior signing so far, is Swiss midfielder, Granit Xhaka who joined from Borussia Monchengladbach for £30 million. "There's always going to be great ...


Henrik Stenson fends off Phil Mickelson to win British Open

Mickelson began the tournament on Thursday, tying the major record-like Stenson did Sunday-by shooting a 63, but Stenson emerged from Friday's round just on...


Horned Frogs RB Shaun Nixon to miss season

The Horned Frogs also added former MI running back Derrick Green as a graduate transfer who is eligible to play in 2016. Patterson will be hard pressed to rep...


Cuadrado to return to Chelsea after Juventus loan: Conte

Conte was brought in as Jose Mourinho's permanent successor at Chelsea and has been tasked with guiding the Blues back to the top of English football after th...


All Russian Teams Face Ban From Rio Olympics

Speaking two months ago, Bach made clear the International Olympic Committee would take a tough approach on doping. "It is inconceivable that minister Mutko w...


Correctional officer, inmate dead following altercation

Newswatch 16 has confirmed that a Luzerne County corrections officer and an inmate are dead. "This is somebody who came to work that day hoping to go home to ...


IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

The Associated Press reported Tuesday the probe is going to include "athletes, coaches and support staff", and it will feature the retesting of samples from t...


IOC to 'explore legal options' for Russia ban

The IOC said on Tuesday it had started disciplinary action against officials mentioned in the report and that anyone implicated would not be given accreditati...


Wimbledon wrap: Serena does the double for an eighth time

Now I can come in the press conference as a Wimbledon champion. She added: "I have definitely had some sleepless nights, if I'm just honest, with a lot of stu...


Cardinals scout sentenced to 46 months for hacking another team

Reports from an article by the New York Times' Tyler Kepner this January indicated that Correa sought revenge against Astros GM Jeff Luhnow , the man who br...


Misbah lauds 'remarkable turnaround', dedicates win to Edhi

Total number of catches dropped off Mohammad Amir's bowling in his return spell in Test cricket. The most England had ever made before to win in the fourth in...


Mystery Surrounds Baton Rouge Gunman

Jackson also wrote he loves Baton Rouge but wonders if the city loves him. He said: "In uniform I get nasty hateful looks and out of uniform some consider me ...


Johnny Manziel says he is 'mostly being healthy,' won't swear off drinking

On June 30, the National Football League suspended Manziel four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Since being drafted by the Browns in 201...


McGee gives up 4 runs in Rockies' 5-3 loss to Phillies

Naturally, then, Anderson cracked a third-inning single to right field for his first career hit. Joseph has 11 home runs in just 151 at-bats."It would have been...


Jim Harbaugh raps with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind

While the song may be repetitive and annoying (unless you're a MI fan), it provides us with some incredible Harbaugh moments of his attacking rap music with ent...


Gary Ballance 'surprised' by England Test recall against Pakistan at Lord's

Who will play a decisive role during the Pak-England series? England coach Trevor Bayliss has already hinted at a recall for Buttler, admitting he hopes the...


Murray eyes top ranking after Wimbledon

He will not play in the Davis Cup tie against Britain later this week, with Murray also expected not to feature, although he has suggested he will be in Bel...


Summer sports eye 'individual' bans on Russians at Games

WADA has urged the International Olympic Committee to consider banning Russian Federation from the Rio Olympics altogether. Hansen says "profound cultural, o...


Milos Raonic Pulls Out of Rio Olympics Due to Zika Fears

Like many of his peers, he has officially cited the threat of the Zika virus as his reason for not competing, a stance Player was quick to criticise. The two-...


Rays Waste Strong Start By Moore In Eighth Straight Loss

However, their rotation must get an upgrade or two if they want to compete with teams like the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox , and Baltimore Orioles in t...


Ko takes US Women's Open lead with birdie on 18

She didn't have to sleep on the 54-hole lead. "I would like more experience with the USGA, LPGA". "I think I tried to stay patient and calm out there today". Wo...


Russia Faces Complete Ban From Rio Olympics

The IOC did not spell out whether it would heed growing calls for Olympic bans already imposed on Russia's track and field athletes and weightlifters to be exte...


Mourinho urges patience with new signing Bailly

On a personal level, Mourinho was also handed a warm response from the 5,500 United supporters who had made the short journey to Wigan to support their team. "[...


Fiji Bati pool revealed for 2017 Rugby League World Cup

Australia beat New Zealand in the 2013 final, played at Old Trafford, by a 32 point margin. Organisers say the composition of the pools was determined by a nu...


Tour de France leader Chris Froome evolving into master tactician

Slightly more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the end of Stage 9 from the Spanish town of Vielha to the ski resort of Arcalis in Andorra, the 33-year-old ...


Success of Pokemon GO adds impetus for change at Nintendo

Pokémon Go officially announces the release in Germany and the United Kingdom successively, which confirms that the hugely successful game will launch soon...


Tyus Jones Named NBA Summer League MVP

Rumors have been flying around about Ricky Rubio being traded since before the draft, and the Wolves are hoping Jones can show National Basketball Association ...


DeGrom tosses 1-hitter, Mets beat Phillies 5-0

Jacob deGrom may never pitch a better - or more efficient - game in his life. In addition to the one hit and one walks, deGrom struck out seven Phillies, the...


Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians

A state-directed cheating programme in Russian sport resulted in no fewer than 312 positive results for doping being withheld, an inquiry has found. "WADA ins...


Anti-Doping Agency: Russian Teams Should Be Banned From Rio

The report claims that Russian anti-doping staff used a variety of methods including the "Disappearing Positive Methodology", as well as the replacement of som...


Centrowitz cruises to berth at Rio Olympics

Ashton Eaton and Allyson Felix are among the five reigning individual Olympic champions who will represent the U.S.in track and field at the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...