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Omnium gold for Trott - and two more finals for GB tonight

Trott, 24, from Manchester, became the first woman to rack up three Olympic golds on Saturday, when she won the women's team pursuit with team-mates Kate Archib...


Behind Carmelo Anthony, USA Olympic men's basketball team survives Australia

The game started with United States of America leading with 6-0. Mills finished with 30 points and Bogut added 15 points, while Dellavedova had 11 points plus...


Max Whitlock gives Britain 1st gold medals in gymnastics

Whitlock, the reigning world champion on the apparatus, scored 15.966 to take the title ahead of British teammate Louis Smith (15.833). There were wild celebr...


Saina crashes out of Rio Olympics

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying 21-13, 21-15; Kidambi Srikanth became the second male shuttler in India's Olympic history to re...


Some green water replaced

A pool attendant who mistakenly poured 160 liters of hydrogen peroxide into the Olympic diving pool in Rio de Janeiro has been blamed for causing the water to...


Knox edges Kelly to win Travelers Championship

Travelers Championship tournament director Nathan Grube said an estimated 50,000 fans watched Sunday's tournament. Fishman said he'd be the tiebreaker, so $...


Athletics: Ennis-Hill looks to future after losing heptathlon crown

Thiam's winning total was 6,810 with Ennis-Hill on 6,775, while Canada's Brianne Thiesen Eaton took the bronze as Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson finish...


Jessica Ennis-Hill just misses out on Olympic heptathlon gold

She was a 50-1 outsider for gold here. This time it was pure torture. Having surprised herself, the 2014 European bronze medallist said: "It's insane". Un...


Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Adam Conley Go on DL

Diagnosed with a strained groin upon being forced to the sideline, he initially sustained the setback on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox . The Sox sco...


Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3

With his last start coming August 5, Wright's stay on the disabled list could be a short one but that depends on the state of his injury. The results weren't, "...


Green pool to be drained, refilled for synchronized swimming

A man takes a water sample from the second pool prior to the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final. The diving pool will remain in use. "Synchronised swim...


Olympics: Simone Manuel becomes 1st African-American woman to win swim gold

Simone Manuel truly earned her recognition not only as the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in an individual swimming event , but as an inspira...


Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

Both the main competition pool and diving pool turned green after blunder finally admitted by Rio 2016 organisers on Saturday (local time). "We could have done ...


Points for Guardiola, pain for Ranieri as EPL season starts

Ten minutes later the score was settled with a goal by Hull City's Robert Snodgrass. Assem Allam and son Ehab have made no secret they want to sell, which i...


Hinds Community College alum Jeff Henderson wins gold in long jump

The defending champion from London 2012 entered the contest following a disappointing qualifying session on Friday, which saw him advance at the last attempt ...


Hackers Target World Anti-Doping Agency, Sports Court

The anti-doping body said on August 13 that a "perpetrator" had illegally obtained the password for the athlete's account, and accessed details which would norm...


Rio 2016: Anthony carries United States of America past Australia

On the Australian side, Patty Mills was the leading scorer with 30 points on 11 of 22 shooting. Literally all their shots dropped in the first half, but they ...


Bradley Wiggins: Cyclist wins gold to become Britain's most-decorated Olympian

Doull said: "To be around him for the last 18 months, be on the team with him, training camps, racing all the time ... at first I was starstruck, but now he's ...


Newly-promoted Hull stuns EPL champion Leicester 2-1

Between two goals from Hull City , Leicester City got theirs when Riyad Mahrez netted from a penalty-kick that may not have been awarded. Foxes boss Ra...


Usain Bolt shows he still commands the Olympic crowd

All eyes were on the reigning 100m and 200m Olympic champion, and the fastest man in the world duly delivered, cruising through the penultimate heat at Rio's Ol...


Phelps upset in 100 butterfly

More ties came in the pole vault or high jump, with three athletes clearing the bar at the same height. He had a one-shot lead over Thomas Pieters of Belgium, a...


Diving pool shut to treat green water

If not, quick background: the diving pool in Rio turned green because of algae proliferation. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer...


Olympics: Refugee Team proves Rio Games are more than just chasing medals

They do not have a team, flag or national anthem, but they wanted to be a part of the summer Olympics and to do what they love most. Yusra Mardini , the Syri...


Denny Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen

The race was shaping up as another duel between Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch in the closing laps. Tony Stewart, who won the season's other road-course race at...


Carmelo Anthony Passes Michael Jordan on USA Olympic Scoring List

Then Australia arrived Wednesday , starting five guys who play NBA basketball for a living instead of driving an Uber or baking pizzas. Aron Baynes had hi...


Phelps writes new page with four wins in same event

They've been H2br0s since they started racing each other back in 2004. Four tests were done, three of them were negative. Then, on Thursday night, he broke it. ...


Las Vegas NHL team closes in on a name

He shed light on the team's name selection process earlier this week before Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal confirmed the three "Hawk" names being ...


You're Out: A-Rod Insider Addresses Yankee Exit

Unlike the farewells to Derek Jeter in 2014 and Mariano Rivera the previous year, Rodriguez's career is concluding quietly, though he will be honored with a c...


Fowler tries to make American absentees jealous

Many athletes cited concerns over the Zika virus, anxious about contact with mosquitoes at the Olympic course which was built on a nature reserve. And of cour...


Swipe right if you want to hook up at the Olympics

Members of the public have also made their view clear by booing Russian swimmers on the pool deck. According to a recent report from the Daily Mail Online ...


#RioOlympics: Spain defeats Nigeria 96 - 87

Ricky Rubio had a brutal start to the Olympics as he finished the game on the bench in Spain's 72-70 loss to Croatia on Sunday. "I think we've been playing t...


Poll finds most voters against borrowing for roads

Clinton is also closing the gap between her favorable and unfavorable numbers, while Trump's gap has expanded. That's a huge jump from the same poll's findings ...


Rod has RBI in Fenway finale, Yankees beat Red Sox 4-2

An Ortiz ground-rule double and Ramirez single brought home one run in the first for a 1-0 lead. If it weren't for Matt Barnes recording the final out in the ...


Emotional Brett Favre enters Hall of Fame

The show is scheduled to air on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel in select Wisconsin markets on Thursday, Aug. 11, and will be posted on packers.com later in the...


Phelps captures 22nd Olympic gold medal

After a strong start from local favourite Thiago Pereira, Phelps took charge on the backstroke leg before powering away to win in one minute, 54.66 seconds - ne...


Names of men involved in fatal Dover road rage incident released

During the escalation of this argument, 42-year-old Robert Padgett allegedly pulled a firearm and took aim at Gary Lynn Durham . When emergency responders ar...


USA women's gymnastics team leads team-final qualifying

Biles took the first step in bringing back five gold medals, qualifying first in the balance beam , floor exercise and vault event finals. Biles is jo...


Carmelo Anthony now top scorer in US Olympic basketball history

In addition to holding the USA men's all-time scoring mark, Anthony has also played in a record 26 Olympic games. Australians are 0-19 against USA squads bu...


Basketball: Unbeaten U.S. survive Australia scare

George said the team "came together" at halftime to work out a response to Australia's game plan and ultimately owed a debt to Carmelo Anthony. Daytime: The...


Thunder, Westbrook agree on 3-year deal

He said that Durant "open new things" for him. "But nothing after. Just a text message from him, that's about it". A five-time All-Star and two-time All-Star ...


LeBron James agrees to 3-year deal with Cavs

LeBron James has agreed to a new 3-year, $100 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN . Had James opted for a one-ye...


Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte lead 200m IM pack into semifinals

For example, in 2008 the USA men's swim team set a world record in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay with Phelps producing a split time of 47.51 seconds. After ...


USA Dominates after Day 4 of Rio Olympics

Today, (10 August) there's 20 medals being awarded; with cycling, gymnastics, rowing, diving and swimming among the highlights. In the women's 200m butterfly,...


Rio 2016: Djokovic and Williams sisters crash out

But Del Potro stole the show on the day - even though he was stuck in an elevator for 40 minutes in the athletes' village in the morning - in front of a noisy...


Team USA shakes off sluggish start in blowout win over Venezuela

Paul George scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 17 in a 113-69 rout of Venezuela, but the South American side played the USA squad level at 18-18 after th...


United States of America overcomes slow start to rout Venezuela

Their next opponent is Australia, which has decisively beaten France and Serbia here, and, as Krzyzewski noted, "They'll start five National Basketball Associat...


Furyk sets PGA Tour record with round of 58

Furyk, the 2003 US Open champion , recorded one eagle and 10 birdies on the River Highlands course in Cromwell . If he stopped playing right now he would be c...


CEO of USA Rugby sees big boost for sport back home

No matter what, the US will play another game this afternoon or this evening as a pair of 9th-12th place games are also on the docket. The Patriots have been ...


Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United is the biggest club I've played at

This is why I came and hopefully I can win many more than this. Reigning Premier League champions Leicester equalised through Jamie Vardy as he capitalise...


Rashford wants to learn from Ibrahimovic

I watched them both on TV when I was in Spain. "I told him: 'If you passed to me like you do in training then I would be top scorer!'" "I think this season ...