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Simone Biles serves as U.S.' Closing Ceremony flag bearer

The opening ceremony introduced us to Tonga's flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua who made quite the entry with his well-lacquered torso. "I'm carrying the flag for closing ceremony!" Biles is the first female gymnast to carry the US flag at a closing cer...

West Ham begin life in the London Stadium with a win

Essex-based Ocean will be the Premier League club's official travel partner for the next three years, gaining TV-visible advertising space on the giant digital screens at West Ham's new London Stadium , formerly the Olympic Stadium. "How we haven't ...

Phelps and Lochte duke it out at Olympics for the last time

You'll have to wait one more day to watch Phelps actually swim for the gold , but you can check out his qualifying efforts in the heats and semifinals Thursday. Then he returned to win three more before a second retirement, punctuating Chicago Bul...

The First US Gold Medal in Triathlon, Thanks to a Great Run

Hot favorite Gwen Jorgensen produced the flawless race to win the Olympic women's triathlon gold on Saturday, the American unusually staying with her rivals on the bike before surging clear of defending champion Nicola Spirig-Hug on the run.

Lutalo Muhammed loses gold in final second

The emotions are so raw. If I was losing all the way through you can accept it but I came very close to achieving my goal. Despite the cruel nature of defeat, Muhammad immediately focused on the future, adding: "I'm very proud to be here, a two-tim...

Patriots Guard Shaq Mason Reportedly Has Broken Hand; Timetable Unknown

Dion Lewis has apparently had a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL last season that will require a second surgery. Mason, a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, played in 14 games as a rookie last season, starting 10. In addition, the Glo...

Basketball: Spain edge Australia for bronze in thriller

Patty Mills scored 30 and David Anderson 15 for the Aussies, who played nearly the entire second half without former Warriors center Andrew Bogut. It was the final game with the national team for coach Mike Krzyzewski, who took the Americans back t...

Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot upsets Ayana Almaz in 5000m final

Mercy Cherong of Kenya was fourth and Ethiopia's Senbere Teferi, runner-up in the event at 2015 world championships, was fifth. However, the 10,000m champion could not maintain her advantage as Cheruiyot - a three-time Olympic medallist prior to th...

Amla steadies South Africa after early jolts

It is the first time a test is being hosted in Durban in August. But South Africa have lost five of their last six tests in Durban . No financial details of the deal, struck between Sky NZ and Cricket South Africa , were released. Philander had...

Astra Giurgiu strike late to hold West Ham to draw in Romania

Bilic is taking the Europa League seriously this season despite admitting it could affect his side's Premier League form. He prefers a more attacking role and it should be remembered that he scored five times in eight games at one stage last season...

Rio 2016: Jamaican quartet keep Usain Bolt's 'triple triple' quest on track

The athlete is now rewriting the history books of the Olympic Games by remaining undefeated and on course to win the 200m sprint event as well as the 4x100m relay event, and has already won his third consecutive gold medal in the 100m sprint at the...

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt to Run the 200M, Men's Decathlon Wraps Up

The current world record, set by Bolt in 2009, is 19.19 seconds. "I don't get overconfident, I'll come out and execute". I wanted to make him use as much energy as possible because I think I am going to do a better job of recovering than he is.

Olympics-Athletics-Clement wins 400m hurdles but Culson in tears

Turkey's Yasmani Copello won the bronze and told reporters: "I think my mother is crying". Clement, with the American flag afterward, won by just.05 of a second. In 2012 I was battling injuries and surgeries. America finally has its first gold...

US Plans to Equip South Korean Warships with THAAD-Style Defense System

They had their heads shaved to express their strong disagreement with the authorities' plans. The scowl displayed on the face of Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi, when he held a bilateral meeting with his South Korean counterpart at the recent ASEAN ...

Greene wins Democratic House primary, will face Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney, who spent three years of her childhood in Casper, says she will focus on national security and protecting Wyoming's coal industry from Washington regulation. - Cheyenne attorney Darin Smith, a Christian Broadcasting Network executive. "...

Flight carrying Manchester City staff for Bucharest clash evacuated

Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. City's playing and coaching staff flew to Romania on Sunday - without Yaya Touré . "Of course it is also convincing the players how important it is to play in the Champions Lea...

Back-to-back Olympic triple jump gold medals for Christian Taylor

Enya, an Olympic venue manager, popped the question after the medal ceremony following the first women's rugby sevens final. Dong started the final off with a bang, launching forward with a personal best 17.58m jump in his first attempt. "They were...

DC police chief stepping down to head security for NFL

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a commemorative football at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Minnesota Vikings' new NFL football training facility and team offices they will move into in 2018, in Eagan, Minn., Tuesday, Aug. She later earned a b...

Rio 2016: Diving training cancelled after pool closed over green water concerns

A green Olympic pool for is now so chlorinated that water polo players are complaining they can not hardly open their eyes. She wrote on Twitter that "FixTheSwamp" should start trending. Tom Daley, who won a Great Britain bronze with Dan Goodfellow...

IOC: Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand reprimanded

The Egyptian Olympic Committee also "strongly condemned" Shehaby's actions "and has sent him home", according to the IOC. El Shehaby was roundly booed by the crowd and was called back to the stage for his failure to bow to his opponent as it contra...

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Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

It sounds like the final hole at Amen Corner is going to get a little longer and at least one golfer says hallelujah. "But I couldn't think of a more special place to do it". "My w...

Common Wealth Games 2018: Gururaja opens India's account with silver in weightlifting

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Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Ozil then set up Ramsey for his glorious improvised second, before also picking out Lacazette - starting for the first time since January 30 - as the Gunners opened up a three-goal...

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games . Athletes from 71 teams that will compete in 275 events across 19 sports ...

Van Dijk relishing City test

Van Dijk relishing City test

Did we think before the first game we would lose 5-0? No. When it comes to Premier League records, you'd expect Manchester City to be featuring heavily this season as they marc...

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

A recent report by FanSided's Sir Charles in Charge said that the team might end up trading the former NBA Finals MVP to his hometown squad, the Los Angeles Lakers, this summer...

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

With eight games remaining in the regular season and no injury worse than "facial contusion" now attached to the collision, Sixers fans are hoping for a smooth recovery so that Em...