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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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Why it will be tough for India to beat USA

The game was heading towards the end, but an attack by the usa successfully completed when Andrew Carleton scored the third goal in the 84th minute. India head coach Luís N...

Google Is Using Balloons to Restore Phone Service in Puerto Rico

Tesla had previously said, in late September, that it was sending to Puerto Rico hundreds of batteries that can rely on solar panels to store power which provides emergency aid in...

Bayern Munich: Heynckes named as coach until end of season

They had also been beaten 3-0 at Paris St Germain in the Champions League. "Bayern Munich is very close to my heart. He's the ideal man for FC Bayern at this moment in time". Hey...

Virat Kohli's Message For The Indian Football Team Ahead Of Mega Tournament

India's under-17 football team is ready for their first encounter of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. "At the same time, we will fight as we want to show the world that we belong ...

All 3 JeM fidayeen, BSF jawan killed, near Srinagar airport

The terrorists who were in military fatigues violated four layers of security at the camp, to which Indian soldiers retaliated and shot down one of the attackers. "Security forces ...

Dolphins offense in trouble, Gase dismisses benching Cutler

And they still got a field goal on the drive. Drew Brees went 29-of-41 passing for 268 yards, and two touchdowns. Lattimore, who has good size at 6-foot, 193 pounds, will be ...

Australia to feel selection heat after sobering ODI series loss to India

The series of course is done and dusted, India having won the first three ODIs. Though IPL was his first competitive tournament after recovering from a serious thigh injury, he...

Mourinho reveals midfield dilemma with trio ruled out

Jose Mourinho's went unchanged into this game and it seemed to work in the first half as they really took control before scoring in the 20th minute. Fellaini's enforced loss has...

No. 4 Penn State to face road test at Iowa

Don't expect Iowa to find much on the ground, because Penn State will load up on Wadley and James Butler , but Stanley is an accurate passer who could find some plays through ...

Clayton Kershaw Surrenders First Career Grand Slam

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Altherr's home run broke Kershaw's 32-inning scoreless streak against Philadelphia - his longest versus any team in his career. Rhys Hoskins ...

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What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

KAZINFORM Kazinform shows pictures and videos of the official weigh-in procedure of Kazakhstan's boxer Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. This will be the first time Golovkin will ...

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

One of the best players for Real Madrid over the last 12 months has reportedly extended his tenure with the current UEFA Champions League title holders. A pall of gloom hung ov...

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

They are utilizing mortars, automatics and little arms to target nine BSF posts in Arnia. This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days. Panic has gr...

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo's return boosts Real's attack after a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Levante on Saturday, their second successive home draw which left them trailing early Liga leaders ...

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea face a Champions' League home tie against Qarabag FK on Tuesday and any repeat of yesterday's lyrics would sure to land the club in hot water and lead to sanctions from Ue...