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Murray: 'It was one of my toughest matches for a title'

Del Potro had blown open the tournament by beating top seed Novak Djokovic in the first round, and then edged Rafael Nadal in a punishing three-hour semi-final contest. When the Olympic draw came up, Andy Murray was definitely among the favorites giving the high number of top player who chose not to compete in Rio . Read More »

New Walking Dead Season 7 Second Spoiler Sneak Peek Clip Released Yesterday


Are you still upset about the cliffhanger? Joining Morgan for season 7 are Andrew Lincoln , reprising his defining role as Rick Grimes, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun, Danai Gurira, Chandler Riggs, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michael Cudlitz, Josh McDermitt, Ross Marquand, Christian Serratos and Khary Payton as Ezekiel. Read More »

Rio Olympics: Brazil beat Honduras 6-0


Neymar sent the Brazil team to the road to final as he scored the first goal 14 seconds of the first 45 minutes. Mexico forward Oribe Peralta previously held the record for fastest goal at the Olympics after scoring 29 seconds into the final in London four years ago, when the Mexicans upset Brazil 2-1 to win the gold. Read More »

Brazil women beat US, ending Walsh Jennings' golden run

The most dominant basketball team at the games is the powerful American. women. Throughout the match, the third-seeded Americans muffed five serves, all by Walsh Jennings. Walsh Jennings spends a significant amount of time on mental training, including regular meetings with a sports psychologist. "The hometown crowd was going insane", Morales said of the Brazilian audience that cheered unceasingly from match start to finish. Read More »

Efe Ambrose dropped from Celtic's Champions League squad

Celtic switched off at three set-pieces over two legs as they lost on away goals but Griffiths insists new boss Brendan Rodgers has drilled it into his players that they can not afford to repeat those lapses. "We have pressure but it's positive pressure and we want to play a significant part in the match". We know the importance of an away goal. They really want to get into the Champions League so they will be concentrated and it will make it hard for us. Read More »

Amazing Usain Bolt 100M Olympic Photo Sparks Hilarious Twitter Memes


Gatlin has only medaled once in the 200 meter dash, taking the bronze in the 2004 Olympic games in Athens. On a muggy Sunday night in Rio, the Jamaican superstar won the signature event in track and field in a runaway and added this line to his already gleaming resume: first person to capture three straight 100-metre titles at the Olympics. Read More »

Trott extends omnium lead as bid for fourth gold continues


Vocativ analyzed millions of tweets about the Olympics and found that Trott's domination of the first three events of the omnium was the most #amazing performance from Monday's events, according to Twitter users. In the women's sprint Britons took silver and bronze, with Germany's Kristina Vogel taking gold. Trott told BBC Sport: "You think of people like Sir Chris Hoy, who do it time and time again". Read More »

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Masterclass Spell Gives India Hope in 3rd Test

Earlier, Ashwin continued his outstanding form with his second century in three innings this series, bringing up his 100 in style by hoisting off-spinner Roston Chase over mid-wicket for six. Day 3 washed out because of rain . The match is at a critical stage after West Indies removed the last five Indian wickets for just 14 runs and staged an encouraging start to their first innings. Read More »

Jack Burnell rant: Olympic swimmer blasts race officials


If there's someone who should be disqualified it's him [Mellouli]. "Apparently I was disqualified two metres from the end", Burnell said. "So what am I going to do?" "We're all at top speed and I'm stopped dead". The yellow card is supposed to be for unnecessary conduct. "A referee should not be there unless there is something clearly wrong". They shouldn't even be seen. Read More »

Sweden advances to women's Olympic football final on penalties


I strongly believe that. Both Andressa and Cristiane missed penalties for Brazil as the shootout finished 4-3. They will next face either Australia or host Brazil. And on Friday, she was also criticized for changing her gloves during the penalty shootout. Back on 21 July in Kalmar, a couple of weeks before the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 started, Sweden defeated Japan 3-0. Read More »

Bears, Patriots Involved in Practice Field Melee


This week the Bears traveled east to practice against the New England Patriots before facing them in their second preseason game Thursday night. A 22-0 loss to the Broncos in the exhibition opener last week was attention-grabbing. The Patriots hit the blocking sleds after Monday's fight-filled practice with the Bears . "Bill and I both made a big deal out of it", Fox said. Read More »

Olympics: Uplifting moment follows fall in women's 5000-meter qualifier


Then Hamblin helped D'Agostino as well. Maybe she was just so happy to be here that she did a remarkable deed-she only placed fifth at trials but got a spot when two other athletes pulled out of the event. Perhaps you've heard people talk about the Olympic spirit and wondered what it meant. I am so impressed and inspired I had never met her, isn't that so incredible? It is just so incredible, regardless of this race and the result. Read More »

Sri Lanka beats Australia by 229 runs and take series 2-0


It would also vindicate predictions from the likes of Jayasuriya that the team has a bright future despite the retirements of world-class batsmen Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in the last couple of years. Die hard cricket fans continued to celebrate Sri Lanka's Test victories throughout the weekend. The Geelong Kardinia Park was confirmed as the 11th venue in Australia which is now accredited to host worldwide cricket. Read More »

Stokes, Root, Broad to feature on Finals Day


Vince has been a peripheral member of the one-day squad but hit 51 in the last game of England's series against Sri Lanka earlier this season in Cardiff standing in as an opener for the injured Alex Hales . "To have him around again will be a huge bonus for Eoin Morgan and his team", he added. He finished the Test series against Pakistan with 1 and 0 at The Oval and in seven Tests this season did not manage to pass fifty, while the familiarity of his dismissals - edging behind to the ... Read More »

NFL says LBs will be suspended for PEDs if they don't meet

He says he is "not going to answer questions for every little thing that some Tom, Dick and Harry comes up with". "I won't advise James on anything", Tomlin said. "I assume that he is going to do what he needs to do". If the NFL did suspend the players, it's likely the NFLPA would file a lawsuit claiming that the league had overstepped its bounds in forcing the players to submit to interrogation and asking for an injunction to stay the suspensions. Read More »

Katie Ledecky cruises to 800 free final

When Sarah Sjostrom - who has had a strong Olympics showing of her own - lost to Ledecky in the 200m freestyle earlier this week, she said she was content. But he'll have to do it with some help from his teammates, swimming in the butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay tonight. After the race, Phelps stopped to embrace teammate Maya Dirado. Read More »

Ibra strikes as Jose's United off to a flier

After he left Ajax to join Juventus in 2004, he made in instant impact with the Serie A giants by rounding off the scoring in a 3-0 win at Brescia. Mourinho hailed 34-year-old Ibrahimovic's mentoring qualities with United's younger stars, but also insisted the evergreen 116-cap Sweden striker remains at the sport's pinnacle. Read More »

New York Rangers Would Be Smart to Sign Jimmy Vesey


A source indicated that the player has something of a preference to play in the northeast; Fish declined to confirm, noting that Eastern Conference teams top Vesey's list but that anything is possible. Boston is part of who he is. His other top criteria would be the chance to contribute to a competitive team immediately. The Devils are still in a rebuilding year where they could definitely give him big minutes right away, not to mention he would fit the fast and attacking style that John ... Read More »

Viviani wins gold for Italy, Cavendish adds to British haul

I've got my Olympic medal". The Christchurch rider delivered a solid performance in the second event, the individual pursuit, to finish sixth but was the second rider dropped in the third event of the day, the elimination race. He suffered in the individual pursuit, getting lapped by the flying Cavendish. Colombian Fernando Gaviria came on strong, taking a lap on the field and winning the points race, but he came up short of a medal in fourth. Read More »

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


The International Olympic Committee says Islam El Shehaby received a "severe reprimand" for his behavior following his first-round heavyweight bout loss to Or Sasson on Friday. Shehaby, 32, had been under pressure from some fans on social media not to show up for the match with his Israeli opponent, saying that entering a sporting competition with an Israeli would bring shame in Islam. Read More »

Liverpool stuns Arsenal, Ibrahimovic stars for Man United

It's unsafe to overreact to just one Premier League match, but Arsenal may not have any choice. "But when the season starts, we can't compete in the market". But Liverpool , who went close through Firmino in the closing stages, held on for a memorable victory. Probably the best goal of the game was the one that put Liverpool 3-1 up. Read More »

Work begins on returning diving pool to blue in Rio


The organizers said the pool would reopen later on Friday for training as well as for the women's individual three-meter springboard preliminaries. She wrote on Twitter that "FixTheSwamp" should start trending. German diver Stephan Feck posted on his Facebook account a photo of himself near the pool, holding his nose shut, with the caption: "The moment you want to do some workout and the pool is closed. Read More »

Van Niekerk shatters world record in 400 to win Olympic gold

Spending three months every year with him I always knew that he could be this great and I always knew that he could break the record and I know that you've some a friend is such an wonderful feeling". He says his family's presence at the games made all the difference. "I am just really grateful for being part of this generation of athletics and just keeping the sport alive". Read More »

USA Earns Top Seed, Stays Unbeaten After Narrow Victory Vs

Despite being fully dressed and taking part in pregame warm-ups, Parker is "out until the quarterfinals". Team USA has advanced to the quarterfinals, where it will play an opponent to be determined on Wednesday. The reserves' energy carried over to the second stanza, and it was a welcome sight for an American side that had generally lacked consistency throughout the first four games. Read More »

Jessica Jones Showrunner Teases Season 2 Connection To The Defenders


The comic book character's real name is Frank Simpson, but Netflix may have changed it to Will Simpson (Wil Traval). The series is also set to feature new villains and new challenges for Jessica after the first season closed the chapter on the series' biggest bad guy, the mind-controlling meta human Kilgrave, played by award-winning British actor, David Tennant. Read More »

Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence


The 1990s song "Smack My B**** Up" by United Kingdom artist Prodigy was heard throughout Wrigley Field after closer Aroldis Chapman's ninth inning appearance during the Cubs' Sunday night loss to the St. He served a 30-day suspension for defying the league's rules against domestic abuse. The Cubs knew this going into the trade, but probably didn't think they'd have to continue to address the issue time and again. Read More »

Father of Orlando Shooter Attended Clinton Rally


The campaign said Clinton "disagrees" with the Mateen's views and disavows his support . Earlier in the day, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump called on Clinton to denounce his presence at the campaign stop. "Now the media's not talking about that, I expect, because Hillary Clinton's been a disaster on national security". In a similar manner, coverage of the story on ABC, CBS, and NBC repeated that Clinton disavowed Mateen's support, with little follow-up as to why ... Read More »