Wednesday July 26-th, 2017

Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life: Spieth

But at the same time, no one can stand there and categorically tell you you're going to be okay, and that's the problem. "I can understand why people are sceptical, they're as passionate about the Olympics as I am, and they also are not in my shoes...

Contador abandons Tour de France

Television cameras caught the moment that he pulled over, handed his bike to a mechanic and then waved to spectators before being driven away in his team vehicle. Contador was rumoured to be set to sign a contract with Trek-Segrafedo on the first To...

Silva tabbed to fight Cormier at UFC 200 in place of Jones Silva tabbed to fight Cormier at UFC 200 in place of Jones

This is what i was hoping was going to happen, its going to be a incredible fight or Daniel going to treat Anderson how he treated Dan Henderson and Silva has no wrestling well not like Daniel. He added that among those who wanted the fight, Silva w...

Post readers back Jeremy Corbyn to stay as Labour Party leader

This would be the biggest membership spike of any British political party in history, and raises Labour's total membership number to 450,000 - 10,000 members higher than the party's last peak under Tony Blair in 1997. A senior Labour source said: "Th...

Hosmer homers en route to All-Star Game MVP

You'd think players from the team with the best record in the National League at the break, would have some kind of vested interest, but it appears not. "You worked extremely hard to get here", he said. "I felt like a proud papa". "It's been a long...

Trump to name VP by week's end

Cox said in the statement . "Ultimately it is going to be harder to beat Hillary Clinton with Donald Trump, but if that is what we are stuck with we will do our best", Lonegan said. It includes a proposal to break up big banks, a $15 an hour minimum...

Alberto Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France because of fever

He went into the stage more than three minutes behind overall leader Chris Froome. After losing time on Saturday's stage, he said: "My body isn't responding as I would have liked". He called it quits on the what was second of the day's four climbs ...

'Who the hell knows' about Pence as VP pick

Mike Pence , who served in House GOP leadership - as a plus to the 2016 ticket. Absolutely. I think he would be a good V.P. pick because I know Mike Pence ... This is much more than he can say for the current president, who never once met with Fl...

Ortiz says goodbye as AL wins All-Star Game 4-2

But the home team still alternated. The defending World Series champion Royals are languishing at 45-43, seven games off the AL Central lead and in the middle of the wild-card race. Herrera was one of 34th first-time All-Stars in the game. NL pitche...

Paul Ryan: Donald Trump's good outweighs his bad

Rhode Island is sending 19 GOP delegates to the convention. "Not any one group because of our religion, race, sexual orientation or anything else", said a delegate from California. Got nearly 14 million votes in the primary system, which is a recor...

Tokyo stocks rise sharply in early trade Tokyo stocks rise sharply in early trade

The Nikkei 225 closed 0.84 per cent, or 135.78 points, higher at 16,231.43, less than 10 points shy of its pre-Brexit level. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 28.75 points, or 2.29 percent, to 1,...

Karolyi makes right choice with Gabby Douglas

Raisman and the rest of Team USA will seek to defend their gold for the first time in history starting Wednesday, August 3. "It has been so much fun and hasn't really sunk in yet but it will", said Biles. That's all I can really say. As the r...

Contador casts doubt on Olympic road race Contador casts doubt on Olympic road race

With 10 km (6.2 miles) left until the finish at Arcalis, Andorra, Contador dismounted and got into the team auto, signalling that he was unable to continue in the competition. Romaine Kreuziger's enormous effort to bring back the final attacker of th...

Daniel Cormier On Fighting Anderson Silva, Who's Next Daniel Cormier On Fighting Anderson Silva, Who's Next

It's bad enough that we missed the opportunity to see interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones fight at UFC 200 on Saturday. Cormier took umbrage to Cerrone's decision to voice his criticism in such a public forum. "I'm in the sauna and we're...

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to claim Wimbledon 2016 title

The Serb's 30-match Grand Slam winning streak was ended by Sam Querrey at Wimbledon, but he still leads world No. 2 Murray by almost 5,000 points in the ATP rankings. Andy Murray then took a 40-0 win of his own in the eleventh game. "My mum wa...

Brock Lesnar earns fat paycheque at UFC 200 Brock Lesnar earns fat paycheque at UFC 200

It will be interesting to see if WWE builds up on Brock Lesnar defeating Mark Hunt in the fashion he did. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo made $500,000, including a $100,000 win bonus, in earning a decision over former lightweight title-h...

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce holds England talks with FA chiefs Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce holds England talks with FA chiefs

Allardyce has been identified as the best option of the available Englishmen. It was reported this week that Allardyce would be interviewed about succeeding Roy Hodgson, who resigned after England's Euro 2016 exit. Nobody but nobody was going to be...

Trump, Clinton running almost even in Iowa

Phillips: "We write to request an investigation to determine whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton committed perjury and made false statements during her testimony under oath before congressional committees". Chaffetz and Goodlatte said t...

Cristiano Ronaldo to miss 6-8 weeks with knee sprain Cristiano Ronaldo to miss 6-8 weeks with knee sprain

That brought tears to Ronaldo's eyes and set the table for one of the thousands of moths that invaded the State de France prior to kickoff to become the star of the show . "I'll need some time to digest this, just like the players". "The Portu...

No one deserves Nobel Peace Prize more than Abdul Sattar Edhi: Malala

Soon after news of his passing away was flashed on the television channels, hundreds of people started gathering outside the hospital and Edhi village as announcements were made Sattar Edhi would be buried on Saturday. "Inconvenience is regretted", t...

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