Sunday May 28-th, 2017

U.S. women romp to Rio Olympics gymnastics team gold

The 12-time world series champions and one of the leading contenders for the first rugby medals awarded at an Olympics in 92 years, the New Zealanders struggled against the high-energy team from Japan. The women's 100m breaststroke finals are at 10:5...

Russian athletes cleared to compete in Rio Olympics Russian athletes cleared to compete in Rio Olympics

Many consider the IOC's decision a victory for Russian Federation, a nation that the independent World Anti-Doping Agency slammed for having what it called a state-sponsored doping program. "We think it's unfair that some Russian athletes like Yelena...

NBC brings the Cold War back to the Olympics

King on Efimofa after yesterday's semifinals: "You're shaking your finger number one and you've been caught for drug cheating". With King's medal on Monday night, the IU swimming and diving program has now won 64 medals in Olympic history, includ...

Olympics Media: Delayed Start for NBC, Ad Overload Olympics Media: Delayed Start for NBC, Ad Overload

The online coverage includes every single event live, as NBC continues a practice begun with the London Olympics in 2012 under new owner Comcast Corp. But the quotes from NBC's John Miller certainly won't win them any extra points with potential wo...

Jurgen Klopp: 'Mainz defeat is important lesson for Liverpool'

NATHANIEL CLYNE believes if Liverpool can replicate their pulsating performance against Barcelona on a weekly basis in the Premier League, then that should put them in good stead to challenge for the title. Obviously, for us, it was a more import...

Tigers lose 3-1 to Mets, but Sanchez impressive

Three-fourths of the infield has been hurt and it seems like one or two regular outfielders have always been forced to the sidelines. The next day didn't go as well - Zimmermann was pounded by Chicago, giving up six runs without getting out of the ...

Murray named Team GB flag bearer

An opportunity I never thought I would get. The 29-year-old Scottish tennis star was teased by Princess Anne, who was nearly blocked out of the photographs as she stood beside him. I'll obviously do it with my left hand. "There's a lot of places ...

Rematch in Rio: Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly Rematch in Rio: Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly

Le Clos denied there was tension between them following a war of words previous year, when the South African was competing at the world championships in Russian Federation and Phelps in the US. "Nothing", Phelps replied. "I was trying to not even loo...

Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she planned Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she planned

Her first event of the Olympics gave scant evidence that she's suddenly regained her speed over the past month. Italy's Federica Pellegrini , who set the world record of 1:52.98 in 2009 in a now-banned synthetic bodysuit, was fifth fastest and e...

Real Madrid exclude Bale, Kroos from Super Cup clash Real Madrid exclude Bale, Kroos from Super Cup clash

Madrid started with Alvaro Morata, Lucas Vazquez and Asensio up front, with Mateo Kovacic, Isco and Casemiro forming a three-man midfield. Ronaldo is recovering from an injury picked up while playing for Portugal in the Euro 2016 final against Fra...

Sonny Bill out of Olympics with Achilles rupture : New Zealand team Sonny Bill out of Olympics with Achilles rupture : New Zealand team

The 31-year-old has been replaced in the squad by Sione Molia. Sonny Bill Williams is helped from the field in Rio after suffering injury. "We were tenacious in attack and scored tries and our defense held out", said Japan captain Yusaku Kuwazuru...

Female weightlifter wins silver for PH in Rio Female weightlifter wins silver for PH in Rio

Diaz also made a milestone for the Philippines by being the first to win an Olympic medal for the country in weightlifting. In the snatch event, she only tallied 88 kg but was able to recover in the clean and jerk lift by successfully lifting a 1...

Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues

They said A-Rod couldn't be replaced, and he immediately was by Ichiro. "It's about my team mates and the fans, and that's how I felt today". "It's a tribute to his work ethic and everything that he believes in", said Ken Griffey Jr., an Ichiro...

Rio 2016: Abhinav Bindra misses out by a mere whisker Rio 2016: Abhinav Bindra misses out by a mere whisker

I hope after reading this you got to know some unknown/lesser known facts about him and now you can also join him in his journey towards better and bigger achievements in life. Ukraine's Serhiy Kulish won the silver medal, while Russia's Vladimir Mas...

Bronze for Daley and Goodfellow in men's synchronised 10m platform final Bronze for Daley and Goodfellow in men's synchronised 10m platform final

New coach Jane Figueiredo has got him into kickboxing, ballet, cycling and yoga. When Daley and Goodfellow - diving last of the eight pairs - boldly followed the Chinese with the same hard dive in the fifth round, they had done enough to rise back ...

Rio 2016: Long breaks 16-year-old record to claim weightlifting gold Rio 2016: Long breaks 16-year-old record to claim weightlifting gold

Long Qingquan set a new world record of 307kg in the men's 56kg weightlifting. Long has equalled the Olympic record set by the professional weightlifter Halil Mutlu of Turkey 16 years ago at Sydney 2000. "I have prepared for the competition for four ...

Bears C Grasu out for season with torn ACL

The second-year player attempted to block downfield on a screen pass to running back Jacquizz Rodgers before immediately clutching at his right knee. Players like Will Montgomery, who played with the Bears in 2015, are still available as free agent...

What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

Katie Ledecky almost broke her own world record in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle, setting herself up as the overwhelming favorite to capture her first gold medal of these games in the final Sunday night. In the men's 200 meter freest...

Walker's 9th-inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers 3-1 Walker's 9th-inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers 3-1

The Mets were victimized by some bad luck when the Tigers tied it with back-to-back infield singles in the seventh, but after escaping the eighth thanks to a Detroit baserunning blunder, NY retook the lead when Walker went deep off Francisco Rodrig...

Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev becomes official, but fight could leave Las Vegas Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev becomes official, but fight could leave Las Vegas

His biggest fight to date was a split-decision loss to Badou Jack in Las Vegas in 2012, one in which he hung tough but did little to impress . Andre Ward sure is a talented boxer, but he sure can turn in a boring fight. The overall action was lack...

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