Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

Rio 2016: Five biggest things to watch at Olympics on Monday Rio 2016: Five biggest things to watch at Olympics on Monday

And, with only one of Russia's track and field team cleared to compete following recent doping allegations, the competition for some medals may be reduced, which might also favour Britain. Four into three, doesn't go. However, they are now a stag...

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

The U.S. army head will receive an update on plans to deploy one Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) battery on South Korean soil, his office said. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class BMD guided missile destroyers. In addition to THAAD, Park addre...

Martinez dominates over 7 innings, Cardinals beat Astros 8-2 Martinez dominates over 7 innings, Cardinals beat Astros 8-2

The game was blown open in the seventh inning on a three-run homer from Brandon Moss , his 22nd. Fister would allow another run, a solo homer to Jeremy Hazelbaker in the fourth inning. I feel like it's just part of the game and I went out and did ...

Rio Men's Basketball Quarterfinals Australia vs. Lithuania - Preview and Prediction Rio Men's Basketball Quarterfinals Australia vs. Lithuania - Preview and Prediction

Both Sergio Rodriguez and Dario Saric will see their gold medal dreams live on until at least Wednesday. More 4BC News every half hour during The Alan Jones Breakfast Show . THEY'RE all gunning for Olympic gold, but there's no doubt Australia'...

What's new? Bolt wins, Kenya wins steeplechase, Eaton leads What's new? Bolt wins, Kenya wins steeplechase, Eaton leads

Of course, this is not the first bit of showboating at these Olympics. But that didn't matter to Jager. "I don't know the physiological answer, but the fact that it does feel better makes me perform better". The eventual first three finishers were ...

USA's Shakur Stevenson will fight for gold after Russian walkover

Stevenson's opponent in the final will be determined by the second bantamweight semifinal on Thursday: Robeisy Ramirez (CUB) v Murodjon Akhmadaliev (UZB). But he also revealed how it had motivated him to ram the abuse back down the crowd's throat...

Rio Olympics 2016: Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold, brother Jonny second Rio Olympics 2016: Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold, brother Jonny second

Brownlee has won plenty of races but also struggled with injury. Given Alistair has spent much of the last four years trying to get an handle on the ankle problems that have blighted much of his post-London career this was some achievement.

Rio Olympics Commentator Makes Sexist Remark to Gold Medalist Laura Trott

Cyclist Jason Kenny equalled Sir Chris Hoy's British record of winning six Olympic gold medals on a sensational night in Rio on Tuesday. It means Kenny, 28, joins Sir Chris Hoy to become Britain's joint most-decorated Olympian on golds. In winning ...

Ramsey injury adds to Arsenal's worries Ramsey injury adds to Arsenal's worries

Iwobi scored twice in 13 appearances for the Gunners in his last season. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. In many ways, yesterday's openi...

Sweden and Germany both make first Olympic final Sweden and Germany both make first Olympic final

For the 2006 season, Marta won the first of an unprecedented five straight FIFA World Player of the Year awards. Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl made the difference for Sweden as she saved kicks from Cristiane and then Andressa, on Brazil's fifth...

Arsene Wenger in a quandary over the fitness of his Arsenal players Arsene Wenger in a quandary over the fitness of his Arsenal players

The former Sevilla defender came under criticism previous year during Liverpool's loss in the Europa League final against his former club, and has continued his poor form into the new season. "It's a little bit like our behaviour after 4-1, or my beh...

Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13 Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13

On a day when Kaepernick sat out, Gabbert , Lewis and Driskel all said they made throws they wished they could have back. But Kelly has to pick somebody to play QB for the 49ers on September 12 against the Rams, and every available sign points t...

Ko, just 19, looking to add some gold to all her hardware

Knowing that Rose was in tight for birdie, Stenson rammed his birdie putt some 7 feet past the cup and missed the par putt, giving him a 3-under 68. Gold medal victor Justin Rose says the congratulations he received from former football superst...

Neymar inspires Brazil to quarter-final victory over Colombia

It was a promising start to the match, with captain Neymar giving Brazil the lead early in the 12th minute with a wonderful free kick into the near bottom corner. Brazil, who have never won the Olympic title, were nervous, especially in a first hal...

Green Water a Headache for Olympic Organizers

Gustavo Nascimento, the director of venue management of Rio 2016 Olympic said that this is a way of cleaning swimming pools but you're not supposed to combine it with chlorine. However, because that is a 10-hour process, the diving pool will remain...

Barton rages over Guardiola's treatment of Hart Barton rages over Guardiola's treatment of Hart

The outspoken former Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle playmaker added: "He is a full global, somebody who, probably before City took the money (from foreign investors), could have gone on to bigger and better things himself but stayed and wanted to ...

China tensions spur Japan to 'develop new missile' China tensions spur Japan to 'develop new missile'

The deployment is expected by 2023. The four-minute footage shows several Chinese boats approaching the Senkakus, The Japan Times reported . The Senkaku Islands, which are under Japanese administration, are also claimed by China and Taiwan.

NBC audience soars with first full week of Olympics Games

Viewership of NBC's primetime coverage of the Rio games spiked to 25.5 million viewers, or a 16.4 household rating and 30 share, up more than a full point from the 15.5 household average for the games to date. "The people who watch the Olympics are...

Bob Costas upsets fans when he compares Usain Bolt to Bob Marley

His titles and medal count already make him beyond compare and if he completes his "triple-triple" by adding the 200m and 4x100m relay golds they might have to start making up new words. "Right now I'm glad to have made the final, and I'm looking for...

Ennis-Hill third after two events of Olympic heptathlon Ennis-Hill third after two events of Olympic heptathlon

Meanwhile, Ennis-Hill went into the overnight break with a 75-point lead on Thiam after posting 23.49s (1030 points). In blustery, overcast conditions, Ennis-Hill produced a blemish-free performance to win her race in 12.84sec at the near-empty Rio...

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