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Gymnast Uchimura holds his nerve to retain all-around title

Whitlock, a two-time world all-around medallist, gave Britain a first Olympic men s all-around medal since Walter Tysal s silver in 1908. But Verniaiev wasn't far behind, scoring a 15.500 immediately following Uchimura for the second highest scoring ...

Olympic pool where water turned green closed for practice

Some athletes said it has damaged their game - and left them unable to see properly in due to high levels of chlorine in the water. Then on Wednesday, the water polo pool also turned green. Rain the past couple of days made it even tougher to clean t...

Molina's RBI caps rally as Cardinals stun Reds 5-4

Zachary, who died in 1969, went 12-0 for the 1929 Yankees, the most wins for a pitcher in Major League history without a loss. It was Reed's second scoreless start. Billy Hamilton led off the game for the Reds with a single and stole second and ...

Sunderland sign McNair, Love from United

Januzaj had a spell on loan at Borussia Dortmund last season. Sunderland AFC have signed Paddy McNair and Donald Love from Manchester United for a fee of £5.5m ($7.12m). 21-year-old McNair, who can play at centre-back, right-back and also in midfi...

Lionel Messi backflips on Argentina retirement

Although the 29-year-old Messi has won virtually everything with Barcelona, he has failed to lead the national team to victory in a major competition. "We run the risk of not going to Qatar", the 1986 World Cup winning captain said. That's largely du...

Argentine forward Calleri moves to West Ham

However, Bilic's announcement of ending their pursuit comes in the light of their season-long loan signing of Jonathan Calleri from Uruguayan side Deportivo Maldonado . The Hammers signed the forward for a club-record £20.5million on Monday and Ay...

Guardiola vs. Mourinho duel resumes in Manchester

As great as the action on the pitch promises to be in the Premier League this season, you should also keep your eyes glued to the touchlines. In a show of faith to the team that challenged Leicester last season, the north London club have been co...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. He claimed a second break moments...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Teams chasing those two squads may make up ground quickest with a veteran player they can only get through free agency or a trade, so that may have to wait until July. The 76ers wo...

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The Russian team played an overwhelming advantage throughout the match, creating a huge number of unsafe moments. Russian Federation remained composed against New Zealand in ...

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

On the base paths, LSU was hurt by its own poor choices and by a missed call on the umpires. In what we thought was going to be a close , tight game, top-seeded Oregon State...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russia", Santos said with a pained ...

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Now, you may say: "So what?" "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Yes, they drafted wisely and built soundly. Just like he did...

Injured Frankie Dettori pulls out of Royal Ascot with arm injury

It's the most special five days, there are richer meetings but nowhere else has the history or the tradition. Strike The Tiger was running in the concluding Windsor Castle Stakes...

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

This isn't like most Opens. The Offaly man posted a disappointing 74, which saw last year's runner-up move from one under to one over at the end of the second round. On every h...

US Open at a glance

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. Then he had a run of three birdies. Matsuyama, the world number ...

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

He said he'll play a lot and work on his putting in advance of the British Open at Royal Birkdale next month. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, ...

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India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments . Pakistan's fielding and catching was exceptional...

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Koepka , a power-hitting U.S. Ryder Cup team member, said, "I'm pretty chill anyway". "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". I guess I've just kind of always been tha...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

No one took advantage of Erin Hills like Fowler. Okay, the former Masters champion's 72 surely wasn't quite what he had in mind before teeing-off, but it could have been so much ...

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Kunitz opened the show with the first goal of the game, and then won it in double overtime when he took a pass from Crosby and knuckled his shot past Craig Anderson to send the P...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. On Wednesda...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

They get to celebrate Curry , Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr , and Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade. "They want to tal...

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Pakistan will now play the victor of Thursday's second semi between India or Bangladesh in Sunday's final at the Oval. Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a...

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Dustin Johnson will start as favourite when the 117th US Open tees off here on Thursday, with forecasted rain expected to boost the world number one's big-hitting game at the ...

McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

After the August 26 bout at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas , the talking point will revolve around the payouts, more than the quality of the 12-round fight. While some media outl...