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Historic medal won in women's freestyle wrestling

Maroulis won 4-1 on points to take the title in the under 53 kilogram weight class and win the first-ever Olympic gold for the United States in women's wrestling. She won Olympic gold in the discontinued under 55kg weight class in Athens, Beijing and...

US men's volleyball team advances to semifinals

It was the fastest goal in men's Olympic history, and Brazil led 3-0 going into halftime to cruise into the final. The University of Kentucky's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, running for Puerto Rico, came in third with a time of 12.70, and Ali advanced as we...

His career over, Phelps looks forward to being full-time dad

Phelps swam third in the 4x100-meter medley relay, a race the Americans would ultimately win with a new Olympic record. Phelps also believes he would beat Ledecky in at least one swimming event. "To find swimming on a channel in the U.S. that eve...

Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lin Dan

Both are also in the men's singles quarter finals. On another disappointing day for India at the Rio Olympics, Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of badminton men's singles and woman grappler Vinesh Phogat was stretchered off the mat after suffering a kn...

Littleborough's Nicola White in Olympic semi-finals with woman's hockey team

The goal undoubtedly settled British nerves, yet New Zealand continued to prove unsafe on the counter-attack, and goalkeeper Maddie Hinch had to be alert to ensure the interval lead was preserved. The Netherlands beat Germany 4-3 on penalties a...

Jessica Ennis-Hill on track for gold in Heptathlon

After event six, the javelin, she had left them for dead. "It's inevitable, isn't it?" 'It's inevitable isn't it?' Ennis-Hill said. "I feel very happy and content with the way my career has gone and what I've achieved so far". Ennis-Hill sent h...

NZ upend Aussies in women's field hockey, Germany make semis

Germany players celebrate after they beat United States 2-1during a women's field hockey quarterfinal match at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Monday, Aug. It's Argentina's first time in the semifinals in 11 Olympics, and Belgium ...

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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...