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DEVELOPING First Rio gold for Russian Federation from judo's Mudranov

No one broke down under the psychological pressure", he said. "Here, to win a gold medal on the very first day, of course it means a lot for my country", Mudranov told reporters through an interpreter. Russia escaped a full Olympic ban when the Inter...

Katie Ledecky just racing herself in 400 free at Rio Olympics

He graduated from Harvard with a degree in Government in 2016 and now works as a Litigation Specialist in Washington, D.C. "It's just insane that I've been able to swim two seconds faster than anyone else ever did", she told reporters .

American shooter Virginia Thrasher wins first Olympic gold medal

She soon met with success and secured the third place at the 2014 Junior Olympic Championships. The first gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has gone to an American teenager. She only knew that she loved shooting and that definitel...

Baseball, Softball Added to 2020 Olympics

Thomas Bach , the IOC President, said the essence is to ensure more youth participation having acknowledged the fact that there are a lot of alternatives at the young people' disposal which necessitate the inclusion of those games to the event.

GOP frustrations with Trump mount as allies weigh options

They created a hashtag. Ari Fleischer, a former White House spokesman, expressed another sense of bewilderment among Republicans when he reflected on Trump's take-no-prisoners political style. Donald Trump is testing just how far he can push his u...

Apple releases 100 new emoji, replaces gun with waterpistol

The new emoji focus on creating more gender options for existing characters, adding female versions of professions like bodybuilders, basketball players, and private eyes. In June the company successfully lobbied Unicode to not have a rifle emoji inc...

Obama says Trump 'unfit, challenges GOP to drop support

Trump over the weekend criticized Khazir Khan, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night against the Republican nominee's anti-immigration policy that targets Muslims. This cycle, Bradshaw is the latest Republican to decide she j...

Enjoy Olympic Games With Google's Enhanced Features

The official NBC Sports App will have 4,500 hours of coverage available for streaming. "Sometimes in the course, you get new fans". Over the past 12 months, some 50 professional Lego builders have been working to produce a mini copy of the 2016 O...

Withdrawal of Wawrinka makes it half of world's top ten

Now ranked No. 4 by the ATP, Wawrinka will be joined in missing the Rio Games by his third-ranked Swiss teammate Roger Federer , seventh-ranked Milos Raonic of Canada, eighth-ranked Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and 10th-ranked Dominic Thiem...

Instagram rolling out Snapchat-inspired 'Stories' feature with ephemeral sharing

Friends on Instagram will know when you've got a new story when they see a colored ring appear around your profile picture. You can go back and forth between posts, and jump to another follower's story all with a few swipes and taps on your scr...

Full speed ahead: Cubs land star closer Chapman

The Cubs are expected to resign Chapman once the season is over which should make this trade pretty equal for both teams. "Obviously we are aware of the circumstances surrounding Aroldis Chapman's suspension earlier this season", chairman Tom Ric...

Hoping Jay Bruce deal will rekindle 2015 deadline magic

Nimmo was the Mets' 1st round draft pick back in 2011, and he has steadily risen through their minor league system, finally cracking the big league roster this season and appearing in 18 games to date. I hear Valencia will cost a ton and Frazier is m...

Buffalo Bills bring in Reggie Bush for visit, physical

Reggie Bush is heading to the East Coast to play with the Buffalo Bills for the 2016 National Football League season to back up LeSean McCoy. He tore his ACL last November in a freak slip and fall after running out of bounds on a play at the Edwards ...

Pirates Trade Rumors: Pittsburgh Targeting Matt Moore, Jake Odorizzi

The 27-year old Moore was an eighth round pick by the Rays in 2007 and is only signed through the end of the year. Adding Moore to the team strengthens that rotation, though he goes to the Giants with a 4.08 ERA and an 4.49 FIP. He is batting.207/....

Padres, Braves nearing Kemp-Olivera trade

Olivera , 31, is owed $28.5 million over the next four seasons. Atlanta had tried for several months to deal Olivera following his April 13 arrest on domestic violence charges. He is hitting.211 with no homers and two RBIs in six games this season ....

Texans GM: 'We are disappointed' in DeAndre Hopkins

Hopkins, who is entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, did not report for the start of the Texans' camp, according to sources . His base salary is only $1 million for this season. He can be activated from that list whenever he re...

Australia evacuates Rio Olympic lodging after small fire

The Olympic Truce - ceasing all conflicts between countries participating in the games from 7 days before the Olympics start until 7 days after they finish - has been passed on from Ancient Greece to current times to advance worldwide understanding a...

Twins Trade Rumors: Eduardo Nunez acquired by San Francisco Giants

He's batting.300, leads the AL in stolen bases with 26, and is seventh in the league in singles, with 82. These totals - which all would represent career highs - earned the versatile infielder his first All-Star game nod. In seven starts with Sacrame...

Watch The Champions Cup Game Online

Minutes later he was at it again, this time slipping into the box before scoring near post. The captain defender got a pass from a teammates and blew past Chelsea defenders Gary Cahill and Nemanja Matic to make for an easy finish. Courted by ma...

Chilwell delighted to commit to Foxes

The 25-year-old was subsequently sold to Chelsea but Ranieri pointed out that Leicester are accustomed to dealing with the loss of influential midfielders. Apparently, Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson's screenplay will focus on Leicester City strik...

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Lionel Messi vs Ecuador OR Cristiano Ronaldo vs Sweden

Speaking afterwards, Messi said: 'There was always the fear of coming here to play. 'It would have been insane not to be in the World Cup. Despite going a goal down in the v...

Tim Cahill-led Australia sees off fearless Syria

Australia will next month face the fourth-placed team from the Concacaf section - now Panama - across two legs for a place at the World Cup. In the second leg against Australi...

Dodgers sweep away D-backs, advance to NLCS

First #postseason homer for @ Cody_Bellinger? The Chicago Cubs edged ahead of the Washington Nationals 2-1 in their NLDS, courtesy of a 2-1 win. Later on, Bellinger was at...

Warner compares Guwahati track to English wickets

The left-armer became the first man to remove Virat Kohli for a duck in a T20 when he caught and bowled the India skipper off an nearly identical delivery. Glenn Maxwell, 5. M...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she's running for reelection

Feinstein, the oldest USA senator, was first elected to the chamber in 1992, in a special election. But in an era of all-out ideological resistance to the Trump presidency, she ha...

Colombia clash brings India's best chance to open account

Now comes Colombia. And maybe the slightest hint of progress? One less goal conceded than against U.S. or even one scored? The team, promised coach Luis Norton de Matos, will ...

Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons

Google's balloons received approval to fly over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, according to the FCC note. After Hurricane Maria made landfall and d...

Heynckes set to succeed Ancelotti at crisis-hit Bayern

The 72-year-old has been named as manager until the end of the season, in his FOURTH spell back at the Bundesliga giants. "There is a great deal of trust between Jupp Heynckes ...

AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of U-17 boys

India will play all of their matches at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi . India have been draw in Group A of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U...

Three killed as militants attack airport security camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

He said one militant was killed at the gate while two managed to get inside the camp. Security personnel sealed all possible escape routes as Army commandos, the BSF , the Centr...

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Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Drew Brees before a snap during the New Orleans Saints' win over the Miami Dolphins in London . When reminded that his Dolphins went 1-4 a year ago before rallying to make...

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

They would have wanted to gain some momentum with another victory ahead of the three-match Twenty20 series, starting on Saturday, but a clinical performance from India barely gav...

"It freakin' sucks" says one Cardinal while watching Cubs celebrate

Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong of a potential game-tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning to preserve a one-run lead during a baseball game Thursday, Sept. Davis, who had ...

Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Fellaini is still feeling the effects of a heavy challenge from Southampton's Shane Long over the weekend with Carrick also joining him on the sidelines. "And we are going to hav...

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

His previous career best was 207. During the preseason, Huff said Penn State's coaches asked themselves a question: "How can we not allow teams to eliminate arguably the best p...