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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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Many Bostonians Will Be Pulling For Conor McGregor In Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor's biggest disclosed fight purse in the UFC was $3m for his second fight with Nate Diaz, but the Dubliner is set to make ten times that amount when he steps into...

Blake Bortles announced as Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, beating out Chad Henne

Through two preseason games this season, Bortles is 11 of 18 for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no picks, while Henne is 11-16 for 183 yards with one TD. Both Bortles and Chad He...

Giants' Beckham, Jr. Could Miss Season Opener vs. Cowboys

The Beckham injury is more severe than the Sterling Shepard sprained ankle that scared the Giants early in training camp - Shepard was running less than a week after going ...

Nasri quits Man City

Nasri, who has always been on the fringes of the Citizens squad, spent last season on loan at La Liga side Sevilla, despite being asked to remain at the Etihad by manager Pep Guar...

Winning Numbers Drawn for $430 Million Powerball

This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. According to the Powerball website , the one-time cash payout on Thursday for the jackpot now would be $324.2 millio...

Richard Perez compares Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's chances against Floyd Mayweather

McGregor manoeuvred his way into such a lucrative fight partly through his clever use of social media, but after insisting he found the videos "light-hearted", he became defensive...

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find the...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Prem...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one...

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-C...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in ...

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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only Natio...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for t...