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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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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...