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Tokyo 2020 venues stay at original sites

That's the call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today as cost overruns and a possible $30 billion bill for 2020 plague the run-up to Tokyo's 2020 event and the Lausanne-based organisation starts to feel the weight of budgetary pressure...

Love revels in record-breaking first quarter

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Love's first-quarter outburst was the second-most points ever scored by a player in the National Basketball Association, trailing only the 37 scored by the Warriors' Klay Thompson in t...

Antoine Griezmann claims he'd love to play in the Premier League

Griezmann then added more fuel to the fire in a recent interview with Telefoot by explaining how he would prefer a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. However, he admits he has a tough task in winning the award given he faces competition fro...

Panthers lose first game of road trip to Hurricanes

Michael Leighton is back in the National Hockey League. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the second period. He was playing in place of Cam Ward, who was in the net for the previous nine games. A stretch pass from Victor Rask found Skin...

Ex-Rider Tony Gabriel thrilled as Redblacks win Grey Cup

For the first time in over 40 years the Grey Cup belongs to an Ottawa football team! Tony Gabriel of Ottawa is mobbed by fellow players and fans after scoring the winning touchhdown in the dying moments of the 1976 Grey Cup game in Toronto.

Spurs must learn from Champions League exit, says Pochettino

We will play in Wembley", Pochettino said. White Hart Lane does not meet UEFA requirements for Champions League matches but the governing body has a different set of regulations for the Europa League , meaning Spurs could feasibly ask to return to...

NZ holds 67-run 1st innings lead in 1st test vs

Overnight batsmen, Jeet Raval and Henry Nicholls, were gone in the first four overs with Raval unable to add to his overnight 55 and Nicholls adding only one run to be gone for 30. Cameos from Tim Southee (22) and Wagner (21) ensured New Zealand ...

Topping Champions League group is unlikely admits Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

The result gives PSG a better head-to-head record in Group A, because of away goals scored. Arsenal were already assured of a place in the last 16 but must now outperform PSG in the final group games if they are to avoid qualifying in second place ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

Foley said Tuesday, "We selected "Knights" because knights are the defenders of the realm and protect those who can not defend themselves". "They are the elite warrior class", Foley said. A secondary logo incorporates the Fabulous Las Vegas St...

Messi double guides Barcelona to 2-0 win at Celtic

While their progression on the face of it may have been straightforward in Group C, this match was anything but. Morgan had some semblance of revenge in the 41st minute, however, making a lunging, right-handed save on Suarez's free header after Mes...

Obama, Trump hold wide-ranging conversation during first post-election meeting

Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House. The meeting was supposed to last 10 minutes. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also meeting with House Speaker...

Alan Branch Facing 4 Game Suspension

It is worth noting that in order for a player to receive a four-game suspension he has to violate the leagues policy four total times. Tested positive for marijuana. Both Brown and Valentine are smaller defensive tackles in comparison to Branch, by 3...

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

But they already led 24-3 when Armstrong was forced out of the game. It felt like September, what with a full day of tailgating in brilliant sunshine warm enough that one parking lot attendant on the west side of Ohio Stadium wore shorts.

Pep glad to have Yaya back

Toure, left out of the team for three months in an unseemly stand-off between him, Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk, was welcomed back from exile and celebrated his shock recall with both goals in City's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Dana White: Conor McGregor's next fight won't happen before May

With speculation running rampant about featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor's next fight, UFC President Dana White announced this morning that we won't see "THe Notorious" back in the cage until at least May. His next fight was a n...

Porsche Reveals Mid-Engined 911 RSR

With the new RSR , Porsche has essentially turned the 911 into a mid-engined vehicle. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. "How do you like our new and latest fighting machine?" The new 911 RSR's serviceability has also been si...

Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Kerr, though, has insisted that there is no truth in Scalabrine's claims. It's also hard to imagine what the Celtics would offer the Warriors that would be appealing enough for them to move Thompson. Scalabrine was discussing the rumor with Frank...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

Since then, they have 17 punts, three field goals and three turnovers - all interceptions this season - in their initial possessions. They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. The ball bounced up and lande...

Louisville men's soccer earns No. 4 overall seed for NCAA Tournament

The sophomore forward leads the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 23 points. As a result, each of the three schools is set to host second-round games Sunday. The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a fir...

Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

But, in the midst of a 19-match winning streak, Murray won't want to concede the world No.1 spot any time soon. It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game ...

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Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray was badly in need of inspiration and he was handed it via umpire Carlos Ramos who gave the 2016 runner-up a time violation while serving at 1-1 in the second set. "I think ...

Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid

It's an honour to play against the best teams in the world and that's what Mexico really needs. Ronaldo has 11 goals in five games with the national team this season, includi...

Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

BJP National President Amit Shah has said, India will be among the top prime countries in the world in 2022 when it is completing 75 years of Independence. If asked, I will say t...

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor agree to August fight

Conor McGregor's coach has called on Olympic champs Katie Taylor and Michael Conlan to join the undercard for the now-confirmed mega fight against Floyd Mayweather . As aforement...

Baltimore Orioles select DL Hall 21st Overall

On Monday, the Orioles selected high school left-handed pitcher DL Hall out of Valdosta High School (Ga.) with the 21st overall pick. Josh Keaton, of Colorado Springs, became t...

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The victor will meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. "The boys really dug deep". " We will be back next time an...

Qatar soccer team face punishment over emir T-shirts

If Qatar does not win its next matches against a weak China and Syria, it will become the first host nation not to have qualified for a World Cup before hosting one. Japan coach ...

Zidane revels in 'historic' Real Madrid Champions League win

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale insists he is happy at the European champions and has no plans to leave despite speculation over his future. "I'm happy, I'm incredibly satisfied". "W...

Lakers Will Hold Workouts With Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz

The Lakers have insisted they have kept an open mind on whom they will select with their No. 2 pick. "Team-wise, I think that the Lakers are a better fit", said the never-shutt...

Incredible stats behind Nadal's 10th French Open

Just as remarkable as Rafael Nadal's unprecedented total of 10 French Open championships is that he is 10-0 in finals at Roland Garros . Once a very promising soccer player,...

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Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

I can imagine what you are feeling. However, it appeared to gee him into action as he won the next three sets to book a place in the third round after a match that entertained th...

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Vettel started second to teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Monaco Grand Prix but benefited from a favorable strategy to jump the Finn in the pit stops and secure his third vi...

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Edelman has earned $14,374,375 since the beginning of the 2013 season. He accumulated a 98-1,106-3 stat line while averaging 11.3 YPC and 69.1 YPG. It appears the Patriots are ...

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey...

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Matta underwent emergency back surgery during the summer of 2007 and wears a supportive brace on his lower right leg because of nerve damage. Matta's Musketeers won 26 games in e...