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Bolt loses relay gold

Carter and his attorneys still have 20 days to submit an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a process that can cost up to $13 million. "Things happen in life so when it's confirmed or whatever, if I need to give back my gold medal I'd ha...

Evergreen Venus Williams defies the odds to keep Australian Open dream alive

Another all-Williams final is on the cards with Serena the hot favourite to beat unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the other semi-final late Thursday. "This means so much, especially because she played so well, I had to play defence for so long"...

Match Reports: Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Madrid

The Celts earned a first half advantage when Danilo turned the ball into his own net, his second own goal in his last three appearances. Celta Vigo held their fancied opponents Real Madrid to dump them out of the Copa del Rey. "Today is to congratu...

Aitor Karanka slams Gaston Ramirez for forcing move

Arsenal are certain to keep a close eye on Calum Chambers' status, with Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka confirming that the versatile defender, now on a season-long loan at the Riverside Stadium, could be sidelined for up to a month due to an inj...

Venus overcomes Pavlyuchenkova to reach semis

Tennis' famed Williams sisters - Venus and Serena - have made it to the final of the 2017 Australian Open women's singles final. Venus Williams (36) booked their passage to the semi-final of the first Grand Slam of the year on Tuesday, while Se...

Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals pitcher, killed in accident

Royals general manager Dayton Moore mourned the loss of Ventura - who helped lead his team to its first World Series title in 30 years in 2015 - in a statement released to ESPN. From 2003 to 2006, Marte was ranked by Baseball America as the 40th-,...

Embiid, Porzingis to spark World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The Rising Stars Challenge is set for 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in New Orleans, the first day of the NBA's All-Star festivities, and pits 10 rookie and sophomore players from the USA against 10 such players from around the world. The game now feature...

Late Show: 10-Man Arsenal Beat Burnley To Go 2nd

That came in added time when substitute Francis Coquelin caught Ashley Barnes as he burst into the box and Gray clipped his penalty straight down the middle. In stepped Alexis Sanchez, who has been Arsenal's messiah for a while now, with his compos...

Angelique Kerber survives meltdown in Australian Open on her birthday

World number 1 and defending champion Angelique Kerber played anoher mediocre match but she got through by 6-2 6-7 (3) 6-2 against compatriot Carina Witthoeft in 2 hours and 8 minutes, on her 29th birthday! In the tiebreaker, she led 3-2 but double...

Carmelo Anthony says he hasn't considering waiving no-trade clause

This past week gave us a clear indication as to how bad the Knicks are as a franchise. A bad charge call on Derrick Rose and a blatant no call on his drive to the hoop in the final seconds helped cost the Knicks another game they had in their con...

Bottas replaces Rosberg at Mercedes F1

Hamilton won 10 of the 21 races past year but was beaten overall by Rosberg, the rival he has measured himself against since they were boyhood team mates in karting and who won nine races. But weathering the storm makes you more resilient and we see ...

Ezekiel Elliott wants closure on National Football League domestic violence investigation

If there was something to find, which there's not, they would've found it by now. Police in Aventura, Florida, were also called to Elliott's apartment in February to investigate an altercation involving the same woman, according to a report by USA T...

Chinese FA reduces limit on foreign players

China last month broke the Asian transfer record for the fifth time in a year when Shanghai SIPG paid Chelsea 60 million euros for Brazilian midfielder Oscar. Previously the rule was "4+1" - four foreigners of any nationality plus one Asian in a matc...

Ronaldo equals LaLiga penalty record as Real Madrid lose

Real Madrid's 40-match unbeaten run came to an end as Sevilla scored twice late on to secure a 2-1 victory in a thrilling conclusion to Sunday's LaLiga encounter. Both teams hassled and harried in a tense opening 45, with both Sergio Rico and Keylo...

Payet putting West Ham in sticky situation

Want-away West Ham playmaker Dmitri Payet will get his wish, and will leave the Hammers , according to Richard Keys. "I think we have answered a few of the critics , 100%", he said. Michail Antonio recorded three assists for West Ham , who snapp...

Match Reports: West Ham United v Crystal Palace

That's the first thing to put right at a struggling club and at the moment we don't know how to get that result. The Gunners now find themselves in a complicated position as their efforts to bind superstars and pivotal players such as Alexis Sanche...

Walter Mazzarri wants Watford to win for Graham Taylor against Middlesbrough

After his controversial appointment in 1990, Taylor took England to the 1992 European Championships in Sweden but saw his side exit at the group stage having failed to beat the hosts, Denmark or France in their three games. Taylor returned to Watford...

Chelsea lining up double swoop for Michail Antonio and Jonas Hector

Antonio has scored eight goals in 19 league starts and this, coupled with his versatility, has ignited Conte's interest in the player. Conte, whose side hammered Leicester 3-0 in that October 15 battle of the last two champions after also beating...

There are some health factors going into Sunday's game

Fantasy Impact Packers head coach Mike McCarthy added that there is "no chance that Nelson practices today or tomorrow. I'm probably going to know more about where Jordy stands come Friday". Davante Adams came through with eight catches for 125 yard...

Chelsea's Kenedy tipped for Bournemouth loan

He will be free to feature for the Blues in their cup run after he was excluded from Bournemouth's FA Cup defeat at Millwall. However, the 21-year-old has been greatly influential for the Bournemouth side after breaking into the first team ...

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De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: "Quinton suffered an extreme blow to the left wrist while batting in the second ODI on Sunday and felt severe pain and discomf...

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Every year, on February 5, Kashmir Solidarity Day is widely marked across Pakistan and by Kashmiri nationalists worldwide, holding special programs. Kashmiris considered themselv...

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane gives verdict on Lucas Moura transfer

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that he does not want to weigh down new signing Lucas Moura with too much pressure, as he adapts himself to the Prem...

Kirk Cousins breaks his silence after Redskins trade for Alex Smith

The Washington Redskins seemingly acquired their starting quarterback going forward in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs that brought Alex Smith to Washington in exchange f...

He Needs Time - Mauricio Pochettino Eases Pressure On Lucas Moura

With big games coming up and the race for the last three Champions League places too close to call, there are no easy games in which to ease players back to full fitness. However...

Dad attacks doctor who sexually abused his 3 daughters

Margraves then asked for one minute alone instead. Margraves then ran toward Nassar and got within a few feet of him before being tackled by courtroom security. Randall Margraves...

Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

With Mirotic playing the best basketball of his NBA career, Chicago was wise to capitalize on his all-time high trade value. Best of wishes to you in New Orleans , Nikola. The P...

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Fisher said his wife, country music star Carrie Underwood , encouraged him to make a comeback. Fisher played the past seven seasons with Nashville and was the team's captain in ...

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

In a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Sens. Maldonado said FEMA's aid is critical to residents, as much of the money they would have normally used to buy food is instead being ...

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

Russia has never doubted its athletes' honest victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday, commenting on the Court of Arbitr...

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Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Johnson also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Detroit's Andre Drummond piled up 21 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks. Love was trying to receive an en...

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Two hours later, dejection was writ large across McIlroy's face as Li celebrated the finest win of his fledgling career. Two near misses, that must've hurt Rory McIlroy . "I alw...

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

His three-pointer cut the lead to one in the fourth quarter as Billy Donovan attempted to steal a few minutes with Westbrook, Anthony and George on the bench, but Westbrook returne...

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods' most recent competitive play was at December's limited-field, no-cut Hero World Challenge , where he shot three rounds in the 60s but showed some signs of rustiness on and...

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

They remain unbeaten in their last six matches and that form has pushed Michael Flynn's troops into eighth in the League Two table. Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport ...