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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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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...