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  • Katie Ledecky sets world record to win Olympic gold medal

    Unsurprisingly, Ledecky dominated the race start to finish with a new world record, coming in at 3:56.46. USA's best swimmer left the rest of the field in her wake Sunday night in the women's 400M freestyle final, smashing the previous world record - which she set - and beating the silver medalist by nearly five seconds.

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  • FEI Disappointed with International Olympic Committee decision on Russian Paralympic ban

    The global committee said it will begin working with the worldwide sporting federations to figure out how the 267 slots that had been allotted to Russian Paralympic athletes across 18 sports will be redistributed to other nations. "[Russia's] medals over morals mentality disgusts me". The complete corruption of the anti-doping system (in Russia ) is contrary to the rules and strikes at the very heart of the spirit of Paralympic sport.

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  • Juan Martín del Potro resucita y vence a Djokovic en Río 2016

    Juan Martín del Potro resucita y vence a Djokovic en Río 2016

    Y sólo necesitó dos sets, con sendos tie breaks: 7-6 (7-4) y 7-6 (7-2). Nole, aparentemente nervioso, acaso sobreactuando en las celebraciones y superado por un rival extramotivado, no encontró la fórmula de cortar la entusiasta actitud del argentino, que acertó un altísimo porcentaje de sus tiros ganadores.

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  • Brett Favre brings down the house with emotional, hilarious speech

    He famously had perhaps one of the best games in his career the day after his father died in 2003. Brett Favre was the last man to take the stage Saturday night. "I overheard my father talking to three other coaches". A first-round draft pick in 1996, Harrison made eight Pro Bowls, was a three-time All-Pro, and missed only 18 games in 13 National Football League seasons.

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  • Zlatan: There is something big coming from Manchester United

    However, United restored their lead a minute later as Zlatan Ibrahimovic rose well to head home Antonio Valencia's cross from the right flank. Earlier Jesse Lingard had opened the scoring for United with a brilliant solo goal , only for Jamie Vardy to cancel out that effort for the reigning Premier League champion.

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  • Inauguran primeros juegos olímpicos en Sudamérica entre protestas

    Inauguran primeros juegos olímpicos en Sudamérica entre protestas

    Temer, presidente interino de Brasil desde el pasado mayo, no fue nombrado al inicio de la ceremonia, como es habitual, tras una jornada marcada por las protestas que hubo justo antes de la ceremonia en Río de Janeiro y en Sao Paulo . La ceremonia olímpica rindió homenaje a la "gambiarra", el talento de los brasileños para "de la nada hacer lo máximo", según la definición de los organizadores, o la habilidad para la improvisación y la "chapuza", de acuerdo con la acepción más popular.

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  • Macri saludó a los deportistas argentinos que compiten en Río 2016

    Macri saludó a los deportistas argentinos que compiten en Río 2016

    En esa línea, calificó como "un orgullo para los sudamericanos que Brasil nos haya representado tan bien " en la ceremonia de apertura de los Juegos Olímpicos , que por primera vez se realizan en Sudamérica. Les dio su apoyo, les deseó suerte y gritó: "Vamos Argentina". Según el comunicado, Macri señaló que Brasil "ha hecho un enorme esfuerzo" para llevar adelante los Juegos y afirmó que Argentina podría presentar una postulación como sede de los Juegos Olímpicos luego de la experiencia ...

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  • Pryor shines as a receiver in Ohio State homecoming

    Pryor shines as a receiver in Ohio State homecoming

    Coleman didn't take part in Saturday's workout at Ohio Stadium because of a left hamstring problem. Robert Griffin III was supposed to be the Washington Redskins quarterback for the next decade. "We have some guys that can make some plays". Griffin is building a strong case, even if the latest evidence in a relatively low-stakes visit to Ohio State's campus will pale in comparison with the tests coming up in live settings against an actual opponent.

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  • Klopp warns that Liverpool must do better after Mainz set-back

    What the exact logic was in playing another fixture 24 hours later in Germany remains opaque at best. In the clubs' previous meeting, 10 years earlier, Mainz, then managed by Klopp, had humiliated Rafael Benitez's FA Cup victor 5-0, and the pattern of play here quickly suggested a repeat was not out of the question.

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  • What to watch at the Rio Games today

    What to watch at the Rio Games today

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) - The nerves were there. Then the lights came on. On vault and floor too. China's hopes of regaining the team title they relinquished to the U.S.in 2012 may end up being a mere pipe dream after a series of shaky performances left them a distant second with 175.279 points.

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  • Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record 58 in final round at Travelers

    Jim Furyk has created some PGA Tour history at the Travelers Championship . No, he might not be a smell-the-roses type, but Furyk appreciates golf history and his new place in it. Having missed the early part of this season following wrist surgery, which included him being unable to play in the Masters, Furyk's latter part of the season has shown typically impressive form.

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  • Brasil: Rompen protocolo en JJOO para que presidente Temer no sea abucheado

    Brasil: Rompen protocolo en JJOO para que presidente Temer no sea abucheado

    La presidenta de Brasil , Dilma Rousseff , lamentó a través de su cuenta de Twitter su ausencia de la inauguración de los Juegos Olímpicos en Río de Janeiro. No representa la realidad de Brasil . Los manifestantes gritaron consignas contra la corrupción y los gastos excesivos en los Juegos. El estadio Maracaná se preparó durante toda esta semana para tener el espectáculo en donde desfilarán los miles de atletas que participarán en las justas.

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  • Los Gladiadores cayeron con Dinamarca 25 a 18

    Los Gladiadores cayeron con Dinamarca 25 a 18

    Sin el 'Messi del handball', Argentina no la tendrá nada fácil, ya que enfrente tendrá a uno de los equipos más importantes del balonmano de los últimos 15 años, que cuenta en sus filas con el lateral Mikkel Hansen , uno de los tres mejores jugadores del mundo, y Niklas Landin, el mejor arquero de la actualidad, además de tener jugadores de elevadísimo nivel internacional.

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  • Refugee Swimmer Yusra Mardini Wins First Heat at Rio

    Refugee Swimmer Yusra Mardini Wins First Heat at Rio

    Maybe you'll get a chance like I did. Mardini, 19 years old and now residing in Germany, took first place in a 100-meter women's butterfly heat in Rio, keeping her dream of medaling in the Olympics alive for at least a little bit longer. Tegla Loroupe used to be one of Kenya's top marathon runners. Yusra's spot wasn't confirmed but she trained hard for the qualifiers. Last year, Loroupe's foundation came to the Kakuma camp and began to hold tryouts for residents.

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  • Maradona felicitó al "Patón" Bauza por su designación

    Nunca me voy a olvidar que en Italia '90 él fue el jugador 24, de 23. Y que se quedó a bancarnos durante todo el mundial. El mensaje, acompañado por una foto de Bauza con la camiseta de la selección, está también en italiano e inglés. Bauza demoró su regreso a Buenos Aires para cumplir con su última labor como técnico del San Pablo ante Atlético Mineiro por el Brasileirao y dispondrá de muy poco tiempo para dar a conocer la lista de futbolistas que convocará para jugar ante Uruguay y ...

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  • Kyrgios skips Olympics, earns 2nd ATP win

    Second seeded Kyrgios blasted 16 aces to win the semi-final match in 96 minutes. For once Isner was not the biggest man on court, coming up against Opelka - the tallest player on the ATP Tour alongside Ivo Karlovic at 2.11metres - but that mattered little for the world number 17, who did not face a break point throughout the match, while converting three of his own.

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  • Gymnastics: Tumble leaves Downie dizzy, but Britain roar back

    Gymnastics: Tumble leaves Downie dizzy, but Britain roar back

    The 17-year-old gymnast suffered a terrifying looking fall in the middle of her floor routine and was put in a wheelchair after being helped away by medics. "I crunched my neck", Downie said. "So I went out, came back, and I was fine", she told reporters after the competition. "We all know we have a chance at medaling now".

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  • Macri está orgullosos de los Juegos Olímpicos de Brasil

    Asimismo, indicó que que es un orgullo para los sudamericanos la organización de Brasil para los Juegos Olímpicos 2016 en Río de Janeiro. Se trata de un número muy inferior al casi centenar de jefes de Estado o de Gobierno que prestigió la inauguración tanto de los Olímpicos de Londres 2012 como de los de Pekín 2008.

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  • Un histórico oro de Paula Pareto

    Pareto , se convirtió en la primera mujer que gana una presea dorada en deporte individual para el país en la historia de los juegos y para agigantar su hazaña, es la primera vez que Argentina gana una medalla de oro en un Juego Olímpico.

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  • Soldier who served with Captain Khan stands with family against Trump

    On June 8, 2004, Khan was inspecting a guard post when a suspicious taxi laden with explosives was approaching too quickly. He ran toward it, motioning for the driver to stop. No one can invalidate or erase her son's heroic yet tragic passing, and I'm sincerely sorry that it still abides within them. Trump was against the Iraq war, and Hillary backed it - go figure.

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  • Manchester United confirm Pogba medical

    Manchester United confirm Pogba medical

    The English club made the announcement in a one-line statement under the hashtag "Pogback". According to reports, the deal could be worth E110million (£93.2million), beating the estimated £85million that Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Gareth Bale in 2013.

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  • Katie Ledecky sets new world record after training at Georgia Tech

    The women's 400-meter freestyle was the big event on the day because Katie Ledecky, one of the favorites, was in action. The NBC analyst criticized for calling the coach of Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu "the guy responsible" for her turnaround says it is impossible to tell Hosszu's story without crediting him.

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  • Suzuki misses in 1st try at 3000 hits, Rockies top Marlins

    The 26-year-old also handed out five free passes over 5 2/3 frames in his only previous meeting with Colorado earlier this season, but he limited the Rockies to one run and one hit.Gray is 3-0 with a 0.69 ERA in a four-start hot stretch, which includes five scoreless innings in a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday.

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  • With an eye-popping score, US gymnasts put world on notice

    ET in the qualification round . She's nearly certain to collect another gold medal with the team the overwhelming favourite to win it all. She will serve as TeamUSA.org's written correspondent during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, providing her take on the women's gymnastics competition.

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  • Rotherham United 2-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Rotherham United 2-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Joao Texeira created the equaliser which Jon Dadi Bodvarsson - who already has cult hero status - lashed into the net. They could easily have gone on to claim an unlikely win, but both sides had to settle for a point in a pulsating opening-day clash.

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  • Knox wins Travelers after history-making 58 from Furyk

    Russell Knox sank a 12-foot par putt at the final hole to win the Travelers Championship in CT by one shot on Sunday, moving the Scot into contention for a place on the European team at next month's Ryder Cup. I've gotten on some bad draws in the majors, and there's nothing you can do about that. While Jim is having all this set in, his fellow golfer Miguel Angel Carballo spoke about how he felt Furyk was invincible today, "He made an Eagle on number three, and after the eagle, we talked ...

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