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  • Katie Ledecky sets 400 freestyle world record, nabs first United States swimming gold

    Katie Ledecky sets 400 freestyle world record, nabs first United States swimming gold

    Unsurprisingly, Ledecky dominated the race start to finish with a new world record, coming in at 3:56.46. Ledecky's time gave her a whopping margin of nearly five seconds over silver medalist Jazz Carlin of Great Britain (4:01:23). Crucially, Australian Thomas Fraser-Holmes finished in sixth at 1.46.24, 0.01 slower than Guy who scrapes in. In the relay, Phelps swam the second leg for the Americans, taking over from Gator Caeleb Dressel in second place and swam into the lead.

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  • Hendricks' latest gem helps Cubs complete sweep of A's

    Strasburg (15-2) was trying to become the first pitcher with 16 wins this season. The Mets' deGrom has three scoreless starts in his last four outings. He got 10 ground outs and 10 fly outs, lowering his ERA to 2.59. The O's will throw Yovani Gallardo (4-3, 5.47) and Chris Tillman (14-4, 3.50) respectively.

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  • Joey Logano outduels Brad Keselowski, wins again at The Glen

    It was Logano's 26th win in the series and the first Xfinity triumph for Penske since November, a span of 21 races. Paul Menard finished second, followed by Kyle Larson , Daniel Suarez , Trevor Bayne and points leader Elliott Sadler . "Hopefully, we can shake it off. The vehicle had really good long-run speed, it just didn't take off that good". Keselowski scooted past unscathed on the left side to remain in contention in 10th.

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  • Katie Ledecki gana oro con récord mundial en los 400 libre

    Katie Ledecki gana oro con récord mundial en los 400 libre

    Veremos", dijo a periodistas en la zona mixta. "Me controlé un poco y me mantuve tranquila hasta adelante, que es cuando nado mis mejores 400, cuando soy muy fuerte al final", añadió. La nadadora de 19 años ha ganado los 11 eventos en los que ha participado, incluidos Juegos Olímpicos y Mundiales. Esta medalla se suma a la que obtuvo en Londres-2012 (oro en los 800m libres), que ganó con sólo 15 años.

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  • Andy Murray to carry Great Britain flag in Rio

    The Scot was selected ahead of cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, boxer Nicola Adams and canoeist David Florence to become the first tennis player to land the honour. Murray was given the news late on Tuesday night by chef de mission Mark England and still sounded very emotional two days later. Murray, 29, spoke of his pride at being asked to lead out Team GB before an estimated global audience of three billion tomorrow.

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  • RUMORS: Pogba lands in Manchester to complete move

    For me, every trophy is very serious. "Honestly, the market closes on August 31, but I think my club is trying to do everything to close our market before August 14. Wenger has labelled the Pogba deal as "complete madness", while Klopp said it was a risky proposition to spend so much money on one player. Amid reports he was training with the reserves, Schweinsteiger was absent from both the recent friendly win over Galatasaray and Wayne Rooney's testimonial match against Everton.

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  • Australia-Sri Lanka T20I to be played in Geelong

    Australia-Sri Lanka T20I to be played in Geelong

    Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Monday (August 8), the venues for the three-match T20I series, with games to be staged at the MCG on February 17 before the action heads to Kardinya Park in Geelong (February 19) and the Adelaide Oval (February 22).

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  • Australia's Bernard 'Midget' Farrelly, surfing's first world champion, dies at 71

    Australia's Bernard 'Midget' Farrelly, surfing's first world champion, dies at 71

    Midget Farrelly, the patriarch of modern Australian surfing, at the 1966 World Championships in San Diego. Farrelly became the first Australian to win a major surfing title when he won the Makaha Invitational in Hawaii in 1963. He continued to be one of the best competitive surfers in the world until the end of the 1960s, and appeared in over a dozen surf movies, including The Young Wave Hunters (1964), To Ride a White Horse (1968), and Pacific Vibrations (1970).

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  • How to watch the Rio Olympics online

    How to watch the Rio Olympics online

    That is 1,000 more hours of live video than NBC streamed for the London Olympic Games four years ago. Sling TV's Blue option includes NBC, NBC Sports and affiliated channels offering Olympics programming. Here's everything you need to know (and a few things you probably don't) about watching the Olympics without a cable box. The app also integrates the official USA Basketball Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram accounts for even more insider content.

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  • Ganó su medalla de oro en judo — Pareto hizo historia

    Argentina logró hoy su primer medalla de oro en los Juegos Olímpicos de Río 2016, con la judoca Tigrense Paula Pareto, quien se coronó en la categoría de hasta 48 kilos , y se convirtió en algo histórico, en la primera jornada oficial en la que la delegación nacional tuvo resultados diversos.

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  • Team USA finishes day 1 of Rio Olympics with 5 medals

    Team USA finishes day 1 of Rio Olympics with 5 medals

    Thrasher had a quick rise to the top. Thrasher said her love of shooting began just five years ago when she was allowed on a hunting trip. They knew she had talent when she was able to make her first shot ever and Thrasher chose to try and hone in on her skills.

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  • Pakistan on top after Azhar Ali century

    Aslam, a 20-year-old left-handed opener, was in sight of a well-deserved maiden Test hundred when he was run out responding to Azhar s poor call. Earlier, England had been dismissed for a total of 297 runs on Day 1, with pacer Sohail Khan starring for Pakistan with a five-wicket haul.

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  • Por fracturas, Oribe Peralta y Rodolfo Pizarro quedan fuera de #Río2016

    Por fracturas, Oribe Peralta y Rodolfo Pizarro quedan fuera de #Río2016

    Esta baja se une a la del volante Rodolfo Pizarro, quien se perderá lo que resta de la justa olímpica debido a que sufrió fractura en el peroné de la pierna derecha . La ausencia de Peralta pesa más porque el peso ofensivo del equipo pasa por sus botines. Según la reglamentación oficial de Río 2016 , el Tri sólo podría echar mano de un grupo de cuatro jugadores previamente seleccionados, y para contar con ellos, se deberá tramitar una solicitud especial, y se incorporarían con ...

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  • Manchester United Defeats Leicester City To Win The 2016 Community Shield

    Manchester United claimed their first trophy of the Jose Mourinho era as Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late goal secured a 2-1 win over Premier League champions Leicester City in the Community Shield. The pace and movement of Leicester's halftime substitute Ahmed Musa unsettled United and Vardy soon equalised, latching on to a blind back pass from Fellaini before rounding De Gea and finishing into an empty net in the 52nd minute.

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  • Machado blasts 3 homers as O's roll past White Sox

    In each of his first three at-bats, Machado hit a home run. Chicago, IL, USA;Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado (13) runs the bases after hitting his third home run of the game during the third inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S.

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  • Ichiro Suzuki triples for 3000th MLB hit

    Ichiro Suzuki triples for 3000th MLB hit

    Achieving 3,000 career hits makes him a no-doubt, first ballot Hall of Famer when he does decide to hang up the spikes in Major League Baseball. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey). Rockies RHP Adam Ottavino has a scoreless streak of 25 1/3 innings and hasn't allowed a run in 30 games since September 6, 2014. "It's fun", Miami manager Don Mattingly said.

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  • Jim Furyk shoots first ever PGA Tour 58

    Jim Furyk shoots first ever PGA Tour 58

    Furyk shot not only the best score of the round, but the best score in PGA Tour history. "There's a lot of rounds by a lot of great players ahead of me that have never reached 58, so to hold that record alone right now, on the PGA TOUR at least ...

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  • Ibrahimovic scores late victor as United win Community Shield

    Ibrahimovic scores late victor as United win Community Shield

    He said: "I am very pleased with our performance, we are in pre-season and we played against a big team but we deserve, minimum, to play the penalty shoot-out". Okazaki was then denied by the crossbar a minute later when he met Marc Albrighton's corner with a powerful header as the Premier League champions threatened United's goal.

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  • Paul Pogba to Manchester United is 'perfect' - Mourinho

    After months of speculations regarding the future of Paul Pogba, the saga of the summer has finally come to an end. France global Pogba is expected to complete a world record transfer from Juventus in the coming days after United confirmed he would undergo a medical.

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  • Rio 2016: Michael Phelps bids to add to Olympics legacy

    Ryan Lochte, Phelps'slong-time rival on the American team, set himself a target of six golds at London 2012 and came unstuck from the outset, finishing with only two. This time, it's hardly a two-country race. Hungary's "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu is eyeing a medley double - with perhaps a backstroke or butterfly strike thrown in.

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  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp happy with summer transfer dealings to date

    Everyone expects big names and a big improvement because of big names and if you don't know the players it's like 'What are we doing? Because the game is about playing together. "We try to find them". "[ There are some new drills] because we didn't have time to work with the boys last season ". "If we go for players and there is obviously no chance, there is no point", Klopp told reporters about a couple weeks ago".

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  • Giggs wants to manage but dismisses Wales link

    Giggs wants to manage but dismisses Wales link

    If Giggs did take up the role, he would be following in Mark Hughes' footsteps, who also began his managerial career with Wales . The Welsh FA are reportedly lining up a move for Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs if current boss Chris Coleman leaves.

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  • Del Potro acabó con los sueños olímpicos de Djokovic

    Juan Martín Del Potro eliminó al número 1 del mundo, Novak Djokovic, en un vibrante y excelente partido de tenis en los Juegos Olímpicos de Brasil. Pero esa no será la única parada difícil para el tenis argentino en la jornada de hoy, ya que Federico Delbonis (43 ranking ATP) se medirá con el español Rafael Nadal, tercer favorito y ex número uno del mundo.

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  • Serena y Venus Williams quedan fuera en dobles

    La cabeza de serie en Río no tuvo su mejor desempeño en el duelo de 91 minutos ante Gavrilova, la 46 del ranking mundial y que sólo una vez superó la segunda ronda de un Grand Slam. En el mismo escenario fue derrotada inesperadamente en la víspera su hermana Venus , número 6 del mundo, por la belga Kirsten Flipkens , en el puesto 62 del ranking.

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  • Tanaka, Tex lead Yanks past Indians 3-2 after A-Rod news

    Succeeding Don Mattingly and Tino Martinez at first, Teixeira helped NY win a World Series title in his first season. Sheffield was one of the touted prospects NY received in the trade that sent Miller to Cleveland. Napoli broke a 2-all tie with an opposite-field solo shot in the sixth. Napoli, who leads the team with 28 homers and 79 RBIs, was ejected for the sixth time in his career.

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  • Ledecky smashes own record to win women's 400m freestyle

    Mt. Lebanon native Leah Smith will make her medal round debut in the pool at the Rio Olympics Sunday, competing in the women's 400-meter freestyle during primetime coverage on Channel 11. That's the kind of swimmer she is. Ledecky isn't the next Michael Phelps - she's the first Katie Ledecky. "Every time she gets in the water, it's like a world record".

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  • Russian athletes will be banned from Paralympics over doping concerns

    Russian athletes will be banned from Paralympics over doping concerns

    Craven was speaking shortly after his announcement that the entire Russian team would be banned from the Rio Paralympics next month for what he described as a "medals over morals mentality that disgusts me". "There are clearly different circumstances and it's up to them to make their own decision", said Adams. The IPC has also found evidence that samples were swapped during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games and it planned to reanalyse every Russian sample from Sochi.

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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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