• Voleibolista de playa: velo no evitará que juegue

    En la imagen se aprecia a la jugadora de voley playa de Egipto, Doaa el-Ghobashy, totalmente cubierta y con hijab , mientras la deportista alemana, Kira Walkenhorst, con el bikini habitual . "He usado el velo desde que tenía 10 años", señaló Elghobashy luego de la derrota. "Nada me impide hacer las cosas que me encantan. como jugar voleibol de playa", agregó.

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  • Messi congratulates Argentina's women gold medallist in judo

    Until then, no Argentine women has ever won gold in the Olympics. The 30-year-old won gold in the women's 48 kg judo category, bettering her performance in 2008 Beijing when she won the bronze, reports Xinhua. "We knew that we could not let ( Jeong ) perform because she*s fast and powerful". She lost on a single penalty in an otherwise scoreless match. Argentinian President Mauricio Macri quickly tweeted his congratulations, saying "You make us all very proud".

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  • Brazil held to second straight goalless draw at Olympics

    Not even seven minutes of stoppage time in a chippy game was able to give Brazil its first goal of the Olympics . Brazil finishes group play against group leader Denmark Aug. Iraq's defence was tighter in the second half. Portugal beat Honduras 2-1 to make it two wins from two in Group D after beating Argentina in their opener.

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  • Hall of Fame game cancelled due to field concerns

    There were numerous places where something had melted - from what Hall president David Baker said, they used the wrong paint for a Field Turf surface, so it probably was the paint, though it also might have been the turf. Former NFL QB Brett Favre delivers his speech as he is inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame. The players won't be back on the field until Tuesday, when an evening practice (6:15 p.m.

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  • Rio, bronzo alla Borghini nel ciclismo

    Rio, bronzo alla Borghini nel ciclismo

    L'azzurra Elisa Longo Borghini chiude al terzo posto e si porta a casa la medaglia di bronzo . La campionessa piacentina, alla sua terza olimpiade, è rimasta per parte della gara nel gruppo di testa, prima di una serie di strappi che l'hanno costretta a cedere il passo: Giorgia ha chiuso la gara con un ritardo di 10:06 dalla vincitrice.

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  • Man Utd win Community Shield

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says his team still needs to adapt to get the best out of Zlatan Ibrahimovic . Ibrahimovic leapt above Leicester captain Wes Morgan in the 83rd minute to head Antonio Valencia's cross beyond Kasper Schmeichel, marking his official debut with a decisive contribution.

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  • Alex Rodriguez to play final game with Yankees on Friday

    New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez pauses as he announces that Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, will be his last game as a player during a news conference at Yankee Stadium in New York , Sunday, Aug. Playing time has been sporadic, and A-Rod has performed poorly with a.204 batting average, nine home runs and 29 RBIs in 234 plate appearances. So, if another team offered him a chance to play, would he consider it? Three unhappy years there led to a memorable winter where he almost went to the Boston ...

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  • Ibrahimovic goal seals Man Utd's Community Shield win

    Ibrahimovic goal seals Man Utd's Community Shield win

    However, it was United who had the last word as Ibrahimovic outmuscled Wes Morgan and steered Antonio Valencia's cross beyond the reach of Kasper Schmeichel. The summer signing is confident that his performances will improve as the weeks go by, as he develops a greater understanding with his new team-mates.

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  • Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

    Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

    A member of the Hall of Fame's 2014 class and longtime Griffey friend - "he cried all through his speech, too", Junior said - Thomas correctly presumed the stunt would bring down the house. He was the 1993 National League Rookie of the Year, a 12-time All-Star and won the NL Silver Slugger Award 10 straight years from 1993 to 2002. "You don't make it to the Hall of Fame alone, you have a lot of people looking out for you along the way".

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  • Dutch cyclist Anna van der Breggen takes gold

    Dutch cyclist Anna van der Breggen takes gold

    However, as she used her strengths on the Vista Chinesa descent to pull clear of Abbott, Van Vleuten's wheel locked on a corner, sending her off the bike, which somersaulted into the air, and the rider lying prostrate on the ground having crashed into a corner.

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  • Great Britain's Adam Peaty takes 100m breaststroke gold in world record time

    The race was won by the brilliant Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, who produced an incredible display to clock 4:26.36 and smash the world record by over two seconds. "She's a great nan". Looking visibly stunned after the race she said: "I honestly can not believe it - I'm on the edge of tears. We're going to keep pushing the boundary", he told reporters.

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  • Fowler returns with a homer, Cubs down Brewers 5-2

    Fowler returns with a homer, Cubs down Brewers 5-2

    He'll be facing Milwaukee for the second time this season - he allowed a run and struck out five on May 18 - and has a 5-1 record with a 2.95 ERA in nine career starts against the Brewers , including a 1-0 record and 0.90 ERA in his last three.

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  • Rio Olympics: Venus Williams Blown Out in First Round

    Rio Olympics: Venus Williams Blown Out in First Round

    Williams had not competed since collecting her Open-era record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. The 34-year-old grew increasingly frustrated as the match wore on but was rarely threatened by Gavrilova on center court. Open later this month. Things returned to a far more standard state of affairs as Williams closed things out, as she hit a solid (for the conditions) 58 percent of her first serves in play.

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  • Browns name RG3 their starting quarterback

    Browns name RG3 their starting quarterback

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III looks for an open receiver during their orange and brown scrimmage at the NFL football team's training camp Saturday, Aug. On Friday, Griffin completed three long passes to rookie Corey Coleman , including a deep touchdown toss that impressed veteran cornerback Tramon Williams.

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  • 'My boys defied science' - Siasia salutes Nigeria U23's character after Japan win

    'My boys defied science' - Siasia salutes Nigeria U23's character after Japan win

    In 2012 London Olympics, Team Nigeria athletes were colourful during the opening ceremony as they wore different types of native attire in Green, White, Green colours of Nigeria . asking if logistically, could we make a charter happen to take the Nigerian national team to Brazil." Shinzo Koroki converted the penalty in the ninth minute, with Etebo offering a reply two minutes later and Japan's Takumi Minamino knotting the score at two goals apiece in the 13th minute.

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  • Vail Resorts makes C$1.4-billion takeover offer for Whistler-Blackcomb

    On the table for Whistler Blackcomb shareholders is $676 million in cash and Vail stocks worth about $715 million, bringing the total deal to almost $1.4 billion. Whistler CEO Dave Brownlie says Vail would provide his company with greater financial strength and greater diversity through alliances in the United States, Australia and Canada.

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  • City set Nasri price-tag at £17m

    City set Nasri price-tag at £17m

    In all, he made just seven Premier League appearances last season, and the £37m arrival of German worldwide Leroy Sané will have done nothing for his chances of nailing down a staring spot under Guardiola. That transfer talk has intensified in recent weeks after new boss Pep Guardiola forced the Frenchman to train alone because he returned from his holiday overweight.

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  • UK media regulator drops investigation into sale of Premier League rights

    UK media regulator drops investigation into sale of Premier League rights

    The cable operator argued that by not showing all 380 matches live the Premier League was keeping prices high and driving down customer choice. Ofcom is expected to announce on Monday that it is dropping the investigation, concluding it does not have the capacity to assess whether the way in which the Premier League sells rights is harming consumers.

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  • Insípido empate entre Puebla y Santos

    Insípido empate entre Puebla y Santos

    Posteriormente, al 11', Martín Bravo volvería a hacer un aviso en la cabaña de la Franja. De lado "Camotero" lo único que hicieron para inquietar al también argentino Agustín Marchesín fue un disparo de Carlos Gutiérrez que el sudamericano alcanzó a tocar para enviarlo al travesaño.

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  • Auto racing | Earnhardt 'not ready to quit' after injuries

    Auto racing | Earnhardt 'not ready to quit' after injuries

    Last year , Stewart finished last, his emotions on the one-year anniversary of Kevin Ward Jr.'s death at a sprint auto race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park and filing of a civil lawsuit unshakable. He is just trying to fix what is wrong with me. There's no timetable for when Earnhardt will be medically cleared to return, but he made it clear that his plan is to get back in a racecar as soon as possible.

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  • Freeman, Garcia shots boost Braves past Cardinals

    Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in St. Louis. Cardinals pitchers have allowed an average of 8.6 runs in the last five losses, including a 13-5 setback on Saturday that got out of hand when the Braves pushed across six runs in the ninth inning.

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  • Martinez gets rocked, Cardinals lose to Braves

    In upping his record to 5-5, Foltynewicz allowed six hits and a run, walking two and fanning four. He pitched in and out of trouble most of his stint, recording just one clean inning but holding St. Piling on in the second, the Braves made it 6-0. It was the 24th homer of the year for Kemp, who when added to Freeman and red-hot center fielder Ender Inciarte (17-game hitting streak) gives the Braves something to build around.

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  • Ronaldo lost emotional control — Mourinho

    Ronaldo lost emotional control — Mourinho

    Want to become a GMS writer? The Real Madrid forward was taken off during the game because of injury, but returned to the bench, to urge his team-mates on. " Cristiano Ronaldo didn't help in any way by doing that in the final few minutes of the Euros final". 'He lost a little emotional control, not that that's a bad thing, but what my experience tells me is that it is in these moments, when important decisions might need to be made, that the players are lost in their own little worlds'.

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  • Stokes injury leaves a hole

    After England captain Cook won the toss, they did the bulk of the damage in a huge first-innings total of 589 for eight declared. A scan later revealed the extent of Stokes's injury and his fitness would be reviewed by the England medical team next week, with the squad assembling in Birmingham on Monday.

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  • Dodgers ballgirl saves fan from 108 miles per hour foul ball

    Dodgers ballgirl saves fan from 108 miles per hour foul ball

    On Sunday, however, they overcame that rough start with an offense that led the National League in runs per game during July (5.2). Three runs consequently came in to score in the inning, erasing what was a 3-0 D-backs lead. "Patrick Corbin pitched very well". Grandal, who went 3 for 5 with and scored three times, hit his 15th home run of the season off reliever Dominic Leone in the sixth inning.

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  • Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox 7/27/16 MLB Predictions

    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, who has said he preferred not to use closer Francisco Rodriguez in a four-out save situation, brought K-Rod in to face Mookie Betts . C Ryan Hanigan was still only available on an emergency basis after being scratched Tuesday with flu-like symptoms. Sandy Leon started and caught knuckleballing RHP Steven Wright.

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  • Furyk makes PGA history by shooting spectacular 58

    It will also be remembered as the best chance Jerry Kelly had to winning a tour event in the state he went to college in nearly three decades ago. "Everyone dreams of making a putt on the last home to win a tournament", Knox said . As for the tournament itself, Furyk was +1 heading into the day, so even though he shot 12-under for the round, he still only finished tied for fifth.

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