• Del Potro no pudo en el dobles

    Del Potro no pudo en el dobles

    Aunque la transmisión televisiva optó por obviar el incidente, lo cierto es que la noticia generó ruido en varios puntos del planeta. No pudo ser una jornada perfecta para Juan Martín Del Potro . Iban 1-1 en el primer set y La Torre se disponía a sacar cuando el murmullo bajó desde las tribunas. Con un gran servicio y una poderosa derecha, el serbio no encontraba la manera de amenazar el saque al argentino .

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  • US shooter Thrasher claims first gold of Rio Olympics

    US shooter Thrasher claims first gold of Rio Olympics

    Thrasher became only the third USA woman to win an opening gold medal at an Olympics, and the youngest, assuring her place in the history books. Badass shooter 19-year-old Ginny Thrasher beat out two veteran shooters to take home the top spot Saturday.

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  • Djokovic faces early Olympics exit after second defeat

    Novak Djokovic failed to bounce back from his singles elimination as he was dumped out of the men's doubles at Rio 2016 on Monday. Daniel hasn't been in many big matches in tournaments like this. 1-ranked Djokovic in a thriller before a raucous crowd. The two were tied two games before del Potro established a lead, 3-2. He made it 5-0 before Djokovic scored a point.

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  • La 'cabalgata' triunfal de Del Potro sigue en JJ.OO

    La 'cabalgata' triunfal de Del Potro sigue en JJ.OO

    Desgastante será el día para el argentino , pero motivador para volver a su mejor nivel como lo hizo en el 2010 cuando llegó al top ten del mundo, en el 4° puesto y en Londres 2012 cuando festejó por el bronce. Ahora, la cosa pasó a peores: en el duelo entre argentino Juan Martín del Potro y el portugués Joao Sousa , dos aficionados se agarraron a manotazos.

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  • The man behind the winning streaks — Michael Phelps

    The man behind the winning streaks — Michael Phelps

    The all-time record holder of the maximum number of gold medals for a single participant ( 19 Olympic gold medals to be exact) crossed the 31 year-mark in June earlier this year and has already stated that the games in Rio this year will be his last.

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  • Governor announces 4 new Zika cases in Miami

    Texas health officials say there have been no reported cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Texas. Hineline noted that since the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito is relatively fragile and limited to about 150 meters of travel.

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  • Trump warns about Clinton's judge picks, hints about gun rights

    His comments Tuesday appear to be a joke about using violence to stop Clinton or any judges she would appoint to the U.S. Supreme Court if she wins the general election in November. "It's an assassination threat, seriously upping the possibility of a national tragedy and crisis", he tweeted . " Donald Trump is not the answer to America's daunting challenges and to this crucial election", they noted.

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  • Baez, Russell blasts seal Cubs' win over White Sox

    Mets steady closer Jeurys Familia stumbled for a second straight game, allowing two runs in the ninth inning as the Colorado Rockies beat NY 2-1 Thursday for their seventh win in eight games. Ricketts said he and Cubs president Theo Epstein talked by phone with Chapman before the deal was completed and "shared with him the high expectations we set for our players".

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  • Yankees reportedly trade Andrew Miller to Indians

    Miller , 31, appeared in 44 games for the Yankees this season, posting a 6-1 record with a 1.39 ERA and nine saves. Although the Yankees disappointed a year ago when the Houston Astros bounced them from the postseason in an American League Wild Card showdown, Miller finished his first season in pinstripes with 36 saves and a 2.04 ERA.

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  • Matteo Darmian happy to play left-back for Manchester United

    The 34-year-old former Sweden global is the boost De Gea was talking about as his confidence and winning mentality seem to have changed everything - so far at least. "With both Jose and Ibra you only needed a second to understand them". "I can see him stay at Manchester United and try to achieve their goals under a new coach".

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  • Argentina-Brazil soccer rivalry moves to the Olympic field

    Argentina-Brazil soccer rivalry moves to the Olympic field

    This may seem like an obvious reason but numerous best athletes in the world still chose to compete in these Olympic Games. And you can see how versatile it is, with many different teeing grounds. Van der Breggen was greeted first by a light mist and then moments later by compatriot Marianne Vos, who won gold in London, where a puncture near the finish line cost American rider Shelley Olds a spot on the podium.

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  • Pa. GOP congressman says he will not vote for Trump in November

    Pa. GOP congressman says he will not vote for Trump in November

    Donald Trump's campaign chairman is playing down a rift between the Republican nominee and House Speaker Paul Ryan. " Most people who have these jobs, I can tell you the biggest common denominator in Congress is fear". While "dump Trump" calls have continued since the 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney trashed the billionaire's candidacy early this year, it is unclear whether the trickle of defections to Clinton's camp will become a flood after a series of bad stumbles by Trump.

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  • Ibrahimovic: I'll only get better for United

    In his debut game in a competitive match for Manchester United, the giant powered in a header in the 83rd minute to send the United faithful in Wembley into raptures. "Something big is going on with our team ". We honestly can't begin to imagine what Mourinho has against the man. He said: "I think we said it past year as well, a club like Manchester United always wants to play for titles".

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  • Grandmother steals spotlight as Adam Peaty wins Britain's first gold

    I could see Katie was a bit in front and having a great swim so I just tried to hang on. I touched the wall and looked to my left and thought 'where is everybody?'. "I know what it's like on the other side if it doesn't go well so there was an element of being cautious but in my gut, I knew what he could do". "It's so surreal to get Team GB's first gold", Peaty said, as reported by BBC News.

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  • Serie A: Frank de Boer

    Serie A: Frank de Boer

    A succession of heavy pre-season defeats preceded Mancini's exit, with De Boer confirming the club approached him in the aftermath of last Friday's 6-1 defeat to Tottenham. 'I spoke with the owners and everyone wants to bring the club where it deserves to be. "The season starts in two weeks' time and we're very excited and have to work hard".

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  • Serena Williams regresará a casa tras ser eliminada en Río 2016

    Serena Williams regresará a casa tras ser eliminada en Río 2016

    Svitolina , vigésima del mundo, terminó con las aspiraciones de la jugadora de Florida. Con esto, Serena se despide definitivamente de los Juegos Olímpicos , pues hace unos días también cayó en la modalidad de dobles. Williams había ganado tres medallas de oro en dobles (2000, 2008 y 2012) y la mencionada en suelo londinense, en el cuado individual. Logró igualar la segunda manga (3-3) pero no prosiguió después su mejora.

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  • West Ham sign Ghanaian striker Andre Ayew

    The full-back signed a four-year contract, in a deal believed to be worth £6.2 million. Despite Swansea's struggles, Ayew managed to score an impressive 12 goals throughout the course of the campaign, and following his exploits it was no surprise whatsoever in seeing a host of clubs expressing their interest in signing the Ghanaian global this summer.

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Rafaela Silva wins judo gold for Brazil

    After World Championship and Pan American Games silver medals in 2011, she suffered heartbreak at London 2012, retrospectively disqualified after initially winning a preliminary bout for a blow judged to be an illegal chop. Under his wing, her work started to pay off. "I was very sad because I had lost the fight", Silva told the CBC . I was semi-discredited, people said I was an unknown quantity.

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  • Michael Phelps at Olympics 2016

    Dubbed "The Biles" because she was the first the complete it (before anyone else had even attempted it in competition), it consists of a double layout with a half-twist and a blind landing. Her coronation seems likely, as she is the favorite to win gold in all five of her events in Rio. That was also the message in Rio from both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Games' organising committee.

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  • NYC woman visiting mom in Massachusetts found slain in woods

    Vanessa, who lived in New York City , was reported missing by her concerned family after going for a jog on Sunday afternoon, according to WCVB . Police are urging residents of a small MA town to stay on guard after a New York City woman who was visiting her mother over the weekend was found slain in the woods.

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  • Serena Williams knocked out of Olympics

    Serena Williams in Olympic Games action. She and sister Venus were previously unbeaten together in the Olympics. "This is so cool", Williams wrote. Last night I finished 10.30, bus was late. It's not the result I wanted, but nothing counts unless you get a medal. Afterward, she leaned over near the net, while Gavrilova dropped to her knees on the court, letting go of her racket.

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  • Donald Trump proposes massive tax reform, elimination of 'death tax'

    Donald Trump proposes massive tax reform, elimination of 'death tax'

    It also is aimed at showing that Trump is a serious candidate despite a disastrous stretch that has prompted criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike. Petersburg just a few hours after Trump's speech in Detroit. "We need much, much faster growth if we're going to have wages rising and salaries rising and middle-class incomes rising", he said.

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  • Phelps, Ledecky, Lochte: Star power on display in Rio

    Phelps, Ledecky, Lochte: Star power on display in Rio

    China's Lin Yue and Chen Aisen won gold in men's 10 metre synchronized diving at the Rio Games on Monday (August 8), keeping alive the country's goal of a clean sweep in all eight events. Louis Games in 1904. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Everywhere Sue Bird looks on the court, there's someone in a USA jersey that can score. Plenty of illuminating star power for the Rio Games on Tuesday.

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  • Ian Thorpe backs Michael Phelps to 'make history' in Rio 2016 Olympics

    The Summer Olympic Games kicked off Friday night in an opening ceremony headlined by supermodel Gisele Bundchen at the fabled Maracana stadium. On Friday, thousands marched in Copacabana against Temer and the games. Phelps' competition schedule kept him from attending the first four openings of his Olympic career, and many athletes from around the world - if they're competing on Saturday - tend to pass on the ceremony.

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Road course slammed after Dutch cyclist seriously injured

    The Dutch team's chief medical officer Cees Rein van den Hoogenband said: "Annemiek went through a total CT scan and is stable now". Teammate Anna van der Breggen went on to win the gold medal. This is Van Vleuten's second nasty crash in as many years, as back in 2015, she suffered multiple fractures and a collapsed lung following a collision with a vehicle whilst training in Italy.

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  • Bill Belichick, Patriots coaches wear Nate Ebner Olympic rugby shirts

    Bill Belichick, Patriots coaches wear Nate Ebner Olympic rugby shirts

    This is the first time that rugby sevens has been an Olympic sport, and the first time that rugby (in any form) has been included in the games since the Paris Olympics in 1924. The first US men's rugby match is today at noon ET. Herschel Walker became an Olympian after playing in the National Football League, but it was at the Winter Olympics as a bobsledder.

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  • Team South Africa celebrates silver medals in Rio

    Le Clos, who beat Phelps by 0.05 seconds in 2012, is relishing the rematch in Rio. Phelps was asked le Clos' dance strategy. Michael Phelps has 19 gold medals, more than anybody else in the history of the Olympics. And when I say "us", I am mostly referring to the general audience, the avid sports fans who don't necessarily watch more than the NBC primetime swimming coverage every four years.

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  • Prince Fielder se retirará tras segunda cirugía — Fuente AP

    Prince Fielder se retirará tras segunda cirugía — Fuente AP

    Fielder, de 32 años, no ha podido jugar desde el 19 de julio luego que una prueba de resonancia magnética revelara varios discos herniados en el cuello justo encima del área que se le reparó quirúrgicamente hace dos años. Tiene 319 jonrones en su carrera con los Cerveceros, Tigres y Vigilantes . La persona habló bajo condición de anonimato debido a que no existe un anuncio formal por parte de los Rangers o Fielder respecto a su futuro.

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