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Shkodran Mustafi expected to travel to Arsenal for medical

The news will delight Arsenal fans as two of their problem positions in centre-forward and centre-back appear to have been addressed. Arsenal are set to t...


Players agree to interviews over PED report

The NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison agreed to move up their scheduled meeting to Thursday, where the two sides will discuss an Al-Jazeera ...


South Africa's Semenya grabs 800m gold in Rio

After qualifying comfortably on Wednesday for the 800 semifinals, Semenya strode past reporters without talking. She says traveling from Brazil contributed to...


Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins

Blatter's case first emerged in September a year ago, when Swiss prosecutors said they were investigating him over a suspected 2 million dollars he authorised i...


Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb

The Patriots will take on the Panthers in Charlotte on Friday for their third preseason game. "The QBs ran out for warmups and it was like, 'all right, I'm no...


Azhar Ali wants Pakistan to take Test form into England ODI series

The focus now shifts to the One Day Internationals, which the hosts come into as the fifth ranked team with 106 points in their kitty. They have beaten Pakist...


Doctors in Amritsar, India Remove 40 Knives from Policeman's Stomach

Police officer Surjeet Singh suffered from a psychological disorder where he had an urge to swallow knives following a auto accident. "I have not witnessed ...


Simone Biles serves as U.S.' Closing Ceremony flag bearer

The one bronze and four gold medals are really weighing down Simone Biles . Athletes from the United States pose for a selfie with Simone Biles at the 2016...


Daily fantasy sports resumes in New York state

A handful of daily fantasy sports websites, including industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel, have been granted temporary permits to continue operating in NY...


Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return

Stacy Lewis was the highest-finishing American, ending up in a tie for fourth place at 9 under par. "I had to overcome a lot of obstacles", Park said. "What she...


Ryan Lochte Keeps Sponsors for the as Inquiry Continues

Ostensibly, we will all emerge wiser from this dive into the past, empowered by information and hindsight-or, at the very least, reminded of just how enamored L...


Wrestler Yogeshwar out of medal contention

But unfortunately, serious medal contenders disappointed and some missing out by a whisker. Rio de Janeiro: India's dismal performance in the men's wrestlin...


Daughter-in-law of Fargo family wins gold in Rio

Gwen Jorgensen held the finish-line ribbon above her head before being overcome by emotion. There was no escape route, no contingency plan. Australia's Emma Mo...


Images of Katie Ledecky's 800m record swim are boggling minds on Twitter

Ledecky's third individual freestyle gold made her the first woman to win the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyle races since American Debbie Meyer accomplished ...


USA, Spain play for spot in gold medal game

The answer might be nothing. But it was the improved United States of America defense that was key, we had seen a little of that against Argentina and more ...


Arsenal fail to capitalise on territorial dominance against champions Leicester

Mahrez would have been a fantastic signing for Arsenal, as he had a fantastic year last season en route to the PFA Player of the Year award. Leicester City ...


Leicester still looking for 1st win, draws 0-0 with Arsenal

One player Wenger failed to lure to the Emirates Stadium was Leicester forward Jamie Vardy, who rejected the overtures to sign a fresh deal with the champions...


Olympics: Cuban beats Mayweather protege for boxing gold

Ramirez celebrated gold with a backflip in the ring. While Ramirez was in a tough fight against Uzbekistan's Murodjon Akhmadaliev in Thursday's semifinals, St...


Good as gold: US women win 6th straight Olympic hoops title

They've won the seven games in the Olympics by an average of almost 40 points and are putting up 102.3 points a contest - just a hair behind the record set by t...


Cheruiyot passes Ayana to win 5000 in Olympic record

Obiri crossed the finish line in a time of 14:29 for a 1-2 Kenya finish, Tuko reports. The 24-year-old Ayana, completely dominant in the 10,000, was expecte...


Rio Olympics lacking 'look' that usually characterizes games

Three wins from gold, and still no reason to think it will be easy for the USA men's basketball team. FIBA reported that "Kyrie Irving was falling down but...


US beats Italy for Olympic gold in women's water polo

RIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. women's gymnastics team got far more of the limelight, and household names like swimmer Michael Phelps got immeasurably more TV coverag...


Michael Phelps Shuts Down Reporter at Arizona Airport

Still hopeful, the reporter waves a microphone in the direction of the Olympian's retreating back and asks: "What's the first thing you're going to do?" And whe...


Bolt says this is goodbye; Lochte says he's sorry

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said that "the world's greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, has delivered...


Charlotte Dujardin takes gold and a marriage proposal

The reigning gold medalist and world record holder did just that. It's about the intense connection between both rider and horse and the ability for both to w...


Cash awards pour in for Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik

Sakshi fights in the 58 kg category, which for years was dominated by Geeta, who became the first Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics four years a...


Kristin Armstrong wins third Olympic gold

My coach said to me, "Okay, you decide what colour medal you want to have". Her son, Lucas, was born in 2010. He was really perplexed on why I was crying. She...


LEADING OFF: Red Sox on the road again, Taillon breaking out

With Wednesday's game at 7:05 p.m. ET and Thursday's game at 1:10 p.m. - and a flight plus hotel check-in wedged in-between - Boston reached out to Detroit to i...


Toure left out of City squad for Champions League playoff

Speaking after the game, Guardiola said: "That is the first step and after we can talk about the tactics, the performance, play good or play bad". "I know perfe...


Orioles back in first in AL East with win over Giants

Brad Brach (7-1), who pitched the eighth got the win and Zach Britton worked the ninth for his 37th consecutive save. The San Francisco Giants haven't been ...