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  • Viviani wins gold for Italy in men's omnium

    Cavendish was relaxed enough after his sixth-placed kilo in 1min 02.868secs to interrupt a BBC interview with Sir Chris Hoy and cheekily ask the six-time Olympic champion for an autograph. But Viviani and Cavendish mastered the sprints - there were 16, one every 10 laps - to keep their noses in front. Elia Viviani (ITA) of Italy leads the race.

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson wins 100m gold

    Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson wins 100m gold

    It was the most noteworthy moment of the 12-minute event attended by about a 20 journalists. Three women - Fraser-Pryce, 10,000 meter runner Tirunesh Dibaba and shot putter Valerie Adams - have had the opportunity to win a third straight Olympic title in Rio and all three have failed.

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  • Jack Sock wins gold in mixed doubles

    Jack Sock wins gold in mixed doubles

    She now shares the record of four golds with her sister Serena . Venus won singles gold at Sydney in 2000 and doubles titles with sister Serena in 2000, 2008 and 2012. "I am a first generation American having been born in the United States in 1984". The 32-year old has been in sensational form at Rio and provided he keeps this form going, he could well be a player to look out for at future Doubles tournaments, and he might even win his first Grand Slam at the US Open.

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  • Shoeless runner Diro of Ethiopia makes heroine in Olympic steeplechase

    Shoeless runner Diro of Ethiopia makes heroine in Olympic steeplechase

    Praught completed the race in 9 minutes, 35.79 seconds, which was eighth in her heat and the 28th-best mark among 52 competitors. It does not appear that a protest will be lodged. The IAAF decided that she had done enough to earn her place in Monday morning's final. "I stood on a drainage grate on the inside of the track and fell completely".

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  • Barcelona wins 2-0 at Sevilla in Super Cup 1st leg

    Barcelona wins 2-0 at Sevilla in Super Cup 1st leg

    These teams most recently met in the Copa del Rey final last season, which Barca won 2-0. "Something has to be done better to leave more players". "Tomorrow we still want to have the ball", the Copa America victor said on Saturday. "They were already a unsafe team, but now they are even more risky", Luis Enrique said at a news conference.

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  • 1 of the green pools at Olympics to be drained and refilled

    The water color appeared to be closer to normal but was still shaded green. Daley had tweeted his concerns earlier in the week. World swimming governing body FINA said the colour was the result of a failure by Games organisers to sufficiently treat the water, after tanks at the pools had run out of pool chemicals.

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  • We can get West Indies out again: Bhuvneshwar kumar

    We can get West Indies out again: Bhuvneshwar kumar

    They are in that position because of the brilliance of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who put together one of the finest spells of swing bowling you are ever likely to see, as he destroyed the West Indies top order. India 185/ after 44 overs: Cummins gets his second wicket of the day. Miguel Cummins (2-22) made an early breakthrough for West Indies , removing opener Lokesh Rahul (28), as India tried to score quickly in an attempt to build a match-winning lead.

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  • Durant leads U.S. to 119-62 rout of China in Olympic opener

    Durant leads U.S. to 119-62 rout of China in Olympic opener

    Durant previously played with the Oklahoma Thunders last season but he will be joining the Golden State Warriors in this year's season. The leader of this team, Anthony, who is going for his third gold medal, is one of the all-time great Olympic players, and his command of global game was on display.

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  • Serena Williams Wins Rio Opener; 1st Match Since Wimbledon

    Serena Williams Wins Rio Opener; 1st Match Since Wimbledon

    This is the Olympic Games, I know it's frustrating and disappointing to lose, but it's my first Games, I was not expecting to come here and win a gold medal like that". "If it's going out, maybe I'm hitting it a little bit too flat". She is also the most dominant player in tennis today, and on Sunday will play her opening round match against Daria Gavrilova .

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  • Rio Olympics: Harrison repeats as women's -78kg judo champion

    Rio Olympics: Harrison repeats as women's -78kg judo champion

    Defending Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison is through to the semifinals of the women's 78-kilogram division at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. And on Thursday, she did it again looking for gold again. "Because she was at the Pedros' before me, she was their golden girl, anything she could do I wanted to do better". Harrison endured years of sexual abuse by a previous judo coach who was later sentenced to 10 years in prison and expelled from USA Judo.

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  • Eagles RT Lane Johnson to be suspended

    Eagles RT Lane Johnson to be suspended

    There was reportedly a clause in the deal, however, that said Johnson would not receive any guaranteed money if he were to be suspended for PED use. You're responsible for what goes in your body but he insists it was approved. A suspension would be a major setback for both Johnson and the Eagles.

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  • Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow take bronze medal in Rio

    Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow take bronze medal in Rio

    Daley has had "incredible" public support and believes his happiness means he is in a good place in Rio. He said: "Every single morning, I like to do 10 minutes of meditation". "I only had a week off before I went into training for the junior world championships, but in that week I had a taste of what it was like to be a normal 18-year-old, and I really liked it".

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  • Phelps eager to get started on 5th Olympics, likely in relay

    The US men and women may get medals; and for the individual competitions, four-time national champion Sam Mikulak and three-time world champion Simone Biles are showing great chances of claiming medals. "Definitely my favorite race ever", said Bronte Campbell, who swept the sprints at last year's World Championships. Hosszu sounded as surprised as anyone about her otherworldly performance.

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  • Stray bullet mars first day of Olympics

    Stray bullet mars first day of Olympics

    Security has been increased at the venue since the incident, with a dozen soldiers seen guarding the entrance and more patrolling nearby streets. A Rio communications director said authorities are confident that the bullet had "nothing to do with the games" but couldn't say where exactly the bullet came from .

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  • Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP

    Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP

    It was a stunning reversal for Trump, a candidate who is known for his refusal to admit mistakes and whose general election campaign has been defined by his constant attacks on fellow Republicans. Clinton explained the discrepancies in her answers as a "short circuit". "Unstable Hillary Clinton, lacks the judgment, temperament and moral character to lead this country - and I believe that so strongly", Trump said at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, according to CNN .

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  • NHL Expected To Unveil Heritage Classic Jerseys

    NHL Expected To Unveil Heritage Classic Jerseys

    MacDonald, Craig MacTavish , Marty McSorley, Bill Ranford, Dwayne Roloson, Craig Simpson, Ryan Smyth and Esa Tikkanen. The Oiler alumni for the late afternoon game October 22 at the 33,000-seat stadium will feature Wayne Gretzky , Mark Messier, Jari Kurri, Glenn Anderson, Paul Coffey and Grant Fuhr.

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