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Rio's Diving Pool: Still Finding It Too Easy to Be Green

The water in the adjacent diving well turned a dark shade of green on Tuesday. Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow won a Bronze Olympic medal in Rio earlier this week. No water quality issues have been reported at swimming events, which are held at a s...

Olympics-Cycling-Pursuit battle heats up as U.S, Britain trade records

Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker and Katie Archibald clocked four minutes 10.236 seconds to beat the United States in the final. 2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Preliminary - Women's Team Pursuit Qualifying - Rio Olympic ...

India win Test series in West Indies after second batting collapse

After lunch when I got the first wicket I knew that this is the time if we can get one or two wickets we can get them out. With the entire third day lost to rain, a draw remains the most likely result unless either team can earn a distinct advant...

4 turnovers sink Saints, Pats hand New Orleans 5th straight preseason loss

Garoppolo started at quarterback and played the entire first half, completing 11-of-18 passes for 168 yards and no interceptions, in the Patriots' 34-22 win over the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night. With emotions still runnin...

Ready to repeat? Kayla Harrison seeks second Olympic gold medal

Following the conclusion of her match, Harrison officially retired from competition as a proud, two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo. However, ahead of the gold medal match she did clinch her second bronze in as many Olympics, beating Yalennis Ca...

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi steps down

Katehi , who had been chancellor since 2009, apologised in a letter to students in March for her role at DeVry, saying it violated UC policy and that she had resigned the seat. Napolitano placed Katehi on administrative leave in April. UC Davis w...

USA women use balanced attack for 2nd rout, beat Spain 103-63

The U.S. women's basketball team defeated Spain 103-63 Monday in yet another dominant performance . That's two consecutive contests the USA scored at least 100 points - the last time the Americans did that was in 2004. While the group couldn't inc...

Sanchez to start at quarterback in Broncos' preseason opener

Head coach Gary Kubiak was adamant on Tuesday afternoon that the decision on the starter shouldn't be read into. The second half will be owned by the rookie Lynch. That's how it was listed under No. 1 quarterback: Mark Sanchez/Trevor Siemian. We've b...

Surprise in Philippines at first medal in 20 years

Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz competes during the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Before the latest Asian Championship competition, Diaz was active in major weightlifting competition...

Tom Daley Almost Didn't Return To Diving After 2012 London Olympics

Goodfellow moved to London to live and train with Daley in the build up to the Rio Olympics, before the British diving squad left for a Florida training camp ahead of the Games. "It's going to be a really tough competition, because I've got some real...

Hamilton Is Now 19 Points Clear Of Rosberg Post German GP

The German was fourth after his sluggish start, and he spent much of the opening phase of the race behind the Red Bull pair of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. "I thought it was good battle", he added. Toto Wolff is confident Nico Rosberg will ...

Bullet pierces roof of equestrian media tent at Rio Olympics

Organising committee spokesman Mario Andrada said the decision was in reaction to "global worry". Security has been increased at the venue since the incident, with a dozen soldiers seen guarding the entrance and more patrolling nearby streets.

Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2016 AFC Divisional round playoff game at Gillette Stadium. Feinberg, the special master of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund and a long...

Andy Murray wary of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga threat

Murray won the title at Wimbledon in 2013, becoming the first British man to win at the All England Club since Fred Perry in 1936. Tsonga manages to save set point in the sixth game with a 40-30 win. "I have quite a simple answer for that because, ...

2-trophy day for Serena Williams: She and Venus win doubles

Serena and Venus Williams won their sixth Wimbledon doubles championship and 14th Grand Slam title as a pair, defeating fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4. But along the way there were distractions - t...

Federer set to face 772nd-ranked qualifier on Centre Court

While Willis savored the moment - smiling, laughing and playing to the raucous crowd throughout the match - there was never much doubt about the outcome. "The atmosphere when the roof is closed is a little more special", Djokovic said. "I knew to som...

Celtics select Jaylen Brown with No. 3 overall pick in draft

Jaylen Brown is a Celtic, at least for now. "There were numerous trade scenarios we looked at", Colangelo said. You might not realize it just yet, but the Celtics are better positioned for success than they were when the night started.

Russia forward blames England, Wales fans for hooliganism

Wales will fight for their place in the last 16 against Russian Federation in Toulouse as Group B leaders England play Slovakia in St Etienne. Hodgson was philosophical about the latest comments. The match in Toulouse, which will decide who progr...

Aqib Talib: Denver Broncos cornerback to reportedly miss White House ceremony

President Barack Obama at the White House. Talib was taken to the hospital then later discharged, and indications were that he would make a full recovery from the gunshot wound in his right leg. Talib did not make the trip Monday with the rest of h...

Federer survives Fritz challenge in Stuttgart

Fritz, the 18-year-old world number 65, made a match of it as he played toe-to-toe with the 17-time Grand Slam victor, who badly needs match play before Wimbledon starts in just over a fortnight. Federer looked to be moving well on the slick grass an...

Debris found in SA may be from MH370

MH370 Two pieces of plane debris have been found in Madagascar and one more on Kangaroo Island in Australia, an official said today. He said: 'I have found things that could have been dropped off boats, which have come a long way, but this time I ...

Brock Lesnar says he's 'the modern-day Bo Jackson'

Kept under wraps right up until the last few minutes, Brock Lesnar's return gives a Conor McGregor-less UFC 200 a great chance at breaking the company's pay-per-view record. "For me to get back in the Octagon legitimises why the WWE has me in their...

OKC Have 'Real Concern' With Warriors' Kevin Durant Infatuation

Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas pledged to be the team's top primary recruiter this summer with the goal of finding a running mate. Durant went on to detail just how he has come to have that very arrangement in Oklahoma City.

Nadal, Murray reach 2nd round at French Open

Andy Murray had to come from two sets down to beat 37-year-old qualifier Radek Stepanek at the French Open on Tuesday. Murray came into the tournament as the second favourite for the title and clearly fancies his chances of a first French Open c...

Jones suspended, Casey fined by NBA for Game 3 actions

Biyombo dominated inside for the Raptors and scored six consecutive points after Cleveland pulled within 85-77 in the fourth quarter to doom any comeback ideas. "The same foul on one end has got to be the same foul on the other". "Now you understand ...

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