Belarusian booted from Paralympics for carrying Russian flag

11 Sep, 2016

The Paralympics opening ceremony kicked off at the Maracana Stadium here on Wednesday. A member of the Belarus team carried a Russian flag at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Opening ceremony in support of the banned Russian squad. "We won't forget this", Lukin said. On Wednesday, the Guardian published an article in which it called the actions of the Belarusian Paralympic team "a mutiny", "a show of defiance" and a "protest against the International Paralympic Committee's decision to ban ...

Tillakaratne Dilshan farewell ends in disappointment as Australia claim series

10 Sep, 2016

Sri Lanka won the toss yet again, and opted to bat first, with Tillakaratne Dilshan to open in his final worldwide match of a long and decorated career in front of a full house at the R Premadasa Stadium. Meanwhile, the batting of Sri Lanka has the firepower to succeed against Australia . The script remained the same as only two players managed to get past the double figures in their line-up.

Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem

08 Sep, 2016

That caption was accompanied by a photo collage showing celebrities, toddlers and ordinary people alike wearing his jersey in support. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke out about Kaepernick's decision Wednesday, per Barry Wilner of the Associated Press: "I don't necessarily agree with what he is doing".

Stalin urges TN govt to move SC on Siruvani issue

04 Sep, 2016

According to the Cauvery water tribunal, Tamil Nadu is entitled to receive 50 TMC of water from Cauvery reservoir, but there has been dispute over the release of water. Prior to this, the apex court had refused to give an urgent hearing to Tamil Nadu's plea for setting up of Cauvery Management Board for implementation of the CWDT award.

Larson captures first Sprint Cup win

01 Sep, 2016

Kyle Larson's first career win last week at MI made him the 13th driver to win in the first 24 Sprint Cup races which means there are only three Chase spots available. "Chase was going to win had that last caution not come out", Larson said. The caution gave him another shot, though, and he took advantage. "The 42 ( Larson ) had a good run".

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins his third gold medal at Rio

01 Sep, 2016

Bolt had earlier defended his 100 and 200 metres championships that he won in Beijing and London Olympics . Jamaica won in 37.27 seconds with Japan in second and Canada third after the USA team was disqualified for an infraction in the exchange zone.

West Ham sign former Liverpool and Real Madrid full-back Arbeloa on free

01 Sep, 2016

Arbeloa has a huge wealth of experience as well as a host of winners medals. He told West Ham TV: "I am really happy to be here in a great club in a great league". According to a regular info column on the club's official website, a "top Spanish World Cup winning" right-back is to have a medical with the Hammers today.

What are Arsenal lacking? Former club legend takes a hit at Wenger

31 Aug, 2016

The Gunners saw Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi go off in their opening Premier League defeat against Liverpool on Sunday, while Per Mertesacker, Gabriel and Jack Wilshere were injured in pre-season and Danny Welbeck is a long-term absentee. He's being really fearless not bringing in players who don't fit the system he wants to play or aren't of the value he seeks. " Many Arsenal supporters will note [Vieira's] progress, read his sensible views on the club's direction under Arsene Wenger and ...

How the Photographer Captured That Incredible Smiling Usain Bolt Photo

27 Aug, 2016

Bolt will run in the semifinals Wednesday, and if that goes as expected, he'll be lining up for gold medal No. 8 on Thursday night, where the biggest drama may not be whether he wins, but whether he cracks the once-thought-untouchable 19-second barrier.

Kipchoge clinches gold for kenya at the close of Rio Olympics

26 Aug, 2016

Kipchoge, who won the London Marathon in April, stormed to victory in two hours, eight minutes and 44 seconds - 70secs ahead of second-placed Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia. It was nearly as if the runners were channeling Frank Shorter, who won the 1972 Olympic marathon and then finished second in Montreal four years later.

RIO OLYMPICS: Caster Semenya wins 800m gold with big finish

26 Aug, 2016

The South African scored a clear victory in a personal best and national record of 1 minute and 55.28 seconds, having used her powerful kick to run away from the field inside the final 150 metres. "It's a very peculiar situation, nearly unheard of in sports as far I as I know", said Luxembourg runner Charline Mathias, who did not make the semis.

Rory MacDonald Close to Signing with Bellator

26 Aug, 2016

He holds a dominant victory over current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and has been involved in some of the most memorable fights in UFC history - notably his UFC 189 classic with Lawler - yet he was never paid like one of the company's top stars.

NCAA's investigation of Ole Miss goes beyond Laremy Tunsil

26 Aug, 2016

Pat Forde reports NCAA reps met with players at Auburn, Mississippi State and "perhaps at least one more" SEC West school to discuss Ole Miss' recruiting. The NCAA continues to investigate the Rebels' football program. An Auburn official said the school can not comment on NCAA investigations. The NCAA completed a previous investigation of Ole Miss when the school received its Notice of Allegations on January 22.

Arsenal Champions League fixtures: Gunners draw PSG in hard group stage draw

26 Aug, 2016

The Bundesliga giants face a hard Group F against defending champions Madrid, who won the competition for an 11th time last season, while Sporting CP and Legia Warsaw complete the four-team line-up. For their supporters, there will be a tinge of a regret that their return to the Champions League - for the first time since their maiden campaign in 2010-11 - has produced group matches that would not look out of place in the Europa League.

Best Memes of Conor McGregor Getting Revenge Against Nate Diaz

23 Aug, 2016

The previous record was held by Brock Lesnar, who received $2.5 million for his heavyweight encounter against Mark Hunt this past July. McGregor had busted Diaz up significantly by the fourth round, with the American visibly having his vision obscured because of the blood.

Steelers' James Harrison: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Is a 'Crook'

22 Aug, 2016

The MMQB with Peter King If the four players implicated in the Al Jazeera report show up in NY as Roger Goodell demanded, they will be setting a risky precedent. "If it goes to a conduct detrimental [situation] it goes to the hands of that crook, I mean Roger Goodell , [and] he can do whatever he wants", Harrison said to PFT.

Johnny Cueto limits Mets to one run in Giants' blowout win

22 Aug, 2016

Panik scored on a single by Denard Span. SAN FRANCISCO: Despite their win last night the Giants are still 1-4 in their last five games overall, all at home, and are 4-11 in their last 15 home games versus a team that starts a right-handed pitcher.

Efimova points to Phelps to defend right to swim

21 Aug, 2016

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps has backed his compatriot Lilly King's attitude towards her fellow Olympic competitor, Russian Yulia Efimova , who has twice tested positive for banned substances. "Now I feel really happy as after everything it is a good time and it's the best I can do right now". Efimova, the Russian who has been sanctioned for cheating, trailed just behind King at the finishing line and narrowly edged King's teammate, Katie Meili, who won bronze.

Usain Bolt still the fastest man in the world

21 Aug, 2016

Britain's Justin Rose won the men's golf gold medal on the sport's return to the Olympic Games , outlasting Sweden's Henrik Stenson on the final day to secure the two-shot victory. I hope that he can say the same for me. "It was the best tournament I've ever done". "Can't complain", Bolt said to NBC's Lewis Johnson. "I'm very happy for him".

Second gold for Dujardin and Valegro in dressage

20 Aug, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin trotted to gold in the dressage. "He really looked after me in there and helped me". "Dreams come true. Going to London, I didn't have any expectations for the individual competition". Former ballet dancer Sophie, 25, took bronze with the very last throw of the competition to become the first British woman to win an Olympic medal in the discipline.

Australia's Chloe Esposito wins modern pentathlon gold medal

20 Aug, 2016

Sixth after swimming and fencing, she produced a solid ride in the penultimate show jumping, with two obstacle penalties and two time penalties. She started 45 seconds behind Poland s top-ranked Oktawia Nowacka, but missed just one target in the four lots of five shots as she worked her way to the top of the field.

Flying start: Mourinho's United strike in their Premier League opener

19 Aug, 2016

Earlier goals from Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney put United in the driving seat as United topped the table after the opening weekend of fixtures. Man of the match Eric Bailly also celebrated the win with a video from inside the dressing room alongside Ibrahimovic.

Ezekiel Kemboi stripped off medal after breaking games rules

19 Aug, 2016

A victor of two world championship silver medals, Kipruto was so far ahead of his rivals that he started celebrating and waving to the crowd when he entered the final straight. "I know how dominant Kenya has been the last 20 or 30 years". "I was enjoying every second of it". Jager fought off the challenge of Kemboi for silver , with the champion in Athens and London , and victor of the last four World Championships having to make do with bronze .

U.S. lobbies China again on missile defence system

19 Aug, 2016

Seoul plans to host a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) unit with the help of the United States military to protect South Korea from nuclear attack. All 12 were waitresses at a North Korea-themed restaurant in China who arrived in the South with their manager, making headlines as the largest group defection in years.

Australia rocks Lithuania 90-64, moves into men's semifinals

19 Aug, 2016

Nowitzki has developed into a very good passer over the years, but with Bogut in Dallas, there's a chance the German might only be the second-best 7-foot passer on his own team. For a team who has never received a medal in Olympic basketball history, Australia looks to be well on their way to earning their first. Another evolution of this impressively cohesive Australian unit is how each player has not only been able to step up when required, but to display a variety of skills when doing so.

Kerri Walsh Jennings Just Lost at Olympic Volleyball for the First Time

18 Aug, 2016

Instead, she and playing partner April Ross will play for her first bronze medal after losing a two-set match against Brazilians Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas. "My partner is the best partner in the world", Walsh Jennings said. She has won three world championships in the event and will be a favorite to win her fourth gold here in Rio.

Chelsea V West Ham: Confirmed Lineups, Fabregas Dropped

16 Aug, 2016

But I think Diego can improve a lot. "Before the games, usually I don't sleep a lot ", Conte told Chelsea's official website . We face a strong team, they had a good season past year, they have a good manager and good players. "You're a forward, not a midfielder, not a defender". Up front, Spain global Diego Costa will be hoping to hit the ground running from day one, and put the doom of last season behind him.

Here's What Happened on Day 7 of the 2016 Rio Olympics

15 Aug, 2016

The television cameras had to pan out to find the rest of the field in the final of the women's 800-meter freestyle final, the closest pursuer some 20 meters back. Ledecky, the defending champion in the event that first put her on the worldwide radar, recorded a winning time of 8:04.79, breaking her own record set in January by 1.89 seconds.

Man City wins Pep's debut on own goal

15 Aug, 2016

The Brazilian made a team-high three tackles and three interceptions and regained possession seven times. At the end I have a squad and I have to decide what I see. That proved to be a rare foray into the Man City third for the Black Cats , and the hosts scored their first goal of Guardiola's reign after just four minutes when Aguero tucked his penalty home after Patrick van Aanholt had brought down Raheem Sterling inside the area.

Rio Olympics: Justin Gatlin, Usain Bolt compete in 100 meter finals

15 Aug, 2016

He is out on the track! In the first round in Rio he was again the fastest man, crossing the line in 10.01 seconds. # we are ready for the heat two! And Justin Gatlin should take some of the blame. It is blue, the same colour as the Berlin oval where Bolt delivered his last world record. And what Bolt has in showmanship, Fraser-Pryce has in hairdos.

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