• IOC: Egyptian Who Wouldn't Shake Israeli's Hand Reprimanded
IOC: Egyptian Who Wouldn't Shake Israeli's Hand Reprimanded

El Shehaby, who was sent home by his own team, lost the fight on Friday and was reprimanded by the International Olympic Committee for his actions. Judo opponents typically bow or shake hands at the beginning and end of a match as a sign of respect.

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  • South Africa celebrates 400m gold medalist on Twitter
South Africa celebrates 400m gold medalist on Twitter

World champion Van Niekerk scorched around the Rio track to finish five metres clear of the pair in 43.03 seconds, bettering Michael Johnson's long-standing mark by 0.15 of a second. Just trying to build my legacy". However, he seemed inspired rather than discouraged to have witnessed the 24-year-old Van Niekerk's display on Sunday.

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  • Cubs apologize after playing this song with Chapman on field
Cubs apologize after playing this song with Chapman on field

The DJ's sophomoric music selection merely brought more attention to Chapman's questionable past. Chapman had allegedly choked his girlfriend back in October of this past year and was suspended under the league's domestic violence policy.

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  • Betts' 3 HRs carries Porcello, Red Sox to another Fenway win
Betts' 3 HRs carries Porcello, Red Sox to another Fenway win

He "struggled with injuries and poor play in 2015, hitting just.249 with 19 home runs and 53 RBIs, majority coming at the beginning of the season". The right-hander has a softer date with the Padres on tap for Thursday. While Red Sox Nation may be doing the Monster Mash, watching Ramirez and designated hitter David Ortiz bash balls over and again...

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  • Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3
Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3

Boston now trails the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays by three games, and it holds a half-game lead over the Detroit Tigers for the final AL wild card. Hanley Ramirez was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a double before being lifted for a pinch-runner. He said Boston fans treated him just as he expected to and he wasn't leaving Fenway Park wi...

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Jemima Sumgong in historic marathon win
Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Jemima Sumgong in historic marathon win

This came as Bahraini athlete, Eunice Kirwa , clinched a silver medal in the women's Olympic marathon. Bahrain claimed only their second medal in any sport when Kenyan-born Eunice Kirwa took silver , 9 seconds adrift of Sumgong, while defending champion Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia claimed bronze , at 26 seconds.

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  • Team USA Has Fairytale Day At Women's Gymnastics Qualification
Team USA Has Fairytale Day At Women's Gymnastics Qualification

She could join Biles in medaling in the all-around competition, and also excels on beam and floor exercise . "I think that's really special", said Biles , the three-time world champion who is going to need an armored auto to get all her bling home after posting the top scores on vault , floor exercise and balance beam .

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  • Danny Murphy isn't buying Jose Mourinho's explanation for substituting Juan Mata
Danny Murphy isn't buying Jose Mourinho's explanation for substituting Juan Mata

First official game, we play for the trophy and we win, that's what it's all about, winning trophies", he told BT Sport . He explained: 'He won the FA Cup to allow me to be back and have one more trophy'. Meanwhile, Lea writes about how even in loss, defending Premier League champion Leicester City look like they will not prove a fluke and hav...

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  • US swimmer Katie Ledecky breaks her own world record
US swimmer Katie Ledecky breaks her own world record

Ledecky and Smith will race in Thursday's preliminaries of the 800m freestyle, where Ledecky will look to defend her 2012 gold, her only medal of those Games. "I do say a prayer - or two - before any race". Coming into the Rio Olympics, Katie Ledecky had left a swim platform a dozen times in finals races at major global meets.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers to play 'home' game in Columbus
Cleveland Cavaliers to play 'home' game in Columbus

Still, there are some National Basketball Association rumors linking Love to a trade and this time it is a insane three-team deal with the Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings. He will be flanked by Ricky Rubio, Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine and led by Tom Thibodeau on a Timberwolves team that seems ready to make a leap into playoff contention.

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  • Rio 2016: GB win men's team sprint
Rio 2016: GB win men's team sprint

France picked up the bronze medal moments before Team GB's success, pipping Australia to the line in another closely-fought encounter. The trio, who have not won a world title in the three-man, three-lap event since 2005, came from nowhere to triumph four years ago in London as Sir Chris Hoy claimed the fifth of his six Olympic golds.

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  • On long day, Nadal assures self, Spain of at least 1 medal
On long day, Nadal assures self, Spain of at least 1 medal

Given what transpired, it was hard to believe how poorly Fognini played in the opening set, with a smattering of boos for the Italian's lacklustre performance. The 14-time grand slam champion arrived in Rio having not played a match since the French Open and admitting his troublesome wrist was still not fully recovered.

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  • Why is the ABS keeping names and addresses?
Why is the ABS keeping names and addresses?

It's reassured Australians they won't be fined for not completing the census on Tuesday. The politicians have boycotted the Census , refusing to list their names on the national survey - after it was announced names would be kept on the system for four years instead of 18 months.

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 'I want to race. I'm not ready to quit.'
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 'I want to race. I'm not ready to quit.'

Front Row Motorsports crew chief Bob Osborne once worked as Edwards' pit boss at Roush Fenway Racing. In his past 14 starts, his best finish was ninth in 2007, and he was a career-worst 41st last season. "He has been racing for a long time, so for him to come back, I feel like it means a lot for the organization as a whole". “My doctor wants to p...

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  • Adam Peaty swims to 100m breaststroke gold at Rio Olympics
Adam Peaty swims to 100m breaststroke gold at Rio Olympics

AS Adam Peaty stormed to victory in Rio de Janeiro , one fan was stealing the spotlight 6,000 miles away - his grandmother. And Williams may now have the opportunity to visit Rio herself, as Peaty's sister Bethany is crowdfunding to send her to Brazil for the Closing Ceremony.

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  • With Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson facing suspension, meet some possible replacements
With Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson facing suspension, meet some possible replacements

Rapoport added that Johnson is appealing. Johnson was previously suspended four games for a PED violation in 2014. He has started 45 games for the team over the last three seasons. Eskin continued to stand by his report, telling Josh Innes that someone inside the Eagles organization told him when asked if Johnson's suspension is true, "Yes, 10 ...

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  • Simone Biles, Team USA Take Over Olympic Gymnastics Team Qualifying
Simone Biles, Team USA Take Over Olympic Gymnastics Team Qualifying

As a whole, the US women's gymnastics team set a high bar during the qualifying session, as they combined for an impressive total score of 185.238. While Aly Raisman was the picture of focus during the women's artistic gymnastics qualification at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday (August 7), her parents couldn't have been more nervous! And...

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  • Official! Manchester United smash world transfer record to sign Paul Pogba
Official! Manchester United smash world transfer record to sign Paul Pogba

He comes because he knows the club, knows the city, numerous players and wants to be an important part of the project. "Football is insane and the market has become insane", said the Portuguese , speaking after his side's 2-1 victory over Leicester at Wembley in the Community Shield.

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  • Banged-up Bills to ink LB Brandon Spikes
Banged-up Bills to ink LB Brandon Spikes

Brandon Spikes isn't the only veteran addition to the Bills linebacking corps. Last month the NFL slapped a four-game suspension on Williams for violating the league's substance abuse policy, so already- the Bills were preparing for Williams to miss some time to start the season.

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  • Clippers star Blake Griffin tries his hand at comedy
Clippers star Blake Griffin tries his hand at comedy

Blake Griffin has certainly made a name for himself in the National Basketball Association as one of the most exciting and talented athletes in the league. Kyler also explored the possibility of Clippers trading Griffin if the power forward made his intentions clear about not wanting to re-sign with Los Angeles next year.

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  • Orioles end five-game skid, back in first
Orioles end five-game skid, back in first

For the entire game, the Orioles were only 2-for-5 with runners in scoring position. Left-hander Franklin Morales (0-1) walked Pedro Alvarez to open the 12th inning. Miguel Cabrera homered twice and drove in four runs, while starter Mike Pelfrey pitched five scoreless innings. Sonny Gray (5-10) gave up seven runs and eight hits in 3 1/3 innin...

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  • Russian diplomat shoots Rio robber, reports1:17
Russian diplomat shoots Rio robber, reports1:17

The incident occurred on "Avenida das Americas, the main street in Rio's Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, where the Olympic Village and the majority of Olympic venues are [located]". They replied that a robber had attacked Brazilian Marcos Cezar Serias Braga near the Outback restaurant in the western part of Rio at 14:50 local time (20:50 Moscow time)...

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  • South Korea make statement as world record falls
South Korea make statement as world record falls

Kim Hill and Kelly Murphy had 14 points each to lead the Americans, who are trying to win their first-ever gold medal after a pair of runner-up finishes over the last two Games. The U.S. coach is former South Korean coach Kisik Lee, who left a decade ago to take over the national program at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista (and Americaniz...

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  • Warming up: Ledecky sets Games mark in prelim
Warming up: Ledecky sets Games mark in prelim

But this is a woman whom the Michael Phelps has described as a "stud," and, oh yeah, she set 11 world records . The first diving competiton of these Olympics - the women's 3m synchronized springboard final - airs in primetime on Sunday night.

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  • First gold medal at Rio Olympics awarded to American teenager
First gold medal at Rio Olympics awarded to American teenager

For me, this year has been incredible". Thrasher had a quick rise to the top. She swapped figure skating for shooting after a family hunting trip in which she killed a deer with her first shot. It was an intense match for Thrasher, Du and Yi for the medal contention. "Halfway through when I took the lead it was clear to me I had a chance, I was...

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  • Baseball, surfing, skateboarding, climbing and karate for Tokyo games
Baseball, surfing, skateboarding, climbing and karate for Tokyo games

In total, 18 events and 474 athletes will be added in 2020. "I am so happy and so thrilled and I my have lost some of my composure", Tokyo Games chief Yoshiro Mori said . Skateboarding is not a "sport" and we do not want skateboarding exploited and transformed to fit into the Olympic program. Other sports like basketball and boxing were add...

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  • Pence Tries To Win Over Conservatives Despite Trump Gaffes
Pence Tries To Win Over Conservatives Despite Trump Gaffes

The Indiana governor's role as Trump's apologist-in-chief has come into focus in recent days as Trump has kept up his hostility toward a slain soldier's Muslim parents and Republican Party leaders on Capitol Hill. "What we are seeing here is the Trump wave", said Kelli Ward, a former state senator seeking to overtake McCain in the state's primary l...

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  • Extra day likely at PGA Championship as storms end round three early
Extra day likely at PGA Championship as storms end round three early

Third-round play will resume at 7 a.m. this morning, PGA officials announced. Baltusrol has surrendered four major 63s, the most of any course, and the PGA has allowed 14 63s, as many as the USA and British Opens combined. Walker and Streb would play all 36 holes, if possible, on Sunday. Kevin Kisner of the United States and Ireland's Padraig H...

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  • Apple adds new gender diverse emojis in iOS 10
Apple adds new gender diverse emojis in iOS 10

Also, Apple is including some new emojis of women doing male jobs like a construction worker, detective, and police officer, supporting women empowerment. The new OS is getting more than a hundred new and redesigned emojis. A French court even ruled that it could equal a death threat, sentencing a man to three months in prison for texting the e...

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  • Guerra, Carter lead Brewers to 3-1 win over Pirates
Guerra, Carter lead Brewers to 3-1 win over Pirates

The two teams play again tonight with the pre game show at 5:35 pm. "I'm pretty confident I owned him in the minor leagues". Jonathan Lucroy's two-run homer started Milwaukee's five-run third inning, and the Brewers rolled to a 9-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night with their best offensive showing in almost two months.

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  • Jimmy Walker: 'I felt some things were clicking' - PGA champ
Jimmy Walker: 'I felt some things were clicking' - PGA champ

In fact, it looked unlikely that any players would complete 72 holes on this day. Phil Mickelson ended his run through the majors in good spirits. He is not running out of patience. "Then I started thinking more about it and thought maybe I shouldn't have said that because it's not about that", Nicklaus said. I'm into growing golf because I'm p...

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  • Finn in frame for quick return to Test side
Finn in frame for quick return to Test side

He pulled up holding his right calf during his sixth over in Pakistan's second innings and left the field immediately. Cook made an unbeaten 76, which included a 55-ball fifty - the fastest of his Test career - while Root was 71 not out in a total of 173 for one declared.

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  • Yanks deal Beltran to Rangers for former 1st-round pick
Yanks deal Beltran to Rangers for former 1st-round pick

After the dust settled on an active last couple days, Texas had gone 3-for-3. It will be interesting to see where Beltran's numbers go now that he is in Texas, but the Rangers should be expecting something far lower than. Beltran signed a $45 million, three-year contract before the 2014 season. Miller is a difference-maker and has quietly been the ...

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  • Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds
Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports indicated that it is unknown whether San Francisco has the right prospects to make a deal. Last season, they received Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit and this season they received Jay Bruce from Cincinnati. 360 with runners in scoring position, a mark that would easily lead the Mets in that category. Of course, does ...

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  • Bills will sign Reggie Bush
Bills will sign Reggie Bush

Bush, who recently turned 31, made it through five games a year ago in San Francisco, rushing eight times for 28 yards. "Hey, let's be honest, that's somewhere we want to be better at", coach Rex Ryan said in assessing Buffalo's return game after practice Monday.

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