Sport


Phelps and Lochte duke it out at Olympics for the last time
- August 20, 2016

Racing in adjacent lanes in the second semi-final, Phelps clocked one minute, 55.78 seconds and Lochte 1:56.28, a turnaround from the morning heats where Lochte was first and Phelps third. "The history we have is something special and something I've never had with any other competitor of mine". "Leaving everything in the pool one last time is what I'm going to do, and if that's good enough to win, we'll see". (more...)
Neymar, Brazil come out blazing in Olympic soccer semifinals
- August 20, 2016

Barcelona superstar Neymar needed no more than 15 seconds to find the net in the 6-0 romp against Honduras on Wednesday and set Brazil en route to a rematch with Germany in the final of the men's Olympic football tournament. Kenyan steeplechase great Ezekiel Kemboi, who announced his retirement after winning the bronze medal in the 3,000 meters, was disqualified after a jury ruled that he stepped off the track after clearing a water jump. (more...)
Arsenal Handed Fresh Injury Blow After Attacker Ruled Out For A Month Arsenal Handed Fresh Injury Blow After Attacker Ruled Out For A Month
- August 19, 2016

Arsenal were beaten 4-3 by Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. Curbishley, who recently interviewed Wenger for his book "Game Changers", managed Charlton for 15 years from 1991 to 2006 before a two-year spell at West Ham ended in 2008, and said that two decades at Arsenal had only increased the pressure on the Frenchman. (more...)
Antonio Conte warns success at Chelsea will take time Antonio Conte warns success at Chelsea will take time
- August 19, 2016

Costa, who has only been sent off once since signing for Chelsea from Atletico Madrid in July 2014, is thankful to have the support of the club's fans. "My ambition is to achieve good things with the club, to get success in the Premier League and, I hope, return to the Champions League". "But I'll be honest, I am targeted here, by the referees, the people - if I do something, it's totally different than if any other players do". (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Leeds boxer Nicola Adams closes in on historic gold Rio Olympics 2016: Leeds boxer Nicola Adams closes in on historic gold
- August 19, 2016

She added: "It's what I've been training for, for the last four years - I'm ready to go!" Adams was behind after the first of four rounds but swiftly reasserted herself. Adams, the first British boxer to win two Olympic medals since Scottish lightweight Dick McTaggart followed his 1956 gold with a bronze in Rome, fights in the flyweight final on Saturday night at 6pm BST. (more...)
Pedrya Seymour Qualifies For 100m Hurdles Final With National Record Pedrya Seymour Qualifies For 100m Hurdles Final With National Record
- August 19, 2016

It's the *first ever* sweep at the Olympics by American track and field women, and it's a pretty incredible win. Following the race, the three Team USA athletes huddled on the track just past the finish line, waiting for the results: Rollins at 12.48 and Ali at 12.59 popped up quickly in the top two positions. (more...)