• Betty Cuthbert: 1956 Olympic 'Golden Girl' dies aged 79
Betty Cuthbert: 1956 Olympic 'Golden Girl' dies aged 79

She later set another record, in the 100m, during the heats at Melbourne. Cuthbert remains the only athlete, man or woman, to win Olympic gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m. Cuthbert was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1969 and had spent much of the latter part of her life confined to a wheelchair. She passed away overnight Sunday at her home...

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  • Mo Farah shrugs off injury as he eyes World Championships double
Mo Farah shrugs off injury as he eyes World Championships double

Farah said he could not field many questions due to his "bad legs" and looked in some discomfort when standing up. "It wasn't an easy race". "The crowd were incredible, I love them all". The Scottish athlete has set her sights on joining the likes of on the triathlon start line at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next year - and co...

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  • Wladimir Klitschko's next opponent to be James Bond?
Wladimir Klitschko's next opponent to be James Bond?

Following Wladimir Klitschko's retirement, the governing body demanded that Joshua - the WBA and IBF champion - fights Cuba's Luis Ortiz. Ukrainian boxing legend, Wladimir Klitschko, paid tribute to reigning heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, via a tweet on Friday.

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  • Girl's Softball Team Disqualified From Championship Game Due To Snapchat Post
Girl's Softball Team Disqualified From Championship Game Due To Snapchat Post

The caption made it clear the gesture was intended for the Kirkland team. A player from the Atlee team posted the photo on her Snapchat account on Friday. "Yes, they screwed up, but I don't think the punishment fit the crime". Per the Washington Post , he also asserted that the ill-advised social media post may have been in retaliation to "sever...

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  • Chelsea to pip Man United in the Gareth Bale race
Chelsea to pip Man United in the Gareth Bale race

The Red Devils have already signed three world class players this summer. There are also several instances last season in which he was taken off the field around the hour mark to make way for Isco. That's exactly what Real Madrid did back in 2009 and Ronaldo has won every team and individual award possible during his spell in Spain. Bale has sa...

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  • Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen
Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen

Busch lapped points leader Elliott Sadler with seven laps to go and had built a 2.5-second lead when Casey Mears ran out of fuel to bring out the final caution with five laps left. ROAD TO RUIN: Dale Earnhardt Jr .'s last race as a full-time Cup performer at Watkins Glen ended after 22 laps with a 37th-place finish. He completed just 22 laps be...

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  • Los Angeles Clippers C Willie Reed Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
Los Angeles Clippers C Willie Reed Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Sunday and is expected to be in court later in the day on the battery charge, at that time he can post the $1,500 bond and get out of jail. Further details were not immediately available. Reed played the 2016-2017 National Basketball Association season with the Miami Heat before signing a one-year contract with the Clippers in unrestricted free a...

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  • Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL
Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL

The length of his suspension indicates this is his second offense. He finished the regular season with 31 tackles and two interceptions and had 10 tackles in the Falcons' 34-28 overtime loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. In fact, at least five cornerbacks took reps in a particular one-on-one drill (Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford, ...

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  • Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open
Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open

Jodi Ewart Shadoff was second at 16-under. Michelle Wie went out in 30 to give Kim something to think about, but the 27-year-old from Hawaii stalled and closed with a 66 to tie for third with Caroline Masson (67) and Georgia Hall (70). She made birdie on the 12th but barely made inroads elsewhere, and Ewart Shadoff overtook her midway through t...

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  • Dodgers hit five homers to beat Mets and extend historic surge
Dodgers hit five homers to beat Mets and extend historic surge

They've done it just about any way you can think of as well. "Other than that, I don't know why we hit so many homers against the Mets ". The Los Angeles Dodgers haven't lost a game when scoring more than three runs since June 15. After the no-no was broken up by a Yasmani Grandal double, Lugo worked out of the fifth inning easily, intentional...

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  • Netherlands win Euro 2017 after thrilling 4-2 final against Denmark
Netherlands win Euro 2017 after thrilling 4-2 final against Denmark

But only 20 seconds later, Vivianne Miedema got the Dutch on level terms with her first goal of the game, before Barcelona forward Lieke Martens gave the hosts the lead from 20 yards minutes before the half hour mark. Martens was also able to celebrate being awarded the player of the tournament prize after the match, while England's Jodie Taylor wa...

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  • Brewers' Travis Shaw struck in face by throw while stealing 2nd
Brewers' Travis Shaw struck in face by throw while stealing 2nd

Most of the game was a pitchers' duel between the Rays' Chris Archer and the Brewers' Jimmy Nelson. He has never faced the Rays, but then again, Archer has never faced the Brewers. It was his 15th straight start of going at least six innings. The Brewers, who trail the first-place Chicago Cubs by one-half game in the National League Central, ...

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  • McGregor whimpers like a girl, claims Malignaggi
McGregor whimpers like a girl, claims Malignaggi

Earlier this week, pictures surfaced online of McGregor apparently putting Malignaggi on the canvas, along with a couple of shots of the 36-year-old taking some stiff looking shots from the two-weight UFC Champion. Malignaggi says it has become a fiasco and it's a circus. The pair are continuing their war of words on social media, after Malignag...

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  • Sanchez will respect my decision - Wenger
Sanchez will respect my decision - Wenger

My decision is clear - he will stay and he will respect that. "It is as simple as that". Sanchez was granted an extended summer break after playing for Chile in the Fifa Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, during which he reportedly said "the idea is to play and win the Champions League".

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  • Chelsea boss Conte anticipating most hard season of his career
Chelsea boss Conte anticipating most hard season of his career

Understandably, Chelsea are the heavy favourites to win the match on Sunday. The omens do not look good for Chelsea though. Some fans view the Community Shield as a glorified friendly. The Gunners looked more organised defensively at the back end of last season after switching to a back three. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will use h...

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  • Inside Serena Williams' Celebrity Filled Fifties-Themed Baby Shower
Inside Serena Williams' Celebrity Filled Fifties-Themed Baby Shower

Williams' famous friends took to social media to share all the cool photos from the "Baby O's Diner" party with the hashtag #ShakeRattleandRoll2017 and um, also to give us major FOMO. "When you and your crew go so far back to the 50's". Anthony and Rowland wore checkered tops with bandanas and sunglasses. Serena and Alexis don't know whether th...

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  • Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko as favourites dominate at Stanford - Newspaper
Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko as favourites dominate at Stanford - Newspaper

The American sixth seed took just over an hour to secure her place in the semi-final, but Pavlyuchenkova will rue six double faults and only winning 38 per cent of second serve points. It was the first WTA semifinal appearance for the 18-year-old Bellis. She chose to play professionally, but succeeding at a tour event on the courts she would othe...

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  • Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is happy to keep playing Bitton in defence
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is happy to keep playing Bitton in defence

It's very disrespectful. I'm very disappointed with his comments". "You know, you're trying to play football and you're bringing in players who play a direct game". "I'm not far away from that now, and I'll be really delighted if I get there". "But all of a sudden he comes to Celtic and thinks it's acceptable to talk about the structure of ou...

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  • Conte can't stop Hazard leaving Chelsea
Conte can't stop Hazard leaving Chelsea

And so, unsurprisingly, Conte confirmed that Kenedy will not be staying at Stamford Bridge this season and will instead move to another club on a loan deal. "And he will not play for any other club which is not Atletico Madrid, a club where he had sporting success, but above all where he was always respected, even after he had joined Chelsea".

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  • Mariners put Felix Hernandez on DL, recall Gonzalez
Mariners put Felix Hernandez on DL, recall Gonzalez

Hernandez is no longer the Cy Young-winning version of himself, though he does have a 3.10 ERA in his last five starts, and the Mariners will miss him. Gonzalez will start for the Mariners in the first game Sunday, while the Royals will counter with left-hander Danny Duffy . The Mariners will have to rely on other starters-such as James P...

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