• Mo Farah cruises to victory on home farewell
Mo Farah cruises to victory on home farewell

In terms of major championships, I won't be taking part. Emotion was high, not as high as London but it was the last time at home. All I ever dreamed of was competing for Britain. Another British runner, Dwayne Cowan, won the 400 in 45.34, while Turkey's Ramil Guliyev beat Ameer Webb of the United States to win the 200 in 20.17.

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  • Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Patriots
Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Patriots

New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady's fifth Super Bowl championship was dampened slightly by his jerseys being stolen. Included was a goal line TD that proved to be the game victor for the Texans against the New England Patriots in a back-and-forth preseason game .

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  • Magic Johnson the focus of National Basketball Association investigation into Lakers
Magic Johnson the focus of National Basketball Association investigation into Lakers

The indepetent investigation is being conducted by the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. As the National Basketball Association states, there have been no decisions made upon the findings at this point. It would be a rare twist of irony if Johnson's impatience to secure George for the Lakers ends up being the very thing that prevents t...

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  • Versatility key to Man Utd title push - Mourinho
Versatility key to Man Utd title push - Mourinho

You always find hard roads and roadworks, and we have to be ready". "Two matches are not the end of the world for people who lose, and it's not paradise for people who win". Sadio Mane was on target for Liverpool with his second-half winnersecuring a 1-0 victory against Crystal Palace at Anfield and his side's first league victory of the season...

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  • Barca 'not afraid' as attacks overshadow La Liga start
Barca 'not afraid' as attacks overshadow La Liga start

Thomas Vermaelen is also available again after recovering from a knee injury picked up earlier this month in a preseason friendly, but he has not been named in Valverde's squad. A huge security presence on Sunday will oversee Barcelona's first match since two terror attacks in Catalonia killed 14 people and left 120 more injured.

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  • Real Madrid to insert €500million release clause into Marco Asensio's new contract
Real Madrid to insert €500million release clause into Marco Asensio's new contract

Real Madrid begin the defense of their La Liga title at Deportivo. "If Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't play, then Marco Asensio will play or Isco will play or whoever else they pick". "He suffered from four months of injury past year but has had good preparation for this season. He's physically fit, he's not suffering any discomfort and I hope it'...

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  • Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles
Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles

He now holds the WBO and WBC super lightweight world titles. A crowd of more than 12,000 looked on as Crawford became the first boxer to hold four title belts at once since 2005. Indongo, however, was no match for the pound for pound rated Crawford, who extended his professional record to 32-0 (23) with yet another standout performance.

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  • Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals will play host the Chicago Bears in what will be an pivotal preseason game for both teams looking to bounce back on track after losing the 2016 National Football League seasons. The turnover not only cost the Bears a chance at a touchdown - the pick came at the one-yard line - but it also led to a touchdown drive for the C...

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  • Charlie Nicholas provides his Premier League tips
Charlie Nicholas provides his Premier League tips

With this conflict being a derby, one can expect an exciting experience between the two best sides of last season. Spurs play their first alliance coordinate at Wembley following their brief move crosswise over north London, as work proceeds on their new £800million stadium.

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  • Tottenham vs Chelsea Premier League Match Prediction
Tottenham vs Chelsea Premier League Match Prediction

Although Conte won the Premier League in his first season with Chelsea , the Blues boss claims the champions still lack the solid foundations required to compete for top prizes every year. These two sides last met at Wembley. The start of the 2017-18 house party was not great last weekend. Christian Eriksen didn't find the net for Tottenh...

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  • Lethal United hit four again, Liverpool scrape first win
Lethal United hit four again, Liverpool scrape first win

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says there was happiness in their play. Building on to their league domination, Manchester United emerged victorious in what was an utter one-sided affair against Swansea City. His words reinforced the feeling that United are a much stronger force this season, not least due to their strength on the be...

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  • Christian Pulisic is pretty darn good at this soccer thing
Christian Pulisic is pretty darn good at this soccer thing

Midway through the first half, the USA worldwide received the ball just outside the box, took one step to his right before firing a shot across goal and in off the left post. He was signed to much fanfare but struggled for form last season, managing just two goals and three assists in 15 Bundesliga games. Pulisic then assisted Pierre-Emerick Aubame...

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  • Barty to face Venus Williams in Cincinnati
Barty to face Venus Williams in Cincinnati

Earlier this week, she struck a pose for an editorial featured in the September issue of Vogue magazine. Serena took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the image from the shoot with her 6.3 million followers, explaining was filled with waves of energy and exhaustion.

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  • West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged
West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged

Police sources said a hand grenade was hurled inside the police station where a civic volunteer and a home guard were on duty. "We are now investigating whether the same explosives were used in the blast or not". No group or organisation has claimed responsibility for the blast. "The blast took place in the early morning at around 12:15 am-12:30 ...

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  • Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead
Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead

Sabathia starts Saturday's game fresh from a stint on the 10-day DL for knee inflammation. Therefore, with two lefties set to take the hill for the Yankees this weekend, the lineup below is the one he's been going with against LHPs. Aaron Hicks was hit by a pitch twice. Rafael Devers keeps on winning. Now he was 22, an All-Star and fourth-year ...

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  • Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game
Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

The Jets (1-1) were held to 43 total yards and two first downs in the opening half. The Jets removed most starters from the game to begin the second half. Things didn't' get better for the former Penn State quarterback from there, though. Brad Kaaya and the Lions offense then went 30-yards on seven plays to put Matt Prater in position to ma...

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  • Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans
Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans

The big question marks have all been down at Stamford Bridge this week following their home loss to Burnley. Rocked by Gary Cahill's early red card, Chelsea crumbled as Burnley scored three times in the first half with hardly any resistence from the lacklustre champions.

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  • Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline
Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline

Klopp said: 'An earlier transfer deadline day would have helped us this year. But Brady claims that all but three clubs have stated their preference to close the window before a ball is kicked, and a vote will be held on September 7 on the matter.

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  • 18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match
18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match

But by that stage both Cook and Anderson, Englands leading Test run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively, had struck telling blows. "The reason for the huge disparity in the odds is not hard to find €" since 1997, excluding matches against the often struggling Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, the West Indies have won just three out of 86 away Tests, lo...

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  • Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands
Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands

Two of them did so wearing white wristbands. The catalyst appears to be comments made by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler about umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week in Texas. "I just speak the truth and whatever happens, happens", Kinsler said Friday. He defended his player's outburst as emotional, but pointed out that this was...

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