Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Green shuts down Blue Jays with 11 Ks in six scoreless innings

It's risky for him and it's not a risk that we want to take. "Some big nights out of a lot of guys". Edwin Encarnacion hit a tying homer and drove home three runs in the eighth as Toronto took advantage of an unexpected unravelling of the New York'...

Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines

Last week, Tokyo announced its plan to develop a new land-to-sea missile to increase its maritime defense capabilities in the wake of China's growing "aggression" in the East China Sea. It is now much stronger than it was ten years ago. The Ryukyus...

Olympics: Ukraine's Verniaiev wins parallel bars gold Olympics: Ukraine's Verniaiev wins parallel bars gold

Russia's David Belyavskiy had to settle for bronze. Travelling the bars end-to-end, Verniaiev swung into a series of handstands. Bronze in Beijing, silver in London, Hambüchen continued his four-yearly upgrade process to claim the ultimate prize,...

Djokovic lands in Rio to bid for elusive Olympic gold

In addition to winning individual gold against Switzerland's Roger Federer at the London 2012 Games, Murray also won a silver medal in the mixed doubles alongside Laura Robson. Japan tennis star Kei Nishikori is hoping to take advantage of his meda...

Olympics: Cyclist Sarah Hammer takes silver in women's omnium Olympics: Cyclist Sarah Hammer takes silver in women's omnium

Trott, who became the first British woman to earn three gold medals, is targeting a fourth Olympic triumph following her London 2012 double and last week's victory in the team pursuit. I'm literally over the moon. Leading by 24 points heading into ...

Crash or not, nothing can stop Farah over 10000 at Olympics

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson won the women's 100m title in 10.71 seconds, ending compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's bid to win the event for a third straight Olympic Games. "I promised my eldest daughter Rihanna a medal so I couldn't let her down". ...

Rio 2016: Five things to watch Monday Rio 2016: Five things to watch Monday

Allyson Felix during the women's track and field 400m preliminaries in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange. "I feel comfortable and happy to get that run under my belt", she said. Likely rivals moving into Sunday's...

US women edge out Aussies to advance to beach volleyball semifinals

U.S. face off could come as soon as the semifinals on August 16. Walsh Jennings continued her unbeaten streak in the Olympics as the Americans beat the Australians in the quarterfinals. What do Walsh Jennings' breasts have to do with her achievemen...

Tesla removes 'self-driving' from China website after crash Tesla removes 'self-driving' from China website after crash

The technology is created to help drivers switch lanes, find available parking space or maintain a safe speed. The site now uses a phrase that translates to "self-assisted driving". Tesla is also reportedly making other changes to make sure drivers r...

Michael Conlan aims foul-mouthed tirade at AIBA after Rio 2016 exit

Speaking afterwards to the BBC, Conlan, Ireland's last remaining boxing medal hope, said: "My dream has been shattered". The defeat means Conlan can not place on the podium and brings to an end his Rio Olympics journey. He then delivered an emoti...

Ex-FIFA chief Joao Havelange dies at 100 Ex-FIFA chief Joao Havelange dies at 100

Havelange became FIFA President in 1974, replacing England's Sir Stanley Rous, and remained in charge of the organisation until 1998. "The 1966 World Cup was in England, the Federation Internationale de Football Association president at the time wa...

Women's floor exercise wraps up in Rio

Rising star, American gymnast Simone Biles will be back in action Tuesday looking for her fourth gold medal on the final day of action in Rio. Sanne Wevers made Dutch Olympic history on Monday by winning the first ever solo gold gymnastics medal ...

Spear hunting already illegal in Ontario Spear hunting already illegal in Ontario

The video, posted in June, shows Josh Bowmar, a personal trainer and former competitive javelin thrower, hitting the bear with the hand-thrown spear. The resulting 13-minute video attracted more than 200,000 views before it was made private on Mond...

Guardiola urges City to show Champions League class Guardiola urges City to show Champions League class

Some of City's staff and members of the media were also delayed in their journey after their plane was evacuated at Manchester Airport. City reached the semi-finals of the competition last season and opened their new campaign with a 2-1 win over Su...

Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold

Wevers mounted on the four-inch wide wood never having won a gold medal at an global meet but that shortcoming did not stop her from impressing the judges as she avoided any glaring errors to bag the top prize. Score: 15.500 - putting her into silver...

American Taylor leaps to second Olympic gold American Taylor leaps to second Olympic gold

Speaking before the Games to Premier's media partner Passion for Sport about his faith, he said: "This is what I do it for". Taylor, a former standout at UF, also won gold in the 2012 Games. "Back to back, it's very special". "But he's a good m...

Special rainfall statement issued for York Region Special rainfall statement issued for York Region

Rainfall amounts will range from 25 to 40 mm in most places but a few areas may see higher amounts up to 60 mm. "Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible". "Conditions are favourable for the development of unsafe thunderstorms that may be ca...

Team USA Outlasts Australia, 98-88 Team USA Outlasts Australia, 98-88

Literally all their shots dropped in the first half, but they were patient and moved the ball unselfishly and perfectly executed their sets. They've won two gold medals and 19 Olympic games in a row after the culture of the program was changed by USA...

Back to Blue at Troubled Olympic Aquatics Venue

American Abigail Johnston, who finished a disappointing last in Sunday's final also labelled the pool a "swamp". Rio communications chief Mario Andrada said a "more radical approach" was being taken to prepare the water. When you're standing up the...

Record-Breaking Day for Team GB

Max Whitlock (GBR) of Britain celebrates winning the gold. Speaking to WorldRowing, Obee said, "I don't really believe it". On Floor Max Whitlock and Kristian Thomas took their places. Kenny, the 28-year-old reigning Olympic sprint champion bea...

Badminton: K.Srikanth keeps Indian hopes flickering Badminton: K.Srikanth keeps Indian hopes flickering

Earlier, in one of the biggest upsets for the Indian Olympic contingent, Saina crashed out of the Rio Games after suffering an upset straight-game loss against lower-ranked Maria Ulitina of Ukraine in her second Group G match. But a powerful forehand...

Knox wins Travelers after Furyk's history-making 58 Knox wins Travelers after Furyk's history-making 58

When he finished, Furyk was in a tie for fifth place. "No, wait, 56." Geiberger said from the airport in Minneapolis, where he was waiting to fly back to the desert after participating in pro-am activities at the PGA Tour Champions 3M Championshi...

Placed on 15-day DL, will undergo MRI

Stanton belted his 25th homer of the season in the contest and had three hits and three RBIs. "I have no idea what his interest level is to continue playing", Hill said. Conley hurt his finger celebrating a Jeff Mathis home run on August third and ...

Sony to telecast the Spanish Cup Sony to telecast the Spanish Cup

The Spanish Cup will be aired live and exclusive on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD, on the 15th and 18th of August, at 1:30 am and 2:30 am respectively. Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says they'll attack the Super Cup at top gear today against Sevilla .

Eagles score quickly, hold off Buccaneers 17-9 in opener

Just for good measure, rookie place-kicker Roberto Aguayo clanked one off the upright on his first kick, a 33-yard point after. The Bucs answered with a 38-yard kick from Aguayo with 8:07 to play. The aggressiveness in his style of play, he's got a...

Rams slip past Cowboys in 1st game back in LA

There was a lot of celebrating afterward, by Rams players as well as fans, and coach Jeff Fisher tried to keep things in perspective. "To come here and see the fans' support, not only from our fans, but the Cowboys' fans made it a great competition...

Rio Olympics 2016: Nate Ebner makes history in Sevens debut Rio Olympics 2016: Nate Ebner makes history in Sevens debut

Bill Belichick wore a No. 12 jersey to Tuesday's joint practice between the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints, but no, it was not a silent protest for his quarterback Tom Brady and his impending four-game suspension. The Americans can finis...

Grand slam accentuates reliever Joe Smith's rough start with Cubs

Kris Bryant struck out before Rizzo took a 3-1 pitch inside to give the Cubs their longest winning streak since getting 12 straight in 2001. Chicago's Addison Russell had given the Cubs a 2-0 lead with a 2-run home run in the bottom of the 2nd in...

Michael Phelps' fiancée reveals plans for a 'small and intimate' wedding

The 31-year-old pageant victor said their reception will be a "massive bash" for their family and friends in the States. She wasn't always convinced that'd happen, she told Access Hollywood . Michael Phelps stood on the blocks, bent over. Deb...

Simone Manuel wins USA's 1000th Olympic gold Simone Manuel wins USA's 1000th Olympic gold

The 19-year-old averaged 15.966 during her two vaults Sunday, well clear of silver medalist Maria Paseka of Russian Federation and bronze medalist Giulia Steingruber of Switzerland. Biles followed - and pushed all the other gymnasts down a notch....

Simone Manuel wins silver in women's 50 free Simone Manuel wins silver in women's 50 free

Their victory marked the 1,000th Summer Olympics gold medal for the United States. Elle Logan also took a gold medal rowing the women's eight. The gold also gives Biles 17 world championship or Olympic medals, the most ever by an American woman.

Rio Olympics: Lalita Babar qualifies for women's 3000m steeplechase final

The Indians were cruising at one stage but once Sania's service was broken in the fourth game of the second set, the tide turned in the favour of the Americans. But Sudha failed to qualify for the final round after finishing a distant 30th in the ove...

Olympics-United States win women's 4x100 medley gold

Schooling and Phelps also drove around a country club in a golf kart in search of monkeys who had a taste for the US team's nutrition bars. With four events still to come in the final late-night session, the Americans already had 14 golds - their m...

US men's basketball team survives scare against Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase "Um mundo novo". Translation: A new world. He finished with 18 points and six assists, and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic , an National ...

Usain Bolt Talks About the One Event That Gets Him Nervous

I think we would have been around 18.99, so we differ on that - but we both agree that we each would have won!' "I'm looking for a full stadium here". "It's going to take sub-19 (seconds)." stated the runner, who now has the record at 19.19 seconds...

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