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Kipyegon wins world 1500m, Semenya bronze

Jenny Simpson of the United States, the 30-year-old 2011 champion, also showed great track nous as she slipped up the inside and finished like a teenage sprinter to take second. "I have had quite a lot of them [lowest moments] so far", said Muir, who had been one of the faces of the event but was left still searching for her first medal on the world stage. Read More »

Barcelona to face Chapecoense in Gamper trophy …a special game

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Deulofeu scored the opening goal of the Joan Gamper Trophy match and then set up Sergio Busquets and Lionel Messi before being taken off at half-time. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde, though, wouldn't reveal if the winger will be tasked with taking Neymar's place against Madrid at the weekend. And asked about the chances of Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho or Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele arriving with the Neymar money, Valverde was also very guarded. Read More »

USA tells North Korea to end nuclear missile tests for talks

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President Moon said he hopes this resolution will be an opportunity to bring about a change in North Korea's behavior. North Korea issued a warning that its revenge against the USA would "thousands-fold" after the United Nations imposed more sanctions on the rogue regime over its weapons programs. Read More »

Holland global Wesley Sneijder arrives in Nice ahead of free transfer

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After Wesley Sneijder spent €4.5m to buy himself out his contract with Galatasaray , his new club has now been confirmed as OGC Nice . "After Dante and Mario Balotelli , former European champion Wesley Sneijder will also wear the red-and-black shirt this season after passing a medical on Monday". Read More »

Conte: I Cannot Stop Hazard If He Wants To Leave

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There are many reasons that suggest to me next season will be very tough. We are working very well to try to do this. "For many reasons. It's very hard. "I consider Arsene Wenger one of the best coaches". I haven't a lot of time to explain a lot of these reasons. Faced with steering Chelsea through such choppy waters, perhaps it is not surprising Conte has cut a restless figure since returning from his Mediterranean cruise. Read More »

Man United confirm Fosu-Mensah will leave on loan

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Does Jose Mourinho have a plan for his talented stars? Fosu-Mensah has made 21 appearances for United in all competitions having made his debut in a 3-2 win against Arsenal in February past year. Fosu-Mensah, who can also play in midfield and at full-back, arrived at United from Ajax in 2014. The Sun reports that the highly-rated and versatile 19-year-old is being sent out to gain valuable first-team experience in the Premier League . Read More »

Lang Selected to Fifth Solheim Cup Squad

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Leon-Rot in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany in 2015. With the match against the U.S. taking place at Des Moines GC in Iowa from August 18, the 21-year-old will be looking to maintain her brilliant record in the event of six wins in eight games. Read More »

Two Manchester United Defenders To Leave On Season-Long Loan Deals

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We both grew up in Belgium. So it looks like it could still be a busy final few weeks of the summer window for United as Mourinho tries to put together a squad capable of competing on all fronts this season. It's going to be good. United don't need a superstar - yet - because real improvements could be made by just strengthening the squad in obvious areas. Read More »

Jets' best offensive player is done for the year

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Wide receiver Quincy Enunwa is out for the season after he injured his neck during practice on Sunday, NFL.com reported , citing sources . Jets coach Todd Bowles said Saturday night that Enunwa's problem was a recurrence of the shoulder and neck issue that sidelined him during mini-camp in June. Read More »

Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry Reportedly Under Investigation For Battery

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On Monday, more bad news followed as star wide receiver Jarvis Landry has an open investigation that involves a battery complaint from earlier in the year. Landry, 24, is one of the best receivers in the National Football League. making the Pro Bowl in '15 and '16. Teams and the league can say all they want, but as long as they continue to sign domestic abusers and not sign people who speak out about injustice, they're going to look hypocritical. Read More »

Italian tennis star Sara Errani banned for doping violation

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The tests were carried out in February at her home, reports said. Errani's mother had been using the drug as part of her treatment for breast cancer and had left pills on a kitchen worktop where food was prepared. "I am extremely disappointed, but at the same time at peace with my conscience and aware I haven't done anything wrong, neither have I committed any negligence against anti-doping program", Errani wrote. Read More »

Jay Cutler Agrees To Deal With Miami Dolphins

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When the Miami Dolphins lost Ryan Tannehill for the season with an injury late last week the Patriots AFC East conversation was seemingly locked up. National Football League news about the #Miami Dolphins situation regarding its quarterback position is getting so much attention nowadays. - On the role his wife, Kristin Cavallari , played in his return to football: "I think she got exhausted of me around the house". Read More »

V&A apology after breastfeeding mother told to 'cover up'

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According to NPR , they have since responded to apologize, saying that "women are welcome to breastfeed in the museum". "I mean memories", she said. The museum's director, Tristram Hunt, who resigned as Labour MP earlier this year to take up the position, also apologised personally. The former director of London's Victoria & Albert Museum, German-born Martin Roth , has died at the age of 62 from cancer. Read More »

Brock Osweiler to Start Browns First Preseason Game

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NumberFire's models now project Kessler as the starter for 2017, expecting him to account for 3,271.1 passing yards, 17.88 touchdowns, and 15.4 interceptions on 494 attempts - the 31st-most fantasy points among quarterbacks in our rankings. Read More »

Root pleased with England's response to pressure from South Africa

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England are bidding for a first home Test series win over South Africa since 1998, with Root seeking a victory in his first Test series as England captain. Before Ali's entrance, England was in some trouble at 129-5 and then 153-7. It was always going to be a testing time for the tourists' top order. Read More »

QB Siemian to start preseason opener for Broncos

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The Broncos practiced in helmets and shoulder pads with shorts as they begin preps for their first preseason game in Chicago on Thursday. And he's been mostly better than Lynch in camp so far this year. Starting duties for that game will be handed over to Lynch. He made the correct reads most of the time. At that point, the Broncos would likely want their starter getting the majority of reps with the first team. Read More »

England rugby players Denny Solomona, Manu Tuilagi sent home for disciplinary reasons

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It is not the first time that Tuilagi has found himself in trouble with the RFU. It's nice to see him back training and back into it. "I don't think we have any at the moment but we are developing players who are going to be like that". "This matter has been dealt with by the RFU and we will talk to Manu on his return to the club". He had not played for his country since the 2016 Six Nations, while fellow exile Solomona had only made his debut during England's tour of Argentina in June. Read More »

Super Bowl champ Vince Wilfork announces his retirement - is he Hall worthy?

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The 13-year veteran has announced his retirement in an unusual way - by inviting fans to a tailgate party to celebrate his career. During one Patriots training camp, coach Bill Belichick tested Wilfork, asking him to cleanly field a punt - while already holding one football - to give his teammates a needed night off; Wilfork did it. Read More »

Tori Bowie : American scorches 100m, Walsh masters shot

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Ta Lou's compatriot and 2013 world double sprint medalist Murielle Ahoure also suffered frustration in being edged out of bronze by Schippers, who will look to retain her world 200m title later in the week. When the scoreboard flashed her name in first place at 10.85 seconds, .01 ahead of Ta Lou, the moment knocked her back down. It hasn't even sunk in yet. Read More »

Bartomeu on Neymar exit: "No player is bigger than Barca"

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Neymar completed his sensational record breaking move to PSG last week after the French club paid his £198 release clause. "No player is above Barca", Bartomeu told the world congress of Barca supporters groups. "With the money, we can now make signings, although we will administer the €222m with common sense. The whole team are going to help him become the best player in the world", vowed Pastore. Read More »

Man Utd launch £36m bid to land versatile Barcelona star

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He is an academy product and a first-team regular last season, making 48 appearances in all competitions and scored twice. Manchester United have made a €40 million (£36m) offer for Barcelona's versatile midfielder Sergi Roberto , though face stiff competition for his signature from Chelsea according to reports in Spain . Read More »

Former baseball MVP Don Baylor dead at 68

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Baylor was 37 when he played for the Sox and soon became a gun-for-hire, sought by contending teams to help get them over the top. He hit 338 home runs, and knocked in 1,276 runs in his career. He was the Mets' bench coach from 2003-04, when he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma . Baylor spent time as a hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, St. Read More »

Bartomeu on Neymar exit: No player is bigger than Barca

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Bartomeu insists that the 25-year-old wanted to leave the club, despite their desire to keep him, but he believes the club will survive his departure, and has vowed to spend the windfall wisely in the summer transfer market. The €222m that we received for Neymar Jr will be administered with prudence, rigour and serenity. It will be used to improve the club and with this it means that we are in a great position to sign players'. Read More »

Chelsea close ranks around Antonio Conte when asked about Diego Costa

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Costa has scored 52 goals in 89 Premier League appearances for Chelsea in the three years since joining from Atletico. The 28-year-old's lawyer, Ricardo Cardoso, told Spanish news agency EFE on Thursday that his client meant to "formally request a transfer" and also threatened Chelsea with legal action. Read More »

Arsene Wenger admits potential 'mistake' in delaying Arsenal talks

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It seems an age since Arsene Wenger's side enjoyed any sort of meaningful challenge for the trophy and at 10/1 it seems bookies would agree for this season. "Last year, Chelsea did not play in the European Cup and, certainly, they were a bit more consistent in the Premier League", Wenger added. There was a positive note, however, as Reserves captain Axel Tuanzebe made an assured first-team debut at right-back. Read More »

Kerala HC lifts life ban imposed on cricketer Sreesanth

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But the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had stubbornly refused to his life ban on cricket. It was back in 2013 that the Indian pacer found himself engulfed with allegations on spot-fixing issues in the Indian Premier League and was hence charged with the same alongside fellow cricketers Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan. Read More »

Barracuda Championship: Chris Stroud wins play-off for first PGA Tour victory

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Owen entered the final round with a five-point lead but needed a birdie at 18 to reach the playoff. The final ended in a playoff between Richy Werenski, Greg Owen and Stroud, all players who had never won on the PGA TOUR. "Disappointed", Owen said. "This time of my career, you don't get many more chances". "(The putts) started going in and that was the only difference this week". Read More »