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Adam Peaty 1/100 to win 50m breakstroke gold in Budapest


I thought I was going to go slower because I felt less energetic. "It's 10am. It's quite early for a world record. I'm more than happy to come here and attack my title". He's shown all his cards. Videos of the Loughborough swimmer's press ups - where he pushes his entire body, including his feet, off the floor, and claps - and other gym exercises have provoked admiration on social media. Read More »

Gunaratne in doubt for rest of India Test series


Along with Dhawan, he added 88-run stand for the second wicket. Gunaratne hurt his left thumb while attempting the catch and was taken to Colombo for surgery after scans revealed a fracture. India have won 16 and "The Lions" have won seven. Dhawan said the conditions were good for batting and revealed that the Sri Lankan spinners made things slightly easier for him by bowling on his leg-side, which is his strength. Read More »

Gerard Pique Clarifies Neymar Tweet over Brazilian's Potential PSG Transfer


Messi's list includes some of the top stars of world football - Juventus Paulo Dybala, PSG's Angel Di Maria and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele, as per Don Balon . Get the app and get the game. Meanwhile, Real Madrid defender Casemiro has responded to the idea of Neymar joining Barca's rivals. He added that he will travel to Paris, Barcelona , Seville and Madrid to speak with various players as he sets up his team for the Uruguay match. Read More »

Bayern beat Chelsea in five-goal thriller


Bayern survived the final minutes without conceding another goal, winning their first International Champions Cup game as Morata experienced a relatively quiet debut. While it is Morata who will be expected to provide the goals rather than Luiz next season, it was clear that Chelsea looked a better side when fringe players Jeremie Boga and Andreas Christensen had been replaced. Read More »

Mourinho wants to bring in a midfielder and winger


Mourinho: "That subject is interesting for those of you who are talking and writing about Real Madrid , but not me". "I think today was positive for him, that's why I left him for 90 minutes on the pitch". "For me, it's all about winning". But for the fans however, it did shed light on a few things about where Manchester United stand in their preparations for the new season and whether they could compete on all five fronts without signing another player in this transfer window. Read More »

BU study finds 'increased risk' of brain disease in football players


Stacie said her husband was adamant about donating his brain to science over fears of CTE . "I think you can certainly learn a lot from them". But the study's lead author, Dr. The court filing includes testimony and documented evidence from team and NFL medical personnel, and details the brazen attitude toward the handling, record-keeping and distribution of controlled substances by the league and its teams. Read More »

Javier Hernandez Completes West Ham Switch


Marko Anautovic and Chicharito have all been signed to augment the team with Ayew expected to come good after registering 6 league goals last season. In fact the Hammers haven't had a striker score 15 goals in a season since Carlton Cole in 2011-12, so getting someone of Hernandez's caliber was a must. Read More »

Rohit will not open the innings in Tests, says Kohli


India's record in Sri Lanka has been good especially because the bowlers have been able to pick 20 wickets in Tests and the batsmen have been able to do well in what can be called familiar conditions. Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami are the two fast bowlers, while R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are the spinners. Veteran spinner Rangana Herath , who will be the stand-in skipper for the first Test, will carry the hopes with the ball and will have to have a big series to combat what ... Read More »

Boston study takes deep look at brain disease's toll on football players


Among players who had evidence of severe CTE, 85 percent had symptoms of dementia and 89 percent had mood disturbances. The NFL released a statement after the results of the study were known. The disease " causes myriad symptoms, including memory loss, confusion, depression and dementia", according to the NYT story. Almost all donors whose brains were diagnosed with CTE (96%) experienced progression of their symptoms during life. Read More »

England win fourth ICC Women's World Cup crown after thriller at Lord's


The Indian eves rode on half-centuries from opener Punam Raut and Harmanpreet Kaur to nearly overhauling the target. On the personal front the highest run-getter in women's ODI cricket said that she wants to continue playing for a couple of years more and aims to get India a direct entry into the next World Cup . Read More »

Chelsea 2-3 Bayern Munich: 5 Talking Points

The German worldwide timed his run perfectly on 12 minutes to acrobatically finish off a cross from Franck Ribery , who had also created the first goal. Morata struggled for playing time at Real Madrid last season but Azpilicueta, who knows the striker well from his time with the Spanish national team, is convinced that he will be a top player for Chelsea . Read More »

Clayton Kershaw: 'A lot of frustration' over latest back injury


Now holding the first place spot in the National League West with a record of 68-31, they won 32 of their last 38 games. Roberts said McCarthy was bothered by a blister that might have affected his command, but McCarthy said he's had it since the spring and it had no particular impact on his outing. Read More »

Jordan Spieth wins British Open golf championship


But somehow Spieth salvaged a bogey to trail Kuchar by just one shot, and the response on the following holes was emphatic. "Anytime you can close a tournament, it helps going forward". I figured ending up in that bunker wasn't going to be so bad. "But I feel like with the way my game is I'll definitely have a great chance at the PGA". Read More »

Nicklaus: Spieth win had 'guts, determination and skill'

Spieth showed great nerve on Sunday after squandering a three-stroke overnight advantage by the fourth hole and then nearly blowing it completely on the back nine. Branden Grace started the final round seven shots behind leader Jordan Spieth and knew it would be very hard to win the tournament from that position. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs Rumors: The team is Kyrie Irving's top choice


Norman Powell and a collection of draft picks aren't going to beat the treasure trove teams like Phoenix and Denver can offer. Hence, the star point guard does not want to live in his friend's shadow anymore. The Raptors essentially committed to a three-year window this offseason with Lowry, Ibaka, and C.J. "And for me, it's-it hasn't been anything short of hard, trying to figure out when will it be my time, when will it-and the honest answer from me is that I can not give any energy to ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw could miss 4 to 6 weeks


As for Kershaw...ugh! We've endured the back issues with him before and we actually lost him for all of July and August past year for this exact same problem. Will Kershaw injury impact chance at pitching award? The Dodgers forged a split of the four-game series and maintained the majors' best record at 68-31. Read More »

Loss to Australia inspires England's World Cup win


England completed a stunning fightback at Lord's to win the Women's World Cup with a nine-run victory over India . In the end, England's total in the final of 228 for seven, featuring Natalie Sciver's 51 and valuable late-order runs had proved just enough. Read More »

Jordan Spieth wins British Open for third major title


Spieth continued his stranglehold on The Open bringing in a 65 to extend his lead to three shots over countryman Kuchar. "We walked off 7 tee box, and he made me come back". I wish I could say that I immediately suggested he was a star in the making. "I knew he had a long shot". I feel pretty confident in my bunker game. Read More »

Man Utd midfielder Lingard: Martial will only get better

Mourinho, who criticised the 21-year old on several occasions last season, believes he has to produce his best form on a more regular basis. "We lost intensity, we lost appetite", Mourinho told MUTV . "Ultimately, we will see". But after that we'll see what happens, up until 31 August anything can happen. "But he was very painful, maybe muscle, maybe rib, I don't know". Read More »

Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. crash out of NASCAR race at Indy


Kahne, diving the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, won the race in front of virtually empty grandstands Indianapolis Motor Speedway . Third was Ryan Newman of Richard Childress Racing. Is Matt Kenseth going to build on last week's strong showing? One of those wrecks came as Jimmie Johnson , Kahne and Brad Keselowski were three-wide in a turn. Read More »

Spieth and Kuchar set for date with Open destiny


Less than an hour later, Grace two-putted from behind the green on 18 to post his 62. It came as no shock to Day or anyone else. "If you look at his victory total, his win today and the way he won, Jordan has shown an wonderful display of maturity for someone so young, and he has been doing that for a quite a while". Read More »

Jordan Spieth stages remarkable comeback to win The Open at Royal Birkdale


Maybe. But if he takes home a victory at the PGA Championship next month, golf is going to do everything in their power to market Spieth as the guy who has "it". Floyd's came closest to lifting the Claret Jug in 1978 at St Andrews in 1978 when he had to settle for a runner-up place behind 18-time major victor Nicklaus. Read More »

Jamaica upsets Mexico, to play United States in Gold Cup final


Russell Teibert and teenage sensation Alphonso Davies returned to the line-up at the expense of Sam Adekugbe and Manjrekar James after qualifying for the quarter-finals for the first time since 2009. Meanwhile for Jamaica , the "Reggae Boyz" is searching for another sizable upset in the Gold Cup . The three previous results were three positive results for Mexico. Read More »

Dodgers ace leaves with lower back tightness


Jansen blew his first save of the season when Matt Adams belted a three-run homer to right field to tie the game at 4 in the ninth inning. UPDATE: Kershaw was diagnosed with lower back tightness . So, how are the Dodgers faring this season on the runline? "He's a spark", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. Each implosion seemed a bit more stunning than the last. Read More »

Jordan Spieth Wins First Open Championship Despite Bizarre 13th Hole

Dream day for him . Notes: The most recent back-to-back victor at the British Open was Padraig Harrington, who successfully defended at Royal Birkdale in 2008. He was five shots off the pace, tied with Branden Grace, who broke the major championship scoring record with a 62. He was three behind leader Jordan Spieth. Read More »

Jordan Spieth is confident and polite but above all he is grounded

He had the presence of mind to find out if the driving range was out of bounds or not. The freakish sequence played out in slow motion as Spieth took more than 20 minutes before hitting his shot. He just said, 'You know what? "You still have to do it out there", said Grace , who said par felt more like 67 than 70 because of the light wind and turf that was on the soft side. Read More »

Starting lineup, results, updates from Brickyard 400 — NASCAR at Indianapolis

O'Donnell also stated that NASCAR wasn't that concerned with speed as long as the race proved to be entertaining. Last race: Busch won for the second consecutive event at Loudon. Clint Bowyer 19. Kasey Kahne 20. "We've been focused on race trim and I felt like we did a pretty good job with that". Joey Logano was third, more than three seconds behind. Read More »

Mourinho: We must add another player before it's too late

United opted to sign Lukaku over former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, and the Belgium global is keen to demonstrate why Mourinho made the right call in choosing to reunite with him over the Spaniard. The Perisic from Inter Milan to Manchester United deal has been about the longest running saga of the summer, but every indication points to it happening. Read More »

US Soccer heads to Gold Cup final


It was a complete performance featuring some exceptional individual efforts and no noticeable weak links. In these matches when you don't take advantage of the chances that are created, it'll be costly. "It's never happened before, but in CONCACAF, it never ceases to amaze me", Altidore said. Geography has created a vicious cycle within which the team is stuck, and out of which there is only one pathway: eliminate the geography. Read More »

Branden Grace records first 62 in major history at the British Open


Spieth and Kuchar teed off in the final pairing. But the player still had to hit the shots. The good news could be that the exception is last year's Masters, where he blew that five-shot lead with just nine holes to play. "I can't explain it but it means a lot", Li told Golf Monthly after his round. Kuchar made par on the hole to stay 8 under. A two-stroke swing on the ninth hole evened things up, with Matt Kuchar catching Jordan Spieth , who had started the day three shots ahead. Read More »