Rio police file charges against United States swimmer Ryan Lochte

27 Aug, 2016

The indictment also will be sent to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission, the statement said. Each swimmer was let go after cooperating, but Lochte is now stateside and could face an 18-month prison sentence if he returns to Brazil to face the charge.

Teacher resolves to just say no

26 Aug, 2016

Brandy Young. Not surprisingly, Young's letter has gone viral all over the world and the reaction from parents and students all over the world has been pretty much the same as a kid opening presents on Christmas Day. In a caveat to that rule, Kenneth Goldberg, author of " The Homework Trap: How to Preserve the Sanity of Parents, Students and Teachers", urges parents to define homework assignment by time spent rather than work finished.

LA Football Club's new $350 million stadium just got a name

26 Aug, 2016

Members of the LAFC's ownership group, including Lakers great Magic Johnson, actor Will Ferrell and motivational speaker Tony Robbins were among those taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the stadium this morning. The group has already participated in a $180m syndicated loan, and plans to lend to the stadium construction project's subcontractors. Across town, the Los Angeles Galaxy are the most successful team in United States soccer with five MLS Cup wins.

Barcelona man set to sign new deal

25 Aug, 2016

Former Barcelona and Ajax star Ronald de Boer believes Jasper Cillessen will push Marc-Andre ter Stegen all the way in the fight to become Luis Enrique's number one. Claudio Bravo could be on his way out of Barcelona to City. The 27-year-old was left out of his club's side over the weekend as they wanted to avoid any possible injuries occurring.

With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa

25 Aug, 2016

The Chargers initially will rely on depth on the roster, including defensive linemen Darius Philon, Tenny Palepoi and Ryan Carrethers . "There's not really much you can do about it". As of Wednesday, the team said they would restructure an offer now that they feel the rookie cannot contribute for the whole season without time spent in camp and in preseason games.

Jets' Darrelle Revis believes Mark Sanchez is right man for Broncos

24 Aug, 2016

All along, I've had the feeling that Kubiak felt a bit better with Sanchez in the game than Siemian. "I think Trevor did a good job the other night", Kubiak said. He said the sore shoulder shouldn't prevent him from practicing Tuesday or playing Saturday. "One has one regular-season snap". He has been sacked three times and fumbled twice.

Obama Tweets Congratulations to Team USA as Rio Olympics Close

23 Aug, 2016

He closed out his Olympic career with five Gold medals in six events, and cemented his status as the greatest American Olympian of all time . Biles won five medals at this year's Olympics: four golds (vault, floor exercise, individual all-around and team all-around) and one bronze (beam).

Phelps wins fourth successive 200m individual medley

23 Aug, 2016

The gold medal is Phelps' 13th individual gold in his illustrious career, pushing him past Leonidas, who is believed to have won 12 individual sprinting titles in the ancient games some 2,160 years ago. Once again, Ledecky was in a league of her own. He remains the most decorated Olympian of all time. Then, he'll close out these Olympics in the 4x100 medley relay.

Kerri Walsh Jennings says bronze 'meant so much more' than gold medals

23 Aug, 2016

Walsh Jennings had won three gold medals with Misty May-Treanor and had never lost an Olympic match. When asked to evaluate her individual performance after the 22-20, 21-18 straight-set loss, Walsh Jennings said, "Rocky". The pair won a third gold at London in 2012, when they played next to the prime minister's residence at No. 10 Downing Street, and while Walsh Jennings was pregnant with her third child.

Waukesha native Gwen Jorgensen wins gold

23 Aug, 2016

That's about four times as long as Olympic triathlons. She had suffered a puncture on the bike leg in London four years ago and finished 38th. Jorgensen is such a fast runner that opponents seem to concede the race if she is near the lead group after the bike leg.

Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss

22 Aug, 2016

His joy was in stark contrast to Cook's earlier utter dejection. Cook trained for years with the British taekwondo academy until a coaching dispute. Moldova gave me a chance and had such high hopes. But 22-year-old Cisse struck back with a similarly targeted kick in the second round, which earned the fighter three points.

Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Antonio Conte calls for defensive signings before deadline

22 Aug, 2016

It's all nice and well to celebrate the 1-1, but we came for the win. It's incredible. For this reason I said it's a insane, crazy market. "I'm pleased for the right commitment, attitude of the players, the right spirit". Conte s decision not to start Fabregas in either of this season s Premier League matches has been seen as a sign that the Spain midfielder may not be part of his long-term plans, but Conte praised the former Arsenal and Barcelona star.

Ohio State Buckeyes No. 6 in AP preseason poll

22 Aug, 2016

This is the program's seventh appearance in the AP's preseason top 25 , and first since 2013. Previous high was No. 4 (1984 and 1988). FSU earned five first-place votes; only Bama and Clemson received more . The last preseason No. 1 to win the national championship was USC in 2004. The season starts September 3 against Bowling Green, and we can hardly wait to get Buckeye football started back up.

Nigeria wins Bronze, defeats Honduras 3-2 in Rio

22 Aug, 2016

A brace from Sadiq Umar in the 34th and 60th minutes and another from Aminu Umar in the 54th minutes were all the Dream Team needed to overcome Honduras. Nigeria showed some real attacking intent and were rewarded in the 32nd minute thanks to a strike from Sadiq Umar, with John Obi Mikel picking up the assist.

Romelu Lukaku is staying at Everton - Ronald Koeman

21 Aug, 2016

He said: "Scoring just before half-time had a big impact on the final result, it was a key moment in the game". Everton have also been linked with Sunderland defender Lamine Kone, although when that was put to Koeman on Thursday he again said he would not talk about players now contracted to clubs other than his own.

Yohann Diniz poos himself during race and faints but carries on

21 Aug, 2016

Yohann Diniz, who was in the lead for much of the race, went down 2 hours 22 minutes into the event, which was slated to take about four hours. He lost his place at the front of the pack and eventually finished in eighth place, more than five minutes behind the victor from Slovakia.

Rio 2016: Team USA outlasts Spain, punches ticket to gold medal game

21 Aug, 2016

As it should have, the countries having met to decide the gold at the previous two Olympics in London and Beijing, the USA coming out on top both times. They won their final three matches in convincing fashion against Nigeria, Lithuania and Argentina before knocking over France by a massive 25 points in the quarter final.

South Africa spirits low ahead of NZ series

20 Aug, 2016

The right-hander asked for a referral, but was not successful and had to leave the scene, which meant the Proteas had lost two wickets in three balls. Alongside the promoted JP Duminy, Amla's famed patience and technique was in evidence as he reached 50 having scored off just 18 of 62 deliveries, hitting 10 fours and playing brilliantly through the covers especially.

West Ham concede late on and take only a draw from Romania

19 Aug, 2016

It is a major blow for manager Slaven Bilic, who had spent all summer attempting to bolster his attack before finally landing Ayew last week. West Ham United are back in Europa League action this evening. Bilic is wary of the challenge facing his players but has urged them to ensure Hammers fans can enjoy European football at their new London Stadium home until December at the very least.

Can Usain Bolt break the 200-meter world record?

19 Aug, 2016

Winners of 21 in a row, including its five games in Rio de Janeiro by a combined score of 61-27, the US has met every challenge as the favorite to become the first country to win consecutive gold medals since the tournament was added to the Olympics in 2000.

Rio 2016: United States' Kerron Clement wins gold in men's 400m hurdles

19 Aug, 2016

Clement, 30, is a two-time world champion and the silver medalist from Beijing in 2008, but this is his first individual gold at the Olympics. Puerto Rico's Javier Culson, the bronze medalist in the event in London in 2012, was disqualified after a heartbreaking false start.

Canadian sprinter taunts Usain Bolt

19 Aug, 2016

His world record time of 19.19 doesn't look like being beaten but he's always showing signs that he's streaks ahead of the field, strolling across the line in a casual fashion, as Bolt does, in his heats and semi-finals. Bolt joked that De Grasse pushing him through to the finish line was " really unnecessary". Frenchman Christophe Lemaitre produced his fastest run for four years, 20.01, to take his place in the final, but Yohan Blake , the only man to beat Bolt over 200 in a final in ...

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

19 Aug, 2016

South Korean protesters hold signs during a rally denouncing a plan to deploy an advanced US missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near US Embassy in Seoul , South Korea , Tuesday, July 19, 2016. President Park Geun-hye said she is now considering shifting the missile shield host site. The country had previously carried out multiple missile and nuclear tests in violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

Liz Cheney wins GOP primary for U.S

18 Aug, 2016

Rep. Cynthia Lummis, the only female member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, left the seat open when she retired. Cheney's opponent in the general election is Democrat Charlie Hardy, who has never held elected office and has raised just $11,000 for the campaign thus far.

Patriots, Bears brawl during practice

17 Aug, 2016

The work is especially valuable for the Bears given that they're facing a perennial Super Bowl contender. He didn't connect, and to Timu's credit he put both of his hands into the air as if to say, "I'm not engaging" as Bears head coach John Fox came off the sideline quickly to extinguish the situation from escalating.

Washington police chief to leave, head NFL security

17 Aug, 2016

The announcement came via a tweet from the Metropolitan Police Department, and later from an email she sent to employees. Her rise to the top of the DC police department was particularly remarkable because in her youth she was a teenage mom who dropped out of high school and became a single parent.

Rio's Olympic Swimming Pools Are Turning Grody Colors

16 Aug, 2016

Dr. Stephanie Henson explained that algae are what's causing the actual color, explaining that the " balance of chemicals in the pool " not being quite right could "trigger the bloom" of algae, turning the pool green. "We have learned that chemistry is not an exact science", he said. Rain the past couple of days made it even tougher to clean the pool. Rio communications director Mario Andrada said the problem with the water's colour had gone on longer than expected.

Jessica Jones boss teases multiple villains for season 2

16 Aug, 2016

According to reports , much of the season 2 plotline will be based on what is about to transpire in "The Defenders ". "[There's] always the promise", Rosenberg said. However, she did not announce which Marvel villains will go up against Krysten Ritter in " Jessica Jones " Season 2. I mean, for me, the character of Trish is so rich, Hellcat or not.

Nigeria did not underrate Colombia, says Mikel

16 Aug, 2016

A penalty kick in the 63rd minute enabled Colombia's Dorlan Pabon to secure another goal for his side. Nigeria's run in this tournament has already rekindled memories of 1996, when the team overcame a two-goal deficit to a loaded Brazil team in the medal round, and then another two-goal deficit against Argentina in the final to win 3-2.

First Olympic Medal For Cavendish

16 Aug, 2016

The victor of 30 stages of the Tour de France, Cavendish was the only British rider to miss out on a track cycling medal at the 2008 Beijing Games in the Madison - no longer part of the program. The omnium is unpredictable, but Cavendish made a good start and was in third overnight, a position he maintained after the fourth discipline, the one-kilometres time-trial.

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