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American Shooter Thrashes The Competition To Take First Gold Medal Of Olympics

Chandela shot an overall 411.6 points to finish 34th out of 51 competitors while Paul finished further down in 47th place with a total score of 403. She opened the elimination finals - a new format in this year's Olympics - with a flawless 10.9 and was in the lead after Scherer became the first shooter knocked out.

GOP frustrations with Trump mount as allies weigh options

One example came a week ago, when Trump suggested - sarcastically, he later said - that Russian Federation hack Hillary Clinton's emails to find 33,000 of them that were not turned over to the State Department. The internal tension is complicated by Trump's frequent travels without his senior advisers and his adult children, who wield significant influence in the campaign, the people close to the campaign said.

Take a look at the new emoji coming to iOS

Apple is replacing its pistol emoji with a green water gun, a press release suggests. The iOS update includes redesigns of popular emoji, Apple said in a statement. A 22-year-old man in France was sentenced to three months in prison after he texted his ex-girlfriend a pistol emoji. The exact release date for iOS 10 has not been revealed yet, but it is expected to come sometime in September.

Big finish lifts Streb to share PGA Championship lead

But much of the field never got a chance to make a run at immortality in the third round. Leaders Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb (nine under) will tee off at 2:55 p.m. Looking at Saturday's back nine scores, there are a lot of birdies to be had. All players will start from No. 1, with the final group teeing off at 3:25 p.m.

Djokovic beats Nishikori to claim Toronto title

His four Canadian titles rank as the second-most by any man, behind Ivan Lendl. The win brings his record-breaking Masters 1000-level win total to 30 for his career, two more than second-place Rafael Nadal and six more than third-place Roger Federer , neither of which took part in this year's tournament.

Lucroy, Beltron go to Texas amid trade frenzy

Coming off a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2015 ALDS, the Rangers are proving they will not be satisfied unless they bring a World Series title to Arlington. He added that a mitigating factor in not pulling the trigger on a high-priced starter was the club awaits the favorable returns of Colby Lewis and Derek Holland and continued positive showings by Martin Perez, A.J.

Jay Bruce traded to Mets, multiple outlets report

Bruce has a team option on his contract for 2017, so he's not a full-blown rental player. In the meantime, Bruce will either cover left field for Cespedes or he will cover his familiar right field with Curtis Granderson or Michael Conforto covering left, and, once Cespedes returns, play right with some combination of Conforto and Granderson doing their best to cover center.

New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs Have Finalized Aroldis Chapman Trade

Chapman is known for his blazing fastball, frequently topping 100 miles per hour and even going as high as 105 miles per hour at times. Chapman was suspended for the first 30 games under MLB's new domestic violence policy following an incident with his girlfriend a year ago.

New York Mets' Shift Focus to Cincinnati Reds' Outfielder Jay Bruce

Nimmo was a first-round pick of NY in 2011. His 80 RBIs lead the NL, if you're into that sort of thing, and his.559 SLG % is far and away the best of his career. Bruce's acquisition would also seem to signal that the Mets are setting themselves up for 2017 in the event that Cespedes exercises his opt-out clause and becomes a free agent after this season.

Reggie Bush expected to sign with Buffalo Bills

The person says the Bills will sign Bush pending the player passing a physical, which he is scheduled to take on Monday. With Detroit in 2013 he gained 1,006 yards, but then fell way off in 2014, and after moving to San Francisco previous year, he played only five games before suffering a freak knee injury.

Buffalo Bills bring in Reggie Bush for visit, physical

With Detroit in 2013 he gained 1,006 yards, but then fell way off in 2014, and after moving to San Francisco previous year, he played only five games before suffering a freak knee injury. Backup Karlos Williams will miss the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended him for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Pocono Sprint Cup race moved to Monday because of rain

With that kind of an advantage, it's not surprising Busch collected his fourth Cup win last week , tying him with Brad Keselowski for most wins in the series. "He's got so many wins, I don't know why he just didn't pull over and let me go", Hayley said, smiling. Imagine, Gordon at home dealing cards on the blackjack table presented by Las Vegas Motor Speedway while his gambling buddies take turns sipping from the 24 bottles of bourbon presented by Kentucky Speedway, or enjoying a ideal pour ...

Serie-ous deal: Indians acquire Andrew Miller from Yankees

Feyereisen. Excitement over Miller was tempered by the disappointment of not finishing a trade for Jonathan Lucroy , the All-Star catcher whom the Indians had agreed to acquire from the Milwaukee Brewers late Saturday night. "We've traded two pretty good pitchers in the last week, so it's tough". When your system is thin, like the Yankees has been, you have to reach to try to piece together playoff teams.

DeAndre Hopkins walks out of camp

He has three straight 1,000 yard seasons, and a year ago caught 111 passes (third in the NFL) for 1,521 yards (third in the NFL) and 11 scores (seventh in the NFL). Hopkins is only set to make $1 million this season. Hopkins, asked about the range in salary he was looking for, said, "I don't know about a range, I just want to be treated for what I'm worth, that's fair to say, right?" The Texans spent the offseason trying to rectify the situation on offense by adding quarterback Brock ...

Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time

Heading into her fourth Games, Serena Williams won gold in singles and doubles at the London Games and won doubles golds with her sister in 2000, 2008, and 2012. At 33, Bindra has vowed to call it quits after Rio 2016, where he will be India's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. According to research from Rocket Fuel, 92 per cent of Australians are planning to engage with Olympic-related content online during the Games.

England beats Pakistan by 330 runs, levels series

Even if Stokes' latest injury - his third in nine months - overshadowed England's win, Cook was satisfied with his side's performance after their 75-run defeat in the opening Test at Lord's. Root, who scored 325 runs in the match, said: "To get a big score does help, you still try and play the situation in front of you". Now England must decide whether Rashid makes his home Test debut, either in support of or as a replacement for off-spinner Moeen Ali .

Padres' Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

Naylor is just 19-years old and is expected to become a great hitter with big power while also playing good defense at first base. Naylor has nine homers and 54 RBI for Miami's single-A affiliate in Greensboro, North Carolina. Guerrero, 25, made his major league debut this season with the Padres, going 2.0 innings and allowing 1 run on 3 hits. Rea has a 4.98 with a 6.9 K/9 and 4.0 BB/9 in 19 appearances, 18 starts, this season.

Mahrez scores sublime goal as Leicester sink Celtic

Leicester City could part ways with another star player, who is reportedly set to join Arsenal . That is according to French Eurosport , who say Arsenal met with Mahrez's agent while they were in Lens for yesterday's friendly. "For us it is very important because he is one of our stars". So we can only thank him because he played his part in one of the club's greatest seasons ever.

Russian Olympic participants cleared to compete at Rio de Janeiro

As reported by the Telegraph , the 800-meter runner, who has served a two-year ban from 2011 to 2013 for taking performance enhancing drugs, was given clearance by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to compete as a "neutral" athlete in recognition of her role in exposing the Russian doping scenario.

Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has provided Florida $8 million in Zika-specific funding, and the White House has said the state can anticipate receiving another $5.6 million in Zika funding through a grant this week.

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Nicklaus pointed that out in a post to Facebook following the completion of the round and some media members comparing the two great final rounds. He said: "Given that I failed my driver's test probably as many times I was second or third at major championships, that one has to rank higher than this, of course".

Game of Thrones Comic-Con 2016 Panel Live Blog

Winter will come summer of 2017. The executive producers of Game of Thrones Season 7 are David Benioff , D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers are Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George R.R.

Klay Thompson's shoes unseen in Team USA photo set up by Nike

The broadcast you'll find on Facebook is the same broadcast you'll find through NBA TV . The two teams last faced one another during the 2012 London Olympics, a contest that the USA won 126-97 and again 109-83 during the same Olympic games.

Florida investigates non-travel related Zika case

Spokeswoman Gayle Love said they've been going door-to-door since health authorities alerted them late last week, spraying to kill mosquitoes and emptying any containers holding water. Exactly how the disease was transmitted is still a mystery, though the person has since recovered. The 'CDC has been working with state, local, and territorial health officials to prepare for the possibility of locally acquired Zika infection in the United States, ' the agency said.

CDC, Florida probing possible Zika case from Miami mosquito

Zika can be transmitted mostly commonly through mosquitoes or in some cases sexual transmission . The CDC recommends that women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant postpone travel to Zika-affected areas. But it can cause fetal death and severe brain defects in the children of women infected during pregnancy. "Based on current research, greater than 90 percent of all pregnant women who test presumptive positive for Zika will deliver an infant free from the development of ...

Airbnb adds former Attorney General Eric Holder to fight discrimination

Before hiring Holder, Airbnb said it had begun an internal review of its platform led by Laura Murphy, former director of the American Civil Liberties Union's legislative office in Washington. He said he was looking forward to working with Airbnb to develop and implement what the company calls "a world-class" anti-discrimination policy.

IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

The IOC's executive committee held a telephone conference on the findings of the Independent Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on doping abuses in Russian Federation, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. "The Sochi laboratory operated a unique sample-swapping methodology to enable doped Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Olympic Games", he added.

France Defeats Iceland by a huge margin, cruises to Semis

Didier Deschamps side then went onto record an unconvincing 2-1 victory over Ireland in the Last 16. Giroud was quick to pay tribute to Iceland, the revelation of the European Championship after their 2-1 victory over England. Their complementarity showed in France's third goal: Giroud headed down Bacary Sagna's cross; Griezmann passed to it Payet, who scored. "It's not ideal even if I made some changes but there are so many positives to take from tonight", he said .

Griezmann wins Euro 2016 best player award

Goalkeeper Rui Patricio, defenders Pepe and Raphael Guerreiro and forward Cristiano Ronaldo are all in the XI, while Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann take their place for the hosts. Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches was named as the tournament's best young player. A panel of technical observers that included David Moyes, Alex Ferguson and Gareth Southgate picked Griezmann above the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo for the award.

Aly Raisman earns her spot on US Olympic gymnastics team

This year, for instance, Gabby Douglas placed sixth overall in the trials but was still invited to compete in Rio de Janeiro-in the 2012 Olympics in London, she became the first black woman to win all-around gold. She switched from hands on hips to swaying side to side, pacing back and forth to the chalk trough, then working in a quick quad stretch here and there.

Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

The expectation is that he will have a larger role next season as part of a backcourt that now includes the last two players to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player award: Stephen Curry (2015 and 2016) and Kevin Durant (2014). We were the villains (in the Finals) so we will be more prepared. Everyone knew Kevin Durant would get a big contract, they just didn't know which team would pony up the big bucks.

Davis' 2 homers power Athletics past Blue Jays, 5-4

If you're invested in seeing the trade return for him, I seriously doubt this impacts it significantly. "No matter where you are in life, you have to believe that you belong and just run with that". Stephen Vogt lined a single to right, Marcus Semien walked and Healy hammered a three-run homer to left. "We were all geared up to face Hill, and we had to change direction, " Donaldson said.

Kevin Durant says Russell Westbrook 'respected' decision to leave Thunder

Durant announced his decision Monday on The Players' Tribune , and his contract is reportedly worth $54 million over two years and includes a player option. After his rookie campaign, the franchise relocated to Oklahoma City. "We develop this thing where you keep telling these guys, 'Hey man, if you don't win a championship you're a bum.' I don't feel like a bum".

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan announces retirement

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan , arguably the greatest power forward ever to play professional basketball, has retired. With 26,496 points, Duncan is 14th on the all-time list, averaging 19.03 per game. He holds the Spurs record for the most points, rebounds, assists, minutes played and games played. Duncan retires as the franchise's all-time leader in scoring, rebounds and blocks.

Star Striker Could Miss Jose Mourinho Pre Season Tour

Mr Chinn, a self-confessed Liverpool fan, claimed Pogba was "MUFC bound" adding: "The magnitude of such stardom coupled with the football transfer rumours with, United interest in Pogba, knowing that Mourinho wants him and Ibrahimovic is already signed, and here they are in Los Angeles eating in a swank restaurant TOGETHER, with their families".

Curtis wanted to 'jump in the ocean' after a 10

Henrik Stenson has played 41 majors in his career and come close to winning on numerous occasions. When Mickelson was announced in his new position with the tournament - at the same time it was announced the Clinton Foundation would leave the tournament after five years - it seemed like a great move.

Carlos Bacca rejects West Ham United move

The 29 year-old is available for the much cheaper price of £26m, which is how much it is believed that West Ham offered recently, but Bacca is setting his sights on a higher level. After finishing second in the Premier League last season, Arsenal can at least fulfil Bacca's desire to feature in Europe's premier contest, while the Rosonneri's seventh-place finish in Serie A last term kept them out of continental competition.

Von Miller signs record-breaking $160m deal with Broncos

They kept it interesting as it went down to the wire, but in the final moments of the Franchise Free Agent Tender period, All-Universe outside linebacker Von Miller and the Denver Broncos got their deal done. The Broncos and Miller faced a Friday deadline for franchise players to sign long-term deals before the 2016 season. Ravens: Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker has agreed to a four-year contract after being designated the team's franchise player.

Porcello wins again at home, Bosox hand Rays 5th loss in row

The Red Sox also are holding their breath over setup man Junichi Tazawa , who hasn't pitched since Sunday because of right shoulder discomfort. He has a 3.55 ERA and 17 saves in 34 appearances this season. Miller managed a solo homer on Saturday. Porcello allowed six hits, no walks, one earned run and five strikeouts. Koji Uehara picked up his third save.

Baby Lost During Nice Attack Reunited With Family 0

In her Facebook update , Banner wrote that she would not be responding to requests for interviews because other family members are still in the hospital. Some news outlets incorrectly identified Ramasitera as the baby's mother because of the photo she posted with him, but Boulanger clarified that the baby boy's parents are friends of theirs.

Possible WWE Draft Spoiler, Reigns To Be Replaced?, Upcoming Singles Pushes

This eventually prompted the champion Ambrose to respond. After the match, Charlotte immediately attacked Banks and threw her over the announce table, and the champion stood tall to end the segment. Here are three possible partners for Banks at Battleground . After RAW went off the air, WWE Champion Dean Ambrose teamed up with Sami Zayn to face the team of Seth Rollins and AJ Styles.

Alabama picked to win SEC by league's media

It was a not-so veiled reference to the cops being LSU fans and that the bias of the purple and gold (or yellow) were responsible for the arrests and initial charges against just his players from the group inside that vehicle. Rhoades promoted Odom from Missouri's defensive coordinator to coach after last season to replace the retiring Gary Pinkel. The 39-year-old Odom came to Hoover less than 24 hours after finding out Rhoades was leaving for the same job at Baylor.

Conservatives and Clinton React to Trump's VP Pick

Where Trump is impulsive, Pence is cool-headed. Where Trump makes conservatives suspicious, Pence has credibility. Federal Election Commission documents show that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee filed a complaint against Pence and three other candidates after newspapers flagged the self-payments.

Cubs' Maddon ejected from game vs Reds while arguing call

Tucker Barnhart hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Trevor Cahill in the seventh inning, and the Reds beat Chicago 5-3 Wednesday to take two of three games. Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar tries to steal second base but is tagged out by Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar during th. "The swelling's out and it's still tender to the touch", Price said before the game.

Rory McIlroy: I have not let golf down

But the Texan prodigy, who won the Masters and the US Open previous year, indicated that pulling out of Rio was the "hardest decision" he has ever made and said going to the next Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 remains a "significant goal". "Nobody's going to understand what it's like in my shoes..." He said golf is behind the times and doesn't appear to be as strict in testing as other sports are.

Duke-Albany game canceled over North Carolina's LGBTQ law

H.B.2 requires transgender people to use bathrooms in government facilities that match the gender on their birth certificates, and it bars cities including Charlotte from enacting their own legal protections from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.

Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury grabbed the top two spots, and Martinez and Amanda Eccleston leaned for third before collapsing. But Simpson was watching intently. HURDLES WIN: Rollins stepped ever so slightly into an adjacent lane late in the 100-meter hurdles race but didn't impede fourth-place finisher Queen Harrison, so there was no protest, and no change in the results.

Daniel Cormier Gets New Opponent In Anderson Silva For UFC 200

Fearing the worst, the UFC was forced to cancel Jones' rematch with rival Daniel Cormier , cutting out the main event of the biggest event in UFC-and indeed MMA history. Silva has stepped in at 48 hours' notice having recently been sidelined following surgery to remove his gall bladder. "I'm here to challenge myself", Silva said at the hastily-arranged press conference .

Sky Q going UHD

There will also be 30 hours of natural history and documentaries , as well as five new dramas . Sky are continuing to convert more movies into the Ultra HD format. In our opinion, this will kick-start consumer appetite for 4K in the UK. Despite a huge investment in 4K, BT has failed to build upon its early mover advantage.

NBA Finals Odds 7/12/16 - Spurs' Tim Duncan retires from the NBA

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding Tim Duncan's announcement today. And when it came to winning, Duncan was truly elite. Everybody does it differently". Duncan totaled 15 All-NBA Team selections (tied for most all-time) and 15 NBA All-Defensive Team honors (most all-time), garnering both honors in the same season 15 times, the most in league history.