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September 3, 2018 7:33 AM Yaya Toure rejoins Olympiakos after rejecting Europe, Asia, U.S. offers

Yaya Toure claims he rejected offers from other clubs in Europe, Asia and the United States to return to Greek Super League side Olympiakos. The former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure made his name at the Piraeus club in the 2005-2006 season before embarking on his glittering career in Spain and England. The 35-year-old said in a post on his official 87

September 1, 2018 10:16 PM Cibulkova upsets Kerber to reach U.S. Open fourth round

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fourth seed Angelique Kerber’s bid for consecutive Grand Slam titles ended when 29th seed Dominika Cibulkova defeated the German 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open third round on Saturday. Momentum shifted firmly in feisty Cibulkova’s favor in the third set when she broke to take a 4-2 lead and held for 5-2. The Slovakian fell to the ground 61

August 24, 2018 7:34 PM Nadal confident ahead of U.S. Open title defense

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal is full of confidence and ready to defend his U.S. Open title, having enjoyed a blockbuster 2017 by claiming the French and U.S. majors after a three-year Grand Slam trophy drought. The world number one told reporters on Friday that his strong performances this season — including clinching yet another Roland Garros title 72

August 20, 2018 4:38 PM Simone Biles Honored Fellow Sexual Abuse Survivors While Dominating Gymnastics Championships

Simone Biles won the U.S. Gymnastics Championships while making a powerful show of support for survivors of sexual assault. As the four-time Olympic gold medalist competed on Sunday — where Biles didn’t just sweep the overall competition, she also won all four of the individual events — she wore a light teal leotard. The color has come to signify survivors 59

August 20, 2018 9:30 AM Manchester United haven't discussed replacing Jose Mourinho with Zinedine Zidane

MANCHESTER, England -- Jose Mourinho retains the full support of Manchester United's board as sources close to the club have dismissed reports the club have already discussed the possibility of appointing Zinedine Zidane. Mourinho's position at Old Trafford is coming under increasing scrutiny after a summer of disharmony and a dire 3-2 defeat at Brighton 85

August 19, 2018 6:08 AM Sun shines with wushu gold to give China perfect Asiad start

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Sun Peiyuan won the first gold of the 18th Asian Games in Wushu to give powerhouse China a perfect start to their campaign on Sunday. The 29-year-old clinched the men’s changquan gold with 9.75 points after impressing with his acrobatic moves at the Jakarta International Expo at Kemayoran in the sport developed from ancient Chinese 55

August 18, 2018 3:53 AM Biles dominant at U.S. gymnastics championships

(Reuters) - Olympic champion Simone Biles compiled the highest score in the world this year when she piled up 60.100 points on the first night of the U.S. women’s gymnastics championship in Boston on Friday. Less than a month into her return to competition after an almost two-year break, Biles looked like she had never been away. She recorded the highest 79

August 16, 2018 9:34 AM Barcelona's Lionel Messi makes Champions League pledge in captain's speech

Lionel Messi has pledged that Barcelona will do they can this season to bring Champions League glory back to the Camp Nou in his first public address as club captain. Messi made the rare speech on Wendesday night before Barcelona's preseason Joan Gamper Trophy match against Boca Juniors, with his promise to the home crowd coming after the club's bitter 96

August 16, 2018 9:19 AM Atletico Madrid target Champions League final after Super Cup win

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo said the club have set the goal this season of reaching the Champions League final, which will be held in their Wanda Metropolitano stadium. They defeated local rivals Real Madrid 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn, Estonia, on Wednesday, and Cerezo said after the game that he believes Atletico have what it takes 70

August 13, 2018 10:55 PM Tessa Blanchard Calls Parents After Winning Impact Knockouts Title

Here's a really cool moment caught on video ... Impact wrestling star Tessa Blanchard FaceTimed her parents seconds after winning the Knockouts Championship -- and we've got the footage. It all went down on Sunday at the Impact Wrestling tapings in Toronto (which airs August 30) ... where Tessa won a triple threat match against Allie and Su Yung for the belt. Moments 58