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Egyptian Judoka Refuses to Shake Israeli Judoka's Hand

In judo it is customary to both bow to opponents - a sign of respect in Japan - and shake hands after a bout is over. "El Shehaby backed off after Sasson went over to him", said BBC judo commentator Mark Doran. Egypt's Olympic Committee distanced itself from what El Shehaby did, saying the Egyptian was "alerted before the match to abide by all the rules and to have sporting spirt during his match with the Israeli player".

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Ryan hopes to head off surprise; 8th District scramble

Despite the expected large margin of victory, the race for the 1st Congressional District in southeast Wisconsin became the center of attention a week ago when Trump refused to endorse Ryan during an interview with the Washington Post. Then Trump reversed course three days later under pressure from his party, endorsing Ryan at a campaign event Friday in Green Bay. But Nehlen, 47, did win the backing of some prominent conservative figures including former vice-presidential candidate Sarah ...

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Simone Biles, U.S. women gymnasts could be best of all time

Second-place team China sat almost 10 points behind the USA with a score of 175.279. So it was up the all-around race to provide the drama: three of the US women were eligible, but only two would be allowed to advance due to the two-per-country rule.

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Taillon pitches 3-hit ball for 8 innings, Pirates top Padres

Asked to make a start, he was hit in the face by a pitch, which sidelined him for over two months. In two starts during the Pirates' just-ended six-game home stand, he was 2-0 and gave up only one run in 14 innings. Jaso passed Major League Baseball's concussion protocol. He has been on the disabled list since July 2 with left knee discomfort. San Diego Padres starting pitcher Edwin Jackson wipes his head between pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh ...

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Rio 2016: Double disappointment for Djokovic, Del Potro marches on

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro returns Japan's Taro Daniel during the men's tennis competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Thursday, Aug. "It was a wonderful evening from the beginning", said Del Potro . These two faced off for bronze in London four years ago, with del Potro winning.

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Aly Raisman helps power US women's gymnastics team to Olympic gold

You can't do that. "And ( Biles ) goes out and wins by one or two points". She has appeared on "Dancing with the Stars" and is providing commentary as the gymnastics analyst for NBC in Rio. They've won all five world or Olympic titles since then. "We called ourselves the "final five" because there will only be four girls next time and because of Martha (coach Karolyi) finishing after this", said the 16-year-old.

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Efimova is a poor poster child for Russian scandal

If anyone still has a modicum of respect left for the International Olympic Committee, their blinders must surely be wide and thick. "I was really just in the moment", she said . My heart and my mind will still be swimming in that final tomorrow even if the actual lane is taken by someone that doesn't deserve it. "But she raced and she won, and I went over to her and I said, 'Lilly, I'm real proud of you".

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UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi Resigns After Ethical Investigation

With the investigative report completed, UC President Janet Napolitano on Tuesday sent a message to UC Davis faculty, many of whom have remained in support of Chancellor Katehi . Melinda Guzman, an attorney for Katehi , said the investigation found "no policy violations in the areas of alleged nepotism, conflicts, financial mismanagement of funds or personal gain".

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Australia Triumphant in Olympic Rugby Sevens Debut

New Zealand equalized and then pulled ahead thanks to successful efforts by Scott Curry and Akira Ioane, before and after half-time, respectively. "I was playing touch football, I just got a letter in the mail from the ARU saying come and have a crack at rugby, potentially go to the Olympics", Quirk said.

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Holt sparks rally as Reds beat Cardinals

The Reds took the lead in the eighth with timely hitting and two defensive miscues by the Cardinals . Finnegan scattered two hits over six scoreless frames while beating the Cardinals on Thursday and is 2-1 with a 2.81 ERA in six career appearances (four starts).Leake was torched for seven runs and eight hits in five innings by his former club when matched against Finnegan last week and is 0-1 with a 10.32 ERA in two career starts versus the Reds .

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Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin highlight NBC's primetime coverage tonight

Next up for Ledecky is the 200m free, which starts with heats and semi-finals on Monday, with the 800m free on Friday. By the time Ledecky is done, she very well could have four golds and a silver, which would surpass Franklin's medal haul (four golds and a bronze) in 2012.

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LEADING OFF: O's vs Jays for 1st place, Davis goes for MRI

INDIANS 8, ATHLETICS 0 (at Cleveland) - Corey Kluber limited Oakland to five hits in seven innings, Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer for his 24th of the season, and Cleveland completed a three-game sweep. Gibbons gave Morales the hook and brought in righty Jesse Chavez with two on and one out. Toronto, which won for the 16th time in 22 games, had not been alone atop its division since a 2-0 start.

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Solo comes up big for 200th cap, US beats France 1-0

Solo, who was making her 200th appearance for the U.S. Solo upset some Brazilians before coming to the Olympics by tweeting a photo of herself wearing a hat with mosquito netting and posting pictures of mosquito repellent that she was packing.

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Conor McGregor had some very strong words for WWE wrestlers

I want to exclusively focus on this, so that should tell you how much this fight means to me and I've been preparing accordingly". Conor McGregor made a lot of wrestlers and wrestling fans unhappy with his recent comments regarding WWE superstars.

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Team U.S.A. Olympics Men's Basketball

The U.S. was favored by about 50 points, so it wasn't supposed to be close. Team USA stalwarts Taurasi, Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings, Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles will be joined by Olympic newbies Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne.

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Lions decline to provide update on TE Eric Ebron's injury

He was blocking on a running play when he was hurt. General manager Bob Quinn simply stated that injuries happen in the NFL. NFL Network's Ian Rapaport followed that up with what the team fears Ebron's injury is. "You hope they don't, but sometimes they do". Brandon Pettigrew , a part-time starter a year ago, is on the physically unable to perform list recovering from the torn ACL he suffered last December, and backup Tim Wright was lost to a season-ending torn ACL earlier this spring.

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Indians endure disappointing day at Rio Olympics

In a sport like shooting, winning doesn't come easily. He said that Jitu Rai's qualification was a major honour to be in the finals in the Olympics, however, adding that it will be tough from now on. The 28-year-old continued to struggle with his next couple of shots as the shooters at the top of the pack continued to churn out consistent above 10 attempts.

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Aust makes change for women's 4 x 100m relay team

Nonetheless, Emma McKeon finished her leg only inches behind American Simone Manuel , who led the first leg for the US. Australia has proved once again that it's a force to be reckoned with in the pool. Ledecky got the first of what she hopes is five Olympic medals. That laid down the gauntlet for the Americans and now all eyes are on Phelps, 31, who made his Olympic debut in 2000 and admits it is getting no easier to push his aging frame to the limit once more in search of a ...

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Ryan Fitzpatrick signs $12m deal to end Jets stalemate, say reports

With bonus opportunities, Fitzpatrick's contract could give him $15 million in total. FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Geno Smith went from starting quarterback to backup - again - the moment Ryan Fitzpatrick walked through the door - finally - with a new deal.

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Gymnast Samir Ait Said Breaks His Leg at the Olympics

Members of the French team were in tears after seeing the injury. His left leg was completely twisted and he had to be taken away on a stretcher. Several TV viewers took to social media to express their shock after the incident was broadcast live.

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Russia to appeal blanket ban on weightlifters for Olympics

It called the punishment an "appropriate sanction" to "preserve the status of the sport". The country had earlier been expecting nearly three-quarters of its Olympic team to go to Rio, with the Russian Sports Ministry producing a report claiming 286 members of what had been an nearly 400-strong team would be there.

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Portugal's Pepe fit for final against France

He really hangs in the air - those chocolate squares (abdominal muscles) don't count for nothing. But there are two things that are very tough to combat in football - pace and the aerial threat. They've also been particularly successful against Portugal , winning ten straight meetings with the Portuguese dating back to 1975. Confidence in the French camp is high, with their win against Germany confirming their improvement in the knockout stages after a shaky start.

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Matt Harvey Headed to the DL

In the regular season, Harvey's numbers took a dip compared to recent years, posting a 4-10 record, 4.86 ERA, and losing almost 2 miles per hour on his fastball. Zack Wheeler , an 11-game victor in 2014, has hit a road bump in his recovery from 2015 Tommy John surgery, and there is no timetable for his return.

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League source: Wade to meet with Bucks next week

Wade is now on vacation in Europe is expected to begin taking meetings in person next week. Wade been with the team through three championships, and has played through plenty of basement-dwelling seasons in his Hall of Fame-worthy career.

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Harris: Sixers have a 'bunch' of great players

Not long after the same crowd was largely quiet as the draft filled with unfamiliar names. The Blue Devils have had at least one player selected in 29 of the 36 NBA Drafts during the Krzyzewski Era. The Kinston, N.C., native was just the fourth freshman to average at least 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game under Krzyzewski, alongside Deng (2004), Okafor (2015) and Parker (2014).

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Nic Batum To Hornets; Jordan Clarkson To Lakers

Among those targets, as reported by SportsDay's Eddie Sefko, are Memphis point guard Mike Conley and Miami center Hassan Whiteside. Not only were multiple members of their team up for free agency, but most crucially, Nicolas Batum , whom the Hornets traded multiple assets for in a contract year, was available to depart.

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Belgian supporters invade France for Euro 2016 clash with Wales

Wales would today in the city of Lille, face Belgium in the second quarter final match of the tourney in a match in which the Belgians are clear favourites. "If he had a bad reaction it would have been hard, but It's great news for us that he will be available". Wales is looking to go one further than its previous best appearance in a major tournament.

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England seamer Chris Jordan replaces Moeen Ali against Sri Lanka

On Friday, Sri Lanka had 34.1 overs in the field without any success as England won the second ODI at Edgbaston by 10 wickets to go 1-0 up in the five-match series after Tuesday's tie at Trent Bridge. First-change Plunkett had now taken a wicket with his second ball on Sunday after striking with this third delivery on Friday. David Willey and the returning Chris Jordan, who replaced Moeen Ali, also picked up a scalp, as the seam quartet and Adil Rashid ensured only five bowlers were ...

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Celtics select Jaylen Brown with No. 3 overall pick in draft

The Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown with the third pick in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday evening. Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. 45, but it will be tough sledding for Providence forward Ben Bentil (No. 51) and Iowa State forward Abdel Nader (No. 58) to find a spot on a roster that already has 10 players under contract for next season, not including qualifying offers for Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller.

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Canadian Brooke Henderson wins Women's PGA

But I saw the leaderboard and I knew I needed to be better. It was a big deal... "It's just such an honour to now have my name up there with his as a major champion ". She hit a superb approach on the No. 18 play-off hole as her ball landed about 20 feet inside of Ko's ball and just three feet from the cup. "This is the first playoff hole I've had at a major".