Simone Biles sticks triple double en route to sixth US gymnastics title

The Olympic champion reaffirmed her greatness with a boundary pushing triple-twisting, double-flip en route to her sixth US womens gymnastics title Simone Biles messed around and got a triple-double. And just about everything else too on her way to a sixth US womens gymnastics title. The Olympic champion began her preparation for the 2020 Games by drilling her boundary pushing triple-twisting, double-flip (aka the triple-double) at the end of her first tumbling run on floor exercise Sunday night, the exclamation …

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event

Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in Tokyo at the weekend, underlining concern about the safety of athletes and spectators at next summers Games. The British rower was stretchered to a medical …

PSG would cope without Neymar but would French football suffer?

Neymars popularity in Paris has plummeted but his presence still attracts attention, TV viewers and money for Ligue 1 clubs Neymars absence from PSGs first game of the season against Nmes on Sunday was initially attributed to an injury. Speaking on Saturday, Thomas Tuchel said he was reluctant to risk his star player given that he had only just returned to training after missing the Copa Amrica this summer. However, the full truth emerged later, when PSG sporting director Leonardo …

New Zealand gun buyback: 10,000 firearms returned after Christchurch attack

Police praise response after thousands of now-banned guns taken out of circulation in less than a month More than 10,000 firearms have been bought by New Zealands government in less than a month as part of its gun buyback scheme following the Christchurch mosque shootings in March. Following the killing of 51 people in two inner-city Christchurch mosques by an Australian white supremacist, prime minister Jacinda Arderns government rushed through legislation to ban military-style semi-automatic weapons and set aside NZ$150m …

Gambling companies see huge rise in complaints

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“If I hadn’t gone online for a day, they were quickly on the phone or sending me an email” The number of gamblers complaining about British betting firms has risen almost 5,000% in the past five years. There were a record 8,266 complaints last year, according to Gambling Commission figures obtained by BBC Panorama. That compares to just 169 in 2013. Most of them were about firms refusing to pay out on …

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut

The double Olympic gold medalist was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his professional debut to Denvers Adan Gonzales on Saturday Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his professional debut to Adan Gonzales on Saturday night. Ramirez suffered a stunning split-decision defeat at the Liacouras Center on the North Philadelphia campus of Temple University, a crushing start for one of boxings prized prospects. Gonzales won 40-35 and …

30 Girls With A Sense Of Humor Who Showed How Different The Same Person Can Be In A Photo (New Pics)

Because although a brief skim through Instagram might leave you feeling that everyone is just perfect except for you, nothing is further from the truth! Even the most attractive people can quite easily ‘uglify’ themselves, and this is celebrated on the subreddit #2 Move Over Fiona #3 My Mother Told Me I Shouldn’t Keep Posting This Just In Case A Boy Saw. Helloo, Boyz This rural English tradition now has it’s own World Championships, with people coming from across the …

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi

Tate Reeves, Mississippis lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of children Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. the largest single-state workplace raid in WJTV reported. They drove the children to a community center where people tried to keep them calm. But many kids could not stop crying for mom and dad. While kids were sobbing, government officials were …

Eddie Hearn defends Joshua v Ruiz Jr rematch in Saudi Arabia

Eddie Hearn has defended the decision to stage Anthony Joshuas WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia despite the backlash from human rights organisations and predicted that the negative publicity could make more people watch the fight Eddie Hearn has defended the decision to stage Anthony Joshuas WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia despite the backlash from human rights organisations and predicted that …

Christian Pulisic: From Pennsylvania to London (via Brackley Town and Dortmund)

(CNN)The youngest foreign player to score in the German Bundesliga; the youngest player to score two Bundesliga goals in a single game; the youngest player to score for the US men’s national team; the youngest player to captain the USMNT and the most expensive American player (transfer fee-wise) of all time. READ: Transfer deadline day: Whatsapp messages, spinning plates and a ‘Catch-22’ An English taster Born in Pennsylvania to Kelley and Mark Pulisic in 1998, Pulisic was exposed to football …