Reigning champions Mexico knocked out at group stage in Brazil

London 2012 champions Mexico failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic men’s football in Rio after losing 1-0 to South Korea. Kwon Chang-hoon’s stunning strike secured the win for the Koreans, who finished top of Group C. Argentina were also knocked out at the group stage after a 1-1 draw with Honduras, but Germany…

Stoneman, Wood star in Durham’s convincing win

Gloucestershire v Durham, 3rd quarter-finalA convincing 19-run victory over Gloucestershire helped Durham become the third team to enter the finals-day of the Natwest T20 Blast, 2016. Opting to bat first, Durham were given a rousing start by their openers, Mark Stoneman (61) and Keaton Jenning (36), who added 96 runs in under 11 overs. The…

Michael Phelps extends his tally to 21 Olympic golds at Rio 2016

USA swimmer Michael Phelps extended his tally to 21 Olympic gold medals as he won individual and team titles on day four at Rio 2016. He comprehensively beat defending champion Chad le Clos in the 200m butterfly before he helped the US win the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay. “That’s a lot of medals,” said Phelps. “It’s just…