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 point of another dazzling performance that showcased just how wide the gulf between Biles and the rest of the world has become. NBC Sports (@NBCSports) Forget the gold medals, GIVE THIS WOMAN A CROWN Original Article : HERE ;

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 to buy firearms that were now illegal. A bill outlawing most automatic and semi-automatic weapons, and components that modify existing weapons, was passed by a vote of 119 to 1 in April. I could not fathom how weapons that could …

Universal cancels release of violent satire The Hunt after Trump criticism

Studio scraps movie about a group of elites hunting deplorables following gun violence across US and tweet by Trump The Hollywood studio behind a violent satire depicting a dozen supposedly red state Americans who wake up in a clearing and realize they are being stalked for sport by elite liberals, is to scrap the movies release , days after announcing it Blumhouse, the independent film house known mostly for low-budget horror films such as Paranormal Activity and The Purge as well as also the Oscar winner BlacKkKlansman, was due to come out on 27 September. News of the decision was first the Hollywood Reporter. But a string of extremist gun massacres in Ohio, Texas and California which resulted in more …

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 globe to try and win the title of ugliest face. Traditionally gurners frame their faces with a horse collar, in a procedure that is known as “gurnin’ through a braffin’. A typical gurn involves projecting the lower jaw as far …

The Best ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Does Christian Even Go Here? Betches

She should have smashed that guitar. Meanwhile, Kevin is walking around asking why everyone likes Blake when he’s not even that good looking. GREAT QUESTION, SIR. You can sit with us, Kevin. The girls get together and start sh*t talking Hannah G, and I’ve been wondering when the women would start to realize that little miss innocent over here was actually just a life-size doll commissioned by ABC execs, designed to every man’s dream measurements, and intended to f*ck up all the women’s good times. Dylan, like the sad sad soul he is, decides to approach Hannah to find out what’s going on between her and Blake. Because I guess the BDSM madam that usually beats the sh*t out of …

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold

Race Imboden could face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the Pan-Am Games, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee said United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the Pan-Am Games, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Saturday. Part of the United States gold medal winning squad in the team foil event, Imboden dropped to one knee during Fridays awards ceremony as the US flag was raised in a political protest. Imboden, a Tampa native and 2016 Olympic team event bronze medalist, later explained his actions on Twitter. Race Imboden and Miles Chamley-Watson took a knee during the anthem …

Sportsman who bit head off live chicken faces legal action

Brigitte Bardot foundation says video of Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde is sickening Animal rights campaigners say they will sue a sporting champion for animal cruelty after he was filmed biting the head off a live cockerel during a dinner with friends. The Brigitte Bardot foundation said the actions of the Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde were shocking and sickening. In the brief video apparently made in June, a smiling Larralde is seen sitting at a table with several wine bottles and a cockerel. Larralde grabs the bird and, as it struggles, bites off its head, which he then spits out. Daniel Raposo from the BB foundation said the organisations lawyers had been instructed to sue. We must absolutely highlight …

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu to face Serena Williams in Toronto final

Bianca Andreescu will face Serena Williams after becoming the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the Rogers Cup since 1969 Bianca Andreescu beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 7-6(5) at the Rogers Cup on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the tournament since 1969. Andreescu, who Original Article : HERE ;

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu to face Serena Williams in Toronto final

Bianca Andreescu will face Serena Williams after becoming the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the Rogers Cup since 1969 Bianca Andreescu beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 7-6(5) at the Rogers Cup on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the tournament since 1969. Andreescu, who Original Article : HERE ;

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu to face Serena Williams in Toronto final

Bianca Andreescu will face Serena Williams after becoming the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the Rogers Cup since 1969 Bianca Andreescu beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 7-6(5) at the Rogers Cup on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the tournament since 1969. Andreescu, who Original Article : HERE ;

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekends action | Guardian sport

Lampard must hope young players can step up for Chelsea, promoted trio show they are up for the fight and Zaha finds home comfort at Selhurst Park 1) Howe keeping his options open Eddie Howe has a quality problem when it comes to goalkeepers. In the end it was the 21-year-old Aaron Ramsdale, who has been capped at youth level by England and shone in League One with AFC Wimbledon during the second half of last season, who got the nod ahead of Artur Boruc, Mark Travers and Asmir Begovic to make his Bournemouth debut against his former club, having left Sheffield United for around 800,000 on deadline day in January 2017. At the time Chris Wilder was six months …

Two operations for PC run over by own patrol car

Supt Tom Joyce said: “It’s difficult to give a prognosis at the moment. They are certainly potentially life-changing injuries but we are relieved to say, we understand they are not believed to be life-threatening. “His wife is aware of the incident and is with him at this time.” Image Copyright @WMPolice @WMPolice Report Report Image copyright SnapperSK Image caption The cordoned-off scene in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, on Saturday afternoon The attack came just days after PC Stuart Outten was stabbed in the head as he tried to stop a van suspected of having no insurance in Leyton, east London. The Met Police officer Tasered his assailant despite receiving multiple stab wounds to his head and body. Follow BBC West Midlands …

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia draws criticism

(CNN)The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group Amnesty International. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features Saudi Arabia has hosted a number of fights in recent times, including Amir Khan’s win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith’s World Boxing Super Series victory against George Groves. It also welcomed the opening race of the 2018-19 Formule E season, motorsport’s all-electric race series, and will stage the world’s richest horse race — with a prize purse of $20 million — next year. However, the middle east country’s “abysmal human rights record” has been called into question by Amnesty International UK, which urged Joshua to …

Paul Pogba says ‘question mark’ remains over his future at Manchester United

Paul Pogba has re-opened the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United after saying this question mark remains Paul Pogba has re-opened the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United after saying a question mark remains. The midfielder was pivotal in The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email.

American gold medalist kneels during national anthem at the Pan Am Games

(CNN)American gold medalist fencer Race Imboden knelt as the national anthem played Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, to protest racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and President Donald Trump. As Imboden knelt, his teammates Gerek Meinhardt and Nick Itkin stood tall. Several members of the silver medalist Brazilian team saluted and Canada’s bronze-winning team stood quietly. Taking a knee during the national anthem became a form of civil protest after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee throughout the 2016 football season in protest of police brutality and injustice against people of color. Since then, many athletes, from NFL players, to soccer star Megan Rapinoe to amateur high schoolers have knelt as a form of …

It’s official. Watching soccer can be good for your health

(CNN)With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your beloved soccer team wins that all-important three points. The recent study, due to be released soon, suggests watching your beloved soccer team romp home to victory has a positive impact on your health, with spectators experiencing physical stresses equivalent to going for a brisk 90-minute walk. Results also found that a win lifts a spectators mood for a whole 24 hours after the game has finished. “Ultimately supporting your team at a football match gives you a moderate cardiovascular workout and depending on the result of the match, a psychological boost or …