Eleven-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte swam short in the 400-meter individual medley trial competition on Sunday, where he failed to qualify.
Early Lead but Slow Final Leg
The 39-year-old swimmer previously won the event during the 2012 London Olympics so the result came as a shock to many. He reportedly established a lead for the first two legs but slowed down when it came to the breaststroke and freestyle. more >>
On paper, England will have bigger challenges to hurdle in UEFA Euro Round of 16 against Iceland. For Iceland, it's a chance to tally one of the greatest upsets in the history of football. This makes the Monday's England vs. Iceland clash, which will be held in Nice, France, at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Small Country, Big Success
With a population of just around 330,000, Iceland is the smallest country in history to qualify for the European Championships, a feat preceded by a string of incredible upsets leading to fairy-tale success. It began with a 3-0 win over Turkey on a European Championship qualifying campaign, followed by two victories over football giant Holland. more >>
Team USA Olympic basketball team now has a complete roster with 12 NBA stars in its lineup. Harrison Barnes and Kyrie Irving are the last two players to commit to the U.S. basketball team.
The U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Roster includes guards Jimmy Butler, DeMar Derozan, Klay Thompson, Kyle Lowry and Kyrie Irving; forwards Carmelo Anthony, Harrison Barnes, Kevin Durant, Paul George and Draymond Green; and centers DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan.
Stephen Curry and LeBron James are most notably absent in this lineup. Curry is nursing knee and ankle injuries, while LeBron James says he needs to take a break after a grueling NBA season. Other stars that won't play for the U.S. team include LaMarcus Aldridge, Chris Paul, James Harden and Russel Westbrook. more >>
Italy has expressed its determination to win for its Monday night matchup versus Spain for the UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16.
Coach Antonio Conte Positive of a Win for Italy
Italian coach Antonio Conte mentioned in a UEFA official report that they are ready to "pull a shock" versus their opponents, which defeated them both in 2008 and 2012. He added that his players have a lot of respect for the Spanish players and recognize their talent and skills on the field. more >>
After losing the Copa America Centenario title versus back-to-back champions Chile on Sunday, Argentina's star player Lionel Messi announced that he will not be playing for the national team.
'It Hurst Not to Be a Champion'
The 29-year-old forward missed the penalty shootout during the finals match, which cost Argentina another title in a span of nine years. "It's not meant for me. For me the national team is over. I've done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion," Messi said. more >>
More than 70 goals have, so far, been recorded for the entire UEFA Euro 2016 tournament with some of these coming from the best players in the league.
Scoreboard leaders do not simply top the list provided by the UEFA official website but also displayed the necessary skills needed from them to win games and defeat their opponents. Here is an updated list of the top scorers for the UEFA Euro 2016:
1. Gareth Bale (Wales, 3 goals) more >>