Antonio Conte may still be keen to add another striker to his Chelsea squad, but Diego Costa sent his manager a message that, whether Romelu Lukaku joins or not, he is ready and willing to lead the line at Stamford Bridge.
Luvo Manyonga took the lead on the long jump in Rio by soaring a personal best. It might have been enough to win gold, but his sixth and final attempt was a no jump and the South African could only watch as Jeff Henderson knocked him to silver on his last jump with a margin of victory of justÂ 1 centimeter.Â
It's likely to prove one of Rio 2016's most memorable moments and it has nothing to with the winning of medals.
While rugby player Isadora Cerullo didn't secure a bronze, silver or gold medal, she won a partner for life after girlfriend Marjorie Enya, a volunteer at the 2016 Olympics, proposed to her in front of teammates, volunteers and media. Without hesitation Cerullo said yes and the Rio Games had it's first marriage proposal.
The Guatemalan Football Association Â is expected to hand footballer, Daniel Pedrosa lengthy ban after he beat up the referee in during a Division 3 match between Deportivo Chicacao and ObereÃ±osÂ on Sunday.
20-year-old Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan crashed out of the Olympics in agony after he suffered a terrible elbow dislocation during the 77kg weightlifting event. Described as one of the favorites at the event, his left elbow gave way during a second attempt to lift 195kg (429lbs).
A Black-American teenage girl, Simone Biles is making history in the world of gymnastics. She is 3 times reigning world champion and has 14 gold medals at the international level to her credit. Also, she is a proud winner of 10 gold medals since 2013. Bilesâ€™ success in the Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro will make her the fought straight American to will the Olympic all-around gold.
Two sports presenters, Patrick Osei- Agyemang aka 'Countryman Songo' and Kofi Asare Brako aka 'Abatey', as well as their media outfit Multimedia Group Limited (MGL) have been sued by Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kwesi Nyantakyi for defamation.