• Three-point barrage propels Canada over China in women's basketball prelim

    Three-point barrage propels Canada over China in women's basketball prelim

    Team captain Kim Gaucher of Mission, B.C., led all players with 10 rebounds. Team Canada's women's basketball team will start competition on Saturday, Aug. Canada kept up the pressure in the third period as Tatham and Langlois hit back-to-back three-pointers to extend the lead to 43-29. Canada outscored China in each of the four periods and had a 31-14 edge in assists.

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  • Blanket ban would be injustice to Russia: IOC chief

    Blanket ban would be injustice to Russia: IOC chief

    Russia's track and field team was suspended in separate action by the sport's governing body, the IAAF, following similar revelations of state-backed doping past year. "I completely understand that it was a complicated and hard decision without a ideal solution", Probst said. "At times WADA has seemed to be more interested in publicity and self-promotion rather than doing its job as a regulator, acting with transparency, and looking after the best interest of clean athletes", Werthein told ...

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'I will change Manchester United mentality'

    Are your players responding to what you're trying to teach them?" he replied: "I think your words are very correct because you say my teams are different to Mr Van Gaal's teams and that is correct. However, on 27 July Zidane refused to give up on the battle after suggesting that Real Madrid were still working on a deal to sign Manchester United target.

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  • Barcelona 3 - Mushuc Runa 1

    Barcelona 3 - Mushuc Runa 1

    Matías Oyola marcó la primera para Barcelona cuando el cronómetro marcó el primer minuto de juego. Pedro Pablo Velasco hizo una jugada de lujo por la banda derecha, metió el centro al área, la tomó Washington Vera y habilitó a Matías Oyola que definió con algo de fortuna.

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  • Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers

    Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers

    Joining Berger, who won his first PGA tour title at June's FedEx St. Jude Classic, on seven-under 133 at TPC River Highlands were fellow American Russell Henley, South African Tyrone van Aswegan and Australian Marc Leishman. Berger said besides the win, he's hoping for very personal reasons to secure a spot on the Ryder Cup team this summer. He said he chose to play the tournament rather than rest because, like Berger, he wants to get enough points to play in the Ryder Cup.

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  • Mourinho hits out at Wenger and Klopp over Pogba

    I don't want to speak about Paul, because he's a Juventus player. Two of Mourinho's managerial rivals have also voiced their opinions over recent weeks. I heard already two of my colleagues from other clubs speaking about us. It also gives me the chance to play with some players that I know can not play 90 minutes, because they have no condition to play for 90 minutes, so it will be a little bit of everything.

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  • Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than 3 points

    The poll comes as Obama is increasing his role in the campaign and as the White House "clearly wants, in the final stretch of months, to make sure the legacy points are all in order", said Lee Miringoff, the director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion in NY, which conducted the nationwide survey .

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  • José Mourinho hits out at Wenger and Klopp over United transfer talk

    He formed a formidable partnership with Nemanja Vidic and was one of the most graceful and technically gifted centre halves England has ever produced. Everything is now virtually in place and Pogba is set to become Jose Mourinho's fourth signing since he took over, joining Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan at the club.

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  • How Zinedine Zidane Killed The Galactico Era — Real Madrid

    Enzo is the son of Real coach Zinedine Zidane, who is close to Boro boss Aitor Karanka, which gives the Teessiders an edge. Brazilian Casemiro became one of the manager's most important players. I am now looking forward to being back in Madrid and continuing working". Lack of Ronaldo In Olympics 2016 Schedule A Boon For Real Madrid? Meanwhile, Bale was included on the shortlist for UEFA's Best Player in Europe Award, along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann.

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  • Bomb squad probes possible blast near road race

    Bomb squad probes possible blast near road race

    A Rio 2016 spokesperson said: "The security services found a suspicious package close to the cycle road race finish line in Copacabana and as a precaution chose to perform a controlled explosion". Omnisport understands that the loud bang heard with 70 kilometres of the race to go was actually a false alarm. Brazil has deployed some 85,000 police and military to guard the Games, roughly twice the number at the 2012 London Olympics.

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  • US women's water polo coach leaves team after brother dies

    US women's water polo coach leaves team after brother dies

    The coach plans to return on Monday, ahead of the team's preliminary play that begins on Tuesday. Blake Krikorian teamed with another brother, Jason, to invent Slingbox . But Coroner Robert Foucrault told the San Francisco Chronicle that Krikorian had gone paddle boarding in the San Francisco Bay Area and was found lying next to his auto in the parking lot.

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  • Marlos Moreno nuevo jugador del Manchester City

    Marlos Moreno nuevo jugador del Manchester City

    Será una agradable experiencia formar parte de un gran club como éste. "Marlos tiene un excelente futuro e incluso ya ha jugado con el equipo nacional", dijo el director deportivo del Manchester City , el español Txiki Begiristain .

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  • Celebration of Brazil open Olympics

    Celebration of Brazil open Olympics

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said the city of Rio de Janeiro will benefit from the Games and thanked the hosts for their efforts. The only Olympic events it is hosting are soccer matches. Opening ceremonies aren't meant to make much sense. Since the event won't able to avoid the issues that are gripping Brazil - a president facing impeachment, a deep recession and environmental threats - organizers made sure that global warming and the environment, especially the ...

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  • USA Basketball accidentally ends up in brothel

    USA Basketball accidentally ends up in brothel

    A few days before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, the Team USA players wound up at Termas Monte Carlo , which Rolling Stone called as " one of the high end brothels in Rio ". Centaurus and Rio's other high-end brothels, like Monte Carlo, Solarium and 4×4, are known as termas - which means they're ostensibly spas. First off, who was the person who thought this was a spa.

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  • Mets Acquire Bruce in Deal with Reds

    Last week, when asked about his team hitting just above the Mendoza Line with runners in scoring position, Mets manager Terry Collins had an interesting take . Owners will still get production out of him. The more, the better. The defending NL champs trail the Washington Nationals by 6.5 games in the National League East division race, but they're only 2.5 games behind a wild-card playoff spot.

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  • Atlético Nacional es el campeón de la Copa Libertadores

    Independiente del Valle , disputado en Quito, terminó con un empate 1-1 que dejó abierta la final, aunque el favoritismo por su condición de local y por el buen juego durante todo el torneo recae en los cafeteros , dirigidos por el técnico colombiano Reinaldo Rueda.

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  • Russian Federation won't appeal against Rio ban on dopers

    Russian Federation won't appeal against Rio ban on dopers

    Former Olympic 400m bronze medallist Katherine Merry went further, writing on Twitter: "IOC are useless. what exactly would a country have to do to get a blanket ban?" The IOC's controversial decision, less than two weeks before the Olympics start on 5 August, also stipulates that only Russians with no prior doping convictions will be admitted to compete in Rio.

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  • Mourinho blames late arrival for Renato Sanches failure

    Whoever it may be, Mourinho said he's hoping the club's transfer business is done by the time Manchester United play Bournemouth in the Premier League opener. Asked if he was confident that Pogba would join United, Mourinho said: "Pogba is a Juventus player until officially he isn't". "Sometimes I get a bit confused with the meaning of fit, of what it is to be fit, to be fit is to be ready to play or to be fit is the top of your performance level".

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  • Opening for Rio Olympics a spectacular display of unity

    Opening for Rio Olympics a spectacular display of unity

    On behalf of all 11,288 competitors (6,182 men; 5,106 women), a Brazilian athlete will pledge an oath that they won't take banned drugs - a promise likely to ring false to many fans after the scandal of government-orchestrated cheating in Russian Federation.

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  • Former Kentucky hurdler Kendra Harrison sets world record

    Former Kentucky hurdler Kendra Harrison sets world record

    There was a more muted celebration for Bolt, who nevertheless delighted the crowd by winning then spending his usual remarkable amount of time signing autographs, posing for photos and giving endless media interviews. "I'm just blessed to go out there and give it all I have". See how you feel every year, and see what you want to do. Not in Rio meanwhile will be Harrison because she came only sixth in the United States trials 100m hurdles, and only the top three qualified.

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  • Rio opens Olympics with celebration and serious message

    Rio opens Olympics with celebration and serious message

    It was a heck of a statement, coming after a lengthy segment on global warming. But the homage to the environment and history quickly gave way to carnival-inspired music and dancing as the country's most beloved exports - soccer stars and supermodels, including Gisele Bundchen - soon filled the stadium, with feathers and G-strings abounding.

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  • Cae primer récord mundial en natación en los 100 pecho

    Cae primer récord mundial en natación en los 100 pecho

    Peaty rebajó en 37 centésimas la anterior plusmarca mundial que él mismo poseía con un tiempo de 57.92 segundos desde el 17 de abril del 2015. En la disputa por medallas, Peaty tendrá de rivales al mismo Van der Burgh, así como al japonés Yasuhiro Koseky, al brasileño Felipe Franca y a los estadunidenses Kevin Cordes y Cody Miller.

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  • PGA Championship-54 Holes

    Kerry Haigh, the association's managing director of championships, said that the threesome possibility was discussed, "but not significantly..." Francesco Molinari rattled off six consecutive birdies to finish his round at 68, while Padraig Harrington and Kevin Kisner each shot 65 for the low rounds of the day.

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  • Hope Solo Booed and Has "Zika, Zika" Screamed at Her

    Hope Solo's comments about the Zika virus made her infamous among Brazilian fans who booed her every time she touched the ball. Solo followed up the tweet with a selfie wearing a large mosquito head net and a giant bottle of insect repellent.

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  • Kellen Moore breaks ankle during Cowboys practice

    Kellen Moore breaks ankle during Cowboys practice

    ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer reported on Twitter late Tuesday that Moore suffered a broken right fibula. So in March and April, when there was a larger pool of players available, the Cowboys placed a high priority on the position and used a fourth-round pick on Dak Prescott .

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  • West Ham given Astra Europa League rematch

    Zeni Husmani tried his luck from 30 yards out for the Brigands with 12 minutes remaining as they got desperate, but Randolph managed to gather his bouncing shot without much trouble. "There is no reason to approach that issue in a negative way". Obviously it would be nicer if we were 2-1 up, and it will be a big shame if we lose, but we've packed the ground and I'm sure the players will be well up for putting on a great spectacle for the fans who are there.

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  • Noren faces Wall in Paul Lawrie Match Play final

    Noren faces Wall in Paul Lawrie Match Play final

    The 41-year-old's only previous European Tour win came way back in 2000 at the Alfred Dunhill Championship but he'll have the chance to end that drought when taking on second seed Alex Noren in Sunday's final. He plays Anthony Wall in an all-English semifinal later Saturday, after Wall finished 2 up against South African Hadyn Porteous. "Obviously I feel sorry for Oli, because it was a good game so it's a shame someone had to lose because we're good pals and we played well", said Wall.

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