• Russlands Athleten für Paralympics gesperrt

    Russlands Athleten für Paralympics gesperrt

    Russlands Sportler müssen bei den Paralympics in Rio zuschauen. Formal ging es darum, ob die Mitgliedschaft des russischen Verbandes bestehen bleibt oder aufgehoben wird. Auf der offiziellen Mannschaftsliste stehen nun unter anderen Schwimm-Weltmeisterin Julija Jefimowa sowie ihre Kolleginnen Darja Ustinowa und Natalia Lowzowa.

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  • México se impone ante Fiji en Río Leer más

    México se impone ante Fiji en Río Leer más

    El 'Titán' Carlos Salcedo se sumó al ataque y, al minuto 67, conectó en el área chica rival para cambiarle la dirección al esférico y poner el cuarto tanto para los aztecas. Un poker de Erick Gutiérrez salvó a México de una catástrofe en Río 2016. Tres minutos después, Erick Gutiérrez volvió a gritar gol. Oribe Peralta cobró un tiro de esquina que encontró a su compañero en soledad y sin problemas para rematar y hacer más grande la diferencia (1-4, 67').

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  • Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini becomes Rio2016 victor

    Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini becomes Rio2016 victor

    Yusra Mardini , 18, is competing at her first Olympic Games, just like many of her competitors. She had to remain positive throughout the experience because as she explains, there was a six-year-old boy on the point and she "had to smile because I didn't want them to feel like we are dying or something".

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  • Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit in major leagues

    The Miami Marlins look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. Dahl's streak is the second longest by a Rockies rookie to begin a career. Mark Reynolds smacked a double off the right-field wall to chase home Dahl and provide a cushion. It was a unusual game on a cool night at Coors Field but the Colorado Rockies ultimately fell short, falling one step farther back in the National League Wild Card race.

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  • Slugger Alex Rodriguez to retire, become Yankees instructor

    Slugger Alex Rodriguez to retire, become Yankees instructor

    Officially, the 41-year-old will be unconditionally released, then sign a contract to "serve as a special advisor and instructor", according to the club. Rodriguez has always been considered an incredible teammate. The Yankees are allowing A-Rod to play a final home game in front of his family - he said his mother and two daughters will be there.

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  • New York Yankees to release former MVP Alex Rodriguez

    New York Yankees to release former MVP Alex Rodriguez

    Rodriguez will continue on. Alex Rodriguez has been a blessing and a curse for the Yankees. The Yankees signed Rodriguez, known as A-Rod, to a 10-year, $275 million contract that runs through 2017. He wasn't in the starting lineup Sunday against the Indians. "But it doesn't work that way". In early February 2009, Rodriguez was linked to performance-enhancing drugs in a Sports Illustrated report .

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  • Angels designate Tim Lincecum

    C Mike Zunino started for the fourth straight game Friday. "We're kind of piecing it together down there", manager Scott Servais said after the Mariners' second consecutive comeback win Saturday night. Guillermo Heredia hit the first home run of his career leading off the third inning and Franklin Gutierrez added a two-run shot in the fifth. The Seattle Mariners look for another win after winning five of their last eight games.

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  • Maradona felicitó al "Patón" Bauza

    El entrenador Edgardo Bauza será presentado oficialmente hoy como nuevo DT de la Selección argentina, en un encuentro que se llevará a cabo en el predio que la AFA posee en Ezeiza y que será presidido por Armando Pérez, titular del Comité de Regularizacion.

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  • Pogba to have Manchester United medical on Monday

    Pogba to have Manchester United medical on Monday

    United confirmed the news with a short statement on their club website. Mourinho is convinced that Pogba will pass the medical without any problem and said that he has made the flawless choice by joining United despite reports in Spain claimed that Zinedine Zidane tried to convince him to move to Real Madrid instead.

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  • Greek Athlete Fails Doping Test, Sent Home From Rio

    As well as a showcase for Brazil's history, culture, diversity and hopes, the gala also represented a triumph, because there were times after the International Olympic Committee selected Rio ahead of Chicago, Tokyo and Madrid in 2009 when it seemed that the city of 6.5 million people might not get its act together for the world's greatest sporting mega-event.

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  • Pro Football Hall of Fame class inducted

    Dungy will undoubtedly be remembered among most National Football League fans as the head coach of the Colts in a dominant decade in the 2000's. Favre's acceptance speech lasted well over thirty minutes when most speeches are locked down at 10-15 minutes in length, so we got the whole story.

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  • Andy Murray proud after leading Team GB at Rio Olympics ceremony

    Andy Murray proud after leading Team GB at Rio Olympics ceremony

    Andy Murray was able to enjoy the Olympic Games opening ceremony despite worrying about dropping the British flag. "I wasn't expecting it, genuinely". The defending men's singles champion made a mess of a photocall on Wednesday when he covered British Olympic Association (BOA) president Princess Anne's face with the flag.

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  • US, China expected to win most gold in Rio

    US, China expected to win most gold in Rio

    Goldman Sachs expects Brazil to miss its goal of breaking into the top 10 of total medal winners despite a big increase in funding ahead of the Games in Rio de Janeiro. However, the $10bn spent on infrastructure and logistics to prepare for the games will not be enough to stimulate the $1.8tn Brazilian economy, which is in a deep recession, Goldman said.

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  • Rio opening ceremony posts lowest ratings since 1992

    Yes, there was a carnival atmosphere and Brazil's most-famous supermodel, Gisele Bundchen walked her last catwalk, but perhaps, probably, the intensely personal nature of these opening ceremonies means they will always have more of an effect on the host nation.

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  • (Colo)-Rockies Give Up Record Homer But Beat Marlins 12

    (Colo)-Rockies Give Up Record Homer But Beat Marlins 12

    Oberg recovered in time to throw out Suzuki in a close play. The 42-year-old Suzuki got his big hit in the seventh inning. Considered the greatest hitter in Japanese baseball history, Ichiro dominated the game in his homeland for almost nine years during which he was a seven-times Pacific League batting champion and racked up 1,278 hits.

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  • Ibra scores, United beats Leicester 2-1 in Community Shield

    Barely a month at United and they've already made their mark. Now all eyes will be on the Paul Pogba transfer saga, which should hopefully come to an end in the next few days when he finalises an £89 million move from Juventus. Pundits who predicted the "Foxes" (as Leicester are nicknamed) would finish last and be relegated were left with egg on their faces as Leicester and Ranieri wrote one of those feel-good stories that we're so used to seeing on silver screens.

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  • Brazilian Pride Soars After Opening Ceremony and First Medal

    There was no glossing over history either: from the arrival of the Portuguese and their conquest of the indigenous populations to the use of African slave labor for 400 years. Before the show, in a video broadcast inside the 78,000-seat Maracana Stadium, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the games "celebrate the best of humanity" and appealed for an Olympic truce, calling on "all warring pries to lay down their weapons" during the two weeks of sporting achievement.

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  • Aussies score late for draw with US, both advance in Rio

    The Americans tried hard to get back in the match but the Fiji defence was strong. Emily Scarratt's team made it four successive wins by knocking out quarter-final opponents Fiji 26-7 thanks to Abbie Brown's try double and touchdowns from Alice Richardson and Joanne Watmore.

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  • Williams sisters lose Olympic doubles match for 1st time

    Williams sisters lose Olympic doubles match for 1st time

    Like Serena and her sister, Venus , Australia's Cate and Bronte Campbell have paired up, winning a gold medal Saturday as members of Australian women's 4x100m freestyle relay. The Olympic tennis tournament which starts Saturday has been hit by a number of high-profile pull-outs. Serena had a Harry Potter book with her for her flight.

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  • Comienza la ceremonia de inauguración de los JJOO Río 2016

    La ceremonia tiñó rápidamente el histórico Maracaná de verde, con continuos mensajes ecologistas y de protección del medioambiente. Lima perdió una probable medalla de oro en aquellos Juegos cuando, yendo en cabeza de la prueba, fue abordado y empujado contra el público por un espectador.

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  • Froome setting sights on Rio and more Tour glory

    With Thibault Pinot out of form, the French hopes of producing a first home Tour victor in 31 years hung on Romain Bardet's shoulders. "I might do the Vuelta this year but with my focus on the Tour it's hard to commit to the Giro". On Sunday, Froome was to join Belgium's Philippe Thys, American Greg LeMond and France's Louison Bobet on the list of triple winners. Froome moved to within two overall wins of Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain, who each won ...

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  • Crisis averted with Hanley Ramirez's injured wrist

    Seattle Mariners' Shawn O'Malley rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Thursday , Aug. He struck out seven and walked none. Seattle reliever Drew Storen barely got out of that jam when Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts flew out to the warning track in left to end the inning.

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  • Tigers lose 3-1 to Mets, but Sanchez impressive

    Martinez made a laser throw to catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who tagged Jay Bruce out and prevented what would have been the tying run. K-Rod's 32 saves are second-most in the American League, and he's now got a 2.66 ERA and 1.11 WHIP through 40 2/3 innings of work.

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  • Williams sisters fall in Olympics doubles for the first time

    Williams sisters fall in Olympics doubles for the first time

    Venus , 36, also lost in the singles on Saturday, with U.S. women's Olympic tennis coach Mary Joe Fernandez saying afterwards the seven-time major champion had been sick since before she arrived in Brazil. Ivanovic's match, like all the others on centre court, was played in a stadium that was more than half empty, something likely to disappoint organisers.

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  • Rio 2016: Abhinav Bindra leads Indian contingent

    Rio 2016: Abhinav Bindra leads Indian contingent

    Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said the team was "probably the cleanest in Rio" because of all the tests and checks they have undergone. Last month, Brazil detained 12 people under tough new anti-terrorism laws on suspicion of links to Islamic State, but insists the threat to the Games is "minimal".

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  • Hope Solo helps USA soccer preserve slim win over France

    On July 9, 2016, Hope Solo earned her 100th global shutout, 150th career win, and 197th cap in a friendly game against South Africa at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois.This makes Solo the first ever goalkeeper in history, man or woman, to achieve 100 shutouts in worldwide competition.

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