• China wins gold in women's 10 meter synchronized diving

    China wins gold in women's 10 meter synchronized diving

    Silver medallists Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandelela Rinong delivered Malaysia's first medal of the Games with a score of 344.34, while Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion took third place with 336.18 points. "It was very hard", she shed into tears after Tuesday's final. "I could not have regular training with injuries, and if I didn't train well, I could not perform my normal level".

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  • Sam Gallagher close to signing for Blackburn from Southampton

    Sam Gallagher close to signing for Blackburn from Southampton

    Gallagher has featured 20 times for the Saints first team, netting twice, while he spent the first half of last season in the Championship with MK Dons. Coyle believes that Gallagher could play a big role next term and has identified the 20-year-old fringe player as a top target. A player with considerable aerial ability and a keen eye for a pass, Gallagher would seamlessly fit into Blackburn's and Coyle's system of play.

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  • Sport is now taking over at Rio Games says IOC's Bach

    Sport is now taking over at Rio Games says IOC's Bach

    When he broke the world record in the 100 meter breaststroke, his granny tweeted: "What race oooo I'm so proud he's a gladiator well done", and stamped it with the nation's flag. The women's soccer and women's gymnastics teams were among the noteworthy absences at Maracana Stadium on Friday. The opening ceremony included a tribute to the many nationalities that have contributed to Brazil's culture - indigenous people, Europeans (who came as explorers and conquerers), Africans (who came as ...

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  • Pakistan reaches 69-1 after England sets up 343 target

    Captain Alastair Cook savoured one of the best wins of his tenure after England bowled Pakistan out for 201 to claim the third Test at Edgbaston and take an unassailable lead in the series . "Until lunch it was easy", Misbah said. It's a bit harder to run down the wicket and hit over the top and play reverse sweeps and sweeps. "He put the pressure on the batsmen very well".

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  • Majlinda Kelmendi OK to refuse France drug test: IJF

    Kosovo's Majilinda Kelmendi passed a special drugs test set-up by the International Judo Federation (IJF) after she and a number of other athletes refused to undertake a random check following a visit from the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) at a training camp.

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  • Messi Fails To Make UEFA Best Player Shortlist

    The 25-year-old is now on the fringes of the first-team at Real Madrid . Bale, 27, scored in a penalty shootout as Real beat city rivals Atletico to win the Champions League. Man United have been aligned with the 25-year-old of late, with speculation having suggested that a bid of €40m (£33.9m) has been tabled for Rodriguez.

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  • USA women romp to Rio Olympics gymnastics team gold

    USA women romp to Rio Olympics gymnastics team gold

    The incredible depth of the United States of America program was on display as Douglas, the 2012 all-around individual champion only competed on bars, nailing a 15.766 that was still topped by Madison Kocian's sizzling 15.933. China, which just missed out on a bronze medal in London, took the bronze medal. From a five-woman squad, each nation picks three gymnasts to compete on the four apparatus.

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  • Walker Snatches One-Shot Victory At PGA

    This should go down smoothly. He arrived at the US PGA little more than a week after winning the Open, and it is very hard to maintain that level of concentration. Harmon never opened it, preferring to wait until the day Walker won a major. Walker is a late bloomer who has received as much attention in recent years for his astrophotography, with some of his work recognized by NASA.

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  • Manchester City set to cut losses on £32m flop

    He refused to say they were set to be sold - but it's clear neither are in his immediate plans. Guardiola chose to leave Nasri, Mangala and Bony in Manchester when City travelled to face Arsenal in Gothenburg on Sunday, even though none are now carrying injuries.

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  • World's longest hunger strike to end

    The activist has, however, refused any security and said she wants to settle down in an ashram. Rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ended her 16-year-fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) on Tuesday, expressed desire to serve the people of Manipur as the Chief Minister.

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  • US Women's Gymnastics Team Goes For Gold

    US Women's Gymnastics Team Goes For Gold

    While each have their strengths, the truth is the USA has few weaknesses. Biles' success in the Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro will make her the fought straight American to will the Olympic all-around gold. "The team, we just calm it down". I'm not alone; my family is with me when I'm out there competing. "What I'm trying to do is get the most out of every single person".

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  • Dennis Rodman explains how he broke his penis three times

    Dennis Rodman explains how he broke his penis three times

    This type of injury is possible and it's called a "penile fracture". This latest show came out swinging pretty hard with this yarn from TJ Miller about the time he kind of danced with Paris Hilton at a Hollywood party , but its recently released share from the Oak Cliff-raised, formerly Dallas Mavericks-employed National Basketball Association player/Friend of North Korea/all-around curious human being Dennis Rodman massively ups the ante.

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  • Manchester United sign Paul Pogba

    Manchester United sign Paul Pogba

    The France global, who has won the Serie A title for the previous four seasons since arriving in Turin is the latest big name arrival since Jose Mourinho's appointment and the bookmakers have repeatedly cut the odds about the Portuguese manager bringing immediate success to Old Trafford.

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  • Verde, y no oro, el color en la fosa olímpica para clavados

    Sus compañera Tonia Couch, quien participó en la prueba dijo que "nunca había saltado en una piscina así, pero definitivamente eso no nos afectó". "Ese va a ser el tema de hoy, ¿verdad?, la verdad es que sí vimos que estaba verde el agua pero para nosotras no fue un tema de conversación".

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  • Rangers acquire Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress from Brewers

    In return, the Brewers get two big time prospects in the form of Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz , the Rangers second-ranked and third-ranked prospects respectively. As the other player in the Brewers trade, right-handed pitcher, Jeffress, fires fastballs into the 90s and brings modest strikeout numbers (18.4 percent K rate this season) and a lot of groundballs (57.7 percent groundball rate).

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  • Michael Phelps' Dressing Room Death Stare Becomes Internet Sensation

    Phelps's reaction was priceless as he stared down Le Clos with a disgusted look on his face. The two will compete again in the finals, and we're expecting Phelps to bring his RBF A Game once again. Meanwhile, Phelps simply sat back and glowered. Social media lit up as Phelps glared at le Clos while he warmed up for Monday's semifinal by shadow boxing in the call room in front of the most decorated Olympic swimmer of all time .

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  • Doctors Say Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Race Again

    Look for a strong run from Hamlin on Sunday . He only lost one lap - until he cut another tire and hit the wall. Elliott will start at the No. 16 position. He still can not be considered a stud on the road course, but he has four Top 10s in seven career runs at The Glen and he continues to improve by leaps and bounds.

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  • Another world record for Adam Peaty of Great Britain

    Last night, he finished the final in a time of 57.13 seconds, which was slightly faster than the World Record he set in the heats - 57.55. "I did it for my country and that means so much for me". Peaty is the country's first male Olympic swimming gold medallist for 28 years - since Adrian Moorhouse in 1998 - and only the fourth in the last 100 years.

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  • Melo y Soares apartan a Djokovic también del dobles

    Melo y Soares apartan a Djokovic también del dobles

    Esta vez, el número 1 del ranking ATP quedó eliminado en el cuadro de parejas, donde competía con su compatriota Nenad Zimonjic , ante los brasileños Marcelo Melo y Bruno Soares en la segunda ronda de los Juegos Olímpicos de Río de Janeiro.

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  • Olympic defeat leaves Novak Djokovic in tears

    Djokovic went down under a hail of Del Potro winners, the Argentinian's forehand proving particularly devastating as he overcame the top seed in style. Not only was he eliminated in the third-round at Wimbledon by Sam Querrey, he has now been dumped out of the Olympic Games by suffering defeat at the hands of Juan Martin Del Potro.

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  • Is There Gender Equality At The Rio Olympics?

    Is There Gender Equality At The Rio Olympics?

    He now holds five, in the 400-meter individual medley, 200-meter individual medley, 100-meter butterfly, 4×100-meter freestyle relay and 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Hosszu and DiRado each wrote theirs . The women's team consisted of LaxmiraniMajhi, Bombayla Devi Laishram, and DeepikaKumari will be a strong candidate for a medal as the group of 3 will look to finish well in the ranking round to get an easy sketch.

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  • #Phelpsface dominates in pool, on internet

    #Phelpsface dominates in pool, on internet

    Did they get that? He was covered in a shadow and wearing a large jacket that mirrored a robe similar to that featured in a science fiction thriller. Italy's Federica Pellegrini, who set the world record of 1:52.98 in 2009 in a now-banned synthetic bodysuit, was fifth fastest and expecting fireworks in Tuesday's final.

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  • Fencer's phone falls out of pocket during Olympics match

    Fencer's phone falls out of pocket during Olympics match

    In addition to knocking Lefort out of competition, Joppich's epee skills knocked Lefort's phone out of his pocket. It seems this wasn't enough to get him disqualified, but in the end, five-time world champion Joppich defeated Lefort, who won the bronze medal in the 2014 World Championships.

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  • Park storms back to win gold

    Park storms back to win gold

    Down 14-10 with under three minutes remaining, Park reeled off five unanswered points to complete the unlikely comeback and give South Korea its third gold medal here. Park joins Kim Young-Ho, who won the men's foil in Sydney in 2000, and Kim Ji-Yeon, who triumphed in the saber in 2012, as the only fencers from Korea to win individual gold.

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