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What to watch at the Rio Games on Wednesday

Mexico (LIVE), 9 a.m. -noon. As the current world record holder in the event, Phelps threw down the world's fastest time for 2015 in the 200 but...

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One of two skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper

San Joaquin County sheriff's officials said they have not yet been able to notify one of the families involved and are not yet publicly identify...

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The IOC confirms that 271 Russian athletes will compete in Brazil

But it's still a victory for a nation that the independent World Anti-Doping Agency slammed for having what it called a state-sponsored doping p...

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Former NFL QB Tim Tebow turns to MLB

While online NFL betting odds will not exactly be worse for the wear because of his absence, there are certainly NFL fans that will miss the p...

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Martinez's throw gives Tigers 6-5 win over Mets

Mets: OF Yoenis Cespedes (quadriceps) is on the disabled list, costing him his first visit back to Detroit since he was traded at last year's...

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Andy Murray opens up Rio Olympics against Serbian Viktor Troicki

Mr Murray was chosen to become Great Britain's flag-bearer after his historic second win at Wimbledon last month. "I felt very proud and hum...

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Rematch in Rio: Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly

Now, four years later, Le Clos is not the starry-eyed kid he once was. No sooner had Le Clos been presented with his silver, than he was back ...

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Ledecky, not Franklin, all the swimming rage at Rio Olympics

Franklin finished in seventh place in the 100-meter backstroke at the trials (one of the events in which she won gold during the London Olympics...

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U.S. women cruise to gold medal in team gymnastics at Rio Olympics

The Internet gave a picture of her (to the left) looking disappointed the caption "McKayla Maroney is not impressed". Simone Biles competes on...

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Sergio Ramos eyeing UEFA Super Cup success when Real Madrid play Sevilla

Real Madrid have won the UEFA Super Cup . Having set to traverse the world of being both a player and a coach of the same sport, Zidane is poi...

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Japan shocks NZ in sevens - and SBW out

Japan's Kameli Soejima scores a try. The Aussies made a miserable start as they were 17-0 down at the break and skipper Ed Jenkins said: 'We h...

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Freeman, Garcia shots boost Braves past Cardinals

Louis Cardinals needed him to do it all. "I think I did it a bunch of times in Little League", Garcia said of the dual production. The Oriol...

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New York Woman Slain While Jogging Near Mother's Home In Massachusetts

The 27-year-old Marcotte was an account manager for Google in NY. She was in Princeton to pay her mother a weekend visit. Police launched a s...

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Khalmurzaev wins Russia's 2nd judo gold of Rio Olympics

Stevens becomes the first American man to medal in judo since 2004. Stevens has guaranteed himself at least a silver medal. Despite settling...

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1 suffered head injury in fall from Ferris wheel

Three girls have fallen from a Ferris wheel in Tennessee. The oldest child injured is 16 years old, according to Greeneville Police Captain Tim ...

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Tire caused weird explosion that rocked Derrike Cope's vehicle

The sanctioning body's vice president of officiating and technical inspection, Elton Sawyer, said the right-front tire degraded due to excess he...

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Ichiro's 3000th hit a triple

The pursuit of history had become a bit of a slog for Ichiro Suziki but ended with a triple Sunday. The feat drew a standing ovation from the th...

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Bronze For Daley And Goodfellow

The 22-year-old begins his third Olympic campaign in the men's synchronised 10-metres platform with Daniel Goodfellow on Monday. December 2013...

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Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra in finals, Gagan Narang fails to qualify

Adding to the disappointment was archer Laxmirani Majhi, who crashed out in the Round of 32 eliminators. While Bindra will bid farewell to his...

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Hidilyn Diaz's weightlifting silver ends Philippines' Olympic medal drought

When Hidilyn Diaz lifted 200 kilograms of steel iron, she also lifted the spirits of her home country. The Philippines sent a 13-member delega...

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Chinese Weightlifter Long Qingquan Reclaims Olympic Title in Rio

China's elite weightlifter Long Qingquan finished an outstanding Olympic gold double when he claimed the men's 56kg event at the ongoing Rio Gam...

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Bears Center Grasu Carted Off Field During Practice

The second-year player attempted to block downfield on a screen pass to running back Jacquizz Rodgers before immediately clutching at his righ...

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Olympic schedule: When will your favorite athletes compete?

France (LIVE); Basketball; Boxing - Elimination Matches, 4-8 p.m. The dominant U.S. men's basketball team takes on Venezuela at 5 p.m. a...

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Archery - Perfect Ku shoots down U.S. redemption bid

The day after the Olympic Opening Ceremony in Rio saw archery award its first medal of the Games. China's men upset the Italian Olympic Champi...

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US women hoops rout Senegal 121-56 in record fashion

Griner will get her first chance to go for the single-game mark against Senegal on Sunday when the US women's basketball team begins its Olympic...

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Cross-code star Jarryd Hayne to make NRL return against Warriors

Simon Mannering regained the lead for the visitors before Hayne's no-look pass was intercepted by Fusitu'a, whose charge downfield preceded Solo...

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Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win

After his victory in Hungary, which enabled him to take charge of the championship for the first time this year, Hamilton described his spectacu...

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Zlatan Confident Of Winning Start At Man Utd

Leicester came from nowhere last season, having narrowly avoided relegation in 2014-2015, to win the title over Mourinho's Chelsea - who started...

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Brazil police says stray bullet was not targeting media

A spokesman said the facility is situated on a military compound which may be an explanation for why the stray bullet ended up where it did. M...

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Cruz & M's go for series win tonight against Sox

Porcello allowed just four hits in eight innings of work last night. At that point, Iwakuma was at 97 pitches and about to head through the Re...

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Ibrahimovic scores winner as United lift Community Shield

Lingard enjoyed a promising season under Louis van Gaal in 2015-16 and scored the winning goal in the FA Cup final - a match which proved to be ...

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HBO sets November Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward PPV Fight

Kovalev retained his title for the eighth time and took care of the business necessary to punch his way into a huge fall fight. It would pit a...

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Boulder's Mara Abbott finishes fourth in women's Olympic road race

Abbott was left 23 seconds clear and looked the likely victor until the final three kilometers when the trio behind began to reel her in. "That'...

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Rio: Jitu Rai qualifies for air pistol final; Gurpreet crashes out

In the women's section, Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul were also in competition in 10 metre air rifle event but failed to qualify for finals. ...

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Indian women's archery team go down in Olympic quarters

Either side managed to hit the bull's eye once while India hit three 9s in reply to Colombia's four 9s. "Sports Authority of India tweeted: "#...

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