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Toure left out of City squad for Champions League playoff

Joe Hart is reportedly facing the most testing period of his career with the goalkeeper set to be axed from the Manchester City and England sta...

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Laura Trott: Cyclist becomes Team GB's greatest female Olympian

Both scored 34 points in the points race, the final of the competition, with that being enough to secure a second consecutive Olympic gold medal...

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U.S. women edge out Aussies to advance to beach volleyball semifinals

Anyway, here are Green, Durant and Jimmy Butler getting some love on the big screen while rooting for Ross and Walsh Jennings. While Team U.S....

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Rio 2016 Gymnastics: Simone Biles Clinches Fourth Gold, China Flops

A day after a wobbly performance on the balance beam ended the American's hopes of leaving Rio with a record haul of five golds for a female gym...

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Tesla removes 'self-driving' from China website after crash

Autopilot also enables your vehicle to scan for a parking space and parallel park on command. The site now uses a phrase that translates to "sel...

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Olympic boxing judging controversy as Michael Conlan heads home to Ireland

Conlan's defeat means that the Irish boxing team will win no medals in Rio, after winning three in London 2012. The 24-year-old looked stunn...

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Former FIFA head Joao Havelange dies

Sepp Blatter's predecessor served as FIFA's honorary president until 2013 when he was implicated in a bribery scandal. The Brazilian was in ch...

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Spear hunting already illegal in Ontario; Alberta aiming to introduce ban

After successfully impaling the bear, Bowmar exclaims to the camera, "I can't believe that that just happened". The gruesome video, coupled wi...

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Fourth gold for Biles, China flop in Rio

However, the 19-year-old American was a class apart on the floor as she nailed a succession of high-difficulty routines to earn a score of 15.96...

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Significant rainfall expected for Windsor

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. "Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible". Environment Canada h...

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Manchester City, Borussia Monchengladback, Copenhagen close in on Champions League qualifying

Nolito tried to hit the rebound in, but his shot went off the crossbar. The visitors did finally break the deadlock after 13 minutes through D...

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

Many of his team-mates believe he will eventually reach double figures in gold medals, which would make him not only Britain's greatest Olympian...

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Champion Taylor soars to triple jump gold, Dong 3rd

After claiming his second Olympic silver medal in four years with a jump measuring 17.76 metres and watching his American team mate Christian...

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Carmelo passes Australia's test

Even so, the Australian team continued to hold their own and kept the game within three throughout first few minutes of the fourth quarter. Wi...

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Max Whitlock wins historic gold for Britain

She scored a combined 15.966 - 15.900 and 16.033 - to take gold ahead of world champion Maria Paseka of Russian Federation (15.253). He had be...

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PV Sindhu enters women's singles quarterfinals at Rio 2016 olympics

The World No. 11 Indian, who had won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open, stamped his authority with his strokes and also pushed his rival t...

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Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

American Abigail Johnston, who finished a disappointing last in Sunday's final also labelled the pool a "swamp". Mario Andrada, a spokesman fo...

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Russell Knox hangs on to win the Travelers Championship

Well, unless you are playing your way to the first round of 58 in PGA Tour history. He shot 3-over 73 Thursday and 2-over 72 Saturday. Knox, t...

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Kvitova beats Keys for women's tennis bronze

She said she considers herself a true "Boricua" (Puerto Rican) and was energized by the many Puerto Rican fans in the stands who chanted " Si se...

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Messi says he will again play for Argentina's national team

However, the 29-year-old Barcelona talisman has since met with new Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza and will now reverse his decision to retire. "...

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Upstart Puig, confident Kerber meet in Olympic tennis final

The 22-year-old unseeded Puig also upset 14th-seeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of this hard-court event...

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Manuel on making history: 'The gold medal wasn't just for me'

For Caucasians, it was 41.8 percent. In fact, there's a stereotype that black people don't swim at all. She and Lia Neal, a teammate of Manuel...

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Katie Ledecky completes a golden triple not seen since 1968

I've just had a lot of fun this week not only in the pool but just with my teammates. A swimmer's life is measured in fractions of seconds in ...

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Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte held up at gunpoint in Rio

Kathleen Baker, who won a silver in the 100-meter backstroke, started the relay for the Americans. King split a 1:05.70 on her swim as the secon...

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Biles soars to all-around title

She never wanted to push the talented Biles too hard or too fast because she's seen too many gymnasts burn out or get hurt. Here's the other ...

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Rio still struggles with litany of problems through 1st week

Stunning not for the fact that she won, but in how she did it. Some 23 seconds after Ledecky touched the wall, the last of the eight finalists...

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Pep Guardiola won't close the door on Joe Hart

David Moyes urged patience as he will need time to turn around Sunderland's fortunes following a season-opening defeat at Manchester City. Spe...

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Bolt chases Olympic history in men's 100 meters

The prospects of lining up against Bolt, Gatlin, Jamaica's Yohan Blake or France's Jimmy Vicaut doesn't unnerve him at all. Assuming there a...

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Simone Biles takes home gold in the women's gymnastics all

After her win, Manuel shared a sentiment that came unscripted, straight from the heart, yet could not have delivered a more ideal message. N...

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West Ham pay club record fee for Andre Ayew

Masuaku has played for France at under-18 and under-19 level and played against Arsenal and Bayern Munich in the Champions League last season...

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Rose positioned for golf's 1st Olympic gold medal in century

Stenson, still on a high after last month's Open Championship triumph, felt that magic return on the back nine as he charged home with a back-ni...

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Phelps ends Olympics career with 23rd gold

He had tears when he raised his arms to the Olympic Aquatics Stadium crowd as he walked off the pool deck. Yet count me among those who think ...

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Olympic pool adds color to Ryan Lochte's new hairdo

To celebrate, he yesterday posted an image of he and his team mates, including Michael Phelps, clutching their gold medals aloft. Lochte has a...

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Usain Bolt makes the Olympic Stadium his stage, again

Usain Bolt began his quest for the defence of his 100m title at the Olympics in great fashion winning his heat easily. Bolt is aiming to raise...

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Michael Phelps insists he's not competing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

While the team is not yet set, plan to see him swim in the mens' 4x100 meter medley relay final at 11:04 p.m. Biles , 19, wowed the crowd ear...

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