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Serbia upsets US women's volleyball with win in Olympic match

Serbia, the runner ups in the 2015 World Cup to China, ousted the Russians 3-0 before winning an exciting five-set semi-final over Americans. "W...

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Britain edge out Holland in dramatic shootout to capture historic hockey gold

The more the crowd booed the more I knew she would score. Maddie Hinch was the shoot-out hero as Great Britain's women's hockey team won Oly...

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Leicester still looking for 1st win, draws 0-0 with Arsenal

Yet Wenger was quick to dismiss Henry's claims, as he argued the Frenchman was misguided to suggest Arsenal are struggling to attract the game's...

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Olympics-Golf-South Korea's Park leads by one at halfway

Charley Hull of Great Britain, hits from the fairway on the 5th hole during the second round of the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympi...

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Olympics men's basketball results: Semifinals - August 19

Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi each won their fourth gold medal, tied for the most Olympic medals ever won by a women's basketball...

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Can Ledecky win in women's 800-meter freestyle?

Ledecky anchored the USA women's 4x200 freestyle relay, leading the Americans cruise to victory ahead of Australia and Canada, who won silver an...

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Former UW-Madison athlete wins Olympic triathlon gold medal

However, Reid moved through the field in the 10k run as she gained 15 places to finish just under five minutes behind victor Gwen Jorgensen . ...

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Michael Phelps adamant that he will stay retired

Whats even crazier about this is the fact that Phelps is still just 31-years old and the fact that he didn't win a single medal when he competed...

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Chicago Top Cop: Fire LaQuan McDonald Officers

The same day they released the footage, which came out amid intense national focus on how police officers use lethal force, Van Dyke was charged...

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Relay drama in Rio leaves USA facing time trial

Thursday night, the USA team will race by themselves to try and best 42:70, China's time that earned them eighth place. Talk about this incredib...

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ATP Cincinnati: Murray v Tomic QF Preview

Murray and Anderson could face either Australia's Bernard Tomic or Japan's Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinals. Milos Raonic - the fourth seed ...

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United States women's water polo defeats Hungary, advances to gold medal game

The teams went off at halftime with Australia leading, 5-3. Teammate Dora Antal scored the tying goal with 2:59 left to play. The U.S. beg...

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Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, shooter Jitu Rai reportedly recommended for Khel Ratna Award

Her effort in the final included the unsafe Produnova vault which has earned her widespread acclaim. Gymnast Dipa Karmakar is only the fifth w...

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Rio 2016: Five biggest things to watch on Tuesday at Olympics

China, which sent its largest overseas delegation of 416 athletes to Rio this year, won 16 golds in 1996 and 28 in 2000. One full week of Olym...

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American Evan Jager keeps cool and calmly collects silver in the steeplechase

Conseslus Kipruto maintained Kenya's great tradition in the Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase here as he became his country's ninth consecuti...

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Luke Del Rio to start at QB for Florida in season opener

It is official now. Del Rio, a redshirt sophomore, beat out fifth-year senior transfer Austin Appleby from Purdue for the starting position. ...

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Milwaukee Bucks: Matthew Dellavedova, Australia Head For Semi-Finals

Worldwide basketball observers have seen this Australian ascension coming. You're on teams when you say all that, but that doubt's still there. ...

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Cardinals roll to fourth straight with big win over the Astros

The Astros would go to the bullpen the rest of the way and the Cardinals would tack on another run in the sixth inning and three more with a Br...

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Floyd Mayweather has snapped up Shakur Stevenson after Rio 2016 scouting mission

Stevenson, 19, will be the first USA men's fighter to fight for a gold medal since Andre Ward won the light heavyweight gold in 2004, and just t...

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US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

Beijing, on the other hand, seems to have miscalculated that, in giving Seoul deliverables on history issues such as a memorial to Korean indepe...

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Olympics-Speed king Kenny just wants to walk the dogs

I love him to bits @ JasonKenny107! In Tuesday night's final, both Kenny and Awang appeared to overlap with the derny "right as it was peelin...

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Sweden and Germany both make first Olympic final

She is playing in her fourth Olympics and also participated in three World Cups. Brazilian goalkeeper Barbara managed to block Kosovare Asl...

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Germany beat Nigeria 2-0 to reach men's football final

For a moment, Neymar s bravery looked like it may have come at a cost as he had to be stretchered off after being winded in the challenge. "Ne...

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Aaron Ramsey out for a month

That would rule him out of Arsenal's next two games, against Leicester on Saturday and Watford the following weekend before a possible return on...

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TBT: Remember when Bruce Jenner won the 1976 Olympic decathlon?

Eaton won a gold medal in the event at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. "When you have someone else going through this it's like, 'Oh, you k...

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Historic medal won in women's freestyle wrestling

She hadn't lost in a major tournament in years, but she had been less dominant in recent tournaments. Maroulis, a first-time Olympian who cut ...

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Justin Rose Brings Home the Gold!!!

Stenson's ball hit the green and spun back from the cup, 22 feet away. This is the strength of Rose's game, but not so Stenson. But it was his s...

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Neymar strikes as Brazil beat Colombia, enter semifinals

It is not an easy road, but we want the medal", said Luan . Neymar was chased from the start of the match, and four Colombians were booked ...

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49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury

Gabbert , as the nation saw on Sunday against the Texans, is having trouble running the vanilla version of Chip Kelly's offense. "I don't look...

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Joey Barton slams "disgusting" treatment of Manchester City keeper Joe Hart

Rumors are out that new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keen on removing goalkeeper Joe Hart from his current roster and replacing ...

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Out of options, Olympic officials opt to drain green pool

Greece's synchronized swimming duets team of Evangelia Papazoglou and Evangelia Platanioti dive into the pool in the Lenk Aquatic Center durin...

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Bullpen blows six-run lead in 12-6 loss to Blue Jays

And former Met Cy Young Award victor R.A. Dickey was almost as good, allowing only 1 run in 5 innings. His cutter didn't generate any whiffs aga...

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Efe Ambrose dropped from Celtic's Champions League squad

Meanwhile, a confident Brendan Rodgers claimed that Celtic can handle the pressure to reach the group stages. Celtic will be desperate to ...

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Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final

Gatlin is aiming to score his first victory over Bolt in a major championship having lost to the Jamaican star in the 2012 Olympics and the fina...

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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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