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  • Green and golden? Australia men's hoop team eyeing Rio gold

    Green and golden? Australia men's hoop team eyeing Rio gold

    Australian Boomers have performed impressively till now with 4-1 standing in Group A. They opened their game with double digit win over high-rated France and Serbia and lost against team US with a slim margin. However, Lemanis said that, in his experience, Australian teams have never had too many problems with players looking to advance their own individual interests.

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  • Brownlees make men's Olympic triathlon a family affair

    Brownlees make men's Olympic triathlon a family affair

    Jonathan , 26, finished six seconds behind his 28-year-old brother to upgrade his medal collection. "I just had the edge on Jonny but he has killed me in training and I have been going through hell". But still it became a family procession, a celebration of a unique pair of siblings and a race that was never in doubt from the moment the brothers ran up the short stretch of sand from the Atlantic Ocean swim .

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  • LeBron says he wishes he was with US team in Rio

    LeBron says he wishes he was with US team in Rio

    The fact that the Akron native chose to sign a three-year deal with the team this time around, as opposed to the one-year deals that he has accepted over the past two years with the Cavaliers, was a bit of a surprise to some. I don't need to [be] fully hands-on. Some thought that James would want to sign yet another one-year deal to maximize his financial gain as the salary cap increases every year, all while putting pressure on Cavs management on a yearly basis to put the best team around the ...

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  • Hull: Phelan the best choice for Hull says Davies

    The champions, Leicester City, started their campaign at the KCOM stadium, looking to push on from the last season. Sergio Aguero's early penalty for City was erased by Jermain Defoe's second-half equaliser before an 87th-minute own goal from debutant Paddy McNair gifted the points to Guardiola's side despite their inconsistent display.

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  • Washington police chief to leave, head NFL security

    Washington police chief to leave, head NFL security

    Lanier first joined the force 26 years ago, serving as a beat cop in Mount Pleasant just as the neighborhood was rocked by riots linked to what Latino residents said was mistreatment at the hands of police. "This is the nation's capital". In her new job, Lanier will oversee the security of all 32 National Football League teams and their venues, working with federal, state and local law enforcement and handling security for the Super Bowl.

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  • Bryan Stork Ejected From Patriots-Bears Joint Practice For Fighting

    Bryan Stork Ejected From Patriots-Bears Joint Practice For Fighting

    We've always had a great relationship and with numerous assistants on his staff, of course (brothers) Josh McDaniels (Patriots coach), and Ben (McDaniels, Bears coach), obviously, but even beyond that. Deiondre' Hall and Demontre Hurst will do their best to make him regret it. He garnered 67 tackles, 15 pass deflections, and two interceptions over the course of 2015, earning Pro Bowl honors in just his second season in the league.

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  • Laura Trott Becomes First Female GB Olympian To Win Four Golds

    Laura Trott Becomes First Female GB Olympian To Win Four Golds

    On Monday she was victorious in the individual pursuit and elimination events and she went quickest on the penultimate discipline, the flying lap, on Tuesday to move 24 points ahead. Starting the day eight points ahead of nearest rival Jolien D'Hoore of Belgium, Trott finished the time trial on 156 points. Hammer was with D'Hoore for second going into the points race, the which is final event of the six-discipline omnium.

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  • Historic double Olympic gold for Max Whitlock and silver for Louis Smith

    Whitlock, who already boasted a bronze medal from the men's all-around competition last week, said: "It was quite hard - I couldn't take in what had happened on the floor". And Team GB's weekend medal rush is far from over, with Andy Murray guaranteed to win at least a silver medal as he tries to defend his Olympic gold against Juan Martin del Potro in the tennis final.

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  • Viviani wins gold for Italy, Cavendish adds to British haul

    Danish reigning omnium champion Lasse Norman Hansen broke the Olympic individual pursuit record on Sunday but then nearly blew the defence of his Olympic crown. Dujardin became the second British woman to win three Olympic golds by retaining her individual title. Belarus' Tatsiana Sharakova won the race by gaining a lap on the field.

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson cruises to gold in 100m final

    Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson cruises to gold in 100m final

    Thompson's effort will be remembered for a long time, but the talk before the race mainly surrounded her fellow countrywoman, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who was aiming for a third consecutive gold medal in the 100 meters. She probably did. But what about that the part of being the US women's eight - a dynasty that stands out in team sports? The World's Fastest Man has been paying attention to the world's fastest women in the run-up to the Olympics.

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  • Venus misses record fifth gold in mixed doubles final

    Venus misses record fifth gold in mixed doubles final

    Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram rush the net. "So the emotion is nearly even bigger because you don't know what to expect". United States of America final in the most interesting tennis Olympic event - mixed doubles - was decided on a dramatic, enlongated tiebreaker.

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  • Sara Treacy makes 3000m steeple final after successful appeal

    Sara Treacy makes 3000m steeple final after successful appeal

    She caught up some of the runners but was still outside the automatic qualifiers when she crossed the finish line and fell to the track in tears, holding her bare foot, as thousands of fans at the Olympic Stadium cheered. But then something heartwarming happened. "I went down pretty hard, " Praught added in an interview with the Associated Press. The final starts at 9:15 a.m.

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  • Selection headache for Barcelona ahead of Super Cup

    Selection headache for Barcelona ahead of Super Cup

    He scored two goals and an assist for fellow striker Luis Suarez , who will partner him in attack. Barca were under a lot of pressure in the first half, but Sevilla could not make their possession and opportunities count. Uruguay forward Suarez finished off a marvellous move, involving Denis Suarez and Arda Turan, with a firm strike. Barca nearly went up 2-0 minutes later, but Messi's attempted loft over the goalkeeper was held by Rico.

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  • Judo: Harrison, Aguiar move closer to 'destiny' clash

    Judo: Harrison, Aguiar move closer to 'destiny' clash

    Harrison reportedly was thinking about that jump even before she won the 78kg weight class Thursday in Rio to become the first two-time American gold medalist in women's judo. Harrison, the first American to win a judo gold medal, looked completely focused on the mat Thursday. She said she's been doing 100 throws a day for the past year.

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  • UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi Resigns

    UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi Resigns

    In an accompanying statement, Napolitano notes that "On April 25, 2016, I met privately with Linda Katehi to discuss a series of misjudgments and policy violations of such a serious nature that she should resign her position as chancellor of UC Davis".

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  • Kubiak holds off on naming starting QB for preseason opener

    Kubiak holds off on naming starting QB for preseason opener

    It also is a great opportunity for Paxton Lynch, an entire half to strut his stuff and show off his ability when things go off of the script. In a training camp practice on Tuesday that was open to the public, it was Sanchez who took virtually all of the work with the starting offense.

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  • Filipina silver medalist in Rio Olympic Games is Air Force airwoman

    Filipina silver medalist in Rio Olympic Games is Air Force airwoman

    This is Diaz's third Olympic bid, she was a young teenager at 17 years of age in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China and was the country's flag-bearer during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She said they spoke on the phone after the victory and was told that her mother, based in Zamboanga City, cried watching her. No less than P5 million will be hers for winning the silver and most likely, millions more when all the pledges are counted.

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  • Tom Daley believes rain will enhance prospects of diving medal

    Tom Daley believes rain will enhance prospects of diving medal

    I do ballet, I do spin classes. To be honest, I would quite like it to rain and a lot of people don't like the rain. "I've been teetotal since September 2014", he said. "There have been lots of things that have been slightly different than 2012". Daley's fiance, Dustin Lance Black, who won an Oscar for the 2008 film Milk, and his mother and siblings are in Rio to watch him compete in the team and individual event off the high board.

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  • Military Bullet Pierces Media Tent Roof in Rio

    Military Bullet Pierces Media Tent Roof in Rio

    Organising committee spokesman Mario Andrada said the decision was in reaction to "global worry". A statement from Rio 2016 said: "We are aware of the incident and monitoring the investigation by the security forces - no one was hurt". "We were caught like sardines in the bus and there are huge queues here", said Adriana Barbosa who travelled to Rio de Janeiro from Sao Paulo for the weekend.

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  • Hawerchuk ready to lead Jets alumni against former Oilers at Heritage Classic

    Hawerchuk ready to lead Jets alumni against former Oilers at Heritage Classic

    They'll be joined by legends like Teemu Selanne, Wayne Gretzky , Mark Messier and Bob Essensa , to name a few of the alumni facing off at the October 22 alumni game. Headlining the Winnipeg Jets alumni roster will be Teemu Selanne, Thomas Steen , Dale Hawerchuk , Teppo Numminen, and Bob Essensa . "The rivalry between the Winnipeg Jets and the Edmonton Oilers represents a significant part of our team's rich hockey history", said Mark Chipman , chairman of True North Sports ...

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