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US heads home after quarterfinal exit at the Olympics

Solo's gripe was that Sweden - under the guidance of Pia Sundhage, who had coached the USA team through the 2012 Olympics - had sat back for much of the game, content to let the Americans push the action. " Zika! " almost every time she touched the ball in the opening match against New Zealand. The report also states when Goguen asked Solo to remove a necklace she told him "that the necklace was worth more than he makes in a year".

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Rugby 7s at the Games

The United States rugby sevens team are on the verge of something special. Rugby Sevens might be making its Olympic debut this weekend, but it's not the first time rugby has featured at the Olympics. That, he says, will help keep his players protected from the media maelstrom that will surround their adventures in Rio - a frenzy that made itself felt nearly as soon as the buildup to the Olympics began.

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Michael Phelps Ends Olympic Career With One More Gold Medal

Phelps entered the pool with the United States trailing Great Britain after Ryan Murphy's opening backstroke and Cody Miller's breaststroke leg. On the return lap, Phelps powered through the water with his whirling butterfly stroke and surged ahead of James Guy to pass a lead to anchor Adrian.

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What time, channel, live stream is Yankees' Alex Rodriguez's last game?

The play came with one out, the bases loaded, the Red Sox leading by a run, and reliever Brad Ziegler on the mound. For as impressive as Andrew Benintendi has been through his first two weeks in the big leagues, mistakes are bound to happen and a big one contributed to Boston's loss on Thursday night.

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Rio Olympics: Nadal And Lopez Win Gold For Spain

The former world number one and holder of 14 Grand Slam titles was playing his first tournament since May when a wrist injury forced an early retirement from the French Open. Del Potro kept ahead of the aces at 2-1 against Nadal. In the women's singles bronze medal match, Kvitova beat the United States' Madison Keys in three sets.

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Katie Ledecky wins 400-meter freestyle in world-record 3:56.46

Great Britain's Jazz Carlin earned the silver in a time of 4:01:23. Five weeks ago, there was little doubt that Ledecky was holding back at the United States Olympic Trials. Smith, who was thrilled to finish less than two seconds behind Ledecky in the 400m freestyle at the U.S. trials, said she knew Ledecky was primed for something big.

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Watch Yankees youngsters debut in style with back-to-back homers

The 41-year-old designated hitter went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in his finale Friday night, a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay. He sprinted out of the dugout to play third base for the top of the ninth inning, granting the wishes of the crowd who had been chanting his name.

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Lilly King sets Olympic record to best Russian rival in 100M breaststroke

King's time of 1:04.93 set an Olympic record , as she gave the US its first gold medal in 16 years in women's breaststroke. And King re-opened her criticism of Efimova by saying her triumph is a victory for clean athletes. She has two more events remaining - the 200 back and the 4x200 free relay - in which to get to the medal stand. "But I haven't been able to figure it out".

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Jonny Bairstow boosts England as Pakistan close in on series-levelling win

Earlier, England who began their first innings, made a decent total as Moen Ali, the most trusted batsman of the side carved a scintillating century. After failing in first three Tests of this crucial series, Younis Khan has recoiled back with the record-thrashing knock of 218 runs.

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Ichiro becomes 30th member of the 3000 hit club

It was only fitting he flashed both in his historic moment. Ichiro Suzuki got his 3,000th career hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone. Suzuki also has a fan in manager Don Mattingly, who is in his first season as Miami's skipper. I've been able to get some hits. Only Cap Anson, who was 45 when he got his 3,000th hit in 1897, was older.

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Alastair Cook elects to bat first after winning toss at The Oval

But back-to-back Tests set the next narrative in motion before we've fully absorbed the previous one, so, when England won the toss on Thursday (August 11) and elected to bat on a slightly green, but true surface that looked, as it always does in South London , full of runs, captain Cook appeared to have the wind in his sails.

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Ibrahimovic segna, il Manchester Utd vince. Buona la prima per Mourinho

Il centravanti svedese ha avuto parole di elogio per il suo nuovo club. A spianare la strada agli uomini di Mourinho , costretti a rinunciare allo squalificato Pogba , è stato Mata che al 40′ ha approfittato di un retropassaggio corto di Francis per involarsi solitario verso Boruc e batterlo al secondo tentativo.

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Justin Grimm back with the Cubs

Dexter Fowler hit a sacrifice fly to right-center to score Montero. Ramos was able to strike out Kris Bryant for the second out of the inning. Ramos (1-1) threw a wild pitch to allow Matt Szczur to score the winning run from third base.

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Michael Phelps bows out as USA sets Olympic gold record

The 19-year-old Ledecky joked that she was proud to be part of Phelps' final Olympics twice. On a victory stroll around the pool, Phelps and his teammates grabbed a sign that said, "Thank You Rio". Earlier in the night, Manuel took silver in the 50 free. Denmark's Pernille Blume beat a field of world and Olympic champions to take gold in the women's 50 freestyle and Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri won the men's 1,500 freestyle after dominating nearly from the start.

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UK Men's Team Sets World Record in Track Cycling Pursuit

They're my heroes in Olympic sport. "We are here and we have done it and it is just this four guys here". I mean, that was fist fight as it comes. Swimmer Michael Phelps had just won his 20th Olympic gold medal with victory in the 200m butterfly when he burst into hysterics during the American national anthem.

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Jose Mourinho taunts rivals as Paul Pogba targets glory at Manchester United

You mentioned Paul's time in the Academy - do you remember the first time you saw him and what was your impression? They can not offer champions league football however they have still managed to sign players from clubs in the Champions League which implies that the name Manchester United still carries weight across the globe.

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Lone Russian athletics competitor suspended from Rio Games

She is due to begin her long jump bid on Tuesday. Klishina was the only Russian athlete cleared by the International Association of Athletics (IAAF) to participate in the Olympic Summer Games as the athlete has been living and training in the United States since 2013.

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Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last

It was his shield from questions about the Speedo contract he signed at 18 that guaranteed a $1 million bonus if he matched Mark Spitz's seven golds in a single Games. With 28 medals in all, Phelps is 10 clear of anyone else. Journalism has been called "the first draft of history", and journalists often know, in the moment, that we are indeed witnessing history.

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Labour Wins Court Appeal Over Leadership Vote

Supporters mobbed the Labour leader who had to be ferried 30 metres by taxi to avoid the clutch of fans who tried to take selfies with him when he arrived at the train station. Court of Appeal judges are being asked to overturn a High Court test case ruling on Monday in favour of five members who say they were unlawfully "frozen out" of the high-profile contest between Jeremy Corbyn and rival Owen Smith.

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Lets not pack Dak Prescott off to Canton just yet

But there was an uncharacteristic finish, as the Rams' deep reserves - particularly quarterback Sean Mannion - proved to be better than Dallas' as Los Angeles rallied from a 24-7 halftime deficit to win 28-24. After a running play and a forced-attempt incomplete pass, Goff faced a third-down blitz, at least for a couple seconds. "There's always good things that happen and things you learn from".

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Hillary Clinton 'made a mistake' over email server - her husband says

The bulk of their income - more than $6 million (about €5.4 million) - came from speaking fees for appearances largely made before Ms Clinton launched her campaign last April. The Clintons made most of their money in 2015 from business income, namely consulting, speaking and book royalties, for a total of $10.1m between the couple.

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Simone Manuel wins USA's 1000th Olympic gold

Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel led the American triumph. Manuel said that while she was proud to become the first American black woman to medal in an individual swimming event, she hoped to get to a stage when race was no longer even an issue in the sport.

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Blue Jays ride pitching staff to rare series win in Houston

That trend continued on Thursday night as Astros pitchers struck out 11 and the offense could only muster up one run in a 4-1 loss as the Toronto Blue Jays won the series. "Altuve was aggressive knowing he was going to get a strike", Houston manager A.J. Hinch said. "But our pitching has been so good too when we do get a couple runs we've been able to put it away because we've had a tough, tough time down here".

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Aaron Sanchez makes adjustments to earn 12th win for Toronto Blue Jays

Sanchez (12-2) got into trouble early as the Astros took a 2-0 lead on Carlos Correa's two-run double in the first. After spotting the visiting Houston Astros a 2-0 lead in the first inning on a single and back-to-back doubles, Sanchez froze catcher Evan Gattis with a strike three curveball to end the threat.

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Officials Will Drain Green Water in Rio Olympics Diving Pool

But while the diving pool can stay green without affecting competition, venue manager Gustavo Nascimento said synchronised swimming requires crystal-clear water. "And also we should have - and could have - done better in fixing it quickly". "We've learned a painful lesson". The water in the adjacent diving well turned a dark shade of green on Tuesday.

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Solo after loss to Sweden: 'They're cowards'

The US had been the defending champions. Lisa Dahlkvist beat USA goalkeeper Hope Solo to vault the Swedish side into the Olympic final four for the first time ever on Friday. "No, that's their choice". When asked about the "cowards" comment, International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said on Saturday: "If those were the comments, then it is disappointing".

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Cullen Jones blown away by Simone Biles' iconic moment

Simone Manuel leaned her head into her hands and cried when she recognized her historic achievement. Best case scenario, this shows tremendous oversight on their part, and worst case scenario it shows the lack of attention paid to Manuel's feat given the fact that Michael Phelps still got more airtime than her.

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Rio Olympics 2016: A lookahead to the final round of men's golf

If the Swede can win an Olympic medal it will top off an incredible month in which he won the British Open and was well in contention on the final-day back-nine at the PGA Championship, where he eventually finished seventh. "At least I'm going to be a legend". But hopefully I can just play a bit better tomorrow. On a day of many high and lowlights, Bubba Watson made a charge for the second straight day, only to again fall back - this time in weird circumstances.

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Shah removes Ali as Pakistan edge closer to victory at The Oval

Have your say on the fourth Test by commenting below, using #360LIVE on Twitter or getting in touch via Facebook . In-form all-rounder Chris Woakes removed two in an over with the second new ball - his 25 wickets are the most ever in a single series against Pakistan - and Steven Finn ran hard all day, but it was a tough, hot day in the field.

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Del Potro edges Rafael Nadal to set up final with Andy Murray

Del Potro looks as healthy as he has in quite some time and managed to survive a classic third set against one of the greatest of all time . The Brit has won five of their seven previous meetings, but del Potro won their last encounter in the quarterfinals of Indian Wells.

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Phelps Caps Olympic Career With 23rd Gold

Phelps finished in a three-way tie for silver with longtime rivals Chad le Clos of South Africa and Lazslo Cseh of Hungary. If it's Sunday, there must be a golf final somewhere. The women's doubles gold will either go to Martina Hingis and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland or Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russian Federation.

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Alex Rodriguez: New York Yankees legend retires after final game win

As for Rodriguez himself, he said in a post-game press conference that he had been hoping to hit a double into the rightfield gap, and when he was asked whether or not "in his heart" he'd played his last baseball game, he said that the game "would be a memory I owned forever".

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Tom Koehler: Koehler goes six strong in no-decision

Kershaw was 11-2 and touted a 1.79 ERA before the injury. Never mind he wasn't confident about his pitches. "You go out and try to be more productive and you're not trying to do too much". BALTIMORE - Kevin Gausman outpitched Cole Hamels, and Baltimore rode a three-run first inning to a victory over Texas. It was the Cubs' first walk-off win on a wild pitch since June 20, 2009.

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Team USA swimmers win relay gold; Phelps races for last time

Most of the USA swim team was in the stands to watch Phelps' finale, including the biggest female star at the pool, Katie Ledecky. In Athens in 2004, 28. While other kids rushed at Phelps wanting photos, Schooling was frozen. "I was like, 'Dude, this is insane, '" Schooling told Phelps. "I walked to the pool tonight and I nearly felt myself starting to cry - the last warm-up, the last time putting on a suit, the last time walking out in front of thousands of people representing my country ...

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Phelps ends Olympics career with 23rd gold

He was still the same ruthless competitor, but he was also willing to join in when some of his younger teammates made a carpool karaoke video at their final training camp in Atlanta. "It's been an honor". After Saturday's finals, the United States is in a class of its own by leading the medals table on 24 gold medals, with second-placed China (13) and third-placed Britain (10) left far behind.


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