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Manuel is first black woman to win individual gold in pool

Black people can swim, some of them extraordinarily fast. "I would like there to be a day where there are more of us and it's not "Simone, the black swimmer, ' " she said , "because the title 'black swimmer" makes it seem like I'm not supposed to be able to win a gold medal or I'm not supposed to be able to break records".

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Pakistan close on victory as Moeen falls

Gary Balance (4) and Jonny Bairstow (14) will resume England's fightback on day four as the hosts need something remarkable to prevent Pakistan from equalising the four-match series 2-2, Sport24 reported. There's a lot of talk about me retiring but I don't know when it is yet. With Sarfraz gone, Steven Finn (three for 110) momentarily thought he had shifted Younus too for 133.

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Olympics: U.S. wins men's medley relay, golden send-off for Phelps

And that will be his final event, Phelps insisted. "And 24 years in the sport, I'm happy with how things finished". "I'm in a better state of mind this time than I was four years ago". Other contenders: Japan, the 2012 silver medalist, and Australia , which took bronze at the last games. Some 23 seconds after Ledecky touched the wall, the last of the eight finalists chugged to the end of the grueling race.

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Manuel makes history in Rio

That's what made Simone Manuel and Penny Oleksiak's tie for gold in the 100-meter freestyle all the more unusual and wild. A few hours after Simone Biles won an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics, Simone Manuel dove into the pool and won a gold of her own.

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Clevinger takes no-hitter into 6th, Indians 1-hit Angels

Lindor knelt a few feet from home plate looking into the dugout while Santana was being attended to, and was still shaken following the game. Shoemaker gave up four straight two-out hits in the first inning, putting the Angels immediately in a 3-0 deficit.

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Napoli's big night sparks Indians to 14-4 rout of Angels

He singled to start the inning and stole second for his third steal of the game and 31 of the season. Cleveland Indians designated hitter/first baseman Carlos Santana (head) is absent from the starting lineup Friday against the Los Angeles Angels .

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Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps bows out with gold no.23

I was fortunate to be there for all 28 of those "couple of medals", at the 2004 and 2008 Games as the lead Olympics reporter for USA TODAY , and at the 2012 and these 2016 Games as a correspondent for TeamUSA.org. Phelps says he eats less now, though he still acknowledges a breakfast that includes a three-egg omelet, three pieces of French toast and coffee. When asked to describe in one word what Phelps had achieved and the wider impact on the whole sport, he simply said "remarkable".

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Rio Olympics: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lose bronze play-off

Rio de Janeiro, August 13: Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav and tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna brought some much needed cheer as the Indian contingent continued their flop show at the ongoing 31st Olympic Games here. The match-tie-breaker completely belonged to the Americans. "We have to try and recover as quick as possible, mentally and physically". Bopanna also asserted that Venus' performance was one of the crucial factors in the closely contested match.

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The Cardinals Lost Their 56th Game

Brandon Moss and Jedd Gyorko also homered for St. Louis. Cardinals starter Luke Weaver got through four innings in his major league debut, giving up two runs. "He had a bad day, I get it, but I like this kid a lot", Maddon said. Cleveland rookie Mike Clevinger held the Los Angeles Angels hitless for the first five innings to set up a 5-1 win.

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Liverpool boss Klopp: I don't care about Man Utd - nor Pogba!

If they all have one target and that's winning the league then there can only be one lucky person. We haven't thought a second about this. What does that mean for the others - they failed? They failed? Or they still did a good job? They ended 2015-16 on a season's best 10-match unbeaten run in the league (W5, D5).

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Joseph Schooling met Michael Phelps 8 years before beating him

Phelps, 31, was seeking his fourth gold medal in Rio and 23rd overall, but was halted by one of the young stars in swimming today . Lochte and Phelps have combined to win the 200 IM at 13 of the last 14 major worldwide meets. Penny Oleksiak of Canada shared the gold. Murphy hit the wall in 1 minute 53.62 seconds, 0.34sec ahead of Australia's Mitchell Larkin. Lochte, 32, led the race after the first 100 meters but fell short of a medal in finishing fifth in 1:57.47.

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Ali's hundred lifts England to 328 against Pakistan

Bairstow's reprieve came early in the afternoon session, but Wahab was behind the line when he had Gary Ballance edging low to Azhar Ali at third slip - and he then greeted Moeen by hitting him on the helmet with a bouncer first ball. Wahab Riaz finished the innings with 3-93 from his 20 overs. Pakistan's four-man attack have exhausted badly in the latter stages of recent Tests , although they could be bolstered at The Oval by the inclusion of Iftikhar Ahmed , a top-order batsman who ...

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DeRozan And USA Improve To 4-0 At Rio Olympics

Spain 97, Senegal 43: stou Ndour scored 18 points asSpain routed winless Senegal to set up a pivotal game to wrap up group play. US held on for an entertaining 94-91 win despite a spirited effort by Serbia led by Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic , as the world champions made it four wins from as many Group A games in Rio on Friday.

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Olympics: Russia's Makarova and Vesninan win women's doubles gold

Though she made her Olympic debut at Atlanta 1996, Hingis missed all other Games until Rio 2016. For the Russian duo, the gold medal comes on top of their two Grand Slam titles together at the 2013 French Open and 2014 US Open. In a last-minute solution, where Vitorija Golubic dropped out of the team, Hingis was paired with Bacsinszky. Makarova, 28, is the world's 30th ranked singles player.

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Narang, Chain fail to qualify for 50m rifle prone finals

Chain Singh ended in the 26th position with a total of 1162 points while London Olympic bronze medalist Narang shot a total of 1164 to be placed 33rd in the field of 44 shooters. Chain, who looked very much in the running for a slot in the finals after the first two phases, shot 391 out of 400 in kneeling, a superb 398 with three ideal 100s in prone and 380 in standing to get knocked out of the competition.

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Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3

The big man doubled in his first at-bat Thursday and was 3-for-4 in this one, including his bomb to center that made him the third player - along with all-time greats Carl Yastrzemski and Ted Williams - to record 1,000 extra-base hits in a Red Sox uniform.

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Gold medalist Simone Manuel speaks out against U.S. police brutality

They were shut out of an individual medal again, with Cate finishing fifth and Bronte seventh. The history of black Americans and swimming is a microcosm of the institutional racism that held back the United States for so long and still, sadly, exists in society today.

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Moyes frustrated as Sunderland fail to hang on at Manchester CIty

Moyes threw on Manchester United loanee Adnan Januzaj for his Sunderland debut with 25 minutes remaining, hoping the starlet who first made a name for himself against the Black Cats could save their skin this time. City continued to dominate s the second half got underway, but chances were hard to come by, which prompted Guardiola to introduce Jesus Navas for Nolito.

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Nadal strikes doubles gold as Puig, Kerber reach women's final in Rio

The 27-year-old, who is now ranked number 141 in the world, missed most major tournaments prior to the Olympics due to injuries, which drastically dropped his ATP ranking from a career high 4th. "It was a great match". That gave him his third match point, which he converted with a service victor. Murray also has history against him as no player has ever repeated as Olympic champion nor has any player won two singes gold medals.

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Zlatan can be a phenomenon, says Mourinho

Eight of the top 10 biggest moves in the world this summer, financially, have involved players moving to Premier League clubs, topped by Pogba. "It's three points against a very hard opponent and I don't think there's any doubt we deserved to win".

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Claudio Ranieri: 'Leicester City didn't play as a team'

But it seems Claudio Ranieri's champions do not own exclusive rights to Premier League shocks. No longer a surprise package and no longer the underdog in every game they play, Phelan suggested City's reigning champions may be affected by the spotlight that is now shining brightly on them.

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Champion Swimmer Katinka Hosszú Wins Third Gold For Hungary In Rio

Fencing has featured in the Olympic Games ever since the first of the modern era in 1896, and this year 246 athletes from 47 countries take part across 10 events. After winning her opening heat in the 400m IM, Hosszu set the stage for what would be a historic performance in the final. Soni, who won six NCAA Championships during her time at USC, has earned six Olympic medals during her global career, tying her for the most overall medals won at the Olympic Games by any USC athlete.

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LeBron James signs new multiyear contract with Cavaliers

James announced on Uninterruped he was re-signing with the Cavs , saying previous year "was magical and inspiring". "We share his determination to win at the highest level and can't wait to get back to work, together to defend our title". The deal hasn't been signed yet, according to ESPN , but LeBron is expected to put pen to paper next week when he returns to Cleveland for his annual LeBron James Family Foundation.

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Indians tie club record with 8 steals, rout Angels 13-3

Mike Napoli pounded a three-run home run against the left-hander, troubling his old team once again. The Angels were also unsuccessful the last time Skaggs pitched. "He's really maturing into who he is". It is the moments that make a season, for wonderful or for very bad, and amid their 41/2-hour, twice-delayed debacle of a defeat Thursday night at Progressive Field, the Angels experienced one of their most awkward to date.

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Rio 2016: Wiggins goes out with a bang, and a drink

That title now belongs exclusively to him. Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Bradley Wiggins set a British record of eight Olympic medals as Britain retained the Olympic track cycling team pursuit title in a world record time. The competition continues through the semifinals Saturday. "To the team pursuit men ..." When he won the Tour de France in Paris four years ago he began his victory address by joking he would shortly read out the bingo numbers.

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Jurgen Klopp delivers first pre-season press conference

The Spaniard has been subjected to heavy criticism for his display from a section of fans and pundits in the last season. "The way he trains is intense, very tactical, and it's good to be a part of". With Kolo Toure leaving and the situation with Sakho, that is really important. "When we saw him walking out the stadium last Saturday on crutches we were anxious - Milly on crutches is not something you can put together".

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Messi to return to worldwide football

Lionel Messi is no longer retired from the Argentinian global soccer team. After Gerardo Martino stepped down as coach, Bauza was named as his successor following a long search and the former San Lorenzo and Sao Paulo boss was in Barcelona on Thursday to talk to Messi and team-mate Javier Mascherano.

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U.S. wins 1000th Olympic gold medal

The United States won 33 total swimming medals in Rio, which matches their total in Sydney in 2000, and the 16 gold medals won matches their total from London four years ago. LONELY RUSSIAN: The IAAF has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and she is appealing the ruling. A decision on Darya Klishina's appeal is expected before the long jump competition begins Tuesday.

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RIO OLYMPICS: Michael Phelps still No. 1 in the pool

Phelps will be swimming in what's likely his final individual Olympic final Friday night in Rio, and it's a race where he's had more tight wins than any other. While waiting to be called for the heats, Le Clos, 24, started shadow-boxing in front of Phelps's eyeline. The 34-year-old and her sister Venus were knocked out of the women's doubles, the three-time champions' first ever defeat together in Olympic competition.

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How sky-high hype formed a storm cloud over No Man's Sky

ET today on Windows PC.) "We sincerely apologise to anyone affected in the meantime", said Murray. For now, Murray offered a few workarounds for known issues, along with notes on a couple of difficulties with No Man's Sky's pre-order bonuses.

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Sumgong wins women's Olympic marathon; protester removed

Sumgong, 31, said the man on the course immediately brought to mind memories of the April London Marathon, when she experienced a similar incident. "I had to control my body and listen to my body very carefully". Sumgong is only the third Kenyan woman to become an Olympic champion, following wins on the track at the 2008 Beijing Games for Pamela Jelimo (800 meters) and Nancy Jebet Langat (1,500 meters).

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3 things we learned from Liverpool's 4-3 win over Arsenal

The home side did pull one back nearly immediately through substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - another virtuoso effort to rival that of Mane - before Liverpool saw Coutinho hobble from the field. Liverpool condemned Arsenal to a second successive opening day Emirates defeat in a seven-goal thriller. Coutinho, who had been quiet for much of the opening 45 minutes, produced a moment of magic shortly after, with the Brazilian curling an excellent free-kick into the top corner just ...

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Egyptian judoka explains why he didn't shake Sasson's hand

Israeli Judo Olympic champion Or Sasson won a swift victory over Islam El Shehaby Friday, knocking his Egyptian opponent flat on his back. The competitors were under no obligation to shake hands, but a bow is mandatory, he added. "What the player did after the match, and not shaking hands with his rival, is a personal action", the committee said in a statement. The AP and other media outlets reported he was being pressured publicly by fellow Muslims before the competition to not even compete ...

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U.S. women's soccer heads home after early Olympic exit

Sweden responded with some pressure on the US defense through the counter attack, but could not create any concrete opportunities. The three-time defending champion United States had been the clear favorites in Brazil to become the first team to win an Olympic gold following a Women's World Cup title.

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Spurs 'showed a lack of energy' - Pochettino

But in the second half. And when asked if he had had strong words with the team at half-time in this game, Pochettino said: "Yes, but this is what happens with all the managers when we are not happy". "We know it would be hard towards the end because they have really good players, scoring players. And after the game, when you have played badly, you have played badly, and you need to be honest - I try to be honest".


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