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Europe's top four leagues guaranteed four places in Champions League group stage

Zinedine Zidane's side meet German outfit Borussia Dortmund , Portugal's Sporting Lisbon and Legia Warsaw of Poland. Just a day after Champions League teams found out about their opponents, Manchester United, Southampton and 46 more football clubs finally discovered who they face in Europe.

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Pole vault record holder Isinbayeva retires from competing

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Isinbayeva was outspoken in her criticism of the International Association of Athletics Federations's (IAAF) decision to ban all Russian track and field athletes from Rio 2016. Isinbayeva recorded the second-best pole vault of the year when she cleared 4.90m in Cheboksary. That resulted in the suspension of Russian athletes from worldwide competition.

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Three Manchester City players named in England squad, including Joe Hart

City manager Pep Guardiola's move for Bravo is likely to mean England goalkeeper Hart will be sold before next week's transfer deadline after he lost his place to back-up Willy Caballero at the start of the season. The City manager also responded for the first time to the Champions League draw that placed his side in the same group as Barcelona, the club he played for and managed with such distinction.

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India and France to launch probe over Scorpene submarine data leak

The Navy said the source of leak is appeared to be from overseas and not in India. Details about the Shortfin Barracuda submarine class that will be built for Australia were not contained in the leak. The leak of more than 22,000 pages lists the combat capabilities and other vital information regarding Scorpene submarine. "What speeds it can do; how noisy it is; what speeds the mast can be raised at...

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Nate Diaz Explains How Injuries Cost Him A Victory Over Conor McGregor

Both fighters looked ahead to a probable decider between the pair but McGregor wants the fight to be on his terms next time. " I stayed calm with it and bounced shots off the shoulders ", he said. However, if he decides to vacate the title and go up to 155 all bets are off and we could see him challenge Eddie Alvarez or whoever holds the lightweight title later this year.

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Cleveland Browns want second round pick for Josh Gordon

Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) walks on the field during a joint practice with the Cleveland Browns at One Buc Place in Tampa , Fla., Tuesday, Aug. - Rookie wide receiver Corey Coleman missed the first two preseason games with a hamstring injury. After that trade fell through, multiple suspensions followed Gordon.

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Joe Hart risks being in limbo by staying at Manchester City

Pep has openly admitted that England worldwide Hart can leave the club if he wishes, and now with 'keeper Bravo arriving shortly it seems set in stone that Hart will be leaving this summer. "And when you do overcome it, you then end up being a much better player and generally your career lasts a lot longer after getting through that period".

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Angels hold off Tigers in ejection-marred game

Everitt spoke briefly to a pool reporter following the game. Marte became the fourth Angels rookie in the last six seasons with 10 or more home runs, joining C.J. It was Pujols' first regular-season homer off Verlander, though he did hit one off the Tigers ace in the 2006 World Series. Andrew Romine, who replaced J.D.

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NFL quarterback defends not standing for national anthem

The San Francisco police union blasts 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick for his "attacks" on cops. "This is because I'm seeing things happen to people that don't have a voice, people that don't have a platform to talk and have their voices heard and effect change".

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Kluber extends win streak to 6, Indians top Rangers 12-1

Rangers: LHP Derek Holland (5-6) returned from the disabled list last Tuesday, allowing one run on four hits in six innings in a loss at Cincinnati. Two were hit by Bobby Wilson and one by Beltre. Texas, which leads the AL West by 7 ½ games, blanked Cleveland 7-0 on Saturday for its second shutout of the series as Mitch Moreland launched a grand slam in the first inning.

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US urges Turkey to remember Syria mission

The Turkish military also said it is committed to protecting civilians under global law. This flag belongs to another USA -backed group, the Syrian Democratic Forces. The United States has called on the Syrian Kurds to pull back to the east side of the Euphrates, in accordance with USA assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred".

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Romo has broken back, return unclear

ESPN's Todd Archer reports that Romo suffered a compression fracture of his L1 vertebrae, and that he is "looking at 6-10 weeks to recover". Romo missed 12 games in 2015 after breaking his collarbone twice and the Cowboys went 4-12. Now he is their likely starter against the Giants. While playing in all three preseason games Prescott ranks number one among quarterbacks in completion percentage, passing yards, passing touchdowns, and passer rating.

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Do you support Colin Kapernick's right to sit during the National Anthem?

After Friday's preseason game, coach Chip Kelly told reporters that "It's not my right to tell him not to do something, that's his right as a citizen", and added that "There's never been a conversation about cutting Colin Kaepernick ". Friday night, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose to use his position as a professional athlete to make a political statement about race in America.

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'Injured' Hafeez ruled out of rest of England ODI series

The visitors have made three changes to their team that lost the rain-curtailed opening match in Southampton by 44 runs (D/L method) on Wednesday. Hafeez was under pressure to perform after compiling just 102 runs over six innings in the four-match Test series and was dropped for the crucial final Test at The Oval.

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Wenger confirms £52m double for Arsenal

Arsenal have already signed Switzerland global Granit Xhaka , Japanese forward Takuma Asano and Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding. If both deals go through, it would take Arsenal's summer spending to over £90 million, a club record.

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(Olympics) Farah seals first distance double-double in 40 years

Entering the final lap, he refused to yield his inside lane position in a determined duel with Chelimo and finished strong over the final 120 metres to take gold . Farah joined Finland's Lasse Viren as the only runners who have swept the 5000m and 10,000m gold medals at back-to-back Olympics. "I'm really proud of how my sister handled herself" said Porter, 28.

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Brothers to Appear in Court for Nykea Aldridge Murder

Darwin Sorrells was sentenced to six years in prison in 2013 on a gun charge but was "let out early", police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter on Sunday. He followed that by writing, "These young kids are screaming for help!" In March 2012, his nephew Darin Johnson was shot twice in the leg when two gunmen opened fire in a South Side convenience store.

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Chris Bosh begins basketball workouts

Chris Bosh is back in the gym, and wants everyone to know it. His wife, Adrienne, posted the video on her Instagram account, saying that her husband has been "working day in and day out" for over a month. Well, via social media, Bosh offered his fans some updates. "It's a positive environment right now with Chris". Bosh has missed 65 games over the past two seasons, largely because of the clot problems.

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Gary Sanchez's scorching start with Yankees now includes an Major League Baseball record

The end result was a 5-0 win that kept the Orioles in playoff position for another day and gave the O's a 2-3 record on their brief five-game road trip. The left-hander's lone mistake came when he surrendered a solo home run to Steve Pearce in the sixth inning. He's now the fastest player to reach that clip in Major League Baseball history, as it took him only 23 games to reach that feat.

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Alan Shearer says international retirement would benefit Wayne Rooney & Man Utd

Marcus Rashford wasn't included by Allardyce, despite going on as a substitute to score United's injury-time victor against Hull in the Premier League on Saturday in his first appearance of the season. "It is a great feeling when you win the points in the last minute". Much of that was down to three serious injuries. Hull caretaker boss Mike Phelan is expecting a frantic few days before the transfer window shuts on Wednesday.

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Kaepernick will 'continue to sit' during national anthem

He said his stand is not against men and women in the military fighting and losing their lives for Americans' rights and freedoms. "And it's not happening "for all" right now". Kaepernick insisted his stance is not to bring attention to himself but the plight of "oppressed" people. "This is something that needs to change".

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PM Modi hosts Rio medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, national sports awardees

On the eve of National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met P.V. Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar, who represented India at the recently-concluded Rio Olympics, at 7, Race Course Road, on Sunday. The central unions and the bank employee unions have been pushing for 12 major demands since September a year ago, including raising the minimum wage from Rs 9,000 to Rs 18,000 per month.

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Monaco beats Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in French league

Unai Emery suffered his first loss as Paris St Germain manager as the current champions suffered an early defeat in their defence of the Ligue 1 title with a 3-1 loss to Monaco. PSG created their first clear chance of the match midway through the first half when Aurier burst forward and slid the ball into the path of Cavani, but the Uruguayan rushed his finish and sent the shot wide of the near post from a good position.

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Late throwing error lifts Cardinals to 6-5 win over Brewers

Seung Hwan Oh pitched a ideal ninth for his 14th save. Zach Davies went 6 1/3 innings for the Brewers and allowed three St. Louis runs on seven hits but didn't walk a batter and set a career high with nine strikeouts. Martinez took a two-hit shutout into the sixth inning, but Jonathan Villar led off with a laser-beam double to right-center and Gennett put the Brewers on the board with a RBI single to right.

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Pirates place RHP Gerrit Cole on DL with elbow inflammation

Cole pitched five shaky innings in a 5-4 loss to Houston on Wednesday , and then let the team know he experienced some discomfort during the outing. The reigning NL Cy Young Award victor, Arrieta is 24-10 with a 2.05 ERA all-time at Wrigley Field.

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Solid gold Bolt bows out of the Olympics as "immortal"

Perhaps some other sprinters can have a chance to win some Olympic gold medals now. The US finished second but were disqualified, promoting Japan into silver and Canada up to bronze. Every tick of the clock has been a treasure. The anchor sport of the Olympics has been mired, especially over the past year, in a cesspool of doping, cheating and bad characters.

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Royals blank Twins for seventh consecutive win

The Royals are going for the sweep and have won 10 of 12 games against this season against the Twins . Outfielders charging in on balls hit over the heads, failure to communicate on pop flies, trouble picking up the ball cleanly and throws that had a better chance of hitting a beer vendor than anyone wearing a Twins uniform.

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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand during national anthem

But I agree with a lot of what Kaepernick has communicated, and even if I didn't, I would respect that Kaepernick has chosen this extremely controversial route, and isn't ducking the blowback. And that's not happening. "Almost no one seems to be aware that even if the US were a ideal country today , it would be freakish to expect African-American players to stand for 'The Star-Spangled Banner, '" Jon Schwarz writes in the Intercept piece.

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Endwell returns to NY with parade after Little League win (photos, videos)

The team defeated Tennessee on Saturday to win the US championship, then defeated South Korea on Sunday to win the world championship. Conner Rush had the NY team's only RBI to give Endwell the lead in the bottom of the fourth. Yoomin Lee homered in the fifth for the team from Seoul. Ryan Harlost struck out Minho Choi to secure the American team's 2-1 victory, but it was one heck of a game.

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Chelsea Make It Three From Three

The Antonio Conte era at Chelsea may have started with three straight wins, but the victories haven't hidden the fact that the west London club could use some reinforcements. "He is an important young player with great improvements that he can make in the future". After three wins I wanted to continue to play games but we have to stop.

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Cheika takes aim at referee after loss to All Blacks

I think it would be hard to watch that video above without thinking Franks' actions were intentional - you're well within your rights to remove a player from a maul or ruck situation with force, but every pro knows that raking your hand along someone's facial region is courting controversy.

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Rex Ryan: Anthem standing lauds military

And that's a big step in the right direction for the Bills and their top receiver, who had two screws inserted into his foot to fix a stress fracture in April. Gragg and Hall engaged in some Twitter back and forth after the game and Hall said, "No disrespect to the #Bills Player, I wish him nothing but the best.

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Joe Hart returned to the Manchester City side against Steaua Bucharest

Chile global Bravo's move is set to be confirmed in the next 24 hours ahead of a likely debut at home to West Ham on Sunday, so this could be Hart's final City appearance. We can achieve good things". "After [the deadline] we will speak about everything". Some understand quickly, some need more time. Quizzed on his feelings having committed his future to the club, he declared: "I'm very happy to sign a new contract".

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In Brazil Senate, Rousseff proclaims innocence, blasts VP

The leftist leader said Brazil's economic elite had sought to destabilise her government since her narrow re-election to a second four-year term in 2014. Senators are due to vote this week on whether to remove Rousseff from office for good or whether to reinstate her. "They said that the elections were fraudulent, they asked for an audit of ballots, they impugned my electoral gains, and after I took office, they took excessive steps to find whatever facts they could to.

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Antonio in Allardyce's first England squad

But Allardyce said at a Monday press conference: "It's not a reflection of where I'm likely to play him". Rooney was appointed captain by Allardyce's predecessor, Roy Hodgson, in August 2014 after previous skipper Steven Gerrard retired from global football following the World Cup in Brazil.


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