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Felix, Merritt help bring United States medal total to 31 in track

Running the second leg in the relay, Felix kept the USA up there with the mighty Jamaicans, before English Gardner and Tori Bowie brought the baton, tightly clenched in their hands, home for gold . Jamaica took silver in 3:20.34 with Britain claiming bronze in 3:25.88. GOLD FOR BRAZIL MEN: Neymar buried the final penalty kick and host country Brazil won its first-ever Olympic men's soccer gold medal with a 5-4 shootout following a 1-1 draw with Germany.

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Serena: Wait and see on shoulder injury

She has a lot more to her game than just the serve - she has the power and mental strength. Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better". Djokovic begins his US Open campaign against big-serving Jerzy Janowicz of Poland, whose ranking has slipped to 228 in the world after a lengthy struggle with a knee injury.

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Minjee Lee shines as Ariya Jutanugarn leads LPGA event in Canada

Not having the big stick didn't cause any problems for Jutanugarn, who hit 14-of-14 fairways on Friday using either her 3-wood or 2-iron. "Some weeks, I use my driver if it's wide enough and if I need the distance". "Feeling good", Jutanugarn said. Ko is 10 under tied with five others. With a Canadian flag on her bag and beside her name on the leaderboard, she can certainly count on plenty of support as she tries to run down Jutanugarn in Sunday's last lap.

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Longoria's HR in 8th caps Rays' late rally over Sox

It was the first time in his career he has worked back-to-back games and this is only the second time in his career he has reached double figures in losses. So the Sox remain two games out of first and the Orioles are now just a game behind Boston for the first available wild card spot. The Rays bats were back at it in the second after Wright logged two outs to begin the inning.

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What are the Cowboys' roster options with Tony Romo?

You come to work the next day and you put the next guy in there and if everyone will focus on doing their job, that's the best way to create a good environment for someone who's coming in to play. Who knows? Maybe Dak plays as great as he has in the preseason, and we may see a similar situation with the Cowboys, that we saw with the Denver Broncos going with Brock Osweiler over Peyton Manning previous year.

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Form Pieters gets Europe Ryder Cup nod

With rookies filling five of the nine automatic qualifying places - albeit one of them being Masters champion Willett - Clarke had made no secret of the fact that he wanted to "balance the team" with experienced players . The real question is why Clarke chose Pieters over Russell Knox. Kaymer meanwhile, a former world number one and twice a major champion, is a three-times victor of the biannual event.

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Wayne Rooney Retained As England Captain

If he plays in Sunday's World cup qualifier in Slovakia (17:00 BST kick-off), he will break David Beckham's record for the most capped outfield England player. "It benefits us if players coming here would be very disappointed at not being in the squad, like Ross Barkley, and the players that aren't picked in the 11 are then disappointed, and say "come on gaffer I deserve a place" - that's healthy for England ".

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Prime minister opens meeting on potential Brexit effects

Mrs May started to draw up the blueprints for Brexit today after hosting Cabinet-level ministers at Chequers , the Prime Minister's country retreat in Buckinghamshire. The spokesman said there was " no legal obligation " for Prime Minister Theresa May to consult Parliament before invoking the Article, which kicks off a two-year process of negotiating a new relationship with the European Union following its departure.

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Bills add another linebacker, Humber; cut kicker Jordan Gay

To make room for Humber on the roster, the Bills were forced to release Gay, who lost the kicking job to Dan Carpenter . So is prevailing pressure on Ryan to improve his defense, and he and GM Doug Whaley have feverishly added several veteran linebackers since losing second-round draft pick Reggie Ragland and defensive end IK Enemkpali to season-ending knee injuries.

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Gee, Escobar lead red-hot Royals to 8-5 win over Yankees

ET, YES (New York), FSN Kansas CityPITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees RH Luis Cessa (4-0, 4.11 ERA) vs. Royals RH Ian Kennedy (9-9, 3.57) After making eight straight relief appearances, Cessa won his second consecutive start on Friday by working around a pair of blasts from Manny Machado in a 14-4 rout of Baltimore.

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Premier League Outlay Tops $1.5 Billion in Window

Sunderland became the 13th Premier League club to set a new spending high for a single player after signing Gabon worldwide midfielder Didier Ndong from French side Lorient for £13.6m. Chelsea defender Nathan Baxter, 17, will be playing for Metropolitan Police until January, who play in the Isthmian Premier League - the seventh tier of English football.

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Djokovic admits `private issues` derailed his pursuit of Grand Slam sweep

You have to make the most of every opportunity. Djokovic has endured a rollercoaster summer since completing the career Grand Slam by winning the French Open in June. Djokovic, who has played in six of the last nine US Open finals and is the defending champion, remains the bookmakers' favourite to win the tournament, which begins here on Monday, despite having to deal with an injury to his left wrist which forced him to pull out of last week's Cincinnati Masters.

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The return of David Luiz to chelsea fc

Luiz, who was part of Chelsea's Champions League winning side in 2012, returns to the club for a fee that's believed to be just £18m shy of what the club received for him two years ago. Burnley were another club to make the biggest purchase in their history, buying Irish midfielder Jeff Hendrick from Derby County for a reported pound sterling10 million.

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Jutanugarn captures LPGA's Canadian Open

Minjee Lee shares 20th position and seven shots from the lead while Karrie Webb is one shot further back in 29th place. "Early on I really wasn't feeling it", Webb said. "And to come back here and miss the cut last time and then really dominate and kind of take a little bit back from the course that it took from me in 2009 [when the tournament was last held at Priddis] and be here in front of the hometown crowd, it's incredible".

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Djokovic faces scrutiny over injuries in US Open 2nd round

Novak Djokovic has been handed invaluable time to regain fitness after his US Open second-round opponent Jiri Vesely withdrew injured. Tiafoe had never before played a five-set match. Two-time Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova, the 14th seeded Czech who recorded her best performance in NY 12 months ago when she made the last-eight, beat Turkey's Cagla Buyukakcay 7-6 (7/2), 6-3.

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Record-breaker Alex Hales fires warning to England's one-day rivals

He believes England could well challenge their own new record, however, having now hit all their top five ODI totals in the space of the last 15 months - since they first topped 400 against New Zealand at Edgbaston. "Who knows the limits of what we can achieve as a team?" "They have the ability to bully the opposition, just like the great Australian sides of the past", former England captain Michael Vaughn wrote Wednesday in his column for British newspaper The Daily Telegraph.

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Nigel de Jong leaves LA Galaxy for Galatasaray

According to data from the MLS Players Union, De Jong made $500,000 this season, and had he remained with Galaxy, not only would he have received a salary increase into the multimillion dollar range, but LA would have been at the maximum number of Designated Players (three).

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Liverpool, Spurs draw 1-1

Spurs eventually leveled matters after 70 minutes when Eric Dier's ball found Danny Rose, who volleyed home at the far post. It's hard to create one chance, we had a few. However, Adam Lallana was judged to have played the ball from an offside position. "Whatever I could say now would not change the result ". It was a wonderful goal.

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Michy Batshuayi pushing for Chelsea starting place - Thibaut Courtois

But Conte has spoken to the player about blocking out all of the noise that surrounds him and to remain focused on helping Chelsea deliver on the pitch as he followed up Michy Batshuayi's first goal for the club to strike the victor against the Hornets.

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Joe Hart seals season-long loan move from Manchester City to Torino

Guardiola effectively demoted him to third choice behind new signing Claudio Bravo and Willy Caballero, who played second fiddle to Hart last term although he was in goal for their League Cup victory. It continued to say that Hart "has opted for Torino ahead of Sunderland because he feels playing this season in Serie A can resurrect his club career", saying that he had "no interest in being part of a relegation battle at Sunderland " although he "respects ( Sunderland ) boss David Moyes".

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Moreland, Griffin lead Rangers to 7-0 win over Indians

He struck out 13 hitters in a gritty 3-2 come from behind win by the Indians, however, when he pitched Wednesday against the A's, he was shelled for five runs in the second inning in route to a poor loss. Jose Ramirez had three of the seven Cleveland hits .NOTES: Major League Baseball has made a decision to keep Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress on the suspended list.

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Records and numbers tumble as England annihilate Pakistan in 3rd ODI

Pakistan have already lost the five-match series after three consecutive losses, but it's the nightmare of the third ODI that would be fresh in their memory: England's batting might joined forces to blast 444 for 3 from 50 overs - the highest score ever in ODI history.

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Ryan Lochte apologises for behaviour at Rio Olympics after 'traumatic' incident

The relay gold medal victor, who was the first of the four to return to the United States, said he had waited "to share these thoughts until it was confirmed that the legal situation was addressed and it was clear that my teammates would be arriving home safely".

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Read excerpts from leaked Scorpène-class submarine document right here

Retired Indian Navy admiral and former service chief, Arun Prakash, said the leak has "badly" compromised the credibility of DCNS. India has spent $3.9 billion on six conventionally powered Scorpene submarines built by France's DCNS and inducted for trial in 2015.

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City beats West Ham to keep pace with United, Chelsea

Hopefully nothing happens. If it happens, we accept and adapt. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was relaxed about the possibility of losing star forward Sergio Aguero to suspension after television footage appeared to show him elbowing West Ham United's Winston Reid on Sunday.

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"All Good With Sturridge" Says Klopp

Despite Spurs fielding a congested midfield with the likes of Wanyama and Dier in it, the Reds managed to find space to operate in and looked more threatening for the rest of the game. Danny Rose's late strike, squeezed between Simon Mignolet and the goalkeeper's near post, drew Spurs level as both sides were forced to settle for a point going into the worldwide break.

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Wayne Rooney set to retire from England after 2018 World Cup

England plays Slovakia in its opening World Cup qualifier on Sunday, for what will be Allardyce's first game in charge. Remarkably, England have not lost a World Cup or Euro qualification game since 2009, and Rooney claims their recurring failure to deliver in finals is more down to psychological issues than lack of technique.

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Rio 2016: Carmelo Anthony ends global career after third gold

Asked to compare his Olympic gold medal to his National Basketball Association ring, Thompson was straightforward: "They are both great". That experience shows up in Durant's progression throughout the Olympic tournament. "We've been helping in basketball around the world for 50 years". In the bronze medal match, Sergio Rodriguez converted two free throws with 5.4 seconds left as Spain salvaged an 89-88 victory over Australia who finished fourth a fourth time the past seven Olympics.

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Real Madrid squad "impossible" to improve: Florentino Perez

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Real Madrid's Isco on transfer deadline day. And they ended up winning the treble. Zinedine Zidane has only brought in one player this window by re-signing Alvaro Morata from Juventus and has failed to get plenty of his other targets - including world-record signing Paul Pogba.

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Vikings Trainers "May Have Saved" Teddy Bridgewater's Leg

According to a report, Teddy Bridgewater's leg and career may have been saved by Minnesota's staff. Since there was no hope of Bridgewater returning this season, the Vikings didn't want to lose the roster spot, so Teddy will be on the shelf officially until 2017.

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England 'keeper Joe Hart arrives in Torino to warm welcome

History of Italian goalkeeper is known everywhere: I am sure I could learn in Torino too". For this reason I accepted President [ Urbano ] Cairo's proposal. 1. "His transfer to Torino makes us proud and demonstrates our willingness to build a more competitive team: however, only the results will prove it".

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Swiss prosecutors step up 2006 World Cup probe in FIFA case

The Swiss probe into the German soccer officials, which opened in November 2015, is justified because some of the money was misappropriated in Switzerland, the Attorney-General's office said. The OAG said its investigations focused on the joint financing of a gala, initially at the cost of 7 million euros ($7.80 million), later reduced to 6.7 million euros.

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At Reno-Tahoe airport, Kaepernick memorabilia has angered travelers

In another corner, some - including activists and National Basketball Association great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - have praised him for bringing awareness to a major issue. this country isn't holding their end of the bargain up, as far as giving freedom and justice, liberty to everybody". How, in the face of that carnage, or, for that matter, anywhere else in America , could Kaepernick, who is of mixed-race descent, be expected to stay silent? A woman describing herself as a Navy wife tweeted ...

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David Luiz thrilled by 'this incredible second opportunity' at Chelsea

The Brazil global defender has put pen to paper on a three-year contract with Chelsea to keep him at the club until the summer of 2019. French journalist Julien Laurens launched a scathing assessment of Luiz's time with the Parisian club, and labelled him not only a "liability" but also a "worse player" than he was when he left Chelsea.

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Jack Wilshere joins Bournemouth on loan from Arsenal

The likes of Jordon Ibe and Lewis Cook have also arrived at the club. Wilshere made his competitive first team debut in the Premier League against Blackburn Rovers aged just 16, making him the youngest-ever Arsenal player. I hope this will be a good move for Wilshere as he'll now have the chance to play week-in, week-out under a good coach in Eddie Howe so fingers crossed he can steer clear of injury and get a full season under his belt.


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