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Rio gets ready for Olympics games

Cristiane shares her impressive record with Danish player Sophus Nielsen who scored 13 goals between 1908 and 1912. But unlike other sponsors the watch brand has a vital role to play and, in addition to its new collection of six Olympic-themed Seamasters, brings with it 450 tons of equipment and 480 timekeepers to ensure timekeeping and TV graphics services.

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Russian athletes cleared to compete in Rio Olympics

It will trace its history from forested land, through colonization by Portugal, and into a nation of astounding diversity and contrasts. Phelps was 15 when he made his first Olympic team in 2000, and he has competed in every Games since. The ceremony's creative director Fernando Meirelles had less money to spend than his predecessors, including the mastermind of London 2012's memorable show Danny Boyle , but he promised "the coolest party" and gave it a good go .

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Olympics 2016: 19-year-old wins first USA gold in air rifle

China's Yi Siling , the defending Olympic champion, wore the bronze with 185.4. The 19-year-old West Virginia University student won the first gold medal for Team USA this year. Thrasher, according to a recent profile in the Washington Post , originally wanted to compete in figure skating but discovered her talent for shooting after taking up deer hunting with her grandfather.

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Jays down Royals thanks to Devon Travis' big night

Liriano, meanwhile, enjoyed a solid debut, allowing just two earned runs over six innings. They simply instructed their newest starter to take the mound and do what felt right. With help from a very underrated bullpen this pitching staff has the chemistry and depth to make a splash in the post-season. Gibbons remembers watching Liriano pitch for the Minnesota Twins earlier in his career and immediately recognizing how good he can be when he's at his best.

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Women ready for kick off when rugby returns to the Olympics

The country has won the last two World Rugby Sevens Series titles. "We want to be competitive and put on a good show and give the Brazilian fans something to cheer for". "I just trying to make a good impression in the Sevens now and really looking forward to this week". "Within that year that I joined the high school rugby team, I joined a club team in the summer, and from the club team, I went and tried out for the provincial team, and when I was playing provincials, I got scouted from the ...

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Earnhardt to miss 2+ more races because of concussion

Earnhardt added that there's not a specific schedule for his recovery and eventual return behind the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, because he continues to struggle with vision and balance problem. Earnhardt said his doctors believe the entire ordeal started with a June 12 crash at Michigan International Speedway, even though the effects didn't begin to manifest until several weeks later.

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Owen Smith: I will fight for Labour party from centre ground

He wrote: "As Jeremy Corbyn is surrounded by cheering crowds, Labour generally, and the left specifically, are teetering on the edge of looming calamity". Mr McDonnell sought to make some political capital out of the plan for a new Ministry for Labour, saying he endorsed this idea when it was included in a manifesto published by a union-backed think-tank called the Institute of Employment Rights back in June.

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William Hill H1 operating profit falls 16 pct on online woes

On the marketing front, it was also announced today (Friday) that Hills will be the official betting partner of Chelsea FC in a three-year deal. It said the impact of Brexit was not yet clear, but it did not expect to be immune from its effects on the British economy.

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton unbeatable on his day

The Mercedes driver started second on the grid, but quickly had pole-sitter and teammate Nico Rosberg in his rear view mirror. Hamilton is now leading the drivers' championship by 19 points, having won his fourth consecutive race and his sixth race in the past seven Global Positioning System.

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Lewis Hamilton eyes record-breaking fifth win at Hungaroring

Lewis Hamilton has won the Hungarian Grand Prix to move ahead of Nico Rosberg at the summit of the drivers' world championship. At times Hamilton looked vulnerable and Mercedes even threatened to put Rosberg on a better strategy if the world champion backed his teammate into Ricciardo, but ultimately the new championship leader had the pace when it mattered to take his fifth victory in six races.

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Here are the apps you'll need to follow the 2016 Olympics

We'll provide links on KTVB .COM and the KTVB app to each day's live streams . You don't even need a PlayStation to register-and you can use your Vue login to watch the live footage on NBC.com, too. You'll need a video recorder such as TiVo to record events for later. If you don't pay for TV , you can still get nearly all of that, legally, by pretending to be interested in paying for internet TV and signing up for a free trial from Sling TV or Sony's Playstation Vue .

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Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony 2016: The Photos You Need to See

But with more than a dash of "gambiarra", the Brazilian art of quick-fixes and making do, Rio is ready. The joyful opening of South America's first Games contrasted with months of turmoil and chaos, not only in the organization of the Olympics but across Brazil as it endures its worst economic recession in decades and a deep political crisis.

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Best frenemies: Trump endorses Ryan, McCain, Ayotte for reelection

Republican Donald Trump took steps to steer his White House campaign back into favor with his party establishment on Friday by endorsing U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and two Republican senators seeking re-election, after expressing coolness toward them earlier this week.

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Argentina appoint Sao Paulo boss as head coach

A string of Argentine coaches including Diego Simeone of Atletico Madrid, Jorge Sampaoli of Sevilla and Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham Hotspur reportedly declined the job. Football today is like that. After announcing his retirement from the national team following the Copa América loss against Chile last month, Lionel Messi has been rumored to be changing his mind and could be looking to return soon.

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Tracking area of concern in the Gulf

It only has a 30 percent chance of tropical development within the next five days and will continue to stream in moisture throughout the week. At least three people died in a landslide in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz as what had been Tropical Storm Earl dumped copious amounts of rain on the region, authorities said Saturday.

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Rio Olympics: Indian hockey team starts with win

In its opener against lowly Ireland , the Indian hockey team has got off to a rollicking start, scoring a goal nearly at the end of the first quarter and then one in the second again from a penalty corner. It was during a goalmouth scrimmage in the penalty corner attempt that the ball ballooned over goalkeeper Sreejesh before Conor Harte tapped the ball in.

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Jose Mourinho clarifies the Paul Pogba and Bastian Schweinsteiger situations

He said: "Mourinho said a long time ago his dream is to represent Manchester United , so everyone was expecting that one day he would become coach. They like to speak about my clubs and my players". Mourinho believes some of his players will be undercooked going into the new season, pointing to the canceled friendly against Manchester City in China last month that denied members of his squad some crucial game time.

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West Ham boss Slaven Bilic demands FIVE new signings

West Ham plan to officially christen their new home with bells and whistles in Sunday's glamour friendly against Italian champions Juventus, but this was the first competitive fixture in Stratford and everything was alright on the night. Then a deep cross from Michail Antonio allowed Andy Carroll to nod the ball down to Kouyate to steer in his second of the night after 25 minutes. The dugouts are nearly a Usain Bolt 100-metre dash from the touchline, too, and referee Fredy Fautrel was left ...

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Hope Solo is about to reach a new height for goalkeepers

And because of the weird format, nobody would blame you if you were unaware that the USA women's soccer team played their first contest on Wednesday, in which they beat New Zealand 2-0. Organizing committee president Carlos Nuzman and CEO Sidney Levy tried to be reassuring but acknowledged it had been "very difficult" to prepare South America's first games, which have been plagued by slow ticket sales and worries over the Zika virus, crime and security, and costs.

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West Indies on 48-4 at stumps against India, rain stops play

To add to that, the job of the Indians was made hard by an unlikely fifth day wicket of the Sabina Park that provided little assistance to the bowlers. Jermaine Blackwood was batting on 3 as the ball that dismissed Bravo was the final one before lunch was called. Blackwood hit a straight six in his second over but Ashwin got his revenge as he bowled from round the wicket and squeezed the batsman for runs.

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JoJo Fletcher On How Jordan Rodgers Picked The Perfect Engagement Ring

Fletcher describes him as "straightforward, honest and compelling". Fletcher told People that she had no idea what engagement ring Rodgers would pick, but she knew she'd love it. "Saying goodbye to Robby was awful", she said. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings.

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HOF 2016: Trailblazing success carries Dungy to Hall of Fame

The time he spent as a player and assistant under Noll shaped his philosophy. "Then we got to Indy and they kind of took it for granted", Dungy said. Dungy played the 1977-78 seasons in Pittsburgh. When Caldwell was sacked by Wake Forest after the 2000 season, he reached out to Dungy in an effort to get one of his assistants a job. "But we're relatively new in Indianapolis, and we don't have the history of 75 years of football", Dungy said.

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Mookie Betts named American League Player of the Month for July

Betts hit.368 in July, with five home runs and 15 RBIs, while stealing five bases and hitting 10 doubles. He was third in hits (35) and tied for third in steals (5) in his 23 games during July. In addition to his offensive output, Betts saved 11 runs defensively, based on statistics compiled by Major League Baseball. July was quite a month for Betts.

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What time does the Andre Ward vs. Alexander Brand fight start?

However, HBO will likely only televise the light heavyweight matchup between Andre Ward and Alexander Brand . Brand weighed in at 173.2 pounds. See video of the weigh-in here. Brand (25-1, 19 KOs) has a stellar record but he hasn't taken on anybody even close to the caliber of Ward. His next opponent, Alexander Brand , warns that he'll have something for everything Ward may bring, according to BoxingScene.

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Greek athlete kicked out of Rio Games for doping

The global Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne has ruled that some of the worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC)'s criteria for Russian athletes to participate at the Rio games are "unenforceable" as they do not respect the right of natural justice.

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Pogba a great signing regardless of transfer fee

So it looks like the Pogba saga should be concluded over the coming days but Mourinho has also taken the opportunity to hit back at two of his rivals for their comments regarding United's proposed deal. "I made the decision to be with 23 players plus three goalkeepers, and I had to make my decisions". The Portuguese highlighted his club's approach in the transfer market and said, "I think our market was good".

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Petition launched to end Rotten Tomatoes for 'unjust' reviews

After thinking. I found this petition pointless. Many critics have panned the film, with Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair calling it "too shoddy and forgettable to even register as revolting". Perhaps it was never meant to be taken seriously. He later wrote that the quote was his "way of saying I love the movie and believe in it. It's the fans that we made this movie for".

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US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

The U.S. men's rugby team stopped by the U.S. men's basketball practice in Rio and taught their U.S. Olympic teammates the sport of rugby. Durant, Green, and Klay Thompson will try to win a gold medal together before embarking on the Warriors' quest for an National Basketball Association championship this season.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Opening ceremony best bits

All eyes will be on Rio De Janeiro in Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics, which will officially began Friday night with the opening ceremonies. After one of the roughest-ever rides from vote to games by an Olympic host, the city of beaches, carnival, grinding poverty and sun-kissed wealth celebrated Brazil's can-do spirit, biodiversity and melting pot history.

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Greek athlete sent home from Rio Olympics after failed drugs test

The runner helped expose state-backed doping in Russian sport and has fled the country, now living at a secret location in the United States. "I couldn't be more proud and relieved". "That process is now complete and confirmation has been received from the IOC Review Panel that the following 11 Russian boxers are eligible to compete at Rio 2016 ".

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Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers

Seong beat 17-year-old Andrea Lee of Hermosa Beach, California, with a par on the 18th hole in a rematch of Seong's final victory last month in the U.S. While another solid round for Berger should all but seal the title, there are plenty of birdies to be had on the course, which means one of his closest pursuers could potentially card a 62 Sunday and make things interesting.

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49ers sign NaVorro Bowman to 4-year extension

The 28-year-old Bowman missed the 2014 season after a devastating left knee injury during the NFC championship game, then returned last year and led the National Football League with 154 total tackles. He started The NaVorro Bowman 4th and Goal Foundation, which aims to impact the lives of children throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Bowman still had three years left on his contract, making this deal a rarity but the 49ers have been adamant about wanting to spend some of their ...

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Greek athlete has 1st positive doping test of Rio Olympic Games

A major revamping of the Olympic's anti-doping system will likely be the next issue the global sporting community will wrestle. Critics had called for the entire team to be banned to show systematic cheating is unacceptable. Isinbayeva can no doubt count on the votes from Russia's diminished team in Rio but she may struggle for support elsewhere, given her high-profile campaign against Russia's punishment for systemic and widespread doping.

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Hurricane Earl Drenching Belize, Then Is Heading for Mexico

Hurricane Earl has weakened to a tropical storm after making landfall in Belize early Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane. Heavy rains from the storm also fell on Honduras and led to hundreds of people taking cover on the Caribbean coast.

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Smooth sailing? USA men's basketball seeks more Olympic gold

The Americans open on Saturday against China , a team they beat by 49 and 50 points in exhibition play. One team will send 292 women into competition, the most from any nation at an Olympic Games. He joked that the beds were small for basketball players, but it's expected to be smooth sailing for this group. Who's better? Who would be guarding who? "I don't want to trip", said Jordan, who will march Friday night with Team USA .


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