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Ledecky is again the Americans? golden girl on record-breaking night

Ledecky took home a gold medal yesterday in the 400-meter freestyle - beating her own world record in the process, the New York Times reported. The three-time world champion won the women's 100m butterfly after racing home in 55.48 seconds to finish ahead of 16-year-old Canadian Penny Oleksiak and USA defending Olympic champion Dana Vollmer.

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Simone Biles, Aly Raisman qualify for all-around final

One subdivision was left to compete at Rio Olympics Arena later Sunday, but Japan or Canada - the best teams left to compete - can only make the lead slightly narrower. Not that she was moping. They were such a class act with their soaring somersaults and explosive tumbles that Biles , Raisman and Douglas were the top three all around performers on Sunday.

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Swimming: Ledecky smashes own record to win women's 400m freestyle

As is clear to anyone who has been paying attention, Ledecky's chief adversary - at least at distances of 400 meters and up - is not so much the seven other swimmers on the starting blocks but the digitally rendered time staring down from the scoreboard up above, reminding everyone of Ledecky's own world record.

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Ledecky, relay team win swim gold medals

It was the second gold of the night for the US after Katie Ledecky produced an astonishing performance to win gold in the 400m freestyle . The result was totally expected. Another night, another world record for Adam Peaty. In one of the interviews, she said , "We loved our first summer of swimming, and we made a decision to join a year-round swim team".

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US PGA Championship 2016: Jimmy Walker wins maiden major

Jason and Jimmy are "bus buddies", which is to say they both travel the Tour in RVs, and Day embraced Walker and Walker's wife on the back of the 18th green. 18, Walker notched a three-shot lead with a birdie on the 17th. Walker backed off an eight-foot birdie putt twice at the par-5 17th then rolled the right-breaking putt into the bottom of the cup to reach 14 under.

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Mourinho drops massive hint that Pogba is joining Manchester United

Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are fine players, but they are not in receipt of Ibrahimović's cache. "There are things that when I do (them), it is not ethical but when others do (that), nobody says that and everything is normal. "The day that this is football, I'm not in a job any more, because the game is about playing together". "I've told Bastian Schweinsteiger he's free to find another club as he's not part of my long term plans here".

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IOC's ban on athletes with previous doping offences 'unenforceable'

It is unclear whether she will be competing for the Russian team or as an independent athlete . By Thursday evening, the number of Russian athletes cleared had climbed to 271, with as many as five more still awaiting word as to their fates.

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Delta Resumes Flights After Global Computer System Shutdown

It was unclear if the airline was even able to communicate due to its technical issues, and Delta said that there may be a lag issuing accurate flight status on the company website because of the outage. But they could have to pay the difference in fare for a new flight. In response to the disruptions, Delta is waiving change fees for customers ticketed to travel Monday .

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Gardner, Yankees go quietly vs Colon, split Subway Series

Colon struck out Gardner to begin the first and fanned no one else, and walked none. New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets , Wednesday, Aug. The Mets .519 winning percentage (174-162) in Interleague play is the best among all National League teams. That was the only run and hit off him in 8 1/3 innings over three relief appearances since his recall.

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14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro

So what happened to the five-time Olympian? "Coming off the wall I thought my kickout was great", Phelps said . Now, he appears unstoppable. This medal was a little bit different for Phelps too as he knew his son Boomer , who is only 3-months-old and unlikely to remember this feat, saw him capture the gold back at home.

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Shooting gold medalist Ginny Thrasher laments controversy over gun laws

According to ABC News , the teen, who was also on her high school's rifle team, is the first freshman rifle shooter to win both NCAA individual titles and to earn a spot in the Olympics. Coverage moves to BBC Two at 10pm to make way for the news on BBC One till 10.45pm, then there's coverage of the bronze-medal match and the final of the women's rugby sevens at the Deodoro Stadium in Rio, as the inaugural champions are crowned.

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

In 2008, the usa upset France by 0.08 seconds, but France got revenge and claimed gold in 2012. Phelps will also compete in the 100 fly and 200 individual medley, as well as two more relays. The Barcelona star became increasingly frustrated with the rough treatment he received and Iraq's time-wasting tactics as Brazil were booed off the field in Brasilia for the second time in four days.

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USA's Thrasher claims first Rio gold in shooting

Chusovitina competed in her first games at the 1992 Olympics held in Barcelona. The precocious 19-year-old closed out the summer with her biggest surprise yet. Thrasher, who was on her high school rifle team, will also compete in the three-position event August 11. In fact, Thrasher didn't start shooting until her eighth grade year when she went hunting with her grandfather.

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Claudio Ranieri "very pleased" with Leicester City performance

Jesse Lingard scored the opening goal of the game for the FA Cup winners before Jamie Vardy equalised for Leicester City . "The team isn't fit enough yet", Mourinho told BT Sport . Christian Fuchs said Leicester City can live with their Community Shield defeat to Manchester United because they have taken one step closer to being ready for the season-opener at Hull this week.

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Williams sisters crash out of doubles

It was the first doubles loss in the Olympics for the Williams sisters, who had won Olympic gold in 2000, 2008 and 2012. In hindsight, it shouldn't have been so shocking to see Venus and Serena lose 6-3, 6-4 to Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova on Sunday.

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PSG win early silverware in Austria

As well as picking up the Ligue 1 crown and the country's two cup competitions in Blanc's last season, PSG also beat Lyon in last year's Trophee des Champions in Montreal. Angel Di Maria and PSG cruised past Lyon on Saturday. "We're lucky to be playing this match, as we already have a chance to win a trophy - in a single match", he told the club's official website.

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Auburn freshman RB out for the season

Offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee denied there as an issue, but Davis was spotted practicing with Auburn's other injured players on Sunday . "I'm hoping to do that". Freshman Kam Martin - who joined the Tigers after initially signing with Baylor - could see a larger opportunity this coming season than otherwise would have been afforded to him just a few weeks ago.

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Denny Hamlin battles back spasms, wins at Watkins Glen

There was speculation about what could have happened on Twitter-including comments from Rodney Childers , crew chief for print Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick, and Mike Kelley , auto chief for Sprint Cup driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. He was in pain when he awoke. Both cars went wide off the 90-degree turn 1 and opened the door for Hamlin to sneak through. But a rash of late cautions shuffled Busch back.

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Bruce, Colon help Mets down Yankees, 4-1

He added: "Look, Yoenis made a month's worth of effort to try to play through it and I don't' think we can lose sight of that fact". I know with the trades and everything that has happened, the outlook is a little bit different. "I deal with reality". "I had him up a few times to pinch hit (in the past week)". Sanchez started as designated hitter for the second day in a row and had his second big league hit, this one a double that set up Hicks' RBI single.

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Liverpool thrash Barcelona 4-0 in pre-season friendly

Twenty-four hours after trouncing Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez & Co.in the International Champions Cup on Saturday, Liverpool were wholly embarrassed in Jurgen Klopp's return to Mainz . "You must not think about the title". "But we won't be getting carried away". The game was a Klopp master plan executed in perfection. As you'd expect after being humiliated 4-0, Liverpool fans were absolutely furious on Twitter .

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Olympic gold medallist labelled 'loser', 'snake' by Chinese fans after doping row

Horton won the gold medal for the 400 metres freestyle on Satuday, while Sun - the London 2012 champion - took the silver medal. Horton, who had a pre-games run in with Sun Yang , said he didn't have any time or respect for a drug cheat .

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Royals show some life after winning Toronto series

He is 3-2 with a 3.33 ERA in nine career starts against the Blue Jays, In three starts against them this season, Odorizzi is 1-0 with a 2.04 ERA. "It's always tough to play here". With two throwing errors in the game, Marcus Stroman joined a not-so-exclusive club. "You've got to give him a chance". "They're a dynamic team with the speed".

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Opening title goes to teenager, Vietnam gets milestone gold

Staring down the target, she posted just the sixth-best score in the morning qualifying round but benefited from a key rule change at these Rio Games: For the first time at an Olympics, scores zero out after qualifying and shooters enter the finals with a clean slate.

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Arrieta goes 8 innings, Cubs beat A's 4-0; Gray injured

His 2.75 ERA is impressive, but nowhere near as impressive as the 1.56 he had on May 31 before going 3-5 with a 4.25 ERA in his past 10 starts. "They have five strong starting pitchers, but we got their top three and they've been pitching well - Hendricks probably pitching the best leading up into the game." Gray (5-11) left after five innings with soreness in his right forearm.

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Red Sox edge Mariners, 3-2, in 11 innings

Every game - or so it would seem - it's the same old story: the Red Sox bang out lots of hits, work plenty of walks and yet, can't deliver when they have baserunners in scoring position. Boston extended its lead to 2-0 in the fifth when Bryce Brentz led off with a line-hugging double past first base and scored on Betts' double into the right-center gap.

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Australian, Chinese swim officials tangle amid doping feud

In some cases, they refer to the country's early history as Britain's offshore prison . After clocking a B Qualifying time and narrowly missing the London Olympic team in 2012, that may have been a blessing in disguise for young Horton who has timed his rise up the ranks to perfection at these Rio Games.

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Cashman says Yankees have 'no plans' to release Alex Rodriguez

Slumping Alex Rodriguez was back on the New York Yankees' bench Thursday night despite whopping career numbers against Mets starter Bartolo Colon, a move that startled the 43-year-old pitcher. Alderson did acknowledge that, in retrospect, he probably should have placed Cespedes on the DL sooner than he did, but said that both the player and the team wanted to see if he could play through it.

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Rafael dos Anjos: McGregor would be dead if he'd fought me

After blasting Diaz with some first-round punches, McGregor was struck in the head by Diaz's blows early in the second round. How will Diaz's chin stand up in his second bout with McGregor? "He's got a training camp too, so why are they making McGregor look like he's going to be better when he already got whooped in eight days? But again, they're people who could not even touch us, not even hold our spit bucket, so I'm happy to see it".

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What's up with the spots on Michael Phelps' back?

France clocked 3:10.53 for the silver medal and Australia rounded out the podium with the bronze medals with a time of 3:11.37. After the games, Phelps Facetimed with his baby boy and showed off his shiny new gold medal. placed Silver to France. This was her first Olympic medal. They were emotional on the podium. It seemed to help Phelps and Adrian though, because they took gold in the relay Sunday night.

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Hall of Fame game in danger because of poor field conditions

Apparently, portions of the Hall of Fame logo in the middle of the field melted, causing concern that players' cleats would stick. In a joint statement, the NFL and NFL Players Association said that while they were "disappointed for our fans", player safety "is our primary concern".

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Italy's Campriani calms fears to earn air rifle goal

The shaven-headed Campriani's luck was finally in at the third attempt in the Olympic 10m air rifle after his second in London and 12th in Beijing. Romania's Alin Moldoveanu was unable to defend the title he won in London in 2012, finishing in 19th place and India's Gagan Narang, who took the bronze in London in 2012, finished in 23rd place.

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Marlins Mental Errors Aid Cubs in Securing Series Win

Detroit's J.D. Martinez broke an eighth-inning tie with a homer on the first pitch he had faced since June, giving the Tigers a 2-1 win against the Chicago White Sox and their eighth straight victory. "I think we've got a good group", Cubs starter John Lackey said. That was just Ramos' second blown save of the season. Fowler hit a fly to right, and Giancarlo Stanton seemed to have a bit of trouble with it in the sun.

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Hamilton gets 3 hits, scores 3, steals 4, Reds beat Pirates

The result? Four stolen bases (giving him a major league leading 43) and five total thefts from the Reds. "It's hard for me to come into that situation at that point and let us down", Ohlendorf said. "I was unsure until I caught it, and then it nearly came out toward the end a little bit, I had to keep it in the glove". Harrison struck out on the next pitch.

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Rio Olympics: Diana Taurasi and US women's basketball win big

DePaul University coach Doug Bruno refers to it as the University of CT women's basketball team's "little secret". Neither have confirmed that this will be their last time playing in the Olympics , but retirement does seem to be on the horizon for these players.

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USA Preseason College Football Coaches Poll ranks MSU behind UM

The top three actually consists of three of the four teams that made the playoff last season in Clemson, Oklahoma and 'Bama. Five of the Badgers' first seven opponents this season are ranked in the top 15 of the preseason poll. Clemson is FSU's rival in the ACC Atlantic Division and the two teams will play December 29 at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. The #HTownTakeover is coming off a historic 13-1 season that was capped off with a 38-24 win over then-No.


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