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Watch Aly Raisman's Flawless Floor Exercise

They earned the highest team qualifying score, 185.238, by almost 10 points. Biles's final score was an eye-popping 62.366, almost two points ahead of Raisman. Douglas was about a half-point behind Raisman with 60.131 points. But perhaps the most exciting part of the session was the showdown between reigning Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas and 2012 floor gold medalist Aly Raisman , who were both vying for the second US all-around spot in the final.

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Aussies score late for draw with U.S., both advance in Rio

Jessica Javelet gave the US all of its offense, using her speed to score back-to-back tries midway through the second half. RIO DE JANEIRO-Canada's women's rugby sevens team will play for an Olympic bronze medal after losing 17-5 to Australia in semifinal action Monday.

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Real without Ronaldo, Bale, Kroos and Pepe for Super Cup

Sevilla , who beat Liverpool to win last season's Europa League final, will be hoping there is no repeat of the 2014 Super Cup. Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is optimistic about his side's chances against Sevilla even without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

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Thierry Henry comments on Man Utd's move for Paul Pogba

According to reports in the UK, Manchester United expect Pogba to generate a hefty 40 million pounds (47 million euros, $52 million) a year for the club, figure that would cover the player's transfer fee in less than three years. Mourinho added: "The Premier League is the ideal habitat for that". "So we have everything to give him and we know the reasons why he wants to come to us".

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Paul Pogba Reportedly Passes Medical Ahead of €110m Manchester United Move

Man United confirmed Frenchman Paul Pogba has been granted permission to have a medical at the Old Trafford club. Pogba's expected £ 89m transfer would take United's summer spending through the £140m mark and follows the £250m spent during Van Gaal's tenure at the club.

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Williams sisters crash in first round of Olympic doubles

In 2011, she disclosed she has Sjongren's syndrome, which causes fatigue and joint pain. This marks the second defeat for Venus who also went down in the first round of women's singles tennis. Van der Breggen joined Sweden's Emma Johansson and Elisa Longo Borghini in a frantic race to catch American rival Mara Abbott, sweeping her up within sight of the finish line, then had just enough kick to win the sprint along Copacabana Beach.

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NBC analyst blasted on social media over comments on Simone Biles' parents

During Sunday's primetime gymnastics broadcast, in which Biles starred in her Olympic debut, Trautwig referred to Ron and Nellie as her grandparents. The tweet angered advocates for adoption. The couple adopted Simone and Adria in 2000 when the birth mother's parental rights were terminated. The American women are heavily favoured to repeat as gold medallists in gymnastics in Rio de Janeiro - but one of the three Americans in the all-around gymnastics competition will miss out on the final.

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Tearful Djokovic struggling to deal with Olympic exit

Delpo was the better player and he just deserved to win. That surprising result followed losses by the top-seeded duos of Serena and Venus Williams of the United States - who entered their match with a 15-0 Olympic record and three gold medals as a pair - in women's doubles, and Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France in men's doubles.

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Chinese lifter Long smashes world record to win gold

Chinese weightlifter Long Qingquan lifted a world record combined total of 307 kg to take Olympic gold in the men s 56-kg category in Rio on Sunday. Long lifted a combined total of 307kg to break a record dating back to the 2000 Sydney Games and end Om's four-year dominance of the men's lightest weight category.

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Tigers lose 3-1 to Mets, but Sanchez impressive

It's been more than a month since the Mets last won back-to-back games, a frustrating stretch of 26 games that somehow has not sunk the team in the wild-card race. Detroit tied the score at 1 in the seventh with the first run charged against Mets' starter Jacob deGrom in 20 innings. Then, Andrew Romine hit an 18-foot cue shot off his bat and reached first.

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Quake Champions Debut Gameplay Trailer

Three of the maps that are featured look like modern upgrades of the factory, castle and sewer from the 1999's Quake III Arena. Hines was also asked if the Xbox Scorpio and PlayStation Neo could change around the scenario and enable id Software to port Quake Champions over to the newer consoles without a loss in fidelity.

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Husband of Ohio woman hurt by dropped rock dies at 55

The Stark County Coroner's office told the station that Sharon's husband Randy Budd died Saturday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A five pound, volleyball-sized rock tossed from an overpass south of Williamsport crashed through the windshield of their Nissan Rogue and struck Sharon Budd as she sat in the front passenger seat.

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Jeers for Brazil president dampen Olympic joy

Competition at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, set to begin Saturday, will be covered and available to watch in the United States like none other have in world history. It was mostly that on Friday. Leading the delegation into the Maracanã was swimmer Michael Phelps, who's competing in his fourth Summer Olympics and with 22 medals (18 of which are gold) he's the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.

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Rio - The latest | Solo says not bothered by 'Zika, Zika' chants

Solo came up big in her 200th worldwide appearance as the United States fought off France 1-0 on Saturday in an Olympic group match at Mineirao Stadium. And just earlier this week, 16-year national team veteran got her 101st shutout when the United States defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the team's Olympic opener in Belo Horizonte.

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Orioles beat Blue Jays in extra innings

Pedro Alvarez accounted for the lone run for the Orioles (58-44) with a home run off Happ in the second inning, giving Baltimore a 1-0 lead. Morales was then nailed with a balk with Matt Wieters up, advancing Alvarez to second. Two innings later, Dozier added another insurance run by just clearing the fence in left field for a 6-3 lead. Three of those have been against the White Sox.

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On Guard: US Team Locking Down on Defense for Rio Gold

The AP reported Anthony tied LeBron James , who made a decision to skip these Games, and David Robinson by playing in his 24th game in the Olympics. It was the usual spectacle for a team that always draws a crowd at the Olympics, no matter who is on the roster.

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Olympic Village Fire: Alarms Fail To Alert Australian Team To Danger

Chiller said she saw three people leaving with Australian shirts created to combat the Zika virus but sensed they were fire officers and did not make an immediate protest. About 100 team members were evacuated for about 30 minutes during the fire , which is when the thefts happened. She says "there's a lot of debris from all the contracting work that has been done that is still sitting in our basement".

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Adam Peaty wins first Team GB Olympic Gold at Rio 2016

Also of note was Peaty's proximity to the 50 breast world record, just 0.19 off his own mark of 26.42 set in Kazan previous year. The 21-year-old admitted it was unusual to break a world record in preliminary rounds but said he had made a decision to harness the adrenalin of competing at his first Olympic Games.

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Actors You Probably Didn't Know Almost Played The Joker

While the cleverly designed advertising may have you thinking otherwise, this isn't some darkly comic "Guardians of the Galaxy" - it's an undercooked mess that constantly disservices its brilliant cast and squanders the potential of their characters .

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Jordan Matthews Will Miss 'A Couple Weeks'

We want to make sure he's completely, with that knee, completely healthy. The Eagles are expecting Matthews to be ready to play in the team's third preseason contest against Indianapolis on August 27, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer .

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Olympic Games make spectacular debut in Rio

Rio de Janeiro ( AFP ) - The Rio Olympics opening ceremony started with fireworks and laser lit choreography on Friday as Brazil sought to forget seven years of troubled preparations and the Olympic movement to temporarily put aside its doping crisis.

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Team GB wins first gold medal at Rio Olympics

From the moment that he knocked an astonishing 0.37sec off his own world record in the heats, it was clear that everyone else was fighting over second place. The silver medal went to Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, who won this event at the 2012 Olympics. In addition to all of his accolades, Peaty now owns the 7 fastest swims in history.

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U.S. divers compete in men's synchronized 10-meter

Synchro diving has been contested since the 2000 Sydney Games, and the US men had never medaled before picking up a bronze in both the 10-meter platform and 3-meter springboard events in London. Mexico's Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez, who took the silver medal in 2012, placed fifth with 423.30 points. The Rio Games mark Johnson's first Olympics.

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Katie Ledecky sets Olympic record in preliminaries

Ledecky, who won a silver medal anchoring the US 4x100 freestyle relay Saturday night, has the 200 and 800 freestyle races coming later this week. The granddaughter of former Bathurst mayor, the late Ann Ashwood, Jess Ashwood is in Rio representing Australia at the Olympic Games for the second time .

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'Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins

Prior to Sunday the Cubs had only one walkoff win this year. John Lackey got into first-inning trouble. The greater meaning of the Cubs' strong start to the second half? HOUSTON (AP) - Josh Donaldson hit two home runs, and Marco Estrada threw seven solid innings in Toronto's victory over Houston.

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Gary Neville: What Paul Pogba can do for Manchester United

He comes because he knows the club, knows the city, numerous players and wants to be an important part of the project. "Football is insane and the market has become insane". "It is another player to fit in our strong squad, there will be people fighting for places now and that is what you need at a top club like Man United to push us all on to win more trophies like this.

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Carl Edwards wins pole for Watkins Glen

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who's been battling concussion like symptoms, has been absent from the track since July 9th. Even if a driver does dominate the race, their final score is going to be much less than it would be in a race with 200-plus laps.

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Del Potro stuns Djokovic in first round

Sunday began with 25 mph winds that delayed the start of play on eight of Rio's nine tennis courts for about 2 hours, and then came so many startling outcomes. "The wounds are still fresh", Djokovic said . "But, you know, you have to deal with it". Tennis was at the Olympics at the inaugural 1896 Games, but disputes led to it being dropped, only to return in full - for good so far - in 1988.

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Delta resumes some service after hours of global outage

The airline is under fire after a worldwide power outage caused flights to be canceled and delayed. Southwest Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights over several days in July after an outage that it blamed on a faulty network router. Central time. However, flights continued to be affected throughout the day. Inbound flights should be operating normally. The airline says customers booked on a flight from Monday through Friday can make one change to their itinerary without paying the standard ...

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Brazil didn't shy away from its history of slavery during Opening Ceremonies

About 12,000 athletes from a record 207 counties are walking across the stadium during the ceremony. Britain may see its first flourish of medals on Saturday, with Chris Froome hoping to add to his third Tour de France victory in July with a gold in the men's road race, and judoka Ashley McKenzie in the bronze round of the men's 60kg.

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Highlights: Day two at the Rio Olympics

Sweden's Emma Johansson was second, with Elisa Longo Borghini taking third and Abbott missing out on the podium. Dutch cyclist Anna van der Breggen claimed gold after a thrilling climax to the Olympic women's road race on Sunday. Among them was Vos, Trixi Worrack of Germany and former road race world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot of France. Abbott accomplished it nearly single-handedly, the world's top climber quickly catching them as the race tilted uphill.

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Aly Raisman's parents on edge while watching her compete

The gymnast even outed her mom, sharing that Lynn "always cries" at her meets. Their facial expressions were tense and they mimicked Raisman's every move, while swaying back and forth, and grabbing each other tightly for moral support. Lynn said, "It's amusing", she continued, "It's just one of those moments". Every single twist and turn. This is not the first time Raisman's parents were seen having this very same response to their daughters performance.

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Rio: Serena,Venus exit after first round defeat

They are three-time gold medalists as a team, and entered this match with a 15-0 record at the Olympics, but were beaten 6-3, 6-4 by the Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova . But these were the Williams women, winners of 14 Grand Slam doubles titles. The newly formed duo had only played one match together before Sunday night's match and had lost that in a Fed Cup match past year.

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U.S. men cruise past China 119-62 in basketball

Thibodeau didn't stop, and his commands could even be heard by fans sitting in top rows of the upper deck. In late July, the Americans played an exhibition game against Venezuela and dominated in that contest as well. Kyrie Irving got the start and played well when he was on the court. But the USA players say they aren't thinking that way. They've clearly bought in.

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Rio Olympics 2016:Williams sisters lose in doubles

According to Biography.com , the championship tennis player insists on using the same shower, tying her shoes the same way and wearing the same socks for the duration of a tournament. We played awful and that basically showed in the results. Murray, playing for the first time since securing his second career All England Club title, next faces Argentina's Juan Monaco, one of his closest friends on tour.


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