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Jimmy Walker: 'I felt some things were clicking' - PGA champ

Day and Walker were among 10 golfers forced to play their entire third and fourth rounds on an overcast and sometimes rainy Sunday after thunderstorms halted play on Saturday. From that point, Walker chased the smart par. He safely pitched to 35 feet, and the putt settled 3 feet beyond the hole. Henrik Stenson, victor of the previous major last month, the British Open, said after the tournament that he had been troubled all week with his ultra-backspin on his iron shots that caused his ball to ...

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The gold medal victor was almost five secs faster than Adrian Moorhouse

Peaty himself said he took the first 50m "easy" in the final before bursting back along the home straight "with everything I've got". As the historic victory sank in he proclaimed: "I did it for my country because that means so much to me".

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Egyptian and German beach volleyball players have one major difference

The Rio Olympics is a great opportunity to celebrate the union of contrasting cultures, and last night's women's volleyball game was a great example of this . Elghobashy and partner Nada Meawad qualified for the Summer Games through a regional competition created to open the Olympic field to countries beyond the Brazilians, Americans and Europeans who dominate the worldwide pro tour.

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Olsson will stay as West Ham set to sign ex-Newcastle defender

Yesterday's game was West Ham's first as hosts since leaving Upton Park - their home for 112 years - at the end of last season. West Ham won their first game at the London Stadium, beating NK Domzale 3-0 to progress to the next round of the Europa League.

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Britain take giant leap forward to meet Kiwis in the final four

The top two teams in each of the three groups advance, and the two teams with the best third-place records will also make the playoffs. Australia dispatched Canada 17-5 before New Zealand defeated Britain 25-7. The kiwis will take on Great Britain who swept through Fiji in the quarters and remain one of just two sides to have won every game so far. Rugby Canada has given its coaches little rope in recent months, letting men's sevens coach Liam Middleton go and losing 15s coach Kieran ...

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Rio Games: IOC Gives Approval to 271 Russian Athletes

An IOC rule barring Russian athletes with prior doping sanctions from competing in the Games was rejected as "unenforceable" by an Olympic sports arbitration panel. "On top of all that, Russian athletes are going through additional testing which is taking place at the Olympic Village". The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) outlawed that ruling on Thursday.

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Veteran WR Lance Moore retires 3 days after signing with Falcons

Moore's signing gave the Falcons some veteran receiving depth behind Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu , so they'll have to look in a different direction if they want some during the regular season. "I thought it was real admirable, his approach. A guy like that you know is going to be very successful past his football career". Moore, 32, played with the Saints from 2006-2013.

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Two Russian swimmers launch appeal against Rio ban

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutkov told Match TV on Saturday that the country will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport this weekend. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) sparked fierce criticism from outside Russia on Sunday when it resisted a blanket ban on the country in favour of allowing individual sports federations to make the call on which Russians can go to Rio.

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Poor field nixes Hall of Fame game

Then the sellout crowd of about 25,000 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium , on hand Sunday evening to cheer the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers , lustily booed Hall of Fame executive director David Baker as he announced cancellation of the game due to unplayable conditions of the playing surface.

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Trump tries to mend GOP rift with endorsements of Ryan, McCain

Trump was asked by The Washington Post whether he supported Ryan in his home district primary and Trump used language similar to what Ryan said about Trump after he effectively sealed the nomination. "He was a war hero because he was captured". For example, on Monday , Arizona Senator John McCain released a statement saying , "I can not emphasize enough how deeply I disagree with Mr.

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Brazil vs. Sweden women's soccer in Rio Olympics 2016

In a video preceding the show, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the games "celebrate the best of humanity" and appealed for an Olympic truce, calling on "all warring parties to lay down their weapons" during the two weeks of sporting achievement.

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Majlinda Kelmendi wins Kosovo's 1st Olympic medal

It was only in 2014 when the Olympic Committee of Kosovo became a full member of the International Olympic Committee. Kosovo only declared its independence from Serbia back in 2008, but they have already won their first Olympic gold. "I just proved to them that even after we survived a war, if they want something they can have it", she said. "To be honest, I came here for the gold medal, but it's insane", Kelmendi said, according to the Associated Press.

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Rio 2016: Jo Konta continues march through singles draw

British No 1 Johanna Konta is through to the second round of the women's singles tennis competition after beating Stephanie Vogt in straight sets at the Rio Olympics. The decider featured five breaks of serve as both nations stayed in contention but Konta and Watson were unable to get over the line and Chinese Taipei prevailed 3-6 6-0 6-4.

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Diana Taurasi leads Team USA in record-setting win over Senegal

The win comes after they thrashed Senegal 121-56, the largest victory margin set by the United States of America at an Olympic Games, and the most points the team has ever scored in the tournament. After a record-setting performance over Senegal roughly 24 hours prior - where the Americans won by the widest margin in Olympic history - Geno Auriemma's talented squad was destined for another valiant showing, as they seek yet another gold medal in Rio.

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Worsham breaks Pacific Raceways records in NHRA qualifying

Worsham, the reigning Funny Car world champion and elapsed time national record-holder from Kalitta Motorsports, defeated Tim Gibbons and former world champions Robert Hight and Matt Hagan to reach the final. It takes absolute dedication and consistency for that vehicle to go out and be able to do that time after time. I pedaled the auto repeatedly hoping to just run him down but I got a little too aggressive.

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Rio 2016: When Does the Women's Gymnastics Team Final Begin?

There's plenty to engross any variety of would-be ogler in the Olympic games: the quads and hammies of women's rugby, the lats and delts of men's swimming, the calves and hairdos of everyone on the soccer field. Four years ago they placed a distant seventh of eight teams in the event final, crushing their chances at a medal. Dalton will compete on floor , and Naddour will compete on pommel horse .

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Expect Hope Solo to continue to be a target of taunts

Hope Solo the starting goalie for the US was teased off and on by fans that chanted " Zika, Zika ". The American keeper was roundly booed by the majority Brazilian crowd during the USWNT's opener against New Zealand Wednesday in Belo Horizonte.

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Cordell Broadus, son of Snoop Dogg, again walks away from UCLA

He was not accidentally omitted. UCLA wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of Snoop Dogg, has, for the second time, chose to walk away from football, Bruins coach Jim Mora announced Monday. Broadus worked with UCLA in the spring and even had a good showing at the Spring Showcase. But his comeback was short lived as TMZ confirmed with UCLA associate director of communications Steve Rourke that Broadus is no longer on the team.

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Record-smashing Ledecky win women's 400m free

Smith finished third overall in the 400-meter freestyle preliminary round earlier on Sunday, with a time of 4:03.39 to advance to the finals. If she wins all three categories at the Olympics ― the 200, 400 and 800-meter freestyle ― she'll be one of two women to sweep all three in a single competition.

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#RioOlympics2016: Team USA's Michael Phelps Wins 19th Olympic Gold

Adrian finished up with 46.97 seconds, giving the U.S. team the 2016 Olympic win. In a first-round match against Germany's Miryam Roper, Silva went out quickly on the offensive and within 15 seconds, had flipped Roper once to score. The three-time Olympian's medal is the Philippines' first since boxer Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco won silver at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. It was a night of world records in Rio.

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Katie Ledecky wins gold in 400M freestlye, breaks world record

Now 19 and a multiple world record-holder, she has obliterated her own world record to win gold in the 400-meter freestyle and won silver as part of the 4-by-100-meter freestyle relay at the 2016 Rio Games. "I don't like to think too much", she said with a characteristic, understated smile. As well as downing an unusually heavy load of pasta - "I'm not a spaghetti fan, I forced myself to eat it" - the 31-year-old opted for late-night massages and ice baths but all anyone wanted to hear him ...

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Jose Mourinho: Why Manchester United is the ideal club for Paul Pogba

He was taken from there by auto to the club's training ground, where his medical was due to start at 1pm. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 8, 2016 . Mourinho added that prices were relative, saying "what you think this season is insane you realise three years later is not insane anymore". United's huge outlay provoked a debate on whether they will get value for money for a player who left them for only £800,000 in compensation fee as a youngster.

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Jacob deGrom could only watch as scoreless streak snapped

Bruce said. "They called me out". I wasn't confident that he was really going to drive something over my head, so I kind of just shaded in a little bit more than perhaps they say you should. Ian Kinsler's RBI single in the seventh kept the Tigers from being shut out. He gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks, striking out seven. With men on first and second and still nobody out, d'Arnaud grounded into a double play, and Detroit was able to get out of the inning up 6-5.

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Cupping: Why Michael Phelps was covered in red dots

According to The New York Times , specialized cups are placed across the body , and then heat or air is used to create suction, which pulls skin away from the muscles. The 31-year-old appeared sore and was subdued during a brief session with reporters. "I just asked for a little cupping yesterday because I was sore, and the trainer hit me pretty hard with one".

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Jim Furyk Steals the Limelight at Travelers with PGA's First-Ever 58

Like his record-breaking round at the Travelers Championship, Furyk would break 60 and fail to win the tournament. "I'm still a little stunned and a little flabbergasted", Furyk said , per William S. The 46-year-old American bounced in an eagle from 135 yards on his third hole, ran off seven consecutive birdies around the turn and picked up his final birdie on the 16th hole with a putt from just inside 24 feet.

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Sanchez, Siemian listed as co-No. 1s on Denver depth chart

The veteran Sanchez and youngster Siemian (two years of experience), have been locked in a battle to replace Peyton Manning , who retired earlier this year. The old saying goes that if you have two starting QBs, you don't have any starting QBs, and that continues to be the case here until one of these two takes the lead in one of the most watched camp competitions in the league.

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Biggins removed from Big Brother House

The contestant was ejected from Channel 5 reality show after being given three warnings by Big Brother for comments which were the network said were "capable of causing great offence". Explaining his decision, he said: "We're going for five days in October". Then the Golden Globes presenter asked his fans to "name something that David Brent has said that would have got him chucked out of Big Brother ".

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Rays drop 12th in past 13 games against Royals

He has allowed 22 earned runs in the first inning over 23 starts, including seven in the last two outings. The Rays hit for the cycle in their first seven at-bats Wednesday - double, single, home run, triple - so almost anything from Kennedy will be a step in the right direction.

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Orioles' Manny Machado blasts three home runs in as many innings

Out of the woods?: Is Jose Abreu coming out of his slump? Manager Buck Showalter said he also wants to rest 1B Chris Davis , SS J.J. Hardy, CF Adam Jones and others during the road trip. Shields wasn't as lucky in the second inning as J.J. Hardy's solo homer with one out made it 3-0. Sunday marks Machado's first three-homer game and his eighth multi-homer game.

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MAN UNITED - Mourinho has a special dedication for Van Gaal

Lingard opened the scoring in the first half, before Jamie Vardy latched on to an very bad backpass from Marouane Fellaini to equalise. "I would be not ambitious if I said it was a fantastic performance". Ibrahimovic posted the picture above of himself with the trophy on his personal Instagram account and simply wrote the caption: "Nr 31". Further more , the Mirror state that Januzaj is unhappy with Mourinho after being sent to train with the United reserve squad.

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Okay, So What Exactly Were Those Purple Dots on Michael Phelps's Back?

It involves a therapist heating small glass cups, then placing them on the skin and pulling them from the body to loosen and relax the muscles. "Physiologically, cupping is thought to draw blood to the affected area, reducing soreness and speeding healing of overworked muscles", the New York Times reports .

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MANCHESTER UNITED, De Gea: "Ibra will settle in very quickly"

If true, do you think the former Germany captain deserves this treatment? Of the 23-man squad that travelled to Sweden for the friendly, all of them got minutes under their belts - with the exception of Sam Johnstone, as Sergio Romero came on for David De Gea .

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NFL Hall of Fame Game Canceled Due to Unsafe Field Conditions

Those words probably were echoing in Baker's mind as he made his decision. But, as usual, it only means NFL fans' insatiable appetite for football just needs to wait a little longer. This isn't the first time that the field conditions at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium have been in question. Players told reporters that portions of the field were as hard as concrete , and it was reported the middle of the field where they laid improper paint was as sticky as taffy .

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'Vive la France': Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

A few minutes of suspense over 21 days of racing shed a light on Team Sky's dominance in cycling's toughest race. "Even at the age of 31, I'm still learning so much about the sport and I think tactically I've shown this year I've matured".

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Jays' Tulowitzki hit by pitch, fractures thumb

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was taken out of Sunday's 6-2, 12-inning home loss to Baltimore two innings after he was hit on the right hand by a 93 miles per hour fastball from Orioles starter Chris Tillman in the sixth. He has has given up one run or none in five of his past eight starts. RANGERS 5, ROYALS 3 (at Arlington, Texas) - Mitch Moreland homered for the fifth time in his past five starts and Lucas Harrell won in his Texas debut to finish a sweep of the four-game ...


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