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Jose Mourinho Bites Back at Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp Comments

Having already been busy in the transfer market with the signings of Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, United are widely expected to wrap up a deal to sign Pogba with The Telegraph noting that he is expected to complete his move in the next 48 hours.

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Olympics-Murphy maintains US streak in 100m backstroke

Fellow U.S. Olympic rookie, David Plummer, earned the bronze with 52.40 seconds. He was briefly in 2nd but Murphy came on strong to win and Jiayu edged out David for silver . Plummer, a 30-year-old Oklahoma native who swam collegiately at the University of Minnesota, will be joining Murphy on that relay team. The 2012 champion in the event, Matt Grevers, was unable to defend his title after failing to qualify at the USA trials.

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Turkey coup bid: Fethullah Gulen's lawyers fear attack on his life

The crackdown targets suspected followers of US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of masterminding the coup attempt . The US State Department said justice officials were still reviewing documents from Ankara to see if they meet the criteria for a formal extradition request.

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How to watch Team USA vs. China in Olympics

In the first game of the Olympic tournament for the gold medal favorites, the United States takes on China. "And the minute you stop there's no let-off". The U.S.A. will be playing Venezuela on August 8, 2016 in Rio. Delle Donne was in the middle of it. Durant was 10 of 14 from the field and made five 3-pointers.

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US Men Chase Team Gymnastics Gold in Rio

They ranked fourth at the end of the preliminary round. But all teams will enter the final with a clean slate, the qualification scores wiped away. And Naddour's pommel horse routine was the best for the Americans. Mikulak, a 23-year-old southern California native, is one of three holdovers from that 2012 Olympic team. Heck, members of the US women's soccer team were paid 25 percent less than their male counterparts - despite being with reigning World Champions and earning an estimated $20 ...

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One Cypriot and one Greek competitor thrown out of Olympic Games

There were just 14 countries participating, a lot of them in Europe. The veteran goalkeeper said she didn't realize during the game that the fans were chanting "Zika", and thought they were only yelling a common slur that local clubs sometimes use against goalkeepers at goal kicks.

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United States men's gymnastics team hatches plan to get more attention

Russia , Japan , Great Britain , Brazil , Ukraine and Germany round out the eight teams vying for team medals. "Maybe [we could] compete with our shirts off", national champion Sam Mikulak told the Journal . Brooks scored an 88.631 to rank 19th in the all-around. The top 24 eligible competitors, with a maximum of two per country, qualified for Thursday's all-around final.

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Britain's Chris Froome wins Tour de France by almost 3-minute margin

Froome finished with a 4min 05sec advantage over Frenchman Romain Bardet with Nairo Quintana, the runner-up in 2013 and 2015, third. Sky use their excess funds to ensure that Froome is looked after by a crop of riders that could easily lead other Tour de France squads, were they able to afford them.

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Adam Peaty Obliterates World Record, Wins First Olympic Gold Medal

I put so much effort in to that dive and so much effort in to that back end and that's what you get. "I touched the wall and looked around and thought 'where is everybody?'" Peaty told reporters. "I was a bit on, a bit off", he added. "It's definitely the best feeling I've ever had". South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh took the silver and the United States' Cody Miller came away with the bronze.

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NBC analyst Al Trautwig criticized over comment about Simone Biles' parents

Her total of 60.131 was just 0.476 of a point adrift of Raisman, who along with Biles made it to the all around final. In addition to Douglas, Kocian was the top qualifier to the uneven bar final, Raisman earned a spot in the floor exercise final, and Hernandez will be in the beam final.

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Rio 2016: Lizzie Armitstead 'proud' of her Olympic effort

The rider suffered a heavy concussion and three small fractures in her lumbar spine, although she was apparently conscious and able to speak, and there were no signs of internal bleeding. "This was way past technical, this was unsafe, and it means people who designed the course have seen it and left it". In vision of the incident, she is seen lying motionless and crumpled after the impact.

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Olympics-Rugby-Australia clinch inaugural women's sevens gold

New Zealand coach Sean Horan had added spice to the contest prior to kickoff by claiming the Aussie women "don't like to be pressured" and don't like the physical side of the game. Tyla Nathan-Wong missed all her conversion attempts, allowing Britain to stay in touch until Huriana Manuel scored near the end. Earlier, Canada secured the bronze medal with a 33-10 win over Great Britain the play-off for third.

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Penn State bringing optimism to fall camp

I think they're just trying to hone in on the subtle differences between stepping up in college and stepping up in high school". To Franklin's left Thursday, beyond the bottles of Gatorade and water, sat two stacks of paper copies noting the Nittany Lions' 105-man roster in alphabetical and numerical order.

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First gold medal in Rio goes to U.S. shooter Virginia Thrasher

Greg Van Avermaet bites the gold medal. Kevin Durant scored 25 points and Demarcus Cousins added 17 in the Americans' 69th consecutive victory. Viewers may simply be less interested in the Olympics from Rio - and that won't become clear for a few more days.

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Travis Head added to Australia squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

The South Australia captain has been called upon immediately in order to train with Australia's Test squad in Colombo ahead of Saturday's third and final match of that particular series. It means the South Australian will miss the rest of Yorkshire's season. It's what we strive for. "In the Test arena you don't play for a premiership, you play to be No.1 in the world and that's what we strive for every day".

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Germany coach slams Arsenal over Serge Gnabry treatment

Gnabry has netted three times in Brazil, including the equaliser in Sunday's 3-3 draw with South Korea . Gnabry, whose contract runs out at the end of the season, said: "I'm just trying to help my team - that's what I'm here for". Gnabry's record for Arsenal certainly adds some weight to Hrubesch's claims. Yet he's only played ten league games for Arsenal and made just one appearance in six months on loan at West Brom last season.

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Refugee team receives warm welcome at Olympics opening

Brazil's most internationally famous model, Gisele Bundchen, embodied "The Girl from Ipanema " as she strutted through the inauguration ceremony to a resounding ovation in a glamorous long golden dress. But even the joys of the elite sports competition to come and the opening ceremony extravaganza failed to dispel gloom over Brazil's parlous political and economic situation, with boos and jeers breaking out as interim president Michel Temer declared South America's first Olympic Games open.

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Pogba arrives in Manchester ahead of transfer

United are now expected to officially announce the signing on Tuesday. Jose Mourinho believes Man United will be the flawless club for Paul Pogba if the Frenchman passes his medical at Old Trafford. He wants to be the best in the world, he wants to learn off the coaches and the senior players. 'Money he would get at any big club. If you want to be the best player in the world, I think if you go to Barcelona or to Real Madrid, you are in trouble.

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Russia sees politics behind Paralympics ban, vows to appeal

Sir Philip Craven, President of the IPC, said told a news conference in Rio his committee had listened to the evidence of experts and to submissions from the Russians and decided what action it needed to take. THE entire Russian Federation team has been banned from competing in the Paralympic Games in September as punishment for the country's systematic doping programme.

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Denny Hamlin grabs NASCAR road-course victory at Watkins Glen

For a few laps, Truex Jr was able to keep Keselowski behind him until the last turn of the last lap. Drivers were stacked up and an accident broke out collecting seven drivers. The 27-year-old IN resident has started three Indianapolis 500s and was a development driver for Chip Ganassi IN NASCAR , where he competed IN 26 races over the 2007 and 2008 seasons.

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Canada earns bronze medal in women's rugby sevens

World series victor Australia rebounded from a surprising 12-12 draw with the United States in the last game of the pool stage to trounce Spain 24-0 and set up a semifinal match against Canada, which rallied to beat France 15-5 in the quarterfinals.

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United States women use balanced attack for 2nd rout, beat Spain 103-63

The 65-point margin of victory was the biggest ever in women's competition at an Olympics, bettering a 60-point win by the US over Zaire at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Brittney Griner chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Taurasi, Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles each had 15 points for the United States . “We obviously were nervous and Im still not a fan of National Basketball Association players in the Olympics, but Andrew was going to have to go through a process to get back on the court ...

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Olympic gold for Adam Peaty

I came out tonight, did the first 50m easy and then gave it 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". My parents have been there from the start and always push me forward. But even though the 21-year-old from Uttoxeter was overwhelming favourite, the build-up clearly proved too much for the City of Derby coach and two-time Olympian.

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Simone Biles: the 4ft 8in teenager turning gymnastics upside down

With 19-year-old star Katie Ledecky expected to participate, the team will look to pull off an upset after finishing third in 2012 behind Australia and the Netherlands. " Most girls were at a higher level of preparation at trials, but she's made great strides and she is really, really looking good". Biles said she had to be the reasonable voice when Raisman and Douglas, the team veterans, were being boisterous in Bolt's presence.

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Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United in world-record transfer

Pogba joined Juventus, which reportedly had to pay £800,000 (NZ$1.55m) in compensation. That figure - which does not include certain costs such as agents fees - beats the current world-record transfer fee of an estimated £85million that Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Gareth Bale in 2013.

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Rio Olympics: What channel is NBC on DirecTV, Comcast and more?

Thanks to Katie Ledecky , Michael Phelps and the American women's gymnastics team, Sunday was a bounce-back night for NBC in ratings for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Saturday's full-day coverage (9 a.m. -midnight ET) on NBCSN averaged 1.8 million viewers-up 45 percent from the comparable day in 2012. Live stream - The game will be carried online via NBC's Olympics website , which is free for users who have a cable subscription.

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Serena Williams And Venus Lose Olympic Doubles Match For The 1st Time

Venus and Serena were the No 1 seed in Rio after claiming their 14th grand slam championship over a month ago at Wimbledon. The Czechs, meanwhile, are unseeded. Serena and Venus Williams suffered the first loss of their Olympics doubles career Sunday. Instead, U.S. women's tennis coach Mary Joe Fernandez did, saying that Williams was sick before arriving in Brazil.

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Congealed field in Canton takes auditions from Colts, Pack

ET kickoff. The Hall has promised fans a full refund on their tickets. As overall NFL-fan disappointments go, traveling to Canton for a meaningless game that wasn't actually played is far less disappointing than, for example, seeing their favorite team fail to make the playoffs or (even worse) losing a playoff game or (far worse) losing the Super Bowl.

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Dipa qualifies for vault finals

Dipa Karmakar has come a long way from home. Thousands of repetitions later, the highly-risky Produnova helped her squeeze into the top eight qualification. Sports organisations in the state organized special prayers for Dipa. Dipa, who has been practicing gymnastics since the age of six, had to train extra hard because she had flat feet.

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Brewers trade Lucroy & Jeffress to Rangers; Smith to Giants

With these additions to the already formidable Rangers lineup, analysts say the team may actually have a shot at the World Series-a first for the franchise. Brinson , 22, entered the 2016 season ranked by both Baseball America and MLBPipeline.com as the second-best prospect in the Rangers organization.

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Olympics-Judo-Silva wins first gold for host country Brazil

Now, armed with a gold medal, Silva has the ultimate last word. After World Championship and Pan American Games silver medals in 2011, she suffered heartbreak at London 2012, retrospectively disqualified after initially winning a preliminary bout for a blow judged to be an illegal chop.

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Pogba is still a Juventus player - Allegri

I am happy with my squad. "I'm happy with the effort that the club has, and is still putting in for us". "The others, it is their problem". "I don't want to talk about numbers but the player is a fantastic player and any team who buys him will be very well set".

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USA's Virginia Thrasher Wins First Gold Medal Of Rio Olympics

But by the time she entered high school that looked like a long-term nonstarter. It was all history from there. "It's just an intensive feeling of pride for my country and I'm so happy to be here", said Thrasher after the victory ceremony.

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Australia pick spin twins for Lanka opener

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 are available on Sky, Virgin Media, BT TV and via Eurosport Player. Vishwa Fernando or Asitha Fernando are the seam-bowling options, and while the off-spinner Dilruwan Perera will likely play his 10th Test to partner Herath, left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan has a prodigious first-class record and could be a debut surprise.

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Branislav Ivanovic expects to be ready for new season

Arsenal have not been out the top four for 20 years. 'I'm happy to be back, ' Ivanovic told the Mirror. What a cock-up. For all the success Ferguson enjoyed during his time as United manager, he now has this giant stain on his record. I like the transfer business Klopp has done so far this summer and I expect big things from Sadio Mane (below) following his move from Southampton.


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