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Del Potro stuns Djokovic in Rio opener

It could be a little tough on him knowing that he has been knocked out for a singles gold medal, but he is expected to give his all as he always does on the tennis court. Seeded first at the tournament, the Americans were beaten 6-3 6-4 in 93 minutes. That still resulted in a title in Toronto, but it was an unconvincing one, and he was there for the taking, especially for a red-hot Del Potro .

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Man United signs 5-year contract with Pogba

It is a book that closes and another that opens elsewhere, but I want to thank Juventus , all the players, staff and fans who believed in me and you will always be in my heart. In the upcoming season, they will have to settle with playing in the Europa League. Pogba left United to join Juve in 2012 but Jose Mourinho has now re-acquired the France worldwide midfielder for a world-record transfer fee.

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United States beats No. 2 Argentina in women's field hockey

They finished dead last in the previous Summer Olympic games and were a heavy underdog during their debut in this year's Rio Games. They outshot Team USA 13-8. The Americans defeated Argentina during the 2012 London Games before Argentina eventually recovered and earned silver. American goalkeeper Jackie Briggs frequently made clutch saves, including a stick stop on a first-quarter shot and using her padded left hand to thwart penalty-corner blasts in the second and third periods , the ...

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Michael Phelps ready to reclaim that lost butterfly gold

On Tuesday, Phelps gets his rematch. Although eating a full pound of pasta may sound like a good time for those who enjoy that kind of thing, Phelps somehow doesn't exactly care for spaghetti so it was more of a business decision than anything else.

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Dwight Yorke: Jose Mourinho has brought the fear factor to Man United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his arrival in English football with an 83rd-minute victor as Manchester United edged Leicester City 2-1 at Wembley on Sunday to win the Community Shield, AFP reports. "In addition I dedicate it to the Manchester United players who were not involved in the game". "So we are competing in every competition the club is in and we want to win whatever we can".

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Cashing In! Paul Pogba Gets A Record Transfer To Manchester United

The club were in touch with the player since the beginning of the summer transfer window and were desperate bring back the midfielder who once was part of Manchester United's youth setup. I just came back to Carrington. "From training with him and playing with him I know all about his self-belief and work ethic, as well as his ability as a player".

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Pogba 'back home' at Man United in world-record transfer

The deal back to old Trafford was signed with an initial fee of £89.5m. There's no words, just happiness and I can't wait to start playing. "I want to do great, I want to be one of the best, I want to win titles, I want to achieve things and that's all; that's why I came here, just to do this, to become one of the best and to win titles because I know this club has to win titles".

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Michael Phelps eats enough for four people

No sooner had Le Clos been presented with his silver, than he was back in the water for his more favored event, the 200m butterfly, where he would finish 3rd against the returning and vastly experienced Michael Phelps. This was the man who edged him out for gold four years ago in London, and now he was parading around in front of him? The rivalry between the two began when le Clos beat Phelps at this very same event in 2012.

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Serena Williams Aims for Fifth Olympic Gold Medal

The two have split their six head-to-head meetings in WTA tournaments, with Cornet coming out victorious in the last three. Though Williams held several break points, she couldn't figure out a way to win the game. Williams herself showed more calm as she began returning Cornet's short second serves much better, often for outright winners. Monday's match demonstrated Williams is far from invincible, and a tenacious, unpredictable opponent like Cornet can give her trouble.

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Boardman slams road race course

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali suffered a double fracture of his collarbone during the men's road race, while Great Britain's Geraint Thomas avoided serious injury when he crashed into a ditch. She labelled it the race of her life as Annemiek van Vleuten led the Olympic women's road race with 11km to go before crashing heavily on a sharp descent.

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West Ham's worst nightmare returns in the Europa League

Watching the stadium fill up in the moments before kick-off, one thing was clear as supporters poured through the turnstiles and found their bearings: Upton Park belonged to a different world and a different time. "Sofiane Feghouli is a special kind of player and that's why we're happy to get him". One more West Ham goal would banish the threat of extra-time and, potentially, penalties, but the home side struggled to carve out the opportunities from which to score their third.

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USA's Michael Phelps Qualifies For 200m Butterfly Finals

At 2012 Olympics in London South African Chad le Clos swam an unbelievable race orchestrating one of the biggest upsets in Olympic swimming history beating Phelps to the wall by five one-hundredths of a second. Phelps certainly did not approve of Le Clos' routine. But it was Hungarian Tamás Kenderesi who took the fastest time in 1:54.73. "I tried to do as much as I could, get my lactate cleared, had a massage, had an ice bath, eat", Phelps said of his recovery on Sunday night.

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Greek athlete expelled for doping

Russian Federation will have 271 athletes competing at the Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced Thursday. Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov took a swipe at the track and field ban , which affects top stars like pole vault world record-holder Yelena Isinbayeva and 110m hurdles world champion Sergey Shubenkov.

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Warriors' Kevin Durant scores 25 points to lead Team USA over China

As for the United States , its next game will be the toughest yet: a matchup against Australia on Wednesday. Foul trouble and turnovers plagued the United States of America up until the middle of the second quarter. Team USA better be prepared to play at its best from the start, or else it could be in trouble. To me, it is proof that the NBA's top-tier performers can play defense when they really want to play it, when the unrelenting schedule allows them to do so and when they're not ...

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Ibrahimovic: I'll Get Better For United

Nothing got past him and I'm looking forward to seeing the player he'll become". "It's something that we also have to change because the profile of this team was more about possession of the ball". "I could not take (Marouane) Fellaini or Ibra off, they were important for the Rory Delap throw-ins and we wanted to win the game". If you want to compete for the title then you need someone in the box who will guarantee 20 to 25 goals throughout the season.

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Mourinho confident of landing Pogba

The United manager added that he would sign a "very good midfielder" within days - potentially Juventus' Pogba, 23. "So I am happy with my squad and the effort the club did and is still doing". Nani is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News HQ : "Pogba is a great there are no doubts about that, but the numbers today are different [in terms of] the way the clubs buy the players.

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Suzuki donates 3000-hit gear to Hall

Along the way, Ichiro won the 2001 American League Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player awards in his first MLB season, was selected as an All-Star ten consecutive years to begin his career, and simultaneously won 10 straight Gold Glove awards.

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Furyk fires record 58, finishes in tie for 5th

An accomplishment Furyk calls "really cool". 6-12 and only 24 putts after the veteran found each of the 18 greens in regulation. "When my swing gets long, my upper body and lower body get out of sync and it makes it hard to hit the ball solid, makes it hard to hit the ball straight", he said .

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Daniel Goodfellow misses out on recognition as Tom Daley's diving partner

I knew what the Olympics were, obviously, but I went into it thinking, "Ah, it's another competition". "Going into 2012 there was a lot of pressure with it being a home Games". The pair had won European silver in May, and it might have been gold had 19-year-old Goodfellow not erred in the final round. I was just trying to block everything else out.

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Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton 'Unhinged'

During her time as secretary of state, Clinton used a private email account on her own server rather than a federal email account stored on government servers. Peter Navarro, a University of California-Irvine professor who is the only formal Trump economic adviser with a deep academic background, noted that Detroit, home of US autos, has seen a movement of auto manufacturing jobs to Mexico.

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Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly

Phelps and Le Clos traded some barbs through the media previous year when Phelps made it known he was coming back to race in Rio for the 2016 Olympics, so there's definitely a rivalry between the two. "From my side there is no real tension, I have no emotion when I am racing, I've trained hard for this and of course there is a huge rivalry between Michael and myself", Le Clos said.

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US Men's Basketball shakes off sluggish start, blasts Venezuela 113-69

They went 4-for-22 from three and shot a similar percentage against the U.S.in their 80-45 exhibition loss last month. Team USA made easy work of Venezuela in Olympic men's basketball preliminary round action Monday. Cox finished with 19 points and Echenique, on top of all those fouls he drew, added 18 for Venezuela . Staying on a 196-cabin luxury cruise shot anchored off Rio's coast, the USA team has settled in following a few choppy early days in Brazil.

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Teenage US Shooter Wins 1st Olympic Gold Medal

Shooting wasn't really Thrasher's main sport. Her best record on worldwide stage before the Rio Olympics is the fourth place at the ISSF World Cup in Munich earlier this year. Thrasher also participated in the 2016 ISSF Munich World Cup, where she finished fourth in the 50m three position and seventh in the 10m air. Like all American shooters, Thrasher faced the inevitable question of what she thinks about gun control in the United States, a hot-button issue in this election year.

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Time, TV schedule and how to watch Sunday's matches online

Olympic athletes have been competing in near-empty venues and before thin crowds in other locations during the opening days of the Rio Games - a problem that can be traced to long security lines, traffic and a lack of familiarity in some sports.

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Grandmother of swimmer Adam Peaty stages an Olympic celebration

She's never doubted me, and that means so much to me". I touched the wall, looked to my left and thought 'where is everybody?' "I can't believe the time, I'm so happy" she told waiting reporters. As 21-year-old Peaty smashed his own world record in the heats for the 100-meter breaststroke on Saturday, Williams' tweets of support started going viral.

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Rangers cemented their lead in AL West; add Lucroy, Jeffress and Beltran

Lucroy is hitting.299 with 13 HR and 50 RBI in 95 games. He's making $4.35 million this year and will earn $5.25 million next year if the Rangers did not waive the club option and exercise it in the final year of his deal. It certainly seemed possible before the game started that Lucroy might not be a Brewer before the night was done. Sports first reported Monday afternoon just before the 4 p.m.

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NBC analyst criticized over comment about Simone Biles

The all-around champion from London has been one of the best of the world in her comeback. Biles was not only the top qualifier for the all-around final, but also for the upcoming balance beam , vault , and floor events, according to NBC .

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Rogers Cup: Nishikori advances to final with win over Wawrinka

One would be excused if they assumed this was a typo or incorrect omission. With a two-break lead, Djokovic had essentially won the match. But it was indeed true. "So I hope I can get revenge this time". Djokovic's best was slow to come, however, as he looked shaky at points in his first three matches. He only had five aces, but Nishikori had difficulty returning the champ's salvos as the match progressed.

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The first gold, the first surprise at Rio: Virginia Thrasher

Hungary's gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu is flanked by United States' silver medal winner Maya DiRado, left, and Spain's bronze medal winner Mireia Belmonte Garcia after the women's 400-meter individual medley finalduring the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics , Saturday, Aug.

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US women's hoops team routs Senegal 121-56 in record fashion

Five-time defending champion United States stretched its Olympic women s basketball win streak to 42 games Sunday with its most lopsided Games victory ever, a 121-56 rout of Senegal . The expected mismatch was evident from the start as the Americans outscored Senegal 35-9. We know Spain is a tough team. "Their moment will come in this tournament, and today was good for them to get their confidence and to get themselves going".

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Golfer Lahiri misses halfway cut at PGA Championship

Taking advantage of a Baltusrol layout softened by morning rains, Streb fired eight birdies against a lone bogey, his 21-foot birdie putt at the par-3 ninth - his final hole after starting on the back nine - closing out a historic round. Henrik Stenson is showing no signs of letdown at the PGA Championship following his record-setting performance in winning the British Open two weeks ago and believes he can stay in the groove.

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Rio 2016: Djokovic and Williams sisters crash out

Djokovic had eight aces in the match compared to just two for Del Potro . World No.1 and top seed Novak Djokovic and 2009 U.S. open champ Juan Martin del Potro both walked off centre court on Sunday in tears - one in agony, the other in elation.

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Check Out The Logo Of Amitabh Bachchan Starrer 'Pink'

Produced by Rashmi Sharma, Ronnie Lahiri And Sheel Kumar, the screenplay has been penned by Ritesh Shah. And we did a proper research on this topic before going on the floors, we have used everything logically. We need to have strong laws. We feel ashamed. We went through each department of that case (Nirbhaya case). " Pink color signifies women empowerment.

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Mourinho dedicates Shield win to Van Gaal

Mourinho, sacked by Chelsea last season, has won eight league titles in four different countries and is a two-time Champions League victor. It is the first piece of silverware for a new-look United now under the leadership of Jose Mourinho but the much-travelled Ibrahimovic is determined to ensure it is not the last.

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Another world record for Adam Peaty of Great Britain

The grandmother of British Olympic swimming star Adam Peaty has become an internet sensation overnight after live-tweeting his gold medal winning triumph in Rio. I came out tonight, did the first 50m easy and then gave it everything I've got. He is the first swimmer ever to win both sprint breaststroke events at the same World championships, and the most successful British swimmer in a single World Championship.


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