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Olympic media bus hit by gunfire

Andrada said three of the 12 journalists on the bus suffered minor injuries. Correa said security along the route was being beefed up as a result of the attack, which witnesses on board the bus blamed on gunfire. 'The bus didn't come to a stop but paused. "The bus driver stopped the bus about half a minute afterwards". The incident raises more concerns about security at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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Djokovic knocks off Monfils to reach Rogers Cup final

Novak Djokovic paused after accepting the Rogers Cup trophy for the fourth time, scanned the stands Sunday at York University's Aviva Centre and asked everyone in the crowd to hug the person beside them. Though he didn't appear to begin to find his groove until this weekend, Djokovic didn't drop a set all tournament. For a brief spell in the middle of the second set he was toe-to-toe with Djokovic , but he couldn't make his good fortunes last.

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Hall of Fame Game canceled due to poor field conditions

He noted that running back Reggie Bush tore a knee ligament after slipping on concrete alongside the playing field in St. Louis last season. Several fans who traveled to the game are planning to sue the National Football League and the Hall of Fame .

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Unchanged England team at Last test

England batting mainstay Joe Root believes that there is still plenty of help for the bowlers at Edgbaston for his team to exploit and dismiss Pakistan on the last day of the third Test and take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series. Rashid, who played three Tests against Pakistan in the UAE previous year, has been part of the squad since the Old Trafford Test and Bayliss said he had come close to playing in the last two matches before England opted to retain the balance of four ...

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Wenger hopeful over Gabriel injury

Jack Wilshere will also miss the start of the season due to his knee problem by Wenger confirmed the England midfielder is back in training. "Guilt because you want to predict who would win the league and you would not have included Leicester so everybody else would say we should have come in front of Leicester".

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Usain Bolt: I'll win all three gold medals

I know my weakness and where I'm strongest. "I am definitely feeling that way". The press conference certainly was an entertaining one as Bolt got serenaded by Norwegian reporter before exiting the stage with the dancing girls clad in traditional carnival costume.

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West Ham have bid €8m for Rachid Ghezzal, claims Lyon president

Speaking to L'Equipe (via ESPN ), Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas has explained that West Ham United have placed a bid to sign Richard Ghezzal. West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is on the trail of Lyon's Algeria global Rachid Ghezzal but faces a battle to land him.

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Gary Ballance and Moeen Ali shine on a taxing day for England

Their partnership ended early in the final session when Aslam was run out following a mix-up with Azhar. Live coverage of day two of England against Pakistan continues on Sky Sports 2 now as well as our live blog, available on the Sky Sports app .

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Djokovic cries, "One of the toughest losses in my life"

Rio de Janeiro: Novak Djokovic was hailed as a "true champion" on Monday after his Olympic Games loss to Juan Martin del Potro reduced him to floods of tears. So, the Argentenian was all the more pleased with his effort. However, the one thing he wants now is an Olympic gold medal , and sadly for him, he will have to wait at least another four years until he gets another chance at that medal.

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Tigers' Castellanos leaves with hand fracture

The New York Mets hope Michael Conforto is on his way back to being Michael Conforto . Matt Reynolds was out at first. Victor Martinez homered and Detroit ace Justin Verlander limited NY to four hits in six innings to help the Tigers beat the Mets 4-3 on Friday night for their ninth victory in their last 10 games.

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Kirby Smart pushing team over 'me, me, me — GEORGIA

He said opening practice is a reward for fans and extra motivation for the players. "I'm not anxious about it", Kublanow said. As work is underway on Georgia's new indoor practice facility, work began Monday for the Georgia football team.

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Rio 2016: Russian Federation banned from Rio Paralympics

The IPC followed the recommendation of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). "You always have to take this question into account, you can never leave the issue of doping behind you". Craven said: 'The IPC governing board has suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee with immediate effect . Bach said the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which decided against barring Russian Federation from the Rio Games, had a different relationship with its members.

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Record-breaking Michael Phelps adds to Olympic gold medals tally

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte swam for the United States as it won gold in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay Tuesday night. Then he sat on a lane rope, egging on the roaring crowd at the Olympic Aquatics Center with both hands, before emphatically pumping his fist in the direction of his fiancee and their infant son.

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Rio Olympics: Venus and Serena Williams stunned in first round match

The Olympic Tennis Event came close to losing its No. 5 seeds in both the men's and women's draws, but France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga managed to avoid Venus Williams's fate when he got out of trouble earlier in the day against the lesser-known Malek Jaziri.

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Lawsuit planned by fans who missed Hall of Fame game

He still holds the record for most career interceptions (336). The game was slated to be the Green Bay Packers against the Indianapolis Colts , two teams who had a vested interest in the people inducted in the Hall of Fame the night before.

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Gunners no closer to new deals for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez

The two sides clashed in pre-season last Saturday, with the Gunners emerging victorious from an entertaining encounter in Gothenburg. The Spanish giants have twice won the Champions League since the 27-year-old's departure, while he has had to make do with just two FA Cups and repeated failure in the title race and in Europe with Arsenal.

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Angels DFA Tim Lincecum, ending Cy Young experiment

The last was September 7, 2014, also against Paxton. Over his first two starts this season, Skaggs pitched 12 1/3 scoreless innings. The poor pitching wasted a vintage Mike Trout performance. "Obviously, there was nerves", said Freeman, who did not yet have a nameplate above his locker. "That's our goal", Scioscia said. "Our goal is to get Tim right".

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Bolt bids to smash 200m world record in his last Olympic Games

No wonder organisers opted to stage it at the Cidade das Artes, the largest theatre in South America. Bolt turns 30 on the night of the closing ceremony and, he reiterated that Rio will be his last games. I just want to compete. "I have done everything, and have proven myself", he said, admitting that "a lot of people aren't happy". "I think this is the last one for sure".

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Women's Rugby - 8/3/16 Rio Summer Olympics Odds

Australia coach Tim Walsh said the Americans gave his team "the kick up the trousers that we needed going into the quarterfinals", where Charlotte Caslick scored twice and Tonegato added another to each increase their tournament tallies to six, equal with Woodman.

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Phelps wins gold medals Nos. 20 and 21

Still, Phelps was not done, putting the gloss on a fourth straight American victory in the 4x200m free, cruising home nearly two and a half seconds ahead of Britain's James Guy in the swimming equivalent of baseball's home-run trot around the bases.

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Bryant, Lackey lead Cubs over Angels 5-1 for 8th straight

ET, FSN West (Los Angeles), WGN (Chicago) PITCHING MATCHUP: Angels RH Jered Weaver (8-8, 5.11 ERA) vs. Cubs RH John Lackey (8-7, 3.70) Weaver earned a no-decision after allowing four runs (three earned) and nine hits in six innings of Los Angeles' 8-6 victory over Oakland on Wednesday.

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Giants' Bochy released from hospital, expected to manage vs. Marlins

The Giants, meanwhile, are 35-16 in their last 51 games versus a starter that has a WHIP greater than 1.30 and are 40-19 in their last 59 games when their opponent scores five runs or more in their previous game. People have always talked about it, and I'm sure that there is a correlation between bat speed, squaring up the ball and strength that leads to that satisfying sound.

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Tim Tebow to pursue a career in professional baseball

The star college quarterback has reportedly been training in Arizona and Los Angeles for nearly a full year, working on his hitting and fielding skills. Tebow will continue in his role as a football commentator for ESPN as he pursues a baseball career. "He would be a great addition to the team, and we look forward to hearing from his agent in the near future", said Blue Crabs General Manager, Courtney Knichel.

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Wales captain Williams swaps Swansea for Everton

The Wales captain joins the Toffees on a three-year deal until the summer of 2019. That being said , they are probably facing one of the weaker teams in the competition for their opening game and with the home ground advantage, they will look to start their campaign off with the full three points.

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Michael Phelps wins his 20th and 21st Olympic gold medal in Rio

Phelps though has a realistic chance of going ahead of India as he is still to participate in two categories at Rio, starting with Wednesday's 200m individual medley, followed by Thursday's 100m butterfly. The shoutout during the national anthem was a tradition started in Baltimore at Orioles games. "I wanted to hold him longer", Phelps said. "He usually sleeps all the time".

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Rio Olympics: Team USA cruises past China 119-62 in opening game

Meanwhile, China are looking to have a decent finish in the 2016 Rio Olympics basketball competition. These Olympics mark the final games for Coach Mike Krzyzewski, who is stepping down as coach after an eight-year run where he has already led the team to two Olympic gold medals, a world cup title and a 75-1 overall record.

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Gymnastics: Biles leads way for sensational Americans

China finished in a distant second with 175.279, while Russian Federation came in third. "I finally did a routine that I do in practice, so I was super excited about that", said Biles as the U.S. "It's been an incredible ride". Does this team have what it takes to bring home another gold? Given that the majority of the drama and competition that took place during Sunday's qualifying round was between the competitors on Team USA , there is little doubt that they could potentially ...

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Who is Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first hijabi United States athlete?

Ibtihaj Muhammad will make her Olympic debut for Team USA. Muhammad's career began a few years before the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, and since then, she has experienced increasing Islamophobia and racial profiling. "With fencing , it was this unique opportunity for me to look like my teammates", Muhammad, who made Time magazine's 2016 list of the world's 100 most influential people, told The Players' Tribune last month.

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Frazier homers in 10th, White Sox beat Royals 7-5

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera adjusts his cap during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. "I was stretching and felt my knee pop". "He said he put his foot over, tried to just stretch", Ventura said. OF Jason Coats was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte.

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Tom Oates: Freewheeling Brett Favre belongs to us all

On the stage surrounded by his peers, wearing his gold jacket and with 22,469 watching, Brett Favre made a decision to admit the first time it ever occurred to him that he wanted to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A piece of paper is part of his Hall of Fame exhibit, one that may speak to Favre's grit, determination and toughness more than any other: It's a deactivation report from 2010, his 20th season in the National Football League, and it was also the first of Favre's career.

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Arsenal Boosted By Gabriel Paulista Injury News

And the former Monaco boss, who took over at the Emirates (eeek, Highbury) in 1996, says he is addicted to football so much that the prospect of retirement scares him. 'What is very hard today is to find the quality of the players who are available and if you look well despite all the money that is available in England there is very little movement since the start of the transfer market.

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Sox cancel Ortiz promotion over 'unacceptable' bobbleheads

You know, I don't know. "We all want to keep playing forever". "I know he wants to play", Girardi said . Rodriguez stayed on the bench all night. "So it's between me and him". I wanted to play Wednesday and Thursday. "He said his piece, I said my piece", Headley said. The result of the throw was a ideal strike to Brock Holt, who was covering third base and planted a great tag on Headley to force the out.

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AG Kathleen Kane called 'out of control' in trial opening

Angered by a newspaper article critical of her decision to drop a corruption case, Kane chose to make her foe, former state prosecutor Frank Fina, look bad by leaking information about another case he had not pursued. Shargel blamed the illegal leak on King and Morrow, who he said told shifting stories about their roles during a grand jury investigation. After both prosecution and defense spent an hour, respectively, on opening statements , District Attorney Kevin Steele, showed the jury ...

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Michael Phelps earns a 21-gold salute with 2 more wins

Phelps has a body made for swimming, as he looks like a different species than even the rest of the world-class athletes. "I had a similar expression when I encountered a moth in my house", NBC soccer announcer Arlo White said. Still, Phelps was not done, putting the gloss on a fourth straight American victory in the 4x200m free, cruising home nearly two and a half seconds ahead of Britain's James Guy in the swimming equivalent of baseball's home-run trot around the bases.

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Jonathan Lucroy Traded To Rangers

This trade comes after reports surfaced that the Brewers had traded Lucroy to the Cleveland Indians for prospects on Saturday night. Lucroy said Sunday he wasn't going to go into the details behind his decision. The 30-year-old Lucroy is hitting.299 with 13 homers and 50 RBIs in 95 games this season. Lucroy, 30, is making $4 million in 2016, with roughly $1.35 remaining this season, then has a team-friendly club option in 2017 worth $5.25 million, per Cot's Contracts .


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