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Americans compete in 200-meter breaststroke

Nathan Adrian will try to defend his 100-meter Olympic title. Koseki was first at the wall at the 50 meters under World Record pace along with Cordes while Koch in third. Balandin pulled himself onto a lane rope and whipped his arms in the air, savoring his historic achievement. Phelps, who won his 20th and 21st gold medals on Tuesday, will also race in the same event, but in a different heat.

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Lawyer: 'Castle doctrine' unlikely to apply in fatal Raleigh shooting

Copley informed the dispatcher that he and his neighbors were " locked and loaded " and going to "secure" their neighborhood. Copley was charged with first-degree murder in a case with disturbing similarities to the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Arsene Wenger comments on Man Utd's signing of Paul Pogba again

United brought the long-running transfer saga to an end in the early hours of the morning local time and Pogba conceded he had grown frustrated it took so long to seal the deal. Despite United's struggles in 2015-16 under manager Louis van Gaal , De Gea enjoyed another excellent season individually. "I will say Manchester United for the title", he said .

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Who will support Aguero at Man City?

The transfer window continues in full swing after Pep Guardiola got his most expensive signing for Manchester City - here is an update on the most expensive deals of the window so far. "We have to try to help each other and go forward and be aggressive without the ball - I like to see us fight." "Possibly yes (it will take time) especially with all of the late arrivals".

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Bus carrying journalists at Olympic Games 'hit by gunfire'

A window was blown out of a media bus carrying journalists and officials in Rio early today amid claims it had been shot at. According to a statement from the Rio police, the driver of the bus has spoken to authorities. before I believe this was any kind of Olympic-level rock-throwing by local teenagers", Michaelson said. "That is when the driver pulled over and talked to a policeman".

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When will Michael Phelps swim again?

After the games, Phelps announces his retirement. The 6ft 4in Phelps, who has size 14 feet and was once so scared of putting his head in the water that instructors allowed him to float on his back, was the youngest American male swimmer to appear at an Olympics in 68 years when selected as a 15-year-old for Sydney in 2000.

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Orioles re-claim AL East lead with 6-2 win over Blue Jays

The Blue Jays lost their designated hitter as a result of Tulowitzki's injury. In his next at-bat he was hit by Tillman, raising the question if the Orioles starter pitched him high and up on objective. Petersburg, Florida. 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.

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Michael Phelps Baby: Photos Of Adorable Baby Boomer Phelps

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. " I did come pretty close to throwing up during that last 50 ", Ledecky said after the race. The victory clearly delighted Phelps, who held up one finger, then sat on a lane rope and egged on the roaring crowd at the Olympic Aquatic Stadium.

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Venus & Serena Williams Lose First Round Women's Doubles at Rio Olympics 2016

Mary Joe Fernadez, US women's Olympic tennis coach said Venus had been very sick since her arrival in Brazil. On Saturday night, Venus' availability for doubles was put in doubt by USA women's tennis coach Mary Joe Fernandez, who said the four-time gold medalist and seven-time Grand Slam champion had cramping, dehydration and an upset stomach following a first-round loss in singles.

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Ashwin, Saha close on hundreds against Windies

Their unbeaten sixth-wicket partnership of 108 occupied nearly 41 overs and rescued the tourists from the considerable discomfort of 126 for five just before tea with West Indies' second Test hero Roston Chase and debutant fast bowler Alzarri Joseph taking two wickets each to vindicate their captain's decision to bowl first on winning the toss.

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Kazakhstan's Rahimov wins gold with 77kg clean and jerk world record

Rahimov lifted 214kg, four more than the previous record set by Russia's Oleg Perepetchenov in 2001, to add to his snatch score of 165kg and make a combined total of 379kg. "There was a chance Kazakhstan would not be allowed to compete in these Olympic Games", he said. "I have been practicing in Azerbaijan and when I returned to Kazakhstan I continued to practice".

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Russell Knox hangs on to win the Travelers Championship

The win lifts Knox inside the top 20 in the world rankings and offers another reminder of his talent to European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke ahead of the biennial event against the United States in less than two months. Furyk also shot a 59 in the third round of the 2013 BMW Championship. His first putt from 27 feet ran about two feet past the hole, then he cleaned it up with a par putt as the fans surrounding the amphitheater-type 18th hole roared with approval.

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Rio 2016: Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu wins third gold in four days

Her husband. It's true that Tusup coming on as Hosszu's coach after her disappointing turn at the London 2012 Olympics (she returned home without a single medal) has seen a marked improvement in her success as a swimmer. Hosszu had entered a mind-boggling five events in Rio but withdrew from the heats of 200m butterfly earlier Tuesday, leaving her with four. The couple met as students at the University of Southern California.

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Rapper Tyga

In 2011, Tyga was renting a place in Malibu that cost $16,000 per month, the L.A. Times reports . Jenner dubbed the rapper her "best friend" until her 18th birthday last August, which they celebrated together and went public with their relationship in Mexico.

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John Stones joins Manchester City as most expensive English defender

Last summer the Toffees stood firm in rejecting three bids from Chelsea for the young England global, the highest of which was allegedly at around the £40 million mark. A UEFA spokesperson clarified that the governing body had automatically published the list given to it by City and that Stones was eligible to feature against Steaua Bucharest next Tuesday.

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Astros' pitchers get 11 Ks, offense stagnant vs Jays

OUR PICK: Despite their current struggles, the Astros are a ideal 5-0 in Fiers' last five home starts, are 6-1 in his last seven starts coming off four days of rest, and are 6-2 in his last eight starts overall. Joe Biagini escaped a one-out jam in the eighth, inducing a flyout from Jose Altuve and striking out Carlos Correa to strand runners on second and third.

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Gymnast Simone Biles poised to put on show at Rio Olympics

The ladies in red, white and blue crystal-covered leotards destroyed the competition, taking the top spot with a score of 184.897 and defeating silver medallists Russian Federation by a whopping 8.209 points - the largest margin of victory under current scoring.

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The latest Premier League betting partnership deal is announced

Two or three big teams could easily finish outside the top four. Ranieri's side are unlikely to have such an easy ride this time as City, United and Chelsea all look stronger as their new managers splash out on a host of costly signings. Chelsea have prised N'Golo Kante from Leicester for 30 million pounds and spent a similar amount to sign Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille.

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Ledecky smashes world record to claim gold

She claimed the 800 world record at the World Championships in 2013, and has re-broken it three times since then, lowering her time by just over six seconds in the process. "It was only a matter of how fast she was going to go", she added. She swam the first 50 meters of the race in 27.73 seconds, which was her fastest split, which includes her start, of course.

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Dahoud staying at Monchengladbach despite Liverpool interest

French champions Paris Saint-Germain have had a €40m (£34m) bid rejected for the 20-year-old this summer, while an unnamed English Champions League club have also had an approach turned down, according to the Guardian . Dahoud's impressively tireless performances for Monchengladbach won numerous admirers last term as the club secured qualification for the Champions League for a second successive season.

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Japan upset New Zealand in rugby

A ding-dong battle that ended 24-19 to Fiji saw New Zealand's hopes of making the last eight come down to USA skipper Madison Hughes' final conversion. Australia , whose women's team won gold on Monday, kept alive their campaign after a lacklustre start with a 12-5 victory over second seeds South Africa, who they will meet again in the semi-finals.

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Del Potro sends superstar Djokovic off in tears

Del Potro's media representative Jorge Viale posted a picture of 2009 US Open champion Del Potro sitting ruefully in the corner of the elevator, waiting for the problem to be fixed. But the No. 1 ranked holder is still alive in doubles, though, so a gold medal in Rio remains a possibility. A big forehand that Djokovic couldn't get back gave him three set points, and he converted the second when Djokovic's forehand sailed wide.

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Best Watkins Glen scanner sound: 'What a [expletive]. No need for that.'

Defending race victor Joey Logano ended up second after Brad Keselowski tapped Martin Truex Jr. from behind on the final turn as Hamlin took the checkered flag. Hamlin said to NASCAR . Truex had been on Hamlin's tail for the final four laps of the race until Keselowski bumped his rear, giving Hamlin a buffer and allowing Logano to move into the second spot.

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US Beam Team Tough To Beat

Here's the lists of US gymnasts taking part: Lauren Hernandez; Aly Raisman , Simone Biles , Gabrielle Douglas, and Madison Kocian. Ashton Locklear, Ragan Smith and MyKayla Skinner are the alternates if any of the five suffer any injuries. Mao landed out of bounds following her first tumbling run, put a hand down and then rolled on to her knee after the second tumbling combination and botched her landing on the third.

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History made in men's gymnastics all

After the first five days of competition, United States of America is still leading the Olympic medal count ranking. Is this a new world order or a fluke? "King Kohei" Uchimura had just won team gold but the Japanese gymnastics star was already plotting the title defense at his home Olympics in Tokyo 2020.

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Rio Olympics: Diving pool water turns green

Riley said his group strongly advised against swimming in green water. The water polo pool was looking a healthy shade of blue a few days ago at the outdoor Maria Lenk Arena. The cause of the colour change is so far a mystery. Mr Riley said that Olympic officials probably meant that there's no immediate safety threat to the divers, from algae or whatever else had led to the green hue.

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Nebraska volleyball ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Louisville was ranked No. 23 in the AVCA poll and the Kentucky was ranked No. 24. The defending national champion Nebraska was named No. 1 heading into the season, followed by Texas at No. WKU enters the season ranked in the AVCA poll for just the second time in program history, first appearing prior to the start of the 2013 season at No.

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Pakistan 72-1 against England in second Test

Now all eyes were on Aslam, also playing just his third Test, after the 20-year-old had been brought in to replace Shan Masood, the struggling opener. Azhar and Aslam's stand, Pakistan's second highest for the second wicket in this country, was a triumph of patience and sound shot selection. Anderson had been given an unofficial warning for the same offence by umpire Joel Wilson in the morning.

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Mets Acquire NL RBI Leader Jay Bruce from Reds Pending Prospect's Physical

Verrett has filled in for the injured Matt Harvey , who will miss the rest of the season. Last year, Cespedes' acquisition at the trade deadline sparked the Mets to their first NL pennant since 2000. A downside has been his career-long penchant for following a torrid streak with an incredibly cold one. It's no secret that the Reds are a rebuilding team, and the fact that they still had Bruce on the roster this season made a lot of people scratch their heads.

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ESPN host John Saunders dies at 61: 'He was an extraordinary talent'

Since 2001, he had been the moderator of The Sports Reporters , a Sunday morning discussion by sportswriters of the week's top sporting events. The news came as shock to many, including those on-air at ESPN who were tasked with reporting the news to viewers.

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Security stepped up after Olympic media bus 'shot at' in Rio

It was confirmed on Monday by Mario Andrada, the chief spokesman for Rio 2016's organising committee, that the bullet was sacked at a security camera on a police blimp from one of the Brazilian city's favelas and the the global equestrian media were not the intended target on Saturday.

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Zico: Neymar should not be Brazil's captain at Rio Olympics

Micale has called on fans to get behind the team against Denmark later today warning stars like Neymar, who reportedly urged Barcelona to release him for the Olympics, are under no obligation to play for their country. 10, Marta, who has starred for Brazil's women's team. "Generally a player will peak at 28, physically and mentally". "I have no doubt that the fans will be with us.at a moment as hard as this and that their support will make all the difference", said Brazil midfielder Renato ...

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Emily Seebohm fades to seventh in Rio Olympics backstroke final

Team USA's Maya DiRado finished with the bronze medal with a time of 2:08.79. Meanwhile, Sun Yang became the first Chinese to win a 200m gold as he completed a golden Olympic treble. But the Australian's challenge faded as Murphy powered through. "Having three is really just a bonus". American teenager Lilly King took out the women's 100m breaststroke over Yulia Efimova, who has also tested positive previously.

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Pogba Rejoins United for World Record Fee

Last Friday United manager Mourinho branded his Arsenal counterpart Wenger and Liverpool boss Klopp "not ethical" after they questioned the fee the Red Devils were reportedly set to splash out on bringing midfielder Pogba back from Juventus.

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USA women's gymnastics team launches into 1st place in Qualification

This will also be the last time that countries will field teams of five; in 2020, squads will only have four members. Since, he's helped his teammates win bronze medals at the world championships in 2011 and 2014. If the Americans have a weakness, it's on uneven bars . The team captain finished in second place overall behind Biles with a score of 60.607, which will allow her to participate in the individual all-around final.


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