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Hungary's Hosszu wins 3rd gold in 4 days

For her part, Hosszu told the Times , "He's pretty hard as a coach but at home he's supersweet and loving and really amusing". Hosszu, who returned little more than an hour later to book her spot in tomorrow's 200m medley final, said she wasn't feeling any pressure from her heavy schedule, which also includes the 200m backstroke and 200m butterfly.

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King of gymnastics Uchimura hopes to carry on till Tokyo 2020

The juxtaposition was still stark. Japan's Kohei Uchimura, dominant in the event since 2009, retained his title and Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev won silver after an error on his final apparatus. When a score of 14.800 denied him the top prize by the narrowest of margins, he gave a rueful smile and raised both palms upward as if to say "What more could I do?" The U.S.

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Formula One: Hamilton surges clear with German victory

British triple world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his fourth win in a row and sixth this season after a dominant victory at the German Grand Prix on Sunday. "I'm not down, firstly, I've got a race to win tomorrow", said the Briton who won in Hungary from second on the grid after being beaten to pole by Rosberg in controversial circumstances.

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Rio 2016 Olympics: US shooter Virginia Thrasher wins first gold of Rio

She finished with 208 points, one clear of 2004 Athens champion Du. Defending gold medalist Yi Siling of China earned the bronze. The 19-year-old Thrasher became the first freshman to win both individual NCAA rifle titles and helped West Virginia win the team title.

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Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte qualify top-2 in 200m IM

These sources , he said "provide more of an outline than anything", and that's the reason why Phelps' tying of the record is best taken "with a dollop of olive oil". But, at 31, he started to wobble in the last few meters and had to hold off a fierce late challenge from Japan's Masato Sakai to get his hands on the wall first in a time of one minute 53.36 seconds.

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Olympic Cycling: Cancellara Goes Out With Olympic Gold

Clarke not only won Britain's first Olympic medal in the men's K1 since Campbell Walsh at Athens 2004 but secured gold in a time of 88.53 seconds. "It's been fine the last few days, thank you". "As Tom said, had it been a smaller time gap in front of us, maybe five or 10 seconds, then you can think about what might have gone wrong, and where you could have made up that time.

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Brazil find form, just in time

Gabigol scored twice and Gabriel Jesus and Luan added the others at the Arena Fonte Nova as Brazil continues its quest to win the Olympic gold medal in soccer for the first time. Germany, after two draws against Mexico and South Korea, cantered to double figures against already-eliminated Fiji in Belo Horizonte to finish second in the group.

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Rangers reportedly acquire All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy in trade with Brewers

Major League Baseball trade deadline on Monday, the Brewers finally completed the blockbuster deal that seemed preordained in the offseason more than seven months ago. He likely will be in a setup role for the Rangers behind Sam Dyson. The Cleveland Indians could be nearing a trade for Milwaukee All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy .

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Phelps qualifies fastest for 200m medley final as he chases history

Polish fans celebrate as their team scores a goal during the men's preliminary handball match between Egypt and Poland at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, today. Medals will be awarded in the women's 200m breaststroke finals, which starts at 10:17 p.m., and in the men's 200m backstroke final, which starts at 10:26 p.m.

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Census hacked: Is it compulsory? When is the deadline? | Census Australia 2016

The comments made by Michael McCormack came just hours after the ABS said a series of overseas cyber attacks led to the census website being shut down last night. "It was quite clear it was malicious". "It's a very important piece of data collection". "I want to assure Australians that the unequivocal advice we have received from IBM, from the Bureau of Statistics, from the Australian Signal Directorate, is that their Australian census data is safe, it has not been compromised", Mr ...

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Zinedine Zidane names son Luca in Real Madrid's UEFA Super Cup squad

Zidane on Monday announced his 20-man squad for the European Super Cup final, which includes his son Luca. That looked to have won Sevilla the title but Ramos made amends for his foul by heading home in stoppage time , and then full-back Carvajal proved an unlikely victor with a last-gasp solo goal sealing a 3-2 victory.

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Flickers misfire as India lose 1-2 to Netherlands

India's finally position in the table is yet to be decided as they play Canada in their last group game. India, now 3rd with 6 points from their first four matches in Rio, trail Netherlands and Germany, both of whom have 10 points from three wins and one draw each.

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Sunday's Twins-Rays game recap

Tampa Bay Rays' Nick Franklin , center, celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run off Minnesota Twins starter Kyle Gibson during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. "All in all, I felt pretty decent about my outing, but like I said, it was one pitch". Pedro Alvarez hit two solo shots to extend his homer streak to three games and the Baltimore Orioles had 16 hits to overpower the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night and keep pace with Toronto for first place in ...

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Girardi: 'No one individual is ever bigger than this game'

Betts is also banged up, having left the game in the fifth inning with tightness in his right calf. Before using Rodriguez as a pinch-hitter - he advanced a runner to third on a fly out in what became a pivotal, five-run seventh inning Wednesday night - Girardi defended his non-use of A-Rod.

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Whoops! Chlorine Turned Ryan Lochte's Platinum Hair Green

No, there isn't an algae bloom going on atop Lochte's head. If that doesn't work, stylists recommend ketchup for its acidity and opposite red color, which should balance the green and remove the minerals that caused the chemical reaction.

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Well that was a good night to have Umbrella Night

The four-hit night continued a MVP-caliber season for Altuve, who is hitting.398 in 65 games since May 26 and.493 in 38 road games since May 1. Later, in the 6th inning, the situation was a little different but the Astros held the runner rather than testing Rosario's arm again.

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Super Eagles Move Up Three Places In Latest Ranking — FIFA Ranking

The rankings in order in Africa is; Algeria, Ghana, CIV, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Cameroon, Congo DR, Cape Verde, Mali, Congo, South Africa, Uganda, Guinea, Nigeria. Meanwhile, a quiet month of global football resulted in a largely static world ranking, with no movement in the top 20. There was no change on the global scene as the top 19 remained unchanged, with Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile maintaining their top five positions respectively.

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Arsene Wenger: Premier League giants felt guilty when Leicester landed the title

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has suggested that Arsene Wenger does not need to sign a striker in the transfer window in order to turn his side into Premier League title challengers. But they are all available to play and Liverpool should be more match sharp than Arsenal . Arsenal defender Gabriel winces in pain after suffering an ankle injury against Manchester City .

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Zlatan: There is something big coming from Manchester United

Nani also stated that he expects Mourinho's United to outperform Van Gaals side of last season. "Without him, we wouldn't be here now celebrating". He won the FA Cup to allow us to be here today. "It feels good", said the summer signing from Paris Saint Germain. "It feels good. The first official game, we play for a trophy and we win". Leicester City was actually the more aggressive team to start the match with an early shot on goal by Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki that hit David ...

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Mets exploring Jay Bruce long shot after Lucroy fizzle

Coincidentally, Nimmo is the second Mets' first-round pick to be traded at the deadline. Multiple reports have the Mets and Reds making a deal to send Bruce to NY for three minor-leaguers, headlined by outfielder Brandon Nimmo . But with the offense hitting.202 with runners in scoring position, the Mets need all the help they can get. On the whole, he's hit.265/.316/.595 in 97 games this season, welcomed his first child into the world, homered 25 times, and his 53 extra-base hits rank ...

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Arsenal defender Gabriel sidelined for up to two months

The Premier League will be awash with world renowned managers during the upcoming season, with Jose Mourinho now in charge of Manchester United, Pep Guardiola in charge of Manchester City and former Italy and Juventus boss Antonio Conte now at Chelsea.

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Britain's Geraint Thomas added to individual time trial

Wiggins has largely retired from road cycling and will instead chase gold with the men's pursuit squad on the track. Cape Town - Chris Froome might come off a Tour de France win, but the British cyclist said he would have loved to try rugby sevens.

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Man gets nachos to the face while going for foul ball

Vogelsong was strong again in his only his second start since May 23, when a 94 miles per hour fastball by the Rockies' Jordan Lyles broke several bones in his face and put him out for more than two months. Jackson is 2-3 with a 3.98 ERA while pitching 40 2/3 innings in PNC Park during a career that began with the Dodgers at age 19 in 2003 - or three years after Vogelsong debuted with the Giants at age 22.

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Olympic golf course a test for pros, then locals

After 112 years golf made a quiet and subdued return to the Olympics on Thursday with Brazil's Adilson Da Silva hitting the first shot in front of a handful of spectators. "And to be here now, it's quite awesome". Justin Rose, one of the best-known men's golfers to actually show up, had a shorter answer to the same question.

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U.S. men's basketball wins 98-88

The Americans trailed at halftime by five marking the first time the USA national team trailed at halftime in an Olympic game since 2004. As pointed out by The Guardian , Australia played a pretty good game and they would have won it if Anthony was not "hot".

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Michael Phelps' Son Boomer Congratulates Him on Placing First!

The Australian settled for the silver, just three-hundredths of a second behind. Canada took the bronze in 7:45.39. "We have one more time to hop in the pool and duke it out". As he looked up at a boisterous crowd, triumphant for the 20th time in his unmatched Olympic career, Michael Phelps raised his hands and flicked them in his direction as if to say: "Bring on the world".

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Olympics-Tennis-Williams sisters crash out of doubles

Neither Strycova nor Safarova, have ever won an Olympic doubles match, going a 0-3 combined with other partners. Making matters worse for Venus, her doubles loss came a day after she fell in an upset to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkensduring in her first-round singles match.

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Cardinals 1B scratched from Wednesday's game

Peralta's solo shot in the fourth was the 200th of his career. Garcia (9-8) worked 8-plus innings, getting 19 of his 24 outs on the ground or via strikeout. It is the longest streak by a Cardinals catcher since Gene Tenace reached in 35 straight games between 1981 and 1982. Renda didn't have time to get Kolten Wong at second, but made a strong through to get Holliday at first.

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Murray Through But Djokovic Beaten In Rio

One destroyed racket - and one poor set - later, Serena Williams made it safely into the third round of the Rio Olympics as she bids for a second consecutive singles gold medal. At 2-2 in the first-set tiebreaker, del Potro won three straight points to take control. This was a tough loss for Novak. With the way he was booming his serves and forehand, del Potro put the pressure on Djokovic from the start.

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Jonah Hill Says Making 'MiB 23' Is "Kind of Impossible"

It's not hard to imagine the development of MiB 23 creating the exact kind of film the movie was meant to poke fun at, so one can understand Hill's thinking. The idea of 23 Jump Street/Men in Black was ludicrous, but Sony was apparently moving forward with the idea, even going as far as to attach a director to the project.

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Phelps and Lochte set up final showdown

The next-highest all-time medal record goes to USSR gymnast Larisa Latynina who won 9 gold and 18 overall medals in the 1950s and '60s. He initially said he wouldn't race the 200-meter butterfly but later changed his mind. The field came hard and fast in the final 50 meters, particularly Sarah Sjostrom, who was second in 1:54.08. Phelps has been so dominant in these early days of the Olympics that other spectacular achievements have been put in the shade.

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Prince Fielder Gives Emotional Goodbye to Baseball

Brandon Crawford homered in the fourth inning for the lone run. "I've been in a big league clubhouse since I was their age", said Fielder, gesturing to his sons. "That's the only thing that really hurts about not being able to play is that my brain was really good, with my body, just, you know, it just gave out".

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Real Madrid victorious over Sevilla because of Dani Carvajal's late goal

That looked to have won Sevilla the title but Ramos made amends for his foul by heading home in stoppage time , and then full-back Carvajal proved an unlikely victor with a last-gasp solo goal sealing a 3-2 victory. "But we have a very wide and very good squad, with very experienced players and young players". "We've got an extraordinary squad", he said. The man advantage led to a one-sided finish to the game, but Sevilla resisted the Madrid attack until Carvajal cut through the ...

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Shoemaker throws 7 solid innings, Angels beat A's 5-4

The home run gave the Angels an 8-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics and further notched the reputation of Pujols as one of the best ever clutch hitters in the game. Pujols then blasted a two-run homer, his 21st of the season. The young left-hander stumbled Tuesday night, allowing five runs over 5 2/3 innings, and the Oakland Athletics lost to the Los Angeles Angles 5-4.

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Lewis Hamilton surges clear with Germany victory

Max Verstappen believes Nico Rosberg was at fault after a collision between the pair resulted in a race-wrecking penalty for the Mercedes man at the German Grand Prix. "We could have counted, one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three, but we relied on the stopwatch, and it let us down". In fact, he looked like he failed to react to the start and was in fourth place before he could blink as first Hamilton passed and then the Red Bulls passed him to leave the pole-sitter in ...


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