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Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

It rallied to win the next two sets by using demanding play around the net. After looking shaky in pool play, the Brazilians have been strong ...

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Team GB Wins Olympic Gold In Hockey After Nail-Biting Final

And Britain were ready. American Ryan Lochte is already back in the USA after saying he and teammates were held up in Rio. We have some tough ...

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Olympic runner stops to help fallen athlete in incredible show of sportsmanship

D'Agostino managed a few steps after helping Hamblin to her feet before falling to the track, with Hamblin returning the favour and helpin...

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USA Basketball Playing Dangerous Game; Faces Serbia In Gold Medal Match

Basketball superpower the United States will face Serbia on Sunday in an Olympic men's basketball David and Goliath gold medal final that will...

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez burnout fears

This was a historic loss, as the Foxes became the first defending champion in the Premier League era to lose their season opener, per Yahoo Spo...

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Inbee Park a shot back as women's golf returns to Olympics

The Woodlands' Stacy Lewis, ranked seventh, is tied for 19th with a 1-under 70. After the double she closed with four birdies. "He's learnin...

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US women swim for gold in freestyle relay

In Friday's final, Ledecky beat her own world record by two seconds, with a time of 8 minutes, 4.79 seconds. Katie Ledecky continued her O...

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Murray celebrates 600th match with impressive win, Nadal and Wawrinka lose

Murray continued to fight off fatigue from his Olympic gold medal win last weekend in Rio in defeating the Australian in Friday's late match. "I...

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Gwen Jorgensen gives US first Olympic gold in triathlon

The U.S. women face Spain in the basketball final, seeking an unprecedented sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal. Jorgensen is known for her s...

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US men's basketball beats Spain 82-76, will play for gold

The Americans needed his offense against Spain, as he went 8 of 16 from the field and his teammates shot less than 40 percent. Kevin Durant sc...

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Rio detains 10 Australian athletes over passes

Usain Bolt attempts to capture his second gold medal in Rio as he competes in the men's 200m final. She was recruited to try triathlon seven ye...

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Rio 2016: British boxer Nicola Adams retains Olympic title

The 33-year-old from Leeds unanimously outpointed Sarah Ourahmoune of France to claim flyweight gold and emulate Harry Mallin, who won back-to-b...

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Jimmy Vesey: Jimmy Vesey: 'NY was the right fit'

The 6-foot-3, 203-pound Vesey played in 33 games with Harvard University this past season, registering 24 goals and 22 assists along with a pl...

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USA's Women's 4x100m team wins protest appeal, will get re-run chance

USA women drop baton in 4x100m relay: Allyson Felix failed to pass the baton to teammate English Gardner after coming into contact with a Braz...

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Cop charged in McDonald's death appears in court

The officers set to be fired reportedly violated Rule 14 , which prohibits them from making false statements. That video, released in November,...

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Proteas v Black Caps: All you need to know

New Zealand have never beaten South Africa in a Test series and they were soundly beaten in two Tests when they last toured the republic in 2013...

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Rain prevents play in West Indies' 4th test against India

With two centuries already in the series, Ashwin has justified his position as the leading all-rounder in Test cricket. Among grounds in West ...

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Jerry Sandusky taking stand in bid to overturn conviction

He is hoping to have the conviction thrown out because of improper representation by his defence team. His testimony was often emotional rangi...

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US' Eaton holds lead in bid for decathlon gold

Warner earned 1,023 points for the victory while Eaton, who is married to Canadian heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton, recorded 985. Eaton still ...

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Cincinnati Masters: Rafael Nadal injured in defeat by teenager Borna Coric

Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka wasted a chance to take advantage of the wide-open draw on Thursday, losing to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-4. ...

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Neymar Breaks Olympic World Record

And although neither side have won the Olympic gold, communist East Germany won it in 1976, that is largely irrelevant to Germany but of huge im...

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Langridge and Ellis Fill British Hearts With Pride

Ellis - who has signed for Team Derby for next season - and partner Chris Langridge had already exceeded expectations, having arrived in Rio ran...

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Shaunae Miller's Finish Line Dive At the Olympics Has Social Media Divided

No, that's no error. It looked unclear who'd win the gold-until Miller made a dive for the finish line, allowing her to put her chest across the...

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Brazil police official: Lochte made up story about robbery

The owner of the gas station in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood said Ryan Lochte, James Feigen, Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger urinated on the pr...

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Serbia upsets top-ranked USA in women's volleyball

The U.S. women's volleyball team once again will have to wait for its first shot at gold. "After falling to 2-1, we put ourselves in a position ...

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