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France's top hope Pinot cracks in first Tour Pyrenean stage

There was a 7km descent to the finish and when he arrived at the inflatable arch marking the final kilometre, it fell on top of him, knocking hi...

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USADA: Jon Jones 'B' sample also comes back positive for banned substance

Jon Jones has denied using any performance-enhancing substances after a positive drug test knocked him out of the main event at Saturday's UFC...

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Watch Louis Oosthuizen fire a spectacular hole in one at The Open

Thomas, a 23-year-old playing in his first Open, roared to a 31 on his front nine, but ran into trouble on the par-4 15th and made a double-boge...

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A new day, new weather and old challenge for Mickelson

The R&A chose him to be the first player to hit a shot on a gorgeous morning along the Irish Sea. And then there are putts to achieve a certain ...

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Giancarlo Stanton blasts way to All-Star Home Run Derby victory

For Monday's Home Run Derby on ESPN, the viewership drew 5.524 million , down from 7.1 million the year before. Once again, the winning league ...

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Stanford picked to win Pac-12 in preseason media poll

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Stanford is listed as a 3/1 favorite to win the conference this year. USC was picked to finish second be...

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Van Avermaet wins Tour de France stage five, takes yellow

But two-time champ Alberto Contador's nightmare continued as he lost another 33 seconds and the struggling Spaniard is now one min 21sec adrift ...

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Dimitri Payet Announces Where He Will Be Playing Next Season

According to the newspaper, Payet said that he is "100 per cent staying at West Ham" for the upcoming season, and that he loves the club. "I can...

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Arsenal linked with two huge money moves

Wolfsburg finished a disappointing eighth in the Bundesliga last season , and it was thought that the prospect of further mediocre performances...

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On cusp of history, Phil Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

Just as he thought in 2013 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, when his putt for 59 lipped out and he signed for a 60, Mickelson thought his ...

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Open carry law will be upheld during convention

O'Reilly then asked Trump if he thinks he can understand the African American experience, to which Trump responded, "Well, I'd like to say yes...

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Rory McIlroy fires back at suggestion he could be Ringo of golf

Who said the build up to the 145th Open Championship wouldn't be overshadowed now that Royal Troon has voted to allow female members? World ...

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Lowry over Oakmont collapse, says he'll be stronger at Troon

And his thoughts on the Royal Troon course after his practice rounds? "That's where I wanted to be", he says, desperate to avoid sounding too co...

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Wimbledon 2016: Murray favourite to clinch title

After that clash, Raonic expressed the hope he would get another shot at Murray in the Wimbledon final, and for the first time since 1988 ...

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Andy Murray survives Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback to reach Wimbledon semis

But the 31-year-old Frenchman roared back with some audacious attacking tennis and Briton Murray, for the first time in a tournament that had ...

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MLB All-Star Game: Syndergaard, Cespedes Both Out

Next Game: The Washington Nationals (52-36) will play the third game of their series against the New York Mets (47-39) tomorrow night at ...

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'People v. OJ Simpson,' 'Game of Thrones' score top Emmy nominations

Last year, Netflix received 34 nominations and won four Emmy Awards. Numerous people nominated this year for best actor or actress were also...

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Euro semi-finals: France crack Iceland to face a patched up Germany

Payet went over to kiss the left boot of Griezmann , the team's top scorer with four goals at Euro 2016 . "I wished him all the best and hop...

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Griezmann not deserving of Euro 2016 award, says former star

Portuguese tourism officials on Tuesday invited the France supporter who was consoled by a young Portugal fan following the hosts' narrow Euro 2...

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Three women's bantamweight fights to make after UFC 200

Call it a sign of progress, perhaps, but there was virtually zero mention during the UFC 200 build-up of Nunes being gay. The 28-year-old Braz...

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McIlroy defends Rio comments after carding 69 in Open

Jordan Spieth , Jason Day and McIlroy were in separate groups separated by four tee times. But at the same time I got into golf to win. The ...

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Suhr tops U.S. trials in pole vault

Martinez had edged Eccleston by.03 seconds. I want to go home. GYMNASTICS: Simone Biles can officially book that plane ticket for Brazil. ...

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Euro 2016: France beat Germany 2-0 to meet Portugal in final

Griezmann slammed home a first-half penalty, following a needless handball from Bastian Schweinsteiger, and then poked in the second after the b...

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Simonise bypassed in NFL supplemental draft

He also had a 35-inch vertical, broad jump of 10 feet three inches and eight reps in the 225-pound bench press while also going through agility ...

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Federer vs. Raonic, Murray vs

More relevant, though, is what he has endured this season. Federer went immediately to his chair and called for a trainer, who examined his left...

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