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Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year WR being broken

On Friday, Bolt finished ahead of Alonso Edward of Panama and British runner Adam Gemili, clocking below LaShawn Merritt's world-leading time of...

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Russia to appeal blanket ban on weightlifters for Olympics

The move comes amid a doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes connected to state-sponsored cheating. Th...

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World Sailing Federation Clears Russia's Sozykin for Rio With IOC Guidance

Bach again blamed WADA for failing to act sooner on evidence of state-backed doping in Russia, saying it would be a travesty to make individua...

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US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament

Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan scored a goal in each half as the US women's soccer team defeated New Zealand 2-0 in its debut at the Rio Games on...

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Hope Solo Booed and Has "Zika, Zika" Screamed at Her

They may or may not have been cheering for Team USA against New Zealand, but many of them were definitely not cheering for Solo. And when Solo...

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You're in! Baseball/softball, 4 other sports make Tokyo cut

Baseball and softball have both featured in previous Olympics, most recently in 2008, but the sports of karate , skateboarding and sports cli...

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Booker speaks highly of Kaine as vice presidential pick

It seems to me that both Clinton and Trump are pushing to attract Sanders supporters to their sides after the Vermont senator dropped his bid fo...

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Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall

According to Worcester Magazine , Worcester Police Officer Tom Daly said the officer's absence was due to the short notice of the rally, and th...

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Five sports get Tokyo 2020 greenlight

On August 3, softball and baseball, along with the four other sports under consideration for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Games, were approved by...

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All Russian weightlifters, 17 rowers banned

The Russian team were banned last week after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said "the integrity of weightlifting has been seri...

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U.S. women's soccer team blanks New Zealand

The US has won the last three gold medals at the Olympic Games, and of course, the World Cup last summer in Canada. If she continues to score go...

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New polling finds some signs of trouble for Trump

A Franklin and Marshall College Poll found that Mrs. Clinton received a bigger bounce than Mr. Trump out of their respective party conventions...

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Rio organizers get grilled by IOC with games set to open

Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sent a clarification letter to international sports federation to clarify e...

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Rain Delays PGA Championship

Haigh said that the possibility of a two-tee start was not even "significantly discussed", because the forecast for Saturday was not dissimilar ...

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Tide tops Amway Preseason Coaches Poll

The Big 12 announced last month plans to pursue expansion, all that really means is that league presidents have authorized commissioner Bob B...

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Nick Foles reportedly agrees to terms with Chiefs, reunites with Andy Reid

The NFL Network first reported the Chiefs' pending deal with Foles. At that time, current Chiefs coach Andy Reid headed the Eagles. Foles will...

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Novak Djokovic has hex on Gael Monfils

Earlier Nishikori came from 2-5 down in the opening set to stun Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (8-6) 6-1 in the first semi-final. After reaching the semi-f...

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Storms halt PGA as Mickelson predicts record low

The final pairing of second-round co-leaders Walker and Robert Streb, who was at 7 under, was scheduled to tee off at 3:16 p.m. He and nine othe...

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Guerra, Carter lead Brewers in 3-1 win over Pirates

Pirates: Cole (6-6, 2.78 ERA) will try to build upon his first professional complete game when he starts against Atlanta on Tuesday . Jeremy Je...

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"It feels sweet" - Jimmy Walker savours US PGA Championship success

Open and the PGA Championship? "I was struggling most of the day". And he'd never really come close to winning in golf's biggest events. It ...

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Cowboys LB Rolando McClain Abusing Codeine And Is 40 Pounds Overweight

The resulting weight gain has some people within the Cowboys' organization thinking he'll never play for them again. We have written in the sp...

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Cardinals, Mathieu agree to 5-year, $62.5M deal

Tyrann Mathieu is the best free safety in the National Football League, at least according to the initial Madden '17 rankings. Mathieu's first...

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Pass rusher Dwight Freeney chooses to sign with Falcons over Bengals

Freeney proceeded to rack up eight sacks in 11 regular-season games and an additional sack in Arizona's divisional-round victory over the Green ...

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Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp

Houston Chronicle columnist Stephanie Stradley shared some good tips with me on the often panicked reporting of training camp injuries . Ho...

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Pirates send Liriano to Blue Jays for Hutchinson

Donaldson has been bothered by a hamstring injury but did pinch-hit and remain in Monday's 2-1, 14-inning loss while shortstop Troy Tulowitzki m...

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