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Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues 'White Elephants'

Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues 'White Elephants'

According to a report from the Agence France-Presse, a good chunk of the 2,000-plus medals from Rio, which were made with recyclable material, have chipped away and shown signs of deterioration. In ...

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Sidelined by England, Wayne Rooney's future nearing end?

Sidelined by England, Wayne Rooney's future nearing end?

Rooney's last worldwide appearance came in the home qualifier with Scotland last November and his latest omission will cast further doubt over whether he has an global future, one year away from the ...

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Why Lebron Breaking MJ's Record Isn't As Impressive As It Seems

Why Lebron Breaking MJ's Record Isn't As Impressive As It Seems

He continued, "So I think that helped shape my game". So I'd never believed I could beat Mike. Forty-five minutes after the Boston Celtics had wrapped up their final practice before the start of t...

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Pablo Zabaleta given a heroic farewell by Manchester City

In my situation at a big club - I'm sacked, I'm out. Seeing women cry on the videos mean a lot. At Manchester , it was pretty much a ideal night for Manchester City . Nine years he has been here. ...

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Magic to hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

Magic to hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

Hammond interviewed with Orlando for the president's job, but lost out to Weltman. Matt Lloyd is serving in the role on an interim basis after Rob Hennigan was sacked in April. We wish John an...

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Late own goal gifts PSG Coupe de France glory

Late own goal gifts PSG Coupe de France glory

PSG in the last seconds of Doge sensational " Angers " became an 11-time victor of the French Cup. The capital side, who owed their victory to Issa Cissokho's own goal a minute into added time in...

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Nationals recall RHP Ross to make start against Mariners

Nationals recall RHP Ross to make start against Mariners

Daniel Murphy put up a double in his 4 plate appearances, while Matt Wieters, Michael Taylor and even Tanner Roark chipped in base hits in the winning effort for Washington. NOTES: With rain in the ...

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Quintana keeps lead but Dumoulin remains pick to win Giro

Quintana keeps lead but Dumoulin remains pick to win Giro

Quintana, the 2014 champion, finished just behind Pinot in fifth to retain the race lead with a 39sec lead on Italy's two-time and defending champion Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain) and a 43sec cushion on...

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White Sox agree to deal with Cuban outfielder Luis Robert

White Sox agree to deal with Cuban outfielder Luis Robert

He played in 16 games with the Cuban National Team from June-July 2016 in the Canadian-American Association, a professional, independent league in the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada, hitti...

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LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach National Basketball Association finals again

Moments after the Cleveland Cavaliers had finished off the Boston Celtics Thursday, completing another inevitable run to the NBA Finals, LeBron James sought out Isaiah Thomas , who had been rel...

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Tigers send struggling reliever Anibal Sanchez to Triple-A

Tigers send struggling reliever Anibal Sanchez to Triple-A

The Tigers recalled RHP Warwick Saupold to take Sanchez's place on the roster. He has been shelled in 21 innings of work, allowing 21 earned runs and nine home runs. Via MLB.com's Jason Beck, Sanche...

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John Elway Confident He'll Sign Extension By Week 1

John Elway Confident He'll Sign Extension By Week 1

With apologies to Governor John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, who served as co-master of ceremonies for the event, who has meant more to the state of Colorado and city of Denver t...

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Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup

Wenger's future is still up in the air, but there's a time and a place for that, it's not on the pitch seconds after he's won a record 7th FA Cup . Victor Moses was later sent off for diving. There...

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Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

The 35-year-old had suffered trauma to his head, chest and abdomen after colliding with the car's windshield, leaving him in critical condition at Maurizio Bufalino Hospital in Cesena. The Kentucky-bo...

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer aiming for June return

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer aiming for June return

In response to the rumors that his health might shorten his coaching career, Zimmer said everyone can put the talk of retirement away. He has the practice video sent to his iPad and has held an aftern...

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No bull: Michigan's Jim Harbaugh helps deliver calf

No bull: Michigan's Jim Harbaugh helps deliver calf

Great day, what a mission they are on! Help deliver a calf - check. Harbaugh - a well-documented milk-lover - toured Fair Oaks Farms, and helped welcome a baby calf while he was there.

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Murray tries again at French Open

Raonic looks to continue a successful 2017 campaign after reaching the quarter-finals of the AUSTRALIAN OPEN and finals at the ATP ISTANBUL OPEN. An entire day of play was washed out, the first ti...

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Philippe Coutinho downplays speculation linking him with move away from Liverpool

Once again some fans inside the Emirates Stadium held up placards calling for Wenger to step down, as well as some criticising American majority shareholder Stan Kroenke. "We were playing in a hosti...

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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

The series will not be in Cleveland until June 7 for Game 3, but a limited amount of tickets go on sale today at noon for Game 3 and Game 4 at the Q. The Celtics never led in any of the games in Bos...

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Stenson in touch with 1st-round leader Stenson at Wentworth

The Savannah Golf Championship, which will be contested at Deer Creek Golf Course at The Landings Club in Savannah, will be held the week of March 26 - April 1, 2018, with 156 players competing ...

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Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

Until now, however, there had been an interim limit of 75 players, usually enforced after the third preseason game. Following a sharp rise in so-called "demonstration" penalties last season, with pl...

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Chip Kelly gets new gig, as ESPN college football studio analyst

Chip Kelly gets new gig, as ESPN college football studio analyst

He will also work Fridays and Sundays to preview and wrap up the college football weekend. Kelly spent 25 seasons as a college coach before joining the Eagles in 2013. But now he can go on televisio...

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With Manchester attack wound still fresh, Man United claims Europa League title

With Manchester attack wound still fresh, Man United claims Europa League title

We won for Manchester , we worked for them, for the country. In a week where 22 people were killed in a horrific attack on the Manchester Arena, the city has responded with strength and unity. Afte...

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Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

Supporters had to show their tickets at the first checkpoint to gain access to the concourse surrounding the stadium. United endured a hard domestic season with indifferent form coupled with a raft ...

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Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

That's the thing that has been putting me out of the team at the moment. "It's fantastic to read all the names that won this trophy and to stay with these managers is a great achievement for me". Me...

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England recall IPL trio to face South Africa

England recall IPL trio to face South Africa

He would later return but not bowl. the pair had been coasting before two wickets in two overs changed the game. South Africa were 149 for three in the 26 over when Liam Plunkett dismissed Du Ples...

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3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told a Polish radio station: "The parents came after the concert to collect their daughters and unfortunately we have information that they are dead". Details on ...

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An emotional victory for Manchester United

An emotional victory for Manchester United

In 2013, Mourinho - newly hired as Chelsea manager for the second time - was dismissive of the league, saying he didn't want to win it and that doing so "would be a big disappointment to me". "It'...

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Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League

Tottenham ended the season in second place, with City third and Liverpool fourth. Sixth-placed Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-0 after resting several players ahead of Wednesday's Euro...

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Arsenal face defensive crisis ahead of final

SHOKDRAN MUSTAFI missed training today ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup final clash with Chelsea on Saturday. Despite his absence, Arsenal still ended their Premier League season with a 3-1 home ...

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Clippers take Chris Paul-to-Spurs rumor 'very seriously'

The Spurs , for more reasons than one, make plenty of sense if Paul were to choose to chase that ever-elusive National Basketball Association title elsewhere. Similar to the Kevin Durant decision to ...

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FA Cup: Chelsea's Eden Hazard hopes to win trophy for first time

Conte: "I don't trust that tomorrow will be the last game for Arsene ". Conte said in a press conference: "I tried to contact Arsenal during my experience in England when I visited Chelsea ...

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Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay

Fourth seed Nadal is in the bottom half of the draw along with reigning champion Novak Djokovic , who takes on Marcel Granollers in the opening round at Roland Garros . Hopefully it happens in...

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No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

There is never a sure thing in any form of sport, but what comes closest is Nadal winning the French Open , if he is a 100% healthy. But the world No 1 was at least given a reasonable start in ...

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Griezmann rejects claims Man Utd deal is done

Griezmann rejects claims Man Utd deal is done

Griezmann , who helped Atletico reach the semi-finals of the Champions League this season has already received some high praise from United star Ander Herrera. For months, any question posed to Gr...

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Manchester United won Europa League

Manchester United won Europa League

A minute's silence held for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester in which 22 people died turned into applause as chants of "Manchester" and "We'll Never Die" bellow...

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James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

LeBron James passed Michael Jordan on Thursday night as the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader, accomplishing the feat in a win over the Celtics . He's a triple-double threat every night and ...

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Kim Si-woo is youngest golfer to win '5th major'

Si Woo Kim became the youngest-ever victor of The Players Championship on Sunday when the 21-year-old South Korean capped off a three-stroke win at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . Kim p...

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Garcia in fine form at TPC

Garcia in fine form at TPC

However, with blustery winds making scoring hard on Saturday, the 2008 champion surged up the leaderboard with a third round of 67 to lie two shots off the clubhouse lead held by Korea's Si Woo Kim. J...

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Red Sox win 4th straight, 6-2 over Rangers

Red Sox win 4th straight, 6-2 over Rangers

There's something about Boston Red Sox pitchers and 20-strikeout games. It was a confusing night all the way around. Lefty Drew Pomeranz will try to snap out of a rough patch when he gets the st...

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